The Department of English and Drama at Loughborough University, UK, is inviting applications for its three-year full-time BA (Hons) programme in Drama. The course could also be extended for a year more by taking up an industrial training placement or foreign university placement. Fee is £13,750 (approx `14.2 lakh) per year. High school graduates who have secured 75-80 per cent with the same equivalent in English can apply. You also need an IELTS score of 6.5. The programme commences in September and last date to apply is August 31. Visit www.lboro.ac.uk/english-drama/ugopportunities for details.
Edx courses for august
EdX courses for this month include Fundamentals of Immunology-Part I (starts on August 18), Circuits and Electronics (August 25), Introduction to Water and Climate (August 26), Ideas of the 20th Century and Age of Globalisation for August 27. For details, visit www.edx.org.
ICICI introduces student travel card
ICICI Bank has launched ICICI Bank Student Travel Card to enable students who are going abroad for higher studies to take care of their expenses. The card offers a convenient, safe and hassle-free way to both students and their parents to manage education-related expenses abroad. While it helps the students to pay for expenses such as application fee, university admission fee, other course-related fee, hostel fee and day-to-day living expenses, their parents can reload the card from India. Also, the card allows the students to withdraw money from ATMs across the globe in local currency. Details at www.icicibank.com/travelcard.
Specialise in spa and health management
Les Roches International School of Hotel Management, Bluche, Switzerland, has launched a new specialisation in Spa and Health Management in its BBA course. The specialisation is designed to prepare students to enter an industry which is experiencing double-digit growth worldwide. Les Roches’ collaboration with Genolier Swiss Medical Network and ESPA, two recognised industry leaders, will allow students to apply everything they learn on campus at Les Roches through hands-on experience and internships. Students will visit ESPA-branded spas in London, experience best practice and conduct an integrated business project. Visit www.lesroches.edu for details.