Meet the Members
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Tasmia Afsari 082 266 030
Sarah Tasnia 082 271 030
Tasnia Afroze 082 502 530
K.M.Jobair Raihan 091 0659 030
Muhammad Moinuddin 091 0995 030
Annual club Magazines
green reflections, issue 9, summer 2011
Facebook Fan Pages of Various Clubs
JUSTIFICATION OF CHOOSING THE TOPIC
The existence of the clubs in NSU are meaningful or not
Generalized idea about the clubs according to the students
To know if association with clubs are helping the students to get jobs
To know the reason behind the non members not joining the clubs
To investigate how NSU authority is helping the clubs to organize
DEFINITION OF THE TOPIC
NSU students have excelled in extra curricular activities
Students participate in a whole gamut of activities under 18 different
These activities include organizing seminars, debate, drama, music,
publishing student journals contributing poems and stories to the national
dailies, donating blood to administering polio vaccines.
The clubs are run by the students and supervised by faculty advisors.
THE TERMS DEFINED
CLUB - A group of people organized for a common purpose like
social, literary, athletic, political or other purpose; especially a group that meets
ACTIVITIES - An educational process or procedure intended to stimulate
learning through actual experience.
IMPACT – The effect or impression of one thing on another.
PURPOSE OF THE RESEARCH
To obtain a purview of the perceptions of the students about the clubs
and their activities in general
Influence of club activities in igniting the inner talents of the students
and career development
Ability of members in balancing their studies and participation in club
The initiatives taken by the clubs and NSU authority to attract more
Are NSU club activities really working for the
betterment of the students?
What is the real perception of general students about NSU
Are club activities helping the members?
What is the current trend of students’ willingness of being a
What are the advantages of being club member?
Can joining club/s be harmful academically?
Case Study : Mixed Strategy (both
qualitative and quantitative)
Case – “North South University clubs”
Context of the case
1. Culture of the clubs
2. Behavior of the executive members
towards the members
3. Impact of the event and activities
As we have identified two factors of interest in a
population and obtained those two factors in our
sample for questionnaire and interview both.
Member and Nonmembers (Survey)
Executive body (Individual Interview)
Sample size- 25
Executive body, Members and Non-Members
We conducted survey on 20 Members and Non-
Members by distributing a questionnaire with both
open and close ended questions
JUSTIFICATION FOR CHOOSING THE
Due to time constraint we could only take few samples
Interviewed the executive members to know the inside story of
Surveyed members of the club to know the impact of clubbing in
their personal lives
Surveyed non members to know their views about the club
members, activities, events and also the reason behind not joining
RESEARCH METHOD SELECTED
Triangulation of data
Individual Interview of executive members
Questionnaire distributed to both members and non members
Participant observation done by current members
DATA COLLECTION TECHNIQUE
We have collected all the data by direct face to face
communication that included questionnaire for the survey and
checklists of question for interview.
We also did participant observation which was also done under
DATA COLLECTION TECHNIQUE
1. What type of member you are?
3. Executive member
1.What do you think about NSU Club activities?
2. Are the events really helping students?
•To some extent
Impact on Members:
3. Do you think club experience is helpful for a job application?
4. if yes, please specify how?
5. What are the benefits of clubbing? (You can choose multiple answers)
6. Does clubbing affect your academic result?
6. if yes, please mention how: (you can choose multiple answers)
Too much time consuming
Club meetings clashes with class time
7. Does clubbing meet the reasons you joined for?
8. if yes, how?
9. Do you feel interest in clubbing when you see other students’ club activities?
10. if yes, why? (You can choose multiple answers)
Good source of information
Good source of entertainment
Members are powerful
Will help to make your CV healthy.
11. Do you think clubs are being promoted successfully to attract the students?
12. Is there any unfair activity of your club that bothers you?
13. Mention one word that comes into your mind while thinking about NSU clubs:
Thank you…have a nice day… !!!
DATA COLLECTION TECHNIQUE
Basic questions about the club:
When was it started?
What was the aim behind starting the club?
What is the current number of member?
What are the daily activities done by the members? Are they helping building a
What are the events organized by your club and how do you think those events help
Do you think club experience is helpful for a job application?
Does involvement in the club activities harm the members’ academic results?
Does North South University authority help you during your events or activities?
How important is it for the member to be active in the club?
Benefits or impacts and perception:
What was your perception about clubs before joining?
Do you think people who are associated with clubs are more
socialized? Specify your reason.
Can you specify some good or bad habits people experience
being in the club?
Do you provide any kind of trainings to your member? If yes how
do they help the members?
What are the professional qualities you personally think that can
be gained by being associated in a club?
According to you why people do not want to join a club?
What do you think about club
Active Moderately active Inactive
What are the benefits of
Both members and non-members believe that
clubbing helps to enhance the skills of
leadership, communication, socialization, networ
And does clubbing help you
during job application?
Yes because most of the organizations look for
candidates with experiences of voluntary activities, and
clubs give students the opportunity to have such
Does clubbing can affect your academic
About 90% of members and non-members think
clubbing affects academic results to some extent.
But the club members specified the reason has
more to do with class timings clashing with club
meetings rather than club activities.
Does clubbing meet the reasons you joined
95% of the members said yes. They believe due to NSU clubs
they got a platform to enhance their innate abilities.
Reasons for Joining
What one word comes to your mind
wheN yoU hear “NSU clUbS”?
Members usually gather in the club room and interact with each
other. Executive members try to create a friendly environment to
build an unity among the members.
Daily interaction helps the members to analyze the behavior of
Events and activities take place occasionally through out the
IS THERE ANY DAILY ACTIVITIES DONE
BY THE CLUBS?
HOW CLUB ACTIVITIES HELP IN BUILDING
Increased network with professionals
Ability to adapt in different environment
Working actively in club can be shown as a work
experience in the resume
HOW SOCIALIZATION AND CLUB MEMBERSHIP
Club members are keen to be more socialized and
adapt themselves in every situations
Executive bodies try their best to warmly welcome the
new members in order to retain the members
Students from various departments get to know each
Devoting too much time on club activities
Unethical use of power by the executive
Lot of people join clubs with different
Observed behavior of the Executive member
towards the members of the club
Observed the activities done by the clubs
Organizing big events
Members are given equal rights to presents their
How members are encouraged to never let club
activities hamper their studies.
DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION
Most of the students showed a positive attitude towards the clubs
and its activities.
87% of the sample believed through Clubs activities students
can build various skills like
leadership, organizing, communicating, coordinating, networking,
Members informed that they experience a friendly and
comfortable environment in the clubs initiated by the executive
Executive members think club activities sometimes affects the
academic results only due to clashing of classes with club
Part of the sample highly believes that association with the club
enhances the curriculum vitae
Students think that the NSU authority should promote and
encourage more students to join clubs.
NSU authority should assign a monitoring committee to strictly
monitor the club activities
There should be strict rules and regulations followed by the club
Class Lectures, Tata Zafar, Lecturer, North South
Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, pg- 72 to 92.
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