The Alumni Association of an institution plays a vibrant role in academic, professional, and social development of its members. The University of Home Economics Alumni Association (UHEAA) has been established as per UHE Act to provide career counselling and job search services to the students and alumni and to specifically create a vibrant and active association of institution’s graduates.
The College of Home and Social Sciences, Lahore was had its roots in the Diploma of Domestic Sciences and after independence took shape of a college in 1955 in an effort to empower women in the post partition social chaos. In the initial years Ford Foundation of USA assisted by providing advisors and scholarships to train teachers in the United States. The College had a partnership with the Oklahoma University, USA to assist in curriculum development and faculty training. This institution underwent two major changes in its name and status over a period of Sixty Eight years of its existence. The name of the institute was changed to College of Home Economics in 1970 and in 2019 it started functioning as a university after the appointment of its Founding Vice Chancellor, Prof. Dr. Kanwal Ameen, and is currently known as University of Home Economics, Lahore.
The Alumni Association shall serve as a platform for the old graduates in facilitating their professional endeavours and the University to meet its aims in terms of academic and scholarly engagements. It shall also be engaged in the community services to meet the challenges of socio-economic advancement taking place under the realm of the 21st century.
The mission of the UHE Alumni Association is to support the University of Home Economics, connect the community of its graduates, and foster growth in the diverse fields of related knowledge domains. The UHEAA will provide volunteer services to the University administration for any agreed upon matters. It will develop continuing development education (CPD) short term plans for the practitioners, old graduates, faculty, staff and students in collaboration with various departments of the University. Also, the Association shall provide opportunities for productive, healthy, and leisure activities of its members.
Since its inception in 2021 UHEAA has conducted the first Alumni Dinner on 3.02.2022 in the UHE Main Ground. Begum Governor Mrs. Parveen Sarwar, Mrs. Usman Buzdar, Worthy Vice Chancellor UHE and other eminent ladies attended the well-organized event along with a large number of Alumni. It has also celebrated First World Home Economics Day in collaboration with Family & Consumer Science Dept. UHE on 18.3.2022.
Registration for UHEAA Membership is open. One can get its membership by submitting the Registration form and fee at the Campus office or Online on the following link
You can also reach the Alumni through Facebook page. Following is its link
First Reunion of University of Home Economics Alumni Association followed by Sufi Musical Evening, Dinner.
With sixty eight years of glorious past and a promising future, University of Home Economics Alumni Association in collaboration with UHE organized a dinner for its alumni to provide a networking platform where they can interact and revive beautiful memories.
On the directions of Worthy Vice Chancellor UHE, Prof. Dr. Kanwal Ameen, the initiative has been taken to activate University of Home Economics Alumni Association which arranged the first Alumni Dinner followed by Sufi musical evening on 3rd March 2022 at University of Home Economics.
On the auspicious occasion Mrs. Governor Punjab, Parveen Sarwar was the Chief Guest and Mrs. CM Punjab, Sofia Usman was as special guest. The Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Kanwal Ameen, President UHEAA, Prof. Dr. Rafya Tahir, Ms. Sundas Khalid and other members welcomed the esteemed guests. The well-organized event was attended by Ms. Neelum Hayat (MPA), Justice (R). Nasira Javaid Iqbal, Prof. Dr. Kanwal Khalid (Dir. Archives), President PHEA Ms. Durdana Malik, former as well as present faculty members and distinguished alumni. After the welcome speeches, Mrs. Perveen Sarwar addressed the gathering. She appreciated the arrangements done by alumni and expressed her views about this prestigious institution and the standard of education imparted here. She further elaborated that an inclusive system should be developed to uplift the marginalized communities through education. Afterwards a cake cutting ceremony was held to kick start the new journey of UHEAA. A Sufi Medley Performance was presented afterwards which was prepared by Dr. Asma Bilal and Drama Society of UHE followed by dinner. The evening ended on a lively and promising note.
Iftar Dinner at Punjab Club
UHE Alumni Association arranged an iftar dinner at Punjab Club on 6th April 2022 .It was attended by seasoned and young Alumni. It was an mutually rewarding and interactive meet up.