National, January 30, 2019: Pearl Academy, India’s leading institute of design, fashion, business and media and University of Derby, one of UK's top 30 Universities, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today at Pearl Academy’s Rajouri Garden campus. This collaboration will provide new opportunities for academic and student exchanges, collaboration in research, and most importantly progression opportunity for Pearl Academy students into the final year at the University of Derby to get awarded an international degree in the United Kingdom.
Pearl Academy continues to be committed to providing academic excellence and quality learning experience through industry and international exposure to its students. International institutions have always acknowledged the academy's learning outcomes and academic rigor, and this alliance is a recognition of the same. The partnership enables the sharing of global best practices, promotes collaborative learning and enhances the international experience for students offering them an increased network of international opportunities while pursuing their professional goals.
Commenting on the collaboration, Prof.Kathryn Mitchell, Vice Chancellor, University of Derby, England, said, “We are very proud to be associated with an industry disruptor like Pearl Academy. We feel both the institutions are aligned with their focus on student experience, academic rigour, and global outlook. I look forward to welcoming students from Pearl Academy to the University of Derby and hope that our students and faculty from the UK will come and learn more about India.”
Prof. Nandita Abraham, President, Pearl Academy mentioned, “We have prestigious alliances with Torrens University, Australia, Domus Academy, Milan, Media Design School, New Zealand, FIDM, US to name a few. A large number of our students have been travelling abroad for Masters, have been winning accolades and representing India in International forums. This alliance with the University of Derby opens yet another opportunity for our students at the undergraduate level to expand their horizons and pursue their final year in an evolved market like the UK. I am sure our students will benefit a great deal from this partnership.”