Indian universities plan British outposts | News – The Times

Leading universities in India are in discussions about opening in Britain as a former education minister calls for less reliance on China.
Lord Johnson of Marylebone, the former universities minister, said that the Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT), whose graduates run many successful tech companies, including Sundar Pichai, the head of Google, could open in the UK. He said ministers should “roll out the red carpet” for India’s “fabled” institutes.
Gaitri Kumar, the Indian high commissioner, confirmed the moves in a recent speech at an event to strengthen educational ties between Britain and India.
“Foreign institutes of repute are invited to establish branches of their institutions in India,” she said. “We have in fact only last week shared the desire of our IITs to
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