Starting Out

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 05 August, 2009, 12:00am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 05 August, 2009, 12:00am

For students thinking of going to study in Britain next month, they can visit There as many as 12,480 subject and course choices offered by 249 institutions. All of the institutions on the site are fully accredited by official bodies in Britain. The British Council will hold a special seminar for HKCEE graduates on Sunday. An exhibition featuring 60 institutions from Britain will be held on August 22 and 23.

British Council events include:

Education UK information seminar, August 9

Venue Gallery, 4/F, Low Block, China Resources Building, 26 Harbour Road, Wan Chai

Time and Topics

2pm - 2.30pm Studying in UK state education, by Shaftesbury School

2.30pm - 3pm Options for Form Five to Seven graduates: A-level, IB, pre-university foundation and national diplomas - which is the best pathway for me? by EF Brittin College

3pm - 3.30pm Why choose a UK education? by British Council

3.30pm - 4pm Individual consultations

4.30pm - 6pm Pre-departure briefing

Education UK exhibition, August 22-23

Sixty schools, colleges and universities are attending, many offering places for the coming year. A series of seminars will provide more advice and information, for those considering school, post-16 or higher education in Britain.