University of Science and Technology Chittagong

Faculty of Science, Engineering & Technology


Accommodation for Students

For female students accommodation is available at Gulmeher Hall, a project of the Anwara-Nur Welfare Trust. This is most conveniently located across the road with scenic beauty around. Happily this can accommodate all foreign and most of the non local female students. For male students there are two Halls. Foreign students are accommodated in the Syedur Rahman International Hall and local students are partly accommodated at Prof. Siddiqullah Hall. These are located in the Campus. The Syedur Rahman International Hall can accommodate all the foreign students.

Extra-Curricular Activities

Students are encouraged to participate in extra-curricular activities like sports, games, seminars, cultural activities and debates, which are organized regularly by the faculty as well as university throughout the year. Political activities are strictly forbidden in the campus.

Informing the Guardians

Performance of the students is periodically reported to the guardians with a request to respond with comments and criticisms. We take it as our responsibility to keep the guardians informed of the performance of the students. The guardians are also requested to notify the change of address if any in time.

Teaching Facilities

An academic plan based on the approved course and curriculum has been put into operation. All courses are supplemented by lectures, tutorials, demonstration and practical laboratory assignments. Sufficient lecture halls and laboratory facilities are available for the faculty. All labs are air conditioned and classes are facilitated by sufficient educational tools (Multimedia Projector, Overhead projector, etc)

Teaching Facilities

The USTC central library is headed by a well qualified experienced librarian. The current stock position is as follows :

1. Books 6791+
2. Journal titles 5021+
3. Audio and Video cassettes 70+
4. Reference resources 190+

In addition, the faculty is having its own seminar library with more than thousand books and journals.

International Co-operation

1. A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Department of Health Policy and Planning, Graduate School of International Health, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan, has been signed with the following objectives: Exchange information regarding health care system of both the countries, Exchange of faculty and students for both short-term and long-term, Conduct joint/collaborative Research on health policy that will include health care system, public health and such other relevant areas for the mutual development of both institutions. This will enable students of both universities to participate in such programs in batches for which facilities will be provided by the host university. This opens up the door for wider co-operation in various fields in future.

2. International Relief Friendship Foundation (IRFF) based in Tokyo and New-York has made donation of Taka 27 lac for the construction of community medicine department.

3. University of Edinburgh has offered facility for elective of 6-8 weeks duration for the students of USTC.

4. As a member of NETWORK, students of USTC can work in other NETWORK institution situated in more than 50 countries around the Globe.

5. Our Central Library Development Project is partly financed by Nippon Foundation Japan. This will not only serve the USTC faculties, but will also serve as a reference library for the Chittagong Division and other institutes in Bangladesh. Besides it publishes health education materials, leaflets, posters, booklets to be distributed to the community during field training of students. These contain articles in simple Bengali which is easily understandable to the people at village level.

6. USTC has received donation books worth Tk.2.50 lac on Pharmacology and Pharmacy from Japan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association.

7. Rotary International 2770 Japan has donated hospital beds and other accessories to the University Hospital.