Training session: University of the West of Scotland
Monday 10 April 2017

The British Council has recently organised a training session for the local representatives of UK institutions in Dhaka on 10 April 2017. The training session was organised in partnership with the University of the West of Scotland UK. The session was presented by Farhan Rohila, Head of International Business Development, University of the West of Scotland. The objective was to build the capacity of the agents.

The training session proved to be a huge success with an attendance of 60 participants altogether. The session was well accepted and found very timely by the participants considering the current scenario of student visa in the UK. The participants attended the Q/A sessions very enthusiastically and some very useful insights came up from this interactive session. MD. Shah Alam Patwary, CEO, CF International, a prominent consultant firm added that the British Council should arrange more events like this in collaboration with the UK institutions.            

The sessions were divided into three areas:

•  University of the West of Scotland- A success story 

•  Brexit and UK Higher Education- overview

•  Professional Development Session- A winner’s mind-set

University of the West of Scotland UK is one of the fastest growing university in the region having its origin dating back to 1897. The university is ranked in the top 200 young universities in the world. The British Council is committed to offer platforms to its stakeholders for professional development.