Geothermal Energy Helps Year-round Farming in Tajikistan — University of Central Asia

Food and nutrition insecurity are emerging as major issues in mountainous regions, particularly in the Gorno Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast (GBAO) in Tajikistan, where there are short growing seasons, severe climatic conditions at elevations above 2,000 metres, as well as limited availability of agriculture land. To address these challenges, the University of Central Asia’s (UCA) Mountain…

International Office Established at University of Central Asia (UCA)

An International Office (IO) has been established at UCA with the aim of providing leadership in the pursuit of academic and operational excellence through international cooperation, and strategic partnerships. The Office aims to coordinate and facilitate all relevant cooperation and strategic opportunities to maintain academic excellence in line with UCA’s mission of developing mountain societies….

University of Central Asia’s School of Professional and Continuing Education (SPCE) Bokhtar Holds Milestone First Graduation for 160 Students

The University of Central Asia’s School of Professional and Continuing Education (SPCE) celebrated its first graduation ceremony at its learning centre in Bokhtar (Tajikistan) on February 15th 2020. Over 160 students successfully completed courses in Conversational English, Russian, business planning, accounting and the International Computer Driving License (ICDL). The Bokhtar centre opened in March 2019,…

University of Central Asia: Joins UiPath Academic Alliance to Empower Students for the Future | 100 Young Entrepreneurs Train for Business Success | Quality of Education in Central Asia

University of Central Asia Joins UiPath Academic Alliance to Empower Students for the Future The University of Central Asia (UCA) has joined the UiPath Academic Alliance programme, offering its students and staff training in Robotic Process Automation (RPA), a key technology recognised by top analysts for its potential to empower the next generation of workers…

University of Central Asia Campus Tour | World standard University on the mountains of Tajikistan, Kirgizstan and Kazakhstan

The University of Central Asia offers undergraduate programmes in Computer Science, Communications and Media, Earth and Environmental Science and Economics at its residential campuses in Naryn (Kyrgyzstan) and Khorog (Tajikistan). Erik Krauss, Manager of Student Affairs at UCA takes us on a tour of the Naryn campus. Source: ucentralasia 20 Jan 2020 See also: Channel…

Channel 5 TV: Interview with Shaukat Ali Khan, Chief Information Officer at University of Central Asia | UCA unique as a residential and research oriented university

Shaukat Ali Khan, Chief Information Officer at the University Central Asia, was interviewed on Channel 5 on January 28th 2020. Watch the full interview to learn more about the University and its three schools, as well as what makes UCA unique as a residential and research oriented university. He also spoke about UCA’s partnership with…

UCA -University of Central Asia Helps Expand Role of Museums in Kyrgyzstan

The Cultural Heritage and Humanities Unit (CHHU) of UCA’s Graduate School of Development, organised a training on “Museum Collection Management: Storage, Accounting and Exhibition” on November 28th in Bishkek. It was held as part of CHHU’s ongoing efforts to build human resource capacity of national museums in Kyrgyzstan. The event was hosted by the Gapar…

Artificial Futures Intelligent Robots in Science and Society — Prof. Dr. Alan Winfield’s Public Lecture at University of Central Asia

Prof. Dr. Alan Winfield, Professor of Robot Ethics (University of the West of England), Visiting Professor (University of York), and Associate Fellow (Cambridge Centre for the Future of Intelligence), delivered a UCA public lecture on “Artificial Futures Intelligent Robots in Science and Society” on November 19th. In this talk Prof. Dr. Alan Winfield presented the…

Climate Change: A concerted worldwide effort needs to be launched to mitigate a global calamity — Lecture by Dr. Tariq Banuri at University of Central Asia

Dr. Tariq Banuri, Chairman of the Higher Education Commission of the Government of Pakistan, delivered a lecture on climate change at the University of Central Asia in Bishkek on 18 November 2019. Dr. Banuri highlighted that climate change is here to stay, and while some changes are irreversible, a concerted worldwide effort needs to be…