City students to connect with peers world over

City students to connect with peers world over

Students of Vishwa Vidyapeeth in the city will participate in a Skype-a-Thon, where they will virtually interact with students from various parts of the world. 

The students will be stay put on the campus for 48 hours during the event being organised in association with Microsoft.

Suseela Santhosh, Director, Vishwa Vidyapeeth said the event will begin on the midnight of November 12 and will go on till November 14.

“The students would be stationed in the school in three batches. To begin with, we are targeting about 100 countries. Through this, students will be exposed to cultural diversity,” she said.

The first 15 minutes of the interaction will see students of the school interact with a set of students whose identity is not revealed. “They will have to drop hints on the geographic location or other prominent factors after which the students have to guess the country. Following this, they would be connected through Skype,” said Suseela.