Aga Khan Students from Pakistan achieve top results nationwide

Karachi, Pakistan, 17 August 2017 – Two students from Aga Khan Higher Secondary School  in Karachi emerged first and second in Pakistan in the Aga Khan University Examination Board (AKU-EB) Higher Secondary School Certificate examination, while a student from the Aga Khan School in Garden, emerged third in the AKU-EB Secondary School Certificate examination. The…

Proof that Pakistan has incredible talent: Students wins in National Science Fair are to participate at International Science & Engineering Fair in Phoenix, Arizona

(…) This year, 254 young scientists showcased over 100 projects from all across Pakistan at the National Science Fair held in Lahore at COMSATS Institute of Information Technology. These projects were assessed by a panel of renowned judges with winners selected to represent Pakistan at Intel ISEF 2016 to be held in Phoenix, Arizona, in…

Aga Khan Academy Students First Initiated Drama: Silhouette — Coastweek com

Coastweek– Silhouette: the first student initiated drama production that weaved through themes of life, death and identity. Coastweek– A serial killer tormented by nightmares and a woman haunted by paranoia. A dysfunctional family with fractured relationships and a psychiatrist in love with a serial killer. This is Silhouette: the first student initiated drama production that…

Colleges Should Teach Religion to Their Students – Marshall Poe on Amaana org

When students feel adrift, spiritual guidance might help Marshall Poe Emilio Morenatti/AP Photo I think religion should be taught in college. I’m not talking about “religious studies,” that is, the study of the phenomenon of religion. I’m talking about having imams, priests, pastors, rabbis, and other clerics teach the practice of their faiths. In college…

Higher education enrolment increases in Afghanistan — Central Asia Online com

KABUL – Afghanistan is increasing opportunities for more high school graduates to pursue a university education and is working to ensure that universities are offering quality education. For the upcoming academic year, which starts in the spring, more than 60,000 students are expected to begin study in the country’s public universities, the Afghan Ministry of…

Stock House com: Elsevier Announces Winners of Pakistan’s "Quiz for Science"

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, February 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announced the results of its first ” Quiz for Science ” held for the academic community in Pakistan. The quiz was launched in July 2013 and attracted participation from more than 30 leading universities and institutions…

Three Aga Khan Academy students in Mombasa initiated a group to help girls in education matters – Read the story at Daily Nation: ‘Because I am a girl I CAN help’

  Because I am a girl I CAN help  By REBECCA OKWANY   Artist Wahu Kagwi (right) performs during a girl’s concert organized by former students of the Aga Khan Academy through the Diamond Trust Bank dubbed ‘Beacause I am a Girl’ (BIG). Photo/GIDEON MAUNDU  Last year in January, three Aga Khan Academy students in Mombasa…

Hyderabad,India: Academy hosts leadership camp – AK Schools News

  Forty-one students aged 14-16 years from 6 different schools across Hyderabad attended the first Leadership Skills Camp of The Aga Khan Academy on Saturday 19th November and Sunday 20th November 2011. The Aga Khan Academy, Hyderabad is a not for profit school. It has expertise in developing ethical leadership, inspired by the vision of His Highness the…

The MasterCard Foundation enables students to explore micro-entrepreneurship and financial inclusion at Toronto conference – News Wire Canada

TORONTO, Sept. 6, 2011 /CNW/ – Toronto International Microfinance Summit announced today The MasterCard Foundation is providing 100 college and university students with financial assistance to attend its conference at Toronto’s Allstream Centre September 17, 2011. In its third year, the Summit is comprised of two events, a fundraising Gala (Sept 16) and the micro…