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While everything else can take a back seat during times of recession,one industry that is safe is education.

Written by ShevetaBhatia |
February 3, 2009 1:02:29 am

The Education Fair at DAV-10 threw open global options

While everything else can take a back seat during times of recession,one industry that is safe is education. “For it is a long time investment,which is sure to repay,” tells Shruti Chatwal,Branch Manager of PAC Asia Services Pvt Ltd,the organization that’s played host to the World Education Fair 2009 at DAV College,Sector 10 on Monday. And proving her statement right were thousands of students from Punjab,Haryana,Rajasthan,Himachal and Jammu who thronged the venue.

Universities from Australia,USA,UK,Denmark and Switzerland put up their stalls here. “Switzerland Universities have maximum queries for hospitality,Australian for nursing,UK for MBA,USA for Bio-tech and MS courses and New Zealand for courses in hospitality,” lists Shruti,adding that visas to all the countries were assured with a minimum work permit of 20 hours a week while those from New Zealand offered giving work permit for an additional one year after completion of the course.

“With the fest organized twice a year,hundreds of students get an opportunity to meet the university representatives from the participating counties and avail discount upto Rs 15,000,” chips in Pushpinder Bhatia,CEO,PAC Asia Services Pvt Ltd. University of Southern Queensland,University of Technology Sydney,Monash University,Murdoch University,University of South Australia,La Trobe University,RMIT,Griffith University,Holmes Institute,Woodbury University,Alfred University,Manhattan College of Engineering etc from USA,Hotel & Tourism Management Institute,Switzerland were among the few universities that participated in the fest.

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