Open Day

St. Joseph’s University will hold its first Open Day to mark the anniversary of its inauguration on Saturday, 30th September 2023. The School of Languages  & Literatures will hold quizzes, theatre performances and workshops as part of the Open Day celebrations.  All contests, workshops and performances are free. The details are given below, with links to register. Please do join us!

DOUBLE TAKE

Two quizzes, open to solo competitors in School, College and Open categories.

School: Std.XII/PUC or below

College: UG/PG

Open: Everybody!

The first is a Science Quiz featuring 50 questions to be worked out in 30 minutes. This will be followed by a General Quiz, also featuring 50 questions in 30 minutes. 

Rules

Solo participation, no limit on the number per institution

Prizes for the top 10 finishers in the school category

Certificates–we will also release a ranking list

No entry fee for school participants, but please do register using the form provided
College and Open participants must pay Rs. 50 per quiz.

To register: https://forms.gle/PV4Du6LCaStFLxsK8

THEATRE PERFORMANCES

Join us to watch a series of short plays by our talented performers

The plays will run from 11 am to 12.30 pm

Entry is free, but please do register.

To register, please fill this form: https://forms.gle/HYPDSSHXyfPs12vi6

See you on the 30th!

WORKSHOPS

 We will hold workshops in the following as part of our Open Day.

1. Creative Writing

Join our star writers, Prof. Vijeta Kumar, Prof. Nadika and Prof. Cynthia in experiments that will help you to observe and construct your world passionately.

The Creative Writing workshops are open to all on a first-come basis.

No entry/registration fee

Open to all

Time: 10 am  & 12 noon

Duration 90 minutes

Certificates for all participants

Please register using this form: https://forms.gle/LPqT2zam7kgNA5vu6

2. Puzzling

A workshop in understanding and building word-games and cryptic clues.

The Puzzling workshop is open to all on a first-come basis.

No entry/registration fee

Open to all

Time: 12 noon

Duration 60 minutes

Certificates for all participants

Please register using this form: https://forms.gle/154A7yEidYwsrVix6

3. Clowning

Join Anush KMS in learning to blend voice, movement and facial expression towards transporting your audiences into the zone of light-hearted laughter.

The Clowning workshop is open to all on a first-come basis.

No entry/registration fee

Open to all

Time: 10 am and 12 noon

Duration 60 minutes

Certificates for all participants

Please register using this form: https://forms.gle/5b3RUgweAFKWH2s86

4. Just A Minute: a workshop in public speaking

Just A Minute started life as a radio game and continues to be one of the most fun ways in which to approach public speaking. Join Prof. Vismaya and Shireen Vrinda in workshops that will teach you to improvise, and to give your inner story-teller free rein.

The JAM workshops are open to all on a first-come basis.

No entry/registration fee

Open to all

Time: 10 am and 12 noon

Duration 60 minutes

Certificates for all participants

Please register using this form: https://forms.gle/6QVdRrBPq1bEQmyDA

5. The Book Making Workshop

 Book Making will get you to look at paper, design, processes of publication, and to think about what goes into a book. Prof. Drishti Rakhra will walk you through different kinds of book covers and why we respond to some ideas/concepts more than others. You will also get to design your own book.

The Book Making workshop is open to school students on a first-come basis.

No entry/registration fee

Time: 10 am

Duration 75 minutes

Certificates for all participants

Please register using this form: https://forms.gle/aVLFdiyELhDamgN27

6. The Zine Making Workshop

Zine making returns us to a zone of visual and verbal play as we think about the things that matter to us. Prof. Nikhita Thomas will lead exercises in creativity that cause your abilities with words and pictures to take interesting new forms.

The Zine Making workshop is open to school students on a first-come basis.

No entry/registration fee

Time: 12 noon

Duration 60 minutes

Certificates for all participants

Please register using this form: https://forms.gle/aVLFdiyELhDamgN27

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