London Metropolitan University (LondonMet), one of the largest British universities has offered 20 partial scholarships to Bangladeshi students who will be joining the university in September 2013.
“London Metropolitan University is delighted to announce that it has decided to allocate 20 partial scholarships for Bangladeshi students for September 2013 session,” visiting Director of International Office of Londonmet Mark Bickerton told journalists at a press conference at Jatiya Press Club on June 30, 2013.
LondonMet Bangladesh Alumni Association (LMBAA) general secretary Tanzim Anwar and joint general secretary Ishrat Jahan and local representative of the university K M Mahzharul Islam were also present.
Noting that Bangladeshi students have achieved more scholarships in the last ten years at Londonmet than any other nationalities around the world, Bickerton said “We always get best students from this country. We have a very active alumni association in Bangladesh and our graduates have excellent jobs all over the country.” He said the number of scholarships for the Bangladeshi students might be increased in future.
Over the last ten years over 600 Bangladeshi students have graduated from London Metropolitan University and it has awarded 17 full scholarships to Bangladeshi students since 2002.