Monthly Archives: August 2021

China Consortium Virtual Series – What did we learn from our own college application process?

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Welcome! The China Consortium Virtual Event is a collaboration with Hofstra University, Michigan State University, and the University of San Francisco.

Date: Saturday, September 4

Time:8 PM (Beijing Time)

Registration link:



British Council – Study UK University Online Roadshow, 13 – 17 September 2021

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British Council – Study UK University Online Roadshow, 13 – 17 September 2021

Take the opportunity to meet with representatives from 20 UK universities and find out more about higher education in the UK , including what “ticks the box” for various universities, subjects and courses, entrance requirements, career prospects and other questions about your future university studies.
Platform: Zoom
Event details:
Afternoon Session: University Introduction Session
Date: Friday 17 September 2021
Time: 15.30 – 16.35 HKT

Come and meet 20 UK universities in a speed-dating style in 60 minutes, where representatives will be giving a brief introduction about themselves, scholarships, and their course offerings. After the introduction, you may either book a one-to-one meeting (by indicating in the registration form) or visit them during the evening session to get your questions answered.

Evening Session: Study UK Webinar Series, 13 – 17 September
Time: 18.30 – 20.30 HKT (every day)

A series of live webinars covering useful information such as introduction to UK education system, application process (UCAS), personal statement writing, career support, and other subject specific topics will be organised throughout the roadshow week. Every night, there will be 4 different UK universities to talk about different topics jointly and provide admission advice. For more details about the topics, please refer to the online registration form.

EHL Business Case Competition 2021 – Register now

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EHL Business Case Competition


Registration has officially opened up for the 2nd Annual Business Case Competition. If you know of any students interested in a Global Career, Business, Hospitality, or are “people-people”, this is a great opportunity for them!

They’ll learn from industry experts, interact with students from across the Americas and have a chance to win prize money!

Follow this link to register and learn more about the competition rules, dates, prizes, and panel discussions!

Thanks in advance for the consideration and support of this amazing initiative.  Hopefully, we can have your students represented on a global scale!


Sunday, 29 Aug: Ritsumeikan University, Japan Online Session

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Dear Teachers and Counselors,

Greetings from Kyoto, Japan! This is the International Admissions Team at Ritsumeikan University. We are writing to invite your students to Ritsumeikan University’s webinar this weekend. Please share the information with your students.

Come attend our webinar this Sunday!

We have seen more interest and intrigue than ever into studying in Japan – did you know that many Japanese Universities offer Bachelor programs instructed in English?  Did you know the average annual tuition fee for Japanese Universities is less than 15,000USD?

Sunday, 29 August

1 pm – 2 pm (JST)

Can’t make it?

Register and we will send the recording.

  • Why Study in Japan
  • About the University
  • English-medium Programs
  • Scholarship Opportunities
  • Q&A

Come attend our Webinar and find out…

  • Why 36,000 Students and 402,000+ Alumni chose Ritsumeikan – a leading private university in Western Japan.
  • What you can learn at Ritsumeikan – English-medium Programs
  • Admissions Overview for 2022 enrollment
  • Inquire directly to an admissions officer during the Q&A

Register today, and find out why YOU should come study at Ritsumeikan!

We are looking forward to e-meeting you.

If you have any questions and concerns, feel free to ask us at:

UK UniFest Hong Kong – September 2021

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Date: Sept 13 – Sept 17

Time: 16:30 – 19:30 HKT


Speak to university representatives and academics from 24 UK universities across one week of webinars and interactive sessions.

About this event

Monday 13th September 2021 – Friday 17th September 2021

Welcome to UK UniFest Hong Kong!

During this week students will have the opportunity to engage virtually with International Officers, academics and current UK university students to find out more about studying in the UK!

Webinars, panels and live chats will include the following:

  • Advice on the UCAS application process
  • How to write a Personal Statement
  • How to choose a University
  • 14-16 years old? – How to choose the right electives
  • 1-to-1 appointments with university representatives
  • Live Q&A with students and alumni
  • Academic panels covering numerous subject areas
  • University introduction webinars

Academic panels will include live Q&As with some of the UK’s leading academics from a range of fields including:

Accounting & Finance, Architecture, Art & Design, Biosciences, Business and Management, Civil Engineering, Building and Surveying, Computer Science, Dietetics and Nutrition, Economics, Law, Mechanical Engineering, Media, Communications and Journalism, Mathematics, Medicine, Nursing and Midwifery, Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Physiotherapy, Psychology, Politics, History and International Relations!

Find out more about all 23 participating universities by tuning in to our introductory webinars, which will run throughout the week!

All sessions will be held between 16:30 – 21:45 Hong Kong time.

Register to access the schedule breakdown and session links.

Studying in Ireland – We Answer Your Questions!

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Studying in Ireland:
We Answer Your Questions!

The IUMC has extensive experience helping international students to realise their dream of attaining a world-class medical education at some of Europe’s leading universities. Any query you may be facing about making this life-changing decision, we’ve likely faced it before! We hope that the following FAQ piece can help to clear up some questions you may have about making the choice to study at an Irish Medical School.

Do I need to sit the HPAT Exam?
Undergraduate students applying for non-EU Medicine places do not need to sit the HPAT exam. Students who apply for 4 year Graduate Entry Medicine need to sit the GAMSAT or MCAT.
When is the deadline to apply?
The deadline is January 15th for the first round of interviews in February. Late applications will be accepted on a case by case basis.

What are the minimum entry requirements?
Please see our “Entry Requirements” page on our website 

Is there a discount through the IUMC system?

Yes, the IUMC have a special tuition fee discount for our students

What degrees are awarded by Irish medical schools?

Medicine: M.B. B.Ch. B.A.O Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Bachelor in the Art of Obstetrics

Dentistry: BDS (University College Cork) and B. DENT. SC (Trinity College Dublin)

Is this degree recognised internationally?

Irish Degrees are held in high regard internationally and IUMC students have gone on to become leaders in Medicine and Dentistry worldwide.

What are the tuition fees?

Medicine: 2021 tuition fees range from 39,000 – 53,040 EUR
Dentistry: 2021 tuition Fees are 39,000 EUR

Is student accommodation available?

Yes, the IUMC assists our students with securing suitable accommodation.

What are the living costs in Ireland?

Living costs depend on where you are studying in Ireland, the type of accommodation you book, and the student’s personal lifestyle.  On average, we estimate that a student will spend between €10,000 and €13,000 per academic year.

How much is the application fee?

The application fee is 50 EURO. 

How to apply?

You can click ENQUIRE NOW on the IUMC website. Complete all the information and our team will get in touch with an application form and other important information. Candidates can then complete the application form and submit documents to our IUMC office.

Can I apply to more than one university?

Yes, you can apply to all 4 universities with the IUMC.

For more information about the IUMC, check out our explainer video below!

The IUMC consists of 4 of Ireland’s most prestigious universities!

The Irish Universities & Medical Schools Consortium consists of four of Ireland’s leading schools of medicine and dentistry. We provide a full application service enabling you to apply for four leading Irish universities with one simple application form. Get in touch for more information about how you can make your dreams of an international education a reality!

Innovation Fellows in Training Invite [October 2021]

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The Innovation Fellows in Training program (I-FiT) this summer has been quite a success with 597 students from 23 countries participating!

We would like to invite you and your students to participate in a new I-FiT opportunity this October. ‘Change your World’ will be delivered by four Iowa State students who are leaders in innovation on campus.

Visit our website to learn more about prizes and to register.

How to sign up?

  • High schools are signed up by a school representative (counselor, administrator, or teacher).
  • The school representative will assist in coordinating and building the school teams.
  • Multiple student teams from the same high school can participate in each challenge (one registration per team is required).
  • There are no registration fees.

Registration deadline, September 19, 2021

For questions please email

Change Your World
2020 I-FiT testimonials

‘What a great event! Both myself and the students enjoyed participating. Super cool to have this interaction!’ Counselor from Bolivia.

‘This is a great experience for them to learn how to approach a problem and the process to solve a problem.’ Counselor from China.

‘Thank you so much for offering this wonderful event. It was such an exciting experience for us to design our own online party.’ Student from S. Korea.

Virtually Orange: The Dutch University Festival

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Virtually Orange: The Dutch University Festival

October 3 @ 13:00 – 17:00 CEST | Cost: FREE

Register link and Detail:

HKU updates – Upcoming events

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Information from the HKU Academy for the Talented

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The Academy for the Talented is proudly presenting two new initiatives to your school! Focusing on Space Technology and Legal education respectively, the initiatives comprise year-round workshops and professional mentorship that aim to let students have an authentic taste of university education and realize their full potential through knowledge transfer. Your school is cordially invited to join our information sessions and form student teams to enrol in the programmes!

1) Business Economy for Space Technology (BEST) Programme

BEST is a STEM-based interdisciplinary immersive experience with a strong entrepreneurial edge. Students will unfold the unlimited boundaries of the NewSpace and explore how a CubeSat (a miniaturised satellite for space research) unravels solutions to global issues, understanding how new technology and data can generate a myriad of business opportunities.

For details, please visit

Online information session:
Date: August 27, 2021
Time: 5:00 p.m.
Target: Secondary school teachers and students (school-based application)

Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 921 3503 5810
Password: 552593
Please fill in the form HERE for registration.
2) HKU Legal Academy Student Chapters (LASC)
LASC is a year-long programme on Copyright led by Ms Alice Lee, Associate Professor of Intellectual Property Law from the HKU Faculty of Law. Through LASC, not only will students be equipped with legal knowledge that helps them make informed decisions in everyday life, but they will also gain the exclusive opportunities to interact with HKU law students and legal experts like law firm partners, solicitors, barristers and judges.

For details, please visit

Online/face-to-face information session:

Date: September 14, 2021
Time: 4:00 p.m. (tentative)
Venue: The University of Hong Kong
Target: Secondary school teachers and students (school-based application)
Meeting link: to be announced soon
Please fill in the form HERE for registration.
Should you have any enquiries, please feel free to contact the HKU Academy for the Talented at or +852 3917 5100. Thank you for your support for the Academy’s work and we look forward to seeing you at the information sessions!

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Dentistry Course for Prospective Students – University of Glasgow

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“Becoming a Dentist” Course – Beginning 6 September 2021

We are pleased to launch our Becoming a Dentist course via FutureLearn. This course offers prospective dental students everywhere the chance to better understand what it’s like to be a dental student, how to ace the application process, and what a career in dentistry could hold.
Students will learn everything from the importance of oral health for patient wellbeing to what a typical day looks like for a dentist. The first course will begin on the
Please pass this email on to any students who you think would be interested in gaining Dentistry experience online before applying for a degree in Dentistry. The first course will begin on the 6 September 2021.

Staying in touch

We have a list of frequently asked questions for our prospective students in relation to theCoronavirus pandemic and we are keeping this page updated with the latest developments.
Don’t forget to recommend our Student Connect webpages, where your applicants can speak to current students and alumni from the University, watch vlogs and join our social media communities.
The Recruitment team are hosting weekly information sessions for international prospective students and offer holders, which students and parents can join. Offer holder sessions are being offered on an invite-only basis so please ask your students to keep an eye on their emails for more information.
For further information for Offer Holders, see the links below: