Lecture Series-University of Auckland, New Zealand (21st August,2019)Under the New Zealand government’s initiative “New Zealand Guest Lecture Series’’ have been organized from August 2019 and Dr Christine Woods from The University of Auckland visited us at SIBM and delivered a lecture on Entrepreneurship (NZ) for MBA I&E students. This was followed by interaction with faculty.
Japan-Study India Programme (SIP)-Seiroka (St.Luke’s International Hospital & Josai International University)- 08th >August- 18th August,2019SCIE along with Symbiosis Centre of Nursing, (SCON) conducted a programme on Nursing and health care in India, for 25 students from St. Luke’s International Hospital (Seiroka) & Josai International University, Japan. The interactive sessions were focused on the core subjects like Introduction to Indian Health care Delivery System, Trends in Nursing, Nursing Education & Services in India, Midwifery & Obstetrical nursing. These lectures were delivered by the Professors of SCON. The highlights of the program were the visits to Sahyadri Hospital (Private Hospital), YCM Hospital (Govt Hospital) & Primary Health Care Centre at Mutha Village. A heritage walk across the city was also organized for these students to show them the rich cultural heritage of Pune city. In addition to that Students were also engaged in Bollywood dance workshop & Indian Cooking Workshop as well as Buddy activities such as Saree Drapping & Henna etc.
Delegation Visit-University of Auckland(02nd August,2019)A delegation comprising Professor Jennifer Dixon, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Strategic Engagement), Dr. Caroline Daley, Dean Graduate Studies and Mr Brett Berquist, Director, International Office from University of Auckland visited Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology to discuss collaborative opportunities. The leadership from Symbiosis Centre of International Education - Ms. Nidhi Piplani Kapur and Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology - Dr Dhanya Pramod, Dr Kanchan Patil and Dr.Mugdha Kulkarni were part of the discussions
Semester Exchange Students-Orientation Programme (26th July,2019)We welcomed students from IESEG School of Management France, Leiden University The Netherlands, Ontario Universities Interanational, Canada, Hochschule Flensburg University of Apllied Sciences Germany, University Carlos III de Madrid, Spain on semester exchange with Symbiosis. An orientation programme was organized for them to help them with smooth transition to their new home for the next four months. To add to their experience, a heritage walk across the city was also organised to acquaint them with the rich cultural heritage of Pune city.
Induction Programme at SIIB- (3rd June,2019)SCIE took the Induction at Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB) for first year students during their Orientation Programme; The Induction programme gave an idea about the opportunities for students regarding Semester Exchange, Semester abroad.
University of Adelaide- Workshop by Prof.Nancy Cromar (31st May, 2019 to 1st June,2019)Prof. Nancy Cromar, Pro Vice-Chancellor (International) from University of Adelaide have conducted workshop at SIU, Lavale on 31st May,2019 & on 1st June 2019 at S.B. Road.
Prof. Cromar was instrumental in revamping the internationalization policy for the University of Adelaide. She conducted a workshop for the SIU Institutes Directors, Deputy directors and Mentor Faculty for understanding the best practices at both Universities. She also conducted a workshop for SCIE staff to know the best practices for internationalization at both universities.