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    Abu Dhabi University Students Create Groundbreaking Technology for People of Determination

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates—07 March 2021:  Along with the support of Abu Dhabi University’s Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) and Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC) Electrical and Computer Engineering students at Abu Dhabi University (ADU)  worked together to design and implement an integrated system ‘D1Cart’ to provide people of determination with shopping assistance, making it an easier, quicker, and more pleasant experience for them.   D1Cart is supported by a robotic arm and a lifting mechanism controlled by a remote joystick to help people of determination reach items on high shelves effortlessly. The control system is adjusted to accurate and precise factors including speed, sensitivity, and reliability, as well as incorporating the maximum workspace to ......read more

    Dubai International Academy Outclasses Hundreds of Teams to Reach the Finals of Elite Wharton Business School Investment Competition

    The DIA team will compete with 50 other global finalists in the Wharton Global High School Investment Competition Dubai, UAE; 7  March 2021: The team from Dubai International Academy (DIA), Emirates Hills, is the only GCC region team to qualify for the global finals of the University of Pennsylvania’s prestigious Wharton Global High School Investment Competition, an annual contest for high school teachers and students run by the School’s Wharton Global Youth Program.  The Wharton Investment Competition initially attracted over 2,000 teams. The DIA team, The Wolves of Wall Street – comprising Raghav Chutani, Sharzeh Baqar, Ahad Khot and Dhruv Meisheri – were among the 10 finalists in Region 2 of the competition, a tough field comprising of other GCC Countries, Indian Subcontinent and SEA Countries. ......read more

    January International GSCE & A-Levels Results from GEMS Cambridge International School AD

    United Arab Emirates -  March 06, 2021:   High Performance continued in the January examination series as Year 11, 12 and 13 students at the GEMS Cambridge International School, Abu Dhabi received their International GCSE and A level results today. 269 students received either final grades or modular results today across the subjects of Arabic, English, biology, chemistry, physics, geography, mathematics, and statistics.    There was outstanding performance in all of the subject areas with particular highlights in Year 11 IGCSE mathematics where 145 students sat the examinations resulting in 87% of the cohort gaining a 9-4 grade, 77% achieving grades 9-5, 63% of students achieving grades 9-7, 35% grades 9-8, and a 18% achieving the top grade 9. More impressively 90% of the students made better than expected ......read more

    GEMS Royal Dubai School Celebrates UAE National Reading Month

    As the UAE’s national Reading Month gets underway, students from GEMS Royal Dubai School are taking their reading to adventurous new levels with an ‘Extreme Reading’ competition which sees them read in the most unlikely of places.     ʡ     .

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    Abu Dhabi University Joins Forces With Politecnico Di Milano to Upskill Design, Science, and Technology Skills

    • The partnership will see Abu Dhabi University working jointly with Politecnico di Milano, the leading technical university in Italy  • The collaboration was forged based on a mutual interest in research and teaching opportunities   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates—23 February 2021: Abu Dhabi University (ADU) has signed an MOU with Politecnico di Milano, the leading technical university in Italy. Politecnico di Milano specializes in architecture, industrial design, and engineering and is ranked among the top 20 universities globally by the QS World University Rankings in the Engineering & Technology category. The University also ranks seventh and sixth in the fields of Architecture and Design respectively.    Signed by Professor Waqar Ahmad, Chancellor of ADU, and Professor Stefano ......read more

    Dubai Culture Offers Find Your Book' feature via Dubai Public Library Smart Application

    • Coming in line with the wise leadership's directives to involve the youth in improving government services. • Implementing initiatives that keep pace with the aspirations of future generations regarding public library services. • Approving five initiatives that will be implemented in Dubai Public Library branches.   Dubai, UAE, 22 February 2021:  As part of its efforts to implement the vision of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and implement the directives of HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council of Dubai, to involve the youth in improving government services and in implementing initiatives that would keep pace with their future aspirations, ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University Forges Strategic Partnership With Advanced Cure Diagnostic Center

    - The MoU aims to promote ties between both institutions through student placements, training programs, facility and resource sharing and knowledge exchange. - Abu Dhabi University and Advanced Cure Diagnostic Center will cooperate across consultancy, academic studies, institutional support and development, as well as research and development.   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates—16 February 2021:  Abu Dhabi University (ADU) has entered into a strategic partnership with Advanced Cure Diagnostic Center (ACDC), following both parties’ signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). Founded in 2007 as a comprehensive ambulatory care unit with over a dozen specialties, ACDC is home to leading physicians across a variety of medical fields.  The MoU aims to promote ties between both institutions through ......read more

    One of the World's Youngest Environmental Activists Challenges Schools to Offer Sustainability Curriculum

    • Nine-year-old activist Licypriya Kangujam calls for climate change education  • eduCCate Global CEO aims to add sustainability to GCSEs • The Westminster School – Dubai pledges to plant 5,000 trees by the end of 2021     Dubai, United Arab Emirates - February 15, 2021:  Nine-year-old environmental activist and founder of The Child Movement, Licypriya Kangujam gave a rousing speech to GEMS Education students, educators and environmentalists to put education at the heart of climate change action. Speaking at The Westminster School – Dubai’s (TWS) first-ever virtual sustainability event, "Green Vogue: A Sustainable Fashion Conference", on Thursday 12 February, the diminutive activist, who has been referred to as ‘The Greta Thunberg of India’, ......read more

    Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University marks a new milestone for achieving WELL Health-Safety Rating

    University’s campus buildings become the first educational institution in the UAE and the Middle East to receive the seal through International WELL Building Institute HBMSU meets key features for receiving the rating seal which includes cleaning and sanitization procedures, emergency preparedness programs, health service resources, air and water quality management, and innovation February 13, 2021 - Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) announced that it has successfully earned a WELL Health Safety Rating for its university campus through the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI). As part of its commitment and continuing efforts to achieve the highest international standards in higher learning and assure the learners, faculty members and staff of their health and safety amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, HBMSU ......read more

    University of Sharjah Collaborates With ECI to Train, Educate Students in Business Leadership and Trade Finance

    • The two institutions to participate in various areas of cooperation aimed at providing the pupils education and internship opportunities to help prepare them in their career endeavours • ECI to provide internship programmes for University of Sharjah (UOS) students as a prerequisite for graduation, participate in the university events as guest speakers, and support the university through participating in its graduate programmes, specifically in relevant topics of studies such as geopolitical risks, trade credit insurance, and risk underwriting. • UOS to support ECI in identifying and selecting suitable students in required and relevant graduate programmes and majors to be hired at ECI for a suitable role   United Arab Emirates -  February 11, 2021:   The University of Sharjah (UOS) has ......read more

    Message for the Graduates and Post-graduates Stepping Into the World of Work

    Niranjan Gidwani – Consultant Director and Former CEO of Eros Group Dubai Dear Friends, Change-makers, Influencers and leaders of the future, As many of you, across the world, have passed out, or are in the process of graduating from various institutes of repute, we, your seniors, are fully aware of your predicament and thoughts raging through your minds. Even otherwise, a few decades ago, when the world entered into a Ruptured phase (RAPID, UNCERTAIN, PARADOXICAL AND TANGLED), things were not so simple and easy for all of us. Sadly, the Covid-19 factor has multiplied this by several X. There are many of us out there who fully understand your worries, apprehensions, doubts, and stress. We, your seniors, have all been through similar phases at several stages of our lives, though nothing quite like this Covid-19 phase. For those ......read more

    Ajman University Reimagines Graduation Ceremony to Ensure Social Distancing & Covid-19 Precautions

    United Arab Emirates -  February 03, 2021:   Ajman University (AU) will hold the Graduation Ceremony for its students in an interesting drive-through format this year, from February 7-10. At a time when universities around the world are cutting down on student experiences and interactions due to the Covid-19 pandemic, AU has chosen this unique format to ensure that students enjoy the culmination of their year-long academic efforts even while maintaining social distancing norms. To ensure their safety, all graduating students attending the drive-through ceremony will be required to take the Covid-19 DPI test a maximum of three days prior to the ceremony. Testing facilities are available free of cost to all graduating students within the University campus.  They can collect their graduation gowns beforehand and a ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University Nurtures Students' Entrepreneurial Skills Through Its Incubation Program

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates—02 February 2021: In line with its commitment to maintaining academic success and in celebration of the UAE Innovation Month 2021, Abu Dhabi University (ADU) has launched a new incubation program led by the University’s Innovation Center. The program aims to develop the entrepreneurial skills of its students and offer young talent the opportunity to work on and prototype innovation projects that may have a wider impact on society.      The Incubation Program delivers substantial support for ADU sponsored start-ups, combined with a mentoring and competency development program. In the first phase, the program will incubate four ADU-based start-ups in the areas of healthcare technology, media production, fashion, parking, and task sharing.  Four start-ups were presented ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University Cultivates Students' Creativity through ADU Innovates' 2021

    Running from 20 January 2021 until 20 February 2021, the University’s ‘ADU Innovates!’ 2021 competition will see students from across various disciplines put their creativity to the test   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates—26 January 2021:  Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) Innovation Center has launched its annual ‘ADU Innovates!’ competition to celebrate UAE Innovation Month 2021. In line with the UAE’s knowledge agenda, the competition calls on students to showcase their creativity and innovation by submitting out-of-the-box ideas that could further improve student lives, their learning experience, and academic success.  ADU students are invited to submit their ideas in one of three categories: ‘ADU Students Excel!’, focuses on improving teaching methods, ......read more

    DIA Student Organizes Contactless Recycling Drive with 700 Students as Participants

    United Arab Emirates -  January 24, 2021:   Innoventures Education student Isha Reddy engaged more than 700 students across the UAE in a contactless, 10-day eco drive to collect and recycle waste. Reddy, 17, is a student of Dubai International Academy Emirates Hills and founder of Go Akhdar, a platform that encourages sustainable living through community initiatives. The ongoing pandemic resulted in the recycling drive taking place remotely, but through effective collaboration and communication, a large number of individuals were motivated to take both action and responsibility for the environment.        A sustainability advocate since her early teens, Reddy has also published a book on sustainable development at the age of 15. Her sustainability startup Go Akhdar is a platform for sharing green ......read more

    International Fund for Houbara Conservation Marks World Education Day With Launch of Game to Educate Public on Global Sustainability Issues

    Dual language ‘Centennial in Review’ follows success of IFHC’s first species conservation game ‘Journey of a Bird’, which is officially recognised by the UAE Ministry of Education Abu Dhabi, UAE — 24 January 2021:  The International Fund For Houbara Conservation (IFHC), the global leader in pre-emptive species conservation, has enhanced its burgeoning reputation at the forefront of digital learning with the launch of ‘Centennial in Review’, its second educational game. Produced in both Arabic and English, ‘Centennial in Review’, launched today to mark World Education Day, gives players an interactive education experience on current global sustainability issues and allows them to build connections across scientific concepts, actual occurrences and their real-life ......read more

    City Football Schools Now Operating From an Additional World Class Venue in Abu Dhabi

    United Arab Emirates -  January 20, 2021:   City Football Schools is now providing coaching sessions for aspiring young footballers at a fantastic new venue on Al Maryah Island in Abu Dhabi.   Players aged 3-18 can sign up for the programme at ACTIVE Al Maryah with sessions available three times per week, on Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings.   The announcement ensures City Football Schools is now operating from three locations in Abu Dhabi, with ACTIVE Al Maryah joining Zayed Sports City and Emirates Palace in hosting coaching clinics for youngsters.   Simon Hewitt, Head of Football Operations – MENA and Designated Safeguarding Officer City Football Services, said:   “The addition of a third venue for coaching in Abu Dhabi showcases the continued growth of City Football Schools ......read more

    President of the University of Paris II visits Dubai Judicial Institute and Praises its Training and Development Plans'

    Dubai, 19 January 2021:  His Excellency Justice Dr Jamal Al Sumaiti, Director General of Dubai Judicial Institute (DJI), welcomed Guillaume Leyte, President of the University of Paris II Panthon-Assas. This visit came in line with the framework of DJI’s endeavours aimed at strengthening academic cooperation with major international educational institutions and exchanging experiences in specialised academic and training fields. The visit included an introductory presentation on DJI, its functions and mission, and role in disseminating legal and judicial knowledge in Dubai and the UAE, in line with Dubai Plan 2021. DJI’s top management briefed Leyte on the best practices that are followed in the design and implementation of academic courses, workshops and qualifying seminars, in cooperation with a number of ......read more

    President of the University of Paris II visits Dubai Judicial Institute and Praises its Training and Development Plans

    Dubai, 19 January 2021:  His Excellency Justice Dr Jamal Al Sumaiti, Director General of Dubai Judicial Institute (DJI), welcomed Guillaume Leyte, President of the University of Paris II Panthon-Assas. This visit came in line with the framework of DJI’s endeavours aimed at strengthening academic cooperation with major international educational institutions and exchanging experiences in specialised academic and training fields. The visit included an introductory presentation on DJI, its functions and mission, and role in disseminating legal and judicial knowledge in Dubai and the UAE, in line with Dubai Plan 2021. DJI’s top management briefed Leyte on the best practices that are followed in the design and implementation of academic courses, workshops and qualifying seminars, in cooperation with a number of ......read more

    Fifth Edition of Xposure brings the World's Best Visual Storytelling to Sharjah on February 10th

    The four-day International Photography Festival will be held at Expo Centre Sharjah Sharjah, 17 January 2021:  February 10 promises to be a red-letter day for the world of photography as Sharjah gears to stage the fifth edition of Xposure, the globally renowned International Photography Festival. The hugely popular event promises an exciting week for experts as well as amateurs and enthusiasts, as it brings together the best photographers from across the region and around the world, presenting their vision of the events and people who have impacted the world. Hosted by the Sharjah Government Media Bureau (SGMB) at Expo Centre Sharjah from February 10 to 13, Xposure 2021 will feature a gamut of activities including photography competitions, exhibitions, expert reviews, trade exhibitions, outdoor exhibitions and professional ......read more

    ADU Professor Receives US Patent for a First-of-its-kind Hybrid Device Set to Advance the Field of Quantum Computing

    • Dr. Montasir Qasymeh’s new device has the potential to advance quantum computing and in turn impact fields as diverse as cybersecurity and blockchain technology. • The main motivation behind this work is to connect superconducting quantum computers that could pave the way for a quantum network that has higher computing potential.   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – 12 January 2021: Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering in the College of Engineering (CoE), Dr. Montasir Qasymeh, has received a U.S. patent registered under “10,824,048 B2” to develop a first-of-its-kind device that will be capable of connecting superconducting quantum computers over significant distances.     Superconducting quantum computers are the ......read more

    The University of Queensland wins Ericsson Innovation Awards 2020

    January 12, 2021:  Team WakeShare from The University of Queensland, Australia, announced as the winners of the 2020 Ericsson Innovation Awards with novel fuel-efficient shipping solution. Entries from University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, and Stanford University, US, take second- and third place respectively. Information and communications technology (ICT) solutions, such as the Internet, wireless networks, cell phones, and other communication mediums, have a potential to reduce the global greenhouse gas emissions by up to 15 percent by 2030. Ahead of a critical decade of sustainability action, the 2020 Ericsson Innovation Awards challenged a new generation of innovators to find solutions to the current climate change crisis with a focus on.  In spite of difficult collaboration conditions created by ongoing ......read more

    Educators without Borders' to cover South Asia in partnership with India's Ma'din Academy

    United Arab Emirates -  January 12, 2021:  Educators without Borders (EWB), a Geneva-headquartered global organization that provides education to children in crisis affected regions, has announced its partnership with South India’s leading educational center Ma'din Academy.  This is aimed to promote partnership and bolster cooperation in educational services by exchanging experience and developing human resources for the new world. Under the agreement signed with the EWB, Ma’din Academy will lead the global organization’s educational initiatives in the South Asia and South East Asian regions.  Sheikh Sayyid Ibraheemul Khaleel Al Bukhari, Chairman  of Ma’din Academy, signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Dr. Mohamed Albaili, Chairman of Educators without Borders, ......read more

    What's your Colour Code?

    January 11, 2021:    The New Year brings a chance to turn the page and reinvent ourselves, inside and out. That fresh energy inspired the new designs joining the Pandora Colours collection, including statement rings, earrings, charms, bracelets and pendants in a full spectrum of vivid hues. Ranging from bold, prismatic charms to sleek solitaire rings featuring bright, sparkling stones, the new pieces invite countless styling combinations.  Stack, play and curate unique looks for every mood, day and occasion. “We want to take our consumer on a journey through the colour wheel, allowing them to explore a range of shades as beautifully diverse as they are,” say Francesco Terzo and A. Filippo Ficarelli, Pandora’s VP Creative Directors. Ready to start a new season and a new story? Kick off 2021 with ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University Students win EGA Grant to Build AI-powered Drones and Robots

    • The students’ proposals aim to solve challenging industrial problems under extreme conditions • The grant winning proposals entail the development of intelligent systems to provide EGA with autonomous measurements of carbon baking furnaces   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates—10 January 2021:  Abu Dhabi University (ADU) has announced that Emirates Global Aluminum (EGA) has awarded an AED 150,000 grant to three proposals put forth by ADU Electrical, Computer, and Mechanical Engineering students. The grant will support the winning proposals to build artificial intelligence-powered drones and robots, in preparation for EGA’s third edition of the AI Robot competition.    This follows ADU’s announcement of its students winning first and second place in the last EGA 2020 ......read more

    Other Top Stories from Education and Training
     
    City Centre Mirdif Creates a Fun, Wellbeing and Educational Space for Families and the Community with Mirdif Club

    Dubai, UAE, 26 January 2020: City Centre Mirdif has launched an all-new community hub, offering people from the area and beyond a welcoming space to learn, socialise, work on their wellbeing and be entertained. Catering to visitors of all ages, the family friendly Mirdif Club will host a wide range of classes, workshops and engaging activities for the whole community to enjoy. The workshops will provide classes that will enlighten both their minds and bodies while also teach them some valuable lessons. The workshops will include Toddler and Baby Sensory classes designed to educate ......read more

    HBMSU Chancellor praises academic and administrative members for exceptional efforts

    Exceptional achievements during COVID-19 crisis cap the university’s leadership University’s successes reflect its unique capabilities to ensure continuity of education using modern methodologies that anticipate change in the future January 17, 2021 - H.E. Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), expressed his appreciation to all academic and administrative members of the university for their exceptional efforts during this COVID-19 pandemic, which has brought radical changes worldwide. He praised their valuable contributions and ......read more

    ADU's College of Health Sciences Enters Strategic Partnership with Mubadala Healthcare's National Reference Laboratory

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 06 January, 2021:  Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) College of Health Sciences (CHS), and the National Reference Laboratory (NRL) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), wherein the two parties will work together closely on a variety of academic events and research-based projects, in addition to opportunities for knowledge-exchange among the students and employees. The MoU was signed by Professor Waqar Ahmad, ADU’s Chancellor, Professor Wassim Y. Almawi, the Dean of the College of Health Sciences (CHS), and Mr. Abdul Hamid Oubeisi, ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University and Universiti Sains Malaysia Sign Agreement

     The agreement includes student exchange programs, joint studies, research, and training activities    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - 04 January 2021:  Abu Dhabi University (ADU) has signed a Collaboration Agreement with one of Asia's most prestigious universities, the Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang (USM), a public institution of higher learning and a pioneering, transdisciplinary research-intensive university.    The Collaboration Agreement focuses on both universities' mutual goals, including promoting and establishing partnerships to ......read more

    University Hospital of Sharjah becomes the UAE's first to introduce modern sedation technique for ICU patients

    New modality uses volatile anesthetic gases sevoflurane & isoflurane to induce sedation Move part of the hospital’s efforts to integrate advanced technologies in enhancing patient care in the region January 03 2021 - The University Hospital of Sharjah (UHS) announced the introduction of new sedation technique for the patients in intensive care unit (ICU), reflecting the hospital’s commitment to the integration of modern techniques, technologies and equipment in the delivery of healthcare. Furthermore, this makes UHS the first hospital in the UAE and one of the ......read more

    Knowledge Group Partners with Wiley Efficient Learning on Advanced Professional Certification Programs

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – 31 December 2020: Knowledge Group (KG), the training, development and consulting arm of Abu Dhabi University (ADU), today announced its partnership with Wiley Efficient Learning, a leading global provider of online and self-study test prep, exam review and professional development education for individuals, schools and businesses. The partnership aims to integrate the Wiley certifications prep courses and programs into the Knowledge Group programs for accounting and finance professionals.  The partnership is set to provide comprehensive online ......read more

    MBRU Chancellor Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum Meets Chairman of the Executive Board of E. Merck KG to Discuss Research and Knowledge-sharing Collaboration

    • Professor Dr. Frank Stangenberg-Haverkamp, chairman of the Executive Board of E. Merck KG and chairman of the Merck Foundation Board of Trustees, was welcomed at the Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences and virtually met with H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chancellor of MBRU   Dubai, December 16, 2020: Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU) hosted Professor Dr. Frank Stangenberg-Haverkamp, chairman of the executive board of E. Merck KG, one of the world’s oldest and largest companies specializing in life ......read more

    HBMSU highlights pioneering achievements in employing AI for learning during GITEX 2020

    Amid its wide recognition of its groundbreaking achievements in harnessing technology for reshaping education future December 14, 2020- Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) threw the spotlight on its unique smart learning system, which was created based on key initiatives aimed at harnessing and adapting advanced technology and AI applications. The move was aimed towards creating a new educational culture that veers away from the traditional educational model used to graduate empowered and qualified generations that are globally competitive. This came during the HBMSU's ......read more

    Tatawwar 2021: Arab Youth's Optimism Gathers Momentum as They Look to Become the Next Generation of Social Innovators in the UAE

    • More than 3,000 students apply for the 3rd edition of HSBC and Potential.com’s ‘Tatawwar’ program to date   • ‘Tatawwar’ calls for teachers and students to register before December 31, 2020, and help build tomorrow’s minds   December 14, 2020:  More than 3,000 students from the UAE and other Arab countries, are taking the opportunity to become the next leading social innovators in the region by participating in ‘Tatawwar: Building Tomorrow’s Minds’, a joint program by HSBC and ......read more

    Industry Input Needed Into What Is Taught In Schools, Says UAE Careers Expert

    More leading players urged to follow lead of Culligan Middle East in helping shape student career paths  Dubai, UAE, 9th December, 2020: A UAE careers expert says industries which can make a difference to the world should have an input into what is taught in schools, to help students follow the lead of Greta Thunberg. Maria Vitoratos, founder of the UAE Careers Community, says young people who focus solely on academic pathways can lose out on rewarding careers offering them opportunities to play a part in solving world problems. Vitoratos, who is also Careers Coach at Dubai ......read more

    Education Above All Foundation Enters New Partnership with Gavi to Promote Immunisation in Nigeria

    The project will provide immunisation for 100,000 children and women to support progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals with respect to health and education Doha -  7 December 2020:   Promoting healthcare and education amongst the world’s most vulnerable communities and funded by the Qatar Fund for Development, Education Above All Foundation (EAA) and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, have entered into a partnership agreement to launch an integrated immunisation project in Nigeria, a country with the highest percentage of unimmunised children in the ......read more

    Together With UAE

    United Arab Emirates -  November 30, 2020:  PACE Education Group once again bolstered their social commitment and determination through the achievement of it’s consecutive 5th Guinness World Record on 29th November with the largest online video chain of people passing a flag to commemorate the 49th UAE National Day.  The attempt organized by the India International School, Sharjah under the theme – “Together with UAE” was initiated as an expression of respect, love, solidarity and standing together as a community with the nation of UAE during these ......read more

    Strategic partnership between Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University and Fakeeh University Hospital to enhance training and practical experience in healthcare

    Move aimed at equipping learners with essential knowledge and experience needed to anticipate future challenges November 28, 2020-- Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has announced the signing of a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Fakeeh University Hospital (FUH), allowing learners taking up their master's and bachelor's programs in healthcare to obtain essential training and practical experience in the field of healthcare management. The agreement is in line with HBMSU's commitment towards creating strategic partnerships under the 'Together we ......read more

    Nawah Celebrates Graduation of First UAE Nationals from Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant Management Certification Program

    24 November 2020 – Abu Dhabi, UAE:  Nawah Energy Company (Nawah), the Joint Venture nuclear operations and maintenance subsidiary of the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) and Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO), recently celebrated the graduation of the first UAE National leaders from its Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant Management Certification program. Nawah has designed the program to develop UAE National leaders in managing the specific technology utilized at the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant, the cornerstone of the UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program. Eng. Ali ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University Faculty and Staff Get Active at Al Hudayriat Island's New Sports District

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates—19 November 2020:  As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) to continue encouraging health and well-being and coinciding with Dubai Fitness Challenge 2020, Abu Dhabi University (ADU) held a sports event for its Abu Dhabi and Al Ain campus faculty and staff members, at Hudayriyat’s new leisure, sports and entertainment destination in Abu Dhabi, developed by Modon Properties.  The one-day event kept ADU’s faculty and staff members’ adrenaline pumping with a range of outdoor activities including cycling on Al ......read more

    NYUAD Researcher Aids in the Development of a Pathway to Solve Cybersickness

    This research guides the way for the widespread use of immersive technologies such as virtual and augmented reality in a variety of industries Fast facts: ● Virtual (VR) and augmented reality (AR) technologies have grown in popularity as they can immerse users in novel situations and environments by simulating the necessary stimuli.  ● However, when using VR or AR technologies such as head-worn displays, users frequently report symptoms of nausea, disorientation, and sleepiness.  ● This is more commonly referred to as cybersickness, a form of motion ......read more

    HBMSU celebrates 76 valedictorians on the Dean's List-Spring Semester 2019/2020'

    Al Awar: "Our learners are our best bet to lead change and create the future with their high spirits and aspirations. The sky is the limit.” 17 November 2020 - Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) celebrated its latest roster of valedictorians who were recognized for their distinguished academic performance in the ‘Dean's List’ ceremony for the Spring Semester 2019/2020. Organized by the university’s Learners Relationship Management (LRM) team, the ceremony was held recently online in the presence of H.E. Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, the Chancellor of ......read more

    Gulf Medical University hosts High School Students for Research Experience in the College of Pharmacy

    17 November 2020 - United Arab Emirates: The College of Pharmacy at Gulf Medical University - Ajman, hosted a group of high school students from “GEMS Schools” for an organized tour as part of ‘Future Scientists of the UAE’ Initiative. The tour included visits to the laboratories and research centers to provide students with an on-ground research experience in the drug discovery and development laboratory.  Prof. Hossam Hamdy, the Chancellor of Gulf Medical University, who accompanied the school students on their campus visit which is a part of the ......read more

    Expo Centre Sharjah in 5-year pact with Ministry of Education

    MoU to facilitate visit of more students to International Education Show Sharjah, 16 November 2020:  The country’s premier higher education fair is set to extend its reach to more students and schools in the country, thanks to the support of the UAE Ministry of Education.  Expo Centre Sharjah, which organises and hosts the long-running International Education Fair, has signed a five-year memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Education, thereby helping more educational institutions to take advantage of the event. Important platform Engineer ......read more

    Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge Casts Eyes to the Future With Launch of New Edition of Scholarships for Distinguished Students

      ADEK’s Abu Dhabi Scholarships program provides an entire ecosystem for distinguished students, including enrollment, counseling, internships, employment opportunities and many more.   Fast-Track applications for students with acceptance letters from world’s top 20 universities.   Holistic 2021/22 scholarships with enhanced benefits aimed at outstanding students who will drive Abu Dhabi’s future socio-economic development.    1,726 eligible Grade 12 students and university undergraduates, 600 parents and 150 school career advisors, joined ......read more

    HBMSU identifies strategic directions for 2021-2023 during the Board of Governors meeting

    Dhahi Khalfan: “We are continuing our efforts to enhance our readiness for the future by reshaping higher education according to innovative tools that keep pace with post-Corona requirements.” 14 November 2020 - In the presence of H.E Lieutenant General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy Chairman of Police and General Security in Dubai, and Chairman of HBMSU Board of Governors, the Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has laid its roadmap and identified its strategic priorities for the next three years. The move comes in line with the university’s commitment to the ......read more

    Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University to host virtual plenary sessions to celebrate World Quality Day 2020

    Showcasing its leading experiences as the ‘house of quality and excellence’ in spreading new knowledge and developing future models of excellence and quality Mansoor Al Awar: We continue to establish a culture of quality in education, health, environment and institutions as essential part of progress and development process 11 November 2020-  Considering quality as one of the most essential aspects of shaping the future, the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has prepared an array of leading initiatives to celebrate the ‘World Quality Day 2020’ ......read more

    HBMSU in top three Acting on Plastic' Universities Competition

    Al Awar: “Our learners have once again shown their strengths as trustworthy and responsible leaders of tomorrow.” 09 November  2020 - Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has earned a top place in the ‘Building the Change: Acting on Plastic Universities Competition’, an innovative initiative launched by Dubai Investments aimed at stimulating and employing innovation and creativity to promote wellbeing in society and protecting the environment in line with the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). HBMSU came second among 19 most ......read more

    Deadline Extended for School Librarian of the Year Award

    •        Nominations will now close on 14 March 2021 •        Award recognises exceptional librarians who make an impact in  their schools Dubai, 8 November 2020:  The deadline for nominations for the prestigious annual School Librarian of the Year Award has been extended until 14 March 2021, with the  awards to be presented in June 2021. The extension was announced by the Emirates Literature Foundation and The Executive Council of Dubai, who give the awards to reognise those librarians who have made an exceptional impact ......read more

    HBMSU and Alexandria University launch first-ever joint scientific degree Master in Innovation and Change Management' in Egypt following smart learning model and approved by the Ministry of Higher Ed

    In an unprecedented achievement among universities in the UAE Dhahi Khalfan: "We congratulate the two leading universities for this new achievement which represents one of the real gains of the country’s leadership for valuing the role of education as we journey to the future with strength and confidence." Mansoor Al Awar: The achievement is a giant step that no university in the UAE has ever made and we are committed to sharing our pioneering experience in making a radical and positive change in the education system of the Arab world Hisham Jaber: “The new ......read more

    College of Dentistry, Gulf Medical University announces Certificate Course in Digital Dentistry and 3D Printing with School of Dentistry, San Raffaele University, Milano

    United Arab Emirates, 4 November 2020: Gulf Medical University recently had the pleasure of hosting Dr. Paolo Rotelli, President of San Donato Group and Mr. Kamel Ghribi, Chairman of GK Investment Holding Group, who were at the university to meet the academic leadership. The meeting involved signing a contract to deliver a Joint Certificate Course in Digital Dentistry and 3D Printing by the College of Dentistry, Gulf Medical University and School of Dentistry, San Raffaele University, Milano.  Prof. Hossam Hamdy, the Chancellor of Gulf Medical University commented that training ......read more

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