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We should never underestimate the huge soft power that UK universities bring to Britain

2020-08-21T16:37:49+00:00August 14th, 2020|Interviews - India Global Business|

In this exclusive interview, Lord Karan Bilimoria, Chancellor of the University of Birmingham, President of the UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA) and Co-Chairman of the International Students APPG shares his thoughts on UK India ties in education and the importance of recognising international students as future ambassadors for their alma mater.

Birmingham cannot overlook India

2018-05-23T13:02:44+00:00March 21st, 2018|2017/2018, Spotlight, UK Edition- April 2018, Year|

The University of Birmingham explains the reasons behind setting up a new India Institute. Any university that claims to be world-class — as we at the University of Birmingham, in the world’s top 100 universities, do — cannot overlook India. It is the world's largest democracy: India ensures that one-sixth of humanity can cast their votes regularly in free and fair elections. It is a rising economic powerhouse. And it is one of the most important regional powers in Asia. [...]

Reliance Jio explores UK university tie-up for new Virtual Reality app

2018-08-20T10:54:58+00:00November 29th, 2017|2018/2017, Flagship Scheme, India Investment Journal November Edition, Year|

Reliance Industries’ telecom giant is exploring a collaboration with Birmingham City University experts for a new virtual reality (VR) app it plans to launch next year. Reliance Jio, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Mukesh Ambani led Reliance Industries Limited, has already disrupted the Indian mobile network landscape with its cost-effective connectivity options. The Mumbai-headquartered mobile network operator is now eyeing the field of virtual reality and augmented reality in its next phase of growth. The company’s creative chiefs recently held [...]