The Vice Chancellor University of Sindh Prof.Dr.Nazir A.Mughal addressing students of fresh batch in connection with first phase of orientation at the Faculty of Arts Building.
The Vice Chancellor University of Sindh Prof.Dr.Nazir A.Mughal has said that being future leaders of the Country, the youth needs attention to equip them with skills and knowledge and the University is Sindh is dedicated to provide higher education to its students with all required facilities. He was addressing students of fresh batch in connection with first phase of orientation at the Faculty of Arts Building on Tuesday. The orientation was arranged by the Bureau of Students Tutorial/Counseling Services and Co-curricular Activities (STAGS) which was attended by a large number students as well as faculty members including Deans of the Faculties, Heads of teaching and administrative sections. The Vice Chancellor while welcoming the students said that our students come from diverse background therefore I believe my duty to welcome them. Advising the students the Vice Chancellor said that this is very important part of students life for over all of their grooming and said that students should not only interact with fellows in classrooms but also in playgrounds at games, sports, events and other such occasions. The Vice Chancellor said that youth should inculcate the sprit of tolerance to listen to others point of view to be apart pluralistic society.
The Vice Chancellor said that I have researched and found that this University is oldest University of Pakistan established in 1947 therefore the University of Sindh from now be called as oldest University of Country. I believe that student cause to me is first and I would like to respect them, honor them and solve their problems on priority basis the Vice Chancellor said. He said that his first priority is to maintain law and order at the campus and to reform education system in the University. He pointed out that some politicing groups are instigating innocent students therefore the students who come for education do not be part of such unhealthy activities.
The Vice Chancellor critising unhealthy activities of some groups by stopping of buses and creating disturbances at campus, said that it is not in the interest of students or the University and added that stopping of point buses is an a illegal act . He said that complete semester system in the University has been introduced from the current academic session and now the examination will be conducted in week time and results of the students will be announced within 3 days after completion of examinations. The Vice Chancellor said that he has emphasized upon the faculty to hand-over the outline of courses to students and to inform them about evolution of their grades. In connection with law and order at the campus the Vice Chancellor pointed out that security guards will be trained, electronic doors will be installed at main entrances of the buildings and frequent checking system has been adopted .
The Vice Chancellor while announcing internet facility for students at boys and girls hostels said that after taking over charge of Vice Chancellorship in January,2010, he visited all hostels and found condition very duplicable. He further pointed out that he has seen hostels in USA and there is difference of day and night and assured students that conditions of hostels will be so improved. The Vice Chancellor advised the students to not follow those groups who are damaging image of the University by creating law and order situation, by stopping buses and boycotting the classes.
For god sack don’t follow pro claimed leaders damaging their life, peace and name of the University and added that your parents will cry you take more years to complete the degree the Vice Chancellor said. He said that as part of the academic reforms the faculty members would dedicate 10 hours in week for guidance of the students apart from teaching and added that he is going to visit every department from next week to check the schedule of counseling hours posted by the teachers at their offices. You are future leaders, you must complete education first and be part of community to serve with ability Dr.Mughal said and advised the students must serve the community even they are under education to visit schools, hospitals and villages to serve them in holidays.
The Vice Chancellor also invited the students to give their proposals for the betterment of the University and announced that new building of the Institute of Business Administration will be constructed. He advised the management of IBA to be in touch with industry and help in generating own resources of the University. He said that the University has initiated more degree programs starting with BBA and MBA executive program at Old Campus and BBA and MBA evening programs at the University to provide opportunity to students. He pointed out that this year more than 15000 students appeared in pre entry test and out of them 4500 were admitted while remaining students also needs attention of ours. He said that the University has provided special relief to the flood affected students belongs to different parts of province. On this occasion Advisor Bureau of STAGS Prof.Muhammad Yousif Pardesi, Director STAGS Mrs. Hanifa Kazi and others also expressed their views.