Monday, 25 Sep, 2023


Raise university funds through alumni associations: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (Jan 19) urged the university authorities to raise funds through their respective alumni associations for development and welfare activities.   The premier said this at a meeting of the standing committee members of the Bangladesh University

Third Conference on English Pronunciation in Bangladesh (EPIB3): Issues and Practices at ULAB

On January 13, 2023, the Department of English and Humanities and the Center for Language Studies (CLS) at the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) co-hosted the Third Conference on English Pronunciation in Bangladesh (EPIB3): Issues and Practices, co-organized with Professor Amin

IUB student wins Gold Honour at the International Youth Math Challenge

Nishorgo Nondon, a student of Computer Science and Engineering at Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB), has won the Gold Honour at the International Youth Math Challenge 2022. He got the recognition for finishing in the top 2% among more than 12,500 high school and university students

IMF DMD Antoinette pays courtesy call on DU VC

Visiting Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Antoinette Monsio Sayeh today (Jan 17) paid a courtesy call on the Dhaka University's Vice-Chancellor (VC) Professor Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman at his latter's office in capital.  After the meeting,

No more JSC-JDC exams

The government has decided not to hold the Junior School Certificate (JSC) and its equivalent examination from this academic year. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina gave her nod in this regard.  As a result, there will be no JSC, JDC like examinations in the country from this year.

DU admission test may begin April 29

The admission committee of Dhaka University (DU) has recommended to begin admission test from April 29. The committee headed by DU Vice Chancellor Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman made this recommendation on Thursday (Jan 12). According to the admission committee sources, the admission test will

IUB inducted into the Nature Positive Universities Alliance

Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) has been inducted into the Nature Positive Universities Alliance, a global network of over 100 universities from almost 50 countries that have pledged to work to prevent and reverse nature loss by addressing their own impacts and restoring

Nobel Laureate Abdulrazak Gurnah at ULAB

Nobel Laureate British Novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah attended a talk on "Writing and Its Hinterland" on 9th January 2023 at University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB). The event started with the ULAB theme song followed by the welcome speech of Dr. Kazi Anis Ahmed, Vice-president

DU PhD application opens for 2022-2023 academic-years

The Dhaka University authorities have called the PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) programme aspirants for the 2022-2023 academic year (January-June) to apply. Eligible candidates can download PhD application form from the university website and have to deposit Tk 1,000 to

BGB opens primary school in Rangamati

Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) opened a primary school for the children of Baghaichhari Upazila of Rangamati. Lieutenant Colonel Mohammad Mizanur Rahman, commander of Baghaihat Battalion 54 BGB in Durgam Udalchari BOP area of Sajek Union, and Naik Subedar BOP commander of Udalchari BOP

PM opens nationwide free textbook distribution

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (Dec 31) formally inaugurated the distribution of free textbooks among students up to the secondary level for the academic year 2023. The “National Textbook Festival” is set to be celebrated across the country on January 1. She formally

UGC stresses on solving cluster admission crisis

Bangladesh University Grants Commission (UGC) Member Professor Dr. Muhammed Alamgir on Wednesday (Dec 28) stressed for a quick solution over the cluster-based admission tests of 22 general and science & technology (GST) public universities. At the same time, he advised to make the

HC rules over cancelling migration system in univ admission

The High Court (HC) today (Dec 27) issued a rule asking authorities concerned as to why it shall not declare illegal the decision of cancelling the migration system in university admission process. The court asked the concerned to reply the rule within 10 days and stayed the decision

Taliban use water cannon on women protesting university ban

Taliban security forces used a water cannon to disperse women protesting the ban on university education for women on Saturday, eyewitnesses said, as the decision from the Taliban-led government continues to cause outrage and opposition in Afghanistan and beyond. The development came

Taliban bans women from Afghan universities

The Taliban have announced the closure of universities to women in Afghanistan, according to a letter by the higher education minister. The minister says the move is until further notice. It is expected to take effect immediately. It further restricts women's access to formal

Application invited from Bangladeshi students for study in US

The US Embassy in Bangladesh is calling for applications for the 2023-2024 Community College Initiative (CCI) Programme, which provides current Bangladeshi undergraduate students with scholarships to study in US. According to the US Embassy, the CCI Programme provides Bangladeshi

Class 1-9 student enrollment begins tomorrow

Secondary schools will start enrollment of students for class 1 to 9 from tomorrow (Dec 17).  The admission process will continue till December 21. The government and non-government schools will now enroll admission-seekers from waiting list from December 22 to December 27,

ULAB observes Martyred Intellectual Day

University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) observed Martyred Intellectuals Day with due solemnity on the campus.  ULAB organized an online discussion session on December 14.  Writer and columnist Professor Abdul Mannan from ULAB School of Business was the keynote

Primary teacher’s recruitment result published

Selecting 37,574 candidates as assistant teachers in government primary schools of the country, the authorities concerned published the results primarily based on the recruitment tests. Public Relations Officer of Primary and Mass Education Ministry Mahbubur Rahman Tuhin confirmed the

Applications for UK Government’s GREAT Scholarships now open 

Applications for the UK government’s GREAT Scholarships, delivered by the British Council and GREAT Britain campaign, are now open for Bangladeshi students for the 2023-24 academic year. The GREAT Scholarships offer students from Bangladesh the opportunity to undertake