Tuesday 15 January 2013
Dr Arzu Rana Deuba and Yog Raj Kandel Sharma visited the University of Northampton and toured the facilities and met with leading academics at the School of Science and Technology and School of Business.
The Naaya Aaayaam Multi-disciplinary Institute hopes to become a centre of excellence for undergraduate studies in Nepal and were keen to hear from academics at the University of Northampton. Dr Arzu Rana Deuba, honourable MP from Nepali Congress, recently won the International Union for Conservation of Nature election for South Asia at Jeju Korea. Dr Deuba is internationally recognised for her services and expertise in women’s empowerment and education.
Speaking at the end of her visit Dr Deuba said: “The Naaya Aaayaam Multi-disciplinary Institute hopes to start a new phase in the history of education in Nepal. Vising the University of Northampton has been an honour, the campus and facilities are impressive. The high level of academic knowledge and the enthusiasm shown by everyone we have met has been very encouraging. The commitment to education we have seen during this visit is in line with ethos of the Naaya Aaayaam Multi-disciplinary Institute.”
Gary Hill, Head of Computing & Immersive Technologies said: “We are very pleased to have the opportunity to showcase the work of the University of Northampton to our visitors from Naaya Aaayaam Multi-disciplinary Institute. We are very proud of our approach to computing and environmental sciences, sharing this with Dr Deuba and Yog Sharma has been a pleasure. We hope to be able work closely and learn from each other in the future.”