Global acclaim: AKU medical college awarded for excellence

Published: August 28, 2013
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The Aga Khan University’s Medical College received two ASPIRE awards - for international excellence in education in a medical school - from the Association for Medical Education in Europe in Prague.

The Aga Khan University’s Medical College received two ASPIRE awards - for international excellence in education in a medical school - from the Association for Medical Education in Europe in Prague.

KARACHI: 

The Aga Khan University’s Medical College received two ASPIRE awards – for international excellence in education in a medical school – from the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) in Prague, Czech Republic, on Tuesday.

A total of 11 awards were given to medical colleges with the Southern Illinois University and AKU bagging five awards between them. AKU was one of only two colleges to be presented the Excellence in Student Assessment Award.

Additionally, AKU was one of six colleges to receive the Excellence in Student Engagement Award. “AKU has established itself in the international arena of medical education,” said Dr Rukhsana Zuberi, while accepting the award on behalf of AKU.

Other medical institutes participating in the competition were based in Canada, South America, Europe, Australia, South Africa, Asia, the United Kingdom and United States.

Published in The Express Tribune, August 28th, 2013.

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  • Adeel
    Aug 28, 2013 - 2:22PM

    This is such good news!
    Feeling proud to be an AKU grad :)

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  • yeah
    Aug 28, 2013 - 4:24PM

    Great! keep up the good work AKU!Recommend

  • Mohammad Ali Rai
    Aug 28, 2013 - 9:47PM

    Indeed a proud day for AKU! However, AKU needs to strengthen and invest further – build up and expand so that it becomes one of the best UNIVERSITIES out there, not just a top-notch medical school. Each laurel entails even more hard work and commitment.

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