Inauguration of Microsoft Imagine Academy and Certiport Testing Centre at SEECS-NUST
28th October, 2016
Inauguration ceremony of Microsoft Imagine Academy and Certiport Testing Centre was held on 28th Oct. 2016 at SEECS-NUST. The objective of the facility is to help equip Students with 21st century skills for academic and professional success. The training is provided through instructor led online resources provided by Microsoft through their Imagine IT academy. The students are then required to appear for the Certiport online testing to qualify for the grant for certificates of proficiency.
The inauguration event had three main aims, to introduce the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Training Program, to appreciate and congratulate the MOS national and international championship participants and winners, and to formally inaugurate the Certiport Testing Facilities at SEECS-NUST. The first two parts of this event were held at Seminar Hall, SEECS NUST, while the last was held at Sherazi Lab, SEECS NUST. After this event, NUST has formally become a part of more than 16,000 Microsoft Imagine Academies, around the world, imparting MOS training and certification exams for the same.
Chief guests of the event were Pro-Rector Planning and Resources NUST, Engr. Muhammad Shahid; Country Manager of Microsoft Pakistan, Mr. Nadeem Malik and Principal SEECS, Syed M. Hassan Zaidi. Moreover, Engr. Rukhsana Zubairi, President TEC Education Foundation, joined the ceremony through video call on Skype. Mr. Ali Hafeez, MOS and Certiport Deployment Manager at Microsoft Pakistan and Engineer Tauqeer Khalid, Assistant Director HEC (Project Manager MOS program) were also present.