23rd August 2018, Tutong – The fourth stop for the Outreach Program 2018 “Encompassing Your Future: Ignite the Fire Within” hosted by the Brunei Students’ Union in the UK and Eire (BSU) and Brunei Religious Officers Students’ Association (BruROSA) was Pusat Tingkatan Enam Tutong on Thursday, 23rd August 2018. The core of the program remained the same, which was to promote a good mental and physical health while developing the capacity to realise their own potential and choosing their own future path, for sixth form students who will be sitting for their ‘A’ Levels. More than 100 students in their upper sixth joined the session which took place in the afternoon, at the Multipurpose Hall.
The program started off with a recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah by Halim Anuar, the writer for BruROSA. This was followed by an opening remark from BSU’s President, Ak Muhammad Hisyam Al-Yura Pg Hj Zainal Abidin. The program officially began with an inspiring speech from Pusat Tingkatan Enam Tutong’s own alumnus, Teo Zhi Perng who is a recipient of the Sultan’s Scholar currently studying Material Science at Imperial College London. After his speech, the principal of Pusat TIngkatan Enam Tutong, Cikgu Hajah Murni binti Abdullah awarded the speakers with certificates as a token of appreciation. The other motivational speakers who took the stage were Shaimaa Rahman, BSU’s Vice President of Administration and Finance and Abdul Hakim Shukrin, the General Secretary of BruROSA. The students also took part in an icebreaking session and several mini activities led by Ajrul Mail, the Information Secretary of BSU. The day ended with a sharing session, which helped the students to know each other more and learn from each other’s situation as well as take any lessons they could get from the experiences of facilitators.
The program in Pusat Tingkatan Enam Tutong officially ended with a recitation of Surah Al-Asr, followed by a photo session among the students with BSU and BruROSA members, as well as their facilitators. After that, the Outreach Tour in Pusat Tingkatan Enam Tutong officially closed.
Photos and Article by Nazihah & Teo | Indah