Alumni Information

GRADUATE SCHEMES

The National Energy Graduate Apprenticeship Scheme (NEGAS), EIDPMO

“NEGAS is one of the flagship schemes under the Energy Industry Competency Framework (EICF) targeting unemployed degree and HND graduates. NEGAS provides a conducive environment whereby employed and inexperience graduates can learn and acquire new knowledge and skills in the petroleum sector through a real world working environment.

The scheme will provide opportunity for graduates to demonstrate their capabilities with the right attitude, where at the end of the scheme they will be assessed for full time employment with prospective employers.”

For more information on NEGAS and how to apply,Click Here

BSP & BLNG Graduate Recruitment

“Graduate recruitment is a yearly process which is normally done early in the year and middle of the year. Each year the requirement for graduates with the appropriate degree qualifications, qualities and potentials will vary according to the business needs.

Publicity: We regularly participate or organise Career exhibitions/talks at local institutions or other locations. We would normally advertise for our Graduate recruitment via local media and on this website. This is the time where we invite Graduates to apply to us.

Application: When advertisement for Graduate recruitment is released, we invite candidates to apply to us by several options available that is most convenient for you. Graduates need to fill in an online application form which takes them through a series of questions.

Pre-Selection: What we are looking for are Bruneian citizens who have obtained a relevant Honours degree with preferably 2nd Class Lower (2:ii) or above accredited by the Ministry of Education of Negara Brunei Darussalam.”

For more information on BSP & BLNG Graduate Recruitment and how to apply,Click Here

Graduate Apprenticeship Program (GAPS), JPKE

“GAPS, Graduate Apprenticeship Program, is a scheme funded under Dana Sumber Manusia, Government of Brunei Darussalam, which aims to provide graduates (of HND & Above qualifications) relevant hands on work experience making them more competent and marketable in the future.”

For more information on GAPS and how to apply,Click Here

FURTHER STUDY

Deciding whether to pursue a Masters, PhD or other post-grad course can be a important decision. You need to decide if a post-grad qualification will enhance your personal career prospects. Gener-ally speaking graduates earn more from undertaking a post graduate course.

Many students believe that undertaking a post graduate course will automatically improve their ca-reer prospects but this will only apply if it directly enhances your specific field of interest. In other words you need to make sure that the area you study is the area that you want to work in to receive the full benefit. Tethering your Masters with work experience will give your CV the strongest ad-vantage.

Some of the reasons you may choose to continue education can include:

  • You have an interest in a particular subject and want to improve your career prospects
  • You want to change your career direction
  • It’s required for a particular discipline such as medicine, law or teaching
  • You are interested in working in an academic career

You should not decide to continue with further study based on the below reasons:

  • To continue enjoying university life
  • Your parents or tutor have recommended you to
  • You feel unready for a job

Types of further study

There are two types of study modes applicants can choose from for graduate studies; full-time or part-time, and there are also two types of graduate studies for the Master’s Degree levels; research or coursework. There are two intakes per year for most courses, January and August.

To find out more about the latest graduate courses available please visit the graduates section of the UBD website.

Applying for further study

Interested candidates are required to apply online through the new Online Admissions Application System (OASys)

Here are some tips below to help you when making an application:

  • Check early on for the deadline for applications
  • Research the course
  • Make a list of the reasons you are interested in pursuing the course
  • Make sure you follow instructions carefully on an application and submit all requested in-formation
  • Request for an academic to act as your referee
  • For PGCE applications, provide evidence to show your experience, motivation and ability to work with a young audience.
  • For Masters and PhD applications, provide evidence to show your experience, motivation and ability to work in your chosen area.
  • Proofread your application and ask a friend to check it over