Ch Mohammad Sarwar, Governor of the Punjab inaugurated Alam Tower Sub Campus of The University of Faisalabad, at Lahore on November 10, 2018. In Inaugural ceremony Prof Dr Mohammad Nizamuddin, Chairman Punjab HEC, Mian Muhammad Hanif, Chairman BoG, TUF, Mian Muhammad Rasheed, Vice Chairman BoG, Prof Dr Muhammad Saeed, Pro Rector, faculty members, new students and their parents were present. Addressing the students, Governor Punjab advised that our youth should realize their responsibilities towards the country and should contribute for the welfare of humanity. He particularly appreciated the efforts of Mian Muhammad Hanif, Chairman Madinah Foundation for his valuable services in health and education sectors. Later, Governor Punjab visited different departments, Library and IT lab of the Campus.
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Date : 29th – 30th May, 2018
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The ceremony of MOU regarding declaration of Smoke and Drug-free Campus was held on 15th May 2018, at The University of Faisalabad, Engineering Campus. This is the 3rd institution that declared as Smoke and Drug-free Campus in Pakistan. Syed Zulfiqar Hussain, Consultant Anti Drug/Narcotics campaign from Drug advisory training Hub (DATH) DAP Colombo and the Pro-Rector, The University of Faisalabad, Engineering Campus, Dr.ZahirJavedParacha signed on (MOU) to expedite their efforts for making the Campus Smoke and Drug-free. Focal person on Drug Syed H.M Gilani, Psychologist Kubra Imtiaz, M.S Saimashehzad, Coordinator school programme on Drugs were also present on the occasion.
Two days workshop on OBE Accreditation and Education system was held on 10th-11th May,2018 in Engineering campus. Guest speaker was Col. Sadiq ur Rehman, Directior QA, Institute of Space Technology (IST), Islamabad. Chief guest Dr. Zahir Javed Paracha, Pro Rector TUF appreciated the efforts of guest speakers and organizing committee with his best wishes.
Tech Hawks 4.0 opening ceremony was held at The University of Faisalabad Engineering campus. The honourable Pro-Rector Prof Dr Zahir Javed Paracha graced the occasion as the chief guest, and faculty and student delegates attended the opening ceremony. The chief guest shared his well wishes to organizing team and participants.
The closing ceremony of Annual Sports Gala was held at Engineering Campus followed by live performance of Abrar ul Haq at mesmerizing musical night on February 16, 2018.
The mega event was presided by Prof Dr Zaheer Javed Paracha, Pro Rector Engineering Campus. Mr Muhammad Farooq Yousaf, Senior Vice President, FCCI was the chief guest while Engr Ahmad Hassan, Chairman Standing Committee on R&D FCCI was guest of honour. In first session, the winners of final rounds of different sports and athletic competitions including, cricket, volley ball, basket ball, foot ball, handball, table tennis, badminton, tug of war and athletics were awarded with trophies and medals by the chief guest. Ms Zahida Maqbool, Additional Registrar, Mr Hamid Nawaz Sheikh, Controller Examination, Heads of Schools, faculty members and large number of students were present in the ceremony. Final trophy for overall best performance was won by Electrical Wolves while Computer Eagles remained runner up. Mr Adnan Ali from Electrical Wolves won the best sportsman award of the year. Management Stallions were declared the most disciplined team of the event.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr Muhammad Farooq Yousaf appreciated the TUFIAN’s active participation and sportsmen spirits. Dr Zaheer Javed Paracha stressed on the importance of sports and co-curricular activities for the students, in his address.
In second session, renowned singer Abrar ul Haq enthralled the TUFIANS with his Sufiana Kalam. Abrar ul Haq sang number of songs and received an immense applause and admiration from the audience.
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.
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.