Dow University of Health Sciences and the UK’s oldest university, Queen Mary University of London, have agreed to co-operate in various exchange programs for postgraduate and undergraduate and faculty training.
On Tuesday, Prof. Colin Grant, the Vice President of International Affairs of Queen Mary University visited the Dow University of Health and sciences and met the Vice chancellor Prof. Muhammad Saeed Quraishy, Registrar Prof. Ashar Afaq, Dow Medical College Principal Prof. Saba Sohail, Prof. Sajida Qureshi and President of English Speaking Union of Pakistan (ESUP) Aziz Memon were also present on the occasion. Prof. Colin
Grant and Dow University’s officials met to discuss the ways to enhance mutual cooperation with a spirit of goodwill.
Professor Colin Grant expressed his interest in various programs for postgraduate and undergraduate students of Dow University and also he agreed to continue working together. Professor Colin Grant said he would be accompanying by a large team from the university in the near future and he will sign various MoUs to enhance the partnership process.
Prof. Muhammad Saeed Quraishy said that for 18 years now Dow University in Pakistan has been moving ahead with medical education in the field of health not only by conducting research but also providing modern healthcare facilities to the general public. Dow University is not just the name of an educational institution; it is a complete Healthcare system.
Professor Saeed Quraishy said that Dow Medical College was established at the time of British Rule on 10 December 1945. Professor Colin Grant praised Dow University, its medical health care system.
He also praised the building and architecture of Dow Medical College. It should be noted that Queen Mary University of London was also established in 1785 which was working under the name of London Hospital Medical College at that time. Later it was renamed as Queen Mary University of London. Professor Colin Grant claims that the university
visit is the part of university’s academic expansion program.