29th May, 2017
From May 25 to 27, 2017 the RACUS organization took part in the international educational exhibition “Benin: Higher Education-2017”, which took place in Cotonou, the capital of the country.
Such educational exhibitions are indispensable events in the life of the youth of Benin. It allows the youth of the country to get acquainted with new opportunities in the field of higher education and to obtain the necessary information on admission to a particular university.
This educational exhibition has no equivalents in Benin, and therefore it is the most attractive for the entrants and their parents. A wide range of universities and programs presented at the exhibition by the group of Russian state universities RACUS leaves no one indifferent.
Being annually represented for last 10 years in the educational market of Benin, the higher educational institutions of Russia are in great demand among the graduates of the country’s educational institutions and their parents.
The group of Russian state universities RACUS as usual become one of the largest and most interesting participants of the exhibition in 2017, presenting the visitors with an opportunity to get higher education in 20 prestigious Russian state universities.
The original and colorful stand of the organization RACUS was in the center of attention of visitors of the exhibition and enabled hundreds of graduates to get acquainted with the education system in Russia, as well as with more than 20 of the largest prestigious Russian state universities belonging to the RACUS group and more than 500 medical, engineering and technical, economic, humanitarian training and specialties.
At the stand of the organization RACUS visitors could consult about the possibility of obtaining higher education in Russia, the quality of the proposed education, the opportunity of studying in French, English and Russian languages at affordable prices, the quality of life in Russia and the way of student life and living conditions in Russian dormitories.
The culture of Russia deserved special attention: many Benin people are little acquainted with the rich history and multinational traditions of Russia. The more was their surprise from the fascinating video about Russia, a country rich in possibilities. Thus, Russian state universities of the RACUS group offer graduates a choice between studying in Russian, which will allow Benin youth to master one of the most widely spoken languages of the world, one of the six working languages of the UN and UNESCO, and studying in their native French language on such specialties as “Medical business”, “Dentistry”, “Pharmacy”.
During the conference with the staff of the RACUS organization, graduates, pupils of the senior classes of local schools, together with their parents, watched a unique video about Russian education, as well as original presentations about Russian universities belonging to the RACUS group. In addition to getting acquainted with the most demanded in the Benin labor market areas of training, visitors of the exhibition were able to ask their questions and receive exhaustive answers.
The most frequent were questions about the life of students in Russia, and the most popular specialties were medical, such as “Medicine” and “Pharmacy”, as well as engineering and technical training profiles.
The educational exhibition, held from May 25 to 27, allowed the residents and school children of Benin to learn about the incredible opportunities that can change the life of each of them. Among all visitors to the stand of the group of Russian state universities – RACUS – souvenir products and colorful brochures on French language were distributed with information on the possibility of obtaining higher education at Russian state universities belonging to the RACUS group. All visitors were invited to the office of the representative office of the organization RACUS in Benin to receive individual consultations and enrollment in the 2017/2018 school year.