Mumbai: The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, U.S.A, and 91springboard, one of India’s pioneer co-working spaces announced a strategic partnership to provide undergraduate and graduate courses to students and working professionals. This is an exemplary program that is tailor-made for virtual learning; at 91springboard office spaces across the country. Thus, enabling students to access to a safe and healthy learning environment without compromising on quality education and, without leaving the country.
Students can choose from over 40 Undergraduate (4 year) and 20 Graduate (2 year) courses in Engineering, Computer Technology, Humanities, Business Management, Applied Sciences and many more subjects. With an exclusive, substantial scholarship in place that provisions for transfer to the main campus at a reduced fee, this is one of the most flexible and affordable ways to get a fully-accredited U.S. degree from a high-ranking U.S. university, without travelling abroad.
Speaking about the collaboration, V Shantakumar, Senior Strategy Advisor, 91springboard said, “ We are delighted to partner with University of Arizona for a one-of-a-kind partnership where coworking meets co-learning to enrich the lives of students and offer relief to concerned parents who wish the best for their children. What’s interesting about this partnership is the width of courses available and its unique format. Unlike other online courses where the lectures are pre-recorded, these courses are extremely interactive. Students can talk to their professors and peers one-on-one and get counselling and guidance.”
Anand Vemuri, CEO, 91springboard said, “ At 91springboard, we want to welcome learners and offer them a holistic ecosystem that provides learning and collaboration opportunities, access to a strong network and bespoke services like fast internet, healthy & safe workstation, meeting rooms to brainstorm and so much more.”
Brent White, Vice Provost of Global Affairs at University of Arizona said, “As per US Open Doors Report, India sent more than 202,000 students to the US in 2018-19 for various levels of education, including undergraduate, graduate, non-degree and others. We understand that Indian students have a strong appetite for quality education and we would like to help them, given the current situation. At affordable fees, students can opt out of a range of courses without having to worry about other expenses like accomodation, food, travel etc.”
With courses starting from approx. INR 5 lakh per year, students can register on 91springboard .com to start or continue a U.S. degree from the University of Arizona. Besides undergraduate, graduate and PhD. courses, students can also choose flexible transfer credit programs as well as customized degree path programs
The courses will be available across 27 91springboard locations in Bangalore, Delhi, Goa, Gurugram, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Navi Mumbai and Noida from Aug 2020. The online classes will be taught by top-notch Arizona faculty and students will get full access to all current and future 91springboard facilities in India.
Whilst social distancing continues to be the new normal, the co-working spaces will also comply with necessary safety measures for its members and students. They will have unhindered access to the WiFi network and other hassle-free infrastructure which will assist in their training. Further, adequate sanitization and safety protocols will be adhered to so as to ensure proper precautions at all times.