KU inks pact with Shinawatra International University

2 Varsities To Conduct Joint Academic Activities

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 12: Kashmir University today signed a memorandum of understanding with Thailand-based Shinawatra International University (SIU).
 Vice Chancellor, KU, Prof Talat who signed the MoU on behalf of the university said the pact with the SIU is a part of the academic process the KU has been pursuing for last two years.
 He said during the last two years the KU has entered into “meaningful academic collaborations” with various national and international academic and research institutes “to promote and encourage faculty/student exchange programs and give impetus to the overall research quality of the varsity.”
 He said: “Under the present MoU both the universities shall collaborate and support each other academically, by conducting joint academic activities.”
 Prof Talat said that both the universities shall encourage/support faculty exchange programs that are mutually beneficial and helpful for faculty members.
 He said: “The Universities shall encourage and support exchange programs for research scholar.”
 Prof Voradej Chandarasorn, President of Shinawatra International University said that the Universities besides allowing the scholars/students to attend classes/seminars in each other’s universities would provide access to them to their respective libraries, archives, research laboratories and other facilities.
 He added that under the terms of the MoU the Universities would provide access to high –end instruments and equipments to each other’s faculty/scholars/students.
 Prof Chandarasorn said the SIU has students from 24 nations and is presently running 15 programs which include 11 international programs and 4 Thai programs.
 Dean Academic Affairs KU Prof AM Shah said that entering into meaningful academic collaborations has become an important activity at the University for the overall improvement of research and student/faculty exchange programs.

Lastupdate on : Sat, 12 Jan 2013 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Sat, 12 Jan 2013 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Sun, 13 Jan 2013 00:00:00 IST




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