The Department of Fashion Design provides the students with the opportunity of specializing in any of the four major areas of study, namely; Fashion Design, Textile Design, Interior Design and Graphic Design. The curriculum includes a rigorous series of foundation courses that prepares the students to excel in their desired area of specialization. The department of fashion design aims at not only providing the required knowledge but to also instill the right set of tools and skills required to meet the current market demands.
Areas of specialization
1. Fashion Design
2. Textile Design
3. Interior Design
4. Graphic Design
Vision & Mission
It is to impart substantial and meaningful learning from inter-relationship of subjects, giving a rich and versatile education that leads to high quality of innovation, creativity and ingenuity.
At USA, we prepare culturally diverse students for a career in the industry so that they can compete nationally, globally, succeed intellectually and professionally. The University of South Asia offers Bachelors and Master’s degree courses. Conceived in a way in which the student’s unique creative and internal impetus is aligned with the requirements of the job market in an increasingly diverse world. Tradition and individual talent both form an integral part of the history for a more meaningful participation in the future.
Fashion and design department at university of south Asia is one department that brings out talent and shapes the creativity of students and endeavor to bring out the hidden aesthetic qualities and groom them to compete the upcoming challenges of the fashion industry. We define ourselves by our core values of maintaining highest academic standards and establishing a true level of professionalism.
The department of art and design covers a broad spectrum of subjects designed to meet the academic requirements of the curriculum to promote quality education. I encourage you to visit our campus and meet our faculty and staff. I am sure you will be enthralled by their professionalism, dedication and enthusiasm to succeed in achieving our vision to transform this Fashion & Textile Department into a world-class institution of higher learning in the field of various design studies.
Faculty & Staff
Ms. Saima Waseem
HOD, Fashion & Textile Department
PhD Scholar in Textiles and Clothing
Govt. College of Home Economics Lahore
Saima Waseem is a PhD Scholar, doing her degree in Textile & Clothing from College of Home Economics Lahore. She has extensive professional experience of over 12 years.
She has previously been associated with Design house (Institute of textiles & fashion), Shan International College and Hajvery University Lahore. Currently she is working as Head of Fashion Design Department in University of South Asia Lahore.
Ms. Shazmah Basharat
PhD. Scholar, Textiles & Clothing
Govt. College of Home Economics, Gulberg Lahore
To make each day count is the motto, textiles is the passion, fashion is the blood and high student interaction is the charisma of Ms. Shazmah Basharat. She holds the MPhil degree in Textiles & Clothing from the College of Home Economics, Gulberg Lahore. At present she is working as permanent faculty member here at USA in the Textiles & Fashion Department.
Shazmah has extensive professional experience of over seven years. She started her career with SGS Pakistan (pvt.) Ltd. as a Quality Assurance Manager at the Textile Testing Laboratories. After the professional experience of industry, she then switched to academics and educated at various institutes. She joined the USA in 2011 and has been imparting knowledge and guiding students with her rich experiences since then.
Ms. Shumyla Kashif
Masters in Fine Arts
University of the Punjab
I believe that teaching art is a supreme art to awaken the sense, knowledge and expression of creation in other. I am post graduated from University of the Punjab. Computer graphic designing (CAD) , then I got certification in computer aided textile design ( NCA). I have been working as lecturer in Himayat- ul- Islam College for one year. Also participated in many annual National exhibition and grouped exhibition held in Alhamrah Art Gallery.
“Muhammad (pbuh) said, “God is beauty and delightenth in beautiful, but pride is holding one in contempt."
Mr. Umar Hayat
Bachelors in Textile & Apparel Design
National Textile University, Faisalabad
Mr. Umar Hayat has extensive professional experience of over 3 years. He has industrial experience of PDQ textile pvt ltd, Indus apparel. His pret collections Have been displayed 3 times in Fashion week London. Now he is associated with label of mantra by Bombay store (UK Based brand). He worked at USA in 2015 and start teaching as a visiting faculty. In 2016 becomes a permanent faculty member and has been imparting knowledge and guiding students with his rich experiences since then.