Pre-departure briefing for studying in the UK

July 18, 2006

What: The British Council invites students who have received an offer of admission from UK institutions for a pre-departure briefing for all the information required to prepare for student life in the UK.

When: July 19

Time: 1.30 pm to 6 pm

The Regal Room
Hilton Towers (formerly Oberoi Towers)
Nariman Point


Students get an opportunity to ask questions and clear doubts on student visa and immigration issues from the officers of the visa section of the British Deputy High Commission.

The briefing will cover advice on all that you need to do immediately after you receive the letter of admission from a UK institution and before you leave for the UK. This includes:

  • Student visa application and immigration
  • Travel
  • Accommodation
  • Working part-time
  • Health
  • Finances

~ Select UK alumni will share their experience of studying in the UK.

How to register

For further information and registration, contact the British Council officials at:

Phone: (022) 22790172

A nominal registration fee will be charged.

British Council
C Wing, II Floor
Nariman Point

Phones: (022) 22790111, 09820074195


Web site:


Want to improve your self-confidence

July 18, 2006

What: The Indo-American Society, Mumbai, is conducting a Personality Development course and a Public Speaking course.

Where: Indo-American Society, Fort, Mumbai

When: July 24 to 29


Personality Development Course

Course topics

  • What is Personality?
  • Understanding Yourself
  • Overcoming Shyness
  • Developing Good Communication Skills
  • Listening Skill
  • Motivation
  • Building a Strong Self-image
  • The Art of Solving Problems
  • Developing a Good Self Esteem
  • Goal Setting and Planning for the Future

Public Speaking Course

Course topics

  • Self Confidence � Avoid Nervousness
  • Joy/ Ease and Authority
  • Sincerity and Credibility
  • Enthusiasm and Energy
  • Enhancing leadership qualities
  • Fundamentals of clear expression
  • Text and subtext in Public Speaking
  • Stage Presence and Visual aspects of Public Speaking
  • Tone and Vocal aspects of Public Speaking
  • Language and Verbal aspects of Public Speaking

Fee: Rs 3,367

How to register?

~ Please contact Rashmi/ Geetanjali to register.


Fort: (022) 22074882, 22074883

Mulund: (022) 32622258, 32622561


Indo-American Society
Kitab Mahal
5-D Sukhadwala Marg
Mumbai — 400 001

Source: Rediff