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MoU Signed between KU and SRSPU

editorial | 23 November, 2017 20:13

On 21 November 2017, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between KU and M.I. Platov South Russian State Polytechnic University, SRSPU (NPI).

Prof. Dr. Ram Kantha Makaju Shrestha, the Vice Chancellor, represented KU, and Rector Vladimir Perederiy represented SRSPU (NPI). The MoU signing was facilitated by Prof. Dr. Bhadra Man Tuladhar, former Registrar of KU.

The MoU targets to establish partnership in the educational and research fields through faculty exchange in the field of environment, ecology, mathematics and engineering. The MoU also envisions organization of joint workshops and seminars, exploration of student exchange possibilities and preparation of joint research proposals for funding from international supporting agencies.  

 

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First Program of Twenty-Third Convocation Held

editorial | 23 November, 2017 19:54

20 November 2017

The first program of the 23rd Convocation of Kathmandu University was held awarding degrees to the graduates of School of Medical Sciences.

This year 1189 graduates received degrees, including 4 in M.Ch. and DM, 115 in MD, 54 in MS, 3  in MDS, 2 in M.Sc., 571 in MBBS, 155 in BDS, 208 in B.Sc. (Nursing), 58 in BNS and 19 in BPT.

The Program was chaired by Mr. Gopal Man Shrestha, Honorable Deputy Prime Minister, Miniter of Education and Pro-Chancellor of KU.

Addressing the ceremony as the Chief Guest, Dr. Mohan Man Sainju,  distinguished scholar, planner and diplomat, said that KU has set itself as an exemplary university of Nepal, and suggested the students to believe in team spirit and proceed in life with a plan that is practical, attainable and appropriate.

Similarly, the Pro-Chancellor expressed the need of qualified human resources in deprived sectors and that the graduates had to implement their knowledge and skills in those sectors to give a new and better direction to the society and nation.

Prof. Dr. Ram Kantha Makaju Shrestha, the Vice Chancellor, urged the graduates to take the lead in their respective fields and to leave their marks for the generations to come. He advised them to challenge the convention the way KU did to change the landscape of health in the country.

 

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Dr. Bal Chandra Luitel in HELTASA 2017

editorial | 23 November, 2017 19:48

On November 21, 2017, Dr. Bal Chandra Luitel, Associate Professor and Associate Dean of School of Education conducted a 3-hour long workshop for researchers, academics and staff members across southern African universities during the 2017 Conference organized by Higher Education Learning and Teaching Association of South Africa (HELTASA) at Coastlands Umhlanga Hotel and convention centre, Durban, South Africa.

Titled as “Transformative educational research as/for professional development”, the workshop was designed to share with the Southern African Researchers the Transformative education research practice promoted by Dr Luitel and colleagues at KUSOED.

Likewise, on November 22, 2017, Dr Luitel made a keynote presentation entitled Developing educational research as/for transformative professional development: A case of (post)graduate education research programme for a greater good, at the same HELTASA 2017 conference themed as HIGHER EDUCATION WELL-BEING: TRANSCENDING BOUNDARIES, REFRAMING EXCELLENCE. Dr Luitel argued for the case of multi-paradigmatic transformative research as a means for professional development of educational professionals working for empowering, life-affirming and authentic educational processes and outcomes. Of particular focus, Dr. Luitel argued for the case of epistemological pluralism together with the purpose of higher education as public good.

Meanwhile, Dr. Luitel was also featured by Durban University's media.  The feature can be accessed from here:

http://www.dut.ac.za/respected-academic-presents-his-research-during-duts-heltasa-conference/

 

(see conference details: http://www.dut.ac.za/heltasa2017/

Conference programme: http://www.dut.ac.za/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/HELTASA-Programme-Final.pdf )

Scholarship Application Deadline in School of Science and School of Engineering

isms | 23 November, 2017 14:57

NOTICE

Submission of Scholarship Application in School of Science and School of Engineering

Financially needy and meritorious students newly enrolled in KU Undergraduate (Bachelor) and Regular Master Programs of School of Science and School of Engineering in Academic Session 2017/18 are hereby notified to submit their application for Scholarship/Financial-Support to the office of respective School Administration (Block-09 for Engineering, Block-06 for Science).

Please refer to the scholarship application form for details about the information and documents needed for application. Please duly fill the application form and do not leave any field blank in any section unless absolutely inapplicable in your case. The information and documents shall reflect actual financial/social conditions of the applicant and true academic potential.

Undergraduate students who are admitted in Academic Session 2017/18 are eligible to apply for “KU-Scholarship 2017” which in general is a partial tuition fee waiver.  

Master Level students admitted in Academic Session 2017/18 may apply for UGC Formula Funding Scholarship; the extent of scholarship is based on student number in enrolled program and is subject to approval from the University Grants Commission (UGC).

The deadline for application submission is 01 December 2017 (15 Mangsir 2074, Friday).

 

 

 

 

 

Dean                                                                                          Dean

School of Science                                                                     School of Engineering

Date: 23 November 2017

 

Click here to download Scholarship Application Form

 

 

KUSL Call for expression of interest: Roster of Management Teachers / Experts

isms | 23 November, 2017 11:26

KUSL Call for expression of interest: Roster of Law Teachers / Experts

isms | 23 November, 2017 11:25

 
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