University of South Asia, Lahore

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University of South Asia
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Established 1987
Type Private
Chairman Mahmood Sadiq
Location Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Campus Tufail Road and Raiwind Road
Website http://www.usa.edu.pk

The University of South Asia (or USA) is a chartered university located in Lahore, Pakistan. It was developed to promote computer education but has expanded to provide certified degrees in fields that include Business Studies, Engineering, Pharmaceuticals, Architecture, Law, and Fashion and Design.

The university has two campuses.One is located at Burki Road, Lahore and other is located at Sheikhupura .

History[edit]

“The Sadiq Memorial Educational Society” established a chain of National Colleges of Computer Science (NCCS) throughout the country to offer a Computer Science program. The Bachelor of Computer Science program was launched in 1992 and Intermediate with Computer Science was introduced in 1994. In 1995 MBA and MCS programs were launched. The National Group of Colleges succeeded in the establishment of a chartered degree-awarding higher education institution called the Institute of South Asia on Monday, April 14, 2003 vide “The Institute of South Asia, Lahore, Ordinance 2003, Punjab Ordinance No. IV of 2003”. The institute was upgraded to the status of a university on May 29, 2004, with Chief Minister of the Punjab formally inaugurating the University of South Asia.

The University of South Asia comprises schools, colleges and institutes. They constitute a faculty within themselves and work in harmony with each other, still retaining their individual identity. These schools and colleges have their own head.

Faculties[edit]

  • Faculty of Media Studies(Film & TV)
  • Faculty of Business Management
  • Faculty of Accounting and Counting
  • Faculty of Architecture & Design
  • Faculty of Engineering and Technology
  • Faculty of Computer Sciences
  • Faculty of Arts and Architecture
  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Faculty of Illegal Studies
  • Faculty of Medicine
  • Faculty of Biotechnology and Agro Sciences

Collaboration[edit]

  • University of Huddersfield

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