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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

United Arab Emirates education market profile

News and opportunities

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 ...
Expansion of university scholarship program and more vocational schoolsMIP subscribers only
Friday, November 09, 2012Updates | Schools | ELICOS | Vocational Education and Training (VET) | Higher education | 14 November 2012
The Emirate of Abu Dhabi has announced two new programs to develop the local labour force: an expansion of a university scholarship fund and the establishment of additional vocational schools at the s ...

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