November 23, 2018 Prime Minister’s Electric Wheel Chair Scheme


Published On:  Friday, November 23, 2018
Prime Minister’s Electric Wheel Chair Scheme for University Students: The main objective of the project is to facilitate special students having ambulatory disability, so that they can be assisted in movement and contribute effectively towards the progress of the homeland. Special students (having ambulatory disability) be advised to submit duly filled Application Form along with the Disability CertificateCNIC and VU Student ID clrear and readable copy must reach on or before 13th December, 2018 at following address;
Click here to download Application Form:  
The Registrar’s Office
Virtual University of Pakistan
M.A Jinnah Campus,
Defence Road Off Raiwind Road,
Lahore.
Tel: 111-880-880

Note: Newly admitted students are encouraged to apply, however, If any student(s) has already applied and submitted application to VU for said scheme, please ignore this announcment..




November 09, 2018 Last Chance to Make Course Selection - Fall 2018


Published On:  Friday, November 9, 2018
Dear Students,
You are hereby intimated that course selection due date for add/drop course(s) has been extended upto Tuesday, November 13, 2018.
Students’ failing to enroll any course(s) by the last date will be treated as Inactive Student” in Spring 2018 semester and fine will also be imposed under “Semester Freeze Rules”.
Note:
  • Students' will be responsible for his/her late course enrollment and any quizzes or assignment(s) if given or taken. 
  • No request for the enrollment of courses and unfreeze of semester will be entertained after above said date.
  • Fee voucher once issued will not be adjusted/revised.




November 09, 2018 International Online Competition



Students of Virtual University of Pakistan  are encouraged to apply and participate in International Student Convention and Expo 2018. The event is planned by Inter-University Consortium for the Promotion of Social Sciences (IUCPSS). IUCPSS is a largest alliance of more than 45 public and private sector universities in Pakistan, was established in 2002, with aim to promote the social sciences in Pakistan through collaboration, cooperation and partnership at regional, national and international levels. More than 30 sessions and competitions are planned to ensure maximum participation of students from different universities.
Higher Education Commission Pakistan, Punjab Higher Education Commission, United National Information Centre Pakistan, Pakistan Institute of Parliamentary Services and other top ranked Pakistani and foreign universities are closely partnering this initiative. 
CATEGORIES:
There are 3 categories of competitions in which the entries are open till November 15, 2018. 
  • Photography Competition
  • Short Film Competition
  • Poster Competition

A- PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION:
Students are encouraged to participate in Photography competition. 
Theme:
1) Securing Our Future
2) Youth Promoting Peaceful Society

Deadline of team registration: 14th November, 2018
Deadline for Submission: 30th November2018
Form Link: Download

RULES & REGULATIONS
PREPARED WORK:
  • Photography must clearly be student's original work without editing and effects.
  • Negativity will not be accepted and participant should stick to the theme.
  • Participant cannot claim back their work.
  • Work that is found copied from any source will be rejected.
  • Only 10 photos per participant will be accepted. 5 photos per theme.

B- SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
Short Film Festival is a broad category of visual expressions that is based on the attempt, in one fashion or another, to "document" reality. Students are encouraged to show their talents and creativity
Theme :
1) Securing Our Future
2) Youth Promoting Peaceful Society

Deadline of registration: 14th November, 2018
Deadline for Submission: 30th November2018
Form Link: Download


November 09, 2018 Workshops - Intl. Student Convention & Expo 2018





Students of Virtual University, Islamabad Region (Islamabad and Rawalpindi) are encouraged to apply and participate in Workshops being planned at International Student Convention and Expo 2018. The event is planned by Inter-University Consortium for the Promotion of Social Sciences (IUCPSS). IUCPSS is a largest alliance of more than 45 public and private sector universities in Pakistan, was established in 2002, with aim to promote the social sciences in Pakistan through collaboration, cooperation and partnership at regional, national and international levels. More than 30 sessions and competitions are planned to ensure maximum participation of students from different universities.
Higher Education Commission Pakistan, Punjab Higher Education Commission, United National Information Centre Pakistan, Pakistan Institute of Parliamentary Services and other top ranked Pakistani and foreign universities are closely partnering this initiative. 

REGISTRATION GUIDELINES: 


November 08, 2018 Issuance of First Voucher to continuing students (Fall, 2018)

Published On:  Thursday, November 8, 2018
Students are informed that the University has issued first voucher (semester enrolment fee + one course fee) for Fall, 2018 semester to continuing students, who have made course selection from October 26, 2018 to November 5, 2018.
You are directed to deposit payable voucher as per given schedule.




November 05, 2018 VU to host 33rd Annual Conference of Asian Association of Open Universities


Published On:  Monday, November 5, 2018
Virtual University of Pakistan has been honored to host the 33rd Annual Conference of Asian Association of Open Universities after acceptance of its Proposal by Executive Committee of AAOU. This Conference is scheduled to be held in the Year 2019 in Pakistan. The Conference will provide a platform for academicians to exchange their views and experiences in Open and Distance Learning Programs and hands-on experience on the importance of open and distance learning in Asia’s human resource development in integration.
Asian Association of Open Universities (AAOU) is a non-profit organization of higher learning institutions that are primarily concerned with open and distance education.
The 32nd annual conference of the Asian Association of Open Universities (AAOU) was held in Hanoi, capital of Vietnam, on October 24, 2018. It served to bring together about 400 delegates from 20 countries and territories worldwide including delegates from Pakistan who presented their research papers comprised of faculty members of Virtual University including Prof. Dr. Masroor Elahi Babar ,(Dean Faculty of Science & Technology), Dr. Mohsin Javed,(Director Quality Enhancement), Mr. Rizwan Saleem Sindhu, (Assistant Professor, Marketing) Mr. Naveed-ul-Hasan (Instructor Department of Management Sciences), Muhammad Waqas, (Instructor) and Ms. Ammara Hashmi (Instructor Department of Social Sciences).