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Welcome to Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD)

Over the past decade Universiti Brunei Darussalam has been on an exciting progressive journey of change, from what is fundamentally a teaching university to a first class international university of excellence in teaching and research.

Universiti Brunei Darussalam is one of the fastest growing young universities in the world. Located in the heart of Southeast Asia, UBD is a comprehensive university with a vibrant multicultural campus, an accessible, welcoming  environment, a diverse student body and an emphasis on lifelong learning.

UBD has shown a steady rise up the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings. It currently ranks at 254 in the latest release, 44 places from last year's 298.  UBD has also entered the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings for the very first time this year with a global position in the 401 to 500 band. This makes UBD the fourth ranked university in ASEAN in one of the most influential university rankings in the world, confirming its status as an institution that is internationally recognised for excellence in teaching and research.

At UBD, we believe that empowering students in their education is vital to preparing them for a constantly changing world. Ubd’s innovative GenNEXT curriculum balances student-centric flexibility with academic rigour and real-world experience. All UBD students are required to leave the university for a Discovery Year, a unique experiential component of our bold and innovative GenNEXT curriculum.

Leveraging its niche position in SoutheastAsia, UBD is a research intensive university. Established peaks of research excellence  includes Biodiversity, Energy, Asian Studies, Islamic Studies  and Governance, Data Analytics and Herbal and  Medicinal research. UBD provides a conducive research environment for dynamic conversations For scholars who want to make real academic, social and  economic impact.

Our focus on teaching and learning excellence and an innovative curriculum, our commitment to high impact academic and applied research, our emphasis on international partnerships, makes UBD an ideal base for researchers and students looking for a vibrant academic career.

UBD invites suitably qualified candidates to join us in shaping global future leaders and contribute as a Centre of Excellence in Teaching and Research.


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