UGC Chairman's discussion with Australian delegation
A view exchange meeting was held with the University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh and a delegation of the State Government of Victoria, Australia.
The meeting was held on Tuesday at the UGC meeting room. The meeting was presided over by UGC Chairman Professor Dr. Kazi Shahidullah.
Commission Member Dr Md. Sajjad Hossain, Dr. Muhammad Alamgir, Dr. Biswajit Chand, Dr. Md. Abu Taher and the secretary of the commission. Ferdous Zaman. Global Victoria Commissioner (South Asia) Michelle Wade led a three-member delegation.
Michelle Wade said at the meeting, there are several reputable universities in Australia. The educational system of these universities provides high quality and quality education to the students. The State Government of Victoria is interested in imparting technical and technological knowledge to teachers and students in the field of higher education in Bangladesh.
UGC Chairman Professor Shahidullah said that now education has become a big business in the world. But education system or investment in Bangladesh is not for business purpose.
Education should be treated as a social responsibility rather than a commodity. Bangladesh expects meaningful and student-friendly cooperation in foreign investment in education.