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Internships by Geography and Environment Students


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

The following seven students were supervised by Dr Shafi Noor Islam and Mr Gabriel Yong:


Two of these students completed their internship at the Sustainable Energy Division of the Energy and Industry Department at the Prime Minister’s Office (EIDPMO). The main objective of this internship and final work presentation and reporting is to prepare the students towards their final year, especially in the field of environmental sustainability and public speaking.

Nurrafiqah Afifi and Rusydina being given an award at the Sustainable Energy Division, Prime Minister’s Office

Dr. Shafi Noor Islam and Mr. Gabriel Yong Vit, supervisors from UBD, and Mr. Abdul Salam Bin Haji Abdul Waha, Head of the Sustainable Energy Division, Energy and Industry Department, Prime Minister’s Office, at the closing and awards ceremony for the internship

Rusydinah was receiving the internship award from the Head of the Energy sustainability Department, Prime Minister’s Office.

Siti Salina completed her internship in the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport.

In her presentation, Siti Salina described a cultural even involving Malay music and dance.

The final presentation by Azizul Thaqif Bin Haji Md Yasin (Standing 1st from Right) at Dealim Industrial Company.

Rabi’atul Zahidah Binti Tahamat (1st from left) completed her internship at MMT, a company working on urban transport road network and development issues.

For the past four months, eight other students have been completing their internship at the National Disaster Management Centre (NDMC).

They were involved in events such as giving talks for PKBN recruits, mobile app launching, holding birthday celebration for DPMM with do’a reciting, and belia cintai tanah air event at Kg Subok. The students were participating at the NDMC in administration, training, preparation and post disasters preparation. In Brunei, the four types of disaster are: earthquake, floods, fire and haze, and landslides.

After a NDMC event.

A day before the DPMM birthday event, interns went to the event site at Kg Lambak Kanan Mosque for final preparation and rehearsal.

Interns participating in one of the activities in a Community Based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM) event held in Subok.

Siti Qabash making a presentation to around 200 participants at the National Service Program in Temburung.