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October 2, 2014 Comments Off on Educational news
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National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Islamabad has maintained its coveted position in the list of Top 500 world universities in the 2014-15 ranking announced on 16 September, 2014 by M/S Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) of UK, the most prestigious ranking agency of the world. NUST is the only Pakistani university which is consistently included in this ranking list since 2007. Moreover, in the field of Engineering and technology, NUST has been ranked 398th in the world. This is the result of concerted effort put in by the NUST management and faculty for providing quality education, conducting innovative research, establishing international linkages, engaging in collaborative research with leading international universities / organizations, participating in international exchange programs, improving infrastructure, and producing graduates who are welcomed by national / international industry, business, academia and market. Rector NUST, Engr Muhammad Asghar, has felicitated the management and faculty of all NUST constituent Institutions for playing their role effectively. He has also thanked HEC, MoST and services headquarters for providing continued support and guidance which enabled NUST to achieve this honour.


Pakistani universities in Asia top 300


Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIEAS) – ranked 106

Aga Khan University – ranked 116

Quaid-i-azam University – ranked 123

National University of Sciences And Technology (NUST) Islamabad – ranked 129

Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) – ranked 181-190

COMSATS Institute of Information Technology – ranked 201-250

University of Karachi – ranked 201-250

University of the Punjab – ranked 201-250

University of Agriculture, Faisalabad – ranked 251-300

University of Engineering & Technology (UET) Lahore – ranked 251-300





UK  Higher Education International Unit

Driving Global opportunities For UK Higher Education

We initiate and carry out high profile projects and activities, commission research and produce publications to support and develop the UK HE sector’s international activities.


International Unit (IU) initiates and carries out high profile projects and activities to support and develop the breadth and depth of the UK HE sector’s international activities. It supports the sector’s engagement in European Union and Bologna Process policy debates.  The IU is a central observatory and intelligence unit on higher education internationalisation and policy developments for UK higher education institutions.

In representing the sector as a whole, the IU works closely with higher education institutions and organisations, including the British Council, Universities UK, UK Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, Department for Employment and Learning (Northern Ireland), UKTI, Universities Scotland, the Scottish Government, Higher Education Wales and the Welsh Assembly Government.

The IU also works with other sector organisations, including the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education, the Council for Industry and Higher Education, the Observatory on Borderless Higher Education, the Association of UK HE European Officers (HEURO), the UK Research Office (UKRO), Welsh Higher Education Brussels (WHEB), Wales International Consortium (WIC), and the National Union of Students.

The IU was formed on 1 August 2010 by merging the UK HE International Unit and the UK HE Europe Unit.

The IU is funded by Universities UK, Guild HE, Higher Education Funding Council for England, Higher Education and Funding Council for Wales, Scottish Funding Council, Department for Employment and Learning (Northern Ireland), The Higher Education Academy and Quality Assurance Agency.


The Newton Fund      newton-exp

The UK Government’s Newton Fund is part of the UK’s official development assistance. Its aim is to develop science and innovation partnerships that promote the economic development and welfare of developing countries. The fund will grant £75 million each year from 2014 for 5 year.


Science without Borders    swb-students-loughborough-university-2


Science without Borders (Ciência sem Fronteiras) is a Brazilian Government scholarship programme which aims to send 101,000 Brazilian students on undergraduate and PhD courses to study STEM subjects and creative industries at top universities around the world

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