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All you need to know about Bahrain and more


The Information centre is the place to visit if you are looking for up-to-date information on British Education and Training. We offer impartial advice and guidance about study in Britain or the choice of distance learning courses which enable the student to study at their own pace in their own environment. Materials available are:

  • an extensive range of information sheets covering all aspects of the British education system;
  • a full range of university and college prospectuses;
  • a collection of up-to-date reference books;
  • information on short courses;
  • information on accredited distance learning courses.
Information available on CD-ROM and Internet:
  • universities and colleges;
  • boarding schools;
  • career guidance;
  • short courses;
  • BOOKWISE - British titles currently in print;
  • English language courses.

English Language Placement Service

If you are interested in improving your English language skills, the staff in the Information Centre can provide you with free, impartial information about recognised British institutions. Information is available on CD-ROM, handbooks such as ARELS and BASELT together with individual brochures and pamphlets.

Whatever your needs - from a one week business English course to a one-year course in general English, at whatever level, you can be sure to find the information at the British Council.

As part of our placement service the staff will:

  • provide counselling on how to choose the right school
  • write to the school of the student's choice
  • complete the application form
  • assist with accommodation requests
  • arrange for the student to be met at the airport on arrival
  • brief the student prior to departure on studying and life in the UK

Services to British Exporters of Educational Goods and Services

The British Council in Bahrain offers a range of core services to British exporters of educational materials and programmes. These services are free of charge and include a briefing on the local education and training scene; information on host government policies and market opportunities. Address lists of local schools and details of useful contacts can be provided.

A range of additional charged services are also available from the Bahrain Office including:

  • Hotel bookings
  • Car hire
  • Placing ads in the local media
  • Mailshots
  • Room hire
  • Setting up exhibitions
  • Setting up programmed visits, etc.
For more information contact Ebrahim Rasool, Manager, Information Education Promotion.

Telephone (0973) 261555 Ext. 225

Fax (0973) 276001 / 241272

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