The International Student Network (ISN), in partnership with the U.S. Mission to the UAE and EducationUSA, will host the annual American Education Expo in Abu Dhabi and Dubai. In Abu Dhabi, the fair will be held on Friday, February 22, from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Eastern Mangroves Hotel and Spa by Anantara. In Dubai, the fair will be held on Saturday, February 23 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Crowne Plaza Dubai Festival City.
Students and their families will have the opportunity to speak with university representatives about educational opportunities, the application process, academic programs, and scholarship options.
The American Education Expo is free of charge and open to the public.
Pre-registration is available at www.studentlane.com
The U.S. Embassy in Abu Dhabi and U.S. Consulate General in Dubai will provide EducationUSA information at the fair. Consular officers will be available to answer questions related to the student visa process.
Additionally, representatives from the Summer Discovery program will be present to offer a pre-college enrichment program for high school and middle school students that combines academics with fun, activities, and sports. Over the summer term, students can experience university life on college campuses across the United States with courses taught by university instructors while living on campus.
List of Participating Universities:
- American University of the Caribbean, School of Medicine
- Assumption College
- California State University, Northridge
- Community Colleges of Spokane
- Drury University
- Ferris State University
- Full Sail University
- Grand Valley State University
- Idaho State University
- Northern Arizona University
- Saint Leo University
- The University of Oklahoma
- University of Central Arkansas
- University of Central Missouri
- University of South Alabama
- Viterbo University
EducationUSA Advising Centers in the UAE are located at the U.S. Embassy in Abu Dhabi and the U.S. Consulate General in Dubai (educationusaAD@state.gov; educationUSADubai@state.gov). Education advisors offer free college counseling and advice to students, specialized information sessions to guidance counselors, and resources and information on upcoming educational fairs and events in the UAE. The EducationUSA Advising Centers host livestream webinars on various topics and fields of study in the United States.