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. […]

VCs of KP varsities concerned at huge cut in recurrent grants

PESHAWAR: Expressing serious concern over the huge cut in the recurrent grants for Higher Education Commission for the fiscal year 2022-23, the vice-chancellors of public sector universities on Wednesday urged the HEC not to accept the trimmed funds and press the government to make sufficient allocation for running the higher education institutions in a smooth […]

VCs vow to promote co-curricular, sports activities

PESHAWAR: The vice-chancellors of public sector universities on Friday pledged to utilise all the possibilities for strengthening and promoting sports and co-curricular activities in the higher education institutions. The matter was discussed in length at a meeting of the vice- chancellors of public sector universities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa with University of Engineering and Technology (UET) […]

HEC issues policy guidelines to universities regarding nursing education

Islamabad : The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has issued policy guidelines to vice chancellors, rectors, heads all public/private sector universities/Degree Awarding Institutions (DAIs) to review educational pathways for nursing degree programmes in the country. In that regard, HEC also held a series of consultative meetings of National Curriculum Review Committee (NCRC) in collaboration with Pakistan […]