Education firm links Tanzanian students to universities abroad

10Aug 2019
The Guardian Reporter
DAR ES SALAAM
The Guardian
Education firm links Tanzanian students to universities abroad

GLOBAL Education Link Company has emerged number one among all universities and education exhibitors during the Nane nane climax at Simiyu that was officially closed by Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa.

Monitoring Officer from the company Hemed Mlapakolo said that they become number one among all universities and education institutions exhibitors and was awarded with trophy and certificates while Sokoine University emerged number two and University of Dodoma became number three.

The trophy and certificate was handed over to the winners by Prime Minister who was the guest of honoUr representing President John Magufuli.

Hemed said they were awarded certificate and trophy as recognition of their contribution in boosting education sector in the country by enabling many students in the country to join different universities all around the world.

Earlier, Hemed said the premier visited their pavilion and asked them if they practice his directives given to them during exhibition prepared by Tanzania Commission for Universities TCU at Mnazi Mmoja Dar es Salaam recently.

During the exhibitions at Mnazi Mmoja, Majaliwa wanted to know if Global Education Link collaborates with TCU in the process to know the qualities of abroad universities which they connect Tanzanian students to join with.

“We told the Prime Minister that we collaborate with TCU and other government related institutions and also we told him about other services we provide like loans to university students, he was happy about that and said that he wish other institutions could do like Global Education Link,” he said

“Also the premier was interested to know if we charge affordable rates that enable all Tanzanians to use this opportunity. About how many students we have enrolled for this year we told him that up to now we have assisted 600, he congratulated us for this achievements, ” said Hemed

Either, Hemed revealed that during the exhibitions Global Education Lint introduced  its new service of medical tourism whereby they assist patients to go abroad for medical checkup and treatments.

He said through that service, they have a team of competent doctors who work with them to give advice to patients on where to go for medical checkup and treatments outside the country where there are modern facilities.

The company has successfully managed to link more than 5,000 students with universities abroad since its establishment in 2016.

Recently, Global Education Link Dar es Salaam Regional Manager, Regina Lema, told this paper that there are big numbers of students who wish to study abroad nowadays a situation which she said is contributed by good performance of form six leavers.

She said the company has set an arrangement to make follow-up for students they link with different abroad universities to know their development and if they face obstacles.

She said they also visit different secondary schools to advice students on courses they wish to take at their universities studies.

“We also make follow-up of their development while abroad and after studies we also follow them to know their development and what they are doing and advice them properly, she said.

Regina said for every student who select abroad universities through their company they do all process of enrollment, Visa application, Passport and all government permit to allow him or her to travel abroad.

She said in order to know what their students are doing while at the universities abroad, they have a special system to make follow-up to know their performance at the universities and their whole conduct and advice them accordingly.

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