Job-seekers get a chance to connect with industry bosses in Oman
October 12, 2015 | 9:52 PM
by Times News Service
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Muscat: Sheikh Khalid bin Omar Al Marhoon, Minister of Civil Services, officially inaugurated the second edition of EduTraC Oman, at the Oman International Exhibition Centre on Monday.

A pavilion for job-seekers is being featured in the second edition of EduTraC Oman. Here, job-seekers will have an opportunity to meet HR personnel from different industry sectors, associations, government organisations and private sector companies, who will promote the available on-the-job training and job vacancies for prospective candidates.

Dedicated pavilion

A dedicated pavilion for banking and finance institutions will provide an excellent opportunity to job-seekers interested in hunting opportunities in the banking and finance sector, and young entrepreneurs interested in obtaining financial information to start their new business as well as for the needs of their existing business.

EduTraC Oman has been organised by Al Nimr International Exhibition and will be open for visitors from 10am to 1pm and from 4:30pm to 9pm until Wednesday.

The three-day event is being organised under the patronage of the Ministry of Higher Education, Ministry of Education – National Career Guidance Centre, Ministry of Civil Services and the Ministry of Manpower.

The Oman Academic Accreditation Authority is participating as the Associate Partner or EduTraC Oman 2015.

As Oman’s investments on higher education and training continue to grow, EduTraC Oman will provide a direct gateway and an ideal platform for leading local and foreign universities and training institutions to network with students, parents and working executives interested in education and training at all levels, said a statement from EduTraC.

ideal platform: EduTraC Oman provides a direct gateway and an ideal platform for leading local and foreign universities and training institutions to network with students. – Supplied photo

Strategic awareness

The expo will offer a strategic awareness opportunity to higher education and training providers to strengthen their presence in Oman’s vibrant education market.

EduTraC Oman, a much anticipated education exhibition, will gather professionals from global education domain and representatives from reputed universities under one roof offering opportunities to students to study in local and international universities.

The higher education pavilion is supported by Education USA, United States embassy in Oman, British Council, and the United Kingdom (UK) Trade and Investment, in addition to Education Malaysia, Educational Consultants India Limited (EdCIL), Ministry of Education and Culture – Cyprus, Study in Cyprus, and Education New Zealand.

The diamond sponsors are Majan College and Colleges of Technology. The platinum sponsors are College of Banking and Financial Studies, International College of Engineering and Management, Caledonian College of Engineering, and Gulf College, apart from National Automotive Higher Education Institute and IE Business School from Spain.

University of Dundee, Leeds Beckett University, Swiss Education Group Education Zone, and Emirates Aviation University along with Hult International Business School are the Gold Sponsors. Al Ahlam Higher Education Services is the UK & Irish Counselling partner.

The catalogue sponsor is Bradfield Group and the Education Technology Partner is MI Store (Apple Inc).

The training and Job Pavilion is supported by Jisser Oman, AMIDEAST & The Training Gateway. is the Strategic Career Partner. The Diamond Sponsors are HSBC Bank Oman SAOG, National Bank Of Oman, Polyglot Institute, Rusayl Institute, Sohar International Institute and Knowledge Grid.

The Platinum Sponsors are Oman Arab Bank, Port of Salalah, Maharat, Pioneer Institute of Management and Technology, International Institute of Robotics & Intelligent Studies. Oxygen OM, T.C for Entrepreneurship LLC and Technical Administrative Training & Institute (TATI)

Salim Omar Al Hashmi – Chairman, Al Nimr Expo acknowledged his sincere thanks and appreciation to the Ministry of Higher Education, Ministry of Education – National Career Guidance Center, Ministry of Civil Services and Ministry of Manpower to come forward and support this important event. He also expressed his gratitude to the supporters and sponsors.

150 organisations

More than 150 organisations including universities, colleges, training institutions and companies from different countries are participating, he concluded. A series of lectures, presentations and workshops will be organized on the sidelines.

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