Indian institutes of technology set to open UK branches

From Times Higher Education: “Proponents of UK-India education partnerships, including former universities minister Lord Johnson of Marylebone, have long been advocates for opening outposts of the prestigious IITs on British soil. As trade negotiations between the two countries continue, the idea appears to be creeping closer to reality. Speaking at an event last month, India’s high commissioner to the UK, Gaitri Kumar, said she was ‘pleased’ with the responses she received when ‘we shared [the] desire of our IITs to open branches in UK’ – adding that she would be working on developing plans ‘immediately.’”

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