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World University of Design: India’s first design university opened in Haryana

India’s first and only design university World University of Design (WUD) has opened its campus at Sonipat, Haryana. The university promoted by Om Parkash Bansal Educational and Social Welfare Trust of Mandi Gobindgarh, Punjab is dedicated to education in creative domain.

Key Facts

WUD is India’s first university dedicated to education in creative domain. It underlines movement of design from being purely vocation-oriented to becoming academic-oriented. Its campus is situated on NH1 in Rajiv Gandhi Education City (NCR), Sonipat – the largest planned integrated city for education in India.

WUD has International Collaborations with foreign Universities like UWS University of West Scotland, VFS the Vancouver Film School, and IAAD the Italian University of Design. It will offer India’s largest creative course catalogue – 23 specialized UG and PG programs in various design arenas such as design, fashion, visual arts, design, communication and retail management and architecture.

It follows unique curriculum that encourages research, industry preparedness, academic excellence and social innovation. It has 1000 capacity open-air theatre and several smaller venues to host and hold cultural performances.

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