Despite a tumultuous year amidst the Covid-19 pandemic, Habib University alumni continued their streak of post-graduation success with more feathers added to their caps since the first convocation, Habib graduates went on to kick start their careers at top organizations, getting their research selected at renowned conferences, securing admission to leading graduate schools and initiating successful entrepreneurial ventures.
A number of alumni achieved milestones this year. Aarti Lila Ram, a Social Development and Policy major from the Class of 2018, was selected as UN Women Delegate at the 65th session of the United States Commission on the Status of Women, where she went on to represent her alma mater and Pakistan, speaking about providing a voice to and working in the interests of marginalized communities.
A postgraduate feat was achieved by Iqran Rasheed Mehar, a Communication and Design major from the Class of 2019, who secured the Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree scholarship to study Documentary Filmmaking.
Three Habib University graduates secured the prestigious Fulbright scholarship and started their master’s in one of the best universities on the globe.
Muhamamad Salim, a Social Development and Policy graduate from the Class of 2021, received acceptance from the Graduate Program in Islamic Studies and Humanities (GPISH), the three-year interdisciplinary program offered by the Institute of Ismaili Studies in the UK.
The Class of 2020, also known as the Trailblazers, particularly have outshone this year, securing job placements at top organizations such as K-Electric, UBL, HBL, Bazaar Technologies and more, with many pursuing the road of entrepreneurship as well. In fact, 94% of all HU alumni are either successfully employed, pursuing graduate studies, or working on start-ups.
Habib University continued to forge a refining path for its students in its sustained efforts to provide world-class interdisciplinary education to enable student success at both personal and professional domains.