Holding a colorful orientation program on Saturday (May 7) Notre Dame University Bangladesh (NDUB) welcomed its fresher of summer 2022 semester. The ceremony was held at the open space of the university campus.
While addressing as chief guest, noted novelist Selina Hossain said, Literary works in Bengali language are enriched. All that important forms should be translated for the global readers.
In this regard she requested the students of Notre Dame University Bangladesh (NDUB) to do that interpretation job into English for the sake of the global learners.
Selina, also the President of Bangla Academy said, “If the students can hold the courage of Bangla language, they can enlighten the whole world. The contribution of NDUB for this nation will be flourished via this.”
NDUB held its admission test for the summer trimester on April 24 and regular classes are going to be resumed from May 8, after a vacation of Eid-ul-Fitr and other occasions.
While presiding the program, Father Adam S. Pereira, CSC, Treasurer of the university said, “We have started in a limited scale. As per our plan we are expanding our activities.”
“Four-year program here will give you good opportunity to shine in your career, if you follow our guidelines and learning methods. Attending regular classes here you can differentiate yourself from now after completion of study. You will find yourself competent enough for the competitive world,” he advised the new students.
He urged the guardians to be another mentor of the students. So that combined effort of teachers, students and guardians will help them being raised as ethics based appropriate learners.
Dr. Father Leonard Shankar Rozario, CSC, Registrar-in-Charge of NDUB said, “Our university is situated in such a place which is like a junction. Students of any place in or outskirt of Dhaka can reach the campus easily. Metro-rail will facilitate in upcoming days.”
“Our teachers jointly teaches the students the competence to see and the courage to act. We believe our students will be raised here as competent enough to accept the global challenges,” he added.
The program included national flag hoisting and singing national anthem as well.
After a colorful cultural program Father Tom McDermott, CSC, Director of English Language Center who hosted the program voted thanks to all.
Notre Dame University Bangladesh was approved by the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh on April 29, 2013. It is located in the Motijheel area of the capital with 1.2 acres of land. Notre Dame College has a long history in the country. Notre Dame College as well as Notre Dame University Bangladesh is expected to maintain that reputation in the field of education in the country.