SU “ Deans’ Committee” meets to envisage uniform semster policy as per HEC guidelines; SU Faculty of Social Sciences interacts to guage progress in online teaching-learning transaction
Two high profile meets-up marked the calendar at Sindh University. SU Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Fateh Muhammad Burfat chaired both meetings.
In the first interaction, Deans of all SU teaching faculties convened to contemplate the dynamics of a policy framework in form of tentative draft to deliberate upon and finalize to present to the Varsity’s Academic Council for consideration and approval, if the Council deemed it fit. And consequent upon Academic Council approval, the new policy would be brought into effect forthwith.
The development had been consequent upon exclusive directives of Higher Education Commission Islamabad.
SU Director Quality Enhancement Cell Prof. Dr. Altaf Hussain Nizamani and SU Director IT Services Centre (ITSC) Prof. Dr. Yasir Arfat Malkani briefed the august committee on the modalities so far charted in the given context, seeking their reflections, and discussing the issues involved at length.
The two said that Varsity was already complying with 95% of HEC guidelines towards the working of the semester system.
In his views expressed in the meeting, Vice Chancellor Dr. Burfat said he had been extremely glad and satisfied to note the rapid digital and technological advancement of the Varsity under its exceptionally talented senior and junior leadership.
On the other hand, another interface with VC-SU Prof. Dr. Fateh Muhammad Burfat in the Chair, and Dean Faculty of Social Sciences Prof. Dr. Zareen Abbasi, all Academic Heads, Online Classes Focal Persons from all departments/institutes within the Faculty and teachers, in attendance; reviewed the progress made with regards to online teaching-learning, uploading, of course, files and supplementary course materials and other related matters.
Dr. Burfat said he was delighted to note the smooth execution of online classes throughout the semester amid myriad challenges.
” I felicitate the Dean, faculty, and students upon having been able to defeat all odds, upon prevailing over all obstacles leading to the smooth, effective, and successful conduct of online semester sessions. Your spirit, dedication, and sense of sacrifice has been simply astounding”, the Vice Chancellor said.