Welcome to Lahore College for Women University, one of the historic and the largest Women University in Asia. LCWU is a hub of academic excellence for women empowerment and entrepreneurship in Asia. This institute has played a pivotal role in empowering generations of women by providing quality higher education and has been contributing in the socio-economic development of the country since its inception.
Lahore College for Women University is aware of the needs and challenges of modern transforming era. Advanced teaching techniques are being implemented in the classrooms to meet the international teaching standards. LCWU offers an opportunity to the young women of Pakistan for higher education in the faculties of Natural Sciences, Engineering and Technology, Humanities and Social Sciences and Management and Administrative Sciences as well as in the Institutes of Education, Design and Visual Arts, Languages and Culture, Women Institute of Leadership and Learning and Institute of Pharmacy. The University is educating and training potential women leaders as scientists, engineers, artists, IT professionals, doctors, social scientists, politicians, educationists and a highly competent work force to meet the challenges of 21st century.
Being a progressive University, it aims to meet to the standards of top international universities. New disciplines, programs and a multidisciplinary approach have been incorporated to promote higher education. E-learning, a more learner-centered approach has been introduced in order to meet the international standards. International collaborations with top ranking universities in UK, US, Australia and Malaysia are in progress to keep pace with modern techniques being introduced in higher education. In order to ensure the provision of quality education, a rigorous internal quality assurance system has been introduced for consistent and catalytic improvement in the performance of university in accordance with LCWU Vision 2020. Self-Assessment Programs have been initiated by Quality Enhancement Cell in various departments for internal quality assessment to achieve academic excellence at LCWU.
Directorate of Faculty Development and Internationalization has been vigorously engaged in conducting various trainings and workshops for the development of faculty, administration and supporting staff. Office of Research Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC) is providing strategic and operational support to the University’s research activities and programs. Keeping in view the vision of the Government to promote research in the country, ORIC establishes linkages with the top higher education institutions and industries at national and international level to promote innovative research.
LCWU has well equipped science laboratories, a well designed Art studio, excellent TV and FM studios and laboratories of mass communication, computer science, in addition to enriched libraries provide excellent environment to carry out innovative academic and research activities for students as well as faculty. In order to ensure a conducive learning environment for the students, physical infrastructure of the university is developing continuously. To cope up with the needs of the growing strength of the students, we are looking forward to start our sub-campus at Kala Shah Kaku soon. This campus aims to make higher education accessible to 20,000 more young women.
LCWU is making enormous efforts to enable young women to be financially empowered through employability and entrepreneurship. The Career Counseling and Job Placement Center (CCJP) facilitate young graduates
in finding better work opportunities. Scholarships are offered by LCWU at undergraduate and graduate level to make higher education accessible to highly-meritorious but financially constrained students. In order to make our students socially responsible citizens, we engage our students in different social action projects through Active Citizenship Program (ACP), organized by LCWU in collaboration with the British Council.
LCWU Vision is fully aligned with the Vision of Government of Punjab focused on higher education of young to contribute in the socio-economic development of the country. We provide our students with ample opportunities to learn and to lead wherever they go in the world.