Nearly 300 students graduate in the 7th convocation of Auro University
“Simple Solutions work the best, but they are often the hardest” , Achal Bakeri
The seventh Convocation of South Gujarat’s first and only UGC recognized private university, AURO University, was held today in the Sarsana Convention Centre on Saturday evening. Over 298 students pursuing various academic programmes including, MBA, BBA, LAW, M.SC & B.SC IT, Hotel Management, PGDFMB and PGDFM received UG and PG degrees and Post Graduate Diplomas got convocated on completion of their studies.
Founder of Symphony Ltd, Achal Bakeri, delivered the convocation address. Bakeri shared insights into journey of building USD 1.2 billion worth of company, which is India’s largest multi-national out of Gujarat. Reminiscing the building of his company which holds the record of giving highest return on investment in Indian stock market – 2.5 lakh per cent, he talked about the philosophy of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother. “Every challenge is an opportunity and you don’t know which challenge will be your biggest opportunity, so accept every challenge to convert it into success”.
Sharing a vital learning from his business building experience, Bakeri exhorted the students on the need to look for simple solutions. “We often complicate things with complex solutions. But simple solutions are the way to go, though they are most often the toughest.”
Founder and the President of the university Mr. HP Rama said in his address to the students that, “Each one of you represent youth and energy of this country and You all must participate in growing economy of this country along with all values which you have learned during your study at AURO University.
Mr. HP Rama empowered and motivated students with a message of intellectual, emotional and spiritual growth.
Earlier, welcoming the students, their parents and guests, Provost and vice chancellor Prof. Avadhesh Kumar Singh in his welcome address presented a report of activities organised by the University in the year 2018-19. He specifically mentioned the starting of School of Liberal Arts and School of Journalism along with Doctoral programs offered by other schools. In his address to the students he said that, “all students must have rich ethical and human values for the contribution towards the betterment of society”. Further he added that at AURO university students’ will not get just a degree but will get much more along with a transformation and integral values in their life.
The Dean Academics Prof. Rohit Singh first announced the names of students being conferred silver and gold medals for achieving academic excellence and then of all the graduating students who received their medals and degrees from the chief guest and the president. Toppers were awarded gold and silver medals for their outstanding performance in academics in their respective streams.
The Convocation ceremony was declared closed by Dr Ajay Yadav, Registrar, AURO University.
The vision of Auro University is to be a premier university of integral and transformational learning for future leaders. It believes that education must not be limited to academic learning. At AURO, the focus is to develop all faculties of an individual to ensure holistic development. The University currently offers dozens of programmes in its seven schools. Various schools at AURO University are, School of Business, School Journalism and Mass Communication, School of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, School of Hospitality Management, School of Information Technology, School of Law and School of Design.