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UCA Summer Camp Counsellors Aim to Make a Difference
If you visit the north shore of Lake Issyk-Kul this summer, you are likely to come across a group of energetic young people from around the world, wearing blue tee shirts, busy managing groups of students from the University of Central Asia (UCA) Summer Camp.
Anthropologist’s Homecoming Highlights Unique Kyrgyz History and Culture
A recent book launch in Kyzyl-Jar village in Jalal-Abad province, southern Kyrgyzstan, highlighted unique aspects of Kyrgyz culture and celebrated hometown anthropologist Dr Elmira Köchümkulova.
Stunning 3-Month Exhibition Brings Kyrgyzstan’s Cities of the Dead to Life
Morton’s photographs brought more than 175 people to the Ismaili Centre, Toronto on 9 May 2015, for the opening of a three-month exhibition and launch of the book, Cities of the Dead: The Ancestral Cemeteries of Kyrgyzstan, authored by Professor Margaret Morton (Cooper Union) with texts contributed by Dr Elmira Köchümkulova and Altyn Kapalova (University of Central Asia) and Professor Nasser Rabbat (Massachusetts Institute of Technology). The exhibition is open to the public, from Tuesday to Sunday at the Ismaili Centre, Toronto until 30 July 2015.
International Survey Features Kyrgyzstan Spatial as a Top Solution That Saves Lives
Kyrgyzstan Spatial, the University of Central Asia’s Institute of Public Policy and Administration (UCA IPPA) and International Food Policy Research Institute’s (IFPRI) interactive online mapping tool and knowledge platform, was recently featured at the top of the list as a cutting-edge technology in Top Solutions That Save Lives in Humanitarian Response and Disaster Relief, a report by Aid and International Development Forum (AIDF).
University of Central Asia Hosts Media Skills Workshop
Civil society grantees of the Social Accountability Media Initiative (SAMI) from Bangladesh, the Kyrgyz Republic and Mongolia gathered at the University of Central Asia (UCA) in Bishkek from 20 to 24 April 2015 for a Presentation and Media Skills for Advocacy workshop.
UCA News Special Issue: UCA Chancellor Visits Kyrgyz Republic
With the countdown to the opening of our first campus underway, UCA welcomed its Chancellor, His Highness the Aga Khan, to the Kyrgyz Republic in November 2014. This issue features highlights of that visit.
Q-News Special Issue: School of Professional and Continuing Education
Its scope reflects the broad reach of SPCE, featuring both young graduates seeking to enrich their learning and seasoned professionals building their credentials. This issue includes stories on the School’s focus on entrepreneurship in sectors ranging from construction to livestock farming; its impact providing training for civil servants through partnerships with governments; the School’s commitment to strategically strengthen education through teaching training programmes; and in our People section, intimate accounts of the impact of SPCE programmes on both students and graduates.
Aga Khan Reviews Progress of University of Central Asia’s Naryn Campus
His Highness the Aga Khan, Chancellor of the University of Central Asia (UCA) visited the Naryn campus, the first of UCA’s three new undergraduate campuses spread across the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan and Kazakhstan on 3 November 2014.