Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali (UNISSA) through its Student Affairs Office organised a syarahan (lecture) competition in conjunction with Maulidur Rasul celebration.
Assistant Rector (Student Affairs and Alumni) of UNISSA Dr Hajah Lilly Suzana binti Haji Shamsu, the guest of honour, presented prizes and certificates.
The competition, themed ‘Patience, Endeavour, Pray and Trust in Facing Tests: Obtaining Syafa’at of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)’ featured seven participants battling for the top spot.
The winner was third year student from the Faculty of Usuluddin Abdul Mujib bin Sh’minan.
Second year student from the Faculty of Islamic Technology Muhammad Firdaus bin Sait and first year student from Halalan Thayyiban Research Centre Nur ‘Siti’ Zirwatul Amal binti Mohammad Zulkifli were first and second runners-up.
The competition was aimed at nurturing students’ talent in delivering high-quality syarahan.
The ceremony also featured a Tausyeh performance by the Firqatul Muhibbil Lahni group.
The Tausyeh group was made up of UNISSA students who claimed third place in the Tausyeh competition for adults and youth among mosques, organised by the Mosque Affairs Department and Jame’ ‘Asr Hassanil Bolkiah recently.