With a view to provide an International exposure to its students. Chandigarh Group of Colleges, Jhanjeri organized an interactive session with La Roche College, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Mr. Michael Bauer, Director of International Admissions visited the college and discussed various fields in which the students could update their knowledge to a world class level. Speaking about the extent of interest being taken by International Students in La Roche College, Mr. Bauer said that Harvard University had only 12% International Students, whereas La Roche College has as many as 16% International Students. He claimed that La Roche is among the top 25 Colleges hosting International Students. Mr. Bauer emphasized on special two week programmes being offered by La Roche College, on Communication Skills for Business Purposes and Corporate Training. Mr. Bauer explained that all programmes included visa interview preparation, predeparture information sessions, all the provision of books, meals, airport transportation, on campus housing for two weeks and various cultural excursions. Apart from the two week programmes, this college is also offering a number of other customized summer school programmes, internship programme in collaboration with industries around Pittsburgh & an eighteen month postgraduate programme for management students. He added that during PG programmes the college helps the students to take up part time jobs and after the completion of the programme the students are allowed work permit to work in USA for a period of three years.
Speaking on the occasion, S. Rashpal Singh Dhaliwal, President CGC said that a number of pass out students of CGC Jhanjeri are studying in different countries & the college maintains close contacts with these students for the benefit of students studying here. Dr. G.D Bansal, Director General said that the college keeps on exploring various options for higher studies and searching placement opportunities abroad.
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