University of Barisal (BU), is a public university located in Barisal, a city in southern Bangladesh. It was established in 2011 and started educational activities on 24 January 2012. The university offers degrees in undergraduate levels. There are twenty academic departments under six faculties. The university is determined to help students explore there abilities in various field of knowledge. The university has already formed different committees headed by the teachers to look after both curricular and co-curricular activities.