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Premier educational institutions from India join hands with Tomorrow's India Global Summit in Seoul, Korea

Updated: Sep 19, 2016 13:43 IST

New Delhi [India], Sep 19 (ANI): Tomorrow's India Global Summit, an initiative by the Global Social India Foundation has announced that top premier educational institutions from India are all set to be a part of the Tomorrow's India Global Summit, a five-day event to be held in Seoul from 25-29 September.

Confirmed institutes scheduled to be a part of the summit includes eight universities and two schools.

During the event, Indian students will get an opportunity to visit the top three universities in Seoul viz. Seoul National University, Korea University, Yonsei University. These visits will include workshops on entrepreneurial talks, how to manage cultural differences, networking, counseling sessions and so on.

The session will also provide the students a chance to interact with professors in classes and workshops, network, and attend counseling sessions. Students will get free passes to attend the Business Conference which will be paneled by some of the top Indian speakers providing them a chance to meet their potential future employers.

The students will also be provided with proper accommodation and health facilities along with a chance to apply for internship programs in international universities. During the summit, Professor Chun S. Moon, Professor and Director of Planning and Communications with the Graduate School at Korea University and Dr. Lakhvinder Singh, Chairman of India- Korea Business and Policy Forum and head of the Korea Peace Movement will be sharing their views with the students on intercultural relations and the scope of India-Korea Relations.

"The student university visits are a part of our ethos to showcase India to the world. Tomorrow's India provides a platform for students to explore various cultural and educational opportunities that Universities in Seoul have to offer. Students will not only get to experience the university life in Korea but also will get to attend the classroom sessions," said Managing Director and Founder Tomorrow's India Global Summit, HP Singh.

The initiative by Tomorrow's India Global Summit complements the already established Korean policies for higher education where the government offers scholarships to promote diversity in academia as a result of which, international students in South Korea benefit from scholarships at the undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Tomorrow's India Global Summit is being supported by the Embassy of India in the Republic of Korea, and will have participants from India, Korea, Ethiopia, Finland, Singapore, South Africa, Taiwan and Zimbabwe.

The event will provide an excellent opportunity to the students to connect with the prominent speakers at the summit which include Sangeeta Reddy, Executive Director, Apollo Hospitals Group; Arun George, Founder and CEO, Avant Garde Innovations and the Focal Point Kerala Chapter for the UN Global Compact Network India amongst others. (ANI)