Gulf Education Scholarship Programme Meetings, London 16th – 17th November 2015


Gulf Education Scholarship Programme Meetings, London 16th – 17th November 2015

Dear Colleague,

It is with great pleasure we invite you to our first GCC Scholarship Programme Meetings, taking place in London, on 16th-17th of November 2015.

Under the Gulf Education umbrella, Working in partner UKUD - International Educational Consultants have years of experience in consulting British universities and higher education colleges we are launching this event in response to the fast-paced, and progressive changes being made by the GCC Ministries and leading employers across the region regarding scholarship and employment policies and opportunities as part of each country’s national workforce development programmes. Ensuring that each programme delivers the accurate requirement for each geographical area in terms of of qualified manpower and balanced development.

This event will address and clarify via discussion, presentations and meetings:

  • The new positioning of the scholarship programmes throughout the GCC and address the challenges and benefits that these create.
  • Identify fields of high quality education and the required specialties according to the priorities of development in the region and within each country.
  • Identification and clarification of the current labor market disciplines and requirement, whilst also reviewing the niche and speciality areas that are of priority to each.
  • Promote quality and excellence in the values of the outputs of the GCC Scholarships Programmes.
  • Explore the link between the capabilities of the candidates for the programmes and the appropriate functional areas for them.
  • Expand disciplines and the academic levels in the GCC Scholarship programmes to ensure best return on investment throughout.
  • Keep pace with rapid changes and requirements of development, ensuring a strengthened competitiveness of the GCC Scholarship programmes, and that they are of the same level as more developed programmes globally.
  • Saudi Arabia: Determine the career opportunities that will be prioritized and given focus within the sectors of development, under the Patronage of “Your Job and Your Scholarship” King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Programme.


  • Head of Scholarships and Training in GCC in all Ministries, Universities, Academic Institutes and Colleges.
  • Head of Scholarships and Training from
    • Oil and Gas companies
    • Airlines and Travel Companies
    • Hospitals, Clinics and Medical Centres
    • Banks and Financial Institutions
    • Insurance Companies
  • Further professional training and employability experts.

Gulf Education 2015, took place under the esteemed patronage of His Highness Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development of the United Arab Emirates and Ministerial Delegation, the event was kindly hosted at the Emirates Centre for Strategic Studies and Research and attract a large audience and media attention.

The event’s agenda presented a number of high caliber speakers including H.E. Dr. Sultan Abu-Orabi, Secretary of the Arab University Association, Dr John Law, British Council; and David Lock of the Leadership Foundation along with other key players within the education sector.

Please visit our website for more information about the past events.

Gulf Education has long-established relationships with top international universities, colleges, education suppliers and related technology providers. Whilst UKUD International Educational Consultants have years of experience in consulting with British universities and Higher Education colleges of the educational needs in the GCC region and designing bespoke first class programmes for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Ministry of Health and other leading organisations in the region.

We welcome your attendance, please join us to discuss and promote strong education partnerships between the GCC and the Global. Should you wish to discuss your attendance as a delegate, or sponsor the event please do not hesitate to contact a member of the team to talk through the opportunities and packages available.

Event programme

Our Meetings will be based on a full program of 1-2-1 strategic private consultations between the key decision makers from the GCC Region and the senior personnel (Vice Chancellors, Deans, Professors and decision makers) from global universities and Higher Education Colleges, foundation programs and language schools to discuss potential projects, programmes and training.

View the Gulf Education Scholarship Programme Meetings schedule & directory.


The meeting Will Be Held At

Hilton London Paddington Hotel

Getting Here

Hilton London Paddington
146 Praed Street
W2 1RH
Telephone: +44-207-850-0500


Sponsorship plays a major role in the success of our event.

For this event we have created a good mix of dynamic and bespoke sponsorship and participation opportunities, designed to provide a strong vehicle with which to heighten the profile of your company, highlighting your key messages to a focused and high calibre audience.
There are a number of different packages, each providing a superb level of exposure, all at different budget levels - all ensuring that your participation is maximised to its full potential.

Refreshment Break (per day):    During the event, refreshments will be served three times a day. As sponsor of these breaks, your organisation will be featured as a Main Sponsor and you will be able to display promotional banners and literature at the refreshment serving points throughout the day, you will also have access to a number of other promotional benefits throughout the event and 30 pre-booked 1-2-1 meetings along with four complimentary delegate passes.

Gifts:    This is an ideal opportunity to promote your company to delegates via a small branded gift (provided by the sponsor). Gifts will be included in all delegate bags or can be distributed at key locations throughout the event. This sponsorship package will also include two complimentary delegate passes and 30 pre-booked 1-2-1 meetings.

Lanyards:    Sponsorship of the conference’s lanyards; these will be co- branded with your company logo, and worn by all delegates and participants of the event. You will also have a 100-word profile in our conference brochure and three complimentary delegate passes, along with 30 pre-booked 1-2-1 meetings.

Delegate Bag:    Sponsorship of the official event delegate bag, co-branded with your company’s and the conference’s logo and title (bag to be supplied by sponsor). You will also have a 150-word profile in our conference brochure and three complimentary delegate passes, and 40 pre-booked 1-2-1 meetings.

Corporate Delegates' Lunch:    Named as a Main Sponsor throughout the event campaign within the lunch area, your company will be able to display promotional literature and posters in the delegates’ dining room and audio visual presentation (length to be specified) to run throughout lunch. Along with 40 pre-booked 1-2-1 meetings.

Silver Sponsorship:     A full table presentations package with extended media coverage, sponsorship includes branding integration across all direct and digital marketing, four complimentary delegate passes, and three invitations to the Gala Dinner and up to four additional discounted passes. Within this package there will also be 40 pre-booked 1-2-1 meetings.

Gold Sponsorship:    A full package that offers excellent media coverage, full promotional opportunities and an onsite presence five complimentary delegate passes, invitations to the Gala Dinner and up to 5 discounted day passes. Along with 40 pre-booked 1-2-1 meetings in your own branded room.

Platinum Sponsorship:    Giving extensive coverage within the conference and throughout the media campaign both preceding and post event, this package will highlight your company as a premium education leader at the event. The package also includes 7 complimentary delegate conferences passes with 40 pre-booked 1-2-1 meetings in your own branded room.

Lead Sponsorship:    A unique and exclusive comprehensive package giving full exposure to your high impact organisation via media and event partners. As the lead event sponsor, your brand will have a strong profile as an education forerunner throughout the event campaign on site and onwards. You will also receive a VIP table at the Gala Dinner, and 50 pre-booked 1-2-1 meetings in your own branded room.

Event Opportunities

Airline Sponsorship:    An opportunity to provide international level support to the delegates and partners of the conference. This package highlights you as the Official Event Airline and will be promoted in the campaign preceding the event, on our website and throughout the event and onwards you will also have access to 30 pre-booked 1-2-1 meetings.

Gala Dinner Sponsorship:     This package offers full media coverage, branding and signage throughout the evening, four complimentary delegate passes and a VIP table at the Gala Dinner. 40 pre-booked 1-2-1 meetings in your own branded room.

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