Leeds Beckett University celebrates 10 years presence in India
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Leeds Beckett University celebrates 10 years presence in India

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L_R_ Prof.Susan Price Jayashree Raghuram Andrew P Disbury Prof Paul Smith Prof Mohammad Dastbaz

Leeds Beckett University celebrated its 10th anniversary in India in the presence of Vice Chancellor, Prof. Susan Price and other senior delegates from Leeds Beckett University. Vice Chancellor and other senior delegates from the University were on their maiden visiting to India to join the celebration at British Council. Other guests included, the Director of Education for the British Council in India, Richard Everitt, and a number of Indian graduates from Leeds Beckett

The university first began its operations in India in 2004 with its base in New Delhi. Since then, the team has recruited over 2,000 students for the Yorkshire institution as a facilitator to the Indian education system.

Speaking on the occasion Vice Chancellor, Prof.Susan Price said “We recently reached a milestone with the new name for our University as we became Leeds Beckett University and have made significant progress over the last few years and that is down to the hard work and dedication of staff and students. We don’t just help to create great graduates here at Leeds Beckett, but exceptional employees, dynamic citizens, and enterprising leaders.  Over the last ten years we have enjoyed a number of fruitful academic and non-academic partnerships in India as well as sending our home students on a range of volunteering projects and we look forward to welcoming many more Indian students to Yorkshire in years to come.”

The Leeds Beckett University India Office is based in the business district area in South Delhi and provides support to students in India. India team of Leeds Beckett University also manages academic partnerships with some of India’s leading universities including Symbiosis International University and Manav Rachna University where exchange of students and academic conferences have taken place.

Speaking at the occasion, Ms. Jayashree Raghuram, Country Head, India – Leeds Beckett University, said, “I am delighted to have been part of this prestigious university’s journey in India for more than 10 years. The part I enjoy most is sharing the success stories of our alumni and students. We value these relations in India immensely.”

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