Universities, colleges and foreign language centres from all over the world will be presenting their educational offers in Bucharest and in other cities in the country during the 27th edition of the World Education Fair (WEF).
The series of events will commence in western Timisoara on September 22 (Timisoara Hotel) and will continue in Bucharest on September 23 and 24 (Athenee Palace Hilton). On September 25, WEF will reach northeastern Iasi (Iasi International Hotel), September 27 – eastern Galati (Vega Hotel) and on September 28, southeastern Constanta (IBIS Hotel).
“Despite the adverse international situation, last year, the number of Romanian students studying in the UK has increased by 12 pct. Most of them get hired immediately upon graduation in the domain for which they have prepared. Over a nine-year interval, the educational consultant IntegralEdu has counseled over 10,000 young people in Romania interested to study abroad. Internationally, the Integral group of companies, celebrating 25 years of activity, has counseled over 100,000 families in South-Eastern Europe. The majority of these families have chosen as study destinations the UK, the Netherlands, Denmark, Switzerland and the United States,” reads the press release of the organisers.
According to the manager of the “Universities abroad” department within IntegralEdu, Ana Maria Papp, statistics show an enhanced interest of the young Romanians to steer to university studies abroad.
The organisers of the fair say that this year, the number of students going abroad on educational camps through IntegralEdu has increased by 30 pct. Ranking first among the preferred destinations is the UK, followed by Germany, Switzerland, Spain and Portugal.
A number of 300 individual and group EduCamps from around the world will be available for access at the fair.
During the WEF, those who are interested will find the necessary information for scholarships and student loans available, will be able to take the professional orientation tests developed by Cambridge Occupational Analysts and will be able to register for free pre-testing for the IELTS and Cambridge exams. Romanian students will also be able to access Work&Travel programmes with special promotional packages.
The organisers communicate that IntegralEdu, in partnership with UBER Romania, provides free trips, up to 25 lei, for those who wish to participate in the event in Bucharest. They need to create an account on Uber.com/App and introduce the promotional code “wefairro”.