Sudama Pal/Associate Editor
Ghaziabad: The Department of PR & International Relations at KIET Group of Institutions organized an International Education Awareness Week followed by Fair.
The International Education Awareness Week commenced on 25th April in the auditorium at KIET Group of Institutions, an initiative taken under the guidance of Dr. Preeti Chitkara, Head PR & International Relations, to inspire the students to go global and gain exposure to education abroad.
The main objective of the event is to create awareness about the international opportunities in higher education, Internships and foreign languages by guiding them through the correct pathway, highlighting the means to make them global citizens.
It was a week-long International Education feast, that revolved around Why go global or think of Internationalization, What’s the need to learn Foreign Languages and which one to choose, how to prepare ourselves for international Higher Studies, how to crack International Internship.
On the last day, a grand International Education Fair, was organized by the Department of International Relations on KIET Campus. The inauguration of the fair was done by our Director, Dr (Col.) A Garg and Dean Academics, Dr Anil Ahlawat in the presence of our guest School Principals & students, Faculty Co-ordinators Team and students who were eager to get-in and get informed.
The fair was adorned by a plethora of foreign universities including Cape Breton University (CBU) Canada, University Of California, Riverside, National College of Ireland, Maynooth University, Ireland, Dublin City University (DCU), Ireland, Prifysgol Aberystwyth University, Wales, University of Wolverhampton, England, Middlesex University, London, University of Portsmouth, England, Keele University, England, La Trobe University, Australia, The University of Queensland, Australia and Deakin University, Australia. The counsellors for Education in USA, UK, Canada, New Zealand, Ireland, Australia and others were also present to guide the students.
The director, Dr A Garg was brimming with pride when he appreciated the efforts of Team PR & International Relations and said, “In 2019 when we started with our first IEAW ie. International Education Awareness Week followed by fair, we never imagined that we will come so far and host so many foreign Universities on our campus and students will gain so much exposure through these awareness sessions and the Fair.
At last, the students thanked the consultants for letting them to know about the procedures and the exams to be written to study abroad and the various universities and destinations they can apply for. Dr Madhu Gautam and Neelam Rawat along with Vinay Ahlawat, Sunil Vashishtha, KP Singh ji, Dr Babita Singh, Ms D Blandina Miracle, Mr Prashanth Vashishtha, Garima, Ms Ankita, Rochak Bajpai, Dr Minakshi Karwal, Mr Pravin Dixit, Hemant, Himanshu Agarwal, Mayank Tyagi, Shivani and Shweta, the coordinators were commendable.