Find out about our forthcoming programme of events in Greece.
Education information sessions
Thinking of studying in the UK? Come along to one of our free education information sessions taking place in Athens and Thessaloniki every week and find out everything you need to know!
IELTS information sessions
Our free IELTS information sessions aim to familiarise you with the IELTS test and help you perform more confidently on the day of the test. Athens: every Wednesday at 13.00
Education Exhibitions Roadshow
Join us at our Education Exhibitions in Patras, Ioannina, Larissa and Heraklion Crete and meet representatives from UK institutions here in Greece: 22–25 February 2017.
Future News Worldwide 2017: Conference for youth journalism
Do you have a passion for journalism? Apply for the Future News Worldwide conference and gain access to talks and training from some of the world’s most high-profile industry leaders.
Can you explain a scientific concept to a general audience in just three minutes? Enter FameLab – one of the biggest science communication competitions in the world – by 2 March 2017.
Royal Opera House Live Cinema Season
Join us at the screening of David Bösch’s atmospheric new production of Verdi’s tragic opera ‘Il trovatore’ featuring a cast of world-class singers. Athens: 3 & 7 March 2017
We invite schools to take part in Salonika Remembers, an exciting new project marking the centenary of the Salonika Campaign 1915–18. Deadline for expressions of interest: 7 March 2017
National Theatre Live: Hedda Gabler
Don't miss the live broadcast of Ibsen’s masterpiece in a modern production by award-winning director Ivo van Hove direct from the Lyttelton Theatre in London. Athens: 9 March 2017
Presentation Skills – Make Yourself Heard
In partnership with INNOVATHENS powered by Samsung, we invite you to take part in a series of free presentation skills workshops. Athens: 13 March–27 March 2017
Café Scientifique in Thessaloniki
Find out about the progress that has been made in Greece in the science of seismology at our next Café Scientifique talk by seismologist Anastasia Kiratzi. Thessaloniki: 13 March 2017
Train as an education agent
We support education agents, career advisors and student counsellors in Greece, and provide training courses to enhance their knowledge and understanding of the UK as a study destination.
Our Education Exhibitions are a unique opportunity to meet representatives from UK institutions of higher education. Thessaloniki: 6 April 2017 | Athens: 8 & 9 April 2017
International Creative Writing Summer School 2017
Passionate about writing? Apply for our fifth International Creative Writing Summer School in Athens and Thessaloniki: 5–30 June 2017. Early bird deadline for applications: 10 April
International Flash Fiction Competition
Do you have a short story to tell? Would you like to win a full scholarship for one of our International Creative Writing Summer School courses? Enter our competition by 1 May 2017.
Going Global 2017
Going Global delivers a global forum for world leaders of international education to debate the role the international arena plays in global tertiary education. London: 22–24 May 2017
IELTS Award 2017
If you’re planning to study in Greece or abroad in the academic year 2017–18, take the IELTS test and apply for the IELTS Award 2017, worth up to a maximum of £10,000. Deadline: 2 June 2017
Mix the Play
We invite you to direct a scene from Shakespeare's ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ using an interactive video platform co-created by the British Council and the Old Vic Theatre.
Don’t miss our weekly music radio programme The Selector, broadcast every Saturday from 22.00 to 24.00 on Thessaloniki Municipality Radio FM 100.6.
Find out about our past events.