Uttara University Debating Club (UUDC) organized a week-long “UU SOB Debate Festival-2017” from 4th August to 10th August 2017.The honorable Vice Chancellor of Uttara University University Professor Dr Azizur Rahman graced the closing ceremony of the festival as Chief Guest. Pro-Vice Chancellor Professor Dr. Eaysmin Ara Lekha & Mr KaziMahiuddin, Registrar, Uttara University were present as Special Guest and Guest of Honor respectively. The session was Chaired by the Dean of School of Business (SOB) Professor Dr Nazrul Islam.
More than twenty teams from different batches and sections of SOB took part in the festival. First round, Second round and Quarter Finals of the competition were conducted in different phases from 4th to 9th August 2017. The Semi Finals and Grand Final were held on 10 August 2017 at IQAC Seminar Hall of the university from 1:00pm to 6.00pm. More than 20 faculty members of SOB attended the festival as Judges. The honorable Vice Chancellor, Pro Vice Chancellor, Registrar, Dean of SOB and senior faculty members of SOB were present in the final competition where Chairman of DBA Professor Dr ASM Shahabuddin played the role of Chief Judge.
The prize awarding session started with the welcome speech of Mr Amitava Bose Bapi, Moderator of Uttara University Debate Club. The Vice Chancellor of the university highly praised the debaters for their vibrant performance and inspired them to continue their journey in this field. The Pro Vice Chancellor stressed the importance of the debate in building future career of the students. She promised to support in expanding club’s activities in future. The dean of SOB Prof. Dr. Nazrul Islam thanked the Chief Guest, Special Guest and Guest of Honor for inspiring the students by their valuable presence. He expressed his hope that more students of SOB will come forward to perform such debate in future. The program was anchored by the Deputy Moderator of UU Debate Club Mr. Md. Alauddin. More than 80 students attended the closing ceremony of the festival.