Chitkara University commenced celebrations for the week-long 12th Annual Global Week-2022 today. The Global Week was inaugurated at both- Chitkara University, Punjab and Himachal Pradesh campuses by Dr. Madhu Chitkara, Pro-Chancellor, Chitkara University; Dr. Daniel Wilson, President, Western University of Health Sciences, USA; Col. Raj Singh Bishnoi, Senior Executive Director, Netaji Subhash National Institute of Sports; and Dr. Archana Mantri, Vice-Chancellor, Chitkara University; and Dr. Sangeet Jaura, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Office of International Affairs graced the occasion with their presence.
The Annual Global Week is a unique strategic initiative organised by the Office of International Affairs. This year, Chitkara University will host more than 75 eminent and distinguished professors from around 40 prestigious partner universities across the world to boost extensive teaching and learning mobility engagements.
At the occasion, Dr. Ashok Chitkara, Chancellor, Chitkara University, said, “The Annual Global Week serves as an excellent platform for internationalising the student learning experience. It extensively promotes the university’s priority mandate in boosting collaborative teaching and blended learning across borders and is a catalyst for infusing cross-cultural competence, industry linkages, knowledge transfer while providing phenomenal networking opportunities.”
Dr. Madhu Chitkara, Pro-Chancellor, Chitkara University, said, “Global Week is a truly philanthropic initiative of Chitkara University in the genre of Internationalization at Home. It not only catalyzes infusing cross-cultural competence and knowledge sharing between the students and faculties on both sides, but also provides some honest & transparent networking opportunities among the faculties. Such networking often enables fructifying many collaborative research programmes.”
Since inception, more than 200 faculty members of International Universities from various domains of Business Studies, Engineering, Architecture, Healthcare Sciences, Journalism and Mass Communication, Pharmacy, Hospitality and Tourism, and Education have shared the Global Week platform.
About Chitkara University
Chitkara University has been established and managed by passionate academicians with the sole mission of making each and every student “industry ready”. With more than 25,000 students and 1,700 staff from over 100 different countries, the university is proud of the impact that its graduates, life-changing research, and innovative campuses and industry developments have made – both in India and around the world.
Chitkara University has been awarded the rating of A+ by the prestigious National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), which places it among the 5% of higher education institutions (HEIs) in India to be granted such a coveted grade. For more information, visit: https://www.chitkara.edu.in/