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Emerging subject areas, scholarship opportunities for students highlighted

FAISALABAD: Government College University, Faisalabad, organised a workshop titled “Getting the job of your dream career exploration and entrepreneurship” for its graduating and student community on the new campus, Faisalabad. The workshop comprised several presentations where speakers, including specialists from various walks of life delivered presentations to inform the students how can they increase their […]

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The dynamics of transnational higher education in Pakistan

Internationalization in education is often referred to as TNE (Transnational Education). Very little has been written in Pakistan on this important topic that can play a vital role in meeting and creating options for learners in an increasingly competitive global marketplace, particularly in higher education. Higher education TNE is defined as an activity which involves […]

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Syed Abidi highlights students’ mobility trends

LAHORE: Acclaimed Pakistani education consultant and career counsellor, Syed Abidi, gave a detailed presentation on “Student Market Landscape—South Asia” at an international higher education workshop held in Seville, Spain, the other day. The session attracted around 200 participants from different countries of the world. In his presentation, Syed Abidi discussed in detail market potential with […]

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Curbing the menace of drugs in Schools and Universities

Understanding issues, roles, responsibilities important Today drug addiction is one of the pervasive problems that almost all the countries have faced in the world, including Pakistan. The consequences of such addiction, abuse and trafficking especially among the youth and young people can be devastating as they are the most vulnerable on hard drugs and this< […]

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Meeting The Challenges of 2020

Counseling the young generation towards emerging subject areas and new study destinations I have been constantly writing in my columns the importance of career counseling and advising my young generation to understand that they need to prepare themselves for the rapidly changing global market requirements. The children of today who are leaving their high schools […]

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Impact of Global Terrorism on Student Mobility From Pakistan

How incidents like 9/11, 7/7, Paris attacks & California shootings have changed the dynamics for genuine students At present approximately 5.0 million students worldwide study outside of their home countries. A number that a recent report suggests will increase to eight million by 2025. Many nations have become interested in student flow across borders in […]

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Axact Scandal – Proper Regulation & Licensing Would Have Avoided The Loot

Much has been said & commented since the day Axact Scandal emerged on Media. Experts, Educationists & Journalists all have given their analysis leading & focusing on one point agenda that this incident at such a huge scale was led to carry on & effect upon so many people for so many years without being noticed. All agree that Axact was […]