A one day free career counselling workshop was held on 10th August 2016 on the PSU main campus in which nearly 400 high school graduate students from Puntland secondary schools and colleges participated
The goal of the workshop was to help prospective students uncover their hidden talents through interactive counselling by experts, an open round of questioning and expert advice from PSU faculty Deans and lecturers from various fields.
Ahmed Abshir, Deputy Vice Chancellor in Finance and Administration, welcomed all guests and participants and emphasized the need and importance of such career counselling programs for students. He also said that the youth is full of talent. If the talent is harnessed properly, it will not be lost.
The workshop was convened by the office of the Registrar along with co-conveners of the office of Academic Affairs and with the support of Faculty deans.
In the closing session of the workshop Mahamud Hamid Mohamed, Vice Chancellor of PSU, briefed the participants about how such events help them in shaping their career and said that if the students get the right direction at the right time, it will be boost their confidence. He also highlighted the objectives and importance of career counseling programs.
The workshop received huge appreciation from the participating students who said they would like to have such events on a regular basis. The effort of the entire PSU Team was applauded by all present.