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Student Spotlight: Zarrina Gafurova
Denby Weller: A Reflection on UCA
This reflection was written by Denby Weller, Lecturer at the University of Technology Sydney (Australia), following a week-long visit to UCA in Naryn, where she conducted guest lectures for Communications and Media programme students, and held other trainings for UCA faculty and media representatives. The University of Technology Sydney is one of UCA’s academic partners, and is collaborating in curriculum development, exchange of faculty and students, sharing of teaching resources and strategies, joint conferences, seminars, and exhibitions.
Tajik Entrepreneur Builds Multi-Purpose Business
Alijon, 31, left his hometown in Buni village in the Shugnan district of Tajikistan, moving to Moscow in 2005, and worked there until 2016. With a dream to start his own business, he returned to Khorog to launch a welding and car service business. The University of Central Asia’s School of Professional and Continuing Education (SPCE) helped make this a reality, when its Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) school offered to house his new venture.
UCA and Afghan Ministry of Finance Partner to Build Capacity
The University of Central Asia (UCA) and the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan’s Ministry of Finance have had a long-term partnership since 2013 to assist in building capacity. The Ministry of Finance plays a critical role in the overall responsibility for developing the country’s fiscal and economic policy framework, including overseeing the implementation of the enormous development budget. Having capable staff in this Ministry is a high priority.
Milk Processing Workshop Opened in Naryn
The University of Central Asia and the Aga Khan Foundation established a milk processing workshop at Naryn State University for its new undergraduate programme on “Production Technology and Processing of Agricultural Produce.”
Internship Programme Provides Networking Opportunities in Los Angeles
Early Childhood Education on the Rise in Khorog
Favziya Shonazmieva, from Tajikistan, enrolled in a business planning course at UCA's School of Professional and Continuing Education in Khorog, providing her with the necessary skills to open an Early Childhood Development centre in her hometown.
100 Young Entrepreneurs Train for Business Success
Unique in its focus on promoting entrepreneurship, graduates of the University of Central Asia’s (UCA) School of Professional and Continuing Education (SPCE) have established over 150 businesses in mountain communities of Central Asia, 45% by women. Through SPCE’s entrepreneurship programme, several hundred new jobs have also been created in societies which have traditionally suffered high unemployment rates.
Education Improvement Programme Boosts Quality of Education in Central Asia
The University of Central Asia’s (UCA) Education Improvement Programme (EIP) conducted face-to-face professional development workshops for 171 teachers of English, math, chemistry and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Dushanbe (Tajikistan), Naryn (Kyrgyzstan), and Taldykorgan (Kazakhstan) in January.
University of Central Asia Joins UiPath Academic Alliance to Empower Students for the Future
The University of Central Asia (UCA) has joined the UiPath Academic Alliance programme, offering its students and staff training in Robotic Process Automation (RPA), a key technology recognised by top analysts for its potential to empower the next generation of workers with the skills of the future.