BRAC University (BRACU) does not believe in any “run-of-the-mill” approach to education, rather wants to open students’ minds so that they can decide for their life and move forward on their own, said Vice Chancellor (Acting) Professor Mohammad Tamim, PhD.
Addressing Spring 2019 freshers’ parents during an orientation program at the BRACU auditorium on Monday (07 January 2019), he congratulated all for choosing BRACU for their children.
Lady Syeda Sarwat Abed, director of the BRAC Institute of Languages, suggested parents improve communication and interaction with their children. BRACU encourages leadership among students and doing so required cooperation from parents, she said.
Moderating the event, Ismat Shereen, head of Relationship Management Office, gave a presentation on scholarships and tuition fee waiver rules.
During the First Year Advising Team program the next day, Proctor Associate Professor Samia Huq, PhD informed students about rules and regulations at BRACU.
Only academic excellence is not good enough to make someone complete or successful and BRACU’s Residential Semester helps students become empathetic and responsible, said Rehan Ahmed, campus superintendent of BRACU’s Savar campus.
Monojit Kumar Ojha, head of finance, advised students to first respect and love others so that they themselves can get the same treatment. He shared information about the academic calendar including payment schedules, exam dates, advising date etc.
Hasina Afroz, University Librarian, Ayesha Abed Library shared students how to use the resources of library as well as other relevant rules.
Monzia Mushtaq, psychosocial counsellor and lecturer, and Dr Salina Akhter, senior medical consultant talked about services and facilities of BRACU’s counselling and medical unit.