BANGALORE, 20 September, 2019: IFIM Business School,Bangalore, one of the top six AACSB accredited management institutes in India, hosted University of Wollongong, an Australia-based University and an elite international partner of IFIM Business School in delivering dual degrees and super specialisations. Adam Gilchrist, former Australian cricketer and the Brand Ambassador of the University of Wollongong, was a part of this delegation.
Addressing the students and faculty of IFIM Business School, the former Australian cricketer, Adam Gilchrist said, “It’s a great afternoon where the two universities from different countries have come together to extend a platform for Indian students to master their knowledge and skills through the scholarships offered by the University of Wollongong. Being a part of this milestone gives me immense pleasure and thus, would like to extend hearty congratulations to those who have earned the scholarship.”
Professor Paul Wellings CBE, Vice-Chancellor, University of Wollongong sharing his expertise said, “This partnership has offered both the institutions with a unique experience which will help us grow in our journey. Through this scholarship, we wish to leverage a platform for the students of IFIM Business School to master their skills in the rapid growing world.”
Dr. Atish Chattopadhyay, Director, IFIM Business School, delivering his gratitude towards the occasion, said, “With a belief of learning to discover, this journey with the University of Wollongong will help in the holistic development of the students and will help both the universities grow simultaneously. We look forward to benefiting from this partnership while providing our students with a global exposure. This will help our future professionals to adapt the best practices they are exposed to and implement them here in India.”
The University of Wollongong had announced six scholarships worth $ 5000 each and one scholarship worth $10,000. These scholarships were awarded to the Indian students of IFIM Business School being the only business school in India to achieve it. The delegates who were a part of the auspicious milestone were Professor Paul Wellings CBE, Vice-Chancellor; Mr. Adam Gilchrist, UOW Ambassador; Professor Alex Frino, Deputy Vice-Chancellor; Professor Charles Areni, Executive Dean of the Faculty of Business; Mr. Canio Fierravanti, Director of Government Relations; Mr.Brett Lovegrove, Executive Director of Global Strategy; Ms. Evelyne Raymond, Alumni Relations Coordinator; Dr. Venkat Yanamandram, Senior Lecturer at the University of Wollongong.