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Sunstone expands its presence in Bhubaneshwar, adds Centurion University to its network of campuses


Sunstone expands its presence in Bhubaneshwar, adds Centurion University to its network of campuses

Bhubaneshwar, 11th May 2022: Sunstone, one of India's leading higher education service providers with presence across 25 cities in 30+ institutions, expanded its network of campuses with the onboarding of Centurion University of Technology and Management, Odisha.


Centurion University of Technology and Management (CUTM) is duly recognized as a pioneer in ‘Skill Integrated Higher Education”. Its unique model lays specific emphasis on creating sustainable livelihoods on a national scale in challenging geographies through education that results in employability and sparks entrepreneurship. This model has been recognized by multiple Governments (Central and State), International Organizations such as UNESCO and the World Bank as well as Policy Think-tanks such as the Niti Ayog.


Centurion University has continually strived to be a best-in-class human resource development hub that builds employable, enterprising and society centric youth through industry relevant education, skill development, new ventures, production, and technology development.


The founders, faculty and staff are fully committed to its credo: Shaping Lives. Empowering Communities.

With this addition, Sunstone advantage would now be available with B.Com, BCA, B.Tech, MBA-Maritime Management, BBA-Health Care Management, MBA- Health Care Management and MBA courses offered by Centurion University. Sunstone advantage enables access to industry-oriented education and skilling programs making students job-ready at the college level. The inclusion will also open up students to Sunstone’s robust network of 1000+ recruiters and 2000+ job opportunities allowing for a large pool of placement opportunities in top companies.

Bhubaneshwar has been facing lag in terms of education facilities. It was also one of the cities ranked lowest in terms of being able to provide internet facilities to students in 2021 according to Sustainable Development Goals Urban Index 2021. In the wake of the pandemic, Centurion University has succeeded in providing students with leading facilities which makes it a favourable university to be a part of. It presently attracts students pan India especially targeting entrepreneurial and student centric learning.



Mr. Piyush Nangru, Co-Founder and COO, Sunstone said on the announcement, "We are excited to expand our presence in Bhubaneshwar by the onboarding of Centurion University. We see a lot of scope and potential in the towns of India where youngsters are seeking quality and relevant education for themselves.”


Sunstone offers ‘Sunstone edge’ where a student gets additional benefits when enrolled via Sunstone. Students can make the most of an industry-oriented curriculum by availing advanced certification, enrolling themselves in immersive industry integrated internships and projects, learning high-demand tech skills, and building a professional portfolio for themselves.

For a more holistic and comprehensive education, Sunstone advantage also provides life skills and soft skills training, admittance to interest based clubs, sports meets and cultural fests, student exchange programs, access to a thriving digital community of Sunstone student network and much more.


Speaking on the tie up, Prof. Supriya Pattanayak, Ph.D, Vice-Chancellor, Centurion University said,“Centurion University believes in bridging the gap in academia and industry skills especially for less endowed sections of the society. With our alliance with Sunstone this mission of ours to provide quality, globally accredited academic programmes in technology and management is finally realising this dream of hundreds of students across India”.

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