Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) faculty members have won China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Collaborative Research Grant by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan. According to details, Dr Shakeel Sadiq Jajja Associate Professor of Operations and Supply Chain…
Online education facilities put in place by HEC and universities to minimize the effects of Coronavirus lockdowns have certainly drawn flak from students. But a contributor questions if it is alright to only blame HEC for the mismanagement that has come to the fore?
n these unprecedented times, it is not only our economy that is faltering, but the entire education process is also in shambles. All local and international examinations have been put on hold and uncertainty and confusion surrounds online classes arranged by higher education institutions (HEIs). Higher education has been, perhaps, the least discussed issue by successive governments and thus a comprehensive policy for it appears lacking. For many weeks in April, various hashtags trended on Twitter, like #WeRejectOnllineClasses #WeWantSemesterBreak and #HEC_StopOnlineClasses, which highlighted how effective the online education had been so far. Although it was a planned twitter campaign, issues students have been facing regarding online education are not absolutely wrong. Though it does beg a question: is only HEC solely responsible for enduring this reaction from university students? This pertinent issue needs to be examined from various angles for a better understanding.
By Staff Reporter #LUMS, remained Friday’s top trend on twitter after a student shared his experience of bullying by his peers, and staff of Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) based on his social class highlighting how class difference is…
Award-winning EdTech enterprise SABAQ, and Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate for research and outreach purposes in order to contribute towards building a robust education ecosystem in Pakistan. The MoU was signed by Hassan Bin Rizwan, CEO & Co-founder of SABAQ, and Dr Mariam Chughtai, Associate Dean and Assistant Professor at the LUMS School of Education.
The Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) has been caught in the middle of a social media backlash after several students reported being struck off the university’s financial assistance program without prior intimation despite no changes in their curricular or monetary situation.
A recent development where the prestigious Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) purportedly discontinued financial aid to a number of current and returning students has left the affected students with little choice other than saying goodbye to the “LUMS Dream”, and triggered a rather extreme response from users of social media.
Only seven Pakistani universities have been included in the best 1000 universities in the world, with the same seven universities retaining their spots yet again, in the prestigious Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings 2020.
The janitorial staff of Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) staged a demonstration against a delay in promised payments in connection with Easter at the university premises on Saturday , demanding the administration come good on its promise of payments. A number of students also joined the LUMS janitorial staff protest to express solidarity .
The Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) has come out as the number one university in Pakistan in two study subjects, as revealed by the QS World University Rankings by Subject for 2019. The ranking was unveiled last week by QS, with LUMS top in Pakistan in business and management studies, as well as economics and econometrics.