DIU celebrates 19th founding anniversary
Daffodil University Correspondent || risingbd.com
Daffodil International University (DIU) has entered its 19th year with a reputation, success and glorious history of the digital university in Bangladesh.
The university officially started its journey on January 24, 2002. Although the founding anniversary was celebrated in a colorful manner in the past years. Now all educational institutions are closed due to ongoing pandemic.
As part of the regular program, this time there is no festival to participate physically. The university has a two-day long virtual event marking the day.
On the first day of the event, there is a discussion titled 'Red Soil to Green Campus' and a program with the participation of all clubs. On the second day, there is a participation program for international students and DIU alumni.
Daffodil started its journey with the aim of reducing foreign orientation in education and building a bright future for the students of middle-class people in the country. At present, the university, which has 20,000 local and foreign students when the university started its class with only 67 students.
Now it has gained the status of the country's information technology-based digital university. In recognition of its quality education, Daffodil International University has been ranked among the best in the world rank "Times Higher Education", QS Asia University Rankings, and UI Green Matrix Rankings.
It has also gained international and regional recognition for its quality of education, research work, and employment of graduates, world-class education, and environment.
The university has 850 full and 150 part-time skilled and experienced teachers. Admission process, teaching, and all the activities of the university are covered by software and computerization. In order to train them in up-to-date information technology education, each student is given a laptop for free. Scholarships are also given on merit.
Daffodil University/Shopnil Akash/Mahfuz