Monday, May 20, 2024

NIIT University (NU) offers a glimpse into the future: Organises ‘Camp Future’

Established with a vision to bring about innovation in higher education and learning in emerging areas of the knowledge society, the not-for-profit NIIT University (NU), offers students who have just completed class XII, opportunities to explore various career options available to them and to experience life in the campus. Camp Future,
a 2-day event that allows students and their parents to experience the University campus before commencing college, is one such unique initiative.

Camp Future is an interactive event aimed at helping the students and their parents in
choosing the right university by giving them a sample of NU life. In Camp Future, the aspirants and their parents experience a day of NU college life. Meeting with the NU leadership team, interacting with the faculty of their respective streams and with senior students, staying in the hostel, enjoying the mess food of NU, getting to know about the unique geo-thermal cooling system, going for trekking across the green campus, and experiencing Astachal moment at sunset are some of the experiences of Camp Future.

The first edition of Camp Future this year was organized on July 9 and 10 2022 at the NU campus. Over 120 students and parents participated in the 2-day event. The next edition of the event is scheduled for August 6 and 7 2022. The students attending Camp Future have already been accepted in various disciplines of NU availing early admissions.

Speaking on this unique initiative Prof Rajesh Khanna, President, NU said, “This is a very important juncture in every student’s life. Choosing the right college and the right academic programme now will go a long way in helping them chart a successful career path. To facilitate this, we have been organising an innovative event Camp Future, a 2- day event for NU aspirants and their parents to give them a sample of NU life.”

The University of the future, NIIT University (NU), offers new-age programmes such as BTech in Data Science, BTech in Cyber Security, and Integrated Master’s in Business Administration that have been designed to provide students with the skillsets aligned to the future world of work. Students can also opt for BTech in Computer Science & Engineering, BTech in Electronics & Communication Engineering, BTech in Biotechnology, 3-year BBA and 5-year integrated MTech programmes. NU has made ’application orientation’ a critical part of the coursework for all the programmes in the form of project-based learning,  summer internships  and the flagship six-month  Industry Practice . NU’s BTech programmes, in fact, give 35% weightage to application-oriented learning opportunities.

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