INSPIRE TALK WITH POLITEKNIK BRUNEI ALUMNI
Thursday, 3 Zulhijjah 1436 / 17 September 2015
The 1st series of ‘Inspire Talk’, an inaugural Alumni Engagement event by Politeknik Brunei’s graduates, was held this morning at the One-Stop Centre, Politeknik Brunei in Bandar Seri Begawan. The talk aims to share entrepreneurial success stories of Politeknik Brunei’s Alumni and help to inspire the other alumni to venture into entrepreneurship or forge cooperation amongst themselves to promote self employment, as well as creating employment for themselves other than waiting for jobs in the government sector.
During this session, two (2) notable Politeknik Brunei’s alumni, Awang Johari bin Brahim, graduate of Advanced Diploma Business Entrepreneurship programme 2015 and Awang Mohammad Dzulhakim Ilham bin Haji Mohammad Yassin, graduate of Advanced Diploma Information Systems Technology 2015 presented.
Johari bin Brahim presenting his talk
Awang Johari shared his entrepreneurial experience which began during his student’s year including in Politeknik Brunei and his current future business development plan for his companies. He currently holds the position of Manager at Jocon Contractor.
Mohammad Dzulhakim Ilham also shared his experience of success throughout his student’s years at Politeknik Brunei which had driven him to further improvement and success. He was one of the students who had been successfully awarded the 2014 AiTi Internship Student Programme for ICT Related Education (Inspire) Programme which gave him the opportunity to undergo an internship programme at Hello Technology Pte Ltd, Singapore and also winner of the 2013 Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) National Competition and Asia Pacific Competition as well as successfully co-running a technology solution company, NewGate Plus.
Mohd Dzulhakim Ilham presenting his talk
The talk was attended by Politeknik Brunei’s officers, alumni students and current students as well as invited students from Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Institut Teknologi Brunei, and Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali.
Politeknik Brunei currently has a total of 582 Advanced Diploma graduates from its 1st and 2nd intake who had graduated during this higher institution’s 1st convocation ceremony held on the 15th January 2015. These graduates automatically becomes member of Politeknik Brunei Alumni Association.
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