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Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Mr. Hassan Khan, Registrar and Mr. Muhammad Nasir, Deputy Registrar AWKUM, Participate in HESSA Training on Technology and Capacity Building at NUTECH.


A three days training was held for the Registrars and Deputy Registrar of the sixteen Higher Education System Strengthening Activity (HESSA) partner universities from June 10-12, 2024 in National University of Technology, Islamabad.

The training was attended by Hassan Khan, Registrar, and Muhammad Nasir, Deputy Registrar, on behalf of AWKUM. The training included various sessions on technology transformation, capacity building, and external environment where renowned educationist and Vice Chancellors chaired the session and acted as panellists.  Dr. Tariq Banuri, Former Chairman Higher Education Commission and Professor of Economics in University of Utah, was the Convener of the training program

At the end of the training, it was decided that the forum shall work together and officially launch a networking platform for all Registrars of universities in Pakistan and a training manual will be published through this platform.

Friday, June 14, 2024

Notification From Office of The Registrar Regarding "Eid Holidays"


Notification From Office of The Registrar Regarding "Summer Vacations"


Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan Achieves Prestigious Rankings in Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2024


Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan (AWKUM) proudly announces its exceptional performance in the Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings 2024. Demonstrating significant progress and commitment towards the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), AWKUM has been recognized for its substantial contributions across the following areas.

A Commitment to Sustainable Development:

The Vice-Chancellor expressed his pride and satisfaction over the University’s performance, stating, "These rankings are a testament to the hard work and dedication of our faculty, staff, and students. Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan is deeply committed to advancing sustainable development and contributing positively to society. We will continue to strive for excellence in all our endeavors."

Tuesday, June 4, 2024

AWKUM Hosts Successful Cooking Skill Competition: Showcasing Culinary Talents and Boosting Employability


The Youth Development Centre (YDC), Tourism & Hospitality Department at AWKUM in collaboration with District Youth Office Mardan and Al Hamra Banquets organized a Cooking Skill Competition. The main objective of this activity was to provide undergraduate students a platform to showcase their culinary skills talent and explore other areas of employability and businesses. Career counseling, entrepreneurship skills development, job placements and encouraging other co-curricular activities were other striking features of the event. The first round started from May 21-23, 2024. Twelve teams from various departments participated in the competition. The opening ceremony was inaugurated by Prof. Dr. Sher Afzal (Dean, Faculty of Business & Economics AWKUM). 

The final round was held on May 28, 2024. The first position was grabbed by the Department of Food Science &Technology; the second position was secured by the University College for Women AWKUM and the third position was secured by the Department of Computer Sciences Timergara Campus.

The Judges of the event comprised Mr. Asad Raza, MS Asia Baig, MS Robina Zakir, and MS Maria Shaheen who for their discerning palates, attention to detail, and fair evaluations have ensured that every participant received the recognition they deserve. The feedback provided by the panel has not only highlighted the talents of these contestants but also inspired them to reach new culinary heights.

Addressing the concluding ceremony, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Tahir (Vice Chancellor AWKUM), extended his heartfelt congratulations to all the participants for their outstanding talent and creativity, which truly impressed everyone. I also wish to thank our esteemed judges for their meticulous evaluations and valuable feedback, as well as the organizers (Dr. Zia Ullah, Dr. Ijaz, and Dr. Shah Hussain Awan) and volunteers whose efforts have ensured the success of this event. The VC also thanked the HEC for establishing YDC at AWKUM and praised the efforts of the focal person Dr. Zia Ullah. He also thanked District Youth Officer Mardan and Al Hamra Banquets for their support as sponsors of the event.

In the end, the Vice Chancellor distributed shields and certificates among position holders, participants, and the organizers.

Monday, June 3, 2024

An orientation session for students conducted at Shaheed Rashid Hussain Campus, Pabbi


An orientation session for students was conducted on the Digital Skills Training Program & Establishing Job Linkages for the Youth of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa was conducted at Shaheed Rashid Hussain Campus, Pabbi, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan. This initiative, funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is being implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in collaboration with Empowerment thru Creative Integration (ECI) Pvt Ltd.

The session aimed to provide an overview of the digital skills training program, which is designed to equip the youth from various regions including D.I. Khan, North Waziristan, South Waziristan, Tank, Khyber, Charsadda, and Nowshera with essential digital competencies. Additionally, the program focuses on establishing job linkages to enhance employment opportunities for these young individuals.

Notification From Director Admissions and Financial Aid Regarding "HEC Need Based Scholarship"

Thursday, May 23, 2024

Notification From Office of The Provost Regarding "PM Laptop Scheme"


The Dar-Ul-Shifa Hospital and UCW observed “Nutrition Expo 2024”


The Dar-Ul-Shifa Hospital and UCW observed “Nutrition Expo 2024” on Tuesday, May 07, 2024.

The purpose of this event was to spread awareness among the students and faculty about the importance of good Nutrition. People nowadays, especially the young generation, face a lot of health problems mostly because of a weak knowledge of a healthy diet. The craze about having a fit and slim body has led the young generation toward a state of weak physical health.

The organizer of the event, Dr. Naseem Rafiq, Principal UCW found it important to enlighten the students about a healthy diet plan to keep them not only healthy but also fit in all respects.

Various stalls in this regard were arranged including food stalls (most of them home made), stalls of natural processed foods, Arts and craft stalls and stalls of medical consultants.

Prof. Dr. Zahir Shah, Dean Faculty of Social Sciences honored the occasion as Chief Guest. After the inauguration the guests visited the stalls and appreciated the efforts of the participants. The guests and visitors pressed on the need for such events for a healthy generation.

A Session on Mental Health of Young Girls


On Wednesday, May 22, 2024, University College for Women, in collaboration with the Population Welfare Department Mardan, organized a seminar focusing on the mental health of young girls. The session delved into the topic of "Psychological Challenges Encountered by Teenage Girls," exploring crucial issues like managing anger, coping with social pressures, nurturing emotional well-being, and fostering self-esteem. Renowned psychologist Dr. Naveeda Khattak and her team from the ASRH department at DHQ Hospital Mardan graced the event as guest speakers, sharing their expertise to the benefit of the students.