Courses in cinematography and filmmaking

Mindscreen Film Institute offers six-month certificate courses in cinematography and screenwriting and film making. The screenwriting and filmmaking course is a vocational programme of film studies designed to equip students with screen-writing techniques and the assistant-director skill-set. Students are encouraged to apply classroom theories in their assignments and projects. To apply, call +919841612595 or visit

Nursing and Midwifery studies

University College Cork, a highly ranked university of Ireland, is extending its popular bachelor’s, master’s and PhD programmes in nursing and midwifery to aspiring nursing students across the globe. University College Cork, Ireland, is participating at the student education fair in Delhi ( November 23). The fair will give students a chance to meet domain experts from nursing and midwifery disciplines.

Freeze on exchange rate

Les Roches International School of Hotel Management and Glion Institute of Higher Education, both Swiss institutions, ranked among the top hospitality institutes have decided to fix the exchange rate of the rupee for Indian students for the January 2014 academic session onwards. These premier hospitality management institutes have fixed the value of rupee at 63 against 1 Swiss Franc. This measure allows Indian students aspiring to pursue academic programmes in these institutes to budget for their entire period required to complete a degree.

Among the programmes offered by the two institutes are a three-year Hotel Management Diploma and a three-and-a-half year Bachelor of Business Administration in International Hotel Management with specialisations in entrepreneurship, marketing, finance, hotel design and project management, culinary business management and event management.

Les Roches Institute just launched a three-and-a-half-year BBA in Global Hospitality Management. In this unique programme, students will be able to have an education experience across three campuses located in Switzerland, China and Spain.

The Glion Institute of Higher Education offers an MBA in International Hospitality and Service Industries Management, and several graduate programmes, now available online.

Sheffield Hallam University admission

Sheffield Hallam University has invited applications for its January 2014 intake. During this intake, the university will offer admissions to 62 master’s degree courses in the areas of tourism, hospitality and events, biosciences and chemistry, oncology, computing, business and management, education studies and engineering, among others. Indian students are eligible for an automatic discount of £1,000 on their course fee across a wide range of subject areas. Visit for terms and conditions and eligible courses. The application form for the January 2014 intake can be downloaded from the university's website or obtained in person from the regional office in New Delhi.