Dhaka, Apr 17 (UNB)- Dhaka University students on Wednesday demanded expulsion of students, who got admitted to the university through cheating.
Under the banner of general students of DU, around 200 students formed a human chain at the foot of Aparajeyo Bangla at 2pm. Ducsu VP Nurul Haque Nur expressed solidarity with the protesters.
“This is only the university that always shows the right direction to the country’s people. It’s regrettable that in the last few years, many students got in by cheating,” he said. “It’s damaging the glorious image and tradition of this university.”
He demanded the university take action against the cheaters as soon as possible.
Ducsu’s independent VP candidate Arani Semanti Khan and joint secretary of Bangladesh General Students Rights Protection Council Faruk Hossain also spoke at the gathering.
After the human chain, students also met Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Akhtaruzzaman and submitted a memorandum.
The VC said the university has taken a strict stance against cheating.
“We’ll take action through the discipline board when we’ll get correct information. This is an ongoing process,” he added.
Islamic University, Apr 17 (UNB) - A workshop on ‘bloom’s taxonomy of learning objectives in higher education’ was held at Islamic University in Kushtia on Wednesday.
Institutional Quality Assurance Cell organised the workshop at the conference room of IU central library around 11:30 am.
Presided over by IU IQAC director professor KM Abdus Sobahan, IU Vice-Chancellor M Harun-Ur-Rashid Askari addressed the workshop as chief guest where Agrotechnology discipline of Khulna University and former head of quality assurance of University Grant Commission (UGC), professor Sanjay Kumar Adhikary delivered speech as the chief discussant.
Around one hundred teachers of different departments took part at the workshop where IU Pro-Vice-Chancellor Professor M Shahinoor Rahman and Treasurer Professor M Selim Toha were present as special guests.
JU, Apr 16 (UNB) – Some senior students of Journalism and Media Studies (JMS) department of Jahangirnagar University allegedly assaulted junior students.
The incident took place on Monday night at the central playground of the university.
Sources said, students of second year told their junior fellows to be present at the central playground on Monday night where they physically and mentally tortured them.
On condition of anonymity, a victim student said, ‘We went to central playground as senior students asked us to be present there. But, their actions and behaviors disappointed us’.
Victim students named Harun-Or Rashid of Shahid Salam Barkat hall, Enamul HaqueTamim of Bishwakabi Rabindranath Tagore hall, Jakir Hossain Jibon, Raisul Islam Raju, Tausif Abdullah, Steve Solga Rema and Mahbubur Rahman of Mowlana Bhashani hall and more 7-8 who were involved in ragging. However, the senior students insisted juniors to hide the issue, they added.
JU Proctor ASM Firoz Ul Hasan said, ‘We went to the spot after being informed by the chairman of JMS department and a victim. We found none involved in ragging. We have been informed that some senior students assaulted their junior fellows.’
Contacted the Chairman of JMS department Adnand Fahad said, ‘We asked the students of 48th batch to submit am official complaint.’
Islamic University, Apr 16 (UNB) – A PhD seminar on ‘prophets’ was held at Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia on Tuesday.
IU Al-Quran and Islamic Studies department organised the seminar at the conference room of theology faculty around 12pm.
Theology Faculty dean AFM Akbar Hossain addressed the seminar as chief guest while Professor Muhammad Golam Robbani attended it as special guest with Al-Quran and Islamic Studies department chairman Professor M Lokman Hossain in the chair.
The departmental Professor Shiekh ABM Zakir Hossain conducted the seminar while Professor Yaqub Ali delivered speech as the chief discussant.
Moffazzel Hossain presented the article on the seminar under the supervision of Professor Muhammad Golam Robbani.
Islamic University, Apr 15 (UNB) – A workshop titled ‘Quality assurance’ was held at Islamic University, Kushtia on Monday aiming to producing students well-versed in valuing and providing quality, whatever the field might be.
Institutional Quality Assurance Cell of the university organised the workshop at Birshrestha Hamidur Rahman Auditorium of the campus around 11:00am.
IU Vice-Chancellor Professor M Harun-Ur-Rashid Askari addressed the workshop as the chief guest and resource person while Pro-Vice-Chancellor Professor M Shahinoor Rahman and Treasurer Professor M Selim Toha attended as the special guests with IUQAC director Professor M Abdus Sobahan in the chair.
Around two hundred students of different departments took part on the workshop.
Among others, IU Student Advisor Professor Paresh Chandra Barman and acting proctor M Anisur Rahman were present at the workshop.