19 Nov, 2020

French Delegates Visit UPES


The Department of International Affairs (DIA) UPES welcomed Ms. Isabelle - Cultural Attaché, Institut Francais En Inde, and Ms Eleonore Laporte –Manager Institut Francais En Inde on 19th November 2020.

In this meeting possibilities for new connections with French Institutes specifically for School of Design was discussed. Ms. Manisha Mohan -Dean School of Design along with Mr. Soumitra Bhattacharya- International Coordinator DIA- School of Design presented an overview of the School of Design and its various courses in Fashion design, Transportation Design, Game Design, Graphics design and more.

Ms. Isabelle admired the infrastructure and the effort in UPES’ tie-ups with various French Universities. She added that this will help to increase the cultural awareness between both the countries. Head of Department of International Affairs - Dr. Sheetal Khanka, presented an overview of the International Collaborations of UPES. She also highlighted the potential French Universities where collaborations for Design can be useful. 

The Delegates then took a round of the beautiful UPES campus. They spent time looking at various Design Labs and studios and congratulated the University on state-of-the-art design infrastructure created for the students.