Welcome to Chennai: a mélange of culture, industry, entrepreneurship and more
From automobiles to information technology, Chennai hosts a variety of established and upcoming industries that employ lakhs of people. Chennai is a silent IT hub and has seen an uptick in the number of allied industries and business incubators.
AUTO AND TECHNOLOGY HUB
Chennai has a broad industrial base in technology, manufacturing, and healthcare – and supports more than one-third of India’s automobile industry. SaiU is strategically located on Old Mahabalipuram Road, a fast-growing tech corridor with top companies, including: Accenture, Amazon, Cab Gemini, Cognizant, Computer Sciences Corporation, Hitachi, PayPal, Tata Consulting Services, and Yamaha.
With its heritage sites, appetizing cuisine, and warm-hearted residents, Chennai is an eclectic fusion of old-world charm and modern sensibility. Popularly known as the cultural capital of India, it nurtures a thriving intellectual community and is a veritable hotspot of arts and culture — an ideal location for a university like SaiU that seeks to refashion education as we know it.
ACTIVITIES IN CHENNAI
As a coastal city, Chennai boasts of moderate weather and pristine beaches dotted with famous institutions and monuments. Mahabalipuram, an ancient port city and home to a magnificent world heritage site, is a short, scenic drive from SaiU. The multitude of city tours offer a taste of the rich variety of South Indian cuisine. Chennai also has one of the biggest movie industries in the country. The diversity and plethora of activities available in and around SaiU will ensure an enriching and engaging experience.