IIT Madras U.S. Consulate General Chennai to Host Virtual Workshop to Help South Indian Educational Institutions Host U.S. Students
The aim is to strengthen the capacity of Indian institutions to support more American students coming to India to study abroad and to promote South India as a “Study Abroad” destination for students from the United States. American institutions.
The Indian Institute of Technology Madras, in association with the US Consulate General in Chennai, will organize a virtual workshop titled “Destination South India” to help build the capacity of educational institutions in South India to welcome American students.
It will be held from November 15-18, 2021 in conjunction with the United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF) and the Forum on Education Abroad.
The deadline to apply is October 15, 2021. The link to register is on the IITM website.
The main objective of organizing this virtual workshop is to help educational institutions in South India to understand the expectations of American students, American and Indian institutions, and to establish study programs in the foreigner successful.
The workshop includes sessions on credit transfer, safety and mental well-being, field trips and classroom sessions, the role of Indian students, community ties, diversity and inclusion, research, ethical practices and preparedness for post-pandemic programs.