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Posted on : 2022-03-16
GCU celebrates Pashtun Culture Day
The Pashtun students of Government College University Lahore on Tuesday held different colorful activities including cultural walk, traditional dance “Attan” and cultural night to create awareness of the Pashtun culture and their vibrant traditions.The Pashtun Culture Day celebrations, held under the auspices of GCU Society for Cultural and Heritage (SOCH), were marked by the beating of drums, Rubab, Tabla and flute playing performances, and the traditional Pashtun dance known as “Attan” and dressed up in traditional Pashtun attire.The ... Read More

Posted on : 2022-03-16
GCU, UHS join hands for research collaboration
A memorandum of understanding was signed here on Wednesday between the Government College University (GCU) Lahore and University of Health Sciences (UHS) for research and academic collaboration.GCU Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi and UHS Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Javed Akram signed the 15-point accord at a graceful ceremony here at GCU Syndicate Committee Room. Senior faculty and staff members of both the universities were also present.Speaking on the occasion, Prof. Javed Akram said it’s a proud moment for me as he is alumni of the Go... Read More

Posted on : 2022-03-15
GCU music gala brings out Punjabi cultural colors
A cultural walk, seminar and Punjabi music gala were held here at the Government College University Lahore on Monday in connection with the Punjab Culture Day 2022.  The events, organized by the University’s Punjabi Majlis and Society for Culture and Heritage (SOCH), spread the beautiful colours of Punjabi culture on the campus with enriched folk tunes of traditional music, bhangra and intellectual debate at the Punjab Culture seminar titled "representation of Punjabi culture in socio-literary art forms".Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr Asg... Read More

Posted on : 2022-03-15
Consultative meeting on State Banks autonomy and inflation expectations held at GCU
Panellists suggest SBP's increased communication regarding its monetary policy, its linkage with the problems of common man, and the accountability of its performance regarding inflation targeting, before the parliamentA consultative meeting on "State Bank of Pakistan's autonomy, credibility and inflation expectations" was held here at the Government College University Lahore in collaboration with the Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES).The panellist included GCU Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr Asghar Zai... Read More

Posted on : 2022-03-14
GCU celebrates Gilgit Baltistan Culture Day
The Gilgit Baltistan Culture Day was celebrated here on Sunday at the Government University Lahore, organised by Ravians students, under the auspices of its Society for Culture and Heritage (SOCH).Minister for Tourism, Gilgit Baltistan Raja Nasir Ali Khan was the Chief Guest at the cultural event hosted by Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr Asghar Zaidi.The celebartions marked by cultural dance and musical performances was held at the GCU Oval Ground, presented by Road and Safety Company, in collaboration with University of Lahore.Speaking on the occasio... Read More

Posted on : 2022-03-12
Kashmir month launched at GCU
Kashmir Month on Friday launched here at the Government College University Lahore under the auspices of its Kashmir Society to celebrate the true Kashmiri spirit, lifestyle, and culture and highlight Indian autocracies in the occupied valley.  The month-long event opened with a poster exhibition titled "a portrayal of Kashmiri women resistance" at the University's Amphitheatre.    Yousaf Salahuddin, a socialite, philanthropist and grandson of Allama Mohammad Iqbal, was the chief guest at the event hosted by Vice-Chancel... Read More

Posted on : 2022-03-11
GCU grants Umra packages to four employees
The Government College University Lahore on Friday gave away four Umra packages to four staff members from the Benevolent Fund. The lucky draw for the Umra packages was held here at the University after Friday prayers. Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr Asghar Zaidi announced the results of the lucky draw.Two security guards, Ijaz Ali and Muhammad Arif Khan, Personal Staff Ghulam Shabbir and Assistant Professor Ayesha Atta received the Umra packages worth Two lac rupees each.Speaking on the occasion, the Vice-Chancellor said besides these Umra packages, ... Read More

Posted on : 2022-03-10
GCU holds workshop on hazards of love
The Government College University Lahore Psychology Department on Thursday organized a workshop on an interesting topic of "Faiz, Love and Hazards of Love" in collaboration with the World Psychiatric Association Congress 2022. Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr Asghar Zaidi chaired the inaugural ceremony which was addressed by eminent psychiatrist Lt. Col. (r) Dr Nadeem Ahmed Bajwa who talked in detail about different types of love which include self-love, love with others and hazards of love experienced in the form of psychological issues, hatred an... Read More

Posted on : 2022-03-09
International conference on Statistical Sciences begins at GCU
An International Conference on Statistical Sciences on Wednesday began at the Government College University Lahore under the auspices of the Statistics Department and the Punjab Higher Education Commission.Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr Asghar Zaidi chaired the inaugural session of the conference that brought together leading academic scientists from across the country to exchange their innovative ideas and research on the theme of "Applied Statistics & Sustainable Development Goals.”Dr Ting Wang and Dr Mathew Parry from the University of Otago... Read More

Posted on : 2022-03-08
Women mushaira held at GCU
A "women mushaira" was held here at the Government College University Lahore in connection with International Women's Day. Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr Asghar Zaidi along with his wife, Mrs Kiran Zaidi, attended the mushaira organised by the University's newly-established Women Development Center. Eminent female poets from different parts of the country came to the Mushaira and presented their poetry. Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr Asghar Zaidi said from sports to culture women need to be given the chance and support to excel in all areas. He said t... Read More

Posted on : 2022-03-08
GCU beats PU in zonal round of HEC basketball championship
The Government College University Lahore has won the zonal round of All Pakistan Inter-University Basketball Championship 2022 by beating Punjab University by 10 points in the finals. The championship was organized by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan at GCU Lahore.The team GCU beat Punjab University scored 64 points in the finals against the Punjab University.Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi was the Chief Guest at the closing ceremony of the Zone D championship in which ten universities including University of Education, LUMS, ... Read More

Posted on : 2022-03-07
Women Development Centre established at GCU
A state-of-the-art Women Development Centre (WDC) was inaugurated here at the Government College University Lahore on Monday to facilitate female students for career development, entrepreneurship, online education and leadership.Punjab Minister for Women Development Ashifa Riaz Fatyana along with Alhamra Arts Council Chairperson Muneeza Hashmi and Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr Asghar Zaidi inaugurated the Centre established at the University's Faiz Hall with generous support from Women Development Department, Punjab.Alhamra Arts Council Chairperson ... Read More

Posted on : 2022-03-05
GCU Sports: Ali Sukhera, Sehar Fatima, Hadiqa win title of Best Athletes
The three-day 121st 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.Thousands of students, teachers, staff members and Old Ravians participated this year in the March Past and 70 different competitions of GCU annual sports gala. Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi led t... Read More

Posted on : 2022-03-04
GCU Annual Sports: Ali Sukhera breaks 30 years old record in 200-meter Race
The festivity of 121st Annual Sports of Government College University continued on the second day on Friday as Ali Ahmad Sukhera, a student of Physical Education Department, broke a 30-year-old record in 200-meter Race by reaching the finish line in just 21.45 seconds.Earlier, the record was held by Muhammad Shameem (21.82 seconds) who made it during the GC Annual Sports 1992.  Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi revealed that as many as five male athletes made the new GCU records during 2022 at the 121st Annual Sports. Faraz Khan ... Read More

Posted on : 2022-03-03
GCU to establish Kamyab Jawan Sports School
The three-day 121st Annual Sports of the Government College University began on Thursday at a grand inaugural ceremony at Punjab Stadium which was marked by fireworks, march past and music concert.  Special Advisor to Prime Minister on Youth Affairs Usman Dar was the chief guest at the inaugural ceremony which was also addressed by Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr Asghar Zaidi, Lahore Qalandars CEO Atif Rana and Higher Education Commission Director-General (Sports) Javaid Memon.About 11,000 university students are participating in the annual ... Read More

Posted on : 2022-03-02
Baloch Culture Day celebrated at GCU
The Baloch Culture Day was celebrated here at the Government College University on Tuesday under the auspices of the Society for Culture and Heritage (SOCH). A large number of students, some of them wearing traditional Balochi dresses, turbans and waistcoats paraded through the main campus.Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Asghar Zaidi led the walk appreciating the enthusiasm of his University students in removing misconceptions, protecting and promoting awareness about their cultures, values and heritage. He said celebrating various cultures was aimed a... Read More

Posted on : 2022-03-02
GCU-YJS holds seminar on responsible use of information
A seminar on "Essentials of Journalism: Responsible use of Information" was held here at the Government College University Lahore on Wednesday under the auspices of its Young Journalists Society (YJS).Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr Asghar Zaidi chaired the seminar addressed by the Old Ravian, Special Assistant to Chief Minister Punjab on Information Hassan Khawar as a keynote speaker and chief guest.Speaking on the occasion, Hassan Khawar stressed that media is very powerful medium and it has a crucial role to bridge fault lines in society. He told j... Read More

Posted on : 2022-03-01
Torch Relay for GCU 121st Annual Sports begins
Ravians cheered and waved the flag of Government College University Lahore as a torch relay for the 121st Annual Sports kicked off on Tuesday under the University’s Clock Tower.Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi lit a spiral-shaped torch and rallied his sportsmen to the University’s Science Block, where he handed over the torch to the members of GCU Sports Board for its onward journey to the University’s New Campus in KSK. The Vice Chancellor also joined the relay in the New Campus and distributed prizes to the winner of inter-departm... Read More

Posted on : 2022-03-01
Art exhibition highlighting social issues opens at GCU
An intercollegiate art exhibition highlighting social issues opened here at the Government College University Lahore on Tuesday.Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr Asghar Zaidi inaugurated the exhibition titled “Grand Art Exhibition” where students from GCU Lahore, Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) and Kinnaird College put on display wide range of artworks ranging from pencil sketches to oil paintings and photography to digital artwork.Speaking on the occasion, the Vice Chancellor said art is a very effective tool to reflect on social issues ... Read More

Posted on : 2022-02-26
GCU holds Healthy Food Festival
A "Healthy Food Festival" was held here at the Government College University Lahore on Thursday under the auspices of its Disease Awareness and Prevention Society (GCU-DAPS) and Rainbow Obesity, Eating Disorder Centre. The theme of this festival was to highlight the importance of healthy lifestyle. A free medical checkup for students and staff members by dietician and psychologist have also been arranged along with healthy food stalls. This festival was also comprised of sports activities for both boys and girls.Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. A... Read More