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News from the world of Education: July 7, 2022


Creative tech workshop for kids

SP Robotics Maker Lab recently announced a partnership with McDonald’s India West and South for a Creative-Tech Workshop. This will be a two-hour session at McDonald’s across 40 locations in Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad. This STEAM-themed (Science Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) workshop will teach students between seven and 17 years about the basics of electronics, circuit building, LEDs, switches, and designing over four circuits with fun projects they can learn. To register, visit www.sproboticworks.com or call +91 89519 44029.

Workshop for overseas education

On July 17, Shivangi Gupta, founder of Intelligent Education, will conduct a workshop for undergraduate/graduate students who are considering postgraduate education abroad. She will talk about how to build a profile to get admission into top colleges. To register, visit, https://tagmango.app/a32ca8c01a

Higher education conclave

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham recently announced the Amrita Higher Education Conclave on July 9 and 10 in Chennai. Students can explore multiple career opportunities such as Engineering, Physical Sciences, Mass Communication, Food Science, English Language and Literature after class 12. Foe details, visit, https://www.amrita.edu/events/amrita-higher-education-conclave

New specialisation in GLIM’s PGPM course

Great Lakes Institute of Management, Gurugram, is offering Digital Strategy as a specialisation in its one-year Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM). This was added to the curriculum to enable future managers leverage digital technology-based processes and solutions in their businesses.

Entrepreneurs in Residence Programme

The Centre for Sustainability, Anant National University, is inviting entrepreneurs for its one-year, full-time Entrepreneurs in Residence (EiR) programme, which aims at helping chosen entrepreneurs with either a well-fleshed out business idea or an existing business in the field of sustainability, affordable housing, building construction, real estate, climate change, design and prop-tech. Visit https://bit.ly/3nJH9L6 for details.

Design programmes at JKLU

JK Lakshmipat University, Jaipur, has opened admission for the UG Design and M. Design Programmes.

Eligibility: Applicants must have minimum 60% aggregate marks in both Class 10 and 12 or equivalent, must have passed from Central/ State Board / University in India or in any foreign country as equivalent to 10+2 system by the Association of India Universities. For Master’s in Design, students require 60 % aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA in 10+2+3 from a recognised university. Those appearing for final board exams can also apply. Applicants must take one of the Design Entrance tests from NID-DAT or UCEED or appear for JKLU- DET.

Deadline: July 15

https://www.jklu.edu.in/design/admissions/

M.A. Landscape Architecture

The University of Sheffield, the U.K., invites applications for its two-year, full-time, MA Landscape Architecture course starting this September.

Eligibility: Three-or-four-year Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 60%, or first-class from a recognised university, ideally in a subject related to landscape or design such as Ecology, Geography, Geology, Architecture, Engineering or Fine Arts. Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

https://bit.ly/3yKcmnp

BGU offers Robotics Scholarships

The Ben-Gurion University of the Negev’s ABC Robotics M.Sc. Scholarship is a competitive university scholarship open to meritorious PG students.

Eligibility: M.Sc./M.A. applicants must fulfil the requirements defined by the department they are applying to and be in the top 20% ranking of their class. Applicants must contact a potential advisor, include a CV, a list of academic grades, class ranking, a copy of degree project report, a list of publications, two personal references and one A4 page describing the personal motivation for applying for this position. The M.Sc./M.A. thesis should be completed within two years. All applicants must be skilled in oral and written communication in English and be able to work independently as well as in collaboration with others.

Deadline: July 20

https://bit.ly/3yIrBNQ

Scholarships

EDGE by Pearl Academy is offering scholarships upto ₹ 50 lakhs to talented students for its international certificate programmes in animation, visual effects, game development and virtual production. It also offers three-month Bootcamp courses in Computer Graphics, Unreal Engine, and Motion Graphics.

RR Kabel recently announced the Kabel Star Scholarship Programme to help the children of electricians in India. Those who have passed their class 10 exams this year year, with minimum 60% in their first attempt can apply. Applicant’s father/mother should register themselves as an electrician with RR Kabel. Top 1,000 students will be given a scholarship of ₹ 10,000 each. For details, visit, https://www.rrkabel.com/

The Design Village (TDV) recently announced merit-cum-need based scholarships to deserving students. All students who qualify the TDV Entrance Exam are eligible to apply. Scholarship will be granted on the basis of performance in the TDV Entrance Exam, as well as the financial need of the student. Last date is July 15. Details at https://thedesignvillage.org/admissions/

University Living recently introduced in-house social scholarships in London, Birmingham, Liverpool, Coventry, Sheffield, and Leicester. They will be awarded to students globally, regardless of nationality, and cover part of students’ accommodation expenses and is valid for any accommodation booked through the University Living platform. Students must fill out a form online, book their accommodation through University Living, record a video explaining the social impact they have created, and upload it on Instagram, tagging University Living (@uni.living).

Awards

Orchids – The International School recently won the Best Robotics Solution award at the Ed Tech X Indian Education Awards 2022 organised by Franchise India, in media partnership with Entrepreneur Media.

A team of five students from the Goa Institute of Management recently won the 2022 Flourish prize out of 685 entries globally.

Amity University Online was recently selected by the Ministry of External Affairs, GOI, for the Pan African e-Network Project. Under the E-Vidyabharti Project, the Government of India has announced 15,000 scholarships for students and professionals in Africa to pursue online programmes offered by premier Indian institutions in emerging areas.

News from the IIMs

IIM-A recently welcomed 444 students from diverse backgrounds, disciplines, age, and experience, to the 59th class of the Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP) and the 23rd class of the Post Graduate Programme in Food and Agribusiness Management (PGP-FABM).

IIM-Kozhikode recently launched the Centre for CLIMATE Studies (CCS), dedicated to training and driving the next generation of Climate leaders and ambassadors from the Global South, especially India. It also invites entries for the Solutions for a Carbon Neutral Campus (SCNC) competition. The first stage submissions are due on August 16. Submit entries to https://iimk.ac.in/apps/scnc/main/registration. It has also announced the call for papers from researches, academia and thought leaders worldwide for the special issue on Climate. which closes for submission on October 17. Submit entries to https://journals.sagepub.com/home/ksm The institute also inducted 578 students into its 26th batch of PGP, third batch of PGP-LSM, third batch of PGP-F, and 16th batch of DPM (Ph.D). Its EMBA (EPGP) programme was recently ranked No.3 in India in the sixth edition of the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Global Executive MBA (EMBA) Ranking 2022, administered by the QS World University Ranking Team. At its orientation programme for the postgraduate students of the MBA programme, Rajeev Baid, MD of Evergreen Tea Group, Chai Chun, and Okayti Tea Estate, shared how he built his business within the tea industry.

IIM-Bangalore’s digital learning initiative IIMBx, recently launched the 12-month online-synchronous Professional Certificate in Hospital Management. It is a blend of MOOCs by IIMB faculty, and live online sessions by industry experts and professionals. The institute’s Executive Education Programmes recently tied up with the Government of Karnataka to offer the Entrepreneurship Training for SC/ST Women Graduates. Registrations are open, with the first batch of the programme starting from August 16. For details, visit, https://sw.kar.nic.in/swscsp/training/trainingregistration.aspx

IIM Udaipur recently hosted the first annual convocation for its Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration for Working Executives – PGDBA-WE (Batch of 2020-22), where 37 students graduated, with the gold medal for scholastic performance being awarded to Rajiv Chaudhary.

News from the IITs

IIT Guwahati researchers recently carried out a study of coal mines on the ‘bioremediation’ of Acid Mine Drainage (AMD) in Constructed Wetlands. It was led by Prof. Saswati Chakraborty, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Guwahati, along with research scholar Shweta Singh.

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