STAFF REPORT FSD: The University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, has launched a Students Summer Working Opportunity Programme aiming at providing hands-on training, and financial assistance to its students.
It was revealed in a Deans Committee meeting with UAF Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr Iqrar Ahmad in the chair.
The VC said this massive campaign will pave the way to capacity building and leadership development among varsity students. He was of the view that scholars are supposed to prepare themselves for future challenges that is why varsity is providing them a platform with incentive.
The committee also reviewed the new admission policy for undergraduate degree programmes and impact of entrance test for encouraging students intake those have love and motivation with the sector.
The VC described the Faculty Exchange Programme with University of California Davis US a unique opportunity, saying that for 100 slots, the administration would encourage the young faculty members.
He said new phase of entry test would be commenced in the first week of June.
He urged the deans to ask their students to submit their applications for open scholarship under the ICDD and DAAD programmes and added that DAAD country director is scheduled to visit UAF shortly with plenty of scholarships for graduate students.