BMI connects you to…
The Middle East

An affluent region with ample government support for international education

The education industry in the UAE continues to grow in both size and quality, making it one of the leading educational hubs in the world. Recognising the strength of the UAE as a destination, BMI is launched a new event in 2019 focusing on inbound student mobility to the Middle East with our new Study in the UAE Agent Workshop.

Meanwhile, outbound mobility from the region remains healthy, with discerning students and parents plus affluent expatriate groups continually in search of high quality education abroad.

International student recruiters have long enjoyed the support and generosity of governments throughout the Gulf region for the abundant scholarship programmes they’ve designed and developed, fuelling demand in our industry and enriching classrooms worldwide.

With so much happening in the Middle East, we’ve devoted an entire week dedicated to international education in the UAE, and we hope you’ll join us in a place where the recruitment scene is always hot.

UAE International Education Week

One of the best times to recruit in the UAE is surely during UAE International Education Week, held every October.

With two complementary events connecting you with students and stakeholders, held in both Dubai and Abu Dhabi, you’re sure to have a cost-effective and productive experience.

UAE International Education Week programme includes:

 

Connect with high school counsellors from across the Gulf

UAE International Education Week kicks off with our Gulf International Schools Forum & Workshop, giving you a chance to establish and reinforce your relationships with principals and school counsellors from the best secondary schools from across the UAE and the Gulf including Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman and Bahrain.

Exhibit at the UAE's largest global education fairs

UAE International Education Week continues with our busy UAE Global Education Fair (also held in March) introducing you to students searching for their perfect course abroad and from within the UAE.

You can strengthen these connections further by joining our chauffeured visits to carefully selected international schools across Dubai and the Abu Dhabi, where you can present to students and their parents, as well as network with key school staff.

 

Online Recruitment Events covering The Middle East

Some things in international student recruitment don’t change.

In fact, some things are now more important than ever, like connecting in real-time to have meaningful conversations. The ability to ask questions and receive live, personal assistance from institutions can turn into a stand-out moment for a student before making the decision of a lifetime.

Our unique approach to recruitment events brings those conversations into a new, online space called TalkGlobalStudy, where you can connect and talk directly with students who are actively in the process of researching and planning their future international studies.

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BMI Gulf Scholarship Summit provides access to the world's biggest scholarship programmes

And the grand finale, the BMI Gulf Scholarship Summit, rounds off UAE International Education Week with a high-level networking event that connects you to the heads of the largest scholarship programmes in the Gulf.

To widen your network of influencers even further, add its sister event (BMI’s Global Scholarship Summit held in London) to your calendar and you’ll be able to meet and network with even more scholarship providers from over 70 governments and training companies around the world.

Study in UAE Agent Workshop

Taking place once a year, the Study in UAE Agent Workshop is an event designed to help UAE-based institutions increase their international student numbers in order to meet their rising enrolment targets.

Pre-screened student recruitment agents from around the world will gather in Dubai to network and form new partnerships with schools, colleges and universities from the Emirates.

Online Recruitment Events in the Middle East 2021

Asia, Brazil & Latin America, Europe, India, Middle East, Sub-Saharan Africa
International Students

Our unique approach to recruitment events brings you a brand new virtual platform to help you meet students face-to-face online via video calls, chats, live broadcasts and seminars.

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Event Location
Date
Early Bird Price
Event Location

Brazil
TalkGlobalStudy

Date

Mar 11

Price
USD 2,200
Event Location

India
Times Higher Education (THE) powered by TGS

Date

Mar 13

Price
USD 2,200
Event Location

Latin America
TalkGlobalStudy

Date

Mar 18

Price
USD 2,200
Event Location

Middle East
TalkGlobalStudy

Date

Mar 19

Price
USD 2,200
Event Location

Sub-Saharan Africa
Times Higher Education (THE) powered by TGS

Date

Mar 20

Price
USD 2,200
Event Location

Asia
Times Higher Education (THE) powered by TGS

Date

Mar 27

Price
USD 2,200
Event Location

Europe
TalkGlobalStudy

Date

Apr 29

Price
USD 2,200
Asia, Brazil, Latin America, Middle East, Southeast Asia
Education Agents, High School Counselors, University International Office Directors

BMI provides you with a concise workshop format designed to increase your connections and strengthen your relationships with three different types of partners (universities, agents, and school counsellors) in one event, with each one focused on a different geographic region.

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Event Location
Date
Early Bird Price
Event Location

Brazil

Date

Mar 23 - Mar 24

Price
USD 2,900
Event Location

Middle East

Date

Mar 30 - Mar 31

Price
USD 2,900
Event Location

Latin America

Date

Apr 20 - Apr 21

Price
USD 2,900
Event Location

Southeast Asia

Date

Apr 27 - Apr 28

Price
USD 2,900

BMI recruitment opportunities in the Middle East 2021

Early bird rates end on Jan 23, 2021

Abu Dhabi, Dubai
International Students

Meet thousands of affluent local and expat students as well as those funded via national scholarship programmes during your 2-city trip, which includes our main fairs plus escorted visits to top private and international schools.

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Event Location
Date
Early Bird Price
Event Location

Dubai

Date

Mar 05 - Mar 06

Early Bird Price
USD 3,800

USD 4,200

Event Location

Abu Dhabi

Date

Mar 08

Early Bird Price
USD 2,430

USD 2,700

Abu Dhabi, Dubai
High School Counselors, International Students, Scholarship Organisations

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Event Location
Date
Price
Event Location

UAE Education Week Priority Pass

Date

Oct 05 - Oct 14

Price
USD 13,400
Dubai
High School Counselors

Giving you the unique ability to connect with influential leaders at the secondary school level across the Gulf, you'll mix and mingle with up to 50 principals and counsellors from Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia and the UAE. Hold 13 meetings and network with school leaders who advise teenagers and their parents on the next steps in their academic career.

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Event Location
Date
Early Bird Price
Event Location

Dubai
Meeting Table (for 1 rep)

Date

Oct 05

Price
USD 1,500
Event Location

Dubai
Meeting Table (for 2 reps/2 schedules)

Date

Oct 05

Price
USD 2,200
Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah
International Students

Meet thousands of affluent local and expat students as well as those funded via national scholarship programmes during your 2-city trip, which includes our main fairs plus escorted visits to top private and international schools.

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Event Location
Date
Early Bird Price
Event Location

Dubai - Fairs in 6x High Schools

Date

Oct 06 - Oct 07

Early Bird Price
USD 1,300

USD 1,500

Event Location

Dubai

Date

Oct 08 - Oct 09

Early Bird Price
USD 3,800

USD 4,200

Event Location

Abu Dhabi

Date

Oct 12

Early Bird Price
USD 2,430

USD 2,700

Event Location

Abu Dhabi - Fairs in 3x High Schools

Date

Oct 12

Early Bird Price
USD 750

USD 850

Abu Dhabi
Scholarship Organisations

This high-level networking event connects you with the heads of over 50 scholarship programmes from 7 countries across the Gulf so you can find new educational partners and sign agreements to receive funded students that best match your institution. The Summit is government-supported and serves as the grand finale to our series of student recruitment events that make up UAE International Education Week.

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Event Location
Date
Early Bird Price
Event Location

Abu Dhabi
One delegate/One meeting schedule

Date

Oct 13 - Oct 14

Price
USD 5,000
Event Location

Abu Dhabi
Two delegate/One meeting schedule

Date

Oct 13 - Oct 14

Price
USD 7,500

Get a customised package

BMI hosts over 85+ events each year in 15 countries. You can mix and match event types, dates and cities, plus ramp up brand exposure for audiences where you need it most. We’re happy to build a bespoke plan just for you.

Learn how BMI helps you recruit in various regions

Through a variety of high quality events held in 35+ cities around the world, BMI offers you a chance to reach students online and face to face at fairs, as well as cement relationships with stakeholders across the student journey via our premium networking events and workshops.