18.02.2013 change 18.02.2013

Polish University Fair in US and Canada in March

Over a dozen of Polish universities will present their educational offer during the 3rd Polish University Fair in the US and Canada on March 1-4.

"This edition will be exceptional as meeting half-way expectations of the Polish Diaspora the offer will be for the first time presented also in Canadian secondary schools," Natalia Labuz, fair coordinator of the Polish side told PAP.

On March 1 and 2 Polish universities will present their offer in Toronto (Hart House University of Toronto) and Mississauga (Living Arts Centre) and on March 3 and 4 - in Chicago (White Eagle and Moraine Valley Community College).

The first edition of the fair was organised in May 2011 in Schaumburg near Chicago. It presented the offer of 15 best known Polish universities. At the turn of February and March 2012 seventeen universities presented their offer at University of Illinois in Chicago and University of Toronto. The fair was visited by a few thousand of people.

According to head of the Jagiellonian University Promotion Bureau Kinga Drechny-Mucha, youth in Chicago and Toronto is an important group and a chance for Polish universities in view of the baby bust in Poland (...), she explained.

The fair is organised under the honorary patronage of the Culture and Arts Ministry, Poland\'s Consulate General in Chicago, Poland\'s Consulate General in Toronto, the Polish-American Congress, the Union of Polish Teachers in Canada and authorities of the Polish academic cities - seats of universities taking part in the fair.

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