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Information Session on Fulbright Scholarships.
  Thursday, February 23, 2017 CIIT
P&D, HRD,

A presentation by United States Education Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP) was arranged on February 22nd, 2017 at 11:00 am on Fulbright Scholarships opportunities in the United States (US). The venue for the event was COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) Islamabad. The session was also attended by faculty members of Attock and Vehari Campuses through video conferencing.

The speakers included Ms. Shiza Toor the education Advisor from USEFP and Dr. Aliya Moeen Zafar, Principle Research Officer, Department of Humanities, CIIT, Islamabad. Dr. Aliya Moeen Zafar is also a recipient of Fulbright Scholarship and earned her PhD from University of Florida, US.

Ms. Shiza Toor briefed the audience on the services available at USEFP and encouraged the students to get in touch for free education counseling sessions on securing admissions in US universities. She also spoke on the GRE test, statement of purpose and so forth for improving the chances to win the Fulbright scholarship. She later talked on the different types of Fulbright Scholarships and informed that the last date to apply of MS and PhD Fulbright degree program is May 17th, 2017. This was followed by a motivational talk by Dr. Aliya Moeen Zafar, sharing her experience as Fulbright scholar. She emphasized that the application process is bit long, but it’s worth it.

A good number of people attended this session and the participants keenly asked questions during the session. The participants acknowledged the usefulness of the information provided at the session.

This session was organized by the Directorate of Planning, Development and Human Resource Development.

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Seminar on Graduate Studies in Germany – Scholarships and Processes
  Wednesday, February 22, 2017 CIIT
P&D, HRD,

A talk on "Graduate Studies in Germany – Scholarships and Processes" was held at COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Abbottabad on February 17, 2017. This talk is part of series of a seminars organized by Directorate of Planning, Development and Human Resource Development (P,D and HRD) 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 to search, explore and avail admission in MS and PhD degree programs in reputed German higher education institutes. Professor Dr. Shahid Khattak from the department of Electrical Engineering, CIIT Abbottabad shared his experiences and views regarding the avenues available for higher education in Germany in different disciplines.

Dr. Shahid Khattak received his PhD degree in 2008 from Technische Universitat Dresden, Germany.  He did his MS in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University, USA in 1997 and B.S in Electrical Engineering in 1993 from UET Peshawar. He is author and co-author of more than 25 ISI indexed journals, international and domestic conferences.

The focus of his talk was on scholarship opportunities available in Germany including scholarships for full degrees, research grants, and grants of language learning. He also briefed about the Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD), the German Academic Exchange Service that is very helpful for international students in seeking scholarships and admissions for both undergraduate and graduate programs. Additionally, he talked about German culture and shared tips with audience regarding how to maximize chances of getting scholarship in Germany. A copy of the presentation is also uploaded at the CIIT blogs.

A good number of the participants attended the talk including faculty and students, who keenly paid attention and participated actively by asking number of questions from the speaker. All the audience applauded the presenter and acknowledged the usefulness of the information provided by the speaker.

The talk was organized by Directorate of Planning, Development and Human Resource Development in association with the CIIT-Abbottabad.


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Information Session for Admissions and Financial Aid in U.S.A (2017)
  Friday, February 10, 2017 CIIT
P&D, HRD,

The COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) in association with the United States Education Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP) organized visit of representatives of the U.S Universities on February 10, 2017.

During the said visit an information session was held at 10:00 am in the Seminar Hall, Department of Electrical Engineering, CIIT Islamabad. The session was also attended by participants from Wah Campus via Video Conference. The objective of the session was to inform and orient the young faculty/students regarding how to select, finance and apply for MS and PhD degree programs in the United States. The speakers included Mr. Ali Agha, the Education Advisor from USEFP and three US universities representatives namely Mr. Cory Adam Cottingim, Recruitment Coordinator & Advisor from the Old Dominion University, Mr. Khaled El-Zayyat, Associate Director for Regional Initiatives from the DePaul University and Mr. Justine Hume, Assistant Director of International Admissions at University of Bridgeport. They talked about admissions, scholarship opportunities, financial aid, on campus job opportunities and standardized tests.

A good number of participants including undergraduate, graduates and faculty members attended the session. The session started with the recitation of the Holy Quran, followed by a brief introduction of the university representatives. Mr. Khaled El-Zayyat from the DePaul University told that the university is in Chicago which is an industrial hub therefore has strong industry linkages. Mr. Justin Hume of University of Bridgeport pointed out that they have a very competitive PhD program and is fully funded. Mr. Cory Adam Cottingim of Old Dominion University stated that their university is a public university, offering many programs, which are also accredited by numerous specialized and professional accrediting agencies.

Mr. Ali Agaha of USEFP encouraged students to get in touch for free counseling sessions on securing admissions in US universities. The session was interactive and questions were asked from the representatives of the participating universities. In the end the students individually consulted the advisers and a number of students signed up for free of cost application vouchers. The visiting delegates expressed confidence in seeing the students applying for admissions in the U.S universities. The participants also acknowledged the usefulness of the information provided at the session.

The said visit was coordinated by the office of Planning, Development and Human Resource Development (P, D and HRD), CIIT Islamabad.


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Seminar Title: Capital and Financial Markets in Pakistan
  Monday, January 9, 2017 CIIT
Shama Munir,
Department of Management Sciences organized a seminar titled Capital and Financial Markets in Pakistan on December 27 2016. Institute of Financial Markets of Pakistan (IFMP) is a first securities market institute of Pakistan. The CEO, as guest speaker highlighted the important issues on capital and financial markets in Pakistan as well as introduction of certification offered by the Institute.

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Greetings to Christians Employees: Seminar titled Capital and Financial Markets in Pakistan
  Monday, January 9, 2017 Business
Shama Munir,
On the special occasion of Christmas, Director Department of Management Sciences organized a seminar titledCapital and Financial Markets in Pakistan” on December 27 2016. CEO of Institute of Financial Markets of Pakistan established by SECP was guest speaker. The guest speaker highlighted important issues on capital and financial markets in Pakistan as well as introduction of certification offered by the Institute of Financial Markets of Pakistan (IFMP). 

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