Kathmandu, October 7
The British College has organised its first ever graduation ceremony where a total of 65 students were awarded with certificates of academic excellence.
The graduation ceremony was held at Hyatt Regency in the capital on October 5.
According to the statement issued here today by TBC, the graduates were from BSs (Hons) Computing awarded by Leeds Beckett University and BBA and MSc International Management awarded by the University of the West of England.
The ceremony was attended by graduates, families, academics and special guests such as TBC CEO Rajen Kandel, 11th Earl of Sandwich John Edward Hollister Montagu, British Honorary Consul in Bhutan Michael Rutland, Member of Parliament Ganga Lal Tuladhar, former head of geography at Eton College Paul Cleves and British Ambassador John Rankin, among others.
According to the statement, ambassador Rankin talked about centuries long bilateral relationship subsisting between Nepal and Britain. He further mentioned that education is important to alleviate poverty and the graduates need to make wise use of their education to bring about much-needed change in the country.
Rajendra Khetan, a Nepali businessman and chairman of Nepal Britain Chamber of Commerce, congratulated the graduates and talked about the challenges students will have to face in future in the corporate world.
A version of this article appears in print on October 08, 2015 of The Himalayan Times.