SPOTLIGHT | The first class: Making history at the University of Central Asia | @akdn @ucentralasia

The University of Central Asia’s (UCA) first undergraduate campus opened its doors in 2016 in Naryn, Kyrgyz Republic, and welcomed the future class of 2021.

UCA was founded in 2000 by His Highness the Aga Khan and the presidents of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic and Tajikistan. Aiming to promote the social and economic development of Central Asia, the university also helps preserves the region’s rich cultural traditions and heritages as assets for the future.

To help celebrate the University of Central Asia’s inaugural graduating Class of 2021, hear stories of some of the new alumni at source:

Author: Sujjawal Ahmad

Sujjawal is an invited blog author at Ismailimail. In his professional life, with his true passion for molecular medicine, he has realized how efforts to make a positive impact at multiple scales, personal, local, and global, are all intertwined. Sujjawal finds it extremely exciting to develop a deep love of cultures around the world. The stories that are about humanity, emotion, that compel us as individuals, connect our hearts and minds are the kinds of stories Sujjawal has always gravitated to, and the kinds he tells. Reach out to him via email:

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