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$19m US-Pak initiative launched

Islamabad : The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in partnership with the government of Pakistan, launched a $19 million, five-year programme here Thursday to improve Pakistan’s higher education system and increase the employability of university graduates. Titled ‘Higher Education System Strengthening Activity (HESSA),’ the project was launched at a high-profile event attended by

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HEC extends international scholarship deadline

Islamabad: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has announced an extension in the deadline for submitting the forms of applications for a US-based scholarship — for fall 2022 and Spring/Summer 2023. The scholarship is only for PhD Programme and does not include MS leading to the PhD, the HEC said in a statement. It said the

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Higher education professionals from across Pakistan discuss ways to elevate status of higher education

Islamabad : Higher education professionals from across Pakistan and the United States converged for a two-day activity where intellectual contributions were made to identify challenges common to Higher Education Institutions (HEIs), build linkages with the global higher education community,  create an interface for stakeholder engagement by building synergies, and brainstorm possible solutions to elevate the

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