AUBiH recently participated in the Republika Srpska Education Fair. This fair, the first of its kind in the RS, was organized by the Student Union of the RS and was held from November 20-22, 2009. Banja Luka’s House of Youth hosted the event. “I Think, therefore I Study” was the motto of the fair, which is to be held annually in the RS.
In addition to AUBiH, over twenty other private and public educational institutions from the RS, the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Serbia presented their academic programs. Representatives from the Department of Culture and Education of U.S. Embassy, the Cambridge Center, and Stylos also took part in the event.
RS Minister of Education and Culture, Anton Kasipovic, spoke at the opening ceremony. Following Minister Kasipovic’s presentation, interested students had the opportunity to participate in workshops about how to make appropriate career choices, improve memory, and increase reading comprehension. According to the RS Student Union, over 1,000 students visited the three-day Education Fair.
AUBiH representatives had the opportunity to present the university’s academic programs to dozens of interested high school students and teachers from Prijedor, Doboj, Teslic, Prnjavor, Kotor Varos, Srbas, Derventa, and Banja Luka.