Global Poverty Project

Hugh Evans, founder & CEO of Global Poverty Project was in the Sultanate advocating our youths through a series of public lectures held at various leading institutions in Brunei. SCOT was among the many privileged others who attended his public lecture at the Senate Room of the Universiti Brunei Darussalam Chancellor's…

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UBD-SCOT bimbing belia terhadap isu-isu masyarakat

Timbalan Menteri Kebudayaan, Belia dan Sukan, Yang Mulia Datin Paduka Dayang Hajah Adina binti Othman berkata Kementerian Kebudayaan, Belia dan Sukan (KKBS) menyokong penuh usaha-usaha Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) melalui 'The Student Community Outreach Team-SCOT' untuk bertindak bersama-sama bagi membimbing belia tempatan menjadi lebih peka terhadap isu-isu masyarakat. Berucap semasa Pelancaran…

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‘Green Xchange’ Project Exceeds Expectations

Bandar Seri Begawan - "Killing two birds with one stone" may be the best way to describe the latest initiative taken by a group of youths in the Student Community Outreach Team (SCOT), an NGO under Universiti Brunei Darussalam. The team of volunteers yesterday took part in the second Brunei-Singapore Green…

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SCOT collects over 5,000kg of recyclables

The Green Xchange project, to be held twice a year, targeted residents of the Kampong Ayer in a bid "to help clean up Kampung Ayer" from pollution whilst educating the villagers of the value of recyclable materials, according to the SCOT president, Anwar Hj Mohammad. "These materials are not worthless. They have some value whereby they can be exchanged for…

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Buy T-Shirts, make a change with SCOT

UNIVERSITI Brunei Darussalam's Student Community Outreach Teams' (SCOT) Green Xchange team have begun their awareness campaign through the sale of T-Shirts in hopes of promoting their efforts for future projects.The Green Xchange is a project which aims to teach rural communities and those less fortunate about the benefits of recycling by…

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APEC Hawaii 2011

Voices of the Future (VOF) is an annual program in conjunction with the APEC CEO Summit that acts as a platform for all the 21 APEC economies where their young future leaders are sent off to APEC meetings to discuss, engage and build networks on global issues, talk with world leaders,…

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Brunei’s Apec delegate talks ‘trash for cash’

THE president of the group of university students, responsible for encouraging low-income residents in Brunei's water village to trade their recyclable throw-aways for cash, is looking to build on the "trash for cash" pilot project by going international. Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) graduate Md Anwar Hj Mohammad (pictured) is one of twoBruneian youths participating in the youth programme of the on-going Apec, Voices of…

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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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