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Posted on : 2021-11-17
Panel discussion on mental health of students at GCU
A panel discussion on mental health of students was held here on the fourth day of All Pakistan Summit for Student Societies at the Government College University Lahore.Eminent psychologists and academicians participated in the discussion titled “How to attain mental health, patience, stress management of in higher education institutions by introducing Spiritualism”Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi said that mental health shouldn't be made a stigma and should be treated as any other disease. “We will keep on suffering until this stig... Read More

Posted on : 2021-11-16
GCU holds All Pakistan E-literary Competition
The Government College University Lahore on Tuesday held All Pakistan E-literary Competition under the auspices of Kashmir and Palestine societies. Mushaal Hussein Mullick, the Chairperson of Peace and Culture Organisation, awarded cash prizes to the winner of the competition. Sunaiha Adeel from Kinnaird College Lahore won first prize in English Essay Competition, while Hafsa Noor and Maha Bilal from Lahore College Women University stood second and third respectively.In Urdu Essay Contest, Adnan Ali from SZABIST Karachi, Muhammad Mustafa f... Read More

Posted on : 2021-11-16
GCU holds discussions on gender mainstreaming, SDGs and minority rights
As many as three panel discussions were held here on Tuesday at the Government College University Lahore on the topics related to tolerance, gender mainstreaming and sustainable development goals (SDGs) besides dialogue on minority rights for inclusive and prosperous Pakistan.Member Punjab Assembly Mahindar Pal Singh, Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi, journalist Salman Abid, Prof. Ashok Kumar Khatri and rights activist Samson Salamat addressed the dialogue on minority rights, while Ms Muneeza Hashmi, the chairperson of Lahore Arts Council... Read More

Posted on : 2021-11-15
Panel discussion highlights need to empower students in universities affairs
A panel discussion on “Student Centric Approach to Higher Education” was held here at the Government College University Lahore where speakers stressed that students need to empowered in universities affairs through a vibrant system of clubs and societies and their due participation in governing bodies i.e. academic councils, finance and planning committees, syndicates and the Senates.The panel discussion is part of week-long first All Pakistan Summit for the Students’ Societies being hosted by the GCU in collaboration with the UNESCO Crea... Read More

Posted on : 2021-11-14
GCU Vice Chancellor participates in marathon with youth
Students from different universities on Sunday participated in the five-kilometer Marathon on The Mall that began from the Governor House, while faculty members stood under the Clock Tower of Government College University Lahore to cheer on those who crossed the finish line.The marathon marked the beginning of the week-long First for the Students’ Societies hosted by the GC University Lahore in collaboration with the UNESCO Creative Cities Network: Lahore-City of Literature through Commissioner Lahore, Superior University and non-government o... Read More

Posted on : 2021-11-13
Students’ Societies Summit begins at GCU today
The First All Pakistan Summit for Students’ Societies, a conglomeration of youth enrolled in the public and private sector universities, is going to commence today on Sunday with a 5-km Marathon on The Mall from Governor House to GC University Lahore.The week-long summit is being hosted by the GCU Lahore in collaboration with the UNESCO Creative Cities Network: Lahore-City of Literature through Commissioner Lahore and non-government organizations (NGOs) Bargad Organization for Youth Development and Shaoor Foundation for Education and Awarenes... Read More

Posted on : 2021-11-11
GCU holds seminar on understanding social implications of monetary policy
A seminar on "understanding social implications of monetary policy in Pakistan" was held here at the Government College University Lahore on Wednesday under the auspices of its Economics Department.Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi chaired the seminar which was addressed by Dr. Sajid Amin Javed, the Research Fellow at Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI).In his key note address, Dr. Sajid Amin said that monetary policy should be treated as the public policy, and there should be not be any political intervention in the business o... Read More

Posted on : 2021-11-09
GCU VC pays homage to Allama Iqbal
A delegation from the alma mater of Allama Muhammad Iqbal, led by Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi, on Tuesday visited the Iqbal’s mausoleum to pay homage to the great Old Ravian philosopher on his birth anniversary. Vice Chancellor Prof Zaidi, Deans Prof. Ahmad Adnan and Prof. Dr. Riaz Ahmad, Controller Examinations Muhammad Shahzad, Treasurer Abid Shahzad and others also offered fateha for the soul of the great national poet and laid a floral wreath. The Vice Chancellor recorded his views in the visitors’ book.The Vice Chancellor sa... Read More

Posted on : 2021-11-09
Swimming pool construction begins at GCU
The construction for 25x21 meter swimming pool on Tuesday began at the Government College University under the auspices of the Punjab Sports and Youth Affairs Department.The University’s staff and faculty celebrated the ground-breaking at the Cricket Ground where the swimming pool would be constructed at a corner site with a separate entrance.Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr Asghar Zaidi inaugurated the construction at the site, saying that the total cost of the swimming and fitness club is Rs. 300 million, out of which 100 million are granted by the... Read More

Posted on : 2021-11-06
Accord signed to power GCU with clean energy
The Government College University Lahore has initiated a project to power its main campus with clean energy.  An accord was signed here on Thursday to install solar power panels across the rooftops of the University’s main campus.Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi and a reputed solar company, Shams Pvt Limited, Chief Executive Officer, Omer Malik signed the agreement for purchase of solar equipment after fulfillment of all codal formalities in collaboration with Punjab Energy Efficiency and Conservation Agency (PEECA).Abdur Rahman, t... Read More

Posted on : 2021-11-05
GCU students celebrate Gilgit-Baltistan Independence Day
The 74th Independence Day of Gilgit-Baltistan was celebrated here at the Government College University Lahore with traditional zeal and fervor.A grand cultural event was held at the University’s Amphitheater, under the auspices of a student body, SOCH (Society of Culture and Heritage), which was marked by music concert and unique cultural dance performances the students of Gilgit-Baltistan.Vice Chancellor Prof. Asghar Zaidi and eminent scholar Dr. Moeen Nizami also graced the event. The venue was jam packed with the students and teachers who ... Read More

Posted on : 2021-11-04
64 international students admitted to GCU
As many as 64 international students from 13 countries are admitted to the Government College University Lahore this year in different disciplines. These international students include 13 females as well. It was revealed by Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi while chairing a meeting of the University’s International Students Office to review arrangements for these foreign students. Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi pledged to provide maximum facilities to these international students including on-campus hostel accommodation... Read More

Posted on : 2021-10-28
GCU holds seminar on digital media
A seminar on the future of digital media was held here at the Government College University Lahore on Thursday under the auspices of its Business Incubation Center.Special Assistant to Chief Minister on Information Hassan Khawar chaired the seminar which was also addressed by Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi, eminent journalist Aftab Iqbal and Ms. Marium Chaudhry, the founder of social media website, The Current.In his address, Hassan Khawar said social media has empowered people and practically made governments answerable to them. He als... Read More

Posted on : 2021-10-27
GCU holds seminar let’s rise for the Kashmir
A seminar titled “let’s rise for the Kashmir” was held here at the Government College University Lahore on Wednesday under the auspices of its Kashmir Society.Punjab Governor Ch Muhammad Sarwar chaired the seminar which was also addressed by Member Punjab Assembly Mr. Ramesh Singh Arora, Freedom for All Executive Director Munzir Elahi, writer Prof Dr Uzma Shujaat and Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi.Punjab Minister for Energy Dr. Akhtar Malik was also present.Addressing the seminar via video link, Mushaal Hussein Mullick, the chairp... Read More

Posted on : 2021-10-26
GCU holds seminar on mental health in unequal world
A seminar on ‘mental health in unequal world’ was held here at the Government College University Lahore on Tuesday where speakers highlighted increase in mental health diseases especially depression.The speakers said exercise and healthy diet do not only keep people physically fit but is also vital in keeping them mentally healthy.GCU Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr Asghar Zaidi chaired the seminar which was jointly organized by the University’s Psychology Department and Punjab Food Authority in connection with the Mental Health Day 2021.“Ment... Read More

Posted on : 2021-10-25
GCU students highlights social issues through artwork
The Government College University Fine Arts Department students on Monday put on display their annual thesis highlighting different social issues including self-awareness, water shortage, importance of consent and environment pollution.GCU Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr Asghar Zaidi was chief guest at the thesis display. As many as 19 final-year students of Bachelor in Fine Arts (Hons) displayed their projects comprising complete awareness and promotional material, including posters, documentaries, pamphlets and social media pages for raising awarene... Read More

Posted on : 2021-10-21
GCU holds breast cancer awareness walk
The Government College University (GCU) Lahore on Thursday held a walk and seminar to raise awareness about the breast cancer, and denounce myths and eliminate social stigma attached to it.Besides a large number of students and faculty members, Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi along with his wife and daughters also attended the seminar held in collaboration with the Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital & Research Center (SKMCH&RC).Speaking on the occasion, SKMCH cancer surgeon Dr. Amna Khan said it is still considered a taboo e... Read More

Posted on : 2021-10-20
GCU holds debates contest on fighting corruption
The Government College University Lahore Debating Society has organized a declamation contest on the theme of fighting corruption of the request of National Accountability Bureau.  GCU Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi chaired the contest and awarded shields and certificates to winners.In Urdu speech Awais Shah won the first prize, while Abdur Rehman and Rizwan Cheema was adjudicated second and third. In English category Daud Kharral, Esa Qamar and Jazib ud Din secured the first, second and third positions, respectively.Speaking on th... Read More

Posted on : 2021-10-18
GCU to hold entrance test for inter admissions
The Government College University Lahore has announced holding entrance test and interviews for admissions to its intermediate programs.Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi said that the University has changed its intermediate admission policy, and this year admissions would not be offered on the basis of matriculation results alone.He said that entrance test and interviews of candidates would be conducted for the candidates to develop merit for FA/FSc/ICom admissions this year.The Vice Chancellor clarified that the test would be prepared by ... Read More

Posted on : 2021-10-16
Naat, Qirat & Speech Contest concludes at GCU
A provincial-level Inter-University Naat, Qirat and Speech Competition on Saturday concluded here at the Government College University Lahore. The competition was orgainsed by the Higher Education Department Punjab in connection with the Shan-e-Rehmatul lil Alameen (SAW) Week.Students from different universities and colleges of Punjab participated in the competitionSecretary Higher Education Syed Javed Iqbal Bukhari and Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi distributed prizes and shields among the winners of the competition.Addressing the clos... Read More