Directorate of Student Affairs and External Relations (DSAER)

At BNU, we believe that true learning goes beyond the classroom and that’s why we strive to refine the campus life at BNU by providing our students the opportunities that can enhance their vision and leadership skills. The Student Affairs Office (SAO) drives and creates all such opportunities for our students.

Student Affairs Office has been established under Directorate of Student Affairs and External Relations (DSAER) in order to correspond with the institution’s mission and goals, and to reinforce and extend the University’s influence beyond the classroom. The SAO governs and initiates all student related activities at BNU.

We like to encourage all students to reach Student Affairs Office for any kind of assistance. Whether you want to take career guidance or like to establish a new club or society, visit our office and explore the options we have for you. You can also write to us at student.affairs@bnu.edu.pk

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Bestival XI: A Spectacular Fusion of Talent and Entertainment

BNU's Bestival XI, held from February 29 to March 03, 2024, proved to be a magnet for youthful enthusiasts from across Pakistan. The event, sponsored by esteemed brands, showcased a diverse array of activities, ranging from workshops to competitions and electrifying performances by renowned artists like Shamoon Ismail, Aur Band, and Hassan & Roshaan featuring Mekaal Hasan. With its dynamic lineup, Bestival XI lived up to its reputation as the quintessential annual extravaganza, drawing crowds eager to immerse themselves in a whirlwind of creativity and entertainment. One of the festival's most memorable highlights was the captivating Sufi Night, featuring the renowned Sufi Rock band Raga Boyz. Their mesmerizing performance resonated with attendees, infusing the atmosphere with a profound sense of spirituality and cultural richness. As the festival unfolded, attendees were treated to an immersive experience that transcended mere entertainment, fostering a deeper appreciation for the diverse cultural tapestry of Pakistan. In addition to the spectacular performances, Bestival XI provided a platform for budding talents to showcase their skills and creativity. From competitive events to interactive workshops, participants had the opportunity to engage with like-minded individuals and hone their craft. The festival's inclusive atmosphere encouraged collaboration and camaraderie, fostering a sense of community among attendees. As Bestival XI drew to a close with an exhilarating Awards Night and Fashion Ramp Walk, attendees left with memories that would last a lifetime. The event's resounding success reaffirmed BNU's commitment to providing enriching experiences that celebrate the vibrancy and creativity of Pakistani youth. With its blend of entertainment, culture, and creativity, Bestival XI left an indelible mark on all who attended, setting the stage for even greater experiences in the years to come.

Culture Day by BNU CulArt Society

Beaconhouse National University's CulArt Society orchestrated a vibrant celebration of diversity and unity with its much-anticipated "Culture Day" event. The event transformed the campus into a kaleidoscope of colors, traditions, and beautiful melodies, fostering a sense of belonging and camaraderie among students and faculty alike. The festivities kicked off with immersive cultural performances that showcased the rich tapestry of Pakistani heritage. From traditional Pashtoon and Saraikii dance performances to soul-stirring Sindhi and Punjabi songs by the BNU Music Society, attendees were treated to a captivating display of talent and cultural expression. Notably, the BNU Dramatics Society presented "Haq Bakhshish," a poignant theatrical performance shedding light on the archaic tradition of forced marriages with the Holy book, resonating with the audience's emotions. Adding to the festivities, a delightful photo booth provided the perfect backdrop for students to capture cherished memories and moments of joy. The colorful stalls offering appetizing traditional food further enhanced the cultural experience, tantalizing visitors' taste buds throughout the day. Above all, Culture Day served as a testament to BNU's commitment to embracing diversity and fostering inclusivity within its community. As students, faculty, and staff came together as one big BNU family, the event underscored the richness of Pakistan's cultural heritage and the strength that lies in unity. Culture Day was not just a celebration; it was a reaffirmation of the values that define us as a university and as a nation.

Interfaith Society Hosts Inspiring Seerah Symposium

Beaconhouse National University's Interfaith Society recently organized a thought-provoking Seerah Symposium, providing students with a platform for dialogue and reflection on the life and teachings of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). The event featured notable speakers, Mr. Ali Nomani and Mr. Muhammad Ali, who shared their profound insights and wisdom, sparking a deep and meaningful discussion among attendees. The symposium brought together a diverse and enthusiastic group of students, fostering an atmosphere of overwhelming phenomenology and leaving participants with a profound sense of fulfillment and gratitude. As attendees engaged in dialogue and reflection, they gained valuable perspectives on the Prophet's life and teachings, further enriching their understanding of Islamic principles and values. Reflecting on the success of the Seerah Symposium, the BNU Interfaith Society expressed its commitment to continue arranging meaningful and interactive events for the student body. The society extended sincere gratitude to all who contributed to making the symposium a memorable and enlightening experience, emphasizing the importance of fostering dialogue and understanding among individuals of different faiths and backgrounds.

Debating Society Hosts Rang-e-Shayri

Beaconhouse National University's Debating Society recently mesmerized audiences with an enchanting evening of Rang-e-Shaiyri, showcasing classical Urdu poetry and celebrating the rich cultural heritage of Pakistan. The event served as an interuniversity Urdu Poetry competition, drawing participants from various private and public sectors in Lahore, including KEMU, LUMS, GCUL, FCCU, UCP, Govt. M.A.O College, and others. Students from across Lahore came together to revel in the timeless art of shaiyri, weaving a vibrant cultural tapestry with their heartfelt renditions of classical Urdu poetry. The event provided a platform for participants to showcase their remarkable talent and passion for Urdu literature, captivating the audience with their eloquence and poetic expressions. In a fiercely contested competition, Hanzala Shahid emerged victorious, securing the 1st position as a private candidate. Muhammad Ammar Saeed from BNU claimed the 2nd position, while Ali Noor Mohsin from Rahbar Medical and Dental College clinched the 3rd position, showcasing their prowess in the art of Urdu poetry. A special highlight of the evening was the presence of esteemed guests, including Dr. Uzma Zareen Nazia, Associate Professor in the Persian Department at Oriental College, University of Punjab, Lahore, and Ms. Farhat Perveen, a renowned poetess and Urdu language activist in Pakistan and the USA. Their passionate words and profound insights left an indelible mark on the hearts of the attendees, further enriching the cultural experience of the event. The Rang-e-Shaiyri evening organized by the BNU Debating Society exemplified the university's commitment to promoting Urdu literature and providing a platform for artistic expression. As students and guests alike immersed themselves in the beauty of Urdu poetry, the event served as a testament to the enduring significance of our cultural heritage.

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