Gurgaon & New Delhi, Aug. 22, 2016: Apeejay Stya University (ASU) organised a four-day Student Orientation Programme for the new students who ushered in the new academic year 2016-17, amid an environment of learning and fun. The event, held from August 17, 2016, witnessed many dignitaries as they inspired the students to embark on this new journey with Apeejay Stya University.

Mrs. Sushma Paul Berlia, Co-Founder & Chancellor, ASU, in her address to the newly admitted students, stressed on the 21st Century skills which are emphasised upon at the Apeejay Stya University. She also highlighted domain knowledge, critical thinking, sociability, creativity & innovation as the foundation stones of a career-oriented student. Among other things, Mrs. Berlia shared that dreaming is one of the most important factors for success. It is equally important to have the determination to turn those dreams into reality.

Mr. Aditya Berlia, Pro-Chancellor, ASU interacted with the students wherein he used the question & answer technique as a remarkable way to make them understand the philosophy being followed at ASU. Mr. Berlia focused on innovation, design and entrepreneurship.

A panel discussion with reputed academicians & industrialists on the theme ‘Achieving Educational Excellence through Developing Industry Relevant Talent’ was also moderated by Mr. Aditya Berlia. All panelists focused on interpersonal skills and humanitarian values more than anything else.

Other luminaries present on the occasion included Dr. S.K. Salwan, Vice-Chancellor, ASU; the Guest of Honour, Mr. Sudhir Mishra, CEO & MD of BrahMos Aerospace Ltd., an Indo-Russia Joint Venture company, among others.

Other events which comprised the Orientation Programme included students’ registration, parent-faculty interaction, various presentations and other literary & cultural activities. The four-day Orientation Programme brought a new wave of enthusiasm among the new students.