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International Education Fair United Arab Emirates

International Education Fair United Arab Emirates - Event Details

The 2017 International Education Fair in the United Arab Emirates is a unique 6-day recruitment tour in 2 cities. This International Education Week in the UAE provides institutions from around the world with an integrated program of events to grow your student enrolments from the Gulf region. It is under the patronage of UAE Ministry of Education and supported by Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA).

+ International Education Fair United Arab Emirates - Event Description

The International Education Fair United Arab Emirates enables institutions to participate in a series of events that can be booked individually. The week kicks off on 18 October in Dubai with an International Schools Forum and Workshop. Next stop is the Education Fair in Abu Dhabi on 19 October and the Fair in Dubai on 20 and 21 October. The week is concluded by a Gulf Scholarship Summit on 22 and 23 October in Abu Dhabi.

This tour enables universities, colleges and business schools to recruit pre-selected and qualified students from leading regional institutes. If you're interested in recruiting students in the Middle East, then don't miss your chance to exhibit. The timing of the International Education Fair tour in the United Arab Emirates is in line with the UAE educational agenda. Being in this exhibition as participant will allow the students visiting the exhibition to meet the different options they have and discuss the best programs they can register in it for their undergraduate or post graduate studies.

UAE Education Market Info
According to a recent report, the total number of students in the region is expected to reach 11.3 million by 2020, an annual growth rate of almost 2%.

In 2014, there were a total of 115,950 students studying at the tertiary level in the UAE. The number of students enrolled in institutions of higher education increased by 10% in Dubai last year.

Popular programmes for Emiratis students include Business, Engineering and Medicine; very few undertake courses in humanities and arts.

There are over 2000 schools – public and private – in the UAE. In 2012, it was reported that the private school sector in the UAE generated US$ 1 billion. In Dubai alone, there are 148 private schools offering 13 different curricula to over 210,000 students.

UAE Study Abroad Info
The UAE has an outbound student mobility ratio of 7.0. According to UNESCO, there were 9,818 tertiary level students studying overseas in 2015. The three most popular destinations were the UK, USA and Australia, with student intakes of 3,267; 3,094 and 854 respectively; these three figures represented almost 75% of outbound Emiratis students.

Reasons to exhibit
- Meet thousands of preselected students interest in studying abroad
- Discuss degree admissions, training and post graduate courses with thousands of graduates and professionals interested in career development
- Network with key government entities and industry colleagues
- Save on marketing costs; take advantage of having your audience visit you directly

Marketing channels
International Education United Arab Emirates is being marketed by means of

- Google adword campaigns based on your course and study destination
- The fair is run in cooperation with a leading Universities
- Media partners with the leading English and Arabic newspapers in UAE
- Reaching parents through partnerships with high-end business magazines and the largest executive job site in the Middle East
- Alliances with local embassies, national study organization and advising centers.
- Social media such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram
- On campus promotion at top universities and private high schools

+ International Education Fair United Arab Emirates - Event Program

International Schools Forum - Dubai - 18 October 2017
Principals and High School counsellors from 50 leading Gulf (including the UAE) secondary schools will be available for you to network with. Each school actively prepares their students for an international education, providing an excellent opportunity to widen your network.  

Education Fair Abu Dhabi - 19 October 2017
Education fair focussing on studying abroad. Target audience: college students, language programs, bachelor, master and MBA programs.

Education Fair Dubai - 20 and 21 October 2017
Education fair focussing on studying abroad. Target audience: college students, language programs, bachelor, master and MBA programs.

Gulf Scholarship Summit - 22 and 23 October 2017
This high-level networking event connects international institutions with the heads of the largest Scholarship programmes in Gulf region, including national and departmental Government programmes, national and private corporations as well as key universities and vocational scholarship providers. The scholarship providers will use this event to meet and select international destination partner institutions


Education Fair set up (19 - 21 October in Abu Dhabi and Dubai)

Seminars
Attend university presentations, find out all the information about different education systems and the latest enrollment information

Costs and Scholarships
Got your study expenses covered? You may be eligible for scholsrships, stipends or other forms of study allowances. Talk to the experts.

Accommodation
You will need a place to stay. But how to secure a place to live. Talk to people who know the local situation in your coutry of interest.

Visa information
Get the latest information on travel documents, visas etc.

Admissions
Meet up with university admission specialists. Get a provisional letter of admission!

Specialists
Talk to travel and education specialists. If you go abroad....better be prepared!

+ International Education Fair United Arab Emirates - Visitor Info

2016 post show report: visitor info

Number of visitors per city
Abu Dhabi - 1,242
Dubai - 2,017

When students plan to study abroad?
Within 3 months - 10%
3 - 6 months - 23%
6 months - 1 year - 45%
> 1 year - 32%

Courses of interest
Certificate program - 19%
Executive program 8%
Summer school - 8%
Language program - 12%
Masters - 41%
MBA - 16%
PhD - 4%
Undergraduate - 48%

Where do students want to study?
Australia - 15%
Canada - 33%
China - 7%
France - 16%
Germany - 13%
Holland - 6%
India - 25%
Ireland - 8%
Italy - 4%
Malaysia - 18%
Qatar - 21%
Singapore - 12%
South Africa - 4%
Spain - 7%
Swiss - 11%
Thailand - 9%
UAE - 28%
UK - 36%
USA - 41%

Visitors include
- Students
- Parents
- Professionals seeking postgraduate or training courses
- Final year students from leading public and private universities
- Fresh graduates

Registration system
Lead management is a crucial component of any student recruitment campaign. The proprietary data scanner technology allows you to collect detailed information about visitors to the International Education Fair United Arab Emirates in real time. All name, contact info and key information on what course, country and intended date of study are all captured. Your database will be ready for follow up the moment you walk out the door of the fair. Simple, easy, effective.

Marketing Channels
The Internationl Education Fair in the UAE is being marketed thru the following channels

- Google adword campaigns based on your course and study destination
- Media partners with the leading English and Arabic newspapers in each country
- Reaching parents through partnerships with high-end business magazines and the largest executive job site in the Middle East Alliances with local embassies, national study organization and advising centers.
- Social media such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram
- On campus promotion at top universities and private high schools

+ International Education Fair United Arab Emirates - Participants

The 2016 event in the UAE was attended by some of the leading international universities, colleges and business schools, including:

American University of Cairo
Apeejay School of Management
Arizona State University
Ball State Univeristy
Baruch College-School of Public Affairs
Berkeley College
Claremont School
Dublin Institute of Technology
Fairfield University
George Mason University
Hindustan University
Hofstra University
Iowa State University
Kansas State University
Loyola Marymount University
New York Film Academy

and many more schools, colleges and universities.....
 

+ International Education Fair United Arab Emirates - Exhibitor Info

Latest UAE Higher Education Study Abroad Data (source: UNESCO Institute for Statistics)
In 2016 a total number of 9818 UAE students were studying abroad for a degree in higher education. The most popular study abroad destinations among students from UAE are:

UK - 3,267
USA - 3,094
Australia - 854
India - 538
Oman - 433
Germany - 247
Saudi Arabia - 214
Canada - 210
France - 172
Malaysia - 171
Ireland - 137
Qatar - 67
Jordan - 64
Morocco - 59

International Education Fair United Arab Emirates - Registration

If you would like a price quote for this event or if you would like detailed information, please fill out the registration form below. Submitting this form is obligation free!

Contact info

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Booth and exhibitor options

Abu Dhabi Education Fair - standard exhibitor booth (as of) - 2700 USD
Dubai (2 days) Education Fair - standard exhibitor booth (as of) - 4200 USD
Dubai Int. School Forum - 1500 USD
Abu Dhabi Scholarship Summit (2 days) - 5000 USD
 

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