Symbiosis International (Deemed University) (SIU) signed an MoU with the University of Birmingham to create an education and research partnership as well as creating a pathway for SIU students to secure an LLM Degree. The partnership will explore new opportunities for SIU undergraduate law students to spend time studying at Birmingham through exchange arrangements. It will also see legal experts in Birmingham and Pune working together on law-related research projects.
Symbiosis Centre for Applied Artificial Intelligence Partners (SCAAI) with Global Organizations to Tackle World Challenges with AI
SCAAI, a Research centre of Symbiosis International (Deemed University) has joined forces with the Commonwealth Secretariat, the Association of African Universities, and Obreal Global in a landmark initiative. This collaboration aims to empower university students and faculty mentors across Commonwealth nations to leverage artificial intelligence (AI) for addressing some of the world's most pressing issues.
Symbiosis Film Festival 2024 – International Festival for Short Documentaries and Fiction Films With its continued focus on supporting the creativity of India’s youth, the Symbiosis International (Deemed University) launched its first edition of the Symbiosis Film Festival (SFF) 2024 on 27th & 28th January 2024 to provide a platform for budding filmmakers to showcase their cinematic craft.
Dr. Dhanya Pramod, Dean, Faculty of Computer Studies and Director of Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology achieved a notable distinction by getting selected and participating in the U.S. Department of State's flagship International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP).
Echoes of dedication and excellence resounded through Fergusson College as Dr. S.B. Mujumdar, Chancellor of Symbiosis International University, received the prestigious Fergusson Gaurav Award. Education bathed in the golden light of inspiration as Hon’ble Chancellor Sir’s journey, from beloved teacher to visionary leader, was etched in the annals of Fergusson College with the Fergusson Gaurav Award.
Symbiosis International (Deemed University) is ranked amongst the Top 100 Higher Education Institutions for digital transformation, highlighting the key - IT initiatives taken by the University. The University received the recognition at the Digii 100 Summit on 14th December, 2023
Dr. Ramakrishnan Raman, Vice Chancellor, SIU has been appointed as an Honorary Professor at the Aston India Centre for Applied Research in the College of Business and Social Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham, United Kingdom for three years commencing from December 2023.
Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Pune a Constituent of Symbiosis International (Deemed University) has won the Excellence award in the "Excellence in Creating Employment" category at the 9th FICCI Higher Education Excellence Awards on November 29, 2023.
Dr. Vidya Yeravdekar Pro-Chancellor Symbiosis International (Deemed University) has been awarded the prestigious QIMPRO Gold Standard Award in the Education Category by QIMPRO FOUNDATION for her exemplary contribution in the education sector. The Qimpro Awards are renowned as the nation's top quality citations which symbolise the pinnacle of excellence in Quality Management in India.
The Symbiosis Literary Festival was held on the 16thand 17th of December, 2023 virtually. The Literary Festival witnessed thought-provoking conversations and intellectual exploration by Eminent speakers like Prof. (Dr.) Raghunath A Mashelkar, Former Ambassador Pavan Varma, Ms. Usha Uthup Indian Pop, Jazz and Film Playback Singer, Mr. Javed Akhtar Poet, Lyricist and Screenwriter, Mr. Girish Kuber, Editor of Loksatta and Mr. Rajat Sharma, Editor-in-chief of India TV to name a few.
The 20th Convocation ceremony of Symbiosis International (Deemed University) was held on 9th December, 2023. Hon'ble Dr. Justice D.Y. Chandrachud, Chief Justice of India was the Chief Guest for the convocation. D.Litt. was awarded to eminent Luminary Scholar Prof. Upendra Baxi during this Convocation. The ‘Prof. (Dr.) S.B. Mujumdar Award for Outstanding Foreign Student of the Year’ was awarded to ‘Yassin Adam Abdalla Mohamad’ from Sudan. 8579 students were awarded degrees and diplomas and 86 students received their Doctoral degree. 12 Gold medals were awarded to toppers from different programmes.
Symbiosis School of International Studies (SSIS) organised the ninth edition of the International Relations Conference (IRC) 2023-themed India’s Strategic Culture: Addressing Global and Regional Challenges on 25-26 November 2023 in association with the Ministry of External Affairs, Govt. of India. Dr. S. Jaishankar, Hon’ble Minister for External Affairs, Govt. of India delivered the keynote address. Stalwarts from India and Abroad had discussions and deliberations on different dynamics and nuances pertaining to Indian strategic thought in foreign policy thinking.
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