SU chalks out 2019-2021 strategic plans
SU vice chancellor Prof. Dr. Fateh Muhammad Burfat has devised strategic plan 2019-2021 to meet newly-emerging challenges in higher education sector, generate more revenue and strengthen university-industry linkage.
These strategic plans include imparting of education in engineering and medical spheres, construction of a techno-park and signing of memoranda of understanding with leading industrial outfits in the region.
The said vision was made public in a high-profile varsity inter-face in the presence of S.U. Registrar Dr. Ameer Ali Abro, University of Tartu Estonia Prof. Dr. Yar Muhammad Mughal, Dean Faculty of Natural Sciences Prof. Dr. Abdul Rasool Abbasi, Dr. Kamran Taj Pathan, Dr. Imtiaz Korejo, Dr. Shahzad Ahmed Memon, Dr. Farhat Noren, Dr. Hira Naqvi and Social Scientist Dr. Gul Mastoi.
Vice chancellor Dr. Burfat also informed the meet-up that Skill and Career Development Centre would also be set up at varsity soon; adding that the centre would be run in collaboration with the regional and national industries.
“The proposed centre will impart youth with technical, social and conceptual wherewithal; enabling them grab jobs immediately after graduating”, the VC briefed.
He said SU Alumni Association would also be made more actively functional to facilitate SU graduates network with SU alumni abroad and thereby obtain scholarships and other academic awards overseas.
“When professional universities in the fields of engineering and medicine offer BS English (Language and Linguistics) programs; why can’t SU offer engineering and medicine streams,” Dr. Burfat argued.