Some 553 students have registered for 2023/2024 session at the Hassanal Bolkiah Boys Arabic Secondary School for its Arabic pre-university programme yesterday.
Former Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Hajah Saleha Girls Arabic Religious Secondary School (SUAM RIPAHS), Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Damit Girls Arabic Religious Secondary School (SUAMP RIPAD), Ma’had Islam Brunei, Institut Tahfiz Al-Quran Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah (ITQSHHB) and private candidates who have passed the Brunei Religious Education Certificate (SPUB) last year were accepted to the institution.
Of the new students, 277 will undertake Syariah course and 276 will enter the Usuluddin programme. The courses will prepare students for university level education.
During the registration, parents, guardians and students were informed about the school and its activities. After registration, an orientation programme and a get-together session for students to adapt to the new school environment were also conducted.