As many as 98 Pakistani students have arrived United States to study for one semester under the Global Undergraduate Semester Exchange Program (Global UGRAD), funded by the U.S. government.
The quality of higher education and research must benefit society, said Adviser to Prime Minister on Institutional Reforms and Austerity, Dr Ishrat Hussain. He was addressing the closing ceremony of two-day International Conference on Quality Assurance System, Standards and Policies: Issues and Challenges organized by HEC in collaboration with USEFP.
Universities must focus on enhancing the quality of education and research in addition to increasing enrolments and publications, President Arif Alvi said on Wednesday. He was addressing the inaugural ceremony of the first-ever International Conference on Quality Assurance System, Standards and Policies: Issues and Challenges in Islamabad.
US Consul General Catherine Rodriguez urged students to consider studying in the United States at a U.S. government-funded college fair in Lahore on Saturday, September 28. Hundreds of students attended the event, which included 25 universities from the United States.