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Scaler reimagines higher education with Scaler Neovarsity

Scaler Neovarsity’s EU-accredited Master’s Program in Computer Science will open up lucrative professional opportunities in Europe and enable easier career moves between different global markets

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Scaler (by InterviewBit), a leading Bengaluru-based edtech start-up, today unveiled Scaler Neovarsity, the future of higher education. Scaler Neovarsity will kick off with an online Master of Science in Computer Science, offering specialisation in both Software Engineering, Artificial Intelligence & Machine learning. Scaler Neovarsity is a testament to Scaler’s ability to bring world-class technical online higher education to India and create the right ecosystem for its stakeholders to build a solid and enduring relationship in their professional lives.

Scaler Neovarsity’s MS program is designed by experienced industry professionals for professionals looking to upskill to grow their career and those looking to pursue a master’s program and transition into AI & ML domains. It is also relevant for machine learning engineers looking to excel in their careers, working professionals seeking a career transition into product-based companies, and non-software professionals looking to start a career in machine learning. It will enable learners to explore various fields of data utilisation to solve real-world business problems.

Abhimanyu Saxena, Co-Founder, Scaler and Interviewbit, said – Scaler Neovarsity is an outcome of our deep understanding of the changing landscape of higher education that is trying to catch up with the ever-changing demands of the tech-backed economy of the 21st century. Scaler was founded specifically to address the challenges faced by traditional university-based higher education that is not completely in sync with the evolving demand for a skilled workforce. The new EU accredited master’s program in AI and ML will create far better opportunities for working professionals through ease of movement between different markets.”

The program is developed and designed for working professionals allowing them to enhance their current skill sets. After program completion, learners will gain expertise in solving real-world engineering and scientific problems using cutting-edge and state-of-the-art techniques. They will have a solid foundation of computer science concepts to pursue applied research in various subfields with a fortified ability to understand advanced research work and computational tools. The 18-month program will enable the learners with problem-solving skills and computational thinking in diverse science, engineering and commerce fields like Drug-Discovery, Information Retrieval, Astronomy, E-Commerce, and telemedicine, for example. Program-takers will also receive placement assistance and extensive support from the Scaler community.

Scaler will be working with Woolf University to implement the accredited program. Woolf, the first global collegiate higher education institution, offers programs in the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS), a tool within the European Higher Education Area (EHEA). Scaler Neovarsity will function as an affiliated institution of Woolf, allowing the edtech platform to build the program curriculum, which gets taught by industry experts similar to its other programs – Scaler Academy and Scaler DSML. At the same time, Woolf University takes care of regulation and accreditation processes under EU guidelines.

After completing Scaler Neovarsity’s program, the learners will be awarded 90 ECTS credits and an accredited Master of Science in Computer Science. As per EHEA, 90 ECTS credits are sufficient to award a learner/student with a Master’s. Therefore, Scaler’s Neovarsity program is equivalent to any offline MS course from the EU since all European countries follow and recognise the ECTS credit system. The ECTS credit system also allows graduates to transfer credits (over 60 countries globally recognise and accept the ECTS credit system) and adds value to point-based immigration processes in several countries, including Europe and North America.

“Our mission is to increase access to world-class higher education and ensure that it is globally recognized and transferable. As a member college of Woolf, Scaler is helping to transform higher education by creating educational programs that align with today’s workforce,” said Dr. Joshua Broggi, founder and CEO of Woolf. “Scaler opens the door to a world of possibilities to those who thought higher education would never be an option. We are thrilled to be working with Scaler to bring this vision to fruition.”

With over 1800+ employees, another 2,000 mentors and teaching assistants, and a learner base of more than 25,000 software engineers, Scaler is aggressively working towards bridging the tech talent gap in India. Recently, Scaler also launched its B2B marketing campaign highlighting the emerging shift in the status quo, with companies preferring the right skills, along with Scalerverse, a new community space to harbour an immersive learning experience for the learners and mentors. Scaler has raised 76.5 million USD from Sequoia Capital India, Tiger Global, Lightrock India, and others. The young edtech brand is currently valued at 710 million USD.

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Campus 365 provides cloud-based seamless solutions to educational institutions 

With its ERP software and pioneering technological innovation, Campus 365 is disrupting the education sector and making education more effective and accessible

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Just as technology, and particularly the digital era, has disrupted and improved most major segments of India’s economy, education and training is also undergoing a tech revolution. Education Technology, more commonly known as EdTech, possesses the power to bridge the learning gap thanks to technology’s ability to eliminate geographical barriers. As much as digital adoption is the need of the hour, it is critical to retain a few unparalleled benefits of a traditional classroom setup such as group discussion, personalised support from educators and creating opportunities to work on peer collaborative assignments.

Armed with a mission to empower schools with tools that serve people in the most human, helpful way, Campus 365- an ed-tech start-up incubated by NASSCOM 10000 startup based out of Gurgaon, is providing cloud-based solutions to schools and colleges to manage and track their daily activities seamlessly. With user-friendly mobile apps to help students, parents, and teachers maintain the academic cycle, Campus 365 provides a 360-degree outlook to stakeholders assisting them in making productive decisions to escalate their progress.

“We all know that the introduction of EdTech is transforming the learning process in schools. Initially, technological abilities were not needed for students but these skills are now of much importance. Today, students should have good knowledge of online communication to attend classes, check emails, and submit assignments online and our school ERP gives our students a dedicated platform for this to make them future-ready. We at Campus 365 believe that technology is a powerful instrument that can elevate education to an advanced level, allowing students to learn and collaborate in new ways and we are constantly working towards it” said  Mayank Singh Co- Founder and CEO of Campus 365.

Campus 365 is India’s largest all-in-one app for teachers, schools, and coaching institutes to manage their online and offline classrooms in one place. This online teaching and institute management app helps users create tests & quizzes, share study material & homework, chat with students, take live online classes, record live lectures, teach using digital whiteboard, automate attendance, and much more.

Empowering 1000+ institutes globally, Campus 365’s mission is to enhance student learning by bringing innovation to education. Campus 365 partners with schools and colleges across the country to provide students with a holistic learning experience that makes them future-ready. The company offers a high-quality, end-to-end solution for every stakeholder involved in a child’s learning journey. Campus 365 tackles some of the most critical aspects of School management and reduces school staff workload. By doing so, the company ensures that school teachers nurture the young minds of tomorrow and that the school support staff enjoys using the Campus 365 School ERP engine’s superior apps. Campus 365’s innovative school management software solutions are aimed at providing the best of School ERP features and safety measures to school-going children.

Campus 365’s team is founded with a deep-rooted passion toward delivering value to not just schools, but to parents and teachers as well, who ensure that children are always walking on the path of constant innovation. Today, Campus 365 is used by schools around the world – from kindergarten to higher studies schools and non-profit schools.

Campus 365 has simplified the managing of day-to-day activities such as attendance marking, alerts through mobile applications, fees payment reminders, parent-teacher notifications, and holiday schedules. Every team member in Team Campus 365 has some experience in School and College Management Process and it is also one of the reasons why the company puts concerted efforts into optimising the School and College Management Software. Breaking complex software and making them user-friendly is the top priority of Team Campus 365.

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Study Australia successfully concludes the Study Australia Entrepreneurship Challenge

The winners of the SAEC 2022 are – Team Econominds of MITWPU University, Pune

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The Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade- Australian Government agency) successfully concluded its Study Australia Entrepreneurship Challenge (SAEC-2022) in Delhi on September 23, 2022.

The winners of the SAEC 2022 are – Team Econominds of MITWPU University, Pune. The all-girls team has won a Student Tour to Australia, which will take place in March 2023.

Their theme was Circular Economy and Challenge question was – ‘How might we ensure that the clothing we wear is more sustainable’. The members of the team are Nishita Bhattad, Jasmine Mehta, Samiksha Joshi, Shweta Karthik and Muskan Kashyap.

The award is sponsored by Study Adelaide.

During this tour the winners will get a glimpse of the Australian lifestyle and will get the chance to visit and learn more about Australian education institutions and Australian entrepreneurship ecosystem and start-up culture.

The first runners-up of SAEC 2022 are Team Ekta from NMIMS, Mumbai. They have won a $2000 scholarship each, sponsored by Study New South Wales – which the students will be able to use towards the tuition fee for a full-time postgraduate degree program at any NSW education provider.

The second runners-up of SAEC 2022 are Team Glovis Rise from Lovely Professional University, Punjab who bagged a cash prize of $500 each, sponsored by Study Queensland.

Ms. Melissa Bank, Head of International Education Centre of Excellence, Austrade said, “Australia has always been a preferred destination for Indian students when it comes to higher education. We are seeing an increase in the number of Indian students applying to Australian universities every year. With the re-opening of borders after the pandemic, we are witnessing a constant surge in number of students arriving in Australia. The Australian government is committed to provide them the best-in-class education while also equipping them with necessary skills to facilitate their dream of becoming global citizens. Our goal behind setting up this competition was to help students learn about Australian entrepreneurship eco-system and its institutions. I am glad that all the participants were highly involved with this programme and we have been able to highlight the key differential factor that can make them an entrepreneur.”

The Study Australia Entrepreneurship Challenge was an initiative to engage highly-skilled students from the Indian higher education institutes who participated in a series of hybrid events, which were based on Ted X-meets-Hackathon. The participants formed multidisciplinary teams and participated in a two-week program showcasing the opportunities of Australia’s education sector and the Australian entrepreneurial and start-up ecosystems.

As part of the challenge, the teams created a 3-minute pitch video idea on the following challenge themes – Cybersecurity, Circular Economy, Digital Health, and Creative Industries. The participating teams also had access to mentors from Australian academia and industry who guided them in the development of their video pitches. They got in-depth understanding of their chosen topic during academic spotlights that were delivered by Australian academic experts, as well. The jury panel for the contest included Ms. Melissa Bank, Head of International Education Centre of Excellence, Austrade and Mr Sukhmeet Singh, Co-founder, A2P Energy.

In recent years, Australia has been a leading destination for Indian students seeking to study abroad, and it has progressively emerged as a preferred choice for many. Since the border re-opening in mid-December 2021 until 22 July 2022, over 260,000 student visa holders reached Australia.

Furthermore, the Australian Trade and Investment Commission’s “The Study Australia Industry Experience Program (SAIEP)” was launched for current Indian and other international students at Australian universities to enhance their employability skills.

More information about Study Australia and the support for Indian students is available at

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University of Essex Online invites applications for PG Cert Global Mental Health and Wellbeing

University of Essex Online courses are delivered by Kaplan Open Learning in partnership with the University of Essex

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The University of Essex Online is inviting applications for the October intake of the PG Cert Global Mental Health and Wellbeing. The course deals with a wide range of topics, including identifying and processing challenges which impact global mental health, as well as interpreting and understanding ethical policies for an international framework.

This course is designed with a specific focus on the critical perspectives of global mental health policy and practices.  Students will gain the skills and experience required to pursue a career as a mentor, coach, manager, mental health lead or wellbeing adviser. With further training, one could also become a specialist nurse, specialist mental health practitioner or health service manager.

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded a certificate from the University of Essex – one of the UK’s top 40 universities (Complete University Guide 2023).

Course duration and delivery:  This is a 100% online part-time course with an indicative study duration of eight months.

Course content is delivered through a cutting-edge virtual learning environment (VLE), giving students 24/7 access to study materials, such as lecturecasts. This offers a contemporary and accessible way to interact with multimedia content and check understanding via engaging and interactive activities.

Application deadline: 20 October 2022 

Entry requirements: 

·       For the academic entry route, students must have an undergraduate degree from an approved institution, equivalent to a UK Honours degree, or a relevant professional qualification.

·       For the work experience entry route, students must have at least three years of work experience (voluntary or paid) within a relevant field, supported by two appropriate references.

·       As part of the application process, applicants will be asked to take a short aptitude test which is designed to evaluate their ability to handle the intellectual and practical demands of the course. 

·       If English isn’t your first language, your ability should be equivalent to an IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5. If you don’t hold an IELTS or equivalent qualification, the University offers a free online English test.

How to apply:  

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Tuition fee: £3,945

Scholarship:  Merit-based scholarships are available based on prior academic achievements and work experience.

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