“There is virtue in work and there is virtue in rest. Use both and overlook neither” –…
In the pursuit of excellence through innovation, collaboration and continuous improvement, Lovely Professional University has been home to its share of “wow” moments.
From Students Oscars & Arjun Awards to placements, the university is passionate about the power of education and new ideas to change the world for the better. Herein, the belief is that the right educational approach can help students to become well-rounded professionals.
The university not only advocates the aforementioned belief but also employs this approach to teaching pedagogy. With the right mix of academics as well as co-curricular and extra-curricular activities, LPU focuses on the overall development of students.
Highlights of student achievements at LPU
“Practice what you preach” It’s a phrase we all have heard of, but rarely does it see the right application. LPU is focused to be an exception to that trend. With an endeavour to push boundaries, the university has gradually built up to be a paradigm of student achievements.
Starting from 2019 – Tanya Arora, a B.Tech. Computer Science student bagged a package of INR 42 lacs with the world’s leading tech giant Microsoft. With this, LPU broke all records of 2019 placements in the North region. Other LPU students also bagged notable placements with leading industry Giants including Amazon, Google, Bosch, Capgemini, Cognizant and many more.
Further adding to the academic achievements, a group of seven LPU students were shortlisted among Microsoft Student Partners from all across India for their commendable contributions in Community Development. They also interacted with Global Program Manager Pablo Veramendi, Developer Relation Managers and fellow MSPs during the national summit!
The PhD scholars at LPU, Rubiya Khursheed and Barinder Kaur have conducted groundbreaking research. Rubiya has created a herbal solution using Synbiotics & Curcumin and shared the same with 15 Nobel Laureates and 6000+ Scientists at the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists “PharmSci 360” held in Texas. On the other hand, Barinder Kaur has created a sugar-free Ayurvedic Asava under the guidance of Associate Professor Dr. Saurabh Singh.
Academics aside, Manju Rani, a first-year B.Sc student at LPU recently won the gold medal in women’s 48 kg weight category at the 3rd Elite Women’s National Boxing Championship held at Vijayanagara, Karnataka. After this achievement, she is all set to get trained from the internationally acclaimed boxer Mary Kom and other renowned women boxers to further push for gold in the 2020 Olympics.
In their bid to foster social good, LPU students also participated in a marathon for cancer awareness. Students here are deeply engaged in community service projects and local engagement initiatives.
The overall development of a student is pivotal
The faculty at LPU believes in honing the innate talent of its students in addition to giving them the right support and guidance to carve their niche. Ample attention is paid to the academic aspect, further ensuring that each and every student is able to keep up with the pace of the subjects being taught. At the same time, student involvement in co-curricular and extra-curricular activities is proactively encouraged, to let them explore their own capabilities and interests.
These things taken together make their learning experiential and real-time, which in turn ensures their all-round development, thereby preparing them to face real-world challenges and Think BIG. To know more about LPU and its student’s achievements, visit: www.lpu.in