11 December – A Handover Ceremony of Donation was held today at the Society for Management of Autism Related issue Training, Education and Resources (SMARTER) in Kg Sungai Hanching. SMARTER Brunei is a non-profit, family support organisation run by parents and family members for individuals with autism.
The SMARTER Brunei received $1606.85 from Universiti Teknologi Brunei through the UTB Run & Cycle: Get Active To Give progam, a charity run and cycle event which was held last 28 October 2018. The cheque was presented by Yang Mulia Professor Dr. Dayang Hajah Zohrah binti Haji Sulaiman, Vice-Chancellor of UTB, and was received by Yang Mulia Shri Malai Haji Abdullah bin Malai Haji Othman, President of SMARTER Brunei.
The charity event was organised by the Executive Committee Student Representatives of the Student Representative Council UTB (Majlis Perwakilan Pelajar UTB) 2018/2019 session in conjunction with the 5th UTB Convocation Festival 2018. The theme of the event is “Get Active To Give” which aims to give the public an opportunity to improve their well-being through a healthier lifestyle whilst contributing to the community by donating to charity consequently increasing awareness on autism.