Delegates from Western Sydney University Australia at Chitkara University
Continuously and consecutively promoting strategic collaboration, Chitkara University (CU) hosted 20 law students from Western Sydney University (WSU), Australia, who were invited to jointly celebrate the Republic Day of India and the National Day of Australia.
Dr. Grace Borsellino, Associate Dean, School of Law, Western Sydney University, Australia, expressed her gratitude for Chitkara University in providing a memorable, a once-in-a-lifetime learning experience, cultural immersion through blended learning and collaborative teaching across borders.
On the momentous occasion, Dr. Madhu Chitkara, Pro Chancellor Chitakara University, said that India and Australia cherish strong bilateral ties. “Pedagogical excellence and phenomenal academic learning experience for the youth of both the great nations can only be accomplished through such strategic initiatives and inclusive integration for achieving mutually affirmative actions.”
“Chitkara University had signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Western Sydney University, Australia, in 2017 which has aided in engaging diverse faculties and international offices of both the universities for proactively promoting the strategic collaboration,” she added.
Under the partnership, various initiatives and affirmative actions were taken such as continuous engagement of SCDMS during the Chitkara University’s Global Week, master classes by WSU during Covid for CU students and continuous engagements through virtual events with SoE, SoHCA, SoE, SCDMS, SoHSc. Moreover, articulation agreements were signed between SCDMS and SoE in 2019.
The MoU has also been facilitating faculty visits, exchange, mobility programs, joint research, post doctorate fellowships and active participation in conferences, seminars and training workshops.
About Chitkara University: Chitkara University is a private university located in Rajpura, Punjab, India. It offers undergraduate programs, post-graduate program and doctoral programs in fields of engineering, management, pharmacy, health sciences, nursing, hospitality, art & design and education. It is managed by the Chitkara Educational trust.
Chitkara University is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) Relevant programmes are approved by the Council of Architecture (COA), Pharmacy Council of India (PCI), National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE), Indian Nursing Council (INC) and National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology (NCHMCT).