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Open Day event under way!
Posted on Wednesday, September 12, 2018
We have got some good feedback from our branches around the
The Singapore Branch inaugurated the event series
with a succesful event on 29th August.
Australia and New Zealand Branch have had a lot
of enquiries in the run up to the event and our East India
Branch just sent us some pictures.
The Vice Chairman of the Branch, Ravee S.Tittei, FICS was quite
pleased with the event held locally. A good number of potential
students came along, eager to know more about the options to get
recognised shipping qualification with the Institute.
Hauke Pane FICS and Marc Buchholz FICS hosted the Open Day in
Hamburg. The Chairman and President of the German
Branch picked the HBT's foyer as venue for the event that
attracted there about twenty young potential students.
The event was quite interesting and lively. The branch is very
grateful to Christian Peymann of Staatliche Handelsschule Berliner
Tor (HBT) and his team for their excellent support.
In the North East of England Branch potential
students came along to know more about how to get a recognised
Interestingly they were all completely different in their
backgrounds and reasons for being interested in the Institute.
Some were looking into shipping to turn around their career and
get a speciaised in Offshore, others just starting out and some
returning to the industry and committed to finish off
remaining qualifying exams.
An excellent range of candidates all with different
reasons for wanting to complete qualifications within the
The Pakistan Branch circulated the invitation
to the Institute Global Open day had gone out to Karachi Port
Trust, Pakistan National Shipping Corporation, Port Qasim
Authority, Gawadar Port Authority, Bahria University, all shipping
and forwarding agents and other parties.
A good number of participants attended the event: they were both
maritime professionals as well as new graduates.
During the session the branch committee members delivered a
detailed presentation. Our guests had the chance to ask various
questions and they were informed and guided on how to proceed and
register for Institute examinations and achieve Institute
qualification and membership.
The Open Day gave our branch a great opportunity to
introduce the branch members to potential students. During
the Open Day celebration, attendants freely discussed their study
preferences in connection with their academic and professional
qualification and future goals.
The Pakistan Branch would like to wish all participants to
embrace Institute qualifications and broaden their horizons.
The South Africa Branch had a small but
successful Open Day with all available chairs taken!
The Branch Chairman, Eddie Nielson FICS delivered a
presentation that was well-received and followed by an open session
where guests could ask questions and find out more about the
Institute. The event also provided an opportunity to discuss
matters close to the heart of some current students who also
Follow-ups with interested prospective students are now
taking place and hopefully will result in enrolments.
If you are looking to attend one of our events please check our
map and flyer to see where is the closest venue for
If you cannot find a centre nearby please note that we are
The Institute will open a chat line on the day: from 7:00am to
Today, please click here to join our online Open Day till 4:00pm
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