The Estate Office

Universiti Brunei Darussalam

New road linking the back of the campus

The project include widening of the road near to the water tank which then link to the back of new ICTC building, pass the PAPHRSB Institute of Health Science and straight on to the entrance road to the neighbouring Institute Teknologi Brunei. Construction work in progress.



Latest update on road - due to weak soil conditions behind the ICTC building, part of the road will not be constructed. 

Drama Production at the Lecture Theatre

All I can say it was very entertaining! The lighting crew used innovative ways to create the right ambiance to the stage.  One of the 6 new projects rolled out under the 2007-2012 National Development Plan is the Construction of a Lecture Theatre Complex and a Performance Hall.






Proceeds from the sale of tickets were donated to SMARTER Brunei. Congratulations to the crew and cast of Two Sides of a Coin!

 

Ground breaking ceremony for Student Centre Extension

The ground breaking ceremony for the new student centre was held on 10th November 2010. The construction of the new extension started on 17th July 2010. The expected date of completion is 16th September 2011 with a contruction period of 14 months. The projects cost just over BND2 million and is located next to the existing student centre. This is one of six projects to be rolled out under the 2007-2012 National Development Plan.


The guest of honour for the event was the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Associate Profesor Dr Zohrah Hj Sulaiman. 

Handover of the New Residential College

The new residential college complex was formally handed over by main contractor, WSS Sdn Bhd to Public Works Department and in turn to Universiti Brunei Darussalam on 3rd November 2010.

UNIVERSITI BRUNEI DARUSSALAM CAMPUS MAP (UBD MAP) II


Map courtesy of Dr K Becek, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

New road system at SHBIE and FASS area

Latest pictures - Information Communication Technology Centre


Also known as the building behind Faculty of Science... :)




Chancellor Hall New Look

Before..
 

 After...


 Note: Work in progress..

Latest pictures - Newly completed Residential College




 The Common Room @ Ground Floor

 The Academic Quarters [Semi Detached Single Storey House]
The Apartment [5-bedroom, living room, bathroom, kitchen, balcony cum laundry area]

Tender Notice - UBD/E8/77/2010

Project: Proposed Pengiran Anak Puteri Rashidah Sa'adatul Bolkiah Institute of Health Sciences (PAPRSB IHS) Building Extension, Universiti Brunei Darussalam

Location: Between the new Information Technology Communications Centre and  Pengiran Anak Puteri Rashidah Sa'adatul Bolkiah Institute of Health Sciences current building. 

Class: 6     Category: 2      Construction period: 20 months
Tender fee: B$5,000 (non-refundable)
Tender open: 13th October 2010
Tender close: 2.00pm, 16th November 2010
Tender collection: The Bursar Office, Administration Building, Universiti Brunei Darussalam
Last date of collection: 2nd November 2010

Estate Explorer wins!!!

Estate Explorer,  our very own futsal team won the Staff Futsal tournament beating other teams from various sections in the university. The tournament was organised by the Estate Office was held on Monday, 5th April 2010 at the University Sports Complex.

Tender Notice - UBD/E8/04/2010

PROPOSED FACULTY OF SCIENCE (PHASE 1)

Description
To further enhance and complement the existing facilities, Universiti Brunei Darussalam will embark on the Faculty of Science New Extension (Phase 1) project. The extension will be located between the new residential college and the Universiti Mosque. For further information please contact The Estate Office at 2463001 Ext 2130 / 2288

Class : 6 (six)
Category : 2 (two)
Completion date : 22 months
Tender fee : $5,000.00 (non-refundable)
Tender open : Wednesday , 14th April 2010
Tender close : 2.00pm on Tuesday, 11th May 2010

Tender Submission :
Chairman,
Lembaga Tawaran Kecil,
Kementerian Pendidikan,
Bahagian Perkhidmatan Kewangan [A], Block A,
Tingkatan 1, Lapangan Terbang Lama,
Berakas BB3510
Negara Brunei Darussalam

Tender collection : The Bursar Office, Administration Block, Universiti Brunei Darussalam.
Collection time : Monday - Thursday, Saturday ( 8.00am - 11.00am and 2.00pm - 3.30pm)

Watch this space

 

This is a view of the highest hill within the university land. There use to be a survey marker on this hill but  was destroyed by the recent forest fire. We will be installing something special soon in the area. Think "Continously Operating Reference Stations (CORS)".

Tender Notice - UBD/E8/01/2010


PROJECT TITLE : TO DESIGN AND REFURBISH EXISTING MARRIED QUARTERS BUILDING, UNIVERSITI BRUNEI DARUSSALAM
TENDER NO : UBD/E8/01/2010

With high demand for accommodation on campus, the Universiti Brunei Darussalam intends to upgrade the Married Quarters Building into a self contained studio apartment building. The Married Quarters Building is 3 floors with 12 apartments located centrally at the university campus. The newly refurbish apartments will be a temporary home to new academic staff and their family upon arrival in Brunei Darussalam for a maximum period of 6 months.

Tender Fee : $50.00 (non-refundable)
Closing date : 2.00pm on Tuesday, 10th March 2010

Tender Submission :
Chairman,
Lembaga Tawaran Kecil,
Kementerian Pendidikan,
Bahagian Perkhidmatan Kewangan [A], Block A,
Tingkatan 1, Lapangan Terbang Lama,
Berakas BB3510
Negara Brunei Darussalam

Tender collection : The Bursar Office, Administration Block, Universiti Brunei Darussalam.
Collection time : Monday - Thursday, Saturday ( 8.00am - 11.00am and 2.00pm - 3.30pm)

New ICTC Building Site Meeting

Current physical progress 66.6%


The first site meeting for 2010 was held today at the Site Office with a brand new project architect in charge. The meeting as usual was attended by all consultants, suppliers, main contractor and us (Estate Office). 



External works: Drainage 95% completed, walkway hand railing completed and walkway roof sheet installation in progress


Internal building work: Completed are all the truss work, door frame fixings and railing work. In progress are tile work, wall partition, ceiling work, internal plumbing work. 


Special thanks to the building material suppliers for their support and cooperation.



Transportation to and from the site courtesy of the new vintage 4WD of the Estate Office. And to end the post, enjoy the pictures showing the view from the new building - the blue sea can be seen even from the first floor. 

Wildlife Series: Snake catching activity

Thank you to the Fire and Rescue Department for responding promptly to our call. Pictures courtesy of Estate student attache, Hj Afiq. 

Visit to Temburong

The Kuala Belalong Field Studies Centre was recently host to a visit by officials from Ministry of Development and other departments. Welcoming the visitors was the Vice Chancellor and Acting Head of Estate (who took the pictures).

Estate Student Attache article in the news

Article appeared in Borneo Bulletin, 3rd January 2010.

MBWA 2

Our MBWA continued with visits to Faculty of Business, Economics and Policy Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and the University Store. 


11 down, 12 more sites to go...

We also met one of our Estate Student attache, Ainol at one of the computer labs busy doing her assignment ~ digitising a topographical survey map done by UBD during the building of our current campus around 15 years ago.

UBD Estate v RIPAS Estate

The Estate Football team had a friendly football match with RIPAS Estate team last Wednesday.

And we won!!!

Special thanks to import players from UBD Administration, UBD Students Affairs, and UBD Institute of Medicine and the press coverage by Estate Office student attache, Hj Afiq. 
 
 
And in colour..

MBWA 1

We had our first MBWA (management by walking about) last week and visited the New Residential College, Male and Female Residential College, Visiting Lecturer Quaters, Universiti Mosque, Institute of Medicine, Faculty of Science and Student Affairs Building.




And along the way we met some students and also a few wild animals :)



UBD in the early 90s

Ever wondered what the university looks like in 1992? The construction of the new campus started sometime in 1990 and was completed in 1995.

Below are some old pictures from our archives during the early infrastructure works.



 
 

Name the New Residential College


New Residential College - First Progress meeting for 2010

Building progress: Nearly all completed (92%)

In progress: Signage, installation of furniture, landscaping and road works.




Art Extravaganza



I had a sneak peek at all the pictures on display. There are really good, most are for sale - get one for yourself!! 

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More pictures are available for sale. All are welcome.



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