Systems Limited and University of Engineering & Technology (UET) Lahore collaborated for training and development of students in order to meet future talent needs. The Memorandum of Understanding was signed in the presence of Toima Asghar, CHRO, Muhammad Amin, SVP Cloud Services, Adil Sikander, AVP Talent Acquisition, and Adeel Ahmed Chatha, Manager/Lead Industrial & Academia Linkages from Systems Limited, and Prof. Dr. Syed Mansoor Sarwar, Vice Chancellor, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Kamran, Dean, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Shoaib, Chairman, Computer Science Department, Prof. Dr. Shazia Arshad, Computer Science Department and Dr. Muhammad Shafique, Director, University Advancement & External Linkages from UET Lahore.
Systems Limited and UET Lahore joined hands to deliver technological expertise to UET students through workshops, training, and certifications. Systems will award scholarships to students to recognize their accomplishments. Systems and UET want to bridge the gap between academia and industry to impart tech-market knowledge among these students. Final-year students will be able to acquire industry insight for their final-year projects (FYPs). The collaboration’s purpose is to develop the curriculum via a joint effort of faculty and industry experts, taking current market trends and future industry demands into account.
Toima Asghar and Muhammad Amin interacted with the students and discussed essential market skills, and technological trends in areas like as information technology, healthcare, logistics, construction, and e-commerce. Muhammad Amin talked particularly about various technical streams within cloud services ranging from Amazon Services, Azure, DevOps and Google Cloud Platform.
Toima Asghar, CHRO at Systems Limited, said, “This MOU between Systems Limited and UET Lahore is a sincere effort on the part of academia and industry, for sharing knowledge, skills and resources to accomplish mutually compatible goals of training and development of students, innovation and commercialization. We will provide necessary knowledge and exposure to the students in order to develop them to cope with future industrial needs.”
Muhammad Amin, SVP – Cloud Services at Systems Limited, said, “I am very excited about this collaboration. Skill based learning focuses on increasing employability through series of input to equip students with appropriate hands-on skills which help them to be job ready.”
Prof. Dr. Syed Mansoor Sarwar, Vice Chancellor, UET said, “I am pleased that UET Lahore is one of the pioneer universities to collaborate with industry leaders like Systems Limited in order to develop our students. Our students will get mentorship from Systems’ professionals in order to compete in National as well as International Markets.”
Prof. Dr. Muhammad Shoaib, Chairman, Computer Science Department, UET said, “UET has a very strong focus on industrial – academia linkages in order to foster innovation and provide quality human resources to the industry. We are glad to be on board with Systems Limited and are looking forward to a very prosperous future for both organizations.”