Indian Alumni Community

Indian Alumni Community:
Based in Cork and launched in May 2017, the Indian Alumni Community provides a social and professional network for both Indian alumni and alumni of all nationalities who have an interest in Indian culture and traditions.  In addition, the group supports current UCC students from India, giving advice and guidance on life in Cork.  The Indian Alumni Community organises the annual Spandan festival on campus – a day of celebration of Indian music, dance, heritage and cuisine.  Spandan is open to alumni, students and members of the public.  To find out more about the activities of the UCC Indian Alumni Community visit the group’s website at

Lekha Menon Margassery - President
Pooja Jayaprakash - Vice-President
Anuya Mane – Secretary
Rohan Gowda - Finance Officer
Manasi Nadkarni - Social Media Manager
Vimalkumar Velayudhan - Website Developer

2020 Committee Members (with UCC year of graduation):
Rohan Gowda (Masters in Molecular Cell Biology with Bioinnovation, Class of 2018)
Pooja Jayaprakash (Masters in Molecular Cell Biology with Bioinnovation, Class of 2016)
Anuya Mane (Doctorate in Food and Nutritional Sciences, 2020)
Lekha Menon Margassery (Doctorate in Microbiology, 2013) 
Manasi Nadkarn (Masters in Public Health, Class of 2020)
Vimalkumar Velayudhan (Various UCC Research Groups, 2007 – 2017)


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