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Setting the stage for global education
Ireland, renowned for its strong educational system, is organizing a virtual education fair targeting students from India, Nepal, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. Scheduled for February 8, the event will showcase Ireland’s educational strengths. It will focus on the country’s two-year stay-back visa. Additionally, the fair will highlight industry-led courses in areas like robotics and aviation. The ‘Study in Ireland’ virtual fair, organized by Education in Ireland, marks a significant step forward in international educational collaboration.
Diverse opportunities at the virtual education fair
The virtual eduaction fair promises a comprehensive platform for students to interact with 14 renowned Irish higher education institutions via chat and video. These include prestigious institutions such as Trinity College Dublin, University College Cork, and Dublin City University. The event is more than just university exhibitions; it comprises three discipline-specific seminars led by faculty and a session on alum experiences. Such diverse offerings aim to inform students about academic opportunities and life in Ireland.
Ireland’s advantage in global education
Ireland’s offer of a two-year stay-back visa adds to the appeal of studying there.This provision allows graduates to secure work experience in Ireland after their studies, adding practical skills to their academic profile. Ireland’s educational focus is on industry-led courses, particularly in emerging fields like robotics and aviation. These specialized courses position Ireland as an innovative and forward-thinking study destination.
Ambassadorial and official insights
Kevin Kelly, the ambassador to India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives, emphasized the virtual education fair’s role as a milestone in educational cooperation. He noted that seamless connections with top Irish institutions make a transformative experience possible for students. Barry O’Driscoll, Regional Manager for India and South Asia at Education in Ireland, echoed these sentiments. He highlighted Ireland’s status as a premier destination for international students. He also expressed excitement about the fair’s potential to showcase the abundant opportunities available in Ireland.
A Gateway to Irish Education
Over 7,000 Indian students have already benefited from Irish education. The virtual education fair is set to further enhance the appeal of Irish institutions. This event underscores Ireland’s dedication to global education. It provides international students a glimpse into the myriad opportunities available in Ireland.