University of Birmingham to have academic ties with Indian Varsities

The University of Birmingham is looking to-wards deepening its academic ties in India through various collaborations.

"We are reaching out to Delhi University to jointly deliver a Master's module on security. An important aspect is that we are also reaching out to DU faculty. DU's Young Faculty Development Programme provides staff with an opportunity to undertake further studies at Birmingham," said David Eastwood, vice-chancellor, University of Birmingham.

Collaborations are important to the university and so they have reached out to other institutions as well. "We are exploring the potential for enhanced collaboration between the University of Birmingham's Railway Institute, DTU and the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC).

Univ of Birmingham - academic ties with India

 

Punjab University is developing its international strategy, and the University of Birmingham, along with the wider community of the city, has been an initial focus. Besides, researchers from the School of Biosciences are working with the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, to tackle tuberculosis," he added. The Schools of Physics and Astronomy and the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) in Pune are collaborating in joint curriculum development, computer-based learning and experimental tool design, and knowledge transfer in the area of ultra-cold atoms.

As modern technology increasingly makes the world smaller and students have greater mo bility than ever before, education provision is now delivered in a global marketplace.

"We have been working hard to change inaccurate perceptions concerning UK immigration policy and student visas through Indian alumni. We have also invested in additional resource to aid our prospective students, which includes support from our UK-based staff but also in-country assistance offered through our India office in New Delhi. We have invested heavily in Careers Network, a careers and employability department, to support our international students who want work in the UK in graduate jobs, take internships and placements during their studies and be well placed in the employment market when they return home," he concludes.

Source: The Times of India

For Quick Alerts
ALLOW NOTIFICATIONS  
For Daily Alerts

    --Or--
    Select a Field of Study
    Select a Course
    Select UPSC Exam
    Select IBPS Exam
    Select Entrance Exam
    JOIN US ON SOCIAL NETWORKS

    Thousands of Careerindia readers receive our evening newsletter.
    Have you subscribed?

    For great career opportunity, get instant updates on Education, Career & Job
    Careerindia

    We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Careerindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Careerindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more