World University of Design (WUD), Sonipat, Haryana won the prestigious IndiGlobal Innovative Leadership Award for "most visionary contribution in establishing design as a mainstream field of study and career choice in India" by the Telangana Education Department and IndiGlobal Education Festival (IGEF) Committee.
Hyderabad, 4 December 2021: The World University of Design also has been selected as an Outstanding Institution of India for imparting education in creativity.
Both awards have been received by Dr. Sanjay Gupta (Vice Chancellor, World University of Design) at the IndiGlobal Education Festival (IGEF) held on Saturday, December 4th, 2021 at Hyderabad Marriott Hotel & Convention Centre.
Dr. Sanjay Gupta (Vice Chancellor, World University of Design) says, "It is indeed heartening that the Telangana Education Department and IndiGlobal Education Festival (IGEF) Committee has recognised the efforts being made by WUD in making design education mainstream and opening up the sector to possibilities. I am sure this will bring focus on this important sector which has the potential to catapult India to the top of the innovation based economics of the world."
About World University of Design:
World Design University (WUD) is India’s first university dedicated to educating students in the creative domain. Seated in the heart of the educational hub of India – Rajiv Gandhi Education City, Sonipat, Haryana – WUD plays the role of a harbinger of a revolution in the education system in India. It is the torchbearer of breaking stereotypical educational patterns and has facilitated the shift of studies pertaining to design from being solely vocation-oriented to academic-oriented; thereby offering substantiated degrees (under section 2(f) and 22(l) of the UGC Act) to its students instead of mere diplomas and certificates.
Established in 2018, World University of Design is a young university offering a myriad of programmes at undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral levels across disciplines like Architecture, Design, Fashion, Communication, Visual arts, Performing Arts & Management. Equipped with the largest portfolio of design courses in India, the university offers a number of cutting edge programs in Computer Science & Design, Transportation Design, Animation & Game Design, UX & Interaction Design, Film & Video Design, Built Environment & Habitat Studies, Design Strategy & Management, Art Education, Curatorial Practices, etc.
For more information please visit : www.worlduniversityofdesign.ac.in