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TESOL Academic Visits South East Asia

photograph of Oscar Bladas Marti Queen's University),Daniel Tackage (Queen's University),two international applicants, and Prof James McElnay (Queen's University)

In January, School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work Oscar Bladas Marti joined a University business delegation on a recruitment visit to South East Asia.

In Vietnam and Indonesia the delegation visited a number of education agencies and met government bodies responsible for funding scholarships at postgraduate level. In Indonesia they attended a higher education exhibition and visited the University of Indonesia, where an agreement of collaboration between the two universities was signed.  Also in Indonesia, Oscar had the opportunity to meet several future students on School of Education Masters and Doctorate course.  They were very enthusiastic about taking up their courses.

The School of Education, and the wider University, is seeing an increasing interest from Vietnamese and Indonesian students will join our increasing, and more diverse, numbers of international students.