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2020

14 October 2020 | NEWS
Climate Change Documentary Series Launched

Karachi, Pakistan and Geneva, Switzerland 14/10/2020 -  In a bid to spotlight the dire consequences of climate change in Central and South Asia, the Aga Khan University, the Aga Khan Agency for Habitat and the University of Central Asia launched a film series focusing on the catastrophic impact of the rapid melting of the world’s largest repository of ice outside the polar regions.  Echoing the call to action of the #EarthshotPrize, Voices from the Roof of the World (VRW) will help local filmmakers produce impactful documentaries about the consequences of global warming for the wildlife and the 240 million people living among the world’s highest mountains and the almost two billion people dependent on the great rivers that all begin here. www.aku.edu/vrw


23 September 2020 | NEWS
University of Cambridge Scholarships Available for Masters and PhD
The University of Central Asia (UCA) in partnership with the Cambridge Trust is pleased to announce scholarship opportunities for Masters and Doctoral study at the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.
Other languages: Русский язык |

07 September 2020 | NEWS
Classes Begin at UCA
The bell ringing ceremony at the University of Central Asia heralded the start of the new academic term of 2020-2021 at the School of Arts and Sciences. Due to health and distancing requirements of Covid-19, all classes are being conducted online until it is safe to return to the University’s campuses in Naryn (Kyrgyzstan) and Khorog (Tajikistan). 
Other languages: Русский язык |

04 September 2020 | NEWS
French Ambassador Donates Books to UCA Library
UCA welcomed the French Ambassador, Yasmine Gouedard.

03 September 2020 | NEWS
Adapting to Distance Learning in the Age of COVID-19
The University of Central Asia’s Education Improvement Programme (EIP) was quick to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic as schools closed and distance learning became a necessity. On short notice teachers had to switch from using textbooks to online platforms and social media to facilitate learning. This meant identifying, adapting, and developing teaching and learning material for online and offline use. The new material prepared by EIP was sent directly to the teachers of the sixty public schools that the University of Central Asia (UCA) supports in Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Kazakhstan.

02 September 2020 | NEWS
UCA Training Improves Livelihoods for Women
Twenty women-led and gender equality-focused Civil Society Organisations (CSO) have been selected by the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) Kyrgyzstan to undergo a capacity building programme, developed and led by the University of Central Asia's (UCA) Civil Society Initiative. This is part of a six-month collaboration of AKF and UCA to advance gender equality and civil society. It is funded by Global Affairs Canada and the Aga Khan Foundation Canada under the Foundations for Health and Empowerment initiative.
Other languages: Русский язык |

01 September 2020 | NEWS
New Dean at UCA’s School of Arts and Sciences
The University of Central Asia is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Maxim Borisovich Khomyakov as Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences (SAS). effective 1st September 2020.

20 August 2020 | NEWS
English Language Skills for Learners in Tajikistan and Afghanistan
The University of Central Asia’s School of Professional and Continuing Education (SPCE) is launching a Cambridge Assessment Testing system (CATs) English Language Programme in partnership with the Cambridge Malaysian Education and Development Trust.

17 August 2020 | NEWS
MSRI Supports the Adaptive Capacity of Naryn Livestock Farmers
On the surface, these horses galloping against the backdrop of spring mountains seem like nothing more than a pretty picture one would find in a tourist brochure. However, the real story behind this beautiful scenery, captured on camera in the Naryn region of Kyrgyzstan, is far more concerning. 
Other languages: Русский язык |

17 July 2020 | NEWS
Vint Cerf Shares Vision of Internet in the Next Decade
The University of Central Asia held an online lecture with Vinton G. Cerf on the History and Future of the Internet on July 16th, as part of its Distinguished Lecture Series.
Other languages: Русский язык |

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