HYDERABAD: Sindh University Jamshoro vice chancellor (VC) Prof Dr Fateh Muhammad Burfat on Wednesday urged upon students to invest their untiring effort in the present.
“It is your great fortune to have been able to seek placement in this premier and one of the country’s finest seats of higher learning. You should learn the art of mastering your minds and regulating your emotions,” the VC said.
The VC was addressing 2019 batch of SU entrants in a rainbow-colored, festive and sprightly Orientation Day 2019 ceremony, organized by Bureau of Students Tutorial Guidance/ Counseling Services and Co-curricular Activities (STAGS) at the auditorium of Shaheed Mohtarama Benazir Bhutto Convention Centre of the varsity.
Dr Burfat citing a quote of Pakistani Nobel Laurent Malala Yousufzai said that a single child, teacher, book and pen were sufficient paraphernalia to change the world.
“The teaching departments and institutes are well-equipped, libraries and laboratories well-stocked, teachers experienced and foreign qualified, staff dedicated, environs conducive—what else you think you would be wishing to have at a university. You are in an ideal setting; hence, you should make the most of it,” he urged the students.
Director Quality Enhancement Cell of the varsity Dr Shahzad Memon briefed students about the varsity’s history, campuses, faculties, centers, academic departments, student strength, academic programs, quality paradigms, ISO certification and varsity distinction of being in the top rank of QU Asia ranking.
Heads of different institutes briefed the new coming students about information technology services centre, HEC and other scholarship opportunities and procedures.
Convener Protection of Women against harassment at workplace Dr Nasim Aslam Channa shared with the students the provision of option to complain in case they faced harassed in any manner whatsoever, ensuring them of fullest cover in the given context.
Pro-vice-chancellors of various SU campuses, deans of various faculties, academic and administrative heads and many other prominent personalities were present on the occasion.