School of Arts & Design

Ranked among the top design colleges in Hyderabad, The School of Arts & Design at Woxsen University aspires to be a world-class institute that transcends the conventional curriculum strategised in its content delivery in a truly heterodox, even iconoclastic fashion. Located in a sprawling 200-acre campus in Hyderabad, the school’s programs feature among the top design courses in Hyderabad and Telangana and its world-class infrastructure enables quality education and provides spaces to enhance creative thinking and collaboration.

Students at the School of Arts and Design at Woxsen are trained to be successful design practitioners with the distinct organisational, economic, market, social awareness and research skills. The school's contemporary programs align with industry trends and are constantly update with in-depth practice and learning for domain expertise.

Objectives

Woxsen University School of Arts & Design consistently ranks among the top design school in Hyderabad and aims to achieve international teaching and research excellence standards in educating artists, designers, and related practitioners.

  • Provide academic excellence across UG, PG and Ph.D.
  • Deliver a unique pedagogy backed by differentiated and applied learning
  • Facilitate global exposure
  • Foster industry connect
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Walk in to Be OUt There

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  • Industry Endorsed Curriculum
  • Industry Experts as Faculty
  • International Student Exchange
  • State-of-the-art Design Labs
  • Placements and Internship Support

 

Choose What Works for YoU

The curricula at the School of Arts & Design, Woxsen University, aim to bring in a fresh perspective and a global outlook on design ideas and executions. The overall structure of the design programs is a combination of skill development and enhancement, with design projects and field experiences duly supported by an appropriate proportion of theoretical lectures.

The Bachelor of Design (Hons.) program is ranked among the top design courses in Telangana and Hyderabad and is meant to develop students' knowledge, skills, abilities, and aptitude to become creative problem solvers, while the Ph.D. program provides a robust platform to enhance in-depth research & domain expertise.

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World-class FacUlty

Woxsen’s illustrious faculty comprises of some of the most renowned scholars and experts from world’s leading global institutions.

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Dr. Adity Saxena
Dean - School of Arts & Design

Catherine Harper Professor of Design

Education:

Ph.D. in Mass Communication, Amity University

Specialisation:

Mass Communication

Research:

Storytelling, Developmental Communication, Design Thinking

Memberships:

CAA, ADI and DRC

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Dr. Sanjay Guria
Assistant Dean - Ethics, Responsibility & Sustainability

Education:

Ph.D. (Pursuing), Cornell University
M.Sc in Human Factors, Loughborough University

Specialisation:

Functional Apparel Design
Ergonomics/Human Factors in Design

Research:

Design, performance, and evaluation of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Memberships:

Human Factors and Ergonomic Society (HFES)

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Vindhya Kanthi
Henry Sanoff Professor of Architectural Design

Assistant Professor

Education:

B.Arch, CSI Institute of Technology Master’s in architecture, JNAFAU

Specialisation:

Interior Design

Research:

Beyond the Office Interior: Importance of Plantscape in Workplace

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Murali V Kesaboina
Assistant Professor

Education:

M.F.A., Hyderabad Central University
B.F.A., Andhra University

Specialisation:

Painting

Research:

Kalamkari Artform

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Anthima Ram
Assistant Professor

Education:

B.Des, Knitwear Design, NIFT, Chennai
M.Des, Apparel Design, NID, Gandhinaga

Specialisation:

Fashion & Apparel Design

Research:

Biofabrics, Design for Dignity, Unconventional Fashion

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Ashwini Kalyani
Assistant Professor

Education:

B.F.A. & M.F.A., Sir J.J. School of Arts, Mumbai, Conservation of Art Objects, NRLC Lucknow (Ministry of Culture)

Specialisation:

Fine Arts - Print Making

Research:

Art - Print Making, Art - Education & Sustainability, Art - Print Making in Education in Social Contest

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Dr. Ashish Kumar Yadav
Assistant Professor

Education:

Ph.D. in Design (Pursuing), IIT, Guwahati, M.Des, IIT, Guwahati, Bachelor of Fine arts, Allahabad University

Specialisation:

Design, Visual Arts, Photography & Textile

Research:

Carpet industry, Indigenous Crafts and Village Surrounding & Sustainable Textile Industry.

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Deepak Panda
Assistant Professor

Education:

Master's in Design,
National Institute of Design,
Bachelor of Visual Art,
BK College of Art & Crafts

Specialisation:

Photography Design

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Santosh Kocherlakota
Assistant Professor

Education:

M.Des, National Institute of Design
Master's in Industrial & Product Design, Brno University of Technology

Specialisation:

Design Thinking Universal Design Product Design

Research:

Aesthetics

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Dr. Rajesh Kumar KV
Assistant Professor

Education:

MFM, Manipal Academy of Higher Education
B.Des (Knitwear Design), NIFT, Mumbai

Specialisation:

Apparel Production, Garment construction Pattern, Merchandising, Fashion Marketing

Research:

Sustainability in the Textile and Apparel Industries

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The World is Going GLOBAL, So MUst You

Since its inception in 2014, Woxsen University has established over 90+ partnerships with the world’s leading universities and institutions across 37 countries. These collaborations help our students and faculty pursue a wide range of international opportunities including student exchange, progressive studies along with teaching and research opportunities.

Grooming Future Leaders

Woxsen University regularly organises a diverse array of conferences, seminars and lectures that enable our students to come together, discuss wide-ranging topics and gain a holistic perspective on various intellectually stimulating subjects.

My First Billion, Unicorn Calling, Woxsen Leadership and Dean’s Lecture series are initiatives that help our students engage with and learn from accomplished thought leaders and industry experts through active dialogue and discourse.

These engagements not only help our students build a solid multidisciplinary understanding of diverse subjects but also aid in developing critical perspectives on diverse issues.

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Listen to Inspiring Chronicles from Reputed Industrialists

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Interact & Network with Industry Leaders

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Exclusive Mentoring Program for Budding Entrepreneurs

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Dean's
Lecture Series

Where World’s Best Recruiters Hire U

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Desart

Desart is a monthly journal that narrates the events, workshops, exhibitions, lecture series and student works being held at the School of Arts & Design. It also takes a nuanced view on the dominant perceptions of arts and culture in India and across the globe.

The monthly publication is curated and published by students of School of Arts & Design.

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