Middlesex University Dubai Student Council has organized two important events recently with the students of Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC) – University of Delhi. These events are the Global Millennium Summit and a collaborative programme between students and faculty of SRCC and MDX Business School.
The Global Millennium Summit – March 18th and 19th – Marriott Al Jaddaf
The students of SRCC organized this initiative to bring together students from the world’s leading universities and notable leaders from the fields of governance, business, technology and academia. Middlesex University Dubai Student Council signed an MoU with SRCC to become a partner in the event offering a chance for 10 MDX students to attend the Summit for free and a reduced rate of AED 100 for other MDX students. This is in addition to complementary invitations for the Student Council members in appreciation for their role in organizing the event.
MDX students also got the chance to attend the KPMG Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certificate workshop. 18 students from MDX attended the Summit and the workshop and got certificates. Students report that they had an enriching experience and a good networking opportunity during the Summit.
The Collaborative Programme – March 20th
The Office of International Programmes in SRCC requested that we organize a collaborative programme between our students, lecturers and SRCC students and lecturers on the 20th of March. The main purpose of the programme is for the students to network and exchange ideas.
The Programme was attended by 24 students from SRCC along with 4 of their faculty members and 21 MDX students along with 4 Student Council members and 4 of our faculty members. The programme started at 2 pm with a tour of our university, and ended with a challenging but fun quiz, singing and refreshments.
The Student Council members gave a presentation about Middlesex University Dubai, followed by two presentation by SRCC students titled India and International Relations and INDO-UAE:
A bond beyond Oil. This was followed by a SRCC Faculty presentation on Green HRM while MDX faculty, Camilla, presented on Global Entrepreneurship.
Dr Mallika Kumar, head of Office of International Programms in SRCC, was appreciative of our efforts in organising the programme and expressed her hope for further collaboration and partnership with Middlesex University Dubai.