Published – The Daily Star Date – September 14,2023
Bangladeshi students with Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) or O levels will be able to gain direct entry into all the University of London degrees upon completion of Certificate of Higher Education in Social Sciences (CHESS) in Dhaka. Universal College Bangladesh (UCB launched the CHESS programme at its Gulshan campus recently.
“As the first higher education institution in Bangladesh to be given permission by the Ministry of Education to offer international university programmes, it has been our objective to open the door to high quality and affordable foreign education,” said Prof. Hew Gill, President and Provost at UCB. “We offer programmes under the academic direction of the London School of Economics, with world class educational content which will equip students with the skills that lead to careers as highly paid professionals.”
Dr James Abdey, Associate Academic Director of UoL Programmes at LSE, said, “We are enthusiastic to support UCB in this innovative endeavour to enable HSC grads to study towards a University of London academic award right here in Dhaka.”
Bangladeshis from all schools and curriculums now have the opportunity to get a world-class UK degree at home, added Prof. Muhammad Ismail Hossain, Dean of Academic Affairs.
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