Saumya Shirina – Associate Professor, RICS School of Built Environment, Amity University
Why are you a teacher?
I love teaching
When did you decide to become a teacher?
I don’t think I ever decided actively. It just happened to me as a natural choice
If you were not a teacher, what would you have been?
What kind of a teacher are you?
Loving, Caring, Cool. But I can be strict if they push me.
How social are you on social media?
I have an account. I don’t actually hate it. I log in sometimes to see updates from others. But I struggle to keep my account up to date.
Which of the below defines you?
I like the company of friends and family, however, I like to keep more to myself, watching movies, listening to music, and spending time with my daughter.
One secret that your students do not know about you.
I am an introvert person. I am friendly but generally don’t share my personal life with my students eg I am a single parent.
What kind of student were you?
I was an ok type. Followed rules. Studied hard. Had fun too.
One thing that you will like to change if you can time travel back to your student days
Do more extracurricular activities and bunk classes. I have only bunked class once.
One thing you always tell all your students. Just ONE.
Dream, believe in yourself, and follow your dreams. The sky is the limit.