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Interesting lectures at the Exhibition of the British Council

Published the program of seminars and lectures at the Exhibition of British education! You will learn about Chevening scholarships, the secrets of writing cover letters and obtaining a British visa, the internship and employment in UK!

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We have prepared for You an overview of the most interesting lectures:

1. The main differences of the process of admission to higher education in Russia and the UK

Education Index – 08 Oct 17:10-17:40 Room "Moscow"

Expert higher education abroad Yana Drapkina will compare the procedure of preparation and submission of documents to the universities of Russia and great Britain: a choice of University, the content of applications for admission, duration and cost of training.

2. How to obtain a student visa

The visa section of the Embassy of great Britain – 07 Oct 15:50-16:20 Hall Washington

UKVI will talk about the clever approach to getting a visa. Get the latest and most accurate information about the new rules, the types of permits to enter and Point Based System. Get answers to questions about the accompanying documents, financing, work while studying, and start a new Chapter in their lives with confidence.

3. How to choose a master's programme in business and management

Katherine O'sullivan (the representative of the University of Reading) – 07 October 16:30-17:00 Room Washington

The presentation will help students to make a choice between programs in the field of accounting, Finance and other areas of business education.

4. Practical tips for writing cover letters: what? why? how? when?

Lana Sawhney (representative of the University of Warwick) 07 Oct 17:10-17:40 Room Washington

A motivation letter is the only opportunity to "talk" to the admissions Committee and convince them to take you to the University of her dreams. The seminar will help to understand what to include and how to structure it better. Visitors will also hear examples of "good" and "bad" phrases in these motivational emails and helpful tips.

5. Career planning and professional development

Donna Haines (regional Director, University of Southampton) 07 Oct 16:30-17:30 Hall "Moscow"

Individual sessions for visitors to the exhibition, during which participants will learn how the right choice of training programmes will help to get a job in a dream company, to change a field of activity or to obtain a welcome boost.

6. The study of science in the UK

Nicholas Pedenchuk (Lecturer University of East Anglia) – 08 October 14:10-14:40 Room Washington

Since the dawn of modern science, the UK was one of the leaders in the field of ideas and innovation. To keep the leading position of the British academic environment helps excellent education system that regularly produces world-renowned experts in the field of natural Sciences and Humanities. The seminar will consider the admission process, expectations of students and educational environment in which they find themselves, as well as career opportunities upon completion of undergraduate or graduate studies in the UK.

Find out more about the programs at the exhibition of British Counsil. Representatives from King's College London will hold seminars in Moscow (October 7, 19:00-19:30, hall "Washington") and St. Petersburg (October 9, hall "Saint-Petersburg").

7. Foundation program - the path to higher education

Saul Jones (Foundation programme coordinator at King's College London)- October 7, 19:00-19:30, room Washington and Moscow on 9 October in hall "Saint-Petersburg"

Foundation program - an alternative path to higher education in the UK for students who did not pass A-Levels or International Baccaulareaure (IB). The seminar will talk about a typical structure of the program and the possibility of transition to bachelor degree on successful completion of the course.

7. Chevening scholarship program

Embassy of great Britain - 07 Oct 15:50-16:20 Hall "Moscow"

Scholarship program of the UK government Chevening scholarship gives you the opportunity to obtain a master's degree at any University in the UK in any field and cover all costs. In addition, it gives you the opportunity to meet with program participants from more than 160 countries and become part of a dynamic community leaders. Embassy representatives will talk in detail about the application process and selection of fellows and will answer all your questions.

8. Presentation of the programme "Global education"

Ksenia Ivanenko (the representative of "Global education") – on October 08, 12:10-12:40 Room Washington

"Global education" is a state program of financing of training abroad for citizens of Russia, arrived in one of the leading foreign universities with subsequent employment in Russia. Workshop participants will learn how to apply for the program and receive up to 2.7 million rubles a year for tuition and related expenses.

The full program can be found on the website of the British Council website.

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