Staff Reporter Peshawar
In an exciting development for higher education in the region, CECOS University, Pakistan and Staffordshire University, England signed an MOU to share online learning resources, progression opportunities for CECOS University students to complete part of their studies in the UK, as well as establishing a Virtual Incubation Center to promote and support entrepreneurship for students and staff of both institutions.
Commenting on the MOU, Dr. Sohail A. Qureshi, Vice-Chancellor, CECOS University said: ‘We are delighted to have entered into a formal relationship with Staffordshire University and immensely look forward to working with their team.
We hope that this partnership results in true synergy between the two organisations and, in doing so, benefit members of our respective communities in a number of ways’
The MOU will also bring together both institutions to provide exciting new opportunities for innovation and virtual collaboration on new projects.
Staffordshire University is a public research university in Staffordshire, England that is noted for its science departments.
Currently the university offers courses in Law, Business, Sciences, Applied Computing, Engineering, Arts, Design, Journalism and Media Production on it’s 3 campuses.
CECOS University is a private institution in Peshawar that offers graduate and undergraduate programs in Computer Science, Management Sciences, Architecture, Electrical, Civil and Mechanical Engineering as well as in Biotechnology, Pharmacy, and Allied Health Sciences.
Commenting on sharing similar goals and ideals, Vice-Chancellor Staffordshire University, Professor Liz Barnes CBE, DL said.