Vatel school of hospitality in india
Ansal University based in Gurgaon has announced the launch of Vatel School of Hospitality in India. Vatel, based in France is being brought to India by Ecole India to leverage their domain expertise in hospitality management education for the first time in India at Ansal University, Gurgaon. The Vatel experience and know-how will be delivered through their undergraduate course, BSc (Hotel Management and Catering Technology). Vatel’s teaching methodology is based on their unique yet tried and tested mixture of theoretical academic courses followed by professional work experience. The faculty will be a mix of Vatel and Ansal personnel. Details at www.ansaluniversity.edu.in/vatel.
Deakin to sign mou with centurion university
Deakin University, Australia, has announced a partnership with Centurion University of Technology and Management, Odisha, that will focus on research and development in the field of Tribal/Indigenous knowledge. Professor Jane Den Hollander, Vice-Chancellor and President, Deakin University, and Professor Mukti Mishra, President, Centurion University of Technology and Management, will be signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on behalf of CUTM. The relationship will be operationalised through organisation of joint conferences, symposia, workshop and other meetings on topics of mutual interest relevant to research and course work degree within the partnership.
QS & Thomas cook to host
int’l master’s & phd fair
Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), a specialist higher education and career solutions in partnership with Thomas Cook (India) Limited, is hosting an International Master’s and PhD Fair offering advice on admissions procedures, funding and an opportunity to meet with admissions directors from top universities around the world in Mumbai at Vivanta by Taj President, Cuffe Parade, Mumbai on April 21. Interested participants and students can also look forward to comprehensive foreign exchange and travel guidance. Details at www.topuniversities.com/thomascook.
Singapore tops network readiness index
INSEAD B-School with campuses in France and Singapore in partnership with the World Economic Forum and the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University, revealed the findings of the Global Information Technology Report 2015. Singapore, Finland and Sweden take up the top three spots in the Network Readiness Index. Netherlands, Norway, Switzerland, US, UK, Luxembourg and Japan make up the rest of the top 10. Details at www.global-indices.insead.edu/gitr.