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British Council in Delhi event showcases Wesminster's academic and graduate talent

26 March 2012

On 2 April 2012, the University of Westminster is holding an event at the British Council in Delhi to showcase Westminster’s rich pool of academic and graduate talent and its commitment to working in India for mutual benefit.

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The University will be represented by a major delegation of senior staff looking forward to interacting with potential partners and alumni. The Pro-Vice Chancellor, Dr Myszka Guzkowska will be discussing the University's approach to working in India over the last five years, including:

  • Strategic partnerships and alliances in India including UKIERI partnerships
  • Indian based projects including the Univeristy of Westminster MBA Social Entrepreneurship studentship programme working with an NGO in Mumbai
  • The set up of a local team of staff in Delhi working for the University

There will also be a presentation outlining the University's vision for working with India which will include commitments to help the Indian economy grow through mutually synergistic relationships with Indian academia, industry, government and of course students and alumni.

The University aims to help India fill its skills gap by providing professionally relevant courses to students and finding them placements and graduate employment on their return to India.

Other speakers will include Her Highness, the Mahrani of Gwalior, who has kindly agreed to be the patron of our international scholarships scheme and will be making an exciting announcement about the University’s intention to significantly increase the scholarships available to Indian students; Anupam Ganguly, a member of the University’s Board of Governors and the Executive Director of the Arts Council, England, who will be talking about our India Media Centre, and Dr Vikram Mathur, Westminster’s Head of Indian Alumni.

There will be further events focusing on opportunities for potential students at the University of Westminster including a seminar and panel discussion on Effective Career Planning featuring Dr VS Ravindram and senior staff from the University.

If you are a student, alumni, potential partner or are just interested in our work with India please do get in touch with our UK or India teams, or have a look at and our India site on facebook.

Notes to editors

About the University of Westminster:

The University of Westminster boasts a vibrant learning environment attracting more than 20,000 students from over 150 nations and we continue to invest in our future with new developments, research projects and new ideas.

We offer highly attractive practice-based courses that are independently rated as excellent, many with international recognition. Our distinguished 180-year history has meant we lead the way in many areas of research, particularly politics, media, art and design, architecture and biomedical sciences, and our position in the city of London allows us to continue to build on our close connections with leading figures and organisations in these areas as well as in the worlds of business, information technology, politics and law.

Our commitment to educating graduates for the needs of professional life attracts high quality students from within the UK and around the globe.

Internationalisation, employability and sustainability are key elements in the University of Westminster’s vision for the future and we strive to ensure the very highest standards are met and maintained.

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