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After a successful Virtual Showcase, Education in Ireland hosts ‘Meet the Academic’ session

2021-04-15 06:05:41 Education


10th March, 2021, India: The Virtual Showcase recently hosted by Education in Ireland, a part of the Government of Ireland responsible for promotion of higher educational institutions attracted substantial participants and a great interest in choosing Ireland for higher education. Following the demand for a more interactive and personal meeting with the academics from Irish institutions by Indian students, Education in Ireland/ Government of Ireland has announced a ‘Meet the Academics’ virtual event on Friday, 12 March from 4 PM to 7 PM IST.

The event is a ‘Live Q&A’ and includes live chat and video sessions with 16 of Ireland’s top higher education institutions and a number of key academics will be available to interact live with Indian students. Disciplines in science, computing, engineering, business and others will be covered.

On announcing ‘Meet the Academic’ virtual event Mr. Barry O’Driscoll, Regional Manager, India & South Asia for Education in Ireland, said, “At Education in Ireland, we look forward to guide students in best way possible to pursue their educational dreams while ensuring that each student is given personalized information and responses to their queries. Meet the Academic is one such initiative of Education in Ireland, keeping into consideration the panic caused by pandemic and students having to halt their aspirations. The purpose of the event is so interested students can get a deep insight into course content, learning outcomes, assessment models and career opportunities in Ireland.”

Additionally, admissions staff will also be on hand to answer questions on entry requirements and the applications process. Ireland also offers a two year stay back visa for India students who complete their postgraduate programme. And recently, some 3,000 Indian students travelled to Ireland to undertake their students, many of whom are keen to explore the subsequent career opportunities that Ireland offers.

Participating Institutions

Institute of Technology Carlow
Waterford Institute of Technology

Athlone Institute of Technology
Letterkenny Institute of Technology

Technological University Dublin
Limerick Institute of Technology

National University of Ireland, Galway
Maynooth University

Dublin Business School
Munster Technological University

University College Dublin
National College of Ireland

Mary Immaculate College
University College Cork

Trinity College Dublin
Dublin City University

It’s the perfect opportunity for Indian students and parents to engage directly with the academic staff from Ireland’s top institutions.

Ireland remains one of the top English speaking destinations for international students at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. In its Virtual Showcase, Education in Ireland to encourage students and provide them assistance, the Government of Ireland provided scholarships worth €1,500,000 to Indian students.

Participation in the Meet the Academics is free and students can register their interest here:

About Education in Ireland

Enterprise Ireland which manages the Education in Ireland national brand under the authority of the Minister for Education and Skills is responsible for the promotion of Irish Higher Education Institutions overseas.

Ireland’s higher education institutes offer a remarkable 5000+ programmes.  Covering a huge diverse range these courses lead to internationally recognized, quality assured qualifications. Irish Higher education institutions are ranked amongst the best in the world and studying in Ireland, for students, also means the free fees scheme, enabling those who meet the criteria to avoid tuition fees if studying a publically funded course. For international students, there is a huge variety of scholarships, grants and bursaries to help fund your studies in this beautiful country.

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