Ujjain, India -- (SBWIRE) -- 10/19/2016 -- Avantika University, the first design centered university from India is set to introduce a unique learning pedagogy that will help participants in exploring a new era of creativity and innovation. The pedagogical shift will provide opportunities for learners to think critically through a range of activities. Avantika University will entail a free and open learning environment for students to help them realize their individual worth.Avantika's foundation program, project work and internship opportunities will inculcate traits like freedom to ideate and develop a skill of creative problem-solving.
Beginning 2017, Avantika University will develop student's acumen in innovation and entrepreneurship. The academic structure is designed to channelise design with technology on a solid foundation of design thinking, by application liberal education principles. Avantika will also collaborate with some of the leading global institutions across the world that offer students with the highest quality learnings. They are in the process of recruiting the best of faculties from across India and majorly from the USA, UK and other global locations.
An MIT Pune initiative, Avantika University, is conceived and envisioned by Professor Vishwanath D. Karad, Founder, Executive President & Managing Trustee, Maharashtra Academy of Engineering Education and Research (MAEER), Pune. According to Professor Karad, "The objective of Avantika is to change the perspective about higher education and to create change makers who can transform the society as a whole."
Spread over 50-acre state-of-art green campus at Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh, Avantika is committed to reviving the liberal legacy for Ujjain from the former years. Avantika will also apply a cross-disciplinary approach creating individuals who will possess a balanced mindset.
About Avantika University
Avantika University is India's first design university to focus on design thinking. It encompasses a unique academic model that offers an integrated and immersive approach. Based in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh it aims to nurture and cultivate young minds who will function as enlightened citizens. Supported by MIT Pune, who have a firm footing in the field of education buoyed by their journey of more than three decades.
For more information, please visit http://www.avantikauniversity.edu.in
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