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Thank you to the exhibitors, volunteers and the 4,550 attendees who helped to make USA College Day such a success!
On 4 October, the The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics to three British scientists for their research into strange states of matter. The Laureates share the prize, with half to David J Thouless and the other half to F Duncan Haldane and J Michael Kosterlitz.
College Day is the largest American university fair in Europe. Held in partnership with University of South Florida, the event is taking place on 23 & 24 September at the ILEC Conference Centre in central London.
The UK sends more students to the US than any other country in Europe (Open Doors 2015, IIE), and attendance at College Day has grown dramatically over the past few years. There were 4,700 attendees in 2015, and we are already predicting large crowds again this year, with over 5,000 registered a week before the event.
The US-UK Fulbright Commission is proud to announce the American scholars of its 2016-17 cohort. During this academic cycle, 91 American scholars will be coming to the UK on exchange to study, lecture and/or research. Their expertise covers a diverse range, including immigration, cyber security, race relations, political journalism, human rights and radicalisation.
If you are considering postgraduate study in the US, USA Grad School Day is not to be missed!
The US-UK Fulbright Commission is delighted to announce the appointment of Sir Nigel Sheinwald as Chairman of their board of Commissioners. He will take up the role on 1 September 2016 for a three-year term.
At College Day you will have the opportunity to speak with over 170 exhibitors representing universities in the US and educational service providers. Now in its 39th year, College Day is the largest American university fair in the UK.
If you did not receive a place at a UK university, you may be interested in other options such as studying or working abroad.
The 2015-16 US Fulbright scholars finished their time in the UK with the annual EndCap event in July. This year’s event was hosted by The Glasgow School of Art.
During the 2015-16 academic year, 73 American scholars completed research, lectured or studied at institutions across the UK as part of the prestigious US-UK Fulbright Commission scholarship exchange programme.
Fulbright Awards provide generous grants for study, research and lecturing in the USA. All-discipline awards provide funding for individuals to pursue any academic subject at any accredited US higher education institution. The Commission also offers a variety of awards in specific subjects and at specific institutions in the US.
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