STAFF REPORT LHR: Warid Telecom has sold more University College London (UCL) UK and Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) have joined hands to introduce courses on environment, climate change and sustainable development in various disciplines of natural sciences, social sciences and humanities to be taught at BS and MS levels.
According to details, the Higher Education Link Project between Environmental Science Department of LCWU and Department of Civil, Environment and Geomatic Engineering UCL is for the “Development of Collaborative Postgraduate Programme on Climate Change and Sustainable Development.
The partnership is established under INSPIRE-Transnational Education Partnership Programme and is managed by the British Council, Pakistan. The 36-hour long course has recently been concluded with a certificates distribution ceremony.
Richard Weyers, Director, British Council, Lahore, Vice Chancellor LCWU Dr Sabiha Mansoor, Dr Sarah Bell, Faculty from UCL, UK, Prof Dr Kousar Jamal Cheema Dean of Natural Sciences LCWU and students had participated in the event.
“UK-Pakistan link would be strengthened by encouraging the development at a wider partnership agenda,” said Dr Cheema while highlighting the aims of INSPIRE strategic partnership.
In his remarks, Dr Sarah Bell said that main activities of the project between UCL and LCWU were the development of courses and programmes for the new specialisation for the existing environmental science programmes at MS and Ph.D. levels.