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  • Friday, December 14, 2018

  • CUI

  • CPS

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Centre for Policy Studies (CPS), CUI, Islamabad Campus organized a Seminar on “The Rohingya Issue: Between the Binds of Policy and the Bounds of Humanity” on Tuesday 27 November 2018 at BIC Building on campus.  The aim of the seminar was to share multidisciplinary knowledge about the important issue of the forcibly displaced Rohingya people through academic, international multilateral agencies and other policy influencers with students and faculty members of CUI, Islamabad.

The seminars speakers included Mr. Muhammad Aslam, Additional Secretary (In charge) SAFRON, Ms. Ghazala Mirza from UNHCR, Mr. Idrees Mahsud, Member DRR, NDMA and Dr. Imran Syed, Head, CPS, CUI.

The Seminar was well attended by students and faculty members.

  • Monday, July 16, 2018

  • CUI

  • CPS

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Centre for Policy Studies (CPS), COMSATS University Islamabad with collaboration of Riphah Institute of Public Policy organized a one-day Seminar on “Ethics and Public Policy” at Junaid Zaidi Library Video Conferencing Hall on July 11, 2018.

The purpose of Seminar was to share insights on ethical foundations of public policy, ethical choices for policy analysis and ethics in foreign policy.

Students, faculty of various universities, members of civil society and research institutes attended the seminar and shared their ideas on different empirical policy aspects on ethical grounds.

Dr. Rashid Aftab, Director Riphah Institute of Public Policy, Dr. Muhammad Imran form Arid Agriculture University, Dr. Kalsoom Sumra, Assistant Professor, CPS and Dr. Imran Syed, Head, CPS, COMSATS University gave presentations at the Seminar.

  • Friday, January 25, 2019

  • CUI

  • Shama Munir

The Department of Management Sciences in collaboration of Center of Islamic Finance, CUI and BankIslami Pakistan Ltd organized one day seminar on “Fundamentals & Practices of Islamic Banking” on January 10, 2019. The guest speaker Head, Shariah Compliance, BankIslami Pakistan Limited, Mr. Muhammad Irfan Ahmed shared about fundamental and functioning of Islamic Banking and its products.

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  • Thursday, January 24, 2019

  • CUI

  • International Office

The International Office successfully conducted a seminar today, December 11, 2018, on the extensive opportunities available under the Erasmus + program of the EU. 

The seminar was widely attended and took the interest of not only faculty members of different departments but also administrative staff and senior students. 

Opening the seminar, acting head of International Office, Mr. Ali Tawab Baloch, highlighted the necessity of availing such opportunities like Erasmus + especially at a time when there is a resource crunch in Pakistan.  He further said that the Erasmus + program is like a sea of opportunities and is waiting to be explored.

The lead resource person, Mr. Arif Awan, Senior Program Officer looking after the Erasmus+ program at CUI, gave a detailed power point presentation explaining all the opportunities available under the different windows and actions of this 16.5 Billion Euro program.  He explained what an action involves and how one could avail it for oneself, one’s institution and for one’s circle.

Likewise, it was underscored that benefiting from Erasmus + program requires good links and networking, not only with universities in the Program countries but also universities located in your own country and abroad.

The audience at the end of presentation asked many specific questions which validated the interest and enthusiasm for availing the opportunities available.

In the coming week, the International Office intends to conduct these seminars for both faculty and student audience at all seven campus of CUI.

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  • Wednesday, January 2, 2019

  • CUI

  • PD HR

A talk on "How to Write a Research Proposal was held at COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI), Vehari Campus on December 31, 2018 at 11:30 am. The talk is part of seminar series, organized under the program “Information Seminars for Higher Studies Abroad” with the objective to educate and orient CUI 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 how to effectively write a Research Proposal. This talk was delivered by Dr. Mazhar Abbas from the Department of Management Science, Vehari Campus.

Dr. Mazhar Abbas received his PhD from University Utara Malaysia. Currently he is Assistant Professor at the Department of Management Science, COMSATS University Islamabad, Vehari Campus. Previously he has worked at the Ultra-Contractions Chemicals-Karachi, Pakistan as a Marketing Manager.

The session started with the recitation of the Glorious Quran and this was followed by the formal presentation on the said topic. Dr. Mazhar Abbas talked about the importance of research proposal for winning a scholarship. He further emphasized on the understanding of research philosophy and methodology prior to developing a good research proposal. In the later part of the presentation different sections of research proposal were also covered. Faculty members including research assistants and lab engineers participated in the session. A copy of the presentation is uploaded at the CUI blogs.

The talk was organized by Directorate of Planning, Development and Human Resource Development in collaboration with the CUI, Vehari Campus.

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