Last week, Cosmopolitan College of Commerce and Technology held it’s very first outdoor competency training at the Berakas Forest Reserve.

The event started at 1:30pm and ended at around 4:30pm. This training is set to bring the students outside their comfort zone and challenge them to work with other people outside their circle of friends.

A total number of about 50 students coming from the Skills Certificate 2 and 3 as well as the High National Diploma level took part in the training.

There were a number of activities prepared on that day, this includes building a tent, making a sundial, creating a sandcastle and catching a filled water balloon. Each activity came with a time limit wherein each group will have to meet to accomplish a task.

According to the students, they have learned a lot of things especially on team work and to work with pressure. Everyone managed to let their creativity out and complete each task efficiently.

As a whole, the training was a success and the college looks forward to do more competency training with the students in the near future.

Cosmopolitan college of commerce and Technology (CCCT) recently held an orientation event on the 2nd of April 2014 for a total of 160 students from different levels such as Diploma, Skills Certificate and Higher National Diploma level all of which are from the Business and Information Technology courses.

The event started with a recitation of the Doa, led by Md. Nur Azees Bin Awang Ali, Diploma IT Intake 2 student. It was continued by the opening remarks by one of the lecturers from CCCT, Mr.Asfa wherein he introduced the Student senate members, this was followed up by a brief talk from Md. Ajizul “Andy” Amin bin Haji Awang Jaya explaining about the student council.

In the talk, Mr. Asfa and Andy both said that, the student senate and the student council plays different yet vital role for the college as well as lecturers and students. Sir asfa added that, the student senate is to help students in their academic progression, listening to the problems and help them in guidance when they are in need. While Andy pressed that the student council main role is to guide the college in helping to run any events, school’s discipline and to be a good role model for all of the students.

The occasion was later continued by a warming up session from the Fitness and Wellness member led by Md Nur Syahidayat, the president for the Fitness and Wellness club. The students then were asked to participate for the 9 games prepared such as the Ice breaking activities, Tongue Twister, CCCT word puzzle, Building the Bridge, kaki terikat, pinball and Scrabble. Prizes were also given to the top 3 winners from a sum of 15 groups.

The ceremony was a successful event with the guidance of lecturers, the Student Council, the Student Senate and volunteers from the College.

Welcoming the new school term, Cosmopolitan College of Commerce and Technology held it’s appreciation night last 29th March 2014 with the theme Celebrity Night. The celebration was filled with exciting lucky draws; amazing performances from both the employees of the college and the students as well as a special guest appearance from Brunei’s former P2F champion ZulF.

The event was celebrated at the Dewan Mahligai Hall on the 3rd floor of Airport Mall. Everyone came in dress as their chosen celebrity and on that night celebrities like Marilyn Monroe, Michael Jackson, Ricky Martin, the Kardashians and the likes came paving their way to the event.

In line with that, there was a special performance entitled Blue Jeans from the one and only Michael Jackson of the college. Several other amazing group dance numbers followed this from the different faculties of the college such as: The Virus (IT Faculty), Jawdroppers (Business and Language and Communication Faculty) and the Mixed Equation (Maths and Accounting Faculty). These numbers included music numbers as early as the 80s’ up until the present.

The crowd was entertained with both their appetites for food and entertainment. This celebration is actually a way for the college to show their appreciation to both the students and employees of the college as well to bond with its community. And in line with that, it’s about time the college put their workload aside and enjoy the company with a party.

To mark the end of the school holidays, Cosmopolitan College of Commerce and Technology took it’s students to Bukit Batu Bujang Pahang for a FUNtastic hiking trip last March 22nd, 2014.

The trip comprised of 21 students, 2 lecturers and 4 tour guides. Bukit Batu Bujang is located on a separate island of Brunei Darussalam, which is only a jetty away from the capital. Ever since the reinvention of the area, different organizations and other nature lovers made numerous visits.

The purpose of the trip was to take the students out from their classrooms and get new experiences by exploring Mother Nature for a change. This is one way to boost the students’ enthusiasm in going back to school.

On the verge of reaching the top of the hill, the students also got the chance to put their communication and teamwork skills to practice by going through the tough trails and working together towards finishing the hiking escapade.

The activity is also a good way to possibly reduce risk of depression and feeling of stress.

It is that time of the year again when regular lectures will take a backseat and business and culture will take over college campuses. Such bash was organized by Cosmopolitan college of Commerce and Technology , which turned out to be a get-together for students, alumnus and faculty members, complete with live performances by Borneo Bboy Foundation and business booths initiated by the students.

To enliven the month of Syawal, Cosmopolitan College of Commerce and Technology (CCCT) held a festive cheer, Hari Raya Event, for its esteemed staff and students on 31st August 2013.The event took place at the Mahligai Hall located on the 3rd floor of the Airport Mall. The event was organized by one of the student businesses, namely the Eventures Event Management Company.

The celebration was honored by the college principal, Cikgu Hajah Ismah, Deputy Principal, Cikgu Haji Ali Akbar, lecturers and students. The invitation was also extended to the public. Greeting them upon arrival was the lecturer and business facilitator for the event management team of the college, Ms. Siti Rafeah Serbini, as well as the General Manager of Eventures Event Management Company, Nur Qamarina Haji Ahmad. The event was opened with a welcoming speech from Ms. Rafeah.

Kicking up the excitement were several booths, was an opening of their own booth, which was being relished on by the students. A total of 9 groups of students showed their business skills by selling their own products and allowing the lecturers to oversee how the students implemented their skills from what they have learned in class into their practical life. This is a practice that is much emphasized by the College to ensure students are able to experience practical application of concepts learned in class.

Kicking up the excitement were several booths, was an opening of their own booth, which was being relished on by the students. A total of 9 groups of students showed their business skills by selling their own products and allowing the lecturers to oversee how the students implemented their skills from what they have learned in class into their practical life. This is a practice that is much emphasized by the College to ensure students are able to experience practical application of concepts learned in class.

Also present here, was Melina Shortbread, managing director of Borneo Bboy and Member of the fresh focus project, a team comprising of young talented people in the arts who are also active in charitable events. When asked about the annual celebration, Melina said, “This event is a great opportunity for the youth to start up their businesses. Not only that, it can also give a platform for youngsters to showcase their talents. She added “This event has a good objective as it was held in a way for the students to do what they love to do and also to be able to pursue as a successful young entrepreneurs in the near future”.

CCCT is one of the private colleges in Brunei Darussalam who plays a fundamental role in providing students the opportunity to pursue their studies in Business and Technology, not only theoretically but also practically. With this, the college would like to see their students practice what they have attained in class as well as to put all their learning to test.

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