Wateen Telecom Signs MoU to Support Scholars at LUMS
Wateen Telecom has extended its support to LUMS by signing an agreement to fund the education of deserving, talented scholars at the University. As part of this agreement, Wateen will be providing financial assistance to 8 graduate students, 12 undergraduate students, and 6 female scholars enrolled at the Suleman Dawood School of Business. A ceremony was held on November 15 to mark the occasion.
LUMS Wins KE’s 7/11+ Innovation Challenge
Out of 300 entries, the innovative solution of LUMS Team was the proud winner at the K-Electric’s (KE) 7/11+ Innovation Challenge 2022. The top award is the culmination of nine months of hard work by Dr. Naveed Arshad (Associate Professor, Director, National Center in Big Data and Cloud Computing, and founder of Energy Informatics Group and Co-Director of LUMS Energy Institute), Ahmad Nadeem, Wasif Tahir, Owais Khan, Aleena Ahmad, Sumayya Javed, Ameera Arif and Huzaifa Rauf, all members of the LUMS Energy Institute’s energy informatics team.
LUMS and London School of Economics Partner to Celebrate 75 Years of Pakistan
LUMS recently hosted the ‘Pakistan@75’ Summit curated by the South Asia Centre of the London School of Economics and Political Science. This collaborative event brought together over two-hundred and fifty students, academics, industry professionals, and entrepreneurs to participate in a series of critical conversations around topics ranging from policy and philanthropy to health and the future of Pakistan’s economy.
NOP Team Attends Session at Karnal Sher Khan Cadet College Swabi
In an effort to maximise its outreach and build liaison, the National Outreach Programme (NOP) team attended the first-ever Education Connect arranged by the Karnal Sher Khan Cadet College Swabi (KSKCCS) in October 2022.
The event was led by the Sherian Alumni Association, with the objective to guide KSKCCS students about future opportunities in different universities across Pakistan. Delegates from top-ranked institutions across Pakistan attended the event to share information about the diverse opportunities in various fields.
The NOP Team Visits Azad Jammu & Kashmir for Outreach Efforts
The National Outreach Programme (NOP) visited Azad Jammu & Kashmir (AJK) for its outreach efforts, amid captivating natural beauty. The NOP Team visited different schools and colleges in Muzaffarabad, Rawalakot, Kotli, Bagh and Dhirkot to help students learn more about the signature LUMS scholarship programme and how they can avail the scholarship.
LUMS HR Hosts Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign
The Office of Human Resource at LUMS organised a Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign in collaboration with Cancer Care Hospital, Chughtai Lab, and Dr. Noreen Zafar, a certified obstetrician and gynaecologist. As early detection is crucial in fighting and recovering from breast cancer, this awareness campaign was designed to help the LUMS community in taking the earliest steps in the prevention of the disease.
LUMS Hosts Retreat to Celebrate VC Teaching Excellence Award Winners
Each year, LUMS proudly recognises the University’s most exceptional educators through the Vice Chancellor’s (VC) Teaching Excellence Awards. On October 8, this year’s cohort, including Drs.
Career Guidance Session with Samsung
On October 10, 2022, the Career Services Office (CSO) organised a session in collaboration with Mr. Saad Tanwir, Head of Products & Strategy, and Mr. Akmal Nadeem, Product Manager, Samsung. The topic of the session was “Ideal Core Competencies: What do employers expect from you?”.
P@SHA & LUMS Partner to Meet Hyper-Growth in the IT Sector
Pakistan Software Houses Association (P@SHA) and LUMS have signed a wide-ranging MoU to strengthen industry-academia collaboration geared towards skill development, job placement, industry-driven curriculum, and research.
While Pakistan has over 300,000 IT professionals and its universities are producing over 25,000 IT graduates annually, the industry struggles to recruit skilled graduates as IT companies hire only 10% of the applicants. The partnership with LUMS is a major step in addressing this gap through reskilling and upskilling initiatives by relevant stakeholders.
LUMS Alumnus Donates to the National Outreach Programme
Mr. Faisal Sabir Raja (MBA 2002) has established the ‘Justice Raja Muhammad Sabir Scholarship’ at LUMS in honour of his late father, who was a passionate philanthropist and dedicated 30 years to his law practice at the Supreme Court and High Court of Pakistan. The fund will sponsor one National Outreach Programme (NOP) scholar at the Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law (SAHSOL).