BRAC University has given higher degree certificates to 4 thousand 889 students. Education Minister Dipu Moni presented the certificate at the convocation of the university at the Bangabandhu Bangladesh-China Friendship Exhibition Center in the capital on Monday (March 21). Among them 31 students won gold medals in various categories.
The Education Minister distributed the Chancellor’s Gold Medal among the graduates as the chief guest at the convocation. Prof. Syed Mahfuzul Aziz, Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Acting Vice-Chancellor of BRAC University distributed the Vice-Chancellor’s Gold Medal on the occasion.
Education Minister congratulated the graduates who participated in the 15th convocation of BRAC University. Addressing the graduates, he said, we want students to be pioneers in science, progressive in thinking. People will be motivated by honesty, humanity and love of country, healthy in body and mind and energetic in action.
The Education Minister praised the various steps taken by BRAC University in higher education. He said that since its establishment in 2001, BRAC University has been producing competent graduates through quality teaching. The founder of this university Sir Fazle Hasan Abed wanted to create a university to produce qualified leadership for Bangladesh and the world. BRAC University is doing that efficiently.
Tamara Hasan Abed, Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of BRAC University, said, “We hope our graduates will be full of vitality because they are educated in an education that is dedicated to solving contemporary problems and strives to make graduates knowledgeable and capable of amplifying the voices of the Global South, with integrity and ethics.” Will help them manage their professional life.
Convocation speaker Omar Ishraq urged the students to strive to find their purpose in life and set objectives that can contribute to positive change. Long-term goals make the difference, he said, and graduates should pursue life goals while being dedicated to lifelong learning, staying up-to-date with new knowledge and adapting to life’s challenges.
He further said that Bangladesh has a potential market and students should implement their ideas in the country first so that cost can be reduced by increasing production. English is the language of international business and our graduates should use their language skills to their advantage.
BRAC University Board of Trustees Chairperson Tamara Hasan Abed was among others present on the occasion. This year’s convocation speaker was Medtronic’s former chairman and chief executive officer Omar Ishraq.