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Chandigarh University’s 8th International Faculty Development Program Concludes with Participation of Over 130+ Experts from 32 Countries

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Experts from 90 Top Ranked Global Universities from 32 Countries participated in 10 days long International Faculty Development Program; organized by Chandigarh University

CHANDIGARH, India, July 11, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — The eighth edition of Chandigarh University’s International Faculty Development Program (IFDP) concluded on Tuesday with a grand closing ceremony attended by experts and hundreds of faculty members of the University.

More than 130 experts and professors from 90 top ranked universities from 32 countries participated in the 9-day International Faculty Development Program (IFDP), which began on 1 July.

Held in both offline and online mode, the IFDP focused on sensitizing the university faculty about new concepts and methodologies in teaching, research, updating knowledge using modern information, and equipping them with the necessary skills.

During the IFDP programme, faculty from 25 departments of Chandigarh University conducted lectures, screenings and brainstorming sessions on various topics including biotechnology, in vitro immunological study design for synthetic/natural products, challenges faced by Islamic women, cybercrime, etc. where invited academicians shared their views on possible solutions. These sessions were designed to promote international academic exchange and development, providing opportunities for all to learn and explore new opportunities.

The IFDP programme was attended by senior and eminent academicians from 32 countries including the US, Iran, UAE, Oman, Malaysia, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Kyrgyz Republic, Australia, Malaysia, Nigeria, South Africa, Iran, Poland, Uganda, Canada, Nepal, UAE, Russia, etc.

Thanking all the distinguished guests and dignitaries for attending the International Faculty Development Programme, Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha) and Chandigarh University Chancellor, Satnam Singh Sandhu, said, “Chandigarh University aims to provide world-class quality education to its students and serve the society by preparing future leaders. To achieve this, the faculty needs to be equipped with the latest skills, knowledge and methods. To that end, Chandigarh University organizes International Faculty Development Programme every year so that our faculty members can acquire global knowledge and expand their expertise with the participation of international experts in the field of academics.”

“It is a matter of pride for us that today the academic excellence of Chandigarh University is getting recognized in India but also attained global recognition in recent years. I thank academicians from renowned global universities and academic institutions for participating in the IFDP 2024 here at CU and sharing their invaluable experiences. Since its inception, Chandigarh University (CU) has been striving for excellence in academics and research. Along with this, CU has proved its ability by securing the top position in the QS World University Rankings,” added the Chancellor.

On the Valedictory Day of the IFDP, besides Prof. (Dr) RS Bawa, Advisor to Chancellor, Chandigarh University, the closing ceremony of the IFDP was attended by Prof (Dr) Marco Abate, Rector Guglieimo Marcon University, Italy as Guest of Honor and Prof (Dr) Rajan Sharma, Director International Affairs, Chandigarh University.

On the International Faculty Development Program 2024, Prof. Lindie (Engelina) du Plessis, a senior lecturer in Tourism Management at the North-West University (South Africa), said “I had a wonderful interaction with my colleagues, where we discussed various topics, shared experiences, and learned from each other. The conversations were very fruitful, and I definitely look forward to participating in similar events in the future. I would like to extend my heartfelt thanks to Chandigarh University for providing this wonderful opportunity.”

“In every bite of Indian food, you experience a blend of aromas, spices, and stories that evoke cherished memories from your life. I am incredibly excited about Indian cuisine; the explosion of flavors in my mouth was unforgettable, and I enjoyed every taste,” she added.

Another special guest from North-West University, South Africa, Prof. (Dr.) Babs Surujlal said, “I truly enjoyed the experience. First and foremost, I was very impressed by the administration and the professionalism with which the chefs have organized everything. I feel that I have learned so much just by observing them. The food was absolutely appetizing, and I am genuinely enjoying this season. I plan to take these new inspirations and surprise my family with new flavors at home.”

Prof. (Dr.) Wynand Grobler, from North-West University, South Africa, said, “I thoroughly enjoyed the Indian food and would love to visit India again to experience it more. I plan to take many ingredients back to South Africa and enjoy cooking Indian food. I will also take the recipes with me. Observing Africans preparing Indian dishes has been a fantastic experience. I had a great time at Chandigarh University during this event.”

Speaking during the event, Professor SJ Modis, Professor, Wall University of Technology said, “This IFDP a great program which has also proved to be beneficial for all the faculty members as we come together from different universities through this program. I appreciate this initiative of Chandigarh University as it provides an opportunity to bring people together in one place to share their culture, educational experience and research.”

About Chandigarh University

Chandigarh University is a NAAC A+ Grade University and QS World Ranked University. This autonomous educational institution is approved by UGC and is located near Chandigarh in the state of Punjab. It is the youngest university in India and the only private university in Punjab to be honoured with A+ Grade by NAAC (National Assessment and Accreditation Council). CU offers more than 109 UG and PG programs in the field of engineering, management, pharmacy, law, architecture, journalism, animation, hotel management, commerce, and others. It has been awarded as The University with Best Placements by WCRC.

Website address:  https://www.cuchd.in/

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Youth Power: Foreign Youth Embrace China’s Economic Prospects

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BEIJING, July 13, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — In the latest episode of China Daily’s Youth Power, which aired on June 30, Jan Kerekes, a Canadian who has lived in South China’s Hainan province for six years, shared what led him to settle down here.

Hainan is really opening up. The whole world comes here, and you see the opportunities right in front of you,” Kerekes said. “It is a place where you can pursue your dreams.”

Now a teacher at Hainan University, Andreev Aleksei, a 30-year-old Russian, found Kerekes’s story particularly resonant.

“When I went back to my country, I missed the island so much that I had to come back,” Aleksei said. “Hainan not only hosts the Boao Forum for Asia but it is also the best place for windsurfing and parachuting.”

To encourage international talent to come, Hainan has introduced 16 measures to streamline living and working conditions for foreigners.

For example, Aleksei mentioned that Hainan offers numerous benefits and advantageous policies to assist global talents in establishing businesses in the region.

“[The application process] takes just three days, and it can be completed entirely online, even for foreigners,” he said.

The young guests visited the Haikou Municipal Government Service Center to learn more about these measures. There, they met people from around the world with different needs — whether for visas, education, or business.

“I think it’s a testament to the inclusivity of the entire province,” said Jood Ghazwan Sharaf, a 27-year-old Bulgarian student at Tsinghua University.

Dylan Walker, 27, from the United States, was impressed by the efficiency of the “one window for all” system.

“It’s like a one-stop service,” he said. “You don’t have to run all over the place.”

In addition to aiding tourists and residents in their daily lives and business activities, Hainan has made significant economic progress.

One notable example is the Yangpu Economic Development Zone, which has evolved from a small port into Hainan’s largest international port.

In the zone, the young guests explored the Yangpu Offshore Wind Power Industrial Park, where they discovered Hainan’s commitment to developing its marine economy and striving for a harmonious coexistence with the ocean.

According to Lin Qingsong, the park’s general manager, while Hainan’s wind power utilization is still in its early stages, this project stands out as a pioneering model for future large-scale offshore wind power initiatives.

“We can see that China is not an economy that goes within itself. It goes outward to benefit the rest of humanity,” Sharaf said, impressed by China’s innovative economic experiments.

As a global resident of Hainan, Aleksei believes that this island is not only a dynamic free trade model but also a natural paradise that strikes a balance between work and leisure.

“This is quite a unique place in China,” Aleksei said. “No matter what purpose brings you here, whether it’s tourism, starting a business, or work, just come here, and you will fall in love with it.”

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Unimoni Student Stars 2024 – Scholarship & Rewards Program Launched: Study Abroad with ₹12 Lakhs Scholarship

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KOCHI, India, July 13, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Unimoni, a leading provider of international money transfer services, is thrilled to announce the launch of its highly anticipated Unimoni Student Stars 2024 scholarship program. This year, the program offers a staggering ₹12 lakhs in scholarships and prizes, empowering ambitious Indian students to pursue their educational dreams abroad.

Unimoni Student Stars 2023 proved to be a monumental success, underscoring Unimoni’s commitment to nurturing India’s brightest talents pursuing international education. The program garnered widespread acclaim for its inclusive approach and impactful support of deserving students nationwide.

Building on last year’s initiative’s resounding achievements, which supported numerous talented students in pursuing overseas education dreams, Unimoni aims to elevate its impact further in 2024. The Unimoni Student Stars 2024 scholarship program launched with increased prize offerings, expanded eligibility criteria, and enhanced participant engagement initiatives planned. The company is poised to attract an even broader pool of exceptional candidates.

Beyond the Mega Scholarships: Exciting Rewards Throughout the Year

The Unimoni Student Stars 2024 scholarship program offers a tiered prize structure. The grand prize winner receives a life-changing scholarship of ₹5 lakhs. Additionally, one student will be awarded a second prize of ₹2 lakhs and three deserving students will receive scholarships worth ₹1 lakh each. Every quarter during the application period, lucky applicants will have the chance to win a new laptop. Every month, registered students can win a stylish trolley bag, perfect for their international studies. Plus, every participant secures a coveted free study abroad forex card.

Brace yourselves for a journey of triumph and rewards with Unimoni Student Stars 2024.

Eligibility Criteria

The Unimoni Student Stars 2024 scholarship program is open to Indian students either pursuing higher education abroad or planning to do so. To be eligible, candidates must register on the Unimoni or Remit Forex website with relevant details by March 31, 2025. Eligibility criteria include securing 60% or more in 10+2/diploma or graduation from institutions recognized by CBSE/ICSE/UGC/State/Central government. Candidates must also possess a valid offer letter from a foreign university. Indian students studying overseas are eligible but must update their university details during registration.

The registration process is straightforward

The application process is designed to be simple and convenient. Students can register online at the Unimoni website or the Remitforex website. Or scan QR codes from advertisements or social media links and complete a dedicated registration landing page. Candidates must accept the terms and conditions after entering personal and educational details and confirming eligibility. Subscribing to Unimoni or Remit Forex’s social media pages is encouraged, and additional referral benefits are available.

The Application Window Opens July 1, 2024

Register for Unimoni Student Stars 2024

Embark confidently on the study abroad journey by joining the Unimoni Student Stars 2024 program. Register now to unlock exclusive benefits and services tailored to support every international education dreams. From seamless outward remittance solutions to expert guidance on financial transactions, Unimoni ensures everyone’s study abroad experience is smooth and stress-free.

Follow Unimoni on social media for updates on the Unimoni Student Stars 2024 scholarship program and other exciting initiatives.

Don’t miss out – seize this opportunity to realize global ambitions with Unimoni. Please register today and let Unimoni empower candidates on their educational journey abroad.

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About Unimoni & Their Customized Services to Meet Everyone’s Needs

Committed to facilitating global education opportunities, Unimoni empowers students to achieve their academic dreams abroad and promotes its services to aspiring students.

Whether you’re remitting funds for tuition fees or living expenses, Unimoni ensures secure and streamlined outward remittance services. Unimoni’s competitive rates and efficient exchange services also make navigating currency exchanges seamless. Our exclusive study abroad forex card offers convenience and security, facilitating hassle-free financial transactions wherever you are. If you need assistance with Guaranteed Investment Certificates (GICs), Blocked Accounts, or Foreign Telegraphic Transfers (FTS), Unimoni provides expert guidance and support.

Unimoni facilitates effortless payments for university fees, hostel charges, and other expenses abroad, ensuring timely transactions to support your academic journey. Unimoni offers comprehensive health insurance plans, flexible and competitive overseas education loan options, and suitable student accommodation to ensure a smooth transition to your new academic environment. You need not worry about visa procurement, passport assistance, flight bookings, and pre-departure orientation!

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Faith In Young Champions: Hisense Partners with UEFA Foundation to Bring the Beautiful Game to Hospitalized Children

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QINGDAO, China, July 12, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — During the EURO 2024 tournament, the global home appliance and consumer electronics brand Hisense and the UEFA Foundation jointly launched “Faith In Young Champions,” a public welfare initiative. Innovative robots powered by Hisense enabled hospitalized children from 22 countries to virtually connect with 23 EURO 2024 matches, fulfilling their dreams of attending the event despite physical limitations.

During these periods, children can employ the robot to gain entry into exclusive areas, such as the warm-up zone, locker room or VIP section, directing interaction with their beloved players or teams, so that every football-loving soul can express the purest passion of live football in this way.

As part of its commitment to improving the lives of children, Hisense wants to leverage user-centric technology and social responsibility worldwide. For this remarkable occasion, Hisense supported state-of-the-art commercial products like interactive displays to a hospital in South Africa, and the children had the enriching opportunity to learn how this technology works through interactive activities with the help of volunteers. Also, hospital can use that in their daily office, meeting or discussion, making their working processes more electronic and convenient. 

“We gladly accept the digital board and it will go a very long way to share ideas and brain storm with the directors, doctors and management teams of the hospital, this digital version will make life so much easier.” According to the manager of hospital.

UEFA Foundation was founded in 2015 as a charitable organization governed under Swiss law, with a long-standing philosophy that aligns with the concepts of youth care and social responsibility of Hisense. During the EURO 2024 tournaments, fans also noticed “BECAUSE EVERY CHILD IS A CHAMPION” slogan on the LED board at the pitch side, which perfectly coincides with the “Faith In Young Champions” proposal called upon by Hisense this year, also making the collaboration more possible.

Carine Nkoue, General Secretary of the UEFA Foundation, said, “Football is not only the number one sport in the world but is also a great platform to create solidarity projects for those in need. I would like to encourage all of you to join the activities of the UEFA Foundation for children and become a supporter of this global initiative. With Hisense’s support and the solidarity of the European football family, we can achieve even more.”

Engaging in charitable endeavors and fulfilling corporate social responsibility has long been a cornerstone of Hisense’s corporate culture. The company has proactively allocated resources towards public welfare initiatives with the concept of helping everyone enjoy every moment of life with user-centric technology.

Thanks to its global presence in the diversity industries, Hisense is empowered to take on a broad range of social responsibilities to enhance healthcare and education standards worldwide. Hisense exports ultrasound and other equipment to over 20 countries in Asia, Central and Eastern Africa, and Europe to meet a diverse range of those in needs. Hisense’s commercial display products have also gained market traction in over 40 countries, including Europe, the United States, and the Asia-Pacific region.

For many years, Hisense has actively participated in public welfare activities initiated by world-class sports events. The collaboration this time is a spiritual inspiration to upgrade the CSR campaign from product sponsorship to beyond time and space.

Looking ahead, Hisense and UEFA Foundation will keep working to advance their philanthropic efforts and provide greater benefits to various regions around the world by leveraging their respective resources. 

About Hisense
Hisense is a leading global home appliance and consumer electronics brand. Hisense’s business covers multimedia products (with a focus on Smart TVs), home appliances, and IT intelligent information. Hisense ranked No. 2 globally for TV shipments and No. 1 in 100″ TVs in both 2023 and Q1 2024, and now operates in more than 160 countries.

 

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