Baloch, Pakhtun students protest PU action

LAHORE:27 April: Baloch and Pakhtun student councils of the Punjab University (PU) on Wednesday protested outside the Lahore Press Club against the university administration for suspending and expelling their members.

A large number of students gathered at Istanbul Chowk on The Mall and walked towards the press club to protest against the administration for not taking action against the Islami Jamiat Tulba (IJT) activists.

Punjab University engineering students to study in China

LAHORE: April 27: The Punjab University’s faculty of engineering and technology has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a Chinese company for higher education of its students in China.
A ceremony to the effect was held at PU’s Institute of Chemical Engineering and Technology here on Wednesday.
Dean Faculty of Engineering and Technology Prof Dr Taqi Zahid Butt and Ms Yang Yu and Ms Yan Liuyl from China’s Gorges company were present on the occasion.

British Council delegation visits Fatima Jinnah Women University

British Council delegation visits Fatima Jinnah Women University
Rawalpindi:April 27:British Council Pakistan in collaboration with the Higher Education Commission (HEC) visited Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi on Wednesday.

The aim of visiting FJWU was for improving Institutional capacity of education sector in Pakistan. The visiting team included Nishat Riaz (Director Education British Council), Dr Azra Medows (OBE) and Abou Bakar Fathalla (International Engagement Manager, Cardiff Metropolitan).

Promoting equality: Sensitisation campaign ends at LCWU

LAHORE:25 April:A seven-month-long project launched with an aim to encourage gender institutionalisation through gender sensitisation of students, faculty and non-teaching staff in public sector universities came to an end at the Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) on Monday.
The concluding ceremony of the campaign titled Institutionalisation of Gender Sensitisation and Gender Training Materials in Public Sector Universities was held at the university on Monday.

Plan to build Rs260m access road for women college

LAHORE:25 April:The Punjab government has prepared a plan worth Rs 260 million to provide access road to the students of Government Fatima Jinnah College for Women, Chuna Mandi.

According to a handout in this regard a meeting was held on Monday which was chaired by Punjab Minister for Higher Education and Chairman Board of Governors of Govt Fatima Jinnah College for Women Syed Raza Ali Gillani. Principal Prof Shehnaz Kausar and representatives of Higher Education Department attended the meeting.

Media seminar at Lahore College for Women University

LAHORE:25 April:A seminar held at Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) on Monday highlighted the importance of media and media studies departments in protection and promotion of democracy and democratic dispensation in the country according to the spirit of the Constitution of Pakistan.
According to a press release the Lahore College for Women University Department of Mass Communication organised an interactive session with media experts and academicians on the issue of “Democracy in Pakistan, Role of Media and Media Studies Departments”.

Violence feared at Punjab University annual book fair

LAHORE:April 24:The Punjab University is all set to organise its annual book fair from April 27 to April 29 after it was initially postponed due to the unrest on campus. However, the faculty and students fear fresh violence.

PU had earlier announced the annual three-day book fair from April 6 to 8, 2017. In this regard, a high level meeting, chaired by PU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Zafar Mueen Nasir, was held to review arrangements.

Spirit of Math’ to cater High-achievers needs

LAHORE:April 24:“Spirit of Math” being a system of after-school programme for high performing students in mathematics has opened doors for bright students in Pakistan. After the successful recognition across the world, this programme is developed to address the critical needs of those students who are looking for an opportunity to study mathematics more deeply with others like them, and for those parents who are looking for an opportunity for their children to be challenged at a global level.


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