LAHORE - Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) on Friday hosted a work shop titled ‘Internationalization in Higher Education’ by the University of Warwick, UK.

The workshop was conducted by James Kennedy, Director–International Office at the University of Warwick. Mr. Kennedy highlighted the need to internationalize and how universities in Pakistan could benefit from such productive initiatives. The University of Warwick is ranked on number 5th in the UK and 50th in the world.  LCWU VC Dr Sabiha Mansoor told that it was the time to share expertise to promote and develop the universities.

“I welcome all the vice chancellor’s, registrars and prominent educationists to this workshop which has focused on raising an understanding of why universities need to take a step towards internationalization, what is included in a formal procedure, and funding, internal and external, as one of the significant element in the course of internationalization,” she said. The workshop was attended by almost the 30 vice chancellors, registrars and senior officials of institutions in Lahore, Karachi, Faisalabad and Peshawar. The participants welcomed the initiative by the University of Warwick and appreciated the efforts of the University’s International Office teams in Pakistan and the UK to provide regular and updated information and guidance to help in capacity building of educators in Pakistan.