PG in Journalism
St Pauls Institute of Communication Education ( SPICE), an autonomous educational unit under the aegis of the Bombay St Paul Society Trust, announced the launch of its Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism last week
. The 10- months course will commence in the fourth week of July at St Pauls Media Complex, Bandra, Mumbai.
The full- time programme will give students hands- on experience of the actual methodology of news- gathering, processing and production. The emphasis is on garnering core skills applicable to print, and knowledge concepts that can be adapted for electronic and online journalism.
The last date to apply is June 15, 2012.
Admissions will be based on performance in a written test and a personal interview. The written test will be conducted on June 20, 2012 in Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore, Chennai, Cochin, Vijayawada, New Delhi and Guwahati.
The personal interview will be conducted in the fourth week of June. For further details on application, visit: www. spiceinstitute. org/ journalism. php or call 26435709 SuperJourno Contest: SPICE has announced the Super Journo Contest, where contestants are required to submit a 300 word story on alt145 A day when Mumbai rockedalt39. The writers of the two stories judged to be the best will gain the title of alt145 Super Journoalt39and win free admissions into the Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism course. There are other scholarships to be won too. To register for the contest, visit http:// www. spiceinstitute. com/ super- journocontest.
Biodiversity Conservation The Bombay Natural History Society is conducting a Leadership Course in Biodiversity Conservation: A foundation course for developing better understanding about
biodiversity and current scenario of its conservation. For anyone who wishes to learn everything about natural world and environment in short time also for those who are planning to have a change in career from corporate world to natural world. Syllabus covers: Introduction to Biodiversity, Ecology, Floral Diversity, Insect Diversity, Marine Diversity, Diversity of Herpetofauna, Mammalian Diversity, Bird Diversity, Issues and Environmental Concerns, Environmental Impact Assessment, Environmental Law, Sustainable Development.
Course Fee: alt39alt39alt39alt398990/- ( includes overnight inaugural and wrap up camps at CEC- Mumbai, local field trips and visit to collection department). Discounted fee for BNHS members, undergraduates and senior citizens is alt39alt39alt39alt398090.
For registration, call 9594953425/ 9594929107/ 9323738622 or email cecbnhs@ bnhs. org
Hotel and Tourism Administration Admissions to the BA International Hotel and Tourism Administration are open at the Kohinoor IMI School of Hospitality Management. A Certificate of Specialisation will be conferred to the participants by the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute. The two- year programme prepares students for for roles that stress the importance of learning all aspects of the hotel industry with practical skills of hotels and business basics.
Eligibility: Candidates gave to pass the 10 + 2 or its equivalent. Application form can be bought at the admission office in Mumbai or else downloaded from www.
kmi. kohinoor. ac. in.
Personal Inter view: Students must demonstrate the maturity and an appropriate attitude. fFor further information log on to www. kimi. kohinoor. ac. in or call 9222448837, 9322321153. The deadline for application is June 20, 2012.