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SCHOOLS IN AFGHANISTAN
ACKU's collections - over 90,000 items in Dari, Pashto, English, and other languages - are largely generated from the Afghan government, UN Agencies, NGOs, international scholars, and observers. These consist of practical works on health, agricultural practices, political analyses, unique documents charting the struggle for women's rights, recent laws, rare mujahidin publications, newspapers and periodicals, cultural heritage documents, and many works of Afghan literature. The Centre's overall goals are to facilitate research and enhance the culture of reading, through its ACKU's Box Library Extension (ABLE) outreach project. Hence, ACKU aims to contribute to ongoing state building processes by providing access to knowledge. Today, the Centre is regarded as the richest source of information on Afghanistan in the region.
SCHOOLS IN CHINA
The Eastern Tibet Training Institute (ETTI) is empowering disadvantaged people in Eastern Tibet with the skills needed to access new economic and social opportunities.
Based in Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, in China's south-western Yunnan Province, ETTI provides vocational training tailored to market demand and local needs. ETTI's training programs bridge the gap between poor people and the employment, business and cultural opportunities that are emerging in this region. ETTI's training programs give participants skills in tourism, hospitality, green technology, computing, small business and agriculture. Since 2004, ETTI has helped over 1,000 people find employment, start new businesses, or improve their livelihoods. To learn more click here.
Nanjing University (NJU) dates from 1902 when it was known as Sanjiang Normal School. During the following decades, it evolved as Liangjiang Normal School, Nanjing Higher Normal School, National Southeast University, the Fourth Zhongshan University, and National Central University. On August 8, 1949, National Central University was renamed National Nanjing University. In October 1950, as required by the Ministry of Education, the name was changed to Nanjing University (NJU). Since China`s reform and opening-up in the late 1970s, NJU has gradually developed multi-disciplinary programs in humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, technological sciences, life sciences, modern engineering and management. Presently, NJU is comprised of 21 schools with 59 departments. As a top university in China, it boasts advanced teaching and research facilities. Its library, one of the largest of its kind in China, has a collection of over 4.654 million volumes. In addition to the excellence in teaching and research work, NJU is also known for its vigorous exchanges with the outside world. Today`s NJU consists of three campuses, Gulou, Pukou, and Xianlin with 43,470 full time students and 2,000 faculty. To learn more click here.
Nankai University was founded in 1919 and is considered to be one of the most comprehensive universities with a wide range of disciplines. It features a balance between the Humanities and the Sciences, and between application and creativity. The University has 22 academic colleges with a complete educational system that connects class teaching, scientific experiments, academic activities and social practice. To learn more click here.
Shandan Bailie School of Gansu Province is a full-time secondary vocational school that was established in 1985 with the support of the Gansu government and friends from overseas, including the New Zealand China Friendship Society. The school trains students in a vocation so that they can better support their families and communities without migrating to a large distant city for work. The school also provides training for farmers. The goal of the Shandan Bailie School of Gansu Province is in line with China's nine year compulsory education to train secondary skilled technicians for social development. To learn more click here.
First established in 1896, Sichuan University has 109 bachelor's degree programs, covering the major fields in liberal arts, sciences, engineering, medicine and agriculture. After Sichuan was hit by a large earthquake in 2008, many students and families faced more financial difficulties. Therefore the University established the Sichuan University Committee of 100 Assistant Scholarship Program to grant scholarships to undergraduates from impoverished families from the earthquake-affected counties of Sichuan province. To learn more click here.
Located in Chengdu, the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC) is reputed to be the cradle of China's national electronic industry. In 1956, the inception of the Chengdu Institute of Radio Engineering (CIRE), now UESTC, ushered in the first higher education institute of electronic information in China under the instruction of Premier Zhou Enlai. As early as in the 1960's, UESTC was ranked as one of the nation's key higher education institutions. In September 2001, UESTC was selected as one of the Chinese universities that receive special financial support from both the Ministry of Education and the local provincial government. To learn more click here.
YK Pao School Foundation (Honk Kong) Limited is a recognized charitable foundation established to support the development of YK Pao School in Shanghai. The Foundation is an independent, not-for-profit organization incorporated in Hong Kong, recognized by the HKSAR Inland Revenue Department as a charitable institution. YK Pao School, is an innovative, not-for-profit school, opened in 2007. The School offers a teaching model based on the Chinese curriculum, integrated with international teaching resources to combine the best of Chinese and international education. To learn more click here.
SCHOOLS IN HONG KONG
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) is a young and vibrant university that has made itself one of the top 100 universities in the world today. Founded in 1984 as City Polytechnic of Hong Kong and upgraded to a fully self-accrediting university in 1984, the campus is now home to about 21,000 students (over 4,000 of whom are non-local), benefiting from the knowledge of hard work of more than 3,000 staff members. More than 130 academic programmes are offered across a diverse range of subject areas.
Aspiring to become a global university excelling in research and professional education, CityU’s primary objective is to nurture and develop the talents of students and to create applicable knowledge in order to support social and economic advancement. The University considers research and teaching to be inextricably linked. The provision of research opportunities to students is a priority, to ensure they can contribute to the development of the community. To learn more click here.
Hong Kong Polytechnic University was established in 1994. The University offers a wide range of courses which directly meet industrial, commercial and community needs. The prime aim of the University is to equip students not only with professional competency, but also the ability to think independently, good communication skills and a global outlook. HKPU's mission is also to provide programs that are application-oriented, train students in research of an applied nature relevant to industrial, commercial and community needs, and to enable students to pursue life-long learning. To learn more click here.
HKUST - A dynamic, international research university, in relentless pursuit of excellence, leading the advance of science, technology, business and humanities, and educating the new generation of front-runners for the world. Since its official opening in October 1991, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology has established itself as an intellectual powerhouse, energizing the community's transformation into a knowledge-based society, and securing a place on the academic world map in record-breaking time. To learn more click here.
Lingnan University is a public liberal arts university in Hong Kong founded in 1999. Lingnan University aims to provide students with a quality education distinguished by the best liberal arts tradition from both East and West. It adopts a whole-person approach to education which enables its students to think, judge, care and, ultimately, act responsibly in the changing circumstances of Hong Kong, the region and the world. At LU, liberal arts education is achieved through our deliberately small enrollment, broad-based curriculum, close staff-student relationship, rich residential life and extra-curricular activities, active community service and multi-faceted workplace experience, strong alumni and community support, and global learning opportunities. To learn more click here.
The Pui Ching Primary School is registered under the Education Bureau in HKSAR as a nonprofit school and was founded in 1933 with a mission to nurture and foster the beliefs of Christianity through the development of multi-intelligence, such as physical, aesthetic and social growth, to give a balanced all-round education to ensure positive attitudes towards life. To learn more click here.
The Council of St. Paul's Co-educational College Charitable Trust was established for the specific purpose of accepting donations in order to give financial support to St. Paul's Co-educational College and its Primary School in Hong Kong. By designating gifts to "St. Paul's Co-ed Fund", alumni in the U.S. can efficiently contribute to their alma mater, to provide support for its milestone developments - building a strong professional teaching force, expanding and enriching its holistic learning programs for students, and admitting the best students while ensuring financial assistance for those in need. To learn more click here.
SCHOOLS IN INDIA
Bhadrajun Artisans Trust's (BAT) mission is to build social development programs with a focus on education and crafts. BAT's focus is on supporting The Fabindia School whose mission is to provide access to high quality education for boys and girls at the rural level using English as the medium of instruction. The school views primary education as a major stepping stone towards social mobility, equality and employment opportunities. Since its inception, the school has been committed to encouraging education for girls in a culture where most parents who can afford an English medium school would send only their sons. To realize the dream of providing equal educational opportunity for girls, the school rewards scholarships to them. In addition, the school seeks to enroll and subsidize children from socially and economically marginalized communities, who otherwise do not have access to quality education. To learn more click here.
SCHOOLS IN JAPAN
The American School in Japan (ASIJ) develops compassionate, inquisitive learners prepared for global responsibility, and strives to be an exemplary international learning community that nurtures each student's full potential. ASIJ educates students from kindergarten through grade 12. The American School in Japan is overseen by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology. To learn more click here.
ISAK is a fully-residential international high school located in Karuizawa (one of Japan’s premier mountain resort areas). ISAK’s core mission is to foster youth who are respectful of diversity and passionate about taking action in service of others. Our aim is to build bridges among motivated students from diverse countries and cultures, and create young leaders in the Asia-Pacific region and around the world who can serve as catalysts for positive change. ISAK has been approved as a candidate school for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme, and is pursuing authorization as an IB World School. To learn more click here.
Japanese Red Cross Kyushu International College of Nursing was established in 2001 as the fourth college of Japanese Red Cross Society. We have the mission to foster nurses who can embody “Humanity Spirit” of Red Cross and play an active part in all over the world. There are many students who think “I want to work to help people” in the future. Our college would like to give a lot of opportunity, while the students consider what they should do as a member of Red Cross and master skills to work internationally and domestically. To learn more click here.
Keio University is a private, comprehensive higher education institution located on six campuses spread across the Greater Tokyo area. It offers an environment of academic and research excellence in a wide range of fields, and includes a university hospital.
Founded in 1858, it is Japan’s first modern institution of higher learning, and over the last century and a half it has established itself as a leader in Japan through its continued commitment to education, research and medicine. To learn more click here.
Kyoto University states its' mission is to educate outstanding and humane researchers and specialists, and to transmit high quality knowledge to contribute to the world's human and ecological community. With funds donated to the Kyoto UNiversity Fund, as an international institution, we will create an environment that promotes independent and interactive learning, and thereby strive to enhance scholarship systems, support foreign academic exchange, and finance extracurricular activities.
Please consider making a one-off, regular, or legacy donation to support us in our quest for academic excellence and meaningful learning. To learn more click here.
Kyushu University CA Office is set up to support the activities of Kyushu University in Japan whose mission is to contribute to achieving the goals of higher education and meeting the expectations of all people, and to promote research activities that will contribute, as the foundation of the pursuit, creation and development of better knowledge to mankind and society. Kyushu CA runs two projects: QREP, a week long program which includes intensive lectures and field trips; and SVEP, a four week long English program at San Jose State University. To learn more click here.
Osaka University, one of Japan's leading comprehensive research universities, was founded in 1931 as the sixth imperial university of Japan. The roots of Osaka University can be found in two places of scholarship, Kaitokudo and Tekijuku, established in the Edo period (1603-1868). Their spirit of innovation and progress serves as the cornerstone of our endeavors in education and research Under the motto, "Live Locally, Grow Globally," Osaka University aims to continue to deliver global impact in research, education, and enterprise for the benefit of the world community. To learn more click here.
Sophia University, established in 1913, provides study and educational opportunities that take the increasingly complex international situation into full account. The university has constructed a global network that allows researchers and students from overseas to teach and study in Japan and dispatches Japanese researchers and students abroad. Sophia is one of Japan's leading universities in the fields of international relations and foreign studies. To learn more click here.
Tamagawa Seigakuin is an all-girls junior and senior high school on the western edge of Tokyo, Japan. With a liberal arts curriculum emphasizing a Christian worldview, the school seeks to give its students the vision and tools to be peace makers and bridge-buildings in the world at large. In 1950, founder Rev. Shigetoshi Taniguchi stated, “It will be the goodness and strength of women that will build a new Japan.” Now even more in this age with an emphasis on the rights and abilities of women, students are challenged to make a positive contribution and meaningful difference in their world. To learn more click here.
Tohoku University was established in 1907 as Japan’s third national university. The five main campuses are in Sendai City, built around the ancient site of Aoba Castle.
The university has a diverse community of more than 17,000 students across academic fields that include engineering, medicine, life sciences and the liberal arts. With a strong history of innovation, Tohoku University is also home to leading, groundbreaking research and actively encourages academic-industry-government cooperation.
Since the Great East Japan Earthquake, the university has played a key role in providing disaster science expertise and support to the region’s reconstruction efforts. To learn more click here.
SCHOOLS IN KOREA
Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) was established with the goals to conduct in-depth and broad research in science and engineering that is needed for the betterment of humanity as well as the advancement of Korea, to produce select young talents into the future global leaders with knowledge and honorable characters through excellent education and training, and to translate research results into real-world applications in order to serve the nation and humanity by building close collaboration between industry, academia, and research institutions. To learn more click here.
SCHOOLS IN MALAYSIA
The International School of Kuala Lumpur provides an exceptional education that challenges each student to develop the attitudes, skills, knowledge, and understanding to become a highly successful, spirited, and socially responsible global citizen. Since its' founding in 1965, the school has served thousands of young people who are now scattered around the world. As a charitable entity, ISKL seeks to build a stream of philanthropic income, which will expand and enhance its program while enhancing its' global reputation for excellence. To learn more click here.
SCHOOLS IN MONGOLIA
Established in 1979, Khovd State University is the premier and leading university in Western Mongolia and has a wealth of experience of preparing skillful teachers and specialists. Currently the number of teachers in the university is estimated at 260 and number of students - more than 3,800. In 2010, the university opened a branch in Bayan-Ulgii province, the Bayan-Ulgii Branch of Khovd University. Since its establishment, Khovd University has been the leading institution for training qualified teachers in the western region of Mongolia. More recently, the university has trained not only teachers but also specialists in certain fields such as accounting, computer programming supplies, political science, law, and engineering, to suit the regional needs of non-teaching professionals. The university is overseen by the Ministry of Education. To learn more click here.
SCHOOLS IN PAKISTAN
Institute for Development Studies and Practices [IDSP‐Pakistan] is a national human resource development institute based in Quetta since 1998. IDSP offers intellectually designed practice based character and community development courses, for young people excluded from mainstream education and livelihood opportunities in Pakistan. These graduates are engaged with 1.2 million people, impacting maternal health, education, human rights, environment protection, media and film making, leadership with professionalism. IDSP has worked very closely with the government institutions and local communities in the areas of providing technical support, capacity building, education development projects, women's leadership development initiatives and professional development programs. To learn more click here.
SCHOOLS IN THE PHILIPPINES
St. Paul University Philippines’ (SPUP) primary mission as a non-stock and non-profit Catholic institution is to proclaim Jesus Christ as the Good News to all in response to the need for total salvation from materialism, unjust structures, and apathy through education and care of the sick. From the above premise, SPUP is engaged in varied undertakings along academics, Christian formation, community outreach and services, environmental stewardship advocacies and other extension services that bring the valued expertise of our University to our partner-communities for the latter’s economic sustainability and development.
At present, SPUP has 11 recipient-communities for our various extension services. The gates of our university are equally open to the public for benchmarking and access to our academic resources and facilities – all for the betterment of the larger society.
Founded in 1907, SPUP has already graduated different groups of professionals now spread all over the world - serving humanity through their respective capacity as Paulinians who are endowed with quality Catholic Education and the spirit to serve the least, the last and the lost as rooted in our vision-mission. To learn more click here.
The University of Santo Tomas AMV College of Accountancy Foundation provides scholarships and financial assistance to students majoring in accounting.
College of Commerce Alumni Foundation started in November 2004 to initiate, promote and develop the advancement of education, research and activities related to industrial, business and management sciences particularly accounting and its related fields by providing financial support, grants, scholarships, donations and other forms of financial aid. To learn more click here.
SCHOOLS IN SINGAPORE
The United World College of South East Asia Foundation was launched in 2004 to support the mission of the United World College of South East Asia (UWCSEA), a non-profit K1-12 International School in Singapore. UWCSEA has a 36 year history in delivering a high quality, holistic and values-based education. The College has a strong financial base, attracts and retains outstanding teachers and receives an overwhelming number of student applicants. The College currently awards 24 full, merit-based scholarships per year. To learn more click here.
SCHOOLS IN TAIWAN
Chung Yuan Christian University is founded on the spirit of Christian love for the world. With faith, hope, and love, we endeavor to promote higher education for the benefit of the Chinese people, aiming at the pursuit and advancement of genuine knowledge in order to maintain our cultural heritage and, thus, to serve humankind. To learn more click here.
Feng Chia University was established in 1961. Over the past more than 50 years it has earned a reputation as one of the most promising comprehensive universities in Taiwan. Currently, it enrolls nearly 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students in its eight colleges. It has more than 150,000 graduates, who are now working for government agencies and private enterprises and are contributing enormously to Taiwan's economic miracle.
FCU has a new vision for a campus near Taichung Gateway Park City. The funds raised in the US will be used for the 50th anniversary building, scholarships, and the university's long-term development. To learn more click here.
Kaohsiung Medical University (originally known as Kaohsiung Medical College ) was formally established in 1954. Apart from being the first private medical university in , the university has also become an important cradle for highly-skilled physicians and medical-related specialists. Kaohsiung Medical University was a center of both medical care and the study of local tropical medicine in the early days. The college set aside its tropical disease research mission after the World Health Organization announced that was no longer a tropical disease endemic area, and turned its full attention to the steadily evolving areas of basic medical science and clinical medical research. The university has also continued to strengthen its medical services. Kaohsiung Medical University therefore has laid a solid foundation as a leading medical institution. After Kaohsiung Medical College became a university in the summer of 1999, it seized this opportunity to move faster and further and attain to the highest standards in teaching, research and service. The shared vision at Kaohsiung Medical University is to make the university a modern, forward-looking institution striving for excellence in both academics and medical care. There is a wide range of medical related courses, and the facilities both for basic and clinical research are sufficient and of a good quality. To learn more click here.
NCU was re-established in Taiwan in 1962 as part of the country´s response to the International Geophysical Year. NCU has now become Taiwan´s leading school in the fields of geophysics and space science, and was selected as one of the major research-oriented universities in 2001. NCU has gained an international reputation for research and academic excellence. Cooperative education programs and cooperative research projects have grown in number over the years. In the future, NCU will continue to apply the down-to-earth attitude and vigorous spirit to leading edge research and innovative learning, pursuing our excellence as a first-rate university in Taiwan. To learn more click here.
Established in 1927, National Chenghci University (NCCU) is noted for its humanities and social sciences disciplines and currently housing 9 colleges, including Liberal Arts, Science , Social Sciences, law, Commerce, Foreign Languages & Literature, Communications, International Affairs and Education; 33 departments, 2 BA modules (Undergraduate Program in European languages and College of Communication Undergraduate Degree Programs), and 48 graduate institutes (including master's modules), with 32 graduate institutes offering PhD programs, 16 on-the job master's programs and 5 English-taught degree programs. To learn more click here.
National Taipei University of Technology (NTUT) was founded in 1912 as a pioneering academic institute dedicated to industrial education. NTUT is a university with honored traditions and widespread acclaim. The University is divided into 6 Colleges each made up of various institutes and departments. Currently, the university has 16 departments and 26 graduate institutes. It has been and will still be dedicated to cultivating leading intellectual elites in humanities and sciences as well as innovative technological specialists by promoting academic research and the quality of education on both the undergraduate and graduate levels. To learn more click here.
National Taiwan Normal University has been recognized as one of the Top 12 universities in Taiwan due to its leading research in the fields of Chinese Language Teaching and Science Education, among others. Founded in 1946, it was first established as a teacher's training institute after World Ward II and has been in recent years transformed into a comprehensive university. NTNU is dedicated to achieving excellence in both teaching and research by providing a multicultural and holistic educational environment for the students. Today, NTNU encompasses three campuses (Main campus, Gong-guan Campus and Lin-ko Campus) and consists of 10 colleges, including 58 departments and graduate institutes. The school offers wide variety of courses and degrees, such as the arts, humanities, education, social science, sports and recreation, etc. With the Main Campus located in the hub of Taipei, NTNU not only proffers an active academic climate, but also embraces cultural diversity of Taiwan. besides, NTNU is internationally known for the Mandarin Training Center that draws more than 6,000 international students from over 80 countries each year to undertake studies in Chinese language and culture. To learn more click here.
Located in downtown Taipei, National Taiwan University (NTU) is the first university in Taiwan. Its history can be traced back to the early 20th century, formally known as the Taihoko (Taipei) Imperial University founded by the Japanese in 1928. After World War II and Taiwan's retrocession to Chinese Sovereignty, the ROC (Taiwan) government resumed the administration of Taihoko University and renamed it as "National Taiwan University" in 1945. Today, the University has a total of 11 colleges, 54 departments, 100 graduates, and 33 research centers, and the number of students reached a total of 33,416. To learn more click here.
National Tsing Hua University (NTHU) is one of the most prestigious universities in Taiwan. NTHU has a strong reputation in the studies of science and engineering. There are now 7 colleges, 17 departments and 19 independent institutes in NTHU. The campus is conveniently located, neighboring several national research institutes and Hsinchu Science Park, the silicon valley of Taiwan. To learn more click here.
Founded in 1974, National Yang-Ming University, formerly as National Yang-Ming College of Medicine, has been adhering to the school motto of "benevolent mind and art, putting knowledge into practice" while training excellent humane doctors to provide service by solving medical problems in remote and rural areas.
In 1994, we were promoted to "National Yang-Ming University" and became the first medicine-oriented comprehensive university in Taiwan. In the future, we will further develop the field of biomedicine that has won international attention and thus begin about a new era in education and research at the top international level. To learn more click here.
Taipei Medical University (TMU), formerly known as Taipei Medical College (TMC), was founded on June 1, 1960. TMU has 10 colleges,14 undergraduate schools and 23 graduate institutes as well as five affiliated hospitals - TMU Hospital, Wan Fang Hospital, Shuang Ho Hospital TMU, Taipei Cancer Center and Lihuili Eastern Hospital Taipei Medical University Ningbo Medical Center; with approximately 3,000 beds. TMU is one of the largest health care systems and offers top-quality teaching, research and clinical services in theTaipei metropolitan area. We work continuously to improve the quality of teaching, research and clinical services with the goal of becoming a fully internationalized university that ranks in the top tier worldwide. To learn more click here.
Founded in 1950, Tamkang University is the oldest private university in Taiwan. It has gone through a series of carefully-planned stages, an incessant progress and innovative breakthroughs to become an internationally recognized comprehensive university. Renowned for its active research activities and academic excellence, the University now consists of 4 campuses, 11 colleges, 17 doctoral programs, 50 graduate programs and 50 departments, with a total of more than 28,000 students. The Ministry of Education is responsible for ongoing oversight. To learn more click here.
SCHOOLS IN THAILAND
The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) is Asia's leading international postgraduate institute focused on advanced technology, engineering, environment and resources, and management studies. AIT's rigorous academic, research and outreach programs taught in English, prepare graduates for professional success and leadership roles. Founded in 1959, AIT provides the opportunity to study at an Asian institution possessing a world-wide reputation. Many breakthroughs in the application of science, technology, management, and sustainable development have originated at AIT. At its beautiful green main campus, located just north of Bangkok, Thailand, AIT operates as a self-contained multicultural community where a cosmopolitan approach to living and learning is the rule. To learn more click here.
SCHOOLS IN VIETNAM
UNIS Hanoi s one of only two United Nations international schools in the world. It was the first international schoo established in Vietnam and is the original nternational Baccalaureat World School in Asia. It is a private, nonprofit organization founded in 1988 with the support of the United Nations Development Programme in Vietnam (UNDP), NICEF nd the Vietnamese government. UNIS Hanoi is an English language, coeducational, dayschool which offers a programme from Discovery (age 3) through Grade 12. The School is accredited by the ouncil of International School, the estern Association of Schools and Collegend the nternational Baccalaureate Organization. To learn more click here.