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    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 members and students of Abu Dhabi University.  The competition received more than 110 artwork entries in Category A and Category B. Category A was tailored for children from 6 to 11 years, while Category B drew the participation of ......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 years, encouraging them to express their ideas and thoughts through innovative and unique stories. Maryam Al Ali, aged 17 years, ranked first for ‘The Black Copybook’, and received AED 5,000. She will be given the opportunity to meet ......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 Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of State for Tolerance of the UAE, for the social innovation; helping hand programme in the presence of Rtd. Lt. Gen J.S. Ahluwalia, President of the IOD, India. Ambassador Schools’ commitment to build learning ......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 mechanics and risks characteristic of derivatives. The program was conducted by Mr. Chris Thomas, Managing Director of Massey Quick Simon-Wealth Management Investment Consulting.  Deputy General of the Consulate General of the United Arab ......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 workshop helped the candidates with test format, preparation techniques, and time management skills. On the last day of the workshop, a mock test was administered to give a feel of the real exam and to assess their proficiency in different ......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 celebrations, the preschool is running a series of sessions for teachers, caregivers, children and parents across their 18 nurseries throughout the month of April. The program is aimed at equipping them with the right tools to improve the child’s ......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 Bhagtani, CEO and Co-Founder of Accountants Box.  Ms. Joy advised students to take risks, to constantly do research, and to never be afraid of failing. She also implored the young entrepreneurs and those in attendance to horn their skills and ......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 the UAE youth-- complementing the directives to celebrate 2018 as the Year of Zayed and to help in the development of a fully integrated community that adopts and recognizes Islamic values and principles. The tenth edition highlights the talent ......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 World Trade Center April 16 to 18. Launched in 2012 as an Emirates Foundation initiative, the “Think Science” program aims to support, encourage and empower the youth of the UAE to embrace a future in the fields of science, technology ......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 the Al Maktoum College Board of Directors at a special ceremony in the presence of Sherif Mousa, Interim Vice Chancellor at ADU and Dr Nicholas Rees, Associate Provost at ADU.  Speaking on the occasion, His Excellency Mizra Al Sayegh said: ......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: “At Sharjah Girl Guides, we acknowledge the need for establishing in our future generations the right mixture of cognitive skills and mental capacities, which are the basics of intelligence. Real intelligence is a lot more than just being smart ......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 Emirates University (UAEU), and New York University – Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) will showcase a number of aerospace projects under development at their respective institutions. The growing importance of space science, exploration and technology will be ......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 studies in select top-tier universities in the following 16 countries: Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Denmark, France, Japan, Malaysia, Netherlands, Norway, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States of ......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, founding President of the City MENA Alumni Chapter, the evening was a great opportunity to reconnect and reminisce with alumni and faculty members, engage with professionals working in top companies, and hear more about the MENA Alumni Chapter ......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 bridging skill-set gap between academics and industry, also announced that the exclusive study grants, paid internships and scholarships to students for September 2018 intake will be extended through a competition, coinciding with its participation in ......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 Communication and Social Services, Environment and Protected Area Authority (EPAA); Mr. Rashid Ali Marzoughi of Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA) and; Mr. Mohammed Al Mazroui, Destination Manager, Al Majaz Waterfront. The event’s ......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 the UAE Vision 2021 and the UAE National Agenda. In addition to being above the average score compared to other schools in Sharjah and the UAE, the results were also higher than the average scores of other British curriculum schools within the UAE ......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 workshop was held as part of ongoing efforts to implement the Dubai Industrial Strategy 2030 that aims to create an international hub for knowledge-based innovation and sustainable industrial activities. A dozen representatives from UAE-based ......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 themselves or their workforce.   With working hours increasingly becoming lost to mental health crises, the importance of recognizing and managing the signs and symptoms of such amongst colleagues and staff is greater than ......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 Within.” He also encouraged students to get out of their comfort zones, to always work smartly, and to build their profiles in order to be visible in the online world where they can connect with and influence people.  Mohamed Amine’s ......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 Marhabtain-Renewal Tour Guide Training Program is specifically targeted to experienced professional tour guides in Sharjah to refresh their knowledge about the emirate and the UAE in order to promote the country to outside visitors more effectively.

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    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 Training Institute, the latest venture from the group will be taking lead in providing Executive Education and Training Programs to enhance the managerial capabilities of senior executives and mid-career professionals to prepare them for senior ......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 the teaching profession, across the UAE and the world. Designed to create the most effective classroom environment for students and teachers, the high performance and supportive Brody WorkLounge features patented LiveLumbar™ technology, ......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 art Primary Building which is preparing for new students this coming September. “These two trees had to be an integral part of the school and there to greet all visitors as they first set foot on the campus,” said Mr. Prosser. These ......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 and learn about the innovation landscape and plastic industry in the region and globally.  A dedicated student-only seminar on March 13th presented an opportunity to hear from senior industry leaders Fahd Al Sherehy, VP Innovation and ......read more

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    Curtin University opens in the Middle East

    The ARWU top one per cent ranked Australian university will offer a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs from January 2018 Dubai, UAE, September 13, 2017:   Curtin University, a leading global university from Perth, Western Australia, has opened its new campus in the Middle East. The campus at Dubai International Academic City will initially offer a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs in business, science, humanities and communications. The grand opening was celebrated at the Godolphin Ballroom of Jumeirah Emirates Towers in partnership with Transnational ......read more

    Robin Singh to launch sports academy in Dubai

    The sports academy will be launched under the umbrella of Zenith Sports Academy LLC United Arab Emirates, Dubai, September 13th 2017:  A major breakthrough in sports is set to hit the UAE with the launch of an all-round sports institute - RS Sports Academy. The new establishment will be launched by former Indian Cricketer - Robin Singh under Zenith Sports Academy LLC, a newly established sports management company also managed by Robin Singh.  As a first step, RS Sports Academy will offer cricket coaching for young talented players of the UAE. This will soon follow coaching in ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University welcomes around 7,650 students across three campuses for the 2017-2018 Academic Year

    Offers 44 accredited bachelor’s, master’s and DBA programs at Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and new campus in Dubai  Abu Dhabi- UAE: 13 September 2017:  Abu Dhabi University recently welcomed around 7,650 new and returning students pursuing their bachelor’s, master’s, and diploma programs as well as DBAs across its three campuses in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Dubai with the start of the 2017-2018 academic year.   Focused on enriching student learning, the university is also set to announce the launch of several new initiatives that will be implemented ......read more

    Repton School Dubai celebrates excellent IGCSE Results

    29% of students achieve maximum A* grade with 58% securing A*/A grade Dubai, UAE: (September 12, 2017):  Repton School Dubai, part of Evolvence Knowledge Investments (EKI) and a partner school of the renowned Repton School in the United Kingdom, celebrated its best ever results, with 29% of all students achieving the maximum A* grade and 58% of students securing A*/A grade in the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) examination for 2016-2017. In terms of the overall results, another significant feature was that 81.5% of the results were graded at B or ......read more

    Design Your Life Through Esmod Dubai

    Forge an exciting international career in fashion with the region's leading fashion institute.  Dubai, UAE, September 12, 2017:  It has been more than ten years since the ESMOD Dubai was first established in the Middle East, and since then the region's fashion industry has drastically, matured and flourished. It is now an era of the latest trends and brands making their mark in the Middle East, in an ever-evolving industry that yearns for talented individuals to get creative, push the boundaries and carve out unique fashion identities both locally and internationally. For ......read more

    Children of Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation Develop Skills in Robotics at Training Workshop

    Knowledge session hosted by Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Center for Giftedness & Creativity Dubai-UAE: 11 September 2017:  In line with the UAE Year of Giving, Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation (AMAF) announced that 25 of the children under its care attended a training workshop organized by the Students of Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Center for Giftedness & Creativity in Dubai.  The workshop focused on the theoretical and practical applications of robots, their importance in the world we live in, and their possible future roles. Participants were also introduced to ......read more

    Khalifa University of Science and Technology Achieves UAE's Top Ranking in Times Higher Education World University Rankings

    Abu Dhabi-UAE: 10 September, 2017:  The Khalifa University of Science and Technology, a research university dedicated to producing world leaders and critical thinkers in applied science and engineering, has achieved its first major institutional milestone since being established through merger in 2017 -- attaining the highest ranking for a UAE university in the 2018 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, reaching the 301-350 bracket. The Khalifa University of Science and Technology was one of 1,102 universities from 77 countries ranked by THE in their annual list for ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University ranked in the World's Top 150 Universities under 50 Years Old

    Institution ranked 16th best private university globally  Abu Dhabi-UAE: 9 September 2017:  Abu Dhabi University (ADU), achieved a new academic milestone by entering the ranks of the world's “Top 150 under 50” of the prestigious Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings for 2018. Internationally recognized for quality education and applied research, ADU also placed 16th among best private universities in the world, adding to the young institutions’ repertoire of accolades, which is especially significant considering that ADU was only established ......read more

    Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University hosts ‘Annual Welcome Dinner Party' for its community members

    UAE, September 6, 2017 – Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University recently hosted this year's edition of its 'Annual Welcome Dinner Party' for all its learners and their families, faculty members, and university employees. Held inside the campus, the event brought together members of HBMSU community for an evening of bonding and fun. Learners and their families took part in four simulation classes organized especially for the occasion, enabling the families to experience firsthand HBMSU’s unique smart learning environment. At the end of the four simulation classes, each of ......read more

    On the sidelines of the Global Sustainability Reporting Initiative

    UAE, September 6, 2017 - Arabia CSR Network, the Middle East region’s leading training service provider and think tank, will discuss the developmental process of sustainability reporting in Gulf institutions during the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards launch event in the UAE’s capital city in September. Titled ‘GRI Standards Launch Event Abu Dhabi,’ the free-of-charge gathering at the InterContinental Hotel Abu Dhabi on September 19, 2017 will feature global experts who will lead interactive and detailed discussions on the benefits of the new GRI ......read more

    Education Affairs Office of Crown Prince Court of Abu Dhabi to Host Second Edition of Global Teachers' Forum ‘Qudwa'

    Event to run under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces To draw participation of more than 800 educators from over 65 countries  Abu Dhabi-UAE: 06 September, 2017:  Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, the Education Affairs Office of the Crown Prince Court, today announced that the second edition of Qudwa, the global teachers’ forum, will run ......read more

    Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University showcases National innovations in international research symposium in South Korea

    UAE, September 5, 2017 – Learners from Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) recently concluded their successful participation at the 8th International Research Symposium in Service Management held at Yonsei University in South Korea. Their presence in the symposium was in line with the directives of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and President of HBMSU, to foster a culture of research excellence within the university community. Taking part in one of the world’s most important conferences on scientific research also aligns with ......read more

    Trans World Educational Experiences embarks on a new school season of memorable sports education journeys

    Dubai, UAE, 05 September 2017:  Trans World Educational Experiences (TWEDEX), the region’s only independent provider of tailor-made sports education journeys, has kicked off the 2017/18 academic year with a diverse events programme comprising global and regional tours.   Working closely with schools across the region, TWEDEX creates sports journeys that excite and inspire young minds, provide students with a global-perspective, complement the curriculum, and leave a lasting impact on participants’ future development. To date, TWEDEX has successfully delivered more ......read more

    Dubai Electronic Security Center concludes “Online Safety Skills” summer camp

    Dubai, UAE, September 4, 2017:  Dubai Electronic Security Center (DESC) hosted a graduation ceremony for the students that attended the “Online Safety Skills” summer camp, which took place on the 8th of August 2017. The program lasted for 3 weeks at the National Institute of Vocational Education located at the Dubai Academic City in collaboration with ICDL Arabia. The content of this camp was chosen as a result of the Center's keenness to build the awareness, skills and abilities necessary to manage the cyber security risks faced by individuals in cyber space. During ......read more

    DM WIMS Medical College completes admission of 50 meritorious students @ Rs5 lakhs on the Day 1 of Spot Admission to MBBS

    Dubai, UAE, September 3, 2017:  50 students with very high NEET ranks breathed a sigh of relief yesterday night when they secured admission to coveted MBBS course at the DM WIMS Medical College, Wayanadu at annual fee of Rs 5 lakhs. The KEAM ranks of the 50 eligible students allotted by the Commissioner of Entrance Examinations are between 1998 and 4889.  Dr Moopen’s Foundation had announced that these 50 students need not provide bank guarantee and can study at the Annual Fees of Rs 5 lakhs for a period of 5 years, irrespective of the fee being fixed later by authorities. ......read more

    MBBS Admission @Rs.5Lakhs for 50 Students

    29th August 2017 Smt Shylaja Teacher Hon Health Minister Government of Kerala Thiruvananthapuram Sub: Admission @ Rs. 5 lakhs for 50 students for MBBS Dear Hon Health Minister, I understand that many students who underwent counseling with good merit are unable to join due to last minute increase in fees from Rs 5 lakhs to Rs. 11 lakhs. This is very unfortunate as it came as a shock in the last‐minute shattering their dreams. I saw them on the verge of tears while watching media and feel sad. This is to inform you that Dr Moopen’s Foundation has decided to offer ......read more

    UAE emerges as a global destination for education and learning

    Aligning with the country’s vision of building a ¬robust knowledge and innovation driven economy, Masterminds Education wins a Global Award Dubai, August 28th 2017:  Education is a fundamental element for the development of a nation and the best investment in its youth. For that reason, the UAE Vision 2021 National Agenda emphasizes the development of a first-rate education system, which will require a complete transformation of the current education system and teaching methods. As such, the Ministry of Education's 10-year development strategy 2010-20 aims at providing ......read more

    Khalifa University of Science and Technology Hosts First National Outreach Seminar on Technical Cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

    National Nuclear Energy Stakeholders Join to Identify Areas for Further Collaboration and Cooperation with the IAEA to Bolster the UAE’s Position as Regional Leader in Nuclear Energy Sector Abu Dhabi-UAE: 28 August, 2017:  Khalifa University of Science and Technology, a research university dedicated to producing world leaders and critical thinkers in applied science and engineering, hosted the first National Outreach Seminar on Technical Cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in late August. The seminar was jointly organized at Khalifa University of ......read more

    Education Affairs Office at Crown Prince Court of Abu Dhabi Launches UAE Media Apprenticeship Programme

    Al Nuaimi: In line with the ‘Year of Zayed’, our goal is to empower national cadres with global expertise Training opportunities for more than 20 Emirati graduates over a period of six months to one year Programme contributes to the UAE National Agenda through strengthening public-private partnerships Has collaborated with 15 partners from diverse media organisations to date Abu Dhabi-UAE: 26 August 2017:  In line with the UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan’s declaration of 2018 as the Year of Zayed, the Education Affairs Office ......read more

    Brighton College Abu Dhabi Celebrates Outstanding A Level and GCSE results

    The school is the current leader at A Level results in Abu Dhabi  Students of British Curriculum School Deliver Outstanding Performance in GCSE examinations with even more A* grades Abu Dhabi-UAE: 24 August 2017:  The latest A Level results of Brighton College Abu Dhabi, the first international school of Brighton College UK, have reflected the high academic standards set by the leading school in the United Kingdom. The name Brighton College is synonymous with outstanding academic achievement, and with 43% A* to A grades at A-Level, 70.49% of grades at A* to B and 25% of ......read more

    Dubai Customs graduates batches 10 and 11 of “Customs Cases Diploma”

    Dubai – 23 August 2017:  Customs Cases and Investigation Department at Dubai Customs celebrated the graduation of 6 employees from batches 10 and 11 of its program “Customs Cases Diploma”.  The program covered the unified customs law and different ways of how to tackle and solve customs cases received by Customs Cases and Investigation Department.   This diploma is the first practical course of its kind that deals with customs cases. It is part of Dubai Customs’ strategy to hone employees’ skills and provide them with needed knowledge to ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University hosts talk on ‘Happiness and Positivity'

    Underlines the importance of positivity in facing challenges and seizing opportunities Abu Dhabi-UAE: 22 August 2017:  Abu Dhabi University (ADU) organized a special talk titled ‘Happiness and Positivity’ on Monday (August 21) by lecturer Fahad Abdallah Haikal, who highlighted the importance of adopting happiness and optimism as core elements of an individual’s lifestyle. Catering to faculty, staff and ADU alumni, the talk was attended by Salem Mubarak Aldhaheri Executive Director of Community Relations at Abu Dhabi University, Deans, Heads of Departments and several ......read more

    Khalifa University of Science and Technology Hosts Orientation for Newly-Enrolled Students

    500 Students from More than 40 Countries Join Merged University that Offers Undergraduate and Graduate Programs across Three Campuses Abu Dhabi-UAE: 22 August, 2017:  The Khalifa University of Science and Technology, a research university dedicated to producing world leaders and critical thinkers in applied science and engineering, hosted its undergraduate student orientation for about 500 newly-enrolled undergraduate students at its Main Campus from 22-23 August. An orientation program for the University’s new graduate students will be held on 28 August. Earlier this year, ......read more

    5 Reasons Why Strategy is Important

    When we initially began key arranging work once again 20 years back, a customer and great companion said that prevailing in system administration is diligent work. It requires investment, assets, and diverts from the direness of maintaining the everyday business. Today we would thoroughly oppose this idea. Strategy execution to working with more than 200 customers on an extensive variety of technique administration ventures, we have affirmed that there are a large number of advantages to having and working a procedure in associations. Those CEOs and proprietors that perceived the benefit of ......read more

    NYU Abu Dhabi researchers identify unique UAE green alga with properties that may provide an alternative to palm oil

    Chloroidium alga shows diverse properties that hold potential for reducing rainforest devastation caused by palm oil cultivation Abu Dhabi, August 22, 2017:  Researchers at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) in collaboration with other groups have discovered that the unique genomic traits that allow local green algae to survive in a desert climate may have far-reaching potential for biotechnical applications.  “The alga belongs to the Chloroidium genus, which we repeatedly isolated from various locations in the UAE,” said Kourosh Salehi-Ashtiani, associate ......read more

    HBMSU hosts roundtable on enhanced UAE-China economic cooperation to drive success of Belt & Road Initiative

    UAE, August 21, 2017- The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has today (Monday, August 21, 2017) hosted a roundtable on the ‘Belt & Road Initiative’ and Islamic Finance Executive Strategy to promote economic cooperation between China and the UAE in the non-oil commercial and production sectors. The event was held with the support of the Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre and provided an opportunity to capitalize on the leading experiences of the UAE in Islamic finance to support China’s ambitious initiative of connecting the economies and trade activities ......read more

    Education in the UAE continues to cost families almost AED 1 million per child new insight from Zurich – Middle East shows

    Parents in the UAE could pay up to AED1 million to fund their child’s education from pre-school through to university UAE children discuss their aspirations for the future Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17th August, 2017:  New insight from Zurich – Middle East has found that the cost of putting one child through education from pre-school through to university costs AED 938,599 (USD 255,749). This marks the second consecutive year that education from pre-school through to university could cost families in the UAE almost AED1 million per child.   The figure ......read more

    Dubai Science Park and Al Jalila Foundation sign MoU to support scientific research and young innovators

    Dubai Science Park and Al Jalila Foundation join forces to enhance science sector in the UAE Latest agreement will help secure funds for research on health issues ranging from cancer to mental health Alliance focuses on supporting innovative research projects  Dubai-UAE: 16 August, 2017:  Dubai Science Park (DSP), a member of TECOM Group and the region’s first business community dedicated to the science sector, and Al Jalila Foundation, the philanthropic organisation that so far supported medical research and educational programmes with AED59 million, today signed ......read more

    17-Year-Old Student Rockets to Athletic and Academic Success through Baseball

    Clocked at 140 km/h, Dubai High School Pitcher’s Fastball Lands Him Division I Athletic Scholarship in the US Dubai, UAE – 14 August 2017:  In a country known more for its bowlers and batsmen on the cricket field, the UAE has just produced its first baseball pitching phenom in Sean Fekete, a Hale Education Group student from American School of Dubai who was recently verbally offered – and has accepted – a Division I baseball scholarship to play at the highest level of intercollegiate US university sports. A rising senior and long-time veteran of the Dubai ......read more

    First-of-its-Kind National Health Study to Enlist 20,000 Emiratis

    NYU Abu Dhabi led UAE Healthy Future Study Partners with Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi to Establish Registration and Assessment Center at Region’s Leading Critical Care Hospital Abu Dhabi, August 13, 2017:  An influential new study into the root causes behind high levels of diabetes, obesity, and heart disease in the UAE has established a new registration and assessment center at the region’s leading critical care hospital, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi. UAE Nationals interested in taking part in the country’s first UAE Healthy Future Study, which will enlist 20,000 ......read more

    The Government of Rajasthan & GEMS Education Announce Outcomes of the Inaugural ‘festival of Education' in Jaipur, India

    Exchange Programme/Partnership Agreed Between Government of Rajasthan and Culture & Knowledge Ministry of UAE UAE based GEMS Education and the Government of Rajasthan announce Elementary Education plan Festival of Education spotlighted India’s Leadership Position as a New World intellectual Capital & Rajasthan as a Knowledge Hub Thought-Leadership Panel Discussions with Change-Makers in India and around the world covering a broad range of sectors, from Education to Entertainment 10th August 2017, UAE & LONDON:   The Government of Rajasthan announced a wide ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Emirates Association for Lawyers and Legal

    Abu Dhabi-UAE: 9 August, 2017:  Abu Dhabi University (ADU) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Emirates Association for Lawyers and Legal (EALL). The agreement aims to explore avenues of collaboration between the two parties through organizing a series of academic lectures and seminars on various legal topics, and enhance the exchange of knowledge and experience to benefit society. Dr. Waqar Ahmad, Interim Chancellor of ADU, and Dr. Zayed Saeed Al Shamsi, President of EALL, signed the three-year MoU during a ceremony held at the University’s Dubai campus. Dr. ......read more

    UAE National Undergraduates Experience Life as Researchers in Water, Space and Energy during Masdar Institute Summer Internship

    Six-Week Program Covered Subjects Including Labs and Lessons Relating to Sectors Critical to the UAE’s Sustainable and Innovative Future Abu Dhabi-UAE: 08 August, 2017:  The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, a research-driven institution focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, today announced more than 40 undergraduate students, including 25 UAE nationals from local and international universities, were given the opportunity to research and learn about critical topics as part of its annual Summer Research Internship Program. The Masdar Institute is part ......read more

    Lockheed Martin-Mubadala STEM Challenge Selects Finalists

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Aug. 6, 2017:  Six UAE-based university teams were selected as finalists for the inaugural UAE Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Payload Design Challenge, a joint program run by Lockheed Martin and Mubadala Investment Company. Launched in March 2017, the year-long initiative challenges university students to design, develop and integrate civilian and industrial applications for Lockheed Martin’s Indago, an unmanned aerial system that is renowned for its endurance and adaptability across diverse sectors including emergency response, national ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University's New Dubai Campus to Offer Internationally Accredited Master's and Doctoral Programs

      Programs accredited by AACSB and EQUIS  Abu Dhabi-UAE: 5 August, 2017:  Abu Dhabi University (ADU) has announced the launch of internationally accredited master’s and doctoral programs at its newly opened campus in Dubai in the academic year 2017-18.   All business degree programs offered at ADU’s campuses in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain are locally accredited by the Commission for Academic Accreditation at the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. The programs have also earned international accreditations from the US-based ......read more

    Crescent Enterprises, Sharjah Ladies Club Nurture Future Leaders Through Young Entrepreneur Business Camp Series

    Workshop encourages technology-driven innovation, teaches children to build mobile app prototypes Sharjah-UAE: 3 August, 2017:  Crescent Enterprises, the UAE-based multinational conglomerate, organised its second Young Entrepreneur Business Camp in collaboration with Sharjah Ladies Club (SLC). The three-day series of workshops focused on building entrepreneurial capabilities and soft skills in children between the ages of eight and 13.  The event was part of the pilot phase of Sharjah’s first entrepreneurship programme dedicated to children, which is a collaborative ......read more

    Al-Jazeera Paints Sponsors a Summer Festival about Sciences and Technology

    In Support of Promising Talents, Programs and Student Activities Dubai, UAE, August 3, 2017:   Asir educational administration, represented by the Scientific Center, is fulfilling several summer activities under the auspices of Al- Jazeera Paints, including the Summer STEM festival with its scientific programs combining between information and scientific entertainment, which will continue until the 11th of current August and will be held at the Asir scientific center in Abha. This festival is a scientific demonstration that offers scientific programs and activities with STEM ......read more

    UOWD's Bachelor in Accountancy program celebrates quadruple accreditation status

    Latest accreditation comes from CPA Australia (Certified Practising Accountants) Dubai, UAE, August 3, 2017:  The Bachelor of Commerce in Accountancy offered by the University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD), recently celebrated quadruple accreditation status after receiving accreditation from CPA Australia (Certified Practising Accountants). It is the first undergraduate accountancy program in the UAE to receive accreditation from this professional institution adding to the program’s prestigious status. The University’s BCOM in Accountancy program is already accredited ......read more

    Masdar Institute Research to Accelerate Development of High-Efficiency Graphene-Based Membranes

    Findings Reveal Valuable Insights that Could Help Scientists Fine-Tune Optimized Membranes for Sustainable Desalination Abu Dhabi-UAE: 02 August, 2017:   The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology today announced a research breakthrough that provides valuable insights on the development of optimized graphene-based membranes, which aim to make water filtration and desalination more efficient and sustainable. The Masdar Institute is a part of the Khalifa University of Science and Technology. The breakthrough was made by a team of researchers led by Dr. Linda Zou, Professor of ......read more

    InfoFort and Emirates College of Technology sign agreement

    Dubai, UAE, August 2, 2017:  InfoFort today entered into a partnership agreement with the Emirates College of Technology to train and provide job opportunities to young Emirati graduates pursuing careers in information management and related fields. Through this partnership, the students will receive hands-on training to develop technical and business skills, in addition to receiving mentorship from InfoFort senior executives and an opportunity to intern at the company. This agreement will also allow the two parties to work closely in applied research projects and help students to ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University attracts students of all nationalities and cultural backgrounds

    Emirati students represented 49% of the University’s student body in the 2016-2017 academic year   University’s academic community reflects UAE’s diversity and tolerance  Abu Dhabi-UAE: 1 August 2017:  Abu Dhabi University (ADU), set to launch a new campus in Dubai with the start of the upcoming fall semester, continues attracting students of diverse nationalities and cultural backgrounds in preparation for the 2017-2018 academic year.   UAE nationals constituted 49% of the total number of students enrolled at ADU’s Abu Dhabi and Al ......read more

    With 150,000 Books Gifted by Sharjah Ruler, Al Qasimia University Library Bears Witness to Emirate's Love of Books

    REGION’S YOUNGEST UNIVERSITY, AL QASIMIA, IS PART OF EMIRATE’S VISION TO PROMOTE TOLERANT TEACHINGS OF ISLAM  Dubai, UAE, July 31, 2017:  As the UAE and the region mark the crowning of Sharjah as the World Book Capital 2019 by Unesco, celebrations at the region’s youngest university, Al Qasimia, have been rather special. Al Qasimia Islamic University came into being as part of the Emirate’s celebrations as the OIC’s Islamic Culture Capital in 2014.  While Sharjah itself is an epitome of the celebration of knowledge, scholarship and the best ......read more

    SUC Has Partnered with IELTS-IDP Education Ltd, UAE

    Dubai, UAE, July 31, 2017:  Skyline University College, Sharjah has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with IDP Education-UAE as an Authorized Testing Venue of IELTS Examination for Academic and General Modules on July 30, 2017 at SUC campus. SUC Head of Academics Dr. Mohammad Hasan Saleh Inairat and IDP Education Ltd. Country Director for Gulf States Ms. Rashi Bhattacharya signed the MoU on behalf of their respective organizations.  The MOU was coordinated by the head of SUC English Language Center Dr. Victoria Verna.  This partnership was made with the aim of ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University's “Undergraduate Student Research Scholarship Fund” supports 62 research projects in 2016-2017

    Initiative in line with UAE’s vision to establish diversified knowledge-based economy  Major research domains include technology, health, aviation, smart management  Abu Dhabi-UAE: 29 July, 2017:   Abu Dhabi University’s Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) awarded research grants to 155 students as part of the “Undergraduate Student Research Scholarship Fund”, resulting in the successful conclusion of 62 research projects during the 2016-2017 academic year. Students at the College of Engineering contributed the highest number of ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University Gears Up to Receive More Students with Start of New Academic Year

    University hosts more than 7,000 students from 70 nationalities  New Dubai campus to enhance capacity in September 2017  Abu Dhabi-UAE: 27 July, 2017:   Abu Dhabi University (ADU) is gearing up to enroll more students in its undergraduate and postgraduate programs offered across its Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Al Ain campuses with the start of the academic year 2017-2018.   Indicating a continuing rise in the demand for quality higher education options in the UAE, ADU witnessed a significant increase in the number of undergraduate students from 3,750 in the ......read more

    Design your life through ESMOD Dubai: September Courses

    Forge an exciting international career in fashion with the region's leading fashion institute.  It has been more than ten years since the ESMOD Dubai was first established in the Middle East, and since then the region's fashion industry has drastically, matured and flourished. It is now an era of the latest trends and brands making their mark in the Middle East, in an ever-evolving industry that yearns for talented individuals to get creative, push the boundaries and carve out unique fashion identities both locally and internationally. For those armed with the potential and ......read more

    Dubai International Academic City Universities Set Sights on Attracting Chinese Students with 600 Scholarships, Grants

    Dubai-UAE: 25 July, 2017:  Select members of the Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) community have announced they will offer 600 scholarships and grants to Chinese students enrolling for the 2017/18 academic year. The move seeks to promote the exchange of intellectual capital between the UAE and China through increasing the numbers of Chinese students pursuing their higher education in Dubai. Participating institutions include Amity University Dubai, Heriot-Watt University Dubai, Middlesex University Dubai, University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD), and Edline Training & ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University to inaugurate the new dorm extension by September 2017

    The project represents an AED17.5 million investment in campus facilities  The new addition enhances dormitory capacity by 93 units that can accommodate 144 female students  Abu Dhabi-UAE: 25 July, 2017:  Abu Dhabi University (ADU) has announced its plans to inaugurate the new extension to its female dormitory with the start of the 2017-2018 academic year. Designed to cater to the rise in demand for on-campus student housing, which already accommodates 408 students in segregated male and female dorms, the AED17.5 million project adds 93 rooms spanning over 4,200 m2 ......read more

    30% Fee Waiver on Professional Diploma in Teaching at AU

    Ajman, UAE, July 25, 2017:  Ajman University has announced a thirty percent discount for new students enrolling in the Professional Diploma in Teaching offered by the College of Education and Basic Science. The program begins with the new academic year 2017-2018. Teaching is an art and a skill that the UAE government encourages on a professional level. This program aims to equip undergraduates with a diploma that qualifies them to pursue a career in teaching, regardless of their earlier qualification. To be a teacher is a prestigious job but it brings with it the responsibility ......read more

    High flyers awarded scholarship placements at Hartland International School

    Scholarship programme at Dubai school commences as part of the school’s UAE Year of Giving initiative United Arab Emirates, Dubai July 23, 2017:  In the spirit of ‘The Year of Giving’, Hartland International School, a British curriculum school, has awarded full scholarships to three high achieving students residing in the UAE. The Year of Giving, outlined by the UAE government, intends to celebrate the virtues of giving and cement philanthropy in the heart of the nation. In line with this, Hartland International School celebrates giving through rewarding ......read more

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