The SFA – “Spouses and Family association” is an integral part of the ISB life and Campus. SFA is designed to support student spouses. The spouses come from diverse backgrounds but support each other in a spirit of friendship and unity. Here, life is full of new experiences. At ISB you get to involve yourself in various events and activities, organized by the SFA or any other social club. You can also attend various sessions, forums, conclaves going on for the students. Throughout the year you will have numerous opportunities to organize outings, festivals, NGO exhibitions, Melas or take part in events by other social clubs. You can be a contributing member to Dance club, Music club, Photography club, Radio club or any club that interests you. The campus has all the facilities that you would need for this one year. Interactions with all other clubs are done via SEAL. You can also choose to enroll in weekend classes for foreign languages like German, French, Spanish, Chinese, etc.
Roles of SFA members:
Engage in various on and off campus activities
Indulge in classes or sessions on campus
Coordinate with other social clubs
Organize activities for kids
Sunshine Play Schools have set up a day-care centre at the ISB campus.The initiative is of great value to working spouses, staff and faculty at the ISB. The centre is located in the Faculty Housing Area of the School. It is easily accessible for parents. You can have access to Sunshine’s following facilities:
The Indian School of Business (ISB) is all about community living. The spirit is brought alive on campus by celebrating festivals and occasions such as Navratri*,KarvaChauth*, Diwali*, Children’s Day, Christmas, Lohri*, Pongal*, Sankranti*and Basant-Panchami*, among others.
*A brief description of the various festivals is given below:
Navratri– “Navaratri” or “nine nights” in Sanskrit is a Hindu festival that extends to nine nights and 10 days. During these days, the different forms of Goddess Shakti are worshiped. It is commonly referred to as Dussehra.
KarvaChauth – This is an annual one-day festival celebrated by married Hindu (and some Sikh) women. On this day, women fast and pray for their husband’s health.
Diwali – This is one of the most important festivals in India. Commonly known as the “Festival of Lights,”Diwali signifies the triumph of good over evil.
Lohri – Predominantly celebrated in Punjab, Lohriis a festival dedicated to the end of winter.
Pongal / Sankranti – A harvest festival traditionally intended to thank the Sun God and farmstead livestock for creating the bountiful harvest.
Basant-Panchami – A Hindu festival celebrating Saraswati, the goddess of knowledge, music and art.