Roots International School TIES LINKAGES WITH WEBSTER UNIVERSITY
RIS TIES LINKAGES WITH WEBSTER UNIVERSITY
Roots International Schools signed Memorandum of Understanding with Webster University Thailand for mutual collaboration to promote students exchange programmes and initiatives. Webster University and RIS are top tier institutions, exemplified by a ranking in world. The MOU would help define a long term capacity building relationship to build strategy for enhanced academic opportunities and joint-ventures in future.
The MOU was signed CEO RIS Mr. Walid Mushtaq and Rector Webster University Thailand Mr. Ratish Thakur. The ceremony was graced by Mr. Samrat Ray Chaudhri – Director of Marketing and Enrollment Management, Ms., Nisha Ray Director Academics, Ms. Taqqaddus Fatima Headmistress RIS Lahore, Ms. Ramona Mihaela MBA Programme Head.
The institutions express mutual interest to establish a relationship that may result in future collaborative activities including: student and faculty exchanges, joint conferences and/or research projects or other initiatives.
Mr. Walid Mushtaq said, “Such International agreements represent an outstanding opportunity for faculty, staff, and students to grow and learn through contact with international colleagues. We recognize the value these exchanges have in strengthening the teaching, research, and extension capabilities of the institutions involved, broadening the international experience of the students, and fostering goodwill between both nations.
The Educationists discussed the process for creating opportunities for collaboration and positive academic engagement between universities to mutual benefit, without establishing a formal legal relationship between the two institutions.
The ,MOU intends to facilitate the exchange of materials in education and research, publications, and academic information; Community outreach and knowledge sharing; Faculty/Staff Visits, Trainings and Workshops; Student Scholarship and financial awards; Graduate/Undergraduate Placements to enhance student experience; Twining (Transfer) Programs or Dual Degree Programs; g. MOOCs; h. Summer and Winter Camps; Study abroad programs; Cultural Immersion Exchanges to cultivate international mindedness; University Preparation Programs; Joint youth Conferences, MUNs and Summits focused on leadership, entrepreneurship, modernization, technology, global issues and trends.