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Academic Scenario

Q uality education at affordable tution is the slogan and motto of Uttara University. The creation of a knowledge based society is the commitment of this university. So to achieve all these, academic activities, research facilities alone with international cooperation have been designed. At present Uttara University have 4 Schools, 10 Departments and 28 Programs. These programs include courses on Humanities, Science. Engineering, Business, etc. The university prefers job-oriented and professional programs. Uttara University is the only university in Bangladesh, where M.P.Ed program is being run with the help of foreign experts. Uttara University is now proposing to open programs like EEL Fashion Design, M.A in ELT. Economics etc.

Offering Quality Education

W ith a view to achieving quality education. Uttara University appoints highly qualified full time and adjunct faculties with degrees from home and abroad. Uttara University faculty members are academically qualified and well experienced. A variety of interacting teaching methods including class delivery. quiz, formal lectures. tutorials, role playing exercise. group study approach are applied by the teachers. Besides, projector, audio-visual system. and multimedia aid in teaching are being widely used. Often industrial visits, seminars, symposiums and workshops are also organized to make learning environment more congenial.
In addition to the above following measures have also been taken to ensure quality education in this university.

Classrooms

A ll classrooms are fully air-conditioned and contain all sorts of teaching equipments including high resolution multimedia projectors. Classrooms are of reasonable size in accordance with its population with hygienic en \ ironment favorable for learning and interactive teaching.

IT Labs

T he computer labs are available for students use, free of cost and are equipped with state of the art PCs, high-speed broad band backed by optical fiber network. Both students and teachers have free access to them. Recently, the campuses are covered with WWI technology, where students are enjoying wireless connectivity.

Digital System Lab

A   well-equipped digital system lab along with different hardware equipment is available for practical classes of engineering and IT courses. The lab is equipped with all necessary modern components so that students can get a feeling of the digital electronic lessons in a practical setting.

Library

M ore than 20.000 books are available in three air conditioned libraries. The central library housed at the main building of the University, is equipped with rich collection of books and journals on Economics. Literature and Language. Social Science. Religious Studies. Business, health Education, Law. etc. The university library accommodates sufficient reference materials, periodicals to which students have easy access. Students are allowed to borrow books for use at home for a week or two.

Institute of Policy Research (IPR)

IPR is an independent research unit of Uttara University. It is funded by the Trustee Board of Uttara University. The Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. M. Azizur Rahman Ph.D (Vanderbilt University) is the 'Chief Adviser of the Institute. Prof. Dr. Debi Narayan Rudra Paul is 'Director' of the Institute. IPR specializes in research strategy, policy and program design, evaluating and implementing of projects on thematic areas of Economics, Education, Energy, Environment, Health. Social Policy, and Technology Transfer.

International Collaboration

U ttara University has achieved great success in terms of collaboration. It has created a new position to strengthen its capacity building in the area of 'International Collaboration'. The 'Director of International Collaboration' has been able to initiate dialogue with Coventry University. Ile has successfully signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Bedfordshire University and Orcestor University UK, to be followed up with courses mapping in Law and Business degree. The authority is closely working with some Canadian Universities of international repute for collaboration, exchange programs and Credit Transfer as well.

Tuition Waiver

A long with the facilities mentioned above, brilliant and meritorious but poor students are allowed Tuition Fee waiver. Siblings and spouses are also getting waiver. Tribal, Disabled, Autistic and students from Freedom Fighters families are highly benefited by studying at Uuara University.

Success Story

To shift to its own campus, Uttara University has already purchased a plot of land of 10.5 bighas near Biswa ljtema Maidan. Besides Department of Law has already been shifted to the own building of university at Sector #10, Uttara Model Town. Dhaka. This fulfillment of Government's condition of shifting the university to its own campus will help impart quality education at affordable tution and thereby build a knowledge-based society.

 

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