The WorldGrad, a Singapore-based study abroad platform, has recently inaugurated its third Study Hub in Patiala, Punjab. This initiative is a part of the UniSmarter programme, which is offered in collaboration with international education provider Navitas. The programme aims to enable students to complete the first term of their foreign education programme while staying in India. According to an official statement, the two other study hubs are already functional in Mohali and Amritsar.
The objective of the Study Hub is to furnish students with physical and digital resources to facilitate their class attendance. The statement further mentioned that the platform intends to widen its reach and establish additional centers in tier 2-3 cities in India per the academic requirements of the students.
The UniSmarter initiative is structured to allow students to commence their undergraduate studies remotely from home and later transition to in-person research on campus in Australia, the United Kingdom (UK), or the United Arab Emirates (UAE) starting from the second term. Study Hubs endorsed by UniSmarter will be excellent learning environments that will stimulate international education within the country.
Speaking about the initiative, Co-founder of The WorldGrad, Abhinav Mital, said:
The goal of The WorldGrad is to increase access to higher education abroad for everyone, and with the resounding success of our programmes, students are being nurtured for the bright future that awaits them.
Since its launch, the programme has had a 97% visa success rate overall. Students completing The UniSmarter program can progress to various degrees in the sectors of Business and IT at top institutions.
Gurjeet Singh Ahluwalia, Head of Patiala, Punjab Study Centre, added:
The Study Hub is ready to guide students on the path to academic success and to help them realize their full potential. It is a place where dreams are nurtured and the future is shaped.
The admission criteria are based on the specific requirements of the student’s chosen progression college. The eligibility starts at a minimum of 50% in grade XII and an IELTS score of 5.5. The mission of The WorldGrad, for UniSmarter, through Navitas, is to make overseas higher education accessible to all students, the release stated.
Co-founded by Abhinav Mital and Amit Garga, The WorldGrad offers programme with overseas universities that allow students to complete up to 1 year of their international degree from home and progress overseas for the rest of the program. The platform boasts an award-winning personalized support programme to maximize student success and satisfaction. Students can have 1-1 access to highly qualified and experienced tutors seven days a week to personalize learning and suit their study styles. It also provides a state-of-the-art Learning Management System (LMS) to streamline their study schedule.