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07/11/2013, New Delhi: The launch of the Indian office of University of East London

in Delhi took place on 7 November 2013 at the Le Meridian Hotel. Those present at the

launch event were range of VIPs and dignitaries, Chancellor Lord Gulam Noon, Deputy

Vice-Chancellor Dusty Amroliwala and Director of Strategic Partnerships, Senior

Advisor to the Vice-Chancellor Lord Kamlesh Patel and Professor Nora Ann Colton-
Dean, Royal Docks Business School & Head of UEL International.

Lord Gulam Noon, 77 who is a Chancellor of UEL and a British businessman

originally from Mumbai. Noon was made a Member of the British Empire (MBE), and

then made a Knight Bachelor. In January 2011, he was created a life peer as Baron Noon,

and was introduced in the House of Lords, where he sits on the Labour benches.

According to him “Sahara Group has been a great support in the opening of this

India office of UEL. On behalf of UEL, we thank Sahara particularly Shri Subrata

Roy for their hospitality.” The commitment and work of UEL is commendable.

Future currency of world is education; every child has a right to educate, that’s why

I have big ambition for this university.

Quotes by, Senior Advisor to the Vice-Chancellor Lord Kamlesh Patel; “The UEL

over 70% of our students are from ethnic minority. We represent 120 nationalities

century and we have somewhere around 28000 students in which

We have accreditation with top companies of the world and have award winning

campuses, first is Dockland campus and second is Stratford campus. We have

award winning student accommodation. We are truly global university and India is

a centre of our new global strategy and therefore we are opening a new chapter with

“The India office will have a dedicated team to assist students through the admissions’

process and prepare students for study in London. There will also be an Indian National

Scholarship which will be available to all students who apply from India for postgraduate

courses starting in February 2014”. UEL has also announced plans to create a Sahara

International India Centre which will be opened on the Docklands Campus in East

Quotes by Professor Nora Ann Colton- “It is a pleasure to be here in India. India

is a great country and opening of this India office is the 1st

book. We are very nurturing with students.

Our approach to Internationalization is very unique. India has one of the largest

young populations of the world. India is a rising country, people have more income,

chapter of a very large
they save; some on housing, some on education. It is a very prestigious decision to

engage with India, not only in education sector but from business front as well.”

Subjects that India demands:

-Business & Administration

-Engineering & Technology

-Computer Science

-Subjects allied to Medicine:Public Health & Healtchcare management.

Students from India can apply for a wide range of programmes at UEL including:

BEng Civil Engineering, BEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering and MBA’s in

MSc Computer Networks MSc in Pharmaceutical Science, MSc Biomedical Science,

MSc Structural Engineering and MA Fashion. UEL are also launching two exciting new

programmes in the coming academic year – an International Foundation Programme

and a Pre-masters course. They are designed to provide opportunities to study at

undergraduate and postgraduate level for students who just fall short of our normal entry

requirements. They provide an in depth grounding in the skills needed to succeed in a

British degree programme and are an excellent introduction to life at UEL.

Quotes by Dr. Subra Parameswaran (Chief Representative India Office Head)

– “I feel proud to be a head of the India office. It’s like developing a brand and

it’s a privilege working with Lord Gulam Noon. Our Endeavour is to provide

clean, clear and open information to students for higher education without any

difficulties UEL wants to make a difference in India with the support of local &

Indian community”. The launch of the India office sees University of East London

build on 15 years of experience, welcoming and working with aspiring students from


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