60 universities from US, UK, New Zealand and Canada come together in education fair

60 universities from US, UK, New Zealand and Canada at IDP Education FairIDP Education has organised a multi-destination education fair, which began yesterday. The fair is bringing together representatives of over 60 universities and colleges in Britain, the US, New Zealand and Canada.

Organised over a two-week period, the fair will see representatives of these universities and colleges interacting with Indian students, who aspire to pursue higher education in internationally-acclaimed institutions.

“IDP Education is world’s leading student placement service provider and organises education fairs across the IDP global network,” Harmeet Pental, regional director of IDP Education, said in a statement in New Delhi on September 8.

He added that, “The India education fair is spread across 14 cities and we expect close to 5,000 students to attend the all-inclusive platform to facilitate exchange of valuable information.”

The fair kick-started in Kolkata on September 9 and will conclude in Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu on September 22. Other cities that will host the fair are Ludhiana, Gurgaon, Chandigarh, New Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Pune, Bengaluru, Vijayawada, Hyderabad, Chennai and Kochi.

The fair will offer students the opportunity to explore various study options available across the four countries under one roof, IDP Education said. The application procedure has been initiated in over 160 universities across Britain, the US, New Zealand and Canada for the 2016 intake.