Australian University signs Agreements with an Indian Universities to Fortify Relationship
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The multi-campus university in Australia -- La Trobe University has been distinctive degrees that equip students to understand and engage with the global issues of today, providing graduates with the skills.

La Trobe University has jumped over 200 places in the last year’s Academic Ranking of World Universities.

It is placed within the top 301 in the world and it means that the University is placed in the top 400 in the world in all three recognized international rankings of universities.

Professor John Dewar, Vice-Chancellor & President, La Trobe University said, “Our visit to India this time is to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, one among the premier institutions not only in India but also in the world."

This collaboration will open up new opportunity for joint PhDs and collaborative research projects in areas including,  
1. Synthetic and Medicinal Chemistry with applications in drug discovery and delivery.
2. Materials science, including polymers and new battery technology. 
3. Biological sciences and bioengineering: personalised healthcare and gene editing technology etc.

Reiterating La Trobe’s commitment to India, last year Professor Dewar announced 14 PhD scholarships worth over AUD$500,000 (over 25 million Indian rupees) for students in India to undertake PhD studies with La Trobe’s partner University, JSS University in Mysore.

he scholarship will cover the tuition fees and a living allowance of around 25,000 Indian rupees a month for the duration of their studies.  Students will also be spending up to six months at the Melbourne campus fully funded by La Trobe during their candidature. At the completion of the program, students will be awarded with a La Trobe doctoral degree.