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Posted on : 2023-03-02
Muhammad Ubaid wins coveted Mr GCU Title at Annual Bodybuilding Championship
Muhammad Ubaid, a student of BS Physical Education, has won the coveted title of Mr GCU 2022-23 at the Annual Inter-departmental Bodybuilding Championship 2023 held at GC University Lahore. The event, organized by the University's Directorate of Sports, featured students from across the university competing in various categories based on weight, including 60 kg, 70 kg, 80 kg, and 80+ kg. Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr Asghar Zaidi graced the occasion as chief guest, and awarded the Mr GCU title to the most impressive bodybuilder at the competition,... Read More

Posted on : 2023-03-01
American Studies Center proposed for coordination with Californian universities
A delegation comprising members of the California State Assembly visited Government College University (GCU) Lahore on Wednesday where they met with students and heads of universities in Punjab.Led by California Legislative Assembly Appropriations Committee Head Chris R Holden, the delegation addressed a session on educational collaborations between universities in Punjab and California.During the session, GCU Lahore Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi proposed the establishment of an American Studies Center at GCU Lahore for effective coord... Read More

Posted on : 2023-02-27
All ages gather at GCU Yoga event for inner peace
The GC University Lahore on Sunday morning celebrated a grand yoga event for inner peace on the Oval Ground of its campus, with the participation of around 2,000 yoga practitioners from all across Pakistan, making it one of the largest yoga events in the country.The event, organized by the University's recently-established Ravian Yoga Club in collaboration with the Pakistan Yoga Council, aimed to promote mental and physical wellness in society while reducing stress and anxiety.Participants of all age groups, from five-year-old to eighty-year-ol... Read More

Posted on : 2023-02-27
GCU hosts Pet Show promoting animal welfare, responsible pet ownership
The Zoology Department of GC University Lahore has hosted a grand pet show th Zoology Department at GC University Lahore Hosts Grand Pet Show Promoting Animal Welfare and Responsible Pet Ownershipat celebrated the beauty and diversity of the animal kingdom while promoting animal welfare and responsible pet ownership. The event brought together a wide range of animals, including dogs, cats, birds, and even a rare white tiger, lion, monkey and hamster which drew the attention of the students, who were thrilled to see such exotic creatures up... Read More

Posted on : 2023-02-20
GCU wins All Pakistan Inter Varsity Gymnastics Champions 2023
The All Pakistan Inter Varsity Gymnastics Championship 2023 concluded on a high note with the GC University Lahore clinching the championship trophy. More than eleven universities participated in the tournament held under the auspices of Higher Education Commission at GCU Sports Hall.The Vice Chancellor of GC University Lahore, Professor Dr. Asghar Zaidi, Director of Sports Wasim Akhtar, and officials of Higher Education Commission, including Muhammad Asif, graced the ceremony with their presence.The team GCU emerged as the winners of the champ... Read More

Posted on : 2023-02-16
GCU Music Society, Turkish band create a unique musical fusion
The Government College University (GCU) Lahore has hosted a captivating fusion of Turkish and classical Sufi music, as the renowned Turkish band Afro-Arab Music Circle performed alongside the talented musicians and singers of GCU's Nazir Ahmad Music Society (NAMS).The five-member Turkish band, led by Abdullah Kaymak, and NAMS students also recited Qaseeda Burda Shareef, which was highly praised by Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr Asghar Zaidi, who said, “Qaseeda Burda Shareef renews hope in our hearts for better times, especially when our Turkish bro... Read More

Posted on : 2023-02-10
GCU stages play on harsh reality of life in India-Occupied Kashmir
The Kashmir Society of GC University Lahore held a seminar titled "Kashmir and Indian Colonial Strategy," where they staged a special theater play that depicted the harsh reality of life in Kashmir under Indian rule and showcased the support of the international community and Pakistan for the Kashmiri people.Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi chaired the seminar, which was also addressed by guest speaker Dr. Syed Mujjahid Gilani, the grandson of Syed Ali Geelani, and eminent actor Azra Aftab.Dr. Syed Mujjahid Gilani spoke about the illegal ... Read More

Posted on : 2023-02-10
GCU VC visits Center of Excellence China Studies
The Vice Chancellor of GC University Lahore, Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi, on Friday visited the Center of Excellence, China Studies at the University’s main campus. During the visit, he met with the students of the HSK1 class and reviewed the arrangements at the center. Vice Chancellor Prof. Zaidi said a new executive committee has been formed to improve the center and its business rules would be got approved by the Syndicate soon. The Vice Chancellor directed the executive committee to organize seminars and cultural events under the center's ausp... Read More

Posted on : 2023-02-09
Prof. Dr Khurshid Rizvi honored with GCU Lifetime Achievement Award
The Government College University (GCU) Lahore on Thursday held a ceremony to honour the achievements of one of its distinguished alumni, Professor Dr Khurshid Rizvi. The ceremony was held at the University's Meeting Rooms, where Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi presented the Lifetime Achievement Award to Prof. Rizvi.The award is one of the highest honours given by GCU to its alumni who have made outstanding contributions in their field. Professor Dr. Rizvi was announced as one of the ten recipients of the award during the university's 20... Read More

Posted on : 2023-02-08
GCU Book Fair offers 50pc discount on books
A three-day book fair offering up to 50 percent discounts by 30 publishers has received an overwhelming response from students and teachers on the first two days of its opening at the Government College University Lahore.Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr Asghar Zaidi inaugurated the three-day Book Fair organized by the University’s Library at the Abdus Salam Hall where eminent publishers set up their stalls. GCU Chief Librarian Muhammad also attended the inauguration ceremony.Talking to media, Vice Chancellor Prof. Zaidi said students are being given ... Read More

Posted on : 2023-02-08
GCU Read Fest 2023 celebrates literature and writing
The Book Club of GC University Lahore has hosted a three-day Read Fest 2023, a celebration of literature and writing. The festival is graced by the presence of several renowned writers and poets who addressed students and shared their insights on the craft of writing. The opening session was chaired by Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr Asghar Zaidi. In his remarks, Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr Asghar Zaidi emphasized the significance of reading and writing in shaping the future of society. He said, "At GCU Lahore, we revived the Book Club to promote a cult... Read More

Posted on : 2023-02-06
GCU gets €5 million grant for commercial production of orthopedic implants
The Government College University (GCU) Lahore has received a huge grant of five million euros from German Science Foundation for the development and commercial production of low-cost orthopedic implants in Pakistan. The foreign grant involves funding for the National Center of Excellence on Biomaterial Materials Science and Tissue Engineering, which will be established at GCU Lahore.The 67th Syndicate meeting of GCU Lahore, chaired by Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Syed Asghar Zaidi, approved the project and the establishment of the National Center... Read More

Posted on : 2023-01-31
GCU blood donation drive a big success
A blood donation camp at Government College University Lahore draws huge success, with students and faculty coming together to donate blood.  Over 200 bottles of blood were collected for children suffering from thalassemia and cancer on the first day of a two-day camp organized by the University’s Blood Donor Society (BDS) in partnership with the Fatimid Foundation.The Vice Chancellor of GCU, Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi, not only visited the camp but also made a blood donation, inspiring others to follow suit.The Vice-Chancellor said the GCU ... Read More

Posted on : 2023-01-25
GCU Academic Council approves Arshad Sharif Institute of Media, Communication Studies
The 28th Academic Council of Government College University Lahore has approved different new departments and academic programs aimed at strengthening the University's academic offerings and research capabilities.Among the key decisions made at the meeting, chaired by Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi and attended by a number of eminent academicians and subject experts, was the establishment of the Arshad Sharif Memorial Institute of Media and Communication Studies.This new institute will include the Department of Digital Communication and ... Read More

Posted on : 2023-01-21
GCU Finance body okays funds to improve Student Services
The Finance and Planning Committee of GC University Lahore has recommended to the Syndicate a record budget allocation of around Rs. 500 million from the own resources of the University to improve student services on its two campuses. This will enhance the overall educational and research experience of the students.The meeting was chaired by Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi, with the presence of key members of the University, including the Treasurer, Pro-VC, Dean, Registrar and nominees of the Syndicate, Secretary Higher Education and Sec... Read More

Posted on : 2023-01-19
GCU Lahore accords historic red-carpet welcome to victorious squash team
The Government College University Lahore accorded a historic red-carpet welcome to its squash team as they returned home victorious from the All Pakistan Inter University Squash Championship organized by the Higher Education Commission in Islamabad.The members of the winning team Uzair Rasheed, M. Usman, Kaleem Ullah and Abdul Rehman were greeted by the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi, and the presidents of university sports clubs.In the final match, GCU Lahore defeated SUIT by 2-0 and claimed the well-deserved victory and finished as t... Read More

Posted on : 2023-01-18
Gender equality is key to overcoming economic inequalities
A seminar was held on Wednesday here at Government College University (GCU) Lahore to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on inequality and the role of wealth tax.  Economic experts and academics emphasized the need for gender equality and stressed that Pakistan cannot progress without it.The seminar, organized by the Pakistan Kissan Rabita Committee in collaboration with the South Asia Alliance for Poverty Alleviation (SAAPE) and Oxfam International, brought together experts to examine the findings of the newly-released book, "Implications of ... Read More

Posted on : 2023-01-17
University of Lahore wins Womens Tennis Championship 2023, GCU Lahore finishes as runners-up
The Inter-University Women Tennis Championship 2023 concluded today at the GC University Lahore, with a thrilling final match. The University of Lahore emerged as the champions, securing the first position and winning a cash prize of Rs. 30,000. The GC University Lahore secured the second position with a cash prize of Rs. 24,000, and the University of Punjab secured the third position with a cash prize of Rs. 18,000. The tournament featured participation from 16 teams representing universities from across the country, and was a great showcase o... Read More

Posted on : 2023-01-14
Inclusivity in Sports: Womens Tennis Championship begins at GCU
The Inter-University Women's Tennis Championship 2023 officially began today at the GC University Lahore, marked by a vibrant inauguration ceremony attended by sports officials, participating teams, and a large number of spectators. The tournament, organized under the Higher Education Commission, features 16 teams representing universities from all over the country, including last year's winner, Lahore College for Women University.The first day of the tournament saw some exciting matches, with the University of Management Technology (UMT) defea... Read More

Posted on : 2023-01-13
GCU goes solar: 500-KW project reduces electricity costs by three million rupees per month
A groundbreaking 500-kilowatt solar project was inaugurated here at the Government College University Lahore on Friday. The project, installed on a deferred payment model with zero investment by the university and included net metering, was opened by the Punjab Minister for Energy, Sardar Hasnain Bahadur Dreshak, in the presence of the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Dr Asghar Zaidi, and the Chief Executive Officer of the seller solar company, Shams Power, Omer Malik. Under the terms of the agreement, the seller company, Shams Power, will be r... Read More