About FAST-NUCES / where it all begin
The Campus life at NUCES is productive and energetic. The campus provides excellent environment for learning and experimentation, students can utilize all the facilities in the campus as they like. Students can always go to library for information hunt, or they can put their ideas into practice by working in the well-equipped laboratories.
Students are often found working on their laptops on the lush green grounds on NUCES while enjoying a cup of tea. Group studies and peer-to-peer learning is also a common sight throughout the campus.
The University started with an impressive advantage in that, thanks to the selfless, ceaseless and imaginative efforts of the Foundation FAST, it inherited four first rate computer science institutes located at Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad and Peshawar, in spacious buildings and prestigious settings.
FAST selected higher education as a vehicle to pursue its objective of producing scientists and technologists of the highest calibre. FAST pioneered the development of IT industry in Pakistan by offering the country’s first undergraduate program in Computer Science.
Today, this University, sponsored by FAST, stands recognized as the leader and trend-setter in this field in Pakistan and abroad.
The National University has incorporated computer and engineering labs into its campus that contain latest computers and sophisticated hardware that is constantly updated to reflect latest changes in the technology. The staff is friendly and always eager to help and guide students. The libraries are well-equipped with all the books, journals and magazines etc to enlighten students. Due to the tireless efforts of NU staff, there is now an online library catalogue that provides electronic versions of books and journals etc for the students to download. The library is spacious and has an environment that encourages and supports the learning of the students.
Separate hostels for boys and girls are also there at Gulshan-e-Iqbal and Karimabad respectively in main Karachi city. University provided tranport services are also available for the hostel students.
The University arranges buses to pick students from selected points in different localities of Karachi.Arranged transport is also available for those studying at the City Campus. The transport facility is available on self-finance basis.
A separate Student Activities block includes Cafeteria, Sports Complex for indoor games and a Gymnasium with all modern equipment. In addition to a Mosque, playgrounds for Cricket; Hockey; Football; Basketball; Badminton; Volleyball and Tennis courts are also available.