Campus Roundup

Updated: Oct 29 2012, 07:15am hrs
German research organisations convene at Fifth DWIH in Delhi

The German government recently announced the inauguration of the German House for Research and Innovation in New Delhi (DWIH New Delhi) at a function held at the German House in Chanakyapuri, Delhi, which will also serve as the provisional office of the consortium. DWIH New Delhi is the fifth focal point for enhanced German academic and research cooperation, along with So Paolo (Brazil), Moscow (Russia), New York (USA) and Tokyo (Japan).

The Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, to host digital summit

The Indian School of Business is hosting the ISB Digital Summit at its Hyderabad campus from November 9-10. Speakers include faculty from top B-schools. The summit is being organised by the Srini Raju Centre for IT and the Networked Economy at ISB in association with Jigserv, a digital marketing company founded by an ISB alumnus.

SelaQui opens career counselling window for students and parents

Selaqui International School, Delhi, has opened its career counselling window for students of class 11th and 12th. Experts and professionals from the school will give relevant career advice to the parents who are looking to make that right decision for their child. The process is online and is on from October 27-November 17.

Seminar to promote Sweden as an education destination in India

As part of the Sweden India Nobel Memorial Week 2012, the Embassy of Sweden, New Delhi, and Swedish Trade Council, in partnership with various Swedish Universities, is organising Education Day to promote Sweden as an education destination in India on October 29.

Prof Muhammad Yunus installed as Chancellor of GC University

Nobel Peace Prize winner Prof Muhammad Yunus was installed as Chancellor of Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) on Friday, October 26.

New PG programmes for Indians at the University of Cincinnati

The University of Cincinnati, USA, recently has announced new PG programmes for Indian students interested in pursuing a masters degree in the US.

JB Knowledge Park, Faridabad, organises a workshop

JB Knowledge Park, Faridabad, recently organised a workshop called Find an entrepreneur inside you. More than 150 students and faculty members participated in the workshop.

ISBF signs an agreement with the City University of Seattle, USA

The Indian School of Business and Finance, an affiliate centre of the University of London, has signed an agreement with the City University of Seattle for offering a MBA degree in India.

Brand Carnival organised by the Sinhgad Institute of Management

Sinhgad Institute of Management (SIOM), a management institute in Pune, recently organised an informative quiz competitionBrand Carnival. Organised under the guidance of SD Awale, director, SIOM, it attracted 56 teams from various management institutes in and around Pune. In his inaugural speech, Shailendra Kale, dean, SIOM, said, It is essential to nurture the branding skills in students to enable them to become informed marketers. Such competitions make them aware about the developments happening in the branding arena.

Tata Chemicals organises skill development certification programme for farm technicians

Tata Chem recently organised a certification programme in Delhi for its first batch of skilled farm equipment operators trained under the Farm Technician Certification Program.