MONDAY, 18 APRIL – A total of 14 students of the Residential College E, Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) recently organised a study trip to Brunei Darussalam.
Deputy Principal of the college, who is also the coordinator of the programme, Mohd Hilmey Saili said, the programme was a way to foster good relations between UMS and Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) and Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali (UNISSA).
“The programme themed, ‘Study Tour to Brunei’ was also an exposure to the delegation on the management and improvement on residential college management at the two universities visited, which was also to get to know more closely the culture of the Brunei community,” he said when contacted by the media.
According to him, the delegation from UMS was warmly received by UBD and UNISSA, and had a discussion on the management procedures of their respective residential colleges.
Hilmey said, members of the delegation also visited several interesting places around Brunei.
“Besides visiting the two universities, we also visited the Malay Technology Museum, Maritime Museum, Masjid Jame’ Asr Hassanil Bolkiah, Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque, and the Cultural Gallery including the Water Village Tourism,” he said.
The five-day programme was organised by the Student Welfare Committee (JAKMAS) Residential College E 2015/2016 Academic Session. – SS (fl)