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Rayat Bahra University partners with foreign universities

PUNJAB NEWS EXPRESS | July 06, 2021 12:46 PM

MOHALI: The Rayat Bahra University now offers Master’s and doctorate programmes in different universities across the globe. With this collaboration, students will get different academic and non-academic scholarships.

The RBU presents an opportunity to experience global education. The University sponsors advanced learning for interested students, through its links with foreign universities helping them experience an international education and a different culture thereby raising their caliber.

Gurvinder Singh Bahra, Chancellor of the Rayat Bahra University, said that the university has global alliances and through strategic alliances and links with foreign universities, the standard of education at RBU is currently at par with the best in the world.

He said that the academic partners of the university included Pepperdine University, USA, Clemson University, USA, Ural Federal University, Russia, and Arkansas State University in the US. The RBU also has international internship partners which include PAX Edutainment Pvt. Ltd, AIESEC, Red Ford, and EduBrain Overseas.

Bahra said under the Semester Abroad Programme the students are allowed to take-up a few courses and or a Major project in reputed foreign universities for one semester. The credits earned in the foreign university through the semester exchange programme will be translated into RBU credits, by an approved conversion procedure, and taken for consideration for the award of the degree by the Rayat Bahra University.

After the study period at a foreign university the students return to the RBU to continue with the degree programme for which they were enrolled, and after fulfilling all the necessary conditions laid out in the regulations of RBU, the student will become eligible for the award of the degree. The duration of the programme is six months.

Bahra said an internship abroad is a great opportunity to not only develop professional knowledge but also expand academic and cultural horizons. During the international internship, the student could be placed in a field relevant to his studies. There, the student may have the chance to participate in the day-to-day work environment and use his abilities in a real-world setting. The duration of the programme is 30-45 days.

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