Iqra University will be setting up a medical and nursing school in Karachi’s Bahria Town under an agreement reached between the two sides recently.
Per the agreement, the university campus will open its doors in 2020. According to the plans, all faculty engaged at the university will be of foreign origins and having experience teaching in international universities.
A purpose-built state-of-the-art campus will offer graduate and postgraduate degrees in various cutting-edge programmes in health sciences, information technology, media sciences, fashion design, and business administration.
A the MoU signing ceremony, Bahria Town Chairman Malik Riaz Hussain said Bahria Town Karachi campus would become the hallmark in education sector of Pakistan and would play a significant role in achieving excellence in education and research, global recognition, and international standards by meeting local needs.
Vice Chancellor Professor Dr Wasim Qazi the said campus would be the country’s first campus to be made up entirely of foreign faculty and would become a trendsetter for all varsities of the country.
The campus has been masterfully designed by Nayyar Ali Dada and is almost close to completion. The salient features of the campus include world class infrastructure, high-end technology, R&D facilities, international faculty, and collegial environment.
The facility will be complete residential premises for foreign faculty and students and provide optimal facilities that further the cause of studies, learning and research.
Iqra University was recently included in the globally respected university ranking by QS for the very first time. This makes Iqra University the first private sector varsity in Sindh to win a place among the top universities of the world.
The university has campuses all across Pakistan and has several key collaborations with foreign universities that offer students an opportunity to study in some of the best universities of the world.