Winter Drive

DSU Community service and conservation society successfully conducted the Winter Drive ’18 . Students and Faculty donated generously in the form of warm clothes, blankets and cash. All the donations received were neatly packed and distributed amongst the needy and homeless.

DSUMUN III

DSUMUN III organized by DHA Suffa University Public Speaking Society at 16th, 17th and 18th November 2018. The main aim of DSUMUN is to enhance students’ communication and public speaking skills, and the capacity to imbibe knowledge about the world. The number of delegates who attended the conference were more than 250 of which 30% were from our own institute and 70% were outsiders. This puts a record high on the amount of delegates participating in any chapter of DSUMUN.
DSUMUN III comprised of 3 days:
Day 1: In this session they discuss the definitions and boundaries of their topics and parameters of debate.
Day 2: Delegates continued the sessions of debate from day 1. Social night was also organized at the end of the day which was a concert night where there were more than 260 attendees which included external people who were not participating as delegates. Two bands opened for the main performance of Tamasha who achieved the 3rd position in the critically acclaimed ‘Pepsi Battle of the Bands’.
Day3: The climax of the 3-day conference took place on a bright Sunday on the 18th of November. Delegates were to propose solutions to the problems of their respective topics and for a resolution to be passed by the Dias (Committee Chairs and Assistant Chairs) to bring their committee to a conclusion and claim the conference as successful. The team finally said a heartfelt farewell to DSUMUN III at the closing ceremony conducted after the end of the 3rd day. With chief guest Director Finance PIBT Masood Usmani present to say a few words to conclude the event, he spoke to the audience about the importance of learning through challenging circumstances and competition and commended the President and his team on their immense efforts to relay the message of their moto “Planet Pursuing Peace”

Scratch Day

Pink Day

Lead to Succeed

The Leadership Society of DSU (LDS) organized an ‘Enhancing Professional Capabilities (EPC) Lead to Succeed Seminar’ at the university on October 10, 2018, for the students to unleash their potentials and jolt awake the potential leadership qualities in them. This EPC session was conducted as part of the university’s objective to prepare the youth to become future leaders, innovators, inventors, and visionary professionals
The seminar was led by Mr Shaykh Atif Ahmed and Ms Dania Hasan. Mr Shaykh Atif Ahmed is a professional trainer and CEO of Al-Midrar Institute. He has led several professional trainings and conducted multiple workshops to train and influence the youth, to help uplift many individuals, and to pull them out of depression to reignite passion in their lives. Earning his professional degrees from the University of Houston, Texas, Mr Atif also holds an 8 year degree of Islamic Shariah Academics. He has also been invited to various corporate and international open discussion tours to Qatar. Ms Dania Hasan is the CEO of ‘Fun to Learn’, the youngest high achiever of the Pakistan-US Alumini Network #Under30Series, and has received Emerging Young Leaders Award and Summer Scholarship at John Hopkins, in addition to winning All-Pakistan Bilingual Declamation Contest.

The speakers delivered a heart-throbbing and tremendously thought provoking session at the DSU Auditorium where they piqued the audiences’ interest, and captured their attention by discussing what it takes to become a great and successful leader. The session was attended and appreciated by students and faculty alike. The seminar closed with the Vice Chancellor’s expression of gratitude as he presented the mementos to the speakers.

Peace Day

DHA Suffa University put up an interactive art installation (a golden wish tree) and engaged students in a week long activity to celebrate International Peace Day form the 24th – 28th of September 2018.

Lead to Succeed- (EPC Session)

The Leadership Society of DHA Suffa University (Official) organized an ‘Enhancing Professional Capabilities (EPC) Lead to Succeed Seminar’ at the university on October 10, 2018, for the students to unleash their potentials and jolt awake the potential leadership qualities in them. This EPC session was conducted as part of the university’s objective to prepare the youth to become future leaders, innovators, inventors, and visionary professionals. The seminar was led by Mr Shaykh Atif Ahmed and Ms Dania Hasan. Mr Shaykh Atif Ahmed is a professional trainer and CEO of Al-Midrar Institute. He has led several professional trainings and conducted multiple workshops to train and influence the youth, to help uplift many individuals, and to pull them out of depression to reignite passion in their lives. Earning his professional degrees from the University of Houston, Texas, Mr Atif also holds an 8 year degree of Islamic Shariah Academics. Ms Dania Hasan is the CEO of ‘Fun to Learn’, the youngest high achiever of the Pakistan-US Alumni Network #Under30Series, and has received Emerging Young Leaders Award and Summer Scholarship at John Hopkins, in addition to winning All-Pakistan Bilingual Declamation Contest. The session was attended and appreciated by students and faculty. The seminar closed with the Vice Chancellor’s expression of gratitude as he presented the mementos to the speakers.

Oath Taking Ceremony 2018

DSU Student Societies Coordination Committee (SSCC) recently organized the very first Oath-taking ceremony for the Student Societies for 2018 – 2019. In their Oath the students pledged to execute their duties with honesty and commitment to follow the core values of DHA Suffa University and to abide by all rules and regulations of SSCC. The ceremony also included singing and drama performances by the students. The Oath was taken by Dean Engr. Prof. Dr. Johar Khurshid Farooqi. The Ceremony ended with the Dean and Faculty’s visit to the Student Societies Active Gala exhibit in the main courtyard where the student societies had set up their stalls for games and other activities. DHA Suffa University encourages students to take part in such ceremonial activities so the students have an enriching university experience.

Pink Day, October-15th-2018

In an endeavor to create awareness among the female fraternity of DHA Suffa University, DSU Women Empowerment Society organized a seminar on breast cancer awareness in collaboration with Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre (SKMCHRC). To show solidarity to the cause, October 15, 2018 was observed as Pink Day in DHA Suffa University. Subject expert, Dr. Rabab Zehra, delivered an informative lecture, which was followed by a question-and-answer session. She discussed the causes, symptoms and prevention of breast cancer and guided the audience on how to self-screen for early detection. Renowned actress Ms. Maya Ali, campaign ambassador from Shaukat Khanum Hospital, also addressed the audience during this seminar.

IMechE UAS Challenge UK

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), a renowned international engineering society, organized the annual Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Challenge from June 17 to 19, 2018 at Snowdonia Aerospace Center, Llanbedr, Wales, and UK. The competition involved design, construction, development and demonstration of an autonomous and intelligent UAS, capable of carrying out a humanitarian aid mission. DHA Suffa University’s Team Zarrar became the first team from Pakistan and South Asia to receive certification for both rotary and fixed-wing autonomous flights and to participate for the second consecutive year in this prestigious competition. The team, led by faculty advisors from departments of Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, designed, fabricated and flew an automated state-of-the-art Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), equipped with a programmable autopilot, on-board camera and computer-based ground target recognition. Team Zarrar received immense recognition on achieving the fastest record of 54 seconds in completing UAS Scrutiny Phase. The team also secured highest score in Technical Report of the UAS Challenge.