The University of Central Asia (UCA) Appoint Prof. Dr. S. Sohail H. Naqvi as first Rector | Prior to joining UCA, he was Vice Chancellor of the Lahore University of Management Sciences

The University of Central Asia (UCA) is pleased to announce the appointment of its first Rector. Prof. Dr. S. Sohail H. Naqvi joined the University on August 2nd, and as part of his orientation will be visiting the University’s programmes and activities in the three Founding States of Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Kazakhstan. Prior to joining…

Jaipur- India: Aga Khan Foundation makes case for long-term investments in higher education to drive catalytic economic growth and social change

Jaipur, India, January 2018 – Matt Reed, CEO of the Aga Khan Foundation UK, spoke at the Jaipur Literature Festival on Friday 26th at a session entitled Beyond the University: Higher Education and Development. As questions continue to arise about the quality of Indian universities, the proportion of skilled labour in relation to the country’s…

Over 600 Graduate in Afghanistan from University of Central Asia Schools

The University of Central Asia’s (UCA) School of Professional and Continuing Education (SPCE) celebrated its third graduation ceremony, recognising 629 learners across six Satellite Learning Centres (SLC) in Afghanistan in September and October 2017. These centres are in Darwaz, Ishkashim, Shughnan and Faizabad, as well as SPCE programmes offered in cooperation with the Aga Khan…

A Challenge for the country’s best students |AKU launched a special Challenge (Scholarship) programme to motivate students from Pakistan to apply for higher education.

Many students find the process of applying to university to be daunting. Choosing a degree programme, sitting for admission tests and meeting application deadlines can be intimidating for even the best students. That’s why the Aga Khan University has launched a special Challenge (Scholarship) programme to motivate students from Pakistan’s education system to apply for…

University of Toronto and the University of Central Asia sign an academic partnership agreement on education and research collaboration

The University of Toronto (UofT) and the University of Central Asia (UCA) signed a memorandum of understanding to build linkages through curriculum and faculty development, faculty and student mobility and joint research collaborations. The first initiative under this agreement foresees UofT’s Computer Science Department develop UCA’s undergraduate Computer Science curriculum to be delivered at its…

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…

Aga Khan Nursery School, Mombasa K3 Graduation Day — Coast week com

Coastweek — Graduate students honouring the cake cutting [from left] Aarif Bagha, Tracy Chibet and Sufna Eyob. Looking on are the teachers [from left] Ms. Elizabeth Odhuno, Ms. Halima Ganiko, Ms. Everlyne Bosibori and Ms. Anne Kyengo. Coastweek — The Aga Khan Nursery School Mombasa children and staff celebrated a fun and memorable preschool graduation…

Higher education must play a greater role in international development — Ismaili org | Smart Global Development conference at the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat in Ottawa

His Excellency David Johnston, Governor General of Canada delivers the opening keynote at the Smart Global Development conference held at the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat in Ottawa. AKFC / Patrick Doyle Attendees from more than 20 countries and representatives from more than a dozen Canadian universities gathered for the Smart Global Development conference, aimed…

Canada’s Seneca College to Award Scholarships to University of Central Asia Students

On 5 April 2016, Canada’s Seneca College announced plans to award three different scholarships to a total of 12 Central Asian students pursuing undergraduate study at the University of Central Asia (UCA). The scholarships from UCA’s curriculum development partner reflect a shared dedication to providing access and affordability to promising students, regardless of their economic…

Aga Khan University tops Higher Education Commission ranking for medical universities

  Aga Khan University has maintained its position as the top medical university in Pakistan in the Higher Education Commission’s latest ranking of public and private universities in the country. The parameters considered in a comprehensive selection process included quality assurance, teaching quality, research, finance and facilities, and social integration or community development. To demonstrate…

Model school all set for a quantum leap — The Hindu com India

Mission Model School 21 C aims at taking the school to newer heights Brighter days ahead:Government Model Boys Higher Secondary School at Thycaud in Thiruvananthapuram. —Photo: S.R. Praveen For the past two months, the teachers of the Government Model Boys Higher Secondary School in Thycaud, have been staying back till 9 p.m., on a voluntary…

India: ‘Teacher’ as an ‘idea’ has been jeopardized: Prof Krishna Kumar — Two Circles Net

New Delhi: Critiquing the new liberal ideology that informed higher education system in the country, Professor Krishna Kumar, an eminent educationist, bemoaned the crisis faced by the university system and said that ‘teacher’ as an ‘idea’ stood compromised. Speaking at the national convention on ‘Higher Education at Crossroads’ on Tuesday at Jamia Millia Islamia, Professor…

The Aga Khan University: Graduates urged to ‘make a choice’

November 29, 2014 Nearly a year after a historic convocation that celebrated three decades of the University’s commitment to providing quality higher education, the Aga Khan University’s 27th Convocation Ceremony was held today. As 382 graduands gathered to receive their degrees, Ali Hasan, the Class of 2014’s valedictorian echoed a sentiment common to all the…

East African Community: Speaker, Aga Khan Regional Representative hold Talks

East African Legislative Assembly, Arusha, Tanzania, August 6, 2014: The EAC is committed to enhancing access to quality education as a pre-cursor to greater investments in the education sector, specialization and creation of more job opportunities, East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) Speaker, Rt. Hon (Dr) Margaret Nantongo Zziwa has said.  At the same time, the…