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

    Dubai, UAE, January 21, 2018:  Following the success of the inaugural Diplomat Cricket Championship Cup last year, under the permanent patronage of Consulate General of India-Dubai, Skyline University College has organized its second edition hosted by Consulate General of Bangladesh on January 19-20, at SUC cricket ground. The CG of India beat CG of Sri Lanka by 44 runs making them the new champion of the 2018 tournament.  The Consul Generals who were actively involved in the tournament as players of their respective teams were H.E. Charitha Yattagoda of Sri Lanka and H.E. Mogobo David Mugabe of South Africa. Also present during the 2-day sporting event were Consul General H.E. Syed Javed Hassan of Pakistan, Consul General H.E. S. Bodiruzzaman of People’s Republic of Bangladesh as well as consulate representatives of ......read more

    UOWD announces partnership with University of Dubai to deliver IELTS Testing

    Dubai, 4 January 2018:   The University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) has partnered with the University of Dubai (UD) to deliver IELTS testing at UD’s campus in Dubai International Academic City. UOWD, an authorised IELTS testing centre in the UAE (under IDP Australia), will conduct its first testing at the University of Dubai on 6 January 2018 followed by monthly tests.  Test takers in and around Academic City can choose to take their IELTS test conveniently at the University of Dubai which offers a comfortable testing environment for students. With four sub-centres in Abu Dhabi, Ras Al Khaimah, Deira and Al Garhoud, UOWD is well positioned to provide prospective students from across the UAE access to the world’s most popular English language proficiency test. “In the UAE and globally, IELTS ......read more

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

        Student contest to be held under patronage of His Excellency Hussain bin Ibrahim Al Hammadi    Participation open to all UAE undergraduates  Abu Dhabi-UAE: 3 January, 2018 – Abu Dhabi University (ADU) has opened registration for its sixth annual United Arab Emirates Undergraduate Research Competition (URC), held under the patronage of His Excellency Hussain bin Ibrahim Al Hammadi, Minister of Education. URC aims to encourage undergraduate students from various higher education institutions across the seven emirates to expand their critical and analytical thinking abilities through adopting an out-of-the-box mindset to tackle topics of interest in scientific research and experience first-hand the process of scholarly exploration. The competition aligns with the UAE’s government ......read more

    Student Ambassador programme looks to empower tomorrow's sustainability leaders

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

    MOU Facilitates AU Dentists to Prepare for Canadian Board Exams in UAE

    Dubai, UAE, December 28, 2017:  Ajman University signed a memorandum of understanding with a Canadian company Golden Target . This marks the launch of a unique training program that will prepare AU Dentistry students for the Canadian Board exam to obtain a practitioners’ license in Canada.  Signed by Dr. Karim Seghir, AU Chancellor and Dr. Raed Al Ani, CEO of Golden Target this MOU will assist the dental students who wish to practice Dentistry in Canada to prepare for their exams in UAE. The first course commences from 4th-24th February 2018 and has already witnessed an overwhelming response from students and graduates. Ajman University is the first university in the Middle East to offer these training courses, which provides an ideal opportunity for dentist which to pursue their career in Canada. Dr. Raed Al - ......read more

    Emirati Nuclear Fuel Energy Pioneers Celebrate Graduation

    23 UAE Nationals engineers complete rigorous Nuclear Fuel Design Energy Pioneers Training Program New graduates set to become future leaders of the UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program Abu Dhabi, UAE – 28 December 2017:  The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has celebrated the graduation of 23 Emirati engineers including five females, who successfully completed ENEC’s rigorous Nuclear Fuel Design Energy Pioneers training program. Held in partnership with ENEC’s Joint Venture partner and Prime Contractor, the Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO), the three-year program in South Korea provides the foundation for UAE Nationals to become the nation’s future nuclear fuel experts.  “To successfully deliver the UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program, one of our top priorities ......read more

    Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education Highlights its Achievements

    787 scholarships awarded to students from 17 Arab countries 17% of beneficiaries are refugees and displaced students Plans to double the number of scholarships by the end of 2018 Dubai-UAE: 27 December, 2017 –  Since its inception, the Abdullah Al Ghurair Foundation for Education (AGFE) has served the education-funding needs of 787 high-achieving students from 17 Arab countries through its scholarship programs.    A status update released by the Foundation also revealed that AGFE will double the number of scholarships it awards by the end of 2018 and launch a pioneering digital education platform for Emirati youth. The overall goal of the Foundation is to provide financial support for 15,000 students in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) by 2026.   AGFE is ......read more

    Repton School Dubai wins award for Sustainability and Best Newcomer at the Land Rover 4x4 in Schools Technology Challenge

    Becomes the only UAE school representing the country at the World Finals in Abu Dhabi  Dubai, United Arab Emirates (December 23, 2017) –   Repton School Dubai participated recently in the World Finals for the Land Rover 4x4 Schools Technology Challenge for the first time with a five member team performing creditably to win awards for Sustainability and the Best Newcomer. Repton School Dubai was the only school in the UAE representing the country at the World Finals, which took place in Abu Dhabi, with the school coming 10th in the world at the end of the challenge.  The challenge involved team members working together to design and build a radio controlled four-wheel drive (4x4) vehicle to set specifications. The vehicle needed to successfully negotiate a specially designed test track emulating real life ......read more

    Skyline Signed MoU with Jaipuria Institute Management

    Dubai, UAE, December 20, 2017:  Skyline University College has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Jaipuria Institute Management on December 11, 2017 in Noida, India. SUC Dean Dr. Amitabh Upadhya and Jaipuria Institute Management Vice-Chairman Mr. Shreeva Jaipuria signed the MoU on behalf of their respective organizations. Both parties have agreed to collaborate on several areas of cooperation such as Faculty Exchanges, Student Exchange, Collaborative Projects, Scholarships, Information Exchange, Conferences, and Program Reviews.  Also present during the signing ceremony were Jaipuria Institute Management Dean of International Relations Dr. Poonam Sharma. The MoU was successfully coordinated by SUC Corporate Affairs Office headed by Mr. Pawan Bhatia.  About Corporate Affairs Office The SUC ......read more

    Zayed Book Award Longlist Announced for ‘Translation' Category

    Abu Dhabi December 20, 2017-  The Sheikh Zayed Book Award (SZBA) today announced the “Translation Category” long list for its twelfth edition, consisting of 10 works from the 74 nominations received in the category since last May. The 74 titles included translations from English, French and German and were received from 19 Arab countries including Egypt, Tunisia, Saudi Arabia, Syria, and Morocco.   Out of the titles in English, the long list includes two works published by Dar Al-Tanweer, Beirut; namely:   1. ‘’al-nizam ‘al-siyasi fi mujtama’at mutaghayyirah’ (Political Order in Changing Societies) by Samuel P. Huntington and translated by Egyptian academic Hussam Nayel, published in 2017;  2. ‘al-kawn ‘al-aneeq’ (The Elegant Universe) by ......read more

    Repton School Abu Dhabi participates in Hour of Code global campaign

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (December 18, 2017) –   Repton School Abu Dhabi participated in the global Hour of Code campaign as part of Computer Science Education Week. The annual Hour of Code campaign is organized by code.org, a nonprofit group that is dedicated to computer science and increasing participation by women and underrepresented minorities and is supported by over 400 partners and 200,000 educators worldwide. A 1 hour session on coding was conducted across both campuses of Repton Abu Dhabi for all pupils with top coding pupils and a Pupil Digital Team being given additional challenging coding sessions. The Pupil Digital Team supported their peers across the school with their coding sessions. The coding projects that the pupils worked on came from the Hour of Code campaign website with block coding for ......read more

    Khalifa University of Science and Technology Signs MoU with Top-Ranked Tsinghua University to Focus on Transformative Scientific Research

    Partnership with Chinese University Covers Academic Collaboration, Research Partnerships, and Exchange Program for Faculty and Students Abu Dhabi-UAE: 18 December, 2017 –  Khalifa University of Science and Technology, a research university dedicated to the advancement of learning through teaching and research and to the discovery and application of knowledge, and Tsinghua University, Beijing – ranked among the world’s top 30 universities, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to embark on a collaborative program intended to support transformative scientific research.   The agreement was signed in Beijing by Professor Tod Laursen, President, Khalifa University, and Professor Qiu Yong, President, Tsinghua University, in the presence of Prof. Zuoyi Zhang, Dean of Institute of Nuclear and New Energy ......read more

    SGI-Gulf Announces Seventh Edition of ‘The Poetic Heart'

    Dubai - UAE: 13 December 2017 –  An initiative by SGI Gulf, The Poetic Heart - a poetry symposium bringing together eminent and young poets from across the region - will be held for the seventh consecutive year in 2018 in line with SGI’s vision of promoting peace, cultural understanding and human values through education.  To be held at the Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies (EIBFS) Auditorium in Dubai International Academic City, Dubai, UAE; The Poetic Heart will take place from 9:00am to 5:30pm on 4 February 2018.  Organized under the theme ‘Building Bridges’ this year’s symposium is built on the idea of building bonds of trust, friendship and understanding amongst individuals from different cultural, linguistic, ethnic and religious backgrounds through poetry. This ......read more

    School Takes Pride in Contributing to Healthcare Sector in the UAE

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Dec. 12, 2017:  St. Francis De'Sales High School (SFS School) commemorated their 150th year by felicitating Dr. Sanjay  Parashar of Coccona Clinic, Dubai and Dr.  Nasir  Kamal  of Al Maliha Medical Centre, Sharjah in recognition of their contribution in healthcare accomplishments of UAE, on Dec. 11, 2017.   Old students across batches came together in Dubai to reconnect with their batchmates and other schoolmates at Winny’s, Karama, Dubai. On this day, all students felicitated Dr.  Nasir  Kamal  of 1972 Batch and Dr. Sanjay  Parashar  of 1981 Batch for their exemplary work in the field of medicine. The Senior Member of the Association, Mr. Sohel Sabir said, “This is a momentous occasion for our alma mater and we feel proud to be ......read more

    SUC Conducted the 10th CEO Lecture Series

    Dubai, UAE, December 12, 2017:  The Corporate Affairs Office of Skyline University College organized the 10th CEO Lecture Series on November 20, 2017 at SUC Multi-Purpose Hall.  The Keynote Speaker and the veteran,   Mr. Rajesh Sethi, Chief Executive Officer of Noor Takaful with his vast experience in strategy, insurance, and investment banking has inspired the young minds.   During his talk, Mr. Rajesh shared his experiences where students can gain career insights and help them set their goals. He also discussed the challenges students will be facing in the future and imparted some tips on how to be a winner in career and in life. Finally, Mr. Rajesh gave a motivational speech and words of advice to inspire students to use their energy and fresh ideas for their own advantage. The CEO Lecture Series is ......read more

    National Reference Laboratory and the College of American Pathologists bring together regional professionals to discuss international laboratory standards

    Over 250 regional experts attended the College of American Pathologists (CAP) Inspector Training Program aimed at increasing awareness of the CAP checklists and standards and their impact on ensuring quality patient care National Reference Laboratory (NRL) reinforces its commitment to raise laboratory quality excellence in the region through its partnership with the CAP  Abu Dhabi, 10 December, 2017:  National Reference Laboratory (NRL), part of Mubadala’s network of world-class healthcare providers, recently organized an Inspector Training Program in Abu Dhabi in collaboration with the College of American Pathologists (CAP). The faculty included members of the CAP leadership from the USA, as well as global and local experts who are highly experienced with the quality accreditation process. Approximately ......read more

    SUC signed MOU with Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah

    Dubai, UAE, December 6, 2017:  Skyline University College has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah on November 28, 2017 at SUC Innovation Lab. SUC Deputy Director and Head of Marketing and Communications, Mr. Rakesh Gaur and Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah General Manager, Mr. Alan Stocker signed the MoU on behalf of their respective organizations. Also present during the MoU signing were SUC Corporate Affairs Office Head Mr. Pawan Bhatia, Waldorf Astoria Director for Human Resource Department Ms. Begina Campoy, and Waldorf Astoria Manager for Learning and Development Mr. Soham Natu – Manager. Both parties have agreed upon several points of future collaboration in terms of Scholarship programs for Waldorf Astoria RAK employees, Community Engagements, Career Opportunities for SUC ......read more

    UAE National Day celebrated in Skyline Carnival 2017

    Dubai, UAE, December 5, 2017:  Skyline University College held its 5th Edition of Skyline Carnival on December 1, 2017 at Skyline Campus in University City of Sharjah. SUC Founder President Mr. Kamal Puri welcomed the Chief Guest of the event, Mr. Mohammed Diab Al Musa, Education Advisor of H.H. Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qassimi, Member of the UAE Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah for the event inauguration and UAE 46th National Day celebration. Balloons in colors red, green, white, and black were released as a symbol of support to the country and to the leaders of the UAE.  Mr. Mohammed along with Mr. Puri and other VIPs visited the country stalls in the Skyline Carnival and joined in the fun as they rounded each stall with unique offerings.  As the night took off, the crowd witnessed breathtaking ......read more

    IMA tackles the accounting skills gap, sends students to US Student Leadership Conference

    Dubai, UAE, December 05, 2017–  On November 9-11, IMA®  (Institute of Management Accountants), sent four students from Egypt, Qatar and UAE to represent the Middle East and Africa region at the organization’s annual Student Leadership Conference in Houston, Texas, USA. IMA chose the students from leading university partners in the region, namely American University in Cairo, Qatar University and the American University in Sharjah. “Every year, we send four to six students from the region where they meet over 600 students from China, Europe, India and the Americas to let them explore their career options in management accounting and help address the skills gap in accounting,” says Rishi Malhotra, academic and  student relations manager at IMA Middle East. The skills gap in accounting ......read more

    Majid Al Futtaim Set to Transform Customer Experiences Through Advanced Analytics

    Majid Al Futtaim School of Analytics and Technology develops internal expertise to better understand, predict and respond to customer needs and preferences Dubai, UAE, December 5, 2017:  Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, has announced plans to enhance its advanced analytics capabilities, which will allow the company to gather deeper consumer insights, and in turn, revolutionise the personalised experiences it offers to customers. Alain Bejjani, Chief Executive Officer at Majid Al Futtaim – Holding said: “At Majid Al Futtaim, our customers are always at the centre of everything we do. By investing in advanced analytics, we are able to more intimately understand and predict their evolving needs and preferences, and in turn, ......read more

    SUC conducted Tour Guide Training Program for SCTDA

    Dubai, UAE, December 5, 2017:  Skyline University College conducted the Marhabtain - Renewal Tour Guide Training Program for Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) on November 27, 2017 at SUC Campus. Mr. Mohammad Youssef, Senior Consultant - Tourism Affairs & Acting Manager - IPTD of SCTDA briefly introduced SCTDA and its role to the participants. A well-structured training session was conducted thereafter. Resource Speakers of the training were SUC Dean Dr. Amitabh Upadhya, Student Services Department Head Dr. Osama Ali Thawabeh, and Associate Professor Dr. Mohit Vij who covered the topics of: Tourism Phenomenon Role of a Tourist Guide, Sharjah as a Tourist Destination, Sharjah as a Cultural Destination, Innovation & Sustainability, and Reputation Management in their respective sessions. The ......read more

    Skyline Conducted Women of Substance: A Panel Discussion on Women Empowerment

    Dubai, UAE, December 5, 2017:  Skyline University College in cooperation with DANUBE Group has organized Woman of Substance: A Panel Discussion on Women Empowerment on November 27, 2017, at SUC Campus. The panel discussion was aimed at raising awareness on the obstacles women are experiencing today as well as to encourage them to make their own decisions, stand up for themselves, and start believing in their power to make a change in the society. SUC Assistant Professor Dr. Kakul Agha briefly introduced the topic to the audience before the panel discussion and acted as the panel moderator of the event.  The distinguished panelists were three of the most inspiring women in the UAE today namely: Dr. Zulekha Daud, Managing Director of Zulekha Hospitals; Dr. Sana Sajan of DANUBE Group’s Danube Welfare Center (DWC); and ......read more

    First Eddy Covariance Station in the Arabian Peninsula Established to Understand the Role of Arid Lands in the Global Carbon Cycle

    Khalifa University of Science and Technology Researchers Establish First Eddy  Flux Tower in the Region to Provide Scientists with Key Insights into the Potential for Carbon Storage of Salt-Tolerant  Plants Abu Dhabi-UAE: 04 December, 2017–  The Khalifa University of Science and Technology has announced that its state-of-the-art Masdar Institute Environmental Monitoring Platform recently deployed at the Abu Dhabi Mangrove National Park has become the first eddy covariance station in the Arabian Peninsula to join the FLUXNET network. Eddy covariance provides an accurate way to measure fluctuations of energy over a variety of ecosystems, including agricultural landscapes and water surfaces.   FLUXNET was established in 1997 with the support of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). It is ......read more

    British Orchard Nursery wins the BIZZ Award for the 2nd year in a row

    The Nursery is the only early child learning institute in the Middle East to win the US-based BIZZ 2017 business award by WORLDCOB Receives ‘Peak of Success’ honor, emerging successful amongst 21 nominees from world over in the same category 28th November 2017; Dubai, UAE: Bringing further accolades to UAE, British Orchard Nursery was awarded the United States BIZZ business excellence award for the second time in a row. Last year the nursery chain had become the first early child learning institute in the Middle East to win the business award by WORLDCOB. Winning the coveted award under the ‘Peak of Success” category, the institute competed against 21 other nominees from all over the world in the same category to receive the honor.  The award presented in an impressive ceremony held at Burj Al Arab ......read more

    Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies celebrates the graduation of 400 students in 2017

    Dubai-UAE: 29 November, 2017 –  The Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies (EIBFS), the region's leading institute of education and training for the financial sector, recently celebrated the graduation of its class of 2017, across various programs. The toast of the event, held at the Institute's flagship campus in Dubai International Academic City (DIAC), were the 400 new graduates who successfully completed intensive vocational courses in finance, banking and insurance. EIBFS management as well as senior executives and human resources representatives attended the ceremony from various banks across the UAE. Notably, Jamal Al Jasmi, General Manager, EIBFS, Noura Ahmed Abbas, Director of Training, EIBFS, and Hussam Al Sayed, General Manager of Human Resources at Emirates NBD were present at the ......read more

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    H.H. Sheikh Nahyan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan inaugurates 7th Abu Dhabi Science Festival

    November 09, 2017 - Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, H.H. Sheikh Nahyan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Sports Council has inaugurated the 7th edition of the Abu Dhabi Science Festival (ADSF) at Khalifa Park. Running until November 18, 2017 the festival will feature 71 fun-filled, educating and engaging activities designed to spark the curiosity of children in the disciplines of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). H.H. Sheikh Nahyan toured Khalifa ......read more

    Dubai Center for Islamic Banking & Finance releases Takaful-focused 3rd annual report on Islamic Economy

    UAE, November 27, 2017- The Dubai Center for Islamic Banking and Finance (DCIBF), an entity formed through a partnership between Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) and the ‘Dubai the Capital of Islamic Economy’ initiative, has released its third annual report on the Islamic economy entitled ‘Takaful: Sustainability and Growth 2015 to 2025.’ The publication reveals that the global takaful industry is growing at an annual rate of 9 per cent and is attracting broader attention worldwide. The Takaful report was launched by Abdullah Mohammed Al Awar, CEO of the ......read more

    Kindergarten school customised showcases unique Arabic language program for its students ahead of National Day

    Masterminds Nursery & Kindergarten emerges as a global destination for education and learning Dubai, UAE, November 26, 2017:  While the entire nation gears up for the upcoming National Day, tiny tots from Masterminds Nursery & Kindergarten are all ready to flaunt their Arabic skills. The move is a part of an effort undertaken by the school to promote Arabic language skills ahead of the upcoming National Day. Masterminds Nursery & Kindergarten offers enrichment programs that integrate languages as a key tool in child development to create intellectual, physical and ......read more

    ADEK's Abu Dhabi Science Festival ends 2017 edition on high note with footfall of more than 100,000 visitors

    UAE, November 25, 2017 - The 7th edition of the Abu Dhabi Science Festival (ADSF), the region’s premier science fair, surpassed expectations to close its highly successful 10-day run with an estimated attendance of more than 100,000 visitors and over 17,000 student participants. Held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and organised by the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK), the leading festival treated its audiences comprising mostly young students aged 5 and ......read more

    Indian schools in UAE commemorate International Children's Day by extending support to refugee children

    Sabari Indian School (SIS) under the patronage of the Consulate General of India and in association with Red Crescent rolled out a unique ‘Children for Children’ initiative to support refugee kids United Arab Emirates, Dubai, November 20, 2017:  Sabari Indian School, the first Indian school that is pioneering Apple Technologies in its learning approach has come up with yet another innovative and noble initiative –‘Children for Children’.  The Children of Sabari have reached out to the children of the UAE with the view of garnering the support of ......read more

    Ministry of Education Partners With British Agency to Uphold Quality Assurance in Higher Education

    Agreement to further align national quality assurance systems with global best practices in higher education DUBAI, UAE, 19 November 2017:   The UAE Ministry of Education announced the signing of an agreement with the UK’s Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA), demonstrating its ongoing commitment to quality assurance of higher education institutions in the UAE. This comes as part of the Ministry’s support of initiatives which bolster the development of the nation, and in line with the national visions 2021 and Centennial vision 2071. Dr. Mohammed ......read more

    Fashion Forum by College of Fashion Design (CFD)

    CFD- The College of Fashion and Design hosted the first ever Fashion Forum on their campus where H.E Sara Al Madani and Ms. Safiya Abdallah were invited as chief guests.  The event opened with a welcome note from Zeina, a first year student followed by Dr. Albalawi, Assistant Professor who announced the launch of short term programs at CFD. Being a designer herself, Her Excellency Sara Al Madani spoke about developing a true sense of style and elaborated on the importance of being committed and dedicated in the field of Fashion. She emphasized that a designer should be confident ......read more

    Six pairs of Emirati siblings marched together at Skyline's 27th Graduation Ceremony

    Dubai, UAE, November 16, 2017:  Skyline University College, Sharjah, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah and one of the oldest private universities in the United Arab Emirates, has produced more than 7000 graduates over the years guided by its mission of pursuing academic excellence and instilling knowledge, skills, competencies, and value-based education among its students. On its 27th Graduation Ceremony, more than 300 students representing 25 nationalities have successfully received their BBA and MBA ......read more

    HE Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan inaugurates Tolerance in the UAE workshop at NYU Abu Dhabi

    Abu Dhabi, November 13, 2017:  His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Cabinet Member and the Minister of State for Tolerance delivered the opening remarks at the two-day Tolerance in the UAE workshop organized by the NYU Abu Dhabi Institute on Monday, November 13 at the University’s campus on Saadiyat Island. In his opening remarks, HE Sheikh Nahyan said, “This conference provides an excellent opportunity for us to reflect upon the journey of the United Arab Emirates, one of the most ethnically and religiously diverse countries in the world, but, at the same ......read more

    Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation brings Project Design Space to the UAE with Real World Design Challenges to Nurture Next Generation of Designers

    5 real world design challenges from 5 local and international partners  Expo 2020 Dubai offers design challenges to student participants  adidas, IBM, Alserkal Avenue and Splash are confirmed collaborators Overwhelming response, as over 75 UAE schools sign up for the challenge Dubai, UAE, November 13, 2017:  Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation (DIDI), in partnership with Dubai Design & Fashion Council (DDFC) announce the launch of Project Design Space (PDS) following its successful pilot in the Spring of 2017, where 5 schools from across the UAE competed. ......read more

    Mansoor Bin Mohammed honors outstanding winners of ‘Hackathon' competition

    UAE, November 12, 2017- H.H. Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum honored the ‘Innovative Emirati Programmer’ winners of the ‘Hackathon’ competition organized by the Emirates Talent Association and Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU). The recognition marked the culmination of the successful first batch of the ‘Emirati Programmer,’ the first-of-its-kind national initiative in the UAE launched to enhance the skills of Emirati programmers in programming languages, computer thinking systems, the basics of digital application and electronic ......read more

    India's largest education technology provider BYJU'S unveils a whole new personalized learning experience for students in GCC Countries

    Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), the philanthropic fund management arm of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan, made its first Asian investment in BYJU’S-The Learning App recently. Other marquee investors in BYJU’S included Sequoia Capital, Tencent, Sofina, Verlinvest, Light Speed, Times Internet and International Finance Corporation, a member of World Bank Group. The company has raised over US Dollar 200 million till date.  Dubai, November 12, 2017:  BYJU’S, India’s largest education technology company and the creator of one of ......read more

    Sharjah Public Library Introduces 3,000 Rare Historical Documents to the Region

    Works from the 19th and 20th centuries in the collection  Sharjah, 11 November 2017:  The Sharjah Public Library (SPL) – a subsidiary of Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) – has launched an integrated database of rare historical manuscripts, books, documents, and maps, which were part of the UK’s National Archive; making these historical treasures about the Middle East and Africa available for the first time in the region for public viewing.  Nearly 3,000 documents dating back to the 19th and 20th centuries, comprising a selection of letters, reports, ......read more

    Fatima Bint Abdul Malik Primary School Crowned Champion of “Lughati Cup 2017”

    Arabic language competition winners announced at Sharjah International Book Fair Sharjah, 11 November 2017:  Sharjah’s Fatima Bint Abdul Malik Primary School has been crowned champion of the second edition of the Lughati Cup competition, organised by Lughati, the Sharjah-based initiative to support Arabic learning the ‘smart’ way. The Arabic language competition targeting grade 2 students across Sharjah, crowned three winners yesterday (Thursday) at the 36th Sharjah International Book Fair, running at Expo Centre Sharjah until 11 November. Securing the first ......read more

    Meet and Greet with Jasmine Brett Stringer Held at SUC

    Dubai, UAE, November 9, 2017:  In line with the university’s effort to engage students with experienced people from the industry, Skyline University College Library Department organized an “Author Meet and Greet” with Jasmine Brett Stringer on November 7, 2017 at SUC campus.  Jasmine is a renowned American author, lifestyle expert, and motivational speaker. She is the author of “Seize Your Life: How to Carpe Diem Every Day”—a book full of lessons, helpful tips on life improvement, and stories that will certainly inspire readers to lead a better ......read more

    Emirates Diplomatic Academy hosts His Excellency Yousef Al-Otaiba, UAE Ambassador to the United States

    Abu Dhabi, UAE - November 8, 2017:  The Emirates Diplomatic Academy hosted His Excellency Yousef Al-Otaiba, the UAE Ambassador to the United States. His Excellency delivered a lecture titled “Connecting Capitals: from Abu Dhabi to Washington.” His Excellency Muhammad bin Issa, former Moroccan Minister of Foreign Affairs, attended alongside students of the academy. His Excellency Al-Otaiba shared his thoughts and views with the audience on American foreign policy towards the Middle East generally, and the UAE specifically. His Excellency started the interactive lecture by ......read more

    Mansoor Al Awar presents report for UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education during UNESCO General Conference in Paris

    UAE, November 7, 2017- Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) and Chairman of the Governing Board of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Information Technologies in Education (IITE), recently participated in several meetings at the UNESCO General Conference in Paris and presented his report on the UNESCO IITE including ‘Policy Advocacy and Technical Assistance,’ ‘Teacher Professional Development’, ‘Open Education Resources and Digital Pedagogy,’ as well as ......read more

    Sultan Al Qasimi Enriches Sharjah's Public Libraries with AED 4.5 Million worth of Books from Sharjah International Book Fair

    Sharjah, 7 November 2017:  His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council Ruler of Sharjah, has issued a directive to allocate AED 4.5 million for the purchase of new titles from publishing houses participating at the 36th edition of Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF). The books will be distributed to libraries across Sharjah in line with His Highness’s ongoing commitment to enriching public facilities with new resources. His Highness’s initiative ensures that Sharjah’s public libraries will be updated with new titles ......read more

    Five UAE Institutions receive Siemens' €100m software grant under the patronage of Ministry of Education during Year of Giving

    Grant gives students and faculty licenses to use Siemens’ PLM software Supports building digital skills, fostering innovation among UAE nationals  UAE University, Zayed University, Higher Colleges of Technology, Khalifa University of Science and Technology, and Rochester Institute of Technology, selected to receive software grant Dubai, UAE, November 6, 2017:  The Ministry of Education and Siemens have announced software licenses for five universities in the UAE, valued at 100 million Euros in total. The partnership between the Ministry of Education and Siemens, ......read more

    GETEX Autumn 2017 opens doors to more than 5,000 learners keen to take up higher education

    November 1, 2017– Gulf Education and Training Exhibition (GETEX) Autumn Edition 2017, the latest edition of the leading student recruitment platform in the Middle East and Asia, has opened today (Wednesday, November 1, 2017) at Hall 5 of the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre to help more than 5,000 learners around the region find the right educational choice from over 600 courses. The region’s most trusted event for higher education features a wide variety of study streams from over 50 regional and international universities located in eight countries, which ......read more

    Skyline University College and Sharjah Police launched Diploma in Travel and Tourism Program for Sharjah Inmates

    Dubai, UAE, November 1, 2017:  As a part of corporate social responsibility (CSR) of Skyline University College (SUC), Diploma in Travel and Tourism was launched for the selected inmates at Sharjah Police Punishment and Correctional Institution Department on October 29, 2017. This program was a joint initiative of SUC and Sharjah Police as stated on the memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed by the parties on October 6, 2017. SUC Dean Dr. Amitabh Upadhya and Deputy Director for Public Relations Mr. Firas Al Tabbaa were present during the launch of the program along with SUC faculty ......read more

    Skyline University College Blood Donation Camp 2017

    Dubai, UAE, November 1, 2017:  Skyline University College (SUC) Services Committee organized the annual Blood Donation Camp in cooperation with the Ministry of Health in Sharjah at SUC campus on October 26, 2017. The students, faculty, and staffs have participated in the event and generously poured out their blood donations during the camp.  This yearly activity at SUC aims at fostering among SUC staff and students the importance of helping and reaching out to the people in need of care and compassion.  Every year, SUC endeavors to creating more awareness, spreading help, ......read more

    GETEX Autumn 2017 to kick off tomorrow

    October 31, 2017 – The 2017 Autumn Edition of the Gulf Education and Training Exhibition (GETEX), the leading student recruitment platform in the Middle East and Asia, will open its doors for learners around the region at Hall 5 of the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre starting tomorrow (Wednesday, November 1, 2017) until Friday (November 3). The region’s most trusted event for higher education will feature over 600 courses from a wide variety of study streams in eight countries.  GETEX Autumn 2017 provides parents and students with the opportunity for ......read more

    Student participation in 7th Abu Dhabi Science Festival expected to rise above 13% to 17,000

    Abu Dhabi, October 31, 2017 - The 7th edition of the Abu Dhabi Science Festival (ADSF) being organized by the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, is expected to witness an estimated 13 per cent increase in student participation to 17,000 students during its 10-day run from the 9th to the 18th of November 2017 at both Khalifa Park and the Al Ain Zoo. Among the essential features of the annual festival are its organized school ......read more

    Khalifa University of Science and Technology-Hosted Solar World Congress and Solar Heating and Cooling Conference Inaugurated

    His Excellency Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi Delivers Keynote Address Highlighting Link Between Sustainability and Long-Term Prosperity Abu Dhabi-UAE: 31 October, 2017:  His Excellency Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment, inaugurated the 2017 joint ISES Solar World Congress and IEA SHC International Conference on Solar Heating and Cooling for Buildings and Industry (SWC and SHC 2017), which kicked-off in Abu Dhabi today. More than 500 renewable energy researchers and industry experts are attending the event that is being hosted by the ......read more

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