The Habib University Student Government, comprises of two segments: the council and the cabinet, is a student-run organization which exists to represent student interests; to safeguard student rights, to secure an active role for students in deciding official policies and priorities; academic freedom; to guide responsibly and fund student organizations; and finally, to provide a platform for the advocacy of implicit and explicit concerns of the Habib Community.
The Executive Board
The current executive board of Habib University Student Government is as follows:
Anzal Abbas Jafri
SDP – Class of 2021, President
- The primary spokesperson of the HUSG.
- Carries out the daily functions of the HUSG
- Moderates meetings of the Executive Board.
- Sets the weekly meeting agenda
Roha Ali Khan
CS – Class of 2021, Vice President
- Overlooks all the committees and task groups of the Senate.
- Overlooks all the student clubs and organizations.
- Executes the President’s duty when they are unable to.
Syed Safi Haider Rizvi
CS – Class of 2022, Treasurer
- Oversees the financial and operational components of the HUSG.
- Maintains the budget.
- Keeps the records of all transactions.
- Obtains funds from the Student Life.
Mashal Faraz Shamsi
CND – Class of 2021, Secretary
- Maintains communication between the HUSG, the student body and the administration.
- Sets the agenda and keeps the minutes of the HUSG Executive and General Body meetings.
- Keeps the records of all transactions.
Student Council Cabinet
The cabinet of student council is based on six sections:
- Rights and Advocacy:
The purpose of the Rights and Advocacy division is to respond to human rights violations by empowering students and creating awareness. It will work closely with the Office of Security to empower students.
- Disciplinary Affairs:
This committee is obligated to determine the level of responsibility for students alleged to have violated the policy and determines appropriate sanctions, as necessary. It will work with Office of Campus Values and Standards to ensure discipline on campus.
The Ethos committee works to form inclusivity and acceptance of diversity on campus. It will work closely with Office of Wellness to ensure that all students feel included in the community.
- Academic Affairs:
The Academic Affairs Committee works with the Office of Academic Performance to improve teaching and learning and the quality of academic programs. In that capacity, it serves as the final locus of dialogue in the formulation of University policies, procedures, and guidelines that relate to academic affairs.
- Food and Hygiene:
This committee that has the overall responsibility for all provisions on food and hygiene served within campus are above the HU standards, codes of practice and guidelines. This committee works closely with Office of Administration to ensure that all food and hygiene policies are implemented.
The committee is responsible for hosting programs and events for the whole university that support the HUSG mandate and promote a whole-some environment based on YOHSIN values at Habib University.
Rights and Advocacy
Food and Hygiene
Hafsa Saad Niaz
Wall of Leaders
The Executive board of 2019-2020
L-R: Amna Qureshi (President), Aiman Ahmed Moin (Vice-President), Faizan Tariq (Treasurer), Muhammad Umer Anwar (Secretary).
The Executive board of 2018-2019
L-R: Ahsan Syed (Treasurer), Arham Sarwar (Vice President), Shayaan Aijaz (President) and Hashim Abbas (Secretary).
The Executive board of 2017-2018
L-R: Maisam Hyder (Treasurer), Shaheera Pesnani (Vice President), Anas Masood (President) and Marina Shehzad (Secretary).
The Executive board of 2016-2017
L-R: Wahid Khan (President), Baneen Rizvi (Secretary), Saira Khan (Treasurer) and Hasnain Raza (Vice President).
The Executive board of 2015-2016
L-R: Hasan Naqvi (Secretary), Farwa Hussain (Vice President), Fatin Nawaz (President) and Shahzaib Zafar (Treasurer)
The Executive board of 2014-2015
L-R: Umer Khan (Vice President), Anis Panjwani (Secretary), Rehan Karim (President) and Ali Rizvi (Treasurer)
The purpose of this organization is to advocate for the student body. This includes, but is not limited to; the individual academic and non-academic issues that are faced by the students of Habib University.
Ali Arshad - Class of 2020
The purpose of Campus Spaces Committee is to modify and create spaces for students and to take the feedback from the student body and encourage them to propose ideas regarding different spaces.
Wahaj Nafees Baig - Class of 2020
The constitution committee suggests amendments in the various student-related constitutions of the university, making sure they are fair and thorough.
Tayyaba Mehmood - Class of 2020
The Ethos committee is here to create and maintain the physical and metaphysical culture, atmosphere and religious harmony in the university.
Amna Ashraf - Class of 2021
The purpose of this committee shall be to set a culture of an engaging student life by executing events for the Student Body on the behalf of the HUSG and department of Student Life.
Areeb Khowaja - Class of 2022
The purpose of the committee shall be to ensure and maintain the standards of food and hygiene offered in the various spaces of campus.
Fatima Moin - Class of 2021
This committee exists to bridge the communication gap between the finance department and the student body by working with both to ensure that any general or specific concerns raised by either are resolved quickly and effectively.
Burhanuddin Hakimi, Class of 2020
The purpose of this committee is to take responsible decisions in regards to the budget allocated for student body.
Osama Fawad - Class of 2021
The committee will work for preventing and managing any cases of sexual harassment that occur on campus as well as in student hostels, through an accountable, transparent, and less bureaucratic reporting mechanism.
Manahil Siddiqui - Class of 2022
This committee facilitates and executes senior year events for the graduating batch. This committee comprises of students from the junior year and they help in ensuring that the senior year is as memorable and fun as it can be.
This committee consists of a group of people who will assist the executive board and Student Life in executing the next HUSG elections. Their primary role will be to develop a transparent voting mechanism with minimum loopholes ensuring a democratic voting process.
The purpose of this committee is finding external donors, funding bodies and organizations to help students supplement the costs of the following three distinct branches of possible financial requirements:
- Summer Semester Study Abroad
- Student Conference Attendance
- Graduate School Application