Findlay to hold second UK Study Fair in Rizqun

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EDUCATION services agency Findlay will be organising its second UK Study Fair on August 18 from 2pm to 7pm at the VIP Hall, Rizqun International Hotel in Gadong.

The fair will feature 10 British universities, double the number of institutions represented at the first event in February this year. Among those present next Tuesday will be the University of St Andrews, which is Scotland’s top university, which is ranked third-highest in the UK. Lancaster University, Queen’s University Belfast, University of Dundee, University of Derby and Northumbria University Newcastle will also be present at the fair.

“We are delighted that the institutions will be present at our UK Study Fair. All the institutions offer a wide range of programmes which are suitable for O Level holders,” said Findlay Director Sunita Martin.

Other participating universities will be the University of Portsmouth, University of South Wales, University of Winchester and University of Wolverhampton. “Officers from the Brunei Darussalam National Accreditation Council and the Scholarship Unit will be present to answer enquiries,” said Martin.

Following the fair, Findlay will hold seminars for individual universities targeting interested students and their parents.

Members of the public are also invited to attend a seminar hosted by the University of Tasmania (UTAS) tomorrow to learn more about the top Australian university.

UTAS Regional Development Manager Dr Sven Schottmann will talk about the degrees they offer across traditional and specialised disciplines, including world-class institutes Australian Maritime College, Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies and Menzies Research Institute Tasmania.

The university has been ranked in the top 10 research universities in Australia and top two per cent of universities worldwide in the Shanghai JiaoTong Academic Ranking of World Universities. The university’s Faculty of Health offers a wide range of medical degrees including the popular Bachelor of Medicine-Surgery (MBBS) programme.

The free seminar is scheduled to take place at 2pm on August 12 at the Findlay office located at the Abdul Razak Complex on Jalan Gadong.

Dr Schottmann will be accompanied by Merry Joyce, associate dean international from UTAS’ Tasmanian School of Business and Economics.

To find out more about the services offered by Findlay, please call 2428658/8886776 or email

The Brunei Times