Interactive Session between FUI Students and GITEX winning Co-Founders of MyTM
On 12 th Nov 2021, The CEO and COO of GITEX 2021 award winning startup, MyTM, in partnership with ORIC-FUI, delivered an interactive motivational session at Foundation University Islamabad’s Rawalpindi Campus for the aspiring student entrepreneurs and the faculty. Dr. Zain Farooq, CEO of MyTM, walked the audience through the journey of 625+ times rejection and how they were able to succeed. The students were curious during question answer session to know how MyTM stood firm during this difficult time. CEO and COO MyTM suggested the students to strengthen their imagination process and think about brining solutions to people through their innovation projects. They also assured the students and faculty of their support in their relevant projects in coming times. ORIC-FUI will enable the linkages between MyTM and the FUI faculty and students through working relationship.
FUI Participated in Global University Entrepreneurial Spirit Students' Survey 2021
The GUESSS (Global University Entrepreneurial Spirit Students' Survey) Report 2021 has been published by GUESSS global. With participation of 58 countries, and a total of 266,943 responses, the 9th edition of GUESSS has become more international. From Pakistan, 896 students across 18 different public and private sector universities participated in the survey including Foundation University Islamabad (FUI). FUI is mentioned in the report as participating university from Pakistan. Please share this report with colleagues and other organizations which are deemed suitable. ORIC appreciates the participating students of FUI campuses. Full report can be accessed at https://www.guesssurvey.org/
Foundation University Islamabad entered into an agreement with Rawalpindi Institute of Cardiology for training of Biomedical Engineering students
On 21st October 2021, Foundation University Islamabad (FUI) has entered into an agreement with Rawalpindi Institute of Cardiology (RIC) for Supervised Industrial Training (SIT) of the students of BSc. Biomedical Engineering Technology. This is a 4-years long technology program in which students spend 3-years on campus and 1-year in the industry as a full-time human resource, their 7th and 8th semesters are dedicated for practical experience. This industry exposure shall prepare market compatible biomedical engineers aligned with Pakistan’s Vision 2025 as well as the National Technology Council’s guidelines. This important milestone has been achieved through continuous efforts by FUI’s Office of Research, Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC) and more industry partners will be onboarded in coming times.
FUI Internal Funding Program 2021
HEC Capacity Building Workshops 2021
MoU Alfoze FUI
A memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed between Foundation University Islamabad (FUI) and Alfoze Technologies Pvt Ltd on June 02, 2021. The MoU paves the way for cooperation between both the organizations for joints initiatives under industry academia linkages. Prof. Dr. Abdul Ghafoor, Pro-Rector FUI, and Mr. Muazzam Arslan Bhatti, CEO Alfoze Technologies, inked the agreement to practically implement the various activities jointly developed by the FUI and Alfoze. This agreement shall benefit FUI students in terms of their final year projects, ICT boot camps, internships, supervised industrial training and industry-based research projects.
CEO Alfoze Technologies Pvt Ltd Visited FUI Rawalpindi Campus
CEO Alfoze Technologies Pvt Ltd, Mr. Muazzam Arslan Bhatti visited the Foundation University Islamabad at its Rawalpindi Campus to meet HoD-Business Administration, Dr. Qaiser Ali Malik. The productive discussion was focused on final year projects by students and their need for industrial synchronization. Alfoze has offered supervision to the shortlisted FYPs in the domain of ICT. This effort shall count towards practical implementation of the MoU signed between both the organizations.