The Rise of Creativity: Why Art and Design Professionals Are in Demand

The Rise of Creativity: Why Art and Design Professionals Are in Demand

In today’s dynamic job market, the demand for creativity and innovation is soaring. Gone are the days when engineering and science were the sole pillars of professional success. Now, more than ever, art and design professionals are at the forefront of innovation, driving change and shaping the future. As exemplified by the remarkable journey of Professor Ravi Poovaiah, who designed India’s EVMs (electronic voting machines) and holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Madras, a degree in Product Design and Graphic Arts from the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) in Providence, USA, and an M.Tech. degree from IIT Bombay, collaborated with tech giants like Microsoft and Google, and now thrives in a creative field, it’s evident that the […]

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To Apply Early or Wait for Regular Admission: Round 1 vs. Round 2?

Admission probabilities fluctuate across rounds, urging early submission if feasible. While most schools encourage early applications, many refrain from officially stating differences between admission rounds. However, some institutions explicitly declare no variance. This holds true for both undergraduate and postgraduate programs. Question is: Should you opt for early application, in round one? Consider the following factors: It’s advisable to plan ahead, build your profile, prepare the application – essays, recommendations, standardized tests etc. and apply early. However, if unable to have a good profile and application ready, wait for later rounds rather than submit early.

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How to demonstrate interest in the college you are applying to?

Demonstrating genuine interest in the college you’re applying to is a crucial aspect of the admissions process. It is more than a strategic move; it’s an authentic expression of your desire to be part of their academic community. It can make your application stand out and set the stage for a rewarding college experience. Why? It boosts your application. When you engage with a college by attending information sessions, campus tours, or contacting faculty and students, it sets you apart from other applicants who have similar profiles as yours. You signal that you’ve researched the college thoroughly and believe it’s a good fit for your academic and personal goals. Admissions officers often take note of these interactions, and it can […]

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Anneysa Ghosh – An Inspiration to Indian Students Studying Abroad

After studying a Master’s in Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management at University of York in the UK and working for the UK government for 4 years, Anneysa Ghosh returned to India, bringing the Italian Hausos Ventures with her to facilitate social inclusion programs here and then continued her efforts to bring sustainability to the Indian market by co-founding V Cirlce, a company promoting carbon neutral lifestyle. Now as she climbs the corporate social ladder as the CEO of Apollo Foundation, Total Health Programme, Anneysa truly imbibes the ideology of a true social activist. We at Globe Ed are so proud of you Anneysa! It’s heart-warming to see that you brought back the knowledge and skills from abroad and are […]

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How to Create a Self Directed Project as a High School Student

Embarking on a self-directed project can be an incredible opportunity for high school students to explore their passions, make a difference, and develop important skills. Whether you’re interested in environmental conservation, education, or any other area of interest, creating your own project allows you to take charge and create something meaningful. By following a few simple steps, you can bring your project to life and experience the joy of making a positive impact. In this guide, we will break down the process of creating a self-directed project specifically for high school students, providing you with the guidance you need to get started. Steps to creating your own self directed project  1. Identify your interests and goals Eg. for environmental conservation, […]

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Unlocking the Power of Your College Journey: Maximizing Time and Experience

Welcome, students, to a transformative chapter of your lives: college! This incredible period offers boundless opportunities for personal growth, academic achievements, and unforgettable memories. To help you make the most of your time and college experience, we’ve compiled an interactive guide filled with practical tips and advice. Let’s embark on this adventure together and unlock the secrets to a remarkable college journey!

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The Pitfalls of Using AI Models for College Application Essays and The Correct Way to Use chatGPT

As artificial intelligence continues to advance, you now have access to powerful language models like ChatGPT, capable of generating coherent and engaging essays. However, while it may be tempting to utilize such technology to craft your college application essays, one should exercise caution. In this article, we will explore the implications of using AI services for college essays and provide guidance on how to resist the temptation.

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Strategies to maximize ROI of MBA

One of the primary concerns for many MBA graduates is maximizing their return on investment (ROI). After all, an MBA is a significant financial investment, and you want to ensure that you can reap the benefits of your degree in the long term. Here are some strategies that MBA graduates can use to maximize their ROI: Selecting the right MBA program is the first step in maximizing your ROI. A good university MBA with a strong alumni network, excellent job placement rates, and a solid reputation can help you command a higher salary and more job opportunities after graduation. 1. Location of the university can have a significant impact on the ROI of an MBA degree (i) If you attend […]

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Which curriculum is best for studying abroad?

Choosing the right curriculum can be a challenging task for parents and students, especially when it comes to studying abroad. Four popular international curricula are the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE), the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE), and the International Baccalaureate (IB). In this article, we will compare these curricula and try to help you choose the best one for studying abroad.

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Do we need to study abroad? Foreign Varsities in India

With the New Education Policy of India opening doors to foreign universities, the rising cost of education and the ongoing aftermath of the pandemic, more students are exploring alternative options, such as studying at foreign universities in India. While this may seem like a viable alternative, there are several reasons why foreign universities in India cannot replace the experience of studying abroad. Limited Exposure to Culture and Diversity One of the most significant advantages of studying abroad is the exposure to new cultures, languages and people. By immersing oneself in a different culture, students gain a better understanding and appreciation of the world and themselves. Cultural diversity is important to work in a multinational company. Unfortunately, studying at a foreign […]

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UK Alumni Awards 2022-23

Yesterday, at the UK Alumni Awards organised by the British Council – a fantastic evening to celebrate the awardees and education with music by Bhoomi, a hilarious gig of stand up comedy by Anuvab Pal and a good old panel discussion on the Role of Sports in Education in India. The highlight of the evening was Deepa Malik, the first Indian woman to win a medal at the Paralympic Games.

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What summer experiences do colleges want?

Colleges typically look for summer experiences that demonstrate a student’s intellectual curiosity, engagement, and initiative. The following types of summer/holiday experiences are often considered meaningful to colleges: Ultimately, colleges are interested in seeing that you have used your summer in a meaningful way that aligns with your passions and goals, and that you have developed skills and experiences that will prepare you for college and beyond.

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The dilemma of whether to study abroad or not

There are enough education institutions in India, then why should I study abroad? This is a question I come across all the time, from students and their parents. Barry O’Driscoll, India Manager, India & South Asia, Education Ireland very simply explains it in an article posted in The Economic Times. Referring to our current world as a ‘global village’ where technology is advancing at a breakneck speed and the possibility to connect with entire communities anywhere anytime, the global community has become just a text or post or call away, thus giving experience and excellence a new definition. Employers want not just talent but professionals with a global mindset and understanding. Universities and colleges abroad have students coming from 50 […]

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Coffee & Conversation 2022: Study abroad … and then?

Worried about getting a job after studying abroad? Learn what can you and should you do to get employed soon after completing your education. Join us for a conversation with five successful people who can tell you the strategies to employ when you set out to look for a job in these covid times. Somak Mukherjee (Assistant Vice President, Senior Apps Analyst, Citi Canada) Udita Chakravarti (Communications, Advocacy & Partnerships at UNICEF India) Megha Agarwal (Business Development Manager at YouGov, UK) Subhojit Mukherjee (Business Integration Partners, Milan, Italy) Prithviraj Ray (Student, UK) Watch on Facebook

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Study in Switzerland, explained briefly

Switzerland being an economically stable country offers a lucrative future to students. With high standards of education, it’s universities are among some of the top in world rankings. The country attracts international students in the areas of Business & Administration, Economics, Fashion, Food and Beverage, Languages, Management and Engineering. Inspite of having 4 official languages – Italian, Romansh, German, French, none of which are English, the universities offer many programs taught in English and hence attract many international students. 25% of the population in Switzerland is foreign so not knowing the four official languages does not pose a problem. And you have the opportunity to broaden your world view by interacting within a vastly multicultural environment. If you are an […]

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Our Student Success Stories: Raghav Beriwala – Shyam Future Tech

In 2014, Raghav, our student, went to Aston University where he did a Master’s in International Business. After working for two years in his family business, the master’s degree enabled him to launch Shyam Future Tech, the IT arm of Shyam Steel Industries Ltd in 2017. Today, Shyam Future Tech serves over 580 clients across more than 22 countries, and has worked on over 1,000 projects. We are happy assisting our students in making the right educational decisions and successfully progressing in their career paths. read more…

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Our Student Success Stories: Udita Chakrabarti, queer activist, feminist and former lawyer with an active interest in humanitarian causes

When Udita first contacted us in 2014, she had already finished a BA LLB from Calcutta University and was working as a lawyer for two years. Considering her interests and career plans, especially her wish to work in the field of human rights, we decided that a master’s in International Relations at the University of Surrey would be the best choice for her. After finishing her studies she first became an author for Feminism in India (https://feminisminindia.com/author/uditac/) before joining Partners for Law in Development (https://pldindia.org/) as Communications and Knowledge Officer. PLD is a legal resource group pursuing the realisation of social justice and equality for women. The NGO works in contexts of marginalisation shaped by gender, sexuality, caste, culture and […]

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