Thursday 12 February 2015

The British Council 17th Education UK Exhibition opened its doors to prospective students and their parents, teachers, HR professionals and training managers with an opportunity to meet representative delegates from 38 renowned UK Higher Education institutions.

The Honourable Minister for Education Mr Nurul Islam Nahid MP, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh inaugurated the event as the Chief Guest. His Excellency Robert W. Gibson, CMG, British High Commissioner to Bangladesh attended the event as special guests and delivered address notes.

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.

Country Director Barbara Wickham said: “The British Council actively help students and their parents to learn about study opportunities in the UK. Our annual EducationUK Exhibitions showcase the range of study options available in the UK. Students and visitors will have the opportunity to seek advice on further education, undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses, scholarship opportunities and to find out what it is like to live and study in the UK. So, we encourage everyone to come and explore the options - and take those important first steps on the journey towards a quality education”!

 His Excellency Robert W. Gibson, CMG, British High Commissioner to Bangladesh said: “The UK is an international destination of choice for higher education from students globally. With a strong reputation for research, innovation and creativity, the faculties of the UK’s universities and colleges attract some of the world’s leading academics and industry professionals. Students studying in the UK receive an education that enables them to become creative and independent thinkers. They learn what it takes to be a Global Citizen and how to adapt to a fast changing world. UK education prepares them for an exciting career and gives them a competitive edge in the global marketplace. The UK is ready to welcome the brightest and the best from Bangladesh and every country in the world”.

The exhibition is open in Dhaka on:

Thursday 12 February 2015: 12pm – 6pm, Friday 13 February 2015: 12pm – 6pm at Grand Ballroom, Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel, Dhaka.

The exhibition is open in Chittagong on:

Sunday 15 February 2015 from 12pm – 6pm at Zinnia Hall, The Peninsula Chittagong.

The exhibition is open in Sylhet on:

Wednesday 18 February from 12pm – 6pm at Rose View Hotel, Sylhet

Students are encouraged to pre-register for the exhibition. Registration link: bit.ly/RegEduUK2015. Entry fee for the event is TK. 50. More details on the event can be found at bit.ly/CalendarExhibition2015.

UK Education Exhibition organizer Education UK team officials, IELTS team and other teams of British Council will respond to different relevant queries from the audience.

Notes to Editor

For further information please contact Head of Marketing and Communications, Arshia Aziz, email: Arshia.Aziz@bd.britishcouncil.org                                            

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