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Sindh Uni’s MUN conference concludes

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HYDERABAD: The three days long Sindh University “Model United Nations” (MUN) conference organized by Bureau of STAGS concluded on Sunday night at Allam I.I. Kaim Campus Jamhoro.
The university spokesman said here on Monday that the Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Fateh Muhammad Burfat presided over the concluding session of the conference.
Delivering his presidential remarks, the vice chancellor said the University of Sindh has become a vibrant hub of positive student activities and the management has been engaged to promote curricular and extra-curricular activities including sports, debates, cultural festivals, poetry competitions, and concerts, trips, tours, picnics, social events, and exhibitions to provide healthy atmosphere to students.
He said the university was organizing MUN conference since last two years considering it an excellent platform for students to reflect, critically think, analyze, speak, argue and listen as well as develop confidence, cognitive skills, deliberate and to deliver their views.
The vice chancellor said that during conference sessions he remained interacted with the student delegates simulating UN roles through a whole lot of UN committees and found them obtaining awareness of global issues, deliberating on world disputes, developing practical skills and other healthy activities.
Scholar Ali Nawaz Memon who was the chief guest of the conference hoped that various committee sessions designed in simulated form on the pattern of various UN committees must have fetch the conference participants, attitude-patterns, insights, skills and world-views that would in the long run, shape them into outstanding statesmen, international envoys and top-rank pleaders with positions that will enable them to represent Pakistan influentially at diverse world forums.
Earlier, Director STAGS and SUMUN patron Dr. Sumera Umrani highlighted the objective of organizing the conference.
The out-stationed delegates who had joined the conference from various universities of the country and the directors, assistant directors of different committees and session-chair heads also registered their reflections on the occasion.
The event concluded on an impressive award distribution ceremony in which appreciation certificates and shields were given away to the executive board, advisory board and executive council members and also to the conveners of multiple other committees constituted for the momentous moot.

 

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Krish Das discusses Master of Sc. in Journalism program (VIDEO AND TEXT)

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KARACHI: Krish Das, the US Consulate General’s spokesman here, and Dr. Larry Pintak, founding dean of the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication and member of the advisory board of the Center of Excellence in Journalism (CEJ) discuss the CEJ and its various programs including the Master of Science in Journalism.  

 

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USEFP announces programme to increase skills of Pakistani English teachers

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ISLAMABAD: United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP) has announced Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) a nine month state degree programme for the Pakistani English teachers to increase their teaching skills.
According to the sources on Friday, FLTA is a nine-month, U.S. Department of State funded, non-degree program that provides young teachers of English an opportunity to refine their teaching skills, increase their English language proficiency and extend their knowledge of the society and culture of the United States.
The programme is also provided an opportunity to Pakistani students for teaching in their native language to U.S. students and strengthening foreign language instruction at U.S. colleges and universities.
Fulbright FLTA participants also interact with their host communities in conversation groups, extracurricular activities, and community outreach projects. Fulbright FLTA participants must immediately return to their home countries upon completion of the program.
The duration of the course was 9-10 months and the studies would be started by Fall next year.
The teacher of the English language or a related field at the college or university level would be able to apply for the USEFP programme.  The last date to apply for the programme was July 16, 2019.
It is worth mentioning here that the United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP) was established in 1950 by the governments of Pakistan and the United States. USEFP is a bi-national commission composed of an equal number of Pakistanis and Americans, with the Chair alternating between a Pakistani and an American. USEFP is one of 51 ‘Fulbright Commissions’ located throughout the world.
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World Memory Sports UK: Pak Team Wins Big in its Debut Performance

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LONDON: Students of Institute of Human Memory Development took part in 2019 U.K. Open Championships organized by World Memory Sports Council here.

Students were trained by the Institute of Human Memory Development (www.ihmd.co) and the entire trip was sponsored by Consultants for Our Future World (Pvt) Ltd. (www.cofw.co)

Three Championships that were held back-to-back in London, were the Speed-Reading Championship, Mind Mapping Championship, and the Memory Championship.

The Pakistan Team was amongst competitors from 13 countries (Pakistan, China, India, Russian, England, Wales, Austria, Slovenia, Italy, Spain, Germany, Turkey & Australia). With the best competing against each other, Pakistan was able to bring back home 3 Gold, 1 Silver, and 1 Bronze Medals. A proud moment of celebration as Pakistan was represented on an international platform.

The Winners:

Sania Alam – Promoted to Level 3 Arbiter

By Guild of Mind Sports Arbiters (GOMSA)

Kisa Zehra – Gold Position

2019 UK Open Speed-Reading Champion

Nabeel Hasan – Gold Position

2019 UK Open Junior Memory Champion

Kisa Zehra – Gold Medal – Names & Faces Discipline

2019 UK Open Memory Championship

Kisa Zehra – Silver Medal Position

2019 UK Open Mind Mapping Championship

Nabeel Hasan – Bronze Medal Position

2019 UK Open Mind Mapping Championship

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