Named after its founder, Nawab Sir Sadiq Muhammad Khan Abbasi V, the Government Sadiq College Women University is one of the most prestigious and well known institutions of the South Punjab for girls. The Government Sadiq College Women University Bahawalpur is dedicated to fostering academic environment that enriches the personal, professional and academic lives of female students, staff and faculty in South Punjab serene environments. The GSCWU seeks to establish high quality in teaching and research towards academic enterprise dedicated for Women.
The Government Sadiq College Women University Bahawalpur (Act VIII of 2013) was passed by the Punjab Assembly on 27 December, 2012 and assented by the Governor of Punjab on 3rd January 2013. The decision will go long way in ornamenting the women with the jewel of higher education and illuminate the area to revive its past glory.
On 28th August 2015, Prof. Dr. Talat Afza became the first Vice Chancellor of the GSCWU. Her vast international, academic and administrative experience will surely benefit the newly established university.