Barca Academy coming to Bangladesh

Barca Academy, the official soccer school of FC Barcelona, is coming to Bangladesh to organise a football camp between October 22 and October 26. International School Dhaka (ISD) will serve as the headquarters for this camp. All camp-related activities will also be organised at ISD. 

Why buying books in English medium schools is needlessly expensive and wasteful

New textbooks often go untouched throughout the entire school year and can pose significant environmental repercussions.

Navigating research as a university student

As a student, it’s important to understand that research is a significant commitment for both the student and the teacher.



30 hurt in BCL infighting at HSTU

At least 30 students of Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University (HSTU) were injured after two factions of Chhatra League clashed over establishing supremacy on the campus on last night

IU student assaulted by ‘BCL men’

A student of Islamic University (IU) was assaulted allegedly by Chhatra League activists on the campus in Kushtia today

'BCL factional clash' breaks out at CU

Two factions of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) locked into a clash at Chittagong University this afternoon, sources in the university said.

Keeping students' faces, ears uncovered: SC upholds DU Bangla dept's move

The Supreme Court today upheld a notice issued by the Dhaka University's Bangla department asking its students to keep their faces, including their ears, uncovered during exams and presentations.

Ruet teachers stage sit-in at VC office demanding promotion

More than 50 teachers of Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology (Ruet) are staging a sit-in inside the vice chancellor’s office from this morning demanding their due promotion and upgradation.

Entire committee of Chhatra Odhikar Parishad DU unit resigns

The leaders and committee members of the Dhaka University unit of Bangladesh Chhatra Odhikar Parishad today resigned en masse from the organisation alleging violation of the organisation's constitution by its central leaders and their "sycophancy"

NU postpones all exams for tomorrow

All examinations scheduled for Sunday (May 14) in colleges under the National University have been postponed due to the severe cyclonic storm Mocha in the Bay of Bengal

In conversation with Professor Imran Rahman

Sitting down with the vice-Chancellor of University of Liberal Arts, Bangladesh (ULAB).



41st BCS results likely this month

The result of the 41st BCS may come before the 40th BCS non-cadre recruitment recommendations

6 of the best YouTube channels for learning web development

Six of the best YouTube channels to learn web development.

How ChatGPT’s growth may be affecting young copywriters

According to writers, AI still has ways to go before it manages to cause a significant dent.

The case for studying law

The word “lawyer” might invoke certain scenes and images in our minds.

LinkedIn offers 100+ free AI courses: Here’s how to start learning

The offered courses include high-demand topics such as Generative AI, AI and Machine Learning Foundations, Responsible AI, Advanced AI and Applied AI.

Equipping Bangladeshi Youth for the Global Job Market

Bangladesh has made tremendous economic growth over the last 50 years, but needs to resolve the youth unemployment and skills gap and reap the benefits of demographic dividend for sustaining its development.

Next Step / Unmasking imposter syndrome: A working woman’s guide to breaking free

Imposter syndrome is a psychological phenomenon arising from the unshakeable feeling of inadequacy, where individuals doubt their abilities and achievements, despite evidence of competence, capabilities and experiences.

Career options if you have basic computer skills

Here are a few career options if you have basic computing skills.

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Young Icons

UIU and MIST secure 3rd and 5th position respectively in the Anatolian Rover Challenge

The Anatolian Rover Challenge (ARC) is an international rover competition for university teams.

IUB alumnus wins NASA grant for next gen space tech battery research

Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) Alumnus Md. Wahidul Hasan, a PhD candidate and Research Assistant at the South Dakota Mines, USA, and his team have won the prestigious NASA EPSCoR grant worth USD 750,000 to fund research into the next generation of lithium-sulphur batteries for use in space technology. The grant follows an innovation leading to the use of corn stalk residues to stabilise battery chemistry and nearly double charging capacity of current technology.

Bangladeshi school students bag first prize at NASA Space Settlement Contest 2023

Six students from DPS STS School Dhaka secured first place at the NASA Space Settlement Contest 2023.

Dhaka University secures 1st and 2nd positions at ICPC Asia Dhaka Regional Contest

DU secured the first and second positions while BUET came in third. 

BRACU and AIUB rank 9th and 11th respectively in International Rover Challenge 2023

BRACU Mongol Tori from BRAC University (BRACU) and AIUB Robotic Crew from American International University, Bangladesh (AIUB) have ranked 9th and 11th respectively in the International Rover Challenge (IRC) 2023. 

IUB student wins bronze in Asian Powerlifting Championship

Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) Marketing student Aditya Parvez has won bronze in the Deadlifts category at the Asian Powerlifting Championship 2022.

AIUB, BRACU, and IUT qualify for International Rover Challenge finals

Three teams from Bangladesh have qualified for the IRC 2023 finals.

Bangladeshi bead artist grabs Guinness World Record

Anisa Murshed makes the longest thread of beads in one hour.

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Youth Multimedia

Shakil becomes first Bangladeshi to complete the 'Great Himalaya Trail'

The 'Great Himalaya Trail' goes from east to west of Nepal through the Himalayan mountains. Less than 50 people from around the world have covered this 1,700km trail on foot. Ikramul Hasan Shakil from Phulbaria village, Gazipur became the first Bangladeshi to complete the adventure on July 9

CU campus: Music in the air

If you step inside Chittagong University's campus, the first thing that'll greet you is music. It's hard to miss music if you walk around the campus, from the iconic CU shuttle train station and academic buildings to the canteens, residential halls, roadside stalls, and streets. Music is everywhere!

What is Shammo doing now?

In 2019, Leuna Tasnim Shammo went viral on social media through her songs. Four years later, this little artiste still dreams about music

Meet Rituraj, the 9-year-old Guinness World Record holder

Rituraj Bhowmick, a 9-year-old from Bangladesh, has been listed in the Guinness World Records as the 'Youngest Series Book Author’. Now a social media sensation, Rituraj dreams of writing more

The Daily Star honours high achievers in O- and A-levels

The Daily Star honoured students of Edexcel and Cambridge for their outstanding results in O- and A-level examinations at the Mirpur indoor stadium today.

Faculty evaluation should be a must in all universities

The primary purpose of attending a university is to acquire quality education from knowledgeable teachers, whose influence may extend to all facets of a student's life.

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Why making friends in university is more important than you think

It’s imperative that you make the effort to get out of your shell and find like minded people.

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Paving the way for inclusivity

Ashreen hopes for a future in which gender labels no longer limit their playgrounds.

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What it takes to study architecture

Despite how mentally and physically taxing it may be, Bangladesh churns out hundreds of new Architecture graduates each year.

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The hidden costs of being a university student

One may not always feel the need to watch these costs but it should serve as a good measure to know exactly how to avoid splurging more than necessary.

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Internships can help high school students prepare for a brighter future

Although internship opportunities available to high-school students might be hard to stumble upon, they are certainly available.

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Finding nutritional food on campus remains a challenge

Too often, people prioritise their hunger over their health and wellbeing. 

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Young leaders from Bangladesh at Women Deliver 2023

The conference provided a platform for young people all over the world to advocate for the policies and solutions they felt were most important.

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The importance of building strong parent-teacher relationships

A strong parent-teacher relationship can play a crucial role in providing the student with a positive learning experience.

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A guide to your first visit to the gynaecologist

Just like visiting your doctor for a routine checkup, visiting your gynaecologist once in a while is just being safe.

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