Tanol with Lilongwe Academy students
By Harold Kapindu
Bahcesehir Cyprus University (BAU) has pledged to offer scholarships to needy students in Malawi.
Speaking during an introductory session in Blantyre, one of BAU Cyprus officials Nukhet Tanol said the university will offer scholarships to needy students who dropped out of school due to teenage pregnacies and early marriages.
According to Tanol, during her visit, she has learnt that Malawi has a high number of school dropouts due to the vices.
“I am passionate about education especially for the girl child. Therefore, we as Bahcesehir Cyprus University are intrested in introducing our Global University to Malawi and provide our Higher Eduction oppurtunities for Malawian students,” Tanol disclosed.
Tanol added that BAU Cyprus is one of the safest places around the globe, saying it is located in the capital city of the island which sits on the Mediterranean sea.
She then revealed that the University offers 50 percent scholarships to all international students and also offers 100 percent scholarships for High Achievers.
BAU Global Education Network comprises of 5 universities (BAU Cyprus being the sixth) and 2 language schools located in 3 continents (North America, Europe Asia) and 7 countries.
The sessions were held at Victoria Hotel in Blantyre and Crossroads Hotel in Lilongwe on Thursday and Friday respectively.
Prior to the sessions, BAU officials also visited Lilongwe Academy, Kamuzu Academy and Saint Andrews High School.
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