Organisers set ‘study in Ireland-Nigeria fair’ for October 31
Education in Ireland, the Irish government agency responsible for promoting Irish Higher Education Institutions overseas, will organize the ‘Study in Ireland – Nigeria fair’ on Saturday, 31 October 2020.
The event will give Nigerian students a chance to meet, connect, and speak privately with representatives of top Irish universities and colleges.
According to the organisers, Nigerian students can also attend detailed seminars and informative sessions on studying in Ireland and technicalities that might come with the application.
In a statement, the organisers said “The Study in Ireland fair will also provide answers to the frequently asked questions on tuition, scholarship, funding, and living costs in Ireland. All Study in Ireland Fair participants will be able to explore studying options from undergraduate to postgraduate degrees and PhDs.”
“Ireland, a renowned centre of educational excellence with her universities and colleges ranked in the top five percent globally, has become a top choice for Nigerian students in recent times.
“Nigerian students who are willing to study abroad to gain global experience and opportunities should consider Ireland.”
The statement further reads: “Located on the western coast of Europe, Ireland has a well-earned reputation for extending the “warmest of welcomes” to its foreign students. No wonder that there are about 35,000 international students from over 170 countries. It’s known as a safe and friendly country -and since it’s English speaking, there are no language barriers for Nigerian students.
“Ireland offers 2 year post-study stayback visa, but also allows students to work part time during study. This is a chance to not just hone your academic skills, but also gain work experience that will help you for the rest of your career. Despite being a relatively small country, Ireland is also home to over 1000 multinational companies (Pharma, ICT, medicine, and Fintech). Five of the top 10 companies on Forbes’ list of The World’s Most Innovative Companies have Irish operations.
“Top Irish universities and colleges, including University College Dublin, Griffith College, the University of Limerick, Dublin Business School, Cork Institute of Technology, National College of Ireland, Athlone Institute of Technology, Trinity College Dublin, National University of Ireland Galway, University College Cork and many others will be fully represented in the Study in Ireland fair
“These top education institutions offer premium courses that give international students a chance to build flexible career paths with a world-class education in a research-centred environment. There are over 5000 courses in areas such as, marketing/advertising, animation & gaming, biotechnology, computer science, it, data science, analytics, finance, accounting, law, film making, engineering, nursing, medicine, law, architecture and agri-tech.
“Ireland is the ideal choice for Nigerians seeking to study abroad and acquire international exposure. Learn more during the upcoming fair. Registration for the event, holding on the 31st of October 2020, is free. Register now to reserve your seat at the event.