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    Unfair teacher recruitments plague Bangladesh higher education

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 11:42pm on January 17, 2021

    Appointment of teachers at public universities often depends on political considerations or personal connections instead of merit, for which under-qualified candidates are recruited, senior university...

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    Daraz Xpedite launched for university students

    | Updated at 10:32pm on January 09, 2021

    Online marketplace Daraz Bangladesh has initiated a unique programme titled Daraz Xpedite for university students for the first time in Bangladesh, said a press release....

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    Private university enrolment dips

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 01:01am on November 07, 2020

    The enrolment of private university students in the summer semester drastically dropped amid the COVID-19 outbreak as students lost their financial ability to continue education...

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    Public univs to hold admission tests

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:50pm on October 17, 2020

    The Association of Universities of Bangladesh on Saturday decided that public universities would hold admission tests after the publication of results of Higher Secondary Certificate...

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    JUBOF gives medical gadgets to JU

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:53pm on September 18, 2020

    Jahangirnagar University BCS Officers’ Forum in cooperation with Navana Group donated two oxygen concentrators and a portable ventilator to the JU Medical Centre on Friday...

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    12 pvt univs sent names for VCs, treasurers

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:42am on September 11, 2020

    University Grants Commission has received lists of potential candidates for vice-chancellor positions from 12 out of 33 private universities running without vice-chancellors for years. UGC...

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    37 universities in Bangladesh run without VCs

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:13am on September 03, 2020

    Four public universities and 33 private universities are running without any vice-chancellor for years, university grants commission officials said. Government on Wednesday appointed AQM Mahbub...

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    Oxford expands virus vaccine trial

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:51am on May 23, 2020

    Oxford University said on Friday it is recruiting thousands of volunteers for the next phase in human trials of a coronavirus vaccine that it says...

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    Private university VC dies of COVID-19 in Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:37pm on May 07, 2020

    The vice-chancellor of private Fareast International University died with COVID-19 infection at Dhaka Medical College Hospital early Thursday. Nazmul Karim Chowdhury, also a former professor...

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    USTC issues rejoinder, New Age stands by report on protests against staff dismissal

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:07pm on April 30, 2020

    University of Science and Technology Chittagong has sent a rejoinder to a report titled ‘Dismissal of 34 USTC employees protested’ published in the online edition...