“Synergy – the bonus that is achieved when things work together harmoniously.” – Mark Twain
British Deputy High Commissioner Mr Nick Low visited SAI International School on Wednesday, November 24, 2021. He was accorded a warm welcome and given an escorted tour of the School and SAI Angan. Mr. Low had a discussion with Chairperson Dr. Silpi Sahoo and other members of the Senior Leadership Team on various International programs of the school.
Senior Principal, SAI International School, Shri Nilakantha Panigrahi, was very happy to meet him and welcomed Mr. Nick Low, British Deputy High Commissioner, at SAI International. SAIoneers from SAI TV, got a chance to interact with Mr. Low and wanted to know his views on few pertinent questions. Many students are interested to pursue their higher education abroad, what kind of support would be extended by the British High Commission. The students wanted to know about what has been the impact of the Pandemic on students in India and the UK. He had a wonderful time interacting with the students of SAI International School.
The international dimension of the school was presented. He spoke about opportunities given by the British High Commission for young Indians desirous of studying in UK Universities as well as on the role of British Council to elevate the level of education through standardization of English. Mr. Low advised everyone to be enthusiastic learners as the boundaries of knowledge of our world are much beyond the classroom.
He appreciated all the international programs being done in the School, social connect activities as well as on the School’s Global Dimension projects with other countries like UK, USA, Uganda and China. He was very happy to see the various labs, the Art, Music and Sports arenas that have been crucial towards the holistic immersive learning of the students.
Mr Nick Low, British Deputy High Commissioner, stated “ I am quite excited to go around the school, the virtual classes are being conducted in a very creative manner both in cognitive and non –cognitive areas. The implementation of the Cambridge curriculum is very noteworthy indeed and students will immensely benefit out of it, when they move abroad for their higher studies. I am looking forward for future collaborations with SAI International School.”
Dr Silpi Sahoo, Chairperson, SAI International, speaking during the occasion said, “I am very delighted to meet Mr Nick Low British Deputy High Commissioner. We have had over the years worked on the vision of the Founder Dr Bijaya Kumar Sahoo towards the future of the students. He had rightfully envisioned and built a great relationship between the British Council and the School. It is a deep pleasure to have Mr. Low amidst us.We is looking forward for stronger strategic partnership with the British Council and the High Commission for the benefit of all our students. The British Council has very old ties with the school since it’s beginning and supported to strengthen the curriculum with an interest in providing a meaningful and global exposure to students. As this year we have a very high number of students applying to the UK universities, your presence and interaction with students will encourage them.”
Mr Nick Low bid adieu with great promises to support the mission and vision of the school.