Education & Culture

NSU joins ERAB’s edn expo

Published : 06 Jun 2023 08:26 PM

North South University made a significant mark at the Bangladesh Education Expo organisied by the Education Reporters Association of Bangladesh at the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in the capital on Monday.

The day-long expo proved to be a platform for more than 60 educational institutions, including public and private universities, polytechnic institutes, to highlight their latest achievements and developments. With an array of research, publications and innovations on display, NSU showcased its academic prowess and commitment to excellence, according to a press release.

The event also featured two seminars focusing on the crucial topics of academic-industry linkage and research and PhD opportunities in private universities.

Education minister Dr Dipu Moni was present as chief guest at the event and she shared her thoughts on the advancements made by private universities in Bangladesh.

NSU vice-chancellor professor Atiqul Islam expressed his pride in a video message as a special guest. He announced that five universities in Bangladesh, including NSU, have been ranked among the top 1,800 universities worldwide in the renowned Times Higher Education Ranking.

In addition, professor Sk Tawfique M Haque, chair of the Department of Political Science and Sociology and director of the South Asian Institute of Policy and Governance at NSU, emphasised the importance of PhD programmes and research at private universities.

Javed Munir Ahmed, a member of the board of trustees of NSU, delivered the closing ceremony speech.