11 Jan 2020
UPES Alumni Bengaluru Chapter Meet
The Bengaluru Chapter Alumni Meet, was organised at The Chancery Pavilion and saw participation from more than 315 alumni. The highlight of the event was alumni from 2007 and 2019 batch on the same platform.
The event started with Ms. Simmi Tikoo’s (Deputy Director Career Services) address welcoming the alumni, members of the alumni association, senior faculty members and other dignitaries present.
Dr. Githa S Heggde (Dean of School of Business & School of Law) gave a brief overview about the infrastructure, schools, placements, number of courses, etc., at UPES and how the university has grown over the past years.
Mr. Anup Sasidharan (Director- Strategic Alliances) gave an update on the ‘Alumni Offerings’ which the university will be launching soon. It includes career and placement guidance for five years after graduation, online courses from Coursera and other student platforms at subsidised rates, up to 35 per cent scholarship on pursuing post-graduation from global academic partner institutes, incubation support for one year in cities like Delhi, Bengaluru, Pune, etc.
Later, Mr. Pardeep Kumar announced the Star Alumni Awards and Bengaluru Chapter Champions. Mr. Anup Sasidharan (Director-Strategic Alliances), Dr. Githa S Heggde (Dean –School of Business & School of Law), Mr. Prateek Kala (Head of Placements for School of Computer Science & School of Design), Mr. Aditya Singh (Career Services Officer) and Ms. Simmi Tikoo (Dy. Director, Career Services) felicitated these alumni with Star Alumni Awards.