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  • Capital Riyadh
  • Official Languages Arabic
  • Population 30.0 million
  • International tertiary students 66,875 Source: UNESCO
  • Australian share (number) 5,392
  • Australian share (percentage) 8 percent

Saudi Arabia education market profile

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Saudi university seeks cooperation with Australia for summer courses and visiting professorsMIP subscribers only
Tuesday, May 26, 2015Higher education | Opportunities
A private Saudi university specialising in business and IT studies is seeking an Australian university to host senior students for one semester during the summer.
A New Model for VET Growth in South Asia
Wednesday, May 20, 2015Reports
This Austrade study looks at the phenomenon of skilled labour migration from India to Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) countries, and the dynamics of local and foreign workforces filling skilled vacanc ...
Submissions invited for development of Saudi VET courses and frameworkMIP subscribers only
Friday, May 01, 2015Vocational Education and Training (VET) | Opportunities | Transnational education
Saudi Skills Standards (SSS) has published a request for proposal for the development of 50 short course qualifications and 65 assessments for online and on-the-job training. There is interest in work ...
Trade mission to explore VET opportunities in the GulfMIP subscribers only
Wednesday, March 04, 2015Vocational Education and Training (VET) | Opportunities | Transnational education
Austrade has identified short- to medium-term opportunities for Australian VET providers to train Indian workers going to Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries. Opportunities also exist to partner ...
Middle East 3 of 3 - Education Insights videoMIP subscribers only
Tuesday, February 24, 2015Schools | ELICOS | Vocational Education and Training (VET) | Higher education | Multimedia
Mark Morley, Trade Commissioner Saudi Arabia, talks about research and collaboration in higher education, the restructure of vocational education in the Middle East and the opportunities for Australia ...

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