Dhaka, Jul 1 (UNB) - The Dhaka University Day is being observed on the campus here on Monday amid festivity, marking the 98th founding anniversary of the country's highest seat of learning.
The theme of this year's day is "Quality education: barriers and solution".
DU Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr Akhtaruzzaman inaugurated the daylong programme in the morning at Mall Chattar of the University.
A number of processions were brought out from the residential halls of the university at 10 am while the national flag, DU flag and flags of different halls were hoisted at 10:15 am.
Teachers and students gathered at the Mall Chattar in front of the Administrative Building and brought out a procession which ended at the Teacher-Student Centre (TSC).
A discussion meeting titled 'Qualitative education: barriers and solution' is scheduled to he held at the TSC auditorium where Professor Emeritus Dr Serajul Islam Choudhury is supposed to present the keynote speech with the DU VC in chair.
The university authorities will also hold cultural sessions, sports and debate competitions to mark the day.
The day is being observed to mark the launching of academic activities by the university on July 1 in 1921.
Starting off with only 847 students in three faculties and 12 departments in 1921, the university has grown to accommodate over 43,385 students and 2,010 teachers in 84 departments and 13 institutes at present.
Islamic University, June 30 (UNB) - The authorities of Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia has unveiled its academic calendar under 2019-20 academic years.
IU Vice Chancellor Professor M Harun-Ur-Rashid Askari unveiled the calendar at the VC office on the campus, sources at IU Information, Publication and Public Relations office said on Sunday.
Among others, IU Pro-VC Professor M Shahinoor Rahman, treasurer Professor M Selim Toha, acting registrar SM Abdul Latif, Marketing department chairman Professor Dr M Zakaria Rahman, Information, Publication and Public Relations office director M Ataul Haque and its office officials Shahed Hasan were present on the occasion.
Jahangirnagar University (Savar), June 29 (UNB) – A job fair titled ‘Career Boot Camp Campus Recruitment-2019’ will be held at Jahangirnagar University on Sunday.
Jahangirnagar University Career Club (JUCC) is organising the fair at the seminar room of Zahir Raihan auditorium where Kazi IT Center will recruit fresh graduates from the university.
JUCC President Hadi Siam made the disclosure at a press meet at Jahangirnagar University Journalists’ Association (JUJA) office on Saturday afternoon.
“For the first time, we’re going to introduce a multinational company to the students of our university where they can do job with handsome salaries,” he said.
Kazi IT Center will conduct a fresh recruitment programme where graduates of any discipline can take part, Hadi Siam said.
Operation Manager of Kazi IT Center Abdullah Masum said, “It’s a good opportunity for the JU students. We’re going to hire a good number of jobseekers. If any aspirant has good skill in English and analytical ability, he/she can grab this offer.”
He said they will recruit fresh graduates for three posts.
Islamic University, June 28 (UNB)— The authorities of Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia on Friday suspended two of its teachers for reportedly seeking bribe from a teacher candidate.
IU made the move after an audio clip purportedly containing the discussion between the teachers and the candidate went viral on social media earlier in the day.
The teachers are finance and banking department’s Assistant Professor Ruhul Amin and Electrical and Electronic Engineering Department’s Assistant Professor Abdur Rahim.
Vice-Chancellor Professor M Harun-Ur-Rashid Askari issued the suspension order, IU acting Registrar SM Abdul Latif told UNB.
The decision was taken at an emergency meeting of the university with VC Prof Askari in the chair.
IU issued a circular for recruiting teachers for finance and banking department on March 11. Ruhul Amin and Abdur Rahim contacted a candidate with promises of ensuring his recruitment but demanded Tk 10 to 18 lakh from him.
Jahangirnagar University, June 28 (UNB)- Jahangirnagar University Vice-Chancellor Professor Farzana Islam on Friday said the schedule for the Central Students’ Union (JUCSU) polls will be announced within July 31.
She made the announcement following demonstration of Combined Cultural Alliance and quota reformists in front of the senate hall on the campus.
The last JUCSU election was held in 1992.
The annual senate meeting started at the senate hall around 5pm.