British Council enhances partnership with LCWU
LAHORE, June 9(Daily Times): The British Council, in
partnership with the Lahore College for Women University, organised a seminar on
'UK qualifications, Scholarships and Visa policies' on Friday.
British Council Director Mariya Afzal spoke at the seminar. She said education
was the key to development in all sectors of UK and Pakistan. She also added UK
qualifications as the prerequisite to insuring professional growth.
seminar provided information on UK qualifications, scholarships and visa
policies and provided guidance and support on how to access these resources in
the UK, in Pakistan and online. The seminar highlighted the UK education and
training opportunities that have been created due to job vacancies in the United
Kingdom and the international market. The seminar was followed by a question and
The seminar was of interest to students, young
professionals, academics and faculty members looking to earn internationally
recognised qualifications and gain access to world-class training. Students were
especially interested in UK scholarships that the British Council manages: the
Chevening Scholarships Scheme and the Charles Wallace Trust Visiting Fellowship.
Lahore College for Women University Liaison Officer Sahar Malik said
that such information seminars are an exciting way of raising awareness of
international qualifications for young students and professionals. She also
appreciated the efforts of the British Council in developing public awareness
through such seminars.
There were a series of lucky draws in which
students won prizes like MP3 players and goodie-bags. Seminar participants
expressed their views on the event and appreciated the efforts of the British
Council in improving educational standards in Pakistan.
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