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Capital University College Awarded the Best Educational Business and Fashion University of the Year at the Prestigious MEA Business Awards 2020

by Eddie Rayner

The UAE’s renowned Capital University College has won the Best Educational Business and Fashion University of the year at the reputed MEA Business Awards 2020. The award was presented to the university for its impeccable work displayed in the education line of business and fashion. With its recent partnership with Italy’s Rome Business School, the university introduced the world’s 40th ranked Master in Fashion Management, in addition to other fashion and design programmes.

In line with this, the university received appreciation for its highly demanded business programs that range from undergraduate to doctorate, offering British, American and European programmes. Apart from its stellar line of qualifications offered, the higher education institution has participated in diverse organisations and become members of internationally-acclaimed authorities, adding significance to the region’s education industry. Two of the newest memberships include Principles Responsible for Management Education (PMRE) and The Alliance for Sustainability Leadership in Education.

According to research published by Statista, The global apparel market has reached $1.5 trillion in 2020 from which 38% of demand comes from the Asian-Pacific region. The expected growth is projected at 6.2%. In line with how rapidly the industry is advancing and revolutionising as one of the fastest-growing sectors, Capital University College believes in fostering tomorrow’s young talents who are supported with academia and industrial exposure. On the flip side, the business of startups and entrepreneurship has evolved dramatically, widening opportunities for individuals of diverse markets, regions and industries. In line with this, the university has three stand-out MBA programs, among which is the world’s 59th Ranked International MBA in exclusive partnership with Europe’s Rome Business School. The award reflects the university’s incredible educational development, especially for fashion enthusiasts and business professionals.

Commenting on receiving this prestigious award, Dr Vikas Nand Kumar Batheja, Co-Founder and Director, Capital University College, states: “This award has defined our success as a higher education institution. 2020 has been a year of improvisations, introductions and partnerships that have redefined Capital University College. This award is only giving us further encouragement to strive higher and work towards developing programmes for students that will be a stepping stone towards their bright future.”

Dr Sanjay Batheja, Co-Founder and Director, Capital University College, adds: “We are humbled and grateful to MEA Awards for presenting this award to our university. This award is extremely special as we are receiving it as Capital University College for the very first time. This title is only making us further responsible for presenting quality higher education that will make a difference in student life and experience.”

MEA Business Awards is a prestigious platform that honours the businesses and individuals that innovate and have successfully established the UAE as a global knowledge hub and a thriving destination for new initiatives. The awards aim to celebrate the best firms, teams and individuals who have displayed outstanding work and service throughout the year, contributing value to the respective industry. The awards further spotlight the foremost drivers of organisations, making it one of the most trusted avenues in the region.

Since its inception in 1998, the college has motivated students to take the entrepreneur league by offering quality education in the UAE. The college has recently launched 10 bilingual and European Accredited International programmes in exclusive partnership with Rome Business School. These programmes are offered with flexible modes of learning with online and on-campus lectures. Additionally, they can be completed in the student’s preferred language, either in English or Arabic, to provide an elevated and hassle-free student experience.