The RBU is accessible from tricity and is established under Punjab act no. 16 of 2014 vide notification no. 17-leg/2014 dated 13th August 2014 and notified by UGC under section 22 of the UGC act 1956, is empowered to award degree vide letter No. 8-23/2014 (CPP-I/PU Dated 26th Sept, 2014 by University Grant Commission (UGC).
The university offers a choice based flexible learning system, enabling an interdisciplinary approach for learners to learn at their own pace and choose electives from other available courses as well as take up some additional/value added courses to increase their skill/employability. In addition, the university offers several bridge courses which serve as a preparatory tool to narrow the gap required for graduate studies. For a student to change program, undergoing bridge courses strengthen or refresh some core required for success in an academic degree program. These bridge courses also serves in meeting necessary prerequisites and get basic knowledge for selected stream. Besides courses, the university provides facility of viewing results digitally, thereby reducing the load of administrative staff and have easy accessibility. Digital results also students in deciding to repeat their tests if they intend to.
The university understands the need of practical learning, in this regard teaching at RBU is highly practical and has segmented away from traditional mode. Further, the curriculum has been evolved after constant interaction with leading professionals who are a part of Industry and Academic advisory boards. Also, a strong emphasis is placed on developing analytical skills, communication, team building and problem solving skills. The university also possesses unique skill development centre (SDC), empowering students with necessary skills to enhance their employability. The SDC has strong nexus with the industry and imparts useful soft skills pertaining to communication skills, professional ethics and sound values, enabling students to venture out confidently and proving their caliber in workplace.
RBU facilitates resolution of questions, concerns, choices and changes related to student life through Student Information Care and Counseling Cell (SIC3). This counseling center provides free, confidential counseling services to all currently enrolled full time students to give an ambience that is welcoming and comfortable. Also, the counselors help students to increase their resilience, address their grievances and maintain positive well-being by developing effective coping and problem-solving skills. In addition, the cell also has a case manager who can assist parents and students to locate community based services if requested or deemed appropriate.
The university also takes care of academic staff, empowering them with skill enhancing courses like Six Sigma, Big Data Analytics, Digital Marketing, Communication, Leadership & Management to name a few. Non-Academic staff are also encouraged to undergo personal development as part of their career and role development.