Saturday 22 February, 2020

Public invited to free college fair with local, US, Canadian schools

The Embassy of the United States of America and the High Commission of Canada will jointly host the 18th annual College Fair at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Wrightson Road, Port of Spain on Saturday, October 12 and Sunday, October 13.

The event will take place from 10am to 1pm and 3pm to 6pm, respectively.

This free public event is one of the largest tertiary education fairs in the region. This year, 53 colleges/universities are confirmed to participate: 25 US, 22 Canadian and six local institutions. Representatives will be available to answer questions on applications, admissions, visas, scholarships and financing.

The US Embassy will host a full schedule of information sessions on both days. Topics will include the student visa application process, scholarship and funding opportunities, writing a statement of purpose and panel discussions on preparing for the SATs. All presentations will be held in the Jade/Ruby/Sapphire meeting rooms.

There will also be entertainment from spoken word artists from 2 Cents Movement and Roots Oral Tradition on each day.

Participating institutions:

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