Meeting of the Academic Council Held

On the recommendation of the committee constituted for the purpose, the academic council of the University of Peshawar has decided to restore the status of eleven disciplines as independent departments after brining five institutes of varsity into the pre merger status.  The meeting chaired by Vice Chancellor UoP Prof. Dr. Muhammad Rasul Jan after threadbare […]

13 UoP students facing expulsion over violence

The University of Peshawar’s 13 students are facing rustication for use of violence against each other on campus. Seven of these students are from the Pakhtun Students Federation (PkSF) and the rest from the Islami Jamiat Talaba (IJT), according to sources in the university. PkSF and IJT are the student wings of the Awami National […]

Govt to appoint VCs as petition against law still pending

The provincial government had enacted the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Universities Act (KPUA), 2012, around two years ago to reconstitute and reorganise the universities established or to be established by the government. The then Awami National Party-led government had drawn criticism on some of its provisions especially related to the appointment of vice-chancellors (VCs) as the opponents […]

Heritage sites to be used as venue to educate young generation

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), plans to use the World Heritage Sites of Pakistan as venue for educating young generation and teaching them about this long human history. “These sites are wonderful venue for school visits and teaching the youngsters about history of different cultures and this is what UNESCO says about […]