World University of Bangladesh

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World University of Bangladesh
WUB Logo.JPG
Motto Utilitarian Education for Economic Emancipation
Type Private, Coeducational
Established 1998
Vice-Chancellor Abdul Mannan Choudhury
Academic staff
212
Students 8,000 (February 2009)
Address Road No. 5&7, Dhanmondi, Dhaka-1205, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Campus Urban
Nickname WUB
Affiliations Association of Commonwealth Universities
University Grants Commission Bangladesh
Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs
Website www.wub.edu.bd

World University of Bangladesh (Bengali: ওয়ার্ল্ড ইউনিভার্সিটি অব বাংলাদেশ) often abbreviated as (WUB) is a private university located at Dhaka, Bangladesh. The university was established in 1998 under the Private University Act, 1992.[1] It has five campuses. The main campus situated at 3/A, Road # 4, Dhanmondi, Dhaka 1205, Bangladesh. Other campuses are located at Dhanmondi.

History[edit]

World University of Bangladesh (WUB) established under the private University Act, 1992 (amended in 1998), approved and recognised by the Ministry of Education, Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh and the University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh is a leading university for utilitarian education. The University is governed by a board of trustees constituted as per private universities Act 2010 which is a non-profit making concern. The university is a member of the Association of Private Universities in Bangladesh, Association of Common Wealth Universities and Quality Assurance & Improvement Council and appears in the worldwide listing of universities by the UNESCO.

Although the formal approval to start operation of the World University of Bangladesh was received on February 26, 2003, the ground work for the university began in early part of 2000. World University of Bangladesh is authorised to offer courses and award degrees, diplomas, certificates on its own. At present it has credit transfer arrangements and academic collaborations with some universities in UK, USA, Australia and the Caribbean.The university had its first convocation on October 28, 2008, where 782 students received degree from the Honorable President of People's Republic of Bangladesh and Chancellor of World University of Bangladesh.

Convocation[edit]

First Convocation [2008]

Second Convocation [2012]

Third Convocation [2015] [2] Location: Rajarbagh Police Lines

4th Convocation [2017] [3] Location: Bangabandhu International Conference Centre

Academics[edit]

Festival[edit]

Every year WUB arranges two days CSE Festival. The festival offers Inter University Project showcasing, Robotics Contest, College level debating contest, IT olympiad, Seminars, Workshops and Gaming Contest. Every year more than fifty universities and twenty school and college participate in the festival.[4]

Academic programs[edit]

Faculty of Science & Engineering
Faculty of Business studies
Faculty of Arts & Humanities

Accreditation[edit]

World University of Bangladesh (WUB) is a member of the Association of Common Wealth Universities (ACU), London, Association of Private Universities in Bangladesh and Quality Assurance & Improvement Council and appears in the worldwide listing of universities by the UNESCO.

Accommodation[edit]

The university provides residential facilities for male and female students.

Student Organizations[edit]

  • Pharmacy association of WUB
  • Civil Engineering Club
  • Young Learners
  • YL Global
  • MTE Club (Mechatronics Club)
  • Textile Club
  • WUB EEE Club
  • WUB BBA CLUB
  • WUB Photography and Media Club - WUBPMC
  • WUB Computer Society (WUBCS)
  • WUB Debating Club

Notable alumni[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Private University Act, 1992
  2. ^ ওয়ার্ল্ড ইউনিভার্সিটির ৩য় সমাবর্তন শুক্রবার [Friday is third convocation World University]. Banglanews24 (in Bengali). 26 March 2015. 
  3. ^ Fourth convocation of World University of Bangladesh [Fourth convocation of World University of Bangladesh]. daily-sun. 12 March 2017. 
  4. ^ http://www.daily-sun.com/printversion/details/96905/4th-WUB-CSE-festival-held

External links[edit]

  1. Professor Dr. Abdul Mannan Choudhury, Honorable Vice Chancellor of WUB
  2. WUB official website
  3. Official Facebook page
  4. Library
  5. WUB CSE Fest Website

Coordinates: 23°44′32″N 90°22′57″E / 23.7422°N 90.3825°E / 23.7422; 90.3825