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The fellowship facilitates personal growth

I feel that the personal growth is the biggest component of the programme. Living with my cohort of other fellows and listening to their stories has taught me a lot, says Kaushik Tiwari, Columbia University

BC institutions build ties with India

Giving a boost to higher education ties with India, British Columbia (BC) will soon enter into partnership agreements with some Indian institutions.

HTCampus hosts conclave on education

Saksham Bharat Abhiyaan is how one would describe the fourth edition of HTCampus Conclave on Meeting the Talent Demand that had panelists deliberate on whether institutions are providing the right set of competencies to students to cater to the demands of the job market.

Competitive innovation is the way forward

Ericsson has recently announced the launch of the Ericsson Innovation Awards in association with the Foundation for Innovation and Technology Transfer (FITT) to recognise the spirit of innovation among students at Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs).

‘Colleges wanted the money’

After the commencement of the Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme for Jammu and Kashmir, the students eligible for the grant had been applying to institutes of their own choice in 2011-12, 2012-13 and 2013-14. This was when AICTE stepped in as it sensed that the private players could be taking the students for a ride.

‘I do not carry the burden of beauty’

As her feet move, Rajika Puri also sings songs in ancient Greek, uses Greek rhymes, talks, cries, is powerful and sometimes vulnerable. Eleni’s story is uniquely narrated by her on stage with chants, vocalised rhythmic syllables, and songs she sings herself. Puri is Helen personified.

Get connected with campus leaders

Social media websites are quite a rage among youngsters these days. And the leaders on campus are sparing no chance of using it to promote their activities and reaching out to campus students.

A great place to work

At Cardiff University in Wales, the student union’s top priority list is similar to any corporate charter reflecting what an organisation hopes to achieve during the financial year.

Five minutes of meditation for your well-being

Feeling stressed is a part and parcel of life. There are many daily events that cause stress, including a traffic jam, or having to wake up early in the morning. Since there is no escaping them, we need to acquire better coping skills to overcome the stressors in our lives. Here are a few tips

Architect of questions

Director of Xpress Minds Edutainment and Quiz Craft, Savarkar believes that every quiz contest should have some interesting takeaways for the participants.

£1.5mn fund to boost creative ties

There is exciting news for artists, cultural organisations and those with a creative bent of mind. The British Council and the Arts Council England have announced a £1.5million lottery fund to encourage creative ties between India and the UK.

MICA welcomes transgenders on campus

After a recent SC ruling this April that recognises Transgenders as ‘third gender’, MICA has decided to include transgenders in its application process, for its next academic year.

Green celebration for the young

Young people in Delhi are all set to have a blast this Diwali. Urging people to celebrate a green Diwali, Ananya Mahant, a student of Shaheed Bhagat Singh College, Delhi University says, “Diwali is a festival of spreading happiness.

Want to study in the UK?

While various reports show that the number of Indian students applying to the UK universities has continued to fall, Hannah Cockburn, head, political & bilateral affairs, begs to differ.

Peace messengers from Nagasaki

To abolish nuclear weapons, students from Japan are carrying out a ­signature collecting ­campaign
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UGC to outsource NET exam to CBSE

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has decided to outsource the National Eligibility Test (NET)  for lecturers to CBSE.

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

Eligibility: First class in graduation in engineering/technology/medicine or first class in master’s degree in science or pharmacy or equivalent or first class MBA with any of the above.

Shell Science Scholarship Programme

Royal Dutch Shell, one of the largest investors in India’s energy sector, among major global integrated oil companies, has opened registrations for its third Shell Junior National Science Scholarship programme 2014-2015.