7 Clubs at Tula’s Institute for Student Hobbies
College life plays a significant role in moulding the life of students in long-term. It is the phase when students are introduced to a lot of new experiences. It is thus important to ensure that students try a diverse range of activities in clubs and societies which will help them explore their interests. This will also allow them to try out new things on a personal as well as professional scale in the future.
Tula’s Institute realises the importance of balancing extracurricular activities along with academics for students. The college provides for VIBGYOR, an organisation formed and managed by students. VIBGYOR has seven clubs that function to cater to the various interests of the students.
- Footloose Club
- Catwalk Club
- Sargam Club
- Ravindro Club
- Expresso Club
- Technocrats Club
- Capture Club
1. Footloose Club
Dance has been a part of our lives since ages. It is one of the earliest forms of entertainment that man has known. Numerous dancing styles have emerged over the years with new ones being invented time and again. It is an effective way to exercise and remain healthy. It leads to a comprehensive physical, emotional and mental well-being. Apart from being a hobby and an exercise, dance can also offer great career opportunities. People can venture into opening dance studios and becoming choreographers and dancers. The Footloose club in Tula’s Institute is active in providing a platform for the students to perform and enhance their dancing skills. Students can learn a variety of dance forms ranging from hip hop and robotics to classical, freestyle as well as Bollywood.
2. Catwalk Club
The world of fashion has always ruled the hearts of the youth, so it comes as no surprise that fashion shows are equally loved by them. Not only do the youngsters love to keep up with the latest fashion trends, but many of them also aspire to walk the ramp as models. The Catwalk club at Tula’s organizes fashion shows in various events of the college. Students are groomed and trained to walk the ramp. It provides them with an opportunity to test themselves as models and also pursue the industry if they wish to.
3. Sargam Club
With the abundance of reality television programmes based on singing, it has become one of the most desirable hobbies for all and sundry. People are also attracted towards the fame and recognition that television brings, which makes singing an even more popular platform to gain that success. Singing is something that comes naturally to everyone, whatever be the quality of their voice. But even people with no knowledge of rhythm or beats can excel with proper guidance and constant training. Tula’s Institute provides this singing experience to its students through the Sargam club where students get to showcase their musical talents. The club also incorporates band performers and different musical instrument players. The club is suitable for everyone who has an inclination towards singing of any form.
4. Ravindro Club
Till date, theatre is known to be a serious art. It is commonly seen that actors who have a history of acting in theatre are considered to be serious towards their work. Many examples can be seen in the Indian film industry itself, such as Om Puri, Shabana Azmi, Naseeruddin Shah, Pankaj Kapoor, Saurabh Shukla, Raghuveer Yadav, and Anupam Kher. The list is endless. Ravindro club of Tula’s Institute gives a chance to display the acting skills of students. They get to act as well as improve their performances.
Tula’s Institute also actively participates in the Dehradun International Film Festival (DIFF) every year. DIFF provides a platform to the aspiring talents of Uttarakhand to interact with the renowned members of the film industry. It aims at providing people with opportunities to work in the film industry as well as to boost the state’s cinematic culture. (Click here to know more about)
The college also invites popular members of the film and television fraternity, who share their experiences and valuable tips and tricks of the art with the students. The club gives freedom to the students to explore the genre of drama, stand-up comedy, stage plays and theatre.
5. Expresso Club
Every human being has infinite things to share, but not everyone knows the art to do it. Communication, be it intrapersonal or interpersonal, is a very important aspect of life. One must be sure of their thoughts and opinions so that it is easy to communicate the same to others. The Expresso club of Tula’s Institute allows students to get on stage and speak their hearts out. Students get to be hosts of various events as well as participate in debates and speeches. Their art of public speaking is honed and they gain the confidence to express freely and with genuity. Apart from verbal speaking skills, the non-verbal way of expression is also promoted through the college newsletter.
6. Technocrats Club
Tula’s Institute has numerous students who live to love engineering. Students are not only exposed to the theoretical world of engineering, but they also get ample practical experience to work around with the equipments in laboratories, workshops as well as classes. The Technocrats club functions on the same philosophy. It is a great platform for the students to come up with original and innovative inventions and reach new heights of technology. The club indulges in organising seminars and workshops throughout the year to encourage the students to experiment with their ideas and technology to deliver advanced end-result. Needless to say, this paves path for budding scientists and engineers who are capable of developing the technology that can change the world.
7. Capture Club
The world has evolved to a point where engineering and medical industry is not the only choice for a career. Till date, they remain a favourite amongst students, but they’ve started moving towards more creative choices such as to become a musician, a model, an artist or and, actor. The choices are endless and one of them which surfaces as a popular one is a photography. With the easy access to high-quality cameras, everyone is a photographer today. There are many who have the knack to click pictures that attract everyone and want to take up photography as a career.
There are many options for people in this field. Fashion photography is believed to be the most popular one if you want recognition, otherwise travel photography, nature photography and covering events are also high in demand. The wedding industry is one of the most thriving industries out there and needless to say, it is an amazing arena for a creative photographer who can help materialise people’s dreams. The Capture club of Tula’s Institute enables the students to capture the various events and moments in the college and tread the path of the photography of their interest.
Benefits of the Clubs
All these seven clubs at Tula’s Institute help students explore the various hobbies that they can take up along with academics and sports. There are numerous advantages of having these clubs and they play a very significant role in the lives of the students.
Students get amazing opportunities to showcase their talent in the field of their interest. Performing in front of their peers helps in building their confidence and enforces their belief in self. Students can get rid of stage fright and performance anxiety if they have any. Starting with a smaller stage helps to prepare them for the bigger stages in the future. They have the luxury to make minor mistakes and improve them immediately through the reviews of their teachers and other students in the college. The students manage the clubs on their own and interact with each other, thus learning new things that were previously unknown to them.
They get learning experiences when they are responsible for events from the scratch and they are accountable for it. They imbibe the ability of decision-making which plays a prominent role in personal as well as professional life. It would be right to say that these clubs provide students with the luxury to make mistakes and learn from them, to improve their talents and skill set and to emerge as a more accomplished person with an integrated development.