Education USA South Asia Fall Tour 2014 in Islamabad

Seven US Universities interacted with Pakistani Students

usefpIslamabad – A large number of Pakistani students availed the chance to explore study opportunities in US high education institutes at EducationUSA South Asia Fall Tour held in Islamabad. Representatives from seven US universities interacted with the Pakistani students to discuss admission procedures and offer direct information about academic and campus life at accredited U.S. universities.

The college fair hosted admissions representatives from Valparaiso University, University of Northern Iowa. Savannah College of Art & Design, Hiram College, New York University-Polytechnic School of Engineering, Saint Peter’s University, and Fairfield University.

The tour was the fifth USEFP-led South Asia Tour to Pakistan in last four years, with the collaboration of the EducationUSA. The United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP) is a bi-national commission established in 1950 by the governments of Pakistan and the United States to promote educational and cultural exchange between the people of both countries.

USEFP_Oct25-2014The tour is an opportunity for the general public as well as Pakistan’s brightest and best high school students to obtain first-hand information about academic and campus life at U.S. colleges and universities,” said one of the US University representatives while appreciating the caliber and talent of Pakistani students.

EducationUSA Advising Manager Umair Khan, termed the South Asia Tour a great networking platform for developing closer ties. “Pakistani students, along with their parents, must plan their higher education goals to earn a degree from the best possible educational institution in the US. He emphasized.

The university representatives have also interacted with institutional counterparts in Lahore and Karachi.

Sana Jamal
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