Director's Message

Dr. Naureen Tassadaq

I extend you all, a very warm welcome to Foundation University Institute of Rehabilitation Sciences (FUIRS); a landmark initiative of Foundation University Islamabad in the field of higher education of Rehabilitation Sciences. Foundation University Islamabad is one of the top ranking universities of Pakistan engaged in providing quality education in rich learning environment.

Foundation University Institute of Rehabilitation Sciences (FUIRS) has been established with an objective to impart market based higher education to the candidates and produce Rehabilitation practitioners and professionals. The institute is committed to achieve excellence through an interactive learning environment, pool of faculty comprising expert and dedicated teachers and best possible student services. The students will have ample chance to receive rich experience of their educators and an opportunity to broaden their horizon of learning.

FUIRS will not compromise on the quality education which will be ensured through well designed programs and observing quality assurance in the courses to be taught. Courses offered at FUIRS are innovative and market based. The curriculum has dynamism which can be expected from any progressive institute of Rehabilitation Sciences. Apart from intensive theoretical lectures, the clinical training will be imparted in a state of art Rehabilitation Department which is functioning in Fauji Foundation Hospital. The hospital is 740 bedded, tertiary care and extends treatment to wards of veterans from Rawalpindi and surrounding areas. It draws a large number of patients daily which will afford an opportunity to the students to have varied experience through intimate firsthand knowledge of ailments.

For personality grooming and inculcate professionalism, at FUIRS, we try to concentrate on every student individually. Efforts are made to brush his talent, inculcate skills and enhance his abilities to evaluate best of opportunities available in the market. The ultimate aim of the entire curriculum is to produce the evidence based practitioners, quality professionals and value addition to the skilled human resource in Pakistan.

I welcome you once again and wish you success in future and hope that your stay with us will be rewarding and at the end of the course, you will leave as a useful rehabilitation practitioner to alleviate the suffering of patients.