Scholars of Project EduAccess provided training
Pampore: In a collaborative effort between the College Debates and Seminars Committee and Project Education Access, a one-day workshop titled “Do you want to study abroad?” was successfully conducted at the Government Degree College Campus Pampore.
The event aimed to empower students with insights into pursuing quality education abroad. The workshop featured four distinguished resource persons, including Sana Shah, a DPhil Candidate in History at Oxford University, Dr. Mohamad Tahir, an IRC Post-Doctoral Fellow at the University of Dublin, Raja Zulkarnain, a Doctoral Candidate at the University of Milan, and Misbah Reshi, a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University..
Dr. Iqbal Malik, Head of the Department of Islamic Studies, moderated the event, while Dr. Huzaifa Pandit, Assistant Professor of English, reported on the proceedings, officials told Kashmir Reader. Dr. Huda Galzai, the Principal, delivered an inspiring inaugural address, emphasizing the value of a globalized education.
Two technical sessions followed, covering topics such as Introduction to Graduate Studies and Capacity Building, focusing on CV and SOP writing.
The first session introduced Project EduAccess and highlighted the advantages of studying abroad, Scholarships, and application strategies. The second session, led by Mohamad Tahir and Raja Zulkarnain, emphasized the importance of crafting an impressive CV and a compelling Statement of Purpose (SOP).
A lively Question & Answer session allowed students to seek clarification on various aspects of studying abroad. The day concluded with a formal vote of thanks by Prof. Aaliya Bashir, expressing gratitude to the resource persons and guests.
This workshop provided valuable insights and guidance for students aspiring to pursue higher education opportunities abroad.
A formal vote of thanks by Prof Aaliya Bashir following the felicitation of guests concluded the day.
Project Education Access and Debates and Seminars Committee GDC Pampore held a session with the students in which the students were informed about the admission process to various courses in European and other universities abroad.
Project Access is an organisation of students abroad and provides guidance to the valley students to find study opportunities abroad.
Misbah Reshi, one of the counsellors, told Kashmir Reader that Project EduAccess has students studying abroad who mentor students in preparing their Curriculum Vitae, admission application and Statement of Purpose which form an important part of the admission process.
Prof Iqbal Malik head of the Debates and Seminars Committee told Kashmir Reader that nearly 100 students attended the session and were informed about the admission process in post-graduate and doctoral courses.
“Project EduAcess is an organization of scholars from Kashmir pursuing research abroad,” Dr. Iqbal Malik said, adding that they invited three scholars who trained students on how to write resumes and CVs for importing education abroad.
He said that more than 100 students of the college took part in the training from scholars from Oxford, Dublin and Milan universities.