Rajshahi University (RU) has launched an institutional email for the students aimed at infusing further dynamism into its academic and research activities.
The activities will be conducted with overall supervision of RU’s Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Center.
Vice-chancellor Prof Abdus Sobhan formally launched the programme at the Senate Building today. Pro-vice-chancellors Prof Ananda Kumar Shaha and Prof Chowdhury Jakaria and Registrar Prof Abdul Bari, among others, were present on the occasion.
ICT Centre’s Assistant Network Engineer Sohag Hossain gave an overview of the e-mail service and its technical side during his multimedia presentation.
From today (Sunday), the students can apply for their own respective email identification. For this, they have to http://emailapp.ru.ac.bd- first.
If verification of the application were completed, they have to send their respective related log-in to the verified e-mail. On the basis of the sent information the student can use the e-mail service through http://mail.ru.ac.bd- log-in.
The students and other users concerned will get benefits of Google Docs, Google Slides, Google Sheet, Google Forms, Google Calendar and Hangout under the G Suite for Education privileges.
Speaking on the occasion, Prof Sobhan said the RU authority has launched the institutional e-mail service considering the necessity issue of the students.
With this breakthrough, communication with both home and abroad regarding higher education, research and other matters concerned will be easier.
He also hoped that each and every of the beneficiaries will be more responsible in using the services.
Prof Sobhan also said the institutional email for the students will help take the RU’s standard of academic and research to one step forward.
Apart from this, the students can share and exchange their online materials among other students both in home and abroad after the best uses of the email which will take the university ahead.