Riphah International University and Center of Development & Excellence sign MoU October 1, 2014 Islamabad, October 1, 2014 The Vice Chancellor of Riphah International University (RIU), Prof. Anis Ahmed met with the Business Head of Center of Development & Excellence (CODE), Mr. Arshad Ali for the Signing Ceremony of an MoU between the two organizations for a period of 3 years. According to the MoU, Center of Development & Excellence will hold regular monthly seminars at Riphah International University in the field of Information Technology. The motive of the MoU is to bridge the gap between academia and the industry for the students. During the meeting, it was also discussed that during this 3 year tenure, collaborations between CODE and RISE (Riphah Institute of Systems Engineering) are under consideration by the University Administration. Among the goals and areas of cooperation included in the Memorandum of Understanding are: Monthly Free Seminars on emerging new technologies. Workshops on specific Soft-Skills & IT domains. Coaching students to develop their FYPs as per industry patterns. Internship Programs for the University Students. Summer Program hands on Training on different Technologies during summers. Collaboration between CODE and RISE (Riphah Institute of Systems Engineering) We want to see enlightened societies around the world, where everyone has access of information Technologies and the ability to use it to understand and shape their lives; We envision a world where: knowledge creates power for the many, not the few.