UVAS holds walk, debate, poster competitions

LAHORE: University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore arranged motivational walk, debate and poster competitions with the theme of ‘Battling Terrorism with Knowledge’ here on Thursday as part of Higher Education Commission (HEC) 15 year celebrations.

Pro Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Nasim Ahmad led the walk while UVAS Senior Tutor Prof Dr Kamran Ashraf, Prof Dr Asim Aslam and a large number of students and faculty members participated. The walk started from the Vice Chancellor Office and took a round of the city campus UVAS Lahore.

The aim of the walk was to highlight supportive role and contribution of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) of higher education institutions in national development.

In debate English category contest, Huzaifa Zulfiqar from Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) won the first position and Arooba Waqar from Doctor of Nutrition and Dietetics (DND) got the second position while Laiba Tahami also from Doctor of Nutrition and Dietetics (DND) got the third position.

In debate Urdu category contest, Aaun Abbas (Microbiology) won the first position, Amna Batool (Biochemistry) the second position while Laiba Rasheed (Microbiology) got the third position.

In poster contest, Shaista Mehmood from Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (IPS) won the first position and Zakia Habib from Biological Sciences got the second position while Myra Noor from Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (IPS) stood the third position.

Senior Tutor Prof Dr Kamran Ashraf chaired certificates and shields distribution ceremony of debate contest winners while Prof Dr Asim Aslam chaired the ceremony of poster contest winners.They distributed certificates and shields among the winners.

Meanwhile, the office of Career Services of the UVAS in collaboration with Amal Academy organised a seminar on career counselling.

Guest speaker Zara delivered a lecture to students on developing job skills, including communication, interviewing and CV writing, and on moulding the mindset of students entering the job market.