Q-News Vol.1 No.3: Focus on Afghanistan

Date: 10 December 2013
Other languages: Русский язык |

Here at the University of Central Asia (UCA), the most common question our readers ask is: “What is developing at UCA now?” 
This query has inspired our third issue of Q-News. We spotlight UCA’s growing programmes in Afghanistan, with stories on our graduation ceremony in Faizabad and a new agreement between UCA and the Afghan Government to lay the foundation for future training activities and more.
Our Naryn campus continues to remind us of both the past and the future. Did you know that archaeological findings are being excavated from the main campus site? Read about UCA’s second annual football tournament hosted at our world class sports facilities.
Read about our unique collaborative construction project involving our School of Professional and Continuing Education alumni, students and instructors in Khorog, Tajikistan. Our centrespread highlights activities from our Tekeli, Kazakhstan campus.
> Enjoy these and many more stories in this issue


Academic Achievement Ceremony for Afghan Learners in Faizabad

On 30 June 2013, the University of Central Asia’s School of Professional and Continuing Education held an Academic Achievement Ceremony at Kokcha Palace, Faizabad to recognise 18 Afghan instructors graduating from its professional development programmes in English and International Computer Driving Licence certification. 

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Archaeological Discoveries at Naryn Campus Site

The University of Central Asia’s mission to help the peoples of Central Asia preserve and draw upon their rich cultural traditions and heritages as assets for the future came alive when valuable archaeological evidence was found on its campus site in Naryn, Kyrgyz Republic. 

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2nd Annual Football Tournament in Naryn

Kyrgyz Prime Minister Jantoro Satybaldiyev kicked off University of Central Asia's 2nd Annual Football Tournament finals at its Naryn campus on 31 August 2013. The tournament was part of the celebrations commemorating the Kyrgyz Independence Day. 

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Social Development Initiatives in Almaty Region

On 31 May 2013, the University of Central Asia’s School of Professional and Continuing Education  launched its Social Innovations Project, in partnership with the British Council, the Multidisciplinary College No. 7 of Astana and the National Medical College of Almaty, with funding from the Chevron Corporation.

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Alumni, Instructors and Students Help Construct New Village School in Tajikistan

An unprecedented collaboration between alumni, instructors and students of the University of Central Asia’s School of Professional and Continuing Education’sTechnical and Vocational Education Training programme has contributed to the construction of a new village school in Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast, Tajikistan.

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