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

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

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

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

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

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

    UAE nursery chain wins Global Award for Sustainability

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

    UK College of Business and Computing participates at Najah

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

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

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

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

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

    Babson College onboard as Education Partner at the GOV HR Summit

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    BCG’s Middle East development program nurtures the next generation of talented regional leaders by providing top performing university graduates with the tools, knowledge and leadership skills needed to excel.  Dubai, UAE 30 September, 2018:  The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) celebrated 23 graduates who successfully completed its Business Analyst (BA) Program. BCG’s BA Program invests in young talent from prominent universities in the GCC and globally to support their career development. It is designed to nurture the future generation of GCC leaders by fully integrating BAs into the work of BCG project teams and accelerating personal development through mentorship and formal training. BCG’s Middle East BA program has doubled in size since 2016 – from 18 business analysts in 2016 to 36 recruits ......read more

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

    Speaker highlights include UAE Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development Her Excellency Noura Al Kaabi, UAE Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence His Excellency Omar bin Sultan Al Olama, Director General of Sandooq Al Watan His Excellency Mohamed Al Qadhi, and Lebanese novelist Elias Khoury, among several others The Institute’s tenth anniversary program will run from October 7 - December 31 Since its inception, The Institute has hosted more than 700 academic conferences and public events, and welcomed over 700 speakers from around the world Abu Dhabi, September 30, 2018:   The NYU Abu Dhabi Institute is pleased to announce an exceptional program of talks, screenings, workshops, and an exhibition free of charge and open to the public to mark its upcoming tenth anniversary on October 7, ......read more

    How To Ensure Your Child's Safety Online

    The information age has brought with it unparalleled access to information, and the incredible ability to communicate freely with people from all over the world. Few could benefit more from this than our children, exposed as they are to any knowledge about the world that they could ever want to discover for themselves. However, such free and open access to knowledge and communication has its drawbacks. A child may be naďve, or otherwise ill-equipped with the perceptiveness necessary to protect themselves from online threats, such as scammers – or worse! On top of that, the addictive nature of social media can lead to the development of problematic behaviour that could lead to very real consequences if left unchecked. To ensure your child's safety online, here at Swiss International School in Dubai, we've prepared a ......read more

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

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

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

    Participants will travel to Washington, D.C. and New York while also touring major cultural attractions in the two cities   Abu Dhabi, September 25, 2018:   NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) has announced the 2018-2019 class of the Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Scholars Program (SMSP), which enhances existing skills of outstanding students in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and provides them with special academic and leadership opportunities.   The Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Scholars Program, established by NYUAD in conjunction with the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK), draws on students in their third and fourth years of study in the UAE’s national institutions of higher learning—United Arab Emirates University (UAEU), Zayed University (ZU), and the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT). ......read more

    Pre-school commits to raising resilient children

    In a first of its kind series, British Orchard Nursery endeavours to help parents who are constantly struggling with the daunting task of raising children in the most appropriate manner Organises a Talk Series to educate parents raise children who can work against all odds to achieve the best for themselves and the society at large September 24, 2018; Dubai UAE:   Addressing the challenges of raising a child in today’s competitive world, British Orchard Nursery invited parents for an interactive session on how to raise a resilient child. The live talk show was the first of the many sessions that the pre-school plans to organise in order to find practical and workable solutions vis-ŕ-vis child-development and to further strengthen the parent-child bond. Titled, “The Resilient Child”, the first show of ......read more

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

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

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    KidZone launches a new daycare with ‘under the sea' theme in Ras Al Khaimah

    Ras Al Khaimah, 19 September 2018: KidZone, a preschool managed by Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone (RAKEZ), has recently welcomed kids and parents to its new daycare in RAKEZ Business Zone. With an under the sea theme, the new location provides a safe and fun ‘learn through play’ environment for children from three months to three years old. “Would you believe we only had two enrolees when we opened KidZone in 2006? Now, here we are, launching a new daycare to cater to the growing demands of parents throughout Ras Al Khaimah,” said Ramy Jallad, Group CEO of RAKEZ. “It’s amazing how KidZone has quickly become one of the most trusted places by parents. We owe this to our wonderful staff at KidZone who are all passionate about guiding the youngsters through their early learning years. We’re ......read more

    His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum receives the President and Vice Chancellor of Queen's University Belfast, academic partners of MBRU

    His Highness, Chancellor of MBRU reaffirms the efforts of the University and its academic partners Queen’s University Belfast  Visit coincides with inauguration of 64 medical students for new academic year, the largest cohort to date at MBRU Dubai, 17 September 2018:  His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chancellor of Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU) and Chairperson of the Board of Trustees, received Professor Ian Greer, President and Vice Chancellor of Queen’s University Belfast (QUB) - academic partner of MBRU . His Highness Sheikh Ahmed praised the collaboration between both entities and the academic partnership with QUB that has significantly contributed to the development of MBRU, especially its College of Medicine. The meeting was also attended by ......read more

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    Youth Engagement Key Component of Global Aerospace Summit 2018

     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

    Ministry of Foreign Affairs Offers Scholarships to UAE National High School Graduates

    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

    HBMSU and Al Maktoum College of Higher Education in Scotland sign MoU to jointly conduct research and training on globalization, ethics, law & Islamic economy

    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

    City, University of London launches MENA alumni chapter in Dubai

    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

    MODUL University Dubai offers scholarships, study grants and paid internships worth AED 1,000,000 to mark Year of Zayed

        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 Celebrated UN World Water Day 2018

    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

    Students of the International School of Creative Science achieve outstanding TIMSS results

    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

    Homegrown, Skilled Life-Science Workforce Essential for Dubai's Growth: Dubai Science Park

    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

    ‘First Aid Training' for Mental Health at The LightHouse Arabia

    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

    Skyline University College Organized 11th CEO Lecture Series

    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

    SCTDA Marhabtain-Renewal Training Program

    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

    Jacky's Group of Companies forays into UAE executive education sector

    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

    Steelcase Wins “Best Resource or Equipment – Non ICT” at the 5th Annual Gess Education Awards

    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

    Dubai Heights Academy Marks Ghaf Tree Planting Ceremony

    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

    GPCA Leaders of Tomorrow enters 3rd year at R&I Summit and PlastiCon

    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

    Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education and Arizona State University Partner to Break the Higher Education Barrier in the Middle East

    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

    UOWD launches 2 new postgraduate programs in education studies targeted at school teachers

    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 University Inks Memorandum of Understanding with NPCC

    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

    H.E. Lt General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim inaugurates ‘Innovation Arabia 11 Conference and Exhibition in Dubai today

    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

    24,208 school pupils take part in inspirational ‘lema?' sessions

    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

    Horouf Reggio Conference Conducts Workshop To Develop Alternative Teaching Methods

     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

    Skyline organized Career Counselling Workshop for Non-Arabic and Arabic Schools

    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

    Alumni Lecture Series with Ms. Cheryl Pinto

    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

    3rd CrossFire Inter-School Debating Competition

    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

    HBMSU hosts a Roundtable Discussion on Innovation, Disruption, & Transformation

    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

    GESS Dubai 2018 - Total Fluency launches modern language programs and giving away prizes worth Dhs. 230000

    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

    Dubai Electronic Security Center's AED 700,000 ‘Innovation In Cyber Security Award' Won By University of Dubai, and University of Sharjah in collaboration with American University

    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

    HBMSU presents its achievements to Dubai Government Human Resources amid joint efforts in advancing human development

    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

    Repton School Abu Dhabi expands its presence with the launch of new campus on Al Reem Island

    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

    ADEK delivers ‘lema?' program to over 300 pupils at ZHO

    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 University Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Emirates Autism Society

    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

    15,000 participate in the Dubai Cares' annual Walk for Education 2018 in support of children's right to education

    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

    Al Ghurair Foundation for Education Event on ‘Graduating Work Ready Youth' Unveils Research Findings from College and Career Study

    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

    WGS 2018: Teaching altruism, empathy, self-control will drive success, say education experts

    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

    British Orchard Kids Kingdom Nursery wins Sharjah Economic Excellence Network Award

    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

    Skyline University College Organized One-Day Refresher Course in Management for Government, Consulates, and Corporate Delegates

    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

    ADEK takes Innovation Month to the Al Dhafra Region with Special ‘lema?' Programme

    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

    Ashridge Executive Education highlights the importance of creating a culture of innovation in Saudi organizations

    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

    His Excellency Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair Hosts First ‘UAE Scholars Dialogue' with Young Emirati High-achievers

    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

    UAE's NQA Recognises Knowledge Group as an Approved Centre

    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

    Emirates Talent Association and Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University launch Artificial Intelligence program for UAE talents in bid to become globally competitive

    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 University Organizes Sixth Annual National Mathematics Competition

    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

    UAE pre-school chain promotes inclusive learning environment

    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

    Skyline University College organized a 3-Day Boot Camp for GIFT University, Pakistan students

    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

    Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart University celebrates graduation of 396 learners of undergraduate and postgraduate programs

    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

    Emirates Aviation University participates in Sharjah's International Education Show 2018

    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

    CG of India declared Champion at the 2nd Diplomat Cricket Cup by Skyline University College

    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

    UOWD announces partnership with University of Dubai to deliver IELTS Testing

    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

    Abu Dhabi University Opens Registration for Sixth Edition of United Arab Emirates Undergraduate Research Competition

        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

    Student Ambassador programme looks to empower tomorrow's sustainability leaders

    Part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, the Student Exclusive Ambassador Programme will empower its participants to play an active role in driving a sustainable future The most outstanding ambassador will win an internship at a major international technology company Abu Dhabi, December 28, 2017:   A group of 35 senior high school students from across Abu Dhabi have secured places in a new year-long ambassador programme which aims to inspire and engage UAE youth to become the next generation of sustainability leaders, it was announced today.    The Student ......read more

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