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13th founding anniversary of BRUR today

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 12 October, 2021 12:00 AM
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13th founding anniversary of BRUR today

Today is the 13th founding anniversary of Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur (BRUR).

On the occasion, various programmes have been chalked out in compliance with the hygiene rules.

The programmes include hoisting of national and university flags, placing wreaths at the portraits of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and majestic woman Begum Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain, tree planting, virtual discussion and a milad mahfil, said a press release on Monday.

The university started its official journey on October 12, 2008. However, the educational activities of the university were inaugurated on April 4, 2009.

With 300 students and 12 teachers, the educational activities started on the temporary campus of Teacher Training College in Dhap Lalkuthi area of Rangpur city. It started its journey on January 8, 2011 on its own 75-acre campus at the corner of Rangpur City Park.

At present, teaching activities are going on in 21 departments under six faculties. Education activities will continue in a new department in the current academic year.