Category Archives: Virtual University VU Pakistan

Preston and US university agree on academic cooperation

Preston and US university agree on academic cooperation ISLAMABAD: Preston University and Valparaiso University (VU) based in the US state of Indiana have inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for academic cooperation at a ceremony held here on Wednesday. Dr. David L. Rowland, Dean of Graduate School, Valparaiso University signed the MoU on behalf of […]

Seminar at Virtual University VU

Seminar at Virtual University VU LAHORE – The Virtual University Directorate of Quality Enhancement organised a seminar on “Quality Assurance in Higher Education Institutes: Challenges and Suggestions”. The keynote speaker was Dr Rasheed Kausar, Director QEC UMT and Dr Muhammad Nawaz, Advisor Quality Enhancement Virtual University. VU Registrar Dr Sadaqat Mehdi presented the presentation about […]

Over 1,000 Virtual University (VU) of Pakistan employees await regularisation

Over 1,000 Virtual University (VU) of Pakistan employees await regularisation Employees allege nepotism, promotions of blued-eyed officials at university LAHORE: The future of more than 1,000 employees of Virtual University (VU) of Pakistan is at stake as they are waiting for regularisation of their jobs even after eight years of their service in the university. Non-regularisation […]

Innovative exam system by Virtual University (VU) of Pakistan

Innovative exam system by Virtual University (VU) of Pakistan AN innovative system has recently been introduced by Virtual University (VU) of Pakistan by conducting the fall 2012 mid-term examination throughout the country and abroad. According to a press release, approximately 30,000 students appeared in 113 exam centres in more than 100 in-land cities while 1100 […]

Virtual University VU holds 3rd convocation in Rawalpindi

Virtual University VU holds 3rd convocation in Rawalpindi RAWALPINDI: The third convocation of Virtual University of Pakistan was held at Pearl Continental hotel in Rawalpindi where degrees were conferred upon 1,056 graduates who completed their bachelor’s and master’s programmes from the university. Outstanding students were also awarded merit certificates on the occasion. VU Rector Tajdar […]

Punjab University Lahore programs to be telecasted on Virtual University VU TV

Punjab University Lahore programs to be telecasted on Virtual University VU TV LAHORE: Punjab University and Virtual University have signed a Memorandum of Understanding which agrees that both would share airtime in their FM and TV channels respectively.   The MoU signing ceremony was held at Committee Room of Vice Chancellor’s office in which PU […]

IT infrastructure: PM announces Rs17 billion for broadband

IT infrastructure: PM announces Rs17 billion for broadband LAHORE: Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has announced that the federal government will allocate Rs17 billion for the development of Information Technology (IT) infrastructure and broadband connectivity in un-served areas in the next budget. Addressing the third convocation of Virtual University at the Expo Centre here on […]

Virtual University (VU) of Pakistan held its third convocation at Lahore Expo Centre

Virtual University (VU) of Pakistan held its third convocation at Lahore Expo Centre LAHORE: The Virtual University (VU) of Pakistan held its third convocation at Lahore Expo Centre on Saturday. Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani was the chief guest of the event, which was attended by Minister of Information Technology Raja Pervaiz Ashraf, VU Rector […]

Virtual University makes us proud for the 2012 Outstanding New Site Award for Open Courseware Excellence

Virtual University makes us proud for  the 2012 Outstanding New Site Award for Open Courseware Excellence LAHORE – The Open Courseware Consortium has conferred the 2012 Outstanding New Site Award for Open Courseware Excellence upon the Virtual University of Pakistan. Only one institution or university in the world is given this honour annually, and this year the position […]

Virtual University pioneer in innovative education

Virtual University pioneer in innovative education LAHORE: From the very beginning to its current standing as one of the leading universities of the country, Virtual University (VU) has always been a pioneer in introducing cutting-edge teaching methodology, utilizing services of the best faculty and offering diverse academic programs at affordable fees. The Virtual University is […]

Virtual University wins international award

Virtual University wins international award ISLAMABAD: The Awards Committee of the Open Courseware Consortium has selected the Virtual University of Pakistan as the 2012 recipient of the Outstanding New Site Award for Open Courseware Excellence. In a statement on Tuesday, it is stated the Open Courseware Consortium is a US-based collaboration of higher education institutions […]

Students distribute dengue awareness pamphlets

Students distribute dengue awareness pamphlets LAHORE; Friday, October 07, 2011: Students belonging to the Virtual University Faisal Town Campus and Ferozepur Road Campus distributed pamphlets and brochures containing information on dengue on different roads of Lahore on Thursday. Giving details about the campaign, Faisal Town Campus Manager Muhammad Ali Khan said that dengue fever had […]

VU holds speech contest through video conferencing

VU holds speech contest through video conferencing Lahore: Pakistan’s first speech contest through video conferencing was held at the Faisal Town campus of Virtual University (VU) on Thursday. Students from various campuses of the university participated in the contest through video conferencing. More than 20 students from three campuses, including Faisal Town Campus, Gujranwala Campus […]

VU holds 2nd convocation at Lahore Expo Centre

VU holds 2nd convocation at Lahore Expo Centre Lahore: The second convocation of the Virtual University (VU) was held at the Lahore Expo Centre on Saturday. Punjab Governor Sardar Latif Khosa was the chief guest at the event. Degrees were conferred upon 1,800 bachelors and masters graduates. Laptops and gold medals were awarded to the […]

New VU fee structure shocks students

New VU fee structure shocks students Lahore: An abrupt and unexpected change in fee structure by the Virtual University (VU) administration has put thousands of university students in a fix while prompting hundreds of them to freeze their ongoing semesters. The VU, the country s first university completely based on modern Information and Communication Technologies […]

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