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Northumbria University team calls on UGC Chief

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Staff reporter A three-member delegation of Northumbria University Newcastle called on University Grants Commission Chairman Professor Dr. A K Azad Chowdhury at the latter’s office Wednesday. Barrister William Ralston, Acting Director, Bar Course Program, Northumbria University Newcastle is leading the delegation. Other members of the delegation are Christopher P Mitford, Senior Lecturer, Northumbria Law School, Northumbria University Newcastle and Barrister Khaled Hiamid Chowdhury, Head of Laws, London College of Legal Studies South. They discussed various issues including distance learning and Cross Border Higher Education of Bangladesh and Northumbria University Newcastle. The UGC Chairman said that UGC had been trying to expand academic and research collaboration with the foreign universities for internationalization of higher education over the years. UGC Members- Professor Dr. Abul Hashem, Professor Dr. Md. Akhtar Hossain, UGC Secretary Dr. Md. Khaled and Dr. Md. Lutfe Alam, Director, Research Support and Publication, UGC, among others, were present on the occasion.