Sports Com facilitated the participation in Valhalla a national level B-school sports fest at XLRI. A faculty/staff-students Sports meet was conductd on the occasion of August 15 which included Cricket, Badminton, Chess and Volley Ball. Conducted an inter-section sports tournament exclusive for the first year students across campuses. Conducted a Faculty-Students cricket match on Jan 26 Athlos 7.0 generated a lot of PR for the university. It attracted a lot of alumni to the campus who participated in almost all the events.
Pratistha-The Cultural Talent Hunt, showcasing various Indian art forms
>Indian Food Festival, discover the flavours of India and a walk-through of heritage and culture of Indian cuisine
Paint@XIMB, an entourage to expand thoughts and express through colours during Xpression-2015 in association with Kala Kiran Foundation
Pratibimb, a face painting competition during Xpression-2015
Viraasat, an event unleashing the classical side through dance and music during Xpression-2015
Sailing-my-Internship – a new edition this year where the seniors share their internship experience with the juniors, with insights/ tips to crack company interviews for the internship process. VAANI with a unique theme with prepared speech, extempore etc. were conducted. A unique Spoken Word Poetry Workshop in association with Bakul Foundation, teaching the students the art of Spoken Word Poetry. XANSAD, the Parliamentary Debate competition was conducted in September, drawing excitement and participation from the students. Mr. Harsha Bhogle, the renowned cricket commentator and motivational speaker visited the institute during Sanidhya Bhubaneswar in collaboration with the Alumni association during October. Model United Nations was conducted for the very first time at XUB during Xpressions’16 in November which saw a huge and diverse participation from the colleges in Orissa and outside the state.
KICKSTART - Entrepreneurship Awareness Drive - 12th July 2015, aims at raising awareness about entrepreneurship amongst the students and encourages them to turn their dreams into reality. The speakers for the occasion were Mr. Chandrashekhar Mishra, Founder, Canyon Consultancy Pvt. Ltd. and Crux Power; Mr. Anshu Gupta, Founder, Goonj and Mr. Subasish Mishra, MD, Techno5 Ltd. and Joint Secretary, TiE Bhubaneswar.
A micro-story writing competition was organized seeing the interests of the current generations. Bookstalls were put up in both the campuses in association with Walking Bookfairs to help students develop a habit of reading. Ensured students get to experience writings of different forms by helping the Literary Festivals in Bhubaneswar reach out to the right audience, both for the New Indian Express and Tata Steel. Many article writing contests were also organized that were open to students from all over the country. Partnered with SRC to organize an online event for World AIDS Day to spread awareness about the matter. Many author interactions were organized with eminent authors visiting our campuses like Mr. Ruskin Bond, Ravinder Singh and PreetiShenoy.
The following activities were conducted :
A new Committee, established in August 2015 the committee comprises of students who are past winners or have done well in various competitions. The aims to bring more corporate competitions on campus working in sync with the Student Placement Committee. Conducting workshops on ‘Presentation skills’ and ‘Approaching a case study’ to assist students in preparing for national level corporate competitions. Preparatory session for the competition Godrej Loud, Mahindra War Room, SAB Miller, Tata Steelathon, TCS Casewiz, CapgeminiAegon and a session for HUL Carpe Diem were conducted.