Academic Advising aims to promote positive outcomes in MGSHSS students by supporting them through their journey at LUMS. It incorporates faculty, students and administrators who give both academic and non-academic guidance. MGSHSS advising works in tandem with the newly introduced online advising system to offer three layers of advising support. Staff academic advisors are always available to help students during enrollment periods and to respond to their academic needs. Faculty advisors offer two mandatory one-on-one meetings with the students each academic year. Apart from these mandatory meetings, students can set up appointments and discuss their academic progress, work planning charts and social adjustment issues. In addition, the Dean’s office trains Peer Advising Leaders (PALs) for first year and sophomore classes. These PALs act as the first point of contact for students and work closely with the main advising staff in providing peer to peer advising.



    23 Jul 2019

    Ghoomo Phirro organized the Walled City Scavenger Hunt for MGSHSS students of Advanced Summer Learning Initiative (ASLI, 2019) on July 5, 2019 .  A thrilling chase through the narrow streets of the walled city in search of hidden havelis, lassi stalls, spice bazaars, and delicious food joints... Read More

  • Cultural tour to Ganda Singh Border and Kasur city

    23 Jul 2019

    Ghoomo Phirro organized a cultural excursion to Ganda Singh Border and Kasur city for the Advance Summer Learning Initiative (ASLI, 2019) students of MGSHSS on Friday, June 28, 2019. The program is geared towards helping students who are falling through the cracks and need help establishing a... Read More


    23 Jul 2019

    The Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGSHSS) organized first Ice-cream Social for Advance Summer Learning Initiative (ASLI, 2019) on Wednesday, June 26, (PDC first floor), where students gathered together in the company of instructors, peers, mentors and musicians who... Read More


  • ~ Syeda Naveera Fatima Rizvi ~

    “ Work as a PAL has been a wonderful experience for me. I have learnt student leadership, mentor-ship and empathy from my interaction with my advisees and I hope to maintain the bond we have created between us. ”

  • ~ Ushna Jamali ~

    “ I came to LUMS as a clueless individual; however, soon I found my LUMS family but I saw people struggling to make meaningful relations. It evoked in me a desire to help my peers and as a peer advisor I helped my peers unleash their potential. They left a part of themselves in me and I will always ”

  • ~ Javeria Ashraf ~

    “ “Working as a Peer Advising Leader has been one of the most fulfilling and rewarding experiences of my life. Being a current student at LUMS, I could relate very much to my advisees because of the similar situations I have been through. This position not only allowed me to guide my advisees every ”

  • ~ Fizza Abbas ~

    “ Peer Mentorship opportunity provided me with an experience I can cherish for my lifetime. I got to meet a diverse set of people as my mentees and learnt quite a lot from them. This interaction was not just based on guiding them through their academic trajectory but it furthered into becoming a very ”

  • ~ Alina Noor Pasha ~

    “ "I was entrusted with the position of Peer Advising Leader in my senior year which required me to proactively guide and assist 14 sophomores by answering common student questions regarding course planning, enrollment, majors/minor declarations and social and personal life dilemmas. Ultimately, I ”

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