Jahangirnagar University (JU)

Set up committees to address sexual abuse

Complaint committees are a must to ensure safety of working women, students

Is harassing students a disciplinary method at universities now?

The apathy towards ending sexual harassment on campus is a symptom of wider institutional control.

JU VC Prof Nurul Alam served legal notice to step down in 24 hours

A Supreme Court lawyer today (August 4, 2022) served a legal notice to Jahangirnagar University’s (JU) Vice Chancellor (VC) Prof Md Nurul Alam, requesting him to resign from the post in 24 hours as he has been functioning as the VC even after the age (65 years) of his retirement.

95% JU students want halls to remain open: Online poll

According to an online poll by Jahangirnagar University students, 95.04 percent students want university dormitories to remain open.

No in-person class at JU from Jan 9

Jahangirnagar University (JU) authorities have decided to suspend in-person classes from Sunday (January 9) due to the present Covid-19 situation.

JU halls to reopen, vaccination on campus to kick off tomorrow

Authorities of Jahangirnagar University (JU) will reopen residential halls and launch Covid-19 vaccination drive on campus for teachers, students and staff tomorrow.

JU Academic Council recommends opening halls on Oct 21

The Academic Council of Jahangirnagar University (JU) has recommended that the university's residential halls be opened from October 21.

Mikha president, Rakibul gen secy of JU Chhatra Union

Mikha Piregu and Rakibul Rony have been made president and general secretary respectively of Bangladesh Chhatra Union’s Jahangirnagar University unit.

JU suspends 11 students for ragging

Jahangirnagar University (JU) authorities suspend 11 students from all academic activities for a year, as they were found guilty of ragging fresh students.

November 7, 2019
November 7, 2019

‘Our campus, our right; save the campus, join the fight’

Students of Jahangirnagar University, who have been continuing their anti-VC demonstration on the campus, bring out a procession from in front of the registrar building.

November 7, 2019
November 7, 2019

Prove allegations or face punishment: PM to demonstrators in universities

Coming down heavily on those engaged in the ongoing movements against the vice chancellors of several universities, including Jahangirnagar University, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said they will have to face punishment if they fail to prove their allegations.

November 7, 2019
November 7, 2019

Protesters are to blame

The embattled vice chancellor of Jahangirnagar University yesterday held the agitating students and teachers responsible for the current crisis at the university.

November 6, 2019
November 6, 2019

JU students vow to stay on campus, continue protest

Jahangirnagar University students, who have been demonstrating demanding removal of the university vice chancellor, decide to continue their movement on the campus defying the authorities’ restriction.

November 5, 2019
November 5, 2019

JU students threaten to stay on campus; vow to continue protest

Rejecting authorities’ announcement of closing Jahangirnagar University for an indefinite period, the protesting students of the university take a fresh vow to carry out their movement until Vice Chancellor Prof Farzana Islam resigns.

November 4, 2019
November 4, 2019

JU VC confined

A section of students confines Jahangirnagar University Vice Chancellor Prof Farzana Islam at her residence demanding her resignation for corruption and irregularities in development projects.

November 3, 2019
November 3, 2019

TIB urges ACC to investigate JU corruption allegation

Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) calls upon the Anti-Corruption Commission to investigate the allegations of corruption and irregularities in development projects at Jahangirnagar University.

November 2, 2019
November 2, 2019

President’s intervention sought for solving JU crisis

A section of teachers of Jahangirnagar University seek intervention of President Md Abdul Hamid, also the chancellor of the university, to resolve the ongoing crisis as students are observing an indefinite strike demanding resignation of the Vice Chancellor for her alleged involvement in graft.

October 30, 2019
October 30, 2019

JU asst proctor ‘assaults’ protesting student leader

Assistant Proctor of Jahangirnagar University (JU) allegedly assaulted a student leader who along with other students was protesting against the alleged corruption by the authorities.

October 28, 2019
October 28, 2019

JU students go on strike demanding VC’s removal

Demanding the removal of Jahangirnagar University (JU) Vice-Chancellor (VC), students go for an indefinite strike and padlocked all the faculty gates on the campus, creating a deadlock in the university.