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    Emirates Foundation's Think Science Fair kicks off in Fujairah

    Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation and Chairman of Emirates Foundation Think Science Fair 2019 in Fujairah Features 150 outstanding Competition Contestants from across schools and universities  The Think Science Fujairah Fair comes following the success of the Fair in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah and RAK which witnessed the attendance of more than 24,000 youth Fujairah, UAE –17 March 2019 –   Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation and Chairman of Emirates Foundation, and in partnership with the Ministry of Education and attendance of Sheikh Abdullah Bin Hamad Al Sharqi President of the Emirates Bodybuilding and ......read more

    Ideas Abu Dhabi returns with line-up of inspiring global speakers

    Two-day event returns to NYUAD on 27-28 March to tackle long-term challenges facing the world  Speakers include UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs H.E. Dr Anwar Gargash, former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, former Director of the NSA Admiral Mike Rogers, former Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, and Editor-in-Chief of The National Mina Al Oraibi Abu Dhabi, 17 March 2019: Ideas Abu Dhabi, a two-day ideas festival bringing together some of the brightest minds from the UAE and around the world to tackle complex global challenges, returns for the third time on 27-28 March.  Part invite-only Forum, part public Festival, Ideas Abu Dhabi will be held at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD), on Saadiyat Island and features a powerful lineup of Emirati and international speakers from across government, ......read more

    Dubai Cares' latest edition of Volunteer Emirates 2019 draws support for the National Charity School in Al Garhoud

    100 volunteers participate in this initiative which is set to benefit 1,200 students This edition is sponsored by DP World and supported by the “Give a Ghaf” initiative in line with the Year of Tolerance Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 16 March 2019:   Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, hosted today the latest edition of Volunteer Emirates 2019 with the participation of 100 volunteers who helped renovate The National Charity School in Al Garhoud in Dubai. The volunteers were involved in assembling desks and chairs for the students; revitalizing spaces for music and literature; providing books, puzzles and arts and crafts supplements; as well as educational equipment for students of determination. The volunteers also helped in landscaping the garden space within the school ......read more

    Manzil and Repton school Dubai collaborate on sustainable art project

    The resulting masterpieces will be showcased at two prestigious Dubai Events   Dubai, United Arab Emirates (March 16, 2019) –   Pupils from Repton School Dubai and Manzil, one of the renowned non-profit centers focusing on social inclusion of people of determination, joined hands to create an art project on the theme of sustainability. The resulting collaborative pieces will be displayed at two high profile art showcases - DIFC Art Nights on March 18th and World Art Dubai from April 3rd to 6th.    A workshop focused on ‘Sustainability in Nature’ held at Repton Dubai, saw 12 children from years five and six working closely with 12 children of mixed ages from Manzil.  Each Repton pupil was paired with a Manzil pupil so that together they could explore the key themes of recycling, ......read more

    Applications now open for visiting students to take part in summer research at NYU Abu Dhabi

    The application deadline is March 31, 2019 The program will take place from June 10-July 25, 2019  Abu Dhabi, March 16, 2019:   NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) has opened applications for its Visiting Undergraduate Research Program, available to undergraduate students from universities across the UAE. Taught by leading NYUAD faculty, the program will create a platform for visiting students to contribute to unique and innovative research projects in NYUAD’s state-of-the-art facilities.    The Visiting Undergraduate Research Program provides an opportunity for a limited number of UAE-based undergraduate students to take part in research projects at NYUAD over the summer from June 10 to July 25, 2019. Applications close on March 31; for more information on the eligibility criteria and how to apply, ......read more

    The Millennium School in Dubai raises more than AED 333,000 to support two schools in Nepal and Cambodia

    Funds to be allocated to Dubai Cares’ ‘Adopt a School’ initiative Students, teachers and staff members involved in fund-raising activities throughout the year   Dubai, United Arab Emirates – March 12th, 2019: Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, has announced that Dubai-based The Millennium School, a GEMS school, has raised AED 333,996 towards supporting the organization’s ‘Adopt a School’ initiative. The amount, collected over an entire year through student-led activities within the school, will contribute to supporting the construction of 2 schools in Nepal and Cambodia and supplying these schools with books, gender specific latrines as well as conducting teacher training and adult literacy programs, among other ......read more

    IFHC Gives Wings to Experiential Learning at the Mother of the Nation Festival 2019

    Explore, Engage and Learn! Series of interactive activities aimed at children and families to increase awareness of emblematic species   Abu Dhabi, UAE – 11 March, 2019:   The International Fund for Houbara Conservation (IFHC), the global leader in proactive species conservation, will roll-out a series of interactive experiential learning activities at the forthcoming Mother of the National 2019, which runs 12-23 March on Abu Dhabi Corniche. Aimed at engaging UAE school students in the importance of conserving and protecting the vulnerable bustard, the Fund’s Mother of the Nation activities are designed to foster increased education and awareness of its efforts to increase wild populations of the houbara species across its range of natural habitats.  Themed ‘Speed Up Experiential ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University amongst leading institutions providing high quality research

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates-09 March, 2019:  Abu Dhabi University has reached a significant milestone in academic research with 1000 publications in the Scopus Index, a database managed by Elsevier of high-quality, peer-reviewed research. The achievement places Abu Dhabi University as the top private institution in the higher education in Abu Dhabi to develop high quality research. With this new milestone, ADU stands as the leading non-governmental provider of tertiary education to have reached this number of publications.  “This outstanding achievement reflects the commitment of our faculty to research excellence and will enhance our reputation both locally and internationally. We are proud to celebrate this milestone and to witness our research portfolio grow every year with the addition of high quality ......read more

    NYU Abu Dhabi researchers find grasping motions guided by visuo-haptic signals are most effective

    The research study has been featured in the journal Nature: Scientific Reports Abu Dhabi – March 7, 2019:  NYU Abu Dhabi researchers have found that the availability of both visual and haptic information for a target object significantly improves reach-to-grasp actions, demonstrating that the nervous system utilizes both types of information to optimize movement execution. The findings are featured in the journal Nature: Scientific Reports. NYU Abu Dhabi Assistant Professor of Psychology Robert Volcic and Postdoctoral Associate Ivan Camponogara compared participants’ grasping movements towards an object sensed through visual, haptic, or visuo-haptic signals using special sensors capable of measuring hand and fingers movement in real-time.  When movements were based on haptic information only, hand ......read more

    Winners Announced for School Librarian of the Year Award

    Outstanding individuals honoured for pivotal role in engaging students with literature United Arab Emirates -  March 6, 2019:  The winners of the School Librarian of the Year Awards 2019 were announced today at a special ceremony at the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature (1-9 March 2019).  The prestigious awards are presented by the Emirates Literature Foundation, in association with The Executive Council of Dubai, to recognise those Librarians who have demonstrated outstanding commitment in sharing their love of literature and promoting reading for pleasure among the student community whilst also raising academic and literacy standards in the school. “Influencing children to read books for pleasure is one of the most important responsibilities there is in preparing the next generation to become ......read more

    The Sustainable City Dubai hosted the Million Solar Stars Challenge in partnership with Akon Lighting America

    World-renowned entrepreneur, philanthropist and superstar, Akon, visited TSC for the International Jr. Solar Sprint & Million Solar Stars Challenge Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 5th March 2019: It was race-time atop the roof of Fairgreen International School in The Sustainable City, Dubai, with solar model cars vrooming ahead under the bright Dubai sun as part of the 2nd International Solar Print, under the Million Solar Stars Challenge (MSS Challenge). Watching all the action come to life was none other than the world-renowned entrepreneur, philanthropist and superstar, Akon, who arrived at The Sustainable City to champion his passion to power the world and bring light and hope to millions by harnessing solar energy.  As part of the MSS Challenge, an initiative to engage 1 million students in the process of scaling up ......read more

    Nursery chain wins UAE's most coveted awards for business excellence and innovation

    British Orchard Nursery received the prestigious MRM Award for Business Excellence and the UAE Innovation Award in a space of just two days The nursery is the only educational institution to have bagged these prestigious awards  5th March, 2019; Dubai, UAE: In yet another outstanding achievement, UAE’s British Orchard Nursery, has won two coveted awards within two days, cementing its position as the leader in Early Years education. The largest preschool chain in the UAE was first acknowledged for its business acumen at Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum (MRM) Business Awards where it won the Business Excellence Award in the ME region, and then recognised for its modern and novel approach to Early Years education at the UAE Innovation Awards by Dubai Quality Group a day later.  The British Orchard Nursery is the only ......read more

    Computer-delivered IELTS testing makes its debut at UOWD centre

    World’s most popular language test can now be done through traditional paper-based method or on computer at test centres Dubai, March 5, 2019:  IELTS, the world’s most popular high-stakes language test, can now be taken on computer at the University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) starting March 1, 2019. The new option puts test takers first by offering faster results and greater test availability. The computer-delivered IELTS option offers an improved test day experience by providing a quiet, modern test environment, results within five to seven days and more test availability for Academic and General Training test takers, while maintaining all of the test’s current security, trust and integrity. “In collaboration with IDP Education, this is a huge step forward for UOWD, enhancing the experience for ......read more

    Emirates Steel to collaborate with ADVETI

    Emirates Steel signs MoU with Abu Dhabi Vocational Education & Training Institute 5 March 2019, Abu Dhabi, UAE:  Emirates Steel, the only integrated steel plant in the UAE and a subsidiary of the General Holding Corporation (SENAAT), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Abu Dhabi Vocational Education & Training Institute (ADVETI). The MoU establishes a framework for cooperation and collaboration between the two entities with the aim of enhancing the education services available in Abu Dhabi Emirate, in line with Abu Dhabi 2030 Vision. Commenting on the signing of the MoU, Eng. Saeed Ghumran Al Remeithi, CEO of Emirates Steel, said: “Emirates Steel is committed to developing the next generation of Emirati industry leaders. Through this agreement with ADVETI we look forward to establishing a ......read more

    Emirates Foundation's Think Science Fair kicks off in Sharjah

    Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation and Chairman of Emirates Foundation   Think Science Fair 2019 in Sharjah Features 300 outstanding Competition Contestants from across schools and universities  The Think Science Sharjah Fair comes following the success of the Fair in Dubai and Abu Dhabi which witnessed the attendance of more than 15000 youth   Sharjah, UAE – 3 March 2019 – Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation and Chairman of Emirates Foundation, partnership with the Ministry of Education and attendance of Sheikh Khalid bin Humaid bin Saqr Al Qasimi President of the Emirates Creative Association, Think ......read more

    Dwight School Dubai's Jaya Bhavnani, Wins Outstanding Contribution in Education Award at GESS 2019

    March 03, 2019 - Dubai, UAE Dwight School Dubai is delighted to announce that Jaya Bhavnani, MYP Coordinator at Dwight School Dubai and Executive Director of Dwight Global Online School, has been awarded the Outstanding Contribution in Education Award at GESS 2019.  Ms. Bhavnani joined Dwight in 2010, and has been part of the founding team at the Dubai campus, which opened in September 2018. She was instrumental in founding the Dwight Global Online School with Chancellor Stephen Spahn in 2014 and works closely with all Dwight Schools to ensure that Dwight's online program meets the standards of excellence for which the school is known and helps ignite the spark of genius in every student. Together with her colleagues at Dwight School Dubai Ms. Bhavnani is part of spearheading the school’s Rahhal proposal submitted ......read more

    du and Ajman University sign MoU to collaborate on 5G and IoT development as part of U5GIG

    Students of Ajman University to get opportunity to research on latest IoT use cases Dubai, UAE, 3 March 2019:  du and Ajman University (AU) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to further collaborate on 5G and Internet of Things (IoT) development as part of the UAE 5G Innovation Gate (U5GIG). The lab is officially inaugurated and can be accessed by U5GIG partners and universities to develop, test and customise IoT, 5G, and Artificial Intelligence use cases. The MoU was signed by Saleem AlBlooshi, Chief Infrastructure Officer, EITC, and Dr. Karim Seghir, Chancellor, Ajman University at Ajman University Innovation Centre in the presence of other senior officials. U5GIG has been envisioned to be a consortium of industrial and academic organisations in the UAE, supported by international telecom organisations, to plan and ......read more

    NYUAD researchers achieve solid state Thermochemiluminescence with crystals that emit light when heated

    “It sets the basis for applications in optoelectronics and sensing technology,” explains the study’s supervisor  Abu Dhabi, March 2, 2019: Researchers from NYU Abu Dhabi’s Chemistry Program have developed macroscopic organic crystals that emit light when heated, a process referred to as thermochemiluminescence that was previously reported only in solution.  The findings demonstrate that this fundamental process of transduction of energy – heat, applied to a material, generates light – can be achieved in pure solid materials of millimeter or centimeter size.  In general, chemiluminescence reactions are only known to be possible in solution (a process that, for example, allows glow sticks to give off light) where typically two chemicals easily react, resulting in the emission of ......read more

    MENA education sector offers huge potential for business growth

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 28 February 2019 – Highlighting the huge potential for growth of their businesses in the Middle East, exhibitors at GESS Dubai 2019 said there is vast scope for service providers to introduce latest technologies in the region and make the next generation ready for the 21st century skill sets. GESS Dubai, which concluded on Thursday at the Dubai World Trade Centre, is the biggest education conference and exhibition in the MENA region. This year the show hosted exhibitors and country pavilions from Bahrain, China, Denmark, Finland, Germany, India, Italy, Jordan, Korea, Turkey, Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, the United Kingdom and the United States showcasing a wide range of products and solutions from innovative edtech (such as VR/AR, STEAM, robotics, lab equipment, mobile apps) teaching aides as well as ......read more

    International Institute for Tolerance in Dubai partners with Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government

    Both parties have signed an MoU for collaborative research, training and certification in the field of tolerance Dubai, 28, February 2019: The International Institute for Tolerance (IIT), a part of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Mohammed bin Rashid School of Government (MBRSG) to form an ongoing strategic partnership between the two parties in the areas of training, certification and research on tolerance for local and international communities.  The agreement was signed by Dr. Hamad Al Sheikh Ahmed Al Shaibani, Managing Director of IIT, and Dr. Ali Sebaa Al-Marri, Executive President of MBRSG on 28 February 2019. The two sides expressed their enthusiasm towards the MoU, considering it a significant step towards a fruitful long-term ......read more

    Zain Iraq, CMC and Ericsson launch the first IoT competition for university students

    In a joint initiative, Zain Iraq, Ericsson and CMC have launched a competition to explore IoT opportunities The award aims to highlight the potentials of Iraqi youth and promote new connectivity concepts Dubai, United Arab Emirates - February 27, 2019:  Zain Iraq and Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) have announced an IoT Competition for Universities for students in Iraq. The first-of-its-kind competition will run for six weeks during which the students are invited to present use cases to address the possibilities of 5G-IoT and industry digitalization and ultimately capture their full business potential. The competition is supported by the Communication and Media Commission (CMC) in Iraq as part of its initiative (Du3M 2025) with an aim to engage millennials from top Iraqi universities in identifying innovations that will ......read more

    Dubai Cares' program in Pakistan marks a new milestone with 55% increase in pre-primary enrolment and 61% transition to primary school

    The AED 19.7 million (USD 5.3 million) program impacted 431,372 school children across 438 schools in 3 provinces Dubai Cares supports a new research to address female youth unemployment and lack of early childhood care services    Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 25 February, 2019: Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, has successfully completed a 3-year program in Pakistan which has resulted in significant improvement in learning outcomes, enrolment and transitions from pre-primary to primary education among 431,372 school children. The AED 19,780,082 (USD 5,384,533) program was implemented in Punjab, Sindh and Baluchistan provinces in partnership with Idara-e-Taleem—o-Aagahi (ITA).   To achieve holistic experiential learning among children and to promote ......read more

    ADEK: Special edition of ‘lema?' presented in schools and malls in the Al Dhafra region as part of UAE Innovation Month

    Abu Dhabi, 18 February 2019:  Abu Dhabi Department of Education And Knowledge (ADEK) has launched a special tour of the educational program "lema?" In the Dhafra area as part of the UAE Innovation Month.  To celebrate the special month long calendar of innovative events a series of educational lema workshops took place in 9 schools in Al Dhafra, and for the first time ever, these were offered to the public at City Mall in Madinat Zayed  The lema? team offered the students and visitors numerous events and interactive workshops such as the Nutty Robot and Hydraulic Arm Challenge. The ‘Secrets of Space’ show, one of the most popular sessions in the history of the lema? programme, also made a welcome return as pupils got to explore the wonders of the solar system by entering a portable planetarium ......read more

    Expo Centre in Didacta 2019 - Germany to promote for the International Education Show 2020 in Sharjah

    Sharjah - Cologne, 24 February 2019 Expo Centre Sharjah concluded its participation in Didacta - die Bildungsmesse in Cologne, Germany, one of the largest educational shows in Europe held from February 19 to 23, in order to enhance the ties with European partners, especially in the education sector and to promote for the International Education Show 2020 in Sharjah. Expo Center's booth displayed a variety of leading educational resources as well as information on the UAE education sector and the advantages of taking part in the International Education Show as a key gateway to the GCC and Middle East market. The booth also highlighted Sharjah's infrastructure as an ideal destination for international conferences and exhibitions, in accordance with the vision of H.H. Sultan bin Muhammad Al-Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and ......read more

    Year of Tolerance logo inspires ADU's new Al Ain campus design

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates- 23 February, 2019: Opening its doors later this year, Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) new Al Ain campus is architecturally inspired by the Ghaf Tree, the logo of the Year of Tolerance.  His Excellency Dr. Ali Saeed bin Harmal Al Dhaheri, Chairman of ADU’s Board of Directors, commented, “We proudly chose the Ghaf tree, the logo of the Year of Tolerance, to be the focus of the design of our new campus in Al Ain as it has witnessed our historic journey as a nation under the wise leadership of our late founding father, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.” The Ghaf tree is a symbol of tolerance, strength, prosperity and stability. The four elements of the tree were taken into account during all phases of the design and implementation of the new campus, down to its finest detail. ......read more

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    UOWD team advances into semi-final round of ‘Expo 2020 Live University Innovation Program'

    The team developed an Internet-connected hard hat with advanced safety features and comfort Dubai, February 21, 2019: A technologically advanced Internet-connected hard hat that ensures high levels of safety and comfort for construction workers was among the innovations that made it to the semi-final stage of the Expo Live University Innovation Program recently. Developed by three-member student team from University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD), the Smart Hard Hat features sweat and temperature sensors that read the user’s body temperature and to detect onset of fatigue and ......read more

    MBRU launches Design Lab to nurture and accelerate life-changing innovations in healthcare

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 2019:  Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU), the first medical university in Dubai Healthcare City, has launched a pioneering Design Lab, which is aimed at being a global hub for innovation in healthcare. The MBRU Design Lab, launched in line with UAE Innovation Month, will be a center for nurturing and fostering innovative healthcare solutions, to improve the delivery of care, ultimately benefiting patients and society.  “The establishment of the Design Lab is aligned with the university’s ......read more

    Gulf Center for Aviation Studies Receives NCEMA Accreditation

    18 February 2019, Abu Dhabi, UAE: The Gulf Center for Aviation Studies (GCAS), is the training arm of Abu Dhabi Airports, has been successfully accredited by the UAE’s National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority (NCEMA) to deliver NCEMA developed Business Continuity Management (BCM) courses. GCAS is the only aviation training provider in the UAE to offer NCEMA developed BCM courses. The courses will be delivered in partnership with Continuity and Resilience (CORE), an internationally recognized and licensed BCM training partner. The Business Continuity Management ......read more

    Emirates Foundation's Think Science Fair 2019 Kicks-off with 1850 finalists nationwide

    Dubai Fair first of seven Fairs taking place this year 700 projects representing the work of more than 1850 youth from schools and universities from across the UAE in the final stage of the competition 350 young innovators entered Think Science Fair in Dubai only 81 Prominent Science & Technology Academic and Industry Experts on the judging panel to assess and short list potential winners  Dubai, UAE – 18 February 2019:  Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation ......read more

    NYU Abu Dhabi senior admitted to the Luce Scholars Program

    Lama Ahmad is the first student from NYU Abu Dhabi to receive the prestigious scholarship Abu Dhabi, February 16, 2019: Lama Ahmad, Class of 2019, has been named as a recipient to the prestigious Luce Scholars Program, the first student from NYU Abu Dhabi to receive this award.  Founded by the Henry Luce Foundation in 1974 to enhance the understanding of Asia among potential leaders in the American society, the program provides stipends, language training, and individualized professional placement in Asia for 15 to18 Luce Scholars every year.  The program, open to both US ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University and Knowledge Group to participate in IDEX 2019

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates—16 February, 2019: Abu Dhabi University and Knowledge Group, the learning, development and consulting arm of Abu Dhabi University, have announced their participation in the International Defence Exhibition (IDEX 2019) and Naval Defence (NAVDEX) 2019, taking place from 17-21 February at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC).  Knowledge Group is showcasing its training and educational programs, which include military medical training, naval training programs, naval counter-insurgency, Virtual Reality driven simulation for rescue missions, ......read more

    H.E. Minister Buhumaid leads Dubai Cares' Walk for Education alongside 15,000 participants to mark its 10th anniversary

    UAE residents walked 4,000 steps (3km) to reflect the average distance to school covered everyday by millions of children in developing countries Over 350 million steps taken collectively since the Walk’s inception in 2009   Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 16 Febraury, 2019: Her Excellency Hessa bint Essa Buhumaid, Minister of Community Development, led today the annual Walk for Education, organized by Dubai Cares, part of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Global Initiatives, thus marking the 10th anniversary of the organization’s annual event. This year’s Walk ......read more

    Zayed University inaugurates largest Bloomberg Finance Lab in the Middle East

    More Bloomberg Terminals at Zayed University than any other educational institution globally February 13, 2019, Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Zayed University, one of the United Arab Emirates’ top universities, and Bloomberg, the global financial information and technology company, today announced the opening of the Bloomberg Finance Lab at the university’s Dubai campus. Her Excellency Noura Al Kaabi, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development and President of Zayed University, and Matthew Winkler, Co-founder and Editor-in-Chief Emeritus, Bloomberg News, officially ......read more

    Hundreds of local pupils to champion inclusion at schools ahead of Special Olympics World Games Abu dhabi 2019

    UAE, 12 February 2019: Over 600 local pupils from 35 schools in Abu Dhabi have participated in a workshop to learn more about the Special Olympics movement and its values of inclusion and tolerance.   The local schoolchildren have been elected as ‘Unified Champions’ by their teachers and will head back to their respective schools to spread the message of the movement and encourage their fellow pupils to be more inclusive. As part of their role as Unified Champions the schoolchildren will act as ‘Champions of Change’ and encourage other pupils to get ......read more

    Eskc Junior round two triumph for GEMS WSO

    Dragsters DXB tops Nomad Class Dubai, UAE, 11 February 2019: Randy Nader and Adam Ben Haj of GEMS Wellington Academy Silicon Oasis (GEMS WSO) snatched a close victory over last season’s Junior ESKC champion, Kings Dubai, to claim the second round in the Junior division of the Emirates Schools Karting Championship (ESKC) on Sunday evening (10 February) at Dubai Kartdrome.   Veteran team Dragsters DXB, with drivers Elie Nassar and Joshua McGregor, topped the Nomad Class field, putting the team level with Nas Nomad in the lead for the Nomad Cup championship.   Race ......read more

    Amity University Dubai Hosts the World's Top AI Researchers at an International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AICAI 2019)

    7th February 2019 - Dubai, UAE: AICAI 2019 attracted papers from prominent professors around the globe, with an aim to foster national and international collaborations within the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) by way of sharing ideas, experiences, research and knowledge that can benefit the future of the industry.  The UAE Artificial Intelligence 2031 Strategy and UAE Centennial 2071 Strategy both focus on creating a strong environment with bigger and better opportunities for future generations. These Smart Government approaches will see the latest AI technologies being used to ......read more

    Zayed Sports City Awards Scholarships to Students as Part of Mubadala Tennis in Schools Program

    Abu Dhabi, 7 February 2019: Zayed Sports City, in partnership with Mubadala and Ministry of Education, has awarded a Zayed Sports City Tennis Academy scholarship to two students from the 2017/2018 Mubadala Tennis in Schools program. The scholarships were awarded as an appreciation to the students’ natural ability and skill set for tennis, combined with a want to learn and enjoyment shown throughout the school sessions. Saoud Karmastaji, Senior Assistant Manager at Mubadala Investment Company has awarded both nine years old students, Mansour Khalid Al Menhali and Jana Hussein Hammuri ......read more

    Canadian University Dubai partners with Malaysia's top-ranking Multimedia University (MMU) to nurture knowledge workers

    MMU is ranked among Top 3 ‘most entrepreneurial private universities’ and was named ‘Premier Digital Tech University’ in 2017 in Malaysia Dubai, February 7, 2019: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has entered into a partnership with Malaysia’s leading digital-tech institution Multimedia University (MMU) to establish a new platform for collaboration in higher education with the goal of nurturing a new generation of knowledge workers. The partnership was sealed with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the two universities. CUD was ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University appoints outstanding leaders as Vice Chancellor and Associate Provost

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates- 07 February 2019: Abu Dhabi University (ADU), an internationally recognized academic institution for quality education and applied research, has announced the appointments of Ian Mathews as Vice Chancellor for Administrative and Financial Affairs and Professor Phil Hamill as Associate Provost of Student Success.  Mr. Mathews served as Chief Financial Officer at Trinity College Dublin (TCD), Ireland’s premier University, for more than 24 years. As statutory officer and key member of the leadership team, he was accountable to the Board for the ......read more

    Emirates Foundation Embraces UAE Innovation Month and Launches “Think Science Fairs 2019” Across the UAE

    Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and Chairman of Emirates Foundation   Over 70,000 UAE youth benefited from Think Science Program since its inception  2000 Project submissions from 4,000 aspiring youth scientists in this years’ Think Science Competition from across the UAE Think Science to host ‘Science Fairs’ across the UAE starting February 17th, 2019    ABU DHABI, February 6 2019 –Under the patronage of His Highness ......read more

    Toastmasters from four nations to congregate in Dubai communicating happiness in the society

    DTAC is the real showcase of happiness by being together, learning from each other and celebrating the success of winners in the Toastmasters community. DUBAI – February 4, 2019: Toastmasters International District 105, which represents the UAE, Oman, Jordan and Lebanon, announced District Toastmasters Annual Conference 2019 to be staged in Dubai to celebrate winning leadership and communication that inspire Toastmasters to embrace success by continuous learning. Themed ‘Communicating Happiness’, the DTAC 2019 Dubai is the trailblazing conference of Toastmasters ......read more

    Dubai Cares Launches Spectacular Line-Up to Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Walk for Education

    The annual Walk for Education will take place on Friday 15 February, 2019 3km walk reflects the average distance covered by millions of children walking to school every day in developing countries    Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 3 February, 2019: Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, has announced a spectacular line-up to mark the 10th anniversary of its annual Walk for Education. The event will take place on Friday 15 February, 2019 at Dubai Creek Park, next to Al Garhoud Bridge, Gate 2. Dubai Cares invites members of the UAE ......read more

    ADEK: Ninth edition of Abu Dhabi Science Festival 2019 returns with great turnout

    Abu Dhabi, 2nd, February 2019: Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, the ninth edition of the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge’s (ADEK’s) Abu Dhabi Science Festival (ADSF) is witnessing great interaction among school students among various workshops and activities, which are being held at A’l Bahar, Abu Dhabi Corniche. 27,300 students are expected to attend the festival which will last until February 9th 2019. Relating to the ADSF’s ......read more

    Schools across the UAE to participate in Credence UAE Quiz Masters Tournament 2019

    DUBAI- February 2, 2019: Credence High School, a ‘GOOD’ rated CBSE curriculum school which is home to students from over 30 nationalities, will host the fifth edition of the annual UAE Quiz Masters Tournament, the largest inter-school quiz competition in the UAE on Thursday, February 7, 2019, in the auditorium of the sprawling campus of Credence High School.  Following the success in the previous editions, the nation-wide Quiz Masters Tournament is inviting participation from schools all across the UAE. All schools from UAE are invited to register by February 6, 2019. ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University set to showcase new programs at International Education Show

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates- 29 January, 2019:   Abu Dhabi University (ADU), an internationally recognized academic institution for quality education and applied research, is set to showcase a wide range of its undergraduate and postgraduate academic programs at the 15th International Education Show, the UAE’s leading Higher Education event. Welcoming students, parents and the general public, the event will take place at the Expo Centre in Sharjah from 30 January to 1 February 2019.  As part of its participation in the event, Abu Dhabi University will showcase 11 ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University Allocates AED13 Million for Scholarships and Financial Aid

    AED151 million in scholarships awarded since its inception Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - 26 January 2019:   Abu Dhabi University (ADU) has allocated AED13 million to scholarships and financial aid for the second semester of the academic year 2018-2019, which will begin on 24 February. The scholarship amount has benefited around 1,700 financially challenged students.  ADU’s Scholarships and Financial Aid Fund has eased the financial burden of more than 8,643 students through contributing over AED151 million since the University’s inception in 2003. H.E. ......read more

    ADNOC Schools' inaugural Careers and University Fair guides students towards a transformative future

    Over 17 leading UAE universities joined representatives from the Military Academy to help students explore their academic and career opportunities RAK Bank also attended to help students prepare for their financial futures The event supports the UAE leadership’s progress in strengthening its knowledge-based economy through an educated and empowered youth Abu Dhabi, UAE – January 24, 2019:   ADNOC Schools yesterday hosted its inaugural Careers and University Fair at the Madinat Zayed campus to help guide Grade 10, 11 and 12 students towards a future as ......read more

    Leaders Commit to Urgent Support for Refugee Education

    Dubai, UAE, January 24, 2019:  Helle Thorning-Schmidt, CEO of Save the Children International said: “While debates about immigration continue in Europe and the US, the vast majority of the world’s refugees are being hosted in low and middle-income countries like Jordan and Lebanon. These countries have generously welcomed millions of refugee children, but now they need support from the rest of the international community to get refugee children into school and learning. What these children tell us they want most of all is an education, but the shocking fact is that half of ......read more

    Majid Al Futtaim launches regionally pioneering new Retail Business School in Dubai for professionals working at Carrefour

     A regional first, the Majid Al Futtaim Retail Business School will support the professional development for 2,500 retail industry professionals each year  First facility in the region to incorporate state-of-the-art learning via Virtual Reality   The School will help champion the growth of home-grown UAE National and expatriate talent into high-performing management positions to lead its Carrefour operations  The campus has been built to high sustainability specifications, including paperless classrooms and living walls which contribute natural oxygen into ......read more

    Celebrating People of Determination

    SNF Family Funfair Return for the 12th Edition with a Host of New Additions and Activities Dubai, United Arab Emirates (January 23, 2019) Special Needs Future (SNF) Development Center - the specialized learning development and training center, is pleased to invite families along with their special little ones to join the 12th edition of Family Funfair on Friday, 25th January from 9am till 5pm. SNF Family Funfair, held in Dubai, is a free and engaging event for families and children of determination as well as those who want to become involved in the community. Service providers and ......read more

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