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Last Week at a glance, 26th Jun 2015 - Pearl Academy

“Work hard in silence, Let success be your noise”

How badly you want something, dictates how hard you work at it. There is nothing that gives us more joy than our students earning success for all their hard work and efforts. The dignity and esteem that is bestowed upon Pearl Academy is accredited to its students in its entire totality.
The Gems of Pearl have done us proud yet again and we are honoured to share their stories –

Headlines @ Pearl

1.Pearl Academy ranked #2 among top fashion colleges in India

Pearl Academy’s Delhi campus was ranked #2 among top fashion colleges in India by the India Today AC Nielsen Survey 2015. Shining brilliantly, the Jaipur campus climbed up to the 7th spot from being #10 last year.
Thanks to all its talented Pearlites, Pearl Academy is clearly a favourite amongst the creative community.
Click here to congratulate fellow Pearlites >

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2.Meet the Top 10 brightest minds of India

The much awaited results of the Who’s Next Scholarship were announced this week. The 10 winners were chosen from a total of 1700 entries. The winners impressed Manish Malhotra, Suzanne Khan and other distinguished jury members with their innovative projects.

Click here to congratulate the young and bright minds >


Entrepreneurs @ Pearl

1. Pearl Academy graduate Sunaina Harjai’s brainchild “Hats Off Accessories” is creating buzz in the fashion world. Sunaina started her own label of handcrafted leather bags, shoes and hats with her brother, Siddharth Harjai. Sunaina and Siddharth belong to a family with 40 years of shoe making history and have their roots in
high quality craftsmanship and classy British aesthetics.


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2.Avisha Chaudhary’s App – The Gentlemen’s Club, which help men shop better, received high acclaim and also got published in Deccan Herald. Avisha Chaudhary, a student of BA (Hons) Fashion Media Communication in School of Fashion, Styling and Textiles (Naraina) decided to help the male community make better shopping decisions. Her innovative project has caught the eye of many.


Image source: Avisha’s Instagram Account

Acclaimed Faculty

Kalpana Subramanian, Associate Professor at the School of Communication, Media and Film has been invited to be a Nomination Juror for the 8th Competitive CMS Vatavaran International Environment and Wildlife Film Festival. CMS VATAVARAN is one of the most prestigious film festivals across the globe and has successfully positioned India as a vibrant destination for environment and wildlife filmmaking. The theme for the festival for 2015 is ‘Water for Life’ with a special focus on ‘Conserving our water bodies’. Kalpana Subramanian has been an artist in residence at Stadtmuehle Willisau (Switzerland) and Artestudio Ginestrelle (Italy). This year she was awarded a Fulbright Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Fellowship. She has been teaching in the communication design course since 2006 and has served as acting Course Leader in 2012 and 2013.


Pearlites in News

1.Pearl alumni, Rohan Chhabra got featured in Here For Good ’15, a Global Impact Report by Laureate International Universities. The Report features Rohan’s project, ‘Project Endangered’ showcasing a series of hunting outfits that turn into representations of the animal under threat. Rohan’s idea creates room for discussion on the extinction of endangered animal species like the elephant, mountain gorilla, tigerand rhino among others. Read the report here >


Image source: Here For Good’15

2.An article by Drishti Vij, student of BA (Hons) Fashion Media Communication, Level 2 in School of Fashion, Styling and Textiles (Naraina) got featured in L’Officiel magazine. Drishti’s article, ‘Big Girl in a Thin World’ talks about imperfect sizes in a world full of so called ‘Crafted’ and ‘Perfect’ bodies. Read Drishti’s article here >

Follow Drishti on twitter >


Image Source: Drishti’s twitter account

3. Sukanya Deepak from the School of Communication, Media and Film got featured in India’s leading publication, Deccan Herald. Sukanya’s final year project, ‘Memoirs of 1947’ is a thoroughly researched piece of work which impressed a journalist and he decided to write about it in the newspaper. Click here to read the full article. >


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4.Alumna Suveshi Jain made us proud by being published in the Jaipur edition of Dainik Bhaskar. Suveshi’s final year project, The Dying butterfly, talks about Butterflies and how they are being pushed towards extinction.


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