Education
British Council organises biggest Study UK Fair in 2019
  • | vov | September 26, 2019 11:39 AM
Study UK Fair 2019, the biggest annual UK education event organised by the British Council in Vietnam in 2019, will take place in Ho Chi Minh City on October 5 and in Hanoi on October 6.


The fair will deliver a golden opportunity for students and parents to learn all the most up-to-date information regarding studying in the UK including the exciting new visa policy for international students.

More than 30 leading UK colleges, universities, prestigious education consultancy companies, UK qualification programmes in Vietnam will participate in Study UK Fair 2019.

Highlights of this year’s fair include a UK visa seminar with the most up-to-date information about the new UK graduate immigration route, tips to apply for top UK universities, opportunities to study in Wales, the Chevening Wales scholarship programme, and career-oriented seminars with experts from leading companies in Vietnam. Register at: https://vn.registration.study-uk.britishcouncil.org/

UK education – a solid foundation for your future career

The curricula at UK colleges and universities are work-based with plenty of hands-on learning, which gives graduate students an edge in the job market.

Most institutions participating in Study UK Fair 2019 report that more than 90% of their students were in employment or further study within six months of graduating.

Key performers are Birmingham City University at 97.4% (HESA 2016/17), Cardiff University at 97% (DLHE 2016/17), University of South Wales at 95% (DLHE 2018) together with representatives from other institutions and well-known education consultancy companies.

With the reputation of world-renowned UK higher education system, students graduate from UK institutions are always favoured by employers. The main topic of Study UK Fair 2019 focuses on career orientation for students.

Joining this year’s fair, students will be consulted on how to choose majors and universities in the UK, focusing on six fields (marketing, engineering, art and design, media, hospitality management, education and linguistics).

Especially, a seminar on future career opportunities in Vietnam will be attended by high-profile guest speakers from leading companies and corporations in Vietnam, such as Mr Tran Trung Kien – CEO of Thien Minh Group; Mrs Thai Van Linh – CEO of Ventures Group; Mrs Nguyen Phuong Mai – CEO of Navigos Group with useful sharing sessions and inspirational messages promises to help UK alumni and students in Vietnam understand how to build career development path in the Vietnamese market.

Expand opportunities with a new visa policy for international students

The UK Government has announced a new graduate immigration route to allow international students to stay in the UK for two years after they graduate to work or look for work, ensuring the UK continues to attract the best talent from around the world.

UK universities will be able to recruit on the basis that students starting in the 2020-2021 academic year will benefit from this new scheme. This exciting development will open opportunities for those planning to study abroad in the UK in the future.

Joining the seminar on UK student visas, presented by representatives from the UK Visa and Immigration department at the UK Embassy in Vietnam, will deliver the most up-to-date and official information on this hot topic.

Advice on choosing appropriate majors and institutions

Study UK Fair not only includes UK institutions, it also welcomes education consultancy companies with information from hundreds of courses and scholarships from UK institutions.

For those interested in UK qualification programmes in Vietnam, the fair will feature leading universities and institutions offering joint training programmes with UK institutions, such as British University Vietnam, London College for Design & Fashion, National Economics University, Banking Academy of Vietnam.

Besides, there will be counselling activities for students on how to assess their abilities to select appropriate majors in the future. Visitors will also benefit from counselling activities to help high school students prepare knowledge and skills to apply to Oxbridge, as well as leading UK universities.

Sharing experience from UK alumni

Based on their time living and studying in the UK, the inspirational stories from UK alumni at the fair’s ‘Wales in my eyes’ seminar will bring visitors authentic and lively perspectives about the studying abroad journey in the UK, in general and Wales, in particular.

Moreover, the fair will provide with the latest information on the Chevening Wales scholarship programme for master degrees together with other financial support and valuable scholarships.

Study UK Fair is open to the public. More than 1,000 ‘Study in Wales’ booklets with special gifts from Welsh universities will be given to those who show up early at the fair.

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