For many years the college was the only institution of higher education in the northwest frontier. Sir Herbert Edwardes was a British colonial administrator and commander whose name the college later adopted. The college has a vital community life, which includes freedom of worship for all faiths, sporting events, a debating society, drama productions, and student publications. BS English program in business and information technology offers the option of a third year in an institution in the U. Edwardes College Peshawar is a government college which is the oldest higher education institution in Peshawar , the capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. The college's undergraduate and graduate degree programs lead to the Bachelor of Arts B. The college, affiliated with the University of Peshawar , has about 3, students in sciences, arts and humanities, business administration, higher national diploma, and computer sciences. Views Read Edit View history.