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Australian Consulate – General Mumbai, Mr. Tony Huber visited
Symbiosis International (Deemed University)

Australian Consulate-General Mumbai, Mr. Tony Huber visited Symbiosis International (Deemed University) on the 31st May 2018. During the meeting, he met Dr. Vidya Yeravdekar, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Symbiosis International (Deemed University) and discussed possible ways for collaborating with the Australian Universities. He also met the Deans of faculties and directors.

ASEFYLS Navigators Training program on “Ethical Leadership”

16-20 May 2018, Pune, India, Organised by Asia- Europe Foundation, supported by 3rd ASEF Young Leaders Summit (ASEFYLS3) & contributing to Asia – Europe Meeting, ASEM12 – BRUSSELS 2018.

This training served as a springboard to the theme of “Ethical Leadership”. Through dialogues, workshops and study visits, the programme aimed to hone a nuanced and colourful understanding of leadership; navigating through personal, team and larger societal decision-making contexts. The programme goes under the mantra of ‘ethical leadership is not a theory; it is visible in practice and action’.

Dr. S. B. Mujumdar, Founder President, Chancellor, Symbiosis International (Deemed University) explained how a guru or a teacher influences his students be it in any field and shared his own experiences on how ethics plays an important role in education. Dr. Vidya Yeravdekar, Pro-Chancellor, Symbiosis International (Deemed University), shared her own practical experiences about ethical leadership. The interactive session with participants helped to gain many new insights about ethical leadership. Dr. Rajani R. Gupte, Vice Chancellor, Symbiosis International (Deemed University) conducted a session on how ethics influences decision making through real life scenarios. She shared her own experiences about the dilemma one faces in making the right decisions which might change peoples’ lives.

Western Sydney University Delegation at Symbiosis School of Liberal Arts (SSLA) on 19th April 2018

A delegation from the Western Sydney University, Australia visited the Symbiosis School for Liberal Arts on the 19th of April 2018. The delegation consisted of representation from the School of Health Sciences and School of Humanities and Communication Arts.

Indonesia Delegation Visit at Symbiosis Center for International Education (SCIE) Office (Vishwabhavan Conference Hall) on 28th March 2018.

Mr. Ade Sukendar, Consul General of the Republic of Indonesia, Mumbai visited Symbiosis International (Deemed University) on the 28th March to discuss various topics related to promotions of India-Indonesia relations in the education sector in cooperation with Symbiosis.

Belgium Students & Prof Visit at Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies

A student delegation from the Liege Business School, Belgium along with 2 professors visited the Symbiosis Center for Management Studies. The students gave the presentation on Business Culture in Belgium – prospects, initiatives in Belgium.

 Japan Study India Program (SIP) 3rd – 11th March 2018

The Study India Program was conducted for 12 students from Japan who came to us through the Morizemi Program. This was a week-long program and they were exposed to a varied culture from rural to urban aspects of life in India.

The lectures were conducted for Indian culture, History, Business, rural and urban technology followed by the relevant study tours to get the practical angle of what they were introduced to in the classrooms. They went for a visit to a typical Indian Village. A cricket match was also organized between the Japanese and SIU students at Lavale Campus.

On the last day, the students shared their experience along with song and dance presentations.

Study India Program (SIP) for Nanyang Technological Universit(NTU), Singapore – 15th – 31st December 2017

SCIE conducted the Study India program for students of NTU. There were 05 students from different backgrounds for whom lectures followed by excursions and visits were conducted from 15th – 31st December 2017.  The students visited Ajantha and Ellora caves, Mumbai City and Suhana Factory.

The students also visited famous heritage places across Pune as part of the cultural immersion in the city.

On the last day, the students presented presentations and a short film on their experience along with song and dance recitals.