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    LEAMS Education Launches Game-Changing Initiative Introducing IR4.0 and Robotics to make Students Future-Ready

    As a result of this important initiative, young students will develop new skills needed to excel in the new digital era, as the UAE Government sharpens focus on early education to develop advanced skills suited for the 4th Industrial Revolution   Date: Dubai, July 2, 2022   News Highlights: 1. Global robotics market records a 17.45 percent compound annual growth rate (CAGR) from US$27.73 billion in 2020 to US$74.1 billion by 2026; 2. Employees with a high-school-level education or below are most at risk of losing their jobs to 4IR technologies, and some 57 percent of those are expected to have their jobs replaced by automation by 2030; 3. Artificial Intelligence will add over $277.1 billion to the GDP of GCC countries in 2030. 4. Saudi Arabia will accrue the largest gains from AI, adding $135.2 billion ......read more

    A Record-Breaking 786 Students Compete in the Yas in Schools National Finals Presented by ADNOC 2022

    Aimed to inspire ‘The Engineers of the Future’, children competed across three categories at the region’s home of Formula 1, Yas Marina Circuit Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, UAE, June 30, 2022: Over 780 students showcased their creative talents at the Yas in Schools National Finals presented by ADNOC, held at Yas Marina Circuit this past weekend. The winners were crowned during a virtual event yesterday, including Team Nautilus from JSS International School Dubai and Team Sidewinder from Hartland International School, who will go on to represent the UAE in the World Finals later this year in the Pro and Rookie category respectively.  Now in its 13th year, the 2022 Yas in Schools program marked the most successful year to date with over 300 schools and 13,000 students participating across the academic ......read more

    The Abu Dhabi School of Government Partners with Arkan to Bolster the Skills and Expertise of Abu Dhabi Government Employees

    Abu Dhabi, UAE - 29 2022: The Abu Dhabi School of Government (ADSG) has partnered with the Retired Military Personnel Association, represented by Arkan training, research and management consultancy company, as part of efforts to enhance the skills and expertise of Abu Dhabi government employees by developing training and educational programs and sessions. The MoU was signed by Brigadier (Rtd.) Khalifa Mohamed Al Zaabi, Security Consultant and International Expert in Neuro-linguistic programming, Chief Director of Arkan and Her Excellency Amal Al Jabri, Director General of the ADSG in the presence of top officials from both sides. As part of the agreement, the two parties will collaborate to develop and organize specialized training and educational programs in both leadership and general government fields. In addition, both ......read more

    Sharjah Child Friendly Office's Projects Ensure Schools meet Child-Friendly Standards, Notes UNICEF Committee

    The committee inspected five primary schools and spoke to educators, students and officials to assess the realisation of standards in line with UNICEF code Sharjah, June 28, 2022:  Applauding the education system in Sharjah for giving a safe environment to children, a committee from the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) toured schools in the emirate and affirmed that Sharjah’s nurseries and schools met child-friendly standards. They studied the latest projects of the Sharjah Child Friendly Office (SCFO), and met with representatives of the General Secretariat of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs (SCFA) and the SCFO management. The visit sought to assess the implementation of the principles launched by UNICEF and the SCFO in line with the standards of the Child Friendly Schools and Nurseries (CFSN) ......read more

    Healthcare Professionals Boost Research Skills with WCM-Q course

    Doha – June 27, 2022: Healthcare professionals in Qatar enhanced their understanding of qualitative research thanks to a course delivered by the Division of Continuing Professional Development at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q). The five-day course demonstrated the merit of using qualitative research in clinical settings, where it can help researchers gain greater understanding of patient experiences than when using quantitative methods alone.  The course also equipped participants with an understanding of the operation of the scientific process when conducting qualitative research and explained how to integrate scientific rigor and ethics into qualitative research studies.  Dr. Ziyad Mahfoud, professor of research in population health sciences at WCM-Q, and Dr. Gladys Honein-AbouHaidar, assistant professor ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University Inaugurates its Venture Lab to Elevate the UAE's Sustainability-Oriented Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 27 June 2022: In line with Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) innovation strategy (ADUi), ADU announces the launch of its Sustainable Development Venture Lab in collaboration with Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED). The Lab, open to students, researchers, external entrepreneurs and innovators, seeks to grow sustainability-oriented entrepreneurial and innovation skills through tackling complex challenges in industry, services, primary sector and the government. The Venture Lab will offer an innovative space designed to help spin-offs, startups, companies and government agencies find more sustainable solutions to create or improve daily operations.  The new Sustainable Development Venture Lab was inaugurated in the presence of Professor Waqar Ahmad, Chancellor of ADU, Dr. Alberto ......read more

    Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City Offers ADU's Interior Design Students a Unique Learning Experience

    • As part of an MoU signing between the two entities, Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City provided students an opportunity to apply their skills in a practical environment, under the guidance of SSMC’s engineering team • The collaboration will see further designs to be implemented across SSMC departments following the initial first phase   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 25 June 2022: As part of a partnership agreement between Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) and Abu Dhabi University (ADU), ADU’s Interior Design students were given a firsthand educational experience to learn, apply their skills and express their creativity by applying their innovative design ideas in the Department of Pediatric Rehabilitation. In addition to empowering students and creating positive spaces for patients, this ......read more

    The Abu Dhabi School of Government Celebrates the Graduates of the Abu Dhabi Public Exchange Program

    Abu Dhabi, UAE - 24 June 2022: The Abu Dhabi School of Government (ADSG), the pioneering platform for accelerating human capital in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, held a graduation ceremony for the graduates of its prestigious Abu Dhabi Public Exchange Program.  The ceremony was attended by Ali Rashid Al Ketbi, Chairman of the Department of Government Support, Her Excellency Sumaya AbdulAziz Al Hosani, Dean of the Abu Dhabi School of Government and a number of representatives of government entities participating in the program. During the ceremony, 25 graduates from 17 different government entities were honored for their efforts in specializing and acquiring key skills, most notably strategic consulting. Ali Rashid Al Ketbi, Chairman of the Department of Government Support said: “Today, we celebrate the graduates of the Abu ......read more

    More than 300 Students to Showcase Their Talents during Mawhibaty's Season-Ending Exhibition

    • A collaboration between ADEK and DCT – Abu Dhabi, the annual event provides a platform for creative students from across the emirate to display their artistic innovations    • Performing arts showpiece will feature 60+ students and be held June 24-26 at the Cultural Foundation, while 240+ students will exhibit at Visual Arts showcase until June 30   Abu Dhabi, June 23, 2022: The Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) together with the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi will host a performing arts student showcase this week at the Cultural Foundation theatre as part of its Mawhibaty Program. Running from June 24-26, the three-day show is part of a series of activities that will draw to a close this year’s edition of the talent development program aimed at ......read more

    School Administrator Achieves Dream of Walking Unassisted after Ten-Year Battle with Multiple Sclerosis

    Previously ‘Undiagnosed’ Emirati Benefits from Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi’s ‘Patient-Centered’ Approach Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. June 22, 2022: After a decade of seeing her balance deteriorate, a sister’s urge to get a second opinion for ongoing health issues led to the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis (MS), an effective treatment, and a new lease of life.  Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune condition that affects the brain and spinal cord, and, according to a scientific study conducted in the UAE, there is a growing incidence of MS in the region. Ameena had been living with undiagnosed MS for many years, working as a school administrator, struggling with organizational and clerical duties. Having already endured years of loss of balance resulting in having to use a cane to ......read more

    Abu Dhabi Art Wraps Up the 2022 Art + Tech Programme on NFTs for UAE Students

    Abu Dhabi, 22 June 2022: This year, Abu Dhabi Art’s annual Art + Tech programme brought NFTs, Digital Art and the Metaverse to the fore in Abu Dhabi Art’s programming. Art + Tech’s 2022 edition comprised a Virtual NFT Workshop and Mentorship Programme that brought university students together with experts from the NFT industry. The initiative aimed to accompany students as they delve into the rapidly evolving and emerging world of digital art and NFTs and discover their relevance in the region.  The Art + Tech Virtual NFT Workshop and Mentorship Programme, which took place between 6-15 June, was organised in partnership with MORROW collective’s social enterprise partner, the Fatima Bint Mohamed Initiative. University students studying art as well as technology streams came together with NFT experts MORROW ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University's BGS Chapter receives the ‘Gold Outstanding Chapter' Award

    • ADU was selected from a pool of over 615 chapters representing 38 countries internationally • BGS will additionally offer a scholarship recognizing the most outstanding business student participating in the winning chapter   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 20 June 2022:  Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) College of Business (CoB) was awarded by the prestigious Beta Gamma Sigma Awards (BGS), the international honor society of the Association of Advanced Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). ADU’s BGS chapter was selected from a pool of over 615 chapters representing 38 countries internationally and received the ‘Gold Outstanding Chapter’ award. Each year, the BGS Outstanding Chapter Awards are presented in the categories of gold, silver, bronze and best practice levels. These awards ......read more

    Education Above All Foundation and Qatar National Commission for Education

    Education Above All Foundation and Qatar National Commission for Education, Culture and Science concluded the National Consultation on the future of education in Qatar in partnership with UNESCO and UNICEF Participants developed a set of recommendations for the recovery of education and key areas of action in Qatar in preparation for the UN Transforming Education Summit in September   Qatar, 18 June 2022 – On June 15th and 16th, Education Above All Foundation (EAA) and the Qatar National Commission for Education, Culture and Science facilitated a national dialogue on key priorities for education in Qatar. As a result, participants developed a series of brief recommendations that will be presented to the General Secretariat of Transforming Education Summit during the dedicated pre-summit in Paris and the main ......read more

    WCM-Q Training Program Provides a Boost for Budding Local Researchers

    Doha – June 15, 2022: Seven aspiring biomedical scientists gained key research skills by completing Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar’s (WCM-Q) Biomedical Research Training Program (BRTP) for Nationals.  The BRTP is designed to give Qatari nationals and long-term residents who have recently graduated from college a solid foundation in practical lab skills, experience of working on real research projects alongside WCM-Q’s highly qualified scientific faculty, clinical research competencies, and an understanding of key concepts in research administration.  In recognition of their successful mastery of the skills and competencies covered on the program, the interns were presented with certificates of graduation at a special ceremony held at WCM-Q. This year’s ceremony also celebrated the tenth ......read more

    Manchester City FC Star Phil Foden Speaks About the Importance of Youth in the Sport

    • It comes during a record-year of attendance at City Football Schools with over 2,300 players training across UAE  • City Football Schools UAE has announced three new locations for 2022/23 season in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, including ACTIVE Masdar City, to continue club’s unprecedented growth over past decade    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 15 June 2022: City Football Schools in the UAE saw a record-year of attendance across the 2021/22 season, with more than 2,300 players developing their skills on the pitch.     Following the year of growth across the UAE, City Football Schools has also announced three new locations across Dubai and Abu Dhabi in time for the new 2022/23 season to kick off on 15th August 2022. The new locations will allow for even greater access for young ......read more

    140 Students Participate in Abu Dhabi University's 1st Annual College of Engineering Hackathon

    • In its 1st edition, the Competition was launched under the theme of “Lead your team in a race against time to engineer innovative solutions to today’s problems” • The Hackathon witnessed the participation of more than 140 students grouped into 20 teams that represented ten leading schools in the UAE   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 15 June 2022: As part of Abu Dhabi University (ADU) continuous efforts to elevate its student experience, ADU’s College of Engineering (CoE) hosted the 1st Annual College of Engineering Hackathon under the theme of “Lead your team in a race against time to engineer innovative solutions to today’s problems”. Sponsored by Raytheon Emirates, a Raytheon Technologies subsidiary headquartered in Abu Dhabi, the Hackathon provided students with ......read more

    GEMS Education's STREAMability puts new Focus on Solving UN SDGs with Innovative Prototypes

    • Twelve schools take part in fresh initiative based on inclusive collaboration • GEMS Legacy School hosts exhibition of designs to solve global challenges • Student teams of varied educational abilities combined to produce solutions     DUBAI, UAE: Twelve GEMS Education schools have taken part in a new initiative based on finding imaginative and innovative solutions to United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 2030, carried out by five-strong teams of students of varying abilities.   The ‘STREAMability’ teams presented their ideas at GEMS Legacy School (GLS) to an audience of fellow students, parents and educators. Ideas included, among others, solutions for preventing water wastage in school, a novel new system for school security against unwanted ......read more

    Doha Festival City Raises Awareness for Multiple Sclerosis with the Hamad Medical Corporation's Public Education Initiative

    As part of its #FestivalCares initiative, Doha Festival City hosted a two-day informative campaign on the support available to families in Qatar Doha, Qatar – 13, June 2022: Doha Festival City, Qatar's one and only international choice for shopping, dining, and entertainment, hosted a two-day awareness campaign on the disease, Multiple Sclerosis in partnership with Hamad Medical Corporation’s Neurology Department and Patient Family Education as well as with the Hamad Outpatient Neurology Clinic.  In line with World Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Day and its ongoing #FestivalCares programme, the Mall hosted a two-day campaign in collaboration with Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), through setting up a booth to share information about the disease and to provide more information about the support available for ......read more

    Reviving Modern Standard Arabic can Unify the Arab World

    Carnegie Mellon expert believes MSA can bridge gap for Arab youth  Zeinab Ibrahim, sociolinguist and professor of Arabic studies at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar, (CMU-Q), a Qatar Foundation partner university, believes that an emphasis on Modern Standard Arabic education and new language teaching approaches can revive the language and bring the Arab world together.  “Today, English is a lingua franca, meaning it is the bridge language used in international forums,” says Ibrahim.  As a result, many Arabs are prioritizing English language learning over Modern Standard Arabic. “Many families are only being exposed to English content, whether it’s movies, series, or songs, and this is a concerning phenomenon.” “We should realize that the message we’re conveying to our ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University Recognizes Four Winning Creatives during its “UAE Threads” Textiles Competition Award Ceremony

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 10 June 2022: Abu Dhabi University (ADU) recognized the winners of its “UAE Threads” Textiles Competition which witnessed the participation of eight teams consisting of 26 students from the College of Engineering (CoE), Interior Design program at ADU. Hosted in partnership with platinum sponsor Abu Dhabi National Insurance Company (ADNIC) and golden sponsor The Ritz Carlton Abu Dhabi, the competition included three main categories focusing on furniture and artwork inspired by the UAE Heritage and EXPO 2020.  The Ceremony took place in attendance of HE Sheikh Ahmed Mohammed Sultan Bin Surour Al Dhaheri, Vice Chairman of the board of Directors and Managing Director of Abu Dhabi National Hotels, Charalampos Mylonas, Deputy CEO at Abu Dhabi National Insurance Company (ADNIC) and ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University Holding rebrands to NEMA Holding

    • NEMA Holding established NEMA Education as its academic arm to support the education sector over the next 50 years    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 08 June 2022: Abu Dhabi University Holding, established in 2006, has announced the rebranding of the holding company name to 'NEMA Holding,' reflecting its progress as it implements its strategy to support the growth of the national economy over the next 50 years.   NEMA Holding, formerly called Abu Dhabi University Holding, has announced the establishment of 'NEMA Education,' an academic arm that will strengthen its leading role in the education sector and consolidate its position in the higher education sector in the UAE and beyond. NEMA Education's portfolio includes several higher education institutions and professional training ......read more

    GEMS Education Partners with Fixerman to Launch the UAE's Largest School E-Waste Campaign

    • Total of 43 GEMS Education schools to participate in year-long campaign • Campaign aims to collect and recycle half a tonne of e-waste per school • Secure e-waste collection bins to be placed in all GEMS schools in UAE   DUBAI, UAE: GEMS Education has teamed up with Fixerman, the Dubai-based device repair specialists, to launch the largest school electronic waste (e-waste) campaign in the UAE.   The campaign aims to reduce the amount of broken or unwanted devices, including mobile phones, tablets and laptops, that end up in landfill sites. When electronic devices are dumped in landfills, toxic substances like lead and mercury can leak into the soil and water system.   On average, a UAE resident produces 17.2 kilogrammes of e-waste every year, driven by an increasing dependence on ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University Hosts the Largest Edition of the Undergraduate Research Competition

    • 813 students supported by 367 mentors from 53 universities across the MENA region including the UAE, Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and others took part in the competition • 70 teams across 27 categories were recognized for their outstanding research and awarded monetary prizes   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 03 June 2022: Abu Dhabi University (ADU) held its ninth annual Undergraduate Research Competition (URC) and awards ceremony. The URC provides an opportunity for students to transform their creative ideas into research and innovation projects to support the development of their 21st century skills to produce the researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs of the future for the UAE’s knowledge economy. ADU’s URC is the largest undergraduate research event in the GCC and MENA region that encompasses ......read more

    GEMS Education Launches Scholarship programme to mark Queen Elizabeth II's Platinum Jubilee

    • Programme to award one scholarship for every year of Queen’s 70-year reign • 70 pupils to benefit from scholarships, each covering tuition fees for a full year • GEMS students from across 43 GEMS schools will be eligible for scholarships   DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: GEMS Education has launched a new scholarship programme in celebration of Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee, which marks the 70th anniversary of the accession of the British monarch in 1952. A total of 70 scholarships, each covering the full cost of a year’s tuition, will be awarded to students from across 43 GEMS schools.   Sunny Varkey, Founder, GEMS Education, said: “As the UAE’s oldest and largest school operator, we have been providing a world-class education based on the British curriculum ......read more

    Sheraa Opens Registration for New Startup Incubator Program Catered to the Next Generation of Young Entrepreneurs in the UAE

    Startup Dojo – Summer 2022 Incubator, which kicks off in July, will receive applications from university students and fresh graduates in the UAE until June 15th. Top three startups will receive prize money for their business.   Sharjah, June 02, 2022:  The Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center (Sheraa) is offering a unique new opportunity to university students and fresh graduates in the UAE to transform their impactful ideas into businesses through a structured six-week incubator program, from July 18 to August 25, 2022.  Sheraa has announced the opening of registrations for Startup Dojo – Summer 2022 Incubator, an intensive, experiential learning opportunity that aims to empower young graduates and students to build businesses. For six weeks, participants will work in a hybrid setting with ......read more

    Northview International School, Doha to Open its Doors in August 2022

    A Leading American International School, Northview International will deliver incredible, whole child education focusing on academic rigor for children ages 3-18.   The internationally accredited American curriculum will focus on universal values, individual growth and broad development to enable pupils to realize their full potential, build resilience and become responsible citizens of the world and will be enriched by a range of dynamic extra-curricular experiences. Doha, Qatar – June 01, 2022: Northview International School, a new vibrant school by Artemis Education Group of Schools, will deliver an accredited American international curriculum at a mid-fee allowing increased access to outstanding education for more families. The school is now open to expressions of interest for the first intake of students ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University's Career Fair Returns for Students and Alumni on June 1st 2022

    • Two-day career fair returns for students and alumni to further explore career options on the 1st and 2nd of June 2022 • ADU students and alumni will be connected with 50 local/international organizations and companies    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 31 May 2022: In line with Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) Vision 2027 to provide graduates and students with the knowledge, skills and mindset to become leaders of tomorrow, ADU is hosting its annual career fair at its main campus on June 1 and 2, 2022. Organized by ADU’s Employability and Alumni Relations Office, the career fair seeks to support student and alumni career goals by best preparing them for the professional market. The event will enable current ADU students and alumni alike to explore employment and internship opportunities and ......read more

    GEMS Wellington Schools Serve Up Nutrition Education with Jamie Oliver's Bite Back 2030

    - GEMS Wellington schools are first outside UK to partner Bite Back 2030 - GEMS Wellington Academy – Al Khail launches A-Level Food Technology   DUBAI, UAE: Four GEMS Education schools that together make up the GEMS Wellington group have joined celebrity chef Jamie Oliver’s global ‘Bite Back 2030’ campaign with the aim of educating students on the importance of healthy meals and nutrition and furthering their understanding of food technology.   Bite Back 2030 began in the UK, where students have led a movement of young people to step up and take charge of the national conversation on child health and nutrition. Together, they have created and championed strategies within their schools, both at corporate and government level, to tackle rising obesity rates.   The impact of the ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University Previews Sustainable Smart Construction and Concrete 3D Printing in the Third Edition of the ‘ADU-ASU Research Forum'

    • The Research Forum is under the theme of “Concrete in Hot Weather: Design for Sustainable Smart Construction and 3D Printing” • Virtual Participation was open for those unable to attend in person  • The event highlighted the importance of utilizing 3D printing and sustainable construction material under hot weather   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 25 May 2022: Following the success of the Research Forum in 2019 and 2021, the College of Engineering (CoE) at Abu Dhabi University (ADU), the largest engineering college in the UAE, hosted the third edition of the ADU-ASU Research Forum 2022 under the theme of “Concrete in Hot Weather: Design for Sustainable Smart Construction and 3D Printing” in collaboration with the School of Sustainable Engineering and Built Environment at ......read more

    WCM-Q Researchers and Students Publish Study on 3D Tissue-Engineered Drug Screening Platforms

    Doha – May 23, 2022: Senior researchers and medical students at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) have published a paper focused on improving drug-screening platforms for vascular diseases. The research team, led by Dr. Isra Marei, Post-Doctoral Associate in Pharmacology, includes four members of WCM-Q’s Class of 2024 - Tala Abu Samaan, Maryam Ali Al-Quradaghi, Asmaa A Farah and Shamin Hayat Mahmud – plus Professor Chris Triggle, Professor of Pharmacology, and Associate Professor of Pharmacology Hong Ding.  The study has been published in Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine as an invited review for a special issue on regenerative medicine and is titled, ‘3D tissue-engineered vascular drug screening platforms: promise and considerations.’ The paper focused on improving drug screening ......read more

    Allen Overseas Opens Two New Academic Centres in the UAE

    Days after ALLEN Career Institute announced a Strategic Partnership, its global arm ALLEN Overseas held the Grand Opening of its two new Academic Centres in Abu Dhabi and Sharjah.   Burjuman, 23rd May 2022: Continuing its expansion spree in the GCC, Allen Overseas (ALLEN) has opened two new Academic Centres in the UAE - Abu Dhabi and Sharjah, through which it aims to provide high-quality test-prep coaching to K12 students and help them achieve their highest potential. Reciprocating the students' increasing demand, the institute has launched its biggest centre in Sharjah with a capacity to nurture 1000+ students.   ALLEN Career Institute is India’s most renowned and result-oriented holistic coaching institute for the past 34 years. An education powerhouse led by the first generation Maheshwari brothers, Mr ......read more

    Carnegie Mellon Team Creates Three-Year Computer Science Curriculum

    New curriculum is piloted in seven Qatar schools   A team of researchers at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q), a Qatar Foundation partner university, has created a three-year computer science curriculum for middle school students to prepare students for higher level classes in computer science. The project was funded by a Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) grant from the National Priorities Research Program. The new curriculum is being piloted in seven Qatar schools this year, as well as schools in Pakistan and the United States. The team has already trained more than 200 teachers, who are teaching the new curriculum to more than 20,000 students in total. Saquib Razak, lead principal investigator on the project and the associate area head of computer science at CMU-Q, has been working for more than a decade on ......read more

    Abu Dhabi Festival's Riwaq Al Adab Wal Kitab returns to Abu Dhabi International Book Fair

    The 7th edition of the initiative introduces 14 new publications by Emirati authors  May 20, 2022 - Abu Dhabi, UAE: As part of the 19th edition of Abu Dhabi Festival, held under the theme ‘Crafting the Emirates State of Mind: Creation, Innovation and Joy’, the Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation (ADMAF) presents the 7th edition of its Riwaq Al Adab Wal Kitab programme at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair taking place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) from 23 to 29 May, 2022. The initiative aims to strengthen and support the Emirati publishing industry by cultivating and presenting the achievements of Emirati and Arab creative writers. This year, the programme is collaborating with local publishing houses Dar Nabati, Hamaleel and the Emirates Writers Union to publish 14 books by Emirati writers ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University hosts the fifth Educational Forum

    Abu Dhabi University organized the event in collaboration with the Regional Center for Educational Planning – UNESCO and the Queen Rania Teacher Academy Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 19 May 2022: Under the patronage of H.E. Hussain Ibrahim Al Hammadi, the Minister of Education in the UAE and in partnership with the Regional Center for Educational Planning – UNESCO and The Queen Rania Teacher Academy (QRTA), Abu Dhabi University (ADU) hosted the fifth Educational Forum, under the theme “Re-imagining Education.” ADU faculty members in addition to members from the World Bank, UNESCO, QRTA, and USA’s Drexel University attended the Forum as speakers. The Forum discussed the challenges facing schools and explored post-COVID-19 educational opportunities such as taking education out of the confinements of ......read more

    Match Day Joy for WCM-Q's New Doctors

    Doha – May 17, 2022:  Newly graduated doctors of Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) have matched with residency programs at some of the world’s most prestigious university hospitals.  The newly qualified doctors, who graduated this month, matched with residency training programs at elite institutions in Qatar and the United States, including Hamad Medical Corporation, Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore, Case Western/University Hospital Cleveland, Mayo Clinic School of Medicine, the University of Pennsylvania, Tufts Medical Center in Boston, Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, and NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, among others.  The medical specialties the new doctors will be pursuing are anesthesiology, dermatology, emergency medicine, family medicine, internal medicine, ......read more

    Rize University Fair Returns to Connect Students with World-Leading Universities

    • Running from May 22-27, more than 100 leading universities will participate in the six-day virtual fair, including four of the world’s top 10 and 31 of the world’s top 100 • More than twenty-five new universities are joining this year’s virtual fair, including University of Sydney, New York University, University of Manchester and University of Toronto, offering students access to more than 100 sessions     Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, May 13, 2022: With thousands of students preparing to embark on their journeys into higher education, Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) has announced the return of its Rize University Fair, an ADEK initiative that connects students with leading local and international universities.   Held between May 22-27, the Rize ......read more

    Fifteen-Year-Old Student Wins Water Alliance RE-NEW Our World Challenge with Project Aimed at Reducing Single-Use Plastic and Strengthening National Water Security

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 10th  May 2022:  Water Alliance, a Dubai-based non-profit organization focused on promoting the value of water by  encouraging individuals to  adopt sustainable lifestyles, has officially announced the winners of its RE-NEW Our World water innovation challenge for students in the UAE. Launched with the support of sponsors, knowledge and culture partners, the challenge aims to inspire school students from the ages of 8 to 20, to ideate innovative solutions that will tackle local and global water issues, positively contributing towards a more sustainable environment and access to water for communities across the world. As a new member of the Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP) competition organized by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), Water Alliance will be sending the ......read more

    WCM-Q Students Boost Key Physicianship Skills with Cornell Stars Program

    Doha – May 9, 2022: The next generation of doctors currently learning their craft at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) had the chance to develop core physicianship skills when they took online consultations with some of the youngest members of the community.  Medical students at WCM-Q logged in to the event to take part in a series of consultations with children aged two months to six years, under the supervision of qualified pediatricians. The event, which has been held virtually since 2020 owing to physical distancing guidelines, is an important step in the clinical training of the students as they experience for the first time the joy and challenge of engaging with a young patient, putting them at ease, and then conducting a medical examination.  Prior to lockdown, the annual Cornell Stars event was a ......read more

    St. George's University, Grenada, in association with Ramaiah Group of Institutions

    St. George’s University, Grenada, in association with Ramaiah Group of Institutions, Bengaluru, is Accepting Applications from Aspiring Medical Students for their September 2022 Intake Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 09 May 2022 – St. George’s University, Grenada, in association with the Ramaiah Group of Institutions, Bengaluru, has announced it is accepting applications for entry to its September 2022 class from prospective medical students.   SGU, in association with Ramaiah, offers a 5-Year Medical Degree Pathway where students can complete their first year of the pathway in India, the second year either at Northumbria University in the UK, or at SGU’s True Blue campus in Grenada, the third year in Grenada, and the last two years doing their clinical rotations either in the US or in the UK. This gives ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University refreshes its Innovation Strategy to Optimize the Impact of Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the UAE

    • ADUi aims to contribute to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and the UAE’s innovation agenda • Abu Dhabi University appointed Dr. Alberto Peralta as the Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and the lead for its innovation strategy  • The Strategy builds on research to empower aspiring and seasoned innovators as they pursue new ways to create, deliver and capture value for a more sustainable and inclusive world   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – 9 May 2022: Under the theme of “powering a more sustainable world”, Abu Dhabi University (ADU) refreshes its innovation strategy titled Abu Dhabi University Innovate (ADUi). ADUi is focused on three main pillars including innovation, research and incubation which will serve as the engine for the advancement of ......read more

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    Students in the UAE and the UK explore innovation Multidisciplinary teams to collaborate with hospitals & health authorities on challenges Dubai, August 9, 2021: Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU) has launched its second Design4Health Bootcamp to equip medicine, design, and engineering students with the skills to innovate and create tomorrow’s health system.  The bootcamp, an initiative of MBRU’s Design Lab, supported by Wasl, is aligned with Dubai’s mission to be the world’s most innovative city and a global hub ......read more

    Estedad, MBRU to Strengthen the Medical Research Skills of 20 High School Students

    A part of The National Ambassadors Program, the  free-to-attend course, Estedad,  ran from July 25 till August 5 Dubai, August 8, 2021: Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU) announced its participation in The National Ambassadors Program – Estedad, a capacity-building initiative in collaboration with the UAE Ministry of Education. Aligning with its goal of empowering scientific research and continuous innovation, MBRU will take part in the program’s research track.  MBRU’s collaboration with Estedad provides students with ......read more

    Safe Return to School Boost for Abu Dhabi Students

    • ADEK collaborates with Department of Health - Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi Public Health Center, Mubadala Health and Yas Mall to organize pop-up vaccination center at Yas Mall in support of national vaccination program • Abu Dhabi parents keen to vaccinate their children ahead of new academic year 2021/22 following recent updates to back-to-school protocols    Abu Dhabi, UAE – 4 August 2021: Students across Abu Dhabi have been quick to respond to a new pop-up vaccination center at Yas Mall, with hundreds of students aged 12 years and above, including university ......read more

    GEMS Education students show great resilience to achieve outstanding Grade 10 CBSE results

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates - August 04, 2021:   Students attending CBSE curriculum schools across the GEMS Education network in the UAE have once again achieved outstanding results in their Board exams for Grade 10, with a 100% pass rate across the group.   With last-minute exam cancellations, uncertainty around alternative assessments and delays to the announcement of results, GEMS schools and students have demonstrated remarkable resilience and determination to succeed in the face of disruption.   Nargish Khambatta, Vice President – Education, ......read more

    CBSE Board Examination (AISSE) Result 2020-2021 Grade 10 - Toppers

    India International School has done it again.  Grade 10 2020-2021 CBSE results testify to the commitment and dedication of our students and teachers.  Two hundred sixteen students appeared for the examination and have achieved 100% pass this year. Fourteen students have secured 90% and above, 96 students secured distinction (75% and above) and 192 students secured First class (60% and above). The overall topper is Ms Madhumithra Marimuthu, who secured 96.5%, and Ms Meenakshi Shibu is second with 95.7%, at third place comes Ms Saishreya Raja Gopal and Ms Mruthunya ......read more

    Adek Unveils Back-to-School Policies for Private and Charter Schools Ahead of New Academic Year 2021/22

    • Play areas to reopen with Physical Education and extra-curricular programs also reinstated under special arrangements  • School canteens can now also resume live cooking services under special arrangements • School macrobubble system remains to reduce risk and magnitude of Covid-19 transmission and reduce shifts to distance learning  • Bubble sizes for younger school students who do not practice physical distancing increased from 10 to 16 students per bubble • All school staff and students aged 16 years and over, barring those with official ......read more

    Ajman University Alumnus Wins Top Photography Award for Stunning Pictures of the House of Wisdom

    Ajman, United Arab Emirates, August 2nd,2021:  Ajman University (AU) alumnus Shoayb Khattab’13 has won the prestigious Architizer A+ Jury Award for the best photography and video for his stunning imagery of the newly launched House of Wisdom in Sharjah. The Architizer A+ awards celebrate the best buildings and spaces depicting unparalleled architecture and design across the world each year.  The stunningly beautiful House of Wisdom was recently launched as a public library and cultural hub in Sharjah, UAE and is designed by renowned British engineering and architecture ......read more

    Dubai International Academy Announces Exceptional MYP Results

    Dubai, UAE – Aug 1st, 2021: Dubai International Academy - Emirates Hills, the flagship school of Innoventures Education, has announced another set of excellent MYP results proving once again the resilience and determination of its students during these challenging times. This year the school had 159 students registered for the May 2021 Alternative Task Examination Session, with students achieving high averages in most of their subjects.  Mr. Sean Kelly, the MYP Coordinator was thrilled with this year’s results: “Once again our students have proven their ......read more

    ADU Prepares its Students for the Future of Artificial Intelligence

    United Arab Emirates—02 August 2021: The College of Engineering at Abu Dhabi University (ADU), the largest college of its kind in the UAE, is preparing its engineering students for the challenges and opportunities of a technology-powered 21st century through the integration of an increasing number of courses on Artificial Intelligence (AI). In line with its mission to provide a transformative world-class education, ADU is offering a range of innovative courses that explore the concepts and applications of AI to a college of more than 2600 engineering students. With advances in AI ......read more

    Ajman University to Host Exclusive Open Days for Non-Arab students from Aug. 14-16

    30% discount on tuition fees and 100% admissions fee waiver on offer during the open days Ajman, United Arab Emirates, August 1st 2021:  In a bid to facilitate university admissions for Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi and other curricula students in the UAE, Ajman University will host exclusive open days from August 14 - 16. The open days will be held at the Sheikh Zayed Centre in Ajman University campus.  AU will offer a 30% discount on tuition fees for the first academic year to the students and also a waiver of admission fees. The offer is open to all applicants from various ......read more

    HBMSU Concludes Courses On Scientific Research And Entrepreneurship Offered Via Ministry of Education's ‘Estedad' Program

    48 students from UAE and Saudi Arabia & 4 Ministry teachers graduate after successful completion of the virtual courses Mansoor Al Awar: We will continue to build our youths’ creative energies, intellectual capabilities and analytical skills in preparation for the next 50 years 27 July 2021 - Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) recently concluded its courses on entrepreneurship and scientific research which is being administered through the National Ambassadors Program ‘Estedad’. The UAE’s first-of-its-kind ‘Estedad’ initiative was ......read more

    ADU Welcomes more than 50 High School Students to the “ESTEDAD” Enrichment Bootcamps

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates—26 July 2021: In coordination with the Ministry of Education (MoE), Abu Dhabi University (ADU) hosted the “ADU College of Engineering Enrichment ESTEDAD Bootcamps” virtually for the second year in a row. The bootcamps aimed to assist high school students in developing foundational knowledge and skills in various field of engineering. More than 50 high school students residing in the UAE and KSA participated in the bootcamps, which was delivered for a duration of two weeks.  The Enrichment Bootcamps were developed by a specially formed ......read more

    Two GEMS Schools Win Prestigious Awards at Sharjah Awards for Educational Excellence

    July 15, 2021:  GEMS Education schools have been awarded with two prestigious awards at the Sharjah Awards for Educational Excellence for the Academic Year 2020-2021. The ceremony recognized one of GEMS’ outstanding students, in the Distinguished Student category, as well as the Parent Forum of a GEMS school in the Outstanding Parents Council category. Trisha Nikhilkumar Sayani, Grade 8 student at GEMS Our Own English High School won the award for both her academic excellence and ambitious attitude. Trisha said “I feel honoured to be a recipient of the prestigious ......read more

    HBMSU implements Honeywell's first-of-its-kind Healthy Building solutions in the region

    In line with its commitment to strengthening mutual cooperation to enhance health, safety and well-being of campus users Honeywell’s solutions support HMBSU’s leading efforts to provide healthy buildings and ensure a safe return of learners to campus Latest version of the advanced solutions is in line with sterilization and social distancing policies, and it ensures business continuity on campus New solutions set new standards for enhancing regional educational system in line with HBMSU’s aspirations to stimulate innovation and drive digital ......read more

    Ajman University Offers 30% Discount to CBSE, ICSE Graduates

    Will host exclusive Open Days for CBSE & ICSE Students from July 13-15 Ajman, United Arab Emirates, July 12, 2021:  As part of its strategy to reward ambitious CBSE/ICSE students for their outstanding performance and remarkable determination, Ajman University (AU) is offering them a 100% waiver of application fees and a 30% discount on their tuition fees for a full academic year on select programs. Programs covered in the offer include- Business Administration, Architecture, Art and Design, Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Engineering and IT.  It is worth mentioning that ......read more

    United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) Signs a Memorandum of Understanding With the National Health Insurance Company - Daman to Ramp Up Focus on Ai and Big Data

    Memorandum of Understanding signed by the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) and the National Health Insurance Company -Daman to develop AI and big data analytics programs and technologies applicable to the health insurance industry  Al Ain, UAE, July 11th. 2021: The signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) formalises the mutual interaction and strengthens the relationship between the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) and Daman at a strategic and working level. It focuses on establishing cooperative relations between the pair, with an emphasis on developing academic ......read more

    Global School Ambassadors to Lead Charge on Driving UN Sustainable Development Goals

    • GEMS Education launches Global Ambassadors Society with initial 49 schools globally • Ambassadors drawn from 29 GEMS and 20 non-GEMS schools across 14 countries • Movement aims to drive awareness about SDGs through variety of initiatives and events       Dubai, UAE - July 11, 2021:  GEMS Education announced the establishment of the GEMS Global Ambassadors Society at a virtual investiture event held at the end of June. The Society’s core mission is to spread awareness, take concerted action and provide innovative solutions towards ......read more

    United Arab Emirates University

    H.E Zaki Anwar Nusseibeh to the distinguished students: I look forward to seeing you among the students of the UAEU, which is home to many talented and distinguished Emirati scientists and researchers on both the local and international levels Al Ain 8, July 2021:   H.E. Zaki Nusseibeh, Cultural Advisor to HH the President of UAE, Chancellor of the UAEU congratulated Grade 12 toppers in the UAE for their distinguished graduation. “From the bottom of my heart, I congratulate you on your outstanding achievements. You have proven extraordinary capabilities ......read more

    RAK Academy IB Students Attain 100% Pass Rate and Above-Global-Average Scores in 2021 Results

    Executive Principal praises students and teachers’ dedication as four-year upward trend continues despite pandemic. Ras Al Khaimah, UAE (July 8, 2021) RAK Academy’s International Baccalaureate students have continued a four-year trend of improving results at the school with a 100% pass rate and above-global-average scores in this year’s results.  We are proud to share that our grade 12 students at RAK Academy (RAKA) achieved excellent results in this year’s International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP). The school achieved a 100% pass rate and an ......read more

    Canon Concludes Juniors Academy Photography Course With a Virtual Exhibition to Display Children's Outstanding Photography Talents

    Canon Academy to create a new generation of storytellers and photographers under the Canon Juniors Academy photography course. Second edition of CJA included more than 60 students enrolled in a hybrid 10-week course to learn the art of storytelling through photography. DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, 06 July, 2021:  Canon Middle East has launched an interactive virtual exhibition showcasing children’s creative talent in photography following the successful conclusion of its Canon Juniors Academy (CJA) course, which took place from January 24 to April 8. The Virtual ......read more

    Zoho and Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management Collaborate to Impart Digital Skills to Undergraduates

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates—July 7, 2021:  Zoho Corp., a global technology company, partnered with the Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management (EAHM) to conduct a 10-week training programme for first-year BBA students about 'The Role of Technology in Business Management'. The training aimed to prepare the next generation of hospitality leaders for the sector's impending digital transformation.   Delivered for the first time as part of the EAHM undergraduate course, the programme educated students about how technology can help them perform various business ......read more

    GEMS Education Schools record best-ever IBDP

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates – July 07, 2021:  GEMS Education students studying the International Baccalaureate (IB) have recorded the best ever results in the group’s 62-year history, performing significantly above international averages. Their outstanding Diploma Programme (DP) results will see them accepted into top universities across the globe. Their achievement comes amid a backdrop of the ongoing pandemic, requiring students and educators to overcome a host of challenges and disruptions.   A total of nearly 600 GEMS Grade 12/Year 13 students sat the IB ......read more

    GEMS Education Students Brush Aside the Challenges to Record Best-Ever IBDP Results in 62-Year History

    • GEMS IB schools in UAE once again outperform international averages  • Students achieve average pass rate of 99.5%, average point score of 36  • 10 students in top-performing 0.5% in the world with perfect score of 45   Dubai, United Arab Emirates – July 06, 2021: GEMS Education students studying the International Baccalaureate (IB) have recorded the best ever results in the group’s 62-year history, performing significantly above international averages. Their outstanding Diploma Programme (DP) results will see them accepted into top ......read more

    HBMSU concludes 2nd phase of ‘Emirati Explorer' program

    Lt. Gen. Dhahi Khalfan Tamim: We are preparing young Emiratis to take the lead and be competitive in advanced science, technology and space in preparation for next 50 years Mansoor Al Awar: We continue to build future skills of our young people, the source of our strength and wealth, to support UAE’s scientific, technological and space achievements 05 July 2021 – The Emirates Talent Association and Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) concluded the second phase of the ‘Emirati Explorer’ program, a unique scientific and knowledge platform that brings ......read more

    UAE University is member of ATLAS Collaboration at European Organization for Nuclear and Particle Physics Research (CENR) in Switzerland

    United Arab Emirates 5 July 2021:  UAEU is taking a major step toward outstanding investment in fundamental research with the world's largest physics research center, the European Organization for Nuclear and Particle Physics Research (CERN) in Geneva, Switzerland. The United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) has become a member of the ATLAS Collaboration at CERN-Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in July 2021. The LHC is a proton-proton (and heavy-ions) collider machine based at CERN near Geneva. This machine uses the 27 km tunnel, located underground between 50 m and 175 m depth, ......read more

    SBA shares Cairo's celebration of books and promotes Sharjah's cultural experience

    Sharjah Book Authority explores joint cultural activities with Egypt’s Ministry of Culture   Prime Minister of Egypt: Egyptian government and people love and respect HH The Ruler of Sharjah Egypt’s Minister of Culture: Sharjah enjoys a leading experience in the region in supporting cultural activities, shares respect for humanity, and invests in human capabilities and consciousness. Ahmed Al Ameri: Achieving the objectives of any development or cultural project starts with an investment in books.   Cairo, 1 July 2021: The Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) ......read more

    Ajman University to Attract Diversity of Students with Generous Scholarships

    Students from 25 countries in Asia & MENA regions stand to benefit along with Emirati students Ajman, United Arab Emirates - June 30, 2021:  Ajman University (AU), has geared up to attract brilliant students from all nationalities, with attractive scholarships and discounts in this admissions season. In accordance with its scholarships policy, AU will offer 100% scholarship to high school toppers not just in the UAE & Ajman, but also a host of other countries in Asia, Middle East & North Africa including Saudi Arabia, Oman, India, Pakistan and Philippines.  In ......read more

    ADU's College of Engineering offers free Computer-Aided Drawing course to high school students in Al Ain

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates—29 June 2021: The Al Ain Campus of Abu Dhabi University (ADU) recently concluded a free three-week Computer-Aided Drawing course for high school students. The course aimed to provide participants with comprehensive training to introduce AutoCAD, a leading industry software. The course was organized by the ADU’s College of Engineering (CoE) and was given to over 85 enrolled students from more than 22 schools.  Delivered by Dr. Abdelkareem Azo’ubi, Associate Professor of Civil Engineering at ADU, the course aimed to bridge the gap ......read more

    GEMS Education Launches Dedicated Programme for its Global Network of Around 400,000 Alumni

    • GEMS introduces digital platform to help alumni connect and share opportunities • Past students and fresh graduates invited to join exclusive GEMS Alumni network • Programme offers alumni access to a vast, diverse network of global professionals   Dubai, United Arab Emirates - June 23, 2021: GEMS Education has launched its innovative GEMS Alumni programme to connect around 400,000 of its alumni from its schools within the UAE on one digital platform. The programme sets out to create an exclusive network of GEMS ‘geniuses’ from around the world to ......read more

    Ajman University Launches 5 New Research Centers to Enhance Research in Emerging Hi-Tech Fields

    The research centers will focus on creating new solutions and intellectual capital in AI, Digital Transformation, Medical Sciences & Smart Architecture Ajman, United Arab Emirates, June 23 2021:  Ajman University (AU) is pleased to announce the opening of 5 state-of-the-art research centers covering key areas of national and international strategic importance such as Artificial intelligence (AI), Digital Transformation, Medical Sciences and Smart Architecture. The newly launched research centers are namely: Artificial Intelligence Research Center (AIRC), Digital Transformation ......read more

    Year 4 Students at GEMS Wellington Academy - Silicon Oasis Celebrate the World Music Day

    Dubai, UAE - 22 June 2021: World Music Day encourages people to enjoy music in different ways. At GEMS Wellington Academy – Silicon Oasis, every Year 4 student has been part of a live mixing session led by industry artists DJ Blaise and Adam Long, learning how to use DJ equipment and innovating music classes by keeping in step with the sounds of the current generation.   Darren Keane, Music & Sound Technology Programme Manager at GEMS Wellington Academy – Silicon Oasis,  said “This is an amazing opportunity to provide our students with. It has been a tough ......read more

    Dubai Culture Launches My Book is Yours Initiative at Dubai Public Libraries

    - Encouraging the active participation of all society members and in making culture available everywhere. - Enriching the knowledge content in libraries and making it accessible to the public.   Dubai, UAE, 21 June 2021: In continuation of its efforts to embody the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and implement the directives of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council of Dubai, to involve the youth in ......read more

    2021 School Librarian of the Year Award Winners Announced

    • The Emirates Literature Foundation and the Executive Council Dubai honour extraordinary individuals who have instilled the love of literature in children in the face of a pandemic   Dubai, UAE - 21 June 2021: The winners of the School Librarian of the Year Awards 2021 were announced today at a special awards ceremony.  In association with the Executive Council of Dubai, the prestigious accolades were presented by Emirates Literature Foundation to recognise the individuals who have demonstrated outstanding commitment to promoting reading for pleasure among students over ......read more

    Pearl Initiative names six GCC youth to its Student Advisory Board

    Young members to raise awareness of the Pearl Initiative’s values and principles in the wider student community June 21, 2021: The Pearl Initiative, a leading independent, non-profit organization working to improve corporate accountability and transparency in the Gulf region, has announced its Student Advisory Board 2021–2023 as part of its governance structure. The new advisory board, which comprises six students from Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) universities, will help the Pearl Initiative in its quest to provide a voice to the region’s youth.  A conduit ......read more

    College of Business at ADU Extends AACSB Accreditation for Another five Years

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates—20 June 2021: The College of Business (COB) at Abu Dhabi University (ADU) has earned an extension of accreditation for another five years from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). ADU has once again been recognized for improving its business practice through its commitment to strategic management and innovation, student success and impactful thought leadership.  In recognition of its efforts and commitment to upholding and advancing the quality of their programs, both at the undergraduate and graduate levels, the COB at ......read more

    Zayed University Partners With Education Innovator Minerva Project to Launch the Middle East's First Interdisciplinary Programme

    ● The partnership aims to address the widening skills gap by imparting future-proof skills to students  ● Students will learn using active learning pedagogy and can earn a Bachelor’s degree in Business Transformation, Computational Systems, and Social Innovation ● Programme starts in September 2021 and applications are now open at zuxminerva.com      Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 16 June, 2021: Zayed University has joined forces with Minerva Project, the pathbreaking US-based educational innovator, to launch the first  ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University participates in Hassantuk for commercial buildings in collaboration with the Ministry of Interior and Injazat

    - Fully automated system providing around-the-clock smart building analysis   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates—16 June 2021:  Abu Dhabi University (ADU) has announced today its participation in Hassantuk system in collaboration with Injazat, an industry recognized market leader in the region for digital transformation, cloud and cyber security.   Hassantuk is a strategic public-private initiative between the UAE Ministry of Interior and Injazat, the region’s foremost IT strategists. It is designed to increase the efficiency of emergency services responses ......read more

    Ajman University Launches a Graduate program in Public Relations & Corporate Communication

    Brilliant candidates will compete for graduate assistantships  Ajman, United Arab Emirates, June 16 2021:  If you are considering attending a master’s program in public relations and corporate communications and have no idea how you will afford it, AU’ assistantships are an excellent way to significantly cut the cost of earning this rewarding advanced degree.  College of Mass Communications at Ajman University is offering competitive full and partial Graduate Assistantships to qualified candidates for its Master of Public Relations and Corporate Communication ......read more

    New Collaborative Effort to Prepare Emirati Youth for Higher Education Studies in the U.S. Launches

    · The UAE Ministry of Education, AMIDEAST, the U.S. Mission to the UAE, and the Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education join hands to launch a program.  · The collaboration will support more than 100 11th-grade students and 33 school counsellors across the UAE.   · The program will provide Emirati youth with the tools required to succeed in accessing U.S. higher education opportunities.  · The program aligns with the UAE Ministry of Education Strategic Plan 2017-2021 of providing quality education for students and meeting future ......read more

    More than 750 Students Representing 87 Universities Participated in ADU's Annual Undergraduate Research Competition this Year

    Universities from across the world participated in the Eighth edition of the competition Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates—14 June 2021:  Abu Dhabi University (ADU) hosted its 8th Annual Undergraduate Research Competition (UGRC) virtually which is the largest student research competitions in the Arab world promoting scientific research among undergraduate students. The UGRC is a ‘learning through research’ initiative at Abu Dhabi University which aims to foster an enquiry-based culture within students to transform their creative ideas into research projects to ......read more

    Ajman University organizes 20th Excellence, Gifted Education, Innovation, and Creativity in Basic-Higher Education Conference

    30 scientific sessions, 130 lectures during 3-day virtual conference draws participants from all over the world June 14, 2021:  Ajman University, in partnership with the International Centre for Innovative Education in Germany, organized and hosted the 20th Excellence, Gifted Education, Innovation, and Creativity in Higher Education conference. H.H. Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Ruler of Ajman and Chairman of Ajman University Board of Trustees, along with AU Chancellor Dr. Karim Seghir, welcomed the virtual participants to the 3-day event. The conference highlighted Arab ......read more

    MBRU Launches First Doctorate Program in Dubai to Drive Support of Biomedical Sciences in UAE

    • A fully sponsored PhD program for graduate students   • Research-intensive PhD in Biomedical Sciences will give graduate students solid foundation in scientific research and opportunity to pair with dedicated faculty members in areas of interest   • Applicants now have until Aug 1 to apply for the PhD in Biomedical Sciences    Dubai, June 12, 2021:  Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU) has taken another giant stride towards realizing its vision to become a global hub for innovative and integrated ......read more

    Over 200 students at GEMS Wellington Academy – Silicon Oasis ‘Step in Time' with Mary Poppins dance star Sam Lathwood

    • West End cast member has been hosting a dance workshop residency at the school between 6-10 June 2021 • WSO is the GEMS Centre of Excellence for Performance and Theatre Technology • The school residency is part of the ongoing collaboration between WSO and ArtsEd   Dubai, UAE, 10 June 2021:  From 6 to 10 June, staff, and students of GEMS Wellington Academy – Silicon Oasis (WSO) have been treated to an engaging and memorable dance workshop residency by Sam Lathwood, the Dance Captain from the West End cast of beloved classic musical Mary ......read more

    UAE's Female Entrepreneurial Talents can apply to Badiri's Hands-On Training Programme until mid-August 2021

    Due to popular demand, the new edition of The Badiri Entrepreneurship Programme will launch in Q3 to coincide with the 2021-22 academic year Sharjah June 09, 2021 Badiri Education and Development Academy (Badiri), the education and capacity building arm of NAMA Women Advancement Establishment (NAMA), has announced the extension of the application period of the inaugural edition of the Badiri Entrepreneurship Programme (BEP) to mid-August 2021.  In response to popular demand and alignment with the academic year starting September 2021, registration for the programme will ......read more

    Ras Al Khaimah Ruler Addresses Class of 2021 at RAK Academy Graduation Ceremony in Inspiring Video Message

    Sheikha Amneh bint Saud Al Qasimi attended the socially distanced live event, which honored 60 students hailing from more than 18 countries   Ras Al Khaimah, Tuesday, June 8, 2021:  His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, UAE Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, delivered an inspiring video message to graduates as RAK Academy held a grand in-person ceremony to celebrate the remarkable achievements, creative spirit, and academic passion of its Class of 2021.   The socially distanced event was attended by Sheikha Amneh bint Saud Al Qasimi, ......read more

    Student Entrepreneurship Firmly on the Agenda as GEMS World Academy Hosts High-Profile Panel Event

    • Event focuses on the need to develop an entrepreneurial mind-set among youth • Speakers share their insights with students from Dubai’s top IB through-school • World Academy is GEMS Education’s Centre of Excellence for Entrepreneurship   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 8, 2021:   Leading UAE entrepreneurs today gave pupils at GEMS World Academy – Dubai expert advice on the need to integrate entrepreneurship in schools and develop an entrepreneurial mind-set from a young age.   Speakers at the panel event, which took ......read more

    Scenes of Exuberance and Joy at Ajman University's Commencement Ceremony 2021

    More than 750 AU graduates honored in event termed ‘out-of-the-box solution’ by a student Ajman, United Arab Emirates, June 3 2021:  Ajman University’s Commencement Ceremony concluded in style on June 3, with more than 750 AU graduates receiving their diplomas over a three-day, gala drive-through event that drew applause from everyone for its grandeur and creativity.  There were scenes of exuberance, joy, and pride as the graduating students rolled in one-by-one in their cars, with families in tow. The atmosphere was invigorated with the congratulatory ......read more

    Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University welcomes International Council for Open and Distance Education as partner of the consortium for the benchmarking framework for Online and Open Higher Education

    June 05, 2021 - The International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE) has become an official partner of the Consortium for the Benchmarking Framework for Online, Open, Smart, and Technology-enhanced Higher Education. The consortium unites online and open universities from all over the world as well as higher education associations and quality assurance agencies to collectively develop the benchmarking framework which would help establish and promote a common understanding and criteria for quality in technology-enhanced higher education. His Excellency Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, ......read more

    MBRU Announces Scholarships for Nursing Frontliners

    • Nursing Applicants now have until Jun 27th to apply for MSc programs in Cardiovascular and Pediatric Nursing  • Students enrolling in postgraduate nursing programs will be eligible for a 50% scholarship    Dubai, June 2, 2021: Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU) has announced a 50% scholarship for postgraduate students of all nationalities applying for its College of Nursing and Midwifery MSc programs for the academic year 2021-2022, as a show of support to frontline workers and UAE nursing forces.   MBRU has ......read more

    ADU's Architecture Students showcase their talent in a Global Architecture Exhibition in Italy

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates—02 June 2021:  Abu Dhabi University (ADU) is participating in the Fifth Biennial Architecture Exhibition hosted by the European Cultural Centre. Titled ‘Time Space Existence 2021’, the exhibition is taking place in Venice, Italy from May 22nd to November 21st this year, parallel to the Venice Biennale of Architecture. Held every two years, this year’s edition of the architecture exhibition features projects from around the world that focus on water urbanism, green and resilient cities, development of new and natural materials, ......read more

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