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UBD elects new Student Representative Council

Azlan Othman

Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) organised a ceremony for the appointment of new Student Representative Council (MPP) for 2021/2022 and the dissolution of the 2020/2021 council virtually yesterday.

UBD Assistant Vice-Chancellor (Corporate and Administration) Hajah Rubiah binti Haji Yacub was the guest of honour.

Dean of Students Saidai bin Haji Hitam, in a welcoming remark, explained the selection process and leadership courses for the members that have been implemented online, and thanked the former Student Representative Council and acknowledged its services and contribution towards the development of the UBD Students’ Association (PMUBD).

The guest of honour congratulated former MPP members for their leadership despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic and hoped the skills and experiences gained will be used for their personal development and be utilised for the good of the society in general.

She also congratulated the newly appointed leaders and advised them to fully embrace their responsibilities and roles and always cooperate and seek advice from Student Affairs and former MPP members.

She hoped that the new leadership will be able to further strengthen PMUBD and take it further in achieving its vision to become a credible and respected association.

The ceremony continued with the presentation of e-certificates and e-letters of appointment to the new 18 council members, a speech by President of the Student Representative Council for 2020/2021 Muhd Alaf bin Haji Redawan and the reading of pledge led by the new President of the Student Representative Council 2021/2022 Nur Qamelya binti Mohd Rafee.

New and former UBD Students Representatives Council members during the ceremony. PHOTO: AZLAN OTHMAN