Friday 07 February 2014

The annual Education UK Exhibition is opening its doors next week to individuals who want to find out how a UK education will prepare them for an exciting career and give them a competitive edge in the global marketplace. 

Organised by the British Council, the 16th Education UK Exhibition will provide prospective students and their parents, teachers, HR professionals and training managers with an opportunity to meet representative delegates from 40 renowned UK Higher Education institutions. 

Visitors will have the opportunity to seek advice on undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses, scholarship opportunities and to find out what it is like to live and study in the UK. 

Information will also be available about the UK visa application process as well as other opportunities offered by British Council to learn English and complete internationally recognised qualifications from the UK.

British Council Director, Rosemary Arnott said, 'we are really excited to include Sylhet for the first time besides Dhaka and Chittagong and we look forward to welcoming the students and their parents at the exhibitions!'

Students are encouraged to pre-register for the exhibition and in doing so, can claim free entry on the day of the fairs! For further information please visit:

The exhibition is open in Dhaka on:

Thursday 13 February: 12 – 7 pm, Friday 14 February 2014 at Grand Ballroom, Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel, Dhaka.

The exhibition is open in Chittagong on:

Sunday 16 February from 12 pm – 7 pm at Zinnia Hall, Peninsula Hotel, Chittagong

The exhibition is open in Sylhet on:

Wednesday 19 February from 12 pm – 7 pm at Rose View Hotel, Sylhet

The entry fee to the Education UK Exhibition is Tk. 50 which will include a welcome pack with information on all the UK institutions attending. 

There will also be a representative from the UK Border Agency at the British Council stall who will be able to provide answers to UK visa related queries. 

Notes to Editor

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