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From Osmania to Otago: How I left a comfortable IT career to pursue my passion for cancer research

27 Nov

Dr. Aniruddha Chatterjee’s is an inspiring story. From Berhampore to Dunedin, his meteoric rise in the world of cancer research has been propelled by a strong drive and insatiable intellectual curiosity. Today he heads the Epigenetics, Disease and Phenotype Laboratory in Dunedin, New Zealand. Read his story in his own words here. I’m from Berhampur, […]

How a homeschooled Mumbai teen won a scholarship to MIT

20 Sep

A 17-year-old girl from Mumbai with no formal schooling for the last four years just started her first semester at MIT. Her credentials? A-grade programming skills and three medals at the International Olympiad in Informatics. Malvika Raj Joshi’s story is an extraordinary one. Her story is about the happy coincidence of rare talent and good […]

Canadian Marketing Strategy Competition for Students

30 Jul

Canada Rotman Marketing Strategy Competition For Students Develop a Marketing Strategy & WIN A TRIP TO CANADA The High Commission of Canada in partnership with the Rotman School of Management (Canada) invite students to develop a marketing strategy to promote Canada as a destination for higher education and research in India. Prizes: FIRST PRIZE: 10 day […]

Debunking the Standardized Test Myths: The College Board

17 Jul

Perhaps because standardized tests are an integral part of applications to universities abroad, many myths exist around it. It’s important to understand the truth behind these tests though, as that can have a direct and significant impact on your applications. In this article, I have attempted to shatter some of the myths or hearsays that […]

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 […]

Indian student wins Prestigious Australian Scholarship

18 Dec

Indian student Uttam Kumar has beaten more than 37,000 competitors from 190 countries, to win the Australian Government’s prestigious Win your Future Unlimited competition. His prize includes 12 months study at Australia’s world class University of New South Wales, return air-flights, 12 months free accommodation, a generous stipend and the opportunity for an exclusive internship […]