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    New research from NYU Abu Dhabi and the International Union for Conservation of Nature reports elevated extinction risks for marine bony fishes in the Arabian Gulf

    Fast facts: About 8% of bony fishes in the Arabian Gulf are threatened, double that of other assessed regions Major threats include overfishing and coastal development Highest threat is in species-rich nearshore areas Abu Dhabi, UAE, January 20, 2019:  According to new research from the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), NYU Abu Dhabi, and other collaborators, 8.2% of marine bony fishes in the Arabian Gulf are threatened with extinction, which is at least twice the proportion of other regions where similar assessments have been implemented.   The study evaluated the regional conservation status of 471 species of marine bony fishes in the Arabian Gulf. Primary threats include fisheries and harvesting, and coastal development and loss of habitat, impacting 47% and 32% of marine bony ......read more

    Study Material to Read for CompTIA A+ 220-902 Exam?

    January 17, 2019 - Dubai, UAE: CompTIA A+ 220-902 is an exam that is given in order to get CompTIA A+ certification. This exam is a must for all the candidates who want to have entry level jobs in the field. This is a 90-minutes exam that comprises of 90 questions. The candidates have to pass the 220-901 exams before they can apply for this exam. This exam is pass by most of the IT professionals who want to give their career a considerable boost. The exam costs $219 USD and is valid for three years. The validity period can change. The candidates need to have a 9-12 months experience to pass this exam. CompTIA A+ 220-902 Exam and Its Related Certification CompTIA A+ 220-902 exam is the second and the final step in attaining CompTIA A+ certification. The certification is an entry level certification that is given to the people who ......read more

    Talented Moroccan Students attract International Design Programs

    GROHE rewards design students from Art'Com Sup Design School as part of its Design Series program United Arab Emirates, Dubai , 17 January 2019 -   As part of its ongoing efforts to support and invest in university students, GROHE, the world’s leading provider of sanitary fittings, partnered with Art’Com Sup School of Design to introduce for the first time in Morocco the GROHE Design Series program. Three winners were announced during the final ceremony, headed by Lina Varytimidou, Director of PR and Communications at Grohe, East Mediterranean, Middle East and Africa, in the presence of university senior representatives and students. The regional program was launched by GROHE in 2012 to encourage, support and reward the successful creations of university students in the field of design. Launched in ......read more

    University of Turku collaborates with the International Maritime Consortium

    Both parties cooperates taking into consideration ship efficiency, environmental protection whilst prioritizing technological capabilities, safe operations and profit commitment Dubai, UAE, January 13, 2019:   Dubai based  Zaitoun Green Shipping L.L.C has recently announced that the University of Turku has joined the international maritime consortium as the selected academic partner. The university will further leverage the consortium with the needed expertise and academic research aiming to reduce the investment risks in container ships and creating significant business models. The international consortium, led by Zaitoun Green Shipping, seeks to collaborate  on  radically improving  performance  of  container ships and forming a new business model for this market. Theconsortium ......read more

    Canadian University Dubai (CUD) launches degree program in Climate Change in partnership with University of Prince Edward Island

    Students can begin their study at Dubai campus and then transfer to Canada to wrap up the unique program Dubai, UAE, January 10, 2019:   Canadian University Dubai (CUD) is offering UAE students a facility to complete a unique degree program combining Environmental Studies and Climate Change, beginning in Dubai and wrapping up in Canada, in partnership with the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI), one of the prestigious universities of Canada. The program will be of intense interest to UAE students keen on pursuing studies in climate change, while at the same time supporting the UAE National Climate Change Plan, which calls for the reorientation and upgrading of higher education curricula to prepare the future workforce for the green economy.  The agreement, which was signed recently by CUD Chancellor Mr. ......read more

    ADEK's Winter Activities Program in Abu Dhabi hailed a resounding success

    ABU DHABI: 10th January, 2019 -   The Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) in cooperation with the UAE Ministry of Education, has successfully concluded the 2018/19 Winter Activities Program, which was held under the slogan, The UAE Spirit Camp. Diverse program events ran from 16th December to 10th January 2019 where 1,160 students participated in three main specifically designed projects: Sir Bani Yas Challenge, the Future Leaders Journey and Heritage, Culture and Science at Community Schools, which are aimed at raising a creative generation while optimizing a student’s time during the school holiday. ADEK’s priority is to focus on promoting national identity amongst students.  His Excellency Dr. Yousif Al Sheryani, ADEK’s Undersecretary said, “We are delighted with the ......read more

    Highest Marks in UK Exams in the Middle East achieved by UAE Based School - ISCS Muwaileh

     Students of ISCS Muwaileh ranked among the top achievers for the Outstanding Pearson Learner Awards in the UAE and the Middle East  Sharjah, 09 January 2019:   Continuing with numerous past successes in obtaining top accolades in the region, the International School of Creative Science Muwaileh (ISCS), managed by Bukhatir Education Advancement & Management (BEAM), has once again proven its academic calibre through the achievements of their students. In addition to exceptional results across the board, two students have been recognized for the Outstanding Pearson Learner Awards in the UAE and the Middle East.  IGCSE student Omar Abdelhakam Mahmoud Abdelhakam achieved the highest mark in the Middle East in Physics, and A Level student Afra Saeed Humaid Almusayebi achieved the highest mark in the UAE for ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University's newest building to be named in honor of ‘Umm Al Emarat'

    Under the directive of Hamdan bin Zayed Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates- 5 January, 2019:   Under the directive of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in Al Dhafra Region and President of Abu Dhabi University’s Board of Regents, Abu Dhabi University is set to name the newest building on its Abu Dhabi Campus ‘Umm Al Emarat’—mother of the nation— in honor of H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women's Union, President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, and Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation.  The AED 40 million building houses the College of Law and College of Engineering, and features a wide range of fully-fledged laboratories as well as academic and training facilities designed to the ......read more

    New NYUAD research suggests that “Actin” - a cytoskeletal protein - is critical in genome regulation during the formation of nerve cells

    Research holds potential for the development of personalized medicines   Fast facts One of the most fascinating questions in biology is how genes are regulated during development and differentiation when cells acquire a specific identity This research suggests for the first time that Actin is critical in regulating the genome during “neurogenesis” – a process that involves the formation of “neurons” or nerve cells Actin is a cytoskeletal protein found in the cell The methodology that was adopted in this study now allows researchers to model neurogenesis, and in the long term, provides a new perspective to understand disease at the molecular level The study has been published in PLOS Genetics January 2, 2019, Abu Dhabi:   A new NYU Abu Dhabi study suggests for the first ......read more

    Sharjah Education Council signs agreement with Bukhatir Education

    Advancement and Management "Beam" to manage Khalifah Al-Hamzah Private School in Al-Madam, Sharjah Sharjah, UAE, 31  December 2018:   Sharjah Education Council has signed an agreement with Bukhatir Education Advancement and Management (Beam) to manage the first private school in Al Madam, Sharjah. The agreement was signed by Dr. Saeed Musabbeh Al Kaabi, President of Sharjah Education Council, and Mr. Salah Bukhatir, Chairman and CEO of Beam. The signing ceremony was attended by Mr. Ali Al Hosani, Director of Sharjah Private Education Authority and Mr. Mohammed Al Mulla with representatives from both sides. Under this agreement, Beam will take over the management of Khalifah Al Hamzah Private School following the same vision and mission of the American Schools of Creative Science (ASCS) and the ......read more

    Repton Abu Dhabi Showcases Apple Distinguished Digital Learning Excellence

    Digital Literacy Summit witnessed educators and students from Abu Dhabi schools learn about benefits of digital learning and IT in the classroom The school has been officially recognised by tech giant Apple as an Apple Distinguished School for the second time and is regarded as a leading light in the use of digital technology to advance education Candidate for first mission to Mars, Mikolaj Zielinski, Key Note Speaker at the summit, participated in app smashing and an interschool coding skills challenge, “Mission to Mars”  Abu Dhabi, UAE (December 30, 2018):   Repton Abu Dhabi has been officially recognised as a world-class example of digitised learning and is teaching other schools about the effectiveness and importance of harnessing information technology in the classroom.    In ......read more

    FBMA reflects on 2018 after another successful year draws to a close

    Major events, opening of world-class facilities and international participation of FBMA athletes make up this year’s list of achievements  December 26, 2018 – Abu Dhabi, UAE:   As 2019 begins, the Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy (FBMA) has taken a moment of reflection recently, as the Academy celebrated a number of achievements obtained throughout the Year of Zayed.  Since January 2018, FBMA continued with its mission to improve women’s sports in the UAE, by hosting a number of major events and activities across the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. One of the most notable events of the year was the opening of the pristine, brand-new Abu Dhabi Ladies Club (ADLC), offering a semi-Olympic-size swimming pool, a training pool, a gym, squash and tennis courts, a health club and spa, a beauty centre ......read more

    ADEK calls for innovators as INNOVATOR 2019 registration opens

    Abu Dhabi 24 December, 2018:   The Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) is calling for 200 innovative projects from innovator teams all over the country, for the INNOVATOR 2019, fifth edition. The event is being held at the Abu Dhabi Corniche from the 31st January until the 9th of February, 2019. INNOVATOR 2019, as part of Abu Dhabi Science Festival, will create benchmarks for 21st Century technology: a key platform which celebrates creative ideas and projects, it offers an opportunity for talented visionaries from the UAE community to highlight their unique creations and contribute to the culture of innovation throughout the nation and fulfillment of the UAE’s strategy to position the UAE as one of the most innovative nations in the world. Salem Al Shamsi, ADEK’s Acting Knowledge Management ......read more

    Trojan Holding extends successful education initiative

    Another 100 young university students get on the job experience of the engineering and construction industry   Abu Dhabi, 24 December 2018:   An initiative to inspire university students to become the UAE’s next generation of engineers has been extended, leading construction group Trojan Holding has announced.   The 100 Trojan Young Engineers project, run in partnership with University of Sharjah, American University of Sharjah and Al Ghurair University, began in 2016 and was completed the following year.   Due the success of the initiative and the positive feedback received from the universities and the students the initiative has now been opened up for a further 100 students to attend some of Trojan’s live constructions sites.   The third tranche of students recently visited the site of ......read more

    MBRU students showcase their research at annual conference

    Projects featured studies in biomedical, clinical, public health and medical education as undergraduates move from ‘consuming knowledge to generating knowledge’ Dubai, UAE, December 20, 2018:   Medical students from Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU) presented their thought-provoking research projects at the annual MBRU Medical Student Research Day, held at MBRU campus in Dubai Healthcare City. The conference gave 49 third year medical students a platform to display their engaging work across four main strands: biomedical, clinical, public health, and medical education research. The work, a key component of the six-year Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degree program, was supervised by research mentors from MBRU as well as Al Jalila Children’s ......read more

    UOWD launches 2 new nursing degrees to support rising demand for clinical professionals in UAE's booming healthcare sector

    Accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education, the new programs are in sync with Dubai’s ambitious plans to attract 500,000 medical tourists annually by 2020 Dubai, UAE, 20 December 2018:   The University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) is launching two nursing-related degree programs to support the anticipated growth and diversification in the UAE healthcare sector. Accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education – Higher Education Affairs, the Bachelor of Nursing bridging program and the Master of Nursing program have been designed to address the rising demand for qualified clinical professionals in UAE.   With an ever-increasing expatriate population, coupled with the statutory requirement for health insurance, it is predicted that the UAE healthcare sector will witness exponential growth in the coming ......read more

    ADEK: A 19 percent increase in student participation during the lema? programme this trimester

    Lema? continues to go from strength to strength, emphasized programme manager   Abu Dhabi, 19 December 2018:   A record number of 28,885 pupils across the Emirate of Abu Dhabi took part in a series of interactive workshops this autumn as an introduction to the fun side of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects.   Between October 7th and November 15th, over 400 sessions were organized in schools across Abu Dhabi, the Al Ain and Al Dhafra regions as part of the latest ‘lema?’ tour, a programme run by the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK).   It is a 19 per cent increase on the previous student participation record set during Trimester Three of the last tour - which brings together teams of expert scientists and educators to introduce young people to ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University announces the opening of new student fitness center

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates- 19 December, 2018:   Abu Dhabi University, an internationally recognized academic institution for quality education and applied research, has announced the highly anticipated grand opening of its new student fitness center located at its main campus in Abu Dhabi. Costing AED1.5 million, the fully equipped fitness center features state-of-the-art equipment from Technogym and Cybex. The refurbished facility houses dedicated spaces for fitness classes and events and has been designed to meet the needs of ADU’s diverse student body from over 80 nationalities, with separate sections for both male and female students.  Rachel Baldwin, Director of Student Affairs, commented, “In order for students to be at the heart of everything we do, we need to consider all of their ......read more

    ADNOC Schools Honors its Kumon Program High-Achievers

    Over 100 students were recognized for their achievements in STEM disciplines Award ceremonies were led by Ghannam Al Mazrouei, Chairman of ADNOC Schools, Kazuyoshi Arisaka, Director and General Manager of Abu Dhabi branch of JODCO and Masaki Tsuda, General Manager of Kumon Institute of Education – Abu Dhabi Through the Kumon program, ADNOC Schools continues to create innovative educational experiences and opportunities for UAE youth Abu Dhabi, UAE – December 11 2018:   This week, ADNOC Schools celebrated the students who have excelled as participants of the world-acclaimed Kumon learning method – a few months after the program was piloted at two of the education provider’s schools.    Launched in partnership with the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), Japan Oil ......read more

    University of Balamand Dubai and Emicool agree MoU for student scholarships

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 8 2018:   The University of Balamand Dubai (UOBD), a wholly owned subsidiary of Dubai Investments PJSC and the first university in Dubai Investments Park, yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Emirates District Cooling (Emicool) which will provide student scholarships in the fields of civil engineering and business studies as of academic year 2019-2020.  The MoU was signed for UOBD and Emicool to develop, collaborate and engage in mutually beneficial educational opportunities for students and under the terms of the agreement, scholarships will be provided for two business students and one civil engineering student, giving a 50% tuition waiver as of the 2019-2020 academic year. Dr Adib Moubadder CEO Emicool said: “We are proud to partner with the University of ......read more

    UOWD's quality management expert wins ASQ-UAE Quality Professionals Award

    Dubai, December 4, 2018:   Quality management and business excellence expert, Dr Flevy Lasrado, was presented with the ASQ-UAE Quality Professionals Award at a prestigious award ceremony in Dubai recently. Dr Flevy, Assistant Professor specialising in Quality Management at the University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD), won the award for her outstanding professional achievements and publications on quality and business excellence in the region.  The award was presented by Mr Elmer K. Corbin, Chairman of the Board, ASQ and Director and Global Delivery Excellence Leader, IBM Watson Health, USA and Mr Ali Ibrahim, Deputy Director General for Executive Affairs - Dubai Economic Department. Launched in 2015 under the patronage of Dubai Economy’s Business Excellence division, the award is the first of its type in the ......read more

    FBMA and 47 Emirati women celebrate UAE National Day

    An energetic adventure in Hatta witnessed fitness, team work and National Day celebrations 04 December 2018, Abu Dhabi, UAE:   The Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy (FBMA) along with 47 Emirati women, gathered together on 24th November for “The UAE National Day Adventure by FBMA”, a fitness inspired event to celebrate both the UAE National Day and the importance of physical health.  Taking place in the breath-taking surroundings of Hatta, Dubai, 47 Emirati women, aged 17 and above spent the day taking part in a number of events, along with raising 47 UAE flags ahead of the 47th UAE National Day. The ladies took part in kayaking, hiking and mountain biking, all with the purpose of not just fun, but to understand the importance of team work, overcoming challenge and setting and reaching ......read more

    Repton Student Becomes Global Topper for IGCSE Arabic Examination

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates (November 28, 2018):   A Repton School Dubai student, Athija Obaid Mohamed Jaber AlMheiri, has achieved the highest score in the world for her Arabic GCSE and has received a Commendation from the Chairman of the Board of Governors of Repton Dubai, Khaled AlMheiri. EKI is the holding company of the Repton family of schools which incorporates Repton Dubai, Repton Abu Dhabi and Foremarke School.  Athija achieved an overall score of 300, the highest mark attainable, and was recognised in a special ceremony to commend her hard work and efforts, which was also attended by David Cook, Headmaster and Timothy Hollis, Head of Senior School, as well as her family.    David Cook, Headmaster, Repton comments: “We are very proud of Athija for her hard work and determination and we ......read more

    Learn the art of rhyming at the British Orchard Nursery winter camp

    This December, let your children indulge in poetry as they discover the beauty of rhythmic words   November 27th, 2018; Dubai, UAE:  This winter, little campers at British Orchard Nursery will learn the language of poetry through drama, games and play. Based on three popular rhyming stories by prize-winning author Julia Donaldson, the fun and easy activities at the camp will help little ones explore and discover the beauty of rhyming words as they gradually learn to use them creatively. The three-week winter camp, starting from 16th December and ending on 3rd January, will focus on developing English language skills while opening young minds to fresh concepts and vivid imagination. Each week, children will be introduced to strange, funny creatures and wild animals in a story while they learn new words and place them in a ......read more

    Dubai Cares Distinguished Philanthropic Award in Schools invites UAE students to showcase innovative and creative fundraising concepts

    The Award aims to raise awareness around humanitarian causes and set the foundation at an early age for philanthropy and entrepreneurship Funds raised will support Dubai Cares’ programs in Jordan and India  35 schools across the UAE registered in the award so far   Dubai, United Arab Emirates – November 27 , 2018:   Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, has announced its latest edition of the Dubai Cares Distinguished Philanthropic Award in Schools, an initiative that invites students from public and private schools across the seven emirates to participate in this competition by putting forward creative and innovative fundraising concepts, whilst showing a sense of philanthropy and entrepreneurship at an early age. The Award, which is widely popular among ......read more

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    HBMSU Chancellor lectures on the future of higher education at Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine & Health Sciences

    HBMSU Chancellor: “Our goal is to make radical changes to transform future universities into knowledge hubs” University leads efforts to achieve Mohammed bin Rashid's vision to make Dubai a land of talent, great minds & ideas UAE, January 16, 2019- Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), set forward a futuristic vision to redefine the future of higher education, by drawing a clear roadmap for universities to become future knowledge hubs. The efforts in this direction fall in line with the vision of His Highness Sheikh ......read more

    Foremarke School and British Mums Dubai Hosted a Fun Sporty Morning for 30:30 Fitness Challenge

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates (November 27, 2018):   Getting in the spirit of the Dubai 30 x 30 Fitness Challenge, Foremarke School in association with British Mums opened their gates to the local community for a lively sports morning. The event was held on the expansive school grounds in Al Barsha and was filled with fun activities that encouraged children and parents to get active.  During the fun-filled day, children along with their parents engaged in a wide variety of games, drills and sports including football, archery, karate, gymnastics and rugby, and more, all under ......read more

    Saif bin Zayed Inaugurates the Second Aqdar World Summit

    Dubai, UAE, November 26, 2018:  Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior inaugurated today morning (Monday) at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), the second Aqdar World Summit. The ceremony was attended by HH Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Cabinet Member and Minister of Tolerance; His Excellency Hussain bin Ibrahim Al Hammadi, Minister of Education. Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan inaugurated during the ceremony the Summit organized by the Khalifa Empowerment Program “Aqdar” in ......read more

    Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) and Amity University enjoy a friendly polo match as part of Dubai 30 X 30 Challenge and announce the launch of the Amity Polo Cup

    Dubai, UAE, November 14, 2018:  As part of the month-long Dubai Fitness Challenge, Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) and Amity University played a friendly exhibition match at the Al Habtoor Polo Resort on 13th November.  Dr. Abdulla Al Karam, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Director General of Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) led a team of colleagues from KHDA, against Dr. Vajahat Hussain, CEO of Amity Middle East and his team of students and faculty members. Each team of 4 was mounted on horseback using mallets with long, flexible handles ......read more

    UAE National Team girls off to a flying start in the Dubai Sports Council Football Academies Championship

    Dubai, UAE, November 14, 2018:  The two UAE National teams have continued their winning start in the Girls’ Under 18 category of the Dubai Sports Council Football Academies Championship, cruising to victories in week four of the tournament. The UAE National Team A, who had trounced Regional Sports 8-1 in their opening match, blanked The Football Academy Belles 3-0 in their second outing last weekend, while the UAE National Team B, who had started their campaign with a 1-0 win over TFA Belles in week three, defeated FC Academy Just Play by the same score. In the third ......read more

    GCC's Education Sector anticipated to grow at a moderate pace despite challenges, says Alpen Capital report

    Dubai, 13th November, 2018:   Alpen Capital announced the publication of its GCC Education Industry report. The report provides an outlook of the GCC Education industry until 2022 covering pre-primary, primary, secondary, tertiary and vocational segments across all GCC nations. The report profiles some of the prominent education providers in the region and analyses the growth drivers, trends and challenges faced by the sector.    “The GCC education sector is continuing to grow on account of a rising population coupled with the growing preference for private ......read more

    UAE nursery chain wins Global Award for Sustainability

    11th November 2018; Dubai, UAE:   The UAE’s largest Nursery chain, British Orchard Nursery was recognised for its sustainability efforts and conferred the “Golden Peacock Award for Sustainability” at the 18th London Global Convention. The pre-school won this coveted award amongst the corporate giants such as Dubai Customs, Emirates National Oil Company, Reliance Industries, Nokia and others. Golden Peacock Awards, instituted by Institute of Directors (IOD) in 1991, are regarded as Holy Grail of Corporate Excellence Worldwide.  “After winning the Dubai ......read more

    UK College of Business and Computing participates at Najah

    NAJAH - The UAE’s leading Higher Education event is a three-day comprehensive event catered specifically for prospective university students, their parents and teachers UKCBC offers BTEC & HND diplomas awarded by Pearson, the world’s largest learning company. Pearson qualifications are designed in consultation with employers addressing the skills gap between academics and industry UKCBC representatives were at Najah Abu Dhabi, from 31st October to 2nd November at stand H3.A19.   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 7th November 2018 –   UK ......read more

    Harvard Professor Fernando Reimers Publishes Comprehensive Book Studying INJAZ Al-Arab's Positive Impact on Youth in the MENA Region

    Dubai, UAE, 6 November 2018: INJAZ Al-Arab is proud to announce the publishing of “Learning to Improve the World: How INJAZ Al-Arab Helps Youth in the Middle East Develop an Entrepreneurial Mindset,” by Professor Fernando M. Reimers and his colleagues, Maria Elena Ortega and Paul Dyer. Professor Reimers is a global education expert and esteemed faculty member at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Inspired by the vision of INJAZ Al Arab’s founder Soraya Salti, Professor Reimers undertook on an extensive study of INJAZ’s flagship Company Program in six ......read more

    Over 100 support staff at Dubai School learn to De-Stress

    Art of living conducts free workshop at Cambridge International School  4th November 2018; Dubai, UAE:   With the aim to reduce stress and provide hands-on tips for achieving greater wellbeing, the Art of Living Dubai conducted a free workshop for the support staff of the Cambridge International School in Al Garhoud. The three day workshop, called the “Alertness and Awareness Program” focused on creating holistic health for the workers in physically and mentally demanding jobs. Over 100 staff consisting of cleaners, classroom assistants, and technicians amongst ......read more

    Babson College onboard as Education Partner at the GOV HR Summit

    In line with the UAE’s Knowledge Economy vision, QnA International welcomes education partner Babson College to the 6th annual GOV HR Summit, 2018 Dubai, UAE, November 03, 2018:   Dubai based QnA International is pleased to announce Babson College as the Education partner for the two-day Summit taking place on October 23-24 at Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi, UAE. Babson College, one of the premiere Business Schools from Wellesley, Massachusetts will be onboard to align the upcoming summit with the UAE’s Knowledge economy vision and highlight the importance ......read more

    World public speaking champ offers free online training program for audience at SIBF

    The 37th edition of SIBF, themed ‘Tale of Letters’, will listen to the next level leadership readiness expert telling ‘tales of leadership’ on the 4th day of the event.   SHARJAH – November 1, 2018:   The Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF 2018) will witness Manoj Vasudevan, Toastmasters World Champion of Public Speaking 2017 from Singapore, offering a free online training program in leadership and public speaking to participants of his interactive session at the 11-day literary event. The 37th edition of SIBF, themed ‘Tale of ......read more

    Repton Abu Dhabi, Makes Sustainability Pledge

    Repton Abu Dhabi aims to reduce plastic bottle usage by 340,000 bottles this academic year Other initiatives include creation of an Eco Club focused on conserving energy and reduction of paper and plastic use The Year of Zayed has helped to boost the endeavor and raise awareness amongst students and teachers regarding the importance of sustainability Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (October 28, 2018)   Students at Repton Abu Dhabi are making a commitment to reduce their carbon footprint and save the world’s oceans from the serious effects of plastic ......read more

    Japan's Leading Universities open its campuses to UAE's Brightest Students

    Quality of education, rigorous scientific research are the advantages of studying in Japan Dubai, UAE, October 25, 2018:  Representatives from six of Japan’s leading universities, including Joshibi University of Art and Design, Kyushu University, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Shibaura Institute of Technology, Tokai University, Tokyo University of Technology and Japanese Language Education Center of Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO), are set to entice the UAE’s brightest students to enrol in their institutions when exhibiting at the Japan Pavilion at ......read more

    KidZania® partners with Mum Mum for ‘Culinary School' that focuses on healthy and nutritious meals

    Dubai, UAE, October 23, 2018:  Emaar Entertainment’s KidZania® Dubai has partnered with Mum Mum, the pioneering, locally-owned company providing healthy and nutritious meals to schools across the UAE, for the ‘Culinary School’ establishment in the children’s city.    The KidZania® Culinary School instructs students on the art and science of food preparation that include the mastery and appreciation of the culinary arts and techniques.    Chefs in the KidZania® Culinary School work as a team, enhancing their reading ......read more

    Hundreds of Dubai prison inmates learn meditation and yoga to heal trauma

    International Association for Human Values’ Prison SMART program aims to reach 1,000 inmates in Dubai within a year Globally, more than 700,000 prison inmates in 60 countries have benefited from the program. Dubai, UAE, October 11, 2018:  Hundreds of prison inmates in Dubai have found new optimism to start afresh as they turn to yoga and breathe in positivity and breathe out stress. A unique program, the Prison Stress Management and Rehabilitation Training (Prison SMART), an initiative of the International Association for Human Values (IAHV) and supported by Dubai ......read more

    Mohammad Abdullah, President of Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation (DIDI)

    Dubai, UAE, October 09, 2018:  “Our mission at Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation is to provide today’s passionate design students with the unique resources to become changemakers of the future. Our education programme has been crafted to disrupt design education and we firmly believe in the concept of the Mohamed Bin Zayed Majlis for Future Generations. It is an honor to be involved with the event and we hope that the workshops that our faculty are teaching over the course of the programme will inspire and connect the individuals that will be responsible for shaping ......read more

    MBRU honors medical students who spent their summer in academic and healthcare institutions to be tomorrow's healthcare leaders

    71 medical students in unique program were placed in local and international research and healthcare facilities – from UAE to USA Dubai, 4 October 2018:   Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences, MBRU, held an awards ceremony to honor 71 of its medical students who completed the unique Summer Studentship Placement Program in local and international research centers, academic institutions and healthcare facilities. Academic and healthcare institutions supporting the program were also recognized for their support towards the medical students preparing ......read more

    ‘Falling Walls Lab Dubai' challenge selects female Emirati student's technique for healing scars for Berlin finals

    Dubai, October 3, 2018:   A novel therapeutic technique that can accelerate healing for scar patients has won the Falling Walls Lab Dubai competition, the regional platform of the global innovation challenge, hosted by Canadian University Dubai (CUD).  Developed by UAE national, Reem AlDhaheri, an undergraduate student of chemical engineering, the innovation now qualifies for the global finals of Falling Walls Lab to be held in Berlin on November 8. Reem was among the shortlisted candidates who took to the stage at CUD to deliver three-minute presentations on their ......read more

    The Boston Consulting Group Congratulates Graduates of the Business Analyst Program 2018

    BCG’s Middle East development program nurtures the next generation of talented regional leaders by providing top performing university graduates with the tools, knowledge and leadership skills needed to excel.  Dubai, UAE 30 September, 2018:  The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) celebrated 23 graduates who successfully completed its Business Analyst (BA) Program. BCG’s BA Program invests in young talent from prominent universities in the GCC and globally to support their career development. It is designed to nurture the future generation of GCC leaders by fully ......read more

    NYU Abu Dhabi Institute Celebrates its Tenth Anniversary with an Exceptional Program of Talks, Screenings, Workshops, and an Exhibition Documenting its History in Abu Dhabi

    Speaker highlights include UAE Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development Her Excellency Noura Al Kaabi, UAE Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence His Excellency Omar bin Sultan Al Olama, Director General of Sandooq Al Watan His Excellency Mohamed Al Qadhi, and Lebanese novelist Elias Khoury, among several others The Institute’s tenth anniversary program will run from October 7 - December 31 Since its inception, The Institute has hosted more than 700 academic conferences and public events, and welcomed over 700 speakers from around the world Abu Dhabi, September ......read more

    How To Ensure Your Child's Safety Online

    The information age has brought with it unparalleled access to information, and the incredible ability to communicate freely with people from all over the world. Few could benefit more from this than our children, exposed as they are to any knowledge about the world that they could ever want to discover for themselves. However, such free and open access to knowledge and communication has its drawbacks. A child may be naďve, or otherwise ill-equipped with the perceptiveness necessary to protect themselves from online threats, such as scammers – or worse! On top of that, the addictive ......read more

    MBRU Holds Third Board of Trustees Meeting Chaired by H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum Chancellor of MBRU

    MBRU welcomed its largest cohort of medical students to date A 1st for MBRU’s HBMCDM to enroll postgraduate dental students from Kuwait   According to Scopus, MBRU is ranked within the top institutions in UAE in Medicine and Dentistry in just 3 years. Dubai, 25 September 2018:   Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU) held its third annual Board of Trustees meeting chaired by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chancellor of MBRU and Chairperson of the Board of Trustees.   The meeting, held at the MBRU ......read more

    24 High Achieving UAE Students Win Scholarships from the Prestigious Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Scholars Program

    Participants will travel to Washington, D.C. and New York while also touring major cultural attractions in the two cities   Abu Dhabi, September 25, 2018:   NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) has announced the 2018-2019 class of the Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Scholars Program (SMSP), which enhances existing skills of outstanding students in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and provides them with special academic and leadership opportunities.   The Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Scholars Program, established by NYUAD in conjunction with the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and ......read more

    Pre-school commits to raising resilient children

    In a first of its kind series, British Orchard Nursery endeavours to help parents who are constantly struggling with the daunting task of raising children in the most appropriate manner Organises a Talk Series to educate parents raise children who can work against all odds to achieve the best for themselves and the society at large September 24, 2018; Dubai UAE:   Addressing the challenges of raising a child in today’s competitive world, British Orchard Nursery invited parents for an interactive session on how to raise a resilient child. The live talk show was the ......read more

    School children wish their favourite Unimoni Asia Cup 2018 teams good luck

    Dubai, UAE, September 20, 2018:  Unimoni Asia Cup 2018 fever is on in the UAE. This was evident in schools like Bright Riders School, Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Bangladesh Islamia School, Bangladesh Islamia School (RAK), Pakistan School Al Jurf, Indian School (Ajman) and Habitat School (Ajman) where students were seen wishing their favourite team on the large-sized canvas board installed by UAE Exchange, a leading global money transfer, foreign exchange and payment solutions brand.   ...read more

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