A total of 10 students enrolled into the first bridging programme offered by UTB- BriTE @ UTB. BriTE is the acronym for ‘Bridging for Tomorrow’s Engineers’. The BriTE @ UTB programme is a four-month programme open to applicants who meet the university’s minimum requirements but fall short of points for admission to specific engineering undergraduate programme.
During the orientation session, the students were welcomed by the Assistant Vice-Chancellor (Academic), Dr Hjh Noor Maya binti Hj Md Salleh, and the Deputy Dean of School of Applied Sciences and Mathematics, Dr Namasivayam Navaranjan.
Students attended briefings by the Registrar’s Office, Finance Office, Information & Communication Technology (ICT) Centre, and the Student Affairs Office. The students were also given a tour around the campus by the Student Representative Council of UTB, to familiarise themselves with the support services and facilities that are available at the University.
Students who have successfully completed the BriTE programme will be eligible for admission into the first year of UTB’s engineering degree programmes: BEng (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering, BEng (Hons) in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, BEng (Hons) in Mechatronics Engineering, BEng (Hons) in Civil Engineering, or BEng (Hons) in Chemical Engineering.