Universiti Brunei Darussalam honoured the achievements of its excellent students at the University Medal and Book Prize Awards Ceremony on 8th September 2018, held in conjunction with the recent 30th Convocation. Present as the guest of honour to present the awards was Minister of Education, Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Hamzah Haji Sulaiman.
A total of 89 medals, Book Prizes, and Excellence Awards were awarded to 78 students during the ceremony, five of whom were recipients of the coveted University Silver Medal Award. The Silver Medalists are Benjamin Jr Gerard Carvalho, Cristina Castro Lo, Muhamad Adib Haji Ibrahim, Ahmad Khairul Anwar Nor Hashim, and Chung Ming Fang. Hana Farhana @ Nur Shuhada' Haji Md Som is one of the top recipients of the year, having been awarded the Vice Chancellor's Medal.
Among the recipients of the University Book Prize, nine students and 68 students from Master's Degree and Bachelor's Degree programmes respectively received the prestigious award for their outstanding performance. Of the 68 Bachelor's Degree Book Prize recipients, 28 were recipients for level 4000 and 5000 (majors), 23 for level 2000 and 3000 (majors) and 15 for level 1000 (majors). One student received the Book Prize for her outstanding performance in the Melayu Islam Beraja (MIB) module and another student received the Book Prize for her outstanding performance in the Bachelor of Health Sciences (Medicine programme. A high performing Diploma student currently in her final year also received the Book Prize.
In addition, six students received Excellence Awards from Brunei LNG for being top achievers in their respective programmes.
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