Ziauddin University awards degrees to 760 students
Ziauddin University (ZU) awarded 760 diplomas to graduate students from various disciplines at the 2022 convocation, which was held at the Family Park adjacent to the university on Tuesday.
Graduate students have received degrees in a variety of disciplines including MBBS, Dental Surgery, PharmD, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Medical Technology, and Biomedical.
Additionally, the university awarded degrees in Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, Software Engineering, Communications and Media Studies, BEd, Audiology and Speech Pathology, Nursing, MS, MD, MPhil, and PhD.
Appreciating the efforts of all the graduating students, Chief Guest of Sindh Minister of Education and Literacy, Syed Sardar Ali Shah said, “There is no doubt that the talented young graduates of our country are n have not only made Pakistan proud worldwide for their intelligence, but they also provide services in line with modern requirements in various fields.
ZU Chancellor Dr. Asim Hussain congratulated the graduating students. “As you complete this milestone, remember those who have supported you on this journey, especially your parents, teachers, and mentors.”
Dr. Asim said the university has added state-of-the-art tools, digital technology in education across all faculties. A recent example is the addition of Anatomage, the 3D dissection system for the anatomy department and the VR dental simulator for dental students.
This is the beginning and in the next couple of years we will see material that is not available in any other university in Pakistan.
Keynote speaker at the ZU convocation, former federal information and broadcasting minister Javed Jabbar said the importance of knowledge for students, he said, “providing higher education for young people is solemn public responsibility and great commitment in a country where 20 million children are out of school.”
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Earlier, ZU Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr Syed Irfan Hyder said, “A degree is not the end of your life; it is the beginning of your professional and practical life.
He said that the name of the degree program simply indicates a small subset of the huge ocean of knowledge.
While presenting the gold medals, ZU Pro-Chancellor Dr. Nida Hussain said, “Being in the midst of the global pandemic and you as a student and we as a university have overcome many challenges together”.
She awarded Sir Ziauddin Gold Medals to the top 13 office holders for their exemplary academic performance during their tenure at Ziauddin University. Medal recipients included Gulrukh Shakil (MBBS), Sunita (Software Engineering), Ali Mustafa (Dentistry), Aliza (Pharm. D), Urvah Hadia Dilshad (Physical Therapy), Ameerah Ganny (Speech Therapy), Anita Salim Makhani (Nursing ), Rabia Hussain (Media Science), Areej Ahmed (Biomedical Engineering), Arbab Ahmed (Electrical Engineering), Ovais Shafi (Civil Engineering), Salman Humayun (Electrical Engineering Technology), Ummeha Wasi (Medical Technology).
Published in The Express Tribune, March 16and2022.