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September 30, 2016

RIS holds education fair 2016

Islamabad

 
September 30, 2016

Islamabad

Roots International Schools (RIS) held the USEFP EducationUSA South Asia College Fair 2016 at the RIS Richmond Campus, says a press release.

The college exhibition had 23 American universities representatives who gave the students of RIS a one-on-one counselling session and shared details about their undergraduate programmes, eligibility requirements, admission details and many other various scholarship opportunities which the RIS students might avail through this programme.

The students of RIS actively participated in the session and exchanged their contact details with the university the representatives as well, so as to catalyze their application processes for the future.

The overall session remained quite motivating and the students gained substantial knowledge regarding all aspects of pre and post university life.

EducationUSA is a US Department of State network of over 400 international student advising centers in more than 170 countries. The network promotes US higher education to students around the world by offering accurate, comprehensive, and current information about opportunities to study at accredited postsecondary institutions in the United States. EducationUSA also provides services to the US higher education community to help institutional leaders meet their recruitment and campus internationalization goals. EducationUSA is your official source on US higher education.

To promote study in the United States and let Pakistani students to explore opportunities to study in US. High education institutes, representatives from 23 US. Universities interacted with the RIS students in the twin cities. The tour, according to details, was the seventh USEFP-led South Asia Tour to Pakistan in last few years, with the collaboration of the EducationUSA.

EducationUSA Senior Advising Manager, while welcoming the participants, described the purpose to connect students in Pakistan with U.S. universities. He further called the South Asia Tour a great networking platform for developing closer ties. “Pakistani students, along with their parents, must plan their higher education goals to earn a degree from the best possible educational institution in the US. He emphasized.

“The tour is an opportunity for the general public as well as Pakistan’s brightest and best high school students to obtain first-hand information about academic and campus life at accredited US colleges and universities.” Said a US University representative, present at the occasion, while appreciating the caliber and talent of RIS students.

This year’s recruiting delegation included representatives from the Valparaiso University, Hiram College, Northern Kentucky University, Northern Arizona University, Old Dominion University, Minerva Schools at KGI, College of the Desert, Foothill and De Anza Colleges, Savannah College of Art and Design, Central Washington University, DePauw University, Colorado State University, Ohio Wesleyan University and St. Cloud University along with the officials belonging from the U.S. Consulate and EducationUSA Advisers.

A large number of students attended the event, arriving from different RIS campuses to the Richmond Campus in Islamabad.

In addition to meeting the prospective university students, the foreign representatives interacted with the institutional counterparts as well and provided them all sorts of details that will help them assist their students at the time of universities admission season.

Some of these students will have ideas that fail, others will find massive success with their ideas; all of them will learn more about themselves, and the international arena, than they ever imagined possible.

 

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