Membership of United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) is a big achievement - VC UoT

Posted on 24 Nov, 2022 - Published by

The United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) has granted membership to the University of Turbat. This is the acknowledgment of the tireless efforts of the faculty members under the leadership of the Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Jan Muhammad whose vision is to make Turbat University a premier institute providing quality higher education to the underprivileged population of this region. 

Appreciating the efforts of the University of Turbat Fraternity in general, and Quality Enhancement Cell (QEC) in particular for this matchless achievement, Vice-Chancellor said that his institution is committed to supporting and advancing UNAI's founding principles particularly; capacity-building in the higher education system, education opportunity for all, fighting poverty through education, higher education opportunity for every interested individual, and sustainability.

VC UoT said that his institution is also actively engaged in research areas; its young and dynamic faculty members are publishing research papers in leading journals on varieties of local issues including out-of-school children, disasters, and the green economy.

He added that an average of 45% of students at the University are female, and in some departments, the ratio of females is as high as 70%. In collaboration with the funding agencies, the university accommodates a large number of students by providing them with full or partial scholarships.

United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) is an initiative that engages higher education institutions to support and contribute to the fulfillment of the goals and mandates of the United Nations, including the promotion and protection of human rights, access to education, sustainability, and conflict management. There are more than 1,500 member institutions in more than 147 countries that reach more than 25 million people in the fields of education and research worldwide, representing the global diversity of regions and the richness of thematic disciplines.

Since 2010, UNAI has formed a dynamic and diverse network of students, academics, scientists, researchers, think tanks, higher education institutions, continuing education, and academic associations.