The British Council, Chennai, will hold a seminar on the educational opportunities in the United Kingdom at Hotel Annamalai International here on Friday.

The seminar will bring students and parents latest information about educational opportunities, scholarships, and student visa procedures pertaining to the United Kingdom. The seminar will also throw light on the International English Language Testing System which was designed to evaluate the ability to communicate in English for education, immigration and professional accreditation worldwide.

A release said that more than 51,000 Indian students are currently studying in the UK. The universities there produce about nine per cent of the world's research papers and receive about 10 percent of world's citations. The registration for the seminar would start at 4 pm on Friday. Entry to the seminar is free.