News @ ICNZ
Nov-Dec 2015 Issue

The Waves

While enjoying the bright and warm summer, ICNZ welcomes the readers to enjoy the newsletter for November / December, which were the months full of festivities. Filled with interesting news and pictures, the newsletter provides a glimpse into the student’s life at ICNZ.

Inside this issue

  • Diwali Celebrations
  • Christmas Celebrations
  • Birthday Celebrations
  • In class focus
  • Let it All Out Session
  • People and Success

Diwali Celebrations at ICNZ:

CNZ students celebrated Diwali in the month of November. Diwali, also known as the Festival of Lights, is one of the most popular Hindu festivals. This year it was observed on 11th of November. The festival spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil, and hope over despair. It is an official holiday in Fiji, Guyana, India, Malaysia, Mauritius, Nepal, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Suriname and Trinidad, Tobago and USA.

Students were dressed in the colourful Indian ethnic style and organised various cultural events to celebrate the occasion. Program included activities like - speech regarding the importance of the festival, variety of traditional and modern dances, singing, dramas, fashion shows and games such as musical chair, lemon in the spoon, untie the knot, role reversals etc in which the students as well as the staff participated and had a fun time.

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In class   focus:

Entrepreneurship is one of the papers for Diploma in Business Management - Level 7. Students are expected to develop skills such as Planning, Organizing, Leading and Management through developing a business plan. Students presented w ell-versed business plans with innovative ideas of which some are expected to go live. We congratulate the students on their dedication and hard work


Christmas Celebrations at   ICNZ

Students celebrated Christmas in the month of December at ICNZ. Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, observed most commonly on December 25, as a religious and cultural celebration among billions of people around the world. Popular customs of the festival includes gift giving, Christmas music and carolling, exchange of Christmas cards, church services, a special meal, and the display of various Christmas decorations, including Christmas trees, Christmas lights, nativity scenes, garlands, wreaths, mistletoe, and holly. The same was followed at ICNZ.

The students had a gala time celebrating Christmas at ICNZ. The 'Secret Santa' was a huge attraction across the students and tutors of all batches. Each person had got a beautifully wrapped gift which were all arranged under the Christmas tree and also, the eagerness of everyone to receive a gift from his or her secret Santa could be sensed. Decorating the Christmas tree, the 'Crib', distribution of gifts by SANTA, exchanging cards, carol singing, games and various other cultural events were a part of the celebration.

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Let it All Out   Session

A Let It All Out session was conducted in the month of November. 'Let it all out' is a platform where the students and the tutors come together to discuss and exchange new ideas, thoughts, opinions and suggestions. In the session the students were given a chance to put forward their queries regarding any matter and all the queries were addressed satisfactorily.


Birthday Celebrations at   ICNZ

Birthday celebrations are always looked forward to by students. There were part of the Diwali and Christmas celebrations.


Students who celebrated their birthdays during these two months included :-

Monday - Tuesday : Sandeep Kaur, Paramjith, Divesh, Sandeep, Mohommed Alam, Charanjith.
Wednesday - Thursday : Gurpinder, Ajay D. , Gurwant, Balwinder, Ramesh, Praveen, Gurvinder Singh and Neeraj.
Friday - Saturday : Amandeep, Rajkumar, Sarabjith, Ravinder, Gurlal, Purvish, Gagndeep, Prince and Sukhvinder.

People and Success

ICNZ celebrated "People and Success 2015" on 20th of November. All the members from the management and staff (present and past) came together to celebrate the progress of ICNZ. The program included felicitation of the staff members, cultural performances and dinner.


As 2015 draws to a close, The team at ICNZ wishes you peace and joy at Christmas. As we look back upon 2015, we would like to acknowledge all our stakeholders for their contribution and support. Thanks for a great year, and we wish you all the best as you embark on 2016.