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Vet varsity organises virtual career counselling on fisheries

PUNJAB NEWS EXPRESS | October 22, 2020 03:59 PM

LUDHIANA:College of Fisheries, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), organised an online career counselling session for fisheries students in collaboration with faculty of University of Tasmania, Australia (UTAS) and international overseas education consultants in India, AECC Global India. Over 60 UG and PG students attended the session. Mr. Sanjay Madabushi, Recruitment Manager, South Asia, UTAS apprised the students about eligibility for higher studies in fisheries at UTAS. He explained in detail about the postgraduate course in Marine and Antarctic Sciences for fisheries graduates, with merit-based scholarships, offered by the Institute of Marine and Antarctic Studies, UTAS. He invited students interested to undertake Ph.D in Marine Sciences at UTAS to submit their research proposal, expression of interest and biodata directly to Graduate Research Department, UTAS through email ( ). Dr. Bhupinder Singh Sandhu, Placement officer, GADVASU said that the placement cell of the university is instrumental in organising such interactive career meets to help students explore propitious career options in reputed academic institutes in India and abroad. Dr. Prabjeet Singh, Chairman of Placement Committee, College of Fisheries, coordinated the session and thanked Mr. Sanjay Madabushi and Mrs. Kanchan Arora, AECC Head Operations (Punjab) for sharing utilitarian information regarding higher studies for fishery graduates at UTAS Australia.

Dr. Meera D. Ansal, Dean, College of Fisheries informed that owing to such session conducted in the past, fishery graduates from the university got opportunities to pursue higher studies abroad and are well recognised as GADVASU alumni. Alumni linkage also offers prospective academic and R&D alliance opportunities for the parent educational institutes as well, she added.
Applauding the stalwart efforts, Dr. Inderjeet Singh, Vice Chancellor, GADVASU briefed that university is committed to enhance professional competency of the students so as to produce skilled human resource for serving the livestock sector at regional, national and international levels.

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