DSU Open Day

More on DSU Open Day! DHA Suffa University held its Open Day last month which was attended by intermediate students from across Karachi. More than five-hundred students and their families visited the campus. While enjoying the clear weather and informal atmosphere, people engaged themselves in numerous enjoyable learning sessions, talks, and presentations. The attendees were also actively engaged in the project displays by DSU students and the various gaming activities. Students were also given a tour of the DSU purpose built premises where they took special interest in our state-of-the-art labs and library.

For more pictures please visit the link:

https://www.dsu.edu.pk/openday/photos

 

 

Introductory Session on Real Estate Management

Introductory session of the course Real Estate Management was recently held at DHA Suffa University, Karachi. The course is a joint venture between DHA Suffa University and Defence and Clifton Association of Real Estate Agents (DEFCLAREA).

The chief guest of the session Justice Retd. Wajiuddin former Chief Justice Sindh High Court, while addressing the event highlighted the need to mainstream the Real Estate and the importance of the course in this regard. The session was also attended by renowned personalities including Hasan Bakshi (former Chairman ABAD), Shama Kiani and Imran Hussain, convener and deputy convener standing committee of FPCCI for Real Estate, MPA Shahzed Qureshi, President DEFCLAREA Noor Abrejo and Fahad Jafry Education Secretory DEFCLAREA and many realtors. Other speakers also highlighted the importance of the Real Estate field especially because of its connections with other industries and stressed the potential of this course in the long-term.

The 6-month certificate course has been started at DHA Suffa University with classes to be held on Saturdays at 2 pm. Further information regarding the course can be taken through email at hod.ce@dsu.edu.pk or by call at 021-35244874.

Session on Entrepreneurial Ventures

Shell Pakistan recently conducted a highly informative and engaging session on Entrepreneurial Ventures at DSU. The session was organized by our Professional Development Centre where Mr. Imran Azeem from Shell Tameer guided the young minds on how to transform business ideas into sustainable long term ventures. He also talked about how to approach the financial and investor search stage leading to increased avenues for business growth. Mr. Azeem is Manager Training & Development in Shell Pakistan and leading “Shell Tameer BSOM Cohort 2020”. Mr. Azeem also talked about preparing their “Business Models Pitch” around focused areas of Energy Solutions, Technology Innovation, Empowering Women and Sustainable Social Change.  He guides students as an entrepreneur and shared the pivotal points to keep in mind while entering this area.  The session was part of the DSU’s EPC (Enhancing Professional Competency) Sessions where we endeavor to provide our students with a real-world connection to the concepts and tools taught in our classrooms for an in-depth understanding. The session concluded with an interactive Q&A round.

35th Multi-Topic International Symposium Medal Winners

DHA SUFFA University’s EE students were presented Gold Medals and Rs. 15K in the 35th Multi-Topic International Symposium. Students presented their FYP in-front of large audience comprising of renowned industrialists, CEO’s, Directors and parents. They handled questions in a professional and Technical manner. They secured the gold medal award during the All Pakistan student seminar by competing with 36 FYP’s from across Pakistan’s renowned Technical Universities. Indeed a great achievement. Alhamdulillah all praises to Allah. The FYP was very well received among the audience. FYP supervisor Engr. Asif Gulraiz deserve appreciation for his commendable efforts.
FYP Group Members: Engr. Bilal Sanauddin, Engr. Uzair, Engr. Waqas, Engr. Kazim, Engr. Ammar
FYP Title: Power Generation Using Wind Turbine coupled with Doubly Fed Induction Generator (DFIG)

 

35th IEEEP International Multi Topic Symposium

IEEEP collaborated with DSU EE Department for the 35th IEEEP International Multi Topic Symposium (26-27 Feb 2020) at Pearl Continental Hotel Karachi. DSU EE faculty members participated as organizing committee members, session chair and secretary for student conference. The entire two International Symposium was managed by our EE student volunteers. EE Students showcased their managerial talent as a team by completing tasks assigned to them with in strict deadlines.

DSU winner in 69th Pakistan Annual Flower Show 2020

In the 69th Pakistan Annual Flower Show 2020, DHA Suffa University won the first prize in garden competition held on 21st February, 2020. Col. Mahmood-ul- Hasan, Admin & Security Officer DSU is receiving award from the chief guest Mr. Arif Alvi, President of Pakistan.

DHA Suffa University students winner at ZABMUN

The delegation of DHA Suffa University has yet again showcased their skills this time at SZABIST Model United Nations (ZABMUN) at Movenpick hotel.

The award winners were:

Hamza Ahmed Khan with an Outstanding Diplomacy award (OD)

Asad Shah with an Honorable Mention award (HM)

Shazar Riaz with a Special Mention (SM)

The delegation also included Shahroz Hasan, Zunair Ahmed, Shaheer Airaj Ahmed, Farhan Kahlil, Rana Umer Farooq and Sadaf Shakir.

International Cooperation (MoU) Signing between DHA Suffa University and Bir Ventures USA Ltd. (IdeaGist)

To foster entrepreneurial culture in the university, on 14th February, 2020 DHA Suffa University entered into an international collaboration with Bir Ventures USA Ltd. (IdeaGist). IdeaGist is a virtual incubation platform for people of every walk of life but with especial focus for the students. This platform trains them and connects them with innovators, entrepreneurs, investors and students globally to help them launch their dream business. It is an online community of students, alumni, researchers and industry to work together towards a better future by developing innovation-driven enterprises.

The MOU was signed by Brig. Muhammad Rafiq Ahmed (Registrar) representing DHA Suffa University, in the presence of Mr. Muhammad Afzal Haque (Vice. Chancellor), Engr. Dr. Johar Khurshid (Dean) and Ms. Eram Abbasi (Director Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation Development – CEID). Mr. Hassan Syed the CEO of IdeaGist himself was present to sign the MOU.

This main purpose of this collaboration is to support the Prime Minister’s Startup Pakistan program by establishing strategic partnerships with the university and to offer virtual incubation to their students and alumni by offering entrepreneurship as a carrier choice. So, the idea is to work together under the initiative by starting, mentoring and supporting ‘business incubation programs’ and provide access to investment and funding for innovative new products developed by aspiring entrepreneurs especially by DSU faculty and students.

PDC Workshop on Customer Centricity

A workshop was recently conducted by DSU Professional Development Centre on Customer Centricity – A key Driver for Growth. The workshop facilitator was seasoned professional and trainer Mr. Farooq Shaikh (CEO Bablefish Consulting) who has a diverse experience of over 20 years in consumer, pharma, retail and telecom. In his session, he shared how putting customers and their needs as the number one priority as a business ethos pays off in the long run. Talking about potential areas for growing brands, the trainer shared case studies on how the world most successful brands became customer centric as a means of unprecedented growth. The day long workshop also included group exercises and discussions and ended with a team exercise where participants applied the concepts and ideas that they were taught in the light of their current roles. The workshop was attended by professionals from DIB, Attock Cement, Soneri Bank, Abbott Pharmaceuticals, Hilal Foods, Pakistan Railways, Vinci Cosmetics etc to name a few, and was very well received. The second round of this workshop will be conducted soon. Please watch this space for updates.

 

Books Donation to DSU

On 17th February 2020, Colonel Farrukh Mirza, SI(M) made a generous donation of Books to DSU Library.

Colonel Farrukh Mirza, SI(M) donating books to DSU Library.

 

Colonel Farrukh Mirza, SI(M) donating books to Management Sciences Departmental Library.