British Council organises information seminar to help students and parents plan for applying to UK schools
Education expert Matthew Burgess, General Secretary of Independent Schools Council, explains the benefits of studying at a UK school
British Council is committed to offering parents and students the latest information and trends on studying in the UK to help them choose the most suitable education options. To assist parents and students who are planning future applications to UK schools, the British Council has invited Matthew Burgess, General Secretary of the Independent Schools Council and education expert, to host an information seminar on 9 October 2014, in order to provide practical advice on how to choose an appropriate independent school and the benefits of a UK school education.
Representing over 1,250 independent day and boarding schools in the UK educating more than 500,000 pupils, including more than 35,000 overseas pupils, the Independent Schools Council is the largest and most representative organisation in the independent sector. At the event, Matthew Burgess will introduce the UK’s education landscape, explain why studying at a UK independent school can be so beneficial, and share the independent school experience and progression to higher education, as well as provide information on visas and other practical issues. Students and parents are encouraged to attend this seminar to obtain up-to-date information on independent schools in the UK before making decisions for their future plans.
Details of the Information seminar: The benefits of studying at a UK school
Date: 9 October 2014 (Thursday)
Time: 7.00 p.m. – 8.30 p.m. (Registration starts at 6.30 p.m.)
Location: Meeting Room S421, Level 4, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
The seminar is free of charge and conducted in English. Registration is required on a first-come, first-served basis. Light refreshments will be provided.
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