Conference participations - Superior University Lahore

Conference participations

International Conference Participations

NAFSA 2018, 2022, APAIE 2018, EURIE 2018 and 2019

Superior University’s Rector, Dr. Sumaira Rehman attended the 𝐍𝐀𝐅𝐒𝐀 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟐 – 𝐀𝐧𝐧𝐮𝐚𝐥 𝐂𝐨𝐧𝐟𝐞𝐫𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐞 & 𝐄𝐱𝐩𝐨 organized by NAFSA Association of International Educators , which is the world’s largest association dedicated to international education and exchange. The theme of summit which is being held in Denver, Colorado was ‘𝐁𝐮𝐢𝐥𝐝𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐎𝐮𝐫 𝐒𝐮𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐢𝐧𝐚𝐛𝐥𝐞 𝐅𝐮𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐞’.

The core objective of participation in the 𝐍𝐀𝐅𝐒𝐀 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟐 is to explore how the international academia and educators can employ the latest innovations, new strategies, and best practices to develop pathways for a sustainable future for international education. Superior University is the only Pakistani institution attending the conference and the delegation is actively looking to establish institutional partnerships to promote a culture of sustainable innovation and exchange programs for the faculty as well as the students.

Superior has undergone continuous expansion and growth under the leadership of Dr. Sumaira with a renewed emphasis on sustainability and innovation in line with the university’s vision of learning, innovation, and research. The next step in this evolutionary trajectory is to put Superior on the world map and Dr. Sumaira’s participation will further accentuate this commitment to sustainability and globalization as the international academia at the conference envisages the future roadmap to address shifting and overlapping priorities with respect to sustainability and educational excellence at the regional and international level.

NAFSA Association of International Educators–2018 (Washington DC):  

The 2018 annual conference theme, “Diverse Voices, Shared Commitment,” highlighted the value and power of diverse voices that lead to more authentic collaborations and speak to alternative narratives that challenge old ideas and focus on new solutions and opportunities. Superior representatives attended the conference, took part in professional learning sessions, presented at the international poster fair and celebrated diversity with participants from different parts of the world.

APAIE Asia-Pacific Association for International Education-2018 (Singapore):

The theme of APAIE 2018 was: “The Impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution on Higher Education in the Asia Pacific.”

Superior participated in the conference as well as exhibition and discussed as how 4th Industrial Revolution affecting and transforming higher education, and how Higher Education can cope up with this fast pace of revolution.

EURIE (Eurasia Higher Education Summit) 2018 and 2019

Superior participated in Eurasia Higher Education Summit in Istanbul for consecutively two years i.e 2018 and 2019. The summit invites academics and higher education professionals from across the world for conference and exhibition. Superior broadened its international network through participation in the conference as well as exhibition for two consecutive years

Study Abroad Program

Study Abroad Program is a program for final year students in which they learn about international opportunities to pursue further studies. They are assisted in the application process, personal statement, visa processing and personal grooming needed for studying abroad.

Pre-departure training program

All students traveling to foreign universities, either through exchange programs or for further studies, are enrolled in a mandatory pre-departure training program for 1-2 weeks. The students are briefed about their travel details, personal grooming, communications, food and lodging, currency and cost management etc.

Education Fair

The International Office and Breeo arrange an Education Fair to bring a plethora of opportunities from various foreign consultation companies and alumni of international universities.

Rectors’ Conference

Rectors and VCs of Pakistan’s leading universities are gathered at one platform to discuss the issues being faced in Higher Education and devise solutions for them using SDGs.

Summer Entrepreneurship Program

A 2-week program for budding entrepreneurs on ‘How to Start a Startup’. Students from foreign universities are invited for the program and international trainers are taken on board to ensure effectiveness of the training sessions. This is coupled with cultural exposure for all foreign students by arranging activities in the famous city of Lahore.

The participants also get a chance to participate in Pakistan’s largest entrepreneurial expo, the ‘Superior Entrepreneurial Expo’.

EURIE (2022)

A delegation from Pakistan led by Superior University consisting of LUMS, IBA, Foundation University, and NUST participated at the 7th Annual Eurie Higher Education Summit organized by EURAS in Istanbul. The delegation had several meetings in regard to collaborations for Pakistani universities under the agenda of internationalization.

The delegation also visited Marmara Üniversitesi and Yeditepe ÜniversitesiYeditepe Üniversitesi where meetings with their respective Rectors were held for joint research projects as well as for students and faculty mobility programs.