Beaconhouse National University

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Beaconhouse National University (BNU)
Academic affiliations
Vice-ChancellorShah chaburji ladla
Undergraduates1,300 total
CampusUrban, (Tarogil, main campus)
NewspaperThe BNU Gazette

Beaconhouse National University (BNU) is a private liberal arts university located in Lahore, in the province of Punjab, Pakistan.[1][2]

BNU was founded in 2003 by its parent company Beaconhouse School System, it is located at Raiwind, a subdivision of Lahore District; the BNU campus is adjacent to the Bahria Town.[3]

BNU offers study programmes in visual design and arts, architecture, liberal arts, computer information technology, psychology and mass communication. It is a member of the Higher Education Commission and the Association of Commonwealth Universities.[4][1]


The university consists of the following eight schools or institutes:

Mariam Dawood School of Visual Arts at BNU, Lahore
  • Mariam Dawood School of Visual Arts & Design (MDSVAD)
  • Razia Hassan School of Architecture
  • School of Media & Mass Communication (SMC)
  • School of Business
  • Seeta Majeed School of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences (SLASS)
  • School of Computer & Information Technology (SCIT)
  • School of Education
  • Institute of Psychology
  • School of CKG


BNU has a 88 full-time and 92 adjunct faculty members including:

Notable alumni[edit]

There are over 4100 students who graduated from BNU. Here are some selected graduates:


  1. ^ a b Overview and rank of Beaconhouse National University on UniRank international website, Retrieved 28 September 2017
  2. ^ Beaconhouse National University on website, Retrieved 28 September 2017
  3. ^ Here's why students at Lahore's BNU covered campus walls with sanitary padss, The Express Tribune (newspaper), Published 12 April 2016, Retrieved 28 September 2017
  4. ^ "Association of Commonwealth Universities members". Archived from the original on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 28 September 2017.
  5. ^ Profile of Nayyar Ali Dada on Overseas Pakistanis Foundation website, Retrieved 28 September 2017
  6. ^ "70 years of writing in Pakistan". Dawn (newspaper). 26 August 2017. Retrieved 28 September 2017.
  7. ^ Tariq Rahman on the Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad website, Retrieved 27 September 2017
  8. ^ "Asghar Nadeem Syed".
  9. ^ "Urdu Books of Asghar Nadeem Sayed".

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