Demand for global education is on an upward trend

Leading research firm MarketsandMarkets estimates that global higher education will become a $35.8 billion (MAD 131.5 billion) industry by 2025. Meanwhile, closer to home, the UAE cabinet continues to seal its commitment to education with a federal budget of $9.6 billion allocated to industry in 2021, and youth development, digital transformation, education for people with special needs and future skills identified as top priorities.

Benefiting from the continued patronage of Shaikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence, the annual GETEX The exhibition has been at the forefront of promoting the UAE’s ambitious education agenda by bringing in top quality education providers from around the world, not only to recruit students from the region, but also to understand the ambitious educational infrastructure of the United Arab Emirates and plan ahead to promote itself as a favorite destination for quality educational tourism.

Empowering UAE youth for over three decades

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GETEX’s mission is to make quality education accessible to students in the region while providing educational institutions with a large-scale platform where they can fulfill student enrollment quotas consistently and efficiently. The consistency and reputation of GETEX since its inception has, in large part, represented its three-decade record of excellence in education marketing, leading students, parents and the wider university community to tout it as the educational event the most efficient and informative in the region. The face-to-face interaction and on-site registration benefits that the fair format offers ensure accessibility to quality education for learners of all age groups and budgets.

Visitors from GETEX have the opportunity to research and compare course admission requirements, campus characteristics, quality of faculty, and learn about scholarships, grants, and financial aid programs offered by leading colleges. education to alleviate some of the financial pressures on families and individuals. They will also have the opportunity to discuss new school year calendars and programs with experts at hand so they can plan their educational activities early and prepare for college admissions processes. Detailed information on transfer and exchange programs will also be readily available and educators will guide students in choosing the most appropriate courses based on their career path.

Opportunities to navigate hundreds of specializations

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GETEX offers students the opportunity to explore pathways and professional degrees in art and design, communication, business management, media, journalism, health, education, science and technology, law, accounting and finance, IT, psychology and many others. The fair offers all possible levels of study, including undergraduate programs, masters and doctoral programs, technical and professional courses, skills and vocational training as well as general education.

Additional attraction for young families

For the first time, and taking a new step, GETEX will incorporate 25 regional and international boarding schools from the UAE, USA, Canada, UK and India that provide quality K-12 education that lays the foundation for children aged 3 at 18 years old. The schools featured in this segment offer the best in class education and parents visiting GETEX will have the opportunity to enroll their children in highly reputable day schools and boarding schools.

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The hugely popular and eighth edition of the GETEX Counselors Forum is back where more than 60 school and professional counselors participate in a workshop designed as a platform for professional development. Titled Fostering Resilience in Students, the session highlights a new learning methodology and ways to deal with the emotional and psychological impact of the pandemic on educators.

Additionally, a series of education-focused seminars are open to visitors to the show and include topics such as the changing landscape of international education, the use of digital audio feedback, online teaching compared to traditional education, how to enroll in an Ivy League and Tier One university, UWC-High School in the university, Preparation of young people for the fourth industrial revolution and Success of boarding students in the university.

Additionally, to provide insight into studying abroad, students can also attend seminars on topics such as Introduction to US Boarding Schools, Applying to US Colleges of Art and Design, study opportunities in Germany and the discovery of a school and a dormitory in Bahrain.

First new to the show this year is the inaugural GETEX Education Leaders Networking Reception which will pave the way for school principals, university leaders and key regional education regulators to meet, network and explore collaborative efforts to benefit students and student retention, in pursuit of a higher agenda that accelerates student admissions to the UAE.

The provisional plan

Finding the right school or university is one of the most important decisions any household makes and GETEX is pleased to have established itself as the most comprehensive and comprehensive must-attend event for learners seeking the best academic and professional programs to meet their needs. As demand for education is set to explode in a post-Covid-19 world, GETEX is excited to take the show beyond Dubai with a focus on making UAE-based universities accessible to the public new markets such as Central Asia, Africa. , and the Greater Middle East. Talks to make GETEX available through affiliate partnerships in major student export markets are currently underway.

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