Pearl Academy Sets Its Creative Footprints in Delhi-South with a New Campus in New Friends Colony
New Delhi: There is a good news for millennials who want to hone their creativity for a productive career in exciting fields. India’s leading institute of Design, Fashion, Business, and Media, Pearl Academy is opening its new campus in New Friends Colony (known as NFC), Delhi-South. The campus will offer under-graduate and post-graduate programs, designed in a way that is unique to Pearl Academy, through its School of Design, Fashion, Contemporary Media, New-Age Business and Creative Practices.
With 27 years of strong legacy, Pearl Academy is one of the pioneers in creative education in India. 4500 students currently study at multiple campuses of Pearl Academy and benefit from its exclusive industry-designed curriculum. Students get opportunities for global experience which includes renowned national and international faculty along with 99% placements record. Leading names from the world of design, fashion and media recruit Pearl Academy students’ year-after-year.
The list includes IBM, Accenture, Walt Disney, Capgemini, Innovacer, Ritu Kumar, Anju Modi, H&M, Myntra, ITC, Aditya Birla, W, GAP, Burberry, BBC News, Scoop Whoop and many more.
Pearl Academy is the only creative education institute in India to have collaborated with Coursera, giving its students access to more than 3,600 globally renowned online courses at no additional fee. The students will be able to hone and strengthen their fundamentals, along with problem-solving skills, and get better employment opportunity by being industry ready. They not only have access to creative courses like Design Thinking, Fashion as Design and Introduction to Typography, but also tech integrated courses, designed to impart skills for the digital age like Basic Elements of Design, Fundamentals of Graphic Design and Introduction to UI Design besides Sustainable Materials Management and Understanding Research Methods. As part of the curriculum, the learners will also benefit from some of the world’s most popular courses on the platform, like Learning How to Learn and AI For Everyone.
Pearl Academy students also gets an opportunity to opt for an international degree by pursuing courses at the University of Derby, UK, Domus Academy, Italy, Torrens University, Australia, Royal Academy of Arts, The Hague amongst others.
Talking about the launch of the new campus in New Friends Colony, Nandita Abraham, President, Pearl Academy said, “We are opening a new campus in Delhi to cater to the rise of creative aspirants. The creative economy of India and globally is poised to grow, opening exciting avenues for today’s youth. There is no dearth of career opportunities, be it in design, fashion, media or on the business side and job profiles are getting interesting with the integration of technology in these fields. Pearl Academy is committed to helping students turn their passion into profession.”
The launch event witnessed the presence of industry stalwarts like, Mr. Samar Singh Jodha – renowned artist, Shobha Mishra – Assistant Secretary-General – FICCI and leading designer, Anju Modi who shared their insights on ‘Role of creativity in a new reality’. The discussion focused upon the importance of creativity and how one has to imbibe it deeply to become an innovator.
“The notion of creativity is seamlessly aligned with constant innovation in today’s high-tech era. Innovation doesn’t always mean to create something new. Innovators often take something that already exists, develop it further to make it best for the end user,” said Anju Modi.
Panelists also discussed the versatility of Creativity and Innovation as a career and how industry is today looking for designers irrespective of the business they are in. According to panelists, from automobiles to hard core corporate companies, organizations are looking for designers and creative minds who can bring a fresh perspective with new innovations.