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Graduat Scholarships at King Saud University, Riyadh KSA
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Abdul Wasay Dec 7, 2009.

 

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Where do you live?
UK
Your real name? (No pseudonyms, please)
Amir Siddiq
Any fellow Pakistani Alumni living near you?
Yes
Your graduation date?
1998
Your major?
Mechanical
What do you do for a living?
Post Doctoral Researcher
What are your hobbies?
Cricket: http://sheffielduc.play-cricket.com/scoreboard/Battingstats.asp?fro...
Your favorite books?
Bourne Ultimatum, The international Jews,.... a very long list

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Returning to Pakistan - Guide (Nauman Sheikh)

I recently received the following email on a research forum. Thought, it might be a good idea to post it here. The email goes as under:

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AA All,

After deliberating and planning for several years, I finally moved back to Pakistan in June 2007 from…

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Posted on October 26, 2007 at 2:27am — 2 Comments

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At 10:46pm on September 22, 2007, Adeel Razi said…
AOA: kia haal hai amir bhai? where are you living in UK? how is life treating you there?
At 11:02pm on September 22, 2007, Adeel Razi said…
Ahaan..is good to be in english speaking country after all.but difficult to find good friends every other place u live. I am still at NED but on study leave for phd studies. I am in sydney for the purpose at UNSW...rest is the same..nothing new :(
At 12:14pm on September 23, 2007, Adeel Razi said…
hashim got married and am the only poor who is suffering here :)...u r right as the weather is changing.. strange summer in december..u have been here before..looks like.
At 10:27am on October 9, 2007, Syed Qasim Bukhari said…
Thanks for ur reply on the topic sir!
Residing in UK you might know the caliber of ETH & EPFL thats why em trying to find some link out there.... apart from an NEDian em not able to find a Pakistani there... some indian students are there but none in their faculty.
Well as you are doing post doctorate research in U.K so you might have some people around you from such universities.... It would be very kind of you if you find someone from me....
Well I ve also replied on the discussion in detail y em aiming at these universities
At 12:26pm on October 10, 2007, Syed Qasim Bukhari said…
Thanks again for ur reply
Well Sir thats exactly what ma teacher at NED told me... that at MS level they dont expect you to do any type of research work & u need not to contact any professor, he also had been a part of the admission process of a british university... but when I applied all these things to ETH I had different results... some days ago I was talking to an indian fellow, he had 90% in his bachelors but even then he was rejected.ETH doesnt ask u for GRE scores but they recommend it... so someone getting 90% should have got admission.... contrary to the result I talked to another Indian fellow... who has justttttt 72% & he was there studying at ETH.He send me his SOP which cleared many things, that they expect you to have some reasearch background even when you r applying for masters & the other thing , find some helpfulllllllllllllll professor there
At 12:27pm on October 10, 2007, Syed Qasim Bukhari said…
do u know any fellows that has studied at ETH ? or taught at ETH ?
At 7:41am on October 11, 2007, Syed Qasim Bukhari said…
That was an excellent reply Sir ! n it cleared almost all my question regarding this problem.You have understood the prolem n explained it perfectly.
Thanks a lot
May GOD bless you
At 11:15am on October 30, 2007, Riaz Haq said…
This is very interesting. I saw a similar story serialized on BBC South Asia website about a Pakistani BBC journalist returning to Pakistan last year.

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