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Published On: 2014-02-06

New Delhi, 06 February, 2014:, South Asia’s largest online study abroad publication on higher education, will be hosting its first free Study     Abroad information session for school and college students and their parents on Saturday,   8 February, 2014 in New Delhi. Featuring interactive discussions and  workshops, the session will serve as an informative and engaging way to demystify   the various issues pertaining to studying abroad.To participate, students can register  online for   free on Registration also automatically entitles students to stand a chance to win a Samsung Galaxy Tab    through a lucky draw.

The student session will be held from 2:00PM onwards on the second day of the One Globe 2014,an annual conference that focuses on building a 21st century knowledge economy in India and South Asia, by strengthening the linkages between economic development and creating an ecosystem for high quality inclusive education.The two-day conference is organized       by Salwan Media in partnership with Knowledge@Wharton, International New York Times, Brain Gain Magazine and US-India Business Council (USIBC).India’s External Affairs Minister, Salman Khurshid, will be the chief guest for  the conference, which features prominent Indian and international experts from   leading universities, colleges and schools including New York University, Arizona     State University, Harvard, IIT Rajasthan, University of Cambridge, University of Texas, Asia Scotland Institute, Pathways School, Kunskapsskolan, Going to School, Mahindra EcoleCentrale, Shemrock&Shemford group of schools, Edvance Pre-schools and Toddler Academy. On Saturday morning, One Globe 2014 is also organizing a special Breakfast Roundtable for School PrincipalstitledKnowledge Exchange: Foreign Universities for Indian Students, which will serve as    a platform for exchange of ideas between international universities and leading Indian schools to deliberate on opportunities and challenges in the education ecosystem in India.

Harjiv Singh, founder and CEO of Salwan Media, says,“Over the years, the One   Globe knowledge conference has emerged as a unique platform to unite multi-disciplinary experts from India and abroad to deliberate on diverse facets of building a truly global knowledge economy. Besides improving the quality of K-12 and higher education, the conference also looks at other progress indicators such as technology, innovation, smart cities and urbanization.This year, we are excited to dedicate a session exclusively to school and college students to help them start planning early for their higher education. This session will help them navigate through a myriad of courses, applications, financing options and more at a global level,which can often be overwhelming otherwise.”

Students will meet with the faculty and representatives from New York University (NYU), Cambridge University, Arizona State University (ASU), Paris Institute of Political Science (Sciences Po), NESO Nuffic Netherlands, Campus Franceand other leading foreign universities, colleges and institutions.New York based College Board, which serves more than seven million students and parents and 3,800 colleges and universities in over 180 countries and territories, by providing students a path to college opportunities, including financial support and scholarships, and through research and advocacy,will also be participating at BrainGain Magazine’s Study Abroad Information Session.

Students attending the Study Abroad Information Session will also get to participate in an interactive learning talk on ‘Cracking the Ivy Leagues plus Oxford and Cambridge, co-led by Akanksha Bapna, Founder-CEO of Evaldesign and an alumni of University of Cambridge and Harvard University, and Kavita Singh, an alumni of Columbia and Oxford, and the CEO of Future Works, which provides one-on-one undergraduate and postgraduate admissions counselling, as well as programs to build key skills for today's world.Adobe, the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions, will also be hosting a session.

BrainGain Magazine covers study prospects in markets like the USA, UK, Canada, Australia, Europe, Middle East, Asia, Denmark, Singapore, and for varying subjects such as arts, business, economics, computer science, hospitality, law, media, medicine, music, science, engineering and social science at the undergraduate  and post-graduate level. 

About BrainGain Magazine BrainGain Magazine ( is  the leading Study Abroad magazine for   students, their parents, and mid-career professionals in South Asia. We aim to be the definitive source of information for   anyone interested in exploring and learning about Study Abroad opportunities outside South Asia. Our primary target audience   is between the ages of 16 and 35 years. We provide content to guide students and their parents through the decision-making process when exploring options to study abroad. The topics covered help readers understand fields of study, admissions, financing, specific countries, regions     or cities, student life, scholarships, job prospects for chosen field, socio-cultural environments, safety and visa issues. Told through lively interviews, photos, videos and podcasts, we provide an interactive platform that helps students realize their dreams.

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Harjiv Singh, founder and CEO of Salwan Media says,Over the years,the One Globe knowledge conference has emerged as a unique platform to unite multi-disciplinary experts from India and abroad to deliberate on diverse facets of building a truly global knowledge economy
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