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Department Of Applied Physcology

News & Events

Modern Trends in Psychology

1. University of Sargodha, Gujranwala Campus held research conference on 27th August, 2016 with title “Modern Trends in Psychology”. 2. There were total 26 papers presented and LGU contributed by presenting eight papers. There were conducted under supervision of Ms. Uzma Ilyas, Ms. Nida Zafar and Ms. Saira Maqsood. 3. Muhammad Mohsin, student of M.Sc II (Applied Psychology) scored first position. Topic of his presentation was “Poor Eating Habits, Executive Functioning and Mental & Physical Health in University Students”. 4. The participants were from different institutions i.e. Lahore Garrison University, University of Sargodha, University of Gujrat and Soft Solution College. The conference was held under the collaboration of University of Sargodha and Soft Solution College, Gujranwala. In conference informal quiz was conducted and three out of five questions were answered by Lahore Garrison University Students and won prizes for that too. On a whole it promoted to research culture in Applied Psychology Department. 5. All the details about this conference have been updated to English Department for Newsletter and to CS for updating website.

Students’ Achievement in Mental Health Competition at UCP

1. Students from Psychology Department LGU, participated in a Mental Health Week entitled, “Taboo-Defacing Gender” from 24th – 25th November, 2016 organized by University of Central Punjab. The participants from Lahore Garrison University, University of The Punjab, University of Management and Technology and Government College University, Lahore took part in the event. 2. It was three day event organized by UCP. Overall, posters from five universities were presented on 24th November 2016. UMT secured 1st position whereas Lahore Garrison University secured runner up status. 3. The third and last day competition of performing arts was held. Along with LGU, other universities showed their talents in it by enacting short dramas and skits on the punching taboos of today. 4. LGU Applied Psychology students, opted the genre of mime. In 13 minutes mime, students highlighted four main taboos of our society including Divorce, Honor Killing, Transgender and Prostitution. The idea was not only unique from others but it was highly appreciated by the audience. 5. The University of the Punjab secured 1st position in performing arts competition, whereas Lahore Garrison University, was runner up in it. 6. Collectively, this event has bequeathed an innovative experience to LGU students in the abstract expression of cognition and emotion regarding current taboos of society and suggesting solution to them.

Arts, Music and Psychology at UCPL

Department of Applied Psychology participated in Mental Health Week organized by University of Central Punjab on 5th December, 2015. Students from Department of Applied Psychology, Lahore Garrison University presented a mime and got second prize against 12 others universities. Students participated in two day event comprising panel discussion, poster competition and Mime competition. As always our students followed history and won prize and were appreciated on their contribution in the event on whole.

Welcome Party:

A welcome party was arranged on 10th December, 2015 which was hosted by Mass Communication Department. The welcome party was arranged to welcome the new comers of spring and fall students. This party was attended by all disciplines faculty members and students. This function turned out to be a warm platform for all new comers, they were entertained through skits, song dedication and other performances prepared and rehearsed by students of all disciplines. It was ended by the valuable remarks of VC and lunch was served. Teachers support and guidance added to zeal and zest of the function.

Cultural day:

Cultural Day was celebrated on 10th & 11th February, 2016.the main theme of the event was to highlight unity among cultures and promoting tolerance for differences. Such events add great deal of psychological and subjective well-being of individuals in life full of hassles. Pakistan most patriotic anthem essence could be felt in the event where students dressed up representing four provinces of Pakistan. At one point you could gaze to AJRAK the traditional sindi chadder to the point where you control yourself to beat of Punjabi bhangra.

Students from all departments paid homage by dressing themselves into getup of Sindhi, Balochi, Punjabi, Muslim, Kashmiri and Rajiistani. In all these beats Applied Psychology department created the stall representing the theme of Mehndi which added all its features from yellow dresses to dholki and what not. Students also displayed different food stalls. Applied Psychology department enjoyed the point most when they raised slogan to increase their sale of qulfi and paan stall. On this very day University was depicting mini Pakistan in its essence.

Workshop Quality of life and well-being:

A workshop on Quality of Life and Well Being was organized by Department of Applied Psychology on 26th April, 2016. Dr Naumana Amjad from Punjab University, Applied Psychology Department was the guest speaker for workshop. A large number of students from Faculty of Social Sciences attended the workshop. The respected guest speaker highlighted the assessment and management of stress levels. The techniques were mentioned in depth for intervening stress and strategies were discussed along with its demonstration.

Pink Ribbon Day:

Recent researches has indicated the red sign for Pakistani females as statistical number indicated the highest ratio of breast cancer among Pakistani females. This day was organized in reference to facilitate the information among masses to increase awareness on it. Stigma and taboo stops females to consult physician and seek medical advice.

To enhance the concept of health body, the Pink ribbon day was celebrated by Department of Applied Psychology on 27th April, 2016. It also showed their support for the thousands of women affected by breast cancers. Fund raising was also carried out by Students and around 26,000 rupees were donated to The Pink Ribbon Foundation, this amount was collected within few hours. The ceremony was ended by the valuable remarks of VC. To make it memorable the students created pink ribbon through human chain, it was saved in memory through snapshots. To show solidary with the day the applied psychology department were all dressed up pink. Students and faculty members from other department were part of the cause with Applied Psychology department.