US embassy in Dhaka to host virtual university, college fair

Diplomatic Correspondent | Published: 10:41, Sep 29,2020


The United States embassy in Dhaka will host a virtual US college fair in Bangladesh on October 2-3 and 9-10.

The Education USA US University Virtual Fair 2020 will provide Bangladeshi students an opportunity to directly interact with representatives of over 100 accredited US universities and colleges and learn about post-COVID-19 changes to admission processing and interviews, standardised testing, precautions to ensure student safety and health, and other important developments, the US embassy said in a press release.  

Prospective students will also have the chance to learn more about scholarship and financial aid opportunities and participate in informational sessions on a variety of topics, including the US student visa process.

The event is free and open to the public.

Interested students can join the virtual fair from the comfort of their own home, from their computer, smart phones, or tablets.

The virtual fair will be held on two consecutive weekends.

On October 2 and 3, a two-day virtual fair will be held for those interested in graduate studies in the United States. To register, visit the graduate fair web portal

On October 9 and 10, another two-day virtual fair for those interested in pursuing undergraduate studies in the United States. To register, visit the undergraduate fair web portal

Participating universities include – Albion College, American Musical and Dramatic Academy, Berkeley College, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Emory University School of Law, George Washington University, George Mason University, Hawai’i Pacific University; Johns Hopkins Carey Business School; Loyola Marymount University, New York Institute of Technology, New York University’s Tandon School of Engineering, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, Temple University, The University of Texas at Arlington, The Fletcher School at Tufts University, University of California at Riverside and Irvine, University of Kansas, University of Maryland, University of Massachusetts at Lowell and Amherst, USC Viterbi School of Engineering, and many others, said the embassy.

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