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JU VC urges all to stand by ailing student Tithi

SAVAR : Jahangirnagar University (JU) Vice-Chancellor (VC) Professor Dr Farzana Islam yesterday called upon all, including affluent section of society, to stand by an ailing student of the university, reports BSS. The VC made this call after handing over Taka 75 thousand, donated by former JU students for the treatment of Shirin Akhter Tithi, a […]

Seminar on Opportunities of the Higher Study in Europe held at EU

Department of Business Administration at Eastern University (EU) organized a Career Guidance Session titled “Presentation on the Opportunities of Higher Education in Europe” on Wednesday in the University Seminar Hall. In the program, 9th, 10th and 11th semester students of BBA Program were present, a press release said. The program started with welcome speech by […]

HSC, equivalent exams results today

DHAKA : The results of this year’s Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and its equivalent examinations will be published on Sunday, reports UNB. Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid will handover the results to the Prime Minister in the morning. Later, the minister will formally announce the results at 1:00pm at a press briefing. Tapan Kumar Sarker, […]

HSC results tomorrow

DHAKA,  – The results of Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and equivalent examinations-2017 will be published tomorrow, reports BSS. Examinees will get their results from respective examination centres or educational institutions, websites of respective centres, and through internet and mobile phones, the Education Ministry officials said. A total of 11, 83,686 examinees from 8,864 educational institutions […]

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Students clash with police at Shahbagh demanding exam dates

DHAKA : The students of newly affiliated seven government colleges with Dhaka University (DU) clashed with police as the law enforcers obstructed them while staging demonstration to realise their demands at Shahbagh intersection on Thursday, reports UNB. Witnesses said the students of seven government colleges took to the street around 10:00 am, demanding announcement of […]

BD, EU enjoy stronger ties in higher edu area

61 BD nationals selected for ‘Erasmus+’ scholarship DHAKA : Head of Delegation of the European Union to Bangladesh Ambassador Pierre Mayaudon on Thursday said Bangladesh and the EU today enjoy stronger relations in the area of higher education. “Higher educational institutions are crucial partners to drive forward and stimulate growth,” he said while addressing a […]


DU launches television studio

DHAKA, July 18, 2017 (TBT) – The Dhaka University (DU) today launched a television studio, first of its kind at any public university, at the 6th floor of Social Science Bhaban on the campus. Under the initiative of Television, Film and Photography Department of the university, World Bank (WB) and University Grants Commission (UGC) financed […]

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Grand reception for IUB Team on winning Mars Rover Challenge 2017

To celebrate the outstanding achievement of IUB Team Attendant in the world’s largest Mars Rover Challenge 2017, Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) organized a grand reception at IUB auditorium in Bashundhara, Dhaka. Zunaid Ahmed Pakak, MP State Minister for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh graced the occasion as the Chief […]

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Hundreds of boys abused at German choir school

Berlin, Jul 18 – At least 547 members of a prestigious Catholic boys’ choir in Germany were physically or sexually abused between 1945 and 1992, according to a report released Tuesday, reports AP/UNB. Allegations involving the Domspatzen choir in Regensburg were among a spate of revelations of abuse by Roman Catholic clergy in Germany that […]

Ensure quality education, President asks universities

DHAKA : President Abdul Hamid on Monday urged all the universities to take necessary steps to ensure quality education in higher studies so that students can cope with world-class competitions, reports UNB. The President came up with the call when Vice Chancellor of the Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP) Major General Md Salahuddin Miaji met […]

Discussion on 1971 genocide held at NU

DHAKA : A discussion on “1971 Genocide in Bangladesh as Reflected in Higher Education Curriculum” was held yesterday at the Senate Hall on National University (NU) campus in Gazipur. Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr Harun-or-Rashid presided over the meeting while writer and journalist Shahriar Kabir addressed it as the chief speaker, said a NU press release here. […]

Cambium Certified Technical Training Course begins at DIU

4 Day ‘Cambium Certified Technical Training Course’ has begun at Daffodil International University on 16 July 2017 organized by Cambium Networks. Professor Dr. Yousuf Mahbubul Islam, Vice Chancellor of Daffodil International University (DIU) inaugurated the course. Mohit Kalra, Head of Training Faculty, Cambium Networks, Anand Kasula, Sr. Engineer, Cambium Networks, Md. Hasan Hayder Kabir (Monir) […]

Crisis grapples academic activities of Pol Science department of JnU

RASHIDUL HASAN: Acute crisis of infrastructures grapples academic activities of Polictical Science department of Jagannath University (JnU), leaving academic environment at a stake condition and university authorities remain unresponsive for years. The department faces infrastructural problem including lack of sufficient class room, filthy toilet, lack of safe drinking water, dearth sufficient light and air inside […]

DU student team leaves tomorrow for South Korea to join youth camp

DHAKA,  – A four-member students’ delegation of Dhaka University (DU) will leave here for South Korea tomorrow to join the “Youth Camp for Asia’s Future-2017” there, reports BSS. The delegation members today met DU Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr AAMS Arefin Siddique at his office on the campus, said a DU press release. The VC urged the […]

HC questions results of 18 failed SSC students having pass marks

DHAKA,  – The High Court (HC) today issued a rule asking as to why it shall not declare illegal the results of 18 failed SSC examinees, who actually attained pass marks, of a Narayanganj school, reports BSS. A High Court vacation bench comprising Justice Gobinda Chandra Tagore and Justice Bhishmadev Chakrabortty passed the order, asking […]

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Is campus life really right for you?

Esra Gurkan: Many students find the close-knit community and convenience of a campus university comforting, while others prefer the variation offered by a city With so many factors to consider when choosing a university, students often overlook whether to opt for a campus-based or city university. But it’s worth thinking carefully about where you choose […]

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How can universities tackle religious discrimination?

Kristin Aune : A few months ago, concerns were raised about antisemitism and racism at the University of Exeter, after a swastika and a “Rights for Whites” sign were found in halls of residence. The incident followed reports of students wearing T-shirts bearing slogans such as “the Holocaust was a good time” and “Don’t talk […]

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How to cope with exam stress

Lewis Foster: It’s the time of the year we all dread. For some of us, this will be our first attempt at university exams, for others our last. But no matter where we are in our academic journey, we are all stressed out. Exam anxiety is, unfortunately, a normal part of university life and it […]

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University staff harasses sexual harassment

Sally Weale and David Batty: Harassment of students is widespread but remains invisible, partly because of confidentiality clauses, say campaigners Universities’ use of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) in sexual harassment cases involving staff and students is allowing alleged perpetrators to move to other institutions where they could offend again, according to academics, lawyers and campaigners. They […]

Begum Rokeya University to become world standard: New VC

RANGPUR,  – Newly appointed Vice-chancellor (VC) of Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur (BRUR) Professor Dr Nazmul Ahsan Kalimullah, BTFO, has said the university will become a world standard place for higher education, research and other activities, reports BSS. “Necessary steps would be taken to turn BRUR into a modern and time- befitting university and place of […]

NU masters exams begin July 16

DHAKA,  – Masters final course irregular and improvement (old syllabus) examinations of 2014 under National University will be held between July 16 and August 24, reports BSS. First semester examination of masters of 2015 will also begin on July 16 and continue till August 9, said a NU release. Detailed schedule of the final and […]

UGC seeks stern actions against fake PhD providers, holders

DHAKA, – The University Grants Commission (UGC) has found some unregistered universities to be issuing fake PhD degrees in exchange of money and sought stern government actions against certain such universities and those who were buying such so called degrees, reports BSS. According to an official press release the regulatory body recently submitted a report […]

Classes continue at IU amid vacation

ISLAMIC UNIVERSITY, June 4, 2017 – The regular classes and examinations of various Departments of Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia continued amid Holy Ramadan vacation due to reduce session jam of the university, IU registrar office source said this morning, reports BSS. The teachers of English, Finance & Banking and Computer Science & Engineering Departments […]

Korean team meets DU vice-chancellor

DHAKA, – A three-member Korean delegation today paid a courtesy call on Dhaka University (DU) Vice-Chancellor Professor AAMS Arefin Siddique at his office on the campus, reports BSS. Professor Chang soo Suh of Soonchunhyang University, South Korea, led the delegation. Other members of the delegation were Bae Jin-Hyeon, Deputy Country Director of KOICA Bangladesh office […]