Posts Tagged ‘Education’

BNU’s lavish plans for an art school

Under the aegis of Vice Chancellor, Sartaj Aziz, Beaconhouse National University (BNU) has unveiled first signs of construction at its new campus located on Raiwind Road. The current premises of the City Campus are quite compact and needed a larger space badly.

BNU New Campus Location - Source:

BNU New Campus Location - Source:

According to a Daily Times report, BNU is going to spend a massive Rs1.2 billion at the new site, out of which, a major chunk will be raised through donations. Designed by Nayyar Ali Dada and already constructed is the Mariam Dawood School of Visual Arts, named after the mother of prominent industrialist and donor, Mr. Hussain Dawood.

Renowned artist and Dean of School of Visual Arts at BNU, Ms. Salima Hashmi said that classes will begin at the school’s new premises from September this year while rest of the construction will end within 12 to 13 months. BNU is currently offering degrees and courses in architecture, digital photography, visual arts, textile & jewellery design, sculpture and painting while it plans to add more programs after the expansion of its facilities.

UK Education Expo at PC Hotel

Preparation for Life (PFL), formerly Lawrie Green Education Pakistan, has brought a bunch of reputable British Universities and their representatives to Lahore for the 1st UK Education Fair, 2008.

 This event provides an excellent opportunity for people planning for or thinking of getting higher education in the United Kingdom. A lot of useful information is being dispensed by foreign representatives of educational institutions such as the University of Manchester, University of Liverpool, Aston University, University of Sheffield, University of Swansea, Cardiff University, Kaplan Colleges and Cambridge Group.

 So if you have any reservations to be cleared, questions to be answered, or queries to be listened to regarding prospects of studying in the United Kingdom, just head off to the Emerald Hall, Pearl Continental Hotel, Lahore.

The Education Fair will continue for the 13th and 14th May 2008 with timings of 12:00pm to 6:00pm.

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