On Friday, April 26, 2019, Ms. Aila Khan, Senior Lecturer and Academic Course Advisor, Western Sydney University visited COMSATS University Islamabad. Ms. Khan represented the Business School at WSU. This visit was a follow up of the meeting with Ms. Sabeeh Qayyum, In-Country Manager, Pakistan, Innovative Research Universities for promoting academic collaboration between CUI and Australian Universities. The purpose of the visit was to discuss ways of future collaboration and engagement activities between CUI and Western Sydney University. Ms. Khan was warmly received by Head International Office (IO) and his team. She was first given tour of CUI’s state-of- the-art Junaid Zaidi Library which left her in awe and admiration.
Afterwards, in a meeting, Head IO gave a brief presentation on CUI to familiarize the guest with various campuses, milestones, strengths and achievements of the university. Moreover, the Head IO shared that a concrete collaboration should be shaped between both universities in the form of student/faculty/staff exchange which was equally reciprocated by Ms. Khan. Head, IO also suggested that both sides should nominate two focal persons to take the matters further for materializing a strong and beneficial academic cooperation.
At the end of her visit, Ms. Khan expressed profound gratitude over the warm reception and hospitality extended to her by CUI.
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