12 September 2017 - Universiti Teknologi Brunei and Petrokon Utama Sdn Bhd renewed their corporation by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The Signing Ceremony was witnessed by The Guest of Honour, Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Indera Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Suyoi bin Haji Osman, the Minister of Education.
The renewed corporation includes, among others, sponsorship of research and development projects; joint supervision of student projects; sharing of knowledge and consultancy services in the form of expertise, information, testing and lab works; collaboration in roadshows and education fairs in promoting careers and education; to obtain industrial perspectives in the development of engineering programme structure in its effort to align with the needs of industry and accreditation requirements of relevant professional bodies and; industrial internships for UTB students in the areas of engineering.
Signing on behalf of UTB was the Vice-Chancellor, Yang Mulia Professor Dr. Hajah Zohrah binti Haji Sulaiman, and witnessed by the Registrar and Secretary, Yang Mulia Jennifer Hiew-Lim. Meanwhile, PUSB was represented by the Chairman and Managing Director of PUSB, Dato Paduka Hj Nordin bin Md Yussof, and witnessed by the General Manager and Director, Md Saney bin Hj Abd Halim.
Before leaving the ceremony, the Guest of Honour visited the Science and Technology Week 2017 Exhibition held at Library, and interacted with the participants and winners of the Science and Technology Week 2017.