Firoz Rasul, President of the Aga Khan University will speak on Thursday, 8 July at the Ismaili Centre, London. President Rasul’s talk will look ahead toward the University’s next 25 years.
The event, which will begin shortly after 8:10 PM BST (London time), will be broadcast live at TheIsmaili.org/live.
In the next 25 years, AKU will take an important evolutionary step, to become a comprehensive university. With a vision for the University “to be on the frontiers of scientific and humanistic knowledge,” President Rasul will discuss AKU’s plans to offer programmes in the liberal arts, media and communications, law and public policy, and government. He will also talk about the University’s plans to build several new campuses and introduce integrated health care strategies in South and Central Asia and East Africa.
About the Aga Khan University Chartered in 1983, Aga Khan University is a private, autonomous university that promotes human welfare through research, teaching and community service. Based on the principles of quality, access, impact and relevance, the University has campuses and programmes in Afghanistan, East Africa, Egypt, Pakistan, Syria and the United Kingdom. Its facilities include teaching hospitals, Nursing Schools and a Medical College, Institutes for Educational Development, an Examination Board and an Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations. It occupies a pivotal place within the Aga Khan Development Network.
via The Ismaili