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Global opportunities for Pakistani students

IDP launches new centres to help students in Pakistan study overseas

Yesterday IDP, international education specialists, officially launched new services to support Pakistani students achieve their global study goals.

The new offices in Lahore, Islamabad and Karachi are home to highly-qualified and ethical education counsellors. The teams are specialists in helping students gain entry into their ideal university course across Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom and the United States.

Imad Chaoui, Middle East Regional Director, IDP, said the company’s student services launch in Pakistan will help more people connect to global opportunities.

“Studying overseas can provide a platform for professional and personal success,” Mr Chaoui said.

“We are delighted to extend our world-leading services for students in Pakistan to help them achieve their international education goals,” he said.

Humayun Bin Akram, Pakistan Country Manager for IDP, said the teams looks forward to welcoming students and their families into the new centres.

“Many of our counsellors have been international students themselves, so we understand the real challenges and opportunities that come with studying overseas,” Mr Bin Akram said.

“We partner with leading universities and institutions across Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom and the United States, to help make sure students are supported at every step throughout their international education journey.

Official opening event:

To celebrate the official launch of IDP in Pakistan, a VIP event was held on 21 September with His Excellency, Dr Geoffrey Shaw, Australian High Commissioner to Pakistan, Imad Chaoui, Regional Director IDP Middle East and representatives from top Pakistani Schools and Universities as well as IDP’s esteemed partners from the industry.

About IDP

IDP Education is a world leader in international student placement services. With a network of over 100 international student placement centers, IDP has a global presence in more than 30 countries. IDP is an ASX listed company that is 50% owned by Australian universities.

For 50 years, IDP has played a major role in international education by offering comprehensive counselling services to students and has placed more than 500,000 students into quality institutions in Australia, the United Kingdom, the United States of America, Canada, New Zealand and more recently Ireland.

The company’s online presence stretches across 40 leading course search websites and attracts 100 million visits a year.


IDP is a co-owner of IELTS (International English Language Testing System). Since its launch in 1989, IELTS has become the world’s most popular high-stakes English language proficiency test.

IELTS is accepted as evidence of English language proficiency by over 10,000 organisations worldwide. Last year, more than 3.5 million tests were taken globally.

Media contact:

Richard Santana
Regional Marketing Director - Middle East

Gracie Daniel
Corporate Communications Manager – Global

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