Faculty:

Ms. Shubda Malhotra M.Phil (Industrial & Organizational Psychology)
Ms. Sharmila Dhote M.A.&S.E.T(Clinical Psychology)
Dr.(Ms.) Madhu Rai Ph.D (Clinical Psychology)

Academic Year 2015-16

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The Andrean Psychology Team (APT) has conducted various activities to promote learning and interest in the field of psychology. The activities of this academic year were inaugurated with informative guest lecture on “Cyber laws & ethical hacking” by experts in the field of ethical hacking Ms. Jasmine & Mr. Chawda. This sensitized students to the needs and challenges faced by the youth in the era of social networking. A Street play by CGNet Swara an NGO supporting tribal issues was organized to create awareness among students about problems faced by tribal in parts of rural India.

 

 

SYBA and FYBA students participated in various Research activities. Two students participated in Avishkar research conducted by University of Mumbai. Their topic of research was “Locus of Control & its Impact on Academic Performance” and “Worrying Pattern among College Students”. Both students reached the final round of the competition. Two teams comprising of three students each participated in Annual Psychology Convention “Trishool” conducted by S.P.N.Doshi Women’s College, Ghatkopar. Their topics of research were “Influence of Gender on Prosocial Behaviour” and “Mood and Prosocial Behaviour”.Three teams comprising of four students each participated in a Psychology Seminar conducted by M.D. Shah Mahila College on “The Reality of Virtual Relationships”. Their research topics were “On-line Dating” and “Causes and Consequences of Virtual Relationship: A Case Study”.

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The association also screened some educational films like ‘Shutter Island’, ‘Beautiful Mind’ and ’Outsourced” which helped the students to develop insights into the causes and consequences of psychological disorders like schizophrenia and “Outsourced” enlightened them the impact of cultural diversity. The Andrean Psychology Team (APT) conducted several activities for students, giving them an opportunity to explore their talents and bring about a holistic growth and development. The one week long program – The Psychology Week – was open to students from all fraternities. The participation of students from all streams made this week long event, even more fun and rigorous.

  • Colour Day – Colours have their own potential benefits for diseases and disorders. They may also reflect personality traits & have an impact on our moods. Through this exercise we encouraged the involvement of self-research about chromotherapy and deeper understanding of the unique attributes of each colours and its association.

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  • Group discussion – A GD on “work life balance” brought to light great insights and various perspectives in form of effective arguments.
  • Quiz Competition –A quiz competition was organized by the association with questions related to psychology
  • Field Visits- This year the educational visit was organized to the “Gateway School of Mumbai”, the visit sensitized the students to the needs of special children. To enable students to explore various career options a trip to Pearl academy was organized for the TYBA students.6

 

  •  Guest lecture- In order to enhance employability of students a Guest lecture was organized on “Career options In Marketing & Finance”, expert from Finplan education Kashish Khilani addressed the TYBCOM students on this topic. Caroline an ex-student of the college provided valuable insights into “Procedure of applying to foreign Universities”.

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  • Test Administration – The wide variety of tests conducted on personality analysis, stress, anxiety, fear, depression, vocation and interpersonal relationships; gave students an insight into their own behaviour on each of the parameters and how they could deal with issues effectively after having a better understanding of self.

Academic Year 2014-15

GUEST LECTURE
  • Guest lecture by Mr. Kashish Khilani of FINPLAN edu. On ‘ Career options in Marketing & finance”

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  • Guest lecture by ex‐student Ms. Caroline D’Souza on “Procedures for applying to foreign universities for higher education – a student’s perspective”

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STREET PLAY

 

  • Street play by CGNet Swara on creating awareness among students about problems faced by TRIBALS in parts of rural India

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QUIZ COMPETITION

  •  Faculty members with participants of Andrean Psychology QUIZ competition

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COLOUR DAY

  • Prof Shubda Malhotra (HOD) and Melanie Mathias (College Counsellor) with participants of Colour Day competition

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EDUCATIONAL VISIT

 

  • Educational visit to GATEWAY SCHOOL OF MUMBAI‐School for children with special needs(Co-ordinator of the Counselling Department – Ms. M. Khanna along with Faculty members and students)

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PAPER PRESENTATION

 

  • SYBA students presented a paper on “Youth & brand consciousness” at SNDT College, Ghatkopar. They were awarded Second prize for the paper & received a Trophy & certificate.

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WORKSHOPS AND GUEST LECTURES
  • Organized a WORKSHOP on ‘Awareness about The Subconscious Mind” by Mr. A. Desai renowned Psychologist of Mumbai.

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  • GUEST LECTURE  by    Christopher  from  Institute  of  Special Education Germany on “Challenges faced by people with special needs”
  • GUEST LECTURE by Mr. Vyas from Teach for India “Creating awareness towards marginalized sections of the society”
  • CAREER FAIR

 

Organized a CAREER FAIR covering various different vocations for both Degree & Junior College students – A Career Fair was organized covering various different vocations like Hospitality, Information technology, Management, Image management, Education abroad etc applicable both to degree & junior college students.

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  • STREET PLAY

Organized a STREET PLAY in collaboration with Dilkhush Special school students to Sensitize college students towards needs of special children

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ADMINISTRATION OF PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTS

  • Type –A personality scale,
  • Intrinsic /Extrinsic Motivation Scale,
  • Self esteem scale,
  • Listening Scale
SCREENING OF EDUCATIONAL FILMS AND DOCUMENTARIES
  • The Help
  • Beautiful Mind
  • 15 Park Avenue
  • Documentary on “Alzheimer’s disease”
OTHER CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
  • Organized a Debate Competition on “Does Gaming calibrate aggressive tendencies in people?”
  • Organized a Quiz Competition on Psychology & General topics
  • Power Point Presentation related to “Psychological Disorders & World War I”
  • Educational Games on” Law of individual differences” & “Sense of self worth”

Academic Year 2013-14

UGC SPONSORED MINOR RESEARCH PROJECT
  • Titled – “Parenting behaviours and beliefs contributing to child’s attachment to inanimate objects.
  • Project sponsored by UGC (Rs 70,000/-)
  • Submitted on 22 – 07 – 2013

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WORKSHOPS AND GUEST LECTURES
  • A Guest Lecture on Design Innovation by Welingkar Institute of Management in collaboration with Massachusetts Institute of Technology

JUST A MINUTE

  • To assess their spontaneous thinking and extempore speaking skills, students were given a topic on the spot, based on which they were required to speak.

COLOUR DAY

  • Encouraging the involvement of students in understanding metaphor psychology and motivating their self research abilities related to chromo- therapy.
INSPIRE ME WITH THAT STORY
  • Students inspired their peers by discussing inspirational and motivational stories that helped them overcome adversities successfully .

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KNOW YOUR PSYCHOLOGIST

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Students prepared a presentation on their favourite psychologist.

DEBATE

Topic- “Is Mumbai Becoming Another Delhi”

SCREENING OF EDUCATION FILMS
  • Up In The Air
  • Beautiful Mind,
  • Shutter Island,
  • 15 Park Avenue

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ADMINISTRATION OF PSYCHOLOGICAL TEST
  • Fear of Negative Evaluation,
  • Type –A personality scale,
  • Self esteem scale,
  • Intrinsic /Extrinsic Motivation Scale,
ST ANDREW’S FOOTPRINTS OF PEACE

 

Footprints of Peace ( http://www.facebook.com/standrewsfootprints/info) project was launched on 31st January, 2014 (which marks the death anniversary of the Father of the Nation who was known for his non-violent moment) by St Andrew’s College to promote peace.

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Academic Year 2012-13

UGC SPONSORED NATIONAL LEVEL SEMINAR

 Topic – “Major concerns on Adolescent Well-being”, with a special focus on substance abuse, net addiction and relationship issues.

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FIELD VISIT

  • Yerwada Mental Hospital (Pune)
  • Spastic Society Of India
ESSAY COMPETITION

Topic – Women safety in Indian metros

SCREENING OF EDUCATIONAL FILMS
  • King’s Speech
  • The Silence of the Lamb
  • Inception

DEBATE COMPETITION

Topic – “Life begins at conception”

 

Academic Year 2011 -12
GUEST LECTURE
  • On “Hypnotherapy” by Dr. R. Naidu

FIELD VISIT

  • An educational visit for FYBA students was organized to S.P.J Sadhana School16

DEBATE COMPETITION

  • Topic – “Euthanasia”
POSTER COMPETITION
  • Topic – “ Life span & Human development”

MOVIES SCREENED

  • Inception
  • Shutter island
  • 15 Park Avenue

Academic Year 2010-11

 WORKSHOPS

 

Psychology department organized a workshop on “Syllabus revision of Psychology of Human Behaviour at work” for T.Y.B.Com on 16th December 2010.

GUEST LECTURE

Sr. Patricha presented a lecture on “Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy”

FIELD VISIT
  • For T.Y.B.A students an educational visit was organized to Yerwada mental hospital Pune
SCREENING OF FILMS
  • Shutter Island
  • Identity
  • 15 Park Avenue
  • Essay Competition on “Suicide

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DEBATE COMPETITION-
  • Topic – “Should Reality Shows be ”
ANDREAN PSYCHOLOGY QUIZ

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