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Independence Day celebrations at FJWU

Rawalpindi:Keeping its traditions alive, Fatima Jinnah Women University celebrated Independence Day with great enthusiasm and veneration at University campus. The flag hosting ceremony was performed by Dr. Saima Hamid, Vice Chancellor, FJWU in the university premises. National Anthem was also played on this occasion. University faculty, large number of students and staff members attended the

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A memorable handshake between Pak-US higher education leadership

Islamabad : Eye-witnessing international best practices of high-ranking research institutions in the United States, nine Pakistani Vice Chancellors and 25 higher education women leaders representing partner universities of the USAID-funded Higher Education System Strengthening Activity (HESSA) project returned home the other day, determined to apply their learning experiences towards improvement of Pakistan’s higher education ecosystem.

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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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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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Research grant for students doubled

LAHORE:The research grant for postgraduate students of the University of Health Sciences (UHS) has been increased by 100 pc. According to the university spokesperson, the amount received by M.Phil, and Ph.D. students for research has been doubled. Research grant for M.Phil has been increased from Rs125,000 to Rs250,000 whereas that for Ph.D. students from Rs375,000

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KMU reduces fees for Afghan students

PESHAWAR: Khyber Medical University on Saturday announced significant reduction in fees for Afghan students. According to a notification issued here, this historic decision to reduce fees will give a new impetus to Pak-Afghan relations, said Prof Dr Zia-ul-Haq. Reduction in fees will provide opportunities for Afghan students to continue their education, Prof Dr Zia-ul-Haq added.

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AIOU expands educational network

Islamabad : Allama Iqbal Open (AIOU) has extended its educational network to the entire world through enrolling a number of students from different countries. Students from 27 countries including United States, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Australia, Italy, China, and Saudi Arabia have enrolled in 35 different programs offered in Spring Semester 2022. The ratio of

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122,000 applications received under EUSP

Islamabad : As many as 122,000 applications have been received by the students under the Ehsaas Undergraduate Scholarship Programme (EUSP) for the Fiscal Year 2022 and its screening process will begin soon. According to an official source, an amount of Rs9.5 billion was allocated to award scholarships to the deserving outstanding students for the EUSP

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44 students heading US to study comparative policymaking

Islamabad : US Ambassador to Pakistan Donald Blome met with a group of 44 students from across Pakistan to congratulate them on their imminent departure for the United States to attend the Study of the US Institutes (SUSI) for Student Leaders programme, funded by the US Department of State. Participants will attend an academic programme

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