Pakistan Study Centre

University of Peshawar

A workshop on Basic Life Skills (Stress and Time Management) was held at Pakistan Study Centre. The workshop was jointly organized by Pakistan Study Centre and Blessing Development Foundation. All students and staff of the centre attended the workshop.  Eminent psychologist Hyder Zaman was resource person. The participants were imparted training in Stress management and Time management. Both the students and staff of the centre took keen interest in the training.

Earlier in his inaugural address, Director of the Centre Prof. Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam said that education system in Pakistan lacks the learning of basic life skills. He said that we can enhance the capacity of students and staff through effective stress and time management. 

The Research Journal of  Pakistan Study Centre University of Peshawar was upgraded from "Z" to "Y" category by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan. A Notification to this effect was issued by the Director Academics Higher Education Commission Dr. Tahir Ai Shah. Director of Pakistan Study Centre, who is also editor of the journal, expressed his delight over attaining of the "Y" status. He said that the he  started editing the journal in 2012 and got it recognized  from the HEC in 2014,  in "Z" category. He said that due to its regularity in publishing and maintaining standard and accounts, the journal has received funds twice in the past three years from HEC.

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A US Scholar Elsa Talat from George Mason University visited Pakistan Study Centre. She belongs to School of Public Policy at the George Mason University. She discussed academic and research matters with Director Prof. Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam especially the current situation in the region. She had a round of various sections of the centre and talked to the students. She was impressed with the performance and standard of the centre.

She appreciated the presence of large number of female students in various academic programmes offered by the center. 

leftThe University of Peshawar is a public sector university in the city of Peshawar, Pakistan. The university was established in October 1950 by Mr. Liaquat Ali Khan, the first Prime Minister of Pakistan as an offshoot of Islamia College Peshawar, which was founded in 1913.  read more