Signing of Memorandum of Understanding between UET and Systems Limited, Agreement on Cooperation
Lahore ( ) A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Lahore and Systems Limited. Both parties agreed to cooperate in various fields. Under the agreement, Systems Ltd. will co-operate with UET in arranging training and workshops. Similarly, Systems Ltd. will be responsible for providing opportunities for computer science curriculum development and practicals. Systems Limited will provide internships and job opportunities to university students and will also provide scholarships and fellowships to students nominated by the Computer Science Department. The university will facilitate attendance of students in the university for in the organisation of workshops. Dr. Muhammad Shafiq, Director External Linkages, signed the agreement on behalf of UET while Ms Tonia Asghar represented System Limited.
Prof Dr Syed Mansoor Sarwar, Vice Chancellor, Dean Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Chairman CS Department, Registrar, PRO, and others were present at occasion. While expressing shear importance of university’s linkages with industry, Dr Sarwar said that Systems Limited was his first work place after graduating from the UET over 41 years ago. “Systems Ltd is one of the oldest and finest software companies in the country and its collaboration with the university will benefit both—students will get the opportunity to do industry-based final year projects, get internships and jobs, faculty will have the chance to do R&D work, and Systems would provide feedback on the curriculum for computing programs.” Ms Tonia from Systems expressed the desire to deepen linkages with the UET.