EducationUSA Events & Outreach Features USEFP

15th biannual South Asia Tour proves a resounding success

Twice each year, EducationUSA invites U.S. colleges and universities to participate in its South Asia Tour. This fall marked the 15th edition of the tour, with 25 participating higher education institutions from across the U.S., including several repeat visitors. “This was my first visit to Pakistan, and I couldn’t have ...
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EducationUSA Events & Outreach Features USEFP

EdUSA’s summer internship offers opportunities for growth and learning

EducationUSA reprised its summer internship program this year, with four interns joining the team in its Islamabad and Lahore offices. Alezeh Mumtaz, Amna Tariq, Tanya Noon, and Noor ul Ain were all valued members of the advising offices during the summer, and assisted with or took the lead on various ...
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EducationUSA Events & Outreach USEFP

EdUSA’s annual blood drive receives record number of donors

In September, EducationUSA worked with Competitive College Club (CCC) and Opportunity Funds (OF) cohort students to organize a blood drive in Islamabad and Lahore. CCC students represent the top 10 percent of their respective classes and are nominated by school counselors before undergoing an extensive application process. Similarly, OF students ...
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EducationUSA Events & Outreach Features USEFP

New Competitive College Club cohorts inducted across Pakistan

The brightest students that Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi schools have to offer were inducted into EducationUSA’s exclusive Competitive College Club (CCC) 2019-21 cohort in May. The ceremony took place in front of audiences including the students’ parents and siblings, as well as representatives from the U.S. Embassy and Consulate. The ...
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EducationUSA Events & Outreach USEFP

Ramadan Speaker Series engages public in Islamabad and Lahore

  The Ramadan Speaker Series hosted by EducationUSA in Pakistan is a cornerstone of programming during the fasting month. The events, hosted in the evening and capped by a hearty iftar, usually feature presentations by U.S. Embassy officers in Islamabad or U.S. Consulate officers in Lahore and Karachi. These presentations ...
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USEFP transitions

  USEFP welcomes two new members to its team:  Syed Asad Ali Shah: Asad Ali joined USEFP in 2019. After completing his undergraduate degree from NUST-Islamabad, he went on to complete his Master’s in Public Administration at the University of Montana. At Montana, he worked as a teacher’s assistant for Introduction ...
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EducationUSA Events & Outreach Features USEFP

Largest South Asia Tour brings 41 U.S. university reps to Pakistan

  Twice each year, the EdUSA team at USEFP pulls out all the stops to organize what is fast becoming the most highly anticipated event for students, counsellors and parents in Pakistan. The biannual South Asia Tour, with its spring and fall chapters, has been growing from strength to strength, ...
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Winning together: the mantra for USEFP’s team building training

The main motivation behind organizing the teambuilding activity was to reconnect with USEFP’s vision, enhance team collaboration, and celebrate collective successes. The agenda focused on activities that emphasized the importance of working as a team, the significance of the big picture and celebration of diversity. As organizations grow in size, ...
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EducationUSA Events & Outreach Uncategorized USEFP

Improving access to U.S. higher education through countrywide outreach

  USEFP recognizes that access to information about U.S. higher education is a privilege enjoyed by few in Pakistan. As such, it aims to offer services that bridge the information gap and make education in the U.S. a possibility for everyone. In addition to its scholarship opportunities, USEFP’s EducationUSA advising ...
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