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   2017 Internships

17 students from Geography and Environmental Studies have recently completed their internships in different ministries, departments and organizations in Brunei Darussalam.

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Impact 2017 – A Greater Spectacle

Impact 2017 - A Greater Spectacle is an art and design showcase that provides a platform for Bachelor of Art graduates majoring in the Art and Creative Technology programme to contribute their creative talents through innovative art and design projects.

The exhibition was officiated on 12th April 2017 at the lobby of the Chancellor Hall by UBD's Assistant Vice Chancellor (Global Affairs) Dr Joyce Teo Siew Yean.

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   FASS Seminar by Dr Krista Wiegand

On 8 April 2017, Dr Krista E. Wiegand from University of Tennessee gave a FASS seminar entitled ‘Strategic Selection: Philippine Arbitration in the South China Sea Dispute’.

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On the afternoon of 5th April 2017, the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) as well as Centre for Advanced Material and Energy Sciences (CAMES) joined together again to conduct the second FASS-CAMES outdoor activity of the semester, in hopes to generate and encourage a healthier and more mindful community towards cleanliness and a healthy body.

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   Undergraduate Art Exhibition

Art and Creative Technology 2nd Semester 2016-17 Undergraduate Art Exhibition: Sculpture and 3D Design is the 5th ACT student art exhibition hosted at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) Teaching Gallery, 1st floor of FASS Building.

This exhibition is curated by Dr. Martie Geiger-Ho, ACT senior lecturer, and showcases the outstanding artworks created by 50 students enrolled in AR-2204 Sculpture and 3D Design.

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Word Stress in non-native English: Evidence from English as a Lingua Franca

On 15 March, Christine Lewis gave the second FASS Graduate Seminar, in which she discussed the data collection, using a spot-the-difference task, for her PhD research on word stress in non-native English.

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   Misunderstandings in Brunei English

On 8 March 2017, Ishamina Athirah presented the inaugural FASS Graduate Seminar, discussing her PhD research on 'Misunderstandings in international communication in Brunei English'.

We hope that this graduate seminar will be followed by weekly presentations in which FASS research students share their research with their colleagues and thereby obtain valuable feedback about what they are investigating and also gain experience in presenting their findings.

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Breaking the Habit

Badan Pergerakan Mahasiswa/i Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (bpmFASS) conducted an event called “Breaking The Habit” that was held for one week from 6th February until 12th February 2017. The objectives of the event were to create a meaningful practice for the youth on the importance of acts of kindness as well as to raise funds to be donated to SMARTER.

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   Earth Trek Borneo Exhibition

"Earth Trek Borneo: The Terraformation Series – A Solo Exhibition of Ceramics by Martie Geiger-Ho" was a studio-based exhibition of ceramic vessels made from local clay found on the nearby location of Berakas Beach recreational park, Brunei Darussalam.

The exhibition ran from 1 till 22 February 2017.

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At 4.30 pm on a Wednesday afternoon, the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) and Centre for Advanced Material and Energy Sciences (CAMES) joined together to organise their first weekly outdoor activity of the year, with the help of the FASS Student Council, bpmFASS.

The activity was held on the 11th January 2017 and was aimed to promote a healthier and more active lifestyle amongst the people of University Brunei Darussalam.

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