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MoU inked to reshape research, training prospects

By Our Correspondent
September 16, 2023

Islamabad:National University of Science and Technology (NUST) and S&P Global Pakistan has entered into a strategic Partnership to reshape research, industrial connectivity, training, and employment prospects for both institutions.

This ground-breaking partnership between NUST and S&P Global was solidified through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed at the NUST Campus in Islamabad. Pro-Rector NUST Research, Innovation and Commercialization (RIC) Dr. Rizwan Riaz and Managing Director S&P Global Pakistan Mujeeb Zahur signed the MoU in a ceremony held on Friday.

The ceremony was attended by HR, Marketing & Operations team of S&P Global and the NUST Placement Office team. Mujeeb Zahur emphasized the pivotal role of robust industry-academia alliances in providing students and graduates with invaluable hands-on experience.

He not only reiterated S&P Global's resolute dedication to recruiting highly skilled candidates but also highlighted the additional benefits this collaboration will bring. This includes offering cutting-edge Final Year Project (FYP) opportunities for students thus providing a unique platform for practical application of knowledge. Furthermore, the partnership will serve as a nurturing ground for identifying and cultivating extraordinary talent, equipping them with essential real-world skills that go beyond conventional academic teachings.

Dr. Rizwan Riaz not only commended S&P Global's visionary approach but also showcased the exceptional strengths of NUST. He emphasized NUST's unwavering dedication to not only nurturing but also arming students with the skills to become the favoured choice of employers.

Dr. Riaz stressed that NUST alumni are distinguished by their comprehensive skill set, enabling them to excel on the global stage. He further emphasized the far-reaching impact of this collaboration, underscoring its pivotal role in fostering multifaceted development. Through this alliance, NUST and S&P Global Inc. are set to cultivate a dynamic ecosystem that nurtures talent, propels innovation, and catalyses industrial progress.

The MoU stands as a testament to the shared vision of both organizations in establishing long-term, sustainable growth.