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The KMU offshore campus in Kabul: Another milestone for the emerging university

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Khyber Medical University (KMU), Peshawar being the sole public sector medical university in the province accomplished numerous milestones in the recent past concerning standardization, uniformity and enhancing the quality of medical and allied health sciences…

Emerging Financial Crisis in the Public Sector Universities in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and its deep-rooted ramifications.

The public sector universities in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa are reported to be in the grip of a severe financial crunch once again and the three major universities (i.e., University of Peshawar (UoP), Islamia College University, Peshawar (ICUP),…

Hard times ahead for public sector universities in Pakistan as the federal govt indicates cutting the HEC budget by half

Instead of enhancing the Higher Education Commission’s budget, which was already slashed by the PTI government over the last 03 years, the recently set up coalition government in Islamabad has proposed quashing it by more…

The Financial Assistance by the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for the few selected Universities left some emerging universities in the lurch.

The government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa recently accorded approval for a bailout package, to the tune of Rs. 1.985 billion for the public sector universities in the province in the backdrop of serious financial crunch these…

The startling ramifications of the proposed amendments in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Universities’ Act.

To be tabled in the Provincial Assembly over the next few days, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Universities (Amendment) Act 2021 is intended to introduce some grave changes in the legislation enacted by the Government of Khyber…

Some of the major challenges the new Vice-Chancellors shall confront in the Universities in Pakistan

As the appointment of Vice-Chancellors of eight public sector universities in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is in the final stage, the Higher Education, Archives and Libraries Department has formally moved a summary, based on the names proposed…