The Beaconhouse Group, Pakistan’s leading and largest private education system, recently launched its newest venture, The Beaconhouse International Colleges (BIC), with a groundbreaking ceremony of its flagship campus in Islamabad.
Beaconhouse International Colleges aim to provide the world’s best transnational higher qualifications to its students in an environment conducive to developing the skills and attributes necessary to actualize their aspirations and to become responsible global citizens. The colleges would offer BTEC Level 3, Higher National Diplomas as well as international undergraduate degrees from the world’s leading institutions.
Addressing the event, Beaconhouse Executive Director Nassir Kasuri shared his vision regarding BIC and reiterated the group’s resolve in being path definers and leaders in quality educational services. In addition to the flagship campus in Islamabad, which would have all the facilities that a modern purpose-built university has – campuses in Faisalabad, Karachi and Lahore would also be opening their doors in the coming year. Vindicating its position as a visionary company and being future-forward while being socially responsible, the Islamabad campus would be completely powered by solar energy. This is line to the group’s vision of running most of its campuses on renewable energy and helping to reduce the carbon imprint in the environment.
The event was attended by government officials, academicians, Beaconhouse Energy Ltd International Partners and dignitaries including HEC Services Director General AzharLatif, Derek Richardson, Vice President Pearson, Premila Paulraj, Director Asia Pearson, UzmaYousaf, Country Director of Pakistan Cambridge International Education, Waqar Ahmed Shah, Business Head BTEC Qualifications, Faisal Mehmood, Business Head Academic, Umer Fazail, Business Head Resources, Eugene Chong, GM South East Asia, Canadian Solar Pte Ltd, GM JA solar, Gary Ding, Sales Manager Asia, JA Solar Ltd and Howard Fu, Country Manager, APAC Region, Sungrow Power Supply CO Ltd.
The Beaconhouse School System is a private school system operating throughout Pakistan. It was established in November 1975 in Lahore, Pakistan as the Les Anges Montessori Academy for toddlers by Nasreen Mahmud Kasuri, wife of former Foreign Minister of Pakistan, Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri.
It also operates independent divisions in Belgium, Malaysia, Oman, Pakistan, the Philippines, Thailand, the UAE and the United Kingdom. Its activities extend beyond education in some countries.