• Student Blogs

  • Declining Standards of Education in Sindh Pakistan

    Declining Standards of Education in Sindh Pakistan

    One can not refrain the fact that our education standard is acutely abating. In this epoch when every emulating country is progressing day by day our country is facing such problem. Education is the commodity which is responsible for any

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  • F(read)om. We Want

    F(read)om. We Want

    I pronounce myself guilty of reading banned books. Did I hear someone gasp? Probably not. Because reading banned books may not seem like a big crime, if a crime at all. Would I get a death sentence for perusing a

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  • Revolution, is it required for change?

    Revolution, is it required for change?

    Since the 2010 Arab “Spring” revolting against a country’s government has become the “in” thing. On social media, on television, during political campaigns, and even during the dining table conversations, there has been a continuous call for a revolution in

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  • 14th August- A call for celebration?

    14th August- A call for celebration?

    Last night, on the way back from the barbeque party given by my uncle at my grandma’s house, I had to cross the Five-Star roundabout at Hyderi. My cousin had warned me already to take off early before 12 a.m.

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  • Child Labour, a Curse

    Child Labour, a Curse

    Childhood is nearly unforgettable, innocent yet most joyous stage of human life cycle, indeed it is. But what about those children who are living below the poverty line? Their guardians are some how unable to provide them with the basic

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  • Stop Blaming - Start Working

    Stop Blaming – Start Working

    Since the beginning and right after the establishment of Pakistan, Pakistan has faced and still facing lots of challenges.  Almost all of us are grown up hearing such hearsays that Pakistan is facing a lot of troubles and threats, Pakistan

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  • Contests

  • UNESCO Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition

    Deadline: 30 June 2014 Open to: young people 15-30 with an innovative idea for operating an enterprise Prize: Grand Prize, 2nd Prize, 3rd Prize and People’s Choice Prize Description The Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition is an exciting new opportunity to develop

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  • SEED Awards for Entrepreneurs in Sustainable Development

    Deadline: 8 April 2014 Open to:  any enterprise which is working in partnership with others to generate economic, environmental and social benefits Prize: money award USD 5,000, assistance with developing the idea Description The SEED Awards for Entrepreneurs in Sustainable Development

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  • International Year of Family Farming Photography Competition

    Deadline: 1 May 2014 Awards: EUR 400 (1st place), EUR 200 (2nd place), EUR 100 (popular choice) Description The International Year of Family Farming (IYFF) highlights the decisive role of family farming in the sustainable production of 70% of the world’s food

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  • Digital Media Animago Awards 2014

    Deadline: 30 June 2014 Open to: all  industry professionals and rising stars in the field of digital media production Prize: animago trophy Description The animago Award has been acknowledging the best works in the entire spectrum of digital media production and visualization since

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  • Victor Pinchuk Foundation Future Generation Art Prize

    Deadline: 12 April 2014 Open to: artists up to 35 years of age Prize: $100,000 Description The Future Generation Art Prize established by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation in 2009 is a worldwide contemporary art prize to discover, recognize and give long-term support to

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  • Hiroshima International Animation Festival Contest 2014

    Deadline: 1 April 2014 Open to: animators around the world Awards: four main awards and several special prizes; being the Grand Prize approx. EUR 7,000 Description Hiroshima International Animation Festival is a biennial manifestation held in Hiroshima City in August, endorsed by Association Internationale

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  • Jobs and Internships

  • Summer associates required at Acumen Pakistan

    Acumen Pakistan is looking for four Summer Associates in Karachi and Lahore, Pakistan. Our Summer Associates will work closely with our Portfolio and Business Development team members to grow and manage Acumen’s investment portfolio, and fund raising and communications efforts

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  • Communication Manager required at Teach for Pakistan

    Position Title: Manager, Communications & Business Development (CBD) Department: Communications & Business Development Location: Karachi, Pakistan About us: Teach For Pakistan is a social enterprise offering a two-year Fellowship to outstanding graduates and young professionals to teach in under-resourced schools

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  • Recruitment Manager required at Teach for Pakistan

    Position Title: Manager, Recruitment & Selection Department: Recruitment & Selection Location: Karachi, Pakistan About us: Teach For Pakistan is a social enterprise offering a two-year Fellowship to outstanding graduates and young professionals to teach in under-resourced schools in Karachi and

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  • HR executive required at Cloud BPO

    Academic Qualification: BBA / MBA (HRM) Experience:  1 – 3 years of HR experience in IT / Telecom sector Age Limit:  25 – 35 Years Gender:  Either (preferably Male) Required Skills: Should be proficient in multitasking as a generalist. Excellent

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  • Software engineer required at Cloud BPO

    Minimum Qualification:  MS / BS / BE in Computer Science (min 16-18 years of Education) Career Level:  Non-Managerial (Elementary/Mid Level) Minimum Experience:  1 – 5 years solid experience in JAVA Gender:  Either Age: 22 – 35 Years Job Location: Karachi,

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  • Business Development Executives required at Cloud BPO

    Minimum Qualification: BS (Telecom/IT) / BBA / MBA (Marketing/Finance) – min 16 to 18 years of Education Career Level: Non-Managerial (Elementary/Mid Level) Minimum Experience:  1 – 3 years of Sales & marketing experience in IT / Telecom sector Gender:  Either

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  • Conferences

  • ARCADIA Annual Conference in Napoca, Romania

    Deadline:  4 April 2014 Open to: academics, researchers, experts, young professionals, and students Venue: 15th  of  June 2014, Cluj-Napoca, Romania The Romanian Association for International Cooperation and Development – ARCADIA in collaboration with the Department of Political Sciences of Babeș Bolyai University’s

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  • Social Sciences Conference in Slovenia

    Deadline:  15 May 2014 Open to: social scientists and experts Venue: 25th – 27th September 2014, Piran, Slovenia 6th Slovenian Social Sciences Conference on “The Challenges of Social Transformations” organised by the Slovenian National Committee of the UNESCO Management of Social Transformations Programme

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  • University of Maribor Students Conference in Slovenia 2014

    Deadline: 31 March 2014 Open to: students Venue: 30th of June – 9th July 2014, in Maribor, Slovenia. Description Student organization of University of Maribor proudly invites students from all over the world to participate in Student Conference in Maribor

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  • China and the Islamic World Conference in Istanbul 2014

    Deadline: 15th April An international conference organised by the Prof. Dr. Fuat Sezgin Research Foundation for the History in Islam, the Fatih Sultan Mehmet Vakıf University (Dr. Detlev Quintern, Istanbul) and the Centre for Chinese Studies, The University of Manchester

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  • McKinsey Next Generation Women Leaders conference in Paris

    Deadline:  23 March 2014 Open to: female students and experienced professionals across Europe and the Middle East Venue: 22-24 May 2014, Paris, France Description McKinsey & Company invites female students and experienced professionals across Europe and the Middle East to be inspired and

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  • The Warsaw Goes International Conference in Poland

    Deadline:  25 March 2014 Open to: Students Venue: 19-24 May 2014, Warsaw, Poland Description The Warsaw Goes International, the annual conference concerning several fields of psychology that’s held in Warsaw, Poland. We would like to invite you to our capital for 19-24.05.2014. This year’s edition

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