JAKARTA – In an effort to help Indonesian students learn more about educational opportunities in the United States, the U.S. Embassy and EducationUSA announce the launch of the Spring 2015 University Fairs in three cities in Indonesia. Nearly 40 U.S. universities, colleges, and community colleges will participate in the university fair. The event will help explain the many ways that Indonesian students can realize their dream of studying in the United States.
At the Fair prospective students and their parents can learn about the variety of institutions, majors, scholarships and other opportunities available to them. The Fair also includes presentations on how to find the right institution, student visas, admissions essays and scholarship opportunities. The fairs will take place in Medan on February 5, 2015, from 4-8 p.m. at the JW Marriott Hotel in Medan; in Jakarta on February 7, 2015, from 1-6 p.m. at the Kempinski Hotel; and in Surabaya on February 8, 2015 from 1-6 p.m. at the Shangri-La Hotel. Entrance to the fairs is free of charge.
EducationUSA is a global network of more than 450 advising centers in 170 countries, supported by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA). EducationUSA centers actively promote United States higher education around the world by offering accurate, unbiased, comprehensive, objective and timely information about education institutes in the United States and guidance to qualified individuals on how best to access those opportunities.
In Indonesia, EducationUSA Centers are located in Jakarta, Malang, Medan and Surabaya. For more information on the fair, please visit EducationUSA’s facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/EdUSAIndonesia. For more information on Study in the US, please visit educationusa.state.gov.