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A Seminar on "Study in France and Hunting for Scholarships was held at COMSATS University Islamabad, Attock campus on May 10, 2018. The talk is part of seminar series, organized under the program “Information Seminars for Higher Studies Abroad” with the objective to educate and orient CIIT prospective candidates with respect to selecting, financing and applying for higher studies abroad.

The purpose of the seminar was to educate the young faculty members and students on the opportunities of higher education in France and how to hunt for scholarships. This talk was jointly delivered by Dr. Saeed-ur-Rehman and Dr. Syed Hashim Raza Bukhari from the Department of Electrical Engineering, Attock campus.

Dr. Saeed-ur-Rehman received his PhD from University de Bretagne University, SUD, Lorient, France and majored in Electronics Engineering (High level synthesis) . He did his MSc from Politecnico di Torion, Italy. Currently he is Assistant Professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering, COMSATS University Islamabad, Attock campus. Dr. Hashim Bukhari did his PhD from in Electrical Engineering, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Wah campus. He had recently successfully won a post Doc scholarship to France. He is Assistant Professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering, COMSATS University Islamabad, Attock campus.

The talk started with the brief on the purpose of the seminar and was followed by the formal presentation. Dr. Saeed-ur-Rehman briefed on the education system of France and then highlighted the different steps to apply for higher studies in French Universities. Dr. Hashim Bukhari discussed the different methods of finding scholarships and further shared with the participants on how to write to the potential supervisors. A copy of the presentation is uploaded at the CIIT blogs.

A good number of participants attended the session and keenly paid attention to the talk. Dr. Muhmmad Shakil Ahmad, Research Focal Person (ORIC) at Attock campus appreciated the importance of the talk and motivated the participants to actively seek for scholarships. The audience acknowledged the usefulness of the information provided by the speakers.

The talk was organized by Directorate of Planning, Development and Human Resource Development in collaboration with the COMSATS University Islamabad, Attock campus.

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