Tuesday 29 January
Students eager to study abroad in the United Kingdom will chat
live with some of the country’s leading education institutions when
IDP Education’s largest ever Virtual Fair commences on
IDP’s UK Virtual Fair will invite more than 30 institutions based
in the United Kingdom to interact online with students from India,
China, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Oman,
Turkey and the UAE.
Academics and experts from the University of Sussex, University of
Southampton, University of Birmingham, The University of Aberdeen
and University of Dundee are among those hosting Virtual Fair live
More than 1,500 student registrations have already been received
for the free online event.
Andrew Thompson, Chief Executive Officer at IDP Education, said
students would receive valuable academic and career guidance
directly from institutions abroad at the press of a button.
“We’re bringing some of the United Kingdom’s most recognised
institutions straight to your computer screens,” Mr Thompson
“The United Kingdom is an international study destination of
choice, and home to quality institutions providing global
recognition of qualifications and graduate outcomes.
“The UK Virtual Fair will help you make informed decisions about
the world’s second largest international study destination, and
learn about the range of student placement services offered by IDP
The United Kingdom is home to 10 of the world’s top 100
universities based on the Times Higher Education World University
Each institution has a unique Virtual Fair website profile
featuring facilities, entry requirements and student lifestyle.
Students can watch video testimonials featuring fellow students,
and learn more about their career prospects after graduation.
Students can also receive ‘offline’ responses from institutions,
and seek advice from professionally-trained IDP Education
counsellors to further explore their study options after ‘live
The Virtual Fair runs Tuesday 29 January to Thursday 31 January.
Registration is free at www.ukvirtualfair.com.
About IDP Education
IDP Education is one of the world’s leading international education
organisations offering student placement and is a joint owner of
IELTS, the world’s most popular high stakes English language
proficiency test. IDP Education has 40 years’ experience in
international higher education, placing more than 20,000 students
For further information
Kim Dienhoff, Manager, Communications & Stakeholder Relations
+61 458 035 931
Arj Ganeshalingam, Porter Novelli
421 690 204