Is Interdisciplinary Learning an Imminent Reality for India?

It is often at the cusp of different perspectives that the greatest discoveries, innovations and solutions are found. The brilliant Leonardo da Vinci was an epic exemplar of the capability of the human mind to transcend boundaries in the pursuit of curiosity and creation. He is known as famously for Continue Reading

National Education Policy 2020—Reimagining Higher Education & Rewriting the Future of Young India

The promise of radical reforms in the Indian education space has been a long time coming. To be precise, the newly launched National Education Policy 2020 bears the tremendous challenge of plugging a 34-year gap since the National Policy on Education, 1986. The visionary proposal keeps today’s learners at the Continue Reading

If Not Now, When? Five Reasons to Study Environment & Sustainability

The environmental crisis is sweeping the planet. Rising temperatures to loss of biodiversity, increasing pollution to impending population displacement, smoggy skies to sinking coastlines—the effects are devastating. A small group of voices has been screaming climate change for a long time. Yet there is a need for climate action with Continue Reading

The climate crisis is not a distant reality; it’s here and now—are you prepared?

The global environment is changing rapidly. In our own lifetimes, we have seen rivers turn black with pollution, forests disappear and the air become increasingly unbreathable. If the Earth’s systems collapse, so will our societies and our common futures. Sustainable development is an urgent and undeniable need today, to revive Continue Reading

As climate & environmental crises reach a fevered pitch, you can bring the winds of change with a B.A. (Hons.) in Environmental Studies

An unusual bout of heavy rains and freak hailstorm hit New Delhi just two days after an international conference on ‘Environment & Sustainability: Critical Issues & Solutions’ organised by O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) and World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) at India Habitat Centre, earlier this year. It was Continue Reading

Impact of Covid-19 on Higher Education—Challenges & Opportunities

Usually, this is the time young students write entrance exams, consider which colleges to apply to in India, or make plans for studies abroad. But there’s nothing usual about the times today. The Covid-19 pandemic has shocked the world. The pressure on students and higher education institutions is high. Schools Continue Reading

More Than Just a Degree—Preparing for the World of Work

Many of today’s jobs are new and exciting possibilities. Tomorrow’s could be uncharted opportunities. As the boundaries between disciplines merge and expand, the very framework of the working world is changing. There is much more to be proven now.  Merit today comes not merely from certification, but from more dynamic Continue Reading

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