Dr. Vidya Yeravdekar, Pro-Chancellor, Symbiosis International (Deemed University) has been invited to be a member of the prestigious Advisory Group for Analytical and Advisory Work (ASA) of the World Bank which will primarily focus on implementation of the National Education Policy (NEP).
Ms. Aditi Parida, Symbiosis Centre for Media and Communication (SCMC) student, and Topper of the outgoing Batch 2020 has secured First Rank in the UPSC Combined Defense Services Exam (NT,W).
Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication faculty Prof. Mithunchandra’s documentary 'Anonymous' has been officially selected for the 9th edition of the Dharamshala International Film Festival (DIFF) 2020. The film was also selected at Visions du Reel International Film Festival, Nyon, Switzerland 2020.
Symbiosis International (Deemed University) is ranked amongst the top 25 Self- financed/Private Institutions in the country in the ATAL Rankings 2020 (ARIIA). The Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA) is an initiative of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Govt. of India to systematically rank all major higher educational institutions and universities in India on indicators related to "Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development" amongst students and faculty members.
The ‘Induction Ceremony of the First Batch of MBBS programme was held on Monday at the Symbiosis Medical College for Women (SMCW), Lavale Pune Campus. The crew of Dr. Anandi Gopal film was witness of the Induction ceremony. Dr. S.B. Mujumdar, Chancellor, SIU, Dr. Vidya Yeravdekar, Pro-Chancellor, SIU, Dr. Rajani Gupte, Vice Chancellor, SIU, T. Vijaya Sagar, Dean SMCW and Dr. Vijay Natarajan, CEO, Symbiosis University Hospital & Research Centre were present for the ceremony. Five girl students who topped the merit list and were admitted to Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S.) Programme at SMCW were awarded scholarship under the ‘Dr. Anandi Gopal Scholarship’.
Symbiosis golden jubilee coincides with the 72nd Republic Day Of India. The Republic day was celebrated at all the campuses of the University maintaining the Social Distancing norms. Prof. Dr. S.B. Mujumdar, Chancellor, SIU unfurled the National Flag at the University's, Lavale Pune Campus. Dr. Vidya Yeravdekar, Pro-Chancellor, and Dr. Rajani Gupte, Vice-Chancellor also attended the celebration at the Lavale, Pune Campus.
The Department of Sport, Recreation & Wellness is organising ‘SYMBITHON 2020’ a 50 km virtual run/jog/walk event to celebrate 50 glorious years of Symbiosis. The 12-day event themed from ‘Heart to Head' starts on the 29th of September (World Heart Day) and ends on the 10th October (World Mental Health Day). The run/jog/walk of 50 km can be completed in 12 days remotely, wherever a person is located, and at any time from 29th September to 10th October 2020.
Symbiosis International (Deemed University) celebrated 74th Independence day at all its campuses adhering to the norms of social distancing amidst the COVID pandemic. Staff and students joined the Independence day celebrations virtually at a few of the University's campuses. The Hon'ble Chancellor Dr. S B Mujumdar in presence of Pro-Chancellor Dr. Vidya Yeravdekar and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Rajani Gupte unfurled the National Flag at the University's Lavale, Pune Campus.
The World celebrates the International Day of Yoga (IDY) on the 21st of June every year. This year the Department of Sports, Recreation & Wellness (DSRW), Symbiosis International (Deemed University) proposes to celebrate the IDY with a month-long Virtual Yoga program commencing on the 21st May 2020 and which shall culminate with a Family Yoga Session on the 21st of June 2020.
As a part of the World Environment day celebrations (5th June), the University at its different campuses along with the staff and students conducted cleanliness drives, awareness campaigns, tree plantation drives and nature walk for students and staff. Students along with the staff took collective pledge for ‘Saving the Environment’. The University’s Symbiosis Centre for Waste Resource Management participated in the Cleanliness Drive jointly organised by Indian Air Force and Adar Poonawala Clean City Initiative and Pune Municipal Corporation.
Symbiosis Centre for Waste Resource Management (SCWRM) conducted an awareness and sensitization session for the Zilla Parishad Secondary School, Nande as part of the 'Swachhta Abhiyan', and demonstrated process for making compost from organic waste using 'NisargLaxmi' concept of processing. Installation of 'NisargLaxmi' baskets at the school for processing Mid-day meal waste was followed by the awareness session.
The University feels happy and proud to inform you that President of India conferred the 'Padma Bhushan' award to Prof. Dr. S.B. Mujumdar
Symbiosis International (Deemed University) under it’s ‘Festival of Thinkers Lecture Series’ invites renowned academicians, bureaucrats, thought leaders and accomplished professionals to share their views and experiences with students and staff, and to give them an opportunity to interact and learn from these renowned personalities. This year is the ‘Golden Jubilee Year’ of Symbiosis. Due to the COVID Pandemic, the university is launching the ‘Symbiosis Golden Jubilee Lecture Series’ virtually. The lecture series starts from 22nd July with Dr. Mashelkar Sir’s lecture.