FLAME University and Yale University, US will begin their association this year in summer with undergraduate students of the former attending Yale’s Summer Session Programme. Yale’s Summer Session offers courses for its students and other qualified undergraduate students from other selected colleges and universities. FLAME University’s international partnership with and Yale aims to help enhance the educational experience of its students in a diversified way by providing them with opportunities to operate in multilingual and multicultural settings at an international level. This exposure may enhance their employability by having demonstrable experience of living and learning in a culture which is different from their own.
Speaking on the agreement, Dr. Viraj Shah, Chair – Office of International Relations, FLAME University, said, “We are honored to begin our association with Yale University, USA, one of the most reputed universities in the world. With this agreement we want to provide our students a global perspective on education and research, and prepare them for leadership and service in an interconnected globalized world.”
Dr. Shah further added, “FLAME University’s internationalisation strategy is underpinned with having a long-term perspective, forging deep and meaningful relationships steadily with institutions of high repute. Commencing with the Yale Summer Session association, we hope to build and strengthen our relationship with Yale University in the times to come.”
A team from Yale University including Dr. Jane Edwards - Dean of International and Professional Experience & Senior Associate Dean of Yale College, and Ms. Ann Kuhlman – Director of Office of International Students & Scholars, is expected to visit FLAME University in April 2017.
Meanwhile, Dr. Jeanne Follansbee, Dean of Yale Summer Session and Associate Dean of Yale College remarked, “We are delighted to welcome FLAME University students for Yale’s Summer Session. We are confident that students from Yale, FLAME, and other universities will benefit from the opportunity to learn together. FLAME’s liberal education ethos is also at the core of Yale. Having FLAME undergraduate students at Yale will increase opportunities for cross-cultural collaborations in Yale Summer Session.
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