The IC3 Institute is a mission-driven non-profit that brings together high schools, colleges, universities, and industry to ensure early access to career and college counseling, paving the path for students’ college readiness, workforce preparedness, and career success. IC3 Institute’s network of partners enable expansion of its reach, and ensure scalability and sustainability.
Our host universities are amongst some of the most significant partnerships that the IC3 Institute has built in the past few years. These universities contribute immensely to sustaining the mission of the IC3 Institute by offering their campus during the residential weeks of the flagship program. Some of the provisions made by the host universities are:
- Classroom venue with internet facility
- Programming and delivery of modules
- Lodging, boarding and airport transfers
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IC3 Institute Host Universities
Ashoka University is a private, nonprofit university, and an unprecedented example of collective public philanthropy in India. Ashoka offers its students a multidisciplinary liberal education, usually defined as one that transcends the boundaries between the arts and sciences, and carries a strong emphasis on learning across subjects. Such an education provides depth and breadth of learning, both by exposing students to diverse disciplines and by emphasizing scholarship and research.
Ahmedabad University is a research university dedicated to rigorous academic pursuit with a focus on building enquiry as a value through interdisciplinary learning. We provide a liberal education that prepares students to think deeply and creatively across fields, and emerge as independent thinkers and compassionate leaders, who can innovatively engage with complex challenges of our society. Established in 2009 by the 80-year-old Ahmedabad Education Society (AES), we are committed to the discovery of ideas that can enhance our understanding of issues that face our society. We offer Undergraduate and Graduate programmes as part of Amrut Mody School of Management, School of Engineering and Applied Science, School of Arts and Sciences, School of Computer Studies, Centre for Heritage Management, Centre for Learning Futures and Venture Studio.
BML Munjal University
Mentored by Imperial College London (ranked 8th in the QS World University Rankings 2019), BML Munjal University (BMU) has been founded by the promoters of the Hero Group, with the mission to establish a world-class university in India. BMU offers BTech, BBA, BSc Economics (Hons), BA- LLB, BBA-LLB, MBA, and Ph.D. programs. BMU’s unique curriculum is based on Experiential Learning, where 45% of the time is spent outside the classroom learning in labs and workshops, on projects or in Practice School. BMU has also tied up with the Singapore Management University, Carleton University, Aston University, North South University, Agder University, Norway, Mary’s College of California, UC Berkeley and Kent State University. BMU’s industry collaborations include KPMG, Axis Bank, IBM, Shell, Intel, Siemens, and Hero MotoCorp.
CHRIST (Deemed to be University) was born out of the educational vision of St Kuriakose Elias Chavara, an educationalist and social reformer of the nineteenth century in South India. Established in 1969 as Christ College, it undertook path-breaking initiatives in Indian higher education with the introduction of innovative and modern curricula, insistence on academic discipline, imparting of Holistic Education, and adoption of global higher education practices. The multi-disciplinary University which focuses on teaching research and service offers Bachelor, Master and Doctoral programmes in humanities, social sciences, science, commerce, management, engineering, education, and law to over 27000 students. The University offers its programmes at three campuses in Bangalore in Karnataka; Pune Lavasa in Maharashtra and Delhi NCR. The campus is a living example of harmonious multiculturalism with students from all the states and union territories and around 60 different countries.
FLAME University is the pioneer of liberal education in India. The university’s main objective is to offer an interdisciplinary platform of education that provides both breadth and depth in diverse areas of knowledge. Liberal education at FLAME University aims to go beyond the familiar structure and narrowly encapsulated forms of knowledge. Our programs teach skills and impart education with practical relevance. Our students undergo a unique confluence of academic excellence and experiential learning methods that inculcate leadership and risk-taking abilities. We offer undergraduate programs and postgraduate through four schools. The student-centric learning is delivered by esteemed faculty scholars from various prestigious national and international institutes in a world-class campus setting.
Krea University is an upcoming Liberal Arts and Sciences university located in Sri City, north of Chennai. It is backed by some of the best minds and thought leaders in the country, including Raghuram Rajan, former RBI governor, N. Vaghul, former chairman ICICI Bank, R. Seshasayee, former chairman of Ashok Leyland and Infosys, and supported by business leaders like Anand Mahindra, Sajjan Jindal, Kiran Mazumdar Shaw and Anu Aga. Krea University has a unique ‘interwoven learning’ approach that weaves creativity and action, arts and sciences, theory and practice, to make students ready to deal with challenges and opportunities presented by the 21st century. It will offer three-year, residential B.A. (Hon.) and B.Sc. (Hon.) degrees. Students will also have an option of completing a more rigorous fourth year of Advanced Studies.
O.P. Jindal Global University
JGU is a non-profit global university established by the Haryana Private Universities Act, 2009. JGU is established in memory of Mr. O.P. Jindal as a philanthropic initiative of Mr. Naveen Jindal, the Founding Chancellor. The University Grants Commission has accorded its recognition to O.P. Jindal Global University. The vision of JGU is to promote global courses, global programmes, global curriculum, global research, global collaborations, and global interaction through a global faculty. JGU is situated on a 80-acre state-of-the art residential campus in the National Capital Region of Delhi. JGU is one of the few universities in Asia that maintains a 1:15 faculty-student ratio and appoints faculty members from different parts of the world with outstanding academic qualifications and experience. JGU has established six schools: Jindal Global Law School, Jindal Global Business School, Jindal School of International Affairs, Jindal School of Government and Public Policy, Jindal School of Liberal Arts & Humanities and Jindal School of Journalism and Communication.
Rishihood is India’s first social-impact university. Located in Sonipat, the university's academic areas include creativity, entrepreneurship, education, healthcare, and public leadership. Rishihood’s multi-disciplinary style ensures that it nurtures a generation of leaders who can bring a positive change in the world. The university believes in an ‘ecosystem’ approach to learning rather than isolated training and research. Therefore, Rishihood actively engages and nurtures an ecosystem for its academic areas as well as for the larger growth of the nation and society. The university's learning environment inspires people to achieve ‘Rishihood’. Their programmes and projects are designed so that each person associated with the university is motivated to contribute to society in a positive way.
Shiv Nadar University
Shiv Nadar University is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary, student-centric and research-focused institution. Through its innovative curriculum and interdisciplinary focus, the university is bringing a paradigm shift in higher education in India. Enabling students to accomplish excellence in their major while simultaneously pursuing other academic interests through various options under a minor, the university inculcates critical thinking and problem solving skills. It prepares students to become leaders and decision-makers in the academia, research, industry, business, and policy arenas. The university has 5 schools, 18 departments & 6 research centers engaged in teaching, practice, and research in disciplines as diverse as Art, Chemistry, Communication, Design, Economics, Engineering, English, History, Lifesciences, Mathematics, Management, Performing Arts, Physics, Sociology, and more.
Jagran Lakecity University (JLU)
Jagran Lakecity University (JLU) Bhopal is a private university established under Section 2(f) of the UGC Act 1956 and is based out of Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. JLU Bhopal is one of the fastest growing and one of the most awarded universities of Central India having practice-based pedagogy at its core. Currently, the university is offering 50+ degree programs to more than 2500 students from 8 countries and 27 states of India. The university has numerous Partnerships with Top Industries and International Educational Institutes, ensuring the students get great exposure both nationally and internationally. JLU Bhopal is the only participating university from Central India ERASMUS+ programme under the Tuning India Project, funded by the European Commission, and is also currently the country chair for the Association of Universities of Asia Pacific (AUAP). Jagran Lakecity University became the first university in MP & CG to be awarded the 'DIAMOND' rating by QS I-Gauge, an International Rating agency in June 2021. JLU was ranked 30th best private university in India by the Education World in 2021 and also got the E-Learning Excellence for Academic Digitisation (E-Lead) Certification 2020-21, by QS I –Gauge. India Today and Outlook India, has ranked Jagran School of Journalism and Mass Communication, JLU Bhopal as No.1 in Madhya Pradesh and top 15 in India in 2020 and the University has been bestowed with several prestigious awards, such as 'University of the Year' by Government of Madhya Pradesh for consecutive five years from 2015 to 2019 and is recognized as a Global League Institution in 2015 at the House of Commons, London, UK
The IC3 Institute Consortium for Global Universities is a network of colleges and universities around the world that jointly support the nurturing of global talent, college readiness, and career preparedness through the systems and early intervention approach of effective career and college counseling in high schools.
Given the disruptions to both higher education and industries by COVID-19, these universities bring their unique strengths and thought leadership to complement the work of the IC3 Institute through volunteer faculty programs, curriculum development, adoption of schools, and more.
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IC3 Institute Consortium for Global Universities
Bryant University, U.S.
Bryant is located in Smithfield, Rhode Island, 15 minutes from Providence, 1 hour from Boston, and 3 hours from New York City. The campus is home to 3,500 students. Bryant provides a career-focused education distinguished by an integration of business and the arts and sciences with a global perspective. The College of Business holds an AACSB accreditation with many business programs holding national rankings from USA Today/College Factual and Bloomberg Businessweek. Bryant is ranked #7 in U.S News' Universities North category, last year’s class had a 99% placement rate with a starting median salary of $60,000. All applicants are reviewed for merit scholarships.
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) is a world-class research-intensive university that focuses on science, technology and business as well as humanities and social science. HKUST offers an international campus, and a holistic and interdisciplinary pedagogy to nurture well-rounded graduates with global vision, a strong entrepreneurial spirit and innovative thinking. Over 80% of our research work were rated “Internationally excellent” or “world-leading” in the Research Assessment Exercise 2020 of Hong Kong’s University Grants Committee. We were ranked 3rd in Times Higher Education’s Young University Rankings 2022, and our graduates were ranked 23rd worldwide and among the best from universities from Asia in Global University Employability Survey 2021.
IE University is for students who approach learning as a way of life, providing a supportive community where students and faculty interact together in the learning process. Offering a personalized, student-centric community with a rich diversity of individuals, ideas and approaches. Each year over 130 nationalities are represented on campus, with over 75% of students joining from outside of Spain. IE University is recognized around the world and by the most prestigious associations for its high-quality teaching. With an innovative vision, entrepreneurial spirit, and a focus on humanities and academic rigor, IE University is committed to educating professionals who will make a difference to society. Our practice-based approach to learning starts in the classroom and continues all around the world, preparing our students to become international professionals. If an inspiring and challenging education sounds like what you are looking for, IE University commits to broadening the horizons of our students, connecting them to the world and guiding them on a unique path to achieve their goals.
Imperial College London
Ranked 7th in the world in the QS World University Rankings 2022, Imperial College London is a unique institution in the UK, focusing solely on science, engineering, medicine, and business. Such a concentration of expertise from many different but closely related subjects creates a challenging yet highly rewarding education. We’re a member of the prestigious Russell Group within the UK and have the highest proportion of "world-leading" and "internationally excellent” research of any major UK university. Imperial offers an education that is research-led, exposing students to real-world challenges with no easy answers, teaching that opens everything up to question, and opportunities to work across multi-cultural, multi-national teams. Our academic staff includes some of the world's most renowned scientists, medics, and engineers. They come here from across the globe and contribute diverse perspectives, new ideas, and fresh approaches to solving complex problems. Our location in central London sets us in the heart of a truly international community, with some of the world's biggest businesses on our doorstep. Over 100 of Europe’s 500 largest companies are headquartered in London, putting a global job market right on your doorstep. Imperial currently holds the top spot for graduate employability in The Guardian University Guide 2021 and top for graduate prospects in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021.
Indiana University Bloomington, U.S.
The University of Tennessee Knoxville, U.S.
Our 910-acre campus of more than 226 years old is situated in the heart of Knoxville, a thriving modern city with small town charm that is home to music venues, museums and galleries, and local sports teams. UT is perfectly situated for outdoor adventure: our front yard is the Tennessee River, and our backyard is the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, with 800+ miles of hiking trails. It’s no wonder National Geographic named Knoxville a Best Adventure Town. We’re conveniently located within a day’s drive of nearly half the US population and just 15 minutes from McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS), which connects Knoxville to many major cities through 120 daily flights. As a Tier one & premier research-intensive institution which has Nine Undergraduate colleges under the same umbrella, we emphasize hands-on practical experience and experiential learning opportunities that allow students to get involved in civic engagement, solve complex real-world problems, and improve the community’s welfare. Our 360+ undergraduate programs include top- ranked areas of study like Agriculture, Business, Engineering, Architecture, Arts, Biological Sciences, Nursing, Social Work, Information & Communications. UT offers more than 60 Honors degree concentrations as well as the Chancellor’s Honors, Leadership Honors, Haslam Scholars, and 1794 Scholars programs. We’re dedicated to student success and provide a support network that includes academic advisors, the Dean of Students office, and our many Division of Student Success programs. UT strives to be a campus that is welcoming to everyone. We offer resources and programs, like the Office of Multicultural Student Life, which promote academic success, equality, and leadership development of students. Our Pride Center provides support, resources, and a community space for UT’s LGBTQ+ and ally community. UT was recently honoured for its commitment to first-generation students— nearly a quarter of our undergraduate students—and celebrated the opening of a Veterans Resource Center on campus. With over 400 clubs and organizations to join, countless service opportunities, and amazing teams to cheer on. VOLUNTEERS FOR LIFE!! No matter the major, the university prepares the student for what comes next. In addition to the resources offered by our Center for Career Development and Academic Exploration, Vols are connected to a global network of over 250,000 alumni who open doors for students looking for their first internships and graduates progressing in their careers. Our students live the Volunteer spirit and have logged 525,000+ service hours over the past five years with the Jones Center for Leadership and Service, the campus hub for leadership and service opportunities. There’s never been a better time to be a Volunteer!
University of Delaware, U.S.
The University of Delaware traces its foundation to 1743, which makes it one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the U.S. With the commitment to increasing and disseminating scientific, humanistic, artistic and social knowledge for the benefit of the larger society, UD has been consistently recognized as one of the top 50 public universities in America. The University of Delaware is a research university dedicated to outstanding undergraduate, graduate and professional education. UD faculty are committed to the intellectual, cultural and ethical development of students, scholars and professionals. UD graduates are prepared to contribute to a global and diverse society that requires leaders with creativity, integrity and a dedication to service. Alumni from UD have gone on to become judges, senators, CEOs of major corporations, renowned scholars in many fields and the current president of the United States of America. In each of the University of Delaware’s 150+ undergraduate majors and its many graduate programs, faculty promote an environment in which all people are inspired to learn, and they encourage intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, free inquiry and respect for the views and values of those from across the globe.
University of Waterloo
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Harappa is a learner-centered institution whose curriculum addresses the massive talent needs and employability challenges India faces. Their learning experiences drive a transformative career and organizational success using ‘Thrive Skills’, an essential set of cognitive, social, and behavioral skills. Their approach is rooted in academic research, expert insights, and behavioral science. Its impact comes from a strong focus on application-oriented pracademic curriculum.
The Aha Movement is the result of several ‘Aha!’ moments experienced by individuals who found inner peace and outer abundance through applied spiritual practices and principles. We are committed to empowering and inspiring individuals to experience these moments more consistently in their everyday lives. The Aha way of life helps entrepreneurs, organizations, schools, and individuals find a way not just to exist but thrive by realizing their full potential through the journey of self-awareness.
These partnerships enable direct engagement with schools and provide the institution an opportunity to create a meaningful impact on a global community of high school counselors, school leadership, and students.
The package below includes sponsorship and support opportunities for institutions and organizations to partner with the IC3 Institute across different aspects of its work.