National Career Exhibition, International Education Show to kick off in Sharjah

SHARJAH, The Expo Centre Sharjah is set to host two events this week, with the 24th National Career Exhibition kicking off on Tuesday 18th October, while the 18th International Education Show will be inaugurated on Wednesday, 19th October, 2022.


The two events are expected to bring together more than 100 educational institutions, major universities, local and international institutes, and a number of government and private entities that will offer many job and training opportunities.


Held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, the two events will be organised by Expo Centre Sharjah with the support of the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI).


The National Career Exhibition will run for three days, andwill offer many job opportunities in various sectors, including engineering, administration, information technology, customer service, banking, finance, investment, and communications, among others. The event will also provide several workshops and training programmes aimed at enhancing the qualifications of Emirati graduates, and increasing their chances of getting suitable jobs.


Meanwhile, the International Education Show, which will be staged in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Sharjah Private Education Authority from 19th to 22nd October, will host numerous local and foreign colleges and academic institutions, giving students the chance to select the most prestigious and modern higher education programmes in the majors of medical, engineering, management, and postgraduate programmes, as well as potential scholarships. Students will also learn about the standards for admission to the top domestic and international colleges.


Saif Mohammed Al Midfa, CEO of the Expo Centre Sharjah, said that the International Education Show has seen the largest expansion in terms of the number of exhibitors and has grown to become one of the most significant global and regional events focused on higher education and studies. It is slated to attract a sizeable portion of the students and local and international academic education institutions.


Al Midfa said that the two events come at almost the same time as an innovative initiative through which the Centre seeks to link education outcomes to the labor market, thus raising and strengthening the capabilities and skills of national human cadres.


Source: Emirates News Agency