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13 April 2014



April 09-11, 2011, EEUA representative along with the National University of Science and Technology MISIS participated in the biggest Edu fair in Dubai - GETEX 2014. GETEX benefits from the patronage of UAE Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research, and hosts representative universities affiliated to the Ministry including the Higher Colleges of Technology, UAE University and Zayed University. The fair is also supported by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) and the Dubai Knowledge Village & Dubai International Academic City - the region`s largest clusters of training institutes and higher education providers. Regular participants at the show include the British Council, Agence EduFrance, the Canadian Consulate, OSEC Business network Switzerland, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and groups from India, Australia, USA, Turkey, Lebanon and Ireland among others.

This year Russian universities were also presented at the fair and UAE students had an excellent opportunity to discover a new affordable and high quality study abroad option – state universities of Russia and Belarus.

The students were curious to find out about the possibilities of studying in Russia & Belarus and got impressed with the variety of degree courses offered in English and the flexible admission procedure. Among the main fields of students’ interest were such courses as Medicine, Business and Management, Aviation, Civil Engineering and Journalism.

EEUA representative guided the students and helped them choose the ideal university for studying their course while MISIS representative provided first-hand information about studying technical degrees in their university and the university facilities. MISiS remains one of Russia’s leading teaching and research educational centers. It provides a first-class professional education for over 14,000 undergraduate and graduate students, and offers extensive opportunities for specialized scientific research with the objective of transferring the University’s ideas, innovations, and technologies to real-life application. Many students became interested into enrolling for this year or the next year.

In generall, GETEX remains the most trusted resource for students to access academic options and gain a greater understanding of ongoing education trends, the latest additions to courses, degree programs and education-specific technology.

All in all, EEUA is satisfied with the outcome of the fair as a huge amount of UAE students have submitted their documents and registered for the courses in Russia while the others have put Russia into their priority study destination for next year.


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