The Aga Khan University held its 32nd convocation ceremony in Pakistan on Saturday, November 30, 2019. Dr Sania Nishtar, Special Assistant to Pakistan’s Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation, presided over the ceremony as the chief guest and 350 students received degrees and diplomas.
The School of Nursing and Midwifery conferred a total of 181 degrees, including 18 Master of Science in Nursing, 144 Bachelor of Science in Nursing and 19 Bachelor of Science in Midwifery degrees.
The Medical College conferred one Doctor of Philosophy in Health Sciences, 14 Master of Science in Epidemiology and Biostatistics, 16 Master of Science in Health Policy and Management, four Master of Health Professions Education and 98 Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degrees. An Advanced Diploma in Health Professions Education was awarded to two student and eight Diplomas in Dental Hygiene were also awarded.
The Institute for Educational Development conferred 16 degrees this year. The Master of Philosophy in Education to eight and the Master of Education to eight students.
Valedictorian Haider Ali Saleem, MBBS programme addressed the graduands.
Ten students, who had completed their Master of Arts in Muslim Cultures programme at University's Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations in London, also received their degrees during this ceremony.