Ex-Students meet : Our college has made special efforts to maintain
contact with our alumni. An ex-students association has been formed. Every
year all the alumni are invited to attend an ex students meeting with the
students, faculty. There they discuss their work and experiences on the
professional and personal fronts. This is an enriching experience both for
the current students and the faculty.
6. Sanwad: "Sanwad" is a voluntary Organization of the students of
college of architecture, Kolhapur. SANWAD’s activities cover a wide gamut
of fields such as literature, debating fine arts, performing arts, etc.
7. Magazine: “ Dimensions” an annual magazine is published every
year, which includes articles, sketches, poems etc. on architecture and
other related fields. Recently a monthly wall-magazine “Domain” has been
launched. This is being editing by each class by turn.
Competitions are held amongst the students at interclass level in projects
such as collage, face painting, Rangoli, Mural, Carving, Cartooning,
Clay-modeling, Traditional day, Debates, Antakshari etc.
9. Cultural Activities: Every year an annual gathering and
exhibition of the students work is held. The gathering is used as an
opportunity for interaction between the parents, students and the faculty.
The duration of this activity is two days and features two interclass
competitions one for dramatics and the other for giving exposure to the
talents of the students in music, dance, visual, presentation, etc. The
script, direction, stagecraft, lighting etc is all done by the students
and is evaluated by external specialists in each of these fields. The
exhibition is kept open for public appreciation and awareness for 3 days.
Our college has been participating every year in the cultural activities
of the Shivaji University “Youth Festival” and many other competitions. A
large number of Prizes have been won by our college. In fact the general
championship of Youth Festival of Shivaji University has been consistently
won by our college for several years and National “Youth Festival”
Championship Trophy for Dance etc.
10. Study Tour: Two annual study tours are conducted every year. One for
F. Y., S. Y. and T. Y. Arch and another for final year (I & II) these are
organized to different parts of the country and even to neighboring
countries. It is very intense activity involving detailed study of places
of interest from architectural point of view.
Students learn first hand about historic places and architecture and local
culture through sight seeing, photography, sketching, interviews and
dialogue with experts.
11. Sports : Our students organize annual competition for different sports
such as cricket, badminton, table tennis, carom, etc. They also take part
in outside competitions at various levels namely collegiate, district
12. Sketching Club: The students especially first year ites are encouraged
to go on guided sketching trips on Sunday as sketching ability is a very
important part of an architectural training.
Film Club: Our College has collection of several audio-visual cassettes on
architecture and related subjects Cassettes and films are also brought
form outside and screened every Saturday.
Our attempt has always, been to equip a students with the awareness of the
totality of the problems relating to human habitat and the right approach
to the process of achieving the most satisfying solutions. To give him a
grounding of the historic and cultural aspects, but at the same time equip
him with contemporary knowledge and technology.