Punjab

In a first 20 foreign universities/ institutions to participate in spark fest from December 18-19

Punjab Tribune Bureau | December 16, 2018 05:07 PM

Jalandhar: In a first 20 foreign Universities/ institutions from across the globe would be participating in the fifth edition of the Spark Career Guidance Fest, provide guidance to students about a study and career prospects abroad, slated to take place in the city from December 18-19.

Divulging the details after a meeting to foresee arrangements for the event, the Deputy Commissioner Jalandhar  Varinder Kumar Sharma and Commissioner of Police  Gurpreet Singh Bhullar said that after school a large number of students want to move abroad for higher studies. However, they said that sometimes due to lack of proper awareness the students have to face a lot of hardships as they fall prey to in wrong hands. So, they said that in order to ensure that student gets genuine information about study and career prospects in abroad the district administration has tied up with the foreign universities and institutions.

The Deputy Commissioner and Commissioner of Police said that the representatives of universities/ institutions from countries like Canada, Australia and others would visit the Spark fest and provide authentic information to students about how to study abroad. They said that apart from it experts from varied fields would also visit the fest being held at the precincts of the local Guru Gobind Singh Stadium to apprise the students about the career opportunities. They said that more than 30,000 students were expected to take part in this mega event.    

On the occasion, Additional Deputy Commissioner  Jasbir Singh and Managing Director Pyramid E-Services  Bhavnoor Singh Bedi said that representatives from Australian Universities/ Institutions including Asia Pacific International College, ECA Graduate Institute, ECA College, Victoria University and Murdoch University, Canadian University/ Institutions including North Island College, College of New Caledonia, Columbia College, Wilfred Laurier University, University of Manitoba, University of Waterloo, Trent University, University of New Brunswick, Memorial University of Newfoundland, MacEwan University, Saskatchwan Polytechnic, Brock University and Thompson River University besides Gisma Business School and Berlin School of Business and Innovation from Germany would be participating to disseminate career and higher study related guidance to students.  

 

 

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