Workshop on “Clinical Refraction”

School of Optometry, TUF organized a one day Workshop on “Clinical refraction” for students of OD 5th semester on September 14, 2017. Assistant Prof Ms Sidra Gillani from DHQ Teaching Hospital Sahiwal and Ms Shumaila from Allied Hospital Faisalabad were guest speakers.

Two sessions were conducted. First session included hands on training of Optometric instruments and second session comprised of presentations, skit and documentary.  In concluding session, the guest speakers were awarded University mementos.

World Physical Therapy day celebrations

School of Rehabilitation Sciences organized a series of events to celebrate World Physical Therapy day on September 6-8, 2017 in Health Sciences Campus. Musculoskeletal Screening Program, workshop on “Movement Based Joint Mobilization; An Overview”, quiz competition, skit competition, poster and model competitions and other activities were conducted.

Day 1

School of Rehabilitation Sciences with collaboration of TUF Rehabilitation Society and under the supervision of faculty members organized a one day Musculoskeletal Screening Program in Health Sciences Campus on September 06, 2017.

Senior semesters were involved in Screening of administration and faculty members TUF, MTH and UMDC. Another group of students also screened students including musculoskeletal assessment, diagnosis and treatment plan. During the event students distributed brochures with ergonomic counseling and exercise plans.

Day 2

School organized a one day workshop on “Movement Based Joint Mobilization; An Overview” on September 07, 2017 by  Resource person Dr Hafiz Muhammad Waseem Javaid; PT, from Shalimar Hospital and Institute of Health Sciences. He was also a Physical Trainer in National Rugby Team.

He discussed concept of Mulligan’s Techniques and Manual Therapy application on patient having joint stiffness and several other soft tissue conditions. After the hands on practice question answer session was held following the students’ feed back.

At the end of the session shield was awarded by the director of ORIC Prof Dr Abdul Haq and certificates were distributed to the participated students.

Day 3

School of Rehabilitation Sciences in collaboration with Rehabilitation Society organized final celebrations of World Physical Therapy Day on September 8, 2017.

The event was inaugurated by Prof Dr Abdul Majeed, Rector, accompanied by Prof Dr Zaheer J Paracha, Pro-Rector  and Ms Zahida Maqbool, Additional Registrar.

During the event Poster and Model competition as well as skit competition was held among different semesters of undergraduate students on the topic of “Active for Healthy Life” who showed excellent presentations.

An Intra-university quiz competition was also held between the DPT students of The University of Sargodha and The University of Faisalabad in which students of The University of Faisalabad took the winning position.

Judgment was done by honorable chief guest Dr Shaista Bano; PT Head Department of Physical Therapy, DHQ Hospital.

After the competition certificates were distributed to the 1st 2nd and 3rd position holders of all competitions and shields were awarded to students who organized the series of events.

The celebrations were concluded with cake cutting ceremony and awarding shield of honor to the chief guest by coordinator of School of Rehabilitation Sciences, Assistant Prof Dr Nazia Sarfraz; PT.


Mehfil-e- Mushaira on the martyrdom of Hazrat Usman Ghani (RA).

 TUF Religious Society, under the auspices of School of Arabic and Islamic Sciences organized a Mehfil-e-Mushaira in commemoration of martyrdom of Hazrat Usman Ghani (Razi Allah Ta’ala Anho) in Engineering Campus on September 13, 2017. The event was presided over by Mr Hamid Nawaz Sheikh, Controller Examination. Eminent poets of the city, Kousar Ali, Bismil Shamse, Sajjad Latif Chisti, Ahmad Shehzad Khawar, Saghar Shehzad, Sarwar Khan Sarwar, Muhammad Riaz Qadri, Tabasum Qadri, Mehmood Mufti and Syed Bisharart Mumtaz Mufti paid rich tributes to the third caliph of Islam Hazrat Usman Ghani (Razi Allah Ta’ala Anho).

Seminar on “Health Security; the Neglected Element of National Security”

Office of Research, Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC), The University of Faisalabad organized a seminar on “Health Security; the Neglected Element of National Security” in Health Sciences Campus, on September 12, 2017.

Eminent scholar Dr Farrukh Saleem, a strategic analyst, CEO, Center for Research and Security Studies gave deliberation on the topic. In his address, he presented the concept of human security based on three distinct processes; Economic Security, Food Security and Health Security. The nutritional status of people of Pakistan was not satisfactory, he added. He emphasized that health and education sector should be given top priority.  Education was directly proportional to the economical development of a country as it opens window of opportunity for the economically active people, he further added.

Prof Dr Abdul Majeed, Rector of the University, Prof Dr Aamir Ali Choudhry, Vice Principal University Medical & Dental College and Prof Dr Zahid Masood also spoke on the occasion. It was highly interactive session participated by large number of faculty members and students.


Mass Marriage Program at TUF

The University of Faisalabad organized Mass Marriage ceremony for 30 couples under the auspices of Madinah Foundation in Engineering Campus on September 5, 2017.

Prof Dr Abdul Majeed, Rector of the University was the Chief Guest of the event.

Prof Dr Zaheer J Paracha, Pro Rector, Col (Retd) Abid Mushtaq, Deputy Registrar and other faculty members were also present on the occasion.

Renowned religious scholar, Sahibzada Raza ul Musatafa Noori offered Khutba Nikah, Qaseeda Burda Sharrif and Qaseeda Ghosia. The guests prayed for newly wedded couples.

The marriage expenditure of 30 orphan and deserving girls from Faisalabad and surrounding areas was borne by Madinah Foundation. The couples were given dowry and more than 1600 guests were served lunch. Administration and Students of the University participated enthusiastically in the arrangements of the event. Members of Women Foundation, TUF presented gifts to the brides.

The guests appreciated the services of Madinah Foundation and The University of Faisalabad for this noble cause.

Open House

The University of Faisalabad had its Open House in Health Sciences Campus on August 26, 2017. The event started at 10 am with orientation of the University which comprised of details regarding University Departments, Schools, facilities and academic programs. Heads of different Schools and Departments as well as members of University administration along with faculty members were present on the occasion. This was followed by a Q/A session after which the visitors were showed in to different laboratories, library, hostel and Madinah Teaching Hospital.

Workshop on “Entrepreneurship and Personal Development”

One-Day Workshop on “Entrepreneurship and Personal Development” under the umbrella of ORIC was arranged on August 21, 2017 in Health Sciences Campus, TUF.

Mr Tahir Mahmood Chaudhry, President & CEO Pakistan Institute of Entrepreneurship, Islamabad was the guest speaker.

A focus on personal as well as professional development and entrepreneurship in such a practical way provides a portal where the students could express and show out their output in relation to what is being learned in the classroom. It is also essential to support and encourage the students to start their own company after completion of their degree.

The specific learning outcomes included:

  • How to start your own Business
  • Be your own Boss, start today
  • Groom yourself to be a professional
  • How to Improve Industry Academia Linkage

The faculty and students actively attended the workshop and was appreciated by them.


Seminar on ‘Innovation in Research: The Latest Tools’

Seminar on ‘Innovation in Research: The Latest Tools’ under the umbrella of ORIC was arranged on Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 10:30 am for the faculty members of all schools of The University of Faisalabad and UMDC, Health Sciences campus.

Prof Dr Anwar Kamal, Head Department of Physiology/ Manager ORIC will be the facilitator. He highlighted the importance of innovation in research activities and projects conducted at the university. Dr Anwar Kamal also urged the faculty members to bring innovation into minor research activities conducted in their departments.

The seminar was well- attended by senior faculty members and HODs/ HOSs/ COSs of The University of Faisalabad and University Medical and Dental College as well as newly appointed faculty.