Ireland representatives will attend education fairs in 5 Indian cities

New Delhi, 7 October 2019: Representatives from at least 20 educational institutions from Ireland will interact with students this month in India and discuss opportunities at their respective universities. Representatives will participate in educational fairs in five cities in India to attract students from Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore, Coimbatore, and Chennai.

“India has been an influential market in terms of both trade and international students export for Ireland. Many students who aspire for receiving higher-education in foreign countries are now being aware of Ireland providing globally recognized degrees and courses, benefits of working part-time and a 24-month stay back option has contributed to the rising the education exports,” said Barry O’Driscoll, Senior Education Adviser, Education in Ireland.

He said that the fair will be held in five cities in India in October, and there will be 20 Irish institutions in each fair to discuss, answer questions, talk about existing plans and other issues.

According to officials, the number of Irish international students coming to Ireland has increased significantly by 86%.

“The annual fairs are designed for the benefit of the student to access end-to-end education market in Ireland without bearing any financial risk or investment of time. In addition to meeting the institutions, the qualified students can also get a broader percept on how education in Ireland takes place with its kind of courses, the job opportunities given post studies and various scholarship opportunities,” said O’Driscroll.