India’s first design university “World University of Design (WUD)” opened in Haryana
India’s first and only design university “World University of Design (WUD)” has started at Sonipat, Haryana. The university, which is dedicated to education in the creative domain, is promoted by Om Parkash Bansal Educational and Social Welfare Trust of Mandi Gobindgarh, Punjab. The campus is situated on NH1 in Rajiv Gandhi Education City (NCR), Sonipat – the largest planned integrated city for education in India. The University has International Collaborations with foreign Universities like UWS University of West Scotland, VFS the Vancouver Film School, and IAAD the Italian University of Design. The WUD offers India’s largest creative course catalogue – 23 specialized UG and PG programs in various design arenas such as design, fashion, communication, visual arts, design and retail management, and architecture. It follows a unique curriculum that encourages research, academic excellence, industry preparedness and social innovation. It has a 1000 capacity open-air theatre and several smaller venues to host and hold cultural performances.