The Empire Hotel & Country Club 22 February 2016. Hengyi Industries Sdn Bhd today signed scholarship agreements with seventeen (17) UBD students for a joint Chemical & Process Engineering Scholarship Programme with UBD and Zhejiang University, China, the company announced today.
The signing event took place at The Empire Hotel & Country Club’s Member’s Grill, and was witnessed by the Guest of Honour Yang Mulia Dato Paduka Hj Jamain bin Hj Julaihi, Permanent Secretary (Energy) at The Department of Energy and Industry, Prime Minister’s Office. Signing on behalf of Hengyi was Mr. Chen Lian Cai, Chief Executive Officer of Hengyi Industries Sdn Bhd whilst the individual students signed their respective agreement in the presence of parents as guarantors.
Hengyi Industries have established a joint Chemical & Process Engineering Scholarship Programme with UBD and Zhejiang University to sponsor the students to undertake the later part of their academic studies and industrial training at Zhejiang University for a period of one and a half years. The programme will include placement in a Petrochemical plant in China where the students will gain first hand experience in a real live operational refinery environment. Upon completion of the programme, the students will be offered employment at Hengyi Industries Sdn Bhd. This is the third batch of students under the scholarship arrangement with UBD & Zhejiang University. In 2014 Hengyi Industries sponsored thirteen (13) students under the scholarship agreement for a similar programme at Zhejiang University in China. Similarly in 2015 Hengyi Industries sponsored fourteen (14) students for a similar programme. The first batches of students are now back in Brunei finishing off their remaining semester before graduating.
“One of the key success factors for Hengyi’s project is the availability of suitably qualified personnel in the field of Petrochemicals. Brunei being a forefront player in the Oil & Gas sector for the last eight decades is rightly in the position to be a Centre of Excellence for the industry. Today’s signing ceremony marks yet another milestone in establishing Hengyi’s presence in Brunei. In line with our mission to develop and cultivate the next generation of local workforce it demonstrates our commitment to contribute back to the communities that we serve. Hengyi will continue to strive for excellence in the best interest of Brunei on top of the economic return of the project” said Mr Chen, Chief Executive Officer at Hengyi Industries Sdn Bhd.