Isra University celebrates its 15th Convocation.
Isra University celebrates the graduation of 453 Students at its 15th Convocation, 2018:
Everything changes with time, except the change itself. We live in an age of innovation and change, and in such an age, the universities have a special obligation. They must hold fast to the best of the past, and do more for the best of the future, said Prof. Dr. Asadullah Kazi, Chancellor, Isra University while presiding over its 15th Convocation of Isra University held on 27 January 2018 at its main campus in Hyderabad.
The Isra University conferred degrees to around 453 students belonging to Medical Sciences, Dentistry, Nursing, Vision Sciences, Physical Therapy, Management Sciences, Electronics, Computer Science, Information Technology, Software Engineering and Telecommunications.
While talking about change, Prof. Dr. Asadullah Kazi said that we must get ready for globalization, which is like the river that has burst its banks. He advised that we must learn swimming or else we will be drowned. As a parting message to the students, he said, ‘Work hard to achieve your goals. I want you to become great, as we are optimistic in you. You are the leaders of tomorrow, so get yourself ready to address the challenges of the future.’ He went on and reminded the students their goal as educated citizens, ‘to uphold the image of your country, by letting the world know that we are a peaceful nation.’
Further in his address, he accentuated the importance of education and said that learning is a lifelong process that continues from the cradle to the grave. He urged the students to be competitive and participative in order to extend their knowledge. ‘There can be no development without participation; and there can be no participation without communication, in this age of digital literacy,’ he said.
On this felicitous occasion, Prof. Dr. Ghulamqadir Kazi, Vice Chancellor, Isra University in his address said that the main purpose of such events is not only to confer degrees on the students but also to honor those who have performed meritoriously.
In the light of a verse from The Holy Quran he said, ‘Knowledge inculcates in a person sense of responsibility and accountability.’ While expressing his expectations of the graduating batch he said, ‘I hope that the graduating students of this University will demonstrate this purpose of the knowledge and will emerge as torch-bearers of truth and be paragons of virtue.’
In his address, he also shared the tremendous progress shown by Isra University and the various achievements made over the years. In his closing remarks, he congratulated the graduating students and expressed his good wishes for their future endeavors.
At the convocation, out of 453 graduates, 254 received degree for Bachelor in Medical Sciences, Dentistry, Nursing and Physical Therapy whereas, 27 post graduate degrees were awarded in different programs of medical and allied medical sciences. In addition, 169 received degree for Bachelor and Master in Business Administration, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Electronics, Information Technology, Software Engineering and Telecommunications. Apart from this, 3 students was also conferred upon a PhD in Computer & Management Sciences.
At the end, awarded Gold and Silver Medals to the outstanding students for securing positions in their relevant Faculties and Departments. This year, Sadaf Nasir Khan, a graduate of MBBS program received a Gold Medal in the (Faculty of Medical Sciences) Ayesha Ahmed, a Graduate of BDS( faculty of Dentistry & Allied Sciences) Areeba Naeem Siddiqui a graduate of BE (Faculty of Engineering Science & Technology), Asifa Jafri a graduate of BBA (Faculty of Commerce, Economics & Management Sciences), Tehreem a graduate of DPT (Faculty of Allied Medical Sciences). Silver Medals to the outstanding students for securing positions in their relevant Faculties and Departments. This year, Sadaf Nasir Khan MBBS (Medical Sciences), Sadaf Nasir Khan MBBS (Clinical Sciences), Ayesha Ahmed BDS (Clinical Sciences), Ayesha Ahmed BDS (Basic Sciences), Tehreem DPT (Allied Medical Sciences), Murk BS Nursing (Allied Medical Sciences), Asifa Jafri BBA (Department of Management Sciences), Azhan Ishaque BS (Computer Science), Areeba Naeem Siddiqui BS Software Engineering (Department of Computer Science), Afzal Khan BSICT (Department of Computer Science), Taha Majeed BE Electrical Engineering (Department of Electrical Engineering).
At the convocation besides the dignitaries’ other faculty members, parents and a large number of students were present who were invited for lunch after the Chancellor declared the convocation closed.