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    Students Snuggle Up for Story Time at Ladybird Nursery and Early Learning Centre Ahead of UAE Reading Month

    Ladybird Nursery and Early Learning Centre encourages parents and teachers to read aloud to children as it enhances listening and comprehensive skills  Dubai, UAE, February 23, 2017:  Research undertaken around the world, has consistently highlighted the benefits of reading aloud to children. The Ladybird Nursery (Jumeirah) and the Ladybird Early Learning Centre (Jumeirah Village Circle), following the EYFS Montessori curriculum, inculcates a reading habit in toddlers and pre-schoolers by regularly reading aloud to them.  With UAE’s Month of Reading just around the corner, celebrated in March every year, the educationists at the preschools highlighted the importance of reading aloud to children.  “Reading aloud to children is a regular activity at the nurseries. We have specially designed indoor ......read more

    Dubai School Takes 5 Action Steps to Promote Health, Wellbeing Among Students

    The Arcadia Preparatory School’s nutritious lunch box policy provides students with necessary skills and support needed for lifelong healthy eating behaviour Dubai, UAE, February 22, 2017:  As childhood obesity continues to be a major concern among parents and health authorities across the UAE, schools are now working proactively to inculcate good eating habits in children. According to a recent report by the Dubai Health Authority’s Schools and Educational Institutions Unit, 33 per cent of children from kindergarten to Grade 12 across 176 private educational institutions are either overweight or obese. Of these 14 to 16 per cent are obese. The Arcadia Preparatory School (Arcadia), located in Dubai’s Jumeirah Village Triangle, has devised a delicious hot meal and snack menu that will have a balance of dairy, ......read more

    AMSI schools rise to UAE's call of National Sports Day

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 21, 2017:  International School of Arts and Sciences (ISAS) and Al Mawakeb Schools in Al Garhoud; and Al Barsha joined the nationwide celebration to celebrate UAE National Sports Day. A number of activities were planned on the day to impart the importance of sportsmanship and fitness amongst students within and outside the school premises, including volleyball, basketball, football, cycling, running and swimming.   By participating in the UAE National Sports Day, AMSI schools aims to champion the role that sports can play in a student’s life, strengthening physical and mental well-being whilst at the same time reinforcing bonds through competitive spirit.  AMSI believes in the importance of extending a child’s education beyond the classroom and contributing to ......read more

    Skyline University College (SUC) and TYV Cross Fire Debating Competition Has a New Champion

    Sharjah, February 21, 2017:   The 2nd Inter-School Cross Fire Debating Competition 2017 organized by Skyline University College and The Young Vision magazine on February 8-9, 2017 a SUC campus has attracted 46 teams from 23 participating schools in the UAE.  During the elimination round, the 46 teams have debated on the topic, “Are Smartphones Really Smart?” to qualify in the finale round. Six finalists were shortlisted and moved forward to compete against each other to win the championship title. The Finale topic was, “Is Social Media Changing Our Daily Lives?”  The Cross Fire Debating Competition ended with a new champion, Our Own English School team who was on the affirmative side that believed, social media is indeed changing our daily lives.  SUC and TYV has been consistently ......read more

    Minerva Schools at KGI aims for higher intake of bright young minds from the Middle East

    Minerva Schools focuses on educating the 21st century undergraduates from around the world  High achieving students will get the chance to pursue one of the most-sought-after degree courses preparing them for success in our modern world Dubai – February 15, 2017:   Minerva Schools at KGI, a San Francisco-based innovative undergraduate university program, has announced their plans to select the creme of students from this region. Smart students from the region will get the chance to pursue one of the most-sought-after degree courses in the word from the highly selective college, where the students learn in ways no other university offers.  Founded by Silicon Valley entrepreneur Ben Nelson, and former Dean of Social Sciences at Harvard University Stephen Kosslyn, Minerva offers a reinvented university ......read more

    Basant Festival Celebration at Skyline University College

    Sharjah, February 9, 2017:  People from different places came and joined in the Basant celebration at the Skyline Spring Weekend 2017 last February 2-3, 2017 at SUC campus amidst rain and strong wind in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.   The event jumpstarted with an impressive array of cars and bikes in a Motor Show organized by Ejar Car, the event’s official car partner. Car enthusiasts and bikers showed off their rides and competed to win prizes. The first day ended with an energetic performance from a local rock band, Along for the Ride. The second day of Skyline Spring Weekend 2017 attracted different groups from the UAE to celebrate the Basant Festival. Families, couples, and friends arrived with their kite flying materials and owned the open ground. The event’s official partner, the UAE Kite Flying Club, ......read more

    Skyline University College (SUC) Organized an Interactive Workshop for Filipino Teachers and Students

    Sharjah, UAE, February 7, 2017:   Skyline University College (SUC) Center for Professional Development (CPD) organized an interactive, fun, and educational workshops for the teachers of The New Filipino Private School and The Philippine School Dubai and students of the New Filipino Private School on January 25, 2017. The Teachers’ Training Program speakers were SUC Associate Professor Dr. Mohit Vij, and SUC Assistant Professor Dr. Kakul Agha. Dr. Mohit discussed the topic of Emotional Intelligence for Effective Classroom Management while Dr. Kakul talked about Differential Teaching in her talk.  Moreover, the Student Career Workshop speakers were SUC Associate Professor Dr. Riktesh Srivastava and SUC Assistant Professor Dr. Sharon Mendoza-Dreisbach. Dr. Riktesh discussed the dangers of Cyber-Bullying as well as ......read more

    Skyline University College (SUC) Signed an MOU with Cool & Cool

    Sharjah, UAE, February 7, 2017:  Skyline University College has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with ABC International Limited (Cool & Cool) on January 19, 2017. ABC International Marketing Head, Mr. Faizan Sangani and SUC Deputy Director for Public Relations, Mr. Firas Al Tabbaa signed the MOU on behalf of their respective organizations. Both parties have agreed to a 1 million worth of SUC scholarship fund to all ABC International employees and their families. Along with this, collaborations such as community engagement, research projects, case study development, program reviews, and career opportunities for SUC students are expected to take place in the near future. The MOU was under the coordination and initiative of SUC Corporate Affairs Office headed by Mr. Muhammad Rasheed Khalid.  

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    Petroleum Institute Students Study Abroad in the United States

    Emirati students partake in exchange program with Colorado School of Mines to enhance their personal development, experience different educational methods Abu Dhabi, February 06, 2017:  The Petroleum Institute today celebrated the return of two of its students, Sara Al Mahri and Hadeel Al Nahdi, who participated in an exchange program last semester with the Colorado School of Mines, located outside Denver, Colorado.  The Petroleum Institute initiated its exchange program in March of 2016, and since then there has been a growing interest on campus in living and studying abroad as a way of personal and academic development. To date the PI has sent three students to the University of Tokyo for a winter program in December 2016 and hosted students from the Colorado School of Mines also in December following a conference held ......read more

    Education is among the new topics in 2017 agenda, as more than 7000 schools will be constructed in 5 years

    IDE announces exciting activities and various economic sectors oriented events Dubai, 2 February 2017:  IDE, the global leading procurement firm, has announced a promising agenda for 2017, scheduling 8 summits in the hospitality, real estate, education and healthcare sectors across India, Africa, Middle East and Europe. IDE has indeed organised 11 big events during the previous year with a total attendance that reached 2600 participants and a growth by 44.21% compared to 2015. “Our business is set on the track and we always have the willingness and the right attitude to follow regional and international movements and initiatives in order to propose an offer that fits best the needs and expectations of our partners and clients. We are happy to get good feedbacks from them and after every summit we highlight latest ......read more

    Skyline University College (SUC) Signed an MOU with Ajman Tourism Development Department

    Dubai, UAE, January 24, 2017:  Skyline University College made a new partnership with Ajman Tourism Development Department on a memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed today, December 22, 2016. SUC COEC, Mr. Nitin Anand and Ajman Tourism Head of Strategic Office, Mr. Ahmed Al Mahmoud signed the MOU on behalf of their respective parties. SUC Dean Dr. Amitabh Upadhya, Associate Professors Dr. Mohit Vij and Dr. Osama Ali Thawabeh, Assistant Professor Dr. Ajith Kumar, and Ajman Tourism Head of Classification Section Mr. Wael Nady.stood witness in the signing ceremony. The MOU sets a promising partnership between the two organizations for collaborations and community engagements in the near future.  The MOU was under the coordination of SUC Center for Professional Development (CPD) department headed by Dr. Ajith Kumar. 

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    Skyline University College (SUC) Signed an MOU with the Consulate General of Republic of Tajikistan

    Dubai, UAE, January 24, 2017:  Skyline University College marked a significant partnership with the Consulate General of The Republic of Tajikistan, Dubai on a memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed on December 20, 2016. SUC COEC Mr. Nitin Anand and HE Consul General Bahodur Safarzoda confederated their respective parties on several areas of cooperation. The highlights of the MOU are a scholarship fund worth 500,000 dirhams granted by SUC to Tajikistan nationals living in the UAE. The scholarship covers all BBA and MBA programs currently offered at SUC today. Trainings and workshops are also included in the MOU provided by SUC at a minimal fee. Other collaborations of both parties are expected on different community engagements, use of facilities, and provided platforms for all activities and events of the ......read more

    NYU Abu Dhabi researchers develop innovative and cost-efficient solution to tackle oil spills and water contamination

    CalP is a super-absorbent, re-useable material that can potentially be used to make cleaner fuel in the future Abu Dhabi, January 22, 2017:  Scientists at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) have developed a new technique to remove toxic contaminants from water. CalP, as it has been named, is calix[4]arene-based superhydrophobic porous material that acts as a water purifier by repelling water and attracting toxins like oil and dye. “CalP is a light brown powdered material which can absorb up to seven times its weight of oil from an oil and water mixture,” said Dinesh Shetty, lead researcher and chemist at NYUAD. “While the basic material itself has been around for decades, this is the first porous organic calix[4]arene-based polymer synthesized in the lab for the purpose of purifying water,” he ......read more

    Second annual Student Exclusive gives youth a voice on sustainability

    UAE and international students gather for talks, performances and presentations at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2017 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; January 19, 2017:  More than 600 students from the UAE and countries around the world took part in the second annual “Student Exclusive” at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) on Wednesday. Now a signature event of ADSW, the Student Exclusive is focused on empowering young people to think and act sustainably.  His Excellency Dr Ahmed Belhoul, Minister of State for Higher Education, delivered the event’s keynote address, describing the Student Exclusive as integral to the success of ADSW.  “The culture of the UAE is based on sustainability. If you go back 100 years, people only consumed what they required; they only used what they needed. But ......read more

    Zayed Future Energy Prize Student Winners and Finalists Receive Hands-On Sustainability Lessons at Petroleum Institute

    International students visit the Petroleum Institute during Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week Abu Dhabi, UAE, Jan 19, 2017:  The Petroleum Institute hosted student representatives of the winners and finalists in the 2017 Zayed Future Energy Prize Global High Schools category, along with students from the previous year’s winning schools, for a scientific tour during Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week. The visit included seminars that highlighted the importance of renewable energy and a solar car workshop, where students used their knowledge and skills to build an energy efficient car. After a tour of the Institute, the winners and finalists attended a series of educational seminars, including one on renewable energy that emphasised its importance and effect on the world in the coming years, a seminar that covered the different ......read more

    Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies Launches Certificate in Islamic Banking and Finance

    Dubai-UAE: 18 January, 2017:  The Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies (EIBFS), the region’s largest training centre for banking and finance, today announced the launch of a new professional certification programme - Certificate in Islamic Banking and Finance (CIBF). Designed in collaboration with the Islamic Banking and Finance Institute Malaysia (IBFIM), the course aims to develop qualified personnel with in-depth knowledge of Islamic banking products, services and processes as well as the Islamic financial market and Takaful operations. Speaking about the new programme, Jamal Al Jassmi, General Manager of EIBFS, said: “Islamic banking and finance has witnessed phenomenal growth in the last decade, with many industry reports confirming that the UAE is poised to emerge as the global Islamic ......read more

    Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government Launches Six-week Dubai Data Compliance Course in Collaboration with Dubai Data Establishment

    Program aims to enhance leadership skills, improve performance of government entities Targets government leaders in the UAE 70 participants representing 14 local, federal government entities  Dubai-UAE: 17 January, 2017:  The Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government (MBRSG), a research and teaching institution specialized in public policy in the Arab world, has launched a six-week Dubai Data Compliance Course – a training program for leaders from 14 government entities in the UAE. The program aims to upskill leaders through teaching them how to use data to improve the performance of their organizations and consequently enhance the customer experience.  Designed in collaboration with the Dubai Data Establishment (DDE) under the supervision of the Smart Dubai Office, the program covers the subject ......read more

    Seven beneficiaries graduate from L'Oréal Middle East's Tuition-Free Makeup Artistry Training

    Philanthropic program implemented in partnership with Dubai Foundation for Women and Children Training helped rehabilitate victims of domestic abuse and human trafficking across 25 countries around the globe United Arab Emirates, January 15th, 2017:  Seven beneficiaries have successfully completed the first L’Oréal Middle East Makeup Artistry Training which is held in partnership with Dubai Foundation for Women and Children (DFWAC). The graduation ceremony was attended by L’Oréal Middle East and DFWAC representatives including Ms. Shaikha Al Mansouri, Assistant Director General for Corporate Support of DFWAC.  The Training focuses on helping rehabilitate victims of domestic abuse, human trafficking and all women-related cases embraced under DFWAC’s umbrella. The Makeup Artistry Training is run ......read more

    Pearson launches Teacher Professional Development Service in the Middle East

    Service aims to improve teacher standards throughout the region 12 January 2016, Dubai, UAE:  Pearson has announced the launch of a new service in the Middle East designed to improve the quality of education and training received by the region’s teachers. The Pearson Teacher Professional Development Service has been officially available throughout the Middle East since October 1st, 2016. The launch will allow schools, training centres and government departments to have access to teacher professional development content, as well as having their delivery of this content quality assured. A centre undertaking the Pearson Assured Teacher Professional Development Service will: Undergo a quality assurance process. Have centre trainers undertake a Pearson Master Teacher Trainer Course. Access licensed teacher ......read more

    RTA employees attend training course in SPSS Statistical Analysis for Surveys at CUD

    Dubai, January 9, 2017:  A group of 17 employees of Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) recently completed a two-day course in SPSS Statistical Analysis for Surveys conducted by Canadian University Dubai. The program enabled them to gain insights into designing effective questionnaires, matching questions and appropriate statistical techniques and using SPSS results for analyzing project data for reporting purposes. The training was delivered by Hezlin Harris, who has extensive experience in teaching Statistics and SPSS to undergraduate and postgraduate students and has worked with clients in the field of telecommunication, manufacturing and education.   Anuar Berahim, Corporate Training Manager, CUD, said: “This is the first training program delivered for RTA by Canadian University Dubai, and covered key areas of ......read more

    NYU Abu Dhabi kicks off 2017 with a vibrant program of events in January

    Abu Dhabi, UAE – January, 09, 2016:  NYU Abu Dhabi proudly presents an exciting program of events for January 2017. All of the events listed below are open to the public and free to attend, and will take place at NYU Abu Dhabi’s campus on Saadiyat Island.  Security and Privacy Issues in Biometrics Hosted by Center for Cyber Security at NYU Abu Dhabi Date: January 8-12, 2017 Location: NYU Abu Dhabi     Five days of lectures, discussions, panels and lab sessions conducted by leading biometrics experts from both academia and industry. Biometrics is the science of recognizing individuals based on their biological and behavioral attributes such as face, fingerprints, iris, voice, gait, etc. As biometric systems are being increasingly deployed in a number of critical applications, its ......read more

    UAE IAA Celebrates HASAAD Program's 3rd Batch Graduation

    The 3rd batch of HASAAD graduates being honored at their Graduation Ceremony. Dubai, 5th January 2017, UAE:  On 29th December 2016 the third batch of graduates successfully completed their HASAAD training program and were awarded certificates at the graduation ceremony by UAE IAA in association with Higher College of Technology, Protiviti  and Powers Resources Corporation (PRC). The program provides in-depth knowledge and enhances the skills of participants in the field of internal audit. The ceremony was attended by Mr. Abdulqader Obaid Ali, UAE IAA Chairman, Mr. Ahmed Bassiouni, Managing Director at Protiviti Member Firm for Middle East Region., Mr. Ahmed Refaat Assistant Director at Protiviti , Ms. Naima Al Menhali Board Member of UAE IAA and Director of Internal Audit Petroleum Institute in Abu Dhabi,. HASAAD is ......read more

    Airbus continues to foster talent development among UAE youth

    Dubai, UAE, December 27, 2016:  A week-long educational tour of the Airbus Manufacturing Facility concluded last week, where four Emirati students were invited to Toulouse as part of an induction visit organised by Airbus in partnership with the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) and the UAE Ministry of Education. Over six days, the students got a first-hand perspective from Airbus engineers on production and final assembly lines for the A320 Family aircraft, the A380 and the all-new A350 XWB jetliner. The visit highlights Airbus’ goal to support UAE’s Vision 2021 to build a diversified and flexible knowledge economy based on four key pillars, namely, innovation, research, science and technology, strengthened by skilled Emiratis and world-class talent to ensure long-term prosperity of the nation.  H.E. ......read more

    Applications open for startAD Incubator January 2017

    Early stage startups are invited to apply for the four month support program in Abu Dhabi First intake is set to be selected by May 2017 Abu Dhabi, December 26, 2016:  Starting January 2017, startAD Incubator will accept applications from early stage startups from across the UAE and globally to join its rigorous training program, where up to 15 startups will take part in the first cycle of the program designed to fast track growth and launch new ventures in the UAE and broader MENA region.  Offered twice a year, the startAD Incubator will deliver a four month training program to startup teams, including supports such as an up to USD 60,000 seed investment, shared space, mentorship and legal assistance. It will also grant entrepreneurs access to leading UAE industry players as well as the New York University global ......read more

    Senior UAE Figures, Intellectuals Laud Sharjah Ruler for Unveiling Arabic Language Academy

    First of its kind academy in UAE is seen as a historic step based on scientific vision to preserve and promote Arabic language    SHARJAH, UAE/Sharjah Media Centre, December 25, 2016 – Senior government figures, educationists, intellectuals and influencers in the UAE have widely welcomed the initiative by His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, Member of UAE Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, last week announcing the establishment of the Sharjah Arabic Language Academy, as a historic and much needed step to preserve and promote one of the world’s oldest and richest languages.    Announcing the Arabic Language Academy during a visit to Al Qasimia University on the World Arabic Day (December 18), HH the Ruler of Sharjah said: “It is a nice occasion to announce the issuing of a ......read more

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    AU Students Represent UAE at Youth Assembly in United Nations

    Two very talented students of Ajman University attended the Youth Assembly organized by United Nations at their headquarters in New York, USA. At the invitation of IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineer) Rand Basheer Shehadeh and Malak Damdoum from the College of Engineering participated in the Youth Assembly along with 700 other male and female members from around the world. The three daylong event was a comprehensive platform comprising of workshops, lectures, meetings, field trips, debates and discussions all related to the 17 sustainable goals of the United Nations for ......read more

    Meirc Announces Accreditation As An Approved Training Provider Of The Chartered Institute Of Logistics And Transport (CILT)

    Dubai, UAE. 19 February 2017: Meirc Training & Consulting is proud to announce that it has partnered with the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) to offer accredited supply chain management, logistics, procurement and contract management courses in the GCC.  As an approved training provider, Meirc will offer multiple tracks towards international certification ranging from modular unit awards to master certification.  “The new partnership reflects Meirc’s continued commitment to spreading international best practices in the fields of supply chain ......read more

    AU Makes its Presence at Sharjah International Education Exhibition

    Throngs of enthusiastic and curious students flocked to the Ajman University stand at the Sharjah International Education & Training Exhibition being held at Sharjah Expo. The annual education event runs from 15 February till the 17th of February 2017 with over 150 regional and international educational institutions participating. Education Shows as such provide an ideal platform for high school students by offering them an excellent opportunity to meet with higher education providers and learn about all the existing programs and disciplines offered. Ajman University offers a ......read more

    Sharjah Tatweer Forum holds recognition ceremony for Sharjah Leadership Program's third batch of graduates

    February 13, 2017: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, Sharjah Tatweer Forum (STF), a subsidiary of the Rubu’ Qarn (Quarter of a Century) Foundation for Creating Leaders and Innovators, recently held the graduation ceremony of the third edition of Sharjah Leadership Program (SLP), which included thirty young graduates coming from the public and private sector. The special ceremony, which was held at Al Jawaher Reception and Convention Centre, was received with wide acclaim, owing to STF’s ......read more

    HBMSU unveils roadmap for developing innovative smart learning model with Egyptian Ministry of Communications and Information technology

    UAE, February 11, 2017 – To complement its successful efforts to transfer knowledge and experiences and exchange the best smart learning practices with the international academic community, Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has created a clear road map for developing an innovative model for smart learning in the Arab World supported by the UAE and Egypt which it recently presented to a high-level delegation from the Egyptian Ministry of Communications and Information Technology headed by Assmaa Hosney, Chief Executive Officer, Information Technology Industry Development ......read more

    Zayed University creates auditory play for students with disabilities

    Students with disabilities at Zayed University will be able to listen to plays of modern Arab writers in a new project planned to promote happiness, tolerance, and positivity among all students regardless of their physical disability. In collaboration with Zayed University Office of Happiness, Tolerance and Positivity and Student Life Department, five Zayed University students at Loqya Club recorded Nahar al-Junun (The River of Madness) play for Tawfiq Al Hakim in Arabic audio formats to students, who are blind, visually impaired, or otherwise unable to read or use standard printed ......read more

    Young life-long learners connect at a research forum

    The one-day undergraduate research forum celebrates research success for Zayed University Abu Dhabi, UAE 1st February 2017: Promising students with exceptional research skills from the College of Natural and Health Sciences gathered to present their research, scholarly and creative activities with fellow students, faculty and staff at the undergraduate research forum held at Zayed University in Abu Dhabi campus yesterday (Tuesday). Under the theme “Empowering the Knowledge of the Youth through Applied Research,” undergraduates and recently graduated Zayed University students ......read more

    GETEX Spring 2017 to offer Middle East students diverse options in higher education

    January 31, 2017- In line with UAE Vision 2021’s objective of building a sustainable, diversified and knowledge-based economy, the country is gearing up for a renewed and strengthened education sector that will enable its people to acquire world-class skills and become lifelong learners. Complementing the UAE’s dynamic educational strategies, the Gulf Education and Training Exhibition (GETEX), the leading student recruitment platform in the Middle East and Asia, is set to host its spring edition from April 13 to 15, 2017 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition ......read more

    Innovation Arabia 10 looks into the future under the theme ‘Innovation & Entrepreneurship: The Engines of Sustainability'

    UAE, January 31, 2017 - Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has begun the preparations to host the 10th Innovation Arabia congress under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and President of HBMSU. To be held from March 6 to 8, 2017 at The Address Dubai Marina, the congress will attract a number of influential international figures to take part in the prestigious gathering organized to promote innovation in the Arab World by creating an environment conducive to innovative revolution and creativity as the region transitions to ......read more

    HBMSU tops Wharton-QS Stars Reimagine Education Awards in Middle East for second consecutive year

    UAE, January 21, 2017 – H.E. Lieutenant General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy Chairman of Police and General Security in Dubai and Chairman of the Board of Governors of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), has dedicated the University’s recent winning of Wharton-QS Stars Reimagine Education Award 2016 to H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and University President, as a sign of appreciation, loyalty and gratitude for the latter’s ongoing support for the march of equipping the youth with science and knowledge as they are the ......read more

    HBMSU launches Professional Diploma in Events and Convention Management

    UAE, January 18, 2017 - Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has launched the Professional Diploma in Events and Convention Management program which aims to improve the ability of participants to manage international events with high efficiency and in accordance with the highest quality and innovation standards using the latest technologies, in addition to effectively managing various challenges, situations and changes brought about by the 21st century. The new offering, which has obtained a Pearson recognition in education, is part of the professional training programs under the ......read more

    Emirates Talent Association launches ‘Local Programmer' initiative in cooperation with Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University & Microsoft

    UAE, January 14, 2017 – Emirates Talent Association, in cooperation with Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) and Microsoft, has officially launched today (Saturday, January 14, 2017) the ‘Local Programmer’ initiative. The program was launched in the presence of H.E. Lieutenant General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy Chairman of Police, General Security in Dubai, and Chairman of the University’s Board of Governors and Chairman of the Emirates Talent Association, receiving praise from UAE-wide educational and academic circles. The initiative will boost national ......read more

    International Education Show 2017

    The International Education Show is a premier platform that has been seeing truly phenomenal growth every edition. The show recorded more than 30% rise in visitor turnout for its 12th edition in 2015. In 2016, the show witnessed again a 30% increase in visitor turnout which is becoming a trend during the show. With this, it clearly indicates the growing appeal of the show as well as the rising demand for higher education in the region. 13th edition of the International Education show is set to offer educational institutions from across the region and the world instant access to students ......read more

    HBMSU leads Arab World at International Council for Open and Distance Education's ‘Quality Network'

    UAE, January 8, 2017– The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has joined the ranks of international academic and research institutions which recently got the ‘Quality Network’ membership from the International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE). The membership is HBMSU’s latest global achievement supporting UNESCO’s efforts to raise the quality of higher education which in turn helps advancing sustainable national development. It also reflects the university’s highest level of achievement as the premier institution which promotes ......read more

    New Chancellor Takes Office at Ajman University

    The new year has ushered in a novel era at Ajman University as the new Chancellor takes office today. A distinguished scholar, Dr. Karim Seghir, has a stellar career spread across the globe and brings his experience and expertise to Ajman University (AU). The board of Trustees of AU headed by His Highness Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ajman had approved his appointment on 17th October 2016. This decision comes aligned with the vision to expand the University’s horizon and fortify its march towards excellence in education and global ......read more

    8th Skyline Inter-School Sports Festival 2016

    Dubai, UAE, December 22, 2016:   The 8th Skyline Inter-School Sports Festival 2016 has received an overwhelming participation of more than 1,400 students from 42 schools in the UAE. Today, November 29, 2016, as the Sports Festival has come to its last day, the students gave their best efforts to win the titles in Basketball, Table Tennis, Cricket, and Football. The whole management of Skyline University College congratulates all the winners of this year’s sports festival and extends its most sincere gratitude to everyone’s eager participation. The 8th Skyline Inter-School ......read more

    HBMSU highlights benefits of learner-centric university in latest ‘Innovation Lab for the Future of Smart Learning'

    UAE, December 21, 2016 - Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) hosted today December 21, 2016 another productive session of its ‘Innovation Lab for the Future of Smart Learning’ monthly meeting. Led by Dr. Ahmed Al Nakeeb, Quality & Operation Management Department Chair of HBMSU’s School of Business and Quality Management, this month’s session discussed the benefits and advantages of being a learner-centric university as exemplified by HBMSU and why such an approach is important in order to remain pertinent in the 21st century. HBMSU’s ......read more

    Skyline University College Signed an MOU with Union Coop

    Dubai, UAE, December 21, 2016:  Skyline University College has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Union Coop on December 7, 2016 at SUC campus. SUC Deputy Director for Public Relations Mr. Firas Al Tabbaa and Union Coop HR Deputy Manager Mr. Omar Khalifa Al Gaiz signed the MOU on behalf of their respective organizations. Also present in the signing ceremony was Deputy Director for Marketing and Admissions Mr. Rakesh Gaur, Corporate Affairs Office head Mr. Muhammad Rasheed Khalid, SUC professors Dr. Anil Dubey, Dr. Ajith Kumar, and Union Coop Content Writer Mr. Marwan Walid ......read more

    ISAS Student Council body braces for the new academic year

    Dubai, UAE, December 17, 2016:  International School of Arts and Sciences (ISAS), managed by leading academic solutions provider Academia Management Solutions International (AMSI), recently elected its Student Council committee for the academic year of 2016-2017. Election of the Student Council is a key activity of the school and provides students with the opportunity to hone and deploy communication, planning and organizational skills.  Teachers and other school staff also use the election period as a training ground to cultivate the spirit of competition, responsibility and ......read more

    Reach Opens Registration for 2017 Mentoring Program for Women Professionals

    15th December  2016, Dubai, UAE:  Reach, the first structured mentoring and leadership program for women professionals in the Middle East, has opened registration for its 2017 mentoring programme. The non-profit organization, which has already seen more than 200 women complete its one-year programme, offers women in the workforce an unrivalled opportunity to be mentored by men and women at the pinnacle of their careers.   Registration is conducted online at www.reachmentoring.org and is open to women of all nationalities with a minimum of two years in the workforce. ......read more

    Accenture Inspires Abu Dhabi Students to Learn Coding Through ‘Hour of Code' Campaign

    Dubai, UAE, December 15, 2016:  Accenture, in collaboration with Code.org to support Hour of Code, has teamed up with Australian School of Abu Dhabi in the capital emirate of Abu Dhabi, as part of its global educational movement to computer science and computer programming. Accenture employees in more than 200 cities across 55 countries, have pledged to complete more than 10,000 Hours of Code during Computer Science Education Week. In the UAE, the leading global professional services company joined the international campaign through a one-hour session at the Australian School of Abu ......read more

    First UAE University to Join UN Network : Ajman University

    Ajman University has been a leader of progress in the educational arena since its inception, with as much pride as privilege we announce that a formidable partnership has been forged with UN this comes under the umbrella of UN Habitat, the partnership between UN and universities worldwide. Ajman University faculty and students have always strived to be the trailblazer of sustainable development in the Emirates of Ajman and across UAE through their community based initiatives, projects and researches. Dr. Gisela Loehlein, Consultant, Internationalization Department and faculty member, ......read more

    The Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education Expands Scholarship Opportunities for Emirati and Arab Youth to 10 Partner Universities Across the Globe

    Foundation to Fund STEM Education at the World’s Top Universities Dubai, UAE – 12th December 2016:  The Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education (AGFE), one of the largest privately funded philanthropic education initiatives in the world, has today announced the ten university partners for the 2017 cycle of its scholarship program. This news reflects the Foundation’s commitment to supporting the UAE’s Vision 2021 and to equip Emirati and Arab youth with the knowledge they need to become the future leaders of the region through undergraduate and graduate ......read more

    NYU Abu Dhabi Graduate Selected as Schwarzman Scholar for Study in China

    Abu Dhabi, December 7, 2016:  NYU Abu Dhabi graduate Mohammed Omar has been selected as a 2017 Schwarzman Scholar, an honor that will support master’s degree study at Tsinghua University in Beijing. Roxanne Roman and Jacko Walz, seniors at NYU Shanghai, as well as Anushka Prasad, a 2013 graduate of NYU’s College of Arts and Science, were also among the 129 chosen.  The 2017 Schwarzman Scholars, founded by Blackstone Chairman, CEO, and Co-Founder Stephen A. Schwarzman, include students from 30 countries and 75 universities with 45 percent from the United States, 20 ......read more

    Skyline University College (SUC) Signed an MOU with Centena Group

    Dubai, UAE, December 7, 2016:  Skyline University College (SUC) has recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Centena Group on November 17, 2016. SUC COEC, Mr. Nitin Anand and Centena Group Chairman and Managing Director, Mr. Sanjay Raghunath signed the MOU in the presence of their respective parties.  The MOU highlights a 1.5 million worth of SUC scholarship grant to the employees of Centena Group, collaborative community engagements of organizations, career opportunities for SUC alumni, and use of SUC campus facilities for future events and gatherings of Centena ......read more

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