The Varsity Cycle held on February 19, 2017 collected a total of B$4895.00 (Four thousand eight hundred and ninety five dollars) in donations from participants of the event. The charity cycling event was organized in conjunction with the 43rd birthday of His Royal Highness Prince (Dr) Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah ibni His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister's Office and Pro-Chancellor of Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD), Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali (UNISSA), and Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB). It was jointly organized by UBD, UNISSA and UTB.
A ceremony was held today at the Head Office of Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah in Jalan Kumbang Pasang for the handover of cheque to the Pengiran Muda Mahkota Al-Muhtadee Billah Fund for Orphans (DANA). The cheque was presented by Datin Dr. Dayang Hajah Anita Binurul Zahrina binti Pehin Orang Kaya Laila Wijaya Dato Seri Setia Haji Awang Abdul Aziz, Vice-Chancellor of UBD; Dr. Haji Norarfan bin Haji Zainal, Rector of UNISSA; and Professor Dr. Dayang Hajah Zohrah binti Haji Sulaiman, Vice-Chancellor of UTB. The cheque was received by Awang Haji Ahmad Jefri Bin Abdul Rahman, Acting Managing Director of Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah, in his capacity as the Acting Chief Executive Officer of DANA.
More than 300 participants took part in the 43km cycling expedition which include senior officials, lecturers, staff and students of the three universities, as well as members of the public.
Source: Universiti Teknologi Brunei