Play your role in food security

THE plan by Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) students, grouped under the Student Community Outreach Team (Scot), to give a helping hand to underprivileged farmers deserves applause because it is aimed at helping alleviate poverty in the country. By doing so, the students, will be able to kill two birds with one…

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Farmers’ turn to reap aid from anti-poverty project

UNDERPRIVILEGED farmers of Kampung Bukit in the interior of Tutong District will soon get a helping hand from the Student Community Outreach Team (Scot) of Universiti Brunei Darussalam through its continuing efforts to alleviate poverty. However, the assistance will not be for free as farmers will have to pay by working hard to reap the benefits. Scot President Md Anwar Hj Mohammad explained to…

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‘Trash’ for food: Tasty project for residents

FAMILIES in Kampung Bolkiah yesterday found out that they could actually exchange their "trash" for food. The Universiti Brunei Darussalam's Student Community Outreach Team (Scot) gave rice and noodles to low income families in the village in exchange for their collected recylables. The students' group aims to eradicate poverty and to promote "green" practices. "We saw this as an…

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HRH meets artists behind UBD poverty artwork

A "SURPRISE" was in store for His Royal Highness Prince (Dr) Hj Al-Muhtadee Billah yesterday when the Crown Prince, in his capacity as Pro-Chancellor of Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD), finished touring an art exhibition during the launching of the Pesta Konvo 2011 and met with the artists themselves.But the artists involved…

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Green Xchange: Noodles for recycling

A GROUP of Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) student volunteers will be engaging a community in the historic water village this month, to get them to start recycling with the incentive of noodles, rice and other commodities in exchange. Dubbed the Brunei-Singapore Green Xchange Project, the one-day event on September 25 will see members of the Student Community…

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Helping the poor through art

POVERTY in Brunei was expressed in a more artistic form yesterday as Universiti Brunei Darussalam's Student Community Outreach Team (Scot) showcased the artworks of graduate students to generate public awareness. The art show launched during UBD's Pesta Konvo yesterday showcased art pieces created by both students of the university as well…

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UBD’s Banar Tah Tu Installation Art

AN ART exhibition aimed at expressing the "identity" of Univer-siti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) stu-dents will be opened to the public during Universiti Brunei Darussa-lam's (UBD) Pesta Konvo 2011. The Banar Tah Tu installation art exhibition, the name of which borrowed the Bruneian saying of confirming the truth, featured 15 art pieces…

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