DHAKA, Feb 8, 2020 (BSS) – University of Skill Enrichment and Technology
(USET), the first skill enrichment university in the country, is going to
start its academic activities from March 1 while its admission process would
begin this week.
“The university’s main objective is to contribute towards country’s
sustainable development by developing skilled people and supporting
employment,” said eminent economist and Chief Patron of USET Dr. Qazi
Kholiquzzaman Ahmad at a press conference at Narayanganj Press Club today.
He said students of the university will be able to learn, think and ask
questions which are the three main steps of earning knowledge that ultimately
helps people to apply their knowledge in their respective fields.
USET will ensure skill-based education for the students from middle class
and lower middle class families of the country. It will also provide the
opportunity of quality education for the underprivileged students of the
rural and urban areas, said a press release.
Dr. Moazzem Hossain, Founder Chairman of USET Trustee Board and former
Professor of Griffith University, Australia said, “To get the result of
Fourth Industrial Revolution, we need the collaboration of educational
institutions and industries, and we have started the university in line with
He said they are focusing on applied education instead of traditional
educational curriculum in the country. “Considering the importance of applied
education, we will be arranging ‘industrial attachment’ for the students of
Dr. Tanvir Khan, Vice Chancellor (Designate) shared the detailed
information about the academic programme of USET. The university will start
its academic activities at the temporary campus at Signboard, Narayanganj and
the permanent campus will be established at Meghna in Cumilla.
M Serajul Islam, Shayaka Sharmin and other members of the Trustee Board
were also present.