Are you eyeing Northern Ireland as your destination for higher education? Then here’s a good chance for you to get to know the region and one of its premier university better. Organised by Queen’s University Belfast, Experience Queen’s event to be held on November 11, 2019, at Taj West End, Race Course Road, Bengaluru will not only have booths with staff and alumni, it will also show you the grandeur of Belfast, known for being the birthplace of RMS Titanic, through AR and VR. Imagine ‘visiting’ the university without even travelling to it. And this is not all. There will also be sumptuous Northern Irish cuisine for you to savour and the best part? Irish dance and music will also be part of the event.
Queen’s University Belfast, a member of the prestigious Russell Group of UK research-intensive universities, offers courses across the board and is known to have the lowest student cost of living in the UK. Other aspects like employability, academic excellence and choice, affordability, culture and international exposure are other reasons why you must consider it.
Professor Ian Greer
Give in to the experience
Ahead of the event, Professor Ian Greer, President and Vice-Chancellor of Queen’s University Belfast, said; “We are very pleased to be visiting Bengaluru to offer prospective students, teachers, parents and careers advisors insight into Queen’s University Belfast.” Laying emphasis on the format of the event and what we can expect from it, he says, “The Experience Queen’s event is designed to be a multi-sensory experience, allowing those attending to engage with staff and alumni, discover more about the university, enjoy traditional Irish music and sample some Northern Irish food. Furthermore, thanks to Virtual Reality headsets, attendees can ‘visit’ the university’s beautiful campus and see how rich the academic heritage and historic buildings mix with state-of-the-art facilities.”
Why choose them?
Speaking about the university itself, the professor added, “Queen’s University is part of the prestigious Russell Group and is in the top 173 universities in the world. We have a strong focus on research excellence as well as employability and we have specific initiatives in place for international students, including on-campus jobs, ambassador programmes and graduate opportunities. We hope this event will inspire people to choose to study at Queen’s and give them a flavour of the opportunities available to them.”