A team from Government College University Faisalabad represented the University in Microsoft Academic Day on June 9, 2015. Delegate consisted of Ms. Asma Sajid – Lecturer Department of Computer Science, Microsoft Faculty Connection at GCUF, Mr. Hassan Mehmood – Computer Programmer/Web Developer, Ms. Atifa Latif – Lecturer Department of Mathematics and students (Zubair Saleem, Hafiz Waleed, Jamshaid, Numan).
Chairman HEC Prof. Dr. Ahmed Mukhtar graced the occasion with his presence. Dignitaries included Mr. Anwar Amjad (Director General IT, HEC), Prof. Dr. Fazal Ahmed (Vice Chancellor UET Lahore) and Mr. Tahir Masood (DX Microsoft).
Mr. Tahir started the event by sharing key initiatives by Microsoft and HEC collaboration. He shared that curriculum integration program has been initiated in various universities of Pakistan with the help of HEC. Prof. Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed stressed the need of creating awareness among the students of entire Pakistan. He emphasized that these opportunities should not be limited only to the big cities only.
Ms. Asma Sajid presented the work of Microsoft Students Partners, GCUF team. She shared the achievements of students of GCUF and discussed how this collaboration of Microsoft and HEC had added a positive impact in production of skills and quality among students. She also mentioned the recent achievement of GCUF students that they are Faisalabad`s first Microsoft certified professionals of Azure platform development. Students include Hafiz Faraz, Hafiz Waleed, Numan, Jamshaid and Ahmed ul Hussain.