In her commitment to train students to become the best of professionals in their various disciplines, Biaka University Institute of Buea grasps every opportunity that places its students at an international standard. It was another enriching encounter during an education fair organized by KOT – UK in collaboration with the British High Commission in Cameroon. The event took place on Friday April 21st at Starland Hotel in Douala during which stakeholders of BUIB were enlightened on the different opportunities available to students who wish to continue studies in the United Kingdom.
During this fair, participants met and talked with representatives of over 22 top universities and 60 colleges in the United Kingdom, on possible ways of enhancing and facilitating the student-learning process and transition to Universities in the UK.
At the Education fair, the CEO & Director of the KOT-UK Education Services Mrs. Imah Chris-Adegoke highlighted ways of partnering which includes students toping up from HND to BSc, internship in UK universities, possible scholarship offers, guide on the processes of acquiring admission and visa counseling just to mention these few.
The British Council and partners were equally present to support students to understand how to secure the English Language qualifications they may need to study in the UK. Representing different UK Universities were Coventry University, Oxford International, KAPLAN International Pathways, and CARDIF Sixth Form College .
Some areas which Biaka University Institute of Buea may leverage in the days ahead include internship placement of students in the UK for qualified students especially in the area of Health Sciences among others.
This encounter was an opportunity for BUIB to begin a long lasting and fruitful partnership with UK Universities. At the close of the event, the Deputy Vice Chancelor in charge of cooperation and Innovation at BUIB Dr. Mrs. Fey Mary, extended a hand of gratitude to the CEO & Director of the KOT-UK Education Services Mrs. Imah Chris-Adegoke.