Facilities and Examination
The college building has adequate facilities for lecture, tutorial
and discussion rooms, apart from a computing laboratory. It also has a lecture
hall, library, art room, staff room, students’ common rooms and prayer room.
Alan Bicker library is an essential resource for learning,
teaching and research and the college is committed to maintaining an adequate
stock of books. The initial efforts are necessarily focused on acquiring
textbooks, newspapers, general reference titles and journals for the subjects
taught. Some books and all journals classified as reference material is
confined to the college. The library is also a quiet study space available
during working hours. The library catalogue is computerized and students can
search for a book on the library computer. There is also a collection of
educational CDs that students can consult for their subjects.
Computing plays an important role across the curriculum. The
college has a Local Area Network with more than 29 workstations for advanced
teaching, word processing, and research. Students have access to free Internet
facility at the college. The college is also centre for computer based
examinations for intermediate papers of FIA and ACCA.
The college student council is the focus of students’ social
activities. All students are members of the council that is run by elected
representatives of the students. The council holds meetings to discuss its
programme. The student council manages sports and entertainment activities. It
organizes social, religious and fund-raising events. The student council has
several societies: Islamic, debating, law, poetry, literary, dramatic and
cricket and basketball teams.
Examination papers for all the subjects taught at UCI are set by the
University of London or ACCA and administered by the British Council in
Islamabad. Papers are taken in Islamabad and are marked in the UK. Results are
usually announced after two or three months.