are the most important part of any society; rather it would not be
wrong to say that they are the building blocks
of a society. Student life is always symbolized as the most exciting
part of one’s life. Often people romanticize student life and
describe it as the most exciting part of their life, which is true.
Life at campus is full of so much of happenings, like exams, social
gatherings, class presentations, performance pressure, competition,
field trips, relationships and much more. Everyone has right to make
best out of his/ her student life and make it pleasantly memorable.
This can be done by achieving and maintaining physical and mental
health and creating a fine balance in life. In order to help the
students in their aspiring journeys, GCU has established counseling
services, named as “Campus Counseling Services”. This service helps
student to overcome their personal, academic and social problems and
to flourish in life.
Aims & Objectives
aims and objectives of counseling services are:
To facilitate the personal, academic, and social
and growth of students.
To assist the students in better understanding
and utilization of their individual potential.
To help the student explore and highlight their
individually unique competence.
To help the students enhance their decision
To equip the students with skills to meet up with
the variety of challenges in life.
Assessment and Counseling Services
A wide range of assessment and counseling
services are provided both at individual and group levels. The
likely dealt problems are:
problem affecting personal, academic and social functioning, are
The group counseling sessions are also run for the benefit
of students. These groups are aimed at facilitating the personal,
academic and social growth of students. Group Counseling Sessions
cover a wide range of areas like:
This group counseling session is about
managing you apprehensions and fears about exams. It helps you to
develop effective ways of not only managing you anxiety about the
exams bur also to ensure your good grades.
In this session you learn about developing
important and useful study skills and habits to ensure your academic
In today’s modern
world stress has become an integral part of our lives, especially
student are very prone to stress. Therefore to address your needs
group counseling sessions are also arranged. These sessions tells
you about different techniques and ways to manage your stress and
ease your life.
In this session different ways and
strategies to manage your anger are discussed with special emphasize
on effective communication.
Developing Effective Social Skills
session deals with developing essential and important communication
strategies to become a confidant speaker and to develop successful
Group counseling is a form of counseling
that emphasizes on the benefits of shared experiences.
Groups Counseling and
Group counseling sessions are very
effective in the sense that they provide the following benefits:
We can learn from the
experiences of others
A chance to meet with the people
having experiences similar to ours.
In less time bigger problems can
An opportunity to exchange
variety of ideas.
A group can ideally consist of
six to eight members at one time.
Usually in a group session a
particular topic about the interest of all the participants is
explored and dealt with.
Like the individual counseling,
the confidentiality of all the participants is highly respected.
The main focus is always on the
topic of the group session.
Group sessions are conducted on the
following topics regularly:
Making Effective Class
Dealing with Exam Anxiety
Learning Effective Study Skills
Developing Effective Social
Student Services Center
GC University Lahore
GC University Lahore
Tel (UAN): 111-000-010 Ext 456
If you have
any questions or suggestions, or if you would just like to get
better acquainted, please stop by my office. Confidential
appointments with the counselor may be made on above mentioned
telephone or email.