Manipal Global NXT University and Saylor Academy logos on banner. The Manipal logo is a crest with text reading "Manipal Global NXT University", and the Saylor Academy logo is of two book outlines and. an arrow cursor overlaid. This banner demonstrates that the two institutions have partnered.

Saylor Academy and Manipal Global NXT University have recently partnered to offer more flexible tuition-free and low-cost learning opportunities for Manipal Global NXT University’s communities. 

Saylor Academy is a non-profit initiative that believes that education should be accessible to anyone, anywhere, and at any time. As part of our mission, we partner with organizations worldwide to help educate communities so they can improve their lives. Saylor partners with universities as well as nonprofits, NGOs and government entities, to promote skill development worldwide.

The Saylor Academy and Manipal Global NXT University Partnership

In support of this mission, Manipal Global NXT University and Saylor Academy will leverage Saylor Academy’s courses to help students build critical 21st century skills.  These courses earn free certificates that students can display on LinkedIN, post on Facebook or Twitter or link to in a website or personal portfolio.

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Manipal Global NXT University and Saylor Academy both recognize that people face complex barriers to education and skills, not least of which are time and financial resources. This partnership allows students to develop key skills on-demand, and will help them become even more competitive once they enter the marketplace. 

”Saylor Academy is pleased to partner with Manipal Global NXT University, which creates educational opportunities for learners in Malaysia”, stated Dr. Sheila Jagannathan, Deputy Executive Director for Global Strategy at Saylor Academy. “ Our organizations share a mission to offer skills-focused, flexible education on a global scale.”

“We are pleased to partner with Saylor Academy and leverage their relevant on-demand courses. We believe this will allow us to jointly break barriers to skills and higher education. These skill-based courses, combined with our programs, will shape a generation of future professionals and entrepreneurs who are fully equipped to lead from the front.”- Dr. Chinmoy Sahu, Vice Chancellor Manipal Global NXT University

About Saylor Academy

Saylor Academy is a nonprofit initiative committed to making education accessible and affordable to all who need it.  We are doing so by creating free online courses, created by credentialed professors with teaching experience as well as industry-leading credentials.  Our courses are available for anyone to take at their own pace, and earn certificates or university credits to help them graduate or gain employment faster, and improve their and their families’ futures. We do not charge institutions to partner with us, and are always looking for like-minded organizations to expand our mission further. 

To learn how to partner with Saylor Academy, please contact Jacqueline Arnold, Director of Strategic Relationships and Communications, at [email protected]

About Manipal Global NXT University 

GlobalNxt University (formerly known as Global e-University) is a pioneering academic institution that delivers online graduate programs through a unique global classroom pedagogy. Bringing together over 75 distinguished faculty members from across 17 countries, GlobalNxt provides an interactive learning approach. Through a state-of-the-art online learning platform, the university offers students access to rigorous, individualised education anytime, anywhere. The university’s globally diverse student population is represented by over 72 different countries. In addition, through close industry partnerships, the university has talent development programs with over 100 multinational companies..