Rishihood University in Sonipat, India, and the University of Chester in the United Kingdom (UK) have signed a three-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish their collaboration officially. According to an official release, this agreement, resulting from a virtual meeting between the two institutions, aims to enhance academic and research opportunities for faculty and students affiliated with the School of Creativity at Rishihood University and the University of Chester in higher education.
The Memorandum of Understanding will focus on fostering student and faculty exchanges at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, promoting a diverse and enriching learning experience across various fields. The collaborative efforts are intended to include areas such as learning and teaching enhancements and the exchange of publications and materials of mutual interest.
Rishihood University represents the vision of leading academic scholars, industry mentors, social sector contributors, spiritual leaders, public leaders, and others. It provides an Indian, Global, and Futuristic learning experience. The University encourages students’ creativity, entrepreneurship, and leadership. Rishihood has faculty from Stanford, LSE, IITs, and many other prestigious institutions worldwide.
Speaking on the partnership, Manika Walia, Dean of the School of Creativity, said:
The academic collaboration marks a dynamic partnership to foster innovative educational and research opportunities. This alliance serves as a platform for students and faculty from both institutions to exchange knowledge, explore creative pursuits and collectively contribute to higher education.
According to the statement, the agreement will allow Rishihood University students to participate in undergraduate and postgraduate programmes at the University of Chester and collaborative research initiatives.
The University of Chester strives to provide all its students and staff with the education, skills, support, and motivation they need to grow as confident global citizens and successfully serve and improve the global communities in which they live and work. This Mission, which has shaped its growth and diversification, actively informs its future planning and enrichment as a University. The University’s vision focuses on an unwavering commitment to providing an exceptional student learning experience, developing staff expertise, providing teaching excellence, and actively growing research and scholarship.
The University hopes that taking these steps will positively impact the lives of students, faculty, and the communities it serves, allowing the institution to make a significant and growing contribution to the region, nationally and internationally. It is committed to instilling a sense of pride and shared ownership in all it does by valuing and celebrating its long history and traditions. It approaches new opportunities in a dynamic and enterprising manner.