16 February 2015 11:52

170 students have graduated with degrees from Lancaster University in India.

The students graduated from business and engineering programmes in a special ceremony at The Grand, New Delhi, on 12 February.

The Chancellor’s Medal was awarded to Subhajyoti Ghosh (BEng, Mechanical Engineering) for exceptional academic performance.

Subhashish Pradhan (BBA, Business Studies) received the undergraduate Gopi Ram Medal in recognition of outstanding performance in curricular and extra-curricular activities, and Anjali Agrawal (PGDip, Business Management) received the postgraduate medal.

Lancaster University offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in India through its partnership with GD Goenka World Institute (GDGWI). The partnership, formed in 2009, brings together GDGWI’s experience of education in India with Lancaster’s world class academic reputation.

During the ceremony, the graduands and guests heard from the Chief Guest of Honour, Rob Lynes, who is currently Director of British Council India and is also a Lancaster alumnus, having graduated with a Masters in Applied Linguistics.

Lancaster has been ranked in the top 50 of the world’s most international universities by Times Higher Education, and this partnership with GDGWI represents one of the many the University has established with top research-led universities.