Nelson Mandela Chair: Prof. Bernard Haykel Presents the Opening Lecture for the Year

Prof. Bernard Haykel, a distinguished Professor at Princeton University, USA, and the Chair Professor of the Nelson Mandela Chair for Afro-Asian Studies at Mahatma Gandhi University, delivered the opening lecture of the chair for the current year. Emphasising the critical need for non-military solutions to the Israel-Palestine conflict, Prof. Haykel outlined the complexities involved and […]

MGU Grants Accreditation to Private Research Centre

Mahatma Gandhi University has granted accreditation to the research centre operated by the private bioscience company Agro Bio-Tech (ABTEC) in Kottayam. This move is part of implementing the triple helix system, where educational institutions, private industry, and the government collaborate for social and economic development.   V.N. Vasavan, Minister for Co-operation and Registration, handed over […]

New Statue of Mahatma Gandhi Unveiled at MGU

  Commemorating the fortieth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi University, a statue of Mahatma Gandhi was installed in front of the administrative office of the university. The statue was unveiled by the Vice-Chancellor Dr. C.T. Aravindakumar in the presence of syndicate members, staff, and students. Syndicate member Adv. Job Maichil M.L.A honoured the sculptor Mr. Thomas […]

Mahatma Gandhi University Initiates Draft Syllabus Preparation for Undergraduate Programmes

In the pursuit of establishing four-year undergraduate programmes, Mahatma Gandhi University (MGU) has commenced the formulation of  the draft syllabi. Following the successful completion of the initial phase dedicated to launching these extended-degree programmes, workshops have been initiated across various centres to meticulously craft the syllabus. Higher Education Minister Dr. R. Bindu inaugurated the workshops, […]

Mar Chrysostom International Visiting Fellowship for Ananya Kabir

Ananya Jahanara Kabir , the distinguished scholar and Professor of English literature at King’s College, London, has been chosen for the Mar Chrysostom International Visiting Fellowship for the year 2023-24. The fellowship is instituted by Mar Chrysostom Chair at Mahatma Gandhi University for the scholars of international standing to conduct a study visit to India […]

MGU Launches 4800-Member Disaster Relief Team

Mahatma Gandhi University (MGU) has undertaken a commendable initiative by establishing a substantial volunteer force dedicated to disaster relief efforts. The disaster management team, named ‘MGU Team On Spot,’ comprises 4800 individuals, including volunteers from the National Service Scheme (NSS) and NCC cadets from affiliated colleges of the University. Remarkably, this marks the first instance […]

Keraleeyam: MGU’s Student Performers Create an Unforgettable Evening

As the sun set over the University College, Thiruvananthapuram, the main venue came to life with a Western group song performed by Anna.C.Xavi and her fellow students from S.H. College, Thevara. This captivating performance set the stage for a memorable evening.   Aryavrunda Nair, another student from the same college, followed with a delightful rendition […]

Transitioning from Research Labs to Entrepreneurship: MGU Highlights Success Stories

The conversion of research findings into practical products, such as fabric from pineapple leaves, nutrient-rich food from banana peels, wound-healing patches from coconut fibre, and innovative speaking gloves for mute individuals, underscores the remarkable potential within academic and research pursuits. Mahatma Gandhi University (MGU), Kottayam, has proudly presented a diverse array of such accomplishments at […]

Nirmalam MGU: Transforming Organic Waste into Sustainable Revenue

The prospect of converting all organic materials, from food waste to dried leaves, into a valuable resource is a message powerfully conveyed by Mahatma Gandhi University (MGU) to visitors at the Keraleeyam programme in Thiruvananthapuram. At MGU’s exhibit at University College, a remarkable transformation is on display. Organic waste generated on the campus has been […]

Mahatma Gandhi University’s Innovative Model Gains Prominence in Keraleeyam

The Mahatma Gandhi University’s presentation on the conversion of academic and research ventures into startups has garnered attention in the ‘Keraleeyam’ programme held in Thiruvananthapuram. This presentation took place during a micro-event organised by the Higher Education Department at the University College, Thiruvananthapuram. Dr. Santhosh Thampi, the Director of the School of Management and Business […]