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Education is GREAT Britain: GREAT Universities Fair 2013

The British Embassy Quito is organising a British university fair in Quito and Guayaquil in November.

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GREAT Universities
Great Universities fair 2013

The British Embassy Quito is organising the biggest British university fair “GREAT Universities 2013”. Twenty six top British universities will visit Ecuador the last week of November.

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The fair will first be held in Guayaquil, at the Universidad de Especialidades Espíritu Santo (UEES), on Monday 25th November from 16:00 to 21:00 and on Tuesday, 26th November from 09:00-13:00. The fair will then move to Quito, where it will be held at the Hotel Sheraton on Wednesday 27th November from 11:00-13:00 and from 14:00-19:00 and on Thursday 28th November from 14:00-20:00.

The fair will showcase the many educational opportunities on offer in the UK for those looking for an exceptional academic experience. Another objective of the visit is to create new links and partnerships between Ecuadorean and British universities.

Those attending GREAT Universities 2013 will also have the chance to listen to talks given by the National Secretariat for Higher Education, Science and Technology (Senescyt), the British Council, UK Visa and Immigration (UKVI).

Parallel talks schedule:

Guayaquil

Monday 25th November 2013 - UEES 16.00-21.00

  • 16H00 “Cultura Británica” - Paul Tonkinson - Jefe de Secundaria British School Quito
  • 17h00 “Como aplicar a Universidades Británicas” - Ángela Ramirez - Coordinadora de Educación y Cursos de Inglés British Council Bogotá
  • 18h00 “Como aplicar a una visa de estudiante” - Michael Purton - Oficial de Visas UKVI (UK Visas and Immigration)
  • 19H30 “Programa de Becas” Andrea Valencia - Analista de Becas Senescyt

Tuesday 26th November 2013 - UEES 09.00-13.00

  • 10h00 “Cultura Británica” - Paul Tonkinson - Jefe de Secundaria British School Quito
  • 11h00 “Como aplicar a Universidades Británicas” - Ángela Ramirez - Coordinadora de Educación y Cursos de Inglés British Council Bogotá
  • 12h00 “Como aplicar a una visa de estudiante” - Michael Purton Oficial de Visas UKVI (UK Visas and Immigration)

Quito

Wednesday 27th November 2013 – Hotel Sheraton Quito 11.00-13.00 / 14.00-19.00

  • 13h00 “Cultura Británica” - Paul Tonkinson - Jefe de Secundaria British School Quito
  • 16h00 “Como aplicar a una visa de estudiante” - Michael Purton Oficial de Visas UKVI (UK Visas and Immigration)
  • 17h00 “Como aplicar a Uniiversidades Británicas” - Ángela Ramirez - Coordinadora de Educación y Cursos de Inglés British Council Bogotá
  • 18h00 “Programa de Becas “ - Daniel Ángel - Subsecretario de Fortalecimiento del Conocimiento y Becas Senescyt

Thursday 28th November 2013 – Hotel Sheraton Quito 14.00-20.00

  • 16H00 “Cultura Británica” - Paul Tonkinson - Jefe de Secundaria British School Quito
  • 17h00 “Como aplicar a Universidades Británicas” - Ángela Ramirez Coordinadora de Educación y Cursos de Inglés British Council Bogotá
  • 18h00 “Como aplicar a una visa de estudiante” Michael Purton Oficial de Visas UKVI (UK Visas and Immigration)
  • 19H00 “Programa de Becas” - Daniel Ángel - Subsecretario de Fortalecimiento del Conocimiento y Becas Senescyt

Please see the attachment to print the schedule of the parallel talks

Also, Anglia Ruskin University and Bradford College will raffle two english courses to learn the language in the UK, and the British Embassy will raffle a kindle in each city. Please read the basis and conditions of the raflle at the bottom of this article.

The universities taking part are:

  1. Anglia Ruskin University

  2. Bangor University

  3. Birkbeck University of London

  4. Bradford College

  5. Goldsmiths University of London

  6. HULT International Business School

  7. King’s College London

  8. Middlesex University

  9. Newcastle University

  10. The University of Edinburgh

  11. The University of Manchester

  12. The University of Northampton

  13. The University of Nottingham

  14. The University of Sheffield

  15. The University of Warwick

  16. UCL (University College London)

  17. University of Aberdeen

  18. University of Glasgow

  19. University of Kent

  20. University of Leicester

  21. University of Lincoln

  22. University of Portsmouth

  23. University of Reading

  24. University of Southampton

  25. University of St Andrews

  26. University of the West of England

Also participating is the British School of Language

More information about GREAT Universities 2013 can be found on our Twitter or our Facebook page.

Twitter Raffle: basis and conditions

  1. Follow us on Twitter! @UKinEcuador
  2. Take a picture with David and Victoria Beckham (live size picture) at the fair.
  3. Share the picture on your Twitter account with the hashtag #GREATUniversities2013 and the hashtag of your city: #Quito or #Guayaquil.
  4. The photo with more retweets will win a brand new kindle.
  • Each city will have one winner.
  • The picture with more retweets will win the contest.
  • The British Embassy Quito reserves the right to cancel the raffle if there is no active participants or a minimun of 10 retweets.
  • One participant per ID.
Published 20 November 2013
Last updated 20 November 2013 + show all updates
  1. Information updated.
  2. Added translation