Convocations and Alumni Associations must encourage past NSFAS recipients to make payments on their loans so as to contribute towards funding of needy and deserving students.
Convocations and Alumni are expected to play a leading role in fundraising in order to build and maintain university infrastructure for generations
The Minister welcomed the briefing and hailed the establishment of the body which will go a long way in ensuring that alumni and convocations take their rightful place in support of higher education institutions.
The convocation will be held at the University's Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Convention Center at Allama I.
The University management has finalised all arrangements for making the academic convocation a successful event.
In connection with the convocation, a rehearsal was held on Friday which was attended by the degree recipients as well as Vice Chancellor, Deans and heads of the teaching departments and members of academic procession.
The President has said that the day of convocation is indeed an occasion for the University of Sindh to take pride.
The Sindh Governor, Dr Ishrat-ul-Ebad in his message expressed gladness that the University has been holding Convocation ceremonies regularly, which reflects well about the improvement in academic and administrative discipline.
Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah in his message has said that it is delighting to learn that the University of Sindh is holding its annual convocation 2012 for conferment of degrees to those who have successfully completed degree requirements and award of medals to the meritorious students for their outstanding performance.
He said that this will be the first convocation of the University after transfer of Universities' affairs to the Sindh Government.
He congratulated the degree and gold and silver medal recipients in the convocation.
In his message Saturday on the occasion of annual academic convocation
of University of Sindh on Dec 4, the president stated that the university had distinguished itself among other universities in the country through its progress and development in the realms of higher education and research.