EducationUSA College Fair: Obama Initiative, Packed to Capacity!
Representatives from diverse American colleges and universities will be in attendance to recruit the talented students in the region. Especially since UWI’s Cave Hill now has a decrease in Enrollments by 40 per cent when Government changed it from Errol Barrow’s directive of Free Education to a paid Tuition…
One of the goals of the U.S. Embassy is to promote educational opportunities in the United States to the students in Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean. Nursing, Music, STEM and Business are some of the areas which young Bajans are looking at, deciding if to attend in Florida which is close to home or further afield to allow a possible change of their Majors… The event was attended by easily over 2,000 students from the majority of popular secondary schools apart from Harrison College, Springer Memorial and Queen’s College there were others like St Michael’s, Princess Margaret, Alleyne and Alexandra Secondaries and the Seventh Day Adventist among others.
The EducationUSA College Fair supports 100,000 Strong in the Americas, which is an initiative launched by President Obama to increase international study in Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as foster region-wide prosperity through greater international exchange of students.