"Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort." – Paul J. Meyer
Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do. – Pele
“I’m going to help one or two boys and girls to get through college.”
We cannot seek achievement for ourselves and forget about progress and prosperity for our community... Our ambitions must be broad enough to include the aspirations and needs of others, for their sakes and for our own. – Cesar Chavez
“I don’t think I was ever a studious kid. Instead, it was more about chasing the knowledge of things. I loved books because they were my window to the world,” shares Soumya
"I believe the process of going from confusion to understanding is a precious, even emotional, experience that can be the foundation of self-confidence." – Brian Greene
"As an engineer, you learn there is a solution to every problem. It may take you a while, but eventually, you're going to find it." – Tony Cardenas
"For sportsmen or women who want to be champions, the mind can be as important, if not more important, than any other part of the body." – Gary Neville
“We are looking at innovations that can have a game-changing impact across the developmental sector.”
"Education is both using and improving knowledge."– William Glasser
"If you are calm about your ambitions, you become confident of achieving what you set out to do." – Shiv Nadar
“Where I am today stems directly from my experiences at Shiv Nadar University.”
"Education is not only a ladder of opportunity, but it is also an investment in our future." – Ed Markey
The changes in Seema might appear minor to the privileged folk, but in her life, they were like tsunamis. She keeps repeating that she has transformed completely.
Shiv Nadar University (SNU) has produced many students who have walked the untrodden path. One such student, who has actually created her own path, is Bhargavi Gopalan. Bhargavi has two achievements that she is equally proud of: when she performed her solo debut in dance, and when she completed her Master’s thesis research.
When the family moved to Gurgaon, Aumkaran joined Shiv Nadar School in Class 6. From playing on hard ground or the floor where lines had to be drawn by hand, he was transported to world-class courts and superb coaching from his school badminton coach.
"Excellent faculty encouraged practical learning, and never restricted us on how to learn. I remember spending more time in the library and labs than in the classroom.” says Malai
Aarav says, "Each painting takes 5-6 hours. I like painting faces and figures, mainly. Now my canvas sizes are bigger, and my style has changed. There are more colours and more perfection in my work now."
As a student of SSN, Vikas received great support and impetus for his environmental pursuits. At SSN, he learned to balance two parts of his life, which will stand him in good stead forever.
In the spirit of giving back, embodied by Shiv Nadar and inculcated in every student of VidyaGyan, Hemlata did community service at her village in Mathura, helping women, including her mother, to deal with paperwork at banks and other institutions.
After Nisha could not get through to London College of Fashion Technology due to financial constraints, her goal became a career in art, although most people she knows in her extended family and village cannot fathom what a career in design could mean.