Prof. Syed Akheel Ahmed, MSc, PhD
VICE CHANCELLOR, GLOCAL UNIVERSITY
It gives me immense pleasure to welcome you to Glocal University. Glocal University’s vision is to transform individuals through quality education that is research-informed and industry-engaged. This vision is underpinned by a commitment to ethical approaches in everything we do meaning that every student will be respected; nurtured and supported to help them achieve their best. The university’s programs are delivered through our various faculties and are designed to facilitate competency development required in today’s workplace.
Glocal University is committed to academic quality. The primary goal is to deliver quality programs, which are rigorously assured by internal mechanisms and external audits; programs delivered with first-rate teaching skills from well qualified and experienced academic staff utilizing modern state-of-the-art ICT enabled facilities.
Glocal University is enhancing the students’ journey by investing in the development of entrepreneurial skills through activities that complement classroom experiences. Emphasis is being placed on industry placements and international exchange programs to fulfill our vision of developing career-ready graduates and global citizens.
Glocal University will provide an educational experience and a student journey that will not only enrich a student’s life, but also be relevant to local needs and global expectations of a modern-day graduate. My University aims to enable the student to study one or more specialized areas of interest at a deep level, and also develop character, intellectual curiosity, scientific temper, creativity, spirit of service and 21st century capabilities across a range of disciplines including sciences and social sciences as well as professional, technical and vocational subjects. My University will also enable every student towards personal accomplishment and enlightenment, constructive public engagement and productive contribution to the society in tune with National Education Policy 2020.
Glocal University has laid the emphasis on research by allotting a huge infrastructure to the in-house Centre for Advanced Research and Innovation. My team is embarking on a number of exciting, international academic and research collaboration initiatives with researchers and organizations of global repute.
Glocal University is now well placed to capitalize on its formative years, and I invite all our stakeholders to support in our endeavors. On my part, I will strive to the best of my abilities to place the Glocal University amongst the leading providers of Higher Education in the country in particular and the whole world at large.
Prof Syed Akheel Ahmed MSc, Ph.D