Indian students flock to Chennai Event, exploring Ireland’s World-Class Education & Opportunities
~ Over 550 Indian students attended the Chennai event, gaining insights into academic programs, scholarships and opportunities offered by Irish universities and colleges~
Chennai, October 07th, 2023 – Education in Ireland, the national brand representing Irish Higher Education Institutions worldwide, has successfully concluded its flagship roadshow in Chennai. The event, held onOctober 7th, 2023, at The Taj Coromandel, featured 18 prestigious Irish higher education institutes, all under one roof.
Speaking about the roadshow, Barry O’Driscoll, Regional Manager – India & South Asia at Education in Ireland said: “The roadshow in Chennai offered students from Chennaiand neighbouring cities the opportunity to explore diverse academicprospects in Ireland. It allowed them to meet with representatives from Irish Universities and Colleges, showcasing Ireland’s appeal as a destination for study, personal development, and professional growth. The roadshow laid emphasis on the fact that over 6000 Indian students choose Ireland as their preferred place to study each year, drawn by the world-class education, welcoming environment, and the highly globalized nature of this English-speaking island-nation. Furthermore, the Roadshowgave prospective students insights into Ireland’s emerging role as a global centre for technology and commerce, home to the headquarters of over 1,000 multinational companies and startups offering limitless career potential.”
More than 550 Indian students showed up with great enthusiasm for the fair and it enabled them to gather comprehensive information about academic programs, scholarships, and opportunities for personal and professional growth. The Chennai roadshow provided a valuable platform for Indian students and their parents to directly interact with representatives from renowned Irish Higher Education Institutions as well as esteemed faculty who are visiting from Ireland.
Apart from Chennai, the Education in Ireland is scheduled for Bengaluru this week.
“We are delighted to see the ever-growing number of Indian students pursuing their higher education in Ireland and look forward to welcoming even more in the future.The response from Delhi, Pune, Mumbai and Chennai has been fantastic, and we anticipate a similar reaction from Bengaluruas well. We eagerly look forward to welcoming these students in Ireland next year.”Mr. O’Driscoll added.
Ireland has gained recognition for its educational excellence and buoyant job market in varied sectors like IT, Business, Finance, Big Data, Medical Technology, Engineering, and Digital Marketing. Moreover, its successful visa clearance rates and the one to two-year stay back visa has helped it become the most sought-after study abroad destination in the recent years.
The fair saw participation from the following Higher education institutions.
Dundalk Institute of Technology
South East Technological University
University College Cork
University of Limerick
Munster Technological University
RCSI University of Medicine & Health Sciences
Trinity College Dublin
University of Galway
Dublin Business School
University College Dublin
Technological University of the Shannon
Atlantic Technological University
National College of Ireland
UCD Michael Smurfit Business School
Dublin City University
ICD Business School