The Fifth Convocation of Xavier University Bhubaneswar was held at 5.00 pm on Wednesday, March 27, 2019. Shri Sanjiv Mehta, Chairman & Managing Director, Hindustan Unilever Limited, Executive Vice President, Unilever South Asia was the Chief Guest and Convocation Speaker.
Faculty Development Program was held on 18th - 19th January, 2019 at Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar.
A 2-day Faculty Development Workshop on “Case Pedagogy as a Learning Tool” was organized at Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar on 24th - 25th November, 2017.
Xavier University Bhubaneswar has been awarded with THE BIZZ 2017 Award for its distinguished business excellence by the World Confederation of Business (WORLDCOB) at Frenchman's Reef & Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort, Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, USA
XPRESSIONS '17, the annual b-school festival organized by XUB was held on 10th - 12th November, 2017 . Xpressions is an event that plans to reach out to the best minds in business schools to test their business acumen as well as their zest for life. It was a three-day event packed with business simulation games, cultural activities, fun field games and much more. Taking a break from their hectic schedule, Xpressions gave its guests, a one of a kind experience, rejuvenating and refreshing them.
Xavier University Bhubaneswar (XUB) honoured with Four Palmes Global Award by Eduniversal Convention at the Hyatt Grand, Dubai for outstanding academic excellence in management education and research.
Our flagship Sports event "ATHLOS '17" was held from 13th to 15th October 2017. This year there were 9 teams including our team and XIMB-XUB Alumni participated in the Sports meet. There were 11 sports events conducted both for men and women. Out of the 11 sports events, in 10 events our students were the winners. It is a special joy to announce that in two events ( Table Tennis and Chess) Alumni were the runners up.
The Third Convocation of Xavier University Bhubaneswar was held on Wednesday, March 22, 2017. Shri Vinod Kumar, Managing Director & Group CEO - Tata Communications Limited., was the Chief Guest and Convocation Speaker.
3rd December is declared as the Institute day of XIMB, XUB.
The special event was celebrated on the 2nd December 2016 for this year. Celebrations held on both the campuses i.e., in the XIMB campus & in the Xavier City Campus of the Xavier University Bhubaneswar. A huge mass of Students, faculty & staffs were present to enjoy the celebration.
XPRESSIONS : The University’s Annual flagship B-School Event was held from 11th to 13th November, 2016
The Alumni Committee of XIMB & Bhubaneswar Alumni Chapter organized Sanidhya 2016 Bhubaneswar Chapter on 5th November, 2016 at XIMB Campus
The 14th Foundation Day Lecture of Xavier Institute of Management (XIMB), Xavier University Bhubaneswar was held on the 4th November 2016 at XIMB auditorium. Every year we invite eminent leaders from the industry as part of the Foundation Day lecture series, and this year we had the privilege of hosting Shri Kamal Bali, Managing Director, Volvo Group in India.
XIMB, XUB received International Diamond Star for Quality Award 2016 from Business Initiative Directions (BID). XIMB has been awarded with the World Quality Commitment (WQC) award in the Diamond category for the year 2016 for commitment to Quality and Excellence by Business Initiative Directions (BID).
XIMB has been ranked 3rd among India’s Top leading Private B-Schools of Super Excellence as per CSR-GHRDC B-School SURVEY 2016 and 6th among India’s Top 10 private B-Schools for the year 2016 in the Best B-Schools 2016 of the OUTLOOK-DRSHTI SURVEY.
An interactive session was held by Shri. Bhavish Aggarwal, Co-Founder and CEO, OLA Cabs on 28th Sept 2016, at 7.00 pm in the Auditorium XIMB, XUB.
Xavier Institute of Management Bhubaneswar (XIMB), Xavier University Bhubaneswar (XUB) in association with Odisha Television Ltd. organized a talk by Shri Arvind Subramanian, Chief Economic Adviser to Govt. of India on Thursday, 1st September, 2016 at 10.30 am in XIMB campus.
FINOMICS 2016: A Business Conclave of XIMB, XUB was held on 6th August, 2016 at Xavier Institute of Management (XIMB)
Smart City project gets five independent directors: The appointment of a panel of independent directors has given the Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited (BSCL) domain experts to advise the new company on execution of the ambitious project. The BSCL already has eight board members and with the appointment of the independent directors, the special purpose vehicle is now fully formed. The state government on Monday appointed the five independent directors to BSCL — Madhav Pai, Saveeta Mohanty, Aamer Azeemi, Sandipan Chakravortty and Bhavin Sheth. The Telegraph presents profiles of the independent director.
Sanidhya ‘16 was held in New Delhi on 21st May, in Bangalore on 28th May and in Mumbai on 4th June
This certification places the MBA-HRM programme of XaHR, Xavier University as a globally aligned curriculum programme which is benchmarked against the best academic curriculum standards and therefore is a great milestone in the development of the XaHR as well as XUB.
This is another step forward for internationalizing the academic curriculum and academic environment of Xavier University and standardizing its alignment at the global level.
Prof. Snigdha Pattnaik, Dean, Xavier School of Human Resources Management (XaHR) been awarded with the AARYA AWARD 2016 on 6th March, 2016 at Rabindra Mandap, Bhubaneswar to mark the International Women's Day, by the Parichay Foundation in recognition of her contribution and achievement in the field of education.
The award was presented to her by Hon'ble Union Minister of Tribal Affairs Shri. Jual Oram along with several other dignitaries including the Bhubaneswar North MLA Shri. Priyadarshi Mishra seen in the photograph.
Many congratulations to Prof. Snigdha Pattnaik on her illustrious achievement and her contribution to education and more so in being an institution-builder at Xavier University, Bhubaneswar. The entire XUB community is proud of her achievement and wish her the very best in the years ahead.
International Learning Opportunity
THUNDERBIRD, the world’s No.1 ranked institution, leading global business innovation for seventy years, now partners with XIMB, Xavier University to offer the world’s No.1 ranked programme Master of Global Management and MA in Global Affairs and Management to the students of Xavier University, Bhubaneswar.
The Event is aimed at inspiring XUB students topursue entrepreneurship as alsotoeducate them as to how do they go about it. X-SEED has been continuously working to ensure that students get the rightkind of support to start their own ventures.
A one day Corporate Social Responsibilities (CSR) conference titled Inclusive India Forum 2016 was organized in collaboration with Harvard Business School Club of Indiaand Xavier University Bhubaneswar.The event washeld at Xavier Institute of Management, Xavier University Bhubaneswar, Odisha on 22nd Jan 2016.
The conference was facilitated by Dr. Subhasis Ray, Coordinator- Centre for Resettlement, Rehabilitation and Corporate Social Responsibilities. More than 90 participants from Government, Industry and NGOs participated. The Forum has identified its focus areas as Education, Employability and Healthcare.
The program was inaugurated by Mr. PradeepAmaat, Finance Minister, Government of Odisha. Panelists included 7 CEOs, leading NGO leaders and institution builders like PadmashreeDr. T. P. Das.
National round table discussion on optimal FPO Design and on Sustainable Agricultural Systems(SAS)was organized in XIMB on 18th and 19th Jan 2016 in coordination with NABARD Chair unit.Expected outcomes of the deliberations may be Optimal FPO Design,Optimal Institutional Architecture at District level,Convergence Strategy for making collective action by resource poor possible, Common understanding and appreciation of the different approaches to sustainable agricultural practices in India and agreement and agreement on some common terminologies for policy, Plan for compilation and codification of different sustainable agricultural practices,Draft on Transition Strategy & Policy for replication on sustainable agricultural practices.
ICIT is a premier international forum for sharing high quality research in the areas of Information Technology. XIMB,XUBhosted the 14th International Conference on Information Technology 21-23 December, in collaboration with Orissa Information Technology Society and IEEE.The conference signifies a milestone in keeping pace with the latest research trends in the various fields of IT.The three-day event comprised of several Keynote Addresses, Invited Talks and Paper presentations. There were 54 participants and 24 paper presentations during the conference.
The Institute’s Foundation Day celebration was made special with Mr. D Shivakumar, Chairman & CEO, PepsiCo India Holdings Pvt. Ltd. delivering the 13th XIMB Foundation Day Lecture.
National Conference on “Make- in- India initiatives and changing paradigms of Industrial Relations” –December 4th-5th 2015
Xavier School of Human Resource Management (XSHRM), in collaboration with IIRA AND FES hosted a National Conference on “Make- in- India initiatives and changing paradigms of Industrial Relations.” Hon’ble Justice Shri Gopal Ballav Patnaik, former Chief Justice of India delivered the Inaugural keynote address. Prof. (Dr.) E.M Rao, was felicitated and honored during the conference for his immense contribution to the field of IR and Labour Laws.
The University hosted the National Conference on Jesuit Higher Education “Strategic Leadership in Higher Education: Options For The Future” was held at the University during October 22-25, 2015. Dr. B. Muthuraman, Ex-Vice-Chairman, Tata Steel Ltd., Fr. George Pattery, S.J., Provincial of South Asia, Prof. T. V. Rao, Chairman, TVRLS, Ahmedabad and Mr. SimantaMohanty, Executive Chief consultant, RashtriyaUchchatarSikshaAbhiyan (RUSA), Ministry of HRD, New Delhi, took sessions and sharing their views with the participants.
Bhubaneswar Sanidhya 2015- October4th 2015
Sanidhya 2015: the annual Alumni meet was held across cities and came home to Bhubaneswar on the 4th of October. The Annual General Body Meeting of the XIMB Alumni Association, a body registered at the national level was held during Sanidhya. Indian Cricket commentator HarshaBhogle and revered action, director RajatKappor interacted with the alumni and the students.
Inauguration of Centre of Excellence in Fiscal Policy & Taxation (CEFT)- September 7, 2015
The Government of Odisha joined hands with Xavier University to establish a Centre of Excellence.Shri Naveen Patnaik, the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Odisha inaugurated the Centre of Excellence in Fiscal Policy & Taxation (CEFT) on September 7, 2015 followed by a National Conference on “Fiscal Policy and Taxation”
A Discussion session by the British High Commission, Kolkata and the British Council organized on 26th August, 2015 "GREAT Conversations - Future of Indian Cities", moderated by Mr. Scott Furssedonn-Wood, the British Deputy High Commissioner for Eastern India with expert speakers, Ms. KarunaGopal, an internationally acclaimed thought leader, columnist, keynote speaker and advisor on SMART CITIES & Ms. Bee Rowlatt, a writer, journalist, author of the best-seller “Talking about Jane Austen in Baghdad” in Oct 2015.
Blessing of the University Chapel & Jesuit residence - May 31, 2015
His Excellency, Archbishop Salvatore Pennacchio, the apostolic Nuncio to India & Nepal, blessed the University Chapel, Jesuit residence & other facilities of the university on Sunday May 31, 2015along with Archbishop Most Rev. John Barwa, SVD, Most Rev. Albert D’ Souza, Most Rev. Simon Kaipuram, CM, Most Rev. Niranjan Sualsingh and Rev. Fr. George Fernandes, S.J..
The First Convocation of Xavier University Bhubaneswar (XUB), was held on Friday, March 27, 2015. His Excellency Dr. S.C. Jamir, Governor of Odisha presided over the Convocation ceremony.
XUB’s2015 …. A transformative journey. As we bow out 2015 in thanksgiving and stretch out to embrace 2016, a quick look at how far we’ve come and ….miles to go!
During 2015, we welcomed on-campus two new School’s – Xavier School of Sustainability, inaugurated on July 5, 2015 & Xavier School of Communications inaugurated on July 2, 2015, offering Doctoral, Masters and Undergraduate courses. Both Schools offer Masters Programs in their respective areas.