BUBT holds 4th convocation
The 4th Convocation of Bangladesh University of Business & Technology (BUBT) held at the Bangabandhu International Conference Center (BICC), Dhaka on October 10, 2019. Honorable Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni, MP awarded degrees and gold medals to students as the chair of the convocation on behalf of His Excellency the President of the People's Republic of Bangladesh & Chancellor of the university.
While addressing the ceremony Dipu Moni said that Bangladesh is the role model in global development. "The government is working to expand higher education and also working to make education accessible to all. It is possible to achieve desired demographic dividend if proper investment is done to develop human resources". She called upon academicians to ensure coordination in academia and demands with various industries so that graduates can prepare themselves to face challenges of 4th Industrial Revolution. She also expressed her deep concern on ragging or bullying at campuses. Congratulating the graduates, she said "you are the main driving force to implement vision 2041."
Chairman of the University Grants Commission (UGC) Prof Dr Kazi Shahidullah attended the session as the special guest. He said "Education should not be limited to seeking employment rather learning should be expanded to make skilled and knowledgeable society. Be prepared to take the challenge of real life. It starts from today".
Dr Alastair Dawson, Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President, Central Queensland University, Australia was the convocation speaker. He said, "Never stop learning, seek wisdom from where you can find it, share what you know with others. And above all, be kind to your fellow citizens". He also said, "Your education journey doesn't end with your graduation here today." "In fact, this graduation ceremony represents the starting guide-not the finish line".
Prof Dr Shafique Ahmed Siddique, Chairman, BUBT Trust addressed the graduating students while Prof Md Abu Saleh, Vice-Chancellor of BUBT delivered the welcome speech.
With the help of Registrar and four deans of BUBT, about three thousand and one hundred ninety two students were awarded graduation and post-graduation certificates, while five highly meritorious students were awarded gold medals. In the concluding part, a fascinating cultural show was presented by the artists including Razib and Kona.
Members of the BUBT Trust, Syndicate and the Academic Council, Faculty members, Officers, graduating students of the university and distinguished guests including officers of the UGC and MoE were present at the ceremony.