ABOUT THE EVENT

The biggest study abroad event of 2020 is here: YOCKET VIRTUAL MEETUP!

Yocket Meet-up is an annual flagship event by India’s largest study abroad community YOCKET with over 400,000 study abroad aspirants and alums on the platform. We have been conducting Yocket Meet-ups for the past 4 years in 10 cities across India, Nepal & Bangladesh. Over 15,000 students & their parents have registered for these meet-ups. This year we are taking it online from the 31st of October to 6th November. And it’s bigger & better than ever before!

  • Interact with 30+ universities from 6 countries: US, UK, Canada, New Zealand, France, Germany
  • Attend 30+ live sessions by industry experts, US Visa consulate officers, EducationUSA representatives, British Council, GMAC & many more.
  • Attend sessions by YouTubers, alums of top universities & international students working at top companies
  • Loads of offers, discounts, app fee waivers, on-spot assessments, scholarship avenues & more
  • Network with your peers

Agenda

  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
  • Day 6
  • Day 7
  • + 04:45 PM – 04:55 PM

    Inauguration of Yocket Virtual Meetup 2020


    Chandini Sehgal, Head - Marketing & Channels at HDFC Credila
    Sumeet Jain, Co-Founder Yocket
  • + 05:00 PM – 05:45 PM

    COUNTRY GUIDE: Studying in Europe | TEAM YOCKET

    Biruda Virkud, Senior Counsellor at Yocket
  • + 06:00 PM – 06:30 PM

    PRESENTATION: Demystifying the Online GMAT and exploring program choices (GMAC)

    Sehar Khanna, Marketing Manager, South Asia at GMAC
  • + 07:00 PM – 07:30 PM

    UNIVERSITY PRESENTATION: How to apply to Engineering Graduate School? (Rice University, US)

    Rosario Sa Martinez - Marketing and Recruitment Specialist
    Engineering Professional Master’s Program
    George R. Brown School of Engineering | Rice University
  • + 07:45 PM – 08:15 PM

    UNIVERSITY PRESENTATION: MS in Project Management (Northeastern University, US - CPS)

    Joseph Griffin - D.Min., PMP, Interim, Associate Dean, Graduate School of Education, Associate Teaching Professor, Northeastern University (CPS)
  • + 08:30 PM – 09:00 PM

    PANEL: The Art Of Bagging Job Opportunities Abroad (Chai & Coaching and Soundarya)

    Rob (Chai n Coaching) and Soundarya Balasubramani (Columbia alum, working at Salesforce, author of "Admitted")
  • + 04:30 PM – 05:00 PM

    COUNTRY GUIDE: Is Canada the new #1 destination? | TEAM YOCKET

    Biruda Virkud, Senior Counsellor at Yocket
  • 05:15 PM – 05:45 PM

    PRESENTATION: HDFC Credila

  • + 06:00 PM – 06:30 PM

    PRESENTATION: Statement of Purpose (EducationUSA)

    Deborah Rosario - EducationUSA Adviser
  • + 07:00 PM – 07:30 PM

    UNIVERSITY PRESENTATION: How to prepare a great application from the university's perspective? (Wayne State University, US)

    Shraddha Singaurey
  • + 07:45 PM – 08:15 PM

    UNIVERSITY PRESENTATION: Study Undergrad in Canada ft. Ryerson University

    Shreya Poddar
  • + 08:30 PM – 09:00 PM

    UNIVERSITY PRESENTATION: UNIVERSITY PRESENTATION: Hot courses - Cybersecurity, AI, Data Science & Public policy(Dallas Baptist University, US)

    Professor Paola Saibene
  • + 09:15 PM – 09:45 PM

    PANEL: Studying & Working & PR in Canada ft. Canadian students

    Rahul Iyer (University of Windsor alum)
    Alisha D'Souza (YouTuber, Camosun College alum, works at BELL)
  • + 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM

    UNIVERSITY PANEL: Journey of an International Student in NZ (Massey University & University of Waikato )

    Linda Oostenrijk - Massey University

    Ashish Suri - University of Waikato, Hamilton & Tauranga 
  • + 05:00 PM – 05:45 PM

    COUNTRY GUIDE: Study in "The British Isles": UK & Ireland | TEAM YOCKET

    Soumita Sen, Senior Counsellor (Yocket)
  • + 06:00 PM – 06:30 PM

    UNIVERSITY PANEL: Freshly brewed education policies in the UK (University of Essex & University of Wolverhampton)

    Vatsal Chandra - University of Essex
    Braj Bhushan - University of Wolverhampton
  • + 07:00 PM – 07:30 PM

    "UNIVERSITY PRESENTATION: Unconventional STEM options in the US. University of Arizona, US"

    Apurva Salvi
  • + 07:45 PM – 08:15 PM

    UNIVERSITY PRESENTATION: University of Florida, US

    Brittany Boyer
  • + 08:30 PM – 09:00 PM

    UNIVERSITY PRESENTATION: How to select the RIGHT university? (LeHigh University, US)

    Shishir Kumar Upadhyaya
  • + 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM

    UNIVERSITY PANEL: Job Prospects post studying in New Zealand (University of Canterbury & Victoria University of Wellington)

    Ankit Mehta - University of Canterbury
    Andrea McLeod-Karim - Victoria University of Wellington
  • + 03:00 PM – 04:30 PM

    PRESENTATION: US VISA Explained! (US Visa Consulate & EducationUSA)

    Ryan Pereira (EducationUSA) & US Visa Consulate officer
  • + 05:00 PM – 05:45 PM

    COUNTRY GUIDE: Study At Oceania: A Guide To Australia & NZ | TEAM YOCKET

    Moumita Moitra (Senior Counsellor, Yocket)
    Akash Kothari (University of Melbourne alum)
  • + 07:00 PM – 07:30 PM

    UNIVERSITY PRESENTATION: Studying a creative subject in the UK (Falmouth University, UK)

    Aarav Duggal
  • + 07:45 PM – 08:15 PM

    UNIVERSITY PRESENTATION: How to prepare a GREAT graduate application (Clarkson University, US)

    Jillian Layaou; Assistant Director of International Graduate Admissions
  • + 08:30 PM – 09:00 PM

    UNIVERSITY PRESENTATION: Who gets a job?: reflections from a decade of placements data of University at Buffalo

    Jennifer Gammell;Associate Director of Graduate Enrollment
  • + 05:00 PM – 05:45 PM

    COUNTRY GUIDE: Achtung! Germany calls you!

    Biruda Virkud, Senior counsellor (Yocket)
  • + 06:00 PM – 06:30 PM

    "UNIVERSITY PRESENTATION: University of Lethbridge "

    Vidhi Mathur;International Recruitment Consultant
  • + 07:00 PM – 07:30 PM

    UNIVERSITY PRESENTATION: Graduate Engineering Programs at Northeastern University (COE)

    Marissa Brush- Recruiting specialist, College of Engineering, Northeastern University, USA
  • + 07:45 PM – 08:15 PM

    UNIVERSITY PRESENTATION: Choosing the RIGHT university for YOU (University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa, US)

    Andrew Goodliffe;Associate Dean
  • + 08:30 PM – 09:00 PM

    UNIVERSITY PANEL: Is US still most preferred destination in 2021? (CSU - East Bay, Tufts University & Westcliff University - Irvine Campus)

    Laura Perry - California State University, East Bay
    Craig Thomas - Tufts University
    Dr. David McKinney - Westcliff University, University Provost and Chief Academic Officer
  • + 04:00 PM – 05:00 PM

    PRESENTATION: Studying in UK and the IELTS with British Council

    Winya Suzanna (Senior Manager Higher Education, British Council)
    Karthik Rajasekaran (Senior Manager Exams, British Council)
    Gitanjali Jeganathan (Senior Manager English, British Council)
  • 05:15 PM – 05:45 PM

    PRESENTATION: HDFC Credila

  • + 06:00 PM – 06:30 PM

    UNIVERSITY PANEL: Eveything about jobs (Rennes School of Business, France & University of Applied Sciences Europe, Germany)

    Maud LE BARS - Rennes School of Business
    Rahul Reddy - University of Applied Sciences Europe - Berlin, Hamburg and Iserloh
  • + 06:45 PM – 07:30 PM

    PANEL: Opportunities In India With A Foreign Degree

    Bhavya Baxi (Northeastern alum) & Manali Bambolkar (Boston University alum)
  • + 07:45 PM – 08:15 PM

    UNIVERSITY PRESENTATION: Emerging programs - Pharmacology & Toxicology (Wright State University, US)

    Faculty will be from Pharmacology and Toxicology
    Apoorv Singhal - Recruitment Advisor India, Wright State University
  • + 08:30 PM – 09:00 PM

    UNIVERSITY PRESENTATION: CSU Chico, US

    Bethany Pinegar; International Outreach Specialist
  • + 05:00 PM – 05:30 PM

    PANEL: Are management courses abroad worth the spend?

    Rishabh Goel (London Business School alum) & Aneri Desai (UT Arlington alum)
  • + 06:00 PM – 06:30 PM

    QnA: All About Post Study Work Permit & Immigrations

    Karen Lee Pollock (Immigration Attorney)
  • + 07:00 PM – 07:30 PM

    UNIVERSITY PRESENTATION: Kings University College at Western University

     
  • + 07:45 PM – 08:15 PM

    UNIVERSITY PRESENTATION: Study in UK with Scholarships (University of York, UK)

    Grace Dickinson; ‎Regional Manager (South Asia) ·
  • + 08:30 PM – 09:00 PM

    UNIVERSITY PANEL: Scholarships, Internships, Part-Time Opportunities in the US (Northern Arizona University, UC Denver & University of Alabama Huntsville)

    Ragh Singh - Northern Arizona University
    Emma Sletteland - UC Denver
    Harsha Patel- University of Alabama Huntsville 

Interact with the Universities

Albana
cal state
Clarkson
DBU
ESC
Essex
falmouth
Fullsail
Georgia state
Lehigh
Massey
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NAU
OCAD
RICE
Ryerson
Tufts
UB
UC
UE
UF
Alabana2
Arizona
Colarado
York
Waikato
Wyne
Willington
Westcliff
Wolverhamton
Wrightstate
Bhisops
California
Kings
Letbridge