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Christmas celebrations at GC University

LAHORE:20 December: The faculty and staff members of the Government College University (GCU) celebrated the Christmas with the university’s minority community at a colorful ceremony at the Bukhari Auditorium here on Thursday. The stage was especially decorated in a traditional style with lights, balloons, flowers, flags and a Christmas tree. GCU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Asghar Zaidi, Registrar Saboor Ahmed Khan and Prof Dr Sultan Shah cut the Christmas cake with the university’s Christian staff, students and faculty members.

GC University VC stresses promotion of arts education

LAHORE:12 December:A memorandum of understating (MoU) was singed here on Wednesday between two prestigious institutions of metropolitan, i.e. Government College University Lahore and Lahore Art Council for promotion and encouragement of artistic and cultural endeavors among youths. GCU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Asghar Zaidi and Lahore Art Council (LAC) Executive Director Ather Ali Khan signed the accord at a graceful ceremony organised by the GCU Directorate of Academic Planning and External Links (AP&EL) at the university’s Meeting Rooms.

King Edward Medical University programmes get NHSRC ministry nod

LAHORE:13 November: The Ministry of National Health Services, Regulation and Coordination (NHSRC) has included seven major programmes of the King Edward Medical University in the Schedule III of Gazette and notified the same accordingly. The programmes include PhD Anatomy, PhD Community Medicine, PhD Biochemistry, MPhil Community Medicine, MPhil Public Health, Masters in Public Health and MD Hematology.

GC University VC met Pakistani Ambassador to USA

Lahore:13 November: Prof Dr Asghar Zaidi, the Vice Chancellor of Government College University (GCU) Lahore, has met Pakistani Ambassador to USA Dr Asad Majeed Khan at Washington, DC and sought his support and facilitation for establishing research and academic linkages with the top American universities. According to a press release issued by the university on Tuesday, the Vice Chancellor was on a three-day trip to America where he was invited by the US National Academy of Medicine to address a workshop on Social, Behavioral, & Environmental Enablers for Healthy Longevity.

HEC forms body to probe GC University scam

LAHORE:13 November:The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has constituted a fact finding committee to probe into the allegations of irregularities in the Foreign Faculty Hiring Programme (FFHP) at GCU Lahore’s Abdus Salam School of Mathematical Sciences. According to a press release, the committee will also review the operation of FFHP at other universities. The three-member committee will probe the matter and will submit its recommendation to the competent authority within one month.

Government College University deans

Lahore:12 November:The Punjab government has appointed two deans at the Government College University (GCU) Lahore. The Higher Education Department has issued notifications after the approval of Chancellor and Punjab Governor in this regard. Dr Ahmad Adnan, Professor of Chemistry, has been appointed as Dean, Faculty of Chemistry and Life Sciences while Dr Riaz Ahmad, Professor of Physics, as Dean, Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences.The news.

GC University wins nine positions at All Pakistan Music Conference

LAHORE:05 November:Government College University’s Nazir Ahmad Music Society (GCU-NAMS) has clean swept the All Pakistan Music Conference (APMC) with overall nine distinctions and also lifted the prestigious Syed Wajid Ali Trophy. “It’s a great achievement for the Ravians as we have set a new record by winning the 48-year-old running team trophy for the tenth time. No other institution has done it better in the history of APMC,” said Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Asghar Zaidi while congratulating the winning team and Tariq Farani, in-charge of NAMS.

Prof Asghar Zaidi likely to be new GCU VC

LAHORE:16 October:The Search Committee for the post of Vice Chancellor of Government College University (GCU) Lahore has recommended Prof Dr Asghar Zaidi as the top candidate for the university, it is learnt. Interviews of shortlisted candidates for the post of GCU VC were completed last week and according to sources the Search Committee signed off the panel of three most suitable candidates for the coveted post placing the name of Prof Dr Asghar Zaidi on the top.

Awareness walk held on campus of Government College University

LAHORE:16 October:In order to create awareness among the students and eliminate social stigma attached to the breast cancer, a walk was held on campus of Government College University (GCU) here on Tuesday. GCU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Hassan Amir Shah, Registrar Saboor Ahmad Khan, Quality Enhancement Director Ms Iram Sohail and senior faculty members led the walk organised in collaboration with the Pink Ribbon Pakistan.

GC University donation

Lahore:28th August:Government College University Lahore Endowment Fund Trust (GCU EFT) has received a donation of Rs10 million to initiate 15 annual scholarships for deserving students in the name of the late Sheikh Saleem Ali. A person, requested to remain anonymous, handed over the cheque to VC. The news.

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