Vadodara, June 16: A 11-member delegation from the city's Maharaja Sayajirao University (MSU) which returned here after visiting Japan, has explored possibilities of academic collaboration with Japan's Shizuoka University.
"Maharaja Sayajirao University (MSU) has explored the academic collaboration possibilities with Japan's Shizouka University in various areas," Jyotsna Phanse from the Department of German and the Faculty of Arts in MSU said.
Fanse, who along with ten students was part of the delegation, added that MSU's Office of International Affairs would follow up with the same in the coming months.
She also said that the delegation was invited to visit Japan under a youth exchange programme of the Union Youth Affairs and Sports Ministry from June 2 to June 10.
The 10 students selected under the exchange programme were Avinandan Mukherjee from the Faculty of Arts; Kiran Bhatia from the Faculty of Journalism and Communication; Ipsa Pandya from the Faculty of Medicine; Prasad Oak and Sachin Parmar from the Faculty of Performing Arts; Siddharth Brahmbhatt and Parinda Mody from the Faculty of Social Work; Alfeiya Lokhandwala from the Faculty of Family and Community Sciences; as well as Richi Bhatia and Ananya Singh from the Faculty of Fine Arts.
MSU delegation also carried out projects on cultural diversities and made a comparative presentations at Shizouka University on education systems, clothes, food, technology and youth.