NEWS ARCHIVE - June 2023

LCWU Ranked 3rd among all Pakistani universities in THE Impact Rankings 2023

Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) is proud to announce its outstanding achievements in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2023. LCWU has emerged as a leading educational institution in Punjab, Pakistan, receiving accolades on both national and global platforms.

In the latest rankings released by Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2023, LCWU has garnered an impressive array of accomplishments, ranked first among all public and private sector universities in Punjab. This remarkable feat signifies the university's exceptional academic standards and dedication to delivering quality education to its students.

 LCWU has secured the third position among all public and private sector universities in Pakistan. This recognition is a testament to the university's commitment to excellence and its standing as a prominent institution in the country's higher education landscape.

Additionally, LCWU has achieved the top spot among all women's universities in Pakistan. This accolade highlights the university's unwavering dedication to empowering women through education and providing them with equal opportunities for growth and success.

Furthermore, LCWU has attained an impressive overall ranking of 301-400 worldwide. This remarkable global positioning showcases the university's commitment to academic excellence, research, and fostering a conducive learning environment for its students.

In its journey towards sustainable development, Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) has achieved remarkable rankings in several Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), reflecting its commitment to fostering a progressive and inclusive society.

One of LCWU's notable accomplishments lies in its recognition as the fifth-ranked institution worldwide in SDG 5, which signifies the pursuit of gender equality on a global scale. This achievement exemplifies LCWU's unwavering dedication to promoting gender parity, empowering women, and ensuring equal opportunities for all. Through its various initiatives, LCWU has created an environment that encourages women to excel in their chosen fields and become catalysts for change in society.

Furthermore, LCWU has secured the top position in SDG 5, gender equality, within the national context of Pakistan. This remarkable feat highlights LCWU's pioneering role in championing gender equity within the country. By breaking down barriers and challenging societal norms, LCWU has paved the way for women to participate fully and equally in all spheres of life. Through its comprehensive programs and policies, the university has empowered countless women to realize their potential and become leaders in their respective domains.

LCWU's commitment to fostering a just and peaceful society is also evident through its exceptional ranking in SDG 16, which focuses on peace, justice, and strong institutions. By attaining the top position in this goal within Pakistan, LCWU has demonstrated its dedication to upholding the principles of fairness, inclusivity, and good governance. These significant rankings in SDGs reflect LCWU's tireless efforts to drive sustainable development and promote positive change. With its unwavering commitment to gender equality, peace, justice, and strong institutions, LCWU continues to inspire and empower its students, faculty, and the broader community to contribute meaningfully towards a more equitable and sustainable future.

Prof Dr Bushra Mirza, Vice Chancellor of LCWU, expressed her joy and pride in these outstanding achievements. She remarked, "Being ranked first in Punjab, third in Pakistan, and first among women universities in Pakistan is a testament to the exceptional quality of education and research conducted at Lahore College for Women University. These rankings reflect the dedication and hard work of our faculty, staff, and students."

Dr Mirza further added, “The university has actively worked towards creating an environment where justice prevails, conflicts are resolved peacefully, and strong institutions are established to ensure the well-being of society”.

This recognition motivates us to continue striving for excellence and reinforces our vision of becoming one of the world's leading institutions. she said.

LCWU's remarkable performance in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2023 exemplifies its commitment to providing a nurturing and inclusive environment for education, research, and gender equality. The university continues to empower women and prepare them to make significant contributions to society.