While some of us were scrambling to get through our day-to-day lives during the lockdown, some were trying to achieve a remarkable feat. Arathi Reghunath, a native of Elamakkara in Kerala’s Kochi is one of those who made best of their time at home.
The second-year MSc Biochemistry student of MES College finished 350 courses in last three months listed on the ‘Coursera’ platform from world-renowned universities. She bagged a world record from Universal Record Forum (URF) for completing the impressive number of online courses.
In her free time during the lockdown, she started studying these courses and was able to make a world record.
“It was my faculty at college who introduced me to the world of online courses. There are a range of courses online. All of them vary in duration and curriculum. With the support of my college principal Ajims P Muhammed, Coursera coordinator Haneefa K G, and class tutor Neelima T K, I managed to finish the courses I signed up for within a few weeks,” she said.
Arathi completed some of the courses were offered by John Hawkins University, Technical University of Denmark (DTU), University of Virginia, State University of New York, University of Colorado Boulder, University of Copenhagen, University of Rochester, Emory University and Coursera Project Network.
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