The Foundation University Islamabad (FUI), a project of Fauji Foundation was established under a federal charter in October 2002. The University's programmes of study have been duly accredited by Higher Education Commission (HEC), National Computing Education Accreditation Council (NCEAC), Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC), College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan (CPSP) and Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PM&DC). The University has been rated as category 'W4' (the highest rating category) by the HEC and is also an ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System Certified by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service.
At FUI, special efforts are also being made to develop collaborative provisions and linkages with other HEIs at national as well as international levels and to link the University with the local community and corporate sector, especially Fauji Foundation industries. FUI has signed number of MoUs with different local and global Universities and is regularly pursuing these deeds in order to establish a vibrant mutual collaboration for the benefit of students, scholars and faculty.
FUI has recently signed an MOU with University of Bedfordshire (UOB), UK. Under this collaboration a 3+1 Transnational Education progression arrangement has been finalized for the students of Bachelor of Science in Computer Science BS (CS) and Bachelor of Computer in Software Engineering BC (SE) who shall complete their first three years of education at FUI and the last year at UOB. The graduates will be eligible for a grant of UOB (UK) recognized degree duly by the accrediting bodies of UK and Pakistan.
The strength of FUI lies first in its highly qualified and experienced faculty, and secondly in its two purpose built campuses with state-of the-art academic blocks which are fully equipped with labs, libraries, lecture halls, video conferencing facility, digital library, students’ hub, medical laboratories, museums, auditorium and seminar halls etc. Furthermore, FUI has also established a Media House, an FM Channel and a Psychological Clinic in order to provide on job training to its students. The unique Campus Management System is already up and running.
There are more than five thousand students in the University. At FUI, we counsel and provide career guidance to our students along with substantial opportunities for participation in various co-curricular and extra-curricular activities to turn them into well rounded personalities. Additionally, the University strongly emphasizes on character development of not only the students but also the faculty. FUI also provides Financial Assistance in the shape of scholarships to deserving, underprivileged and outstanding students. University has a well established Alumni Club which provides a platform to the students to interact, inspire and benefit from the graduated students of the University.
The Foundation University Islamabad (FUI), a project of Fauji Foundation was established under a federal charter in October 2002. The University's programmes of study have been duly accredited by Higher Education Commission (HEC), National Computing Education Accreditation Council (NCEAC), Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC), College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan (CPSP) and Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PM&DC). The University has been rated as category 'W4' (the highest rating category) by the HEC.
FURC is providing education in Engineering, IT, Management Sciences, Education, Liberal Arts and Social Sciences from bachelors to doctoral level. The campus consists of state-of-the-art Academic Blocks having modern classrooms, IT labs, conference rooms, engineering laboratories, video conferencing facility, well equipped library, art rooms, faculty work stations, management offices and seminar halls. Furthermore, a Media House, an FM Channel and a Psychological Clinic has also established in order to provide on job training to students.
The Foundation University Islamabad Campus (FUIC) consists of Foundation University Medical College (FUMC), Foundation University College of Dentistry (FUCD), Foundation University college of Nursing (FUCN), Foundation University Institute of Rehabilitation Sciences (FUIRS), the University Secretariat and Fauji Foundation Hospital (FFH) (Teaching Hospital of FUMC).
The Foundation University Medical College (FUMC) was established in the year 2000. The intake of the College is 150 students per year. FUMC is also recognized by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan (CPSP) for FCPS Part II training. The College is housed in a modern complex of its own, with hostels for boys and girls located within the same premises. The College is listed in the International Medical Education Directory (IMED) and is a member of International Association of Medical Regulatory Authority (IAMRA).
Fauji Foundation School of Nursing was established in 1979. It was running regular diploma courses, and has now been upgraded to Foundation University College of Nursing (FUCN). FUCN will be a constituent college of Foundation University. It is under the process of recognition by Pakistan Nursing Council (PNC) and will be affiliated with Nursing Examination Board Punjab. We are committed to establish high standards for nursing education in Pakistan. FUCN have contemporary teaching & learning facilities.
The (FUCD) is providing dental education of international standard in Pakistan with a student intake of 50 per year. Pioneer batch of the BDS programme was inducted in the year 2016. The College is equipped with modern dental equipment, teaching aids, state-of-the-art labs, well-resourced lecture halls and qualified faculty of Dentists to provide dental care to the general public and beneficiaries of Fauji Foundation.
The University has launched Doctor of Physical Therapy programme w.e.f. Fall 2014 at FUIRS, which is another landmark addition to the University's Islamabad Campus. The duration of the programme is 5 years, with an intake of 50 students in each batch.
Hospital with the capacity of 750 beds is the flagship of Fauji Foundation Welfare Health Projects with an annual budget of about Rs. 2.4 billion. The FF Hospital, Rawalpindi is equipped with state of the art facilities and can be compared favorably with any other modern hospital of international repute.