HEC, British Council Pakistan Launches Pak UK Education Gateway
The UK and Pakistani universities will collaborate in this partnership to develop higher education links between the UK and Pakistan.
The Higher Education Commission (HEC) Pakistan and the British Council Pakistan launched a joint programme called Pak-UK Education Gateway on Tuesday, which aims to strengthen collaboration between Pakistan’s and the United Kingdom’s higher education sectors.
The UK and Pakistani universities will collaborate in this partnership to develop higher education links between the UK and Pakistan. The Pak-UK Education Gateway Mobility Partnership for Faculty and Students provides flexible grants to UK higher education providers (HEPs) and Pakistani universities to design and deliver academically rigorous short-term mobility opportunities for faculty members and MS and PhD students from their respective institutions in Pakistan and the UK.
HEC and the British Council Pakistan have issued a request for full proposals from UK and Pakistani universities for this collaboration. The application deadline is January 31, 2023. More information about the faculty mobility programme and the student mobility programme can be found on the British Council’s Pakistan website.
The British Council is a UK-based organization that works to promote cultural relations and educational opportunities between the UK and other countries. In Pakistan, the British Council operates a number of programs and initiatives in the areas of education, English language learning, arts and culture, and science and innovation.
British Council’s work in Pakistan aims to strengthen cultural ties between the UK and Pakistan and to support the development of education, the arts, and science and innovation in Pakistan.
The Higher Education Commission (HEC) is a statutory body of the Government of Pakistan that is responsible for the development and promotion of higher education in Pakistan.
The HEC was established in 2002 with the aim of improving the quality and relevance of higher education in Pakistan and of making it more accessible to a wider range of students.
The HEC works closely with higher education institutions in Pakistan, including universities, colleges, and other institutions, to support the development and improvement of the higher education sector in the country. It also works with international organizations and institutions to promote international collaboration and exchange in higher education.