On Monday, December 4th, 2017 in the Senate Hall, the first working meeting of the administrations of the Student Parliament of International Burch University and International Burch University was held.
The Rector of the International Burch University, Prof. Dr. Damir Marjanović, vice-rector for Scientific Research and International Cooperation, Assist. Prof. Dr. Sanela Klarić, vice-rector for Planning and Development, Assist. Prof. Dr. Nedim Čelebić, and the dean of students Admir Salihagić attended the meeting in front of the University, while Amer Kurtović, Jasmin Novalić, Jasna Nuhić, Nejla Babić, Lamija Palalija and Mersiha Jaskić attended in front of the Student Parliament.
Amer Kurtović, the president of the Student Parliament, spoke first and presented the work of the Student Parliament thus far and the mission of the Student Parliament. Afterwards, Jasmin Novalić presented committees and the presidents of the committees.
The presidents of the committees addressed present tasks and explained their work: Nejla Babić in front of the Committee for Education and Curriculum, Jasna Nuhić in front of the Committee for External Relations and Cooperation, and Lamija Palalija in front of the Committee for Student Rights and Responsibilities. Haris Pandžić, the president of the Committee for Student Life and University Campus, was absent so Kurtović temporarily took his role.
Mersiha Jaskić, the secretary of the Student Parliament, explained the function of the Secretariat, the way in which its volunteers will be selected and some plans for the functioning of the Secretariat.
After the students’ addresses, the Rector expressed his personal and professional support for the students and their ideas, inviting them to together build a partner-like relationship in order to build an institution “of which both employees and students can be proud.”
The dean of students Admir Salihagić spoke about the importance of recognizing and creating joint interests of the Student Parliament and the University, Assist. Prof. Dr. Klarić spoke about the importance of the communication between the two sides and Assist. Prof. Dr. Čelebić spoke about the importance of having happy students which will contribute to the atmosphere at the University.