A total of 37 students from different departments of Dhaka University (DU) received ‘Duke of Edinburgh International Award’ on Sunday for their achievements in various extra-curricular activities, reports UNB.
Among the students, three students got Silver Awards while the rest 34 others got Bronze Awards.
DU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr AAMS Arefin Siddique distributed the certificates among the students at a function, held at the VC’s lounge of the university, as a chief guest.
Director of Students Counseling & Guidance Office of DU Prof Mahjabeen Haque presided over the function while National Director of the Duke of Edinburgh Award Foundation Prof Dr Khondaker Mohammod Shariful Huda and Chairman of the Executive Committee Rizwan-Bin-Farouk were spoke at the occasion as special guests.
When speaking, VC Arefin Siddique said students have to participate in the extra-curricular activities along with their academic ones to make themselves as worthy citizen.