The SIMC Studios, inaugurated by the legendary actor Shri Amitabh Bachchan, serves as an integral infrastructural facility for enhancing education in the mass communication courses and media communication courses offered here at SIMC. From the in-built sound studio to the audio labs, from the multi-camera studio to several lighting equipments, the institute makes sure that the students learn the technicalities involved in the media industry.
The Symbiosis Studios, located atop the lush Lavale Hill in the Symbiosis International (Deemed University) campus is a state-of the-art facility catering to all requirements of a film/television production. Equipped with a multi-camera studio, a chroma studio, two high end editing suites, a PCR recording studio and 2 photo studios, this high-end facility is a one stop shop for all filming requirements.
Students avail a fully equipped non-linear edit suite comprising of Final Cut Pro, Avid and Adobe Premiere systems. The Visual Studio comprises of a Chroma Studio and a massive shooting floor with a PCR room, Teleprompter Pro System, 2 studio camera and audio equipment. Audio-Visual equipment includes 4 Panasonic P2 HVX202AEN, 4 DVX-102 and 5 Panasonic Handicams. Audio equipment includes professional use microphones like Azden SGM 2X and Sony ECM 77B. Audio production and post-production facilities allow the students the use of Pro Tools along witha full-fledged recording studio to record their creativity at their best.
Through these facilities, the students not only develop their technical skills as budding journalists and audio visual experts but also learn how to keep an open mindset and mould this technicality along with their creativity and style before entering their desired fields of agency businesses.
A cluster of all colleges on the campus forms what is popularly known as the ‘acad block’. Home to all academic activities this part of the campus is bustling with energy throughout the day.
A Computer Lab facility with unlimited internet and all softwares required ensures that students are always connected and updated. The Media Lab with software like BMW Prime, IRS caters specially to the needs of the students of Media Management.
Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication (SIMC) have the accessibility to the Central Library of Symbiosis International (Deemed University) which possesses number of books, journals, periodicals, reports, educational CDs and videos. Students receive useful resources from the databases like WARC, EBSCO, Emerald, Scopus, JSTOR and Science Direct. Moreover, the Central Library updates the books and digital databases on regular intervals. Visit to the Central Library: https://www.siu.edu.in/library/
Library is one of the core foundation upon which a student's education is built and form the cornerstone of University Research efforts. Students and all other library users are encouraged to give their suggestions for purchasing any books.
The collections at the University Library are the result of more than forty years of continuing commitment by librarians, faculty, students, and private donors to build one of the best libraries in India. The library directly supports the Research and instructional needs of the University, while also serving as a custodian of culture and discovery.
The collection of more than 2 lac books supports current University Programmes and those areas of Research which will be needed by future scholars. It has subscriptions to online databases / periodicals such as EBSCO, EMERALD, DOWN TO EARTH (e-version), HBR, GBR, DELNET, PROWESS, BCRC, CMI, DATANET etc.
This exhaustive collection of material in the library caters to all the requirements of the media as well as journalism students.
Among rolling hills, with a view of the entire countryside, the SIMC hostel is more picturesque a setting than anyone can ask for in a residence.
Rooms are practically fully- furnished two and three seater rooms with attached bathrooms. Apart from the breath-taking view, residents of the hostel enjoy conveniences like hot water, morning tea and a common area with a television.
Equipped for first-aid and outpatient treatment, with physicians and nurses from Symbiosis Centre for Health Care, the Health Centre is located at a stone's throw from both hostels.
An ambulance is always available and kept on stand-by for emergencies.
Health of all individuals present on campus is a primary concern built in through policies of Symbiosis International (Deemed University).
Annual health check-ups are conducted and medical records of every student is maintained.
Convention Hall and Auditorium
One of the many infrastructure facilities available to the students include a 600- seater auditorium and a convention hall with superior quality sound-system and Wi-Fi connectivity.
SymbiEat, not only provides you with a wide variety of hygienically prepared food choices to pamper your taste buds but the warm and friendly ambience of the place provides the perfect setting to catch up with friends during breaks.