12 October 2017 - Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB) hosted a religious talk in conjuction with the New Hijrah Year, 1439H. Doa’ Kesyukuran on the safe return of UTB’s Haj Pilgrims to the country along with a Doa’ Kesyukuran to celebrate the university’s recent achievement in attaining Four Star in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Star Rating were also held at the same Ceremony. The ceremonies took place at the Lecture Theatre 2, Library Complex of the University.
The Guest of Honour at the ceremony was Dr Hajah Noormaya binti Haji Md Salleh, Acting Vice-Chancellor. The ceremony began with the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah, followed by a religious talk delivered by Ustaz Haji Abdussalam bin Haji Abdul Rahman, invited speaker from Islamic Da’wah Centre.
The ceremony continued with the recitation of the Doa Kesyukuran for UTB’s success in attaining Four Star in the QS Star Rating. QS Stars is an international rating system that provides institutions with a broader range of criteria that allows them to stand out in particular areas of excellence. It also provides students with a wider perspective of an institution’s qualities.
The ceremony concluded with the Dikir Marhaban, and recitation of the Doa’ Selamat led by Ustaz Md Fazalley Bin Hj Hidup, UTB Religious Officer, to celebrate the safe return of UTB’s Haj Pilgrims. Also in attendance were the University’s Principal Officers, lecturers, staff and students.