Week-long programme begins at KU



Srinagar, May 22:  The Business School in collaboration with Department of Students Welfare, University of Kashmir today kick-started  a week long interaction programme.
 During the programme, students of the Syracuse University, USA, will share their ideas, experiences and knowledge with students of Kashmir University.
 The inaugural session of the programme was organized today in the conference hall of the Gandhi Bhawan, KU.
 In his speech Vice Chancellor, Prof. Talat Ahmad highlighted the relevance of academic collaboration in today’s world.
 He said: “Kashmir University remains committed to deepening its relationship with academic institutions of repute because only by working together we can create a better tomorrow.”
 Prof Shabir A Bhat, Director Business School said: “Time is changing exponentially and we are witnessing an incredible shift in the minds of people.  The demands put up by 21st century entail upon the universities to adopt a more aggressive approach for the implementation of innovative policies and plans in the field of higher education.”
 He said there is a need to enter into partnerships with other institutions to produce quality research, offer joint degrees, and encourage faculty and student exchange.
 Jonathan Han, Associate Director Student Development and International Programmes, Syracuse University thanked the Vice Chancellor University of Kashmir for his support and hospitality. 
 He said the visit will provide the students of Syracuse University an opportunity to understand the heritage and culture of Kashmir and the day is not far when it will lead to a full-fledged collaboration between two academic institutions leading to a regular exchange of faculty and students.

Lastupdate on : Tue, 22 May 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Tue, 22 May 2012 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Wed, 23 May 2012 00:00:00 IST

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