>PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport the Honourable Wycliffe Smith is encouraging students, parents and the general public to attend this year’s Career & Study Fair which is being held at the Belair Community Center on October 30, 2018 from 8am to 6pm. Between 9am and 12 noon, the doors will be open to pre-exam and exam students of all local high schools, and from 3pm to 6pm, the general public is invited.
Minister Smith stated, “Everyone who will visit the Career & Study Fair will be better prepared to make their choices for furthering their studies or their careers as they get exposed to the opportunities available locally, regionally and internationally. There are many tertiary institutions, including our own, as well as the overseas colleges that will be presenting there. The displays from the corporate organizations are sure to be enlightening.”
According to the Planning Committee, colleges from Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao, Anguilla, the United States and Holland will join the University of St. Martin and National Institute for Professional Advancement and other local post-secondary institutions for the fair. Also, there will be government agencies and local businesses represented. The Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport recognizes the significance of this forum and continues to support the Career and Study Fair annually.