The Vice Chancellor of Sukkur IBA University, Prof Nisar Ahmed Siddiqui has said the 21st century is the century of change and digitalisation so “we should equip our new generation with modern tools to cope with the challenges of rapidly changing technologies.
Addressing the graduation ceremony of one-year diploma program of 3-D animation at the Sukkur IBA auditorium, he said that it is but natural that, with changing technologies, today’s skills might become redundant, which will further pave way for the new skills. He was of the view that, modern technologies like driverless vehicles might result into unemployment and therefore urged upon the youth to learn modern techniques to keep their jobs alive.
Engr. Zahid Hussain Khand, Registrar Sukkur IBA University said this is the 21st century where degree alone could not make any difference, till it is coupled with any skill. He added that animation industry is growing fast, especially in the film industry. He said that it is a matter of pride for everyone that many Pakistani students are working in Hollywood film industry and earning fortune through 3-D animation. Animation industry is growing fast especially in the film industry. He said, it is a matter of pride for us that, many Pakistani students are working in Hollywood film industry and earning fortune through 3-D animation. “Students with 3-D animation skills need not to visit office to office for seeking jobs, rather they can sit back at home and earn handsome amount by working online for different companies.
Faisal Khawaja, CEO Microvision also praised the hard work of the teachers and students.Earlier, the graduating students shared their experiences at the university.
Later on, an animated documentary on Sindh’s ancient capital Aror was screened, which was highly appreciated by the participants. The documentary was aimed at preserving the rich Indus civilization and rich culture of Sindh, depicted through its ancient capital Aror. Later, certificates were distributed among the graduating students.