India, June 2014: Education in Ireland Organizes a Virtual Q & A on Twitter for the very first time - Top 15 Higher Education Institutions (HEI's) from Ireland to engage with Indian Students on June 10th 2014 from 3-5:30 pm responding real-time
First ever Virtual Q & A hosted on Twitter by Education in Ireland, the National Brand responsible for the international development and growth of Ireland's education sector.
The Q & A is aimed to give the aspirant students a chance to engage with 15 coveted institutes from Ireland, interacting in real time, ensuring clarification and guidance on attaining quality education in Ireland HEI's from the comfort of their computers or mobile phones.
The students will first have to SMS ‘IRELAND' to 57272 to register for the Q & A, after which they will be able to log onto the homepage where they can interact with representatives of each college online. The beneficial platform allows students who are exploring an education in Ireland, an opportunity to interact with all 15 colleges through Tweet-up platform. The students in addition to the institutes can also connect with representatives from Education in Ireland aidding any queries on the scenario; all this can be accessed from the comfort of their home.
This is the first time ever Ireland and Irish education would be accessible online in order to reach and clarify any doubts raised by students via Twitter.
"On this occasion James Mackrill, Manager, Education in Ireland, India, China & Russia said "Education in Ireland held education fairs in India across Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Bangalore, Pune and Hyderabad in November 2013 followed by February 2014, through which we were able to connect with 2000 Indian students interested in an Irish education. We have noticed that a number of them are yet in need of clarity from their Institute of choice."
"Virtual tweet up is an innovative new format to reach your audiences. We decided to take on our education fair online as we have seen large number of interests coming from the Indian market. In a world where people address time paucity by undertaking work digitally - the real time responses we hope will allow the student to take a decision just before planning to apply. Hoping this shall better help in making the appropriate and informed choice for their respective futures." He further added.
The following 15 higher education institutions from Ireland will be participating at these Fairs:
- Cork Institute of Technology
- Dublin City University
- Galway Mayo Institute of Technology
- Limerick Institute of Technology
- University College Dublin
- University College Cork
- University of Limerick
- Trinity College Dublin
- Dublin Business School
- Dublin Institute of Technology
- National University of Ireland Galway
- National University of Ireland Maynooth
- Waterford Institute of Technology
- National College of Ireland
- Shannon College of Hotel Management
About Enterprise Ireland:
Enterprise Ireland manages "Education in Ireland" - the umbrella brand under which Irish higher education and English language schools are promoted overseas. Education in Ireland is the umbrella brand for the promotion of Irish higher education and the English Language Schools overseas. The initiative is managed by Enterprise Ireland with the support of the Department of Education and Skills and Irish higher education institutions. The Education in Ireland brand is managed by Enterprise Ireland the government organization responsible for the development and growth of Irish enterprises in world markets.
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