DHA SUFFA UNIVERSITY SIGNS AN MOU WITH SRH UNIVERSITY (GERMANY)

DHA Suffa University (DSU) & SRH University in North Rhine Westphalia, Germany, signed a Memorandum of Understanding in an online ceremony on 5th Aug 2021.  The ceremony was attended by the Rector of SRH University Prof. Dr. Lars Meierling, senior  dignitaries of SRH University including Prof. Dr. Lammerts and Prof. Dr. Claus Wilke, as well as by Prof. Dr. Karl Georg Steffens and Mr. Lutz Fissenewert who played an instrumental role in facilitating this collaboration between DSU and SRH University (Germany).  The scope of the MOU encompasses semester exchange opportunities for DSU’s students, a path-way for DSU’s graduates to pursue postgraduate MS studies at SRH University, as well as the exploration of collaborative avenues for implementation of joint degree programs.  Speaking at the occasion, DSU’s Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Muhammad Afzal Haque, DSU’s Pro-Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Ahmed Saeed Minhas and Mr. Shahid Zaki , former CEO Philips, said that this MOU will open many avenues for Pakistan’s youth aspiring to pursue higher studies in Germany and embark on professional career paths in the German industry and corporate sector post graduation.  The leadership of SRH University (Germany) expressed eagerness and a strong commitment to work closely with DHA Suffa University for the MOU’s implementation and to make it mutually beneficial for both universities.

MOU signing between DHA Suffa University and Brock University (Canada)

DHA Suffa University and Brock University (Canada) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on 30th-July-2021.  The ceremony was attended via video conference by the High Commissioner of Canada to Pakistan Excellency Wendy Gilmour, Consul General of Pakistan in Canada Excellency Mr. Abdul Hameed, President of Brock University Dr. Lynn Wells, Dean Faculty of Mathematics & Science at Brock University Dr. Ejaz Ahmed and President of Canada-Pakistan Education Council Mr. Samir Dossal.  Speaking at the ceremony, DHA Suffa University’s Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Muhammad Afzal Haque and Pro-Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Ahmed Saeed Minhas said that this was an auspicious  landmark occasion, marking the commencement of a new era of academic and research cooperation between DSU and Brock University (Canada), which will facilitate DSU’s students aspiring to access Canadian higher education and will go a long way towards promoting stronger ties between Canada and Pakistan in the higher education sector.  The scope of the MoU encompasses student and faculty exchange as well as research cooperation between the two universities.  The President &  Dean of Brock University expressed a strong commitment to closely work with DSU towards the implementation of various avenues of collaboration agreed upon in the agreement, as well as to explore new possibilities of academic cooperation with DSU.  The High Commissioner of Canada, Pakistan’s Consul General and the President of Canada-Pakistan Education Council, speaking at the occasion, lauded the efforts of both universities for their initiative of entering into an agreement of academic cooperation and expressed their re-assurance over the multiple doorways it will open for Pakistani students desirous of studying in Canada.

Watch the entire MOU signing ceremony on:  <https://youtu.be/Mu46B2r0twg>

Career Counselling and Postgraduate Higher Studies Prospects | CPD Webinar | Electrical Engineering

The Department of Electrical Engineering, ORIC Office DSU and International Education Resource Centre DSU organized a CPD Webinar under the on July 26, 2021. The guest speaker for the session was Dr. Ayaz Khan – Clinical MR Scientist at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Memphis, Tennessee, United States. It was a motivational session for students based on Career Counseling and Higher Education Opportunities. Moreover, the speaker also shared his experiences and some of his incredible researches in the area of neuroimaging and highlighted the significance of Electrical Engineering in the current era and in the future.

Certificate Distribution for Ramzan Drive

On the 29th of June, SSCC held a small certificate distribution ceremony for the students of Character Building Society (CBS) to appreciate their efforts for successfully carrying out Ramzan Drive which was supervised by Director SSCC Dr. Usman Ahmad.

In the month of Ramzan, the students of CBS along with the students of Usman Institute of Technology (UIT) took the initiative to conduct the drive. In which they not only distributed Iftari and Raashan but also visited the orphanages with the help of donations. Dean Engr. Prof. Dr. Johar Khurshid Farooqi was also invited to encourage and appreciate the students to work voluntarily for the cause even in the ongoing pandemic.

CAMPUS RECRUITMENT DRIVE

Campus Recruitment Drive was held on June 28th, 2021 at DHA Suffa University. It was arranged for the students of Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science and Management Sciences Department. The respectable guests are from AL- AMEEN GROUP CORPORATION PVT.LTD and CONTOUR SOFTWARE.

 

Session on “Startup Journey”

On Saturday 26th June 2021 the Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation Development at DSU (DSU-CEID) arrange a Startup Journey session with students of DHA Suffa University in which one of our DSU Alumni of the BBA department Hussain Ali Raza founder CEO of Forest Dry Fruits and Hygge Corner (Home Decor) was invited to share his valuable experience with the emerging entrepreneurs.
 
The session being quite interactive made it very interesting & engaging for the students. They asked many questions with a particular interest in the speaker’s challenges in his journey and how he overcame the hurdles. The speaker also shared tips regarding how to provide good customer service to the clients and how to utilize finances in their businesses that would help the budding entrepreneurs in their journey ahead. Both the speaker and students interacted in an informal way making this an excellent mode of sharing knowledge.
The purpose of initiating such sessions is to provide practical knowledge and realistic insight into the entrepreneurial journey so that they can excel themselves and their startups to a much efficient level to remain sustainable.
 
Concluding the event, Ms. Eram Abbasi Director at CEID expresses the note of thanks to the speaker and said that CEID has plans to arrange more Alumni Talks to motivate those who are starting their entrepreneurial journey.

Certificates Distribution Ceremony of NAVTTC Sponsored Batch-I Trainees under Prime Minister’s Kamyab Jawan “Skills for All” Program

On Sunday 04th July, 2021, DHA Suffa University conducted the Certificates Distribution Ceremony of Batch-I Trainees of Prime Minister’s Kamyab Jawan “Skills for All” Program.

DHA Suffa University feels proud to be among the selected universities that are contributing successfully towards meeting Prime Minister’s Vision of “Skills for All” under the partnership with National Vocational & Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC).

A total of 147 trainees successfully completed training in the demanding fields of Computer Aided Design/Engineering for Product Design, Renewable Energy Systems Design, Robotics & Autonomous Systems and Web Designing & Web Engineering.

The Chief Guest, Ms. Nabila Umer, DG NAVTTC Sindh Region, while appreciating the DHA Suffa University for their relentless efforts, congratulated the successful trainees and distributed the certificates among them.

She also reiterated the key objective behind PM’s Kamyab Jawan “Skills for All” Program and the investments the Government has been making on the emerging and high-tech trades under the partnership of NAVTTC. She also addressed the ongoing Batch-II trainees and urged them to make best use of well-equipped R&D labs of the University for attaining par excellence skills.

Earlier, the Vice Chancellor, Engr. Prof. Dr. Muhammad Afzal Haque praised the efforts of Government and NAVTTC to launch such training in emerging technologies and high-tech trades for the first time in Pakistan. He believed this will pave the way for better future of Pakistani Youth.

The Pro Vice Chancellor Brig (R) Prof. Dr. Ahmed Saeed Minhas motivated the Batch-I trainees and offered them to utilize the lab facilities and faculty consultation in future also. He prayed for the success of the trainees in their future endeavors and also ensured the commitments of DHA Suffa University to build strong relationships with them for any of their future endeavors.

The Program Director NAVTTC at DHA Suffa Unviersity, Dr. Muhammad Nauman Qureshi shared success stories of a few trainees who have been able to gain self-reliance, to setup business based upon the skills-based hands-on training they completed at DHA Suffa University and the value addition they are bringing to their work environment.

With the help of its visionary leadership DHA Suffa University aims to serve the nation-building process through quality of its teaching standards.

 

RESEARCH SEMINAR- II from Department of Management Sciences

DHA Suffa University hosted its ‘Research Seminar – II’ from the Department of Management Sciences. The event took place on Tuesday, 29th June 2021 at Executive Lecture Theatre (ELT), DHA Suffa University, Karachi, Pakistan. Dr. Sobia Iqbal Asst. Professor DHA Suffa and the organizer of the session stated that the idea behind this seminar was to empower and enable a research approach in students with shared knowledge and activity-based learning on various research-related topics. This seminar expects to provide the participants a platform to present research approaches with transformational perspectives to business challenges and opportunities. The 32 groups of undergraduate and postgraduate students presented their researches in the following domains: Finance, Marketing, Supply Chain Management and Human Resource Management. The aim of this event was to build and showcase students’ research and presentation ability which are an important academic skills to possess.

The opening address was presented by Dr. Sobia Iqbal and Ms. Aisha Shams. A positive welcoming note and remarks were given by the Dean of the Institution, Dr. Johar Farooqi. Furthermore, welcome note and positive remarks were also expressed by Dr. Ahmed Saeed Minhas, Pro Vice Chancellor and Dr. Faheem Akhter, HoD Management Sciences at DHA Suffa University. The esteemed experienced guests presented for research evaluation were Dr. Muhammad Irfan Khan, Dr. Shamaila Burney and Dr. Adnan Butt brought the experience of academia. Furthermore, experienced guests Mr. Mustafa Yousuf and Mr. Muhammed Murad Alam helped bring the industry experience to the table. The research aimed to help students better understand and bridge the gap between the research and practical industry domains and fields.

Session On Study Abroad – Germany

IEEE DSU Student Branch with assistance of Electrical Engineering Department DHA SUFFA UNIVERSITY organized a 0.5pt CPD activity on “STUDY ABROAD” with Engr. M. Ovais Assistant Professor EE Dept. Engr. Ovais shared different aspects of his experience as a student in Germany.

Session On Study Abroad – South Korea

IEEE DSU Student Branch with assistance of EE Department DHA SUFFA UNIVERSITY organized a 0.5pt CPD activity on “STUDY ABROAD” our first episode is with Engr. Dr. Bizzat Hussain. He shared different aspects of his experience as a student in South Korea.