Preparations are underway in Sharjah for hosting the 23rd National Career Exhibition and the 17th International Education Show (IES), from October 19 to 21.
The two events are held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah.
Organised by the Expo Centre Sharjah with the support of the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the two shows are expected to see wide participation of Emirati and international academic institutions, in addition to a large presence from government and private agencies, offering various job opportunities to the Emirati youth.
Held in cooperation with the UAE Ministry of Education (MOE) and the Sharjah Private Education Authority (SPEA), the IES offers hundreds of the latest education programmes and a wide range of learning options from universities, colleges and institutes of higher education from different countries of the world, most notably the UAE, Malaysia, India and the UK.
This year's edition of IES includes many distinguished international educational pavilions, foremost of which is Career Uttsav, a mega educational and career guidance event in India. The Indian pavilion will be featuring over 40 top International Universities, Institutions & Boarding Schools from India and is also organising free Psychometric Assessment & Counseling for interested students.
The National Career Exhibition, which is held in cooperation with Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies (EIBFS), provides valuable job opportunities offered by numerous entities, such as the UAE Armed Forces, Sharjah Department of Statistics and Community Development, Sharjah Police, Sharjah Human Resources Department, Etisalat, Dubai Islamic Bank, Emirates Islamic Bank, Emirates NBD, HSBC, Invest Bank, Ajman University, Beeah, Sharjah Co-Op Society and Tanfeeth among others, with Sharjah Islamic Bank participating as Gold Sponsors.
"The organisation of the two events at the same time aims to guide students to choose the appropriate major for them, and in line with the requirements of national development,” said Saif Mohammed Al-Midfa, CEO, Expo Centre Sharjah.
IES 2021 opens its doors to visitors daily from 9 am to 2 pm and from 5 pm to 9 pm, followed by 3 pm to 9 pm on the last day (Thursday), while the National Career Exhibition will open from 11 am to 6 pm on the first 2 days, followed by 3 pm to 9 pm Thursday.-- TradeArabia News Service