IIM Jammu, academic delegation from Australia discuss future academic collaborations

IIM Jammu and academic delegation from RMIT University's discuss future collaborations including student exchange, joint research, etc.

Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Jammu. (Picture: Shutterstock)Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Jammu. (Picture: Shutterstock)

Ishita Ranganath | November 10, 2022 | 08:25 PM IST

NEW DELHI: Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Jammu welcomed an academic delegation from RMIT University, Australia where both the institutions discussed academic collaborative engagements.

The delegation met and interacted with IIM Jammu director, BS Sahay along with the faculty members of the institute. The meeting included a virtual tour and presentation by IIM-J and the same from the RMIT delegation.

The Institutes discussed collaborative ventures between them including student exchange for graduates, postgraduates and doctoral students, faculty exchange, joint research, collaboration, joint conference, academic activities, and strategic partnership. among others.

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The RMIT University team visited IIM Jammu's permanent Campus site located at Jagti, to understand the project intricacies in detail.

Speaking on the occasion, IIM Jammu director, BS Sahay said: “IIM Jammu is looking forward to collaborating with RMIT University, Australia. This will be a vital part of IIM Jammu’s international endeavours and helpful in fostering the advancement in teaching, research, and cultural understanding as well as the international reputation of both the institutes through student exchange, faculty exchange, technology transfer, and research programs. The coming together of both Institutes is sure to open new avenues and meaningful outcomes in the interest of all the stakeholders”.

RMIT University, Australia, dean of accounting, David Smith, said: “Collaborating with IIM Jammu, an Institute of national importance will help us to develop our competence in many key areas ranging from the development of educational and training programs, long range planning, and Institutional development. The collaboration between the two reputed Institutes will give a leading edge to the research output of RMIT University, Australia. We at RMIT University are looking forward to fruitful outcomes in the interest of both Institutes”.

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