Saturday, December 14, 2019 | ePaper

US embassy hosts pre-departure orientation for BD students

  • Print


US Ambassador to Bangladesh Earl R Miller talks with the Bangladeshi students at their Pre-Departure Orientation program held at the American Center in the city on Wednesday.

Campus Report :
Ambassador Miller and the US Embassy's EducationUSA team hosted Bangladeshi students for the 2019 EducationUSA Pre-Departure Orientation at the American Center, says a press release.
The number of students from Bangladesh in the United States increased by 4.9 percent, to 7,496 during the last school year, beating the international average increase of 1.5 percent according to the 2018Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange.
Bangladesh is a top-25 sending country for international students studying in the United States.  Bangladesh also now ranks ninth in the world for the number of students studying at the graduate level in the United States.  The number of Bangladeshi students studying in the U.S. has doubled since 2013.  
For the past three years, U.S. colleges and universities hosted more than one million international students, reaching a record high of 1.1 million this school year. This also marks the twelfth consecutive year of continued expansion of the total number of international students in U.S. higher education.
In Bangladesh, EducationUSA advising services and reference materials are available at locations across the country, including the American Center at the U.S. Embassy Dhaka in Baridhara, the Edward M. Kennedy Center for Public Service and the Arts in Dhanmondi, and the American Corner in Chittagong where trained advisors lead group information sessions and provide individual counseling services to students and parents. EducationUSA reference libraries and remote advising are also accessible at the American Corners in Sylhet, Khulna, and Rajshahi.

More News For this Category

Graduation Dinner of NDC, AFWC - 2019 held

Graduation Dinner of NDC, AFWC - 2019 held

Campus Report :Graduation Dinner of National Defence Course (NDC)' 2019 and Armed Forces War Course (AFWC)' 2019 was held at Army Multipurpose Complex, Dhaka Cantonment on Tuesday. Speaker of

Seminar on ‘Generation Equality Dialogue’ at ULAB

Seminar on ‘Generation Equality Dialogue’ at ULAB

Campus Report :The ULAB Social Welfare Club of University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) organized a seminar on "Generation Equality Dialogue" at ULAB campus in Dhanmondi on Monday.  The

22nd ICCIT 2019 at SEU from 18 Dec

22nd ICCIT 2019 at SEU from 18 Dec

Campus Report :A meeting of the various Committees of 22nd International Conference on Computer and Information Technology (ICCIT) 2019 hosted by Southeast University (SEU) was held recently. The meeting

ICGEEE-2019 begins at DIU

ICGEEE-2019 begins at DIU

Campus Report :The '4th International Conference on Globalization, Entrepreneurship and Emerging Economies' began on Sunday at Daffodil International University (DIU). DIU in association with The Centre for Innovation Leadership

IU student's int'l research journal published

IU Correspondent :An international journal titled 'Legal and Institutional Mechanism of Transparency: Bangladesh Perspective' was published at Islamic University (IU), Kushtia. IU Law department's LLM student M Shahadat Hossen

Four skill providers get NSDA registration

Four skill providers get NSDA registration

Staff Correspondent :In a robust effort to enhance the skills of the country's workforce, National Skills Development Authority (NSDA) has made a breakthrough in quality assurance by issuing registrations

Students aggrieved over delay in seat allotment at JnU female hall

Rabiul Alam, JnU :Students of Jagannath University (JnU) on Tuesday staged demonstrations on the campus demanding immediate starting the process of seat allotment in only female Begum Fazilatunnesa Mujib

DTI organises 'Orientation Programme-2019'

DTI organises 'Orientation Programme-2019'

Campus Report :Orientation program-2019 of Daffodil Technical Institute (DTI) was held on Monday at 71 Milonayoton of Daffodil International University. Information State Minister Dr Md. Murad Hasan, MP was

New VC, Pro-VC of EWU

New VC, Pro-VC of EWU

Campus Report :Prof Dr MM Shahidul Hassan has been re-appointed as Vice-Chancellor of East West University (EWU). At the same time, Prof Dr. Muhammad Z Mamun, former Director of

BUET hosts Urban Thinkers Campus

Campus Report :As an associate partner of World Urban Campaign (WUC) of UN-Habitat, Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET) is hosting the Urban Thinkers Campus for the third