“Wilson College is privileged to host His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, at its heritage campus on the 28th of February. This visit will strengthen the economic, academic and cultural ties with Canada and will help shape the young minds of the 21st century”, said Dr. Zuleika Homavazir Sattha, HOD, BMS Dept, Wilson College.
The visit is centered on the themes of innovation, entrepreneurship and education, with a special focus on the contributions of women and girls. The partnership between Canada and India can have unbounded potential to improve the lives of both Canadians and Indians.
WILSON COLLEGE WELCOMES HIS EXCELLENCY
THE RIGHT HONOURABLE DAVID JOHNSTON
THE GOVERNOR GENERAL OF CANADA
Wilson College was delighted and privileged to host His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, at its heritage campus on the 28th of February for a high level roundtable discussion on India’s Education Future: From Traditional Systems to Innovative Models.
The discussion included areas of innovation, learning mobility, entrepreneurship, education for all, with a special focus on the contributions of women and girls.
Post the discussion, His Excellency was very gracious to meet students and answer to their queries. The discussion centred around business, trade, commerce and academics.
Wilson College was delighted to host this event. The event was organised with the Canada Consulate General in Mumbai in collaboration with Indian NGOs, other academic institutions and industry and with excellent security arrangements of the Mumbai Police.
The College presented His Excellency with a copy of its Coffee-table Book “Vision and Beyond” and a souvenir which marks 182 years of its existence.
We are thankful to all those who contributed to the immense success of the day.
Wilson College the legacy continues…
The founder of these institutions was the Rev. John Wilson D.D., F.R.S. of the Scottish Missionary Society. John and his wife Margaret arrived in Bombay on February 14,1829, learnt the local language and with great zeal set up schools for boys and girls of all castes and classes.
Our Vision and Mission
To produce intellectually well trained, morally upright, socially conscious and spiritually oriented men and women.