The British Council in Kuwait has organised the Study UK exhibition for its Spring cycle of 2018 in Kuwait last week, on the 7th and 8th of March. During this time, the exhibition has hosted more than 40 universities, giving a valuable chance for potential students to speak face to face with UK universities representatives, allowing the students to determine their options, should they wish to study in the UK upon the upcoming intake cycles.
The event has been successful in securing high turn up numbers of potential students and allowed a great opportunity for universities to network with local partners and government bodies.
(Study UK 2018 exhibition launch by Ms. Jackie Perkins, Deputy Head of Mission at the British Embassy in Kuwait, Mr. Michael Gordon, Country Manager at British Council Kuwait, and Mr. Fawzan Al Faris, Head of Kuwait Culutral Office in London.)
During the event, Future Graduates has provided support to its partners at their respective stands, and provided guidance and consultation to potential students.
This article covers the following:
- Sheffield Hallam University: An Applied Education University
- University of Northumbria at Newcastle: Nurturing Creativity & Science
- Robert Gordon University: Fostering Quality Education & Academic Research
- Future Graduates Consultant, Eng. Khalid Teama, Participated in UK Alumni Speech About UK Experience
(Sheffield Hallam University, represented by Gerardine Tougher, and Future Graduates, represent by Khaled Al Abdullah, working together during the Study UK 2018 exhibition)
Sheffield Hallam University was established in 1843. This established university recognises quality education through extensive application and practice. Thus, many of its science and engineering courses are of high quality, emphasising on practice and experimentation with real-life, problem-based learning approach. The university invested over ₤100 million in its facilities, offering 24-hour libraries, study areas and state-of-the-art equipment.
Based in Sheffield, the university is destination of over 60,000 students from over a hundred nationalities around the world, studying on one campus, with over 95% student satisfaction rates.
The city of Sheffield supports the needs of Muslim students, including halal shops and mosques. All amenities are only a walking distance away from campus.
It is very well placed between major cities like Manchester and London. The campus is only 2-hour train ride to London, and only 1-hour train ride to Manchester.
Whether you are hoping to do a bachelor degree, a masters or a research project, with emphasis on practicality and hands-on experiences during your course, you will enjoy studying Sheffield Hallam University while achieving a life-changing success.
(At the stand of the University of Northumbria at Newcastle, where Peter Brimstone (Northumbria) and Eng. Khalid Teama (Future Graduates) are working together to answer student queries.)
The University of Northumbria at Newcastle was first established of three colleges created in 1894; Rutherford College of Technology, College of Art & Industrial Design and the Municipal College of Commerce.
In present times, the university has been the choice of many notable alumni in the fields of sports, arts and design. Northumbria University is also advanced in the fields of architecture and engineering.
The university is top ten in the UK for the number of graduates entering professional employment and nine out of ten of their graduates are working or studying six months after graduation. They are ranked 21st out of 111 universities in the 2014 Times Higher Education Student Satisfaction Survey.
The university also works with major employers, including Nike, IBM, Nissan, Proctor & Gamble, the BBC, and the NHS, while more than 560 employers and 60 professional bodies sponsor or accredit the University’s programmes. Innovative and entrepreneurial, they are also ranked fourth in the UK for graduate business start-ups.
(Robert Gordon University stand at the Study UK 2018 exhibition)
Robert Gordon University has a heritage going back 250 years, and today, Robert Gordon University delivers more than 300 courses to over 16,000 full and part-time students from 130 countries.
Over the last decade, the university has consistently had one of the best records of any UK university for graduate-level employment and they have been quoted as the top UK university for graduate employment by the Higher Education Statistics Agency in August 2015.
A £135 million construction project at their Garthdee campus was completed in 2015 and provides their students and staff with state-of-the-art teaching and learning facilities.
Future Graduates Consultant, Eng. Khalid Teama, Participated in UK Alumni Speech About UK Experience
(Eng. Khalid Teama talks about his experience in the UK as a student)
During the Study UK 2018 exhibition, the British Council has arranged a speech session for UK Alumni to speak about their experiences while they studied in the UK.
Eng. Khalid Teama, from Future Graduates, participated in this session to talk about his own experience. Eng. Khalid emphasised that the education system in the UK is closely tied with the industry, making it relevant and great.
He also encouraged prospective students to join a UK university, and to make the most of every opportunity that comes their way.
At the end, the British Council has awarded the speakers for their participation in this event and sharing their experiences with future students.
(Mr. Michael Gordon, British Council Country Manager handing an award to Eng. Khalid Teama for participation)