Graduates urged to seize opportunities to innovate — Aga Khan University, Karachi

In his address to Aga Khan University’s 2017 convocation, Chief Guest Sindh Governor Muhammad Zubair extended his personal congratulations to the 360-strong graduating class.  Mr Zubair praised parents and faculty for their contribution in the graduands’ achievements calling them “great players” in building the character and future prospects of today’s students. Sindh Governor Muhammad Zubair…

Aga Khan University graduands urged to utilise knowledge to transform society

Graduands at the Aga Khan University’s convocation ceremony in Nairobi were encouraged to use their skills and knowledge to pursue ambitious, far-reaching initiatives that would impact as many lives as possible. Sixty graduates awarded degrees at the convocation in Nairobi In her speech, Chief Guest Professor Collette Suda, Principal Secretary, State Department for University Education,…

Aga Khan University convocation: Tackling Pakistan’s complex challenges requires a wide range of skills, says Sindh CM

  2016: In his address to Aga Khan University’s 29th convocation, Chief Guest Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah, highlighted the importance of a broad-based, multidisciplinary education in tackling the country’s problems. Speaking to the University’s 383 graduands, Mr Shah said: “We need natural scientists and social scientists, writers and artists, entrepreneurs and public policy…

Kenya:Cabinet Secretary suggests new approaches to University funding — Coast week com|University to construct a modern multi-storey tower on Peponi Road Nairobi

NAIROBI — Cabinet Secretary for the Ministry of Education Hon. Dr. Fred Okengo Matiang’I who was Chief Guest delivers his speech at Aga Khan University Convocation Ceremony in Nairobi. NAIROBI — The Cabinet Secretary for the Ministry of Education has challenged universities in Kenya to become research universities and to increase their funding by selling…

Aga Khan University hosts convocation in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Professor Yunus Mgaya, Executive Secretary, Tanzania Commission for Universities, addresses the Aga Khan University’s convocation in Dar es Salaam. ​​The Tanzania Commission for Universities’ Executive Secretary Professor Yunus Mgaya applauded the Aga Khan University’s significant commitment to an ambitious expansion plan in Tanzania and East Africa to educate the future leaders the region needs to…

2015 Aga Khan University Convocation Ceremony (Nairobi, Kenya) — NanoWisdoms org

As we expand our work in Kenya, one of our highest priorities is to achieve international standards of healthcare especially for non-communicable diseases, such as cancer, heart disease and diabetes. Another special focus will be neuro-science, where the promises of stem cell technology must be brought massively and competently to Africa. Our overall plan is…

His Highness the Aga Khan meets with President Museveni

Mawlana Hazar Imam and President Museveni meet at the State House in Entebbe, Uganda. AKDN / Zahur Ramji Entebbe, Uganda, 25 February 2015 — Mawlana Hazar Imam called on His Excellency President Yoweri Museveni at the State House in Entebbe today. Hazar Imam arrived in Uganda yesterday and will preside over the second of three…

Aga Khan to Tanzania graduates “Like each of you, personally, the University also remembers its heritage on a day like this. That heritage is rooted in the rich history of Islamic intellectual accomplishment …”

His Highness the Aga Khan In the AKU convocation ceremony held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, on 24 February 2015, 37 graduates received the Master of Education degree; three received the Master of Medicine degree; and 18 graduates were conferred with the degree of Bachelor of Science in Nursing. – Photo: AKDN/Z.Ramji (…) As your…

Aga Khan University: Upcoming convocation ceremonies in East Africa

Tanzania Convocation Tuesday, February 24, 2015 Uganda Convocation Thursday, February 26, 2015 Kenya Convocation Monday, March 2, 2015​​​​​ ***** Convocation Convocation is more than just a formal ceremony for the conferral of degrees and diplomas; it’s the recognition of a longstanding tradition whereby the University community – students, faculty, staff and alumni – applaud your…