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British Council to host Going Global Asia Pacific Conference in Singapore

British Council to host Going Global Asia Pacific Conference in Singapore

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The British Council is set to host its Going Global Asia Pacific Conference, providing a strategic forum for leaders in international education to share knowledge and build a global network to shape the future of higher education globally. This first regional edition of the British Council’s flagship Going Global conference will take place from November 28 - December 01, 2022 in Singapore. The conference will explore the theme of International Education in the United Kingdom (UK) and Asia Pacific region: How to pursue equity in an inequitable world. It aims to reimagine the future of education and build stronger, more inclusive, internationally connected education systems through the exchange of ideas. Representing Bangladesh, a delegate of seven esteemed personnel will participate i...
UIU Received the ‘Energy Globe Award 2022’

UIU Received the ‘Energy Globe Award 2022’

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A research Project “SirriS- Smart Solar Irrigation System” developed by the Centre for Energy Research of United International University (UIU) received the ‘Energy Globe Award 2022’ in the category of the World Award for Sustainability on November 14, 2022 at Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel, Dhaka. The Team leader and principal investigator of the research pilot project Mr. Shahriar Ahmed Chowdhury, Director, Centre for Energy Research of United International University received this award from the Austrian Ambassador H.E. Katharina Wieser. Smart Solar Irrigation System (SirriS) is a smart, automated field water irrigation system based on solar energy. The system consists of smart field parameter sensors like soil moisture, water level, PH sensors, bi-directional communication system, IoT ...
Masterclass on Community Storytelling held at ULAB

Masterclass on Community Storytelling held at ULAB

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The Dhaka International Mobile Film Festival (DIMFF) organized a masterclass for independent storytellers and film enthusiasts on 15th November, 2022, at University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB). The masterclass on ‘Fundamental Aspects of Community Storytelling’ was conducted by Dr. Angelos Theocharis, a Postdoctoral Researcher at Durham University, England. The event was coordinated by DIMFF’s Social Affairs Manager, Rayhan Kabir Shuvro. This masterclass was designed to educate young learners with a keen interest in filmmaking, on Community Digital Storytelling (CDST). According to Theocharis, CDST entails the creation of short films through a collaborative process in which facilitators work with participants to create a body of real, individual tales through a range of creative...
Discussion on Communication for Development and Professional Skills

Discussion on Communication for Development and Professional Skills

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On Thursday, November 3, the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh’s Media Studies and Journalism (MSJ) Department organized a discussion on Communication for Development and professional skills for students, at the research building of ULAB. ULAB MSJ Alumna and development professional, Ayesha Khanam was present as a speaker at the event. Professor Dr. Jude William Genilo, Head of Media Studies and Journalism, initiated the discussion session. He said, "Current students can learn the most about professional skills from the alumni." Later, Assistant Professor Dr. Mohammad Shazzad Hossain continued the discussion with Ayesha Khanom. Humanitarian worker Ayesha Khanum shared her struggles to become a development professional through inspiring stories. She discussed the importance of Com...
BUET Champion at UIU VLSI Day 2022 competition

BUET Champion at UIU VLSI Day 2022 competition

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The Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE) of United International University (UIU) organized a Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) design competition titled “VLSI Day 2022”. The award-giving ceremony was held on October 26, 2022 (Wednesday) at 10:00 AM at UIU Campus, United City, Madani Avenue, Dhaka. Hon’ble Mr. NM Zeaul Alam PAA, Senior Secretary, ICT Division, Government of Bangladesh was present as the Chief Guest and handed over the Champion trophy to the winning teams. Mr. Moinuddin Hasan Rashid, Hon’ble Chairman & Managing Director, United Group, Mr. Malik Talha Ismail Bari, Member, BoT of UIU, Prof. Dr. M Rezwan Khan, Former VC of UIU and Prof. Dr. A.B.M. Harun ur Rashid, Dept. of EEE, BUET were present as the Special Guests in the program. The Hon’ble V...
UoL degrees with London School of Economics’ academic direction, now at Universal College Bangladesh!

UoL degrees with London School of Economics’ academic direction, now at Universal College Bangladesh!

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With the aim of providing world-class affordable education in Bangladesh, Universal College Bangladesh (UCB), the first Ministry of Education-approved international education provider in the country, has partnered exclusively with the University of London (UoL) for the launch of multiple bachelor’s degrees with academic direction from the most notable London School of Economics (LSE), ranked #3 globally for social sciences. LSE’s alumni and former staff include 18 Nobel Prize winners and 37 past or present Heads of State; the legendary institution also has 99.9/100 employability score on QS Global University rankings. With 100% curriculum and testing from the London School of Economics, the offered courses at UCB initially include BSc Business and Management, BSc Finance and BSc Account...
Workshop on Mendeley: A Reference Manager for ULAB Students

Workshop on Mendeley: A Reference Manager for ULAB Students

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ULAB Library of the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) organized a collaborative workshop with Elsevier on Mendeley: A Reference Manager for ULAB Students on 20 October 2022 at its Research Building Library, Dhanmondi, Dhaka. Mendeley is a free reference management software to manage bibliographic data and related research materials. It stores, manages, and cites bibliographic references, such as books, articles, and others. Professor Dr. Din Mohammad Sumon Rahman, Department of Media Studies and Journalism (MSJ) and Advisor, Library Affairs, ULAB gave the welcome address in the opening of the workshop. K.M. Hasan Emam, Joint Librarian and HoD, ULAB Library and Mendeley Advisor, conducted the training workshop as a resource person. Md. Noman Hossain, Library Officer, ULAB L...
ULAB Wins Best Paper Award at 8th Inter-University Student Conference

ULAB Wins Best Paper Award at 8th Inter-University Student Conference

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The Department of English and Humanities at the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) held the 8th Inter-University Student Conference and Cultural Competition on October 20-21, 2022. The Chief Guest, Ambassador Md. Nazmul Quaunine, in his speech, recognized the efforts of the department and called the event a social movement that is nurturing collaboration amongst private and public universities all over Bangladesh. He also appreciated the contributions of the different universities and their student representatives to making the conference a success. The 2022 Inter-University Student Conference and Cultural Competition explored different facets of conflict and avenues for conflict resolution within topics in literature, language, linguistics, cultural studies, communication ...
ULAB hosts Grameenphone academy’s 7th campus townhall

ULAB hosts Grameenphone academy’s 7th campus townhall

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A man’s brain is like a little empty attic, you have to stock it with the furniture as you choose!’ Referring to a quote from Sherlock Holmes, Chief Digital and Strategy Officer of Grameenphone Solaiman Alam inspired the young learners to be selective on relevant skills and knowledge and not get swarmed in irrelevant minutiae. The cafeteria hall of the beautiful campus of the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) was bursting at the seams with enthusiastic students as Grameenphone academy conducted the 7th campus town hall. With the promise of inclusive upskilling and 4IR readiness, Grameenphone introduced the Grameenphone academy in May of this year. It is a free upskilling platform for the youth with the tagline #GetFutureReady. Professor Imran Rahman, Vice-Chancellor, Un...
Fall 2022 Orientation held at UIU

Fall 2022 Orientation held at UIU

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United International University (UIU) organized the Orientation Program for the newly admitted students of the Fall 2022 semester on October 21, 2022 (Friday) at 3:00 PM in the UIU playground. Students from the School of Science and Engineering (SoSE), the School of Business and Economics (SoBE) and the School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SoHSS) took part in the orientation program. Mr. Moinuddin Hasan Rashid Hon’ble Chairman & Managing Director, United Group was present as the Chief Guest. The Hon’ble Vice Chancellor (In-Charge) of UIU Prof. Dr. Md. Abul Kashem Mia presided over the ceremony. Prof. Dr. A.K.M. Muzahidul Islam delivered the presentation on the UIU, Dept. of CSE, UIU and Director of Center for International Affairs and Cooperation (CIAC). The Chief Guest a...