Mumbai, November 23, 2021: Whistling Woods International (WWI), Asia’s premier institute of film, communication & creative arts has signed a memorandum of understanding with the University of Greenwich, London. This agreement will promote collaborative activities in the field of academic and educational areas.
Both the institutes will work mutually on the basis of reciprocity towards providing the students and faculty various opportunities including:
- Development of staff and student exchange opportunities
- Explore research collaborations and develop knowledge exchange
- Provision of cultural and intellectual enrichment opportunities for staff and students of both parties
- Development of progression routes to teach programmes
- Development of summer school or short courses
Commenting about the academic collaboration, Rahul Puri, Head – Academics, Whistling Woods International said, “We are excited to announce our association with the University of Greenwich, London. We believe such partnerships not only help the students and faculty to enhance their academic horizon, but also enables them to expand cross-cultural perspectives, leading to unique and new multifaceted thoughts.” He further said, “These partnerships encourage the students and faculty to collaboratively learn from a team of people with diverse background and broaden their own sense of outlook, while analysing and addressing several complex problems that surpass borders, both geographically and culturally.
Deputy Vice-Chancellor at the University of Greenwich, Professor Jane Roscoe, said: “Here at the University of Greenwich we are always keen to partner with global leaders in the creative industries, and we are delighted to be working with Whistling Woods International. WWI is a fantastic institution, and this collaboration will allow our staff and students to engage with those at WWI to share knowledge, good practice and to develop new collaborative projects.”
The MOU signing is part of the institute’ global expansion plans and initiatives.
About the University of Greenwich:
Established in 1890, with over 131 years of imparting world-class education, the University of Greenwich is a public university located in London and Kent, United Kingdom. The University of Greenwich is a popular institution for international students with over 2,500 EU and international students currently studying on a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree. One can choose from over 400 programmes across a vast range of subjects, including law, computer science and business. With a total student body of 38,000 students from over 130 nations across the world, one will benefit from a diverse and world-class learning experience right in the heart of London.
About Whistling Woods International
Whistling Woods International (WWI) is Asia’s premier Film, Communication, and Creative Arts Institute. Founded by one of India’s leading filmmakers – Subhash Ghai, WWI is one of the largest and best media institutes in the country. ‘The Hollywood Reporter’ has rated Whistling Woods International as one of the Ten Best Film Schools in the world in 2014, 2013 & 2010. WWI offers courses that vary in duration from 1 year to 4 years catering to all major verticals of the Media & Entertainment industry, namely Acting, Animation, Cinematography, Direction, Editing, Game Design, Music, Producing, Production Design, Screenwriting, Sound, Visual Effects, Media Management.