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Representatives from 26 British universities visited Chile

Chilean alumni and British university delegation celebrate UK-Chile higher education collaborations at the British residence.

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Andrew Chadwick, Director of the British Council.
Andrew Chadwick, Director of the British Council.

Representatives from 26 British universities attended a reception at the Ambassador’s residence in honour of the 2014 EducationUK Exhibition organised by the British Council and the Embassy in Santiago. Over 75 Chilean alumni who pursued post-graduate degrees in the UK, including various Chevening scholars, joined the university delegation at the event to celebrate higher education collaborations between Chile and the UK.

The UK, for the fourth year in a row, has been chosen as the number one destination for Chilean government-funded postgraduate scholars in the ‘Becas Chile’ scheme. The British ambassador, Fiona Clouder,and the director of the British Council in Chile, Andrew Chadwick, both emphasised how the importance of strong UK-Chile education ties contributes to long lasting academic as well as professional relationships between the two countries.

The UK university delegation included representatives from the following universities:

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

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Published 25 November 2014