Hyderabad: BITS-Pilani Dubai campus, the first Indian institution to set their foreign campus today announced the signing of multi-level Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Canada’s University of Windsor (UoW). The collaboration will enable short and long-term faculty and student exchange program. The collaboration will offer research based innovative academic programs and also provide opportunity for students to study at University of Windsor.
The BITS-Pilani Dubai campus enjoys a large student population from India.
The MoU signed between BITS-Pilani Dubai and University of Windsor comprises of five key areas of co-operation. The collaboration highlights short and long-term faculty exchange programs for their students, under-graduate and post-graduate student exchange program including dual program for under-graduate students, collaborative research and discovery, learning, teaching and engagement.
Subsequently students who have successfully completed their under-graduate program at BITS-Pilani Dubai become eligible to pursue post-graduate courses in the international University of Windsor on preferential basis and finally consideration for financial assistance or scholarships for those needy students.
BITS Pilani Dubai is the branch campus of the internationally reputed BITS, Pilani – India. It was set-up in the year 2000 in Dubai in association with the ETA Ascon Star Group, in response to the growing needs for quality engineering education among the residents of the Middle East. BITS, Pilani commenced the Dubai Campus with the formal approval of Ministry of HRD and University Grants Commission (UGC), Government of India.