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### Virtual Education Fair in Ireland for Study Abroad Seekers on February 8

Ireland’s 2-year post-study work visa, specialized courses in robotics and aviation, enhance attractiveness as a study destination.

Education in Ireland, the primary initiative promoting Irish Higher Education internationally, has introduced the ‘Study in Ireland’ virtual fair for students from India, Nepal, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka.

Scheduled for February 8, the fair aims to offer a platform for students to explore various educational opportunities with 14 distinguished Irish Higher Education Institutions, as per an official statement.

Apart from enabling chat and video interactions, the fair will feature three discipline-specific seminars with faculty members and a dedicated session with alumni.

Ireland’s provision of a two-year post-study work visa and its emphasis on industry-specific courses in emerging fields such as robotics and aviation contribute significantly to its appeal as a study destination abroad, states an official release.

Participating Universities in the Ireland Education Fair include:

  • University College Cork
  • Munster Technological University
  • University of Limerick
  • Southeast Technological University
  • University of Galway
  • Technological University Shannon
  • Mary Immaculate College
  • Maynooth University
  • Dublin Business School
  • Trinity College Dublin
  • Dublin City University
  • Atlantic Technological University
  • Griffith College
  • Dundalk Institute of Technology

Kevin Kelly, the ambassador to India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives, expressed, “We are delighted to see Education in Ireland kick off the year with its virtual fair, an initiative aimed at fostering new avenues for educational collaboration. By bringing together 14 highly esteemed Irish Higher Education Institutions on a digital platform, we aim to provide a transformative experience for students, enabling them to seamlessly engage with these institutions, explore academic opportunities, and make well-informed decisions about their educational path.”

Barry O’Driscoll, regional manager for India and South Asia at Education in Ireland, commented, “Ireland consistently emerges as a top choice for international students, and we are thrilled to present this exceptional opportunity through our Virtual Fair. We eagerly anticipate welcoming students from India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, and Bangladesh, believing this Virtual Fair will serve as a crucial platform for showcasing the myriad opportunities that await them in Ireland.

“Given the influx of over 7,000 students from India to Ireland, we are confident that the allure of Irish institutions will continue to grow, and we are committed to sustaining this momentum by providing valuable insights and connections for prospective students,” he added.