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  • Friday, May 10, 2019

  • CUI

  • SSBC

Training Session for Student Startups Batch-VI was organized on 9th May, 2019,  from 08:00 am to 08:55 am, wherein Ms. Hanniya Abid, A.P, Department of Management Sciences delivered a session titled "Exploring your Market". In this regard, pictures of session are attached.


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  • Thursday, May 9, 2019

  • CUI

  • CCRD

An interactive session of the Sub-Committee of the Senate of Islamic Republic of Pakistan on climate change, led by Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed and accompanying Senators; Muhammad Ali Khan Saif and Dr. Asad Ashraf was held on April 30, 2019 at COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI) to raise awareness about the environmental and health impacts caused by plastic use. Huge numbers of audience representing; civil society, climate change activists, officials of the Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad (MCI), academia and students representing various Universities in Islamabad attended the session. All seven campuses of the CUI participated through video link. After inaugural session, Prof. Arshad Saleem Bhatti, Dean Faculty of Sciences CUI, highlighted the problems caused by plastics in terms of their longevity in the environment and once entered in to the food chain, their implications on human and animal health, water bodies and whole ecosystem.


Senator Sayed elaborated the implementation plan of the clean and green Pakistan drive in the Universities and public schools in the first phase. He said that CUI was the first institution to respond to the parliamentary sub-committee call on this issue, when Prof. Dr. Raheel Qamar, Rector CUI affirmed his commitment for “Just Say no to plastics” campaign by COMSATS in April 2019, where faculty and students of CUI collected plastics and cleaned the area in Islamabad. Head of the sub-committee further elaborated their plans to make the federal capital plastic free by the end of this year. Moreover, legislative efforts done by the sub-committee towards achieving this goal were shared with audience. Afterwards, a lengthy interactive session took place during which questions and inputs were sought from the audience regarding implementation of the “plastic free capital campaign”. Audience input was marvellous to improve the campaign further and full support was extended by the participants.
Dr. S.M. Junaid Zaidi, the executive director of COMSATS in his address encouraged researchers to investigate and accelerate the efforts towards developing alternatives to plastic bags to get rid of the everlasting plastic from the federal Capital.  



  • Wednesday, April 24, 2019

  • CUI

  • International Office

The International Office, COMSATS University Islamabad organized a training session entitled” Strength based Career Building” on April 22, 2019. The purpose of the session was to give an insight to the students into steering one’s career in the right direction based on individual strengths.

Mr. Ali Anwer Adil, Director, Internal Audit, Fraud Management and Revenue Assurance at Zong was the resource person for the interactive session. The students took keen interest in the presentation which helped them in valuing the importance of understanding one’s strengths to build a successful career. The concept was illustrated through a thought provoking and lucid presentation.

In the end, the Head IO thanked Mr. Adil for taking his time out to come to CUI and deliver such an informative, useful and beneficial session at CUI. A souvenir was presented to the speaker in the end of the session.

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  • Wednesday, December 26, 2018

  • CUI

  • International Office

The International Office in collaboration with the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) organized a student focused event titled “Studying in Germany” on 17th December 2018. The Director DAAD in Islamabad, Ms. Inge Iqbal was invited as the resource person at the event.

Located in the heart of Europe, Germany is a country with rich culture offering best education and research facilities which makes it amongst the top study destinations in the world. Ms. Inge delivered a very insightful presentation on the wide range of higher education opportunities available in Germany covering all the aspects from admission requirements, application and visa processes to living costs and part time employment and internship possibilities for international students. She informed the audience that in almost all public universities of Germany, the higher education is free of cost. In her talk she highlighted the strongest aspect of German higher education system which is the unity of teaching and research, as a good number of globally leading German brands engage actively in research with the universities.

Later, the enthusiastic student audience asked various questions relating to language, boarding and study programs available. Ms. Inge Iqbal gave detailed answers to their queries and concerns and shared useful information websites with them for further guidance and help while applying to German universities.

To provide the students with firsthand information on their study experience, German Alumni working at CUI, Dr. Aurungzeb Khan and Dr. Sundus Javed also spoke at the event. They commended the high quality of education, the best research facilities, the disciplined and smooth running of processes in Germany. Dr. Sundus encouraged the students to pursue their MS and PhD studies in Germany as it provides and ideal opportunity for independent learning.

In his closing remarks, Senior Manager, International Office, Mr. Ali Tawab Baloch thanked Director DAAD for providing detailed information about study opportunities in Germany and appreciated the 9-year long cooperative relationship of CUI and DAAD. He welcomed the German professors to come and teach at CUI for short- and long-term durations. To honor the guest, a CUI memento was presented to her.

To close the event on a happy note, a friendship cake made of Pakistani and German flags were cut by Ms. Inge followed by a group photo.

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  • Friday, December 14, 2018

  • CUI

  • SSBC

"SSBC has organized 3rd Training Session titled "Creating Business from Opportunity" for Startups Batch-V on 14 December, 2018 (Friday), from 08:30 am to 10:00 hours at SSBC Building (Ground Floor), Islamabad wherein Dr. Munawar Naz Khokhar will deliver lecture to Startups."


"SSBC has organized 3rd Training Session titled "Creating Business from Opportunity" for Startups Batch-V on 14 December, 2018 (Friday), from 08:30 am to 10:00 hours at SSBC Building (Ground Floor), Islamabad wherein Dr. Munawar Naz Khokhar will deliver lecture to Startups."

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