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 during the 6-day training program such as: UAE Tourism, Sharjah History, Sharjah Tourist Attractions, Heritage and Culture, Presentation Skills, Tourism Marketing, Innovation in Tourism, Reputation, Management, First-Aid Training, Happiness, and ......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 Strategies in Handling Difficult Stakeholders; and Role of Emerging Technologies and Social Media.
At the end of the program, each participant was awarded with a certificate for successfully completing the course.
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 challenges of the future labour market. It primarily focuses on developing students’ knowledge of the language of programming.
The second phase of Emirati Coder follows the successful first phase, which was launched at the end of January ......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 5, 2018: UK College of Business & Computing (UKCBC), one of London’s most reputed higher & vocational education inaugurates its international campus in Dubai in the presence of Mr. Mohammad Abdullah, Managing Director of ......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 Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP), the official number of pharmacy schools outside the United States is 1,945. As one of only 11 non-American universities to earn ACPE certification, AU is proudly part of an elite 0.6% of pharmacy colleges with these ......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 Training Organisation (ATO).
The agreement offers a new location for cadets to undertake flight training in the emirate of Abu Dhabi. EAT is a well-established ATO with one of the largest training facilities in the Middle East region, offering fantastic ......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 as the Iftar Dinner and cricket match for the University City of Sharjah laborers on May 31, 2018 at SUC Cricket Ground. The Skyline faculty and staff joined the laborers in breaking the fast and the laborers spent the night away playing cricket. ......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 standards are non-negotiable. While such events enrich the curriculum and help develop the ‘holistic growth of the child', the Expressive Arts teach students the value of creativity, problem solving and teamwork.
The winners ......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 collaborations with industry leaders. The event focussed on three main topics. These were:
Future Research for Geospatial Applications in Gulf Environments
Availability of Geospatial Data in the Gulf
Research Integrating Geodetic and Geospatial ......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 of gathering and networking served as a gesture of Skyline’s appreciation to its government and corporate affiliates for their continuous support.
Some of the honorable guests of the night were Consul General of Sri Lanka, H.E. Charitha ......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 media. As per a US-based study conducted in 2016 on parents of 0 to 5 years old, 73 percent of the respondents found parenting their biggest challenge, while 68 percent said that if they knew more positive parenting strategies they would use them. ......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 scholarship will provide a reduction of up to 50% on the yearly tuition fees for the education stream chosen by the candidate.
Candidates will first need to apply for admission through the EAU’s website. On confirmation of acceptance, ......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. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women's Union (GWU), President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, and Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation (FDF), “Mother of the Nation”, FBMA ......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, compassion and care in nursery children.
The ‘Lakum’ boxes, lovingly prepared by the preschoolers, were even personalized by the children as they contributed their favorite toys in addition to the educational supplies including pens, ......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 science competition in the world, which took place in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania- UAE between 13-18 May 2018.
Five exceptional Think Science projects were showcased covering a wide range of innovations including: a multipurpose ......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 Science [B.S.] programs in Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics as well as Bachelor of Arts [B.A.] in English Language and Literature. All programs are based on the American model of higher ......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 are extremely proud to share the exceptional academic results of ICSE and ISC students of the 2018 batch. Keeping up with the tradition of consistently nurturing toppers for the last three years, our students once again emerged the world and UAE ......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 said:
“It was a privilege to be here and see these young achievers receive the awards they so richly deserve.
These students are giving themselves the best possible start in life by realizing the value of a good education ......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 collaborate in the wake of the industrial revolution 4.0, revealed a summit held by Ajman University in conjunction with QS Intelligence Unit earlier this week at the Conrad Hotel in Dubai.
The ‘Re-think Tank Summit’ – the first ......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 training, with the school’s comprehensive facilities including indoor and outdoor cricket nets and impressive floodlit cricket ground, providing young students with a first class environment in which to learn and practise the ......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 Dubai and Al Ahad School – with the MBRSC ground station kit, meaning they can access data directly from space.
The kits are made up of a set of a simple antenna and a USB that can be plugged into any computer transforming it ......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 City, attended the occasion to witness the celebration that aimed to recognize the workers’ role in the society. Sheikh Saif presented a certificate of appreciation to SUC for its effort in fulfilling its corporate social responsibility ......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 School (2nd Runner Up).
The Chief Guests of the competition were Consulate General of India-Dubai Consul General, H.E. Shri Vipul and SUC Founder President, Mr. Kamal Puri who awarded the winners with trophies and exclusive SUC ......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 research.
Welcoming the visiting delegates to the workshop, Dr. Wei Zhao, Chief Research Officer at AUS, said:
“We are very pleased to welcome you to AUS. Our university has been a fantastic liberal arts institution for many years.
The development ......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 AED100,000.
The day-long event was held in the presence Dr Mohamed Yousif Baniyas, Executive Director of Higher Education Sector at Department of Education and Knowledge; Dr Samer Al Samahi, Assistant Undersecretary for Development and ......read more
Hands-on introduction to math analytics, robotics and computer technology applications
Sharjah, United Arab, Emirates, 7 April 2018: In recognition of changing trends in education, and in a bid to offer an outlet for girls to discover and develop their skills in a safe, fun environment, Sharjah Girl Guides (SGG) has launched a series of innovative intellectual workshops in smart learning skills, computer coding and do-it-yourself robotics.
Highlighting the need for more qualitative approach to learning and development.
Shaikha Abdulaziz Al Shamsi, Manager of SGG said: ......read more
The Summit in April will highlight the work of students from six major UAE Universities
Young Space Leaders Forum to take place on final day of the Summit
7 April 2018, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: Students from six major UAE Universities will participate in the Global Aerospace Summit 2018, taking place at the St Regis Saadiyat Island Resort in Abu Dhabi between the 30th of April and the 2nd of May.
The students from Abu Dhabi University (AD University), American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK), Khalifa University (KU), University of Sharjah, United Arab ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, April 05, 2018: The UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC) has announced the opening of applications for global university scholarships to UAE nationals aspiring to join the Ministry's diplomatic corps.
The scholarship programme provides Emirati high school graduates, who already hold one or more offers from a list of 133 universities set forth by the Ministry, with a full scholarship to pursue a bachelor’s degree starting in the academic year 2018-2019.
The scholarship is offered for undergraduate ......read more
UAE, April 4, 2018 - Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Al Maktoum College of Higher Education in Scotland to strengthen the values of mutual understanding and multiculturalism in their learners, faculty members, and academicians. The MoU is in line with the UAE Government’s approach to build an ambitious generation with higher sense of responsibility and self-confidence and who are capable of shaping the country’s future. The agreement was signed by Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of HBMSU, and H.E. Mirza Al Sayegh, ......read more
April 04, 2018 United Arab Emirates: The aim of the MENA chapter is to help graduates stay connected.
More than 100 alumni came together to celebrate the launch of the City Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Alumni Chapter at the Bvlgari Marina and Yacht Club on Jumeirah Bay Island.
The MENA Chapter is the latest in a series of global initiatives aimed at strengthening ties between City and our graduates, and providing them with a platform to grow their personal and professional networks.
Hosted by Viola Polakowska, Head of Alumni Relations and Rehan Pathan, ......read more
University launches competition to coincide with GETEX 2018
Guaranteed paid internships also on offer to MODUL students
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 31, 2018: MODUL University Dubai, the first Austrian University in the Middle East which offers cutting-edge education programs across different fields, has announced academic merit scholarships worth AED 1 million apart from exclusive study grants and guaranteed paid internships to students to mark the Year of Zayed.
The University, which offers 360-degree higher education programs aimed at ......read more
Skyline University College has successfully conducted the UN World Water Day celebration in cooperation with SHUROOQ and Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA) on March 22, 2018 at Al Majaz Waterfront Park, Sharjah UAE. Competitions on painting, poster-making, video jingle were organized for children in line with this year’s UN World Water Day theme, “Nature of Water,” and was followed by an awareness walk around Al Majaz Park by SUC faculty, staff, students, and event guests.
Among the important guests who graced the event were, Ms. Fatima Zaabi, Director of ......read more
The results are in line with the UAE National Agenda target to be among the 15 highest performing countries in TIMSS worldwide
United Arab Emirates, Sharjah, 28 March, 2018: Students from the International School of Creative Science (ISCS) in Sharjah, operated by Beam, demonstrated outstanding TIMSS (Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study) results in the longest running, large scale international assessment of mathematics and science education in the world.
The four-yearly trends assessment scored the ISCS students above the UAE National Target of 510 as per ......read more
Marwan Abdulaziz Janahi, Chairing Member of Dubai Industrial Strategy 2030, urges increased collaboration between government, industry and educators
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 27 March 2018: Seeking to enhance skill sets within the life-sciences industry and bridge the gap between academia and industry, Dubai Science Park (DSP), the holistic science-focused business community, invited key representatives from leading educational institutions to participate in a high-level skill development workshop at Dubai International Academic City.
The half-day ......read more
A Highly Relevant Evidence-Based Course for Those Working in a High Stress Environment, Or For Those Responsible for Supporting Other Adults or Adolescents Facing Mental Health Difficulties.
Courses Beginning on 3rd May 2018
Dubai, UAE, March 27, 2018: Global awareness of mental health issues and its impact on both self and society has never been more prevalent. In a high speed, modern world, self-care and productivity can be at risk when both individuals and organizations fail to recognize the need for managing mental and emotional challenges within ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 22, 2018: Skyline University College Corporate Affairs Office has organized the 11th edition of CEO Lecture Series with keynote speaker, Mohamed Amine Belarbi, Co-Founder and CEO of VUL9 Security Solutions on March 14, 2018.
As the featured CEO, Mohamed Amine shared how he started as a serial entrepreneur who created his own publication and co-founded the fastest-growing cybersecurity company in the region at a young age. He imparted motivational insights to the students based on his own experiences during his talk entitled, “Unleash the Entrepreneur ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 22, 2018: The Marhabtain-Renewal Tour Guide Training Program by Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) was conducted at Skyline University College on March 7, 2018.
The resource speakers of the training were Student Affairs Head, Dr. Osama Ali Thawabeh and Associate Professor, Dr. Mohit Vij who discussed topics such as, Tourism Phenomenon Role of a Tourist Guide, Sharjah as a Tourist Destination, Sharjah as a Cultural Destination, Innovation and Sustainability, and Reputation Management during their respective sessions.
The ......read more
IIM-Lucknow makes its first international footprint with Executive Education in Dubai
Launches “Anisuma Training Institute” for Executive Education in the region, partners with IIM-Lucknow to offer its first program.
Collaborations with other global schools planned for future.
March 21, 2018; Dubai, UAE: With the aim of providing quality executive education for the working professionals in the region and diversifying its current business portfolio, Jacky’s Group of Companies has announced its foray into the promising UAE education sector. Anisuma ......read more
Brody WorkLounge provides a classroom solution that is good for the body and the brain
Dubai, March 21, 2018 – Steelcase, a premier research-led furniture manufacturer for the workplace, healthcare and education spaces, has been awarded the ‘Best Resource or Equipment – non ICT’ for its Brody WorkLounge at the GESS Education Awards. Now in its fifth year, the "GESS Awards" highlight the quality and diversity of educational products, resources, services and people as well as the best educational establishments and most dedicated members of ......read more
Students and parents joined Dubai Heights Academy in replanting Ghaf trees as a symbolic gesture showing the school’s commitment to environmental protection.
Dubai, UAE - March 21, 2018 – The Dubai Heights Academy, led by Mr. Andrew Prosser (Principal) and Mr. Abdullah Bin Sulayem (Chairman of Seven Tides), held a special tree-planting ceremony at the campus to officially make these perennial plants a part of the Dubai Heights Academy community for many years to come. The event also granted the opportunity for Dubai Heights Academy to exhibit its new state of the ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 21 March, 2018: Leaders of Tomorrow, an initiative by the Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) aimed at building local human capital in the Arabian Gulf region, entered its 3rd year during the 5th GPCA Research and Innovation Summit and 9th GPCA PlastiCon which took place on 11-15 March, 2018 at the Oberoi Hotel, Dubai.
The 6th edition of the initiative, sponsored by SABIC, was attended by 42 students from across the GCC.
During the events students were able to attend all conference sessions, network with senior industry leaders ......read more
Arab youth can receive full scholarships for 28 online master’s degrees that are equivalent to in class programs
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 201 2018: Quality higher education is increasingly out of reach for the majority of the 105 million youth living in the region.
The Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education and Arizona State University (ASU) are working to change that through the launch of new scholarships for Emirati and Arab youth to complete high quality master’s degrees online.
Up to 550 eligible Emirati and Arab students can receive a full ......read more
The ‘Master of Educational Studies’ and the ‘Graduate Diploma in Educational Studies’ tailored to upgrade UAE school education in run-up to Expo 2020
Dubai, March 20, 2018: The University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) is launching of two new postgraduate programs in the field of education this summer, against the backdrop of growing demand for private sector schooling in the UAE.
The Master of Educational Studies and the Graduate Diploma in Educational Studies have been developed by UOWD to help build capacity in the UAE schools sector, which is expected to ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 14, 2018: Abu Dhabi University (ADU), an internationally recognized academic institution for quality education and applied research, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC), part of Senaat Abu Dhabi, to provide sponsorships, work placements and recruitment opportunities for their UAE national students.
NPCC, a leading international EPC contractor, provides Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Installation and Commissioning services to Offshore and Onshore Oil & Gas sectors, ......read more
UAE, 11 March 2018 – Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and President of Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), His Excellency Lt General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy Chairman of Police and General Security in Dubai and Chairman of the Board of Governors of Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart University HBMSU, officially inaugurated the 11th edition of Innovation Arabia, a pioneering conference and exhibition dedicated to ‘innovation’ in the Middle East, at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition ......read more
Six-week Trimester Two Tour of ADEK initiative reaches more than 24,000 pupils in 58 schools across the Emirate, record results for the programme
Tailored ‘lema?’ workshops and shows enjoyed by 277 pupils of determination
Schools urged to act fast to get their chance to be part of the Trimester Three Tour beginning April 8th
Abu Dhabi, March 11th 2018: Schools across Abu Dhabi Emirate are racing to sign up to the Trimester Three Tour of the interactive ‘lema?’ programme after a hugely successful winter schedule entertained and inspired another ......read more
Sixty teachers participate in problem-solving workshop
Sharjah, March 10, 2018: The ‘Horouf Reggio Conference’, organized by Horouf, an imprint of Kalimat Group hosting representatives from the Italian Reggio Children Centre, has conducted a workshop with 60 teachers from around the UAE, to develop their teaching methods using the ‘Reggio Emelia Approach’ to education, an alternative learning system founded in Italy.
Sixty education professionals and academics attended the workshop held at Al Qasba Theatre in Sharjah, which used art as a way to ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 04, 2018: Every year, Skyline University College organizes career counselling workshops for Non-Arabic and Arabic schools in the United Arab Emirates with objective of helping students choose the right career to pursue in their higher education pursuit.
On February 19-20, 2018, SUC has welcomed 80 girls and 71 boys from Pakistan Islamia Higher Secondary School (Non-Arabic) for a Career Counselling Workshop at SUC Multi-Purpose Hall. SUC Head of Academics for School of Business, Dr. Ajith Kumar and Head of Academics for School of IT, Dr. Deepak Kalra discussed ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 04, 2018: Ms. Cheryl Pinto a graduate of BBA in Information Systems in the year 2003 at Skyline University College, stood as a true inspiration and a role model to the students during the Alumni Lecture Series organized by SUC Corporate Affairs Office on February 19, 2018 at SUC campus. Ms. Cheryl shared the Five Ingredients to Success such as: Education, Building Connections, Communication Skills and Public Speaking, Leadership Skills, and Continuous Learning through Seminars and Trainings. She discussed each point carefully with so much enthusiasm resonating ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 04, 2018: It’s the battle of mind, of prowess, and of gut. Skyline University College and the Young Vision magazine are back with the third edition of Crossfire Inter-School Debating Competition from February 6-7, 2018 at SUC campus. Team NG-11 from Al Ansar International School (Girls) was declared the winner of the competition with more than 100 participants from 24 schools from the UAE.
During the elimination round, participants have competed with the topic “Can Hacking be Ethical?” While the teams who moved forward to the final round have ......read more
UAE, February 27, 2018 - Innovation Arabia 11 organizing committee conducted a roundtable discussion about the agenda of the conference that is held under the theme “Innovate, Disrupt, and Transform” at the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University in Dubai. Innovation Arabia 11 is held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and President of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), and it will take place from 11 – 13 March 2018 at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre.
The roundtable ......read more
Dubai, UAE, February 27, 2018: Total Fluency launches their accelerated modern language programs in UAE. Helping language students transform their academic performance since 1992 they have helped students from age 4 to age 65 and have helped many to reach the very top of their class.
Total fluency specialises in addressing 5 key problems faced by international schools:
Having to turn otherwise attractive students away because of inadequate English
Having low English ability students slowing down the class
ESL extra curricula courses taking too long to raise ......read more
The UAE Minister of State for Advanced Sciences graced the award ceremony and felicitated the winners of the competition
The winners received an award of 350,000 AED each for their research proposal in the field of cyber security
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 24 February 2018: Dubai Electronic Security Center (DESC) has announced the winners of the ‘Innovation In Cyber Security Award’. The University of Dubai, and the University of Sharjah in collaboration with the American University of Sharjah have been declared as the ......read more
UAE, February 21, 2018 - Dr. Mansour Al Awar, Chancellor of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), recently received H.E. Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Falasi, Director General of Dubai Government Human Resources Department, accompanied by a top-level delegation during a recent meeting held on HBMSU campus. During the meeting, HBMSU presented the University's leadership in the global adoption of academic accelerators in an innovative educational system that meets the need of the 21st century. It also highlighted the University's plans to develop academic programs according to specific ......read more
New campus with state-of-the-art facilities will cater to pupils from Years 3-13
Abu Dhabi, UAE (February 21, 2018) – Repton School Abu Dhabi announced a significant expansion of its presence in Abu Dhabi with the launch of a new campus occupying a 25,000 sq. meter plot on Al Reem Island with a range of world-class facilities for pupils and staff. The new campus, called Fry Campus, which soft launched in September 2017 is currently catering to pupils from Years 3-6. The school will offer 3 more year groups (up to Year 9) for the academic year starting September 2018 and ......read more
A VIP tour visit was organized to mark the importance of People of Determination
VIP delegates from ADEK, Mubadala and ZHO witness innovative activities conducted by People of Determination as part of the ‘lema?’ program
Over 300 students enjoyed specially designed ‘lema?’ sessions at the Zayed Higher Organization for Humanitarian Care and Special Needs (ZHO)
Abu Dhabi, February 19th, 2018: The Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) organized a VIP tour visit to the Zayed Higher Organization for Humanitarian Care and Special Needs (ZHO) ......read more
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 18 February 2018 - Abu Dhabi University (ADU) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Emirates Autism Society to collaborate in preparing qualified special education staff to teach individuals with autism. The agreement also aims to spread awareness of autism and its related challenges among different segments of society.
The three-year renewable agreement was signed by Professor Waqar Ahmad, Provost and Interim Chancellor of ADU and Dr Khawla al-Saadi, Chairwoman of the Emirates Autism Society.
With a view to enhancing awareness of ......read more
UAE residents walked 3 symbolic kilometers reflecting the average distance millions of children in developing countries walk every day to go to school
IFFCO and Aetna were this year’s main sponsors, with Chevron being a sponsor
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 February 2018: 15,000 members of the UAE community participated today (Friday, 16 February 2018) in the 9th edition of the annual Walk for Education organized by Dubai Cares, part of Mohamed bin Rashed Al Maktoum Global Initiative. The community engagement initiative, which is in line with the Year of ......read more
Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair, Chairman of the Foundation, outlines the importance of supporting Emirati and Arab youth and ensuring access to work placements as part of their education
Keynote speech delivered by President Feridun Hamdullahpur from University of Waterloo in Canada highlights that co-operative education can create immense opportunities for placements and student start-ups
Dubai-UAE: 14 February 2018 – His Excellency Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair, Chairman of the Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education, addressed a delegation of representatives from ......read more
Dubai-UAE: 14 February, 2018 – Teaching altruism, empathy and self-control as well as supporting cognitive habits will help reinvigorate our education programs and underpin students’ success as adults, concluded experts at a breakout session on day two of the sixth World Government Summit (WGS 2018) in Dubai.
Headlining the session entitled ‘How Can We Reinvent Education?’, pioneering neuroscientist Dr Richard Davidson and Max Ventilla, founder and CEO of AltSchool, agreed that to prepare kids for the future, educators need to move away from the ......read more
The pre-school becomes the first-ever educational institution to be honored with the title in the history of the Award
February 11, 2018; Sharjah, UAE: British Orchard Kids Kingdom Nursery, part of the British Orchard Nursery chain, won the distinction of being the first-ever educational institution to be awarded the prestigious Sharjah Economic Excellence Network Award 2017. The nursery won the title in the category of “Sharjah Top 10 Businesses Award 2017”, and was presented the award by His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Salem Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah. In ......read more
Dubai, UAE, February 08, 2018: Skyline University College Centre for Continuing Learning (CCL) has successfully conducted the One-Day Refresher Course in Management with Emphasis on Marketing, Finance Leadership & IT/Pocket MBA on January 24, 2018 at SUC Multi-Purpose Hall. Fifty one delegates from 29 organizations in the government, corporates, consulates, social clubs and SUC Alumni have participated in the program. SUC Dean, Dr. Amitabh Upadhya along with SUC Head of Academics for School of IT, Dr. Deepak Kalra awarded the certificates to the participants during the closing ......read more
1,079 Al Dhafra school pupils inspired by special expanded ‘lema?’ session to mark Innovation Month in the UAE
Video highlights demonstrate the power of the fun interactive sessions as Innovation Month spreads across the Abu Dhabi Emirate.
Abu Dhabi, February 7th, 2018: Hundreds of school children in the Al Dhafra Region got a taste of Innovation Month yesterday as a special bumper ‘lema?’ session was held to mark the month-long UAE-wide event.
The Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) offered all four of its ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 07, February 2018: To enable senior managers to foster creative innovation; and develop a growth mindset within their organization, Ashridge Executive Education has invited companies from Saudi Arabia to participate in a five-day program on ‘Driving Growth & Innovation’.
Rory Hendrikz, Managing Director of Ashridge Middle East, says: “Saudi Arabia has an ambitious vision for the future; and to ensure the country’s continued growth, it is important for organizations to foster a culture of innovation. No business is safe from ......read more
Interactive session explores aspirations of recipients of scholarships from the Al Ghurair Foundation for Education
Initiates dialogue with youth on support systems needed for education and employment
Dubai-UAE: 06 February, 2018 – His Excellency Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair, Chairman of the Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education, hosted the first chapter of the UAE Al Ghurair Scholars Dialogue in Dubai with a group of high-achieving Emirati students studying at the University of Sharjah, the American University of Dubai and the American University ......read more
05 Feb 2018, Abu Dhabi- The UAE’s National Qualification Authority (NQA) has recognised Knowledge Group as an Approved Centre, under the NQA’s rigorous standards for training & development delivery. This officially recognises Knowledge Group’s dedication to quality, and to delivering top-class standards of training to every client.
Dr. Ahmad Badr, CEO of Knowledge Group, said: “The NQA’s mission is for the UAE to have a high-quality national qualification system that reinforces links between learning outcomes and the labour market. Knowledge ......read more
UAE, 4 February 2018 – As part of its plan to capitalize on Artificial Intelligence (AI) in building the future, the Emirates Talent Association in collaboration with Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) launch the ‘Artificial Intelligence’ program today (Saturday February 3, 2018) to train 49 qualified individuals to the Hackathon competition under the ‘Emirati Programmer’ program, a one-of-a kind national program aimed at establishing a generation of UAE Nationals technologically capable of leading the future and meet the challenges of the 21st ......read more
Abu Dhabi – UAE: 4 February, 2018 – College of Arts and Sciences at Abu Dhabi University (ADU) organized the sixth edition of the annual National Mathematics Competition. The competition aims to highlight the importance of mathematics and its applications in our practical life.
Held at ADU Al Ain campus, the competition attracted 150 high school students representing 40 schools across the UAE. Divided upon 75 teams, students compete to solve mathematics problems applied in real life situations over two rounds. All participating teams took part in the first ......read more
Introduces screenings for early identification of children at risk of developmental delays
Initiative endeavors to create a healthy, nurturing and safe learning setting for all children in line with Dubai Disability Strategy 2020
30 January 2018; Dubai, UAE: Developmental screening is an important first step in identifying children at risk of developmental delays, yet many young children fail to receive it. In an effort to help families track growth and appropriate milestones of their children, the British Orchard Nursery has introduced a special developmental screeningat ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 29, 2018: Skyline University College Centre for Continuing Learning (CCL) has successfully awarded the Certificate Program in Entrepreneurship and Emerging Trends in Information Technology to GIFT University, Pakistan students after completing a three-day Boot Camp at SUC from January 16-18, 2018.
The Boot Camp that consisted of lectures, workshops, and presentations covered the most relevant topics of today such as: Concept of Entrepreneurship, Destinations in UAE, Social Media Platforms in Business and Block Chain, Identifying Opportunities, Concept and ......read more
UAE, 23 January 2018 – Under the patronage and in the presence of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and President of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University, the University celebrated the graduation of the seventh and eighth batch of learners from the undergraduate and postgraduate programs at the School of Business & Quality Management, School of e-Education and School of Health and Environmental Studies. A total of 396 graduates attended the graduation ceremony at the Dubai World Trade Center, in the presence of H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin ......read more
DUBAI, U.A.E, 23 January 2018 – Emirates Aviation University (EAU) returns to Sharjah’s International Education Show, the UAE’s leading Higher Education event, which will officially open tomorrow (24 January) at Expo Centre Sharjah.
The show is considered the best platform for educational institutions from across the region and world to spot the brightest talents who are willing to pursue higher studies in a variety of specializations.
EAU announced this year the launch of five new business programmes, responding to the demand for specialised, high-quality ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 21, 2018: Following the success of the inaugural Diplomat Cricket Championship Cup last year, under the permanent patronage of Consulate General of India-Dubai, Skyline University College has organized its second edition hosted by Consulate General of Bangladesh on January 19-20, at SUC cricket ground. The CG of India beat CG of Sri Lanka by 44 runs making them the new champion of the 2018 tournament.
The Consul Generals who were actively involved in the tournament as players of their respective teams were H.E. Charitha Yattagoda of Sri Lanka and H.E. Mogobo ......read more
Dubai, 4 January 2018: The University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) has partnered with the University of Dubai (UD) to deliver IELTS testing at UD’s campus in Dubai International Academic City.
UOWD, an authorised IELTS testing centre in the UAE (under IDP Australia), will conduct its first testing at the University of Dubai on 6 January 2018 followed by monthly tests. Test takers in and around Academic City can choose to take their IELTS test conveniently at the University of Dubai which offers a comfortable testing environment for students.
With four ......read more
Student contest to be held under patronage of His Excellency Hussain bin Ibrahim Al Hammadi
Participation open to all UAE undergraduates
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 3 January, 2018 – Abu Dhabi University (ADU) has opened registration for its sixth annual United Arab Emirates Undergraduate Research Competition (URC), held under the patronage of His Excellency Hussain bin Ibrahim Al Hammadi, Minister of Education.
URC aims to encourage undergraduate students from various higher education institutions across the seven emirates to expand their critical and ......read more