350 students attend Ireland education fair

Students interacting with a representative at Ireland Education fair held in Chennai recently.

Chennai, Mar 2: As many as 350 students attended the ‘Education in Ireland fair’ organised by Government of Ireland here recently.

According to a press release, the fair saw representatives from leading Irish institutes addressing, discussing programmes available, intakes, offer acceptance, campus life, accommodation, international student support and scholarships available with 350 students and parents here.

‘This year we also offered scholarship worth €3,000 each to two lucky students who attended the fair in Chennai,’ said Barry O’Driscoll, senior education adviser, India – Education in Ireland

In the recent years the most popular courses in Ireland are mechanical engineering, electronic engineering, biotechnology, cloud computing, artificial intelligence, data analytics, cyber security, accounting/finance and MBA with an increased level of interest in courses such as media, design, arts, social sciences, hospitality and hotel management.

A key advantage of studying in Ireland is that students can avail of up to two years ‘stay-back’ option after completing their course, at postgraduate level. This guarantees students the opportunity to remain in Ireland for a period of two years to seek employment, the release said.

NT Bureau