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UCA Contributes to Naryn Town Development
Ali Velshi Lectures Inspire UCA Students and Guests
Renowned TV personality and Co-host of MSNBC’s “Live with Velshi and Ruhle”, Ali Velshi took several days off from his busy schedule during the end of May to share his knowledge and experience with the University of Central Asia (UCA) students in Khorog, Tajikistan.
UCA Participates in Naryn Town Development
The Naryn town administration launched a round-table on May 31st to discuss the Naryn town socio-economic development programme from 2018 to 2022. It was organised as part of the Regional Development Concept of the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic. The meeting discussed possible development projects in Naryn, including potential collaboration with neighboring regions including At-Bashy and Ak-Talaa.
From Toronto to Kyrgyzstan: How the University of Toronto Computer Science is Going International
Along Kyrgyzstan’s ancient trade route between China and the Mediterranean, known as the Silk Road, is the small town of Naryn. It’s a place where cars stop for the rush-hour herds of sheep, horses and yaks, which continue to fuel the area’s economy. Away from the town’s centre, unexpectedly rising next to the Tien Shan Mountains, are yellow, red and pink buildings, forming a most Instagram-worthy setting for learning.
Kazakh Students Graduate from SPCE Programmes in Tekeli
The University of Central Asia's School of Professional and Continuing Education (SPCE) in Tekeli recognised the academic accomplishments of 24 graduates receiving certificates in Accounting Technology, Conversational English, and Academic Achievement programmes on May 30th.
Prioritising the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals for Sustainable Mountain Development
The University of Central Asia’s Mountain Societies Research Institute (MSRI) conducted an expert survey on prioritising the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targets for sustainable mountain development. On May 25th, UCA’s MSRI, in collaboration with the University of Bern in Switzerland, organised a workshop to identify the most critical development issues in the mountain areas of Kyrgyzstan, and to prioritise SDG targets in view of these issues.
UBC Partners Visit Central Asia
The University of British Columbia’s (UBC) Geography and Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences departments, are assisting UCA to design 22 Earth and Environmental Sciences (EES) courses for its undergraduate programme. Four UBC representatives visited UCA in Khorog, Bishkek, and Naryn from May 5th to 25th as part of a contextualisation visit for the EES programme.
Canada to Continue Partnership with UCA
His Excellency Nicholas Brousseau, Canadian Ambassador to Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, and Tajikistan, and Frederic Laberge, Second Secretary (Commercial) and Trade Commissioner of the Canadian Embassy in Kazakhstan, met with senior leadership of the University of Central Asia at the Central Administration Office in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan on May 24th.