THE UNIVERSITY OF MUMBAI
Mumbai University is one of the oldest and premier Universities in India, established in 1857, spread over four campuses with 3 post graduate centers, 60 Post Graduate Departments and 650 plus affiliated colleges. The Library with its Clock Tower and its Convocation Hall are architectural landmarks of the city of Mumbai recognized as world heritage buildings by UNESCO. The University of Bombay has two campuses in Bombay. The Kalina campus, located in suburban Mumbai and the Fort campus.The Kalina campus has on-campus graduate training and research centres. Several departments offering courses in the streams of science, technology, commerce, and humanities are located here. However, most colleges of engineering and medicine affiliated to the University of Mumbai are privately owned. The university does not have its own engineering and medicine departments.
As vibrant as the city is, the college festivals of Mumbai too are vibrant, where highly energetic students toil to win appreciation for their talents. College festivals are the most effective way of bringing youth under the same platform, enhance social interaction and facilitate exchange of cultural ideas and thoughts. The Mumbai University also conducts its youth festival every year in the month of August where, colleges affiliated to the University of Mumbai participate in their endeavors to win the maximum number of competitions and thereby win the title of the best college in Mumbai. Students are selected from within college, to represent the college at the university level. They are also groomed well, to be competent enough to combat the talents from other colleges. The Mumbai University, conducts various competitions to promote culture among students such as dance, theatre, miming and the college that wins the maximum number of competitions is selected as the best college of the city for that year. For the past many years, at the youth festival, St. Xaviers College and Ramnarain Ruia College have been battling for the number one place with St. Xaviers having the maximum number of wins till date.
The Lok kala Academy of Mumbai university aims to create an additional avenue of self-employment for students of the University of Mumbai and also to benefit the cultural arena by providing it with suitably trained persons in the field of Performing Folk Arts.
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