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Teenage Introspection

9 Apr

Nanki Singh

It’s so hard to be yourself in a world that is constantly evolving, and  trying to transform us in the process. If you conditioned yourself to follow every norm of society, yes, you will fit in – but the question is: are you trying to fit in or stand out? Until the fourth grade, the first […]

Brookings India Column: Student’s weigh in on India’s Challenges

1 Apr

At a recent engagement with students from St Stephen’s College, Delhi University, Brookings India conducted a series of interviews asking students on what they thought were the biggest issues India faced. Brookings Young India Election Views Courtesy of Brookings India

A Curriculum Which Matters

27 Mar

By Nikhil Mahen How many of us today are historians? How many of us use calculus in our every day work? Why do we study dead people, or things which don’t appear to affect our daily lives – like physics? Who cares how far the ball can roll or how much x and y are […]

Summer School at Sciences Po

19 Mar

Sciences Po French and Social Science Summer School 2014 July 4 to August 1 – Paris, France This summer: Discover Sciences Po, France’s leading university for the social sciences Study French language and culture in an intensive month-long course Explore life at the heart of the French capital Download the 2014 Sciences Po Summer School brochure. […]

Brookings India Column: Changing Dynamics of International Relations

4 Mar

Courtesy of Brookings India Key Insights: Global leadership is severely lacking, even though the world is no longer unipolar and there are a number of emerging powers Regions that lack integration and non-state actors continue to undermine global security and stability Environment challenges need to become a priority in international relations, and must be approached […]

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 […]