11 May 2017
Pearl Academy, India’s leading design, fashion and creative business institution, and Torrens University Australia, have announced anagreement to share global best practice, promote innovation, cross border collaboration, and deliver industry-leading outcomes for their students. The new alliance will also provide opportunities for academic and student exchanges, development of new programs and collaboration in research, particularly in Design and Business.
Commenting on the new collaboration, Prof Nandita Abraham, CEO – Pearl Academy said, “With its wide spectrum of application in different verticals and industries worldwide, creative industries are fast emerging as an exciting new domain for students in India. With such increasing international relevance, it is imperative for us to provide this global advantage to our students and faculty. For over two decades, we have had prestigious alliances with Domus Academy, Milan, London College of Fashion, Manchester Metropolitan University, Nottingham Trent University, Media Design School- NZ and 40 other design and fashion colleges across the world. We look forward to collaborating with Torrens University to further achieve this goal.”
Professor Justin Beilby, Vice Chancellor, Torrens University Australia said, “Today’s announcement between Torrens University Australia and Pearl Academy delivers both academic staff and students unique opportunities to collaborate on transnational projects and connect with peers, fellow educators and leading industry players across the subcontinent.”
“Since Torrens University began we have been committed to facilitating genuine opportunities for our academic staff and students to work collaboratively in environments at home and abroad, and to form closer ties with others in the Laureate International Universities network to deliver a global perspective to programs and the learning experience, particularly in the Asia-Pacific region,” added Professor Beilby.
“Pearl’s strategic focus on forging authentic links with real-world industries to benefit students reflects our philosophy at Torrens University.”
“Torrens has previously partnered with INTI University, Stamford University and Real Madrid Graduate School, and this alliance with Pearl Academy is an extension of this valued network,” concluded Professor Beilby.
The signing of this significant collaboration between Pearl Academy and Torrens University Australia was formally recognised by Prof Nandita Abraham, CEO- Pearl Academy and Professor Justin Beilby, Vice Chancellor, Torrens University Australia.