LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday issued a contempt of court notice to a Punjab University (PU) teacher and got her arrested after she started crying loudly during the hearing of a case disrupting the court proceedings. Ms Khujista Rehan, an assistant professor, had been in litigation with her fellow teachers at the university accusing them of running a vilification campaign against her in a Whatsapp group.
LAHORE:April 16: On the directions of Provincial Minister for Health Dr Yasmin Rashid an MoU was signed between Fatima Jinnah Medical University and Children’s Hospital regarding training and health services. Prof Dr Amir Zaman Khan, Vice-Chancellor FMJU, and Children Hospital Dean Prof Dr Masood Sadiq signed the MoU.
LAHORE:April 16:Punjab University (PU) Examinations Department on Monday declared the results of various examinations. These exams include MA Punjabi Part-I supplementary examination 2018, MSc Social Work Part-I supplementary examination 2018, MSc Applied Psychology Part-I supplementary examination 2018, MA History Part-II supplementary examination 2018 and BS Applied Geology 4th Professional second annual 2018.The news.
LAHORE:15 April: Federation of All Pakistan Universities Academic Staff Association (FAPUASA) has shown serious concerns, over what it terms, federal government’s anti-education policies, budgetary cuts and closure of various academic programmes observing that the government is bringing higher education sector back to the Stone Age.
Rawalpindi:14 April: Students of Grades 2, 3, 4 and 5 of Indus Valley School of Learning, Rawalpindi, travelled to Shahpur Dam, along with some teachers, and planted 800 trees there, along the fringes of the dam. The plantation this year was done in collaboration with the National Logistics Cell, represented by Col. Nawab Dogar. Also present were Faisal Anwar, Consultant, Hassaan, and Raheel Adnan. It was rather a hot day, but the kids braved the sun and participated wholeheartedly in planting the saplings.
LAHORE :14 April: Suleman Dawood School of Business (SDSB) at LUMS has recently achieved the prestigious ‘Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)’ international accreditation. It is the first business school in Pakistan to attain this recognition. It has become the most significant accreditation body for business schools, connecting students, educators, and businesses worldwide.
LAHORE:April 13: Punjab University teaching departments, institutes, centres and constituent colleges/ schools will remain close for Spring Recess from April 15 to April 23. The university did not observe the spring break last year. A spokesperson for the university said spring recess was observed in the year 2017 as well. To a question he said spring recess was mentioned in the PU academic calendar and it was upon the university administration to decide to observe the same or not.The news.
LAHORE:12 April: Awami Workers Party has expressed concern over the rough treatment being meted out by the federal ministry of education to the Basic Education Community School teachers who have not been paid for over a year now.
Lahore:April 12: Punjab University Thursday announced results of various examinations. According to details these exams include; MA Physical Education part-I supplementary examination 2018, MA Philosophy part-I supplementary examination 2018, MSc Zoology part-I supplementary examination 2018 and MSc Sports Science & Physical Education part-I supplementary examination 2018. The detailed results are available on PU website.The news.
Lahore:April 12: The two-day 7th international conference on education under the theme “Research and Development in Education for Sustainable Future” concluded at University of Education (UOE) Township Campus.The news.
LAHORE:April 12: Government College University (GCU) on Thursday organised a job fair which received an overwhelming response as hundreds of university graduates and final year students flocked to the venue to seek employment and internship opportunities in the reputed international and national organisations. GCU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Hassan Amir Shah inaugurated the GCU Job Fair 2019 which was organised by the university's Career Guidance and Placement Centre under the umbrella of Quality Enhancement Cell (QEC) at the university’s Bukhari Auditorium.
LAHORE:April 11: The students and faculty members of the Government College University, Lahore have donated almost 258 pints of blood for cancer patients. The blood donation drive was organised by the GCU Blood Donor Society (GCU-BDS) in collaboration with the Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre (SKMCH&RC), Lahore. Prof Dr Hassan Amir Shah, GCU Vice-Chancellor, visited the camp and appreciated the efforts of the BDS members who donate more than 1,500 pints of blood every year for the patients suffering from cancer.
Rawalpindi:In its ongoing mission to enhance the quality of higher education, the Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan has started the process of revamping the four-year undergraduate curriculum. “The purpose of revamping curriculum is to make the undergraduate degree a terminal one and produce graduates who are truly educated and have enough knowledge and skill to emerge into the professional world,” said HEC Chairman Dr Tariq Banuri. He emphasised the centrality of undergraduate studies for overall enhancement of the quality of higher education.
LAHORE:10 April: A large number of women students of the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) protested against their male class fellows for posting derogatory and sexist remarks on social networking sites. The female students also boycotted classes and held a sit-in outside the university’s Office of Students Affairs. They shouted slogans against the students involved in the incident. The girls demanded that the university administration take strict action against their class fellows as the incident has not only damaged their reputation, but also tarnished the image of LUMS.
LAHORE:10 April: In its effort to enhance the visibility of higher education institutions of Punjab on the global ranking radars – Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) and Times Higher Education (THE)—Punjab Higher Education Commission (PHEC) has come up with a comprehensive strategy, focusing specifically on indicators of the two ranking systems.