Further expanding its American partnerships beyond Canada, PU has gone a step further in creating avenues for collaborations with some of the leading Universities in the United States of America. On the 6th of March 2019, the University President Dr Devanshu Patel, met with a delegation from California Baptist University in California, USA at the campus. In an effort to create various opportunities for the Indian students, the American delegation, laid out fruitful avenues of great value in the various fields of education, allowing for exchange programs, research collaborations, along with study abroad initiatives. The discussions led to the establishment of a bilateral memorandum of understanding between the two nation based Universities to provide maximum benefit to Indian students as well as American students while at the same time cementing the Indo-American educational relations.
From the date of its inception in 1950, California Baptist University has been amongst America’s leading Universities located in Riverside, California. CBU offers a dynamic blend of student intellectual and moral development rooted within its aims and goals. The University’s enriching curricular offering a wide range of programs in the field of Arts, Medical Sciences, Engineering, Business along with its State renowned School of Theology. Such a diversified blend of studies will go on to providing a highly beneficial exposure for the faculties and students of Parul University, including the enhancement of their global leadership qualities.
With over 250 of PU's students annually taking part in International exchange programs in Poland, Russia, Germany, Canada, Switzerland amongst other nations. Adding CBU to these partner Universities will provide a more compressive platform with more students taking part in this these global outreach programs. For India as a nation, international educational relations have become integral part of the curricula for edifying the knowledge base of the students, allowing them to be highly competent on a global scale and competing amongst leading higher education Nation. As a way of serving this purpose the signed MoU, will include efforts from both Universities to provide students with internship in Indian and American companies, and other multinational corporations. ‘This will be a very vital clause as it will be edifying the level expertise and exposure on the Indian students inline with their various fields of study during their time in campus.
“This partnership is a dynamic step towards facilitating opportunities for Indian students to avail a great benefit from the American economy while at the same time allowing the American students to be exposed to the Indian Culture. I greatly commend the countless efforts of the the International Relations Cell, under the headship of Dr Preeti Nair in expanding the PU International partnerships within the American region and with such highly esteemed Universities”, said Dr M N Patel, the University’s Vice Chancellor.