The Government College University Lahore (GCU) and University of Engineering & Technology Lahore (UET) joined hands for teaching and research collaboration in the fields of science, engineering, social sciences, humanities and language.
GCU Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr Asghar Zaidi and UET Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr Syed Mansoor Sarwar signed the accord at a formal ceremony at the engineering university.
Both the universities have agreed to develop a partnership for exchange of teaching and research staff, student exchange programs and joint research projects. They also aim to provide each other access to laboratories and facilities, sharing of academic data and publications and conducting joint conferences, workshops and seminars.
Talking about the importance of research collaborations, Vice Chancellor Prof. Zaidi said that modern research was increasingly complex. “No single individual or institution possesses all the knowledge, equipment, and techniques required,” he added.
He also talked about the historical significance of GCU and the legacy of its active student societies, which has played an important role in enriching student experiences.