Sunday 29 January 2017

The 19 annual Education UK Exhibition commenced today at the British Council, Dhaka University Campus office at Fuller Road for individuals who want to find out how an education experience in the UK will prepare them for an exciting career and give them a competitive edge in the global marketplace. The two day Exhibition will continue till Friday, 27 ofJanuary, 2017.

21 globally renowned British universities have participated in the biggest UK education exhibition in Bangladesh.Students who have missed today’s exhibition encouraged to come with photocopies of their academic documents tomorrow. Visitors are advised to pre-register before they visit from the link to avoid any delay.

Professor Abdul Mannan, Honourable Chairman, University Grants Commission of Bangladesh inaugurated the event as Chief Guest. Alison Blake, British High Commissioner to Bangladesh, graced the event as Special Guest. Barbara Wickham, Director, British Council Bangladesh, was also present during the inauguration.

Speaking about the event, Barbara Wickham said, ‘The Exhibition will help students and their parents to learn about study opportunities in the UK. Students and visitors will have the opportunity to seek advice on undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses, scholarship prospects and to get insights on what it is like to live and study in the UK. Therefore, we encourage everyone to come and explore the options, and take those important first steps in the journey towards a quality education.’

Professor Abdul Mannan, the Chief Guest at the program, said, ‘Bangladesh boasts a highly talented pool of youth with the potential to become productive members of our economy. The education system in Bangladesh has been continuously improving over the years, but it is also true that more of our youth visiting abroad to receive knowledge and skills under some of the best education systems in the world and coming back to serve their nation would add immense value to our economy and society as well.’

Also available at the Exhibition was information about the UK visa application process, other opportunities offered by the British Council to learn English, and complete internationally recognised qualifications in the UK.

The fair was open from 12 pm to 6 pm today and will be open from 11 am to 6 pm tomorrow.

The event will also take place in Chittagong at The Peninsula, Chittagong on 29th of January 2017 and on the 1st of February in Sylhet at Rose View Hotel, Sylhet.Students in Chittagong are advised to pre –register at this link and those in Sylhet are advised to pre –register at this link



Notes to Editor

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