IELTS and UK Study Abroad Opportunities

Within the framework of cooperation between the British University in Egypt and the British Council, the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at the BUE hosted a session entitled “IELTs and UK Study Abroad Opportunities,” on the 25th of November 2018, delivered by the British Council’s IELT’s and UK Qualifications officials Mr. Tamir Ismail and Mr. Khaled Elzoghby.

The purpose of the session was to educate the attendees on the IELTS test form and procedures, to inform them of the UK scholarship opportunities supported by the British Council, and to announce the inauguration of the British Council’s IELTS Advisory Office at the BUE.

The session started with an overview about the British Council’s Chevening and Newton- Mosharafa scholarships, moved to the medical qualification exams supported by the British Council, such as IMRCS, MJDF, and MFDS, and finally ended with an account on the IELTS test.

The session was attended by Prof. Shadia Fahim, the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Prof. Maha Emara, Head of the English Language and Literature Department, Prof. Mohamed Taha, Head of Psychology Department, Mrs. Nabila Nakhla, the coordinator of the Continuing Education Centre (CEC), the Faculty of Arts academic and admin staff members, a large number of BUE students from a variety of BUE Faculties, and members from the external community. The attendees found the session quite informative and were given an opportunity to discuss their interests and pose their enquiries.