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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.

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