Acacia University is not your
typical graduate school
typical graduate school
Acacia University is the result of two companies merging and the culmination of twelve years of pioneering ways to improve instruction and learning. It began with the vision of our founders (with over 100 combined years of experience at all levels) who were convinced that implementing research-based instructional strategies, learning communities within the classroom, and state of the art technology would result in enhancing teacher effectiveness and improving student learning.
About Acacia University
About Westford Education Group
Westford Education Group (WEG), headquartered in the UK with campuses in the UAE and India, is a leading provider of accredited international education and corporate training to aspiring learners across the globe. The group is established with an objective to fulfil the aspirations of learners with diverse backgrounds from across the globe to attain internationally-accredited qualifications in the form of on-site and online learning interventions. Working toward a world where everyone has access to higher education, WEG now stands out winning the confidence of its learners and the community, a result of its steadfast commitment to students’ welfare and their success stories.
Currently, Westford operates prominent higher education brands, Westford University College, Exeed College, Eaton Business School, Athena Global Education, Demont Institute of Management & Technology and Westford Institute of Film Technology with courses ranging from the undergraduate level to the doctorate level. Another brand is Taito Education – operating in the K12 space, offering consultancy services and teacher training qualifications from awarding bodies based in the UK.
Acacia University is owned subsidiary of Westford Ventures Holding Ltd. (ADGM-UAE) through its holding company Westford Ventures LLC Delaware, USA.
Westford Management Board
Firoz Thairinil is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Westford Education Group, the leading higher education provider and education management company based in the UK and the UAE. As a 21st-century visionary educational leader, Firoz ensures that a solid commitment to high standards and a performance culture are embedded across the entire group.
Samras is a passionate edupreneur with more than 22 years of experience in the BFSI and education industry. A highly consummate professional turned entrepreneur, he holds an MBA in Entrepreneurship and Innovation from Anglia Ruskin University, UK, and Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from the University of Wales, UK, Leadership and Management
Executive Director Academic
An outstanding leader with more than 30 years of experience, Anil is presently spearheading all academic programs for Westford Education Group, as the Academic Director. Anil heads the academic functions of the group responsible for the academic planning, evaluation and assessment administration, curriculum development, academic resources development, accreditation and
Dr Vivek Mohan
Academic Quality Advisor
An award-winning researcher with several years of experience in planning, designing, and delivering business management programs in the higher education and corporate sectors in the UK, Europe, Middle East and India, Dr Vivek currently holds the position of Academic Quality Advisor, Acacia University. A PhD holder in Business Management, Dr Vivek’s responsibilities include safeguarding the academic