The Department of English brings together three different but related areas of study: Literature, Linguistics, and Communicative English. Freshers and sophomores of the department are offered skill-based (Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing) courses that directly help them upgrade their ability in English language usage.
Life at Daffodil is very much eventful. Through a lot of meaningful and impactful events students get the opportunity to develop their skills and portfolio beyond the curriculam
The Department of English, Daffodil International University (DIU) organized a day-long symposium titled “Modernism/ Postmodernism: Truth/Post-truth in Language and Literature” at Daffodil Smart City, Ashulia, Dhaka with the participation of teachers and students from around 7 universities of the country.
A workshop on "Exploring the Life Cycle of the English Language Teaching Professor" at International Conference Hall, AB-4, DSC, on 22 October 2022, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM has been organized by the Department of English, facilitated by Dr. Lawrence N. Berlin, Professor Emeritus, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, USA.
Our Alumni are our pride as they are engaged in building the world through national and International contributions
When I first came to the Daffodil International University campus, I was amazed at its peaceful environment and state of the arts IT facilities. I graduated from the Department of English of Daffodil International University. Apart from the excellent academic experiences, I also reaped benefits of being a part of multi-cultural student body at DIU. I continuously learned how to share ideas with people from different backgrounds and perspectives which equipped me with better interpersonal skills. I am really grateful to my Daffodil International University.
Currently, I have been working as the Senior Lecturer, Department of English, Bheramara College, Kushtia. I got Best Teacher Award from Bheramara College, Kushtia. I have been contributing as the Examiner (Honors & Degree Pass) of National University; Examiner (HSC) of Jessore Education Board; Examiner (HSC & BM) of Bangladesh Technical Education Board etc. I am also the Lifetime member at Bangladesh English Language Teachers’ Association (BELTA)
Mr. Mostafizur Rahman Shamim
Department of English
Bheramara College, Kushtia
Mr Syed Raihan-Ul-Islam is currently working as the Senior Assistant Director of International Affairs, Daffodil International University (DIU) Bangladesh. He is also an International Adviser of Biliran Province State University, Philippines and an Ambassador of Eurasian Universities Union (EURAS). He completed his graduation and Master’s degree in English Literature from DIU. Besides, during 2015-2017 he worked as a Creative Audio Visual Teacher at Daffodil International School (English Medium) Dhaka.
Since 2013, he has been coordinating international mobility programmes for teachers, students and staff with global partners, scholarships, Erasmus+ projects, international internships, etc at DIU. He also supervises the international cooperation relations & communications on behalf of DIU as well as setting up summer/winter program arrangement for International students.
Mr. Raihan-Ul-Islam is an active member of NAFSA: Association of International Educators and attended over 50 international conferences and events of about 30 countries around the world such as EAIE, APAIE, AUAP, AUPF, EURIE, WFYS, Magna Charta Consortium, EEUA, etc. Mr. Syed has expertise in coordinating international projects on campus to run for short and long term duration. He is also coordinating the implementation of different Erasmus+ Projects at DIU such as KA171 and KA2 CBHE.
Mr. Syed was an Erasmus+ Staff Scholar at Mykolas Romeris University in Lithuania for a week in 2022 and worked for ASEF Rectors’ Conference & Students’ Forum-2019 (ARC7) as a rapporteur for the Students’ Forum. He has been playing the role of Advisor of Social Business Students' Forum (SBSF) since 2018 and a valued Senior Member of Children's Film Society Bangladesh (CFSBD) since 2011.
Mr SYED RAIHAN-UL-ISLAM
Senior Assistant Director for International Affairs
Daffodil International University
The members of Daffodil International University Alumni Association feel proud of Mr. Golam Zilani for being elected the Director of Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry on 19th December 2020. Mr. Zilani is the alumni of DIU English Department completed his graduation in 2009 from DIU.
From his initial understanding, he had the full of business leading and entrepreneurial mindset. Accordingly, he has developed himself especially in communication, negotiation, people management, dealing, setting business goal, development and implementation. Completing his graduation in Bachelor of English Literature, he didn’t wait for enjoying some leisure times, rather he had joined to a job and started working from an entry level. Gradually he did serve to several companies and developed his skillsets professionally. Through the repeated professional growth, he is now looking after the total business operations as the Director of Operations in Gateway Group. He has also some dynamic involvements with different social and business associations. He is the Conformity Assessment Committee Member of Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution-BSTI.
Interestingly he has a very patient, visionary and humble personality to learn, grow and earn the result in any professional action. He loves to start any project or venture from a beginning stage which gives him an entrepreneurial taste and slow-fast sustainable growth. If we exemplify the way of his mindset, we can view on his present role and position of DCCI what he started projecting in 2016 and lot of small inputs made his goal succeed.
Moreover, Mr. Zilani has balanced his academic excellence completing his MA in English Literature in 2010
Mr. Golam Zilani
Director, Dhaka Chamber of Commerce & Industry (DCCI)
Director of Operations, Gateway Group
Co-Chair of E-Learning and E-Commence, BASIS
Graduation Year: 2009, DIU Alumni ID: 061-10-254 (Bachelor of English)