KARACHI: Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology (SSUET) on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Pakistan Software Houses Association, Islamabad to generate data on academic industry linkage.
The data included information, images, interviews, videos, content, analysis, reports and documentaries.
On behalf of SSUET, Registrar Engr. Syed Sarfraz Ali and on behalf of P@sha, Ms Shamim Rajani signed the agreement.
Each party would cooperate with each to generate data, information and reports on the project on a periodic basis, said a statement issued here.
Each party would be entitled to disseminate data, information images, interviews, videos, content, analysis, reports and documentaries on the project on a periodic basis through appropriate channels, including through printed, media reports, documentaries, and participation in seminars and events.
The parties agreed to set down the terms and conditions to collaborate for and implementation of an industry-driven course on “Web Engineering” to increase industry readiness of students and come-up with a pilot to bridge the gap between academia and industry.
P@hsa would provide support as ‘Industry Partner’ on the lab examination certificate. Facilitating the connection between industry and academia. Creating the success story from the pilot program, to replicate the model in other universities. P@SHA might evaluate the students and facilitate for the industry to recruit the trained students, it said.
Another Memorandum of Understanding has also been signed between SSUET and IAMKARACHI (IAK) for the Women Peace Fellowship in Karachi’s universities as IAK Fellowship Program.
IAK Fellowship Program has six weeks’ duration and would commence from third week of October.
First two weeks of IAK Fellowship Program would be conducted online and rest of the program would be held in-person following COVID Standard Operating Procedures.
The program would continue for three hours on each day of every weekend.
IAK will provide seed money up to Rs 50,000/- to each group of five students who would put forward a sustainable and innovative Social Action Plan (SAP) along with two months incubation to develop Social Action Project.
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