“Media Coverage: Report on Sushant School of Design, Ansal University with views of Prof. Mike Knowles (Dean) on the current scenario and future prospects of Design, along with Design students, Jyotsna and Heena.”
In this session, the Hon. Angad Paul, chief executive officer of Caparo and Chairman of Established & Sons, gave a 30 minute presentation on excellence in design production. Moderated by Mike Knowles, Dean, Sushant School of design, it spoke of his involvement in design production and delivery.
Paul spoke eloquently about how the execution of the design is where its fate is sealed.
Prof. Apirom Kongkanan, Faculty of Industrial Design of School of Architecture and Design, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, Thailand visited Industrial Design – Product Design Department at Sushant School of Design, Ansal University, Gurgaon. The purpose of this visit was to interact and discuss the possible co-operation between the two institutions. It was a very fruitful meeting with a hopeful agreement of joint workshops and student exchanges.
Prof Promil Pande presented a paper at a conference in JNU on the topic “Folklore- Reinventing past through folk tradition”. She also presented another paper titled “The impact of mythology on attitudes towards education of the hearing impaired in India”.
The Design school has got a grant from the Ministry of Textiles for a research project for the “Study on processes and use of traditional dyeing methods in Gujarat and its advantages”.
Nain Lulla, a student of Interior design of the School has been short listed for her lamp design at the Elle Décor Design awards 2014.
It was an endeavor to connect students with the industry. Students of SSD participated in this event and exhibited art installations for window displays. They were awarded for their concepts, execution and the complete showcasing.
SUSHANT SCHOOL OF DESIGN,ANSAL UNIVERSITY is chosen as “The Design School “to meet The Rt Hon Sajid Javid-British MP and Secretary of State for Culture @British Council Conference.
School in India at Edutainment Awards 2015 held in New Delhi on Saturday May 2, 2015. Although concentrating on Media and Communication education, the renowned Producer Subhash Ghai winning a lifetime award for his contribution to the film industry, the event covered in depth all the Design Courses available throughout India. On the occasion, Dean Mike Knowles said, ‘Its a great honor for us to be given such a prestigious award, which speaks volumes about the dedication and professionalism of the SSD team. Our holistic approach to Design Education produces wonderful students who understand and enjoy every aspect of the Design world. Iam equally glad to report that the Industry are finding SSD students great to employ.’