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Student’s expectations from university education

Student’s expectations from university education

‘Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school. It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.’— this statement of Albert Einstein has stood the test of time and never before did it sound so valid. Talking to a few students, Alik Bhowmik explores the state of higher education from the perspective of private university students and elaborates on the gap between student’s expectation from a program and the existing curriculum….

March 19, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Cover
Aspiring young filmmakers

Aspiring young filmmakers

What happens when you choose an unconventional career path? Mahfuz Mizan and Atia Ferdousee Chaitee talk to aspiring young film makers in Dhaka and writes about their journey…

March 12, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Cover
Global Movement: ‘A Common Word Among the Youth’

Global Movement: ‘A Common Word Among the Youth’

In Brisbane, Charter for Peace was signed and the youths along with professionals, worked on to set up interfaith development goals that would help us to…

December 11, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Cover
Winning teams of Youth Leadership Prize organised by BYLC

BYLC Youth Leadership Prize: ten teams, ten dreams

Having inspired more than 3,000 young people through its different leadership programmes, BYLC offered its Youth Leadership Prize to its…

December 4, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Cover
Strangers in the family

Strangers in the family

It would be difficult to find a person who has never had an issue with their parents. In the Bangladeshi society, generation gap between parents and children has become so commonplace that many seem to be comfortable…

September 25, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Cover
Untold miseries

Untold miseries

ItIt is not so easy to recognise slavery, especially in the 21st century. The chains that shackled African slaves in the 17th and 18th centuries would no longer be acceptable in the modern world, a chain would be an obvious telltale…

September 11, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Cover
Game of developers

Game of developers

Alik Bhowmick writes how aspiring mobile game developers in Bangladesh mostly train themselves by following online tutorials and their peers amid poor academic resources and institutions available locally…

September 4, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Cover
Forgetting the art of conversations

Forgetting the art of conversations

When Alexander Graham Bell was working on the innovation of a phone, he actually meant to facilitate tele-conversation. In the good old days, people used to look forward to having fascinating, striking conversations about practically…

August 28, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Cover
No country for young men

No country for young men

Imtiaz Salim finds out how fearing harassment from police in the aftermath of the recent terrorist attacks, most landlords are asking bachelor tenants to evacuate their houses, affecting thousands of students from outside Dhaka city…

August 21, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Cover
Choking the spirit of youth activism

Choking the spirit of youth activism

Young activists and students reveal how oppression of government and the fear of police brutality are desensitizing the young generation about seeking social justice and basic human rights…writes Alik Bhowmic…

August 14, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Cover