Keep Up With Campus Events & Activities

Evening Film Screening
IVS Courtyard
  • by the Dept. of Communication Design
Degree Show 2022
IVS Campus
  • by IVS Admin
Lahooti Mela: Art Junction
  • by IVS Admin
Suicide Prevention
  • by the Student Counselling Office
Clean Air Workshop led by Yasir Husain
  • by the Dean's Office
Qaumi Tarane Ke Fasana by Ali Raj
  • by the Liberal Arts Programme
Tamarkoz: Sufi Meditation
  • by Student Relations Office
Kitnay Duur Kitnay Paas - Screening
  • by the Dept. of Communication Design

Study Trips

IVS arranges study visits within Pakistan. Students arrange their own funding through self-financing. Local, national study trips are considered essential components of academic life, as students get the opportunity to meet architects, artists or designers from diverse historical, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds and share with them their ideas, techniques and philosophies. Students also get the chance to attend relevant workshops and seminars during study trips.

  • Communication Design
    6th Semester Communication Design students attended the ND2C held in Islamabad
  • Fine Art
    Fine Art students visited KB17 installations in different parts of Karachi
  • Textile Design
    6th Semester Textile Design Students along with faculty members visited Upper Sindh for the course of Craft Documentation.

Student Council

Governance is the process and structure through which the School functions on a day-to-day basis and sets the direction for the future. This includes the Executive Committee, administrators, faculty and students. The IVS Students’ Council is a voluntary body, formed in order to facilitate and support the student body. The Student Council is an actively functioning body of students representing the full-time Undergraduate and Diploma student population. The Student Council acts as a liaison between students and the administration. The Student Council plays a vital role in shaping student life on campus.

The tenure of an elected council is 12 months, spanning from April to March each year. It consists of students elected through an election process that takes place annually and comprises 10 elected members and 5 nominated representatives in different assigned categories to carry out their functions. These students must maintain a CGPA of 2.30 and have all their School dues cleared in order to be eligible for candidacy. They must also obtain approval from the relevant Head of the Department before contesting the election.

Inspirational connections between the School and its graduates. Alumni of the IVS School have a strong sense of their roots, both in terms of professional pride and camaraderie.

The IVS Alumni Association is an independent society registered under the Societies Act 1860. As a membership-based service organization, it has been home to several programmes and services for IVS alumni. Amongst the best known and most popular activities of the Alumni Association are the Foundation City Orientation Classes (a one-credit hour course conducted by the Alumni) and the Annual Alumni Art Show. Conducted by a committee of ten alumni in the Foundation year, the city orientation classes comprise exploring the city in accordance with the annual theme.

STUDENT SOCIETIES

The Student Council of IVS spearhead 4 different societies.

Laaltain stages performances depicting different genre of theatre like mime, movement, intimate, theatre in circus and proscenium. Besides Laaltain also collaborates with national theatre groups and invites them to perform with them at the campus. They also theatre practitioners to conduct workshops for their members.

Rahnuma is a student organization based at IVS reaching out to the community & the country; spreading positivity and empowering the youth. In carrying out its responsibilities, Rahnuma is guided by the desire to use the all possible and available resources of its members, supporters and its mentors to facilitate a change of mindset within the Indus Valley School community initially and then reaching out to a more diverse student population.

‘9 Bajay’ is one of the latest additions to the growing list of societies at IVS. An event management society at the core, it was created with the realisation that events at IVS had the potential of being much bigger and much better. The society aims to maintain a steady stream of events throughout the academic year, hence ensuring that campus life is vibrant and exciting, to provide relief from academic stress.

The Feminist Society at IVS aims to create a space where like-minded individuals with the same morals and beliefs come together to discuss issues important to them. The society conducts sharing circles, offering students a safe and supportive environment to speak their mind. The Feminist Society believes in growing together & providing moral support to all its members.