Wednesday, February 21, 2024

RU music dept celebrates founding anniversary

News Desk : The music department of Rajshahi University on Sunday celebrated its 22nd founding anniversary amid enthusiasm and festivity on the campus. RU vice-chancellor professor Golam Sabbir Sattar inaugurated the day-long programme by lighting a lamp and rendering the national anthem in front of the Syed Ismail Hossain Siraji Academic Building at about ... Read more

RU cancels ‘controversial’ recruitment policy

News Desk : The authorities of Rajshahi University cancelled the ‘controversial’ teachers recruitment policy and formulated a new one to recruit meritorious students at the university. According to the new policy, a student must have a thesis for being eligible to apply for the post of a lecturer at the university. The teachers recruitment ... Read more

UIU Debate Club emerges as National Champion

The fest was held at Rajshahi University News Desk : United International University Debate Club (UIUDC) became champions at the Martyred Dr Shamsuzzoha Memorial 6th Gold Bangladesh National Debate Fest 2022. The fest was held at Rajshahi University on September 2-3, 2022, according to a press release published on Wednesday. Rajshahi University vice-chancellor Golam ... Read more

RU halts teacher’s promotion over sexual harassment of 2 students

Rajshahi University authorities have suspended the four-year increment of a teacher, and also his promotion, for harassing sexually and mentally two students of the university’s Institute of Education and Research (IER). The decision was taken against Assistant Professor Bishnu Kumar Adhikari at the university’s 514th Syndicate meeting chaired by Vice-Chancellor Prof Golam Sabbir Sattar yesterday

RU, CU postpones in-person classes for 2 weeks

The authorities of Rajshahi University and Chittagong University have postponed in-person classes for the next two weeks following the government’s decision to keep educational institutions closed till February 6 amid sharp rise in Covid-19 transmission. The two universities issued separate notifications in this regard

DU resumes the classes on campus, RU reopens halls today

Dhaka University is set to resume in-person classes while Rajshahi University reopens the residential halls today after one-and-a-half years’ closure since March 18, 2020 due to the Covid outbreak in the country. Dhaka University academic council on October 7 decided to resume in-person classes from October 17 as per the recommendation of the Provost

RU accords reception to freshers

Rajshahi University authorities accorded a reception to the freshers under the academic session 2012-13 at Kazi Nazrul Islam auditorium on the campus on Saturday. RU vice-chancellor Professor Muhammad Mizanuddin presided over the reception programme while pro-vice-chancellor Professor Sarowar Jahan

Students rally against two-day weekly holiday at RU

Rajshahi University students on Sunday went on demonstrations on the campus, demanding that the university syndicate’s decision to execute a two-day weekly holiday should be cancelled to mitigate the session gam. The university syndicate at a meeting on January 5 decided to implement a two-day weekly holiday for all when no classes and examinations will ... Read more

Registration deadline for RU convocation extended

The Rajshahi University authorities have fixed October 18 as the deadline of registration for the 8th convocation of the university in spite of October 6, says a press release on Monday. Earlier, the registration began on September 7. The convocation was scheduled to be held on December 2. The authorities in a press release said ... Read more

Swanan celebrates 31st anniv

Rajshahi University based recitation troupe Swanan organised a two-day recitation programme to celebrate the 31st founding anniversary of the troupe. The programme ended on Friday with a reunion of former and present activists of Swnan followed by a poems recitation programme at the Kazi Nazrul Islam Auditorium. Earlier the two-day long programme featuring procession, reunion and recitation ... Read more

Withdrawal of case against 13 RU students demanded

Rajshahi University teachers and students observed “Student-Teacher Repression Day” yesterday, calling upon the government and authorities concerned to withdraw the case filed against 13 RU students over the August 22, 2007 unrest on the campus. That day, law enforcers assaulted RU teachers, students and staff who were protesting

Students submit memorandum to VC

Restoration of RU Ambulance Service Students submit memorandum to VC Following The Daily Star’s August 4 report “Both RU ambulances out of order”, some 100 students of Bangabandhu Hall of Rajshahi University yesterday submitted a memorandum to the vice-chancellor demanding restoration of ambulance services. The memorandum, containing signatures of over 200 students, was handed over ... Read more

RU students hold demo for RUCSU election

Rajshahi University students on Tuesday went on a demonstration on the campus, demanding immediate election to the university’s central students’ union and revival of Teachers-Students Cultural Centre of the university. At around 11:30am, under the banner of ‘progressive students’ union’, around a hundred leaders and activists of the university unit Bangladesh Students’ Union,

Students go on rampage over substandard food at RU

Residential students at 16 halls, 11 for males and 5 for females, of Rajshahi University are being served ‘unhygienic and substandard’ foods in the dining halls. Many students have alleged that stale foods are served while dust and insects are often found in the foods. A number of residential students said that despite repeated complaints, the