Jalandhar: Thousands of new students from different parts of the world and the country have got admissions at Lovely Professional University for new academic session 2017-18. In order to make these students start their new phase of academic journey, LPU has devised a special 13-Day Induction Programme.
This year, students from 50+ countries including Canada, Colombia, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Ghana, Bhutan, Maldives, Yemen & more and all 29 Indian states are joining the university. During induction program, new students are being briefed about university systems, policies, support mechanisms and multi-ethnic campus life at LPU. Following the American system of induction program, students are being open to join many activities, fun-games, campus rounds & city tours. Many other ice-breaking sessions have also been chalked out to energize new students for exhibiting their potential. Already commenced, the induction program is to continue up to 8th August 2017.
Welcoming & congratulating new students on joining LPU community, Pro Chancellor Mrs Rashmi Mittal motivated all of them: “I am happy to see a new sea of students at the campus and welcome them all to start their new academic journey for the awaiting bright tomorrow. I encourage them all to get acquainted with university’s culture of diversity. All of them should participate in maximum activities and derive the utmost from all that is afforded to them for their holistic development as a student. I am certain that new students will enjoy each day of their student life here at LPU.”
Students are also being guided to work for their placements right from the beginning. MDs, Top Officials from industry, and other high-ranked officers from Government and Private sectors have also been specially invited to interact with new students to broaden their visions. On the first day, slated for pharmacy & architecture students, Senior Gastroenterologist of the North Dr Ajit Sood, Professor and Head, Department of Gastroenterology, Dayanand Hospital & Medical College Ludhiana, inspired the students. The 28th July being the World Hepatitis Day, Dr Sood also informed students about the silently occurring and killing ailment ‘Hepatitis B’ in details.
New students and their parents, especially who have come from distant places situated thousands of miles away, are appreciating induction program as an inspiring initiative of the university. Mr Venkatarayudu from Nizamabad (Telangana), father of new students of CSE Programme Kushal and Kanishka, says: “We are very happy to see the nicest programmes chalked out for new students at LPU. Both of my wards are also very happy on commencing their higher academic journey at LPU. Initially, we were worried about their settlement in a far off institution in another state, but now we have ourselves seen that LPU environment and functioning is very comforting for new students.”