The Women Development Centre (WDC) is an initiative of the Women Development Department (WDD) under the Government of Punjab’s ADP Scheme. The Centre was established at the University of Home Economics in November 2021, following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the University of Home Economics and the Women Development Department, Punjab.

The primary aim of the WDC is to empower young women in various areas, including:

  1. a) Crafting Effective CVs
  2. b) Job Hunting Strategies
  3. c) Web Development Skills
  4. d) Report Writing Proficiency
  5. e) Awareness of Legal Rights
  6. f) Interview Techniques
  7. g) Career Planning & Professional Development
  8. h) Engaging in Research Activities
  9. i) Participation in Training Workshops; and more.

In charge: Women Development Centre 

Dr. Iram Rubab holds the position of Assistant Professor in Sociology and Gender Studies at the University of Home Economics. She serves as the In Charge of the Women Development Centre and also holds the position of Director of Student Affairs. With a robust background as a published researcher, she has an extensive experience in both academia and management sector.

Her achievements include being honored with the prestigious Charles Wallace Visiting Fellowship at King’s College London. Dr. Rubab plays a pivotal role in the establishment of the Gender Studies Degree program at UHE. Drawing from her proficiency in curriculum development within the Gender Studies and Sociology Departments, including oversight of MPhil and Ph.D. programs, she contributes as a valued member of the National Curriculum Revision Committee (NCRC) of Higher Education Commission (HEC).

The Women Development Centre at the University of Home Economics operates with a visionary goal: to empower women through skill enhancement and research initiatives. Our aspirations extend beyond the scope of the memorandum of understanding signed with the Women Development Department Punjab. We are committed to fostering a robust research culture that reaches new horizons.

CONTACT:

Dr Iram Rubab

In Charge Women Development Centre, University of Home Economics, Lahore.

Hod.wdc@uhe.edu.pk

Ms. Laiba Butt

Focal Person Women Development Centre, University of Home Economics, Lahore.

focalpersonwdcuhe@gmail.com

SOCIAL ACCOUNTS OF Women Development Centre, UHE

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The Career and Placement Center at University of Home Economics is established on 7th December, 2023 by Worthy Vice Chancellor, University of Home Economics, Prof Dr. Syeda
Faleeha Zahra Kazmi. The Focal Person for this center in Ms. Kainat Khalid.
Objectives:
• Will provide individualized career counseling to help students identify their skills, interests, and values.
• Will assist students in exploring various career options and pathways.
• Offer workshops, seminars, and training sessions to enhance students’ employability skills, including resume writing, interview techniques, and networking.
• Facilitate job search processes by connecting students with job opportunities,internships, and placements relevant to their field of study.
• Facilitate internships and cooperative education programs to give students practical, hands-on experience in their chosen fields.

The aim of this Center in our university is to serve as a dedicated resource hub designed to support students in navigating the complex landscape of career development and employment opportunities. This center will play a pivotal role in assisting students in various aspects of their professional journey. It will provide personalized career counseling to help individuals identify their strengths, interests, and aspirations, guiding them toward suitable career paths. Moreover, the center will facilitate skill development through workshops and training sessions, imparting crucial employability skills such as resume writing, interview techniques, and networking strategies. By maintaining an updated database of job listings and internship opportunities, the center will actively aid students in their job search, connecting them with relevant and rewarding positions in their respective fields. Through organized career fairs, networking events, and industry collaborations, the center will foster valuable connections between students and potential employers. Additionally, it offers a wealth of information on current market trends, industry demands, and professional development opportunities. Ultimately, this Career and Placement Center will serve as an indispensable resource, empowering students to make informed career decisions, acquire essential skills, and successfully transition from academia to the workforce, ensuring their overall professional growth and success.

Overview

At University of Home Economics Lahore, we believe in providing equal opportunities for all students to pursue their academic goals, regardless of their financial circumstances. Our need-based scholarships are designed to support students who demonstrate significant financial need and excel academically.

Objectives:

  • Provide financial assistance to deserving students based on their demonstrated need.
  • Enable students to focus on their studies without financial constraints.
  • Foster an inclusive and diverse academic community by supporting students from diverse socio-economic backgrounds.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Financial Assistance is available to the students on need basis on the recommendation of Financial Aid Allocation Committee duly constituted by the Vice-Chancellor.

The independent living center project in Uhe, aimed at supporting disabled students and faculty, is focused on improving accessibility and providing necessary resources within the educational context. This initiative likely emphasizes the importance of equal access for individuals with disabilities by implementing physical accommodations such as ramps, accessible restrooms, and assistive technologies.

Advocacy efforts are also a key component of these centers, aiming to raise awareness about disability rights and foster a culture of inclusion within the academic community. Through advocacy, these projects work to eliminate barriers and promote equitable opportunities for disabled individuals.

Moreover, empowerment programs like leadership development and self-advocacy training are offered to enhance the academic and professional growth of disabled students and faculty. These programs equip individuals with skills and confidence needed to succeed in their educational and career endeavors.

Welcome to our one-stop healthcare centre of UHE! Our healthcare center is dedicated to providing high-quality medical care and wellness services to students, employees, and their families. Our experienced healthcare professionals are committed to delivering personalized care and support to ensure your physical and mental well-being. From routine check-ups and vaccinations to mental health counseling and health education, we offer a wide range of services to meet your healthcare needs. We strive to create a safe, inclusive, and supportive environment for all members of the university community.

The Begum Rana Liaquat Ali Khan Training Center, established by the Prof Dr Faleeha Zahra Kazmi, Vice Chancellor UHE, is a renowned institution dedicated to women’s empowerment and skill development in Pakistan. Named after Begum Rana Liaquat Ali Khan, a prominent figure in Pakistan’s history known for her tireless efforts towards women’s education and social welfare, the center embodies her vision of empowering women through education and training. Established with the aim of providing women with opportunities for personal and professional growth, the training center offers a wide range of programs and courses tailored to meet the diverse needs and aspirations of women from various backgrounds.

One of the key objectives of the Begum Rana Liaquat Training Center is to equip women with the skills and knowledge necessary to participate meaningfully in the workforce and contribute to the socio-economic development of the country. Through its comprehensive training initiatives, the center seeks to enhance women’s employability, promote entrepreneurship, and foster leadership qualities among them.