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Showing posts with label Department of Psychology. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Department of Psychology. Show all posts

Wednesday, November 22, 2023

Official MOU Signing Between AWKUM's Department of Psychology and MTI BKMC Mardan


We are delighted to announce that the Department of Psychology at Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan (AWKUM) has officially entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with MTI BKMC Mardan. This collaboration marks a significant milestone, fostering academic and research cooperation between the two institutions.

Key Points of the MOU:

  • The MOU outlines a commitment to providing internship opportunities to students from both institutions, allowing them to gain valuable real-world experience.
  • A shared dedication to research collaboration is emphasized, paving the way for joint projects, academic studies, and scientific investigations that contribute to the advancement of knowledge in psychology.
  • The collaboration extends to organizing seminars, workshops, and events that promote the exchange of ideas and knowledge among students, faculty, and researchers.

Attendees at the MOU Ceremony:

  • Representing the Department of Psychology at AWKUM were Dr. Syed Rashid Ali, Dr. Tahir Farid, Mr. Zahoor Alam, and Mr. Adnan Khan.
  • The delegation from MTI BKMC Mardan included Dr. Amjad Ali, Dr. Fazil, and Dr. Iftihar.

MOU Signing: Dr. Syed Rashid Ali, the Head of the Department of Psychology at AWKUM, and Dr. Amjad Ali, Associate Dean Research at MTI BKMC, took center stage to formally sign the MOU. This formal agreement solidifies the commitment of both institutions to fostering a collaborative academic environment that benefits students and advances the field of psychology.

We are excited about the possibilities that this partnership opens up for students, faculty, and researchers at both AWKUM and MTI BKMC Mardan. This collaboration reflects a shared vision of academic excellence and a commitment to advancing psychological research and education.


Wednesday, October 11, 2023

One day seminar on "Mental Health Awareness" organized by Department of Psychology


The Department of Psychology Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan arranged a one day seminar on mental health, Mental Health Awareness. Walk, Poster Presentation and Free Counselling Camp at main campus of university on the occasion of mental health day. Dr. Tahir Farid, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, enriched the participants about the knowledge on mental health and well being. At the end of the seminar, a walk was arranged in supervision of the Head of the Department of Psychology, Dr. Syed Rashid Ali along with faculty and students. The students and faculty displayed playcards regarding Mental health awareness. Furthermore, Coordinator Main Campus, Syed Ali Shah, inaugurated the poster presentations and free counselling camp ceremony. The students presented different Psychological disorders through  poster presentations. At the end both the faculty and students  administered free counselling sessions for the students and employees. 

Tuesday, September 12, 2023

Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan's Department of Psychology Organized a Seminar on "Suicide Prevention: A Mental Health Issue"

In commemoration of World Suicide Prevention Day, the Department of Psychology at Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan organized a one-day seminar titled "Suicide Prevention: A Mental Health Issue." The event aimed to shed light on the critical issue of suicide prevention and raise awareness of its implications.

Dr. Tahir Farid, Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology, led the seminar, imparting valuable insights into suicide prevention strategies, risk factors, and its perception within the Islamic context. The seminar provided an in-depth understanding of the importance of mental health and the steps that can be taken to prevent suicide.

Dr. Farid emphasized the need for open discussions and awareness campaigns to combat the growing concerns surrounding mental health and suicide. He stated, "Addressing mental health issues and promoting suicide prevention is a collective responsibility. We must create a supportive environment where individuals can seek help without fear of stigma."

The event concluded on a powerful note with a walk organized under the supervision of Professor Dr. Zahir Shah, Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences. Faculty members, students, and participants carried placards advocating for suicide awareness, displaying messages of hope and encouragement.

Professor Dr. Shah praised the initiative, saying, "It is crucial to tackle the stigma associated with mental health problems. Events like these play a significant role in fostering a community that is supportive, empathetic, and ready to help those in need."

The seminar and awareness walk held by the Department of Psychology at Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan showcased a strong commitment to addressing mental health challenges and suicide prevention. By raising awareness and encouraging open conversations, the university is taking proactive steps to make a positive impact on the well-being of its community and beyond.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Visiting Faculty Required For Department of Psychology

Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan desires to fill-up the following position(s) of Lecturers on visiting basis for a period of current spring semester 2019. Walk in Interview will be held in the office of Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences (Main Campus) as per following schedule:

Date & Time
Minimum Qualification
(Main Campus)
10:00 am
First Division Master s degree / BS (16 years of education) in the relevant field from an HEC recognized University/ Institution with no 3rd division in the academic career.

1. Interested candidates are required to appear for interview in the office of Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences on the specific date with their CVs and full documents, copy of CNIC, a recent passport size photograph, attested copies of educational testimonials and experience certificates (if any) should reach to the Dean Office, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan (Main Campus) on Friday, 08/02/2019.

2. CGPA less than 3.00 out of 4.00 shall be considered as second division.

3. All applicants must fulfil the minimum eligibility criteria as mentioned above. 

4. In case of foreign degree, the applicant must produce HEC Equivalence Certificate.

5. In-service candidates shall apply through proper channel. They must submit No Objection Certificate from their employer/Institution.

 Errors, omissions, if any, are liable to rectification by the University.