EduTraC Oman 2016 in its third edition will host 15 Higher Education institutions from the US
Sep 28, 2016

OMAN - The world’s leading study destination for international students, the US boasts over 150 of the world’s leading universities. The number of international students opting to study in the U.S. is rising every year, and may reach a million in the near future. The U.S. boasts over 4,000 top-ranking Universities, ranging from public Universities to private colleges. The higher education system in the U.S. is the finest in the world, attracting students with an unmatched diversity of courses and curricula. Whether students are seeking an Undergraduate, Post Graduate, or Doctorate degree, the U.S. offers the best professional programs in different sectors, with degrees recognized around the globe.

The third edition of EduTraC Oman will host 15 top quality Universities and Colleges from the U.S. The three-day expo is organised to help students and parents in Oman to plan their higher education, and research the various courses on offer in the US. Students visiting the exhibition will be able to obtain course information, and other information regarding scholarships, visa procedures, accommodation, etc. from Admission Officers of the universities participating.

Megan Lindle, Admissions Officer at the University of Cincinnati said, “Many undergraduate degrees at the University place students in paid work positions related to their academic program at world-renowned companies. The University of Cincinnati also offers a Global Scholarship for qualified international undergraduates, as well as competitive scholarships for qualified graduate applicants. We are fortunate to currently host 25 impressive Omani scholarship recipients and we look forward to welcoming future talent into our community and we are pleased to participate in EduTraC Oman 2016 to promote the University of Cincinnati to Omani students.”

Martyn J. Miller, Interim Assistant Vice President, Temple University stated, “More than 3,500 engaged faculty members, and top-ranked programs—combine to create a dynamic academic environment that attracts students from around the world. We look forward to welcome students from Oman and we can assure they will avail high quality skills once they graduate and will be making huge contributions in the economy of the Country.”

Christy Watkins, Public Affairs Officer at U.S. Embassy Muscat said, “The rising number of international students choosing to study in the U.S. is beneficial to both the United State and Oman. Through our participation in events like EduTraC, we hope to provide potential students with a variety of university choices that will meet their educational goals as they prepare to enter the workforce in Oman. University fairs like EduTraC support strong relationships between international students in Oman, and American Institutions of higher learning. The U.S. Embassy is proud to offer a special presentation on applying for a student visa to the United States, and student life in the U.S., on the 19th of October, 2016, from 5:30 – 6:30 PM, in the Seminar Area at the Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre.”

EduTraC Oman 2016 is organised by Al Nimr Expo, under the patronage of the Ministry of Higher Education, the Ministry of Manpower, and the Ministry of Education’s National Career Guidance Center. EduTraC Oman 2016 is supported by the U.S. Embassy in Oman, and Education USA. The expo will be open to visitors from 18 – 20 October, at the new Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre, between10:00 AM and 8:00 PM.

Roni Barua
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Al Nimr Expo
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- ASIA TODAY Newswire