SASS - School of Arts and Social Sciences | GIFT University

SASS - School of Arts and Social Sciences

GIFT School of Arts and Social Sciences (SASS), GIFT University Gujranwala was established in 2002. SASS has had a long and successful history and is one of the more popular faculties in GIFT University. SASS is fast evolving into a research oriented faculty which has expanded its ambit to Doctoral programs and is continuously expanding its academic range. SASS has a firm reputation, which is based upon the alumni members who are serving in prime academic positions in and around Gujranwala.

SASS is a modern and vibrant academic faculty, which is guided by the principles of progressive inter-disciplinary research, quest for academic excellence and the need to produce responsible citizens in all walks of life. SASS promotes academic learning with a sense of deep engagement with society and culture. SASS encourages its students to think critically, study and evaluate society and culture in which they live and explore new relationships between academic knowledge and its cultural application. Co-existence of creative exploration and academic discipline is the hallmark of SASS.

SASS consists of the following departments
1- Department of English
2- Department of Islamic Studies
3- Department of Media Studies
4- Department of Humanities & Social Sciences

Programs Offered

 

About School of Arts and Social Sciences

GIFT University employs some of the finest scholars and academicians as faculty for its programs. Our excellent faculty is recruited from some of the best educational institutions and backgrounds in the world. The impressive list of academic profiles includes the best schools including the University of Massachusetts, University of Illinois, Leeds, LUMS,etc. The faculty for each program has been hand picked to ensure that the best academic profiles are present in the university to ensure experience and excellence of instruction.

 

GIFT Faculty

Beaconhouse School
Bloomfield
Educator
Elite Science College
Govt.School
Govt. Christian High School, Wazirabad
Govt. DSD Lahore
Govt. Post Graduate Commerce College, Gujranwala
Govt. Swedish Pakistani College of Tech, Gujrat
Mayar Intl School System
National Science College
PIPS School & College
Quaid-e-Azam Public College
Spring Field School
The City School Sialkot
The Educators
UOS
Wapda Town School

Masters in English has always been one of the popular choices of study, but GIFT has made it even better with their unique course curriculum. The faculty is top notch and the way they take you through this study course makes it much more enjoyable and refreshing. The MA English program opens up a number of career opportunities, such as civil superior services, media, customer services and public relations among others. GIFT’s mode of instruction is invaluable in helping you secure a rewarding career.

Sadia Mustafa
MA English
Fall 2014


A number of students are showing growing interest in Islamic Studies. I opted for this study course because I wish to become an Islamic scholar and project a true picture of the Islamic faith. This study course is conducted by an experienced faculty and signing up for this subject has truly been an enlightening experience. It is also a great start for students looking forward to pursuing their doctorate.

Sumaira Rabia
MPhil Islamic Studies
Spring 2014

GIFT University makes available scholarships and financial assistance in the form of tuition fee waivers and interest-free loans to eligible students. Information on the various scholarships and schemes of financial assistance is given below. If a student qualifies to receive more than one scholarship/financial assistance, he/she will be awarded the one with the maximum benefit to him. Unless specified otherwise, the information applies to all programs offered by the University.

 

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The Social Integration Program-previously known as the Social Internship Program (SIP) of the GIFT University Gujranwala emphasizes the value of service with others, rather than the commonly accepted concept of service to others. The goal is to create "better communities" in the Region by encouraging students to serve their communities. The program also aims to promote active citizenship by making social action a fundamental part of every student’s life. The program is currently conceived as 3 credit hour program for all undergraduate associate degree programs students. This program establishes its linkage with our National Education Policy-2009 that recognizes the community services as “Social Sector Industry” and is aligned with the HEC’s Social Integration Outreach Program.

 

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