ISTANBUL, Feb 6: Turkey’s president has ordered the establishment of two new departments in the country’s most prestigious university, which has been rocked by weeks of demonstrations protesting his appointment of a new rector with government links.
In his book What the Best College Teachers Do Ken Bain says that professors are ‘university-based top-ranked expert academicians’ to extend then enforce knowledge and virtues. In Nepal too, professors are co-positioned with the first-class bureaucrats in merit. Such a distinguished position automatically attracts intense gravity. They are expected to be involved in academic excellence, knowledge, studies and research.
KATHMANDU, Dec 29: Minister for Education, Science and Technology Giriraj Mani Pokharel has underlined the need to develop universities as a place for research and academic upliftment rather than fulfilling one's personal political aspirations.
HONG KONG, Nov 23: An uneasy calm settled over Hong Kong on Saturday as the city prepared to go to the polls for local elections seen as a referendum on months of anti-government protests, after weeks of especially violent clashes between police and demonstrators.
HONG KONG, Nov 23: A Hong Kong university campus under siege for more than a week was a deserted wasteland on Saturday, with a handful of protesters holed up in hidden refuges across the trashed grounds, as the city’s focus turned to local elections.
HONG KONG, Nov 21: Fewer than 100 protesters remained holed up in a Hong Kong university on Thursday as riot police encircled the campus, with some activists desperately searching for ways to escape while others hid.
The University of Kansas has apologized for a performance by rapper Snoop Dogg that featured drug references and dancers on stripper poles, saying the show fell short of creating a “family atmosphere.”
CHITWAN, June 28: With the widening rift between Agriculture and Forestry University (AFU) and Tribhuvan University (TU) on land, AFU's bid to construct its building at Forestry Campus, Hetauda, Makawanpur, has adjourned.
SYDNEY, June 4: Australia’s top-ranked university said on Tuesday hackers breached its cyber defenses late last year to obtain sensitive data of students, including bank account numbers and passport details, going back nearly two decades.
OHIO, May 18: Nearly 180 men who attended Ohio State University claim they were sexually abused more than two decades ago by a now-deceased doctor, and university staff who knew of the abuse failed to act, a report released by the school on Friday said.
KATHMANDU, March 21: A provision in a bill that proposes removing top officials of universities through a majority on the university senate concerned has drawn flak. The bill has already been registered in parliament.
CHITWAN, Nov 14: Students have vandalized and set fire to the central office, the dean’s office and the administration office of the Agriculture and Forestry University, Rampur on Tuesday evening. They smashed the window panes of the offices.
KATHMANDU, Aug 2: Global Reach is scheduled to organize 'Australian University Fair' at Hotel de L'Annanpurna, this Saturday. According to the press statement released by Global Reach, the fair will provide a common platform to interested students to collect information on 35 participating universities.
KATHMANDU, May 23: Dr Jeet Joshi who was born in Tanahu, a district in province 4 had reached the United States of America some three decades ago in course of his study has become the first Nepali to serve as a dean of a university there.
KATHMANDU, May 21: In response to students demand from Nepal, LBS has introduced a new intake for selected Post Graduate Business courses in January, with accelerated study programs to allow earlier completion.
KABUL, Jan 29: Gunmen attacked a military university in Kabul, capital of Afghanistan early on Monday, triggering explosions and gun fight, with unknown casualties, China's Xinhua news agency reported, quoting sources and witnesses.
KATHMANDU, Nov 15: Tribhuvan University (TU) is not happy over the bringing of the Rajarshi Janak University (RJU) Act that has drawn flak from stakeholders over the issues of accreditation and acquisition of property belonging to TU.
KATHMANDU, Aug 18: Finland's Oulu University of Applied Sciences has launched an initiative for business incubation in Nepal, entitled "Building University Capacity to Support Business Incubation in Nepal", in partnership with Nepal's King's College and three other institutions.
BIRMINGHAM, August 17: Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai, the youngest winner of the Nobel Peace Prize when she was 17, said on Thursday she was "excited" after winning a place to study at Oxford University.
KATHMANDU: Global Reach is all set to organize the Australian University Fair in Kathmandu on Monday. The event will take place at Hotel De’ L Annapurna, Durbar Marg from 10 am to 5 pm, and is said to be the biggest event of its kind in Nepal.
SURKHET, August 9: A joint students' union here on Tuesday padlocked the Mid – Western University at Birendranagar protesting the decision to grant affiliation to the private colleges against the instruction of the University Grant Commission.
RATNANAGAR (Chitwan), August 7: All activities of Agriculture and Forestry University, Rampur, have been halted for the past one week due to an agitation launched by the students to protest the University's alleged preparations to give affiliation to private colleges.
KATHMANDU, July 25: The eighth senate of Lumbini Buddhist University has endorsed the master-plan of the university during a meeting held at the Prime Minister's Office in Kathmandu on Monday. The formulation and adoption of the master-plan was long due at the university.
KATHMANDU, July 15: Kathmandu University (KU) became the team champion of the second edition of the Prime Minister Cup University Sports Meet on Saturday accumulating a total of seven medals. The defending champion KU retained the title bagging four of the total nine golds adding one silver and two bronze medals in the competition that featured volleyball, badminton and table tennis.
KATHMANDU, June 24: Shabnam Koirala-Azad has been appointed as the dean of University of San Francisco (USF), becoming the first woman of Nepali origin to hold such a prestigious position at a university of the United States.
Kailash Panday barely had an idea about his life taking a roller-coaster ride when he left home for India at 17. Born to a family who lived a simple life in Ramechhap, it was quite tough for him to build his career on his own. Nonetheless, accepting the challenges that life threw at him, he now stands proud as a corporate lawyer and a chartered accountant. Holding a degree of Chartered Accountancy from The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (2012), he earned Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from University of Delhi in 2016.
KATHMANDU, April 7: The quarterfinals line-up of the ongoing Sponsor University Cricket Cup T20 Tournament has been completed after Golden Gate International College (GGIC) and K&K College became the latest teams to book their places in the last eight on Friday.
KATHMANDU, April 6: NIST College and Sahid Smarak College advanced to the quarterfinals of the ongoing Sponsor University Cricket Cup T20 Tournament defeating Patan Multiple Campus and Patan Academy of Health Sciences (PAHS) respectively in the first round matches on Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, April 5: Global College and TribhuGlobal College and Tribhuvan University (TU) made winning starts to the Sponsor University Cricket Cup as they defeated the A and B teams of Nepal Engineering Campus (NEC) respectively on Wednesday.