GCU tech fair pulls students
STAFF REPORT IBD: The Government College University (GCU) has recently organised a week-long All Pakistan Technology and Art Festival 2012 that was endeavoured to provide a platform to students from across Pakistan to exhibit their innovative ideas, share knowledge and reveal their creativities.
According to details, as many as 533 students from 42 educational institutions including Quaid-i-Azam University, UET, NCA, FAST, Arid Agriculture University, Punjab University, Kinnaird College, King Edward Medical University Lahore and FCC University participated in the eighteen competitions and two workshops of the festival.
The most thrilling event of the festival was All Pakistan Speed Programming Competition that was won by Abdul Wahab and Agam Sufayan.
After Speed Programming, the E-gamming was the most participated event of the Competition. Jawad Javed and Munaza Farooq stood first in Project Exhibition.
On the occasion, GCU Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr Muhammad Khaleeq-ur-Rahman said that science, literature and arts are equally important for the progress and prosperity of mankind and such co-curricular activities, besides creating a positive environment of competition, provide a platform to students from diverse backgrounds to socialise and share their experiences and ideas.