150 universities from 20 countries are taking part in the three-day exhibition that will conclude on Wednesday.
Oman’s leading and specialised event for tertiary and further education was opened on Monday by H.H. Sayyida Dr. Mona bint Fahad Al Said, Assistant Vice Chancellor for International Cooperation, Sultan Qaboos Universityat the Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Now in their 19thand 17theditions respectively, Ghedexand Trainexare back to meet the demands of those looking for higher education or for skills-based, vocational qualifications to meet the ever-growing demand of employment in Oman’s new economy. This year a wealth of over 12 international education bodies and 150 universities, colleges, training institutes and related organisations are gathering to offer students and those looking for further education, the very best opportunities over the next three days.
Supported by both the Ministry of Higher Education and the Ministry of Manpower, this year’s events are hosting participants from Oman and over 20 different countries from around the world – the United States, France, Germany, UK, Ireland, Austria, Poland and Russia through to Cyprus, Northern Cyprus, Egypt, Bahrain, the UAE and including India, Malaysia through to Australia and New Zealand.
“A number of new features have been introduced this year to give exhibitors better access to potential students and showcase their courses”, commented Ashit Barnes, the Exhibition Director, “we hope these new features will also give those attending a step-up and head-start in deciding what courses are best suited to their abilities”.