COLLABORATIONS WITH ACADEMIC INSTITUTIONS

Prior to the establishment of the University of Central Punjab had signed a number of memoranda of understanding with the renowned institutions of Asia, Europe and the United States of America, including the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), New Mexico State University (NMSU), Hawaii Pacific University (HPU), and The Helsinki School of Economics and Business Administration (HSEBA). These memoranda enabled the students to carry out a part of the studies at UCP and subsequently transfer their credits to the foreign universities for completing the remaining part of their degrees. With the passage of time collaborative arrangements were made with Michigan Technological University, USA; New Mexico State University, USA; Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland; and Stow College, Glasgow,The UK, for transfer of credits, development.

COLLABORATIONS WITH INDUSTRY

UCP highly values linkages between academia and industry. To realize this vision, it has entered into collaborations with renowned research and development companies. UCP has collaboration with the Ghost Software, UK, for human resource development in telephony and VoIP, recruitment of UCP students and promotion of research facilities. An MOU between UCP and Lahore Chamber of curricula, faculty development and collaborative research.

A number of delegations from various parts of Asia and Europe have recently visited UCP for working out long-term linkages and fostering closer academic and cultural interaction. Memoranda of Understanding with Girne American University, Northern Cyprus, Turkey, University of East London, The UK, UCLAN, UK, Middlesex University, UK, Sheffield Hallam University, UK, Suleyman Sah University, Turkey, GDANSK Foundation for Management Development, Turkey, Abu Dhabi University, UAE, The Faculty of Pharmacy and Alternative Medicines, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur and Bradfordshire University, UK have been signed.

Commerce and Industries provides for human resource development, funding for research and internship and on-the-job training to UCP students.

UCP has also signed an MOU with Akhuwat, Business Support Fund (BSF), SMEDA, Lahore Stock Exchange and Care Foundation. Recently an MoU has been signed with Meezan Bank Ltd.

International Universities MOUs

The various MOUs have been signed between University of Central Punjab and other International Universities with the objective to initiate Faculty Exchange, Student Exchange and Research Exchange Programs. Also such MOUs are helpful in strengthening MS & PhD degree programs in each partner university. Uptill now the list of following signed MOUs as:

Sr Signing Date University Contact Person Contact Info

1

28th  April’ 15 CMPak Zong Focal Person:
Director of International Office,Guangdong Ocean University
Contact Person
Iris Zhao
meetme168@163.com
iriszhao@rimedyne.com.cn

2

14th  April’ 16 Qingdao Hengxing University Focal Person:
Ms. Jessica SunDepartment of international Education,
Qingdao Ocean UniversityContact Person
Ms. Monica Wang
Mr. Wang Zihai
President, Association of Chinese Enterprise in Pakistan
785401145@qq.com
monicaqd@126.com
312717619@qq.com

5

06th  July’ 15 GRIFFITH COLLEGIRELAND Focal Person:Ms. Selina Foley
Regional Manager Griffith College Ireland
selina.foley@griffith.ie

6

24th  May’ 16 VIRGINIA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY (VIU) Focal Person:Dr. Salman Bahceci
Executive Vice President The Office of University Affairs
sbahceci@viu.edu

7

05th  November’ 15 UCP and Kastamonu University, Turkey Focal Person:Prof. Dr. Sevit Aydin, Rector,
Kastamonu University
ozelkalem@kastamonu.edu.tr
+90 366 280 10 02

8

26th  March’ 15 UCP and Skyline University College, UAE Focal Person:Mr. Kirit Shah
Head of Corporate Affairs Office
Kirit.shah@skylineuniversity.ac.ae
+971-6-5441155 Ext 2078

9

21th  November’ 12 UCP and Abu Dhabi University, UAE Focal Person:Dr. Terrence Motiuk, VC +9712 5015555

Corporate Sector MOUs

Sr Signing Date University Contact Person Contact Info

1

28th  April’ 15 CMPak Zong Focal Person:Mr. Abdul Hadi Dar
Regional Director
Contact Person: Ms. Sundas Idrees
Key Accounts Manager
abdul.hadi@zong.com.pk
sundas.idrees@zong.com.pk

2

28th  December’ 16 Luminary Pakistan Focal Person:Ms. Mahwish Khan
CEO Middle East & Pakistan, Luminary Pakistan
Contact Person: Mr. Naveed Shaikh
Director Marketing
mahwish@luminarypakistan.com
naveed@luminarypakistan.com

3

20th  September’ 16 International Supply Chain Education Alliance (ISCEA), Pakistan Focal Person:Mr. Zeeshan Ilyas
Director | Middle East & Africa
ISCEA & iGBS
zeeshan.illyas@iscea.com

4

15thFebruary’ 16 Pakistan China Joint Chamber of Commerce & Industry Focal Person: M. Sallahuddin Hanif
Secretary General
Pakistan China Joint Chamber of Commerce & Industry 
salahuddinhanif@yahoo.com

5

12th  May’ 17 Nishat Hotel, Johar Town Focal Person:Muhammad Arfan
Assistant Director Business Development
Muhammad.arfan@nishathotel.com

6

20th  Feb’ 15 UCP and ALM Resources Focal Person:Mr. Kaleem Tahir Rana, CEO, ALM Human Resources info@almhr.com
+92 42 35515147
 

7

12th  June’ 14 UCP and FINCA Bank Focal Person:Mr. Mudassar,
CEO
+92 42 35222852-3