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The British College Unveils State-of-the-Art VR Lab

June 29, 2023
The British College Unveils State-of-the-Art VR Lab
KMC Lalitpur

The British College (TBC) is excited to unveil the inauguration of an innovative Virtual Reality (VR) Lab. This marks a revolutionary stride in the field of education, presenting students with a dynamic and immersive learning space that fosters exploration and enriches comprehension.

On June 28, 2023, the grand opening of the VR Lab signified a momentous achievement in the College's dedication to delivering pioneering education. The CEO, Rajen Kandel, delivered an inspiring keynote address that set the tone for the event. Attendees were treated to captivating interactive demonstrations, providing them with an unforgettable firsthand experience of this cutting-edge immersive technology.

When Rajen Kandel was asked about the VR Lab, he expressed his immense pride in unveiling the cutting-edge facility. He emphasized that the adoption of VR demonstrates the College's unwavering commitment to equipping students with essential skills and knowledge to thrive in the digital era and gain a competitive edge in their future careers.

Among the distinguished guests in attendance, Sanjib Subba, the President of the Fintech Association of Nepal, shared his excitement about The British College's integration of VR into their curriculum. He commended the College for their proactive embrace of the latest technology, noting that it represents a significant step for both the institution and the industry. He further stated that this opportunity would provide students with firsthand skills and knowledge that would give them an advantage not only in the Nepal development market but also in the global talent pool.

The VR Lab at The British College showcases state-of-the-art equipment and software, featuring industry-standard VR headsets, controllers, sensors, and a diverse selection of immersive educational applications. This comprehensive setup ensures that students have access to a wide range of simulations, virtual environments, and augmented content specifically tailored to their respective fields of study.

Dr. Patrick McCrudden, the Deputy Principal at The British College, unveiled an exciting prospect, stating that as part of the institution's commitment to showcasing the boundless possibilities of VR, prospective students considering a visit to TBC are now invited to personally experience this groundbreaking technology during their campus tours. This initiative allows potential students to have a firsthand encounter with VR, further emphasizing the College's dedication to innovative education.

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