This month of April served as a rewarding time for the Diploma Business and IT students of Cosmopolitan College as they were engaged in numerous activities such as attending an educational visit to the Orchid Garden Hotel on April 9 and 16, viewing the Art & Design Exhibition at the University of Brunei Darussalam and visiting the UBD Library on April 23, 2014.

The Faculty of Language and Communication of the college has arranged these visits to instill within the students a sense of responsibility, to enhance communication, to teach self-discipline, and to form camaraderie.

According to the Faculty Leader, Anjana Nambiar, “It is very essential to expose these students to know what is practically going on in different industries in Brunei. This will make them understand and appreciate what they are learning inside the classroom. Furthermore, one day, these students will graduate and get employed. The college aims to equip them with skills that they will need to become better individuals in their chosen career.”

Altogether, there were 46 Diploma students who participated in the said activities. The college has lined up several activities for this semester and hope that this term will be worthwhile and truly rewarding for these students.

Taking back in time in 1941, Brunei, our very own country, started their formal education. To this day, it marks its 100 years of existence. Cosmopolitan College of Commerce and Technology celebrated the same by having a religious ceremony that was held at the Dewan Mahligai hall (Airport Mall) on Saturday, 11th January 2013. About 400 students, excluding lecturers and administrators attended the ceremony.

This ceremony is to pay respect towards the formal education system that is ongoing since 100 years. The recital of the Ratib Al-Attas and Doa Kesyukuran was performed during the ceremony.

Congratulations to Cosmopolitan College of Commerce and Technology for another win from the Brunei Polytechnic Futsal Tournament 2013. Facing the championship court last Sunday, 27th October 2013, were Cosmopolitan College and UBD C, comprising of 10 players for each team with the score of 6 points to 0. The team managed to score the championship cup consisting of a winning trophy and B $300 cash money.

Indeed the college’s team has improved their performance, they’ve manage to complete 3 tournaments this year wherein 2 of which manage to earn the team a rank. The college wishes to encourage the team to keep doing what they do best and continue to bring pride to the college and the country.

Kicking off the school term holiday, was the Futsal team of Cosmopolitan College of Commerce and Technology. The team comprising of ten students, bagged 2nd place for the Futsal Championship in commemoration of the University of Brunei Darussalam Convocation Festival 2013.

From 4th place last year, the college’s team managed to accelerate it’s rank to 2nd place, which made every hard work and effort all worth it. The tournament actually started on 30th September 2013 with 32 teams competing for the play off sections. Last night, the tournament was down to two teams, Cosmopolitan College of Commerce and Technology versus the Institute of Technology in Brunei.

The game approximately started around 8:30pm in the University of Brunei Darussalam Sports Complex, with Cosmopolitan College leading on the first half of the game. The Institute of Technology in Brunei managed to regain the game by scoring another goal, during the second half, which made them bag the championship title with only one point difference. The match ended with the Institute of Technology in Brunei garnering 2 points and Cosmopolitan College garnering 1 point.

The winning team was awarded with a cash prize of $300 and a trophy while the second place got $200 cash prize and a trophy.

Congratulations to both teams!!! Cosmo boys…. You made us proud. Well done and keep it up always.

Half of the year has passed and it’s another time where students get recognized for their hard efforts. The National Computing Center in UK has just released the results of their Awardees for this year 2013. The results were extremely good for a number of Bruneian students managed to make the cut for this student award scheme.

Every quarter, NCC Education recognizes the highest achieving students around the globe. There are three types of awards each of which is applicable upon a student achieving an overall grade of 70% or more. Such awards available, are the Global High Achiever Award- this is awarded to students with highest mark, per programme, globally; also we have the Regional High Achiever Award- this is awarded to students with the highest mark, per programme, for each of the five regions and also the third award would be the Roll of Honour Award- this is for students who receive an overall mark of 70% or higher upon completion of their programme.

Good news for Cosmopolitan College of Commerce and Technology, two of their NCC Business Programme students namely Dk Noramaliyana @ Dk. Anna Pg. Hj. Yussop and Md. Adi Razi Bin Sharbini managed to be recipients of the NCC Education Student Award for 2013. 

 

Both students manage to garner excellent grades to earn their place of the Roll of Honour Award. In addition, Dk Normalaiyana @ Dk. Anna Pg. Hj. Yussop is also a recipient of the Global High Achieve Awards for 2013.

These awards will be given on the end of the convocational ceremony of the students. Congratulations to the two students, they have indeed managed to make both their college and country Negara Brunei Darussalam very proud of them.

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