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International organization for Art, Design and Media 'Cumulus' collaborates with Arch Academy of Design

Jaipur's  primary design  college, Arch Academy of design receives a prestigious membership from  'CUMULUS' ,the international association of universities and colleges of art, design and media. The REDO biannual Cumulus 2017 conference was a 4 day event held  in Kolding, Denmark.

Cumulus is a global association, formed to serve Art and Design education and research. It is a forum for partnership and transfer of knowledge and best practices. It currently consists of 257 members from 54 countries. Cumulus Secretariat is located in Helsinki, Finland. Initiated with an aim to build and maintain a dynamic and flexible academic forum that would bring together top-level educational institutions from all parts of the world, Cumulus offers wider international context for discussion and developments in education and research of art, design and media. Arch has recently obtained full membership of CUMULUS. This will help in opening up more opportunities for our students as well as providing them greater international exposure. It will also enable (our) children or students to participate in research, scholarship and competitions etc being conducted by this organization.

Along with this Arch academy of design has also tied up with the leading design colleges of Paris, École Duperré,College of Art, Design and Fashion and École Boulle for summer internship and semester internship which will provide global level  platform to broaden their perspectives and enhance skills.

Other members of the association include well known international universities like the University of Antwerp, The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Aalto University, National Institute of Design, India, IIT-Mumbai, Istituto Marangoni School of Design.

Elected to Cumulus Executive Board

Our city's pride Archana Surana, Founder & Director, ARCH College of Design & Business has been elected for the 8th Cumulus Executive Board (2022-2025) to represent India on 356 Member Institutions- Cumulus Executive Board.

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Keynote address on Design Culture (S) for Peace

Prof. Lorenzo Imbesi, Full Professor, Sapienza University of Rome & Design PhD Chair, Cumulus Executive Board joined the confluence virtually for the Inauguration Keynote Address on Design Culture (s) for Peace..

Finale Keynote Address- Pink City Design Confluence 2022

Mr Surya Vanka, Founder & Chief Designer, Authentic Design Former Director of User Experience, Microsoft joined the ceremony for the Finale Keynote Address where he shared.

Citation of Honour to Mr. Srini Srinivasan, President, WDO

ARCH College of Design & Business presented the citation of Honour to Mr Srini Srinivasan President of World Design Organisation for his inspired leadership at the helm of the World Design Organisation(WDO) and his outstanding contribution to spreading design culture.

Award Ceremony- Pink City Design Confluence 2022

Gayatri A. Rathore, Principal Secretary- Tourism, Art & Culture, Government of Rajasthan; Pradymuna Vyas, Advisor- Confederation of Indian Industry (CIl), Board Member- World Design Organisation (WDO) & Immediate Past Director- National Institute of Design

P-R-E Workshop in association with IxDa & Cumulus

A P-R-E: Practise - Research - Education Workshop by Cumulus & IxDA was conducted by Eija Salmi, Secretary-General, Cumulus International and Alok Nandi, Managing Director Partner

21st CII India Design Summit'21

ARCH College of Design & Business as Knowledge Partner with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) held the 21st CII India Design Summit, on 8th-10th December 2021. The 3-day event via the CII hive platform was themed "Design for Circular Economy".

17th JJS- Jaipur Jewellery Show’21

ARCH exhibited its Jewellery Department’s work, providing ARCH’s students and graduates the opportunity to showcase their work at such a Grand Platform. Jewellery Designers and ARCH Alumni Shrishti Bhardwaj, Label-Also and Riya Soni, Label-Inari too exhibited their work.

22nd World Education Summit'21

Ms Archana Surana sat as a panelist at the 22nd World Education Summit 2021: a premier global event on innovation in education. Organised by Elets the event was a congregation of leaders from the global education fraternity sharing their ideas to reinvent, redesign and revamp education.

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