The audience was also given insights in what employers all across the job market look for in a potential employee and how Habib University’s liberal core oriented programs could help students achieve greater professional success. According to the panelists, the focus of the job market is rapidly shifting to students who are critical thinkers and are creative enough to adapt to multiple scenarios and circumstances. An educational experience revolving around a liberal core is hence essential for success today. The guests were able to interact with the panelists and Habib University’s faculty through a question and answer session which touch upon several related areas. The audience, especially students, participated with great enthusiasm and showed deep interest in the discussions taking place.
The panel discussion were followed by breakout sessions for discussions on opportunities and trends in the fields of electrical engineering, computer science, communication studies, media, social development and policy. These fields are covered by Habib University’s academic offerings and the sessions were hosted by Habib University’s professors. The program concluded with a tour of the campus which has won accolades for its student friendly and interactive design. According to Mr. Wasif Rizvi, President of Habib University, “The idea behind Habib University was to create a space to engage and inspire people. This event highlights our commitment to provide our students with the finest learning experiences and prepare them for successful careers in Pakistan and abroad.”