University of Dhaka

Gias Uddin Selim’s ‘Kajol Rekha’ included in DU’s master’s curriculum

“Kajol Rekha” has been included in the curriculum for master’s students in the Department of History at Dhaka University, confirmed the film’s makers on Saturday (April 27).

A piece of Mymensingh in Dhaka

With the aim of reminiscing the Mymensingh Art Fest, an art exhibition was organised in collaboration with the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Dhaka (DU), at the Zainul Gallery at DU on July 17, 2023.

A glimpse into the preparations for Mangal Shobhajatra

The Bengali New Year 1430 is just around the corner, and the Faculty of Fine Arts at the University of Dhaka is a hive of bustling activity. All hands are on deck as the preparations for the Mangal Shobhajatra are in full swing.

2 'Proloy gang' members arrested for assault of fellow DU student

Police arrested two members of Dhaka University based "Proloy gang", whose members allegedly assaulted a fellow student inside the campus on Saturday evening

QS Ranking: Buet, DU top subject categories in Bangladesh

Buet ranked 335 in the world in the Engineering and Technology category.

How getting rid of D unit in Dhaka University is affecting admission candidates

The new structure has created a lot of confusion among students and tutors alike. 

Fiction Review / Can ideology win over desire?

Set in 1990s Dhaka against the backdrop of the military occupation, the novella follows the lives of a young university professor, his wife, and their house help, Phulbanu. The story is narrated entirely from Phulbanu’s perspective. 

Is harassing students a disciplinary method at universities now?

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

University of Dhaka: The Trillion Dollar Opportunity Cost

Unlike in Western universities, the teaching staff of DU is constituted of her own brilliant graduates, but the brilliance of result is seldom the guarantee of excellence in teaching and competence in research.

October 24, 2019
October 24, 2019

Ex-students still occupying seats at DU dorms

A huge number of students, who had graduated from Dhaka University years ago, are still staying at its Ziaur Rahman Hall illegally, a house tutor of the dormitory said at a meeting with top university officials yesterday.

September 14, 2019
September 14, 2019

DU ‘Cha unit’ admission test held

The first-year honours admission test of "Cha" unit (General knowledge) under the Fine Art faculty for 2019-20 academic sessions of Dhaka University has been held.

August 30, 2019
August 30, 2019

Palak for ensuring smart Dhaka University campus

State Minister for ICT Division Zunaid Ahmed Palak assures full support from his office to the Dhaka University authorities to ensure a campus equipped with modern technology.

May 14, 2019
May 14, 2019

Incident at Madhur Canteen a trifling matter: Hanif

Awami League Acting General Secretary Mahbubul Alam Hanif describes the scuffle of Bangladesh Chhatra League men at Madhur Canteen on Dhaka University campus as a trifling matter.

March 8, 2019
March 8, 2019

Ducsu: Left panel pledges democratic DU

Leftists have pledged a democratic environment at Dhaka University in their manifesto unveiled for Dhaka University Central Students’ Union (Ducsu) election.

March 8, 2019
March 8, 2019

DUFA cricket on Friday

A day-long cricket carnival, titled DUFA Premier League, will be held on Friday at Jagannath Hall with former Dhaka University students from 1995-96 session taking part in six-a-side cricket.

February 26, 2019
February 26, 2019

University of Dhaka, the national champion of Jessup 2019

From the 31 participating teams, University of Dhaka emerged as the champion of Jessup Bangladesh 2019, and Eastern University as the runner-up team.

September 5, 2018
September 5, 2018

Lawyer's notice warns DU of contempt charges

A Supreme Court (SC) lawyer yesterday sent a notice to the Dhaka University vice-chancellor, proctor and treasurer for taking steps to hold Dhaka University Central Students Union (Ducsu) election within seven days.

July 11, 2018
July 11, 2018

DU takes U-turn, says it never banned outsiders

Dhaka University authorities take a U-turn claiming it never said “outsiders” were prohibited at campus and blame the media for misrepresenting it.

July 11, 2018
July 11, 2018

DU teacher threatens to call cops on students

A teacher of Dhaka University threatens to call the police on students pressing for release of a friend who is in police custody for involvement in the quota reform movement.

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