NAAC holds entrepreneurship summit at Mt Carmel
The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) in association with Mount Carmel College organised SPURTHI, a one day workshop on ‘Empowering Employability through Entrepreneurship’ on January 24. The event was held to foster and promote the spirit of entrepreneurship among thr youth. The event, held at Mount Carmel College, had 250 students participating from 10 government run rural colleges. The seminar had technical sessions and motivational talks by entrepreneurs and industry experts. Several students benefitted from the on—ground advice that start—up gurus gave them, up close and personal.
Conference on Molecular Signalling held
Anna University, Chennai organised the 5th International Conference on Molecular Signalling on January 10 at K B Chandrasekhar Research Centre. Molecular signalling, the theme of ICMS 2017, denotes highly networked communicationamong life, non-life and cellular components that drive the flow of life process.
Australian Education Fair in Chennai on Feb 4
IDP Education India, a student placement service provider, is organising ‘Australian Education Fair’ in Chennai on February 4 for students aspiring to pursue higher education in Australia. The fair, spread across 14 Indian cities, will bring together prominent universities and educational institutes from Australia under one roof. The fair which started on January 22 at Kolkata will conclude on February 9 at Coimbatore. IDP’s Australian Education Fair in Chennai provides an opportunity to have one-on-one interaction with 27 Australian universities and institutions.
IIM-C, NIIT launch CorpFin programme
IIM Calcutta has launched an Executive Programme in Applied Finance to help build a career in the field of Corporate Finance in association with training.com — a multi — model learning platform of NIIT for advanced learning programmes. The programme will be delivered through a combination of online and offline modes. The online component will be in direct-to-device mode delivered through training.com.
Applications open for HSR deal
J Walter Thompson Company kicked off the New Year by opening applications for its third annual Helen Lansdowne Resor (HLR) scholarship. The scholarship is an international opportunity that addresses the lack of female creative leadership in the ad industry by empowering female college students with the support they need to join advertising’s creative ranks.
IIM-A faculty to teach at Ashoka University
Ashoka University, India’s first non-profit liberal arts university and Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIM—A) joined hands to design an entrepreneurship curriculum to be delivered at Ashoka University.
Whistling Woods marks ten years of cinema studies
Whisting Woods International celebrated their 10 year anniversary along with their third alumni annual meet. The Head of Academics at WWI, Rahul Puri, welcomed the dignitaries followed by a performance by the students of Whistling Woods International School of Music.