IT IS time for another edition of the Education UK exhibition in the city. This time, the fair will be held on February 15 and 16 at the Taj Residency from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Students can meet U.K. representatives from more than 60 institutions at the exhibition.
Students can attend seminars on various topics that will help them understand the admission procedure and requirements for studying in the U.K. Over 23,000 Indian students are pursuing various courses in the U.K., and this number is growing at the rate of 18 per cent a year. The fair will feature seminars on postgraduate courses, biotechnology, alumni interaction, student visas and Working- in-Scotland-Fresh Talent Scheme. Among the participating institutions will be the Universities of Abertay Dundee, Aston, Birmingham, Bradford, Brighton, Bristol, Cardiff, Conventry, De Montford, East Anglia, Essex, Glasgow, Greenwich, Hertfordshire, Kent, Kingston, Hull, Leeds, Leicester, Liverpool John Moores, Manchester, Middlesex, Northampton, Northumbria, Nottingham Trent, Stirling, Southampton, Strathclyde, Sunderland, Surrey, Teesside, Ulster, Wales, Warwick, Westminster and Worcester. Students visa information can be obtained from the websites (www.ukvisas.gov.uk) or (www.ukinindia.com) . For more on education fair and the participating institutions, call 044-42050600 or log on to (www.educationuk-in.org) .
The Dr. Ambedkar Institute of Management Studies has announced admissions to the Punjab Technical University MBA and MCA programmes for the academic year starting from March 2007. The programme is offered to working executives. Candidates with a degree from a recognised university can apply. The duly filled application form should reach the institute office on or before February 15. Call 25274994 for details.
College fest today
The city's Mount Carmel College is all set to host its annual inter-college cultural fest "Cul-Ah! 2007: All Aboard" from February 8 to 10. The fest will close on February 11 with a run for a cause "Rise Above the Streets" to raise funds for BOSCO.