Greenwich University, Karachi

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Greenwich University
Greenwich University Insignia
Latin: 'Labor Omnia Vincit'
Former names
Greenwich Institute
Motto in English
Work conquers all
Established 1987 (1987)
Type Private
Vice-Chancellor Seema Mughal
Director Saeed Kamal Mughal
Academic staff
Prof. Dr. A. Q. Mughal
Prof. Dr. Arshad Karim
Mr. Zafar Iqbal Saifi
Students ~2,700
Location Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Campus Residential
Colours White, Pink, Aero            
Nickname GU
Seema Mughal Vice-Chancellor Greenwich University Karachi Pakistan
Research Professor
Dean Graduate Studies and Social Sciences

The Greenwich University (initials:GU) is a private research university located in the residential beach neighborhood DHA Karachi, Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. It is recognized by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) as an autonomous degree-awarding university.[1] The University is legally empowered to offer its degree program overseas, and to grant affiliation to other institutions.

Introduction and history[edit]

The saga of Greenwich University spans over two decades which rests on the foundation stone of Southeastern University, Washington DC, USA, Pakistan Campus laid in 1987.

Vice Chancellor
  • Seema Mughal, Present

The award of foreign degrees in Pakistan originated at Southeastern University, Washington DC, to open the gates of quality education to the masses of Pakistan who had no opportunity other than a few government-run institutions. After 10 years as foreign university campus Greenwich act was passed through Sindh Assembly in 1998 (Act No. 1 of 1998 for Greenwich University).


GU is located in Karachi
Location in Karachi

Greenwich University overlooks the Arabian Sea, providing an atmosphere of tranquility to the campus. Several arteries of boulevards and avenues lead to Greenwich University situated in Defence Housing Authority, Karachi – a posh locality. The purposeful architecture of the University envelops a spacious courtyard, classrooms computer labs, library, cafeteria, gymnasium, sports field and a recreational center.


Greenwich University enjoys an international reputation as one of the principal seats of higher education in Pakistan. Greenwich has a long and great history of achievements, both in creating new knowledge and imparting this knowledge to generations of the future managers and leaders. As a research-based university, dedicated not only to the quest and dissemination of knowledge but also to the creation of new knowledge, Greenwich is a place where the fullest and most exact information of the times is imparted.

The university enjoys the services of qualified Ph.D. professors and subject specialists to supervise its students and their research projects.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "HEC recognized Universities/Degree Awarding Institutes (DAIs) of Pakistan in Public & Private Sector as on September 2011". Higher Education Commission. 

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Coordinates: 24°47′16″N 67°02′54″E / 24.7877907°N 67.0483606°E / 24.7877907; 67.0483606