Consulate General Events 2012
First EducationUSA Display at the Institute of Applied Technology – Fujairah Campus
November 26, Dubai – EducationUSA Center at the U.S. Consulate General in Dubai set up the first EducationUSA Display at the Institute of Applied Technology High School (IAT) Fujairah campus. The corner consists of materials on studying in the United States, both in English and Arabic, test preparation books, International Student Resources, student visa handouts, maps, among other information on American geography, economy and President Obama.
In addition, EducationUSA Advisor held an information session at the IAT- Fujairah and met with 70 students in the 12th grade for the second time since the beginning of 2012 to explain the U.S. educational system and the importance of applying early to universities. Eager students visited the EducationUSA Display in their school after the information session to make use of the available resources and ask more questions on studying in the United States of America.
The EducationUSA Displays and outreach events are in an effort to better prepare students to study in the United States and share more information on higher education in the U.S. EducationUSA in the UAE will be setting up EducationUSA corners in each of the 7 campuses of the Institute of Applied Technology high schools.
EducationUSA is a global network of more than 400 advising centers supported by the U.S. Department of State. EducationUSA centers actively promote U.S. higher education around the world by offering accurate, unbiased, comprehensive, objective and timely information about educational institutions in the United States and guidance to qualified individuals on how best to access those opportunities. More information on EducationUSA is found at http://www.educationusa.info/
To contact or schedule an appointment with the EducationUSA Advising Center at the U.S. Consulate General Dubai, please call 04-309-4142 or email EducationUSAdubai@state.gov.