In a show of recognition and appreciation to the UBD graduates and students for their academic achievements, the university awarded them with medals and books in conjunction with the 30th UBD Convocation. It was an annual event on the university's calendar, and also an incentive for the students and graduates to strive harder in their future endeavours.
The medals and books were handed over by Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Hamzah bin Haji Sulaiman, the Minister of Education. One person received the Vice-Chancellor Medal, 5 people received the UBD Silver Medal, and 77 Bachelor and Master's Degree graduates received the university book. A diploma student received the Outstanding Award and six Bachelor degree graduates were awarded the Excellence Award, courtesy of the Brunei LNG Sendirian Berhad. Also present at the occasion were Datin Seri Paduka Doctor Dayang Hajah Romaizah binti Haji Mohamad Salleh, the Deputy Minister of Education; Doctor Awang Haji Azman bin Haji Ahmad, the Permanent Secretary (of Higher Education) at the Ministry of Education; and Datin Doctor Hajah Anita Binurul Zahrina binti Pehin Orang Kaya Laila Wijaya Dato Seri Setia Haji Awang Abdul Aziz, UBD Vice-Chancellor.
Source:: Radio Television Brunei