Students’ Festival started in TUF on January 29, 2018. Students from TUF and UMDC are in fray to participate in different literary and cultural activities and games including cricket, throw ball, table tennis, badminton, athletics, and competitions like poster making, app development, web designing, E-card and logo designing etc. The closing ceremony will be held on 2nd February.
Religious Society TUF organized Intra-University Qiraat and Naat competitions in conjunction with the “Students Festival- 2018” on January 29, 2018. Students from TUF and UMDC participated in these competitions
Dr Qari Muhammad Ramzan Najam Barvi, Ms Gul Hooria, Hafiza Asma Tariq and Ms Humera Khalil were the judges.
The results were as follows:
First: Khadija, BDS
Second: Hafiza Tayyaba, BSIS
Third: Noor Fatima, BSIS
First: Tehrim Nasir, MBBS
Second: Zoha Murtaza, DDC
Third: Sadaf Noreen, BBA
The winners were awarded with certificates and prizes by Prof Dr Faqir Hussain, Dean Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences.
A seminar on “Career Counseling” was organized by UMDC Alumnae Association for the 4th and final year medical students on January 25, 2018. Dr Muqaddas Shafiq, Chief Coordinator, UK Chapter, UMDC Alumnae Association briefed the student about getting entry into UK and Ireland and counseled them further how to excel properly in their careers. There was an overwhelming response from students and they cleared their queries by asking questions. Prof Dr Muhammad Saeed, Pro Rector, Health Sciences Campus, TUF, graced the occasion as chief quest. In his address, he appreciated the efforts of the members of Aumnae Association for organizing this useful session for medical students. Prof Dr Tanzeela Akram, Head Department of Physiology, Abu Umara Medical and Dental College also expressed her views. Organizers of the event, Dr Saba Tariq, President, UMDC Alumnae Association, Dr Sundus Tariq, Vice President and Dr Uzma Sagheer, Chief Coordinator Pakistan Chapter thanked the guests for attending the event. In concluding session, students were awarded participation certificates by the chief guest.
School of Arabic and Islamic Studies organized a seminar on “Urs Hazrat Shah Ruknu-ud-Deen Alim (RA), Urs Hazrat Khawaja Daowd Taae (RA) and Urs Sheikh Fareed-ud-Deen Ataar (RA)” on January 10, 2018 in Amin Auditorium. Students of BS Islamic Sciences threw light on the teachings of these great personalities of Islamic history.
QEC (Quality Enhancement Cell) organized a training session under PCEP (Professional Competency Enhancement Program) on the subject “Conducting Research; A theoretical Perspective” at The University of Faisalabad Engineering Campus on 11 Jan 2018. Dr. Shahzad Iqbal carried out a very interactive session which covers the various aspects of research and its theoretical perspective. A theoretical perspective is vital for research because it serves to organize our thoughts and ideas and make them clear to others. Faculty members and lab engineers participated in the training session and cleared out their ambiguities regarding the ongoing research work.
Career counselling includes a wide variety of professional activities which help in dealing with career related challenges. In this regard, a career counselling workshop was arranged by student affairs for final year students of electrical engineering. It was hampered that many working professionals do not find the right job/career immediately after completing their degree, thus the process of changing jobs continues. The students were guided about how to make decisions like career management, going for the additional education courses or hunting for a suitable job.
Department of Medical Education, University Medical & Dental College organized a seminar on “Oncoplastic Breast Surgery” on January 11, 2018.
Dr Saira Saleem, Department of Surgery, Madinah Teaching Hospital in her presentation said, with 90,000 breast cancer cases being annually reported in the country and over 40,000 deaths caused by it, Pakistan has the highest rate of breast cancer in Asia. She gave a comprehensive a lecture on Oncoplastic Breast Surgery method.
Prof Dr Sadia Hameed, Head Department of Pathology, UMDC in her address briefed about “Role of Pathology Department in Integrated Breast Clinic Services”.
Prof Dr Nayab Alia, Head Department of Radiology, MTH gave her views on “Role of Radiology Department in Integrated Breast Clinic Services”. She said MTH is equipped with latest machinery including Ultrasonography, Digital Mammography with Sterotactic Biopsy and dedicated Breast MRI to facilitate patients.
Prof Dr Muhammad Saeed, Principal UMDC in his address emphasized to create awareness amongst the women as early detection of breast cancer can make the disease easier to treat and increases survival rates.
A panel discussion was also held on breast cancer diagnosis and treatment, actively participated by the senior doctors from Madinah Teaching Hospital and Allied Hospital Faisalabad.
Later, ‘Breast Cancer Clinic’ was also inaugurated by a cancer patient in MTH. Prof Dr Muhammad Saeed, Brig (Retd) Dr Munir Ahmad, MS MTH and other senior doctors were present on the occasion.
A seminar on “Death Anniversary of MaulanaAbdurRehman Jami (RA) and Syedana Mohyuddin Ibne-Arabi (RA)” was held on auspices of Religious Society of the School of Arabic and Islamic Sciences. Muhammad Hamid Nawaz Sheikh, Controller of Examination presided over the function. Dr. M. Ramzan was the guest speaker who shed light on the life and services of both great scholars. He added that Syedana Ibne-Arabi was the author of 500 books and a great Sufi who presented the idea of “Wahdat-ul-Wajood”. The idea of Wahdat-ul-Wajood cannot be understood without the guidelines provided by MaulanaAbdurRehman Jami. The function ended with Salat-o-Salam
Religious Society TUF organized an Islamic event to commemorate “Death anniversary of Hazrat Abdullah bin Muhammad (SAW) and Urs Syedna Muhayuddin Ibn-e-Arbi (RA)” in Health Sciences Campus on January 03, 2018. Faculty members and students from various schools of TUF attended the spiritual event, culminated with Drood o Salam and Dua.