Dubai: The UAE education sector is on a growth trajectory in the post-pandemic era.
According to an industry report, the education market in the country is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.03% to reach USD 718 million by 2026.
The UAE is currently experiencing a surge in student numbers, helped by technological advancements, a growing expatriate population and higher disposable income, according to organizers of Global Education and Training Expo, the UAE’s leading education and student recruitment fair.
This year’s event will kick off with the Spring Edition (GETEX Spring 2023) on April 26, 2023 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.
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At the event, educational institutions will actively recruit students from the UAE and the greater MENA region.
200 top institutions
The exhibition will bring together more than 200 world-class educational institutions from the United Arab Emirates, India, the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Turkey, France, Hungary, Georgia, Armenia, Singapore, Malaysia and other countries; provide students with the opportunity to connect with global academic leaders and discover Unrivaled access to the latest educational programs, courses and scholarships.
The three-day event takes place from 26-28 April 2023 under the patronage of Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence.
GETEX Spring 2023 offers UAE students an opportunity to explore higher education study options in the region and around the world.
30 years of GETEX history
As the UAE’s leading student career fair, the event has a rich history of over 30 years. RIT Dubai, Amity University Dubai, Amity University of Sharjah, Amity University in Dubai, Curtin University Dubai, Emirates Aviation University, Middlesex University Dubai, University of Birmingham Dubai, De Montfort University Dubai and BITS Pilani Dubai Campus, etc. Chance shows support for establishing the UAE as a world-class higher education destination of choice.
As well as ensuring that UAE universities retain local students, GETEX also helps regional universities connect and appoint representatives to target markets in North Africa, Central and South Asia, and the Far East.
This year’s event will include facilitator forums, technical talks, an education leadership evening and more than 30 workshops designed to provide in-depth information and insights into recent educational trends and innovations.
Anselm Godinho, Managing Director of International Conferences and Exhibitions and organizer of GETEX, said: “We are delighted to be organizing GETEX Spring 2023, a major event that has been a value for education providers in the student enrollment process since its inception. A trusted partner. Established in 1983. Student admissions cycles have been hit during COVID and we are grateful for the unwavering support shown by most regional institutions in restoring the UAE’s place on the world education map.
GETEX is known to provide an ideal opportunity for education providers to interact with over 25,000 local and foreign university students.
In addition, students are offered some perspective-widening prospects as they have the opportunity to explore options for continuing their higher education and professional development journeys.