More often, it’s students who come to Pune from across the nation to study and then further secure their careers here. We asked seven students why Pune is the perfect home away from home for them. Here’s what they had to say…
Union is Strength
It feels like people have been moving to Pune in droves lately. Truth be told, communities have been calling our city home since pre-Independence. The Parsis, Goans, Sindhis and Iranis have settled here since the middle of the 20th Century. Let’s analyse a few reasons why immigrants come here and fall in love with Pune.
Dear Diary, I think I’m done with the dirty dishes under my bed and going on a treasure hunt for clean clothes. I need to move.
As part of the ongoing 150 years celebrations at St. Vincent’s High School, Fr Schoch Inter Batch Sports Tournament was held recently in Pune.
Dear Diary, college life is NOT all fun and games. The customs are strange here and so is the concept of punctuality. Elders must be respected, but don’t expect any ounce of respect back from them. My future is pretty much dependent on how strong my memory is and that’s a bit freaky.
Ah, Symbi, the most popular college of Pune that has a reputation of its own. Forget being one of the best institutes for education in the city, I’m talking about the fact that it’s become a style statement. It’s the party house that comes close to the college life depicted in Project X kind of movies. Minus the pool houses. Minus the 90210 fancy zip code. Replace with cramped little Viman Nagar apartments instead. Once being a prospective student of Symbi myself, I’ve always wondered exactly how crazy these parties were. I’m sure you have too, so I got in touch with some Symbi kids to find out! Read on!
Every year, our city welcomes youth from all over the country with open arms. But, living away from family for the first time can be an experience which definitely brings about some massive changes in one’s personality and remains a lesser talked about aspect. We spoke with students who have migrated to Pune about the changes in them and their lifestyle.
We spoke to the founders of Shotgun Media, a production house started by a bunch of dynamic college students back in 2010. Read about how their journey has been!