BIGD Students Took part at BRACU Convocation

BRACU convocation

The 12th Convocation of BRAC University took place on the 13 December, 2017 at the university’s residential campus at Savar in Dhaka. Education Minister Mr. Nurul Islam Nahid attended the convocation as chief guest and presided over the ceremony on behalf of the president of the People's Republic of Bangladesh and university chancellor Md. Abdul Hamid. The convocation speaker, Managing Director of Drik Picture Library Ltd., Mr. Shahidul Alam, spoke of his life in photography and of leaving behind a life of comforts in the UK to challenge the Western perception that Bengalis were poor. BRAC University board of trustee’s Chairperson Sir Fazle Hasan Abed and University Grants Commission Chairman Professor Abdul Mannan also addressed at the convocation ceremony. Around 1600 students from various academic disciplines joined the ranks of BRAC University graduates where 90 students were from BIGD. 47 students from Master of Development Studies (MDS), 32 students from Masters in Procurement and Supply Management (MPSM), 09 students from Master in Development Management and Practice and 02 students from Masters in Governance and Development (MAGD) participated in the program and received the degree certificate. Dr. Sultan Hafeez Rahman, ED; Dr. Shanawez Hossain, Research Fellow; Mohammad Sirajul Islam, and Syeda Salina Aziz, Sr. Research Associate of BIGD also attended the convocation, where Dr. Rahman attended a discussion session with the students of MAGD at the end of the event.