Beaconhouse National University (BNU) is a private liberal arts university located in Lahore, in the province of Punjab, Pakistan. Founded in 2003 by its parent company Beaconhouse School System, it is located at Raiwind, a subdivision of Lahore District; the BNU campus is adjacent to the Bahria Town. BNU offers study programmes in visual design and arts, architecture, liberal arts, computer information technology and mass communication. It is a member of the Higher Education Commission and the Association of Commonwealth Universities. Beaconhouse National University also organises Pakistan's largest university level festival, commonly known as 'Bestival'.