Third edition of EduTraC Oman - higher education, training & career expo to be held from October 18

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The third edition of EduTraC Oman is well on its way and this time, it will take place at the newly built state-of-the-art Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre. 

The expo is scheduled from October 18-20 and is supported by the Ministry of Higher Education, Ministry of Education – National Career Guidance Centre and Ministry of Manpower.

As the name suggests, EduTraC Oman will be a platform for higher education institutions, training institutes and recruiting companies from around the globe to network with students and parents who seek study abroad options or jobs in Oman. The expo will help higher education institutions and training providers strengthen their position in the Oman market.

The higher Education pavilion will also stage institutions from foreign countries such as the UK, US, Malaysia, the UAE, Cyprus, Spain etc. There will be 45 universities from the UK, 15 from the US, ten from Malaysia, four from Cyprus, two from Lebanon amongst others. Training institutes and companies with job openings will be keen participants. EduTraC Oman 2016 is supported and sponsored by various high quality institutions. US Embassy in Oman, EducationUSA, British Council, Ministry of Education & Culture – Cyprus, Study in Cyprus, The Training Gateway, AIESEC Oman and Jisser Oman are the valuable supporters. The diamond sponsor is the Polyglot Group; platinum sponsors are College of Banking & Financial Studies and Oman Arab Bank. Gold Sponsors are Muscat University, International Maritime College Oman and Waljat College of Applied Sciences, among others. The visitor bag sponsor is Aberystwyth University; visitor badge sponsor is Scottish Qualifications Authority.

Salim bin Omar bin Sulaiman al Hashmi, chairman of Al Nimr Expo, has expressed his gratitude to be able to organise EduTraC Oman under the support of the ministries. He said, "EduTraC Oman is one of the sultanate’s most important higher education exhibitions; it will nurture and improve the quality of workforce. EduTraC has established itself as a high-quality event; we will live up to expectations in the coming edition". The expo will be open from 10am–8pm. For more information, contact Muktar Mirza, project director at or 2470 0656 or visit

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