Major General (Retd) Shaukat Iqbal, Managing Director P2Gs (Pakistan to Germany Study), visited DSU on 22nd-Nov-2022 and gave a talk to DSU’s students on the foreign education and career options that students can avail during their undergraduate studies as well as for their postgraduate study plans. The information session was attended by DSU’s Engineering , Computer Science & Management Sciences students, who were informed about some of the renowned European Universities, their degree programs and career pathways that await students in Europe. The session focused in particular on Germany as a promising destination for higher studies and students were apprised of the fact that Germany’s population demographics are such that it needs more and more young educated people to become part of its workforce. Most importantly, the guest speaker enlightened students on how P2Gs, as foreign education & career pathway consultants, can facilitate DSU’s students in their endeavors to study abroad in Germany and have a successful professional career post graduation. The information session was followed by an interactive Q&A during which the guest speaker answered student queries.
An industrial trip to Orient Energy Systems (Pvt.) Ltd. was arranged for the students of semester VII enrolled in the Maintenance Engineering course of the Mechanical Engineering Department on Tuesday, November 22, 2022. Under the supervision of Engr. Safa Sattar, the students visited Orient Energy Systems (Pvt.) Ltd where they were able to observe the Health and Safety protocols, Maintenance Principles, OEMs and my plant (Predictive Maintenance) practiced by the industry. A company representative guided the students through the whole process of overhauling, replacements, repairing and testing of the machinery. The trip was a great learning opportunity for students as it helped them relate many concepts studied in the classroom to real settings.
On 16-Nov-2022, Mr. Axel Arendt (Former CFO Airbus & CEO Rolls Royce Germany) who is presently on a visit to DSU, addressed DSU’s Semester 3 undergraduate Mechanical Engineering students on where the ‘Aerospace & Aviation’ industry is headed and which engine propulsion, control engineering and smart AI (Artificial Intelligence) technologies are going to dominate the aerospace industry by the year 2030. In his talk, he also discussed the aerospace & aviation sectors of some of the leading countries and apprised students on how electric powered aircrafts , with minimal or zero carbon footprint, are going to dominate the aviation landscape in future. The guest speaker session was followed by an interactive Q&A session with the students and faculty of DSU’s Mechanical Engineering department.
An interactive session on “Investment in the Pakistan Stock Exchange” was held on Thursday, 10th Nov 2022 at DHA Suffa University by the Management Science department. The objective of the session was to create awareness about the various investment options in Pakistan and an introduction on the workings of the PSX. Mr Fahad Asif and Mr Owais, from PSX, shared their valuable insights on the investment culture, myths and some smart strategies to secure the future! It was a very learning experience for both the faculty and the students and such events are the need of the time as they also help bridge the industry academia gap.
Mr. Axel Arendt, former CEO Rolls-Royce (Germany) and Mercedes Benz (Turkey) & former CFO Airbus, is presently on a visit to DHA Suffa University. He is an SES German expert affiliated with the Senior Experten Service (SES, Bonn, Germany). On 10th-Nov-2022, Mr. Axel Arendt visited DSU’s DCK campus and delivered a talk to DSU’s Civil Engineering undergraduate students on “Essential Project Management & Business Skills for Engineers”. The lecture was followed by a Q&A session, during which Mr. Axel Arendt answered student queries. As a token of appreciation, he was presented with a memento by the Head of DSU’s Civil Engineering Department, Engr. Dr. Fazal Abbas Baqueri.
Mr. Axel Arendt, former CEO Rolls-Royce (Germany) and Mercedes Benz (Turkey) & former CFO Airbus, is presently on a visit to DHA Suffa University. He is an SES German expert affiliated with the Senior Experten Service (SES, Bonn, Germany). On 7th-Nov-2022 and 8th-Nov-2022, Mr. Axel Arendt conducted guest speaker sessions for DSU’s Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering undergraduate students on “Essential Project Management Skills for Engineers”. He also interacted with young entrepreneurs at DSU’s CEID (Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation Development) Aghaz Center and coached them about their startup ideas as a mentor.