Campus News

Beat Baazi

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The buzz coming from Main Campus’s OBS Courtyard as soon as the sun set on the 22nd of November was an indication as obvious as the purple lights interwoven with the trees that something was going on. That something was Beat Baazi, a collaboration between the IBA Media and Communications Society and the Social Sciences Club, an evening of self-expression ... Read More »

A Conversation with Kami

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‘Hum Bhi Insaan Hain’, a student-run NGO, conducted a session with trans activist, model and spokesperson Kami Sid on the 25th of October. The session was organized in collaboration with the Social Sciences Club and the Public Speaking Society, and was conducted in a conversational manner by Kami and NGO Founder Syeda Dua Fatima, who is currently enrolled in the ... Read More »

LitSoc: Open Mic Night

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White sheets were spread on the grass, fairy lights draped over the trees and the mic handed over to LitSoc Manager Fizza Sangi so she could officially launch the society’s first Open Mic of the year. The courtyard filled up in a matter of minutes and the whispers quickly subsided in anticipation of an evening filled with lights, music and ... Read More »

The Grand Launch: A Trashy Affair

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“Did we make this mess?” My classmate, who had attended the IBA Marketing Club’s Grand Launch the night before, sounded surprised. I started, having been caught staring out the classroom window, a not uncommon occurrence in Tabba’s north wing early in the morning. You see, the windows there look down upon the lush green football field - sparkling in dew, ... Read More »

Chai Khaana: The One with the ISC

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Debates and discussions are the hallmark of intellectual growth and understanding between people. This was the idea that the Social Sciences Club kept alive in its inaugural event of the academic term: Chai Khaana – The One with the ISC. The IBA Student Council was invited to the Alumni Student Centre for tea, refreshments, and a discussion about the promises ... Read More »

Traveling to Pakistan

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I recently got the opportunity to travel somewhere I never thought of going to. Shaped controversially by the media, I was quite hesitant to jump into a country I never experienced. Fear often places two hands over our eyes and blinds us from hidden opportunities. Before traveling, fear kept replaying the frightful imagery and headlines I’d consumed through international media. As ... Read More »

Jakarta, Melbourne, Karachi

Today, I touched the Arabian waters.

  My journey to Pakistan is a rather…special one. After 1 year of trying (due to certain circumstances) I finally set foot in Karachi on the morning of January 7th 2016. My stay here has not been very long but I feel as though this city, Karachi, has already grown on me. I was born and raised in Jakarta, Indonesia; ... Read More »

Sara Akbar -Turkey

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  Travelling makes you realize how tiny you and your problems are, and how big the world is. So just explore, set yourself free, fight with your fears, make new friends across the globe, watch sunsets with your loved ones and learn the secrets of life. Summer 2015, my first solo trip to Turkey through AIESEC gave me a chance ... Read More »

Zhan Zeyu In Karachi!

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Week 2 in Karachi, we went to the NGO (DAR-UL-SUKUN), for differently-abled kids, to help the kids do some “exercise”. I have put the word exercise in inverted commas because it’s quite different from what you would expect; this “exercise” is different in the sense that we simply help the kids stretch their arms and legs, hoping that these simple ... Read More »

The Rickshaw Project

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“Adhoori si zindagi hai meri par udhaar par jeeta nahin jeena seekh liya hai main nay apni mushkilon say lar kar” Such are the thoughts of a disabled individual. One among several, shunned by society, willing to work, willing to overcome his barriers and succeed in life. Only in need of an avenue, a helping hand. The Rickshaw Project is ... Read More »

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