Eid Holiday 2019

ULAB will remain closed from Friday, 31 May to Saturday, 8 June 2019 on account of Jumatul Wida, Shab-e-Qadr and Eid-ul-Fitre.

All academic and administrative activites will resume from Sunday, 9 June 2019.

 

Professor Akhtar Ahmed
Registrar

ULAB Adventure Club expedited Bandarban Region

ULAB Adventure Club expedited Bandarbanregion where a team of 35 members made base camp at Ronin Para and went to visit Rowangchhari. The trip took place from 18.4.2019 till 23.4.2019 in which club members and students of the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) also went to explore  Tinap Saiter and Debotakhum. From there on, a team of 5 members summitted Sippi, one of the highest peaks of Bangladesh.

ULAB Adventure Club usually go for a trekking trip every semester based on which they continued their tradition in Spring 2019 semester by going to Bandarban. There, they went to Ronin Para Primary School in that area to distribute the fund raised from ULAB Charity Concert among the less fortunate ones. The monetary fund was given by the visiting team to the people to establish a water pump and water tank, as there is a constant need for water in that certain area. The whole trip was assisted by ULAB Assistant Professor Mr. Mehdi Rajeb, UNO of RowangchhariUpazila Mr. Md. Mehedi Hasan, and Former Coordinator of ULAB Career Service Office Mr. Tauhid Ziauddin. Attire for the expedition was sponsored by Travel Kites.

ULAB ETE and EEE Organized “A Short Introduction to Machine Learning” Workshop

Department of EEE and ETE along with the ULAB Electronics Club jointly organized a workshop ‘A Short Introduction to Machine Learning’ on 11 April and 18 April, 2019. The workshop was conducted by Bashirul Azam Biswas, Lecturer of the department of EEE and about thirty students from CSE, EEE and ETE participated in the workshop. Methods of regression for predicting outputs are discussed in the first session whereas a brief overview of neural network is delivered to the participants in the final session. At the end of the workshop, certificates are provided to the participants by Tama Fouzder, Assistant professor of EEE.

Participants at the certificate giving ceremony

ULAB ETE and EEE with CSO Organized a CV Writing Workshop

A workshop on CV writing, designed and conducted especially for the engineering students, were held at permanent campus on April 23, 2019. Abu Rasel, Director of Career Services Office at ULAB, conducted the workshop and department of EEE and ETE organized the seminar jointly. About fifteen students, accompanied by two faculty members of EEE, participated in the workshop. A generic overview of improving CV writing skills is discussed with the participants as well as some sample CVs are demonstrated for better understanding of the CV writing.

Students from ETE and EEE departments participated in the workshop

ULAB Career Services Office holds ULAB Alumni Homecoming 2019

University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) celebrated reunion titled “ULAB Alumni Homecoming 2019” with great enthusiasm and ecstasy in the ULAB’s permanent campus grounds in Mohammadpur, Friday, April 19, 2019. On that day the campus ground turned into a meeting place of old friends. Alumni of ULAB came in the ceremony from their busy, tired life they tried to snatch some valuable time to rekindle old friendships with classmates from years gone by and shared old memories. It was a reunion of the former students of ULAB with a twist of Cricket Festival. Along with Cricket, Football, Table Tennis , Musical Chair , Gamcha Volley Ball , Human Ludu, Concert, Bur-B-Q , Fireworks and live music turned into a festive mood. During the program an ‘Flash mob’ presented by the current students of ULAB which made everyone surprised. Besides the former students many current students came to feel the warmth of brotherhood and to experience the past days of the university through meeting with the seniors. ULAB alumni were also very excited to see the love for them from their juniors. In their tight schedule the alumni’s usually don’t get time to meet with their faculties. It was a great opportunity for them to spend some memorable time with their mentors. Overall, it became an impulsive day for the former and current students of ULAB along with their faculties. The program was organized by the ULAB Career Services Office.

A Working Committee was set up to form the Alumni Association with the former students of ULAB to build bridges to former students with the university. ULAB Alumni Association will reformed by the direct vote of former students. Professor Dr. Shamsad Mortuza , ULAB Pro-Vice Chancellor delivered the inaugural speech. Professor Imran Rahman, Special Advisor to the ULAB BoT and Dean of ULAB School of Business and Ms. Juditha Ohlmacher, Member, ULAB BoT also delivered their speech. Professor Dr. Jahirul Haque announced the name of working committee and presented vote of thanks.

ULAB Treasurer Professor Milan Kumar Bhattacharjee, Registrar Professor Akhtar Ahmed; Director of ULAB Career Services Office Abu Hena Md. Rasel were also present along with the students, faculty members and admin members of ULAB.

ULAB Adventure Club expedited Bandarban Region

ULAB Adventure Club expedited Bandarbanregion where a team of 35 members made base camp at Ronin Para and went to visit Rowangchhari. The trip took place from 18.4.2019 till 23.4.2019 in which club members and students of the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) also went to explore the biggest waterfall of Bangladesh Tinap Saiter and Debotakhum. From there on, a team of 5 members summitted Sippi, one of the highest peaks of Bangladesh.

ULAB Adventure Club usually go for a trekking trip every semester based on which they continued their tradition in Spring 2019 semester by going to Bandarban. There, they went to Ronin Para Primary School in that area to distribute the fund raised from ULAB Charity Concert among the less fortunate ones. The monetary fund was given by the visiting team to the people to establish a water pump and water tank, as there is a constant need for water in that certain area. The whole trip was assisted by ULAB Assistant Professor Mr. Mehdi Rajeb, UNO of RowangchhariUpazila Mr. Md. Mehedi Hasan, and Director of Career Service Office Mr. Tauhid Ziauddin

ULAB sign Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Jaago Foundation

ULAB and Jaago Foundation signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on 28 April 2019. Under the MOU, the two organisations have agreed to collaborate in the following five areas:
  1. ULAB will offer one full scholarship per calendar year for a JAAGO child to pursue his/her undergraduate education at ULAB.
  2. ULAB will from time to time donate used laptops, computers, or accessories to JAAGO.
  3. ULAB will arrange JAAGO students of classes 8-10 to visit the university twice in a year.
  4. JAAGO will provide opportunities for ULAB students to undertake voluntary work on different projects with Jaago children, to guide Jaago children in developing projects, and to engage in part-time teaching on voluntary or paid basis.
  5. JAAGO will work with ULAB Career Service Office to offer internship and full-time job opportunities for suitable ULAB graduates.

University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh wins Two Awards in Nutrition Olympiad 2019

ULAB Nutrition and Wellness Club took part in the Nutrition Olympiad 2019 where they went on to win two awards. The event was organized by Bangladesh Institute of ICT in Development (BIID), which took place on 27.4.2018 at Bangabandhu International Convention Centre (BICC). University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) along with 24 different nutrition clubs from schools, colleges, and universities took part from all around Bangladesh.

In this year’s competition, Nutrition Olympiad was held in nine segments of which NWC ULAB participated in ‘Nutrition Messages’ video, Healthy Diet Chart, and Mini Essay segment. Out of these segments, ULAB won in two of them. Atifa Aziz Muntahar from BBA department won the Mini Essay segment while Waardah Wahid Sabah from MSJ department won the ‘Nutrition Messages’ video segment. The award was presented to the winners by Minister of State for Information and Communication Technology Division, Mr. Zunaid Ahmed Palak.

The judges’ panel for the event consisted of CEO of BIID, Md. Shahid Uddin Akbar and Bangladeshi magician and flutist, Mr. Jewel Aich. Among the list of guests present were Agriculture Minister, Mr. Abdur Razzak and Food Minister, Mr. Sadhan Chandra Majumder who were the chief guest and special guest respectively.

Also present during the event were US Ambassador to Bangladesh, Mr. Earl Miller along with the representative of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of UN’s Bangladesh, Mr. Robert D Simpson. They were presented as the Guest of Honor in the event.

Advisor of ULAB Co-Curricular Office Dr. Pinki Shah, Advisor of Nutrition and Wellness Club Ms. Tazrian Shainam Shahid were present along with students and executives of the club to represent ULAB.

ULAB Sustainable Development Club holds ‘Cleaning Activity’ at ULAB Permanent Campus

ULAB Sustainable Development Club and ULAB Center for Sustainable Development (CSD) holds ‘Cleaning Activity’ as part of their Greening ULAB Activity in collaboration with ULAB Co-Curricular Office and many other renowned and active clubs of University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB). The cleaning program took place on 25.04.2019 from 11 AM to 1:30 PM at ULAB Permanent Campus.

 

Students and members of the host and participating clubs actively took part to initiate a practical action towards cleaning the Permanent Campus. Students collected different solid wastes and put into the designated trash bin which are been thrown by the ULAB students in the permanent campus premises. They also conducted a waste audit in different locations of the campus to identify what types of solid waste materials are generated and how much of each type of waste can and cannot be recovered for recycling.

 

ULAB Sustainable Development Club and Center for Sustainable Development (CSD) plans more such events further next semester as part of Greening ULAB program. The event was monitored by Lecturer-cum-Research Associate of CSD-ULAB and Advisor of ULAB Sustainable Development Club Mr. Joy Bhowmik.