Keeping with the academic mission and strategic objectives of NUST, the Student Affairs Directorate cultivates a campus community that is supportive, caring and friendly for students and faculty.
NUST Publications Office (NPO) was established in November 2010. It initially looked after the affairs of Clubs and Societies in addition to its normal publishing responsibilities. In December 2011, NPO was renamed / reorganized as Student Affairs Directorate and its responsibilities were redefined. The Chief Editor NPO was re-designated as Director Student Affairs, and General Secretary Clubs as Deputy Director Student Affairs. In April 2015, NUST Publishing Office and Student Affairs Directorate were merged and renamed as Publishing and Student Affairs Directorate. On 16th October 2017 PSA Directorate (Publishing & Student Affairs) was again renamed as Student Affairs Directorate.