DATE HELD: 10th December
PERSONS RESPONSIBLE: Ms. Divyasmita Biyani
OBJECTIVES OF THE ACTIVITY: To make the counselors aware of various universities in Queensland and the session on confusion to clarity: A students guide on subject choices.
Ms. Divyasmita Biyani attended the session on 10th December. There were two parts to the session
First Part: Panelists such as Amrita Ghulati (Director-Academics IC3), Prof Mark Harvey (Vice President Business Development, Queensland University of Technology) and Sagar Bahadur (Executive Director, India and South Asia, Acumen) discussed and apprised on the topic “The Art of Global Education: Critical Insights for planning an international study experience”. The panelists talked about the various universities in Queensland and how this destination is receiving students from around the world. It is a child-friendly environment and brings about many inventions and discoveries which involve the students.
Second Part: This was a session by Ms. Shilpa Singh (Founder, Metamorphosis Coaching and Consulting) wherein she talked about how there is a difference between students 5 years before and today. We should be able to tell the students about the various skill sets required for a particular job/career so that they can match it up. She also talked about figuring out the passion, interests and talent of the students. There were other discussions as well such as AI generated careers, diversity and inclusions, short term goals etc.