GUEST LECTURE (LE-2503): ASEAN From Multiple Perspectives – The View From Afar

His Excellency John Virgoe during the presentation.

His Excellency with The Language Centre’s Director and Academic Staff

Fabruary 18, 2021

Sarah Catherine Boye

UNIVERSITI BRUNEI DARUSSALAM, Feb 17 РHis Excellency John Virgoe, the UK High Commissioner to Brunei, was invited to the Language Centre to give a guest lecture to students on the ELCS module LE 2503. The title of the lecture was ASEAN from multiple perspectives: the view from afar. The lecture was attended by 150 students from the module, as many as were allowed under social distancing regulations. Language Centre’s director, Dr Yabit, warmly received His Excellency and Dr Sarah, Programme Leader for ELCS at UBD, gave her welcoming remarks before His Excellency delivered his lecture. His Excellency spoke on wide-ranging issues currently facing ASEAN, as well as a fascinating perspective on the history of ASEAN and its relations with other nations and blocs, particularly the UK and the EU.