The University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) and Dalhousie University Canada have launched a joint degree program, BS Plant Sciences. UAF Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan chaired the degree program launching ceremony Tuesday while Dr Qamar Zaman and Dr G Christopher Cutler from the Dalhousie University spoke on the occasion.
Addressing the ceremony, the UAF vice chancellor said that the university was networking with foreign universities for research and education in credit transfer program. He said that students of the BSc (Honors) Agriculture Sciences with the foundation of two-year FSc Pre-Agriculture can grab an opportunity to study in Dalhousie University for final two years after meeting criteria of 3 CGPA and other requirements.
He said that students of the said degree would pay foreign university expense of two years. He said that the student exchange programs were also being strengthened to get benefits from each other’s experiences. He said that the University was also running joint degree 2+2 BBA Agri Business Program with IBA Sukkur.
Dr Qamar Zaman from Dalhousie University said on the occasion that Canada had 90 public sector universities where students from 110 universities were studying.
Dr G Christopher Cutler said that Canada had world standard universities providing quality education and producing trained manpower. He said that Dalhousie University was placed among top 300 universities of the world. He said that 18,200 students were studying in the university currently.—APP