Freshers’ Reception of Fall – 2018 was celebrated with enthusiasm by the Department of English of Hamdard University Bangladesh on 24 October 2018. The Vice Chancellor of the University Prof. Md. Abdul Mannan PhD was present as the Chief Guest. The program was attended by Dean, Faculty of Business Administration Prof. Dr. Md. Nasim Anjum, the Registrar Md. Nurul Huda, the Head of the Department of English Nujhat Nuari Islam, all the faculty members along with all students of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.
Dean, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Prof. Dr. Mohammad Sadirul Islam presided over the program.
The Vice Chancellor of the University Prof. Md. Abdul Mannan PhD welcomed freshers and thanked them the for selecting Hamdard University Bangladesh for their place of higher study among 103 private universities. He said that students are selecting this University because of the name of “Hamdard” which means “Friend of Suffers”. He discussed the philosophy behind the establishment of this University and that philosophy of this University is to produce enlightened people who truly serve the humanity towards the community as well as the nation. In addition, he mentioned that now a day diversified knowledge is important for every student and the students of English Department are always ahead compared with other departments in terms of diversity of knowledge because they must know and read the literature and language which come from different societies. Furthermore, He also advised the students to take part in the co-curricular activities as well as to follow the rules and regulation of the University. At the end, the students should set up their future goal from now on, said Prof Mannan.
Prof. Dr. Mohammad Sadirul Islam expressed his sincere thanks to the Chief Guest for attending the program. He also expressed his cordial thanks to the freshers for choosing the right place and the right Department for their higher study. He briefly discussed the facilities of the Department and also mentioned that English Department has a group of qualified and dedicated faculty members and has a 1 to 1 way academic communication system for the students. He stated that a university creates and disseminates the knowledge.Faculty members can only influence the students to learn and obtain knowledge but the main duty of the students is to acquire knowledge by themselves through their hard work, said Prof Islam. It is notable that seventeen students from different batches of the Department of English were awarded for their outstanding results.
After the discussion, a colorful cultural program was organized by the students of English Department.