International Tie Up- University College Birmingham
May 8, 2016
Based in the heart of the UK’s biggest regional city, University College Birmingham is highly respected by employers and industry for providing career-focused education and training.UCB specialises in vocational courses in both the Higher Education and Further Education in Hospitality sectors.
Their undergraduate degrees are accredited by the University of Birmingham, one of the world’s top ranked academic institutions, and their reputation for excellence means the University is a popular choice for international students, who join them from more than 60 countries.
In 2014/15 the university had 4,855 students in higher education, including 475 postgraduates and 4,380 undergraduates. There are also currently 10,335 further education students, around 10% of whom are from outside the United Kingdom. UCB was rated as ‘outstanding’ by OFSTED in 2009. It is also one of the few universities or colleges in the UK with Hospitality Assured status. It also currently holds the Beacon Status, Catey Education and Training Award, Investors in People, Charter Mark and the Matrix award.
D Y Patil School of Hospitality & Tourism Studies have currently done a tie up with UCB for our Students of B.Sc Hospitality Studies. As per the agreement between D Y Patil School of Hospitality & Tourism Studies & UCB, our BSc Hospitality Students in their second year will go to UCB, UK, for a period of 7 months, during which they will complete 22 weeks of Classroom Training & Paid Internship at Hotels in and around Birmingham. After completion of their classroom training and Internship, these students will return and complete their final year at D Y Patil SHTS. For all the students who have undergone their second year at UCB, they will be awarded Transcript and Certificate of Industrial Internship by UCB. It is a good opportunity for our students wherein they will gain International Exposure in a world renowned University. D Y Patil School of Hospitality and UCB have signed an MOU with regards to this student exchange program.
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