The cultural clubs in Amity University, Mumbai, impart training to students to hone professional and leadership skills through various extra-curricular activities. The overwhelming appreciation and support from the students and faculty inspired cultural clubs to organize meaningful activities to harness potential of students.

The cultural activities are based on hands-on activities that help students in improving intellectual, professional and communication skills. Backed by rich experience of experiential learning and excellent communication skills gained through club activities, students look forward to forge relations during corporate interactions, interviews, academic discussions, peer reviews and meetings.

The extra-curricular activities provide a supportive and interdisciplinary learning to students to develop communication and leadership skills as well as boost confidence and personal growth. The university has Snap-Squad (photography club), Ami-Psyche (for holistic development and emotional well-being), Ami-Trendz (style club), Ami-Theatre (theatre club), Ami-Cine (movie production club), Ami-Cult (performing arts club), Ami-Yoga, Ami-E-Cell (entrepreneur club), Ami-Environ (environment club), Ami-Astro Cell (astronomy club).

Snap-Squad

The photography club, Snap-Squad, seeks to encourage budding photographers and enthusiastic students to showcase their creativity, passion and provide them supportive environment and resources. Members of Snap-Squad club also explore various possible opportunities for photography projects in collaboration with other universities and academic institutes. Members of the club take part in several exhibitions, photo-walks, events on and off campus.

Ami Psyche Club

Ami Psyche Club promotes and spreads awareness about mental health and well-being through simple day-to-day practices as well as activities.

The Club members organise activities that revolve around social ties to foster bonds and friendships to deal with stress and anxiety issues; a sense of purpose to give a meaning (direction) to life and enhance mental and emotional well-being of people; understand challenging and novel experiences to learn perspective as well as learn the art of connecting to people to stimulate healthy growth.

Apart from these activities members of Ami Psyche Club meet regularly to plan and organise small group discussions, team building games etc. Different events of Ami-Psyche emphasise on

  • Social Ties: The importance of bonds and friendships are explained to individuals to help them coping with stress and problems
  • Developing A Sense of Purpose: Helping students to develop a perspective on having a sense of purpose to lead a quality life and maintain a strong well-being physically, mentally and spiritually.
  • Learn the art of challenging: Various activities make students experience challenges and learn key lessons from adverse situations. The club activities provide conducive environment, resources and support to overcome challenging situations that stimulate personal growth and mental well-being.

A wide range of activities which were organised on significant occasions included a street play (skit) titled ‘Suicide Prevention’ on the occasion of Suicide Prevention Day (10-11 September); a ‘Smile’ contest to mark World Smile Day (6th October); an event on World Mental Health Day (10th October); ‘Acts of Random Kindness (ARK) to commemorate World Kindness Day (11-13th November); a short film contest to mark International Day of Social Justice (20th February); an event on Zero Discrimination Day (1st March); Poster contest titled ‘What’s Your Happiest Memory?’ to commemorate International Day of Happiness (20th March); and an event on World Health Day (7th April). These events and activities sensitised people about the importance of emotional well-being.

Ami-Trendz

Established under the tutelage of Amity School of Fashion Design and Technology (ASFDT), Amitrendz consistently work towards enhancing fashion and design quotient through plethora of innovative extracurricular activities. The club always encourages students to hone style and creativity with the resources available. It aims to provide budding designers and fashion management aspirants a clear perspective on design and innovative applications in daily life. Various events present invigorating, aesthetic, artistic, creative hands-on activities for effective learning. These activities introduce techniques to students to get novel, current and original design ideas. Ami-Trendz provides a platform to students aspiring to carve a niche as a model, choreographer, runway event coordinator, orator, music creator and a design wizard.

The activities conducted by Amitrendz are: fashion shows, displays and exhibitions, poster designing, logo designing, up cycling of products and audio-visual production on ‘style is something each of us already has, all we need to do is find it’.

Ami-Theatre

This club has been established to nurture various forms of theatre viz regular and classical stage performances to the more nuanced and thought-provoking street plays. The club activities encourage young and budding artists, directors, writers, performers and production enthusiasts to augment skills in the field of theatre and drama.

Besides creating awareness about theatre as well as its importance in society and social life, Ami-Theatre also emphasises on studying various writing and production styles, authors and scripts to harness talent and skills. The club has been receiving resounding success for its innovative activities and plays.

 

Amity Film Society

The club encourages the production of films having artistic value as well as promotes public appreciation of films. It also promotes research on cinema and related studies. Students promote and co-ordinate the club activities such as screening classic films and movies based on contemporary issues across the world. The club members also collaborate with national and international organizations having similar objectives.

Ami-Cult

This cultural club aims to promote pertinent aspects of Indian culture by depicting events on Indian classical music, classical dance, folk music, performing arts and other cultural aspects. The club organizes contests, celebrations on significant occasions as well as thematic cultural programmes. Students are provided ample opportunities to encourage budding artists developing their creative skills and talent. The events promote healthy competition among students, foster traditional Indian values and to sensitise people about the cultural traditions and heritage of India. 

Ami-Yoga

The club aims to achieve holistic development of students and help managing stress and anxiety. The practice of yoga keeps students relaxed, imbibes right attitude in them and brings together physical and mental disciplines to achieve a peaceful body and mind. The regular practice of yoga also helps in increasing flexibility, muscle strength and body tone. The club sensitizes and motivates students to engage in regular yoga practices, including sessions on Surya Namaskara, Pragya Yoga and Pranayama, after college hours. Ami-Yoga invites eminent speakers to increase the awareness about various benefits of yoga in daily life. Ami-Yoga also celebrates International Yoga Day every year with much fanfare on the premises.

Ami-E-Cell

Ami-E-Cell believes in being the pioneer in innovation and entrepreneurship community by helping budding entrepreneurs to reach their full potential through experiential learning. The club members plan and organize various stimulating events that encourage participation and analysis on a wide range of issues that augment innovation and entrepreneurship in the field of biotechnology, technology and social entrepreneurship. These events and club activities encourage and nurture new ideas and help in developing inquisitive perspective in students. The club activities are a platform to generate innovative ideas that have a potential to transform financial and social challenges in contemporary world. Clearly, the club helps in creating a robust community of agents of change. The club activities equip students to face future challenges and meet rising aspirations of the growing economy and society.

Ami-Environ

Ami-Environ club is committed to sensitise students and society about current environmental issues and to cultivate a sense of responsibility towards developing sustainable environment. The club activities and workshops encourage and empower students to participate and take up meaningful environmental activities and projects. A wide range of activities promote, influence and engage teachers, parents and community partners to adopt responsible actions for environment conservation. The club let students explore environmental concepts and actions beyond the confines of curriculum. The club members strive to bring a change in thought process, habits and routine of people, particularly youth, to develop a sustainable environment.

Ami-Astro Cell

The club aims to promote astronomy and its application as well as scientific concepts to students and astronomy enthusiasts. Since the night sky has always been a fascination among learners, Ami-Astro club strives to develop scientific temperament among students and pique their interest and awareness in astronomy, celestial objects and space science. The club organises different outdoor scientific camps, and day and evening observation sessions on the premises throughout the year. Students observe and analyse celestial objects like moon, nebulae, planets etc. Astronomy is one of the few branches of Science where amateurs make genuine contributions towards observation and research. Plethora of club activities, including star gazing, photography, observation session, quiz and peer discussion clear concepts and develop a perspective about the Universe. Ami-Astro is committed to raise interest and awareness about celestial bodies and the Universe among student fraternity.