St. Paul University Philippines endeavored a global webinar series for the benefit of students, educators, and leaders across disciplines. The virtual engagement banners the theme, “Higher Education in Focus: Discover, Visualize, and Reimagine”. It is aimed to explore the challenges and opportunities, and lessons that educational institutions around the world need. The said undertaking is initiated by Sr. Merceditas Ang, … Read More

Wawasan Open University and the University of the Philippines Open University Seal Friendship with a Formal Agreement

The formalising of the partnership between WOU and the University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) will further strengthen the academic collaboration between both institutions. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by WOU’s Chief Executive and Vice Chancellor, Prof Dr Lily Chan, and UPOU Chancellor, Prof Dr Melinda dela Peña Bandalaria. Among those present were Dean of WOU’s School of … Read More

Open Universities Need to Collaborate and Learn from One Another: Wawasan Open University Signs MoU with Universitas Terbuka Indonesia

WOU has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Universitas Terbuka Indonesia [UT (Indonesia Open University)] to solidify their partnership in advancing open distance learning (ODL) in Southeast Asia. The MoU was formally signed at a ceremony coinciding with the visit of UT’s high-level delegation to WOU’s main campus in Penang, Malaysia. The UT delegation, led by Rector, Prof Dr … Read More

AAOU Journal Ranked Q1 at Scopus

We are thrilled to annouce that the Asian Association of Open Universities Journal (AAOUJ) has achieved a significant milestone in the world of academic publishing. In the recently released Scopus CiteScore 2022 rankings, AAOU Journal has been recognized as a Q1 Journal in the Social Sciences (miscellaneous) category ranked #88 among 502 journals. We extend our heartfelt congratulations to the … Read More

AAOU Meritorious Service Award 2024 — Call for Nominations

Every year, the AAOU may present a Meritorious Service Award (MSA) to an individual for his/her outstanding services and contributions to open and distance education. Individual academics or administrators may be nominated by AAOU member institutions. This prestigious award shall consist of a plaque and a citation. The Executive Committee of AAOU will have the honour of selecting the recipient … Read More

Staff Exchange Fellowship Programme – The Open University of Sri Lanka (OUSL)

The Open University of Sri Lanka is offering two short-term Fellowships from AAOU member institutions for the year 2023. This programme is intended to provide a platform for capacity building and establishment of sustainable partnerships as well as fostering knowledge exchange and promotion of mutual understanding among staff of the open universities of Asia. Number of fellowships 2 Duration of … Read More

AIOU Stands Tall in Global Ranking

Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) ranked 1st among 66 Pakistani varsities in recent Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2023 (THE’s Rankings) in SGD-4 (quality education). SGD-4 measures universities’ contribution to early years and lifelong learning, their pedagogy research, and their commitment to inclusive education. Globally, AIOU ranked 25th among 1304 international universities in this category being the only university from … Read More

Winners of the VU Recycling Competition 2022!

We are excited to announce the winners of the VU Recycling Competition 2022! We appreciate all the students who participated in this competition. We have received more than 50 entries. The winners are Mr. Hamad Ameen, Mr. Muhammad Mohsin Aslam, and Ms. Fatima Talha. Congratulations to all of you!

The Virtual University of Pakistan (VU) held its 12th Annual Convocation 2022

The Virtual University of Pakistan (VU) held its 12th Annual Convocation 2022 at the varsity’s Sialkot campus. As many as 937 graduates were given away degrees in various disciplines at VU’s 12th Annual Convocation 2022. Of them, 303 Bachelor, 474 Master, and 161 MS/M. Phil graduates were conferred degrees. Furthermore, 15 merit certificates and five gold medals were also awarded … Read More