Coventry University Group to open ‘India Hub’ in Delhi

British university aims to intensify engagement with India

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April 23, 2024

/ By / New Delhi

Coventry University Group to open ‘India Hub’ in Delhi

The university says that the hub will house more than 70 employees in India to support Coventry University Group's admissions

With the objective to enhance engagement with India in terms if student intake and partnerships, British educational institution, Coventry University Group, has launched an India Hub in New Delhi.

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Coventry University, a leading global and modern university, based in the United Kingdom, has announced the launch of an India Hub in the national capital to intensify its longstanding connections with India.

In a press statement, the university says that the hub will house more than 70 employees in India to support Coventry University Group’s admissions, recruitment, and partnerships portfolio in the country. It will serve as a hub for business development and hosting researchers and academics from the UK.

John Latham

John Latham

India is sixth in the University Group’s network of global hubs after Brussels, Dubai, Africa, China and Singapore, says the university.

The statement adds that India is a key market for the group, which recruits thousands of Indian students every year to its campuses in Coventry and London. 

 “The India Hub represents the university’s long-term commitment to build strategic collaborations in India and throughout the region and will be an important addition to Coventry University Group’s international presence,” says John Latham, Vice-Chancellor, Coventry University.

“The India Hub will streamline communication and collaboration between the university and organisations in Indian education, business, and government,” he adds.

Michael Houlgate

Michael Houlgate

“We are delighted to see the deepening engagement between the higher education sectors of both our countries, underscoring the continuing progress in education collaboration as laid out in the India UK 2030 Roadmap. Our heartiest congratulations to Coventry University Group on this new initiative,’’ says Michael Houlgate, Deputy Director, British Council India.

Richard McCallum

Richard McCallum

“At UKIBC, we encourage UK universities to treat India as a strategic partner, not just a market, and nothing demonstrates this more than setting up in the country to develop a deeper collaboration with education institutions, businesses, and governments. Congratulations to Coventry University on the launch of its India Hub, which is a path-breaking initiative. I applaud the University for its commitment and wish Coventry University every success with its ambitious goals in India,” says Richard McCallum, Group Chief Executive Officer, UK India Business Council.

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