Since the formation of the Sultan Sharif Ali Islamic University, UNISSA in the world of higher education in the region, UNISSA has become an option for regional and international students to further their Islamic studies to a higher level. According to Dayang Siti Hajarwati binti Haji Bolhassan, Acting Deputy Registrar (Academic) of UNISSA, until now UNISSA has become a study centre for 181 international students from 25 countries who are pursuing their studies at various levels.
Of the 181 international students currently studying at UNISSA, 124 students are studying at the Bachelor’s degree level and 57 students are studying at the Master’s degree and Doctor of Philosophy level. Dayang Siti Hajarwati also explained on the various fields provided at UNISSA.
Peace and political stability in the country are among the factors that attract the attention of UNISSA’s international students to further their studies in the country. Research facilities at UNISSA also contribute to the admission of international students.
The increase number of UNISSA international students from year to year, shows their belief in the quality level of education in the country that is able to compete with other universities abroad.
Source: Radio Television Brunei