Get to know Brunei

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Get to know Brunei

Situated in Brunei Darussalam, International School Brunei (ISB) is home to a vibrant community comprising over 40 nationalities, bringing together diverse perspectives from around the globe. We understand that relocating to a new country can be daunting, but fear not – our supportive community is here to ensure your transition is seamless.  

Nestled in the serene embrace of Brunei, often referred to as the “Abode of Peace”, you’ll discover a tranquil haven tailor-made for nature enthusiasts, sun seekers, and families alike. Expatriates are drawn to Brunei not only for its tax-free income but also for its reputation as a safe and affordable destination.

Renowned for its verdant rainforests, abundant oil resources, and the distinction of hosting the world’s largest residential palace, Brunei showcases a commitment to preserving peace and tranquility amidst its breathtaking natural landscapes. 

Brunei boasts excellent connectivity, with regular flights to major cities like Dubai, Singapore, Malaysia, and London, facilitating seamless travel and connectivity to the wider world. 

Situated in the heart of Borneo, Brunei is surrounded by the lush natural beauty of the rainforest, offering unparalleled opportunities for exploration and adventure. For example, Ulu Temburong National Park, located in the Temburong District of Brunei Darussalam, is a biodiverse sanctuary accessible to tourists for a short getaway from the city.  

Brunei Culture & Traditions 

  • The community is always working together where they help with the upkeep of community-based places. 
  • The traditional arts, showcasing of “Kain tenunan”, where you explore the exquisite of the nation’s crafts. 
  • Explore the captivating history of Kampong Ayer, the world’s largest water village, at the Kampong Ayer Culture and Tourism Gallery. Immerse yourself in the village’s storied past, celebrating its unique lifestyle, crafts, and traditions. 
  • Experience the rhythmic beats of Bruneian music with the enchanting sounds of Gulingtangan, while the graceful movements of the Tarian Zapin dance showcase the beauty of traditional performing arts. 
  • Venture into the lush rainforests of Brunei, where cultural treasures await amidst towering bamboo bridges, traditional longhouses, cascading waterfalls at Wasai Kandal, and the untouched wilderness of Ulu Temburong National Park. 
  • While Malay remains the primary language of Brunei, English is widely spoken, offering a welcoming environment for visitors and residents alike. 

At ISB, we look forward to welcoming you to our dynamic community and guiding you on an enriching journey as you explore all that Brunei has to offer. Explore career opportunities on our website or through TES to become part of our dynamic team.