Projects
 
Advisory Services to Government Agency
Advising Scottish Development International in developing opportunities for Scottish Colleges and Universities in India
 
Following up on developing reports for Scottish Colleges and Universities in India, SDI had retained the services of the Consultants to receive advice and input for the development of wider SDI/Scottish Government education strategy activities within India.
 
University Office Management
 
University of Teesside, UK
The University of Teesside in January 2006, signed a contract with the Consultants to work on its behalf to represent the University in India. The contract involves appointment of agents’ network and managing them to recruit students from India, promote partnerships with relevant education institutions to deliver the University’s programmes in India. The University’s India office is located in Mumbai with a dedicated brand office and three full time staff to support the University’s activities in India.
 
Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
Manchester Metropolitan University in March 2010, signed a contract with the Consultants to work on its behalf to represent the University in India. The contract involves appointment of agents’ network and managing them to recruit students from India, promote partnerships with relevant education institutions to deliver the University’s programmes in India. The University’s India office is located in New Delhi with a dedicated branded office with three full time staff working on behalf of the University.
 
University of Sunderland, UK: Report and Implementation
 
Set up and established the office of University of Sunderland, operations in Indian Sub continent. The office served as a clearing house for applications from students from India, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh for admission to the University. Dedicated staff and office was provided for executing this project. The University achieved 100 percent growth in student recruitment. Once established and matured, the University of Sunderland office was handed over to their staff to run it independently under the instructions of the University.
 
University Partnership Development
 
University of Keele, UK
The Consultants had an arrangement with the University of Keele to identify and implement developing partnerships for the University of Keele on a project to project basis in India.
 
Services to Awarding Bodies in Vocational Education / Skills Development
 
Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA), UK
SQA entered into an arrangement with the Consultants in October 2010 to help develop their market in the Indian Sub - continent. India has a very ambitious skills agenda and the consultants have already developed links with several leading organizations in India , Srilanka and Bangladesh for SQA to deliver various services to these organizations.
 
Studies and Market Research
 
Two Studies ( one for the Colleges Sector and other for the HE Sector) for Scottish Development International (SDI) – the International wing of the Scottish Government to identify market opportunities for Scottish Education providers in three cities –
The project involved undertaking desk research along with primary survey of institutions in Delhi, Mumbai, Managalore, Bangalore, Kolkata and Pune. The aim of the projects was to recommend to SDI education institutions in the target cities that offer qualifications in IT/ Computing, Business Studies, Retail, Energy, Hospitality and Tourism, Health Sciences, Life Sciences, Engineering and Built Environment that may be willing to collaborate with Scottish Education institutions to develop partnerships. Such partnerships would be for joint delivery of education programmes, research and development, faculty and student exchange.
 
 
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