(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Khaleej Times brings you its first edition of the KT UniExpo Dubai, a flagship higher education exposition being held on September 26-27, 2019, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Dubai.
Aiming to bridge the gap at the KT UniExpo Dubai, students and parents will be able to explore various educational opportunities to work towards the desired career paths as they meet with over 50 leading international and local universities from the UK, the US, and the UAE.
Opening its doors to visitors at 10am, the KT UniExpo will include many live features including career counselling sessions, a start-up competition where students can showcase their ideas in front of leading organisations and explore different scholarship schemes.
Speaking about the initiative, Vicky Kapur, Executive Editor, Khaleej Times said: "Education is a high priority for the UAE, and government entities including the Ministry of Education are earnestly implementing the ambitious Education 2020 Strategy designed to significantly improve the quality of education within the country. Khaleej Times, the nation's first English newspaper, is keen to add value to the UAE's smart learning initiatives by presenting a platform with a global perspective and significance via the KT UniExpo."
Some of our participating universities include:
University of Balamand Dubai: Offering students a holistic education, backed by strong reputation and legacy, in several disciplines, namely Engineering, Arts, Sciences, Business Administration and Professional Teaching Diploma.
Rochester Institute of Technology: Offering internationally recognized American Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Business, Engineering, and Computing, as well as recently developed Master's programs in Data Analytics and City Science in collaboration with Smart Dubai. RIT also provides Diplomas in Corporate Happiness and Innovation.
Amity University Dubai: The largest multi-disciplinary institute in the UAE, with innovative programmes such as Nanotechnology, Aerospace Engineering and Forensic Science and traditional courses like Law, Fashion Design, Journalism, Mechanical Engineering and Applied Psychology, committed to delivering world-class education and research.
University of Birmingham: A Global Top 100 university and a member of the Russell Group of UK universities, which includes Oxford and Cambridge. Having been awarded a gold rating in the new Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), the University of Birmingham offers Foundation, Undergraduate, Postgraduate or Teacher Education programmes.
Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) - Dubai Campus: Offering over 40 undergraduate and postgraduate programs in the disciplines of Engineering & IT, Business, Design & Architecture, Life Sciences, Media & Communication, and Arts & Humanities.
Capital College: Capital College, licensed by the Government of Sharjah, UAE offers accredited and ranked Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral degree programs that are unique to the region from the UK and the US, in exclusive partnership with UKs top 100 North Wales Business School, Glyndwr University and the California based Westcliff University.
American University of Sharjah: AUS has 25 undergraduate majors, 52 minors and 12 graduate programs in fields of Arts and Sciences, Engineering, Architecture, Art and Design, and Business and Management.
University of Bolton, Academic Centre Ras Al Khaimah: With an Academic Centre that specialises in areas such as Accounting, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Business Management, Law, Psychology and Computing, University of Bolton RAK has a purpose built facility for the best possible student experience.
Westford University College: WUS offers advanced and tertiary qualifications in management, fashion & industry relevant 'professional certifications' supported with degrees, diplomas from globally accredited bodies and universities to aspiring learners in the Middle East, Africa, Europe, UK, Asia and rest of the World.
Curtin University Dubai: Curtin University is an innovative, global university, with campuses in Perth, Dubai, Singapore and Malaysia. Curtin is known for its high-impact research, strong industry partnerships and commitment to preparing students for the jobs of the future.
Prospective students will have the opportunity to meet and engage with subject specialists from different universities to better understand the programme courses and scholarships on offer and get detailed explanations concerning any questions or issues they may have about choosing their higher education university before making a sound decision.
Shishir Kapadia, Senior Vice-President (Finance & Operations), Khaleej Times, said: "With KT UniExpo 2019 nearly 2 months away, we are excited about the diverse line-up of higher education institutes taking part in this expo. Being the UAE's first English newspaper, we recognized the importance of education and knowledge enhancement. No matter your age, learning should never end. Through this expo, we intend to provide students within the UAE the opportunity to choose from a mix of top-notch local and international institutes to further their education."
The event is free and open to the public. However, online pre-registration is highly encouraged to ensure quicker entry to the expo. This is available atwww.ktuniexpo.com .
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