Virtual University of Pakistan (VU) commemorated its 10th convocation at Jinnah convention centre on April 25, 2019. A total of 1521 students were conferred degrees for the successful completion of various degree programs.
A total of 18 gold medals and 67 merit certificates were also awarded to outstanding graduates. Dr Najma Najm Ex Vice chancellor Karakoram University graced the occasion as chief guest.
Addressing the ecstatic audience on this propitious occasion, Mr Naeem Tariq VU, welcomed the guests and copiously thanked respected parents for gracing the event with their presence.
Mr Naeem Tariq highlighted the achievements of Virtual University, its leading role in delivering information and communication technology based education and contribution in the provision of quality education even to the remotest areas of the country.
He said VU is promoting research culture among its students. He further told that a fully equipped mobile laboratory for life sciences student is fully operational, which is providing lab facility across Pakistan.
He further added that Virtual University of Pakistan is training youth of Pakistan through DigiSkills training project that is designed to train one million people of the country. He said that this training program has impart digital skills among youth of Pakistan.
Congratulating the students, he advised them to use their knowledge and skills they had learnt at Virtual University to make an extraordinary difference. He further asked them to always remain committed with their profession, improving their skills and be lifelong learner.
Addressing the ceremony, chief guest Dr Najma Najm appreciated the Virtual University, its role for promotion of quality education across the country. She said VU is an institution of higher quality learning and research that has a considerable stature in society.
She expressed her deep appreciation for the efforts being made by VUP towards achieving academic excellence and promoting higher education at far flung areas of Pakistan.
Dr Najma Najm, along with Rector Mr Naeem Tariq distributed medals and awards to the high achievers to celebrate dedication in their respective disciplines. An audience including proud parents, members of faculty, eminent personalities from academia, corporate and public sector attended the event.