International Collaborations

WUD considers international exposure as a quintessential part of design education and aims to provide abundant opportunities to its students to explore and experience the various nuances of this facet of education. Such exposure enhances a students' personality and broadens the vision.

WUD is signing MoUs with leading educational institutions across the globe to facilitate a constant exchange of students, scholars, research topics on every subject; of students making study visits and joining immersion programmes at these universities and organisations on a short term or periodic basis to enhance their skills and expertise.

The MOUs already signed are with –

UK

University of Huddersfield - recognised as a gold-rated University by the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF),UK.
Oxford Brookes University - ranked amongst the world’s top universities in 15 individual subject areas including art and design.
University of the West of Scotland - ranked amongst the top 3% of universities worldwide in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018.

Canada

Emily Carr University of Art & Design - Canada’s top design university ranked 9th in the World by Red Dot Design Award in 2015 placing them within the "top ten Design Universities in the Americas and Europe".
Vancouver Film School - Canada’s Premier Entertainment Arts School and a recognized world leader in entertainment arts education with internationally renowned alumni.

France

École Nationale Supérieure des Arts et Industries Textiles (ENSAIT) - is a 130 year old institution that is considered the leading textile trainer responsible for educating 75% of all Masters in textile in France.

MEMBERSHIPS

WUD is a full member of Cumulus, the International association of universities & colleges of art, design & media that has over 160 member universities in 60 countries (http://www.cumulusassociation.org/). This provides the widest possible access to WUD to interact and engage with internationalization on a global scale.