About Us Introduction to C3A

Introduction to C3A

Centre for Counselling and Career Advisory (C3A) is an entity of NUST that provides primary mental health services since 2008. NUST is one of the pioneer universities in Pakistan offering this service, which extends to all the NUST students, faculty, personnel and families of those associated, within and outside the H-12 campus. The core objective of C3A is to provide professional counselling service, for educational, social, or psychological issues that may inhibit personal or professional performance and advancement. The centre also conducts standardized psychological tests and provides specialized career counselling for the students. The purpose of these activities is to provide psychological support as well as to meet the growing need of the university to promote the well-being and personal development of all associated. Additionally, as per the policy guidelines prepared by HEC against sexual harassment in Institutions of Higher Learning (IHEs), C3A also takes pride in functioning as a Harassment Complaint Cell to ensure a safe and secure environment for all NUST fraternity.

C3A consists of a professional staff of qualified psychologists/counsellors. This programme provides consultation, short-term (individual/group therapy), psychological testing, training and facilitation of workshops.