On 7 June, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Delhi Sports University and the University of East London. The objective is to facilitate world-class sports education for Indian athletes. According to the MoU, both universities will exchange knowledge and ideas for providing the best sports education.
Further, this collaboration will assist in the expansion of new sports courses and vocations. Therefore, both countries will see development in the sports arena. Besides, MoU states that both universities will engage in staff and student exchange; research and innovation potential in sports science.
While the UK’s largest education delegation was on a visit. It included representations from 22 universities and higher education leaders who were looking for a new NEP holder partnership. Then, this Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was inked between these two universities.
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Director of the British Council India, Barabara Wickhem OBE expressed her views on the collaboration of universities. She said, “This will encourage students who are keen to build their athlete careers. Moreover, we are glad to have a supportive partnership with the UK university.” She added, “During the visit of the UK higher education delegation to India, we are happy to explore programs that will boost the quality of teaching and learning. As a result, this will increase opportunities for the youth of Delhi.”
Delhi Sports University: Aim
The aim of Delhi sports university to collaborate with international universities is to facilitate a sports ecosystem. And, can benefit the unprivileged children through this initiative. During the occasion, the people who were present includes International Director of UK universities Vivienne Stern; CM of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal; Barbara Wickham, Director at British Council India; Karnam Malleshwari, Delhi Sports University’s Vice-Chancellor; senior education leaders from India; and senior education leaders from the UK and other dignitaries.
Further, Delhi Chief Minister, Kejriwal said, “We are a country of over 130 crore people, but we haven’t won enough medals. So, now our sports university aims to cultivate sports culture thoroughly.”
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