UPES has embarked on a strategic partnership with Laureate International Universities –the world’s leading higher education provider. Laureate’s more than 80 universities educate over 1,000,000 students in 29 countries across the Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Laureate’s universities offer undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degree programs in fields such as architecture, business, engineering, hospitality management, law and medicine. Many Laureate institutions are ranked among the top providers of higher education in their respective regions, countries and fields, and have received international recognition for their academic quality. To learn more, visit www.laureate.net.
Ernesto Zedillo, the former president of Mexico, serves as Presidential Counselor of Laureate International Universities. As Presidential Counselor, President Zedillo provides Laureate institutions with insights from his experiences in the policymaking, diplomatic and academic worlds. He also has served Mexico as Secretary of Education; Undersecretary of Budget; and as Secretary of Economic Programming and the Budget.
Laureate brings to its universities and students a global perspective blended with a local point of view, creating a truly multicultural, career-oriented educational experience. Academic innovation, quality and strong graduate outcomes are key focus areas at every Laureate institution.
Through the partnership with Laureate, UPES is able to further augment its position as a global leader in energy, infrastructure and transportation (EIT) education. Areas of collaboration include teaching and learning, research, student and faculty exchange, use of technology to facilitate knowledge transfer, access to quality higher education that is innovative, international and connected to global market needs.
Additionally, students, staff and faculty of UPES are able to benefit from best practices, mobility, shared resources and exclusive global events such as the Clinton Global Initiative, World Business Forum, World Innovation Forum and other similar events.
UPES students have attended the following events :
1) World Innovation Forum attended by Dipankar Trehan from B Tech program.
2) World Business Forum attended by Aarkriti Joshi from MBA program.