The 2012 StudyUSA Fair in Cairo hosted the largest number of universities and colleges in years, with 40 U.S. accredited institutions. The fair was held at the Smart Village Conference Center, and received more than 1200 attendees of all ages and interests. The StudyUSA Fair in Alexandria was held at the Schutz American School and hosted 18 U.S. accredited institutions, and receiving more than 800 attendees. Both fairs also showcased the US Embassy’s Cultural Exchange Programs, Information Resource Center, and Visa Consular section to share with Egyptian students the short-term opportunities available to them as well as information about the student visa process.
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The StudyUSA Fair is an annual event that was first launched in 1999, sponsored by AMIDEAST. Each year we receive a large number of representatives from various American universities based in the U.S. and abroad. The Fair, which lasts throughout the day, includes EducationUSA advising sessions, networking opportunities, visa sessions, and much more.
History of the StudyUSA Fair
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1. Who will attend the StudyUSA Fair?
Representatives from over 20 U.S. universities will be providing information about their schools to undergraduate international students. Additionally, representatives from the U.S. Embassy in Cairo will be providing useful information about current exchange programs and the visa application process.
2. Who should attend the StudyUSA Fair?
The StudyUSA Fair is for undergraduate students (Thannawaya Amma, IGCSE, American Diploma, etc.) wishing to obtain their bachelor’s degree from a U.S. university, and for graduate students looking to continue their studies in the United States. Students will have the opportunity to speak with admissions representatives from multiple universities. These representatives can provide information about various academic programs, financial aid, and admission requirements at their respective institutions. Furthermore, school counselors, parents, and government officials are encouraged to attend the event to learn more about the U.S. higher education system and current opportunities for international students.
3. Are there any workshops that will take place before or during the Fair? (timings TBA)
EducationUSA will hold a special session for high school students regarding U.S. State Department programs, such as Opportunity Grant (OG) & the EducationUSA Competitive College Club (CCC).
AGeneral Admissions session will be provided to inform students about the U.S. educational system, accreditation, educational institutions, choosing the right program, application procedures, and required tests.
4. Who from the U.S. Embassy will attend the Fair?
Representatives from the U.S. Embassy in Cairo will discuss the different types of student visas and the requirements for obtaining them. This will include specifics about the types of documents the Embassy is looking for, and what they use to determine visa eligibility.
5. Are there any registration fees to attend the Fair?
6. Participating U.S. universities in both Cairo and Alexandria:
Florida Institute of Techology
Foothill and DeAnza Colleges
George Mason University
George Washington University
Hawaii Pacific University
Indiana Purdue IUPUI
Minot State University
New York Film Academy
Old Dominion University
Parsons The New School for Design
Savannah College of Art and Design
St. Johns University
University of California - Irvine
University of California - San Diego
University of Evansville
University of Kentucky
University of Michigan-Flint
University of Toledo
Willamette University MBA
American University of Rome
Deree--the American College of Greece
Hult International Business School, Dubai campus
Northwestern University – Qatar
Georgetown University – Qatar
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Glion Institute of Higher Education
University of Colorado-Boulder
Paris College of Art - Ecole Parsons a Paris
North Carolina State University