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  • Volunteers act first

    Volunteers – crisis managers and life savers at the time of need. Nothing short of superheroes, one might add. Their most defining quality is that they act first. And to acknowledge their courageous and selfless contributions, every year on December 5, the United Nations observes the International Volunteer Day.

  • SchoolSmart Minute Challenge

    It was week three of SchoolSmart Minute Challenge; Salman and Safa were back with the favourite show for school students. This time it was Mastermind versus Rajuk Uttara.

  • bKash looks to strengthen its team of GenNEXT Leaders

    In September and October of 2016, representatives of senior management from bKash hosted recruitment talks and seminars about the GenNEXT Leader Management Trainee Programme at several universities in order to introduce the company's business profile.

  • SchoolSmart Minute Challenge

    How hard can stacking erasers be on a scale that's in your mouth? Quite hard, as we found out during the first week of SchoolSmart Minute Challenge, an initiative of Apex Footwear Limited where school students in classes 3 to 7 compete against each other

  • Olympiad preparation guide

    As winter approaches, so does Olympiad season. With so many on the horizon, now would be a good time to start preparing. Who knows, you might even end up representing Bangladesh in an International Olympiad.

  • The Coach Futsal Fest 2017 comes to an end

    On November 3-4, 2017, The Coach hosted “Wings presents The Coach Futsal Fest 2017” powered by Unisel Bangladesh, an inter-institutional futsal tournament. The Coach let its students volunteer as well as experience working in teams and also attain leadership qualities.

  • IBA, DU welcomes its newest BBA batch

    On October 27, 2017, Institute of Business Administration (IBA), University of Dhaka arranged the Freshers' Reception Programme (affectionately called Fresherz) for its newest BBA Batch, BBA 25th.

  • How to fine tune one's music and career

    Those who do music, are a bit messy in life – is an accepted perspective of our society. The picture always shows that musicians can never be good at any other profession.

  • Let's talk about faith

    Faith, is typified as the concern of the aged, even though our everyday lives are inevitably affected by our faith and we really could not talk about the experience of being ourselves without talking about the experience of being of our faith.

  • A call to arms in computer programming

    Bangladesh Advanced Computing Society (BACS) was recently established to promote competitive programming and to bring about excellence and enrichment in the field of programming in Bangladesh.

  • Raising awareness about law

    A 2-day long NILS Bangladesh 1st National Legal Debate Championship was held on October 6-7, 2017 at University of Chittagong with the slogan “Colour your life with law and logic”. It was organised by The Network for International Law Students (NILS) Bangladesh Chapter.

  • A night of exuberance

    The famous words adorned the entrance to the auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum on October 9, 2017, where William Shakespeare's play “The Merchant of Venice” was staged by the students of Sunnydale School.

  • Bridge to foreign education in Malaysia

    The Malaysia Education Lead Meet organised by Fast Track Education Services Limited is a yearly event which is set out to enable students to make better plans and informed decisions regarding their higher studies in Malaysia.

  • Grooming the business leaders of tomorrow

    The 2017 edition of Unilever BizMaestros kicked off with a roadshow at Institute of Business Administration, Dhaka University (IBA, DU) with former IBA students who are now successful managers at Unilever, and Kedar Lele, Chief Operating Officer at Unilever Bangladesh Limited.

  • International English Debate Tournament at IUB

    A three-day long International English Debate Tournament, titled 'IUB Ascension 2017' was held recently at the Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB).

  • Aspiring for a better world

    Shams-il Arefin Islam is a graduate student at Yale University, USA, studying environmental issues and challenges. He studied at Ithaca College in New York and graduated with a degree in Business Administration in 2007.

  • OPTIMITY 2017: Where students become “investment gladiators”

    Investment, stocks, mutual funds - these concepts may sound familiar to many, using them in everyday scenario but when it actually comes to dealing with them, a lot of them will take a step back.

  • Pioneering school MUN in Chittagong

    With the theme “Sustainable Development Ensuring Preservation of Environment”, CCPC Model United Nations 2017 was held from July 26-29, 2017, at Chittagong Cantonment Public College, marking the inception of institutional school Model United Nations (MUN) in the port city.

  • For the love of imagination

    Under the joint initiative of United International University (UIU) and The Daily Star (TDS), the latest workshop of Imagine Write Creatively was held at Sir John Wilson School on August 7, 2017.

  • UWC National Committee welcomes new students and alumni

    The National Committee of United World College (UWC) Society for Bangladesh with their newly elected president, Raquib Md.

  • Our heritage is in our hands

    A bundle of balloons flew into the air, marking the opening ceremony of the World Heritage Volunteer (WHV) Campaign at the 17th century Mughal structure

  • AIESEC organises Youth Speak Talk at AIUB

    The Youth Speak Talk is scheduled to take place on August 10, 2017, at American International University Bangladesh (AIUB), Dhaka.

  • Rising Up Against Extremism

    On June 2, the MOVErs organised a dialogue with the youth on the topic of radicalisation followed by a documentary and video message exhibition at a local auditorium in town. Later on in June 4, they arranged a wall art event in front of the Oxford Mission Church School, followed by a cartoon exhibition.

  • Grooming School Students to Save the World

    The Earth Club of North South University organised the grand finale of its “13th Environmental School Campaign” on June 6, 2017 at the university's Bashundhara campus.

  • Stockholm beckons for Junior Water Prize winners

    Team from Mastermind School wins ticket to Sweden as Bangladesh finds her junior water innovators who would represent the country in the international finals of Stockholm Junior Water Prize.

  • Grand Finale of Robi Bangladesh YouthFest 2017 Powered by Sailor at IUB

    “Turn your weakness into uniqueness”, said Motivational Speaker, Mashahed Hassan Simanto at the Grand Finale of Robi Bangladesh Youthfest 2017.

  • Debating within the Walls of an Engineering School

    Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) is widely known for its success in different national and international programming contests, Olympiads and idea generation contests.

  • UHH Distributes Relief at Haor in Sunamganj

    On April 29, 2017, the volunteer organisation, Universal Help Hub (UHH) distributed food, medicine, and other relief items among the haor people in Tahirpur upazila of Sunamganj.

  • An Inclusive Society for the Physically Challenged

    Dhaka University Physically-challenged Development Foundation (DUPDF) organised a day-long “Leadership Training on Inclusive Society and Scribe Award Ceremony 2017”, with the cooperation of Abdul Monem Economic Zone Limited.


    From the grand indoor court, where one was used to the echoes of basketballs being dribbled or the muffled swoosh of a score