Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh India (PressExposure) February 08, 2011 -- In a milestone development, EThames Graduate School, UK, firmly established as one of London's leading independent Higher Education Colleges, announced today the opening of its India Campus at Hyderabad.
The Hon'ble Minister of State for Human Resources Development (Higher Education), Dr Daggubati Purandeswari, inaugurated the EThames Hyderabad Campus, while Shri Damodar Raja Narasimha - Hon'ble Minsister for Higher & Technical Education of Andhra Pradesh unveiled the Site Plan for the residential Campus of EThames, India. Shri Botsa Satyanarayana - Hon'ble Minister for Transport of Andhra Pradesh, Justice G Bhavani Prasad (High Court) and Member of Parliament Mrs Botsa Jhansi lighted the lamp and cut the ribbon. Other notable guests included senior representatives of Ethames's partner Universities in UK, members of the UK High Commission and British Council, various senior members of local Universities including Vice Chancellors, and senior representatives from local and multinational industries.
Mr Veen Pula, Chairman of EThames Educational Society said, "We aim at providing the student an exceptionally rewarding learning experience. We believe in giving our students the best of everything; highest quality education and an unmatched ambience to help them study and grow. We believe EThames's Hyderabad Campus is an ideal place for students in India to pursue their higher education."
Speaking on the occasion, Ms Susan Hindley, Principal of EThames, UK said, "The opening of the EThames Hyderabad City Centre campus is a further step in developing the dynamic 21st century partnership in Education between the UK and India. EThames, India will provide students an opportunity to subscribe to Courses of International repute while remaining in India and also provide them international exposure when they proceed to UK for the final stage leading to award of degrees from well known Universities of UK. All this will be at an affordable cost."
EThames Graduate School's India Campus at Hyderabad is a state-of-the-art campus in the very centre of the city, where students from around India can study for highly reputed UK qualifications and benefit from the best UK teaching methods, the latest classroom technology and the support of an excellent faculty.
EThames India will conduct sandwich programmes in which the first part of the course be conducted in India and students will then have the opportunity to spend 1 year at one of EThames' campuses in London to complete their Bachelors or Masters degree awarded by EThames's partner universities in UK. EThames, India is initially launching PG and UG courses in Management and UG course in Computing. Subsequently it proposes to launch courses in Hospitality/ Tourism and Healthcare. Students are expected to benefit tremendously from the exposure and teaching methods which would put them on the road to rewarding careers.
EThames Graduate School India is also building a large residential campus spread over nearly 200 acres on the outskirts of Hyderabad. This Campus will accommodate 10,000 - 15,000 students. Phase 1 will be open in October 2012. A small event marking the start of work on the site was also part of the Inauguration ceremony held at the Hyderabad Campus.