ISLAMABAD: The Allama Iqbal Open University will hold its first-ever national Projects, Start-ups and Career exhibition today (Wednesday) to provide a platform to its graduate students to showcase their research-based projects.
According to a spokesperson for the Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU), the two-day event will help students to get their ideas in front of possible investors and partners.
The event is being organised in collaboration with Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry and other relevant institutions.
The three-fold event, the varsity said, will help students to seek job opportunities or to start their own business.
While presiding over an event-review meeting, AIOU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Shahid Siddiqui said the varsity will act as a bridge between the students and the industrial sector for the country’s socio-economic development by bringing innovative ideas and research-based projects into practice.
Published in The Express Tribune, November 15th, 2017.