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The Inequitable Labours Of The Pandemic

The Inequitable Labours Of The Pandemic

Sep 09, 2020 Saikat Majumdar

Our identities are remarkably fluid – oppressed one moment, oppressor the next. But it is those exploited...

Despite NEP 2020, Why No Foreign University Will Build A Campus In India

Despite NEP 2020, Why No Foreign University Will Build A Campus In India

Aug 16, 2020 Saikat Majumdar

It seems unrealistic and perhaps also unreasonable to expect that state and private stakeholders in India...

The Falling Fall: Terrifying Choices Facing A College Semester Amid Covid-19 Pandemic

The Falling Fall: Terrifying Choices Facing A College Semester Amid Covid-19 Pandemic

Aug 10, 2020 Saikat Majumdar

As the fall comes along, the choice, for many American colleges is between a potentially fatal reopening and...

The Entirety Of Success Of National Education Policy Depends On Research Excellence By Faculty

The Entirety Of Success Of National Education Policy Depends On Research Excellence By Faculty

Aug 06, 2020 Saikat Majumdar

The NEP is a futuristic document that looks forward to the knowledge economy of the 21st century, one in...

When Campus Is Safer Than Home: Is It Time Universities Bring Back Vulnerable Students?

When Campus Is Safer Than Home: Is It Time Universities Bring Back Vulnerable Students?

Jul 28, 2020 Saikat Majumdar

When the Covid crisis broke in March, most universities sent their students back home out of concern for...

Revocation Of Immigration Rules May Not End Victimisation Of Foreign Students In US

Revocation Of Immigration Rules May Not End Victimisation Of Foreign Students In US

Jul 17, 2020 Saikat Majumdar

Notwithstanding the withdrawal of the most recent immigration restriction on foreign students, there is...

Who Is Responsible If People Die From Coronavirus On A Reopened Campus?

Who Is Responsible If People Die From Coronavirus On A Reopened Campus?

Jun 20, 2020 Saikat Majumdar

The loss of lives that could have been otherwise avoided, will attract the most serious penalty and...

Indian Universities In Post-Covid Crisis Landscape: The Way Forward

Indian Universities In Post-Covid Crisis Landscape: The Way Forward

Jun 04, 2020 Saikat Majumdar

In an altered landscape, what can Indian universities do to become attractive options for Indian students...

How COVID-19 Has Affected US University Campuses, And What The Fall Semester Looks Like

How COVID-19 Has Affected US University Campuses, And What The Fall Semester Looks Like

May 26, 2020 Saikat Majumdar

All Higher Education experts and surveyors are keenly watching institutional plans for the fall semester....

OPINION | Not US, UK Or Europe, Why Student Traffic Will Now Shift To Locations In East Asia

OPINION | Not US, UK Or Europe, Why Student Traffic Will Now Shift To Locations In East Asia

May 15, 2020 Saikat Majumdar

The massive blow suffered by the global middle class in the post-pandemic economic depression, will severely...

A Primer For The Pandemic: How Can Students Survive And Thrive During COVID-19 Crisis

A Primer For The Pandemic: How Can Students Survive And Thrive During COVID-19 Crisis

Apr 20, 2020 Saikat Majumdar

This might be a time when the Indian student between college and further study or professional development...

Still, Faded Chalk On Blackboards

Still, Faded Chalk On Blackboards

Apr 03, 2020 Saikat Majumdar

We see them as pits of despair, but, as this book shows, government schools and their unjustly derided...

Coronavirus Pandemic: Is Future of International Study and Academic Careers Under Threat?

Coronavirus Pandemic: Is Future of International Study and Academic Careers Under Threat?

Apr 01, 2020 Saikat Majumdar

For many Indians, academic and career ambitions have been inseparable from the practice of going overseas....

Will Students Survive The Corona-shaped Hole In Their Careers?

Will Students Survive The Corona-shaped Hole In Their Careers?

Mar 27, 2020 Saikat Majumdar

As we stand now, we’re lucky if it’s just a Corona-shaped hole in the form of a single semester. On the...

The Viral Learning Curve: Universities And Classes In The Time Of Corona

The Viral Learning Curve: Universities And Classes In The Time Of Corona

Mar 21, 2020 Saikat Majumdar

A brave new world has opened up before our universities. Scratch that, the world has been around for quite a...

The Holistic And New Age College Admission

The Holistic And New Age College Admission

Mar 10, 2020 Saikat Majumdar

The key challenge before the holistic admission process is to keep itself open and sensitive to a socially...

Opinion: Vocationalisation, Digitization, Globalisation Laudable But Not At Cost Of Our Public Universities

Opinion: Vocationalisation, Digitization, Globalisation Laudable But Not At Cost Of Our Public Universities

Feb 24, 2020 Saikat Majumdar

The three key areas highlighted in the Union Budget 2020 are vocationalisation, digitization, and enhanced...

Kodaikanal Diary

Kodaikanal Diary

Feb 19, 2020 Saikat Majumdar

Caste Out Of Campus: Apartheid Methods Of Public Classification Lead To Prejudice

Caste Out Of Campus: Apartheid Methods Of Public Classification Lead To Prejudice

Feb 13, 2020 Saikat Majumdar

It is beyond comprehension why the classification of categories needs to be made public in our universities....

Needed: Fair And Practical Guidelines On Student Activism In Universities

Needed: Fair And Practical Guidelines On Student Activism In Universities

Jan 29, 2020 Saikat Majumdar

Political activism by students has held up a beacon of hope and conscience across the world – from Chile to...