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Lahore School of Economics Convocation 2017

Lahore School of Economics’ Fourteenth Annual Convocation was held on 14 October 2017. Dr. Shahid Amjad Chaudhry, Chairman and Rector Lahore School, conferred degrees and awards upon graduating students.


Dr. Shahid Amjad Chaudhry welcomed parents, students and the members Lahore School Board of Governors at the convocation ceremony.


In his welcome address, Dr. Shahid Amjad Chaudhry highlighted the role of Lahore School of Economics during the last 20 years (since its founding in 1997). He emphasized its role in imparting quality education in various disciplines at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Lahore School today has four Faculties and Departments – The Faculties of Economics and Business Administration and the Departments of Social Sciences and Environmental Sciences and Policy. It has also three Centres – the Centre for Mathematics and Statistics, the Centre for Media Studies Art and Design, the Centre for Research in Economics and Business – and the Graduate Institute of Development Studies. The Faculties, Departments and Institute offer PhD, MPhil, Masters (including MBA) and Bachelors Programmes.


The Rector elaborated on how in the course of only 20 years, the Lahore School of Economics has emerged as one of the top educational institutions in Pakistan. He said he felt proud to share with the parents that in the most recent ranking by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC), the Lahore School had been ranked as the second best business school in business category in the country.

Dr Shahid Amjad Chaudhry also emphasized how Lahore School graduates were being placed in top positions locally and abroad and being accepted for higher studies, while at the same time taking up key roles in the government and policy making.


Finally the Rector recognized the excellent teaching and cutting-edge research being conducted in the School that has made Lahore School internationally recognized as one of the top education institutions in Asia.


At the end of the ceremony, the Lahore School graduates joined their parents and friends for refreshments while reflecting upon their rite of passage. The parents could be seen interacting with faculty members, sharing some poignant moments. The cameras flashed as the graduates gathered for photos, followed by loud cheers. Faculty and graduates dressed in robes, and the parents of graduates, their faces beaming with a well-earned pride, added to the graceful ceremony and the amazing congregation of the Lahore School community.


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