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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 the guidance of the expert coaches from Gulf Star Sports and Foremarke’s PE teachers.
Foremarke is a British curriculum preparatory school educating children from FS 1 to Year 8. It places a keen emphasis on physical education as well ......read more
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 cooperation with INDEX Conferences and Exhibitions, a member of INDEX Holding, the United Nations, the National Archives, the Ministry of Education, along with a number of local institutions and entities.
Following the recognition ceremony, HH ......read more
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 to drive a wooden ball between two goal posts on a grass field at the equestrian-inspired resort.
Following the match, Dr. Atul Chauhan, Chancellor of Amity University announced the launch of the region’s first Amity Polo Cup in association ......read more
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 Girls’ U18 match of the weekend, du LaLiga High Performance Centre Girls made it three wins from three with a 4-0 triumph over Regional Sports.
In the Boys’ U18 category, however, du LaLiga HPC were not so fortunate as TFA Youth, who had one ......read more
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 education. Despite a slowdown in economic growth, regional governments have continued to allocate sizeable portions of their budgets to the education sector. Development of the education sector has remained a top priority for the governments across the ......read more
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 Chamber of Commerce and Industry award for CSR and sustainability efforts just last month, it feels great to be acknowledged at global platforms such as this and represent UAE to the world. British Orchard Nursery has undertaken several CSR ......read more
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 College of Business & Computing - Dubai Campus, one of London’s most reputed higher education college participates at Najah Abu Dhabi, from 31st October to 2nd November at stand H3.A19. With over 17 years of experience delivering vocational ......read more
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 different countries throughout the Middle East and North Africa region. As the world’s largest youth entrepreneurial program, the Company Program offers students the opportunity to transform their classrooms into start-ups, with the help of ......read more
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 others were trained in yoga, breathing exercises and meditation to help them overcome the day-to-day stress and exhaustion of the jobs. Moreover, the workshops also had interactive knowledge sessions on healthy living providing information on balanced ......read more
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 of entrepreneurial education and increased capabilities of the start-up founders.
Focusing on how entrepreneurial education if done right makes a powerful difference to an early-stage business’s chance of success, Babson College focuses to ......read more
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 Letters’, will also listen to the next level leadership readiness expert telling ‘tales of leadership’ to the book lovers.
Manoj will deliver his presentation titled “Leader by Design: How to become the leader that others ......read more
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 pollution.
With the help of their teachers, students have made a series of pledges, and all classes within the school’s Rose and Fry campuses (currently FS1 to Year 9), are
taking part in the sustainability initiative which will operate ......read more
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 this year’s NAJAH Abu Dhabi higher education event to be held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) from 31 October till 02 November , 2018.
The Japanese higher-education promotional initiative is spearheaded by JICE ......read more
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 comprehension, math skills, hand-eye coordination and ability to follow directions while creating culinary masterpieces that they can take home and share. Lessons on nutrition and good hygiene are woven into each activity.
Through the ......read more
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 government’s Community Development Authority,applies healing methods such as yoga, pranayama and other breathing techniques to help prisoners improve their mental and physical health. It aims to make a life-changing difference to people caught up in ......read more
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 the next generation of the UAE.”
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 them to be tomorrow’s healthcare leaders.
The ceremony was held at the MBRU campus at Dubai Healthcare City.
During the ceremony, second and third year medical students showcased their work from their summer studentships in the UAE, ......read more
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 innovations before a panel of judges and an invited audience.
Reem was inspired by a friend’s suffering during long-term treatment for a hypertrophic scar (a raised, red scar that occurs due to collagen imbalance at the location of an injury). She ......read more
A student from Egypt was chosen among the four winners of the most-coveted CISI Global Educational Trust Award this year, to be the first from the region to receive this award
GET Award underlines CISI’s commitment to tapping the rich potential of young generation to lead the future of the financial services profession
Dubai, UAE, August 13, 2018: The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI), the leading professional body for securities, investments, wealth and financial planning professionals, recently announced the winners of this ......read more
Full scholarships for DCT’s retail course still available
‘City of Gold’ scholarship initiative run in collaboration with Dubai Gold and Jewellery Group
Dubai, UAE; 7 August 2018: Full scholarships offered by the Dubai College of Tourism (DCT), part of Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), for its retail course are still available and both Emirati and expatriate students are encouraged to apply.
Many UAE nationals and resident expatriates from different nationalities have already applied to secure ......read more
Seven students from the Petroleum Institute in Abu Dhabi learn about technology made in Germany
Wintershall supports the trip for the fifth time now and actively contributes to the scientific and cultural exchange between Germany and the UAE
Abu Dhabi, August 01, 2018: Seven Emirati students from the Petroleum Institute in Abu Dhabi with different engineering backgrounds started their study tour in Germany supported by Wintershall on July 29.The trip will be concluded on August 4 and focuses on technology made in Germany. During the tour the students get to know new solutions ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 29, 2018: Students from four schools and two universities in the UAE participated in the Innovation Day Camp iCamp and Job Shadow Day program hosted by INJAZ UAE and longtime partner Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML). The Job Shadow Days are day-long workshops which allow students to explore various career options.
Students from Al Khaleej National School, Dubai National School, Al Ittihad Private School, International School of Arts & Science, American College of Dubai and Jumeirah University attended five iCamp workshops run by volunteers from BAML. ......read more
MODUL University Dubai reinforces its commitment to its fully-integrated research centre – CSRE
Dubai, July 28, 2018: MODUL University Dubai, a subsidiary of Dubai Investments [DFM: DIC], has proudly announced the latest ranking that its Vienna campus has achieved amongst the best 25 Universities for “Top Cited Publications” globally reinforcing the outstanding quality of MODUL University’s faculty and research capabilities.
The ranking unveiled recently by U-Multirank – one of the world’s leading independent ranking institutions funded by ......read more
Global Student Accommodation (GSA) Group’s ‘Student Wellbeing Matters’ study, highlights seven ‘stressors’ affecting student mental health and advocates holistic community and lifestyle solution
Dubai, UAE, 24 July 2018 – Student wellbeing is not just a national, or a regional issue, it is a truly global issue, according to the latest international study, released by Global Student Accommodation Group (GSA), entitled Student Wellbeing Matters.
After analysing over 10,000 pages of evidence from ......read more
Canadian University Dubai launches Bachelor of Arts in Psychology to boost UAE’s licensed psychology sector
Dubai, July 24, 2018: The launch of a new bachelor program in Psychology seeks to address the glaring imbalance in availability of psychologists in proportion to population size in the UAE.
According to well-known psychoanalyst Dr. Yana Korobko, author of the book ‘Arabs in Treatment: Development of Mental Health System and Psychoanalysis in the Arab-Islamic World’, there is just 1 psychologist per 200, 000 UAE residents, and more than 33,000 ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 24 Juy 2018: Emirates Aviation University (EAU) has announced the launch of a new research centre and doctoral training college in collaboration with Coventry University.
The Dubai-based Research Centre for Digital Innovation and Artificial Intelligence will train its research students to specialise in a range of disciplines related to these fields, including aviation, management, security and smart cities.
Building on an existing partnership between EAU and Coventry, through which the two institutions have run joint postgraduate programmes in the aerospace field ......read more
July 19, 2018: Skyline University College has signed an agreement with Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority as the official Tour Guide Training Program provider for Sharjah tour guides. The agreement was signed by SCTDA Chairman, Mr. Khalid Jasim Al Midfa and SUC Executive Director and Chair of the Executive Council, Mr. Nitin Anand. The pilot run of the proposed program was conducted on June 20, 2018 at the SCTDA Office while the initial 6-day Tour Guide Training Program was conducted from June 24, 2018 to July 1, 2018 at SUC Campus.
Various topics were covered ......read more
July 19, 2018: Skyline University College has welcomed 24 participants from Nigeria for the One Day Course in Dealing With and Managing Difficult Stakeholders on June 27, 2018 at SUC Campus.
The resource speakers of the program were SUC Head of Academics-School of Business, Dr. Ajith Kumar; Head of Academics-School of Information Technology, Dr. Deepak Kalra; and Professor, Dr. Amitabh Upadhya. During their respective sessions, the speakers covered the topics of Stakeholders Requirements and Basic Concepts of Attitude, Personality, and Perception; Conflict Management and ......read more
Dundee, July 16, 2018 - Dr. Mansour Al-Awar, Chancellor of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), attended the closing ceremony of the 26th session of the ‘Multiculturalism and Leadership Skills Program - Academic Training Programme (ATP)’ organized by Al Maktoum College of Higher Education at Old Course Hotel in Dundee, Scotland under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Finance.
Al-Awar witnessed the graduation of 72 female students from 17 universities, colleges and institutions, including HBMSU, who ......read more
July 08, 2018: Sweden-based Storytel Arabia, the newly-launched division of Europe’s leading platform for audiobooks, remains confident on the growth of the audiobook industry in the GCC and the greater Middle East region, saying that digital technologies continue to be among the key elements that will help drive the audiobook service in the steadily rising market.
Storytel’s entry to the UAE this year reflects not only the company’s optimism but also its intent to optimize opportunities in the local and regional industries. The company has made available a rich catalogue ......read more
Initiative follows successful first stage which was launched in January 2018
Abu Dhabi, July 7, 2018: Sandooq Al Watan, the national initiative launched by prominent Emirati businessmen to support research projects that are in line with the UAE’s vision to diversify beyond oil, today announced the start of the second phase of the Emirati Coder programme.
The programme was developed in conjunction with Abu Dhabi-based education consultancy Ajyal Talent Management, a DarkMatter company. Emirati Coder aims to create a pool of talent that will be capable to meet the ......read more
Inaugurated by Mr. Mohammad Abdullah, Managing Director of Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) & Dubai Knowledge Park (DKP) the launch was well attended by the UKCBC Board of Governors, distinguished guests, senior KHDA executives and other key dignitaries.
UK College of Business and Computing(UKCBC) is the first branch of a UK Technical and vocational Education and Training institution set up in Dubai
With six campuses in the UK, the new UKCBC campus is in the heart of Dubai International Academic City with modern facilities.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 05, 2018: Ajman University’s Bachelor of Pharmacy program has been granted International Certification by the US-based Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).
The ACPE’s favorable decision comes after due consideration of the Evaluation Team Report (ETR), the College’s Self-Study Report, and the recommendations of ACPE’s International Commission. This prestigious certification renders AU’s BPharm program to be internationally recognized for its quality and outcomes.
According to the International ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 02, 2018: L3 Commercial Training Solutions (CTS) and Etihad Aviation Training (EAT) have signed an agreement enabling cadets enrolled on the L3 Airline Academy Integrated ATPL course to undertake foundation flight training at EAT’s training facility in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates.
The agreement will increase L3’s capacity for flight training, enabling it to meet the demand for its industry-leading ATPL Commercial Pilot career program. It ensures the continuation of the renowned professionalism and quality of the training performed by the Approved ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 02, 2018: Breaking the fast during Ramadan is traditionally done together as a community. In observance of the holy month, Skyline University College alumni, parents, and students have come together for the annual Iftar Dinner with the Skyline faculty and staff community on May 30, 2018 at SUC Multi-Purpose Hall. The hall was filled with familiar faces, relishing the sumptuous food prepared by Skyline.
Moroever, in this Year of Zayed, SUC Services Committee, chaired by Dr. Taleb Eli, endeavors to reach out to the community by organizing various initiatives such ......read more
Over 35 students, from 20 different nationalities competed across 10 varied categories
United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 1st July 2018: Horizon International hosted - ‘Horizon’s Got Talent’ show at the school Auditorium.
Children of multiple nationalities from years 4-10 took to stage to display some spectacular performances. Over 35 students competed in varied categories including Music, Dance, Drama, Comedy and Magic.
The aim in organising the event was in alignment with Horizon's vision of an inclusive, diverse school where growth mindset and high ......read more
June 30, 2018: The Emirates Intellectual Property Association (EIPA) emphasized on the need to create more solid mechanisms and guidelines covering strict intellectual property rights (IPR) applications within the government sector--underscoring the importance of unifying efforts to develop an integrated system for intellectual and creative production that fall in line with the country's continuing thrust towards innovation. EIPA's call to action is part of its continuing move to position innovation as the cornerstone for creating and establishing a knowledge-based economy in the UAE, ......read more
Sharjah, UAE. June 27, 2018: An international workshop on geospatial research in Gulf coastal environments featuring renowned researchers from around the world has recently been concluded at American University of Sharjah (AUS). The two-day event was held in the Main Building on campus.
This was the first workshop that the Geospatial Analysis Center (GAC) at AUS has organized. With seven prominent international researchers, along with four eminent local speakers attending the event as guest speakers, it is envisaged that the workshop will pave the way for future ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 21, 2018: On the night of Skyline Suhoor, Skyline University College brought together its strategic alliances and partners such as consul generals, government officials, corporate leaders, members of the business councils and social clubs, school principals, and media at Al Majlis, Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai on June 6, 2018. The Skyline team headed by Mr. Kamal Puri, Chairman of Skyline International Group and Founder President of Skyline University College welcomed each guest in a lavish Arabian set-up, complete with sumptuous middle-eastern cuisine and music. The night ......read more
The courses offer a range of topics relevant to today’s environment including the positive use of digital media, keeping children safe on the internet, managing behavior and others
June 19, 2018; Dubai, UAE: With the rapid changes in family structure, parenting is now far challenging than it used to be. Recent researches endorse that parents are increasingly struggling to strike the right balance of positivity and discipline in their relationship with their child, while confronted with new technology, demanding work schedules and external influences, such as social ......read more
Brighton College Al Ain hopes to eliminate single use plastics this year, with school lunches already banned from having single use plastics inside. Single use plastics or disposable plastics are items like zip lock bags, straws, disposable cutlery, plastic bottles and food packaging that are used once and thrown away.
Using World Oceans Day (WOD), 8 June, to highlight the problem of plastic pollution, children and staff launched the school wide initiative aimed at eliminating single use plastics from the school.
A fun-packed day on Sunday, 10 June, celebrated everything marine with ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 11 June 2018: Emirates Aviation University (EAU) has announced that it will be awarding ‘top achiever’ scholarships to high school students applying to its undergraduate business and engineering programmes. A total of 50 scholarship awards will be presented to students, based on merit rather than their financial circumstances.
The scholarship programme is open to high school students from across the world who are interested in pursuing their undergraduate education in business and engineering at the Emirates Aviation University. The ......read more
The first dedicated sports library in the UAE makes information easy and accessible to the Abu Dhabi community
Abu Dhabi, UAE, June 11th 2018: The Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy (FBMA) announced that it has contributed a plethora of books to the Abu Dhabi Ladies Club (ADLC) seeing the construction of the first dedicated sports library in the UAE: The Fatima Bint Mubarak Sports Library. A myriad of scientific, administrational and inspirational books in both Arabic and English are available to fulfill the desires of every reader.
Under the patronage of H.H. ......read more
British Orchard Nursery chain contributes 300 boxes for the ‘Lakum’ initiative this Ramadan
May 30, 2018; Dubai, UAE: In the true charitable spirit of Ramadan, young children of British Orchard Nursery across all its branches in the UAE created custom-made packages for their counterparts around the world. Contributing to Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Al Maktoum’s ‘For You’ – Lakum initiative and with the idea of putting smiles on the faces of children in need across the globe, the exercise aimed to inculcate a sense of social responsibility, ......read more
Five ‘Made in the UAE’ projects showcased along with projects from 75 countries
11 Think Science Ambassadors were invited to compete with over 1,800 students from over 75 nations
8 female and 3 male high school students from UAE public and private schools travelled to Pittsburg in the USA to attend world’s largest high school science competition.
Abu Dhabi, UAE – May 20, 2018 -11 young Emirati youth (8 females and 3 males) participated in the prominent Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF), the largest international pre-college ......read more
Dubai, May 19, 2018: Dubai Investments PJSC [DFM: DIC], the leading, diversified investments company listed on the Dubai Financial Market, has announced that the University of Balamand in Dubai [UOBD] has been licensed to offer the Professional Teaching Diploma program at its new campus in Dubai Investments Park [DIP], effective September 2018.
The university has been accredited by the Commission for Academic Accreditation [CAA], a government-run institutional licensure and degree accreditation department of the UAE Ministry of Education.
UOBD will also offer the Bachelor of ......read more
DUBAI – May 15, 2018: Ambassador School, one of the largest Indian schools in Dubai, has announced that its students emerged as global toppers in the examinations of Indian curriculum the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) for Grade 10 and the Indian School Certificate (ISC) for Grade 12.
The school’s students achieved top ranking in the world and UAE in mathematics, commercial applications and computer applications with a score of 100 in these subjects.
Commenting on the outstanding result, Ms. Sheela Menon, Principal of the School, said, “We ......read more
Students say program has helped them focus on importance of education
May 15, 2018, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates: His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, UAE Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, on Monday honored about 70 Government school students at the Al Qasimi Foundation College Preparation Program 2018 Student Annual Award Ceremony. The students received awards from His Highness for their efforts in improving themselves in a variety of subjects as they prepare to enter the world of higher education.
His Highness Sheikh Saud ......read more
UAE, 15 May 2018 – The Emirates Talent Association, in cooperation with Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), recently hosted the graduation ceremony for 2018 students, including the awarding of winners of the Hackathon competition. The ‘Emirati Programmer’ is an important program, being the first national initiative of its kind in the UAE that qualifies young national talents which showcases innovativeness and excellence in programming. Top-level officials and decision makers, including a delegation from the Ministry of Community Development attended the ......read more
UAE, May 14, 2018- Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), chaired a high-level delegation to Egypt, during which he signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Egyptian Ministry of Telecommunications & Information Technology (MCIT), represented by the Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) and the Library of Alexandria. The prospects of cooperation in the development of the intelligent education system and the creation of joint channels for the exchange, dissemination, enrichment and settlement of knowledge in the Arab ......read more
May 10, 2018 - H.E. Salem Ahmad Almoosa, Chairman and General Manager, SAAE, recently received the ‘Dar Al Ber Award of Appreciation’, presented by Khalid Sultan-al-Ulama, Manager of the Al Ber Quran Memorization Project – ‘Male’ category, for his efforts in recognizing and supporting young Quran Memorizers from Ahmad Abdulla Almoosa Center for learning the Holy Quran at this year's edition of Dar Al Ber Quran Memorization Project. The achievement reflects Almoosa’s continuing commitment towards supporting national initiatives and efforts that are aimed ......read more
Ajman University holds debate between Educational bodies and Industry leaders to discuss an integrated approach to secure graduates’ futures
“Design and creative thinking should be pushed to coincide with industrial revolution 4.0,” says CEO of Dubai Design District
“Artificial Intelligence should be incorporated into higher education curriculums in the Middle East,” says Chancellor of Abu Dhabi University
United Arab Emirates, Dubai, May 10, 2018: Educational institutions and industry leaders are encouraged to ......read more
Repton School Dubai becomes home to the academy offering customised indoor and outdoor facilities
Coaching faculty includes leading personalities and players within cricket
Dubai, United Arab Emirates (May 10, 2018) - Indian-born UAE National cricket player, Chirag Suri and Repton School Dubai have teamed up to announce the official launch of Front Foot Sports, delivering the highest level of cricket coaching to budding cricketers.
The new cricket academy, located at Repton School, will offer specialised training and guidance in overall physical and sports ......read more
Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) inviting all universities to receive a two-piece ground station kit for students to access space data from Nayif-1 and other satellites
The first batch included three educational entities that were awarded with the kit
The kit using an antenna and a USB will enable the awarded entities to receive data directly from the Nayif-1 Cubesat and other satellites
Dubai, 9 May 2018: Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) has announced the awarding of three UAE academic entities – Abu Dhabi Education Council, University of ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 08, 2018: Labour Day celebrates the achievements and contribution of workers around the world. It is a time to recognize their critical roles on the social and economic growth of the nation while raising awareness on the challenges that workers face today.
Skyline University College Services Committee, in collaboration with University City of Sharjah management, organized a cricket match with Sharjah labourers to celebrate Labour Day on May 1, 2018, at SUC Cricket Ground. His Excellency Sheikh Saif Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Director of Sharjah University ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 08, 2018: Skyline University College in collaboration with The Young Vision magazine organized the first Inter-School 12th Coder Challenge 2018 on April 30, 2018 at SUC Campus. The competition which served as a platform for young talents to showcase their skills in the field of software development has registered more than 180 participants from various schools in the UAE.
Three top coders bagged the awards namely: Tejas Goel of Delhi Private School, Dubai (Winner); Ananya Pratap Rao of GEMS Modern Academy (1st Runner Up) and; Harsh Doddannavar of JSS International ......read more
UAE, May 05, 2018- The American University of Sharjah (AUS) recently hosted the ‘Robotics and 3D Printing in the Construction Industry Showtime,’ which concluded the series of workshops focused on the promotion of the ‘Sharjah Construction Industry Innovation Challenge Program.’ The Program is a cooperation project of the AUS, Sharjah Research Technology and Innovation Park (SRTIP) and the Oulu University of Applied Sciences, aimed at developing a world-class innovation system in Sharjah. The exhibition highlighted the technological innovations that accelerate the ......read more
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, Monday May 7, 2018: Renowned international scholars and industry professionals, gathered at American University of Sharjah (AUS) recently, to participate in the first workshop held by the Material Science and Engineering Research Institute (MSERI) at the university.
The two-day event saw academic experts from AUS and prominent institutions around the world exchange ideas with key industry stakeholders in the UAE on the direction MSERI should take to develop into and emerge as the region’s leader in materials and applications ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates 5 May 2018: Abu Dhabi University (ADU), an internationally recognized academic institution for quality education and applied research, awarded and honored 30 teams from 12 different universities and colleges across the UAE at the sixth edition of the United Arab Emirates Undergraduate Research Competition (URC).
Spanning subjects within Engineering, Physics, Architecture, Interior Design, Education, Social Sciences, Health Sciences, Business Administration, and Arts, this year’s winning papers received an award value of ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 29, 2018: Skyline University College organized the second edition of One Day Refresher Course in Management with Emphasis on E-Governance, Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, and Enterprising Sustainable Smart Cities (Pocket MBA) on April 18, 2018 at SUC Campus. Delegates such as tourism directors, managers, software engineers, IT directors, and SUC Alumni from various corporate and government offices in the UAE have participated in the program.
The Pocket MBA covered an introduction to E-Governance, a discussion on disruptions which are disrupting the supply line ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 29, 2018: Hale Education Group, the leading education consultancy focusing on North American university admissions in the GCC, presented the second edition of its annual marquee event, the Ivy Insider.
Featuring a panel of some of its top UAE students that have secured acceptances to the most selective universities in the US, the panelists shared their own personal experiences as to the challenges and uncertainties they overcame in their educational journey. From effectively planning their summers, composing their personal statement and other essays, to properly ......read more
UAE, April 26, 2018- Dr. Mansoor Al-Awar, Chancellor of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), received a high-level delegation from Mohammed bin Rashid University for Medicine and Health Sciences, headed by Dr. Amer Ahmad Sharif, Vice Chancellor of the University and Chief Executive Officer, Dubai Healthcare City Authority - Education Sector at Dubai Healthcare City. The delegation discussed partnership possibilities for harnessing technology for capacity building and investment in qualified human resources.
The meeting highlighted HBMSU’s academic and professional programs, ......read more
April 28, 2018: Under the patronage and presence of H.E. Lt General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy Chairman of Police and Public Security in Dubai, and Honorary Chairman of the Emirates Intellectual Property Association (EIPA), the Association recently celebrated the first batch of ‘Intellectual Property Expert Diploma’ graduates. The program, the first of its kind in the Arab World conducted in cooperation with the Dhahi Khalfan Intellectual Property Center and Dubai Courts, qualifies the skills of Nationals working in the field as part of the EIPA’s efforts to help strengthen ......read more
Creative workshops help budding authors to structure stories
Sharjah, April 28, 2018
The ‘Read, Dream, Create' campaign (RDC), an initiative of the UAE Board on Books for Young People (UAEBBY) to nurture a new generation of young readers, has organised a diverse range of interactive activities and workshops at UAEBBY’s Stand at the 10th edition of the Sharjah Children's Reading Festival (SCRF), at Expo Centre Sharjah.
The activities include a workshop titled ‘How to Write a Story’, which shows children all the elements needed to author a great book, ......read more
Fully funded scholarship programme is being offered by the school and the Bin Omeir Education Foundation to academically outstanding Emirati girls in Year Groups 7-12.
A scholarship panel will select five students for the upcoming 2018/19 academic year based on exemplary acdemic achievements, as well as key personal attributes.
Abu Dhabi, April 28 2018: A fully funded scholarship programme with Ajyal International School is being offered to five outstanding Emirati girls in Year Groups 7-12.
The life-changing opportunity being offered by the school and its owner, the Bin Omeir ......read more
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 25 April, 2018 – The College of Arts and Sciences at the Abu Dhabi University (ADU) honored 10 winners of the fourth Art for Autism competition that was organized in collaboration with the Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation to coincide with World Autism Awareness Month.
The awards ceremony was held in the presence of Dr Khawla Al Saadi, Chairman of the Emirates Autism Society, His Excellency Salem Mubarak Al Dhaheri. Executive Director of Community Relations at ADU, Dr Hamdi Sheibani, ADU’s Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, as well as faculty ......read more
Continuing to build on the foundation of good writing
Sharjah, April 25, 2018
The ‘Read, Dream, Create’ campaign, an initiative of the UAE Board on Books for Young People (UAEBBY), has announced the highly anticipated results of its creative writing competition, during its participation at the 10th edition of Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival (SCRF).
Launched during the campaign’s participation in the 9th Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival (SCRF) in April, the contest aimed to nurture the talents of children aged 6-12 years and young people aged 12-18 ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 25, 2018: Ambassador School, one of the largest Indian schools in Dubai, has emerged as the only education provider from Dubai to have won the prestigious ‘Golden Peacock’ award in the 'Innovative Product/ Service' category at the Institute of Directors (IOD) India's 28th World Congress on Leadership for Business Excellence and Innovation. This is supported by the Ministry of Economy, the Government of the UAE.
Mr. Kamal Kalwani, Vice-chairperson of Ambassador Schools, received the award from His Highness Sheikh Nahyan bin ......read more