Whistling Woods Neeta Lulla School of Fashion and Australian university TAFE-NSW collaborate as knowledge partners
WWI and TAFE- NSW sign a MOU to facilitate international student and curriculum exchange
Living up to its promise of giving global exposure to its students, Whistling Woods Neeta Lulla School of Fashion signed an MOU with TAFE NSW – Sydney Institute of New South Wales, Australia. This is part of Whistling Woods International’s international affiliations with educational institutes. Previous collaborations include Nigeria – The African Film & TV Academy, Australia (Deakin, Griffith, Victorian College of the Arts, etc),the US (Syracuse), Canada (University of Calgary, Seneca, etc), and UK (Bradford, Portsmouth, Leeds, Teeside, etc).
The representatives from both the institutes signed an MOU to initiate this association today at the WWI campus. This event was graced by the presence of Heather Roberts, Director National and International Relations- Sydney TAFE, Patrick Kearins, Trade Commissioner, Australian Trade Commission, Kala Anand & Kanishk Kumar– Business development Manager, Australian Trade Commission, Neeta Lulla, Dean and Founder, Whistling Woods Neeta Lulla School of Fashion and Meghna Ghai Puri, President, WWI.
The MOU will assist in developing student and teacher exchange across the countries in a range of study areas. This association is aimed at providing opportunities to students of both the institutions for study abroad programs to contribute to their academic knowledge and employability. It aims at providing an international study experience to students through customized study tours. It will also facilitate educational dialogue and professional development at the senior management level and friendly visits to build on the positive relations between the two nations.
Speaking on the occasion, Neeta Lulla, Dean and Founder, WWI-NLSF said, “The students are getting an opportunity to associate with TAFE, which will give them a chance to explore and study the Australian market. Maximum exposure and knowledge is the key to stimulate the mind, especially for students of fashion. We are extremely thrilled that such an opportunity has been presented to our school and will continue to associate with more international universities to provide a global platform to our students.”
About Tafe: TAFE NSW – Sydney Institute (Sydney TAFE) is a registered training organization and provides training, assessment and credentials for English Language, Vocational Education and Training and Bachelor Degrees.
About WWI: Founded by one of the India’s leading filmmakers – Subhash Ghai and is promoted by Mukta Arts Limited & Filmcity Mumbai. Whistling Woods International (WWI) is Asia’s largest Film, Television, Animation and Media Arts institute, providing world-class education in all technical and creative aspects of filmmaking and television. Whistling Woods has also been ranked amongst the top 10 film schools in the world. The WWI Mumbai campus is located inside Mumbai’s film & television production hub ‘Filmcity’, and offers courses that vary in duration from 1 year to 3 years, both full-time and part time in nature.