Monday, June 20, 2016



University of Barisal or simply BU is a public university located in Barisal, a city in southern Bangladesh. It is the only general public university in Barisal division and the country's 33rd public university. It was established in 2011 and started educational activities on 25 January 2012. The university offers degrees in undergraduate levels. There are eighteen academic departments under six faculties.

Location

BU is situated in the district of Barisal under Barisal Division. It is located at Karnakathi on the eastern bank of the Kirtonkhola river beside Barisal-Patuakhali highway about 2 kilometers from the center of Barisal City. The university has also a city campus located beside Barisal Zilla School.
Demand for a university was first made in 1960 before the independence of Bangladesh. In 1973, then-Prime Minister Sheikh Mujibur Rahman declared he wished to establish a university in Barisal during a rally held in the city. President Ziaur Rahman made a similar statement concerning establishing a university in Barisalon November 23, 1978, at a rally in Barisal Circuit House. In 1990s, former president Abdur Rahman Biswas also made a statement for the establishment of the university.

After three decades, following strong demand from the people of Barisal, the proposal was passed in ECNEC on November 29, 2008, by then Caretaker Government. On 22 November 2011, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the construction of building of the university. The educational activities were inaugurated by Minister for education Nurul Islam on 24 January 2012, in a temporary campus beside Barisal Zilla School.
The construction of the main campus started in 2012 which is located at Karnakathi on the eastern bank of the Kirtonkhola river in Sadar upazila. Tk. 90 crore was estimated to construct the university on 50 acres of land, including 12 acres of private and 38 acres public land.
In academic year 2011-2012 around 400 students are enrolled in six majors under four disciplines. 

 Campus


The university campus covers an area of 50 acres. The campus of BU is remarkable for its beautiful architecture and natural beauty. It is landscaped around the Kirtankhola river with field areas and plants making the campus a natural arboretum. Facilities include academic buildings, administration building, auditorium, library, computer center, workshop, research laboratories, halls of residence, teachers' quarter, mosque etc. The university has inside its boundaries a bank, a canteen and a large auditorium.

Transportation

The university runs its own regular bus service to and from the city for benefit of the students residing there, every alternate day. Friday and Saturday are weekly holidays. Two double-decker BRTC bus of Barisal University also ply to and from the city. All kinds of mechanized transport ply between Kaptai and the city.

Medical Center

The University Medical Center is equipped for primary care but serious cases are referred to a medical college hospital which is about 4 kilometers away.

Sports and entertainment

The university provides facilities for football, cricket, volleyball, table tennis etc. The students play tennis, badminton and other games as well. Sports meets and games competitions are features of campus life. The students arrange debate, cultural show etc. The annual sports events are arranged at Barisal divisional stadium.

Library

The library of BU is dedicated for individual study and group discussion. Multiple copies of text books are available at the counter. The library has more than 20,000 books and hundreds of journals and periodicals in its collection. Approximately 100 students can use these facilities at a time. The daily newspaper and monthly magazines are also available.

Administration

Chancellor

« President Abdul Hamid,

Vice-Chancellor

« Professor Dr. S M Imamul Huq

Academic

Classes for the 2011-12 academic year started on 24 January 2012. Admission is offered in six subjects: Mathematics, Management Studies, Marketing, Economics, Sociology, and English. Currently it offers admission in 6 faculties and 18 departments.

Faculty of Science and Engineering


« Department of Mathematics
« Department of Chemistry
«Department of Physics
« Department of Geology and Mining

Faculty of Bio-Sciences and Agriculture

« Department of Soil and Environmental Sciences
« Department of Botany

Faculty of Arts and Humanities

« Department of Bengali
« Department of English

Faculty of Social Science

« Department of Economics
« Department of Political Science
« Department of Public Administration
« Department of Sociology
 

Faculty of Business Studies

« Department of Accounting and Information System (AIS)
« Department of Finance and Banking
« Department of Marketing
« Department of Management Studies

Faculty of Law

« Department of Law

The Medium of instruction

The medium of instruction is English, which is the official language for examinations. Bengali is also followed while teaching.

Halls of residence

There are one men's and one women's dormitories under construction.

Men's Hostel :
« Bangabandhu hall

Women's Hostel :
« Sheikh Hasina hall


  


 

 

 

 

 



Monday, May 9, 2016


The Oxford Mission Church, one of the most elegant looking churches in Bangladesh, is also a heritage structure of the country. This beautiful red brick church was established in 1903 from the sketch of Sister Edith. It was given a final shape by Father Strong. There are 13 ponds and Oxford Mission School on the compound. The structure is one of architectural brilliance, with many corridors. It has 40 archways that support the roof. A large cross on the main altar continues to impart the blessing of Jesus Christ. The church draws local and foreign visitors, including devoted Christians to pray kneeling before the altar.


History of Oxford Mission Church of Barisal district!

The Oxford Mission Church, one of the most attractive looking churches in Bangladesh, The Oxford Mission Church is also a heritage structure of the country. This beautiful red brick church was established in 1903.The Oxford Mission Church structured with many corridors. It has 40 archways that support the roof. A large cross on the main altar continues to impart the blessing of Jesus Christ.



How to get in to Oxford Mission Church of Barisal district?

This church situated in the town of Barisal beside Bogra Road south of Barisal connected both by air and road from Dhaka, Chittagong and Barisal. Flights are available from Chittagong and Dhaka on United Airways and Regent Airways. Flights tend to be daily during the high season (Oct - Apr) but generally drop back to 3-4 flights per week during the summer and Monsoon (May - Sept).
The private bus companies have offices near Hotel Sea Queen on the main road, and also down in the Hotel Motel Zone.


What can you see to Oxford Mission Church of Barisal district?

There are 13 ponds and Oxford Mission School on the compound. The structure is one of architectural brilliance, with many corridors. It has 40 archways that support the roof. A large cross on the main altar continues to impart the blessing of Jesus Christ.

What can you do to Oxford Mission Church of Barisal district?

You can see a huge number of antiques including canons of the Sultani period, hand and finger print of Queen Nurjahan, sword of Sirajuddowla, different types of antique statues and coins, survey maps and manuscripts, mementos of Sher-e-Bangla AK Fazlul Huq, Aswani Kumar Dutta, poet Jibanananda Das, bard Mukunda Das and other distinguished personalities can took picture. Taking rest and visit around museum.

What can you buy from Oxford Mission Church of Barisal district?

There are lots of shops in the town catering to Bangladeshi tourists. You can also check out the local market. You can try some local beauty products (sandal wood based), hand woven textile and bed sheets among many other things.

What type of food you can take Oxford Mission Church of Barisal district?

There's a few restaurants along highway Rd and in the local markets, most   serving Bangladeshi standards.

What type of drink you can take from Oxford Mission Church of Barisal district?

Alcohol is available in a few locations. The hotels have bars which generally open from 7pm. don’t expect much as their ambience leaves much to be desired and there is no guarantee the beer will be cold. Prices are higher than you might expect.

Where you can sleep at Oxford Mission Church of Barisal district?

There are also a lot of number of residential house:
·  Rest House District Council
·  Khamarabari Reston House




The Baitul Aman Jame Masjid Complex, commonly known as Guthia Mosque of Barisal, is a mosque complex of Bangladesh having a land area of 14 acres, comparing to the 8.30 acres land area of the national mosque Baitul Mukarram of the country. The Baitul Aman Jame Masjid Complex consists of a Mosque, a huge Eidgah, a graveyard, three lakes, Madrasa and an orphanage. Established on 16 December 2003, Guthia Mosque is also a tourist spot in Bangladesh.

Location

Wazirpur, Barisal.

Construction

Construction of the mosque complex began in December 16, 2003 under the supervision of SAS Foundation. The complex is a private initiative by Sharfuddin Ahmed, a local politician and a businessman. The mosque took four years and one month to be completed. The complex was designed by a group of Bangladeshi architects.
The cost of the construction in those times was 200 million BDT. The complex was inaugurated on October 20, 2006, with three great lakes, a mosque, an orphanage, a madrasa, an Eidgah and 58 meters high minaret constructed of white marble.

Architecture

The mosque complex stands on 14 acres. The mosque itself consists of 20 domes. The three lakes surrounding the mosque are situated so that they reflect the whole mosque from different angles. Gardens are placed around the lakes and the mosque. A number of calligraphies of Ayatul Kursi are found around the mosque and the inner part of dome of the mosque also has the Ayatul Kursi carved on it. The inner wall of the mosque has the Surat ar-Rahman written on it. The inner part of the mosque has a capacity of 1,400 people, while the outer has a capacity of 5,000 people. Several thousand people can pray in the Eidgah adjacent to the mosque at a time. The 58 meters high minaret of the mosque is the tallest in the country. A graveyard stands on the south-eastern part of the complex.

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University of Barisal or simply BU is a public university located in Barisal, a city in southern Bangladesh. It is the only general public university in Barisal division and the country's 33rd public university. It was established in 2011 and started educational activities on 25 January 2012. The university offers degrees in undergraduate levels. There are eighteen academic departments under six faculties.

Location

BU is situated in the district of Barisal under Barisal Division. It is located at Karnakathi on the eastern bank of the Kirtonkhola river beside Barisal-Patuakhali highway about 2 kilometers from the center of Barisal City. The university has also a city campus located beside Barisal Zilla School.
Demand for a university was first made in 1960 before the independence of Bangladesh. In 1973, then-Prime Minister Sheikh Mujibur Rahman declared he wished to establish a university in Barisal during a rally held in the city. President Ziaur Rahman made a similar statement concerning establishing a university in Barisalon November 23, 1978, at a rally in Barisal Circuit House. In 1990s, former president Abdur Rahman Biswas also made a statement for the establishment of the university.

After three decades, following strong demand from the people of Barisal, the proposal was passed in ECNEC on November 29, 2008, by then Caretaker Government. On 22 November 2011, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the construction of building of the university. The educational activities were inaugurated by Minister for education Nurul Islam on 24 January 2012, in a temporary campus beside Barisal Zilla School.
The construction of the main campus started in 2012 which is located at Karnakathi on the eastern bank of the Kirtonkhola river in Sadar upazila. Tk. 90 crore was estimated to construct the university on 50 acres of land, including 12 acres of private and 38 acres public land.
In academic year 2011-2012 around 400 students are enrolled in six majors under four disciplines. 

 Campus


The university campus covers an area of 50 acres. The campus of BU is remarkable for its beautiful architecture and natural beauty. It is landscaped around the Kirtankhola river with field areas and plants making the campus a natural arboretum. Facilities include academic buildings, administration building, auditorium, library, computer center, workshop, research laboratories, halls of residence, teachers' quarter, mosque etc. The university has inside its boundaries a bank, a canteen and a large auditorium.

Transportation

The university runs its own regular bus service to and from the city for benefit of the students residing there, every alternate day. Friday and Saturday are weekly holidays. Two double-decker BRTC bus of Barisal University also ply to and from the city. All kinds of mechanized transport ply between Kaptai and the city.

Medical Center

The University Medical Center is equipped for primary care but serious cases are referred to a medical college hospital which is about 4 kilometers away.

Sports and entertainment

The university provides facilities for football, cricket, volleyball, table tennis etc. The students play tennis, badminton and other games as well. Sports meets and games competitions are features of campus life. The students arrange debate, cultural show etc. The annual sports events are arranged at Barisal divisional stadium.

Library

The library of BU is dedicated for individual study and group discussion. Multiple copies of text books are available at the counter. The library has more than 20,000 books and hundreds of journals and periodicals in its collection. Approximately 100 students can use these facilities at a time. The daily newspaper and monthly magazines are also available.

Administration

Chancellor

« President Abdul Hamid,

Vice-Chancellor

« Professor Dr. S M Imamul Huq

Academic

Classes for the 2011-12 academic year started on 24 January 2012. Admission is offered in six subjects: Mathematics, Management Studies, Marketing, Economics, Sociology, and English. Currently it offers admission in 6 faculties and 18 departments.

Faculty of Science and Engineering


« Department of Mathematics
« Department of Chemistry
«Department of Physics
« Department of Geology and Mining

Faculty of Bio-Sciences and Agriculture

« Department of Soil and Environmental Sciences
« Department of Botany

Faculty of Arts and Humanities

« Department of Bengali
« Department of English

Faculty of Social Science

« Department of Economics
« Department of Political Science
« Department of Public Administration
« Department of Sociology
 

Faculty of Business Studies

« Department of Accounting and Information System (AIS)
« Department of Finance and Banking
« Department of Marketing
« Department of Management Studies

Faculty of Law

« Department of Law

The Medium of instruction

The medium of instruction is English, which is the official language for examinations. Bengali is also followed while teaching.

Halls of residence

There are one men's and one women's dormitories under construction.

Men's Hostel :
« Bangabandhu hall

Women's Hostel :
« Sheikh Hasina hall


  


 

 

 

 

 






The Oxford Mission Church, one of the most elegant looking churches in Bangladesh, is also a heritage structure of the country. This beautiful red brick church was established in 1903 from the sketch of Sister Edith. It was given a final shape by Father Strong. There are 13 ponds and Oxford Mission School on the compound. The structure is one of architectural brilliance, with many corridors. It has 40 archways that support the roof. A large cross on the main altar continues to impart the blessing of Jesus Christ. The church draws local and foreign visitors, including devoted Christians to pray kneeling before the altar.


History of Oxford Mission Church of Barisal district!

The Oxford Mission Church, one of the most attractive looking churches in Bangladesh, The Oxford Mission Church is also a heritage structure of the country. This beautiful red brick church was established in 1903.The Oxford Mission Church structured with many corridors. It has 40 archways that support the roof. A large cross on the main altar continues to impart the blessing of Jesus Christ.



How to get in to Oxford Mission Church of Barisal district?

This church situated in the town of Barisal beside Bogra Road south of Barisal connected both by air and road from Dhaka, Chittagong and Barisal. Flights are available from Chittagong and Dhaka on United Airways and Regent Airways. Flights tend to be daily during the high season (Oct - Apr) but generally drop back to 3-4 flights per week during the summer and Monsoon (May - Sept).
The private bus companies have offices near Hotel Sea Queen on the main road, and also down in the Hotel Motel Zone.


What can you see to Oxford Mission Church of Barisal district?

There are 13 ponds and Oxford Mission School on the compound. The structure is one of architectural brilliance, with many corridors. It has 40 archways that support the roof. A large cross on the main altar continues to impart the blessing of Jesus Christ.

What can you do to Oxford Mission Church of Barisal district?

You can see a huge number of antiques including canons of the Sultani period, hand and finger print of Queen Nurjahan, sword of Sirajuddowla, different types of antique statues and coins, survey maps and manuscripts, mementos of Sher-e-Bangla AK Fazlul Huq, Aswani Kumar Dutta, poet Jibanananda Das, bard Mukunda Das and other distinguished personalities can took picture. Taking rest and visit around museum.

What can you buy from Oxford Mission Church of Barisal district?

There are lots of shops in the town catering to Bangladeshi tourists. You can also check out the local market. You can try some local beauty products (sandal wood based), hand woven textile and bed sheets among many other things.

What type of food you can take Oxford Mission Church of Barisal district?

There's a few restaurants along highway Rd and in the local markets, most   serving Bangladeshi standards.

What type of drink you can take from Oxford Mission Church of Barisal district?

Alcohol is available in a few locations. The hotels have bars which generally open from 7pm. don’t expect much as their ambience leaves much to be desired and there is no guarantee the beer will be cold. Prices are higher than you might expect.

Where you can sleep at Oxford Mission Church of Barisal district?

There are also a lot of number of residential house:
·  Rest House District Council
·  Khamarabari Reston House






The Baitul Aman Jame Masjid Complex, commonly known as Guthia Mosque of Barisal, is a mosque complex of Bangladesh having a land area of 14 acres, comparing to the 8.30 acres land area of the national mosque Baitul Mukarram of the country. The Baitul Aman Jame Masjid Complex consists of a Mosque, a huge Eidgah, a graveyard, three lakes, Madrasa and an orphanage. Established on 16 December 2003, Guthia Mosque is also a tourist spot in Bangladesh.

Location

Wazirpur, Barisal.

Construction

Construction of the mosque complex began in December 16, 2003 under the supervision of SAS Foundation. The complex is a private initiative by Sharfuddin Ahmed, a local politician and a businessman. The mosque took four years and one month to be completed. The complex was designed by a group of Bangladeshi architects.
The cost of the construction in those times was 200 million BDT. The complex was inaugurated on October 20, 2006, with three great lakes, a mosque, an orphanage, a madrasa, an Eidgah and 58 meters high minaret constructed of white marble.

Architecture

The mosque complex stands on 14 acres. The mosque itself consists of 20 domes. The three lakes surrounding the mosque are situated so that they reflect the whole mosque from different angles. Gardens are placed around the lakes and the mosque. A number of calligraphies of Ayatul Kursi are found around the mosque and the inner part of dome of the mosque also has the Ayatul Kursi carved on it. The inner wall of the mosque has the Surat ar-Rahman written on it. The inner part of the mosque has a capacity of 1,400 people, while the outer has a capacity of 5,000 people. Several thousand people can pray in the Eidgah adjacent to the mosque at a time. The 58 meters high minaret of the mosque is the tallest in the country. A graveyard stands on the south-eastern part of the complex.



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