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  • Tuesday, August 11, 2020

  • CUI

  • Principal Seat

Prof. Muhammad T. Afzal, Rector CUI calls on Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training

Press Release: Islamabad, Prof. Dr. Muhammad T. Afzal, Rector COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI) called on the Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training, Shafqat Mehmood in his office to discuss cooperation between COMSATS University and the Ministry of Education. Prof. Afzal apprised the minister regarding his recent assumption of charge and issues at CUI which are being addressed on a fast pace.

Mr. Shafqat Mehmood opined that CUI is a national asset and it is his desire to see the institution flourish as well as participate actively in various programs of education as a national think tank. Mr. Shafqat Mehmood lauded the efforts of CUI leadership in consistently promoting quality education and bringing accolades for Pakistan.

  • Monday, July 20, 2020

  • CUI

  • Shama Munir

UNESCO Chair on Knowledge Systems for IWRM supervised Training Activity at campus level. The main focus of the activity was to enlighten the importance of water conservation. Various activities were arranged to encourage students to conserve drinking water resources and to motivate the students to use water sparingly by saving each drop. The save water campaign was to develop Civic Sense of conserving natural resources and to create awareness regarding the optimal use of water and water conservation for long term sustainable human development. In the Campus auditorium, a special documentary was played highlighting and stressing the awareness and realization of the activity theme. The students also shared their views and suggestions on how to use water sparingly to avoid its misuse.
Students displayed handmade pamphlets highlighting water saving and conservation. A walk was also organized within campus premises to spread the Save Water Save Life awareness. 
Key outcomes from the activity: 
  1. Water Conservation
  2. Motivation to spread awareness
  3. Civic Sense
  4. Practical Implementation
  5. Social Responsibility

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Training, Save Water, Save Life

  • Monday, July 20, 2020

  • CUI

  • Shama Munir

UNESCO Chair on Knowledge Systems for IWRM nominated Engr. Summera Fahmi and Engr. Sundeerah Choudhary to attend the training on ‘’Solid Waste Management’’ from January 21- 25, 2019 in Islamabad organized by the Abdul  Hameed Khan National Centre for Rural Development Islamabad. The training was encouraging and motivating to introduce integrated solid waste management practices. The general perception on the prevailing conventional waste management practices (collect and dispose) was changed after the training.

During Training following points were addressed:

  1. Solid Waste Management in Pakistan: Policy, Issues and Challenges
  2. Sustainable Environment Management: Concept and Issues
  3. Municipal Solid Waste Generation, Storage and Handling Techniques
  4. Planning of Municipal Solid Waste Collection
  5. Planning the Transport system in Solid Waste Management
  6. Integrated Solid Waste Management
  7. Pakistan first ever Sanitary Landfill-Case Study
  8. Briefing on Integrated Resource Recovery Centre

Field visit of Albayrak Waste Management Company and Integrated Resource Recovery center were also the part of the said training.

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Training, Solid Waste Management

  • Thursday, March 12, 2020

  • CUI

  • Shama Munir

The Department of Management Sciences organized a training on “Digital Media Marketing for SMEs” funded by SMEDA in collaboration with Zia Masood Kinai & Co (ZMK) on February 29, 2020 at CUI Wah Campus. The main objective of the training was to get the trainees equipped with the latest trends of Digital Media Marketing currently being practiced in the market, to equip them with required tools to build their market with respect to Digital Media Marketing and interact with their customers through the use of various Digital Media Platforms. 
It also aimed at training the trainees to be equipped with the latest tools and technologies of the digital media to enhance their skillset as a small medium business owner/operator or employee. 
The trainers focused on practical approaches involved in Digital Marketing. He demonstrated marketing tactics related to website layout and traffic flow, search engine keyword query and results, demographics attachment of different products and services, use of backlinks, new mannerisms of search engine optimization, online advertisement and paid marketing. The participants benefited from the training programs and utilize the information provided to synergies their efforts in attaining career goals. 

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  • Thursday, September 19, 2019

  • CUI

  • CCRD

International Workshop on

‘Water Resources Management and Sustainable Development Strategies in Arid regions under a Changing Climate’

04-10 September 2019, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Dr. Toqeer Ahmed, Assistant Professor, CCRD, CUI was invited as a resource person for International Workshop on “Water Resources Management and Sustainable Development Strategies in Arid regions under a Changing Climate” from 05-10 September 2019 at Tashkent, Uzbekistan.  More than 30 researchers mainly from Uzbekistan and other countries like Nepal, India, Pakistan, Switzerland, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan etc. participated in the said training workshop. The training workshop was organized by IWMI office at Tashkent, ETH Zurich, SDC China, Hydrosolutions Zurich and Institute of Hydrogeology and Engineering Geology under State Committee on Geology and Mineral Resources (UzhydroEngeo), Tashkent Uzbekistan. During the training different useful tools for ground water management like irrigation calculator, water game for students as farmers, ground water modeling, discharge measurement App. etc. were exercised and learnt by the participants. Example of applying SWM in Islamabad, Pakistan and Water Resources Management Challenges in Pakistan were presented by Dr. Ahmed from CCRD, CUI.

 

Group photo of participants and organizers after inauguration ceremony of training workshops

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