Report Launching – Undergraduate Academic Experience Survey 2016-17

On Monday, July 10, 2017, the Center for Enterprise and Society (CES) at the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB), organized the launching of the research report for the Undergraduate Academic Experience Survey (UAES) 2016-17.  The objective of the Survey has been to assess student satisfaction regarding their undergraduate academic experience, including their perception on academic value, workload, faculty satisfaction, degree curriculum and academic well-being among many others

The Chief Guest of the event was the Chairman of the University Grants Commission (UGC), Professor Abdul Mannan.
The event also had a high-level panel of :

  • Professor Omar Rahman, Vice Chancellor, Independent University Bangladesh (IUB)
  • Professor Jamilur Reza Chowdhury, Vice Chancellor, Asia Pacific University
  • Syed Manzoorul Islam, Professor, Department of English, ULAB.

Also in attendance, among other notable delegates from various leading universities, were

  • Ms. Taheerah Haq, Member, Board of Trustees, ULAB
  • Professor Saad Andaleeb, Vice Chancellor, BRAC University
  • Professor Abdur Rab, Vice Chancellor, Eastern University
  • Professor William Derrenger, Vice Chancellor, Canadian University of Bangladesh

ULAB Vice Chancellor Professor Jahirul Haque started off the event and the panel was moderated by Professor Imran Rahman, Dean, School of Business.  Sajid Amit, Director, CES, ULAB, conducted a presentation the survey findings.

Following the presentation, the panelists discussed the findings in great detail, emphasizing the practicality of the curriculum and the importance of mental and emotional health and detailed a range of initiatives that need to be undertaken so as to service the requirements of students.

The event was attended by a full-house of ULAB students, faculty, and media personnel.

Read more in this News article regarding the Survey findings from the Report:
Dhaka Tribune: 3 in 5 undergraduates ‘stressed out’, survey finds
Financial Express: ULAB holds report Launching ceremony

To follow CES’s Talk and Seminar Series go to:

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