It is my great pleasure to welcome you in the Department of English of Bangladesh University of Business and Technology (BUBT). As the department Chair, I would like to extend my heartiest greetings to all, who have decided to study in this department.
Department of English at BUBT is an abode of inspiration, motivation and encouragement. It treasures talent, creativity and innovation, searches for artistry and novelty. It inspires fluency, spontaneity, creativity and expressiveness. I firmly believe that this department is unique in many ways. We nourish an environment of education and accomplishment – not just understanding and memorizing lessons related to the course contents, but also to acquire inclusive and complete knowledge of the chosen field of study.
We pledge to develop a student as a better human being with knowledge, skill, an enlightened mind and a widened heart. With such an aspiration, the teachers of English department try to explore hidden capabilities of students. This department proudly takes the responsibility of grooming the students of other departments of BUBT to acquire proficiency in using English in academic sphere as well as everyday life.
In this present day world, English is not a mere language, it is the medium of communication in... Read More
Department of English at BUBT nurtures the sense of contemporaneity. The students are introduced to the requirements and necessities of the present world and are groomed and trained accordingly. They are guided and encouraged to develop themselves appropriately to face the challenges of the time.
In today’s world, English is the most widely used language of global communication in the fields of international trade, Information Technology, politics, and many more. Therefore, the young generation needs to possess the skill and proficiency of using English in different contexts: academic, professional and everyday life. Department of English at BUBT offers programs that encompass such possibilities and prospects so that students get the opportunity to successfully encounter national and global challenges in their ways towards prosperity.
The freshmen students get the opportunity to...
History of the Department
Department of English is one of the earliest and vibrant departments at BUBT. The journey started with the launching of BA (Hons) in English program in Summer Trimester of 2004 (June 2004 – September 2004) with fourteen students in the 1st intake. It happened with the dynamic leadership of the then Chairman, Prof. Abu Taher Mojumder, a former Professor of Jahangirnagar University. During this time, the other faculty members of this department were Shaila Sultana (recently working as an Associate Professor of English, IML, DU) and Mushfeka Deeba, a Lecturer at that time. Later on, other faculty members from different public and private universities enriched the department with their valuable contributions.
From then on, the department grew bit by bit in quality and quantity and the growth still continues. Now it has become a full-fledged department with sufficient number of...
Mission and Vision of the Department
Department of English at BUBT inspires and encourages quality learning and teaching environment for the betterment of students’ skills and abilities, which are not limited to but inclusive of the following:
Developing students’ communication skills, interactive ability and proficiency in the use of English for reading, writing, listening and speakingin any context – academic, professional or creative.
Ensuring efficiency in understanding and interpreting literary texts and traditions from various points of view and literary theoretical standpoints and thus generate ideas and even own perspective on ethics, identity, politics, history, economics, aesthetics, and many other subjects.
Improving students’ ability to interpret analytical, descriptive, argumentative, critical and imaginative thinking and relate them to social, cultural and historical...
Like every year, Bangladesh University of Business and Technology (BUBT) arranged boishakhi mela on the premises of the permanent campus on April 17, 2019. Like other departments, Department of English had a stall named "Oitijhe Boishak". Different traditional food items were sold in the stall. Students from different intakes enthusiastically worked in the stall. The mela was a great success. Both the teachers and students visited the mela.
A cultural evening in memory of two celebrated Bengali poets Rabindranath Tagore and Kazi Nazrul Islam was arranged by the Department of English, BUBT on April 24, 2019. In the program the dramatised version of the great novel Sesher Kabita by Rabindranath Tagore was performed by the students of English Department. Hon'ble Vice- Chancellor of BUBT, Prof. Md. Abu Saleh witnessed the drama and the cultural program. Prof. Syed Anwarul Huq, Dean, Faculty of Arts & Humanities, Dr. Mohammed Rubaiyat Chowdhury, the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Mr. M. Azharul Haque, Chairman of the Department of EEE, Mr. Mohammad Shawkat Ali, Chairman, Department of English and the faculty members of the Department of English were present in the Program.