On Sunday 19th of August 2018, Bruneian society of Loughborough University, LufBru hosted their 12th LufBru Summer Games Futsal Competition. The opening ceremony began with the arrival of the Guest of Honour, Yang Mulia, Puan Nadia Lee Siew Hoon binti Abdullah, Deputy Permanent Secretary (Core Education) at the Ministry of Education, and the singing of the National Anthem along with the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah. Following this, the president of the LufBru society, Awangku Aiman Zufari bin Pengiran Zaini, gave a speech to show his gratitude towards the Guest of Ho nor, players, volunteers and all the generous sponsors who supported and helped make the event a reality. In his speech he also highlighted how the Lufbru Summer Games was a good means of giving student studying in the United Kingdom a healthy way of spending a part of their long summer holidays and to fuel them with a competitive drive.
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On the 17th of August 2018, Bruneian society of Loughborough University, Lufbru organised their 12th iteration of the Lufbru Summer Games, a sports competition mainly targeted at Bruneian students who study in the United Kingdom. The event started off with a netball competition, which is one of the three sports competitions that will be held in the event. This event was sponsored by 20 different companies, including 4 gold sponsors: DST, KFC, Trane Aire and Sejalin (Bang & Olufsen), 1 silver sponsor: Wistaria Thai, and 15 bronze sponsors: Arkitek Rekajaya, Re-Vita (Liqua Health), Ner Dee Café, Seri Bumi Consultant, Superwater Marketing, James Hon Marketing, MRBC, Spin Date, Plus+ Magazine, Casio Corner Brunei, Ashley Furniture Homestore, Jackhan, Loughborough Student Union, Aewon Garment & Embroidery and Nexploit Services.
After the National Anthem and the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah, the opening ceremony continued with a short speech by the president of the Lufbru society, Awangku Aiman Zufari bin Pengiran Zaini, followed by a speech by the Guest of Honor, Cikgu Irmawati binti Haji Ahmad.
During the competition, team Hotshots emerged victorious, closely followed by team Stabilo - Brunotts as the runner-up, with team Beezus as the second runner-up . The top scorer of the event was Nur Haziqah Mazlani with a grand total of 48 goals and the MVP award went to Dk Farah Syazana Pg Anak Hj Ya'akob who was also specially rewarded with a Beoplay A2 active speaker sponsored by Bang & Olufsen.
On the 18th and 19th of August, the Lufbru Summer Games will continue with their badminton and futsal competitions respectively.
The Outreach Tour 2018 with the theme “Encompassing Your Future: Ignite the Fire Within”, hosted by the Brunei Students’ Union in the UK and Eire (BSU) in collaboration with Brunei Religious Officers Students’ Association (BruROSA) continued in Pusat Tingkatan Enam Sengkurong. The program ran for 2 days at the school, from 11th August until the 12th of August. The essence of the program is 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. The students who joined the program are upper sixth students, who will be sitting for their exams soon. The first half of the tour in Pusat Tingkatan Enam Sengkurong was held in the afternoon at the Multimedia Theatre.
The Brunei Students’ Union in the UK and Eire (BSU) in collaboration with Brunei Religious Officers’ Students Association (BruROSA) hosted the first day of their Outreach Programme 2018 with the theme “Encompassing Your Future: Ignite the Fire Within” at Maktab Duli Pengiran Muda Al-Muhtadee Billah. The event is intended to motivate the students to work into building their future career paths and prospects, whether it involves higher education or other alternatives, while maintaining a good mental and physical health.
The Brunei Students’ Union In U.K. and Eire recently welcomes the arrival of Cikgu Hjh Rozita Hj Ismail, former Student Welfare Officer, Brunei Student Unit, United Kingdom at Brunei International Airport as she ends her term. She has been holding the position as a Student Welfare Officer since 2016. The new Student Welfare Officer is Cikgu Rahimah Haji Mohiddin and will start he term in August of 2018.
1st August 2018, Berakas – The Brunei Sudents’ Union in the UK and Eire (BSU) took part in the 13th National Youth Day Celebration held at the International Convention Centre, Berakas. Students who attended the event were from the high council of the Brunei Students’ Union in the U.K. and Eire and Brunei Religious Officers Student Association (BruROSA). The theme of the National Youth Day this year is ‘Belia Pemacu Brunei Maju’, focusing on fostering an ecosystem that continuously supports young entrepreneurs.
The Brunei Students’ Union in UK and Eire attended Majlis Bersama Rakyat 2018 at Taman Haji Sir Muda Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien. The students who attended were made up of the Brunei Students’ Union in UK and Eire high council, regional executives and society leaders.
The event was an opportunity for Brunei’s overseas students to meet His Majesty, Kebawah Duli Yang Maha Mulia Paduka Seri Baginda Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah and convey their messages and warm wishes to him. The event also showed the unity among Bruneian students in the UK and Eire, not just in their respective regions in the UK, but their homeland as well. This opportunity was possible because of the Ministry of Education, Scholarship Section.
The Brunei Students’ Union In U.K. and Eire recently bid farewell to two New Brunei Students Unit Officers; Director of Studies and Student Welfare Officer. Cikgu Pg Asmali @ Pg Ali Shafie bin Pg Hj Abas will be the new Director of Studies and Cikgu Rahimah Haji Mohiddin will be the new Student Welfare Officer. Also in attendance were officers from the Scholarship Department, Ministry of Education as well as family members from both sides.
Our friends at Loughborough Brunei Student Society would like to give the public an oppurtunity to lend a helping hand in lessening the burden of the less fortunate in hopes of bringing about a positive change in their lives. They have opened both physical and monetary donations from the 19th June 2018 until 20th July 2018.
For those who wish to donate monetary funds, they should be sent to bank account listed below:
Natwest (United Kingdom)
Account No: 68338481
Reference: PLB 'YOUR NAME'
Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam (Brunei)
Account No: 00001020927018
For physical donations in either cash, clothes and household necessities, please contact them to make an arrangements for collection. All proceeds from the donation drive will go to needful families families listed under Majlis Ugama Islam Brunei (MUIB), Ministry of Religious Affairs.
For those interested in volunteering in the event, they have created a Google Form for you to sign up with and Facebook group to keep them up to date with all information regarding the event:
Projek Lufbru Bantu (PLB) and Google Form: https://goo.gl/forms/7DO7m8hdSyyxq7pH3
For more information about the 9th Projek Lufbru Bantu please contact through Mobile or Whatsapp +673 8666990 (President of LufBru - Aiman) or +673 8625577 (Vice President of LufBru - Halim) or email email@example.com.
May our good deeds be accepted and rewarded by Allah, The Most Beneficient.