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the universities created in England and Wales by the redesignation of the POLYTECHNICS in 1991, and in Scotland by the redesignation of non-university ‘central institutions’. See also BINARY SYSTEM (OF HIGHER EDUCATION).
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Chehayeb announced his decision during a meeting for the Higher Education Council to discuss the council's policies regarding applications to establish new universities.
ISLAMABAD -- The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has decided to not allocate funds to the new universities and only already established public sector universities would be eligible to get funds.
ISLAMABAD: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has decided to not allocate funds to the new universities and only already established public sector universities would be eligible to get funds.
In the past two years, many new universities have been established by the government, mostly in Sindh, including Government College University Hyderabad, Sheikh Ayaz University, Shikarpur and Begum Nusrat Bhutto University for Women, Sukkur.
Creating new universities also comes in line with the country's ambitious development plan, he stated, stressing that the law will contribute to the development of higher education and boost the country's human resources.
Following the announcement made by Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar during his visit to the city in April, the provincial government in its budget outlined for 2019-20 has allocated Rs500 million each for the two new universities which will be built in Rawalpindi.
Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo on Tuesday received a letter of recognition from the National Universities Commission (NUC) for the establishment of three new universities in the state.
LAHORE -- The Punjab government is conducting feasibility studies for the establishment of three new universities in the province, says Chief Minister Usman Buzdar while speaking to different delegations that called on him at his office on Wednesday.
QUETTA: Government of Balochistan is taking measures to provide quality education to students in the province building new universities has become imperative for provincial development, Provincial Minister for Information and Higher Education Zahoor Buledi on Tuesday.
Addressing convocation at Comsats University in Attock on Friday, he said special emphasis is being given on higher education and new universities and colleges are being established for this purpose.
By establishing new universities, the province would provide better opportunities to the local youth for getting medical education in their regions, added the sources.