Keeping up with the latest advancements in the education arena, the Universities require lots of collective effort, dedication, and commitment. While a number of Universities of the country lags behind in terms of embracing the changes, Xavier University Bhubaneswar (XUB) while overcoming all the challenges, makes it a point to keep a pace with the dynamic industry requirements. This is facilitated by introducing cutting-edge and industry relevant and market-oriented courses whenever necessary. "Established as a private unitary university in accordance with Xavier University Odisha Act 2013, XUB inherits the legacy of Xavier Institute of Management Bhubaneswar (XIMB), which is counted as a premier world class B-School in the country. "It gives us immense pleasure in seeing our graduates today turning into productive professionals and innovative entrepreneurs," shares Prof. Dr. Fr. Paul Fernandes, S.J., Vice-Chancellor, XUB. The testimony of the University's continuous endeavor in offering innovative courses can be well witnessed by the XAVIER-EM-LYON Business School, which is the result of the XUB's partnership with EMLYON Business School, France.Prof. Fernandes pinpoints, "Through XAVIER-EMLYON Business School, we are all set to offer a Global BBA and MBA programmes, which are carefully designed to provide inter-national exposure to the students." XAVIER-EMLYON Business School, is a first of its kind Indo-French partnership aimed at drawing students from Western Asia, South Asia, South-East Asia, Europe, Africa and other parts of the world to create a Global Campus.
Xavier University Bhubaneswar has created the first digital university of India, which has been a rich experience for all involved. It is an instrument for providing 21st-century IT enabled learning, research, and teaching, writing and communicating experience of a learning community, the Xavier University. XUB forged a new partnership with Microsoft Corporation to enhance the existing data center leveraging the Microsoft Azure Cloud technology. The institution of "Xavier Microsoft Phoenix Lab", first of its kind in India, takes Xavier University deeper into the realms of a "Digital Uni-versity". The Computer Resource Centers (CRC) at XUB provides the backbone support to the University's academic activities, embraced technology to an extent very few of its peers have done to increase the digital experience of the students.
XUB has always focused on updating the academic course curriculum and offers relevant programs to cater to needs of industry. New-age Academic programs, such as Executive MBA-Business Analytics and Executive MBA-Agri Business Management for working executives, M.Tech. Program in Artificial Intelligence, MS program in Data Science and Analytics, and Master of Urban and Regional Planning will be offered from the academic session 2019. The University offers niche MBA programs in Sustainability Management, Urban Management and Governance, apart from Business Management, Global Management, Human Resource