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University College Dublin Scholarships

University College Dublin has announced a total of over 100 scholarships in undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate programs on offer including 4 full scholarships in memory of the fourth President of India and an ex-student V V Giri.

For further information on UCD Scholarships, students may visit: www.ucd.ie/international/study-at-ucd-global/comingto-ireland/scholarshi... or contact the UCD International Student Scholarships & Funding Coordinator, Kate O’ Hanlon, kate.ohanlon@ucd.ie

Seminar on learning difficulties in children

A one-day seminar on “Learning difficulties in children” ise being organised by Gems B School on December 14 from 10 am to 4 pm at the Srikantadatta Narasimharaja Wadiyar auditorium, Bangalore Palace, Vasanthnagar.

The seminar is open to those who are interested in the subject. Pyschologists from NIMHANS, pediatricians, counsellors, teachers and parents will share their knowledge on the subject.

Call Greeshma on 9632912607.

Diploma in Construction Project Management

Unitec’s Faculty of Technology and Built Environment, New Zealand, has introduced a Graduate Diploma in Construction Project Management. The nine month programme is an intensive course specially planned and designed for qualified engineering graduates.

It aims to enhance the knowledge, understanding and ability of the students to apply the skills of engineering more effectively across a variety of significant roles in construction organisations.

The duration of the course is one year and and eligibility is a Degree/Diploma in Civil/Mechanical/Electrical Engineering with a minimum, average aggregate of 60% from 10th Standard to achievement of Degree/Diploma programme.

For details: Education New Zealand Website: www.educationnz.govt.nz  Student Portal: www.studyinnewzealand.com

Course on Ayurvedic Nutrition

International Academy of Ayurveda is conducting an online certificate course in Ayurvedi Nutrition.

There is no academic prerequisite assigned for this course.Course will be complete after you send answers to questions on all 15 chapters.

No other examination is conducted. The Academy conducts various advanced courses in ayurveda and one can join these courses only after successful completion of this Basic course. For further details; www.ayurved-int.com


Creative Writing workshop

A creative writing workshop by novelist Joanna Kavenna will be held on Thursday 12 December, 11:00 – 14:00 at the British Library, Prestige Takt, 23, Kasturba Road Cross, Bengaluru.

For more information, please contact : bl.bangalore@in.britishcouncil.org/+91 08 2248 9220.

MA in Global Political Communication

The Department of Social Sciences at UK’s Loughborough University has launched an MA in Global Political Communication and is inviting applications to this programme.

This one year course focuses on political communication in a fast changing global context.
Candidates wishing to apply for the course should have a good upper second class honours degree (a minimum of 60%) in the social sciences or humanities, but applicants with appropriate professional expertise will also be considered. The course begins in October, 2014 and students are advised to apply by March, 2014.

Masters in Cyber Security

Indian students keen to learn about cyber security can now head to the University of Waikato in New Zealand to study a new Masters degree.

The Masters degree and research lab would train cyber security professionals to meet that demand.

For more information on the Master of Cyber Security degree, go to: http://www.waikato.ac.nz/study/campaigns/mcs.shtml

Spoken French

From vocabulary to communicagtion, grammar to pronunciation, the certified spoken French fro beginners course will help beginners.

Graduates are are eligible for the three month online course.  Candidates can apply online. Admissions are open around the year. www.wiziq.com

Fellowship programme

VU University, Amsterdam, is offering VU Fellowship programme for master students.
The scholarship covers tuition fee, allowance towards study and living costs, accomodation and insurance.

The award is based on motivation letter, quality of previous education and academic performance. Apply by March 1, 2014. Details: www.vu.nl/en


Food analysis course

A short term course in sensory analysis of aroma and packaged foods is being organised at Central Food Technological Research Institute, Mysore from February 3 to 5. Graduates are eligible. Candidates can apply online. Website: www.cftri.com Last date for admission is December end.

Nanophotonics course

A short term course in Nems and Nanophotonics is offered by IIT-Madras, Chennai from February 24 to 28, 2014.

It is designed to help students to be exposed to current research in the subject and motivate them to pursue research in the area.  Engineering graduates are eligible.
Students can apply online.  Last date of admission is December 15. Website: www.iitm.ac.in

Plant transgenic technology

A hands-on training programme on plants transgenic technology is being organised by Institute of Plant Genetics, Hannover, Germany. The course is offered by VIT University, Vellore.

Research scholars are eligible. The course will be held from February 10 to 17, 2014.
Candidates can apply online. Last date for admission:  January 27, 2014.
Website: www.vit.ac.in

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