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  • CapitalAbu Dhabi
  • Official Languages Arabic
  • Population 8.8 million
  • International tertiary students 7,700 Source: UNESCO
  • Australian share (number) 1,313
  • Australian share (percentage) 17 percent


NAJAH Education and Training Exhibition 2014
28 Oct 2014 - 30 Oct 2014
Abu Dhabi , United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates education market profile

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UAE signs education MOU to strengthen bilateral relations with Australia
Monday, June 02, 2014Higher education | Austrade update
A memorandum of understanding (MOU) on education was signed by HE Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research; and The Hon Andrew Robb AO MP, Minister ...
New British Council Report on TNE highlights next wave of opportunityMIP subscribers only
Thursday, October 03, 2013Updates | Schools | ELICOS | Vocational Education and Training (VET) | Higher education | Transnational education
A new report by the British Council, The Shape of Things to Come: The evolution of transnational education; data, definitions, opportunities and impacts analysis, provides a detailed study of transnat ...
Partnership sought to develop new safety, security and emergency management courses in UAEMIP subscribers only
Monday, July 29, 2013Vocational Education and Training (VET) | Higher education | Opportunities
An academy in the UAE is seeking an Australian partnership to develop new training courses and degree programs in safety, security, defence, emergency preparedness, emergency and crisis management.
UAE policy research grants open for proposals in education, public health and urban developmentMIP subscribers only
Monday, July 15, 2013Higher education | Opportunities
A policy research foundation in the UAE is inviting grant proposals that address issues related to priority research areas in education, public health (social dimensions), and urban development and pl ...
Submissions open for energy innovation prizeMIP subscribers only
Wednesday, March 06, 2013Schools | Vocational Education and Training (VET) | Higher education | Opportunities | 13 March 2013
The Zayed Future Energy Prize is inviting submissions to award significant achievements in the field of sustainable global energy resources. Australian high schools are encouraged to apply for a dedic ...

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