AKU Dr Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, has been presented a prestigious Turkish award, the 2015 International TÜBA Academy Prize, in health and life sciences

Turkish President rewards AKU’s Dr Zulfiqar Bhutta with the 2015 International TÜBA Academy Prize

“I accept this award with great humility, on behalf of many in my team who have worked hard over the years to uphold the vision and mission of the Aga Khan University in supporting research and scholarship to address the lives of poor and marginalized women and children. The fact that it comes from Turkey, a leader in science and research in the Islamic world, … Continue reading Turkish President rewards AKU’s Dr Zulfiqar Bhutta with the 2015 International TÜBA Academy Prize

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Thirtieth anniversary of the inauguration of the Faculty of Sciences of the Aga Khan University and Hospital

“….The Faith urges freedom of intellectual enquiry and this freedom does not mean that knowledge will lose its spiritual dimension. That dimension is indeed itself a field for intellectual enquiry…” Mawlana Hazar Imam November 11, 1985 The Faculty of Health Sciences of the Aga Khan University (AKU) and the Aga Khan University Hospital was inaugurated on November 11, 1985 in Karachi. The Faculty was planned with … Continue reading Thirtieth anniversary of the inauguration of the Faculty of Sciences of the Aga Khan University and Hospital

President Aga Khan University Firoz Rasul meets Sindh Chief Minister

President Aga Khan University Firoz Rasul meets Sindh Chief Minister

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah on Wednesday welcomed the keen interest and investment of $500 million by the Aga Khan University management in the Education City project to be established in Karachi in due course of time. He said the project would prove to be one of the best educational facilities in the country and would attract educational organisations of international standard to … Continue reading President Aga Khan University Firoz Rasul meets Sindh Chief Minister

The Aga Khan University, Faculty of Arts & Sciences Master Plan

The Aga Khan University, Faculty of Arts & Sciences

The Aga Khan University Faculty of Arts and Sciences (AKU-FAS) Master Plan establishes a framework for the inception and long-term growth of a new campus on 560 acres of arid scrubland 30 kilometers outside Karachi, Pakistan. AKU-FAS will be the major component of Education City, a regional development of schools and institutes that will eventually cover 8,000 acres. via The Aga Khan University, Faculty of … Continue reading The Aga Khan University, Faculty of Arts & Sciences

Aga Khan University-FAS Land-Use Study

Location: Karachi, Pakistan. The site is a 45-minute trip from central Karachi—initially to be linked by rubber tire transit—but lies within a primary growth corridor and is projected to be part of the city proper in two decades An international organization is creating a liberal-arts university campus and accompanying “village” in Karachi, Pakistan, to “train a new generation of leaders to view knowledge as a … Continue reading Aga Khan University-FAS Land-Use Study

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Aga Khan University-Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS): Land-Use Study 5

via The Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU) http://www.cnu.org/node/3956 Earlier related: AKU Receives Planning Award Aga Khan University Faculty of Arts and Sciences wins SCUP Merit Award for Excellence in Planning http://www.aku.edu/university/adp/akufas.shtml Continue reading Aga Khan University-Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS): Land-Use Study 5

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Dr. Robert Armstrong founding dean of medicine at the new Faculty of Health Sciences Aga Khan University for East Africa

Dr. Robert Armstrong Associate Professor and Head of Pediatrics University of British Columbia Chief of Pediatric Medicine, BC Children’s Hospital and BC Women’s Hospital Provincial Health Services Authority Dr. Robert Armstrong was born in Vancouver, British Columbia. Following his undergraduate degree at Simon Fraser University, he went on to complete MD, MSc, and PhD degrees at McMaster University, as well as specialty training in pediatrics … Continue reading Dr. Robert Armstrong founding dean of medicine at the new Faculty of Health Sciences Aga Khan University for East Africa

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Lecture Series: Building New Campuses In the Islamic World

“Drawing on Islamic City-Building Traditions to Create a 21st Century Community of Learning” David Dixon, FAIA – Principal in charge of Planning and Urban Design Goody, Clancy & Associates The Aga Khan is building a new liberal arts campus on the outskirts of Karachi. The campus’ mission emphasizes interdisciplinary thinking and seeks to encourage people of different backgrounds to learn from each other and bring … Continue reading Lecture Series: Building New Campuses In the Islamic World

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Faculty of Arts and Sciences Master Plan at the Aga Khan University in Karachi, Pakistan

SCUP/AIA-CAE Excellence in Planning for a New Campus, Honor Award Faculty of Arts and Sciences Master Plan at the Aga Khan University in Karachi, Pakistan and Payette in Boston, MA Earlier related: Architectural award for Aga Khan University’s new campus in Education City Continue reading Faculty of Arts and Sciences Master Plan at the Aga Khan University in Karachi, Pakistan

Updated: Muslim university to be established by Aga Khan

Post Updated: Please note that this is the new Faculty of Arts & Sciences. Previous news here. Few more references is provided in the comments section of this post for your review. A Muslim university would be established by the Aga Khan and the Ismaili community with a total investment of about $ 500 million, the president of the Aga Khan Ismaili Council, Iqbal Waljee, … Continue reading Updated: Muslim university to be established by Aga Khan

Aga Khan Hospital to build Sh15b complex

By John Oywa The AGA Khan Health Services is set to build a $250 million (Sh15.7 billion) hospital and medical training complex in Nairobi. When completed by 2011, the state-of-the-art facility would be the only one of its kind in East and Central Africa and will rival the Aga Khan Hospital in Karachi, Pakistan. The Chief Executive Officer of the Aga Khan University Hospital in … Continue reading Aga Khan Hospital to build Sh15b complex

More information on the Aga Khan University’s Faculty of Health Sciences

Earlier Stories of the launch of AKU’s Faculty of Health Sciences in Nairobi Kenya WALTER WAFULA KAMPALA STUDENTS pursuing health science degrees in East Africa will have an alternative of realising their academic dreams when the Aga Khan University sets up a new faculty of Health Sciences in Kenya. Aga Khan University (AKU) which has a global presence, will expand its health education programmes in … Continue reading More information on the Aga Khan University’s Faculty of Health Sciences

Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Inauguration of the Faculty of Health Sciences of the Aga Khan University Nairobi

http://www.akdn.org/speeches/2007Aug14_fhs.htm Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan Remarks by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Inauguration of the Faculty of Health Sciences of the Aga Khan University, Nairobi – 13 August 2007   Honourable Minister for Education Professor George Saitoti Honourable Ministers Excellencies Chairman Dehlavi and the Members of the Aga Khan University Board of Trustees President Firoz Rasul Generous donors and well … Continue reading Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Inauguration of the Faculty of Health Sciences of the Aga Khan University Nairobi