Innovation is defined as the process of improving existing solutions using a new method or approach. And when you look at your surroundings, you will realize how innovation has accelerated our progress and revolutionized our way of living. The digitization of information, advancement in automation, and the realization of sustainable development have transformed every sector of our economy. For any industry to keep pace with this tech-driven and sustainable journey, innovation forms the backbone of their work. And such innovation begins at the grass-root level; at the university level. As the world embraces the tech-driven practical approach, universities, too, are trying to introduce progressive learning among the youth.
While the core aim of providing quality education remains the same, instituitions are using education as a catalyst to drive a change and improve the way students learn. Universities are not only embracing but are also encouraging innovative initiatives in the higher education sector. This will not only foster the personal growth of the student but will also contribute significantly to the economy. Let’s find out how universities actually prepare the students for a brighter future by encouraging innovation:
- 1. Enhanced Learning : Collaborating with business giants, universities are introducing innovative initiatives by providing skill development programs, training programs, etc. to the students. In fact, through the digitalization of on-campus learning, students are becoming more tech-savvy. Students are ready to meet the challenges of the digital revolution head-on.
- 2. Enabling Large-Scale Output : With increasing population, comes a higher demand for products and services. This rise in output can only be achieved when the youth is equipped with skills to bring out faster and efficient results. Specialised knowledge and learning can prove to be a major driving force to produce higher output at minimum cost and minimal time. Therefore, universities are introducing specialised programs focusing on a particular area of the field and technologically updated learning environment to aid their learning process.
- 3. Greater Employability & Entrepreneurial Skills : To find a satisfactory job in this overly populated scenario has become a dream too big to achieve. To achieve a satisfactory position and to maintain it, a professional should be an invaluable asset for the organisation.
In fact, universities are also embracing entrepreneurship as part of their academic expression by inspiring and nurturing innovative thinking. They are providing access to the latest software and skills within the boundaries of the campus to prepare students to cater to the diverse demand. By making them realise that they are responsible for bringing a revolution is the only way forward. Universities have not only realised this but are also acting upon it by launching centres dedicated to innovation or entrepreneurship.
- 4. Opening Up a New World of Possibilities : With the rapid advancement in technology around the globe, traditional skill-set has minimal usage. With the change in learning pattern provided to students in higher education, new avenues of growth and learning can open up for students. Once students are introduced to new skill-set and knowledge; passion, and willingness to learn will drive their way towards a better future.
Students take up higher education seeking to make a difference in the society. Therefore, universities are making use of their energy, excitement, and skills in innovative manners to drive the economy. As it has been rightly said by Suzie Boss, “The first step in teaching students to innovate is making sure that educators have opportunities to be innovators themselves.”
Such innovative initiatives are continuously adopted by Sangam University. Ranked as the best university in Rajasthan, we have introduced many flagship programs and have tied up with institutions like Red Hat Academy, Oracle Academy, Swayam NPTEL initiative and other initiatives to prepare students for a rapidly changing market. By encouraging maximum participation, we aim to focus on different perspectives. Join our industry-approved curriculum in diverse domains today.