The 16th edition of Najah, UAE’s higher education fair, is returning to two emirates this year. Najah Abu Dhabi will be inaugurated from 16 to October 18, whereas Najah Dubai will occur from October 23 to 25.
The Abu Dhabi event commencing Najah will take place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (Adnec) and the Dubai event at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).
This year new in Najah is Sucess hub. It is a zone dedicated to offering participants with advanced tools and knowledge who are planning to start their university journey, Emirates Scholar, an online academic research portal; the School Counsellors Forum; and fun activities from Middle East Film & Comic Con and the Board Games Club.
The fresh new features include that Najah is supported by the Ministry of Education and is set with revivified new features and more fantastic accessibility for participants.
Najah launched 15 years ago. It attracts the involvement of more than 100 universities from over 20 countries and welcomes around 16,000 visitors annually.
The event stays true to its mission of instructing scholars in curating their higher education journey through admissions counselling, scholarship opportunities, study abroad options, alumni experiences and more.
Its visitors continue to agree that it is an integral part of their higher education planning process, which is around 96 per cent and that the diverse local and international universities showcased are excellent, which is approximately 93 per cent.
Many well-known local and international universities and institutions have approved their participation in both Najah Abu Dhabi and Najah Dubai this year.
Local universities include Khalifa University, Zayed University, United Arab Emirates University, Rabdan Academy, University of Sharjah, Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi and Mohammed Bin Zayed University for Humanities, among many others.
At the international level, leading universities from the US, Canada, UK, Australia, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia and various parts of Europe will be exhibiting.
Embassy spokespeople and education advisors will advise on options, visa processes and travel.