UBD EYES FOR COLLABORATION IN THE DIGITAL INDUSTRY
August 10, 2023
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Brunei, 10 August 2023 – A distinguished delegation from Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD), led by Professor Dr Mohd Ayub Sadiq, Assistant Vice Chancellor (Innovation and Enterprise), recently made a courtesy visit to DXC Technology Sendirian Berhad, headquartered in the capital. DXC Technology stands at the forefront of the global digital transformation movement, spearheading advancements in IT services modernization, data architecture optimization, and fortification of security and scalability across public, private, and hybrid clouds. These endeavors are geared toward achieving unprecedented levels of performance, competitiveness, and customer-centric experiences within IT infrastructures.
Joining the UBD delegation were Senior Professor Dr. Liyanage Chandratilak De Silva, Dean of the School of Digital Science (SDS) at UBD, accompanied by two other officers.
Upon their arrival, the UBD delegation was warmly welcomed by Mr. Sourav Paul, Account Delivery Leader for DXC Technology Sendirian Berhad, who also serves as the Brunei country manager.
The meeting provided an invaluable platform for both delegations to engage in a profound exchange of ideas and perspectives. Central to their discussions was the exploration of collaborative opportunities, harnessing UBD's wealth of expertise to advance research collaborations within the digital transformation ecosystem and ways on narrowing the gap between industry needs and the academic skills and competencies at UBD. These initiatives is in line with UN SDG 4 and 9, that is promoting quality education as well as promoting sustainable industrialization and fostering innovation. Furthermore, the discussions also underscored the commitment to creating opportunities for UBD students, primarily those from the Faculty of Integrated Science (FIT) and the School of Digital Science (SDS), to gain valuable industry exposure and access to graduate employment prospects.
The visit drew to a close with a commemorative group photo session.
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