Lovely Professional University and University of Derby of the United Kingdom have signed an MoU for collaboration in academic and research-related activities. This Memorandum of Understanding is to explore academic collaboration. Under this, both Derby University and LPU are to uphold potential collaboration on student progression opportunities; staff and student exchange; joint projects like collaborative exhibitions, workshops, Masters’ classes and research endeavours.
Additional Director at LPU’s Division of International Affairs, Aman Mittal further informed that this MoU will facilitate visits by students and faculty, of both the universities, to learn about the study environment and culture in the host country. He shared: “We are proud to sign MoU with UoD as it is a fantastic university with amazing opportunities for students and staff members. With outstanding commitment, UoD always works on innovations, which enhances its global profile.”
The signing of the MoU was held between Pro Vice-Chancellor Judith Lamie (External Affairs, Executive) of University of Derby (UoD) and Registrar and Sr Dean Dr Monica Gulati at LPU. It was further witnessed by Prof Aftab Gharda, Associate Dean, International Academic Partnerships College of Arts, Humanities & Education, UoD and Prof Adrian Grandon, Senior Lecturer in Fashion, Arts, Humanities & Education, UoD through their exclusive presence at LPU Campus.
Illustrative, located in the heart of England, UoD works for innovation to provide industry-relevant, expert teaching, from the foundation and undergraduate degrees through to postgraduate study and research. It is ranked among ‘Top 10’ for Hospitality, Event Management and Tourism. It has also been ranked in the ‘Top 20’ for Art, Education, Fashion, Textiles, Journalism, Publishing and Public Relations. The ranking criteria focus on student experience, student satisfaction and employability – values which have always been at the heart of it.