Raipur : AAFT University, a premier media and arts university in India, proudly hosted its Orientation Program on the 25th of August at Hotel Marriott in Raipur, Chhattisgarh. More than 500 students attended the orientation program.
The Chancellor of AAFT University, Sandeep Marwah, interacted with the students, encouraging them to overcome hurdles, work conscientiously and make a name for themselves in their respective fields. The chief guest at the event was actor, entrepreneur, and philanthropist Suniel Shetty. Students got a chance to interact with the actor, and learn from his experiences as he spoke to the University students about his entrepreneurial journey and humanitarian work.
The orientation program also witnessed multiple sessions by industry experts and eminent scholars like Prof. Sanjeev Parshar, chairperson of communications in IIM Raipur, Dr. Kiranmayee Nayak, the chairperson of CG state women commission, Ishan Mitra, singer and director, Gaurav Birla, the co-founder and CTO of Studio Augmented, and Akhilesh Anand, who is a senior anchor and editor of ABP news. The purpose of these sessions was to make the students aware of the abundant opportunities in the field, the skills required, and how AAFT can contribute to their skill-based training.
Speaking at the event, actor Suniel Shetty said, “AAFT University aspires to mould students into leaders and innovators of tomorrow. I truly believe in their vision and mission of creating a generation of students who are not conventional rote learners, but who have in them the conviction and courage to carve out a separate niche for themselves. I look forward to a long and happy relationship with AAFT and its students.”
Sandeep Marwah said, “We are thankful to Suniel Shetty for joining us for the orientation program. Suniel is an embodiment of hard work, diligence and innovative thinking – all the qualities we want to inculcate in our students. He is an ideal role model and will inspire our students to continue to strive forward in their respective fields. We are also extremely grateful to all the speakers who could join us and help us in our endeavour of providing holistic education to our students.”
AAFT University has a reputation for being India’s first dedicated skill-building University. It provides quality education with over 50 professional courses. It has maintained its position as an educational institute combining knowledge with creativity and practical exposure. Over the years, it has honored its resolve to bridge the skill gaps in the industry through extensive student engagement and holistic education.
The University recently launched its ed-tech platform – AAFT Online, Co-founded by Mohit Marwah & Akshay Marwah, with the vision to amplify its reach with innovative and advanced-level courses. AAFT Online offers numerous industry-oriented media and creative art courses online like photography, jewellery designing, interior designing, and more. It boasts features like one-to-one mentor sessions and real-world application learning. It has over 60 celebrity speakers as a part of its diploma programs.
With a legacy of 30 years, AAFT aims to prepare its students across different platforms to compete in the global market through innovative skill-building programs and with a high rate of placement and employability.