The Maldives International Education and Careers Expo concluded in a grand scale on April 23, 2016 at Dharubaaruge. The three-day event saw over 1500 students and young adults visit the exhibition during the three days.
Forty two Sri Lankan companies promoting various courses of study participated in this event, which also included exhibitors from Malaysia, Pakistan, Europe, Australia and the Maldives. The Sri Lankan pavilion was by far the largest and most popular.
The expo was held for three consecutive days from April 21-23 in Male. The event has been renowned as a focused and education-oriented exhibition, patronized by keen Maldivian students who have clear intentions on furthering their education in Sri Lanka or overseas.
The exhibition was jointly organised by Maldives Exhibition and Conference Services (MECS) together with Asaree Services of Maldives, endorsed and supported by the Higher Education Department and Youth and
The Maldives Education and Career Expo was a one-stop shop for students and young adults to pursue their education. The 60 education institutes that participated offered numerous scholarships and discounts, which paved the way for signing up and registering over 25 students on the first day of the event.
The exhibition was inaugurated by Education Deputy Minister Azleen Ahamed and Youth and Sports Deputy Minister Naif Shaukath. This year’s event was considered by all to be the largest education exhibition to be held in Male.
A large percentage of those who visited the exhibition, made their future decisions from the options that were provided by all stall holders, thus, making it a one-stop shop for higher education options.
Students made use of their time at the exhibition by participating in the specialized seminars on personality development which were held during the event. Hourly raffle draws were also held with amazing prizes given out.
The principal sponsor for this inaugural event was Royal Institute of Colombo and personal care partner was Unilever International.