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UP Education sponsors ICEF Scholarship Programme for Middle Eastern students

14 Feb 2023

On 16 – 17 February 2023, the ICEF World Student Scholarship Education Programme event will take place at Jumeirah Emirates Towers in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

UP Education is broadening overseas study opportunities for international learners from the Middle East as a gold sponsor of the ICEF World Student Scholarship Education Programme (WSSEP) event in United Arab Emirates.

The inaugural event, led by ICEF and Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), connects tertiary education providers with over 100 scholarship organisations in the Middle East with a combined tuition fund of USD $20 billion.

Driven by excellence in recruitment for international education, ICEF will be facilitating live seminars, presentations and panel discussions featuring regional experts working to transform education for GCC member countries; United Arab Emirates, the State of Bahrain, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Sultanate of Oman, the State of Qatar, the State of Kuwait.

Chris Kelso, Group International Sales Director is representing UP Education at the event.

“UP Education welcomes the growth of New Zealand and Australian international education in the Middle East education market.”

“I look forward to forming transformative partnerships with scholarship organisations, government ministers and industry leaders from GCC member countries to unlock long-term learning opportunities for Middle Eastern students.”

“As a leading independent pathway, vocational education and training and higher education provider, we are confident we can help GCC member countries achieve their Sustainable Development Goals.”

Participating tertiary education scholarship providers

United Arab Emirates University, University of Jeddah, University of Tabuk, The Saudi Electronic University, Najran University, King Abdulaziz University, King Saud University, Arab Open University, Imam Abdulrahman bin Faisal University, Imam Muhammad ibn Saud Islamic University, Jouf University, Qatar University, University of Technology and Applied Sciences, University of Bahrain, Bahrain Institute of Public Administration, Bahrain Polytechnic, Arabian Gulf University.

Delegates at the event

The Ministry of Higher Education from Oman, the Ministry of Tourism from Saudi Arabia, and the Ministry of Culture from Saudi Arabia.

For more information, visit the ICEF website.