Thursday November 30, 2023
Dr Ayesha Razzaque
Dr Ayesha Razzaque

  • November 11, 2023

    So you want to start working?

    The image shows a workplace in the US. — AFP FileA few months ago, these pages carried an op-ed of mine that attempted to provide some insights...

  • October 29, 2023

    We don’t need thought control

    A picture taken from Israel's southern city of Sderot shows rockets fired from Gaza towards Israel on October 28, 2023. — AFPSince Israel began...

  • October 19, 2023

    Can you build your own major?

    A person can be seen making hand gestures while speaking in a professional setting. — Unsplash/FileWhen you become aware of a problem, you can...

  • October 02, 2023

    Education and other non-priorities

    Around the world, universities have multiple goals. Core among them remains teaching in degree programmes to pass on knowledge, make young adults...

  • September 20, 2023

    Welcome to college – and adulthood

    Fall, the time when millions of students all over the world – including Pakistan – will start their college journeys, is upon us. Many will be...

  • September 08, 2023

    Are Pakistanis really leaving?

    A few weeks ago, the caretaker prime minister’s soundbite about educated Pakistanis who choose to settle abroad attracted public ire.Coming so...

  • August 28, 2023

    CIE conundrum: the sequel

    A few weeks ago, A-level students in Pakistan and the region received their grades for the May/June 2023 exam session. The results came as a shock...

  • August 21, 2023

    Leading without a plan

    Public universities are facing multiple challenges that we keep hearing about, ranging in nature from academic, administrative, managerial,...

  • August 10, 2023

    How the [HEI] sausage is made

    At the beginning of this year, I contributed an op-ed about how in its waning days, members of the Punjab Assembly went on a university charter...

  • August 01, 2023

    Unchecked power in a university

    What happens when you put a man in charge of a university, grant him virtually unchecked power over staff and faculty who in turn have unchecked...