Shitij Kapur on why India offers opportunities in educational partnerships

'Drink' with BS: Meet Shitij Kapur, president & principal of King's College London

Shitij Kapur
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Ritwik Sharma
Just before Covid-19 hustled countries into slamming their borders shut, Britain formalised a symbolic “self-isolation” in January 2020 through Brexit. But while economic shocks to the United Kingdom were anticipated from both the virus and the nation’s withdrawal from the European Union, it has paradoxically attracted more overseas students to its shores during a pandemic.

For Shitij Kapur, president and principal of King’s College London, it is an exciting phase of building partnerships for the university in his country of birth. I am meeting Kapur, who is amiably attired in white shirt and black trousers, with a maroon pocket square neatly

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First Published: Apr 30 2022 | 6:10 AM IST

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