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British universities participate at EducationUK fair in Chile

The exhibition showed Chilean students and young professionals what British universities have to offer in the area of postgraduate studies.

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Former Chevening scholar Andrés Musalem.
Former Chevening scholar Andrés Musalem.

Twenty six British universities participated at the EducationUK Exhibition for postgraduate studies organised by the British Council in conjunction with the Embassy in Chile. Over one thousand students and young professionals had the opportunity to speak with university representatives about the various postgraduate study programmes offered throughout the United Kingdom.

Representatives of the Becas Chile scheme administered by the Chilean government were present at the exhibition to showcase the different scholarship options offered for Chileans who are interested in pursuing postgraduate studies abroad. For four consecutive years the UK has been chosen as the number one destination for the government-funded postgraduate scholars in the ‘Becas Chile’ scheme in 2014.

Exhibition participants were also informed of the UK Chevening Scholarship programme by Chevening scholar Andrés Musalem who gave a presentation about how the scholarship has helped him advance in his professional career.

During their visit to Chile, EducationUK mission members also had the opportunity to share experiences with former Chilean scholars who studied a postgraduate degree in the UK. The event took place at the residence of the British Ambasador to Chile, Fiona Clouder.

The universities that participated at the Exhibition are:

Durham University University of Bristol
Royal Holloway, University of London Bath Spa University
The University of Northampton University of Essex
Cardiff University University of Southampton
Northumbria University The University of Manchester
University of Leeds The University of Sheffield
Queen Mary University of London UCL (University College London)
University of Warwick The University of Edinburgh
Goldsmiths, University of London Anglia Ruskin University
University of Glasgow University of St Andrews
Imperial College London The University of Nottingham
University of Exeter Swansea University
University of Sussex The University of Liverpool

Further information:

Visit the EducationUK website for more information about studies in the UK.

For more information about the Chevening Scholarships, visit

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Published 26 November 2014