Webinar on “Skillsets For the Postpandemic World” organized by Career Services Office (CSO) at ULAB and Banglalink

Career Services Office (CSO) at ULAB in collaboration with Banglalink has successfully organized the webinar Conducted by the Head of Talent Management of Banglalink, Ms. Ayesha Saeed on a very significant and timely issue “Skillsets For the Postpandemic World” today 20th May 2020 at 2pm.

Skillsets for the Postpandemic World

Utilizing your time in this lockdown

To be successful, it is extremely crucial to be agile and proactive in every circumstance. Despite this current pandemic, investing your time to widen your knowledge and learn something every day is one of the best possible ways to spend the lockdown. Here are some links to help you and your younger siblings in this journey. https://digitaldefynd.com/best-linkedin-learning-lynda-courses/#9_Data_Science_Analytics https://www.guru99.com/coursera-free-courses.htmlhttps://www.udemy.com/ https://www.khanacademy.org/ https://www.edx.org/ https://www.forbes.com/#38d3e20f2254 https://www.ft.com/https://www.mytutorsinc.com/

Posted by Banglalink Careers on Monday, May 11, 2020

 

Significance of Mental Health during COVID – 19

The Student Affairs Office (SAO) at ULAB in collaboration with “Maya”, an organization that works with Health and Wellness issues has created a webinar called “Significance of Mental Health During COVID-19”. (Please find the link below.)

The objective of the webinar is to create awareness by hearing from experts and help the members of ULAB and others to take appropriate measures so that they can stay safe and healthy during this crisis period.

SAO is planning to host interactive LIVE session(s) to connect with the students and others concerned as a socially responsible organization.

করোনা ভাইরাসের প্রাদুর্ভাবে দৈনন্দিন জীবনের পাশাপাশি মানসিকভাবে কিভাবে সুস্থ থাকা যায়

করোনা ভাইরাসের প্রাদুর্ভাবে দৈনন্দিন ব্যক্তিগত এবং সামাজিক জীবনের পাশাপাশি মানসিক স্বাস্থ্যের উপরেও বিরূপ প্রভাব পড়ছে।এই পরিস্থিতিতে মানসিকভাবে কিভাবে সুস্থ থাকা যায় তা জানতে ভিডিও দেখে নাও।

Posted by University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) on Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Online Pre-registration Summer 2020 (Undergraduate)

Dear Students

At a time of global crisis, we hope you and your loved ones are staying safe and well. The wellbeing of all ULABians are our highest priority.

As education, health and livelihood systems are disrupted, we are assessing how best we can approach our academic continuity so that your future career is not affected. Thank you for your kind cooperation that helped us progress with our online activities.

We plan to start Summer Semester from June 14, 2020 as per the academic calendar. Given the emergency situation, we plan to start the academic activities of Summer semester “Online”. However, we will revert back to “On Campus” activities as soon as the situation permits.

We have relaxed Pre-Registration procedures to help you choose your desired course(s), faculty members and sections for the next semester with ease. The Pre-registration will start from May 6, 2020.

Please note that:

a. The ULAB Board of Trustees (BoT) has approved a 20% waiver on the advance that you are supposed to pay at the time of pre-registration. Accordingly, instead of Tk 20,000, you now have to pay Tk.16,000. You can pay this advance amount any time before the commencement of class (i.e.14 June).

b. You need to pay any outstanding amount of the current semester in order to be eligible for grades for Spring 2020 as well as to complete your pre-registration.

c. There will be no late fine for any delay in clearing the dues of the current semester.

d. The Accounts Office will circulate a separate guideline for easy payment procedure through bKash (with no payment charge), Prime Bank (teller deposit) or City Bank (online gateway).

URMS has already been updated with course lists for Summer-2020. Please check your URMS to register for the courses. If you do not get your desired course(s), please email to any one at the Registrar’s Office by May 5, 2020: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], OR call to: 01730328697, 01713091934, 01731470612, 01914372820, 01737200712.

The Pre-registration schedule along with course offerings & class schedule are in the attachments.

ULAB remains committed to ensuring your graduation in-time.

Thank you

 

 

Guideline for depositing tuition fees

Dear Students,

Hope all of you are safe and well at your end.

We understand that some of you wish to pay your outstanding tuition fees through online banking or bKash. In order to make the payment procedure convenient for you following guidelines are given:

1. Prime Bank Limited: You can deposit cash in any branch of Prime Bank near you. Bank details are:

Bank Name: PRIME BANK LIMITED
       Account Name: UNIVERSITY OF LIBERAL ARTS BANGLADESH
       Account Number: 2127113012847
       Branch: Sat Masjid Road, Dhaka
Note: Please mention your ULAB ID & Name on the deposit slip must.

2. bKash: If you want to pay through bKash, the merchant bKash number of ULAB is 01787697588. Please find attached the payment steps (in step five write ULAB ID must) for your information.

3. City Bank Skypay: If you want to pay using a card you have to click on “Make Payment” on the billing system in the URMS. Please find attached a screenshot where you have to click & pay.

If you have any queries relating to payment or if you face any difficulty while making your payment please feel free to call:

1. Md. Roknuzzaman – 01715 180995
2. Mr. Nowab Ali Molla – 01712 113049
3. Md. Saddam Hossain Murad – 01613178222

Best Wishes,

Registrar
University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB)

Extension of General Holiday

The Government has extended the ongoing general holiday until May 28, 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. In compliance with the government decision, ULAB will remain closed until the aforesaid period.

However, Pre-Registration for Summer-’20 Semester will continue. Essential support service offices will also function online.

 

 

 

 

Lt Col Md. Foyzul Islam (Retd)
Registrar

CQS joins the “Social Science platform for Covid 19, Bangladesh”

In the context of  unprecedented Covid 19 global outbreak in 2020 that has hit Bangladesh as well, a  group of researchers formed a ‘Social Science platform for Covid 19, Bangladesh’, acknowledging the fact that disease outbreak transmits through social routes and it requires social science knowledge to understand the nature of the problem and inform solutions. Dr. Sumon Rahman, Director, Centre for Critical and Qualitative Studies (CQS) is a member of the platform along with Dr. Imran Matin, BRAC Institute of Development and Governance (BIGD) and Mr. Mridul Chowdhury, mPower Social Enterprises Limited.

The platform is led by Dr. Shahaduz Zaman, Department to Global Health and Infection, University Sussex. This is to note that CQS is a collaborative partner of University of Sussex. The platform has initiated two projects:

  1. Designing a context-specific BCC material to respond Covid 19
  2. Developing a web repository of various informal non-state initiatives in response to the Covid 19 outbreak

Transition from in-class learning to online form

As per government advice, the university will remain shut from March 18 to March 31. However, as has already been communicated, we shall continue teaching online in order to complete the courses according to our academic calendar. Please take note of the following:

  1. Mid-term exams will be held online according to our pre-announced schedule. Exams may include assignments, take-home exams, projects that need to be submitted online. Respective course teachers shall notify their preferred exam time, method and submission deadlines.
  1. Students must be available online or check for updates and announcements in a mutually arranged platform (Moodle, Facebook, Google classroom, ZOOM, ULAB Emails, etc.)
  1. Students will not have any access to physical campus facilities during the closure.
  1. If students cannot reach their course teachers online, they must contact the department coordinator or admin officer.

Please follow all the expert advice of the health authorities. Stay safe!

 

Prof. Shamsad Mortuza, PhD
Pro Vice-Chancellor