College of Art & Design University of the Punjab Lahore students has shown excellence performance in Chand Bagh Annual Music competition. This competition was organized by Chand Bagh School on November 23,2011. Amjad Ali performed excellent in Vocal category and clinced first position and Shoaib Abbas got second position in Instrumental category. Continue reading
LAIIORE, Nov 15: Gujranwala Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education Chairman Mehar Bashir Ahmad informed a judicial commission that the Punjab Group of Colleges and ‘Booti mafia’ had managed the protests against messed-up intermediate results during which building and furniture of the board was ransacked and burnt.
However, this information did not astonish the commission comprising Justice Chaudhry Shahid Saeed and he went on to say, “I know the influence and penetration of this group in obtaining good results for its students. During my university days, this group used to influence the examination department to secure better res tilts.” Continue reading
UHS displays merit lists
Nov 15: The University of Health Sciences (UHS) has displayed the lists of candidates to be admitted to MBBS in 11 public-sector medical colleges in Punjab on open merit and against the seats reserved for the under-developed districts and the disabled students.
The lists which are available on the UJIS website (www.uhs.edu.pk) were displayed after a division bench of the Lahore High Court on Tuesday dismissed the petitions filed by some candidates who challenged the entrance test weightage criteria of the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council for admission to medical/dental colleges in the country. Continue reading
London, Oct 01: Pakistani students in Britain are in the top league of those international students who are being reported to the immigration authorities by the education providers concerning their visa status in the UK.
A study showed yesterday that more than 1,500 foreign students are being pinpointed to immigration officials each month. The Manifesto Club campaign group, which obtained the figures under the Freedom of Information Act said that the UK Border Agency didn’t give them any specific figures on Pakistani students but confirmed that Pakistani students were amongst the “high risk” – indicating that they were amongst the top 4 reported groups. Continue reading
Twenty five students, dressed up in their best clothes, hunched with bags hung on their tiny shoulders, walked in a single file and seated themselves in a yellow bus, with ‘the Flying Classroom’ splashed over it. Excitedly, they chanted poems lauding Pakistan at the top of their lungs. ‘The Flying Classroom’ is a collaboration of the Thespianz Foundation and Goethe-Institut where by a bus has been purchased and converted into a mobile classroom. The idea is to provide education to students who do not have a school in their neighbourhood. Currently, only one bus was functioning in Akhtar Colony, but there were plans for expanding the project to two more locations, including Mehmoodabad, said Kashif Paracha, the programme manager at Goethe-Intitut, on Friday. Continue reading