islamabad - Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) will hold a two-day mega event to introduce and showcase its academic programmes, facilities, and faculty.

The AIOU event (Open-day) would be held on 19-20 August, 2015 in the Academic Complex at its main campus in sector H-8 Islamabad, said a press release issued here Saturday.

It will provides an opportunity to the prospective students to get the information on the programmes which the University offer, meet the faculty members and visit the departments to get the feel of the campus life. The faculty and staff will respond to the questions by the existing and intending students and their parents.

Around fifty stalls would be set up on the occasion to brief the students about the academic programmes, being offered by the university in the current semester autumn, 2015.

The stalls will arrange by the Academic and Services Departments of the University that would be include books and allied material for the students’ guidance, besides special demos by the Services Departments.

The visiting students would also be given a campus trip; they will visit the Directorate of Students Affairs, Central Library, Auditorium, Hostels, Print Production Unit, Officers club and Mailing Section.

Information packets including an envelope with AIOU logo, brochures, mini-prospectus and a pen would also be distributed amongst them.

Vice-Chancellor, Prof Dr Shahid Siddiqui will inaugurate the event on August 19. It would be continue till 20th August. Director Colleges and Principals of the local educational institutions would be requested to encourage students to visit the open-day.