University of Brunei Darussalam (Abbreviation: UBD; Malay: Universiti Brunei Darussalam; Jawi: يونيبرسيتي بروني دارالسلام) is Brunei's oldest university. It is the largest university in the country in terms of student enrollment and curriculum offered.
Universiti Brunei Darussalam was established in 1985, only a year after the country regained full independence, with an intake of 176 students. In 1988, the Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah Institute of Education was merged into the university.
International Students 
UBD opened its doors to international students  from its inception. Early on the majority of international students at UBD were from ASEAN countries. Today there is greater diversity with more students coming from East Asia (China and Japan), Europe, Africa and the Middle East.
Faculties and Institutes 
There are twelve academic faculties and institutes that have been established in the university:
- Academy of Brunei Studies
- Continuing Education Centre
- Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
- Faculty of Business, Economics and Policy Studies
- Faculty of Science
- Institute for Leadership, Advancement and Innovation
- Institute of Asian Studies
- Institute of Policy Studies
- Language Centre
- Pengiran Anak Puteri Rashidah Sa'adatul Bolkiah Institute of Health Sciences
- Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah Institute of Education
- Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien Centre for Islamic Studies
Construction on the university's Mosque began in 1992 on a site of 2.032 hectares of land, and was completed in 1994, with a total cost of BND $7,600,000. The Mosque was officially opened in 1995 by His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah. It has a capacity of 1800.
Notable alumni 
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Coordinates: 4°58′35″N 114°53′42″E / 4.97646°N 114.895°E