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The UK is losing the numbers game on Indian students

2019-08-23T14:28:03+00:00August 23rd, 2019|2019, Home Page, UK Edition – August 2019|

Since the peak of around 40,000 nearly 10 years ago, the figures for Indian students choosing Britain’s universities have been in free-fall. While the slide has been somewhat arrested recently, the numbers remain a far cry from what they were and, indeed, what they ought to be, given Britain’s world-class educational institutions and an aspirational Indian youth ready to be lured by destinations with decent professional promise. The figures in this case really do speak for themselves – in 2010, [...]

Manchester’s history of innovation makes it ideal pick for Indian students

2020-03-20T09:26:56+00:00May 21st, 2019|2019, UK Edition – May 2019|

Professor Stephen Flint is Associate Vice-President for Internationalisation at The University of Manchester. Here, he discusses the University’s collaborations with Indian institutions and Professor Bina Agarwal’s research on group farming. India is an important market for Manchester and, in particular, for The University of Manchester. As one of the UK’s top research institutions, The University of Manchester is continuously seeking ways to develop collaborative relationships with international organisations to find solutions to major global challenges. The University is strong in [...]

UK university partnership helps build homes in Gujarat to counter flood risk

2019-05-08T12:38:07+00:00May 6th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – April 2019|

The Global Indian effect was at work when De Montfort University in Leicester’s Square Mile India project celebrated new homes for communities near Ahmedabad. A partnership between a UK university and property consultancy celebrated the creation of new homes in Gujarat through fundraising and staff and student participation. De Montfort University in Leicester (DMU) tied up with local construction and infrastructure consultancy Pick Everard for its Square Mile India project to provide 50 new homes for the “Loving Community”, on the outskirts of Ahmedabad. The community is populated [...]

India moves up emerging markets university rankings

2018-06-08T12:47:33+00:00June 15th, 2017|2017/2018, June 2017, Sector Focus/Education, Year|

India is among the major success stories of the ‘BRICS and Emerging Economies University Rankings 2017’, with 27 institutions making the top 300. The definitive rankings for the emerging economies, compiled annually by ‘Times Higher Education’, reflects India’s efforts to be counted as a viable education hub seem to be paying off. China is the clear frontrunner with 52 universities in the ‘BRICS and Emerging Economies University Rankings 2017’ but India was credited with making significant strides. Phil Baty, editor of the rankings, said: “India is [...]

India comes to grips with creating world-class universities

2018-10-31T14:24:06+00:00October 18th, 2016|2016, India-EU, India-UK, October 2016, Special Edition - November 2016, Year|

Indian universities have had the dubious distinction of lagging far behind on global rankings for decades. However, this year marked a significant shift, with a record 31 making the grade in the definitive ‘Times Higher Education World University Rankings’ for 2016. ‘India Global Business’ looks into what is behind India being branded the “star” of South Asia this year. The Indian Parliament had recently passed the Institutes of Technology (Amendment) Bill 2016, which is hoped to mark a watershed moment [...]