A Studycentral Guide to Summer Fairs

Summer is almost here – well for those of us in the northern hemisphere. The summer season marks the start of a busy travel season, and admission officers and international recruiters may find themselves busy on the road and around the globe.

We certainly encourage you to get out there and experience the best of summer overseas and see what these education fairs have to offer:

Hong Kong International Education Expo takes place this July 7 – 8, 2012. Over 200 education providers from 13 countries and regions, Hong Kong, China, the U.K., the U.S., Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Switzerland and Japan, will gather to provide students with latest career-oriented programs and academic courses.

Guide to Summer FairsInformation on a wide range of full-time, part-time and long-distance learning programmes such as diplomas, higher diplomas, associate degrees, bachelor degrees, master degrees and vocational trainings will be available. View the fair’s full outline.

The China Liaoning International Education Exhibition (CLIEE) will again make a recruitment tour to Dalian and Shenyang, the two major cities of Liaoning province. It will provide a good platform for international recruiters to meet students face-to-face from these three and neighbouring cities of the province. The event also provides brilliant network opportunities for international recruiters to meet local agents and education institutions from China. Check out more on this fair.

China Education Fast Facts:

  • On student mobility, China is aiming to host 500,000 international students by 2020, up from the current level of 260,000.
  • For the 2009 to 2010 academic year, a total of 229,300 Chinese students were being educated abroad, up 30% from the previous year, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Education.
  • Since 2000, the number of Chinese students abroad increased at an average annual rate of 20%. By 2014, the number is expected to hit 550,000 to 600,000.

*Stats via Times Higher Education & China Daily

Please keep an eye on our Student Fairs for more confirmed fairs taking place this year.