University of East London (UEL) launched its new office at Delhi in the presence of Chancellor Lord Gulam Noon, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Dusty Amroliwala and Director of Strategic Partnerships, Senior Advisor to the Vice-Chancellor Lord Kamlesh Patel and Professor Noora Ann Colton-Dean, Royal Docks Business School and Head of UEL International.
Lord Gulam Noon says, "Sahara group has been a great support in the opening of this India office of UEL. On behalf of UEL, we thank Sahara, particularly Subrata Roy for their hospitality. The commitment and work of UEL is commendable. Future currency of world is education, every child has right to educate, and that is why we have big ambition for this university."
Senior Advisor to the vice-chancellor, Lord Kamlesh Patel said that UEL was launched in 19th century and we have somewhere around 28000 students in which over 70% of our students are from ethnic minority. We represent 120 nationalities in our university.
He added "The India office will have dedicated team to assist students through the admissions' process and prepare students for study in London. There will also be and Indian National Scholarship which will be available to all students who apply from India for postgraduate courses starting from February 2014"
UEL also announced plans to create Shara International India Center which will be opened on the Docklands Campus in East London, in 2015.
Professor Nora Ann Calton while addressing the occasion said that it is a pleasure to be here in India. India is a great country and opening of this India office is the 1st chapter of a very large book.
Dr. Subra Parameswaran shared his thoughts, he says " I feel proud to be head of the India office. It is like developing brand and it is a privilege working with Lord Gulam Noor. Our endeavor is to provide clean, clear and open information to students for higher education without any difficulties. UEL wants to make a difference in India with the support of local and Indian community."