Market overview

With an increasing population, and challenging unemployment rate amongst young Saudis in particular women. Saudi Arabian government launches Vision 2030 to diversify its economy and secure better future for its youth.

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Market insights, opportunities, and international student data trends

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  • Capital Riyadh
  • Official languages Arabic
  • Population 33.2 million
  • Outbound tertiary internationally mobile students 89,282 Source: UNESCO

Student enrolments - growth and actual


30 Jan 2023 MIP subscribers only

Opportunities for Australian education experts in Saudi Arabia

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23 Aug 2022 MIP subscriber content

Austrade and Studyportals Q2 reports on prospective students’ online search behaviour

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31 May 2022 MIP subscriber content

Understanding prospective students’ online search behaviour – a new regional report series from Austrade and Studyportals

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20 Apr 2022 MIP subscribers only

A new era for scholarship programs in Saudi Arabia

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11 Mar 2022 MIP subscribers only

Saudi Arabian tech company seeks international partner to deliver two-year diploma courses

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14 Dec 2021 MIP subscribers only

Region in focus — Middle East

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