Indian High School in Dubai steps in to help former students with unique offer
IHS graduate Shekar Behwal works at the school’s ICT and is pursuing his BBA degree from American College of Dubai. Image Credit: Clint Egbert/Gulf News
Dubai: A unique pilot initiative of a Dubai school gave students on-campus work experience while they obtained university degrees - paid for by the school.
IHS graduate Shekar Behwal, 27, found work placement at the school’s ICT in 2010 and is pursuing his BBA degree from ACD. Behwal had taken some time off from university during the tenure.
“I was looking for part-time evening classes at university and also work experience. You find students who do both, but there’s no student that I know who is working at his school and going to university. I’ve already gained nine years of work experience. This was all possible thanks to IHS,” said Behwal, currently the RFID and data entry in-charge at IHS.
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