• Personal Stories

    ‘Decipher the data. Go beyond the graph’

    Omar Raad Chowdhury, an ardent debater and current President of the Economics Study Center|University of Dhaka, shares his journey and words of wisdom with aspiring juniors. “While in school, I was very ordinary. I was not interested in much besides public speaking. I discovered so when I joined my school debating club. I took part in some debating competitions and delivered a few speeches here and there. In terms of learning, I do believe I have gathered a few life lessons from school. I was a science student, to begin with, but I have migrated to Economics because of all the experiences I had gained from my activities at the Notre Dame…

  • Personal Stories

    ‘Hold the ground of what you believe. Don’t let negativity rule your life.’

    BRAC University graduate Sheikh Saqif Ahmed shares his personal and professional happenings with YOUNIFI and conferred words of experience and advice to his aspiring juniors. “I have completed my undergraduate at BRAC University from the Biotechnology department and currently I am committed to a full-time job. My childhood and school-life are both pinned to Mirpur. I was brought up there and I attended a Bengali Medium school located there as well. Although the means of communication in my school was Bangla, I was quite weak at it, hence I was somewhat of a misfit amidst well-spoken students. This occasionally led me to being teased by my friends and honestly, that…

  • Personal Stories

    ‘You’re not just going to be engaged, you’ll create a lifelong network’

    Syed Mohammad Faizan, a studious undergrad student and figure head in two organizations, shares his experiences with YOUNIFI and bestows valuable words of advice to aspiring fellow students. “I am a third year student at BRAC University’s Business Department. I have great interest in Accounting and Finance – they are my majors. My life at school was pretty awesome; I played all kinds of sports and represented my school S.F.X Greenherald International School in various tournaments. I also performed drama in school plays. Personally, I think these experiences have taken me very far, probably not academically but as a person. For example: sports taught me first hand leadership and drama has…