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  • GCU denies veil-wearing woman’s allegations

    LAHORE: The Government College University (GCU), Lahore, told the Lahore High Court on Thursday that it did not deny admission to a woman for wearing veil...

    GCU’s counsel argued that the matter needed to be probed by the institution’s authorities first...

  • Declamation contests start at GCU

    LAHORE: The 37th All Pakistan Allama Muhammad Iqbal Bilingual Declamation Contest began at the Government College University on Monday...

    GCU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Hassan Amir Shah said this year the best English speaker would be awarded with the Benazir Bhutto Shaheed Medal and a cash prize while the best Urdu speaker would receive Dr Majid Nizami Medal...

  • Nanochemistry lab at GCU

    LAHORE: Eminent chemist Prof Dr Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh will be the director of a nanochemistry laboratory established at the Government College University (GCU)...

    An announcement to this effect was made by GCU Vice Chancellor Khaleequr Rahman at a ceremony on Wednesday...

  • New postgraduate programmes at GCU

    LAHORE: Master of Laws in Forensic Justice and MS in Child Guidance and Educational Counseling are among the seven new postgraduate programmes the Government College University, Lahore, will be initiating from next academic session starting in June this year...

    The other courses would be MSc chemistry, MA Islamic Studies, certificate for professionals in hypnosis, postgraduate diploma in child and adult psychotherapy besides one-year...

  • GCU convocation Girls maintain supremacy in academics

    LAHORE: The girls again outshined boys in academics at the 13th convocation of the Government College University (GCU) here on Friday as they clinched prestigious academic medals for top positions in 18 of the 30 disciplines at the BA/BSc (Honors) and MA/MSc levels while boys grabbed most of medals and rolls of honour for excellence in co-curricular and sports activities...

    Adnan Farooq was awarded the ‘Shahbaz Sharif Gold Medal’ for...

  • GCU patents low-cost nano-powder

    LAHORE: The Government College University, Lahore, on Wednesday got another invention patented with the United States Patent and Trademark Office...

    The patent in the field of forensics and Nano-technology is the result of research done by PFSA Director-General Dr Ashraf Tahir, GCU Vice- Chancellor Prof Dr Khaleequr Rahman and its Nano-chemistry laboratory Director Dr Akhyar Farrukh for developing indigenous strong and low-cost...

  • Job fair at GCU

    LAHORE: A job fair was held at the Government College University (GCU) here on Wednesday...

    Speaking on the occasion, GCU QEC Director Iram Sohail said students were a reflection of their institutions...

  • Chinese language course inaugurated at GCU

    LAHORE: The Lahore’s Chinese Consulate has provided IT equipment, including computers and printers, to the Government College University, Lahore Centre for Excellence, China Studies (GCU CECS) and also pledged to provide books on Chinese language and culture to the Centre...

    Language is a bridge that connects people and this Centre would play a key role in bringing the people of two countries close, said Mr Yun Boren, the Counsel...

  • Delay in GCU head’s appointment ‘hampers’ admissions

    LAHORE: ‘Inordinate’ delay in the appointment of the vice chancellor has almost brought to a halt the ongoing admission process of talented but needy students to the Government College University, Lahore, forcing the alumni of the prestigious institution to remind the chief minister to immediately appoint head of his alma mater...

    “Now the future of many top students of the country is at stake as sanction by the VC is mandatory under...

  • LHC bars niqab-wearing student from campaign against GCU till charges proven

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Thursday barred a female student — who alleged in a Facebook video that she was denied admission by Lahore's Government College University (GCU) on grounds that she wears a face veil or niqab — from campaigning against the varsity on social media till the charges she had levelled were proven...

    Justice Aijazul Hassan directed the niqab-wearing applicant to halt her campaign against GCU on social...

  • GCU teacher donates land, lifetime savings

    LAHORE: A Government College University teacher has announced donating his savings for his institution...

    Dr Zaheer Ahmed Siddique, the 82­-year­-old eminent poet and distinguished professor of Persian language, pledged to donate his Rs140 million land and Rs5m lifetime savings to the GCU Endowment Fund Trust for the scholarships of financially­ challenged students...

  • GCU fine arts students exhibit ad campaigns

    LAHORE: The Government College University fine arts department students on Tuesday put on display advertisement campaigns on social issues...

    On the occasion, GCU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Hasan Amir Shah said advertisement campaign was key to the success of a product or social welfare drive...

  • Alumnus to fund business school at GCU

    LAHORE: Alumnus of the Government College University, Iqbal Z Ahmed, has pledged funding for the establishment, infrastructure and operations of an international school for business studies at his alma mater...

    The announcement was made in a meeting of trustees and executive committee members of the GCU Endowment Fund Trust and academic heads on Monday...

  • GCU Syndicate to discuss crisis due to VC’s absence

    LAHORE: The Syndicate of the Government College University, Lahore, will be holding an emergent meeting on Saturday (tomorrow) in the wake of the administrative, academic and financial crisis the institution has pushed into owing to absence of a vice chancellor...

    A couple of days ago, senior academics of the GCU approached Governor Rafique Rajwana for immediate appointment of vice chancellor...

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