An awareness-raising program for Indian students about the education system and employment in Ireland and other countries was held here on Saturday at Andhra University.
At the opening of the program at the TLN Sabha Hall on campus, the President of the Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education, K. Hemachandra Reddy, spoke with the representatives of 12 universities from Ireland and one from the US and France. Among other things, he inquired about the courses they offer, details of tuition fees, the importance of the universities.
Mr. Hemachandra Reddy instructed the AU officials to work with the universities and conclude MoUs on various issues.
He said Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy gives top priority to the education sector. He explained the procedure to increase the Gross Enrollment Rate (GER) and take the necessary measures for women to be equal to men in higher education. He said Andhra University is setting an example for the state by offering several new courses and promoting the start-up and incubation ecosystem.
AU Vice Chancellor PVG.D. Prasad Reddy was among those present.