Green & Sustainable NUST

National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) is one of the leading Pakistani universities and its Main Campus in the Federal Capital, Islamabad is a purpose-built campus since 2008. The master planning of this campus constituted academic blocks, administrative buildings, student hostels, and faculty/staff housing while emphasizing on planted vegetation, free spaces with water absorption potential, and protecting natural forest with flora and fauna. At the onset of the NUST Main Campus, water was considered as a precious resource with wide spread water conservation messages, posters and banners while simultaneously conducting seminars, symposiums, events and workshops on water usage minimization, water treatment and recycling.


NUST has not only set new norms of excellence in teaching, research, and innovation but has also developed a conducive environment for creative activities that promote talent in all forms. Moreover, NUST is an SDG-engaged university, with its R&D well-aligned with the UN SDGs. A list of honors and awards received by NUST faculty and staff at national and international levels is given below:

Nust-ranked 400th

NUST ranked 400th in the QS University Ranking 2020

President award

President’s Award for Pride of Performance


Best Innovator Award by HEC


Lifetime Achievement Award by (ASSMS)


International Faculty Achievement Award(IAUP)


Winner of “Quiz of Science” in Pakistan

Ban on Single Use Plastic Bags at NUST Main Campus, Islamabad

Plant 4 Pakistan Day

Plantation and cleanup drives are held at NUST frequently to promote “Go Green” campaign, and supporting the Prime Minister’s “Clean Green Pakistan” campaign, and “Plant 4 Pakistan Day” observed nation-wide on August 18, 2019

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