Capital University Signs MoU with Institute of Policy Studies
A delegation of Institute of Policy Studies (IPS) Islamabad led by Mr. Khalid Rahman, Chairman along with Mr. Naufil Shahrukh GM Operations and Ms. Shafaq, coordinator visited CUST on October 28, 2021 for MoU signing ceremony. They were warmly welcomed by team of CUST comprises on Prof. Dr. Muhammad Mansoor Ahmed, Vice Chancellor, CUST, Dr. Muhammad Sagheer, Director Students Affairs/HoD Mathematics, CUST, Mr. Arshad Malik, Registrar, CUST and team of VIS-CUST.
Vice Chancellor briefly explained about CUST vision and mission. He further explained that CUST is a federally chartered university and get status of federal chartered back in 2015. He also introduced about 5 faculties of CUST where faculty of Management Sciences and faculty of Computing are the oldest faculty and faculty of Pharmacy is newly launched in the University. Total strength of CUST is 5000 plus where 200 plus PhD’s schoolers got their degrees and 150 plus are registered.
Vice Chancellor explained about VIS formation. He said that It was discussed in board of governors meeting held in 2016-17. There should be something special regardless of education and then an idea was generated in order to lead the students of CUST towards social responsibility. This program aims to give our youth a view of the flipside of this world that’s worlds apart from the one they were brought up in. For this purpose, every graduating student of CUST will volunteer 65 hours of community service in order to make him/her a socially responsible citizen.
Finally, MoU signing ceremony held between CUST and IPS. Prof. Dr. Muhammad Mansoor Ahmed, Vice Chancellor CUST and Mr. Khalid Rahman, Chairman, IPS signed the MoU. It was also discussed that VIS-CUST assign around 15 students to IPS for volunteer work per semester.