Thousands of site visitors, which includes college students, academics and literati, attended ‘The News Education Expo 2019’ on the Karachi Expo Centre on its establishing day on Saturday.
The academic event, that’s to ultimate until nowadays (Sunday), turned into inaugurated by Sarmad Ali of the Jang Media Group.
Various universities, degree-awarding institutes and academic firms installation over eighty stalls at the event to provide facts approximately their educational programmes to prospective college students. The representatives of the instructional establishments on the stalls answered queries of the site visitors and furnished them facts related to their academic programmes, charge structure, scholarships and profession counselling.
Shabahat Asghar of the Campus France, that’s being managed by means of the French embassy in Pakistan and has its head workplace in Paris, stated the agency had participated within the exhibition to create attention approximately opportunities of better schooling in France.
“Students in Pakistan have several misconceptions regarding the education machine of France,” he stated, including that such exhibitions supplied them the possibility to address such misunderstandings.
Stating an instance of such misconceptions, he said Pakistani college students usually did not understand that there had been diverse instructional programmes in France that were offered absolutely in English language at minimal cost. “There also are several scholarships approximately which college students don’t have any concept,” he defined.
At some other stall, Sindh Madressatul Islam University’s (SMIU) Osama Bin Lutfullah become guiding college students about his university. “Students who have completed intermediate commonly have misconceptions regarding semi-government and authorities universities,” he said, adding that he turned into there on the event to address such misconceptions. Regarding the SMIU, he said although it changed into a government college, it operated via its own budget. The United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP), that is a joint fee of Pakistan and the United States, also had its stall on the exhibition. Its USA schooling adviser, Akna Khan, informed The News that many students desired to understand how they may practice for research inside the US. For this, she stated, they might sign up at their website for an advice. She defined that the USEFP had three departments, certainly one of which was approximately scholarships along with the Fulbright Scholar Program. The 2nd department become approximately checking out which includes conducting the Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) and the 1/3 one become accountable for guiding students and it held free advisory periods about the instructional possibilities inside the US.
The News also talked to site visitors who stated the expo turned into a awesome platform to help the students explore numerous varsities and determine on what path they need to take for higher education.
A scholar, Saad Aslam, stated such a lot of academic institutes below one roof had given him the opportunity to discover most alternatives. “I am a clean graduate from Karachi University and exploring my options to look at overseas. This exhibition addressed my diverse misconceptions,” he said.
Another pupil, Nabil, stated he had queries in thoughts about scholarship possibilities by using neighborhood degree-awarding establishments. “I am satisfied to get really encouraging responses with the aid of a number of the establishments.” Some educational establishments displayed outstanding paintings in their graduating college students within the varieties of attire, style add-ons and technological know-how projects.