East West University (EWU) held an virtual orientation programme for the newly admitted students for the spring semester 2021 on the Zoom platform on Saturday.
Nearly 900 students were admitted to graduate and undergraduate programs in 14 different departments in this semester, the university said in a press release.
The objective of the programme was to welcome new students and introduce them to university facilities, faculty members, the academic system and the rules and regulations of the institution, it added.
The programme was attended by Planning Minister MA Mannan, Prof Dr Mohammed Farashuddin, chief adviser, EWU and former governor of Bangladesh Bank, Prof Dr MM Shahidul Hassan, vice chancellor, and Prof Dr Muhammad Ziaulhaq Mamun, pro vice chancellor of the university.
Speakers welcomed the fresher's to the EWU campus and encouraged them to prepare themselves for the welfare of the country and countrymen by the spirit of Ekushey. They also urged the students to build themselves as a good citizen and future entrepreneur of the country by utilising the academic life of the university through hard perseverance.