Visits by Foreign Universities

US Higher Education & Emerging Careers

August 21, 2018

KICUnivAssist conducted a session on ‘Explore Studying in the US’ to apprise students of class XI and XII about the admission procedure in various universities in the US. 42 students from Choithram School attended the session on August 21, 2018.The resource person Mr. Rohit Kandari, Assistant Director – Outreach of KIC UnivAssistbegan the introductory session stating the US as the most preferred destination due to flexibility and diversity along with the highest employability. He also briefed about the application procedure, scholarships etc. for admission to these universities. The delegates from 18 universities of the US highlighted the details of the institution including location, scholarships, fee structure and popular programmes.

Following delegates from different universities were a part of the US University Tour:

Capitol Technology University(Laurel, Maryland): Samantha Van Sant
Depaul University(Chicago, Illinois): Kelsey Howard
Florida International University(Miami, Florida): Laura Pacchioni
Full Sail University(Winter Park, Florida): Anu Kalhan
Hobart And William Smith Colleges(Geneva, New York): Marylyn Uhnak
Indiana University Bloomington(Bloomington, Indiana: Maria Santa
New York Film Academy(New York, New York): Maria Culbertson
Ohio University(Athens, Ohio): Vicki Seefeldt West
Rutgers University–Camden (Camden, New Jersey): Nadia Agarrat
San Diego State University(San Diego, California): David Ayers
Savannah College Of Art And Design (Savannah, Georgia): Swapnil Nadkarni
The University Of Kansas(Lawrence, Kansas): SomerChalfant
University Of Oklahoma(Norman,Oklahoma): Dakota Horn
University Of California, Santa Barbara(Santa Barbara, California): Cuca Acosta
University Of Houston(Houston, Texaa): Me’lisaGreenidge
University Of Missouri(Columbia, Missouri): Ragh Singh
University Of Tennessee, Knoxville (Knoxville,Tennessee): Katie King
Wabash College(Crawfordsville, Indiana): James Quill

The concluding session witnessed the discussion of the students with the various delegates of these universities.

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Session on ‘Study Abroad Opportunities in Germany’

January 16, 2018

Mr. Rakesh Kumar from Abroad College and working in Cologne, Germany conducted a session on the undergraduate courses and different educational Programes in Germany for the students of class XI on January 16, 2018. The resource person briefed about Abroad College which works in collaboration with the Aachen University of Technology, listed under the top 20 Universities of the world.

He informed the students about 138 International Programmes and specific language courses along with the fee structure and the semester exam pattern in Germany. As the Universities in Germany have a wide network of partnerships with local and international research institutes, students can connect part time with European Union affiliated companies to gain experience and financial assistance. The speaker also invited the students for the Summer Programme of about two weeks to gain insight into the various courses. The interactive session ended with the clarification of certain queries pertaining to learning programme in Germany.

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Session on ‘Study Abroad Opportunities in Singapore’

November 15, 2017

Ms. Tricha Vatsa from Singapore Institute of Management, Singapore apprised the students of classes XI and XII about the admission procedure in various universities of Singapore. The speaker also informed about the two best known universities- National University of Singapore (NUS) and Nanyang Technological University (NTU). More than 16 leading foreign universities and around 7000 Multinational Corporations have set up their base in Singapore offering limitless career and networking possibilities. She also informed them about the eligibility criteria for tuition grants, application procedure and proficiency tests for admission to undergraduate course in these universities. The interactive session ended with the discussion and clarification of queries by the students.

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Session on ‘Education Abroad in the US’

October 24, 2017

Simpled conducted a session on ‘Education Abroad in the US’ to apprise students of class XI and XII about the admission procedure in various universities in the US on October 24, 2017. The resource person Mr. Yasir Ansari, Co- Founder of Simpled, began the introductory session and narrated his educational journey from India to one of the renowned universities in the US. The delegates Ms. Stephanie A. Cheeseman from Wright State University, Ohio and Mr. Michael Cummings from Truman State University, Missouri explained the design, location, scholarships, fee structure and procedure for admission in these universities. The session ended with the discussion on the various questions raised by the students.

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University Professors from US Universities Apprise Students About Various Career Options in US

August 22, 2017

A session based on exploring higher opportunities at the US universities was organized in the school for the students of classes XI and XII on August 22, 2017. The delegates from Florida International University (Ms. Laura Pacchioni), Ohio University (Ms. Vicky Seefeldt West), University of California, Riverside (Ms. SerayTeleke) and University of Oklahoma (Mr. Dakota Horn) interacted with the students to provide them information regarding the undergraduate courses available in these universities.

Mr. RohitKandari, Project Lead of KIC UnivAssist apprised the students about the changing world of careers. As the US education encourages innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship, it has become the most preferred destination with 4700+ universities and colleges. The speaker guided the students to pursue their passion and explore variety of careers as flexibility and diversity have become the focal areas of education. He also informed about the two year, four year degree courses, application deadlines, scholarships and SAT exam.

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University Professors from US Universities Apprise Students About Various Career Options in US

July 26, 2016

To explore the diverse opportunities in career and education, a session on ‘Studying in the USA’ was conducted by Mr. Ganesh Kohli, Director KIC UnivAssiston July 26, 2015 for the students of classes XI and XII. Through a presentation based on the US education ethos of Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Creativity, he explained the contribution of American universities and colleges in producing technical experts and Nobel laureates.

In the subsequent session, delegates from nine US universities as part of the KIC UnivAssist 2016 Fall American University Tour introduced the locations, fast facts and application requirements of their institutions. Students interacted with the delegates of these institutions based on their areas of study and interest. The delegates were from Hillsborough Community College, New York Film Academy, Ohio University, Savannah College of Art and Design, SUNY Plattsburgh, University at Buffalo, the State University of New York, University of California, Irvine, University of Oklahoma and Washington & Jefferson College. The session benefitted the students in understanding and developing the better education plan for their future.

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University Professors from US Universities Apprise Students About Various Career Options in US

July 28, 2015

To explore the diverse opportunities in career and education, a session on ‘Studying in the USA’ was conducted by Mr. Ganesh Kohli, Director KIC UnivAssist on July 28, 2015 for the students of classes XI and XII. Through a presentation based on the US education ethos of Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Creativity, he explained the contribution of American universities and colleges in producing technical experts and Nobel laureates. He briefed about the types of institutions and degrees in the US, specialized programmes, financial aid, funding, SAT exam score and planning schedule required for studying abroad.

In the subsequent session, delegates from fifteen US universities as part of the KIC UnivAssist 2015 Fall American University Tour introduced the locations, fast facts and application requirements of their institutions. Students interacted with the delegates of these institutions based on their areas of study and interest. The delegates were fromWestern Kentucky University, University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, University of Michigan-Flint, University Of Colorado Boulder, University of California, Riverside, University Of California, Irvine – Extension, The University Of Vermont, Savannah College Of Art And Design, Saint Louis University, Old Dominion University, Ohio University, Kendall College, Foothill + De Anza Colleges , Florida International University and Augustana College. The session benefitted the students in understanding and developing the better education plan for their future.

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