UK Minister visits Stone International School

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UK Minister visits Stone International School

11 December 2015

UK Minister of State for Universities and Science, Jo Johnson visited the Stone International School in Bangalore along with the UK Deputy High Commissioner in Bangalore on 10th December. He spent time interacting with the students from the diploma program, i.e. class 11 and 12 students, and expressed how keen the UK is to have students from India to pursue higher education in the UK.

Bhumika, a D2 student asked: what are the chances of getting internships in the healthcare sector? As she is planning to pursue a medical degree from the UK, to which Mr. Johnson replied that the current job market is booming, and there’s great demand for skilled professionals, especially in the health sector.

Harish, a D1 student, wanted to know the terms of employment visa after graduation. Johnson replied that currently 4 months period is given to a student to find employment by the government, which allows students to stay upto six years.

Overall, the experience for the students was both informative and wonderful.

I was really impressed by the professional atmosphere. The knowledge of UK universities really helped me find my ideal destination.
Priya Singh
Civil Engineering at University of Manchester

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