Beaconhouse, TNS IBDP Students Ace Exams

Lahore: Beaconhouse and TNS Beaconhouse students have achieved remarkable results in the challenging IB Diploma Programme, with some attaining grades of 40 and 41 out of a maximum of 45, placing them amongst the top 4% in the world. Our students have attained outstanding results in Biology, Economics, French, Business Management, Theory of Knowledge and the Extended Essay. Congratulations Class of 2017!

Student Leadership Conference (SLC)

Risalpur: Beaconhouse Risalpur Branch held the Student Leadership Conference (SLC) on April 18, 2017. The branch took this initiative to facilitate a collaborative and inclusive educational environment for Beaconhouse branches in Risalpur, Nowshera, Attock and Mardan.

SLC provided participants the means to expand their individual leadership potential as well as avenues to apply those skills, on individual and group levels. It was a true reflection of the Beaconhouse Learner Profile.

The two keynote speakers were selected from the community, one each for the Opening and the Closing ceremonies. For the Opening Ceremony, Lt Col Fawad Akram was invited from Military College of Engineering. He is currently working on national projects such as Swat Motorway and Kurram Tangi Dam. For the closing keynote, Ms Sobia, headmistress Beaconhouse Mardan Branch was invited. Both were sought out for their ability to provoke thought and inspire the students with their achievements and accomplishments.

Four groups were created and students from all the branches took part in each group. Students had been informed about their groups of discussion beforehand. The four groups were Freedom of Speech Should Have No Boundaries, Challenges Faced by Teenagers Today and their Recovery Plan,

How do the Media Influence Us? What do we see when we look in the mirror?, and Eye on the Future: If You Have To Design Your Own Future, How Would It Look Like?

Students discussed their opinions on each group’s topic and presented a PowerPoint presentations.

The Voice of Beaconhouse

Lahore: Beaconhouse College Campus Gulberg organised a music competition, “The Voice of Beaconhouse”, which culminated on Saturday, April 8, 2017, at the BCCG Campus.

Contestants recorded and sent live performance videos to the VOB team, who then scrutinised all entries on the basis of their quality and uploaded them to social media. The contestants who managed to get the maximum number of views, shares and likes on their posts qualified for the final round. The seven finalists then competed for one title, “The Voice of Beaconhouse”, by performing live at the BCCG Campus. Mahnoor Asim from Beaconhouse Liberty, Lahore won the competition and was awarded with an audio track at The Studio 56. Minahil Raza from Beaconhouse Johar Town Campus won the position of first runner-up with Ayyan Shahaab from Beaconhouse Johar Town Campus just behind her as the second runner-up.

The event was a resounding success, with dazzling performances by BCCG students and the presence of judges like Saad Farooq Ziai, Zeeshan Ali from Nescafe Basement fame and Coke Studio artist Jabar Abbas.

Rashid Rana receives 2017 Asia Arts Award

Zaeem Yaqoob Khan | Director Student Affairs and External Relations | BNU

Lahore: Dean, Mariam Dawood School of Visual Arts & Design (SVAD), Beaconhouse National University, Prof Rashid Rana received the prestigious 2017 Asia Arts Award Hong Kong on March 23, 2017.

Prof Rana is one of the four contemporary Asian artists honoured in an elaborate ceremony held in Hong Kong.

The Asia Arts Awards Hong Kong is a signature gala celebration honouring the Asia Arts Game Changers during the week of Art Basel. Major art collectors, artists, dignitaries from the art world and Asia Society trustees and patrons gather to celebrate contemporary arts in Asia.

For more than 20 years, Asia Society has been a pioneer in identifying and fostering the latest contemporary Asian artists and engaging new audiences for their work.