Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB) and Radio Televisyen Brunei (RTB) inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop mutual collaboration in the fields of creative media.
The sigining was held at the Lecture Theatre 2, Library Complex, UTB. Signing on behalf of UTB was Professor Dr Dyg Hjh Zohrah binti Haji Sulaiman, the Vice-Chancellor of UTB and witnessed by Dr Saiful Omar, the Dean of School of Computing and Informatics. Meanwhile signing on behalf of RTB was Awang Haji Muhammad Suffian bin Haji Bungsu, Deputy Permanent Secretary (Public Service, Welfare, International and Media) at the Prime Minister’s Office and witnessed by Awang Cheong Chee Keong, Acting Deputy Director (Development) of RTB.
The main objective of the collaboration is to produce a series of innovative ideas and this collaboration will become a platform for the students to enhance their creativity in producing programs for television, radio and new media.
The students will have the opportunities to be exposed to invaluable skills, knowledge, and share expertise within the fields of broadcasting particularly in obtaining the cutting-edge technical and production skills in both television and radio. Both parties will harness their capabilities and resources to improve the content and explore creative ideas on publishing television, radio, and new media programs.
Under the MoU, two fields have identified as a platform for RTB and UTB to share knowledge, experience and skills in their respective fields, namely Student Industrial Attachment Programme and Project-Based Activity that will be conducted in accordance to the allotted semester. Various proposed projects particularly with programmes under the School of Computing and Informatics, UTB that are closely linked with the core business of RTB have also been identified.
This collaboration aligns with Brunei Vision 2035 that develops into a nation which will be widely recognised for the accomplishment of its educated and highly skilled people; quality of life; and a dynamic and sustainable economy.