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Posted on : 2021-04-08
GCU to establish a grand library in its New Campus
The Government College University Lahore has planned to establish one of Pakistan’s largest libraries spread over 12.5 acres in its new campus located at Kala Shah Kaku. The proposed state-of-the-art Library Complex will have capacity of more than 12,000 readers in its five blocks. Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi confirmed they have completed the initial working on the PC-1 of the project with the input from the university’s library staff and Directorate of Planning and Development. Modell... Read More

Posted on : 2021-04-01
An Old Ravian Mr. Danyal Barkat Syed, donated rupees one million to GCU-EFT
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 one million to GCU-EFT to initiate the Golden Scholarship in memory of his mentor and teacher Muhammad Asghar, saying that “he wanted to say thank you to ... Read More

Posted on : 2021-03-24
GCU Vice Chancellor awarded Tamgha-i-Imtiaz
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 graceful ceremony at Governor’s House Lahore. Working along the lines of the Human Development Index of Dr Mahbub ul Haq, Prof. Zaidi developed two glo... Read More

Posted on : 2021-03-19
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 Dr. Farooq Ahmed, saying that the University would initiate two perpetual golden scholarships from his generous donation. “Each golden scholarship will cover univers... Read More

Posted on : 2021-03-16
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 announced in due course of time. Prof. Zaidi also announced that all scheduled examinations are postponed immediately for at least two weeks. These initiatives are taken as precautionary measures aga... Read More

Posted on : 2021-03-08
GCU holds seminar on role of women in male dominated society
A seminar on role of women in male dominated society was held here at the GC University Lahore in connection with the Women’s Day to discuss the different stereotypes and challenges faced by females range from an uncomfortable sense of being viewed as less rational, excessively sensitive and less capable of performing certain activities, to the difficulty of reconciling work with motherhood. Eminent jurist Justice (r) Nasira Javed Iqbal, Lahore High Court judge Hon’ble Justice Ms. Ayesha A. Malik, hu... Read More

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 ... 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 ... 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