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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...

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    Bangladesh university students boycott classes, exams

    Shahin Akhter and Arifur Rahman | Updated at 12:40am on March 16, 2020

    Students of different universities on Sunday boycotted classes and examinations across the country while attendance of students dropped at different educational institutions in Dhaka amid...

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    4 major Bangladesh universities to continue irregular courses

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 01:14am on February 26, 2020

    Major public universities have decided to continue their irregular courses titled ‘evening courses’ or ‘weekend courses’ ignoring the University Grants Commission’s recommendation to stop those...

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    BNP MP demands amendment to university ordinances

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:42am on February 14, 2020

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party member of parliament Harunur Rashid on Thursday demanded that the government should amend the university ordinance 1973 to force the four leading...

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    Two more public univs approved  

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:13am on January 28, 2020

    The cabinet on Monday approved in principle the drafts of ‘Lakshmipur Science and Technology University Bill 2020’ and ‘Bogura Science and Technology Bill 2020’ allowing...

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    BCL again prowls Bangladesh campuses

    Tapos Kanti Das | Updated at 12:21am on January 25, 2020

    Leaders and activists of ruling Awami League’s student wing Bangladesh Chhatra League are again on prowl at different educational institutions though its top leaders had...

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    No doing away with liberal arts in universities

    Nazarul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on January 25, 2020

    MY NIECE is an adjunct teacher of the English literature at a Florida University. A few days ago, she called me from Delhi to say...

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    One flaw is too like failure for govt to smother education

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 12, 2020

    NEWER of the 46 public universities that are now in operation having been mired in the shortage of the required number of qualified teachers by...