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USEFP Jointly Hosts First-Ever International Conference on Higher Education quality assurance

In December 2019, more than 250 Pakistani higher education officials gathered in Islamabad to attend the first-ever international conference on higher education quality assurance. The conference, titled “Quality Assurance System, Standards and Policies: Issues and Challenges,” was aimed at mainstreaming quality in higher education, focusing on quality assurance systems, research ...
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16th Annual Fulbright Alumni Conference Celebrates Alumni Contributions and Achievements

  The 16th annual Fulbright Alumni Conference was held in Islamabad from December 13 to 15, 2019. More than 200 Fulbright alumni participated in the three-day conference which featured entertaining stand-up, live talks, and a host of engaging masterclass workshops. This year’s theme “Global Best Practices in Local Context” highlighted ...
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EducationUSA Pakistan Celebrates International Education Week

EducationUSA Pakistan teams in Islamabad, Karachi and Lahore work year-round to underscore the value of American higher education. Each November, this work reaches a height with International Education Week (IEW), a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education celebrating the benefits of international ...
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Global UGRAD Grantees Depart For a Semester-Long Exchange Journey to the U.S.

Almost 100 Pakistani undergraduate students selected to participate in the U.S. Government-funded Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD), gathered in Islamabad for a two-day pre-departure orientation (PDO). Starting January 2020, the students will take undergraduate classes at leading U.S. colleges and universities and engage in community service as part of ...
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Fulbright Fall Orientation Seminar Educates Grantees About American Culture and History

In October 2019, about 150 Pakistani Fulbright master’s and PhD grantees gathered at Kansas State University to attend the three-day 2019 Fulbright Fall Orientation Seminar. The seminar was an excellent opportunity for Fulbright grantees to build on their skills and acquaint themselves with American culture. The sessions provided many networking ...
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Test Prep Initiative Promotes Access to U.S. Higher Education in Pakistan

  Majority of USEFP’s operations are underlined by efforts to improve access and promote U.S. higher education across Pakistan. In addition to its scholarship opportunities, USEFP’s EducationUSA advising centers play a vital role in disseminating accurate and reliable information about education in the U.S. through outreach and information seminars. These ...
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156 Pakistani students embark on transformative Fulbright journey

  On July 25, 2019 United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP) organized a pre-departure orientation (PDO) for 156 departing students who will pursue master’s and PhD studies in the United States this fall. The 2019 Fulbright cohort hails from 42 Pakistani universities and will be completing their degrees at ...
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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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Pakistani Global UGRAD students prepare for semester in the U.S.

    In July, USEFP hosted a pre-departure orientation (PDO) for 144 undergraduate Pakistani students selected for the U.S. government-funded Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD). The PDO celebrated the students for their achievements and shared helpful information to prepare them for academic and cultural exchange life in the U.S. The ...
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