Wellington College International and the Unison Group will open schools in India, with the first located in Pune, Maharashtra

Wellington College has announced an agreement with the Unison Group to establish premium schools in India, with the first school located in Pune, Maharashtra. Wellington College International (WCI) is a subsidiary of the College, with six schools currently in the WCI family in China and Thailand educating over 5,000 students. The school in Pune will be a coeducational day and boarding school for ages 2-18 and is scheduled to open in 2023 within a campus designed by award-winning British architects. It will follow the English National Curriculum, culminating in the IB Diploma, and with strong emphasis on delivering excellent teaching in sports, music and the arts. Further WCI schools are planned in India, including a full boarding school.

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Wellington College Bursar Stephen Crouch, Governor Felicity Kirk and Master James Dahl with (centre) Unison Education Foundation Co-Founder Anuj Aggarwal and (far right) WCI International Director Scott Bryan

Unison Group is a premium education provider in India with four education institutions in Dehradun and Delhi NCR, including Unison World School, a leading girls’ boarding school. Co-Founder of Unison Education Foundation Anuj Aggarwal said: We are incredibly excited to be part of the Wellington College family. We look forward to working with Wellington in establishing outstanding schools in India. Wellington already has strong links with India through its existing students and an impressive Old Wellingtonian community”.

Master of Wellington College James Dahl said: “From our very first meetings, it was clear that the values and educational philosophy of both organisations were aligned and it has been a joy to work together. Pune is such a dynamic and forward-thinking city and we can think of no better location for us to continue our mission of pioneering education”.


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