The first private university and the number one ranked private university of Bangladesh, North South University (NSU) resumes all in-Person classes and exams after two years of online classes for COVID-19 pandemic.
Students are allowed to enter the university following all health and safety guidelines including body temperature measurement at the entrance of NSU. Students are allowed to attend classes on campus maintaining health and safety guidelines properly. They are excited to be back in classes after a long time.
Like all other educational institutions in the country, NSU was shut in March 2020 to curb the spread of novel coronavirus. However, with the successful launch of online class activities since the onset of the Corona Pandemic, NSU successfully completed all semesters on time. In compliance with the government’s decision, the decision to conduct in-person classes and exams was taken at the syndicate meeting of the university.
NSU’s campus gets back life with the gathering of the students. After a long time, with the opening of the campus, students showed their cheerful presence in the university library, cafeteria and games room.
Professor Dr. M. Ismail Hossain, Pro Vice-Chancellor of North South University said at the end of visiting a number of classrooms, ‘It is so pleasing to see students come back after 2 years of emptiness. The Board of Trustees and NSU Senior management are delighted to welcome back students.’
In the meantime, he said, ‘Some rules have to be obeyed to take part in-person classes and examinations. These include:
Everyone has to wear masks while staying on the campus.
In the classroom, students need to follow the health and safety guidelines, seating arrangements should be made maintaining social distance.
Students are encouraged to enter and exit the university only if they have classes.’
The Cine & Drama Club of North South University hosted a flash move and cultural event at the NSU Plaza area.
Among others, Prof. Dr. Javed Bari, Dean, School of Engineering & Physical Sciences, NSU, Prof. Dr. Hasan Mahmud Reza, Dean, School of Health & Life Sciences, NSU, Prof. Dr. Abdul Hannan Chowdhury, Dean, School of Business & Economics, NSU, Mr. Jamil Ahmed, TV Presenter & Director – Public Relations Office, NSU, Directors of various departments, Department Heads, senior officials, faculties and students were also present at the program.