Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology (SSUET) held its 23rd convocation on February 9, where the varsity conferred degrees upon 1,200 bachelors and masters students. Moreover, former Sindh Governor Lt. Gen. (Retd) Moinuddin Haider was awarded an honorary doctorate degree on the occasion, in recognition of his contribution in the areas of education and social work.
Speaking on the occasion, SSUET Vice-Chancellor Dr Vali Uddin said, “Graduation is not the end but only the beginning.” He further elaborated, “Graduation is a culmination of a series of steps that sum up educational and life experiences, in a life driven by a self-sacrificing desire to contribute to the well-being of society and the mankind.”
SSUET Chancellor Jawaid Anwar announced that they were planning to establish a campus on 200 acres of land in the Education City. “The new campus of the Sir Syed University will carry forward the mission of Sir Syed Ahmed Khan to promote education and groom the students,” he said.
Earlier, the university’s registrar Syed Sarfraz Ali had congratulated the students and their parents, and wished them a prosperous future. Higher education has now become a tool of economic growth, he had reflected.
Students who acquired positions were awarded gold, silver and bronze medals for their academic performance. Noor ul Momineen (Computer Engineering), Faizan Ahmed Sheikh (Electronic Engineering), Momal Nadeem (Biomedical Engineering), Abdul Rafay (Civil Engineering), Syed Rawaim Zafar (Telecommunication Engineering), Osama Ahmed (Electrical Engineering), Muhammad Sajeel (Computer Science), Furqan Ali Khan (Software Engineering), Sylvester (Bioinformatics) and Kashmala Yameen (Architecture) were recipients of gold medals for securing first positions in their respective departments.
Published in The Express Tribune, February 12th, 2020.