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Career Counselling

Event: THE SESSION BY WAYNE STATE AND MIAMI UNIVERSITY

Ms Deepali Shah, Recruitment Officer, Wayne State University and her colleague from Miami university conducted a career guidance session in our school on 15th November 2018. It was indeed a very informative session and the power point presentation gave an extremely clear idea about the entire process of admission and future prospects.

Event: SESSION BY DICE SCHOOL OF HOSPITALITY AND CULINARY ARTS

On the 19th of November 2018, Rohan Hiranandani, the Vice President of the Outreach & Admissions at the DICE School of Hospitality and Culinary Arts came to visit South City Internationational School to address our students. He spoke about the career options in the hospitality sector which includes wealth management, private banking, etc. This school trains and educates students on the various career options available in the industry. He has said that the growth of hospitality in India has been rapid in the last 10 years. Their school is certified by the well known Ecole Hoteliere de Laussane, Switzerland.

Event: SP Jain School of Global Management

Mr Rajesh Chaudhury and his team from SP Jain School of Global Management conductors a career guidance session in our school on 19th November 2018.The session started around 1.30 pm in the computer laboratory.It was attended by all students of classes 11 and 12.

Event: CAREER GUIDANCE SESSION BY UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO

Mr Gowthaman Chelvarajah,International Student Recruitment Officer,Scarborough, University of Toronto visited our school on 13th November 2018. University of Toronto provides 700 different programmes. Seminar classes are conducted to support new students.

Event: CAREER GUIDANCE SESSION BY ECAM LYON, FRANCE

The session was conducted in our school on the 13th of November 2018. The students were introduced to the idea of studying or also pursuing a career in France;

Lyon University is a university specific to engineering so the Science and Maths students stayed behind to obtain more information or knowledge about the university.

Event: Career Guidance Session by Gisma Business School

Mr Sooraj Rana,Business Development Manager, Gisma Business School,head office London conducted a career guidance session in our school on 29th October 2018 in the school auditorium. He spoke in length about education system in Germany. Germany also offers 18 months extension on Student Visa after graduation which helps them to work in Germany.Hannover and Berlin host the best German Universities.

Event: Session by MR. NIRMAL AGARWAL

Mr. Nirmal Agarwal, conducted a career guidance session on 17th September 2018 in the school auditorium. The session started around 1 pm with a brief introduction and felicitation ceremony. The session was attended by students from grade IX to XII.

He discussed in detail about assessments like SAT, ACT, TOEFL, PTE and IELTS. Education system, scholarships, marks requirements, job prospects pertaining to all leading countries like Canada, USA, UK, China, Hongkong, Australia were discussed in detail.

Event: SESSION BY SAN JOSE STATE UNIVERSITY

On 17th of August 2018, classes 11 and 12 attended a seminar conducted by Ms Adiba from San José State University (SJSU) in San José, California. The session took place in the A.V. room on the premises of South City International School around 11.15 am.

San José State University, situated in the heart of the Silicon Valley, build in 1857 is one of the oldest institutions in California. It offers 105 programs and 108 concentrations. It ranks 3rd in engineering programs in the western region of USA and also ranks #20 among the best US colleges.

The seminar was concluded with the general overview of the student life in SJSU along with the description of the procedure for entrance into the university. The students were also given pamphlets for further information in case of interest. The half an hour session by Ms Adiba was indeed enriching and interesting.

American University Tour on 16th August


INTERACTIVE SESSION ON EDUCATION IN NEW ZEALAND

Details: On the 8th of May 2018, Mr Shubhabrata Datta, Senior Marketing Manager, Global Reach Ltd and his team conducted a career guidance session for our high school students pertaining to course of study in Newzealand. All students from grade 11 and 12 attended the session.

The system of higher studies in Newzealand was discussed in detail.The admission procedure, eligibility criteria, course of studies, subjects offered, scholarships, fee structure, campus life and job opportunities were discussed in detail.

CAREER GUIDANCE SESSION BY UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA, CANADA

Details: On the 20th of April 2018, a representative from the University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada, visited our school for a college counseling session. It was attended by students of classes 11 and 12. The session gave the students a general idea of college life in Canada, which is much simpler and cheaper as compared to that in the United States. All information pertaining to admission criteria, courses offered, fee structure, campus life, employment was communicated to the students.

SESSION BY KIC UNIV ASSISST AND US UNIVERSITIES

Details: On 19th April, 2018, students of class XI and XII were privileged to be a part of an interactive session with representatives of eight colleges in the United States. It was a joint venture of KIC Univ Assisst headed by Mr Rohit Kandari and US universities which included representatives nfrom the following colleges: Earlham College, Full Sail University, Loyola Marymount University, Saint Anselm College, University of Buffalo, University of California (Riverside), University of New Hampshire and University of Tennessee (Knoxville).

CAREER COUNSELLING SESSION BY US UNIVERSITIES

Details: The session was conducted on 20th April 2018. Students of grade 11 and 12 attended the session along with their teachers. The universities which were a part on this educative seminar included The University of Minnesota, Michigan State University, Penn State, Rutgers and Indiana University.

CAREER SESSION BY TEAM NUFFIC NESO

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Date: On 16th January 2018

Details: Team Nuffic Neso visited our school to conduct a career guidance session.There was one representative from each of the following institutes - Han University, Rotterdam Business School, University of Twente and Vrije University.The representatives discussed in detail about the admission procedure, course of study, fee structure and scholarships.It was an informative session.

CAREER SESSION BY TEAM NUFFIC NESO

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Date: On 16th January 2018

Details: Team Nuffic Neso visited our school to conduct a career guidance session.There was one representative from each of the following institutes - Han University, Rotterdam Business School, University of Twente and Vrije University.The representatives discussed in detail about the admission procedure, course of study, fee structure and scholarships.It was an informative session.

CAREER GUIDANCE SESSION BY UNIVERSITY OF HONGKONG

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Date: 3rd November 2017

Details: Ms. Namrata Pandey, International Admissions Advisor, HKU conducted a career guidance session in our school on 3rd November 2017. Students of class XI attended the session in the AV room around 8 in the morning.All relevant details about the university, admission procedure, scholarship and fee structure was communicated to the students.Placement opportunities were also told in detail.The students found the session very informative.

BOOTCAMP SESSION BY USIEF

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Date: 13th of November 2017

Details: Ms. Chadni Wadhwani from USIEF with Madelyn Mahon, Vice Consul and Ms. Katy McAlary, English Language Fellow conducted a boot camp session in our school on the 13th of November 2017. The session was conducted in the AV room at 8.30 am and was attended by 28 students from classes X, XI and XII.All details regarding admission to US colleges were discussed in detail

INTERACTIVE SESSION BY ECOLE HOTELIERE LAVASA

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Date: 14th July 2017

Details: Mr. Agnish Sarkar from Ecole Hoteliere Lavasa conducted a career guidance session at South City International School on 14th July 2017. He is the local representative and admission officer of the Institute.The session started at 11 am in the AV room.All students of class 11 attended the session along with the subject teachers.Students were informed about the great career openings in the hospitality sector with special reference to Hotel Management and how Lavasa aims at giving students the best education, industry experience and job exposure.It was indeed an enriching experience for the students especially those who would like to venture out into this sector.Mr. Sarkar has left brochures and flyers to be kept in the library for future reference

career guidance session by Bond University

Date: 14th September 2017

Details: Mr. Rajiv Chadda, International Regional Manager, and Dr. Baden U'Ren, Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship, Bond University located in Queensland, Australia interacted with the grade XI and XII students of our school on 14th September 2017. The career guidance session was conducted in the AV room at 11.40 am.Around 80 students attended the session.Mr. Chadda introduced the university to our students and gave a general idea about it's functioning.Dr. Baden spoke about the future of the job scenario in the world and how the market has changed over the years. He also discussed a few key qualities that would be indispensable for future employees and stressed on the importance of communication skills and entrepreneurship.The session continued for 40 minutes and the students found it very enriching and relevant.

Interactive session by the team from US Universities

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Date: 10th of April 2017

Details: Students of classes x and xii attended an interactive career guidance session conducted by the following US Universities:

  • COLGATE UNIVERSITY
  • GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY
  • MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
  • NEW YORK FILM ACADEMY
  • SAVANNAH COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN
  • SLIPPERY ROCK UNIVERSITY
  • STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY
  • UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO BOULDER

The entire session was conducted in collaboration with KYC Univ Assist represented by Mr. Rohit Kandari, Project Lead.

The team was introduced by school captain Subham Chandak followed by felicitation of the guests by our respected principal.The session started with an audio-visual presentation around 9.30 am by each of the University representatives followed by setting up of separate counters.Students visited almost all the counters, interacted individually with the representatives and gathered all the formation pertaining to study in the university.The session got over around 11 am.The vote of thanks was delivered by school vice-captain Rajit Bannerjee.

The session was extremely interactive and at the same time informative especially for those aspiring to pursue higher studies in the US.

SESSION BY KIC UNIV ASSISST AND US UNIVERSITIES

Date: 4th of August 2017

Details: Mr. Rohit Kandari from KIC Univ Assist arranged a career guidance session in our school on the 4th of August 2017.The US Universities which visited us were:

  • DEPAUL UNIVERSITY (Chicago, IL): represented by Karen Mark
  • EMERSON COLLEGE (Boston, MA): represented by Erik Osborne
  • FOOTHILL + DE ANZA COLLEGES (Los Altos Hills, CA): represented by Pranav Pradhan
  • UNIVERSITY OF IOWA (Iowa City, IA): represented by Adam Parker
  • UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY (Logan, UT): represented by Ian Anderson
The session was conducted in the cafeteria at 10 in the morning.All students of class 11 and 12 attended the session along with the subject teachers.Each representative showed a presentation pertaining to the concerned university.After the presentations got over, the representatives did split up and arranged temporary stalls where they displayed brochures and relevant materials of each university.Students visited the stalls in groups and interacted with the representatives. The session was indeed successful and got over around 11 am.It was of special help to all those students aspiring to pursue their higher studies in the US.

UK CAREER FAIR

Date: 27th Oct 2017

Details: Ms. Mahasweta Banerjee, Managing Director and her team from Blue Sky Educational Services Pvt. Ltd, Kolkata organized the UK Career fair in our school on 27.10.17. Ms. Megha Malhotra from Leeds Beckett University and Mr. Rishi Pokar from Nottingham Trent University interacted with the students of class XI in the auditorium.The students were given all details about the study in the UK, process of application and all relevant information about the courses offered in these two universities.The session started around 11.30 am and continued for an hour.

University of Cincinnati ,Ohio,USA

Date: 10th August 2017

Details: Ms. Mihika Roy, Assistant India Coordinator, admissions, the University of Cincinnati along with Charlie Schwartz, Associate Director of International Admissions of the University of Cincinnati and Quentin Law Phu, Undergraduate Admissions Counselor of International Admissions of Purdue University visited Southcity International School on 10th August 2017 and conducted a career guidance session in the auditorium.The session began at 12 pm and was attended by the students of classes 11 and 12.This was the second visit by the university to our school.

The session was extremely inspiring and got all the students involved.Interested candidates were handed brochures and flyers at the end of the session.

United States-India Educational Foundation

Date: 30th October 2017

Details: United States-India Educational Foundation organized a career fair in our school.The entire programme was coordinated by Ms. Chadni Wadhwani, Education USA Adviser, USIEF. 16 reputed universities from the United States took part in it.The session started around 10.15 am in the school auditorium and was attended by the students of class XI.They interacted with the university representatives who had set up their separate counters.Students of class XII attended the fair towards the end. The programme got over by 11.30am. The students found it extremely informative and had an enriching experience.