Cardiff Met awards 47 certificates to Brunei students at largest ceremony yet 

19/09/2012 10:00 

 

Cardiff Metropolitan University has awarded 47 certificates to Brunei graduates of 2011 and 2012 at the largest ceremony of its kind, held at the Rizqun International Hotel in Gadong.

Present to confer the certificates was Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Cardiff Metropolitan University, Jacqui Hare. 500 guests were also present at the ceremony.

Those attending the ceremony included His Excellency Rob Fenn, British High Commissioner to Brunei, Cardiff Met Fellow and former Minister of Higher Education Pehin RahmanTaib, Acting Deputy Permanent Secretary (Higher Education) at the Ministry of Education, Ak Abdullah Pg Hj Tengah, and Dean of Health Sciences Adrian Peters.


 
Cardiff Metropolitan University has one of the greatest concentrations of Bruneian students studying at any university in the UK and continues to be popular with international students; ranking first in the international student barometer survey for its student experience for the third year in a row.

The University has over 1000 full-time international students from over 140 countries, including Brunei, Canada, Egypt, India, Morocco and Oman.

Speaking about the Brunei awards ceremony, Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Cardiff Metropolitan University Jacqui Hare said: “We were delighted to attend the ceremony in Brunei and be part of the student’s celebrations.

“We constantly strive to provide the best possible experience for our international students, and we wish all those who received certificates this week well in their future careers.”

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Related Links:

http://www3.cardiffmet.ac.uk/English/News/Pages/Cardiff-Metropolitan-University-boosts-links-with-minister's-visit.aspx

http://www3.uwic.ac.uk/English/News/Pages/UWIC-holds-special-graduation-ceremonies-in-Brunei.aspx

http://www.wales.com/en/content/cms/News/UWIC_holds_special_g/UWIC_holds_special_g.aspx

http://www3.uwic.ac.uk/English/News/Pages/Brunei-celebration-event-a-huge-success-at-UWIC.aspx

http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/education-news/2010/07/29/high-commissioner-praises-uwic-for-building-links-between-britain-and-brunei-91466-26951375/

http://www.bt.com.bn/news-national/2012/09/12/cardiff-met-boost-status-brunei-students-top-choice

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