‘Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.’ ~Margaret Mead, US anthropologist & popularizer of anthropology (1901 – 1978)
Student clubs and organisations provide you a chance to explore your ideas, learn new skills and create an impact – all while you are still in college. Not to mention, some of the best memories and friendships are formed when working together with others and accomplishing things together!
The following student clubs and organisations exist on the campus. Check them out and if you like the sound of it, go ahead and drop an email and apply.
You can also START your own student club or a chapter of a student organisation. Details coming soon.
ACM (Association for Computing and Machinery)
ACM is the US based world’s largest and most prestigious scientific and educational Computing society. Founded in 1947, ACM is a not-for-profit professional membership group. The society has more than 100,000 members from over 100 countries. It serves its members and the computing profession with leading-edge publications, conferences, and career resources. ACM provides the computing field’s premier Digital Library.
AIESEC, the world’s largest student-run organization, is the international platform for students and recent graduates to explore and develop their leadership potential to have a positive impact on society. Founded in 1948, AIESEC is present in over 110 countries and territories and with over 80,000 members, over 2400 universities across the globe. It Is run by young people for young people, enabling a strong experience to all its stakeholders.
Opportunities: Go Global with AIESEC. Click for details.
GreenSquad is the official environment protection club of Surya World. The club promotes conservation, cleanliness, recycling and environment friendly behaviour on the campus. Their motto is ‘Don’t be mean, go green!”
IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers)
IEEE stands for the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Originated in 1884. It is the world’s largest professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity. IEEE-SW is a student branch of IEEE of Surya School of Engineering and technology, Surya World Campus, Punjab and was established in August 2012 with a vision to make every Suryian technically healthy and helping them to contribute their own ideas into science and technology.
IEEE-SW represented its endeavors before the IEEE-Delhi section Chairperson ‘Dr. V.R.Singh’ at the 20th IEEE meet at SBIT (Shri Balwant Institute of technology), Sonepat. The session kicked off with orientation ceremony Mastered by Er. Pooja, counselor IEEE-SBIT and speech on Cyber Security and censorship by Dr. N.S.Gill. The noon hours were packed with logical and challenging Games and technical quiz contest, the meeting with Dr. V.R.Singh was the most inspiring one. The session closed off with Prize distribution.
NASA (National Association of Students of Architecture)
National Association of Students of Architecture, briefly designated as NASA India, is a student body association, one- of-its kind for the undergraduate students of Architecture in India. Established In 1957 with an aim and objective to provide the students a platform for Interaction, a platform where students from varied cultural backgrounds would learn and share their knowledge. NASA is a nonprofit and non political association and NASA India is currently headquartered at the Department of Architecture, School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi. NASA now includes students of over 190 colleges from across the country, divided geographically into six zones.
SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) International is a worldwide body of Automotive and aerospace Engineering professionals with over 121,000 members. The BAJA SAE Series is an event for the undergraduate engineering students, organized globally by the Society of Automotive Engineers, USA. The event originated in the name of Mini – BAJA, in the year 1976 at University of Carolina. Since then, the event has spanned across six countries- USA, Mexico, South Africa, Korea, Brazil and India.
The SAE Collegiate club, Northern India section at Surya World was inaugurated on March 2012. The SAE collegiate club started with 52 student members has seen immense growth.
A team started with the objective of bringing together those brains which are diligently working on a myriad of inventive technologies, and to provide them with a forum for free exchange of ideas and expose them to the latest innovations in terms of mobility engineering.
Achievements: College team Surya Spedans is the only team from PTU selected and one of the five teams from Punjab for Mahindra BAJA SAE India 2012-13, which will compete with hundred teams from all over India.