FCCU Media Center and Mass Communication Department Organized a three days workshop on Journalist Safety

2023-03-21T16:50:25+05:00March 21st, 2023|

Faculty of Humanities, Forman Christian College (A Chartered University), in collaboration with the Department of Journalism and Media Studies, and the Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway, hosted a three-day workshop on Journalism Safety from 14th – 16th March, the goal of the workshop was to provide journalists with the necessary knowledge and abilities to protect themselves in hazardous situations and to cope with the emotional consequences that may follow such encounters. Journalists play a crucial role in the dissemination of information and in holding those in power accountable. However, this role can come at the cost of their physical and mental [...]

Department of Environmental Sciences Organizes International Conference on Soil Pollution and Remediation

2023-03-21T16:31:07+05:00March 21st, 2023|

An International Conference on Soil Pollution and Remediation held in Forman Christian College, Lahore on 15-16 March 2023 organized by Department of Environmental Sciences, Forman Christian College (A Chartered University), Lahore. Soil resources in Pakistan are at the risk because of the pressures of unprecedented rise in population, intensive agriculture, industrial expansions, unplanned urban sprawls, and mismanagement of solid and hazardous wastes. The conference was organized to understand biogenic and anthropogenic causes and sources of soil pollution and possible strategies for adaptation and mitigation. The main themes covered in the conference were soil pollution and treatment; soil quality and health; [...]

FCCU English Department Secures 3rd Position in Intercollegiate English Literature and Linguistics Quiz Competition

2023-03-14T16:01:32+05:00March 14th, 2023|

The students from the Department of English at FCCU participated in an intercollegiate and varsity English Literature and Linguistics Quiz Competition organized by Government Graduate College, Township, Lahore, held on March 9, 2023. The esteemed organizers of this event intended to prepare their students for the upcoming Public Services Commission (FPSC) and Punjab Public Services Commission (PPSC) and had invited teams from all over Lahore to participate. FCCU's English Department sent their team comprising its students Hassan Abbas and Khadeeja Batool, along with their mentor Sir Fahad Aftab and the Chairperson of the English Department, Prof. Dr. Fatima Syeda, who [...]

PAKISTAN STUDIES: A Book of Readings (Launching ceremony)

2023-03-09T13:19:49+05:00March 9th, 2023|

On 6 March 2023, a book launching ceremony of 'Pakistan Studies: A Book of Readings,' edited by Dr. Sikandar Hayat, Distinguished Professor of History and Dean of Social Sciences, and published by Sang-e-Meel Publications, Lahore (2023), was held at the FC College University, Lahore. It was attended by a host of participants from the university, faculty, staff, students, Deans, Chiefs, HODs, Directors, former and current rectors, and contributing authors of the book. Dr. Sikandar Hayat, in his introductory remarks, as expressed in the 'Preface,' explained the need for the book in these words: 'I realized, with dismay, that there was no [...]

The Grand Alumni Reunion 2023

2023-03-08T12:32:22+05:00March 8th, 2023|

The Grand Alumni Reunion 2023 hosted by the Alumni & Advancement Office on March 5th, 2023, was a huge success. The event started with a recitation of the Holy Quran and a reading from the Holy Bible, followed by the National Anthem and a few moments of silence to remember the Formanites who have passed away. Mr. Attiazaz Munawwar ud Din, President of Formanites Alumni Association, gave the welcome address and emphasized the importance of alums as an asset to the University. The event also honored the Gold and Silver Alumni by giving them a massive round of applause. The [...]

Rector’s Message for International Women’s Day

2023-03-08T12:10:59+05:00March 8th, 2023|

Happy International Women’s Day to every member of the Forman community! All of us have mothers and many of us have spouses and daughters. On this day each year, we take time to especially honor women, recalling the oft-repeated Chinese proverb that “women hold up half the sky”. Nearly half of all the undergraduates studying at Forman are female, as are nearly two-thirds of our graduate students. Women also assume key leadership roles within a number of faculty departments and in the Forman administration. In addition, we operate a Day Care Center for the children of our faculty, staff and [...]

Dept of of Environmental Sciences & ORIC Organizes a Talk and Networking Session on Membrane Technology for Water and Wastewater Treatment: Research and Commercialization Perspective

2023-03-17T13:04:52+05:00March 7th, 2023|

The Department of Environmental Sciences and ORIC FCCU organized a talk and networking session on “Membrane Technology for Water and Wastewater Treatment: Research and Commercialization Perspective” on March 1, 2023, at Forman Christian College (A Chartered University), Lahore. The event started with the welcome address by Dr. Douglas Trimble (Vice Rector FCC) followed by an overview of FCCU and the Department of Environmental Sciences by Dr. Derk Bakker (Chairperson of the Department of Environmental Sciences). The guest speaker, Prof. Dr Ivo Vankelecom (Head of the Membrane Technology Group) from Faculty of Biosciences Engineering at Catholic University of Leuven (KU Leuven), Belgium, [...]

Career Services & Internships Office Organizes FCCU Mega Job Fair 2023!

2023-03-07T16:52:16+05:00March 7th, 2023|

The Career Services and Internships Office organized a Job Fair on February 20th at FCCU, which was a resounding success. The objective of this event was to connect job seekers with potential employers and create a platform for networking opportunities. Over 118 companies participated, and more than 2500 job seekers attended the event. The participants had the opportunity to interact with recruiters from various sectors, including banking, FMCG, IT, and NGOs, and learn about the current job market and employer expectations. The young prospects received practical advice and tips on how to excel in job interviews. Additionally, several [...]

Rector’s Update for March 2023

2023-03-03T13:25:05+05:00March 3rd, 2023|

Dear FCCU Community, We are pleased to share with you the latest monthly Rector's Update for March 2023. This issue includes campus updates, faculty & staff achievements, and recent activities. Please feel free to distribute this issue - and any other issues - of the Rector's Update to others who you think might be interested in FCCU! Please click here for the update. Rector's Office

Rector’s Message for Founder’s Day

2023-03-03T13:28:29+05:00March 3rd, 2023|

It is an honor and privilege to celebrate Founder’s Day 2023, marking both the 159th anniversary of the establishment of Forman and the 202nd anniversary of the birth of Charles W. Forman, founder of our institution. Reflecting on our history, it is striking to note the extent to which FCCU has provided a space for multiple voices from many communities to meet, serve, connect and learn from each other. During the last 75 years, Forman has been very much a part of Pakistan’s story, contributing ideas and shaping lives that have in turn contributed to the growth, defense, and development [...]

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