Bhubaneswar: In line with the Vice-Chancellor’s vision of adopting a student-centric approach and introduction of job-oriented curriculum, Utkal University organised a six-day Students’ Employability Enhancement Programme.
Addressing the valedictory session of the programme on Tuesday, the VC, Professor Sabita Acharya, said, “Preparing our students for future job search and improving their sense of self awareness is needed in the current scenario. Apart from such trainings, we are also working on collaborating with different academic institutions and organisations to introduce job-oriented courses like Bio Physics, Bio Chemistry, Cyber Security, Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, Clinical Psychiatry and several others for the development of our University.”
The online programme that began on December 22, covered topics like communication and interpersonal skills, organisation and negotiation skills, quantitative aptitude and reasoning, team building and relevant life skills. Over 150 students attended the online training programme.
It was organised by Utkal Entrepreneurship & Career Hub established under RUSA 2.0 and Placement Cell of the University.