University of Education

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University of Education (UE)
Uelahore logo.jpg
Motto in English Truth, The Ultimate Virtue
Established 2002 (2002)
Type Public
Chancellor Governor of Punjab
Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Faiz-ul-Hasan[1]
Registrar Salman Akram[2]
Academic staff 360
Admin. staff 394
Students ~13,000[1]
Postgraduates ~150[1]
Doctoral students ~150[1]
Location Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Campus College, Residential
Colours Green, Blue, Yellow            
Nickname UE
Affiliations HEC
Website ue.edu.pk

The University of Education (initials: UE), is a public research university located in residential area of Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. It is a multi–campus university whose institutions and campus are located in different metropolitan cities of Punjab province of Pakistan.

Established in 2002, it is regarded as one of the reputable institution for higher education, offering undergraduate, post-graduate and doctoral programmes in various academic disciplines ranging from arts and science.[1] Approximately ~13,000 students currently attending the university, it is ranked as among one of the top institution of higher learning in Pakistan by HEC in 2010.[3] The university's official policy is aimed towards stimulating ambiance to give its scholars a cutting edge research in today's world of competition and professionalism.[1]

Campuses[edit]

Lower Mall Lahore Campus[edit]

UE Lower Mall Lahore campus

Attock campus[edit]

UE Attock campus

Soon after the establishment of UE, the Attock Campus introduced a B.Ed program in 2002.

Bank Road Campus Lahore[edit]

UE Bank Road Lahore Campus

The University of Education Bank Road Campus, Lahore, was established in 1933 in the heart of Lahore city as Lady Maclagan Training College. In 1976, the institution was named the Government College of Education for Women, Lahore. In September 2002, with the establishment of the University of Education it became one of its campuses.

Dera Ghazi Khan Campus[edit]

UE DG Khan campus

The Government College of Education, D.G Khan, was established in 1989.

Programmes

  • MEd (morning/evening)
  • BEd Elementary (morning/evening)
  • BEd Secondary (morning/evening)
  • M.A Education

Website http://www.uedgkhan.com

Faisalabad campus[edit]

UE Faisalabad campus

The institution was established in 1961. It started in the building of Auqaaf Department on Diji Kot Road. The institution was transferred to the present campus, spread over 23 acres. The first name given to this institution was Government College for Evaluators of Primary Education West Pakistan, Lyallpur'. Its name was changed to Government College, Lyallpur. In 1976, it was renamed as Government College of Education Faisalabad.

Jauharabad Campus[edit]

UE Jauharabad Campus

The institution started as Johar Government Girls School. In November 1971 it obtained the status of Government College for Elementary Teachers and achieved its present status of a University of Education campus in 2004. Government Girls Practicing Middle School Jauharabad is attached to the campus,.

The campus covers 36 acres. It has offices, classrooms, labs, library, staff rooms, girls’ hostel and a canteen.

Multan campus[edit]

UE Multan campus

The Government Training College Multan, now one of the campuses of the University of Education Lahore, was established in 1959 but began in Bahawalpur.

Okara campus[edit]

With the support of Rao Sikander Iqbal, Senior Minister of Defense, the university started functioning in ‘Kalsoom Educational Complex’ Samad Pura. Later, the government of Punjab allocated 203 acres of land across Lower Bari Doab, the biggest irrigation canal of Pakistan, to the university. The complex includes academic buildings, administrative buildings, library, two hostels and housing for faculty and staff.

Vehari Campus[edit]

UE Vehari Campus

Divisions[edit]

Division of Science and Technology[edit]

Division of Arts and Social Sciences[edit]

The Division of Arts and Social Sciences, in addition to degrees in education, offers degree programs in Languages, Economics, History, Geography and Management. It has launched M.A English, B.Ed, M.A Urdu, B.Ed, PhD Urdu, M.Phil leading to PhD Urdu, BBA Hons and MBA.

Division of Education[edit]

The division researches teacher education, educational administration, curriculum, assessment, ICT-directed learning and state policies. The Division provides research-based academic service to the government and community in teacher development.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Vice-Chancellor's office. "message from the vice chancellor". University of Education Press. Vice-Chancellor's office. Retrieved 31 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "Registrar offce". Registrar offce of UE. Retrieved 31 March 2014. 
  3. ^ Govt. Pakistan, et al. "Universities Rankings by HEC". Govt. of Pakistan. Higher Education Commission. Retrieved 31 March 2014.