The Brunei Students’ Union in collaboration with Brunei Religious Officers Student Association had successfully held the annual Outreach Tour with this year’s theme; “Author of Your Future: Creating Your Own Storyline” at 7 schools. The tour started at Sekolah Menengah Arab Laki-laki Hassanal Bolkiah on the 16th and ended on 22nd August 2019 at Sekolah Menengah Sayyidina Ali in Belait.
Outreach tour is an annual program organised by The Brunei Students’ Union in collaboration with Brunei Religious Officers Student Association in which its aims and objectives is to encourage the students to pursue their own career path be it vocational, technical, freelancing, government sector, private sector or other pathways.
A total number of 136 students had participated on this 2-day program at SMALHB. The highlight of the tour is the speeches by Dk Nurin Nabeelah binti Pg Hj Abu Bakar and 3 more speakers entitled- “Not The Author”, “Real Intention with a Sincere Heart”, “Still Surviving” and “Al-Kalam Ad-Doa”. While the first day was focused on the talks, the second day was more practical with the amazing race and the Self-reflection activity : A Letter to Your Future Self, which was the main activity of the program. While the tour lasted for 2 days at SMALHB, the following tours were only for a day for each school.
On 19th August, the tour was held at Maktab Sains Paduka Seri Begawan Sultan with 73 male students and 136 female students. The program started with an introduction to the student bodies in the UK, followed by an ice-breaking session and then the amazing race. Meanwhile, the second day started with inspirational speeches by Ahmad Syauqie and two of the school alumni, Faiz and Nabeelah with the respective titles “Looking Through A Different Pair of Eyes”, “Not Too Late” and “Not The Author”.
On 22nd August 2019, the outreach tour has successfully come to an end with Sekolah Menengah Sayyidina Ali as the final stop. Iqbal and Tzy Wei presented their speeches -"Real Intention With A Sincere Heart" and "Still Surviving"- to 121 students participating in the event. Like the previous schools, a sharing session filled with questions and advice concluded the program.