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Posted on : 2021-03-05
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 the candle vigil organized by the University's students from Gilgit Baltistan. Sajid Ali Sadpara, the son of Ali Sadpar, also joined the candlelight vigil through a video link. ... Read More

Posted on : 2021-03-04
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 loves plants and roses, but she unfortunately lost her life at the age of 24. Dr. Ajaz and Mrs Shazia Ajaz, the Gulae's parents, made this donation of plants to GCU. Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi i... Read More

Posted on : 2021-03-02
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 Balochi songs. Vice Chancellor inaugurated the Baloch Culture Day event, appreciating the enthusiasm of youth in removing misconceptions, protecting and promoting awareness about the... Read More

Posted on : 2021-03-02
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 Annual Inter-Departmental sports where Sidra Amin and Ayesha Zafar, our national women's cricket team players, were the Guest of Honors. Speaking on the occasion, Vice Chancellor Prof. ... Read More

Posted on : 2021-02-28
GCU establishes Tariq Farani Center for Music
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 named after the music maestro, the late Prof. Tariq Suleman Khan Farani, for his 50 years long illustrious contributions for the promotion of music at GCU Lahore. Musician-singer Jawad... Read More

Posted on : 2021-02-26
GCU starts yoga classes for female students
The Government College University Lahore has initiated regular yoga classes for its female students and faculty members. Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi inaugurated the yoga classes titled "Let's Get in Shape" organized by the University's Directorate of Sports in collaboration with the Pakistan Yoga Council (PYC). Speaking on the occasion, eminent psychologist and yoga instructor Muqadas Riaz said that yoga is very crucial for young students as they suffer a lot stress due to hectic academic routi... Read More

Posted on : 2021-02-25
Pashtun Cultural Festival marked at GCU
Playing the traditional music instruments including rubab, wearing the culture dresses, performing the traditional dance Attanr and peace walk - the students of Government College University Lahore on Thursday celebrated the Pashtun Cultural Festival on the campus with enthusiasm. The event was aimed at presenting the beautiful Pashtun Culture to external world, and promoting social and cultural integration among students. Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi inaugurated the festival which was marke... Read More

Posted on : 2021-02-23
President of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Sardar Masood Khan visits GC University Lahore
Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) President Sardar Masood Khan while addressing the students of Government College University Lahore has asked Pakistani youth to excel in their fields, saying that a strong, united and economically prosper Pakistan guarantees the independence of Kashmir. He urged youth to develop the advance skills of communication and write posts and blogs to expose the inhumanity and cruelty of Indian regime in Kashmir. He said about twelve to fifteen boys under the age of 23 daily were ... Read More

Posted on : 2021-02-23
ANF holds leadership training for GCU students
The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) Academy, Punjab has organized a three-day intense multi-sectoral leadership training for the students of Government College University Lahore on the request of Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi. Besides the members of the University's Anti-Narcotics Society, the presidents of other leading societies including Debating Society and Dramatics Club are also participating in this the training. Addressing the training's inaugural session, emeritus consultant psy... Read More

Posted on : 2021-02-20
GCU 120th Annual Sports concludes
Maliha Yousaf and Hadiqa wins the title of the university's Best Female Athlete The three-day 120th Annual Sports of the Government College University Lahore on Saturday concluded with a colorful ceremony at the university's Oval Ground marked by the Gymkhana events including Girls Chatti Race, Cricket Ball Throw, Staff Children Race, Wheel Barrow Race, Four legged Race, 60 Meter Race for special students and Sack Race. About 8,000 students, teacher... Read More

Posted on : 2021-02-18
GCU 120th Annual Sports begins
The three-day 120th Annual Sports of the Government College University Lahore on Thursday began at a grand inaugural ceremony at the University's New Oval, located at its New Campus in Kala Shah Kaku. About 8,000 students of the University are participating in the annual sports including the march past, athletics meet and gymkhana events. The GCU athletes took oath that they would take part in annual games abiding by the rules and in the true spirit of sportsmanship for the glory of sports and the ho... Read More

Posted on : 2021-02-13
Old Ravians XI wins hockey match by 4-1 at GCU
A festival hockey was played between Old Ravians XI and Vice Chancellor XI on Friday at the historical Oval Ground of Government College University Lahore. The Old Ravians XI won the hockey match by 4-1. Eminent international hockey players including Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) former President Akhtar Rasool Ch, Asian Hockey Federation Chief Executive Tayyab Akram Ch. Manzoor Senior, Manzoor Junior and Olympian Tahir Zaman took part in the match at their alma mater and also shared their life exp... Read More

Posted on : 2021-02-13
The three-day Inter-University Gymnastic Championship
The three-day Inter-University Gymnastic Championship on Saturday began here at Government College University Lahore under the auspices of Higher Education Commission. Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi was the chief guest at the inaugural ceremony which was attended by Directors of Sports from different public sector and private universities. Teams from eight universities including Punjab University, Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan, GCU Lahore Sup... Read More

Posted on : 2021-02-12
GCU VC incentivizes faculty to carry out research for benefit of society
Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi, the Vice Chancellor of Government College University Lahore, has emphasized the need to motivate faculty in universities to carry out research for the benefit of society and economic prosperity instead of just for the appointments and promotions. He was addressing a meeting with the members of Education Reporters Association (ERA) at the University's Meeting Rooms on Friday. ERA President Atif Pervaiz and General Secretary Adnan Lodhi were also present. Talking to educatio... Read More

Posted on : 2021-02-11
GCU holds workshop on
A one-day workshop was held at the Government College University Lahore on "Professional Development Skills" to make graduating students aware of the banking sector trends before landing in the job market. The workshop was organized by the Career Guidance and Placement Centre in collaboration with a leading private bank (Faysal Bank). Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi chaired the workshop which was addressed by Muhammad Zeeshan, a banking sector executive, and led by GCU Placement Officer Zainab H. S... Read More

Posted on : 2021-02-09
GCU students design advertisement campaigns
The final-year students of the Government College University Lahore Fine Arts Department Friday put on display the awareness and advertisement campaigns on different brands and social issues, as their semester thesis, which included a new food chain and e-shopping ideas, fashion brands and a digital campaign to promote tolerance in society Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi inaugurated the thesis display at the University's Abdus Salam Hall, while Fine Arts Department Chairperson Prof. Dr. Erfan ... Read More

Posted on : 2021-02-06
Commandant Pakistan Naval Academy visits GCU
Commandant Pakistan Naval Academy, Karachi Commodore Sohail Ahmad Azmie on Saturday visited GC University, Lahore and addressed awareness seminar on the importance of maritime security and its role in Pakistan’s economy. Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi conducted the seminar which was attended by faculty deans, chairpersons and heads of academic and administrative departments and presidents of students’ societies at the University’s Bukhari Auditorium. Speaking on the occasion, Commodore Azmie said Pakistan Navy is force w... Read More

Posted on : 2021-02-04
GCU marks Kashmir Solidarity Day
A seminar was held here at the Government College University Lahore on Thursday to mark the Kashmir Solidarity Day and highlight the fascist oppression let loose by Indian armed forces on our innocent Kashmiri brothers and sisters.Mian Iqbal Salahuddin, an illustrious Pakistani socialite, philanthropist and maternal grandson of Allama Iqbal, was the chief guest at the seminar marked by the fiery speeches of the University’s orators and an Urdu play highlighting the struggle of Kashmiris for independence.  The seminar, organized by t... Read More

Posted on : 2021-02-01
Intermediate sports gala beings at GCU
The fourth annual sports gala for intermediate students Monday began at the Government College University Lahore with a grand march ceremony at the university’s Oval Ground. Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi and Punjab Olympics Association President, Secretary Energy, Aamir Jan inaugurated the sports gala which was also attended by the University’s senior faculty members and intermediate students. Speaking on the occasion, Punjab Olympics Association President Aamir Jan pledged that the association would provide training and schol... Read More

Posted on : 2021-01-30
Varsities stressed to shift focus to applied research
Pakistan Science Foundation Chairman Prof. Dr. Shahid Mahmood Baig on Saturday laid stress on applied research, saying that around 95 percent research done in Pakistan was basic research which didn’t play direct role in the past technological development and economic prosperity of the country. “All over the world research started from basic, but over the decades, developed countries have moved away from basic to applied research. However, in Pakistan, we started focusing on research very late, but it’s high time for our universities ... Read More