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    NYU Abu Dhabi senior admitted to the Luce Scholars Program

    Lama Ahmad is the first student from NYU Abu Dhabi to receive the prestigious scholarship Abu Dhabi, February 16, 2019: Lama Ahmad, Class of 2019, has been named as a recipient to the prestigious Luce Scholars Program, the first student from NYU Abu Dhabi to receive this award.  Founded by the Henry Luce Foundation in 1974 to enhance the understanding of Asia among potential leaders in the American society, the program provides stipends, language training, and individualized professional placement in Asia for 15 to18 Luce Scholars every year.  The program, open to both US citizens and permanent residents, is unique in that it is intended for young leaders who have had limited experience of Asia and who might not otherwise have an opportunity in the normal course of their careers to come to know Asia. Originally from ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University and Knowledge Group to participate in IDEX 2019

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates—16 February, 2019: Abu Dhabi University and Knowledge Group, the learning, development and consulting arm of Abu Dhabi University, have announced their participation in the International Defence Exhibition (IDEX 2019) and Naval Defence (NAVDEX) 2019, taking place from 17-21 February at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC).  Knowledge Group is showcasing its training and educational programs, which include military medical training, naval training programs, naval counter-insurgency, Virtual Reality driven simulation for rescue missions, leadership tests for individuals and groups using gaming techniques, protecting vital buildings against terrorism, consultation solutions aimed at enhancing strategies, managing crises and evaluating risk factors on infrastructure and ......read more

    H.E. Minister Buhumaid leads Dubai Cares' Walk for Education alongside 15,000 participants to mark its 10th anniversary

    UAE residents walked 4,000 steps (3km) to reflect the average distance to school covered everyday by millions of children in developing countries Over 350 million steps taken collectively since the Walk’s inception in 2009   Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 16 Febraury, 2019: Her Excellency Hessa bint Essa Buhumaid, Minister of Community Development, led today the annual Walk for Education, organized by Dubai Cares, part of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Global Initiatives, thus marking the 10th anniversary of the organization’s annual event. This year’s Walk witenssed the participation of 15,000 individuals from different ages and nationalities, who took 4,000 steps (3 km) in solidarity with millions of children in developing countries who walk long distances every day to get to school. Through this ......read more

    Zayed University inaugurates largest Bloomberg Finance Lab in the Middle East

    More Bloomberg Terminals at Zayed University than any other educational institution globally February 13, 2019, Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Zayed University, one of the United Arab Emirates’ top universities, and Bloomberg, the global financial information and technology company, today announced the opening of the Bloomberg Finance Lab at the university’s Dubai campus. Her Excellency Noura Al Kaabi, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development and President of Zayed University, and Matthew Winkler, Co-founder and Editor-in-Chief Emeritus, Bloomberg News, officially launched the Bloomberg Finance Lab, which is the largest of its kind in the Middle East.  Zayed University joins more than 800 universities worldwide with Bloomberg Terminals or Finance Labs. With 64 Bloomberg Terminals across campuses in Abu ......read more

    Hundreds of local pupils to champion inclusion at schools ahead of Special Olympics World Games Abu dhabi 2019

    UAE, 12 February 2019: Over 600 local pupils from 35 schools in Abu Dhabi have participated in a workshop to learn more about the Special Olympics movement and its values of inclusion and tolerance.   The local schoolchildren have been elected as ‘Unified Champions’ by their teachers and will head back to their respective schools to spread the message of the movement and encourage their fellow pupils to be more inclusive. As part of their role as Unified Champions the schoolchildren will act as ‘Champions of Change’ and encourage other pupils to get involved in and support Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019.    The workshop was held in partnership with the Ministry of Community Development at the Armed Forces Officers Club in Abu Dhabi.   The Unified Champions will help ......read more

    Eskc Junior round two triumph for GEMS WSO

    Dragsters DXB tops Nomad Class Dubai, UAE, 11 February 2019: Randy Nader and Adam Ben Haj of GEMS Wellington Academy Silicon Oasis (GEMS WSO) snatched a close victory over last season’s Junior ESKC champion, Kings Dubai, to claim the second round in the Junior division of the Emirates Schools Karting Championship (ESKC) on Sunday evening (10 February) at Dubai Kartdrome.   Veteran team Dragsters DXB, with drivers Elie Nassar and Joshua McGregor, topped the Nomad Class field, putting the team level with Nas Nomad in the lead for the Nomad Cup championship.   Race Highlights   A total of 17 student teams lined up on the grid to compete in four sprint race heats in the second Junior ESKC round at Dubai Kartdrome.   Adam Ben Haj got his team, GEMS WSO, off to a great start with a commanding drive in heat ......read more

    Amity University Dubai Hosts the World's Top AI Researchers at an International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AICAI 2019)

    7th February 2019 - Dubai, UAE: AICAI 2019 attracted papers from prominent professors around the globe, with an aim to foster national and international collaborations within the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) by way of sharing ideas, experiences, research and knowledge that can benefit the future of the industry.  The UAE Artificial Intelligence 2031 Strategy and UAE Centennial 2071 Strategy both focus on creating a strong environment with bigger and better opportunities for future generations. These Smart Government approaches will see the latest AI technologies being used to enhance Government performance and efficiency. This will be followed by adopting AI tools within other government and private sector industry verticals such as transport, health, education, traffic, space, renewable energy and more. The three-day ......read more

    Zayed Sports City Awards Scholarships to Students as Part of Mubadala Tennis in Schools Program

    Abu Dhabi, 7 February 2019: Zayed Sports City, in partnership with Mubadala and Ministry of Education, has awarded a Zayed Sports City Tennis Academy scholarship to two students from the 2017/2018 Mubadala Tennis in Schools program. The scholarships were awarded as an appreciation to the students’ natural ability and skill set for tennis, combined with a want to learn and enjoyment shown throughout the school sessions. Saoud Karmastaji, Senior Assistant Manager at Mubadala Investment Company has awarded both nine years old students, Mansour Khalid Al Menhali and Jana Hussein Hammuri from Al Bateen School during a special ceremony held at the Mubadala Tennis in Schools Festival at Zayed Sports City. As part of the scholarship program, the awarded students will have the opportunity to enjoy free weekly coaching sessions at ......read more

    Canadian University Dubai partners with Malaysia's top-ranking Multimedia University (MMU) to nurture knowledge workers

    MMU is ranked among Top 3 ‘most entrepreneurial private universities’ and was named ‘Premier Digital Tech University’ in 2017 in Malaysia Dubai, February 7, 2019: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has entered into a partnership with Malaysia’s leading digital-tech institution Multimedia University (MMU) to establish a new platform for collaboration in higher education with the goal of nurturing a new generation of knowledge workers. The partnership was sealed with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the two universities. CUD was represented by its President and Vice Chancellor Professor Karim Chelli, and MMU by Professor Datuk Dr. Ahmad Rafi Mohamed Eshaq, President and Chief Executive Officer.  Prof. Dr. Ahmad Rafi was very positive on the partnership. As a university ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University appoints outstanding leaders as Vice Chancellor and Associate Provost

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates- 07 February 2019: Abu Dhabi University (ADU), an internationally recognized academic institution for quality education and applied research, has announced the appointments of Ian Mathews as Vice Chancellor for Administrative and Financial Affairs and Professor Phil Hamill as Associate Provost of Student Success.  Mr. Mathews served as Chief Financial Officer at Trinity College Dublin (TCD), Ireland’s premier University, for more than 24 years. As statutory officer and key member of the leadership team, he was accountable to the Board for the overall management of the University’s financial affairs. Under his leadership, the finance team won numerous accolades for their innovations and achievements across Ireland and in the United Kingdom. Professor Hamill was previously ......read more

    Emirates Foundation Embraces UAE Innovation Month and Launches “Think Science Fairs 2019” Across the UAE

    Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and Chairman of Emirates Foundation   Over 70,000 UAE youth benefited from Think Science Program since its inception  2000 Project submissions from 4,000 aspiring youth scientists in this years’ Think Science Competition from across the UAE Think Science to host ‘Science Fairs’ across the UAE starting February 17th, 2019    ABU DHABI, February 6 2019 –Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and Chairman of Emirates Foundation, and aligned with the UAE Innovation strategy, Emirates Foundation, in partnership with the Ministry of ......read more

    Toastmasters from four nations to congregate in Dubai communicating happiness in the society

    DTAC is the real showcase of happiness by being together, learning from each other and celebrating the success of winners in the Toastmasters community. DUBAI – February 4, 2019: Toastmasters International District 105, which represents the UAE, Oman, Jordan and Lebanon, announced District Toastmasters Annual Conference 2019 to be staged in Dubai to celebrate winning leadership and communication that inspire Toastmasters to embrace success by continuous learning. Themed ‘Communicating Happiness’, the DTAC 2019 Dubai is the trailblazing conference of Toastmasters District 105, in line with the UAE’s commitment towards achieving happiness goals of individuals and the society. The three-day long event will be held from April 25 to 27, 2019 at Le Méridien Dubai Airport Road. The event will be managed by Yellow ......read more

    Dubai Cares Launches Spectacular Line-Up to Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Walk for Education

    The annual Walk for Education will take place on Friday 15 February, 2019 3km walk reflects the average distance covered by millions of children walking to school every day in developing countries    Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 3 February, 2019: Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, has announced a spectacular line-up to mark the 10th anniversary of its annual Walk for Education. The event will take place on Friday 15 February, 2019 at Dubai Creek Park, next to Al Garhoud Bridge, Gate 2. Dubai Cares invites members of the UAE community to participate alongside family, friends and colleagues to walk 4,000 steps (3km) in solidarity with millions of children in developing countries who walk long distances every day to go to school. This symbolic three-kilometer walk also aims ......read more

    ADEK: Ninth edition of Abu Dhabi Science Festival 2019 returns with great turnout

    Abu Dhabi, 2nd, February 2019: Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, the ninth edition of the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge’s (ADEK’s) Abu Dhabi Science Festival (ADSF) is witnessing great interaction among school students among various workshops and activities, which are being held at A’l Bahar, Abu Dhabi Corniche. 27,300 students are expected to attend the festival which will last until February 9th 2019. Relating to the ADSF’s significant role in stimulating students’ interest in science over the past years, the interest of Abu Dhabi school students in science and mathematics subjects has increased from nine percent in 2017 to 11 percent in 2018. Mr. Salem Al ......read more

    Schools across the UAE to participate in Credence UAE Quiz Masters Tournament 2019

    DUBAI- February 2, 2019: Credence High School, a ‘GOOD’ rated CBSE curriculum school which is home to students from over 30 nationalities, will host the fifth edition of the annual UAE Quiz Masters Tournament, the largest inter-school quiz competition in the UAE on Thursday, February 7, 2019, in the auditorium of the sprawling campus of Credence High School.  Following the success in the previous editions, the nation-wide Quiz Masters Tournament is inviting participation from schools all across the UAE. All schools from UAE are invited to register by February 6, 2019. Children from Grades 8 to 10, aged 13 to 16, can apply.  The fifth edition of the UAE Quiz Masters Tournament is supported by Fabyland, premier family entertainment destination in the region.  Mr Adittya Nath Mubayi would be the quiz ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University set to showcase new programs at International Education Show

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates- 29 January, 2019:   Abu Dhabi University (ADU), an internationally recognized academic institution for quality education and applied research, is set to showcase a wide range of its undergraduate and postgraduate academic programs at the 15th International Education Show, the UAE’s leading Higher Education event. Welcoming students, parents and the general public, the event will take place at the Expo Centre in Sharjah from 30 January to 1 February 2019.  As part of its participation in the event, Abu Dhabi University will showcase 11 programs that will now be available at their Dubai campus for the first time, starting the next semester of the current academic year. Developed in line with current workplace demands, the programs include Mass Communications, Entrepreneurship and ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University Allocates AED13 Million for Scholarships and Financial Aid

    AED151 million in scholarships awarded since its inception Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - 26 January 2019:   Abu Dhabi University (ADU) has allocated AED13 million to scholarships and financial aid for the second semester of the academic year 2018-2019, which will begin on 24 February. The scholarship amount has benefited around 1,700 financially challenged students.  ADU’s Scholarships and Financial Aid Fund has eased the financial burden of more than 8,643 students through contributing over AED151 million since the University’s inception in 2003. H.E. Dr. Ali Saeed Bin Harmal Al Dhaheri, Chairman of ADU’s Board of Directors, stressed, “The University's interest lies in providing education, spreading knowledge, and encouraging students by offering a wide range of scholarships and ......read more

    ADNOC Schools' inaugural Careers and University Fair guides students towards a transformative future

    Over 17 leading UAE universities joined representatives from the Military Academy to help students explore their academic and career opportunities RAK Bank also attended to help students prepare for their financial futures The event supports the UAE leadership’s progress in strengthening its knowledge-based economy through an educated and empowered youth Abu Dhabi, UAE – January 24, 2019:   ADNOC Schools yesterday hosted its inaugural Careers and University Fair at the Madinat Zayed campus to help guide Grade 10, 11 and 12 students towards a future as the UAE’s next leaders of industry.   The event saw 17 leading UAE universities join members of the UAE’s Military Academy to provide students with personal guidance on their higher education and career options, helping them ......read more

    Leaders Commit to Urgent Support for Refugee Education

    Dubai, UAE, January 24, 2019:  Helle Thorning-Schmidt, CEO of Save the Children International said: “While debates about immigration continue in Europe and the US, the vast majority of the world’s refugees are being hosted in low and middle-income countries like Jordan and Lebanon. These countries have generously welcomed millions of refugee children, but now they need support from the rest of the international community to get refugee children into school and learning. What these children tell us they want most of all is an education, but the shocking fact is that half of all refugee children are out of school. Without a big step up from donors, we risk having a lost generation of refugee children when we need a generation who can rebuild their countries one day.” At the meeting, Hassan Jameel, President of ......read more

    Majid Al Futtaim launches regionally pioneering new Retail Business School in Dubai for professionals working at Carrefour

     A regional first, the Majid Al Futtaim Retail Business School will support the professional development for 2,500 retail industry professionals each year  First facility in the region to incorporate state-of-the-art learning via Virtual Reality   The School will help champion the growth of home-grown UAE National and expatriate talent into high-performing management positions to lead its Carrefour operations  The campus has been built to high sustainability specifications, including paperless classrooms and living walls which contribute natural oxygen into the facility   The facility supports Majid Al Futtaim’s position as an increasingly prominent employer of choice globally for professionals in the retail industry and other sectors    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, ......read more

    Celebrating People of Determination

    SNF Family Funfair Return for the 12th Edition with a Host of New Additions and Activities Dubai, United Arab Emirates (January 23, 2019) Special Needs Future (SNF) Development Center - the specialized learning development and training center, is pleased to invite families along with their special little ones to join the 12th edition of Family Funfair on Friday, 25th January from 9am till 5pm. SNF Family Funfair, held in Dubai, is a free and engaging event for families and children of determination as well as those who want to become involved in the community. Service providers and individuals from across the country come together to provide fun activities tailored for the children as well as for the families.  This year, SNF will take the Family Funfair to a whole different level as new and exciting activities are set to take ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University celebrates ‘Year of Zayed' milestones with closing ceremony

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates- 21 January 2019:   Abu Dhabi University (ADU), an internationally recognized academic institution for quality education and applied research, today hosted a closing ceremony marking the end of its Year of Zayed program. The ceremony, which was attended by faculty and students, touched upon the milestones achieved by ADU during 2018, which served to commemorate and carry forward the legacy of the UAE’s founding father, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.  The ceremony saw ADU celebrate the results of its Year of Zayed strategy, which was launched in early 2018. The university’s Year of Zayed program included a series of exhibitions, conferences, seminars and student-led initiatives designed to honor the late Sheikh Zayed’s legacy. The holistic program was carried out ......read more

    New research from NYU Abu Dhabi and the International Union for Conservation of Nature reports elevated extinction risks for marine bony fishes in the Arabian Gulf

    Fast facts: About 8% of bony fishes in the Arabian Gulf are threatened, double that of other assessed regions Major threats include overfishing and coastal development Highest threat is in species-rich nearshore areas Abu Dhabi, UAE, January 20, 2019:  According to new research from the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), NYU Abu Dhabi, and other collaborators, 8.2% of marine bony fishes in the Arabian Gulf are threatened with extinction, which is at least twice the proportion of other regions where similar assessments have been implemented.   The study evaluated the regional conservation status of 471 species of marine bony fishes in the Arabian Gulf. Primary threats include fisheries and harvesting, and coastal development and loss of habitat, impacting 47% and 32% of marine bony ......read more

    Study Material to Read for CompTIA A+ 220-902 Exam?

    January 17, 2019 - Dubai, UAE: CompTIA A+ 220-902 is an exam that is given in order to get CompTIA A+ certification. This exam is a must for all the candidates who want to have entry level jobs in the field. This is a 90-minutes exam that comprises of 90 questions. The candidates have to pass the 220-901 exams before they can apply for this exam. This exam is pass by most of the IT professionals who want to give their career a considerable boost. The exam costs $219 USD and is valid for three years. The validity period can change. The candidates need to have a 9-12 months experience to pass this exam. CompTIA A+ 220-902 Exam and Its Related Certification CompTIA A+ 220-902 exam is the second and the final step in attaining CompTIA A+ certification. The certification is an entry level certification that is given to the people who ......read more

    Talented Moroccan Students attract International Design Programs

    GROHE rewards design students from Art'Com Sup Design School as part of its Design Series program United Arab Emirates, Dubai , 17 January 2019 -   As part of its ongoing efforts to support and invest in university students, GROHE, the world’s leading provider of sanitary fittings, partnered with Art’Com Sup School of Design to introduce for the first time in Morocco the GROHE Design Series program. Three winners were announced during the final ceremony, headed by Lina Varytimidou, Director of PR and Communications at Grohe, East Mediterranean, Middle East and Africa, in the presence of university senior representatives and students. The regional program was launched by GROHE in 2012 to encourage, support and reward the successful creations of university students in the field of design. Launched in ......read more

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    Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University's Chancellor attends graduation ceremony of 26th Academic Training Programme at Al Maktoum College

    Dundee, July 16, 2018 - Dr. Mansour Al-Awar, Chancellor of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), attended the closing ceremony of the 26th session of the ‘Multiculturalism and Leadership Skills Program - Academic Training Programme (ATP)’ organized by Al Maktoum College of Higher Education at Old Course Hotel in Dundee, Scotland under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Finance. Al-Awar witnessed the graduation of 72 female students from 17 universities, colleges and institutions, including HBMSU, who ......read more

    Storytel Arabia optimistic about continuing growth of audiobook industry in Arab world

    July 08, 2018: Sweden-based Storytel Arabia, the newly-launched division of Europe’s leading platform for audiobooks, remains confident on the growth of the audiobook industry in the GCC and the greater Middle East region, saying that digital technologies continue to be among the key elements that will help drive the audiobook service in the steadily rising market. Storytel’s entry to the UAE this year reflects not only the company’s optimism but also its intent to optimize opportunities in the local and regional industries. The company has made available a rich catalogue ......read more

    Sandooq Al Watan and DarkMatter Launch Second Phase of "Emirati Coder"

    Initiative follows successful first stage which was launched in January 2018 Abu Dhabi, July 7, 2018:  Sandooq Al Watan, the national initiative launched by prominent Emirati businessmen to support research projects that are in line with the UAE’s vision to diversify beyond oil, today announced the start of the second phase of the Emirati Coder programme.  The programme was developed in conjunction with Abu Dhabi-based education consultancy Ajyal Talent Management, a DarkMatter company.  Emirati Coder aims to create a pool of talent that will be capable to meet the ......read more

    UK College of Business & Computing inaugurates its first International campus in DIAC

    Inaugurated by Mr. Mohammad Abdullah, Managing Director of Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) & Dubai Knowledge Park (DKP) the launch was well attended by the UKCBC Board of Governors, distinguished guests, senior KHDA executives and other key dignitaries.  UK College of Business and Computing(UKCBC) is the first branch of a UK Technical and vocational Education and Training institution set up in Dubai With six campuses in the UK, the new UKCBC campus is in the heart of Dubai International Academic City with modern facilities.  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July ......read more

    Bachelor of Pharmacy Receives International Certification from ACPE

    Dubai, UAE, July 05, 2018:  Ajman University’s Bachelor of Pharmacy program has been granted International Certification by the US-based Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).  The ACPE’s favorable decision comes after due consideration of the Evaluation Team Report (ETR), the College’s Self-Study Report, and the recommendations of ACPE’s International Commission.  This prestigious certification renders AU’s BPharm program to be internationally recognized for its quality and outcomes. According to the International ......read more

    L3 Cts Cadets to Train at Etihad Aviation Training in Abu Dhabi

    Dubai, UAE, July 02, 2018:  L3 Commercial Training Solutions (CTS) and Etihad Aviation Training (EAT) have signed an agreement enabling cadets enrolled on the L3 Airline Academy Integrated ATPL course to undertake foundation flight training at EAT’s training facility in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates. The agreement will increase L3’s capacity for flight training, enabling it to meet the demand for its industry-leading ATPL Commercial Pilot career program. It ensures the continuation of the renowned professionalism and quality of the training performed by the Approved ......read more

    The Annual Skyline Iftar at Skyline University College

    Dubai, UAE, July 02, 2018:  Breaking the fast during Ramadan is traditionally done together as a community. In observance of the holy month, Skyline University College alumni, parents, and students have come together for the annual Iftar Dinner with the Skyline faculty and staff community on May 30, 2018 at SUC Multi-Purpose Hall. The hall was filled with familiar faces, relishing the sumptuous food prepared by Skyline.  Moroever, in this Year of Zayed, SUC Services Committee, chaired by Dr. Taleb Eli, endeavors to reach out to the community by organizing various initiatives such ......read more

    Horizon International School's Got Talent: Students Showcase Spectacular Performances

    Over 35 students, from 20 different nationalities competed across 10 varied categories United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 1st July 2018:   Horizon International hosted - ‘Horizon’s Got Talent’ show at the school Auditorium.  Children of multiple nationalities from years 4-10 took to stage to display some spectacular performances. Over 35 students competed in varied categories including Music, Dance, Drama, Comedy and Magic. The aim in organising the event was in alignment with Horizon's vision of an inclusive, diverse school where growth mindset and high ......read more

    Emirates Intellectual Property Association emphasizes important role of intellectual property in government's thrust towards innovation

    June 30, 2018: The Emirates Intellectual Property Association (EIPA) emphasized on the need to create more solid mechanisms and guidelines covering strict intellectual property rights (IPR) applications within the government sector--underscoring the importance of unifying efforts to develop an integrated system for intellectual and creative production that fall in line with the country's continuing thrust towards innovation. EIPA's call to action is part of its continuing move to position innovation as the cornerstone for creating and establishing a knowledge-based economy in the UAE, ......read more

    International researchers attend first workshop held at AUS Geospatial Analysis Center (GAC)

    Sharjah, UAE. June 27, 2018:  An international workshop on geospatial research in Gulf coastal environments featuring renowned researchers from around the world has recently been concluded at American University of Sharjah (AUS). The two-day event was held in the Main Building on campus.   This was the first workshop that the Geospatial Analysis Center (GAC) at AUS has organized. With seven prominent international researchers, along with four eminent local speakers attending the event as guest speakers, it is envisaged that the workshop will pave the way for future ......read more

    Skyline Suhoor Night 2018

    Dubai, UAE, June 21, 2018:  On the night of Skyline Suhoor, Skyline University College brought together its strategic alliances and partners such as consul generals, government officials, corporate leaders, members of the business councils and social clubs, school principals, and media at Al Majlis, Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai on June 6, 2018. The Skyline team headed by Mr. Kamal Puri, Chairman of Skyline International Group and Founder President of Skyline University College welcomed each guest in a lavish Arabian set-up, complete with sumptuous middle-eastern cuisine and music. The night ......read more

    KHDA accredited Parent Education Courses equip parents with positive parenting tools

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    Brighton College Going to School on Single Use Plastics

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    Emirates Aviation University announces new scholarship awards

    Dubai, UAE, 11 June 2018:   Emirates Aviation University (EAU) has announced that it will be awarding ‘top achiever’ scholarships to high school students applying to its undergraduate business and engineering programmes. A total of 50 scholarship awards will be presented to students, based on merit rather than their financial circumstances.   The scholarship programme is open to high school students from across the world who are interested in pursuing their undergraduate education in business and engineering at the Emirates Aviation University. The ......read more

    FBMA Launches The Fatima Bint Mubarak Sports Library

    The first dedicated sports library in the UAE makes information easy and accessible to the Abu Dhabi community Abu Dhabi, UAE, June 11th 2018:   The Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy (FBMA) announced that it has contributed a plethora of books to the Abu Dhabi Ladies Club (ADLC) seeing the construction of the first dedicated sports library in the UAE: The Fatima Bint Mubarak Sports Library. A myriad of scientific, administrational and inspirational books in both Arabic and English are available to fulfill the desires of every reader.  Under the patronage of H.H. ......read more

    Nursery children prepare custom-made educational packs for the underprivileged

    British Orchard Nursery chain contributes 300 boxes for the ‘Lakum’ initiative this Ramadan May 30, 2018; Dubai, UAE:  In the true charitable spirit of Ramadan, young children of British Orchard Nursery across all its branches in the UAE created custom-made packages for their counterparts around the world. Contributing to Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Al Maktoum’s ‘For You’ – Lakum initiative and with the idea of putting smiles on the faces of children in need across the globe, the exercise aimed to inculcate a sense of social responsibility, ......read more

    ‘Think Science' Ambassadors Participate in the Prominent Intel International Science and Engineering Fair 2018 Competition in Pittsburgh – USA

    Five ‘Made in the UAE’ projects showcased along with projects from 75 countries 11 Think Science Ambassadors were invited to compete with over 1,800 students from over 75 nations 8 female and 3 male high school students from UAE public and private schools travelled to Pittsburg in the USA to attend world’s largest high school science competition. Abu Dhabi, UAE – May 20, 2018 -11 young Emirati youth (8 females and 3 males) participated in the prominent Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF), the largest international pre-college ......read more

    University of Balamand in Dubai receives licence to offer Professional Teaching Diploma program

    Dubai, May 19, 2018:  Dubai Investments PJSC [DFM: DIC], the leading, diversified investments company listed on the Dubai Financial Market, has announced that the University of Balamand in Dubai [UOBD] has been licensed to offer the Professional Teaching Diploma program at its new campus in Dubai Investments Park [DIP], effective September 2018. The university has been accredited by the Commission for Academic Accreditation [CAA], a government-run institutional licensure and degree accreditation department of the UAE Ministry of Education.  UOBD will also offer the Bachelor of ......read more

    Dubai's Ambassador School Students Emerge as World Toppers in ICSE and ISC Exams

    DUBAI – May 15, 2018:  Ambassador School, one of the largest Indian schools in Dubai, has announced that its students emerged as global toppers in the examinations of Indian curriculum the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) for Grade 10 and the Indian School Certificate (ISC) for Grade 12.  The school’s students achieved top ranking in the world and UAE in mathematics, commercial applications and computer applications with a score of 100 in these subjects. Commenting on the outstanding result, Ms. Sheela Menon, Principal of the School, said, “We ......read more

    H.H Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi Honors 70 High-Achieving Government School Students at Annual Al Qasimi Foundation College Preparation Program Awards

    Students say program has helped them focus on importance of education May 15, 2018, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates: His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, UAE Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, on Monday honored about 70 Government school students at the Al Qasimi Foundation College Preparation Program 2018 Student Annual Award Ceremony. The students received awards from His Highness for their efforts in improving themselves in a variety of subjects as they prepare to enter the world of higher education.    His Highness Sheikh Saud ......read more

    Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University honors ‘Innovative Emirati Programmer' graduates

    UAE, 15 May 2018 – The Emirates Talent Association, in cooperation with Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), recently hosted the graduation ceremony for 2018 students, including the awarding of winners of the Hackathon competition. The ‘Emirati Programmer’ is an important program, being the first national initiative of its kind in the UAE that qualifies young national talents which showcases innovativeness and excellence in programming. Top-level officials and decision makers, including a delegation from the Ministry of Community Development attended the ......read more

    Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University signs partnerships in support of UAE-Egypt efforts to develop educational, intellectual & cognitive output

    UAE, May 14, 2018- Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), chaired a high-level delegation to Egypt, during which he signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Egyptian Ministry of Telecommunications & Information Technology (MCIT), represented by the Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) and the Library of Alexandria. The prospects of cooperation in the development of the intelligent education system and the creation of joint channels for the exchange, dissemination, enrichment and settlement of knowledge in the Arab ......read more

    H.E. Salem Almoosa receives ‘Dar Al Ber Award of Appreciation' for his support of this year's edition of the Dar Al Ber Quran Memorization Project

    May 10, 2018 - H.E. Salem Ahmad Almoosa, Chairman and General Manager, SAAE, recently received the ‘Dar Al Ber Award of Appreciation’, presented by Khalid Sultan-al-Ulama, Manager of the Al Ber Quran Memorization Project – ‘Male’ category, for his efforts in recognizing and supporting young Quran Memorizers from Ahmad Abdulla Almoosa Center for learning the Holy Quran at this year's edition of Dar Al Ber Quran Memorization Project. The achievement reflects Almoosa’s continuing commitment towards supporting national initiatives and efforts that are aimed ......read more

    Educational bodies and Industry leaders in the Middle East encouraged to unite in the face of industrial revolution 4.0

      Ajman University holds debate between Educational bodies and Industry leaders to discuss an integrated approach to secure graduates’ futures    “Design and creative thinking should be pushed to coincide with industrial revolution 4.0,” says CEO of Dubai Design District    “Artificial Intelligence should be incorporated into higher education curriculums in the Middle East,” says Chancellor of Abu Dhabi University United Arab Emirates, Dubai, May 10, 2018:  Educational institutions and industry leaders are encouraged to ......read more

    UAE National Cricketer Chirag Suri Set to Launch Cricket Academy at Repton School Dubai

    Repton School Dubai becomes home to the academy offering customised indoor and outdoor facilities Coaching faculty includes leading personalities and players within cricket Dubai, United Arab Emirates (May 10, 2018) - Indian-born UAE National cricket player, Chirag Suri and Repton School Dubai have teamed up to announce the official launch of Front Foot Sports, delivering the highest level of cricket coaching to budding cricketers.    The new cricket academy, located at Repton School, will offer specialised training and guidance in overall physical and sports ......read more

    MBRSC Provides Ground Station Kits to UAE Educational Institutes

    Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) inviting all universities to receive a two-piece ground station kit for students to access space data from Nayif-1 and other satellites  The first batch included three educational entities that were awarded with the kit  The kit using an antenna and a USB will enable the awarded entities to receive data directly from the Nayif-1 Cubesat and other satellites  Dubai, 9 May 2018: Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) has announced the awarding of three UAE academic entities – Abu Dhabi Education Council, University of ......read more

    Skyline and University City of Sharjah Celebrated Labour Day with Labourers

    Dubai, UAE, May 08, 2018:  Labour Day celebrates the achievements and contribution of workers around the world. It is a time to recognize their critical roles on the social and economic growth of the nation while raising awareness on the challenges that workers face today.  Skyline University College Services Committee, in collaboration with University City of Sharjah management, organized a cricket match with Sharjah labourers to celebrate Labour Day on May 1, 2018, at SUC Cricket Ground. His Excellency Sheikh Saif Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Director of Sharjah University ......read more

    SUC and TYV conducted the First Inter-School 12th Coder Challenge

    Dubai, UAE, May 08, 2018:  Skyline University College in collaboration with The Young Vision magazine organized the first Inter-School 12th Coder Challenge 2018 on April 30, 2018 at SUC Campus. The competition which served as a platform for young talents to showcase their skills in the field of software development has registered more than 180 participants from various schools in the UAE. Three top coders bagged the awards namely: Tejas Goel of Delhi Private School, Dubai (Winner); Ananya Pratap Rao of GEMS Modern Academy (1st Runner Up) and; Harsh Doddannavar of JSS International ......read more

    American University of Sharjah and Sharjah Research Technology and Innovation Park organize ‘Robotics & 3D Printing in the Construction Industry Showtime'

    UAE, May 05, 2018- The American University of Sharjah (AUS) recently hosted the ‘Robotics and 3D Printing in the Construction Industry Showtime,’ which concluded the series of workshops focused on the promotion of the ‘Sharjah Construction Industry Innovation Challenge Program.’ The Program is a cooperation project of the AUS, Sharjah Research Technology and Innovation Park (SRTIP) and the Oulu University of Applied Sciences, aimed at developing a world-class innovation system in Sharjah. The exhibition highlighted the technological innovations that accelerate the ......read more

    International scholars and industry experts attend first AUS MSERI workshop

    Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, Monday May 7, 2018:  Renowned international scholars and industry professionals, gathered at American University of Sharjah (AUS) recently, to participate in the first workshop held by the Material Science and Engineering Research Institute (MSERI) at the university. The two-day event saw academic experts from AUS and prominent institutions around the world exchange ideas with key industry stakeholders in the UAE on the direction MSERI should take to develop into and emerge as the region’s leader in materials and applications ......read more

    30 Teams Honored at Sixth United Arab Emirates Undergraduate Research Competition

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates 5 May 2018:  Abu Dhabi University (ADU), an internationally recognized academic institution for quality education and applied research, awarded and honored 30 teams from 12 different universities and colleges across the UAE at the sixth edition of the United Arab Emirates Undergraduate Research Competition (URC).  Spanning subjects within Engineering, Physics, Architecture, Interior Design, Education, Social Sciences, Health Sciences, Business Administration, and Arts, this year’s winning papers received an award value of ......read more

    Skyline Conducted Pocket MBA on E-Governance, AI and Robotics, and Enterprising Sustainable Smart Cities

    Dubai, UAE, April 29, 2018:  Skyline University College organized the second edition of One Day Refresher Course in Management with Emphasis on E-Governance, Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, and Enterprising Sustainable Smart Cities (Pocket MBA) on April 18, 2018 at SUC Campus. Delegates such as tourism directors, managers, software engineers, IT directors, and SUC Alumni from various corporate and government offices in the UAE have participated in the program. The Pocket MBA covered an introduction to E-Governance, a discussion on disruptions which are disrupting the supply line ......read more

    Hale Education Group Hosts 2nd Annual Ivy Insider

    Dubai, UAE, April 29, 2018:  Hale Education Group, the leading education consultancy focusing on North American university admissions in the GCC, presented the second edition of its annual marquee event, the Ivy Insider. Featuring a panel of some of its top UAE students that have secured acceptances to the most selective universities in the US, the panelists shared their own personal experiences as to the challenges and uncertainties they overcame in their educational journey. From effectively planning their summers, composing their personal statement and other essays, to properly ......read more

    HBMSU & Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences discuss areas of cooperation using smart technology for education

    UAE, April 26, 2018- Dr. Mansoor Al-Awar, Chancellor of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), received a high-level delegation from Mohammed bin Rashid University for Medicine and Health Sciences, headed by Dr. Amer Ahmad Sharif, Vice Chancellor of the University and Chief Executive Officer, Dubai Healthcare City Authority - Education Sector at Dubai Healthcare City. The delegation discussed partnership possibilities for harnessing technology for capacity building and investment in qualified human resources. The meeting highlighted HBMSU’s academic and professional programs, ......read more

    Emirates Intellectual Property Association & Dubai Courts celebrate first graduates of IP diploma course

    April 28, 2018: Under the patronage and presence of H.E. Lt General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy Chairman of Police and Public Security in Dubai, and Honorary Chairman of the Emirates Intellectual Property Association (EIPA), the Association recently celebrated the first batch of ‘Intellectual Property Expert Diploma’ graduates. The program, the first of its kind in the Arab World conducted in cooperation with the Dhahi Khalfan Intellectual Property Center and Dubai Courts, qualifies the skills of Nationals working in the field as part of the EIPA’s efforts to help strengthen ......read more

    ‘Read, Dream, Create' Transforms Young Readers into Young Writers at Sharjah Children's Reading Festival

    Creative workshops help budding authors to structure stories Sharjah, April 28, 2018 The ‘Read, Dream, Create' campaign (RDC), an initiative of the UAE Board on Books for Young People (UAEBBY) to nurture a new generation of young readers, has organised a diverse range of interactive activities and workshops at UAEBBY’s Stand at the 10th edition of the Sharjah Children's Reading Festival (SCRF), at Expo Centre Sharjah. The activities include a workshop titled ‘How to Write a Story’, which shows children all the elements needed to author a great book, ......read more

    Ajyal International School Offering Scholarships to Empower Female Emirati Leaders of the Future

    Fully funded scholarship programme is being offered by the school and the Bin Omeir Education Foundation to academically outstanding Emirati girls in Year Groups 7-12. A scholarship panel will select five students for the upcoming 2018/19 academic year based on exemplary acdemic achievements, as well as key personal attributes. Abu Dhabi, April 28 2018: A fully funded scholarship programme with Ajyal International School is being offered to five outstanding Emirati girls in Year Groups 7-12. The life-changing opportunity being offered by the school and its owner, the Bin Omeir ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University Honors Winners of ‘Art for Autism' Contest

    Abu Dhabi-UAE: 25 April, 2018 – The College of Arts and Sciences at the Abu Dhabi University (ADU) honored 10 winners of the fourth Art for Autism competition that was organized in collaboration with the Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation to coincide with World Autism Awareness Month.  The awards ceremony was held in the presence of Dr Khawla Al Saadi, Chairman of the Emirates Autism Society, His Excellency Salem Mubarak Al Dhaheri. Executive Director of Community Relations at ADU, Dr Hamdi Sheibani, ADU’s Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, as well as faculty ......read more

    ‘Read, Dream, Create' Awards Winners of Creative Writing Competition at SCRF 2018

    Continuing to build on the foundation of good writing Sharjah, April 25, 2018 The ‘Read, Dream, Create’ campaign, an initiative of the UAE Board on Books for Young People (UAEBBY), has announced the highly anticipated results of its creative writing competition, during its participation at the 10th edition of Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival (SCRF). Launched during the campaign’s participation in the 9th Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival (SCRF) in April, the contest aimed to nurture the talents of children aged 6-12 years and young people aged 12-18 ......read more

    Ambassador School wins Golden Peacock global award for innovative service

    Dubai, UAE, April 25, 2018:    Ambassador School, one of the largest Indian schools in Dubai, has emerged as the only education provider from Dubai to have won the prestigious ‘Golden Peacock’ award in the 'Innovative Product/ Service' category at the Institute of Directors (IOD) India's 28th World Congress on Leadership for Business Excellence and Innovation. This is supported by the Ministry of Economy, the Government of the UAE.  Mr. Kamal Kalwani, Vice-chairperson of Ambassador Schools, received the award from His Highness Sheikh Nahyan bin ......read more

    Skyline University College Students Attended 3-Day Training Program in New York

    Dubai, UAE, April 25, 2018:  The MBA and BBA students of Skyline University College (SUC) along with SUC Professor, Dr. Nizar M.F. Sahawneh attended a 3-day training program on “Capital Markets: Products, Risk, and Strategies” at New York Institute of Finance during the Skyline Educational Trip in New York, USA on March 21-31, 2018.  The course surveys the major financial instruments traded in capital markets around the world, which allowed students to understand how stocks are valued, learn how stocks and bonds are brought to market, and understand the basic ......read more

    SUC Organized 10-Day Free IELTS Workshop for School Teachers and Students

    Dubai, UAE, April 23, 2018:  Skyline University College (SUC) in collaboration with Sharjah Education Council has organized a 10-day IELTS Workshop termed as “Insights into IELTS” from March 25-26, 2018 and April 1-5, 2018 for teachers and students respectively. More than 100 participants attended the workshop that included an extensive coaching on all skill categories (Speaking, Writing, Reading, and Listening). SUC Head of English Language Centre, Dr. Victoria Verna gave a thorough orientation about the test format, the techniques of IELTS and conducted classes. The ......read more

    April Marks Autism Awareness Month at Nursery Chain

    Autism Spectrum Disorder affects 1 in 146 births in the UAE 18th April 2018; Dubai, UAE: British Orchard Nursery in its continuous endeavor to create an all-encompassing environment for the people of determination has collaborated with Autism Rocks to bring awareness on autism and developmental delays. The Nursery’s initiative also comes in line with KHDA’s inclusive policy that seeks to change society’s attitude towards people of determination allowing for a more inclusive education policy framework. To educate the society and mark the autism awareness month ......read more

    HBMSU's Board of Governors discusses cooperation efforts with Bahrain's Ministry of Education

    UAE, April 16, 2018 – The Board of Governors of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) recently assessed its bilateral cooperation with the Kingdom of Bahrain’s Ministry of Education, with positive reviews to the significant steps being made by both parties in supporting the initiatives that will reshape the future of education based on smart technologies. The extraordinary Board meeting came after a special meeting held between H.E. Majid Al-Nuaimi, Minister of Education and Chairman of the Higher Education Council in Bahrain, and Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of ......read more

    Skyline University College Economics Day 2018: One Step towards Tomorrow

    Dubai, UAE, April 16, 2018:  Skyline University College organized the 3rd Economics Day event on April 9, 2018 at SUC Campus. During the event, SUC Macroeconomic students showcased their depth of economic knowledge on topical issues affecting the global economy through visuals, posters, and videos. This year’s theme focused on the global economy and the recently introduced VAT in UAE as the countdown to Dubai 2020 begins.  The event was graced by two leading business and financial experts in the world of global trade, Ms. Joy Ajlouny, Co-Founder of Fetchr and Ms. Divya ......read more

    Salem Ahmad Almoosa Enterprises to recognize talent and skills of young Quran memorizers from Ahmad Abdullah Almoosa Center at this year's edition of Dar Al Ber Quran Memorization Project

    Salem Ahmad Almoosa Enterprises (SAAE), one of the UAE’s most prominent business conglomerates, is set to recognize the talent and skills of young Quran Memorizers from Ahmad Abdullah Almoosa Center at this year's edition of Dar Al Ber Quran Memorization Project, set to be held on Wednesday, 18th of April 2018, at the headquarters of Dar Al Ber Society. The company will provide its support as the event's gold sponsor, which demonstrates its continuing commitment towards supporting national initiatives and efforts that are aimed at strengthening religious and social culture among ......read more

    HONEYWELL TO INSPIRE NEXT GENERATION OF PROGRAMMERS AND SCIENTISTS AT THINK SCIENCE FAIR 2018

    Global technology leader to engage UAE youth in robotic challenges aimed to promote interest in Science, Technology and Innovation Six UAE-based teachers selected for the Honeywell Educators at Space Academy program at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Alabama, USA Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 11, 2018:  Honeywell (NYSE: HON), a premier software-industrial company, is set to engage the UAE’s next generation of scientists and engineers on key concepts in software programming, robotics and virtual reality at the Think Science Fair 2018, taking place at the Dubai ......read more

    Al Maktoum Foundation Allocates AED300,000 to Abu Dhabi University Student Fund

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates 7 April, 2018:  Abu Dhabi University (ADU), an internationally recognized academic institution for quality education and applied research, today announced that it had received financial support to the tune of AED300,000 from Al Maktoum Foundation towards the ADU Student Fund.   His Excellency Salem Mubarak Al Dhaheri, Executive Director of Community Relations at ADU, received the cheque for the amount from His Excellency Mizra Al Sayegh, Director General at the Office of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and Chairman of ......read more

    Sharjah Girl Guides Rolls Out Innovative Workshops on Coding and Robotics

    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

    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

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