Taylor’s University, Malaysia, and Lovely Professional University have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to lead students and faculty of both universities in academics and research exposure.

The collaboration between the two universities of the region sets forth the areas of developing research projects jointly and avail of funding; exchange of academic information, materials and facilities; students and faculty exchange; organisation/ participation in the joint symposium, seminar, conferences, workshops; developing articulations for twinning/joint programmes; allowing students to undertake part of the programme course of study at each institution; and promotion of such other activities/programmes as mutually agreed from time to time.

For this collaboration, vice-president, International Students Recruitment and Institutional Partnerships of TU Dr Sheikh Faluny Sheikh Mohamed and Registrar of LPU Dr Monica Gulati signed the MoU. TU Director Institutional Partner-ships Au Shieu Ye and Additional Director at LPU’s Division of International Affairs Aman Mittal are coordinators for their respective universities. Endorsing the commitment to the collaboration, Mittal said the internationalisation was at the core of LPU strategic objectives.

The hospitality, tourism and events sectors had been growing at an exponential pace and LPU has its own three-star Uni-Hotel, fully operated by students for their final training.