STUDENTS of BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Business of the Cosmopolitan College of Commerce and Technology (CCCT) recently had the opportunity to apply the skills they learned in managing events, in a Hari Raya gathering for the college’s students, staff and lecturers. The event began with a recitation of the Surah Al-Fatihah, followed by a speech from the Principal of CCCT Nadhirah binti Jambol and the reading of a poem.
The event saw a medley of Hari Raya songs and other tracks performed by the CCCT’s music club Voices of Cosmo, with students and lecturers joining in. It also featured games and presentation of prizes for the best-dressed male and female attendees.
Cosmopolitan College of Commerce and Technology opened its doors to the new intake with a back to back orientation last April 1st and 2nd. The first day of orientation was held outdoor at the Tasek Lama located at the capital of the city. The day was filled with a lot of activities with a matching hiking escapade, organized by both the College’s ECA Team and the Cosmopolitan College Student Officers (CCSO).
The first day of orientation started with a prayer and warm up session. A brief introduction of the staff and lecturers of the college was then followed. There were several out door activities prepared that day but the most challenging part was when students had to go for a hike to reach the tower only to face several challenges together with their respective team mates.
This year’s orientation with the theme Game of Thrones was tailored according to the houses in the college. These are namely the Amethyst Dragon, Jade Phoenix, Amber Lion and Sapphire Bear. For each fun filled activity that was prepared a score will be awarded and it is to be accumulated till the college’s Sports Day.
By the end of the day, the Amethyst Dragon came out as the team that landed in first place to be followed by the Sapphire Bear, Jade Phoenix and Amber Lion. The first day of orientation ended with a scrumptious lunch at the park.
On the following day, which was the 2nd of April 2016, the 2nd day of orientation was held at the Mahligai Hall located on the 3rd floor of Airport Mall. The said event was filled with briefings regarding the JPKE scholarship rules, the courses taken by students, the college’s learning system called Ezi-Learn (an exclusive system for the students of the college) the Students Management System and the Skills Development Programs. In addition, the introduction of the Extra Curricular Activities of the College as well as the Discipline and Dress Code rules were also explained during that day together with presence of the parents of the students.
To top the orientation off, a college tour was given to the new intakes, courtesy of the College’s Students Officers (CCSO). Overall, the event was filled with a lot of activities and briefings. The college wishes to see the new intakes to be ready to face the new school year with a brand new perspective of learning and a fresh mindset to soar high for their and the country’s future.
Held last 21st May, 2016, students and lecturers of Cosmopolitan College of Commerce and Technology had a beach cleaning campaign at Tungku Beach. The event was tagged as the Go Clean event. The main objective of this event is to create an awareness of keeping the beach clean and how it affects the environment.
This event was organized and led by the Language and Communication faculty of the college.
As the sun rises at eight o’clock in the morning, the students and lecturers of the college assembled at the midpoint of Tungku Beach. Starting from one end to the other, the participants managed to pick up quite a handful of trash.
This activity is indeed very helpful to both the beach and the community as keeping the environment clean is every so often taken for granted. Ocean trash is actually one of the most serious pollution problems. If we can keep our beaches clean, we will have more chances of clean water and this will help us to have a cleaner and healthier life.
Towards the end of the event, it showed a much cleaner and brighter perspective of the beach. The college would like to encourage everyone to do their part in society, to keep the environment clean. This is as we are all citizens of this earth and we owe it to Mother Nature to keep it clean.
Welcoming the new school term, Cosmopolitan College of Commerce and Technology held its Appreciation Night last Saturday, the 19th March 2016 with the theme ‘Retro Night ‘. The celebration was filled with exhilarating lucky dips; astounding performances from both the employees of the college, students and from some upcoming artists as special guest for the evening.
The event was celebrated at the Park View Hotel, Jerudong. Everyone paved their way to the event, dressed in their preferred ‘Retro’ theme from the 50’s to the 80’s. The event opened with a prayer recital followed by the welcoming remarks by Dr. Haji Abdul Aziz bin Haji Abdul Latip. It then kicked off with a talent competition where the students showcased their aptitudes of singing, dancing and yoyo juggling. They were also awarded with sensational prizes and trophies.
To top that off, there were distinct performances by the impending artist of Brunei, Mr. Tamimi F, Mr. Muhammad Rizal “Azhiman, Haji. Asrif Saifullah (Sai Firsa) and Ms. Thasha Fadillah. There were several dance numbers performed by the college’s homegrown talents, namely, from the Dance Club, Music Club as well as the lecturers themselves. These numbers included music numbers as early as the 50’s to the 80s’. This is a prospect for one and all to vitrine their talents, in addition to their academics.
The crowd was amused with both their appetites for food and entertainment. This celebration is actually a way for the college to express their gratitude to both the students and employees of the college as well to bond with its community. In line with that, it’s about the time, the college put their assignment apart and enjoy the team with a party.
At the struck of sunset of last Saturday, 18th April, 2015, Badiah Hotel was packed with people mostly from Cosmopolitan College of Commerce and Technology to attend the college’s Appreciation Night. The theme of the event was ‘International Night’. This is an opportunity for one and all to showcase their talents, in addition to their academics. The celebration was filled with exhilarating lucky dips; astounding performances from both the employees of the college and the students as well as a special guest appearance from Brunei’s local artist and youtube sensation, Jaz Hayat and his band.
The event opened with the recital of the Surah Al- Fatihah by Mr Azizul, a senior lecturer of the college. Traditional costumes from different countries like Brunei, Malaysia, Korea, Japan, China, Philippines, India, Sri Lanka, Indonesia and the likes came paving their way to the event.
To top that off, there were distinct song performances by a guest performer from Pelangi FM, Hafiz, and some students of Cosmopolitan College of Commerce and Technology. There were also several dance numbers performed by the college’s homegrown talents namely from the Dance Club Revolution and as well as the lecturers themselves.
The crowd was tickled with both their appetites for food and entertainment. This celebration is essentially a way for the college to show their indebtedness to both the students and employees of the college as well as to bond with its community. The event is also a way to show its appreciation to the sponsors’, namely, Nazmi Trading, Concept Computers, Megastrike, Radisson Hotel, Rentokil, Termicam, Andy L. Professional, TAIB, BIBD, Duners, Aewon, Go Lean Fitness Studio, PHMD Publishing Company, Kausar Cafe, KMAS Media and the management of Cosmopolitan College of Commerce and Technology.
As a whole, the event was a success, a night filled with loads of fun and laughter. This was also one of the ways of the college to create a more fun filled environment between the students, lecturers and employees by appreciating and celebrating each and everyone’s presence.