The 2nd Convocation of United International University (UIU) was held on 13 February, 2013 at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre. The Hon’ble Education Minister, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh Mr. Nurul Islam Nahid, MP, presided over the ceremony while Dr. Mirza Azizul Islam, Former Adviser to the Caretaker Government, was present as Convocation Speaker. Welcome address was delivered by Mr. Hasan Mahmood Raja, Chairman, Board of Trustees while Professor Dr. M. Rezwan Khan, Vice-Chancellor of University also addressed in the ceremony.
It may be mentioned that UIU is one of the projects of United Group in Education Sector created with the aim of developing it as one of the premier seats of higher studies not only within the country but beyond. This is a non-profit unit run through a Board of Trustees (BOT) with zero interference from the BOT. Starting its journey in 2003 with only 75 students in three programs, UIU now stands on its own campus with over 5400 students, and 112 permanent and 65 part-time faculty members.