Overseas Education Expo 2018

Overseas Education Expo  2018

April 21, 2018

Office of Career Services (OCS) in collaboration with Institutional Linkages (Foreign)-UMT and ABN Overseas Education organized the “Overseas Education Fair 2018” at UMT Main Campus Lahore from 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM.

Dr. Shaukat Nawaz Khan (Chairman: UK-Pakistan Cultural Foundation) Mr. Tanveer Ahmad (Business Development Manager - ABN Overseas), Mr. Khalid Naqi (Director Career Services - UMT) and OCS team inaugurated the Overseas Education Expo organized by OCS.

During the event, Dr. Shaukat visited all the stalls in the exhibition and discussed the future prospects of students in study abroad programs. the exhibitors in detail talked about their offerings for Pakistani students in the global universities and scholarship opportunities. Dr. Shaukat was also interviewed by UMT Radio and TV about his views on this mega activity.

World Class Universities including, Queen Mary University of London, University of Hull, University of Bristol, University of Surrey, University of Durham, Brunel University, University of Western Sydney, Griffith University, University of Kensas, Marshall University, UMASS - Bostan, University of Tyllor, IUBH Germany, Maynooth Ireland etc. from all across the globe including UK, USA, Canada, Australia, Sweden, Sydney Malaysia, Ireland, Holland  and  participated in this Overseas Education Expo. They offered scholarships and flagship programs in multiple disciplines such as Business, IT, Science, Aviation, Engineering, Psychology, Journalism and many others. The diverse and dynamic group of professional consultants and career counselors provided in-depth insight and practical guidelines to UMT participants for securing scholarships even before their degree completion.

Overseas Education Fair offered a unique opportunity for participants to know more about quality overseas education and choose the best suitable programs and institutions. It enabled reputed overseas universities to showcase their niche courses and specializations. It also provided a common platform for international eminent educationists and other stakeholders in the education realm to network and gain valuable insights from each other.

More than 500 UMT participants and graduates from all the disciplines directly interacted with authorized admission’s officers and international staff and cleared up their queries and gained accurate advice and information about study opportunities, application fee waivers, bank loans and scholarships assistance in various countries and institutions around the globe. Participants gained valuable insights from the event and found it very informative and worthwhile.

In the closing ceremony, Mr. Khalid Naqi (Director Office of Career Services - UMT), Mr. Aqeel Baloch (Manager Career Services - UMT), Ms Zareen Khan (Sr. Officer Career Services - UMT) and Mr. Tanveer Ahmad (Business Development Manager - ABN Overseas Education) presented the certificates to the support team who actively participated in organizing the Mega Overseas Education Expo 2018. On behalf of UMT and OCS, Mr. Aqeel Baloch-Manager Office of Career Services gave the Vote of Thanks to all the participating institutions.


In addition to the this, to facilitate UMT family and to make awareness about this event, awareness stalls were also displayed in SEN building, Central and North side of UMT main building on April 18 & 19, 2018 from 10.00 am till 1.00 pm. The primary goal of this event was to bring together all the stakeholders under one roof in an open dialogue to discuss the issues faced by UMT Participants for overseas education, enable participants to compete successfully at the top universities in the world and assist them about admissions and career choices. The event ended with great success.