Kolkata, December 24, 2018: UPES, a specialization-focused, multi-disciplinary university, hosted its mega career and counselling event ‘Unleash’ for the city students at The Park Hotel, today. Dr. Palash Sen, the lead singer of the iconic Indian pop band, Euphoria, interacted with more than 500 school and college students of Kolkata and encouraged them to stay relevant in today’s competitive world by specializing in their field of interest. Popular Radio Mirchi RJ, singer and television anchor, Mir Afsar ali and his band enthralled the audience with their musical performance.
After successfully counselling 1500+ students during Unleash events in Delhi, Lucknow, Jaipur and Patna, UPES organized this mega event for the first time in Kolkata and received an overwhelming response. Saurabh Banerjee of Kendriya Vidyalaya School who was present at the event along with his parents said, “This event was very relevant for me as I was confused about which course to choose for my higher education. But now I am very clear that even if I want to do engineering, I need to specialize in a field such as Machine Learning, Internet of Things, Big Data etc. Also, I am big fan of Palash Sen and I am so glad I could hear him live”.
‘Unleash’ provided a much-needed platform to students to interact with UPES professors, admission counsellors, alumni, and UPES industry partners so that they can take right decisions about their higher education. They also got an opportunity to experience the beautiful UPES campus in Dehradun through virtual reality.
Addressing the excited audience, Palash Sen said, “When I started 20 years ago, there were only two options- engineering and medicine. Today, you have many choices available and the future of jobs is changing at a very fast pace. You can’t succeed in your career until you choose to specialize and update yourself to stay relevant. That’s what even I did, both with my profession as a doctor and my passion as a musician. I encourage each one of you to discover and unleash your true potential. Nothing will give you more happiness than that”.
Commenting on the occasion, Subhrangshu Neogi, Chief Commercial Officer, UPES, said, “Unleash is an initiative to connect with aspiring students and enable them to evaluate a specialization focused higher education choice with UPES. At UPES our belief is that the future belongs to specialists and a specialization focused degree with go a long way in making students industry ready and relevant for tomorrow and beyond. Through Unleash our attempt is to create an inspiring and holistic experience for kids and parents during their decision-making journey for the most appropriate higher education choice”.