STAFF REPORT KHI: As many as nine leading universities in Pakistan have joined the Oracle Academy (OA) and integrated its Advanced Computer Science programme into their IT curriculum to provide their students hands-on experience with the Oracle Database and Oracle Fusion Middleware.
As a result, approximately 4500 students from these participating universities will have access to world-class Oracle software, technical curriculum, and industry-recognized certification resources, as well as developing vital business and technology skills.
These universities include UET Taxila, SZABIST campuses Isd and Khi, GC University Faisalabad, COMSATS Institute of IT, Lhr, the Islamia University of Bahawalpur, University of Peshawar, UoA, Faisalabad, and the Superior Group of Colleges, Lahore.
The Oracle Academy helps to equip students with world-class IT skills that help them prepare for careers in fields such as computer engineering, application development, web development, IT consulting, systems integration, database design/administration, IT product management, IT product marketing, technical support, and more.
“It is essential that our next generation has the right skill set before entering the workforce. Using industry-relevant and engaging computer science education resources offered by Oracle Academy, these students can benefit from hands-on experience with real world business software,” said Ahsen Javed, Managing Director, Oracle Pakistan and SAGE-W.