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    Japanese Tech Industry Shares Insights with 8 Emirati Interns through Masdar Institute-JICE Collaboration

     Khalifa University of Science and Technology Students Learn from Japanese Desalination, Space Technologies and Waste Reduction Leaders Abu Dhabi-UAE: 25 September, 2017:   Eight UAE national graduate students from Masdar Institute, which is part of Khalifa University of Science and Technology, have completed their internship program with innovative Japanese companies through a collaboration with the Japan International Cooperation Center (JICE). A total of four Japanese companies -- Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Mitsubishi Electric, IHI Corporation, and Tottori Resource Recycling -- provided internships to Master’s students based at the Masdar City campus of the Khalifa University of Science and Technology. The program began with a 10-day orientation on Japanese language and culture. Organized in collaboration ......read more

    The Education Affairs Office Announces Local and International Partners for "Qudwa 2017"

    Strategic Partners to identify key speakers and support program development Knowledge Partners to introduce innovative approaches to teaching for the future  Abu Dhabi-UAE: 23 September, 2017:  The Education Affairs Office of Crown Prince Court of Abu Dhabi announced the list of partners of the second edition of the global teachers’ forum “Qudwa 2017”, held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the U.A.E. Armed Forces and Chairman of the Executive Council of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.   On a global level, the Office is collaborating with several Strategic Partners such as the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the Varkey Foundation, as well as Knowledge Partners ......read more

    Australian University Holds A 50th Anniversary Celebration in Dubai

    Dubai, UAE – September 20 2017: La Trobe University, an Australian multi-campus public research university based in Melbourne, has held a special alumni celebration in Dubai. Nearly 60 La Trobe University alumni and other guests gathered at the event to celebrate the University’s 50th anniversary. Some alumni flew from other GCC countries to attend.  Mr Kelly Smith, La Trobe’s Pro Vice-Chancellor (International), hosted the event. As well as local La Trobe alumni, now pursing successful careers, guests included government officials and officials from the Australian Embassy and the Austrade office. Also in attendance were high-ranking representatives from universities in the region who are seeking partnerships with La Trobe University.  Many alumni studied at La Trobe on government scholarships. La ......read more

    Dubai Cares reiterates its commitment to ‘Education in Emergencies' on the sidelines of the 72nd UN General Assembly

    Dubai Cares co-hosts a special event with Education Cannot Wait to expand dialogue and drive more investment towards Education in Education Dubai Cares announces emergency support to Muslim Rohingiya refugees in Bangladesh through Education Cannot Wait  Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 20 September 2017:  Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, has renewed its commitment to Education in Emergencies at a special event held on the sidelines of the week of the 72nd United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York. The event, which was co-hosted by Dubai Cares and ‘Education Cannot Wait’ fund, brought together the leadership of the world’s most influential companies and foundations to expand dialogue from the political arena, elevate education in emergencies in the minds of ......read more

    The Academic Arrangement Between Wise Indian Academy and Bhavans

    20th Sep 2017, Dubai:  Wise Indian Academy to announce their management academic to Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan on Tuesday 19th of September, 2017, 11.30 am at Flora Creek Hotels Deira. WISE Indian Academy Ajman was conceptualized to rejuvenate the existing education system. The school, recognized by the Ministry of Education, UAE and affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education, Delhi, strives to become one of the premier educational institutions in the region. Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan is a progressing school where learning is not limited to the classroom. The students have a series of interesting activities to widen the horizons of their knowledge. A tranquil environment prevailing in the campus is conducive to creativity and learning. The four pillars of education – learning to know, learning to do, learning to ......read more

    Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre Announce Its Second Edition of the Explore Mars Competition for University Students

    Competition will be part of MBRSC Science Event where scientific studies and space missions’ projects to the Red Planet will be presented by candidates September 19, 2017 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre, the entity in charge of designing, implementing and supervising all the phases of the Emirates Mars Mission- Hope mission under the supervision of the UAE Space Agency, has announced the launch of the second edition of Explore Mars Competition.  The competition is part of the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre Science Event (MBRSC Science Event), that will be held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, on October 21, at Etihad Museum under the theme “Through Space we ......read more

    EBTIC Launches Development Platform at Khalifa University of Science and Technology to Accelerate Entrepreneurship in UAE

    EBTIC Innovation Club Will Develop Business Skills among Youth through Lectures, Workshops and Bootcamps Abu Dhabi-UAE: 18 September, 2017:   The Emirates ICT Innovation Center (EBTIC), which is based at the Khalifa University of Science and Technology, has announced the launch of the EBTIC Innovation Club (EBTIC-IC) – a dynamic networking platform dedicated to thought leadership and knowledge development in innovation and entrepreneurship in Abu Dhabi and the UAE. The EBTIC-IC aims to stimulate homegrown innovation with interactive events open to students, professionals, academics and government officials. It also plans to facilitate the growth of communities of start-ups by leveraging EBTIC partners and customer base.  The club will kick-off on Wednesday, 20 September, at the Khalifa University of Science and ......read more

    Dubai Judicial Institute holds board meeting to discuss the upcoming training year and review last year's achievements

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 September 2017:  Dubai Judicial Institute (DJI) has hosted a board meeting at the Maktoum Hall of the Institute under the chairmanship of His Excellency Chancellor Issam Issa Al Humaidan, Attorney General, Chairman of Board of Directors, to mark the start of the new training year. At the beginning of the meeting, H.E Chancellor Essam Issa Al Humaidan welcomed the attendees and congratulated them on the occasion, wishing success to the members of the Board and to DJI’s entire team, from training body members to technical and administrative staff. Following a review of DJI’s efforts and the results achieved during the previous training year, as well as an assessment of the performance indicators, Al Humaidan praised the distinguished services provided by the Institute and especially ......read more

    Dubai professor nominated for international “Best Professor Award”

    Dubai, September 17, 2017:  Dr. Franziska Apprich, Professor of Communication and Media Studies at Canadian University Dubai, has been nominated for “Best Academic Professor Award” by the Association of Scientists, Developers and Faculties (ASDF). Dr. Apprich was nominated for the ASDF Global Awards, which celebrate exceptional achievement in technology-based economic development and highlight examples of success approaches. She was chosen for her dedication to introducing new and innovative technologies into her classroom environment. To date, Dr. Apprich has introduced two innovative systems designed to enhance her teaching methods.   One of these systems is SEPPO, which allows the instructor to turn their educational plan and student’s feedback, into a game via the student’s ......read more

    His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan Attends Graduation of Second Cohort of Emirates Diplomatic Academy Students

    Abu Dhabi-UAE: 17 September, 2017:  His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Emirates Diplomatic Academy (EDA), attended the graduation of the second cohort of EDA students, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in Abu Dhabi.  His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan praised and thanked His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates, for his unwavering support and outstanding patronage of the Emirates Diplomatic Academy that is committed to preparing young Emirati talent to shape the future of the UAE’s diplomacy.  A total of 34 students received post-graduate diplomas in UAE Diplomacy and International Relations after ......read more

    UOWD's Master of Quality Management gets EFQM endorsement

    The move will empower students to develop innovative, sustainable solutions to benefit the community Dubai, UAE, September 16, 2017:  EFQM, the foundation behind one of the world’s most well-known quality management frameworks --  ’EFQM Excellence Model’ --  recently endorsed the University of Wollongong in Dubai’s (UOWD) Master of Quality Management program (MQM) during an official signing ceremony at the University’s campus in Dubai Knowledge Park.  The Memorandum of Understanding, signed by Professor Mohamed-Val M. Salem Zein, President of UOWD and Dr Geert Opdenbosch, CFO, EFQM, includes an agreement with EFQM to embed one of its quality programs as part of the ‘Business Excellence and Quality Assurance’ subject within the University’s MQM program.  Based ......read more

    Your child's first date with a nursery

    Dubai, UAE, September 16, 2017:  Starting nursery can be enormously beneficial for children and their families, yet it can also be an anxious time too. So what can be done to make the process of settling children into nursery positive both for the child and their parents? “As parents and as early years practitioners, we can take steps right at the beginning to ensure that the transition into the nursery setting goes as smoothly as possible. Research shows that when the settling in period is positive for the child, it can not only impact on their happiness throughout their time at the nursery but also on how the child views future transitions,” says Sandra Stow, Nursery Manager at Horizon Kids Nursery. Horizon Kids British Nursery School in Dubai, offers the British Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Curriculum. ......read more

    Curtin University opens in the Middle East

    The ARWU top one per cent ranked Australian university will offer a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs from January 2018 Dubai, UAE, September 13, 2017:   Curtin University, a leading global university from Perth, Western Australia, has opened its new campus in the Middle East. The campus at Dubai International Academic City will initially offer a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs in business, science, humanities and communications. The grand opening was celebrated at the Godolphin Ballroom of Jumeirah Emirates Towers in partnership with Transnational Academic Group Middle East (TAG-ME), Curtin’s Education Management Services Provider in Dubai.  His Excellency Arthur Spyrou, Australian Ambassador to the UAE officially opened the campus and was the keynote speaker for the evening. Also ......read more

    Robin Singh to launch sports academy in Dubai

    The sports academy will be launched under the umbrella of Zenith Sports Academy LLC United Arab Emirates, Dubai, September 13th 2017:  A major breakthrough in sports is set to hit the UAE with the launch of an all-round sports institute - RS Sports Academy. The new establishment will be launched by former Indian Cricketer - Robin Singh under Zenith Sports Academy LLC, a newly established sports management company also managed by Robin Singh.  As a first step, RS Sports Academy will offer cricket coaching for young talented players of the UAE. This will soon follow coaching in other sports, physical fitness and other related activities. Additionally, Zenith Sports Academy LLC will host tournaments, organize events and offer expert solutions in sports celebrity management, engagement, promotions and artist coordination for ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University welcomes around 7,650 students across three campuses for the 2017-2018 Academic Year

    Offers 44 accredited bachelor’s, master’s and DBA programs at Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and new campus in Dubai  Abu Dhabi- UAE: 13 September 2017:  Abu Dhabi University recently welcomed around 7,650 new and returning students pursuing their bachelor’s, master’s, and diploma programs as well as DBAs across its three campuses in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Dubai with the start of the 2017-2018 academic year.   Focused on enriching student learning, the university is also set to announce the launch of several new initiatives that will be implemented throughout the course of the new academic year, including a diverse calendar of academic, cultural, social and extra-curricular activities that are important to students’ intellectual and professional growth.   Speaking on the ......read more

    Repton School Dubai celebrates excellent IGCSE Results

    29% of students achieve maximum A* grade with 58% securing A*/A grade Dubai, UAE: (September 12, 2017):  Repton School Dubai, part of Evolvence Knowledge Investments (EKI) and a partner school of the renowned Repton School in the United Kingdom, celebrated its best ever results, with 29% of all students achieving the maximum A* grade and 58% of students securing A*/A grade in the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) examination for 2016-2017. In terms of the overall results, another significant feature was that 81.5% of the results were graded at B or above surpassing KHDA‘s benchmark in determining outstanding attainment which is anything over 75%. While just over a quarter of the 123 pupils achieved 9A*-A grades or more, there were several students who managed to distinguish themselves with ......read more

    Design Your Life Through Esmod Dubai

    Forge an exciting international career in fashion with the region's leading fashion institute.  Dubai, UAE, September 12, 2017:  It has been more than ten years since the ESMOD Dubai was first established in the Middle East, and since then the region's fashion industry has drastically, matured and flourished. It is now an era of the latest trends and brands making their mark in the Middle East, in an ever-evolving industry that yearns for talented individuals to get creative, push the boundaries and carve out unique fashion identities both locally and internationally. For those armed with the potential and determination to take the next step, ESMOD Dubai, the French Fashion Institute, offers a host of courses commencing in October 2017 to help dreams be realised.  IFASH ABAYA DESIGN Start Date: 1oth October ......read more

    Children of Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation Develop Skills in Robotics at Training Workshop

    Knowledge session hosted by Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Center for Giftedness & Creativity Dubai-UAE: 11 September 2017:  In line with the UAE Year of Giving, Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation (AMAF) announced that 25 of the children under its care attended a training workshop organized by the Students of Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Center for Giftedness & Creativity in Dubai.  The workshop focused on the theoretical and practical applications of robots, their importance in the world we live in, and their possible future roles. Participants were also introduced to the latest innovations in the manufacturing, designing and programming of robots.  The training workshop helped enhance children’s awareness and understanding of the important role they play in society and explained how they could ......read more

    Khalifa University of Science and Technology Achieves UAE's Top Ranking in Times Higher Education World University Rankings

    Abu Dhabi-UAE: 10 September, 2017:  The Khalifa University of Science and Technology, a research university dedicated to producing world leaders and critical thinkers in applied science and engineering, has achieved its first major institutional milestone since being established through merger in 2017 -- attaining the highest ranking for a UAE university in the 2018 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, reaching the 301-350 bracket. The Khalifa University of Science and Technology was one of 1,102 universities from 77 countries ranked by THE in their annual list for 2018, and the top ranked of the four UAE universities that made the list. Universities that reach the top 1,000 represent no more than 5% of the 20,000 higher education institutions in the world.  His Highness Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University ranked in the World's Top 150 Universities under 50 Years Old

    Institution ranked 16th best private university globally  Abu Dhabi-UAE: 9 September 2017:  Abu Dhabi University (ADU), achieved a new academic milestone by entering the ranks of the world's “Top 150 under 50” of the prestigious Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings for 2018. Internationally recognized for quality education and applied research, ADU also placed 16th among best private universities in the world, adding to the young institutions’ repertoire of accolades, which is especially significant considering that ADU was only established 15 years ago. Since its inception, ADU has achieved a solid global academic standing through setting new standards of excellence in quality of teaching, cutting-edge scientific research, and community service. Commenting on the significant ......read more

    Education Affairs Office of Crown Prince Court of Abu Dhabi to Host Second Edition of Global Teachers' Forum ‘Qudwa'

    Event to run under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces To draw participation of more than 800 educators from over 65 countries  Abu Dhabi-UAE: 06 September, 2017:  Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, the Education Affairs Office of the Crown Prince Court, today announced that the second edition of Qudwa, the global teachers’ forum, will run from 7-8 October 2017, at Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi.    Set to draw the participation of more than 800 inspirational educators from over 65 countries around the world, the 2017 edition of Qudwa (which means ‘role model’ in ......read more

    Trans World Educational Experiences embarks on a new school season of memorable sports education journeys

    Dubai, UAE, 05 September 2017:  Trans World Educational Experiences (TWEDEX), the region’s only independent provider of tailor-made sports education journeys, has kicked off the 2017/18 academic year with a diverse events programme comprising global and regional tours.   Working closely with schools across the region, TWEDEX creates sports journeys that excite and inspire young minds, provide students with a global-perspective, complement the curriculum, and leave a lasting impact on participants’ future development. To date, TWEDEX has successfully delivered more than 225 trips for 90 schools across the Middle East, giving over 6500 children and young adults the experience of a lifetime.  Each TWEDEX trip combines professional training with educational elements such as team building and sports ......read more

    Dubai Electronic Security Center concludes “Online Safety Skills” summer camp

    Dubai, UAE, September 4, 2017:  Dubai Electronic Security Center (DESC) hosted a graduation ceremony for the students that attended the “Online Safety Skills” summer camp, which took place on the 8th of August 2017. The program lasted for 3 weeks at the National Institute of Vocational Education located at the Dubai Academic City in collaboration with ICDL Arabia. The content of this camp was chosen as a result of the Center's keenness to build the awareness, skills and abilities necessary to manage the cyber security risks faced by individuals in cyber space. During the course, students learnt how to utilize the Internet and social networking sites effectively and safely. Additionally, students were empowered with important skills that will help reduce the risks associated with cyber space that they may ......read more

    DM WIMS Medical College completes admission of 50 meritorious students @ Rs5 lakhs on the Day 1 of Spot Admission to MBBS

    Dubai, UAE, September 3, 2017:  50 students with very high NEET ranks breathed a sigh of relief yesterday night when they secured admission to coveted MBBS course at the DM WIMS Medical College, Wayanadu at annual fee of Rs 5 lakhs. The KEAM ranks of the 50 eligible students allotted by the Commissioner of Entrance Examinations are between 1998 and 4889.  Dr Moopen’s Foundation had announced that these 50 students need not provide bank guarantee and can study at the Annual Fees of Rs 5 lakhs for a period of 5 years, irrespective of the fee being fixed later by authorities. This concession is being funded by the Foundation which shall have an impact of up to Rs 3 crores per annum and Rs 15 Crores over 5 years ,  if the fee of 11 lakhs is fixed later by the Fee Regulatory committee and the Honorable ......read more

    MBBS Admission @Rs.5Lakhs for 50 Students

    29th August 2017 Smt Shylaja Teacher Hon Health Minister Government of Kerala Thiruvananthapuram Sub: Admission @ Rs. 5 lakhs for 50 students for MBBS Dear Hon Health Minister, I understand that many students who underwent counseling with good merit are unable to join due to last minute increase in fees from Rs 5 lakhs to Rs. 11 lakhs. This is very unfortunate as it came as a shock in the last‐minute shattering their dreams. I saw them on the verge of tears while watching media and feel sad. This is to inform you that Dr Moopen’s Foundation has decided to offer admission to 50 such students this year at fees of Rs 5 lakhs at DM WIMS Medical College, Wayanad. This benefit will be available to 50 students of this batch for the entire 5‐year period of their course. The impact of this concession shall be ......read more

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    HBMSU holds first Weekly Research Seminars

    UAE, September 24, 2017- Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) recently marked an important step towards enriching  research and creative productivity by organizing its first-ever weekly research seminars with the participation of faculty and management members holding master and doctorate degrees in various fields and disciplines. The seminars aim to pave the way towards the establishment of a knowledge and research base that supports exploration and development for the future. The weekly sessions also underline HBMSU's commitment to further stimulate scientific thinking, ......read more

    Mansoor Al Awar chairs 16th Session of UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education in Moscow

    UAE, September 23, 2017– Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) and Governing Board Chairman of the UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education (IITE), successfully led the 16th Session of the IITE, which was held recently in Moscow. During the meeting, the body discussed and approved the Institute’s Medium-Term Strategy for 2018 to 2021. The new strategy covers the IITE’s new mission and priorities, key action areas and major program activities. The meeting also saw the presentation of a covering the activities of IITE ......read more

    Khwarizmi International College hosted an E-learning workshop conducted by Abu Dhabi Education Council 

    Abu Dhabi: Khwarizmi International College has embarked on the e-learning initiative to provide students with online means of learning in addition to those that are traditionally taught in classrooms.  The initiative comes in line with Abu Dhabi Education Council's (ADEC) endeavor to develop education in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi through using new and diversified pedagogies to ensure that education is based on reflection, induction, investigation, critical thinking and problem solving away from the traditional way of teaching, as well as to equip students with the necessary skills ......read more

    Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University hosts ‘Annual Welcome Dinner Party' for its community members

    UAE, September 6, 2017 – Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University recently hosted this year's edition of its 'Annual Welcome Dinner Party' for all its learners and their families, faculty members, and university employees. Held inside the campus, the event brought together members of HBMSU community for an evening of bonding and fun. Learners and their families took part in four simulation classes organized especially for the occasion, enabling the families to experience firsthand HBMSU’s unique smart learning environment. At the end of the four simulation classes, each of ......read more

    On the sidelines of the Global Sustainability Reporting Initiative

    UAE, September 6, 2017 - Arabia CSR Network, the Middle East region’s leading training service provider and think tank, will discuss the developmental process of sustainability reporting in Gulf institutions during the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards launch event in the UAE’s capital city in September. Titled ‘GRI Standards Launch Event Abu Dhabi,’ the free-of-charge gathering at the InterContinental Hotel Abu Dhabi on September 19, 2017 will feature global experts who will lead interactive and detailed discussions on the benefits of the new GRI ......read more

    Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University showcases National innovations in international research symposium in South Korea

    UAE, September 5, 2017 – Learners from Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) recently concluded their successful participation at the 8th International Research Symposium in Service Management held at Yonsei University in South Korea. Their presence in the symposium was in line with the directives of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and President of HBMSU, to foster a culture of research excellence within the university community. Taking part in one of the world’s most important conferences on scientific research also aligns with ......read more

    UAE emerges as a global destination for education and learning

    Aligning with the country’s vision of building a ¬robust knowledge and innovation driven economy, Masterminds Education wins a Global Award Dubai, August 28th 2017:  Education is a fundamental element for the development of a nation and the best investment in its youth. For that reason, the UAE Vision 2021 National Agenda emphasizes the development of a first-rate education system, which will require a complete transformation of the current education system and teaching methods. As such, the Ministry of Education's 10-year development strategy 2010-20 aims at providing ......read more

    Khalifa University of Science and Technology Hosts First National Outreach Seminar on Technical Cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

    National Nuclear Energy Stakeholders Join to Identify Areas for Further Collaboration and Cooperation with the IAEA to Bolster the UAE’s Position as Regional Leader in Nuclear Energy Sector Abu Dhabi-UAE: 28 August, 2017:  Khalifa University of Science and Technology, a research university dedicated to producing world leaders and critical thinkers in applied science and engineering, hosted the first National Outreach Seminar on Technical Cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in late August. The seminar was jointly organized at Khalifa University of ......read more

    Education Affairs Office at Crown Prince Court of Abu Dhabi Launches UAE Media Apprenticeship Programme

    Al Nuaimi: In line with the ‘Year of Zayed’, our goal is to empower national cadres with global expertise Training opportunities for more than 20 Emirati graduates over a period of six months to one year Programme contributes to the UAE National Agenda through strengthening public-private partnerships Has collaborated with 15 partners from diverse media organisations to date Abu Dhabi-UAE: 26 August 2017:  In line with the UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan’s declaration of 2018 as the Year of Zayed, the Education Affairs Office ......read more

    Brighton College Abu Dhabi Celebrates Outstanding A Level and GCSE results

    The school is the current leader at A Level results in Abu Dhabi  Students of British Curriculum School Deliver Outstanding Performance in GCSE examinations with even more A* grades Abu Dhabi-UAE: 24 August 2017:  The latest A Level results of Brighton College Abu Dhabi, the first international school of Brighton College UK, have reflected the high academic standards set by the leading school in the United Kingdom. The name Brighton College is synonymous with outstanding academic achievement, and with 43% A* to A grades at A-Level, 70.49% of grades at A* to B and 25% of ......read more

    Dubai Customs graduates batches 10 and 11 of “Customs Cases Diploma”

    Dubai – 23 August 2017:  Customs Cases and Investigation Department at Dubai Customs celebrated the graduation of 6 employees from batches 10 and 11 of its program “Customs Cases Diploma”.  The program covered the unified customs law and different ways of how to tackle and solve customs cases received by Customs Cases and Investigation Department.   This diploma is the first practical course of its kind that deals with customs cases. It is part of Dubai Customs’ strategy to hone employees’ skills and provide them with needed knowledge to ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University hosts talk on ‘Happiness and Positivity'

    Underlines the importance of positivity in facing challenges and seizing opportunities Abu Dhabi-UAE: 22 August 2017:  Abu Dhabi University (ADU) organized a special talk titled ‘Happiness and Positivity’ on Monday (August 21) by lecturer Fahad Abdallah Haikal, who highlighted the importance of adopting happiness and optimism as core elements of an individual’s lifestyle. Catering to faculty, staff and ADU alumni, the talk was attended by Salem Mubarak Aldhaheri Executive Director of Community Relations at Abu Dhabi University, Deans, Heads of Departments and several ......read more

    Khalifa University of Science and Technology Hosts Orientation for Newly-Enrolled Students

    500 Students from More than 40 Countries Join Merged University that Offers Undergraduate and Graduate Programs across Three Campuses Abu Dhabi-UAE: 22 August, 2017:  The Khalifa University of Science and Technology, a research university dedicated to producing world leaders and critical thinkers in applied science and engineering, hosted its undergraduate student orientation for about 500 newly-enrolled undergraduate students at its Main Campus from 22-23 August. An orientation program for the University’s new graduate students will be held on 28 August. Earlier this year, ......read more

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    NYU Abu Dhabi researchers identify unique UAE green alga with properties that may provide an alternative to palm oil

    Chloroidium alga shows diverse properties that hold potential for reducing rainforest devastation caused by palm oil cultivation Abu Dhabi, August 22, 2017:  Researchers at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) in collaboration with other groups have discovered that the unique genomic traits that allow local green algae to survive in a desert climate may have far-reaching potential for biotechnical applications.  “The alga belongs to the Chloroidium genus, which we repeatedly isolated from various locations in the UAE,” said Kourosh Salehi-Ashtiani, associate ......read more

    HBMSU hosts roundtable on enhanced UAE-China economic cooperation to drive success of Belt & Road Initiative

    UAE, August 21, 2017- The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has today (Monday, August 21, 2017) hosted a roundtable on the ‘Belt & Road Initiative’ and Islamic Finance Executive Strategy to promote economic cooperation between China and the UAE in the non-oil commercial and production sectors. The event was held with the support of the Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre and provided an opportunity to capitalize on the leading experiences of the UAE in Islamic finance to support China’s ambitious initiative of connecting the economies and trade activities ......read more

    Education in the UAE continues to cost families almost AED 1 million per child new insight from Zurich – Middle East shows

    Parents in the UAE could pay up to AED1 million to fund their child’s education from pre-school through to university UAE children discuss their aspirations for the future Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17th August, 2017:  New insight from Zurich – Middle East has found that the cost of putting one child through education from pre-school through to university costs AED 938,599 (USD 255,749). This marks the second consecutive year that education from pre-school through to university could cost families in the UAE almost AED1 million per child.   The figure ......read more

    Dubai Science Park and Al Jalila Foundation sign MoU to support scientific research and young innovators

    Dubai Science Park and Al Jalila Foundation join forces to enhance science sector in the UAE Latest agreement will help secure funds for research on health issues ranging from cancer to mental health Alliance focuses on supporting innovative research projects  Dubai-UAE: 16 August, 2017:  Dubai Science Park (DSP), a member of TECOM Group and the region’s first business community dedicated to the science sector, and Al Jalila Foundation, the philanthropic organisation that so far supported medical research and educational programmes with AED59 million, today signed ......read more

    17-Year-Old Student Rockets to Athletic and Academic Success through Baseball

    Clocked at 140 km/h, Dubai High School Pitcher’s Fastball Lands Him Division I Athletic Scholarship in the US Dubai, UAE – 14 August 2017:  In a country known more for its bowlers and batsmen on the cricket field, the UAE has just produced its first baseball pitching phenom in Sean Fekete, a Hale Education Group student from American School of Dubai who was recently verbally offered – and has accepted – a Division I baseball scholarship to play at the highest level of intercollegiate US university sports. A rising senior and long-time veteran of the Dubai ......read more

    First-of-its-Kind National Health Study to Enlist 20,000 Emiratis

    NYU Abu Dhabi led UAE Healthy Future Study Partners with Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi to Establish Registration and Assessment Center at Region’s Leading Critical Care Hospital Abu Dhabi, August 13, 2017:  An influential new study into the root causes behind high levels of diabetes, obesity, and heart disease in the UAE has established a new registration and assessment center at the region’s leading critical care hospital, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi. UAE Nationals interested in taking part in the country’s first UAE Healthy Future Study, which will enlist 20,000 ......read more

    The Government of Rajasthan & GEMS Education Announce Outcomes of the Inaugural ‘festival of Education' in Jaipur, India

    Exchange Programme/Partnership Agreed Between Government of Rajasthan and Culture & Knowledge Ministry of UAE UAE based GEMS Education and the Government of Rajasthan announce Elementary Education plan Festival of Education spotlighted India’s Leadership Position as a New World intellectual Capital & Rajasthan as a Knowledge Hub Thought-Leadership Panel Discussions with Change-Makers in India and around the world covering a broad range of sectors, from Education to Entertainment 10th August 2017, UAE & LONDON:   The Government of Rajasthan announced a wide ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Emirates Association for Lawyers and Legal

    Abu Dhabi-UAE: 9 August, 2017:  Abu Dhabi University (ADU) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Emirates Association for Lawyers and Legal (EALL). The agreement aims to explore avenues of collaboration between the two parties through organizing a series of academic lectures and seminars on various legal topics, and enhance the exchange of knowledge and experience to benefit society. Dr. Waqar Ahmad, Interim Chancellor of ADU, and Dr. Zayed Saeed Al Shamsi, President of EALL, signed the three-year MoU during a ceremony held at the University’s Dubai campus. Dr. ......read more

    UAE National Undergraduates Experience Life as Researchers in Water, Space and Energy during Masdar Institute Summer Internship

    Six-Week Program Covered Subjects Including Labs and Lessons Relating to Sectors Critical to the UAE’s Sustainable and Innovative Future Abu Dhabi-UAE: 08 August, 2017:  The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, a research-driven institution focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, today announced more than 40 undergraduate students, including 25 UAE nationals from local and international universities, were given the opportunity to research and learn about critical topics as part of its annual Summer Research Internship Program. The Masdar Institute is part ......read more

    Lockheed Martin-Mubadala STEM Challenge Selects Finalists

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Aug. 6, 2017:  Six UAE-based university teams were selected as finalists for the inaugural UAE Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Payload Design Challenge, a joint program run by Lockheed Martin and Mubadala Investment Company. Launched in March 2017, the year-long initiative challenges university students to design, develop and integrate civilian and industrial applications for Lockheed Martin’s Indago, an unmanned aerial system that is renowned for its endurance and adaptability across diverse sectors including emergency response, national ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University's New Dubai Campus to Offer Internationally Accredited Master's and Doctoral Programs

      Programs accredited by AACSB and EQUIS  Abu Dhabi-UAE: 5 August, 2017:  Abu Dhabi University (ADU) has announced the launch of internationally accredited master’s and doctoral programs at its newly opened campus in Dubai in the academic year 2017-18.   All business degree programs offered at ADU’s campuses in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain are locally accredited by the Commission for Academic Accreditation at the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. The programs have also earned international accreditations from the US-based ......read more

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