Date
Saturday 04 March 2017 - 13:00 to Sunday 05 March 2017 - 13:00
Location
Almaty and Astana

The British Council is pleased to invite you to our UK Schools and Colleges Fairs in Almaty and Astana, where you can learn about educational opportunities in the UK. Representatives of 10 leading UK institutions will take part in the fairs and will help you to select a UK college or school for your children.

As well as the chance to meet representatives of UK educational institutions, visitors to our Fairs will be offered a full programme of workshops and seminars delivered by representatives or UK schools and colleges, at which questions about studying in the UK and scholarships will be covered.

As a bonus, all our visitors will be offered free soft drinks from Costa Coffee.

Entrance is free and no registration is needed.

Almaty 4 March 2017 13.00-18.00 Rixos Hotel
Astana 5 March 2017 13.00-18.00 Rixos President Hotel

EXHIBITION PARTICIPANTS IN ALMATY:

  1. Ashbourne College
  2. Cambridge International School
  3. City, University of London
  4. King's College London
  5. Oxford International College
  6. Rendcomb College
  7. Tettenhall College
  8. The Manchester College
  9. University College London
  10. Westbourne School

 EXHIBITION PARTICIPANTS IN ASTANA:

  1. Ashbourne College
  2. City, University of London
  3. King's College London
  4. Oxford International College
  5. Rendcomb College
  6. Tettenhall College
  7. The Manchester College
  8. University College London
  9. Westbourne School

Exhibition programme

Time    
13.00-13.30

The English School System

David Williams, Tettenhall College

English School System is different from the School System in Kazakhstan. Mr Williams will talk about various types of schools in England that are available to students from Kazakhstan.
13.40-14.10

International exams  - leading the way to international opportunities

British Council Kazakhstan

Join this session to learn about different international exams (IELTS, UKVI, Life skills, Aptis) - exam format, types of tasks required of test takers, how to prepare, how to register, and how to get the best mark possible!
14.20-14.50

Accelerated Learning – different techniques to help you improve studying anything

Francisco Bustos, Director of International Admissions

We learn to read, write and sometimes be thinkers. Yet skills like reading faster or improving how we use our memory are forgotten. Find out about different techniques to help you improve reading speed and use of short/long term memory.
15.00-15.40

Education for iGeneration – what students top universities and future employers are looking for

Kim Terrar, Oxford International College

Global opportunities mean global competition - how you can make yourself stand out. The role of strategy – why it is important to follow the plan and start your preparation as early as possible.
15.50-16.20

How to enter and succeed at a top UK university such as UCL

 Jane Skirving, UCL (University College London)

With examples and insights from UCL, this session will explore:

  • What leading UK universities are looking for in suitable applicants
  • The main academic and English language concerns and weaknesses faced by Kazakh students
  • Ways in which you can sharpen these to ensure success at degree level.
  • How to ensure you choose the right degree preparation course
16.30-17.00

International exams  - leading the way to international opportunities

British Council Kazakhstan

Join this session to learn about different international exams (IELTS, UKVI, Life skills, Aptis) - exam format, types of tasks required of test takers, how to prepare, how to register, and how to get the best mark possible!