University of Lahore
|The University of Lahore|
|Chairman||Mr. Awais Raoof|
|Vice-Chancellor||Prof. Dr. M H Qazi|
|Rector||Prof. Dr. M. Saleem Shuja|
|Location||Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan|
|Campus||Lahore Gujrat Sargodha & Islamabad|
|Colours||Lime Green, Green|
The University of Lahore (or UOL) was founded in 1999, by Mr M.A Raoof, under the auspices of the Ibadat Education Trust. UOL was granted degree awarding status in 2002. It is one of the private sector Universities of Pakistan with diverse disciplines ranging from Medicine and Engineering to the Arts and Social Sciences. It is accredited by the Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC), Pakistan Bar Council, Pakistan Medical and Dental Council and Pharmacy Council of Pakistan.
- 1 Introduction
- 2 Faculties and Departments
- 2.1 Faculty of Pharmacy
- 2.2 Faculty of Science
- 2.3 Faculty of Law
- 2.4 Faculty of Allied Health Sciences
- 2.5 Faculty of Health Sciences
- 2.6 Faculty of Social Science
- 2.7 Faculty of Arts & Architecture
- 2.8 Faculty of Information Technology
- 2.9 Faculty of Engineering and Technology
- 3 Office of student affairs
- 4 Students Representative Office (SRO)
- 5 Students Services Center (SSC)
- 6 Financial aid
- 7 International collaborations
- 8 International students
- 9 Hostels
- 10 UOL Transport
- 11 Research centers
- 12 References
- 13 External links
The University of Lahore (UOL) has three campuses in Lahore, two campuses in Islamabad, one campus in Sargodha and Gujrat. The two campuses have a total constructed area of 650,000 sq. ft.
The university has a central library at Raiwind Road and libraries for the Lahore Business School and the Faculty of Medicine at the Defence Road Campus. All undergraduate programs run at the UOL, are recognized by the Higher Education Commission (HEC), the government regulatory body, in Pakistan. The university also has courses accredited by the Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC), Pharmacy Council of Pakistan, Pakistan Bar Council and Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) respectively.
The university has also achieved the highest ranking ('w' ranking) with the Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan. The university is ranked among the top 500 universities of the world (QS 2005, 2006, 2007 & 2008), top 600 universities of the world (QS 2009, 2010, 2011) and Asian top 300 universities (QS 2012).
Faculties and Departments
Faculty of Pharmacy
- Department of Pharmacy
Faculty of Science
- Department of Physics
- Institute of Molecular Biology And Biotechnology
Faculty of Law
- College of Law
- Postgraduate College of Law
Faculty of Allied Health Sciences
- Radiological Sciences and Medical Imaging Technology
- University Institute of Physical Therapy
- University Institute of Public Health
- University Institute of Diet and Nutrition
- Lahore School of Nursing
Faculty of Health Sciences
- University College of Dentistry
- University College of Medicine
Faculty of Social Science
- Department of English Language and Literature
- Lahore Business School
- Department of Economics
- Department of Mathematics and Statistics
- Lahore School of Accounting and Finance
Faculty of Arts & Architecture
- School of Creative Arts
- Department of Architecture
The School of Media utilizes training resources made available by the University of Lahore to train media personnel by offering full time bachelors and masters programs along with vocational training and executive and professional study programs. The school additionally leverages the industry links of the Creative Village to offer seminars and training from media practitioners and other social scientists.
Faculty of Information Technology
- Department of Computer Science and Information Technology
- Department of Electronics
Faculty of Engineering and Technology
- Department of Mechanical Engineering
- Department of Electrical Engineering
- Department of Civil Engineering
- Department of Computer Engineering
- Department of Technology
Office of student affairs
- Student Representative Center (SRO)
- Student Service Center (SSC)
Students Representative Office (SRO)
Clubs and Societies play a vital role in campus life, allowing people with similar interests to get together, and giving you the chance to enjoy a life outside of academia. Clubs and Societies are the essential requirement of any university to engage their students in positive extra-curricular activities. These activities will enhance their practical skills. Based on an overwhelming student demand The University of Lahore is pleased to announce the incubation of a Student Representative Office (SRO) to coordinate all of the extra-curricular activities. SRO is incubated at QEC to streamline the activities for club, societies and sports in University. Currently all clubs, societies has been registered. Registered clubs/societies like Dramatic Club, Debating Society, Environmental Society, Photography Club, Adventure Club, Health Society, Arts & Culture Society, Computer Gaming Society and many more. Different forms are available at Student Representative Office to initiate student activities throughout the university like Expression of Interest, Event proposal form, Facilities requirement form e.t.c. Student representative office under QEC arranged several events in university. One of the major events of the year in university was Lok Mela, which was arranged by SRO and Media office under the supervision of QEC.
Following clubs & socities are operational right now at The UNiversity of Lahore.
- UOL Relief
- UOL Arts & Culture Society
- UOL Debating club
- UOL Adventure club
- UOL Dramatic Society
- Environmental Society (S.A.F.E. )
- Health Care Society
- Electrical and Control Engineering Society
- Imperial Pharmaceutical Society
- UOL Network Gaming Society
- Student Society of IMBB
- Visual Arts Society
- UOL Photography Club
- UOL Media Society
Students Services Center (SSC)
Student services Center (SSC) of The University of Lahore (UOL) is envisaged to offer one-step, efficient, and excellent services to its students and develop them academically and physically in an inclusive environment. SSC is operating under principles of a sense of service, courtesy, fairness, integrity, empathy, efficiency, teamwork and learning.
The purpose of this department is to facilitate students by all possible means, give them one-step service. In first phase SSC deals with all the non-Academic departments of the University for e.g. Registrar Office, Controller of Examination, Account and Finance Department, Transport Office, Library etc. This is to ensure a smooth transition of culture at the University, and to avoid any unnecessary conflicts. It is established to support the student body and maximize student completion rates. This department will be able to evaluate and resolve student inquiries, issues and problems. Also it ensures that appropriate action is taken to the satisfaction of student in compliance with policy, procedures and legal requirements of the University. In future SSC will Plan, implement and direct programs and services that assist students to re-enter, continue and complete their academic programs. Develop, monitor and facilitate the activity of the student retention program. In future SSC will deal with the Academic Department sand expand its services to more sections related to Student Services. Student Services Center helps the students through the:
- Collaboration and partnership across the University departments and external community
- Continuous development personnel and teams
- Continuous improvement in services and system and also ensuring quality
Student Service Center (SSC), also provides an excellent opportunity to University check the efficiency of various non-Academic and Academic department in service provision.
Goals of SSC
The Student Services Center aspires to achieve following goals in collaboration with other departments of the University:
- Provide excellent student-centered admin services
- Enable students to develop life skills and personality
- Assist students with academic and personal issues that may interfere with their academic programs.
- Develop a referral/mentoring group for students seeking help or needing assistance
- Establish a plan of action to address student problems or issues
Financial Assistance is available to the students on need basis with the recommendation of Financial Assistance committee duly constituted by higher authorities of the University. Financial Assistance Office mainly deals with giving financial Assistance to students of UOL on need basis. Also this office provides opportunity to students to transfer or refund their fees.
The University of Lahore has partnerships with these universities: Cambridge University and Imperial College London in the UK, Wayne State University and Western Michigan University in the USA, Yeditepe University Istanbul in Turkey, Sargodha University Pakistan, National Center for Physics, Quaid-e-Azam University, Institute of Advance Dental Science & Research (IADSR) and Lahore College for Women University in Pakistan, Sudan University of Science And Technology Khartoum and National Rabat University Khartoum in Sudan, Mahasarakham University in Thailand and Eastern Mediterranean University Northern Cyprus.
The university welcomes international students from other countries for whom seats are allocated in various programs of studies. In the recent years it has attracted students from Canada, Turkey, Palestine, Oman, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Uganda, Sudan, and have a Latin American branch in Peru and Bolivia.
Separate hostel accommodation is available for both male and female students at The University of Lahore (UOL). The Defence Road Campus of the University features in facility of two hostels for females: Razia Hall and Fatima Hall, for about 750 students in it. A separate boys’ hostel is also being completed. But avoiding students from any residential inconvenience, UOL has rented two hostels for boys near the campuses. A total of 140 students(boys) are accommodated in these hostels.
University of Lahore provides transport facility to University Students. Transport Office perform these responsibilities: Generate Bus cards to students, generate Allocations on UMS so that student can this facility get, Issue parking stickers for cars and motorcycles (Without Stickers no one is allowed for parking in the university premises), give clearance to student, keep record of all documents (Allocation Generation, Parking stickers form), resolve student problems, provide shuttle service facility , keep record of workshop bills, bus cards Checking, Fill the fuel in bus and Keep records of letter received.
The university consists of two research centers:
- Center For Research In Molecular Medicine (CRIMM)
- Radiology Research Section (RRS)
- Official website Lahore campus
- Official website Islamabad campus
- Official website City campus (School of Accountancy and Finance)
- Official website Sargodha Campus