University of Engineering staff warns of an academic boycott

LAHORE :31 March: The Teaching Staff Association (TSA) of the University of Engineering & Technology (UET) has announced an academic boycott at the university from Monday (tomorrow) against, what it termed, derogatory attitude of the Higher Education Department (HED) officials. In a press release, the UET-TSA alleged a deputy secretary of HED to blatantly insulting the UET Act, UET authorities including the Syndicate & the Selection Board, and faculty members in the Syndicate meeting held on Saturday.

Prof Sajida Vandal honoured

LAHORE:29 March: Professor Sajida Haider Vandal, Vice-Chancellor Institute for Art and Culture (IAC) has been conferred on with French government’s prestigious civil award “Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et Lettres” by French Ambassador to Pakistan Dr Marc Barety in a ceremony held at IAC auditorium Wednesday afternoon. The French government has given this honour to Professor Sajida Haider Vandal in recognition of her landmark contribution to the field of Art, Architecture, Education and her efforts for restoring tangible and intangible cultural heritage of Pakistan.

National Institute of Management visited various PU departs,

Lahore:29 March: A 12-member delegation from National Institute of Management (NIM) on mid-career management course visited Punjab University. According to a press release, the delegation called on Faculty of Commerce Dean Prof Dr Mubsher Munawar at PU’s Hailey College of Commerce. External Linkages Director Prof Dr Kanwal Ameen and senior faculty members were also present. Dr Mubbsher briefed the delegates on the academic and co-curricular activities at the university. The delegates later visited various departments, including PU Library.The news.

Three more buses for Punjab University

Lahore:29 March: Punjab University (PU) has added three more buses to its existing fleet of buses for providing better transportation facilities to the students. The inauguration ceremony in this regard was held at PU Transport Wing here on Thursday. PU Vice-Chancellor Prof Niaz Ahmad Akhtar, Registrar Dr Muhammad Khalid Khan, Resident Officer-I Jalil Tariq, Resident Officer II Malik Muhammad Zaheer, Hall Council Chairman Prof Dr Abid Hussain, senior official Wazir Khan and the staff from the transport wing were present on the occasion.

PPLA ,Teachers continue protest

LAHORE:29 March: A sit-in by public sector college teachers against the Punjab government entered its third consecutive day on Thursday. Hundreds of college teachers from different cities of the province joined the protest sit-in which was called by the Punjab Professors & Lecturers Association (PPLA) against the provincial government for ignoring plight of the teachers.

Punjab University Pakistan's largest three-day book fair

Lahore:28 March: Punjab University has formed various committees to successfully organise Pakistan's largest three-day book fair to be held from April 25-27. The book fair will be organised in the corridors of institute of education and research, new campus in which all the leading publishers from Pakistan will participate. Faculty of Engineering and Technology Dean Prof Dr Taqi Zahid Butt has been appointed as convener of the book fair coordination committee to review arrangements.The news.

Punjab University issues LLB forms submission schedule

LAHORE:March 28: Punjab University has issued schedule for submission of admission forms for the LLB (three years) part-I, II and III annual examination 2019. The last date for submission of admission forms for regular candidates of LLB (three years) part-I, II and III annual examinations 2019 with single fee is April 15, 16 and 17 respectively while the forms can be submitted with double fee till April 29, 30 and may 2 respectively.

Teachers protest against Punjab govt’s education policies

LAHORE:27 March: A large number of college teachers blocking The Mall outside Punjab Assembly here Tuesday strongly protested over, what they termed, the Punjab government’s indifferent attitude and anti-teacher and anti-education policies. The teachers had gathered on the call of Punjab Professors & Lecturers Association (PPLA) which has been demanding implementation of service structure and pay protection of contract and regular college teachers, swift promotion mechanism and five-tier promotion formula in line with one being followed in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province.


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