St. Xavier's College - Autonomous, Mumbai is pleased to announce that it has been conferred the
'STAR COLLEGE AWARD'
by the Government of India, Department of Biotechnology (DBT), New Delhi.
THE GREAT INDIAN ONLINE MORCHA
The Great Indian Online Morcha is part of the Global Climate March. On November 29th, hours before world leaders meet at the UN Paris Climate Summit, the Global Climate March will set out people powered demands for the world we want. World citizens unite for an economy powered by 100% Clean Energy. A world protected from the ravages of climate change where everyone has a right to food, water, clean air and a healthy life.
Date: On Sunday, 29th November 2015
Where: St Xavier’s College,Mumbai
Time: 5 - 8 pm
We are taking a stand for Mother Earth by opting to be one of the major hosts of the first Online Morcha.
St. Xavier's College presents
Public Performance of The Indian Naval Band
Date: 23rd November, 2015
Time: 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Place: 1st Quadrangle, St. Xavier's College.
British Museum Director to Inaugurate ‘Conservation Centre’ at St. Xavier’s
The Heras Institute of Indian History and Culture, St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous) Mumbai is happy to announce the inauguration of it’s new ‘Conservation Centre’ on Friday, 20th November, 2015 at 5.30 pm by Mr. Neil MacGregor, British Museum Director and an eminent Historian. This Centre has been made possible by the munificence of the Sir Dorabji Tata Trust.
The Conservation Centre is inter-disciplinary and is open to all the Sciences and Arts departments of the college. The Centre will provide coaching on conservation of materials like stone, paper, rare books, wood, coins, metal and scientific studies related to their materials and technologies. It will also develop and implement strategies for remedial and preventive conservation of the various collections at St. Xavier’s College and The Heras Institute.
The Conservation Centre will be headed by Dr. (Fr.) Roy Pereira, S.J. along with Dr. (Ms.) Joan Dias as the Director of the Heras Institute. Mr. Anupam Sah, Art Conservator and Restoration Expert has been the guiding force behind the establishing of the Centre.
Followed by the inauguration, the 52nd Annual Heras Memorial Lecture titled ‘A Shared History for a Global World’ will be delivered by Mr. Neil MacGregor and moderated by Mr. Sabyasachi Mukherjee, the Director General of the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (CSMVS). CSMVS has a well developed Conservation Centre and we look forward to collaborating with them in the future. The lecture will begin at 6 pm in the Multi Media Room (MMR) at St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai.
St. Xavier's College Celebrates College Day
On the 31st of July 2015, St. Xavier’s College celebrates Founder’s Day which is also the feast of St. Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Jesuits (in 1540). The day is also celebrated as College Day where in we have the scholarship and prize distribution for the previous academic year. The students also put up a cultural programme. The chief guest for the function was Mr. Alok Kshirsagar - Director, McKinsey & Company and an eminent alumnus of our college. The Principal, Dr. Menezes, gave an inspirational speech along the lines of the college motto “Inciting to fly”
Malhar 2014 won 5 awards at YIFA for the following categories:
Best Festival, Best Dress Code, Best Social Publicity Campaign, Best Mascot and runners up for Social Cause
The India Geospatial Leadership Award
Dr. H P Samant accepting The India Geospatial Leadership Award for Capacity Development on behalf of St. Xavier's College from R S Sharma, IAS, Secretary, Department of Electronics & Information Technology.
St. Xavier's College was privileged to felicitate our eminent Alumni Mr. Swadheen Kshatriya – Chief Secretary, Government of Maharashtra, Mr. Anthony de Sa – Chief Secretary, Government of Madhya Pradesh, Mr. Himanshu Roy – Additional Commissioner of Police, ATS, Mumbai, and Mr. Savio Carvalho of Amnesty International, London on 4th of January, 2015
Seated on the left is Dr. (Fr.) Arun de Souza S.J. (Rector) and Fr. Vernon D’Cunha S.J. (Provincial)
National Level Recognition to St. Xavier’s College for Sensitizing Young Minds
St. Xavier’s College is proud to receive the Assocham National Education Excellence Awards 2014 for the Category of Best Institution serving a social cause.
Dr. Rajendra Shinde (Vice Principal) accepted the award in Delhi on behalf of the College from Padma Vibhushan Dr. Karan Singh.
Best Non - Teaching Staff Of Affiliated Colleges Award
We are proud to announce that the University has chosen our Registrar – Mr. Maurice Monis for the Best Non - Teaching Staff Of Affiliated Colleges Award for the year 2013-14.
We are proud of this recognition of his dedicated services to St. Xavier’s College, to the University and to the Joint Director’s office.