A three-day National University Technology Competition (NUTEC) 2014 will open at the FAST National University campus on April 25. The theme of this year’s event is “Redefining Khyber”, a press release said.According to the NUTEC faculty head, Muhammad Subayyal, students from different varsities are participating in 16 categories of contests. The NUTEC event, regularly organised by the students’ body of FAST University’s Peshawar campus, has grown from a small technology competition into the largest gathering of technology savvy students and entrepreneurs from across the country, the release added. Overall, the FAST-National University of Computer and Emerging Science (NUCES), Peshawar is organising the event for the fifth time with Bank of Khyber (BoK) and Jolly Collection as sponsors. The Jang Media Group is the official media partner of the event. According to the director of the campus, Dr Tariq Rahim, the purpose of organising such events is to promote a competitive culture among the students and instill a spirit of positive thinking to channel their energies in constructive activities. The three-day event would have sky lantern, glider show, cultural performances, competitions in business, IT, engineering, short movies, ad making and E-gaming. “The talented students have developed an event specific website, management information system and an android-based NUTEC application,” said Umair Hussain Malik, the NUTEC students’ body.
Source: The News.