MoU marks way for joint collaboration between CUI Pakistan and Curtin University, Australia
Islamabad: March 8, 2023 – COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI) and Curtin University (Curtin) Australia signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on March 8, 2023 through an online signing ceremony. The formularized MoU aims to jointly work for objectives to explore opportunities for academic and research collaboration and encompasses areas of cooperation like exchange of staff and students; promote appropriate joint scholarly activities; conduct cultural, education and R&D projects; conduct study tours and provide study abroad opportunities to students.
Mr. Ali Tawab Baloch, Head International Office, CUI moderated the ceremony. Professor Syed Asad Hussain, Director CUI Lahore Campus signed the MoU on behalf of CUI duly authorized by the worthy Rector CUI and Professor Seth Kunin, Deputy Vice Chancellor Global on behalf of Curtin. Prof. Abhijit Mukherjee, Dean of South Asia witnessed the MoU on behalf of Curtin and Mr. Ali Tawab Baloch on behalf of CUI.
During the ceremony Professor Hussain delivered a speech and said: “I hope that this MoU is going to be a long way in establishing a long-term relationship in terms of research and teaching between the two universities”.
Professor Kunin said, “For us [Curtin] building connections in new areas, building connections with universities like yours [COMSATS] is very important part of our global strategy. And trying to be able to engage with new communities and other communities and for us [Curtin] Pakistan is particularly important area to establish link with and for us this MoU signing is particularly important.”
At the end of the ceremony, both sides extended invitations to each other for visiting in the future.