Universities

PMSA, KU to collaborate on policy research in maritime affairs

The Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) and the University of Karachi (KU) have agreed to undertake integrated policy initiatives on various challenges along the 1046-kilometre coastline of the Sindh and Balochistan provinces. It was decided in a meeting of DG PMSA Rear Admiral Mirza Foad Amin Baig HI(M) and KU acting Vice Chancellor Prof Dr

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Futuristic curriculum advocated to meet market demands

Islamabad : Federal information minister Marriyum Aurangzeb on Wednesday urged curriculum developers to promote futuristic learning to meet market demands. Addressing a function held here to mark the Quaid-e-Azam University’s top world rankings, the minister said the public sector institutions of high education to improve learning standards to compete in the fast-changing world. She urged

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BU holds 24th convocation

Islamabad:The 24th convocation of the Bahria University, Islamabad Campus was held at its Ibne Khuldoon Auditorium here. Degrees were awarded to graduates of Humanities and Social Sciences, Business & Management and Engineering and Applied Sciences programs. Rector Bahria University, Vice Admiral (r) Kaleem Shaukat HI(M), Pro Rector (Admin), Pro Rector (Health Sciences), Pro Rector (Academics)

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Doctor from Swat royal family honoured

PESHAWAR: Dr Mahmud Aurangzeb has been awarded the Fellow of College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan (FCPS) diploma in recognition of his lifetime commitment to the teaching, practice and advancement of surgery and his long association with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan (CPSP). A handout said Dr Mahmud Aurangzeb is the

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Project brings together Pakistani, European varsities

Islamabad: French ambassador Nicolas Galey has appreciated academic cooperation between Pakistani and European universities and said the B-International capacity building project for higher education sector in Pakistan, UK, France, Italy and Spain deserved to be celebrated. “The B-International project will reinforce the Pakistan’s Higher Education Commission Vision 2025 on internationalisation through building capacity within the

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20 E-Rozgaar Centres to be handed over to varsities till 30th

LAHORE : Secretary Youth Affairs and Sports Punjab Asadullah Faiz visited E-Rozgaar Centre at University of Engineering and Technology (UET). Director Youth Affairs Syed Umair Hassan gave a detailed briefing to Secretary Youth Affairs Punjab regarding different features and departments of E-Rozgaar Centre. Asadullah Faiz inspected various departments of E-Rozgaar Centre and also met with

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Poor students on receiving end in upcoming PU budget

LAHORE : With no solid plan for resource generation or to even curtail the ever increasing establishment-related expenditures, Punjab University (PU) administration is all set to shift its financial burden on poor students in its upcoming budget. Besides revising certain fee dues for new and already enrolled students, PU’s Finance & Planning Committee has proposed

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Universities urged to conduct solution oriented research

Islamabad : The Higher Education Commission (HEC) Chairperson Dr. Shaista Sohail has asked the universities to conduct solution oriented research. While talking to media, she said that the universities play a pivotal role in educating and training students. Every year students after completing their education secure jobs in various industries, enterprises in public and private

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FMC students bag top five positions in MBBS exams

Islamabad : Federal Medical College (FMC) Islamabad has bagged top five positions in MBBS final year exam, for the first time, held by Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University among all affiliate colleges. Despite notable scarcity of resources and infrastructure, Federal Medical College has carved a niche in distinctive academics over the past one year

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AJK President lauds scouts’ services

MUZAFFARABAD: Scouts never hesitate to serve during disastrous situations and help evacuate people by risking their lives. The voluntarily services of scouts were acknowledged by President Azad Jammu and Kashmir Barrister Sultan Mehmood Chaudhry during the 3rd Scouts Training and Youth Program Conference. President AJK said volunteers remain at the forefront for rescuing people in

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