Another Honor for FCCU


In a significant development for the nation's agricultural and food security sector, President of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi has appointed Dr. Kauser Abdulla Malik as the Federal Minister of National Food Security and Research in the Caretaker Cabinet. Honorable President Dr. Alvi made the appointment on the advice of the caretaker prime minister under Article 224 (1a) of the Constitution.This decision reflects the President's commitment to ensuring the continued progress and prosperity of Pakistan in these critical areas. Dr. Malik took his oath on 11 September 2023. Dr. Kauser Abdulla Malik brings a wealth of experience and expertise to his [...]

Another Honor for FCCU2023-09-12T16:53:17+05:00

FCCU Pays Tribute to Its Notable Female Alumni


  To commemorate the 76th Independence Day of Pakistan, Forman Christian College (A Chartered University) launched a special booklet highlighting 60 notable female alumni who contributed to nation-building. FCCU is more than 150 years old, and it has thousands of female alumni making tremendous contributions nationally and globally. The booklet was launched on September  14, 2023. The ceremony was attended by the female alumni, faculty, staff, and senior leadership of FCCU. 60 names highlighted in this booklet only scratch the surface in terms of the many thousands of female Formanites who had served and are still serving their country well, [...]

FCCU Pays Tribute to Its Notable Female Alumni2023-09-19T01:19:16+05:00

COP in My City 2023


  On September 14, a significant event "COP in MY City 2023" happened in Forman Christian College (A Chartered University). This event is part of the Youth4Climate initiative of the Ministry of Climate Change and Environmental Coordination Pakistan (MoCC&EC), in collaboration with UNDP, UNICEF, UN-Women, and Clean Green Pakistan. This event was organized by the Department of Environmental Sciences and EarthWatchClub society of FCCU. This event was attended by a cohort of over 80 enthusiastic youth members aged between 18 to 24 years from different Punjab institutes. They presented their ideas followed by group discussions on climate resilience, decarbonization, and climate finance. Ten young members were [...]

COP in My City 20232023-09-19T10:13:06+05:00

PAKISTAN STUDIES: A Book of Readings (Launching ceremony)


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 [...]

PAKISTAN STUDIES: A Book of Readings (Launching ceremony)2023-03-09T13:19:49+05:00

The Grand Alumni Reunion 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 [...]

The Grand Alumni Reunion 20232023-03-08T12:32:22+05:00

Rector’s Message for International Women’s Day


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 [...]

Rector’s Message for International Women’s Day2023-03-08T12:10:59+05:00

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


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, [...]

Dept of of Environmental Sciences & ORIC Organizes a Talk and Networking Session on Membrane Technology for Water and Wastewater Treatment: Research and Commercialization Perspective2023-03-17T13:04:52+05:00

Career Services & Internships Office Organizes FCCU Mega Job Fair 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 [...]

Career Services & Internships Office Organizes FCCU Mega Job Fair 2023!2023-03-07T16:52:16+05:00

Rector’s Update for March 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 Update for March 20232023-03-03T13:25:05+05:00

Rector’s Message for Founder’s Day


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 [...]

Rector’s Message for Founder’s Day2023-03-03T13:28:29+05:00
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