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Posted on : 2024-05-17
GCU, Punjab Probation and Parole Service sign MoU
The Government College University (GCU) Lahore and Punjab Probation and Parole Service signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at a ceremony held at the University’s Syndicate Committee Room. This strategic partnership aims to foster collaboration in various academic and community-oriented initiatives.The MoU was signed by GCU Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Shazia Bashir and Director General of Punjab Probation and Parole Mr. Muhammad Shahid Iqbal. The signing ceremony was also attended by Dean Prof. Dr. Sultan Shah, Director of Academic Planni... Read More

Posted on : 2024-05-16
GCU holds seminar on peace, happiness for students
The Government College University (GCU) Lahore hosted a seminar titled "Peace and Happiness in Turbulent Times" on Thursday, organized by the GCU Alumni Network in collaboration with the University’s Jones Physics Society, Rafi Physics Society, and Electronics Society.The seminar featured esteemed speakers, Prof. Dr. Inam-ur-Rahman, a distinguished nuclear scientist and Professor Emeritus at the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC), and Prof. Dr. Shazia Bashir, the first woman Vice Chancellor of GCU Lahore.The seminar was marked by discus... Read More

Posted on : 2024-05-15
Student Urdu Conference held at GCU
The Urdu Department of Government College University Lahore organized its first-ever Student Urdu Conference, dedicated to exploring modern trends in Urdu language and literature. As many as 24 MPhil students presented their research theses at the conference.Minhaj University Dean Prof. Dr. Farukh-ul-Haq Noori, GCU Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Shazia Bashir, Dean Prof. Dr. Sultan Shah, and Urdu Department Chairperson Prof. Dr. Saima Iram addressed the conference.Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Shazia Bashir discussed GCU's holistic approach to education... Read More

Posted on : 2024-05-13
GCU celebrates `Main Hoon Jahan Gard` by Farrukh Sohail Goindi
The Urdu Majlis of Government College University, Lahore jon Monday hosted a seminar in honor of the renowned author Farrukh Sohail Goindi's latest work, "Main Hoon Jahan Gard."The event was attended by the GCU Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Shazia Bashir, and former Vice Chancellor, Prof. Dr. Hassan Amir Shah.The book not only recounts Farrukh Sohail Goindi’s extensive travels but also serves as a reflection on the societal and political landscapes of the countries he visited, presented through the lens of his rich and engaging narratives.During ... Read More

Posted on : 2024-05-11
National Games` Top Performers Honored at GCU Ceremony
The Higher Education Commission of Pakistan on Saturday celebrated the exceptional performances displayed by students from different universities at the national games.In a ceremony held at GC University Lahore, over 80 athletes and their coaches were awarded cash prizes by the HEC.GCU Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Shazia Bashir was the chief guest at the ceremony, which was also addressed by HEC Director General of Sports, Javed Ali Memon, and Olympian Khawaja Junaid.Addressing the event, Vice Chancellor Prof. Shazia Bashir remarked on the vital r... Read More

Posted on : 2024-05-10
GCU hosts seminar on challenges of deep space missions
The Jones Physics Society of Government College University Lahore (GCU) recently hosted a seminar on the NASA Artemis Program, emphasizing the ambitious plans to return to the moon and venture onwards to Mars. The seminar featured a keynote address by Sir Mansoor Ahmad, a retired Associate Director from NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland.Prof. Dr. Shazia Bashir, the Vice Chancellor of GCU Lahore, also delivered remarks at the event held in the university’s Physics Seminar Hall. She provided insights into NASA's cutting-ed... Read More

Posted on : 2024-05-08
GCU, Turkish university sign MoU for student, faculty exchanges
A delegation from İnönü University, Turkiye, visited the Government College University Lahore on Tuesday and signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at fostering educational and cultural exchanges between the two universities.The delegation was welcomed at the University’s Centre for Advanced Studies in Physics (CASP), where they engaged with the faculty and students and visited the research facilities & state of the art machines.During the visit, the delegation was informed about the rich history of GC University Lahore, whic... Read More

Posted on : 2024-05-04
Anees Nagi`s son initiates scholarship, medal at GCU
Dr. Daniyal Nagi, a specialist in Internal Medicine, donated one million rupees to Government College University Lahore on Friday to establish a scholarship and gold medal in honor of his late father, Anees Nagi, a renowned writer, critic, and alumnus of the university.The scholarship aims to support a deserving postgraduate student in the University’s Urdu Department, while the prestigious Anees Nagi Medal will be awarded to the top achiever in MPhil Urdu Literature.The donation ceremony was held on the University’s campus. Dr. Daniyal Nag... Read More

Posted on : 2024-05-01
Ex-GCU teacher Anjum Nisar passes away
Government College University (GCU) former professor Syed Anjum Nisar passed away on Wednesday.He was a teacher of English language and literature and was recognised as an authority on drama, classical and romantic poetry, and American literature.Prof Nisar taught at GCU for over 33 years, serving as the head of the English department, registrar, and adviser to the GC Dramatics Club. He had been critically ill and hospitalised for several weeks.His funeral prayers were offered at Jamiatul Muntazar, Model Town, and attended by a large number of ... Read More

Posted on : 2024-04-30
GCU, AJOKA to forge partnership for socially impactful plays
The Government College University Lahore Dramatics Club and AJOKA Theatre held a meeting on Tuesday to discuss the prospects of collaboration for producing transformative plays and other joint initiatives that both engage and educate the audience.The meeting, chaired by Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Shazia Bashir and AJOKA Executive Director Shahid Nadeem, focused on harnessing drama and theatre as tools for social development.GCU Advisor Students' Affairs, M. Siddique Ahmad Awan, and Director Academic Planning and External Links, Dr. Fouzia Shahin... Read More

Posted on : 2024-04-29
Old Ravians Union hosts grand reunion at GCU
The Old Ravians Union hosted a grand reunion event at GC University Lahore, bringing together former students from various decades and graduating classes. This event provided an opportunity for alumni to reconnect with their peers and relive their cherished college memories.he event was graced by the presence of the Federal Minister of Law, Azam Nazir Tarar, as the chief guest, along with the Speaker of the Punjab Assembly, Malik Muhammad Ahmad Khan, and PEMRA Chairman, Saleem Baig, who attended as guests of honor.Professor Dr. Shazia Bashir, t... Read More

Posted on : 2024-04-29
GCU hosts 28th GCU Parliamentary Style Championship
As many as 72 teams of shining orators from top 45 educational institutions of the country have participated in the Government College University Lahore’s 28th Parliamentary Style Championship, brought together a remarkable display of intellectual prowess and oratorical skills.The three-day debating contest, organized by the University’s Debating Society (GCUDS), is one of the biggest national parliamentary style debates in the country in which this year highly crucial socio-political topics were debated by the shining orators of the countr... Read More

Posted on : 2024-04-27
Six GCU employees granted Umrah packages
Six employees of Government College University Lahore were granted Umrah packages from the Benevolent Fund. The recipients were selected during a lucky draw conducted by Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Shazia Bashir at the University mosque.The fortunate employees include Javaid Hussain, a Security Guard; Muhammad Zulfiqar, a member of the Library staff; Farasat Ali, a Laboratory Assistant; Saba Raheem, an Assistant Professor; Tahir Bashir, the Additional Registrar; and Umar Sardar, a Lecturer.Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Shazia Bashir expressed her del... Read More

Posted on : 2024-04-24
Iranian President Raisi for promotion of Modern Menters of Arts, Science
Iranian President Dr Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi said on Tuesday that Pakistan and Iran enjoy deep-rooted historical, religious, cultural and civilizational ties and both countries were keen to develop centers of arts and learning besides promotion of arts and sciences.Addressing the students and faculty at the historic Government College University (GCU) during his visit, he said it was need of the hour to pay special attention to arts, sciences and technology in order to shine among the comity of nations.In her address, Vice Chancellor GCU Prof Dr S... Read More

Posted on : 2024-04-22
GCU welcomes First Female head in its 160 Years History
The Government College University Lahore marks a significant milestone as a female Professor appointed as the head of the university for the first time in its 160-year history.Prof. Dr. Shazia Bashir, the university’s Dean Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, is appointed as the acting Vice Chancellor of the university.The Punjab governor conferred upon her the additional charge of the post of Vice Chancellor for a period of four month or till the appointment of regular Vice Chancellor.Dr. Shazia Bashir is an Old Ravian and has an e... Read More

Posted on : 2024-04-19
GCU holds sixth International Biosciences Conference
Speakers at the Sixth International Conference on "Advances in Biosciences" emphasized the significance of interdisciplinary research and innovation in addressing global challenges and improving quality of life. The two-day conference was organized by the Dr. Ikram ul Haq Institute of Biotechnology at the university. Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Ahmad Adnan chaired the inaugural session, which was addressed by eminent experts in the field, including Professor Dr. Anwar Malik, President of the Biological Society of Pakistan.In his opening remarks, ... Read More

Posted on : 2024-04-18
GCU Law School holds int’l conference on alternative dispute resolution
An international conference on Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) titled “Harmonizing Dispute Resolution: Exploring International Perspectives in ADR” was held at the GC University Lahore.Organized by the University’s Dr. Iqbal Law School in collaboration with the Lahore Bar Association (LBA) and the Legal Aid and Justice Authority, Islamabad, the conference aimed to delve into various facets of ADR methods, including mediation, arbitration, negotiation, and collaborative law, and their global implications.The inaugural session, chaired... Read More

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