Iqra University and Karachi’s Bahria Town agreement to start medical University
Iqra University and Bahria Town Karachi have come under an understanding to open a university in the year 2020 on the location of Bahria Town, Karachi. This campus is considered to be unique and is quite a well-known development in Pakistan because it is the first and foremost campus that is going to hire foreign members from universities around the globe. The foreign faculties are going to conduct the research and teach the students as well in the campus. This customized built-in campus is going to offer graduates as well as postgraduate degrees in many of the popular areas such as Health Sciences, Media fashion, information technology, fashion science, business administration, etc. This University is also positioned as the best business school in the country by HEC. For signing this important agreement, both the parties that are the Bahria Town and Iqra University were present.
Ahmed Ali Riaz Malik (CEO of Bahria Town in Pakistan) Malik Riaz Hussain, who is the chairman of the Bahria town, spoke about the University. He said that the Bahria Town Karachi campus in Pakistan is a hallmark in the sector of education. It is also going to play an important part in achieving the best level in education and research. He is confident that the campus is going to meet all the local requirements and rise above to get global recognition.
As said by the Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr.Wazi Qazi, the campus is going to be the country’s first-ever University to have faculties who are foreign. This will, in turn, set the trend for the universities in the country.
The designer of the campus is Nayyar Ali Dada, who is already in the last parts of the plan and completing the last touches of the interior. The vital features of this particular campus are its world-class infrastructure, R & D facilities, campus environment, and high-end technology. There is an extensive and all-inclusive residential campus for foreign faculties and the students at the University. The design of this residential campus is planned carefully and impeccably to suit the preferences of all the students as well as the faculties. An optimal study environment is created for the students. The medical college also has customized and enhanced laboratories that are created for teaching with the practical application of medical as well as health sciences. The laboratory contains all the necessary equipment which the students will require to learn and practice medical and clinical activities.
The facilities perfectly follow the standards fixed by the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council. This important aspect ensures the student’s exposure to the use of high-end equipment that is similar to the above par International medical universities. It is designed and developed based on important attributes such as the patient-centric curriculum and clinical elective modules. It is also offering the experience of clinic and hospital activities for the students.
The University is built near Pakistan’s Grand Jamia Masjid, which is the world’s third-largest Masjid. The University stands in 200 acres and can put up over 800,000 people. The location is also one of the best aspects of the University as it reflects the history of Islam, where the Masjid was not only the place of prayer but also used for educational and social purposes. Moreover, there is a grand library in the University that contains essential books, and there is also an Islamic museum.
Iqra University has created a place of its own in the global ranking. In the 2020 QS, world universities rankings list, the Iqra University was included for the first time. It has been made Sindh’s first private sector to make a place in the ranking. The University has many campuses in Pakistan, and there are collaborations as well with the foreign universities.
The commencement of this University is a momentous occasion for the Bahria Town Karachi. It offers outstanding educational facilities for the residents from the level of playgroup to Ph.D. There are over three school campuses that are effective now in Bahria Town. There are new contracts in the pipeline also this year. Furthermore, the country’s first thirty six hole standard of PGA night golf course, huge cricket stadium, standard hospital are present here. For entertainment and recreational purposes, there is Bahria adventure theme park, Dancing fountain, carnival, shopping areas, and restaurants for everyone. Lastly, the essential thing, security is also available for safe residence. For learning as well as enjoying there are opportunities here.
These are the wonderful factors available at Iqra University. On the whole, the offer of world-class amenities surely does make it unparalleled. This University is a place of affairs because the whole environment is designed to integrate the learning of medical studies and to perform it practically. This University is a huge benefit to the surrounding places and will act as an inspiration for the other universities in Pakistan.