Archive | February, 2014

France for Beginners

25 Feb

Audrey Hepburn once said, “Paris is always a good idea”.  If you have this beautiful city in your agenda any time soon, here is where you can begin. Learn a little bit about the French etiquette to impress that beautiful French lady or gentleman, be it business or social. So let’s talk about France! Paris […]

Brookings India Column: India & Global Governance

19 Feb

Courtesy of Brookings India Brookings India hosted a panel comprising Ambassador David M. Malone, Rector of the United Nations  University and former Under-Secretary General of the United Nations; Ambassador Hardeep Puri, former Permanent Representative of India to the a United Nations and Senior Advisor, International Peace Institute; and Lord Karan Bilimoria, House of Lords, UK. […]

Sarojini Naidu, Kings College London; Class of 1898

13 Feb

Sarojini Naidu, Kings College London; Class of 1898

In honour of what would be her 135th birthday, if she were still alive, we’re celebrating the life of Sarojini Naidu, one of the early female Indian students to head to the U.K. for her higher studies – and subsequent President of the Indian National Congress party. Born in Hyderabad to a Bengali family, Naidu […]

College Board’s AP Exam Registration Opens

12 Feb

High School students throughout India can now register for College Board’s Advanced Placement® (AP®) Exams in 22 different subjects. AP Exams are scheduled for May 5-16, 2014, and the deadline for registration is March 26, 2014. The AP Exams are securely administered at authorized USIEF centres and schools in 11 cities across India – Ahmedabad, […]

Study plans for Russia? Learn the Etiquette!

3 Feb

What comes into your mind when we talk about Russia? The beautiful women, the vodka, ballet and culture? Russia offers a few programmes in English for students headed out there even just for short study stints – so let’s talk a bit about what kind of etiquette you need to know for your trip! Fashion […]