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Open Day a roaring success
Posted on Friday, September 9, 2016
Yesterday the Institute threw open its doors to prospective
students in 13 centres internationally and online via the open day
forum. The events were greatly attended and appreciated by many who
are considering further study and the route towards professional
qualifications. Institute staff, members and tutors were on hand to
answer queries and all who attended experienced a range of
informative and fun occasions including barbecues, presentations
and one-to-one advice.
News is coming in thick and fast from our network of branches
and teaching centres and further updates will follow. In the
meantime here are some early reports.
Hong Kong was well attended and guests were
shown the 16 course books and 3 short ICS videos. Branch Exco
members explained about the Institute vision and mission.
They enjoyed very much the constructive discussion and advice on
Greece's open evening held yesterday was a
great success. More than 70 candidates attended the event. Visitors
had the chance to discuss the study options offered by ICS. They
had many enquires about the PQE and were happy to meet tutors and
staff who helped them a lot regarding which subjects to attend
depending on their academic/professional background.
Cyprus had around 40 interested students who attended the
event and were treated to a short presentation about the Institute
and the benefits of being a member of such an esteemed association.
This was followed by a social hour during which a lot of questions
were answered. Most attendees showed great interest to register for
the upcoming exams.
China International Teaching Centre hosted a
successful open evening in Shanghai with good food and drink in a
relaxing atmosphere, introducing the ICS courses and providing
answers to questions. Everyone enjoyed the event and had a great
The Open Evening held in Liverpool was a
success with local people enquiring about the ICS and the education
courses. The branch believes that guests will decide to register as
students and begin studying towards their examinations in the near
London Head Office's event was held on the
8th floor of our building in a venue with a terrace and
a charming view of the city, kindly donated for the evening by our
neighbours. Many prospective students visited and mixed with our
team of education and membership advisors. Chris Hibbert FICS from
London branch also kindly attended.
Our gratitude to everyone who gave their time to contribute to
this year's record event which was a roaring success!
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