Whistling Woods International (WWI), Asia’s premier institute of film, communication & creative arts has signed a memorandum of understanding with the University of Greenwich, London. This agreement will promote collaborative activities in the field of academic and educational areas.
Both the institutes will work mutually on the basis of reciprocity towards providing the students and faculty various opportunities including:
· Development of staff and student exchange opportunities
· Explore research collaborations and develop knowledge exchange
· Provision of cultural and intellectual enrichment opportunities for staff and students of both parties
· Development of progression routes to teach programmes
· Development of summer school or short courses
Commenting about the academic collaboration, Rahul Puri, Head – Academics, Whistling Woods International said, “We are excited to announce our association with the University of Greenwich, London. We believe such partnerships not only help the students and faculty to enhance their academic horizon, but also enables them to expand cross-cultural perspectives, leading to unique and new multifaceted thoughts.” He further said, “These partnerships encourage the students and faculty to collaboratively learn from a team of people with diverse background and broaden their own sense of outlook, while analysing and addressing several complex problems that surpass borders, both geographically and culturally.
Deputy Vice-Chancellor at the University of Greenwich, Professor Jane Roscoe, said: “Here at the University of Greenwich we are always keen to partner with global leaders in the creative industries, and we are delighted to be working with Whistling Woods International. WWI is a fantastic institution, and this collaboration will allow our staff and students to engage with those at WWI to share knowledge, good practice and to develop new collaborative projects.”
The MOU signing is part of the institute’ global expansion plans and initiatives.