Dr. Najib Noorashid graduated with Bachelor’s Degree (Hons.) in Secondary Education (2011) and Masters in Sociolinguistics (2012) from Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) and University of Essex, UK respectively, and later completed his Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics (UBD) in 2019.
He previously worked as news journalist for Local News (2007) and news editor/director (2014-2015) for both Malay and English (World News) national broadcasting at Radio Televisyen Brunei.
His research interests include multidisciplinary research of sociolinguistics, media studies, literary studies, and education, and has since published in Elsevier, IJAL and GEMA Online, and will be published in Springer, Palgrave Macmillan and Routledge, among others.
He had worked as Adjunct Professor of English Language at Seri Begawan Religious Teachers University College and has been working as a research assistant for several research projects in UBD.