Quota Reform Protests: Student associations in Australia, Canada, Hungary, and India stand in solidarity

Bangladeshi student associations in Australia, Canada, and Hungary are organising rallies to show their support for the reform movement.

Quota Reform Protests: Students share what happened at ULAB on July 17

On July 17, at least five students were injured during attacks by leaders and members of BCL in front of the ULAB campus.

BRAC University students request urgent medical assistance at campus

Several hundred BRAC University (BRACU) students are stuck inside their campus, and many of them are currently in need of urgent medical assistance. 

Show of support for Quota Reform Movement from Hungary

A group of Bangladeshis, alongside a few locals, in Budapest, Hungary, came together to show their support for the Quota Reform Movement.

Experiencing July 15 as a student

The future of these protests remains uncertain, yet the students' unity endures.

Opinion / Your comments on leaving the country are not welcome here

It is the task— the responsibility, even— of anyone with a semblance of power to uphold the rights of those without. So when crisis befalls, why do we suggest escape to those who cannot?

CU student provides free food to Quota Reform Movement protestors

Rojain Rafi, a sophomore student, is behind this thoughtful initiative. He set up his small business, "Joga Khichuri CU", not too long ago, where he personally cooks and delivers meals to the students on campus.

Private university students join Quota Reform Movement protests

Students from several private universities took to the streets earlier today to join the Quota Reform Movement protests. 

Students and quota holders say reform is necessary

The quota system must be executed in a way that upholds fairness, inclusivity, and equity.

Interviews

Interviews

The experience of being a woman stand-up comedian in Bangladesh

In conversation with Poushi Razzaque, a young stand-up comedian.

A conversation with the coach who led BUET to ICPC glory

Campus sat down with Sohel Rahman, a professor at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE), Fellow at the Bangladesh Academy of Sciences, and the team coach of BUET Potatoes, to learn more about the process and experience of representing the nation as part of the BUET ICPC team.

How CHRF is redefining single-cell genomics in Bangladesh

For the first time in Bangladesh, Child Health Research Foundation (CHRF) has successfully generated single-cell genomic (SCG) data for the Human Cell Atlas (HCA).

In conversation with Prof. Dr M Azizur Rahman, founder VC, Uttara University

Campus sat down for a one-on-one interview with Dr Azizur to talk about Uttara University’s journey so far and the institution’s vision going forward.

In conversation with Jo Mithen, CEO, Monash College

Jo Mithen is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Monash College. Monash College is a wholly owned subsidiary of Monash University in Melbourne, Australia.

ICDRET 2024 / In conversation with UIU’s Prof. Dr M. Rezwan Khan

Campus engaged in a one-on-one interview with Prof. Dr M. Rezwan, delving into discussions encompassing the conference and the renewable energy sector in general.

CAMPUS STARS

Join The Daily Star's leadership program

 
Noticeboard

Noticeboard

BRAC University's Centre for Entrepreneurship Development wins “Global Impact Award” at ICSB World Congress

BRACU CED has won the Global Impact Award at the 2024 ICSB World Congress in Germany.

IUB and PwC sign landmark contract for digital transformation

Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) has partnered with renowned consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers Bangladesh (PwC Bangladesh) to implement a comprehensive university management system. This initiative is aimed at streamlining and automating all business processes of the university and introducing unparalleled levels of services to IUB faculty, staff, students, and alumni. 

BMSS organises “Walk the Talk” event to commemorate World Population Day

On July 11, the Bangladesh Medical Students’ Society (BMSS) organised the landmark “Walk the Talk” event to commemorate World Population Day

EWU signs MoU to build a sustainable and eco-friendly campus

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) of East West University (EWU), and DAEJAYON from South Korea. 

EWU faculty member honoured with ACBSP Region 10 Teaching Excellence Award

EWU proudly celebrates Dr Ferdousi's achievements and her continued dedication to shaping the future of business education.

Footsteps launches Britto Scholarship Program to support underprivileged students attending universities

Footsteps Bangladesh has launched its inaugural Britto Scholarship Program to support students from marginalised families in pursuing their higher studies at top public universities in Bangladesh

Memorandum of Understanding signed between CIU and ICSB

The Chittagong Independent University (CIU) and Institute of Chartered Secretaries of Bangladesh (ICSB) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to embark on a strategic collaboration on July 3, 2024 at CIU Auditorium.

Campus Life

Campus Life

Dengue and its ramifications in student dormitories

Dengue fever generally peaks around the rainy season in Bangladesh. As such, highly populated areas face a greater risk of a dengue epidemic.

Sexism in our universities: A sobering reality

Women continue to face biases in education despite increased participation.

Why IUT is called “red heaven”

Tranquil is probably the best way to describe the Islamic University of Technology (IUT) campus.

The state of on-campus journalism

Student run newspapers serve as watchdogs, ensuring transparency, accountability, and ethical conduct within the university community.

The Joy of Finding Supportive Teachers

The pivotal role that teachers play in shaping our lives often goes underappreciated

Making our campuses safe

Universities bear a significant duty to ensure campus safety, with a particular focus on the well-being of women and gender minorities.

Opinion

Opinion

World leaders are disconnected from the youth

Student protestors are calling out the double standards of Western powers

Opinion / How university rankings fail to paint the full picture

The formulaic nature of rankings means that universities can easily game the system to climb up certain data points. 

Sexual harassment in universities and the struggle for justice

The recent case of Fairuz Abontika is a painful reminder of how incompetent universities are in dealing with sexual harassment complaints

With Ramadan returning, should classes be online?

When we speak of learning being efficient, it is important to remember that the traffic in Dhaka city really works against everyone.

The drawbacks of open credit systems

Despite the pros that open credit systems come with, a few fundamental pitfalls can threaten to make your academic life even more of a struggle.

The need for diverse scholarships beyond sports

Why limit scholarships and quotas to sports?

How political instability affects students

While online classes are necessary given the situation, they are not a cure.

Off Campus

Off Campus

Do you want to study at TikTok University?

What is TikTok University and what exactly does it teach?

Movie / Inside Out 2: A sequel that empathises and enthrals

The love and care that has gone behind the production of this sequel is evident.

The thriving online clothing thrift scene and the youth behind it

These young entrepreneurs are not only proving the do-ability of running a thriving business alongside studies but also inspiring countless other students to dip their toes into the rewarding world of entrepreneurship.

UIU ranks 3rd in Asia in CanSat Competition 2024

Team UIU Astro from United International University (UIU) has ranked 3rd in Asia and 11th globally in the CanSat Competition 2024 organised by the American Astronautical Society. 

3 things to make your student life easier in North America

When you’re planning to study abroad, you're not only venturing out into the western world of higher studies but also opting in for a new lifestyle.

Masters of the Air: An intimate portrayal of America’s aerial warfare on Europe

Masters of the Air has etched its place in contemporary warfare lore.

Dhaka University best in Bangladesh: QS Rankings

DU secured the 554th rank globally.

push notification