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.
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.
An Intra-University Quiz Competition in context of “Yom-e-Shahadat Hazrat Ali Karram Allah Wajhahu” was organized by the Religious Society of TUF in Health Sciences Campus on June 16, 2017. The competition was keenly contested by the students from various Schools of TUF. The purpose of the event was to enlighten the students on the teachings of Hazrat Ali Karram Allah Wajhahu, the great Caliph of Islam. Students of MA English got first position in the competition. The winners were awarded with certificates and prizes.
Religious Society, TUF organized a program regarding death anniversaries of Syeda Fatima (SA) and Syeda Ruqqayya (SA), great daughters of our beloved Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (SAW) on May 30, 2017 in Saleem Auditorium. Students recited verses from the Holy Quran and offered Naat and Manqbat. Students expressed their views regarding character, allegiance, devotion, wisdom and status of Syeda Ruqqayya (SA). They also threw light on the Holy life of Syeda Fatima(SA) and as a great religious personality in the history of Islam. They emphasized that the Muslim women must follow the footsteps of Syeda Fatima (SA) and Syeda Ruqqayya (SA) so that they may succeed in this world and hereafter. Faculty members, staff all the students from girls hostels attended the spiritual event followed by ‘Iftar’.
The students of School of Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computational Sciences, The University of Faisalabad, Engineering Campus participated in Mega Event GOONJ XTC SUPER GEAR, 2017, held at National Textile University, Faisalabad on 19-20th may, 2017. More than 30 Universities from all over the Pakistan participated in the event.
The students from School of Computational Sciences won 1st prize in Brain Battle, Scavenger Hunt, Video Graphy. The students from School of Electrical Engineering won 1st prize in spoon race, table tennis (double) and 2nd position in table tennis (single). The student from School of Civil Engineering hold 2nd position in Calligraphy and overall got General Trophy.
The Rector, The University of Faisalabad, Dr. Abdul Majeed awarded the students with Trophies, shields, certificates and appreciated all the students for their performance.
A mega event “TechHawks 2017” was organized by the students of The University of Faisalabad in Engineering Campus on May 10-12, 2017. Students from different Universities from all over Pakistan participated in more than 30 events including seminars, workshops, projects competitions, e-gaming, web developing, speed programming, Social events and sports and enjoyed three days of fun and zest.
A Mehfi e Mushaira on the “Seerat of Hazrat Ghaus-e-Azam Abdul Qadir Jilani (Razi Allah Ta’ala Anho)” was organized by the Religious Society, School of Arabic and Islamic Sciences, TUF in Mukhtar Auditorium on May 24, 2017. Prof Dr Abdul Majeed, Rector presided over the event. The renowned poets of the city offered their Manaqib paying rich tribute to the teachings of Hazrat Ghause-e-Azam Razi Allah Ta’ala Anho for the Muslims. A large number of students, faculty members and staff attended the Mehfi e Mushaira.
Workshop on the topic “Employer- Employee Expectations” was organized by ORIC on May 13, 2017for the faculty members of The University of Faisalabad and University Medical and Dental College. Dr Zahid Masood was the facilitator. Dr Zahid actively involved the faculty in the discussion on the matter as well as highlighted most relevant points in successful employer-employee relationship.
The Session was presided by Prof Dr Muhammad Saeed, Dean Faculty of Medicine andAllied Health Sciences. Prof Dr Abdul Haq, Director ORIC appreciated the efforts of the facilitator in his closing remarks.
TUFIANS enjoyed a musical night on May 9, 2017 in Engineering Campus. The event included performances by renowned singers and instrumentalists. Deputy Registrar of the University Col (R) Abid Mushtaq was the chief guest.
Singers received a lukewarm response from the students while some youngsters added enthusiasm to the crowd by dancing on Desi musical beats. Students and faculty members enjoyed the event in a fun and entertaining atmosphere.
On May 2, 2017, Madinah Teaching Hospital received the first consignment of 12 eye donations from United States. These eyes were in addition to the 4-6 corneas MTH receives after every three weeks from Sri Lanka. Prof Dr Aamir Ali Choudhry, Head, Department of Ophthalmology, MTH told that, ‘immediately after receiving the corneas, he and his team operated 12 blind persons in MTH for cornea transplantation. All these surgeries were done totally free of cost.’
‘If you have any patient who needs keratoplasty, kindly refer him to MTH, he further added.
These corneal donations from United States were completely sponsored by the family of Late Prof Bilqees Jamal Zafar.
Prof Bilqees Jamal Zafar was one of the most popular and revered teacher of all times. Most of our senior medical faculty members were her pupils.
The faculty and students of The University of Faisalabad pray for the blessed soul of Late Prof Bilqees Jamal Zafar. May Allah grant her highest place in Jannah. Ameen.