University Of Jammu Signs MoU with National Kaohsiung University Of Hospitality, Taiwan
JAMMU: University of Jammu today signed Memorandum of Understanding with National Kaohsiung University of Hospitality and Tourism (NKUHT), Taiwan on Monday which will help redefining hospitality education in University of Jammu.
On behalf of National Kaohsiung University of Hospitality and Tourism, the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed by Dr. Pearl Lin, who is the President of NKUHT and Prof Manoj Dhar, Vice-Chancellor on behalf of University of Jammu in presence of Deans, Directors and Head of Departments of the University.
This MoU is a significant step for JU to augment global learnings, exchanges and academic pursuits in the field of hospitality education and other allied areas provided by NKUHT.
Speaking on the occasion, Prof Manoj Dhar, Vice-Chancellor, University of Jammu said that in less than six months University has entered into a strategic partnership with University of California, Berkley, USA and University of South Florida, Tampa, USA for bringing best global practices, curriculum development and faculty training in the University of Jammu. University of Jammu provides a truly unparalleled standard of education to their students, and is striving to take students/scholars to new heights of education, knowledge and professional opportunities," said Prof Dhar.
Prof Dhar further said that University of Jammu is following a process and mechanism to ensure that these MoU's do not remain just a ritual but play an important role in enhancing the image of University of Jammu in terms of research, teaching and Innovation. He said that these MoUs will help in global outreach of the University and build an International face.
It is a matter of great honour and pride that the only institution with whom NKUHT has signed a MoU is University of Jammu
Founded in 1995, National Kaohsiung University of Hospitality and Tourism is the only public university in Taiwan that has a distinguished reputation for hospitality and tourism education and NKUHT is happy to partner with a collaborator in the realm of education who shares a vision similar to ours, said Prof Pearl Lin.
Prof Lin said that in addition to the training of culinary, hospitality service and tourism techniques, the National Kaohsiung University of Hospitality and Tourism emphasizes its degree programs integration with internships, skill competition championships as well as prestige chef demonstrations.
It is also the only school in Taiwan that collaborates with Le Cordon Bleu London. She informed that NKUHT has collaborations with Institutions in 132 Countries and with today's MoU, 133 Country has been added.
Among others Dr Richard WU, NKUHT, Prof Rajni Dhingra, Dean Research Studies, Dr Meenakshi Kilam, Registrar and Prof Kulwant Singh, Controller of Examinations were also present on the occasion.