This time during last year, the team at AIM Smart City Accelerator was gearing up to announce its first call for applications from aspiring entrepreneurs. After an overwhelming response from participants across the country and a tough selection process, eight startups became a part of the program which began in March, 2016.
School principals and vice-principals from all across the country came for the Annual School Leaders' Summit, held at Ashoka University on the 24th of February, 2017. Gauri Jhangiani, a second-year undergraduate student at Ashoka University, writes on one of the sessions she attended.
Banjaara, Ashoka University's first cultural fest is slated as a 36-hour extravaganza to be held on the 11th and 12th of February, 2017.
Student speeches, Shakespearean flavour and historical-political stories
Ashoka University Advances to National Finals of 8th Annual Hult Prize in response to President Bill Clinton’s 2017 President’s Challenge
The Hult Prize has recently announced the winning team from Ashoka University that has advanced to the 8th annual national finals of the competition. The Hult Prize is a start-up accelerator for social entrepreneurship, which brings together the brightest college and university students from around the globe to solve the world’s most pressing issues.
Ashoka University is back with the yearly Shakespeare festival. Enthusiasm flowed in from all corners of the Multipurpose Hall at the University, which was filled with Young India Fellows as 22 teams performed chimerical reimaginings of Shakespeare’s texts The Tempest and Othello, creating a convivial atmosphere during the two-day long festival.
Jashn- E- Jazba, the clubs' showcase event organised by the Cultural Ministry, was held on the 11th of November. The evening was filled with a plethora of performances by the various clubs and societies at Ashoka University, and was concluded with performances by the theatre society, Kirdaar, the dance clubs and the music society. Shreya Naik captures the cultural extravaganza.
The Program in English and Creative Writing hosted author and editor Githa Hariharan for a talk and a reading on the afternoon of Wednesday, the 23rd of November. The Delhi-based novelist and essayist read from her recent book, Almost Home, a collection of memoir-essays about different places that has touched her in memorable ways throughout her life.
As a part of Ashoka University’s Crossover series, Former vice-chancellor of Oxford University, Sir Colin Renshaw Lucas, talk on “What are Universities for? ” was held at Teen Murti Bhavan on November, 24th.
This time during last year, the team at AIM Smart City Accelerator was gearing up to announce its first call for applications from aspiring entrepreneurs. After an overwhelming response from participants across the country and a tough selection process, eight startups became a part of the program which began in March, 2016. [...]