A seminar was organized by Department of International Relations, Muslim Youth University Islamabad on April 18, 2018. In this seminar renowned Rhodes Scholar Mr. Rafiullah Kakar, a Political Analyst who is Oxford University graduate and currently working with World Bank, delivered a motivational lecture to the Students.
The theme of seminar revolved around career counseling and development of career in order to create a sense of successful future in the academic life of students. He divided his speech into two parts, first was about the settings of goal and strategies in the process of attaining higher education and research. The second part was about the psychological approaches applied by the students during the course of their studies. He also narrated the role of family and cultural background of the learners which largely impact the mental and intellectual approaches and senses in framing their careers. He further went on how to overcome the barriers and obstacles likely to be faced by the students by virtue of their ignorance due to their financial constraints, cultural setup, lack of information and guidance on the part of parents and society as a whole.
Mr. Rafiullah Kakar gave a very inspiring and enlightening motivational lectures to the students and pointed out the mistakes that students usually make in their academic life and proposed remedies while quoting his own experience in this regard. He also discussed several scholarship schemes like Rhodes, Common wealth, Chevening, Full bright and Australian Awards which students can avail to reach ultimate destinations. The seminar was concluded by question answers session.