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Donation

An alumni of Government College University Lahore has set a golden example by initiating a perpetual scholarship, in the name of his teacher, with a donation of rupees one million to the University’s Endowment Fund Trust (EFT). An overseas Pakistani and Old Ravian, Mr. Danyal Barkat Syed, donated rupees...

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GCU Vice Chancellor awarded Tamgha-i-Imtiaz

LAHORE: Governor Punjab Ch Muhammad Sarwar on Tuesday conferred Tamgha-i-Imtiaz on Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi, the Vice Chancellor of Government College University Lahore, for his meritorious contributions in the field of research and education especially attributing to his innovative research on population ageing. Prof. Zaidi was awarded Tamgha-i-Imtiaz at a...

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Old Ravian Dr. Farooq Ahmed donates Rs. 2M to GCU-EFT

Dr. Farooq Ahmed, an expatriate Old Ravian, has donated rupees two million to the Government College University Lahore Endowment Fund Trust (GCU-EFT) for the scholarships of deserving students. Vice Chancellor, and Chairman GCU-EFT, Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi and GCU-EFT Executive Committee President Mr. Iqbal Z. Ahmed expressed gratitude to...

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GCU convocation postponed

The Government College University Lahore has postponed its Convocation that’s scheduled to be held on Friday, March 19 and Saturday, March 20, 2021. Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi said that the Convocation is postponed due to a prevailing situation of COVID-19 in Lahore. A new  date will be...

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GCU candlelight vigil pays tribute to Ali Sadpara

A candlelight vigil was held here at the Government College University Lahore to pay tribute to Pakistan’s legendry mountain climber, Muhammad Ali Sadpara, who lost his life during an expedition to summit the world’s second-highest peak, K2, in the winter season. Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr Asghar Zaidi also participated in...

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40,000 plants donated to GCU

The Sophia Mahmood Ali Foundation has donated as many as 40,000 indigenous plants to the Government College University Lahore Horticulture Society to beautify the university’s 370 acres new campus at Kala Shah Kaku. The donation is made in the memory of Sophia alias Gulae, a beautiful girl who...

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GCU forms Girls Cricket Club

The Government College University Lahore has formed its first ever Girls Cricket Club, and appointed two distinguished Ravians and international cricket players Sidra Amin and Ayesha Zafar as coaches of its female cricket team. The announcement was made by Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi at the University’s...

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GCU celebrates Baloch Culture Day

The Baloch Culture Day was celebrated here at the Government College University Lahore on Monday with zeal and fervor, as a large number of male and female students wearing traditional Balochi dresses, turbans and shalwar qameez and waistcoats paraded through the University’s Bukhari Lawns, performed folk dances and sang...

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GCU establishes Tariq Farani Center for Music

LAHORE – The Government College University Lahore has established the Tariq Salman Khan Farani Center for Music, besides erecting a portrait of the late music teacher at the University’s Bukhari Auditorium. Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi along with eminent classical singer Ustad Hamid Ali Khan inaugurated the center...

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