AAOU to Conduct Virtual Talk Show as a Part of ICDE’s Initiative

The Asian Association of Open Universities (AAOU) took part in hosting the Satellite Engagement Event initiated by the International Council of Open and Distance Education (ICDE) called AAOU Virtual Talk Show themed “Reshaping Resilient Open Education Leadership in Asia During COVID-19”. The virtual talk show was conducted on Zoom Meeting application and broadcasted LIVE on Youtube UT TV Channel on … Read More

Virtual University of Pakistan Organized Webinar on Self-Growth and Self Exploration: New Avenues in Positive Psychology during COVID-19 Pandemic

The Department of Psychology, Virtual University of Pakistan organized a one-day webinar on “Self-Growth and Self Exploration: New Avenues in Positive Psychology during COVID-19 Pandemic” through Zoom on September 15, 2020. The webinar was intended to provide a platform for deliberations and discussions with a focus on positive aspects of COVID-19 for the community. Mr. Naeem Tariq, Rector, Virtual University … Read More

Department of Mass Communication – Virtual University of Pakistan Organized Webinar on “COVID-19: Impact and Role of Mass Media during Pandemic”

The Department of Mass Communication, Virtual University of Pakistan organized a one-day webinar titled “COVID-19: Impact and Role of Mass Media during Pandemic” on Tuesday, September 8, 2020. The purpose of the webinar was to highlight the role and impact of mass media during the pandemic situation; the speakers discussed how COVID-19 has changed media engagements, posed new challenges and … Read More

One Day Webinar “Impact of COVID-19 on Pakistan’s Economy: Current and Future Implications” by Virtual University of Pakistan

ORIC Department of Virtual University of Pakistan in collaboration with Department of Management Sciences organized a One Day Webinar titled “Impact of COVID-19 on Pakistan’s Economy: Current and Future Implications”. The purpose of this webinar was to understand the impact of COVID-19 on global economic scenario and specifically with reference to Pakistan as COVID-19 jolted the economic giants of the … Read More

Virtual University of Pakistan Conducted Webinar on “Public Health Policies and Community Response towards COVID-19”

The Department of Sociology, Virtual University of Pakistan arranged a webinar on “Public Health Policies and Community Response towards COVID-19” through Zoom on August 21, 2020. The purpose of the webinar was to explore the areas of social care and responsibilities of the community during COVID-19 and to analyze the public health policies and practices by discussing social and economic … Read More

SPUP Engages IP Communities in Responding to COVID-19 Pandemic

By Ms. Noemi Cabaddu and Ms. Cariza Ramos St. Paul University Philippines (SPUP) engaged the Indigenous People (IP) communities in various endeavors promotive of health and well-being as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Community Development Center, working with ChilFund Philippines, initiated the “SPUP Community Action Responding to Emergency Situation (SPUP CARES) program” as the University’s COVID-19 Response Intervention. … Read More

Biosciences Faculty Submits Projects for National Level Research on Coronavirus

The emergency situation that has arisen as a result of the corona pandemic has engaged scientists actively in research to combat the virus. With the spread of the COVID-19 in Pakistan, some national agencies have announced funding of projects for research in the field. Scientists from Virtual University of Pakistan have also taken an initiative and submitted various projects to … Read More

Two-day International Online Conference On Teaching-Learning in the Time of Pandemic: Role of Online Learning

Important Recommendations Most of the participants of the conference unanimously stated that Distance universities have faced less damage of the Covid-19 pandemic than the traditional universities. The following are some of the important recommendations of the conference delegates. 1. There needs to be some kind of mechanism in place so as to monitor the uninterrupted flow of information, reduce the … Read More