In a world of dramatic changes in the educational landscape, students often get confused when deciding on their academic and professional futures. Actually, students of today live in an age where much of the information is accessible online. So, they might need a personal touch to help them discuss their aspirations and better understand what educational institutions offer. And here Educational Fairs come to the play.
Egypt remains one of the most significant actors in the MENA region. It has long been central to the development of the educational level and could also successfully position itself as an educational hub for international students.
In 2016, Egypt was the third-largest destination for international degree-seeking students within the MENA region, behind Saudi Arabia and the UAE, with inbound mobility having shot up to some 51k students from an estimated 27k international students, in 2003, according to the World Education Service (WES).
Why Egyptian educational fairs are a key player in the game?
Students, parents, and aspiring professionals always need access to information about the wide array of educational opportunities available. So, Educational fairs in Egypt act as bridges between institutions and both Egyptian and international seekers of knowledge by providing diverse options and helping them all make up their minds about which educational journey they prefer to be welcomed on board.
Educational fairs provide a platform for attendees to engage directly with representatives from various institutions and speak with professionals from various schools and organizations. Such face-to-face Interaction allows for meaningful conversations, where students can ask questions, seek clarification, and gain insight into the culture and values of each institution. On top of that, staying updated with the latest education trends.
The Edugate Fair… all in one place
In 2013, the first round of the Edugate Fair was proficiently organized. It is the biggest international fair and forum for higher education in Egypt. Edugate attracts universities and educational institutions all in one place from 26+ countries and up to 16,000+ visitors each round. It is a seasonal gathering that enables higher education seekers to hunt for ways to gain an edge in their academic future and shine like stars later in the job market.
It was launched with its unique slogan “We open the gate to your future” and could amazingly hold over 17 super events online and on the ground to connect more than 700K students to the world and encourage them to explore a world beyond their shores. We can say it is an excellent mode to let students learn about new schools, programs, and career opportunities and understand how they might impact their academic or professional path.
Edugate is not just a place for acquiring knowledge, it is a great opportunity to build connections from diverse backgrounds and engage with experts and like-minded individuals in the same fields of interest. Such valuable connections might open doors to internships, mentorships, and career opportunities.
The next round of Edugate will be held for 3 days on 25-27 February 2024 in Cairo and on 29 February 2024 in Alexandria. So, after attending the important gathering, all students will have a chance to determine which institution aligns best with their goals and aspirations before the upcoming academic year.
Edugate offers a chance for free registration to all attendees, in which students can spend their day with ease and make their tours among exhibitors. This process can save students from making hasty decisions and ensure that they choose the path that’s right for them so that they can embark on the educational journeys that will shape their futures.
In summary, educational fairs in Egypt are a great indicator that reflects the strategic vision for education till 2030 aims at a high-quality educational system. Edugate takes pride in educational fairs as it is highly supported by Egyptian official organizations to enhance Egypt’s position in the MENA and worldwide.