A total of 6,014 graduates are going to receive certificates in the 10th Convocation of Rajshahi University (RU) scheduled to be held at its stadium on Saturday.
The graduates who earned their masters, MBBS, BDS, MPhil and PhD degrees
between 2011 and 2014 from RU have registered their names to take part in the
Chancellor of RU and President of Peoples Republic of Bangladesh M Abdul
Hamid is likely to chair the convocation.
RU Vice-chancellor Prof Abdus Sobhan revealed this while reading out a written paper at a pre-convocation press conference at the Senate Building of the university here today.
He said RU will confer D. Lit degree to famous writer Selina Hossain and Professor Hassan Azizul Haque in recognition of their laudable contribution to Bangla literary on the occasion. Both of them were students of Rajshahi University.
President M Abdul Hamid will also unveil the foundation stones of two new halls. RU is going to construct the two new modern ten-storied dormitories for the students’, to remove the existing accommodation crises.
Prof Sobhan said one of the dormitories for female students will be named ‘Sheikh Hasina Hall’ while the other as ‘AHM Kamaruzzaman Hall’ for male students. Necessary preparations centering the convocation are almost at the final stage.
This time’s convocation will be more decorative and colourful than that of the previous ones, Prof Sobhan added. Security measures were strengthened on the campus to mark the convocation. The graduates have been asked to collect their respective ceremonial dress till tomorrow noon.
RU Pro-VCs Prof Ananda Kumar Shaha and Prof Chowdhury Jakaria, among others, were present at the press conference.