University of Middlesex, UK, comes looking for exceptional Indian students
With more than 21,000 students already on its rolls, the University of Middlesex, UK, came to Amritsar during its search for academically outstanding Indian students to join its existing bandwagon of bright scholars. The representatives from the University, which has its campuses in London, Dubai, Mauritius and Malta, interacted with students aspiring to study abroad, during a session held at Spring Dale Senior School.
Stating that the University offered the same courses, scholarships and facilities in all four of its campuses, Ms Shweta Sharma, Regional Manager, North and East India, Middlesex University, said that apart from this it also afforded its students with a chance to switch between its campuses in London, Dubai, Mauritius and Malta at any given time during the duration of their course through inter campus transfer to enable them to experience life in different countries
“The aim behind this endeavour is to afford world class opportunities to students,” she said. Talking about the university-industry linkage, Ms Sharma said that the courses at Middlesex are now delivered by the schools of Business, Law, Art and Design, Health and Education, Media and Performing Arts and Science and Technology, apart from the Institute for Work Based Learning of the university.
Mr Rajiv Kumar Sharma, Principal, Spring Dale Senior School, said that with the awareness of the importance of a good education permeating through the minds of the public coupled with the increasing affordability of courses in foreign universities and the penchant for well-paying and satisfactory jobs that they bring with them, had made studying abroad more of a necessity than a status symbol these days.
“Besides affordability and a crime free and secure study and stay environment, the University of Middlesex offers a plethora of scholarships to the students to encourage them to work hard and achieve higher grades,” he said. He added that the fact that the admission to any of its campuses did not require GMAT or mathematics was like an icing on the cake.
Dr Kirat Sandhu Cheema, Director, Spring Dale Educational Society, and Mr Sahiljit Singh Sandhu, Director and Managing Trustee, Spring Dale Educational Society, said that the school encouraged its students to go for higher education abroad. “The school is also a centre for SAT and Advanced Placements (AP) exams, which are required for seeking admission to other international universities,” they maintained.
They reiterated their commitment to impart the best of education to the students to enable them to secure seats in the best of educational institutions around the globe besides grooming them in such a way so as to enable them to blossom into responsible global citizens.
Spring Dale Senior School