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Kyrgyz Journalist and IMTAK Participant wins National Journalism Award with Article on UCA
Naryn-based Tenir Too journalist, Klara Esenalieva, was recently awarded first place in the Development Policy Institute’s Movement for Budget Transparency national journalism competition in the Kyrgyz Republic. One of her winning articles, entitled UCA is the Future of Naryn, was published on 26 March 2013 by Tenir Too press. It highlights how the University of Central Asia (UCA) addressed community concerns regarding the construction of its Naryn campus.
University of Central Asia Celebrates 5th Graduation Ceremony in Dushanbe
More than 200 graduates from the University of Central Asia’s Aga Khan Humanities Project (UCA-AKHP) and School of Professional and Continuing Education (SPCE) were awarded certificates at UCA’s 5th Graduation Ceremony at the Ismaili Centre, Dushanbe on 21 September 2013.
University of Central Asia Launches Phase I Construction of Naryn Campus
The University of Central Asia (UCA) announced the official start of Phase I of its main campus construction in Naryn, Kyrgyz Republic at a media briefing on 27 September 2013. Held at UCA’s Naryn Town Campus, the event was attended by the Vice-Governor and Vice-Mayor of Naryn Oblast, UCA contractors, as well as local and regional media.
SPCE TVET 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's (UCA-SPCE) Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET) programme has contributed to the construction of a new village school in Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast (GBAO), Tajikistan. This unique initiative brought together several generations of UCA learners in a community effort that will benefit 150 students from two villages in GBAO.
Kyrgyz Prime Minister Satybaldiyev kicks off UCA's 2nd Annual Football Tournament
Kyrgyz Prime Minister Jantoro Satybaldiyev officially kicked off the finals of the University of Central Asia’s (UCA) 2nd Annual Football Tournament at its Naryn Main Campus on 31 August 2013. The tournament was part of the celebrations commemorating the Kyrgyz Independence Day. This is UCA’s second tournament following the official inauguration of its international standard sports facilities at last year’s Independence Day celebrations.
UCA Clearing 160,000 Cubic Metres of Rock at Khorog Campus Site
To prepare its Khorog campus site for construction, the University of Central Asia (UCA) is clearing and crushing up to 160,000 cubic metres of rock. The cleared land will house UCA buildings and the crushed stone will be used as raw material in the construction of roads, the Khorog campus buildings and other infrastructure. The site is located 2,100 metres above sea level and the campus will include academic, athletic and residential facilities surrounded by landscaped parks. The design and building process will employ best practices in campus design, seismic design, construction methods and environmental sustainability.
UCA and AECOM Present on Naryn Campus Design and Construction
On 6 March 2013, the University of Central Asia (UCA) participated in a public meeting organised by the Naryn Oblast Administration. At the meeting, UCA Director General Dr Bohdan Krawchenko and Grant Robertson, Director of Construction, spoke about the University’s progress to-date and campus development plans.
Archeological Discoveries at UCA Naryn Campus Site
The University of Central Asia (UCA) campus site in Naryn, Kyrgyz Republic does not just promise to be a centre of learning and information exchange in the future. It also holds valuable evidence of vibrant communities in the past. In fact, UCA’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 archeological evidence was found on the campus site.
UCA Builds Entrepreneurial Capacity and Invests in Social Initiatives in Almaty Region
The University of Central Asia’s School of Professional and Continuing Education (UCA-SPCE) is implementing a series of initiatives to help communities in the Republic of Kazakhstan develop entrepreneurial capacity and proactive responses to economic and social challenges.
University of Central Asia and Ministry of Finance sign MoU to deliver Certificate in Policy Analysis to Afghan civil servants
The University of Central Asia (UCA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Finance of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan on 22 July 2013. This MoU enables UCA to deliver a Post-Graduate Certificate in Policy Analysis (PGCPA) programme to Ministry staff and civil servants from other selected government agencies.