Vice Chancellor's Message
Lahore College Women University as one of the oldest and largest institution for women in Pakistan and the region is fully cognizant of its responsibility for providing education to talented young women from all walks of life based on the principles of access and equity. The university takes a holistic view of education and provides quality education that empowers women through knowledge and skills to partake fully in the economic development of Pakistan through participation in the workforce; as well as impacts their attitudes and beliefs so as to enable them to become peaceful, tolerant and responsible citizens of the world.
The university has excellent human and physical resources to meet the current challenges. The university is proud of its highly qualified faculty. Currently the university has a strength of four hundred and fifty faculty. Around eighty faculty hold Ph.Ds. from prestigious universities in Pakistan and abroad. Research is an integral part of the educational process. The faculty and students are involved with research projects that impact policy at institutional and national levels. The university campus in the heart of Lahore has lush green gardens and a number of new postgraduate blocks with state of the art facility thus providing a conducive educational environment for optimal learning.
The university has a large student body comprising approximately ten thousand women on campus. The students enrolled in its undergraduate and postgraduate programs participate in the various courses and projects through classroom teaching and self-directed learning. The aim of the educational activities is to enable students to become autonomous learners and critical thinkers. The students are encouraged to partake in community projects so that they understand the need to support community in the process of development. The university offers extra-curricular activities and sports that help students in honing their talents and to gain self-confidence and poise.
To conclude, Lahore College for Women University is a seat of learning where women find ample opportunities to develop themselves in a challenging and academically stimulating environment.
Prof. Dr. Sabiha Mansoor