Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: Aga Khan University’s 14th convocation ceremony a total of 39 students were conferred degrees: 26 received Master’s degrees in Education while 13 were awarded Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees

Aga Khan University (AKU) graduates challenged to impact their communities — AKDN org Teachers and nurses are crucial to Tanzania’s development. Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 6 February 2019 – Aga Khan University (AKU) has affirmed its commitment to continue contributing to Tanzania’s social economic development through the provision of high quality education for teachers and…

441 students graduate from Aga Khan University — By Khawar Khan on GEO TV | “The AKUH has contributed $1 billion annually in Pakistan’s economy and has made research in several disciplines of medicine.” – President Firoz Rasul

KARACHI: Four hundred and forty-one students graduated in Nursing, MBBS, BDS and other Health Sciences disciplines from the prestigious Aga Khan University on Saturday. This year’s ceremony is especially significant as it marks 35 years since the university was founded, says AKUH president. Photo: Geo News  Addressing the convocation ceremony, AKUH President Firoz Rasul said,…

Aga Khan University and University of Calgary sign international agreement

Memorandum of Understanding advances human development, global health, social justice and pluralism. Aga Khan University and University of Calgary have signed an international agreement to promote knowledge sharing, education and research collaborations, student internships and faculty exchanges.UoC Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 18 October 2018 – University of Calgary President Elizabeth Cannon and Aga Khan University President…

Global body accredits Aga Khan University’s teaching excellence programme

​The University is set to launch TEACH – a pioneering programme aimed at ensuring excellence in teaching and learning across AKU’s six campuses. The move follows the accreditation of TEACH by Advance HE​​, a global body committed to fostering the highest standards in teaching, during a joint event in London. Advance HE’s Associate Head of…

Kenya: Graduands urged to join the ‘Innovation Generation’ — Aga Khan University (AKU) Convocation ceremony

Graduands at the Aga Khan University (AKU) Convocation ceremony were urged to use the knowledge and skills gained through their degrees to create innovative solutions that will help Kenya achieve its development priorities. In his speech, Chief Guest Professor Mwenda Ntarangwi, Secretary and CEO, Commission for University Education, highlighted the important role that Universities can…

Aga Khan University has Rs 103 billion annual economic impact in Pakistan

The Aga Khan University announced today the results of a landmark study which found that AKU has an annual economic impact in Pakistan of Rs 103 billion, or US$ 1 billion, supporting 42,000 jobs. The study also reports that AKU’s spending has a multiplier effect, with every rupee of its direct gross value added generating…

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 hospital opens new medical centres in Punjab |These facilities are in addition to 100 outreach centres throughout the province

The Aga Khan University Hospital has opened two new medical centres to provide consulting clinics, vaccination, radiology, laboratory and pharmacy services in Lahore, Rawalpindi and surrounding areas in Pakistan’s Punjab province. Munnawar Hamid, Member of Board of Trustees and Firoz Rasul, President, Aga Khan University inaugurate AKUH’s new medical centre in Lahore. Photo: AKUH Located…

State sponsored students to join private universities — Nation co Kenya|President Kenyatta said the move will provide a chance for more students to pursue courses of their choice.

Aga Khan University President Firoz Rasul (right) congratulates a student during a graduation ceremony in February 2016. Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (Kuccps)has begun placing 10,000 state-sponsored students in private institutions. FILE PHOTO | JEFF ANGOTE | NATION MEDIA GROUP  In Summary The CEO said he had asked for four weeks to work…

Maternal, child mortality have tremendously decreased First Lady Margaret Kenyatta | The Launching of the landmark Kenya Countdown to 2015 Country Case Study Report on ‘Ending Preventable Maternal, Newborn and Child Deaths’

Photos from The First Lady Kenya‘s twitter  Soruce: https://twitter.com/FirstLadyKenya ***** Maternal, child mortality have tremendously decreased – First Lady — Citizen Digest   First Lady Margaret Kenyatta has said Kenya is among countries that have witnessed an incredible decrease in maternal and child mortality across the world. She said it is deeply encouraging that women are today…

Aga Khan graduates urged to change society — Monitor Co Uganda| Plans to invest more than US$ 1 billion in the region|Watch video on NTV Uganda

Mr Firoz Rasul (R), the President of Aga Khan University, congratulates graduates during the university’s convocation ceremony at Kampala Serena Conference Centre yesterday. A total of 78 students graduated with Diplomas in General Nursing, Bachelors of Science in Nursing degrees and Masters of Education. PHOTO BY RACHEAL AJWANG.   Kampala- Health and education graduates from the…