DU to reopen for honours students on Feb 22
Dhaka University (DU) will resume physical classes for all honours students from February 22, with all Covid-safety protocols in place. The honours classes will be held according to the earlier schedule, the university said in a release on Saturday. Besides, the exams will be held physically according to the schedule, and all university offices will also reopen. READ: DU students demand end to bullying, harassment in guestrooms
DU to resume physical classes from Feb 22
Dhaka University has decided to resume physical classes for first-year honours students from February 22. "The classes will resume following the previous schedule," the university said in a statement Friday. Besides, all pre-scheduled exams will be held physically. DU vice-chancellor Prof Akhtaruzzaman said, "The physical classes will be held following all Covid-safety protocols. Similarly, pre-scheduled exams will be held." Also read: Another DU student chooses the dark path of suicide The university will take a call on the resumption of physical classes for other students after taking stock of the Covid situation in Bangladesh, he added. Earlier, on February 6, the university extended its online classes till February 21 amid a surge in Covid cases following a government notification. Also read: DU goes for reducing seats for first-year undergraduate students
IU to resume in-person classes Wednesday
The physical classes of all departments of Islamic University will resume on Wednesday after about 18 months of closure due to Covid-19 outbreak. Many students have already returned to the campus as the university authorities reopened its dormitories for the students on October 9. Read:17 IU teachers among world’s best researchers University authorities allowed only those students, who had received at least one dose of a Covid vaccine, to enter the halls. The decision was taken in IU's 263rd syndicate meeting held on the campus on October 9. All departments have already taken preparation to hold physical classes, IU treasurer Professor M Alamgir Hossain Bhuiya said. Read: IU to reopen residential halls on Oct 9 The in-person classes will be held maintaining health guidelines, he added. The university remained closed since March 18, 2020 due to the pandemic.
Buzz back as in-person classes resume at Dhaka University
Dhaka University authorities resumed physical classes on Sunday, after nearly 18 months of Covid-forced closure. Offline classes resumed at different departments and institutes from 8am today. Prof Abu Md Delwar Hossain, Dean of the Arts Faculty, said classes and exams began at 8am and those will continue until 5pm today. Read:Vaccination campaign in Dhaka University starts from Monday to jab its students, teachers and staff Students are allowed to attend classes provided they show the proof of receiving at least one dose of Covid-19 vaccine. Antika Tabassum, a third-year student of Islamic Studies department, said, "We are excited for being back to classrooms and seeing each other after a long time."
SUST to reopen dorms in phased manner from October 25
After nearly 18 months, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) will reopen its residential halls to students in phases starting from October 25. SUST Vice Chancellor Prof Farid Uddin Ahmed announced the date after the 167th Academic Council meeting of the university on Tuesday afternoon. Read: Flowers & banners welcome students as DU reopens dorms According to the decision of the Academic Council, postgraduate students will be able to enter the hall on October 25. Final-year undergraduate students will be let in on October 26, third-year students on October 27, second-year students on October 28, and first-year students on October 29. However, only those students who have received at least one dose of the Covid-19 jab will be allowed to enter the residential halls on production of the vaccine card. Read: Kuet dorms to reopen on October 22 Physical classes may begin in some departments from the first week of November. However, online classes will continue, the VC said.