Who We Are

Department of Higher Education (HiED)

Brunei Darussalam’s journey to excellence in the development of higher education began with the emergence of institutions of higher learning 30 years ago in the 1980s. The Higher Education Division (HED) was established on April 1, 2008 by the Ministry of Education under the Office of the Permanent Secretary (Higher Education). This division then became Department of Higher Education (HiED) starting on June 1, 2021.

Our Vision

Towards Higher Education Excellence

Our Mission

To provide a quality, dynamic and internationally comparable higher education ecosystem and responsive to global change.

Our function and roles:

Organizational Structure