AIOU empowers regional offices to facilitate students

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Staff Reporter

Regional offices of the Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) all over the country are being empowered with additional resources to handle students-related affairs more efficiently and to its expand academic network.
This was stated by the Vice Chancellor Professor Dr. Zia-Ul-Qayyum while addressing the regional directors’ conferences held on Monday through video-link.
In order to bring the maximum number of people into the academic network, supporting facilities are being enhanced, he said adding the University was also gradually moving towards automation and Online system to make admission, books’ mailing and examination process more students’ friendly.
Through its various scholarships’ schemes, they were making sure that no deserving person should be deprived of education, owing to financial constraints, he added.
At the outset, Director Regional Affairs Inamullah Shiekh deliberated upon the University’s priorities and future targets, relating to the ongoing admissions and online tutors’ allocation system, that is to be enforced from first of November next.
The regional directors, during day-long deliberations reviewed the ongoing admissions (Autumn 2019) and discussed ways and means to further improve students’ enrollment in its various programs.
The conference was also participated by the Deans, who spoke about the news academic programs introduced from the new semester, autumn 2019.
The Vice Chancellor further said, technology will be steering-force behind all the University’s operation.

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