Gurgaon, Haryana | August | Tuesday | 18, 2015 :: The first day, 18 August 2015, of orientation at Apeejay Stya University, Gurgaon, Haryana saw over 100 students registering for various courses. The new students were welcomed with a traditional tika ceremony, chocolate and rose.The campus was beautifully decorated for the arrival of new students. The walls and gates were adorned with flowers and orange, white and blue balloons. Help desks were set up in many places providing various services to the new arrivals. Popular music was playing all over the campus via loud speakers.
Upon arriving at the university, the students were familiarized with the campus and the education system. “I felt ecstatic while getting to know my new university” said first year MJMC student Shweta Kar.The atmosphere at the Development block was very cheerful and festive. One could see freshers interacting with the old students and also clarifying their doubts. Tea and snacks were offered to students and their parents. After which began the process of registration and verification of documents. Student volunteers were very helpful in guiding freshers about registration formalities.
Once the registration was done, the students were directed to the lunch area which catered a multi course lunch to all. The students seemed to have enjoyed having their lunch while talking, discussing amongst each other.“I want to fulfil all your dreams,” said Dr Pankaj Gupta, Vice Chancellor, Apeejay Stya University while addressing the new students. “During the orientation programme you would be interacting with 20 odd CEOs, young successful entrepreneurs from Apeejay and alumni of ASU.” The Vice Chancellor also spoke about the dynamic mentor-guru programme at the university. “No student will be left behind at ASU.”
A painting competition was organized to end the day where each fresher signed the canvas with his name.
Report :: Ms. Mili Agarwal