Habib Univer­sity signs MOUs with World’s lead­ing uni­ver­si­ties of US

Pakistan Observer - - KARACHI CITY - STAFF RE­PORTER

KARACHI—Habib Univer­sity (HU), Pak­istan’s first lib­eral arts and sciences univer­sity, signed the mem­o­ran­dum of un­der­stand­ing (MoUs) with glob­ally renowned four best US (United States) uni­ver­si­ties, in Pak­istani metropoli­tan city Karachi, this will give op­por­tu­ni­ties to Pak­istani stu­dents to take ad­van­tage of un­der­stand­ing Amer­i­can ed­u­ca­tion sys­tem and the ex­pe­ri­ences of for­eign teach­ers by th­ese col­lab­o­ra­tions.

Ac­cord­ing to MOU, Habib Univer­sity, has got the honor of be­com­ing Pak­istan’s first univer­sity by sign­ing MoUs with four Amer­i­can uni­ver­si­ties; how­ever, MOUs with all the uni­ver­si­ties, Stan­ford Univer­sity California, Pitzer Col­lege, Univer­sity of Michi­gan and Har­vey Mudd col­lege, dif­fer from one an­other.

The pres­i­dent of Habib univer­sity Mr. Wasif Ak­bar Rizvi and the Dean of Stan­ford univer­sity’s con­tin­u­ing stud­ies and sum­mer ses­sion Dr. Charles Junker­man signed a mu­tual agree­ment for the Stan­ford Sum­mer In­ter­na­tional Hon­ors Pro­gram (IHP) the agree­ment will help the stu­dents of Habib univer­sity to get cour­ses into Stan­ford univer­sity, which is a pri­vate re­search univer­sity in Stan­ford, California, and one of the world’s lead­ing ed­u­ca­tional in­sti­tu­tions, with the top po­si­tion in nu­mer­ous rank­ings and mea­sures in the United States.

Ac­cord­ing to HU’s of­fice of Global en­gage­ment, the first batch of stu­dent in the aca­demic year 2015-16 will depart from Karachi by 18th of June for Stan­ford, where stu­dents will get the cour­ses ac­cord­ing to their de­sire.

Since open­ing in 1891, Stan­ford has been ded­i­cated to find­ing so­lu­tions to big chal­lenges and to pre­par­ing stu­dents for lead­er­ship in a com­plex world.

The univer­sity also penned an MoU with Pitzer col­lege, California for the pro­grams of mu­tual co­op­er­a­tion in dif­fer­ent cur­ric­u­lar ac­tiv­i­ties.

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