More than a hundred international scholars from 37 countries joined diplomats, academics and funders to celebrate their achievements at Imperial.
The scholars reflected on their time at Imperial and some of the life-changing opportunities they have benefitted from through the available scholarship programmes.
Imperial’s student scholars represent 37 countries around the world such as Bangladesh, Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nigeria, Pakistan, Singapore, Turkey, and Ukraine.
President Hugh Brady said: “Imperial attracts the very best students from all backgrounds, and we want to ensure they go as far as their talents can take them.
“This is at the core of our ambition as a College. We believe that Scholarships provide a powerful lever to open the doors of opportunity, ensuring that students from across the world have every opportunity to achieve success in their educational aspirations.”
Imperial recently announced new scholarship partnerships with DAAD in Germany and Colfuturo in Colombia, and partial scholarships in Egypt, Kenya, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nigeria, Pakistan and Thailand. The British Council also funds a scholarship programme at Imperial for women in STEM from Latin America.