CUB to hold its first convocation Tuesday

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Kailash Satyarthi expected to join

| Updated: February 01, 2023 15:02:11

CUB to hold its first convocation Tuesday

Canadian University of Bangladesh (CUB) will organise its first convocation at Osmani Memorial Auditorium in Dhaka on Tuesday.

University Chancellor and President of Bangladesh Md. Abdul Hamid will be the chief guest at the convocation.

Degree holders are eagerly waiting to receive their degrees from the Chancellor, says a media release.

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Kailas Satyarthi. (File photo)

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and Indian child rights activist Kailas Satyarthi is also expected to join the event as the convocation speaker and share his experience and thoughts with the students.

Founder and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Canadian University of Bangladesh Dr Chowdhury Nafeez Sarafat said, “The convocation day is a special milestone for us. We are really fortunate to have Hon'ble President as chief guest and a Nobel Laureate as Convocation Speaker. I am thankful to everyone associated with CUB including our faculties, staff, students and alumni.”

Dr Sarafat has also said, "We are building our permanent campus at Purbachal in an environment-friendly atmosphere. Along with facilitated labs, studios, libraries, theatres, and study zones, there will also be student lounges, leisure areas, a gym, food lounges, etc. The aesthetic permanent campus of the university is following world-class architectural design."

Professor H M Jahirul Haque, Vice Chancellor of the university said, "This arrangement has been made to complete the educational life of the students. It is the biggest joyous day for our beloved students to attend convocation with Hon'ble Chancellor and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. And so, the university authority is organising the programme with the best possible effort. This is a really historic moment for us."

Canadian University of Bangladesh has a programme like- Shipping & Maritime Science, BBA, MBA and EMBA, CSE, EEE, LL.B, English, Media Communication & Journalism and it also offers master's in Maritime Transportation & Logistics.

The university has been providing various scholarship opportunities for its students from its inception. This institution is having direct affiliation with various business and research institutes. The curriculum of the university is aligned with various universities in North America.

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