Welcome to the Colloquium's Portal


PhD programmes at UBD School of Business and Economics (UBDSBE) aim to produce competitive PhD scholars commendable in quality of scholarly publications and their communication skills.

These attributes are expected of researchers by higher education institutions, industries, and accreditation bodies such as the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

To achieve these aims, doctoral students are invited to participate in the PhD Colloquium in the areas of business, management, economics, accounting, and finance.


The UBDSBE PhD Colloquium aims to provide a platform for research students to present their doctoral research work-in-progress and to develop much-needed skills in research presentation and engagement in a supportive environment to academics and peers in the field.

The objectives are:
  • to provide PhD students with a platform to present their research ideas.
  • to offer an avenue for exchanges of ideas amongst PhD students and researchers.
  • to allow PhD students to receive feedback from scholars and experts in areas specific to their research.

Important Dates

Registration Deadline:
8 March 2021

Acceptance Notification:
17 March 2021

Biographical Material Submission Deadline:
24 March 2021

Colloquium Day:
10 April 2021

Colloquium Requirements

Present their research for a maximum of 10 minutes.

Present concisely using 5 - 7 slides.

Present their research in front of senior academics and peers.

Engage in constructive discussions and Q&A.


should participate?

  • Compulsory for all UBDSBE PhD students.
  • Optional for UBDSBE PhD students in their final stage of thesis submission.
  • PhD students from other institutions in Brunei, in relevant fields, are encouraged to participate.

Award and Prizes

Bring your 'A' game and stand a chance to win:
First Prize
B$ 200 and a certificate for the “Best Paper of the Day”.

Second Prize
B$ 150 and a certificate for the second-best paper.

Third Prize
B$ 100 and a certificate for the third-best paper.



  • Free registration
  • OptionalDownload and prepare the Research Summary and Author Bio before registering online.
  • You are required to sign-in into Google to access the Google Form.
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