Jazz it up

Interior Designing course

@ Loyola College

When: From July 15

One year Diploma Part Time Vocational course will be on this year. Students will be equipped with the creative & technical knowledge required for this profession. The course can also be done part time.

 Eligibility: Std X or Std XII pass

Last Date: for registrations & admissions will be July 11th 2011

For more details Contact: Loyola College, Nungambakkam, LIVE Department

Phone: 9094529933 



 @ National Institute of Design

 When: October 19 onwards

The third edition of the bi-annual Chitrakatha International Student Animation Contest from October 19 onwards doesn't promise moolah. There are specially designed trophies and certificates for you to take home. The categories of the contest are - shorts, gags and comics. There is no entry fee.


Study here

@ Concordia College

 It is inviting applications for its UG courses in biology, business and education. Std XII students with more than 75 per cent marks, reflecting a GPA of three and holding SAT and TOEFL scores can apply. Course fees is $29,000 (approx Rs.13 lakh) per annum and merit-based scholarships in the range of $10- $15,000 (approx Rs.4.5-6.7 lakh) are provided.


Design it yourself

@ Raffles Millennium International, Chennai

Raffles Millennium International has announced the launch of a new course; Bachelor of Design - Product Design. Raffles Millennium International is the first design institute in Chennai to introduce the product design course. The course is a full time, 36 month program.

The study of Product Design involves the hands-on approach to technological, manufacturing skills and design management. Students will experience a board-based diagnostic curriculum–grasping investigation, analytical and problem–solving skills through a project based, modular system, which encourages the investigation and understanding of various specializations in Product Design. Students are also provided with ‘real-life' client projects underpinning the relevance and importance of industry requirement in a highly competitive design environment.

Product Design Course provides several carrier opportunities for the students which include Design Consultant, Design Educationalist, Product Designer, Environmental/Spatial Designer, Model Maker for Commercial Studios, Toy Designers, Glass Designers and Furniture Designers.

Students with a 10+2 from any recognized board are eligible to apply for the design Course. Students can exit with an Advanced Diploma after completion of 24 months. The Bachelor of Design is awarded by Raffles College Design and Commerce, Australia.

Last date: The July intake for all courses at Raffles Millennium International will be closed by July 8

Contact: For Further information contact – 044 4030 2222,

Email: rmichennai@educompraffles.com,

Website: www.raffles-millennium-international.com


Research courses

@ University of LiverpoolCentre for Engineering Sustainability is inviting applications for its PG programme in research on development of environmentally friendly materials for use in construction industries around the world. Tuition fee is £13000 (approximately 10 lakh).Location: UKApply before: July 31Details: www.liv.ac.uk/study/postgraduate



@ International Conference on Biomedical Engineering 2011, Manipal UniversityThe three-day conference will feature presentations on topics like medical imaging, biometrics, telemedicine and biosensors. Selected papers will also be considered for publication in medical journals. On till: December 12Details: http://uic.manipal.edu/icbme.


Atlas Shrugged essay Contest 2011

Ayn Rand NovelsIt is inviting entries for three topics listed on its website that carry a first, second and third prize of $10000 (approx Rs. 4.5 lakh), $2000 (approx Rs. 90000), and $1000 (approx Rs. 45000) respectively. Class 12 students, UG and PG students can upload your entries online. Last date: Sept 17Details: www.aynrandnovels.com/essay-contests.html.



@ Swarnabhoomi Academy of Music

When: The programme commences on August 8 and will end on December 16.

Swarnabhoomi Academy of Music (SAM), Chennai, has opened admissions to its diploma certificate programme. SAM is a quintessential global music school situated 80 ams from Chennai in Marg Swarnabhoomi.

Website: Visit www.sam.org.in


Soft skills training

Frankfinn's training initiative First Impression has expertise in soft skills and grooming- this makes it an ideal training ground for young aspirants looking to hone their skills. First Impression offs eight courses that have been drisgnrd to help individuals on how to apply for a new job, a small entrepreneur seeking to expand his business or even a bride- or groom-to-be. First Impression has a wide range of training programmes to fit the varied needs of individuals/organisations.

Call: For more details contact: 9238166811.

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