University College Lahore

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University College Lahore
University College Lahore.svg
Motto Towards Academic Excellence
Type Education
Established 1994
Director Dr. Asad Hussain
Location Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Campus Urban

University College Lahore, or UCL, is an institution of higher education in Lahore, Pakistan. It offers programs including GCE A Levels, BSc in Economics, Management, Accounting & Finance, Information Technology and Business Administration as well as Bachelors in Law LLB. It also offers the Diplomas in Economics, Diploma in Social Sciences and the Diploma in Laws programme. Recently it has undertaken an agreement with the University of London's LSE to teach for the International Foundation Programme.[1] The programmes that are offered are affiliated either with the University of London.[2] or the Government College University, Lahore.[3]


The campus is located in the suburb of Lahore, 1.5 km from Thokar Niaz Baig, on Raiwind Road. It was built in 1994.


GCE A Levels[edit]

The students are trained for the AS Levels examinations in the first year, and A Levels in the second.

International Foundation Programme[edit]


  • Diploma in Economics
  • Diploma in Social Sciences
  • Diploma in Law

Undergraduate Programs[edit]

University of London International Programmes

Economics and Management[edit]

  • BSc Business Administration(BBA)
  • BSc Accounting & Finance
  • BSc Banking & Finance
  • BSc Computing & Information Systems
  • BSc Economics
  • BSc Economics & Management
  • Bsc Economics & Finance
  • BSc Information Systems & Management
  • BSc Management & Law

Government College University

  • BSc Economics
  • BSc Business Accounting and Finance


Student life[edit]

Debate club[edit]

UCL holds international debating competitions with teams from India and other countries. It went to Bangalore, India and secured the first four positions in the competition including 'Best Speaker of the Championship'.[4] UCL hosted its 13th Annual and 5th International Shahjiwana Debating Championship 2008 on Friday, 29 February 2008.[5]

Drama club[edit]

The Drama Club of UCL now UCDS (University College Dramatics Society) is one of the biggest society in UCL. The society have won several awards in competitions. Their most acclaimed plays includes Murder At Fountain House, Backstage, Le Cirque de L amour, Teesri Jins. Some best actors are Alishan Bin Sohail, Ahmed Mian, Hamza Hussain, Faizan Liaqat, Asfand Mir, Hiba Tariq, Anmol Zahra, Ikra Saleem Khan, Asad Bokhari.

Student union[edit]

The Student Union is made up of all the students who participate and win in the UCL elections.

Music Society[edit]

The Music Society arranges music competitions and gigs, promoting the music talent in UCL.


  • Cricket
  • Table Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Badminton
  • Swimming

Notable alumni[edit]

  • Ali Noor - singer
  • Ikra Saleem Khan - achieved a first class honours degree in the University of London LLB programme and scored the highest aggregate marks in the world.[6]


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