Dr Lilly Suzana


Dr Lilly Suzana binti Haji Shamsu

Dean of Students Affairs and Lecturer at Faculty of Usuluddin, UNISSA
Sultan Sharif Ali Islamic University (UNISSA)

Dr Lilly Suzana Haji Shamsu wears multiple hats. During her public appearances she is renowned for possessing eloquent communication skills which are reflected in her talks, forums, workshops and circle learnings (halaqah). She frequently appears on Islamic programs on TV and radio; on Radio Television Brunei, Islamic Propagation Centre and is also a sought after speaker overseas as well. Dr Lilly’s full time job is Dean of Students Affairs in the Sultan Sharif Ali Islamic University (UNISSA) and lecturer in the Faculty of Usuluddin in UNISSA.

As a senate member of UNISSA and an executive committee of the university, she has to juggle between realising the vision and mission of the University as well as strengthening the students programs, not to mention, doing research and providing personal guidance to the students.

A key reason for her passion in this field is that she believes in the development of human capital and the community holistically through the teaching of al-Quran and alSunnah.

Dr Lilly obtained her Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) from International Islamic University of Malaysia in the field of hadith whilst her Masters Degree was obtained from Jordan University.

This article was published in the Apr-Jun 2014 issue of Inspire Magazine. Download it here!