Office of the Student Affairs
Hakim Said Olympiad
Hakim Said Olympiad is one of the most anticipated yearly co-curricular activities organized by Student Affairs for the Hamdard University-Islamabad campus. This was an exhilarating five-day event where students and faculty spent time together while participating in a wide range of activities including sports, drama, singing, football and E games, etc. It was inter-university competition among all the three institutes. This is an opportunity for building up notions of teamwork and fair play. Events like Hakim Said Olympiad are as important as academics for the overall grooming and personality development of students mentally and physically. The mega-event engaged the participants in exciting competitions where they got the opportunity to showcase their talents and aptitudes.
This year a good number of students and faculty members participated in the Hakim Said Olympiad (HSO) event to make it a success. The event comprised of a total of 81 different competitions. For these events, there were 1275 participants in total which made the overall participation rate of 86 percent, which is remarkable as compared to previous years. The participation rate was almost doubled this year in terms of faculty as well as students. Hakim Said Olympiad was segmented into literary events, skill events, indoor games, E-games, outdoor sports, drama festivals and the battle of the bands. The event commenced on 6th-10th December 2019. Prof. Dr. Madiha Malik, Convener Student Affairs briefed about the Olympiad followed by the welcome address by Chief Guest, Prof. Dr. Azhar, Director General Hamdard University Islamabad Campus. He appreciated the efforts of the organizers for arranging the event and encouraged the participants. Different competitions were held for four days. The closing ceremony was held on 10th December 2019. Hamdard Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences was awarded the best department of the year trophy as the department won 14 faculty events out of 25 and 33 student events out of 53 events. Prizes were distributed to the winners. Mr. Ayaz Kiyani, Secretary Pharmacy Council graced the event as Chief Guest.