Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali (UNISSA) and Huawei Technologies (B) Sdn Bhd (Huawei) recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to promote collaboration and innovation for the university’s academic activities in the field of information and communication technology (ICT).
The signing ceremony was held at the Huawei Technologies office.
Under the MoU, UNISSA and Huawei Technologies will collaborate on joint research projects, seminars, workshops, and other academic activities.
The partnership will also empower UNISSA students with practical experiences, internships, and career development initiatives in collaboration with Huawei which encapsulates Huawei’s support for Brunei Vision 2035, playing its part to continuously nurture skilled, adaptive, and innovative young talent within the telecommunication and ICT space.
Speaking at the ceremony, UNISSA Rector Dr Haji Norarfan bin Haji Zainal said, “We are delighted to partner with Huawei, a leading global technology company with a proven track record of innovation and excellence, and we look forward to opportunities for our students to engage in practical experiences and career development initiatives.
“I believe that this partnership will be a stepping stone towards further collaborations between our esteemed university and Huawei. I look forward to witnessing the fruits of our joint efforts in the years to come.”
Echoing Dr Haji Norarfan’s statement, Huawei Technologies CEO Zhang Jianwei said, “This partnership will enable us to leverage our expertise and resources in ICT technology to enhance UNISSA’s academic programmes and curriculum, while nurturing the next generation of talent within the ICT and telecommunications space for a digital-first future.”