British Council and Global Fair 2019

The British Council Fair and Global Fair 2019 was held this year on 2 October 2019 at the British School Jakarta. This annual event is organised each year by the University Counsellors of the BSJ and ran from 1.30 to 4 PM. The fair at British School Jakarta saw a total of 55 exhibitors from the UK, Europe, US, Canada, Australia and Asia filling the booths.

From the UK, under the management of the British Council in Jakarta, the universities present were: University of Birmingham, University of Exeter, University of Glasgow and The Glasgow School of Art, Leeds Art University and University of Derby etc. There were two workshops “Study in the UK” and “How to apply UK Study Visa” by British Council. There were also some fantastic universities from the UK who attended individually including: University of Edinburgh, University of Warwick, University of York and many more. We also had some European universities in attendance including: University of College Dublin, EHL and Jacobs University.

In regards to North America, Thirteen universities from the US took part in the education fair, among those were: University of Notre Dame, Emory University, Michigan State, SCAD, Ohio State and Loyola Marymount University. There were five universities from Canada: University of Toronto, McMaster, Simon Fraser, Ryerson and Dalhousie University.

From Australia and Asia we had some excellent representation. Including: University of Sydney, University of Melbourne, University of New South Wales and Monash University. As well as, Nagoya University, Waseda University, University of Utah Asia, CityU and the HKUST from Asia.

The event was open to secondary from Year 11 to Year 13 and their parents. Over the course of the two-and-a-half hour event a total of over 200 enthusiastic students were welcomed to the venue, as well as many of their parents. The feedback from this event was fantastic and we look forward to organising and hosting a bigger and even better event next year!