03-Nov-2022 Winter Discovery Camp, India
Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) and Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) have joined forces to offer UMAP Discovery Camp 2030: The Future is Now . The program will have a serious focus on SDGS related to EEE i.e Equality, Energy and Environment.
KIIT and KISS at the forefront of sustainability work in teaching and research, the university has been highly ranked three years in a row in Times Higher Education’s ranking for its work towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. KIIT has recently been placed in the cohort of 600-800 in World University ranking 2023 by Times Higher Education. Students from all UMAP member universities are welcome to work in teams at KIIT and KISS University to address real life challenges related to SDGs such as: Reduced inequality, Affordable and clean Energy, Sustainable production and consumption, and strong, democratic and engaging institutions for all. The winter camp aims to facilitate student-community involvement, enhance intercultural skills, and build relationships between participants from different cultures. Our social programme will include a welcome and farewell ceremony as well as day trips and social activities, allowing students to experience sustainability initiatives. Students will learn through lectures on each topic which will majorly include sessions on-
- Overview of progress towards the agenda 2030 and the SDGs
- Inequality and indigenous experience
- Implementation of practical energy efficiency measures
- Environment protection and Sustainability