Vice Chancellor Message
Welcome to Hazara University's, a gateway to learning about our dedication to sustainable development, education, and community empowerment. As the Vice Chancellor of Hazara University, I am honoured to share our mission and achievements since our inception in 2002. We have made tremendous progress in serving both local and global communities, with strategic initiatives and programs designed to bring about meaningful change in the lives of our students and the communities we serve. Despite challenges such as the devastating earthquake of October 2005, our university has continued to thrive and evolve.
Our focus on academic excellence has led us to offer state-of-the-art degree programs with modern curricula, preparing our youth to make positive contributions both locally and globally. We have a comprehensive range of academic programs and extracurricular activities that cater to a multitude of interests, allowing students to explore their passions and develop the necessary skills for success in their chosen fields. To further support our students, we provide various scholarship opportunities that ease the financial burden and enable deserving candidates to pursue their dreams.
Our focus on sustainability is a key aspect of our vision. We are dedicated to creating a green, energy-efficient, and environmentally responsible campus that leads by example. We have initiated various projects, such as solar energy installations and waste management systems, to reduce our carbon footprint and promote sustainable practices. In addition, our curricula are designed to address current trends in higher education, including the growing importance of sustainability, technology, and global interconnectivity.
The development and empowerment of our local community are at the heart of our mission. We recognize the immense natural, geographical, and agricultural potential of Hazara Division and are committed to fostering business and entrepreneurial growth in the region. To this end, we offer support to local entrepreneurs and startups by providing resources, mentorship, and networking opportunities. We have also established partnerships with local agricultural and tourism enterprises, which have resulted in hands-on learning experiences and job opportunities for our students. To further promote entrepreneurial growth, we have established a business incubation center, offering resources, mentorship, and networking opportunities to aspiring entrepreneurs. This initiative fosters innovation and helps transform business ideas into successful enterprises, further driving the economic growth of Mansehra and the surrounding regions.
Hazara University takes pride in the academic and career development of its faculty. We continuously invest in their professional growth, offering training programs, workshops, and opportunities for research collaboration. This not only ensures that our faculty stays at the forefront of their fields, but also guarantees that our students receive the highest quality of education, equipping them with the skills and knowledge necessary for success in a rapidly evolving global market.
To make a lasting impact on the economic, social, and academic development of the region, we actively engage in a wide range of community initiatives. Our university has organized various outreach programs, including health related camps, environmental awareness drives, and skill development workshops. These activities are specifically tailored to uplift the people of Hazara and the wider province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and the whole country, Pakistan, ensuring a brighter future for all.
We are also committed to harnessing the potential of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). As the university situated on this vital route, Hazara University is uniquely positioned to reap the benefits of CPEC in terms of infrastructure development, international partnerships, and investment opportunities. We have already established collaborations with numerous industries and institutions within the CPEC framework, which have resulted in cutting-edge research projects, internships, and job placements for our students and faculty members.
I cordially invite students from diverse backgrounds to become part of our vibrant community at Hazara University. Our comprehensive range of academic programs and extracurricular activities cater to a multitude of interests, allowing students to explore their passions and develop the necessary skills for success in their chosen fields.
In conclusion, Hazara University is a pioneering force for sustainable development, education, and community empowerment in Mansehra and the surrounding regions. We remain steadfast in our commitment to excellence in education, and I request you to join us on this inspiring journey towards a sustainable and prosperous future.
Dr. Mohsan Nawaz,
Vice Chancellor, Hazara University Mansehra