to the dynamic hub of opportunities and growth at Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan (AWKUM) – the University Advancement Cell and Career Development Center (UAC & CDC). We are at the forefront of promoting AWKUM’s achievements and excellence on the global stage. We pride ourselves on being the catalysts for transformative experiences, nurturing not only academic excellence but also fostering comprehensive development for our students.
University Advancement Cell:
At the University Advancement Cell, we are at the forefront of promoting AWKUM’s achievements and excellence on the global stage. We handle a wide array of responsibilities, including ranking data submission, University promotions, and annual reports preparation. By meticulously curating and submitting ranking data, we ensure that AWKUM’s academic prowess is duly recognized internationally. Our team works tirelessly to promote the University’s achievements, research endeavors, and academic innovations, enhancing its visibility and reputation. Additionally, we are instrumental in preparing comprehensive annual reports that showcase the University’s progress, achievements, and impact, providing stakeholders with valuable insights into our institutional journey.
Career Development Center:
In the dynamic landscape of the global job market, AWKUM prioritizes career development / readiness as a cornerstone of our educational approach. Our commitment to preparing students for success is reflected in our personalized career counseling services, meticulously tailored to individual interests, skills, and aspirations, empowering students to identify and pursue their career goals with confidence. Beyond counseling, AWKUM actively collaborates with employers, facilitating internships, job placements, and training programs that provide invaluable real-world experiences.
Additionally, AWKUM has proactively integrated digital and soft skills directly into our curriculum, ensuring that our students are not only academically proficient but also equipped with essential skills such as critical thinking, communication, and adaptability. Through collaborations with industry partners, we further enhance our students’ skill set, offering specialized training sessions that make them proficient in digital tools and platforms while honing crucial interpersonal skills. This comprehensive approach, coupled with our innovative online portal seamlessly integrated with our University Management Systems (UMS), empowers students to explore diverse career pathways, make informed decisions, and ensures they are well-prepared to excel in their chosen fields. AWKUM’s holistic strategy equips our students with the skills, knowledge, and industry connections necessary to thrive in today’s competitive professional arena.
AWKUM’s Career Development Center is also an integral part of the USAID’s Project Higher Education System Strengthening Activity (HESSA). This collaboration amplifies our efforts, enabling us to provide enhanced career counseling services and create valuable opportunities for our students. Through HESSA, we strengthen our commitment to shaping skilled professionals and contributing significantly to the development of a competitive workforce.