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Universities in UK are most expensive, according to study

Universities of UK are most expensive

Students in England are paying the highest university tuition fees in the world, according to a report from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). They are charging on an average £9,000 a year, according to a new study. The amount is two times more than institutions in Australia and about six times more than the fees paid in ... Read More »

Unilever launches Talent Hunt program for Pakistani students

Univer Talent Hunt program for Pakistani students

ISLAMABAD – To encourage students to showcase their academic and strategic acumen, as well as to attract talent from leading universities, Unilever Pakistan has launched a talent hunt program. Unilever Talent Hunt (UTH) 2015 will offer participants the opportunity to represent Pakistan at the Future Leader’s League, a global competition bringing students together from across the world. The program also helps Unilever build a ... Read More »

Merit awards: Pakistani students receive Australia Awards Scholarship 2016

Group photo of Australian High Commissioner Margaret Adamson with Pakistani students who received Australia Awards Scholarship 2016

ISLAMABAD – Around 20 Pakistani professionals who have been awarded Australia Awards Scholarship 2016 gathered for a pre-departure briefing in Islamabad on Tuesday Australian High Commissioner Margaret Adamson farewelled the awardees who are professionals working in public health, education, economic growth, governance, mining and water resource management across Pakistan. The scholarship program will help “develop the skills and knowledge to drive change ... Read More »

Energy-specific research grants announced for Pakistani students

Islamabad — The U.S.-Pakistan Centers for Advanced Studies in Energy (USPCAS-E) at the National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), University of Engineering and Technology (UET), and Arizona State University (ASU), have recently announced energy-specific research grants through a nationwide call for research proposals. The research grants, funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), will provide academic researchers working with Pakistani industry ... Read More »

Int. Book Festival Opens in Istanbul

ISTANBUL — Turkey’s biggest international book fair opened its doors in Istanbul city with a ceremony to mark its 34th anniversary. The Tuyap Fair in Beylikduzu opened with the theme of ‘Humor: Looking at Life with a Smile.’ This year, the 34th International Istanbul Book Fair will host over 750 publishers from all over the world, plus panels, seminars and ... Read More »

Pakistan pledge to invest in Health and Education at Population Summit 2015

Islamabad – Federal Government and Provincial Governments pledged to boost human development in Pakistan through priority investments in education and health, including reproductive health at the Population Summit 2015. The two-day Population Summit 2015, organized by the federal ministries of national health services and planning and development, along with the Population Council and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), was ... Read More »

Pakistani and U.S. Academics promote Higher Education Linkages

Washington, D.C. (United States) – Pakistani and United States academics agreed to promote the spirit of academic collaboration between the two countries’ higher education communities. Senior Pakistani academics from 33 universities met with 21 U.S. partner institutions in Washington, D.C. for a four-day workshop from October 26 to 30. The workshop allowed participants to promote community engagement, interactive teaching methods, collaborative ... Read More »

Germany launches tuition-free Online University for refugees

Pro-refugee demonstration in Berlin

Kiron University offers world-class academic degrees for refugees. Anytime, Anywhere, Tuition-Free A German University is offering an opportunity to millions of refugees worldwide to graduate with a university degree for free. Germany has launched the first online university for refugees, which offers them a free world-class education wherever they are in the world. Kiron University says all students need is a ... Read More »

Pakistani students explore study options in United States

Around 19 U.S. universities visited Pakistan to promote U.S study options for Pakistani students

Representatives of 19 American Universities visited Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi to promote U.S. study options Islamabad – Pakistani students had the chance to explore study options in United States as well as interact with representatives  of American universities. Around 19 U.S. universities visited Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi city to promote U.S study options for Pakistani students by participating in college fairs and visiting schools. The ... Read More »

‘Build My School Better’ project benefits 100 schools in Islamabad, Rawalpindi

'Build My School Better' project supported by the UN-Habitat and The Coca-Cola Foundation provide water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) facilities to 100 schools of Islamabad and Rawalpindi.

Project offers water, sanitation and hygiene to 100 schools A project with the aim to benefit the school, children, the community, and to build a better future of Pakistan, has helped the rehabilitation, water, sanitation, and hygiene facilities of the Islamabad Model School No.2 for classes 1 to 5, located in Sector I-9/4. Under the project titled ‘Build My School Better’, the ... Read More »

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