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University of Central Asia Receives Long-term OPIC Support to Complete its Second Campus in Khorog, Tajikistan
The University of Central Asia (UCA) is rapidly progressing to complete the construction of its second campus in Tajikistan, scheduled to be ready by 2017, at a total capital layout of $94.4 million. Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the United States Government’s development finance institution has extended $30 million to complete Phase I construction of its Khorog campus. This support marks OPIC’s second partnership with AKDN, following OPIC financing to expand the Aga Khan University Hospital in Karachi, Pakistan.
Innovative UCA Debate Programme Recognised at Regional Conference
The University of Central Asia’s Aga Khan Humanities Project’s (UCA AKHP) innovative cross-debate programme was recognised at the 2nd regional conference of the Association of Asian Higher Education Institutions, Kyrgyzstan-Asia 2015: Scientific Breakthroughs in a Cross-cultural Environment, in Issyk-Kul, Kyrgyz Republic on 4 September 2015.
University of Central Asia Releases - In Their Own Words: Kyrgyz Herders and Lamenters
The University of Central Asia’s Cultural Heritage and Humanities Unit (UCA CHHU) released a new short film; Kyrgyz Herders | Funeral Laments. It highlights unique aspects of Kyrgyz history and culture and tells the story of two custodians of Kyrgyz nomadic traditions – herders and funeral lamenters (koshokchus).
Lecture at University of Central Asia focuses on Higher Education and Science Reform: A Kazakhstan Perspective
On 9 October 2015, the University of Central Asia hosted a public lecture on Higher Education and Science Reform in Republic of Kazakhstan: Diverse Trajectories of Developing Partnerships by Dr Aida Sagintayeva, Chief Executive Director, and Dr Murat Orunkhanov, Senior Research Fellow from Nazarbayev University’s Graduate School of Education (NUGSE).
Japanese Team Visits UCA Campus Archaeology Site
A team of Japanese archaeologists from the National Research Institute for Cultural Properties and Waseda University, Tokyo joined efforts by regional scholars to excavate and preserve archaeological sites and artefacts at the University of Central Asia’s (UCA) Naryn campus site from 30 July to 9 August 2015.
Training of Trainers in Local Economic and Community Development for Afghan Civil Servants
A comprehensive training of trainers was conducted for potential trainers from the Afghan civil service from 15-18 September 2015 at the University of Central Asia (UCA) in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic.
Inaugural Life in Kyrgyzstan Annual Conference Convenes in Bishkek
The University of Central Asia’s Institute of Public Policy and Administration (UCA IPPA), Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), the ISDC International Security and Development Center and the World Bank organised the inaugural Life in Kyrgyzstan annual conference on 1-2 October 2015 in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
UCA Football Tournament Becomes Naryn Tradition
The University of Central Asia (UCA) hosted its annual Independence Day football tournament on 30 and 31 August 2015. The qualifying matches were played at the University’s international standard sports facilities at its Naryn campus over two days, with the final hosted on Kyrgyz Independence Day. This is the fourth time UCA has hosted this tournament.
University of Central Asia-Badakhshan University Partnership Honours First Graduates
The University of Central Asia’s (UCA) partner, Badakhshan University (BU) celebrated the first 147 graduates of its jointly-developed new Continuing Education Unit at a ceremony in Faizabad on 16 August 2015.
Prime Minister Sariev Visits University of Central Asia's Naryn Campus
Kyrgyz Prime Minister His Excellency Temir Sariev visited the University of Central Asia’s (UCA) campus site in Naryn on 14 August 2015. He was accompanied on a tour of the campus facilities by UCA Director General Dr Bohdan Krawchenko.