Visits by Foreign Universities

Session by Delegate of Queen Mary University of London, UK

June 9, 2020

Ms. Mishi Sardana, Student Recruitment Officer (India) of Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), UK – part of the prestigious Russell Group of Universities, in collaboration with KC Overseas, Bhopal apprised the students of classes XI and XII about the admission procedure in this university during her session on June 9, 2020.

The session primarily focused on bringing awareness to the students about what United Kingdom and QMUL in specific has on offer to international students traveling to the UK in coming intakes and the career choices one can opt for after the completion of a bachelor’s programme within the country. Ranked 126 in the University League Rankings with an employability ratio of well above 95%, Ms. Sardana elaborated on the benefits a student can experience during their degree time at their venerated academia. Situated right at the heart of the Commercial hub in London the University boasts of its rich industry tie-ups which allow students to get a first-hand experience of what it means to work in a professional environment.

Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Privy Council, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) Ms. Sardana informed that the university not just offers various bachelors level courses leading either to a full-time employment opportunity or further study option but also provides ample scholarship opportunities on offer to international applicants. Combining a plethora of teaching pedagogies including the regular classroom sessions to lab-works, work placements, mentoring schemes, Erasmus+ and study abroad exchanges overseas, the university is noted to provide a rich academic experience to students of various socio-economic backdrops. The session ended with the discussion on the various questions raised by the students.

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Session by Delegates of De Monfort University, UK

November 7, 2019

A session on the undergraduate programme at De Monfort University, UK was conducted by the resource persons Mr. Ian Thomas, Associate Dean, International and Mr. Camilo Calderon, Senior Lecturer, Economics and Marketing, Programme Leader of De Montfort University, Leicester, U.K. for the students of classes XI & XII on November 7, 2019. Mr. Om Singh Chauhan from Daly College Business School, Indore also accompanied the delegates and commenced the session with a discussion on employer’s attitude. The interactive session dealt with business acumen, financial management, decision making followed by the brief about the De Montfort University which engages students to care about their future by Mr. Ian Thomas. Mr. Camilo Calderon, narrated his academic journey and informed about the new courses in Applied Science, Business Management, Technology and many more at De Montfort, U.K. The session ended with the queries of the students pertaining to fee structure, scholarships and mode of application.

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US Session on Higher Education & Emerging Careers

August 26, 2019

KIC Univ Assist conducted a session on ‘21st Century Emerging Careers and the Changing Field of Education’ to apprise the students of classes XI and XII about the admission procedure in various universities in the US. 25 students from Choithram School attended the session on August 26, 2019.

The resource person Mr. Swaraj Nandan began the introductory session stating the US as the most preferred destination due to flexibility, diversity and highest employability. Speaking on robotization, digitalization and automation, he informed the students about the massive jobs in certain sectors like Airlines, Creative Careers and Climate Change etc. Quoting the US as the top destination for international students, he briefed about the application procedure, scholarships etc. for admission to these universities.

The delegates from 19 universities of the US highlighted the details of the institutions including location, scholarships, fee structure, job opportunities and popular programmes. Thereafter students interacted with these delegates who were a part of the US University Tour:

California Baptist University (Riverside, CA): Ryan Falsetti
Depaul University (Chicago, IL): Kelsey Howard
Florida International University (Miami, FL): Laura Pacchioni
Fox Valley Technical College (Appleton, WI): Erika Cuevas
Full Sail University (Winter Park, FL): Anu Kalhan
Hobart And William Smith Colleges (Geneva, NY): Marylyn Uhnak
New York Film Academy (New York, NY): SunitiGhoshal
Niagara University (New York, NY): Evan Pierce
Ohio University (Athens, Oh): Vicki Seefeldt
Rutgers University-Camden (Camden, NJ): Nadia Agarrat
San Diego State University (San Diego, CA): David Ayers
Savannah College Of Art And Design (Savannah, GA): Khushnam Mirza
Stony Brook University-The State University Of New York (Stony Brook, NY): Jing Li
The University Of Kansas (Lawrence, KS): SomerChalfant
The University Of Oklahoma (Norman, Ok): Dakota Horn
University Of California, Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA): Cuca Acosta
University Of Illinois, Chicago (St, Chicago, IL): Bhagyashree Sharma
Wabash College (Crawfordsville, IN): James Quill
Washington College (Chestertown, MD): Raeann Rolston

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Session on Admission Procedure at Birmingham City University, UK

August 22, 2019

Ms. Ridhi Gosar, Student Recruitment Officer (India) of Birmingham City University, UK apprised the students of classes XI and XII about the admission procedure in this university during her session on August 22, 2019. The resource person began the session asking about the career choices of the students followed by her educational experience. Stating BCU as ranking 7th in the UK for employability, she explained that over 97% of the students of this university are employed or in the further study within six months of graduating. She also apprised about the design and location of BCU, internationally accredited courses, such as CIMA, ACCA and RIBA, scholarship opportunities, fee structure and procedure for admission along with the facilities provided there. The details regarding documents and job placements were also shared by her. Students will have the chance to gain industry and professional practice experience through work placements, mentoring schemes, Erasmus+ and study abroad exchanges overseas. The University offers career support and advice throughout student’s time with them and for up to three years after student’s graduate. The session ended with the discussion on the various questions raised by the students.

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Session on Admission Procedure at Miami University, USA

April 3, 2019

Mr. Aaron Bixler, Associate Director of Recruitment from Miami University, USA conducted a session to apprise students of class XI and XII on the admission procedure at Miami University in the US on April 3, 2019. Miami University is a public university located in Oxford, Ohio and has a student body of 19,000 and effectively combines a wide range of strong academic programmes. The University offers bachelor’s degrees in over 120 areas of study across six Academic schools. Mr. Bixler highlighted the details of the mid-size school followed by showcasing the opinions of faculties and students engaged in the educational programme. The session focused on university’s objective of ‘Teaching comes first and Knowledge lasts forever.’

He explained about the statistics related to admission, internship projects and research opportunities at the university followed by the information about the design, location, scholarships, fee structure and return on investment. The informative session ended with discussion on the various questions raised by the students.

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University Fair as a part of IC3 Regional Forum

January 19, 2019

40 students of class 11 had an opportunity to meet delegates of foreign and Indian universities as a part of IC3 regional conference hosted by The Emerald Heights International School on January 19, 2019. The delegates from various universities highlighted details of their institution including location, scholarships, admission requirements, fee structure and popular programmes. The students interacted with delegates from the following universities:

Les Roches Global Hospitality Education (Switzerland)
Macquarie University, Sydney (Australia)
St. George’s University, Grenada (West Indies)
Budapest Metropolitan University (Hungary)
Full Sail University (Florida)
University of Sydney (Australia)
Ecole Hoteliere Lausanne (Switzerland)
Ashoka University (Sonepat)
FLAME University (Pune)
Indian School of Hospitality (Gurgaon)
Anant National University (Ahmedabad)
DICE School of Hospitality & Culinary Arts (Mumbai)
Indian School of Design and Innovation (Mumbai)

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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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