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Posted on : 2024-03-28
Universities students gathered at GCU to express solidarity with Palestinians, Kashmiris
A seminar held at GC University Lahore on Thursday witnessed a strong display of support by youth for the oppressed Muslim brothers and sisters of Palestine and Kashmir.Students from more than eleven educational institutions, including Punjab University, UMT Lahore, University of Engineering and Technology, Home Economics University, and University of Gujarat, participated in the seminar organized by the Ex-Servicemen Society in collaboration with GCU Kashmir and Palestine societies.During the seminar, students showcased their solidarity throug... Read More

Posted on : 2024-03-04
GCU Dramatics Club stages spellbinding - Aik Biwi ka Sawal Hai Baba
The Dramatics Club at Government College University Lahore (GCUDC) recently brought the vibrant 70s back to life with their four-day performance of "Aik Biwi ka Sawal Hai Baba," a romantic comedy musical that enthralled audiences with its humor, love, and nostalgia. Directed by Mr. Umer Darr and with the creative oversight of Mr. Zohaib Zafar Naqvi, the show paid tribute to Kamal Ahmad Rizvi, a celebrated Urdu dramatist, director, and actor.This two-hour play was a lively journey back to the 70s, blending romance, humor, and music to charm its ... Read More

Posted on : 2024-02-23
World Bank delegation visit GCU Lahore
A delegation from the World Bank, led by Senior Economist Ms. Inga Afanasieve and Education Specialist Ms. Tashmina Rahman, visited the GC University Lahore along with the Higher Education Development Project (HEDP) team led by Project Director Dr. Mahmood Ul Hassan Butt.The delegation engaged in discussions with the Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Adnan Ahmad and university officials, including Prof. Dr. Hamid Mukhtar, Director of the Quality Enhancement Cell (QEC), Dr. Fouzia Shahin, Director of Academic Planning & External Linkages (AP&EL)... Read More

Posted on : 2024-01-27
GCU opens undergraduate admissions to 28 disciplines
The Government College University (GCU) Lahore has opened its doors to new applicants for the undergraduate spring 2024 admissions beginning Monday, January 29; offering admissions in over 28 disciplines across its main and new campuses. The university invites applications for various programs, including cutting-edge fields like Artificial Intelligence, Software Engineering, and Environmental Science, alongside traditional subjects such as Art History, Philosophy, Persian, and Urdu.Reviving its tradition, the University is offering admissi... Read More

Posted on : 2024-01-01
GCU celebrates its 160th Founders Day
The Government College University (GCU) Lahore on Monday celebrated its 160th Founders’ Day, marking a significant milestone in its educational journey that started on January 01, 1864 in the Haveli of Raja Dhyan Singh in the Walled City Lahore as the liberal arts and Science College.The historical institution has grown over the years, now accommodating over 15 thousand students, a substantial increase from its humble beginning with only 9 students.A special event for the 160th Founders' Day was organized at the University’s Abdus Salam Hal... Read More

Posted on : 2023-12-06
UMT and GC University signs memorandum of understanding
University of Management and Technology (UMT) and Government College University (GCU) Lahore have signed a memorandum of understanding. The objective of the MoU is to promote faculty and student exchange including research and development collaboration, exchange of library resources between the two educational institutions so that the two institutions can jointly find the best solutions to the challenges faced by countryIn the MoU ceremony, Rector UMT Dr. Asif Raza, Vice Chancellor GC University Professor Dr. Ahmad Adnan, Registrar UMT Saleem A... Read More

Posted on : 2023-12-05
GCU Lahore hosted the HEC All Pakistan Quaid-e-Azam Trophy in collaboration with HEC
HEC All Pakistan Quaid E Azam Trophy 12th Women and 43rd Men Intervarsity Swimming Championships 2023-24 were held at Punjab International Swimming Complex (PISC), Nishtar Park Sports Complex (NPSC), Ferozepur Road, Lahore from 1-4 December, 2023. The championships were organised by Government College University Lahore (GCUL) in collaboration with Higher Education Commission (HEC) Pakistan. The opening ceremony of the championships was held on 2 December, 2023 and Prof. Dr. Ahmad Adnan Vice Chancellor GC University Lahore was the chie... Read More

Posted on : 2023-11-29
GCU celebrates World Fisheries Day
An awareness walk and seminar were held at GC University Lahore under the auspices of its Department of Zoology, Zoological Society, and the Pakistan Fisheries Society to commemorate World Fisheries Day. Delegates from various institutions, such as the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore College Women University, Kinnaird University, and Government Gulberg Degree College, participated in the event, aimed at raising awareness about the vital role of fisheries and aquaculture in the ecosystem. The proceedings began with an awaren... Read More

Posted on : 2023-11-22
GCU Lahore Hosts PM Youth Programme, Talent Hunt Youth Sports League Trials
Prime Minister’s Youth Programme, Talent Hunt Youth Sports League Table Tennis (Women) Trials has been conducted at Multi Purpose Sports Hall GCU Lahore on 21 - 22 November 2023. Talented players (women) aging between 15-25 years from Lahore region have arrived for trials and exhibited their skills in order to get selected in the regional team that will compete against 4 other regions at the forthcoming Provincial Level competition. GCU Lahore has organised the trials at 6 regional locations of Punjab excluding Lahore under the ausp... Read More

Posted on : 2023-10-30
GC University and Higher Education Commission signs partnership for the Prime Minister`s National Innovation Award
Vice Chancellor GC University Prof. Dr. Ahmad Adnan and Project Director Higher Education Commission Mr. Abdullah Soomro signed a partnership for collaboration for the Prime Minister’s National Innovation Award.The partnership will enable GC University to provide incubation support to startup winners of Prime Minister’s National Innovation Award. The initiative will promote entrepreneurship and youth empowerment at GC University Lahore.... Read More

Posted on : 2023-10-19
GCU Stands in Solidarity with Palestine, Protests Against Israel-Gaza War
In a remarkable show of unity and support, the entire student body, faculty, and administration of Government College Lahore gathered today to protest against the ongoing Israel-Gaza war. Led by the Vice Chancellor, the participants expressed their unwavering solidarity with the Palestinian people and vehemently condemned the genocide being perpetrated against them.Expressing his deep concern, the Vice Chancellor highlighted the dire situation in Gaza, condemning the indiscriminate bombings that have targeted innocent refugees, volunteers, and ... Read More

Posted on : 2023-10-17
An event titled Salam Muhafiz Pakistan was held at GCU
An event titled Salam Muhafiz Pakistan was held on Tuesday at the Bukhari Auditorium, in memory of renowned scientist, Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan. The event, organized by the Youth Development Centre at Government College Lahore, aimed to honor Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan's tremendous contributions to Pakistan's nuclear energy program.The esteemed guest of honor, Dr Dina Khan, daughter of Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan, attended the event and expressed her gratitude for the enthusiasm shown by the students. She emphasized the importance of education and the students... Read More

Posted on : 2023-10-13
Innovative Biological and Public Health Research Thrives at IBPHR-23 Conference
The 5th International Conference on Innovative Biological and Public Health Research (IBPHR-23) recently took place at Government College University Lahore. Hosted by the Department of Zoology, the conference aimed to promote research culture and collaboration in the field of Allied Medical sciences. Over 34 universities and Institutes of Higher Education Department participated in the event, which featured esteemed national and international speakers.Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi, Vice-Chancellor of GC University Lahore during his speech praised youn... Read More

Posted on : 2023-10-04
GCU syndicate approves new academic programs, institute & research centers
The Syndicate of Government College University (GCU) Lahore, in its 69th meeting, has approved a series of strategic initiatives aimed at broadening academic horizons and promoting research excellence.Alongside the university's budget for the fiscal year 2023-24, the Syndicate has greenlit the establishment of new undergraduate and postgraduate academic programs, a new institute, two research centers, an academic chair, and a Youth Development Centre.GCU Lahore's Vice Chancellor, Prof. Dr. Syed Asghar Zaidi, chaired the meeting, which was also ... Read More

Posted on : 2023-10-03
GCU Holds Seminar to Combat Drug Abuse
GCU has always been at the forefront of initiatives aimed at preventing drug abuse and promoting a healthier environment for its students. With the increasing psychosocial stressors faced by students, GCU recognizes the need to develop psychological resilience and leadership skills to counter the strains of society.To raise awareness among students and provide healthy alternatives, GCU Anti-Narcotics Society successfully concluded their session of 2022-23 by organizing a seminar titled "THE RIPPLE EFFECT; creating change in the fight against dr... Read More

Posted on : 2023-10-01
GCU convocation concludes
The Government College University Lahore held its 22nd Convocation Ceremony, which took place over two days, 28th and 30th September 2023. The second day featured the presentation of the Vice Chancellor's detailed annual report and the conferring of degrees as well as Co-Curricular Rolls of Honour and the lifetime achievement awards to distinguished old Ravians and teachers of Government College University.The Ceremony began with Dr. Asghar Zaidi, the Vice Chancellor of Government College University, welcoming attendees on behalf of the Syndica... Read More

Posted on : 2023-09-28
22nd convocation of GCU to celebrate graduates achievements
The Government College University (GCU) Lahore has successfully commenced its 22nd Convocation Ceremony, a two-day event celebrating the academic achievements of its distinguished graduates. In the first session, the convocation was attended by former Chief Justice of Pakistan Tasadeq Hussain Jilani, Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training Madad Ali Sindhi, Deputy Speaker Bahrain Dr. Adil Bin Abdul Rahman, and eminent religious scholar Qari Sohaib Ahmad Meer Muhammadi.The convocation was led by Vice Chancellor Government Colleg... Read More

Posted on : 2023-09-21
Career Fair 2023 at Government College University Lahore
 The Career Fair 2023 took place on Thursday at Government College University Lahore, with an impressive turnout of over 50 esteemed companies, including software houses and banks. The event was officially inaugurated by Prof Dr Asghar Zaidi, Vice Chancellor of GCU, who extended his sincere gratitude to all the participating companies for their invaluable presence. Dr Zaidi took the opportunity to stress the importance of thoughtful decision making for graduating students when it comes to choosing their future career paths. He urged them t... Read More

Posted on : 2023-09-18
GCU establishes Center of Excellence in Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering on New Campus
The Government College University Lahore has established a Center of Excellence in Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering at its New Campus in Kala Shah Kaku with a five million Euro grant from the German Science Foundation and British Council. The center aims to develop and commercially produce low-cost orthopedic implants in Pakistan.Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Syed Asghar Zaidi inaugurated the center on the University's 370-acre New Campus, which is also home to the Institute of Global and Historic Studies, Department of Agriculture, and Sheikh A... Read More

Posted on : 2023-08-30
Symposium held at GCU on women empowerment
A symposium titled "Strengthening Pathways into Employment for Women through Policy Making and Implementation" was held here at Government College University Lahore in partnership with the University of Sunderland, UK. Speakers engaged in a panel discussion that centered around gender-inclusive policies and strategies aimed at enhancing women's participation in the workforce.The focal point of the panel discussion was the theme of gender-related health policies. Participants deliberated on the necessity of formulating and executing suitable org... Read More