Omantribune
Oman Tribune
Omantribune
Omantribune Search News
Web Oman
    Google Search Button
      Tribune
- Oman
- Soccer World Cup
- Other Top Stories
- Middle East
- Business
- Sports
- India
- Pakistan
- Asia
- Europe
- Americas
- Columnists
- Editorial
- Oman Mirror
- Special Features
- Cinema
- PDF Pages
- Weather
- Travel
- Currency Rate
- Hospitals
- Pharmacies
- Services
- Flight Timings
- Museum Timings
Omantribune Home Omantribune About Us Omantribune Advertising Information Omantribune Archives Omantribune Subscribe-Form Omantribune Jobs Omantribune Contact Us
Thursday, April 17, 2014  

Ghedex Autumn opens, 45 universities to participate
Staff Reporter

MUSCAT Around 45 universities and colleges from seven countries are participating in the two-day Ghedex Autumn 2013 that opened at Oman International Exhibition Centre on Sunday.

The institutes are mainly from the UK, the US, Malaysia, Australia, India and Germany, besides the Sultanate. This is the first edition of Ghedex Autumn and was inaugurated by HE Dr Abdullah Bin Mohammed Al Sarmi, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Higher Education.

“Ghedex Autumn offers students another opportunity to enroll for courses with preferred higher education institutions of their choice. Four to five universities are participating for the first time,” said Ashit Barnes, Senior Manager-Trade Fairs, Oman International Trade and Exhibitions (OITE) which has organised the event.

“We have invited all government schools and international schools for the event as it will provide an opportunity for students to be aware of the various study options at top universities from seven countries,” he said.

“Griffith University in Queensland, Australia offers over 500 graduate programmes. Business and IT is the preferred by Omani students,” a representative of Griffith University said.

 “Amideast has been participating in Ghedex for five years and welcomes the opportunity to provide young people with information about higher education opportunities in the US,” said Sarah Jackson, Amideast  Oman Country Director.

“Students wishing to learn about higher education opportunities in the US will be happy to note that Kent State University is participating at Ghedex 2013, along with the US Embassy and Amideast,” said EducationUSA Adviser Laila Kabbash.

“We have been active supporters of Ghedex in the past, aiding Omani students in their pursuit of education in the UK through enrolment within premier British higher education institutions,” said Paul Doubleday, Director, British Council.

Oman Tribune
NEWS UPDATES
Oman
SMEs get recruitment exception
ROP busts drugs smuggling bid
Forum on harmful algal blooms begins
Aster set to open facility in Kochi
Reverse brain drain to benefit India
Plans afoot for medical city near Muscat
Other Top Stories
Jordan destroys 3 ‘rebel’ vehicles crossing from Syria
US likely to slap new Russia curbs
280 missing in South Korean ferry disaster
Iran to get $450m more under N-deal
Somalia redraws security plan for Mogadishu
Middle East
S. Sudan rebels take control of key oil town: Army
Two policemen among six injured in twin bomb blasts in Cairo
No visa for Iran UN envoy, reiterates Washington
New Zealander, Australian ‘killed’ in Yemen drone strike
5 killed as bombers attack Iraq government compound
Business
China growth slows to 18-month low in Q1
Bank Muscat posts Q1 net of 39.76m rials
Crude prices soar on rising Ukraine tension, weak dollar
TCS Q4 profit zooms 51.5% on Europe orders
Mt Gox stares at liquidation as revival bid fails
Galaxy S5 will outsell S4, says upbeat Samsung
Yahoo posts anaemic growth as advertising lags behind rivals
Respite for Roy as Supreme Court ‘willing’ to defreeze Sahara’s bank accounts
Sports
Tired Arsenal struggle past Hammers
Elite Programme for Barakat, Ahmed
Nadal, Federer cruise into third round
Oman to host first GCC U-15 golf tourney
Lewandowski’s landmark for Dortmund
Balushi guides Bank Muscat into last four
Clippers clip Nuggets’ winning streak
Hockey veterans in Oman under one roof

Sports


International

© 2013 Oman Tribune. All rights reserved. Best viewed in 800 X 600 resolution