In the Media
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Swiss Glacier Holds World's Largest Postcard
A series of 125,000 postcards and drawings about climate change were put on display on the shrinking Aletsch Glacier in the Swiss Alps. Children from Kyrgyzstan contributed to this giant postcard as part of the World Mountain Forum 2018, co-hosted by UCA in Bishkek in October.
In the Media: World Mountain Forum 2018
Tekeli Tynisi - Human Capital is a Foundation For Modernisation
Astana Times - Science, Technology and Math Necessary for Students to be Globally Competitive, says University Director General
It seems economics and law have been eternally popular and cliché fields to study and work in former Soviet Union countries. The notion that one is guarantied a job afterwards has been fading away, however, with the arrival of the digital era and a competitive new world ruled by science and technology.
Why aren’t Universities in Kazakhstan Built Outside of Major Urban Areas?
Receiving a higher education in Kazakhstan means moving to a big city. For some, this move presents new opportunities; however, for others this creates inevitable challenges. Students have traditionally identified transportation, accommodation and living costs as their most significant challenges. Kazakhstan has never built universities outside major metropolitan areas, contrary to common practice in the West, where universities frequently become cores of small towns. Vlast.kz looks into why universities in Kazakhstan are not leaving major cities and whether such a move can happen in the foreseeable future.
BBC News: UCA Inaugural Campus in Naryn, Kyrgyz Republic
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) visited UCA's inaugural campus in Naryn, Kyrgyz Republic in anticipation of its undergraduate launch in September 2016.
UCA Executive Chairman Speaks to AKIPress on AKDN's 15 Year Presence in the Kyrgyz Republic and the University's Aspirations
A Journalist’s Perspective: A Day on the University of Central Asia Construction Site
Shamsh Kassim-Lakha: Education is Not Instant Coffee - Vecherniy Bishkek
Construction of the University of Central Asia’s (UCA) main campus, which opens next year in Naryn, is nearing completion. Thanks to the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Kazakhstan will host a world-class University. Shamsh Kassim-Lakha, AKDN Diplomatic Representative and Executive Chairman of the Board Executive Committee, UCA spoke to Vecherniy Bishkek (VB) on how this initiative was undertaken.
Investments in Education - Vecherniy Bishkek
Journalists from Bishkek travelled to Osh, where they visited the Aga Khan School and spoke to students and teachers. They also travelled to Naryn, where they saw firsthand the progress of construction of the first campus of the University of Central Asia.