NUST has won first place in the prestigious MacJannet Prize for Global Citizenship 2015 for its ‘Education for Empowerment’ program.
The MacJannet Prize was established by the Talloires Network and the MacJannet Foundationto recognize exceptional student community engagement initiatives at Talloires Network member universities, and contributes financially to their ongoing public service efforts.
With its secretariat housed at Tufts University, Massachusetts, the Talloires Network is an international association of institutions committed to strengthening the civic roles and social responsibilities of higher education. The Network is guided by an elected Steering Committee of 13 members from around the world (current membership comes from 11 countries on 6 continents). Rector NUST Engr Muhammad Asghar was recently elected for a 3-year term to the Talloires Network Steering Committee by 63 institutions from 19 countries.
NUST has been hosting the Pakistan Chapter of the Talloires Network (PCTN) since 2013, which currently has 56 Pakistani universities on-board