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    ADEK's Khotwa Program Strengthens College Associations in Australia and New Zealand

    • Khotwa (RizeUp) program adds seven esteemed Australasian community colleges, increasing the scholarship partner college network to 45 global education institutions • Community college partners offer majors in significant areas including science, engineering, agriculture, environment, and more   Abu Dhabi, UAE – 29th Nov 2023: Khotwa (Rizeup), the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge’s (ADEK) fully funded scholarship program, has strengthened its global scholarship partner network after collaborating with prestigious community colleges in Australia and New Zealand for the first time.   Designed to propel the program’s mission forward by providing education pathways across the globe, the inclusion of community colleges from both countries will strengthen Emirati more

    Students from Swiss International School Dubai compete at their 'Boarding Olympics'

    Ever wondered what it's like for the boarding students at Swiss International School Dubai? Last weekend, the two boarding houses - Zurich and Geneva - competed in a fun 'boarding Olympics' that saw students take part in tug of war, welly boot throwing, relay racing, volleyball, wheelbarrow races and water pistol and a sponge-throwing finale. The boarding Olympics took place to coincide with the final weekend of the Dubai Fitness Challenge: 30x30.  The school caters to day students, flexi/weekly boarding students and full boarding.  Flexi boarding students can board while parents are travelling or during the week. more

    Brookes Education Group and Enlightened Minds Partner to Unlock Student Potential in the Middle East

    International School Network, Brookes Education Group, to Establish New School in the Middle East in 2024 (Dubai, November 29th) - In a groundbreaking alliance, internationally acclaimed educational institution Brookes Education Group (BEG) and the forward-looking Enlightened Minds Holding Group have partnered with the shared mission of spreading excellence in education across the Middle East in 2024. BEG aims to offer an exceptional primary and secondary IB education to international and local students across the United Arab Emirates, continuing the rich tradition of the Brookes network, offering excellence in academics, unique global experiences, exceptional STEM, language and support programs, and inspiring students and educators alike to reach their full potential. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) stands as a promising arena more

    Redefining Excellence: India International School, Sharjah, Leaves a mark in History with 'The Largest Human Image of The Planet Earth'

    In a majestic spectacle of unity, India International School, Sharjah, skillfully crafted its 7th Guinness World Records™ title on November 28, 2023, forming "The Largest Human Image of The Planet Earth." The collaborative effort of 6097 students and staff from 15 nationalities resonated with the theme, "Sustainability begins with us, Our Earth, Our Responsibility, Together for world peace." This remarkable achievement marked the pinnacle of the Year of Sustainability, guided by the visionary leadership of the UAE. This monumental feat danced in harmony with the celebration of the 52nd UAE National Day, a symphony paying tribute to the nation and its foresighted leaders. Spearheaded by the PACE Group under the enduring legacy of late Dr. P. A. Ibrahim Haji, the accomplishment harmonized with the UAE's more

    Kuwait University's Administration Facilities Project named a ‘National Winner' and “Second Best Regionally” at the MEED Projects Awards 2023

    Kuwait, 28 November 2023: In recognition of its outstanding architecture, innovation, and contribution to the regional educational landscape, the Kuwait University (KU) Campus’ Administration Facilities Project at Sabah Al-Salem University City was crowned as a ‘National Winner’ at the prestigious 2023 MEED Projects Awards, in addition to garnering the highly-coveted second place regionally. The multi-awarded mega project won its latest recognitions in the ‘Education and Social Project of the Year’ category. Having shown outstanding achievements across the various key assessment factors set by MEED’s panel of judges, the University’s Administration Facilities Project was chosen as the top project of the year in Kuwait and amongst the best projects in the region.  Collaborating with more

    Young People Send Unequivocal Message to COP28 Delegates following GEMS survey: “DO BETTER”

    • 12,000+ students from 44 GEMS schools in UAE and Qatar complete online survey • Landmark survey invites young people aged 10+ to share views on climate change • Students send powerful messages to world leaders gathering in Dubai for COP28   DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: Close to two thirds of young people feel that not enough is being done to combat climate change, one in two lack confidence that the world will be able to stop climate change, and less than half feel a sense of optimism about the future.   That’s according to a November 2023 survey conducted by GEMS Education that gauged the views of a total of 12,019 students aged 10 and above currently attending 44 GEMS schools across the UAE and Qatar.   As Dubai welcomes delegates from around the world for the United more

    ADU Launches Pioneering Academic Initiatives to Promote Sustainability in the UAE and Beyond

    • Ali Bin Harmal: Over the past 20 years, ADU has dedicated its efforts to protect the environment and shaping the future of climate action • Under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Bin Mabarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence, ADU will host the ‘International Conference on Advancing Sustainable Futures (ICASF 2023),’    Abu Dhabi, UAE, 27 November 2023: In line with the UAE’s Year of Sustainability and the directives of His Highness President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi University (ADU) launched an integrated system of academic and community initiatives, aimed at fulfilling the UAE’s directions and vision to host the 28th United Nations Conference of the Parties (COP28) Climate Change Conference.    These initiatives are more

    Istituto Marangoni Dubai hosts Public Talk on Vintage Fashion, featuring Italy's Aloe&wolf

    Dubai, UAE, 24 November 2023 - Istituto Marangoni Dubai has announced a public showcase and thought-provoking discussion titled 'Vintage: Why the Future of Fashion is in the Past'. Guest speaker Alessandra Aloe, Founder of aloe&wolf, took the stage alongside Elena Marinoni, Director of Education at Istituto Marangoni Dubai, with moderators Sujata Assomull, Fashion Journalist & Author and Roberto La Iacona, Institution Director at Istituto Marangoni Dubai.      Held on Thursday, 23 November, at 5pm at Istituto Marangoni Dubai, the event spotlighted vintage fashion as staple wardrobe pieces that inspire new generations of fashion designers and encapsulate the importance of the sustainable reuse of iconic pieces.    The talk was accompanied by an exclusive fashion showcase featuring curated more

    30th Anniversary of the WWW: Better access to Education and Healthcare Top Aspirations for the Next 30 Years of the Web for KSA Residents

    ‘Connecting people’, ‘new ways of learning’ and ‘enhanced communication’, seen as top benefits of the web so far    Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: 16 July 2019 – To mark the 30th anniversary of the World Wide Web, over 1000 survey respondents from across KSA shared what the Web has made possible for them today, and what they hope it will make possible for future generations.   Whilst the web has delivered many ‘firsts’, from the first website ( – 1990) and the first online banking (Stanford Federal Credit Union -1994), to the first Internet connection in space (Cisco - 2010), people’s ambitions for the Internet’s future overwhelmingly highlight what it can make possible for society.    Enabling ‘better access to more

    Education Above All (EAA) and Strategic Partners: “An Acceleration of the SDG Commitments Is the Only Way to Achieve the 2030 Agenda”

    Partners attended UN High Level Political Forum to issue joint statement to call for renewed commitment towards universal education  Doha, Qatar (July 13, 2019) - Education Above All foundation (EAA), Mission of Qatar, Permanent Missions of Argentina, State of Qatar, Singapore and Uruguay, UNESCO and Qatar Fund for Development attended the annual High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) for Sustainable Development from 9-18 July at UNHQ in New York, issuing a joint statement calling for the global community to renew its commitments to provide all children and youth with the universal right to education.  The joint statement, which was delivered at the co-hosted July 10 HLPF side event, ‘Protecting Youth and the Right to Education to ‘leave no one behind’: SDGs 4, 8, 10, 16 and 17’, called for more

    Dubai Public Library explores the Horizons of Science and Nature

    Dubai, UAE, 20 November 2023: Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) presents children a journey filled with creativity and a passion for knowledge as part of the Dubai Public Library Winter Camp. Taking place from 11 November to 22 December under the theme ‘Nature and Science,’ the camp is designed for two groups of children, the first from 5 to 9 years, and the second from 10 to 13 years old, offering a diverse range of interactive and innovative workshops designed to introduce participants to the intricacies of the environment, explore the wonders of science, and delve into space exploration. The camp is part of Dubai Culture’s efforts to invest in future generations, stimulate their imagination, and empower them to develop their skills and talent. Abdul Rahman Younis, Acting Director of the Public more

    Carnegie Mellon Qatar honors 175 Students for Academic Excellence

    CMU-Q celebrates student achievement in spring 2023 semester   Doha, Qatar, 19 November, 2023 – At a ceremony in Education City, Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q), a Qatar Foundation (QF) partner university, honored 175 students for academic excellence in the spring 2023 semester. The Dean’s List ceremony takes place twice a year to acknowledge student achievement based on grades from the previous semester.    The Dean’s List for the spring 2023 semester included 30 first-year students, 44 sophomore students, 60 junior students and 41 senior students.    At the ceremony, Michael Trick, dean of CMU-Q, recognized the students’ achievements: “To all of you who we recognize today, congratulations on a semester of hard work and attention to detail. I hope you take some more

    Education Above All Foundation Condemns Deliberate Attacks on UNRWA Schools in Gaza and Killing of Innocent Children—urgent Call for Global Accountability

    Education Above All Foundation (EAA) unequivocally condemns the deliberate attacks on Al Fakhoora UNRWA school on Saturday, 18 November, and the similarly devastating assault on the Al-Falah school on Friday, 17 November. These reprehensible attacks have resulted in the tragic loss of dozens of lives of women, children, and displaced civilians, with many others injured and unaccounted for. EAA recognizes these atrocities as part of a distressing pattern of systematic and deliberate targeting of civilians and vital civilian infrastructure. Attacks on schools, designated shelters for displaced people, are serious violations of International Humanitarian Law, underscoring the gravity of targeting civilians as outlined in the Geneva Conventions. Education Above All Foundation, in strategic partnership with UNRWA, has been steadfast in its more

    British Council Announces 8th Qatar UK-Festival Programme with a Focus on Sustainability and Communities

    • In its 8th year, the 2023 UK Festival highlights and fosters the importance of the UK-Qatar relationship, bringing together UK and Qatari artists. • The theme aligns with the British Council’s sustainability priority, promoting responses to global environmental challenges through arts and culture.     Doha, 13 November 2023 – British Council Qatar is pleased to announce the final programme and theme of the 2023 Qatar-UK Festival, which will take place 20-26 November at the Horticultural Expo 2023, M7, and the British Council. The Qatar-UK Festival 2023 this year in its 8th edition, is an annual festival that highlights and fosters the importance of the UK-Qatar relationship underscores the UK’s culture, and creates new opportunities for artistic and social more

    Mohammed Bin Rashid Library Welcomes Korean Delegation to Enhance Bilateral Relations

    Dubai, UAE, 10 November 2023:  The Mohammed Bin Rashid Library received a high-level Korean delegation headed by Sungsoo Jun, Mayor of Seocho, on a visit aimed at enhancing cultural and knowledge relations between the two countries, discussing future cooperation in common fields, and learning about the library’s pioneering experience and its unique services. The delegation was welcomed by His Excellency Mohammed Ahmed Mohammed Al Murr, Chairman of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Library Foundation, and Dr. Mohammed AlMazrooei, Board Member of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Library Foundation, in addition to senior officials from both sides. At the beginning of the meeting, Al Murr expressed his admiration for South Korea’s outstanding achievements over the past 200 years, especially in the field of more

    Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi attends Infantry School's Golden Jubilee Ceremony

    Abu Dhabi, 10 November 2023: His Highness Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, has attendethe Land Forces Command’s ceremony to celebrate the Infantry School’s Golden Jubilee and the graduation ceremony of three mechanised infantry platoon commanders’ courses, held today at the Land Forces Institute in Abu Dhabi. The ceremony was also attended by His Highness Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Office of Development and Martyrs Families Affairs at the Presidential Court, His Excellency Lieutenant General Engineer Issa Saif bin Ablan Al Mazrouei, Chief of Staff of the UAE Armed Forces, and a number of senior officers and officials from the Ministry of Defence. The ceremony began with the UAE national more

    Abu Dhabi University and Unilabs Collaborate to Boost Students' Health Sciences Knowledge

    In conjunction with the University’s 20th Anniversary, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 09 November 2023: In line with Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) commitment to delivering high-quality educational experiences to its students, ADU’s College of Health Sciences signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Unilabs, one of Europe’s leading medical diagnostics companies, offering a complete range of laboratory, pathology, genetics, and imaging services to patients across four continents. Through this collaboration, ADU’s College of Health Sciences seeks to empower its students with significant opportunities to enhance their educational and practical experiences as well as knowledge in the healthcare sector. Furthermore, leveraging their distinctive expertise, both parties will roll out training programs for more

    5 Best US Colleges & Universities to Study Fine Arts

    The world of Fine Arts is vast, expressive, and transformative. Within this realm, the US holds a special place. Its colleges and universities have long been torchbearers, setting benchmarks in art education and innovation.   These institutions aren't just centers of learning. They are incubators where creativity gets refined, reshaped, and reimagined. Their global acclaim isn't mere luck; it's the result of consistent excellence and an undying commitment to the arts.   Choosing to study Fine Arts in the US isn't just about getting a degree. It's about joining a legacy of artists who've shaped the global art landscape. Criteria for Selection Selecting the right institution goes beyond just name recognition. Dive deeper, and several factors emerge as pivotal in this decision-making more

    Mohammed bin Rashid School of Government Concludes the 17th Annual Scientific Conference in Partnership with the Arab Society for Economic Research

    Dubai: 06 November 2023 - The Mohammed bin Rashid School of Government (MBRSG) successfully concluded the 17th Annual Scientific Conference in partnership with the Arab Society for Economic Research (ASFER). The conference was held from 4-5 November under the theme ‘Climate Change and its Implications on Arab Economic Development’. The final day of the conference marked the release of the Seventh Arab Development Report, titled ‘Climate Change and Sustainable Development in the Arab Countries’. This comprehensive report, jointly prepared by the Arab Planning Institute, the National Planning Institute, the Arab Society for Economic Research, and the Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries (OAPEC), is part of a series of knowledge reports that provide an insightful analysis of the current climate more

    ITQAN and Cyber50 Defense Announce Strategic Partnership at GESS Dubai

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 06 November 2023: UAE’s ITQAN, a leading Systems Integrator and a subsidiary of the Yas Holding group, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with innovative cybersecurity services firm Cyber50 Defense to create a fortified and secure digital environment for all users. Announced at the Global Education Supplies and Solutions (GESS) Dubai conference and exhibition, the partnership marks a significant milestone in the cybersecurity and IT landscape.  Ali Jaber Al Yafei, CEO of United Technology Holding, parent company of ITQAN Al Khaleej, commented: "This alliance underscores ITQAN's ongoing dedication to progressive adaptation in a rapidly evolving technological landscape. With Cyber50 Defense by our side, we are poised to offer unmatched solutions, strengthening the digital more

    Aldenham Education Group announces its Newest School in Saudi Arabia in Partnership with KAFD

    • Prestigious new international school in King Abdullah Financial District (KAFD) located in the heart of Riyadh.   Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 6 November 2023: Aldenham Education Group (AEG) is to build a new K-12 school campus in King Abdullah Financial District (KAFD) for children aged 3-18 years old.   The announcement follows extensive discussions and due diligence between AEG and King Abdullah Financial District Development and Management Company (KAFD DMC), resulting in the signing of a Letter of Intent between the two companies expressing their full agreement to build a new, world class international school in this vibrant district of Riyadh.    KAFD DMC chose AEG to develop the only school to reside in the world-renowned business district due to Aldenham's exceptional heritage, its unique more

    Education Above All: Schools are Off-Limits – Cease Attacks Now

    5 November 2023- The Education Above All (EAA) Foundation strongly condemns the ongoing attacks on schools, particularly the recent incident at the UNRWA Al Fakhoora School in the Jabalia refugee camp in Gaza. UNRWA estimates that the school was sheltering nearly 20,000 people when it was attacked. This deplorable incident follows another appalling attack earlier on a school in the Al-Saftawi area north of Gaza City. More than 250 education facilities have been hit since October 07, equating 40% of the total number of schools in the Gaza Strip. EAA Foundation's unwavering commitment to education has led to the construction and refurbishment of 93 education facilities including 43 UNWRA schools in the Gaza Strip in the aftermath of the 2014 bombings. The continued attacks and threats against schools, as well as the more

    UAE Flag Shines Bright at GEMS Education Schools

    United Arab Emirates – 3 November 2023: Today, GEMS Al Barsha National School UAE celebrated Flag Day, showcasing the nation's unity and pride, with vibrant morning songs setting the tone for a day marked by non-uniform flag colours. Students participated in flag printing activities and developed public speaking skills as they delivered a powerful message to the flag. The morning culminated with a stirring Ceremony, which included Quran recitations, moving poetry, and a powerful military walk. A poignant reminder of the values our flag represents, today's events reinforced the unwavering spirit and solidarity of the Emirati people. Ms Fatima Majid Andez (GNS Emirati Arabic Teacher) said: "UAE Flag Day is a special day for all the people of the UAE, as we feel gratitude to all the rulers for their constant more

    Cranleigh School Students Embark on Unique Internship Experience with Lead Development at Jubail Island

    Abu Dhabi, UAE, 02 November 2023: LEAD - Real Estate Developer LLC has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Cranleigh School Abu Dhabi to introduce an exciting internship programme that will run from October 2023 to January 2024. The programme provides students with a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience within LEAD's AED 15 billion master-planned project on Jubail Island.  The internship programme has been meticulously crafted to offer a handpicked cohort of students a real-world encounter within the dynamic realm of real estate. This programme isn't merely about gaining work experience; it's a key that unlocks the boundless potential of tomorrow's talent, allowing them to immerse themselves in the complexities of the industry. Students are offered unprecedented access to the sales and more

    St. George's University's True Blue Campus Gets A Mini Makeover For Term Start

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 28 August 2023 – As St. George’s University (SGU) Grenada, in the Caribbean, welcomes its newest students for the fall 2023 term, the University has made several improvements to enhance its picturesque True Blue campus. These changes include several new spaces for new and returning students to explore.   “We can’t wait for our students, faculty, and staff to return to share these improvements to our already beautiful campus,” said Dr. Glen Jacobs, provost at SGU. “With students’ success as our top priority, these additions and renovations will continue to make SGU an outstanding place to live and learn.” The upgraded campus will feature greater capacity for more hands-on training and access to new technologically advanced equipment—with the more

    "MBR Creative Sports Award" Nominates 12 Creative Emirati & Arab Junior Athletes for Public Voting

    As per the directives of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, the Crown Prince of Dubai, Chairman of the Executive Council & Patron of "Mohammed Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum Creative Sports Award", and according to the directives of H.H. Sheikh Ahmed Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, the Second Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Chairman of the Award & President of the National Olympic Committee, to support & honor outstanding juniors, the "MBR Creative Sports Award" has nominated 6 creative Emirati junior athletes who have attained continental & international achievements to enable the public to vote & select the winners from them.  Winners will be honored in the Awarding Ceremony of the 12th edition of the Award on 10th Jan. 2024.    "MBR Creative Sports Award" has more

    HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Mohammed Honours DIA Emirates Hills as Winner of ‘Hamdan Bin Mohammed Order of Merit for Sports Education School'

    - The award reinforces Innoventures Education’s commitment to nurturing the next generation of sports talent in the UAE - More than 1,600 DIA EH students have competed in over 700 fixtures or matches in the elite DASSA leagues of Dubai in 2022-23.   Dubai, 31 October 2023: His Highness Sheikh Mansoor Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Sports Council, awarded Dubai International Academy, Emirates Hills (DIA EH) with the most distinguished sports honour in the country – the “Hamdan Bin Mohammed Order of Merit for Sports Education School” – for inculcating sports excellence. The award ceremony held at the school was attended by dignitaries, students and staff.   Poonam Bhojani, CEO, Innoventures Education, said: “We are honoured that DIA Emirates Hills was more

    WCM-Q Honors 55 Students for Academic Excellence

    Doha – October 30, 2023: The Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) Dean’s Honor List recognized 55 high-achieving foundation and pre-medical students for their outstanding academic performance during a grand ceremony.  The event acknowledged the efforts of the students who made it to the list by scoring a grade point average of 3.75 or higher during the Fall or Spring Semester of the 2022—23 Academic Year. The list comprised 48 pre-medical students and seven students in the foundation program. It was a double victory for 30 students who made it to the list in both semesters. The annual ceremony was attended by WCM-Q faculty, students, alumni, and family members. Speaking at the ceremony, Dr. Javaid Sheikh, dean of WCM-Q, said: “I’m so proud of every student who has achieved academic excellence more

    GEMS IB Conference brings together IB Educators from across UAE to Share best Practice, Network, and Inspire

    • 230+ International Baccalaureate educators come together for inaugural conference • Egyptian marathon runner and mountaineer Manal A Rostom gives keynote speech • Workshops held on variety of topics, aimed at enhancing teaching in IB classrooms   DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: More than 230 educators from 12 International Baccalaureate schools across the UAE gathered at GEMS World Academy in Dubai on 28 October to take part in the inaugural GEMS IB Conference.   An enriching and collaborative event, the conference featured prominent IB and guest speakers, including Pascal Ashkar, Senior IB World School Manager at the IB Organisation, as well as a series of interactive workshops, giving attendees the opportunity to learn from and network with fellow IB practitioners, reflect on their practice, more

    Mohammed Bin Rashid Library Launches ‘Picasso Days' With Wide Participation From the Public and Artists

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 27, 2023:  His Excellency Mohammed Ahmed Al Murr, Chairman of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Library Foundation, inaugurated the art exhibition that is part of the ‘Picasso Days’ event, held at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Library. The event will continue for a week and includes a series of activities that highlight the artistic legacy of the world-renowned artist Pablo Picasso. The event coincides with the birthday of the global artist Picasso, and is part of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Library's celebration of prominent writers, scholars, and artists through its monthly ‘Library Days’ program. The event featured over fifty works of art by visual artists, inspired by Picasso’s school of abstract art. The first day witnessed wide participation and significant more

    GEMS International School – Al Khail Celebrates 10 Years of Exceptional IB Education

    • Anniversary event celebrated by current and former GIS staff, students, and parents • IB Director General and GIS founding principal share congratulatory video messages • Dubai IB world continuum school has grown to 2,200 students since opening in 2013   DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: Leading International Baccalaureate continuum school GEMS International School – Al Khail (GIS) marked its 10th anniversary recently at a packed event that saw the entire school community come together in celebration of a decade of progressive, impactful IB education.   The whole-school event held on 13 October saw VIP friends of GIS, long-serving staff, and students and their families who have been with the school since its opening in 2013 gather for a formal ceremony marking the occasion. Proceedings were more

    WCM-Q to Host Inaugural Alumni Conference

    Doha – 23 October 2023: Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) is hosting a two-day inaugural alumni-organized conference to provide a comprehensive review of recent updates and practice guidelines for adult conditions commonly encountered in primary care. The event will be held on November 3-4, 2023, at the Four Seasons Hotel Doha. Titled ‘Updates in Primary Care: Specialist-Led Case-Based Discussions Highlighting the Latest Evidence and Best Clinical Practices,’ the conference is directed by Dr. Mahrukh Rizvi, assistant professor of medicine at WCM-Q and consultant in the Medical Intensive Care Unit at Hamad Medical Corporation (Class of 2011); Dr. Reshma Bholah, assistant professor of pediatrics at WCM-Q and consultant pediatric nephrologist at Sidra Medicine (Class of 2011); and Dr. Tariq Chukir, assistant more

    From 25 October Onwards.. Mohammed Bin Rashid Library Invites the Public to Discover ‘Picasso Days'

    Dubai, UAE, 22 October 2023:  To celebrate the legacy of the international artist Pablo Picasso, the Mohammed Bin Rashid Library (MBRL) invites the public to attend ‘Picasso Days’ event, which will start on 25 October and continue for a week. The program includes various activities within the framework of its celebration of great writers, authors, and artists through the monthly ‘Library Days’ program of events. On its first day, the ‘Picasso Days’ event will organise an exhibition displaying more than 40 pieces by visual artists from the Arab region. Their paintings will be inspired by Picasso’s school of abstract art, to showcase the impact he left in the world of art and history. The opening of the exhibition will be followed by a lecture entitled “Psychological Dimensions more

    Abu Dhabi University Announced as Vernewell Academy's Primary Partner in the Quantum Innovation Summit Dubai 2024

    Abu Dhabi, UAE, 23 October 2023: In a groundbreaking stride towards defining the future of region’s quantum technology landscape, Vernewell Academy proudly unveils the inaugural Quantum Innovation Summit Dubai, scheduled for February 28th and 29th, 2024. This momentous event, exclusively conceived, coordinated, and brought to life by Vernewell Academy, is set to be a turning point in quantum advancements. Vernewell Academy is collaborating with Abu Dhabi University (ADU) as the summit's distinguished primary academic partner.  This collaboration between ADU and Vernewell Academy is set to elevate the Quantum Innovation Summit Dubai to unprecedented heights and delve into the quantum frontier. This marks a pivotal juncture where academic expertise amplifies the discourse around quantum technologies and its impact on more

    Education Above All Foundation Statement on Attacks on Hospitals and School Shelters in Gaza

    19 October 2023, Doha (Qatar):  “The explosion at the Al-Ahli Arab Hospital in Gaza that killed nearly 500 people today has caused untold civilian misery. This attack on a hospital follows the direct bombing of two UNRWA school shelters in which 6 people were killed. On the 11th day of the bombing of Gaza, it is clear that civilian infrastructure and schools, which are providing lifesaving medicine and sheltering innocent civilians, are not safe.    With no access to clean water, food, energy, medicine and emergency services, nowhere is safe in Gaza. EAA Foundation deplores deliberate, intentional designs to kill and starve civilians, and the violent displacement of Palestinians from their homes.   EAA Foundation and its partners call for immediate, unimpeded humanitarian access to provide clean water, more

    Bangladeshi Universities to Open Campuses in the UAE, Officials said at Bangladesh Education Forum 2023

    A number of Bangladeshi universities are planning to enrol UAE-based students in the coming years while some of them expressed their desire to open campuses in the UAE to serve the growing tertiary education market   Press Release    Date: Dubai, UAE; October 17, 2023   News Highlights: 1. More than 14.2 million students in the GCC will look for university and medical college enrolment and Bangladesh offers a great cost-effective and high-quality higher education facilities 2. The UAE has 639 public schools and 580 private schools with a total enrolment of 287,725 students in public schools and 793,295 students in private schools, totalling 1,081,020 students. 3. Total school fee is expected to reach US$7 billion (Dh25.7 billion) in 2023, according to a report by the UAE Ministry of more

    Brighton College Dubai Pupils Raise Funds to Support Guinness World Record Attempt!

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Monday 16th October 2023: The Brighton College Dubai community of parents, pupils and staff got in the superhero spirit on Friday 13th October to take part in the school’s annual Run for a Reason event – a 7am sprint dressed in superhero outfits.  Each year, at Run for a Reason, the school chooses a charity to donate funds and this year will be supporting one its parents, Jimmy Wright, to raise funds for the Al Jalila Foundation. In November, Mr Wright will aim to set a new Guinness World Record for cycling as he embarks on a journey from Saudi Arabia to Ras Al Khaimah, covering a vast distance of 600km. His aim is to beat the current world record, which stands at 1 day, 17 hours and 47 mins. Funds raised will go to the Al Jalila Foundation with a particular focus on assisting children more

    ALL Children must be Protected during the Gaza Conflict: Education Above All Foundation

    Education Above All Foundation has issued the following statement: “Education Above All Foundation calls for the protection of ALL children during the present war (Gaza war). “The surge of violence, killing, abductions, bombings has already caused death and horrific injuries to children in Gaza. “Even before the present hostilities, 1.1 million children were already in need of humanitarian aid. Since the start of present hostilities in Gaza, 447 children are reported killed and 1,531 injured. “The present siege, which has prevented supplies of food, medical supplies and energy from entering Gaza, will cause hunger and starvation to these children. Starvation of civilian populations as a tactic of war is a war crime. “Education Above All Foundation calls for all parties to immediately cease acts more

    AUS and ADMAF Announce Winners of Two-day Film Hackathon Raising Awareness about Climate Change

    Sharjah, UAE. October 13, 2023 – A team of five student filmmakers from the College of Architecture, Art and Design (CAAD) from American University of Sharjah (AUS) has been awarded Best Film for their production Greedy Gaia in a competition supported by Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation (ADMAF) as part of the Young Filmmakers’ Circle initiative. The film hackathon was the final segment in the inaugural edition of CAAD Kino, a program curated by Cairo-based design-film festival Film My Design which was held on campus throughout September and October 2023. The program included seven original films by regional and international filmmakers who presented tales of resilient design, food culture and environment amid climate change under the title “Earthscape Chronicles”. Taking home the top award for the overall more

    Abu Dhabi University Inaugurates its First on Campus AirFarm in Collaboration with Midbar and RBK

    • The milestone serves in line with Abu Dhabi's vision for sustainable development and economic diversification   Abu Dhabi, UAE, 12 October 2023: As part of Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) Innovate Strategy (ADUi) efforts focused on accelerating sustainable and innovative agricultural solutions, ADU inaugurated its first on-campus AirFarm, an inflatable and portable farm, in collaboration with Midbar, a smart ag-tech South Korean company and H.E. Rashed Bin Khalfan Al Mutawa Al Dhaheri Holding company (RBK). This inauguration is a result of a recent Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between ADU, Midbar, and RBK, to establish a business framework for delivering supply and Research and Development (R&D) solutions to the UAE market across several sectors. These sectors include but are not limited to more

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    Pole Position, GEMS Education challenge pupils to design, build, race electric cars, and open up new motorsport career route Dubai, UAE, 10th October, 2023: UAE school students with dreams of becoming a future Max Verstappen or Lewis Hamilton, or a Formula One team-mate, can boost their chances through a new initiative offering a career path into motorsport and electric vehicle engineering. The Greenpower programme is being introduced by Pole Position, the Dubai-based automotive events and motorsports consultancy, in connection with Greenpower Education Trust, and GEMS Education, more

    AUS Sets the Stage for Academic Prowess at Najah and International Education Show

    Sharjah, UAE. October 9, 2023 – American University of Sharjah (AUS) will be welcoming prospective students and their families at the forthcoming Najah Expo in Dubai and Abu Dhabi and at the International Education Show in Sharjah, highlighting its cutting-edge academic programs and scholarship opportunities. AUS’ participation underlines the university's commitment to offering internationally recognized degrees and propelling students toward a promising future. "AUS is committed to providing an exceptional education to its students. Engaging in renowned events like more

    GEMS Wellington Students Unite for Inclusive Power Hour Workout

    • Over 120 girls and women from across the Wellington Cluster community attended • Organised by Dubai Women’s Run, the workout featured Zumba and dance moves • Event demonstrated the school’s commitment to wellbeing and an active lifestyle   DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: In an extraordinary showcase of unity and empowerment, GEMS Wellington Academy – Al Khail recently hosted a thrilling Power Hour workout session that brought together a diverse group of female students, parents, and teachers. This event, organised by Dubai Women’s Run, more

    Dubai Culture and Expo School Programme Enhance Teachers' Knowledge through LinkedIn E-learning

    Dubai, UAE, 2 October 2023:  In celebration of World Teachers' Day and in recognition of the role and efforts of the profession in shaping conscious and forward-thinking generations, the Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) has announced its collaboration with Expo City Dubai’s Expo school programme, by providing those in the field with the opportunity to enhance their knowledge and benefit from the e-learning initiative organised by the Authority in cooperation with LinkedIn, the world's largest professional network. This aligns with the former’s more

    Cognita Schools in Dubai Highlight the Vital Role of Digital Wellbeing by taking part in the Group's Fifth Annual Global Be Well Day

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Tuesday 3rd October 2023: Pupils of all ages enrolled at the four Dubai-based Cognita schools, the Royal Grammar School Guildford Dubai, Ranches Primary School, Horizon International School, Horizon English School, and the three schools within the Repton Family of Schools in the UAE, joined 85,000 young people across 16 countries last week to take part in Cognita’s fifth annual Global Be Well Day (GBWD).  Global Be Well Day is focused on Cognita’s Be Well Charter, the foundation upon which every wellbeing action rests.  It has been more

    Mohammed Bin Rashid Library Signs MoU With Canadian University in Dubai to Enhance Mutual Cooperation

    Dubai, UAE, 29 September 2023:  The Mohammed Bin Rashid Library (MBRL) and the Canadian University in Dubai (CUD) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), to enhance mutual cooperation in the fields of scientific research and dissemination of culture and knowledge in the UAE. This supports national strategies towards a comprehensive knowledge renaissance for the advancement of future generations. This five-year MoU comes within the framework of a mutual commitment between the two parties to cooperate and integrate between educational and cultural institutions, strengthen more

    Charms Education Study Abroad Fair 2023 in Dubai sees Strong Response for Higher Education in Top Institutes in Canada, USA, UK, Germany & UAE

    Hundreds of UAE students are expected to seek higher education admission and career guidance from more than 30 international universities participating at the Study Abroad Education Fair, organised by Dubai-based renowned international education consultant Charms Education Services, from September 30 to October 1, 2023, at Radisson Blu Hotel Dubai Waterfront in Business Bay Date: Dubai, UAE, September 28, 2023 Charms Education Services, a Dubai-based education consultation service provider, is organising a two-day education fair in which hundreds of UAE-based students are expected to more

    Nord Anglia International School Abu Dhabi Sets New Standards in Premium Education with Innovative Metime and Enrichment Programmes

    25th September 2023: Nord Anglia International School Abu Dhabi (NAS Abu Dhabi) proudly announces the launch of its pioneering educational experience that is designed to enhance student well-being and foster holistic development.    Located on the modern Al Reem Island, NAS Abu Dhabi is redefining premium education by offering innovative programmes that prioritise student happiness, flexibility and enrichment.   "At Nord Anglia International School Abu Dhabi, we've crafted an educational journey that goes well beyond academics. Because we believe that a happy, more

    More than 60 Leading International Universities to attend Raffles International School's Fair

    • Over 60 universities from the UK, Ireland, and Australia will be present to discuss and meet with the students • Representatives from top-ranked institutions such as the University of Manchester, University of Warwick, the University of Melbourne, and Trinity College Dublin will discuss undergraduate courses and career prospects   Dubai, UAE; September 24, 2023: Raffles International School (RIS), a leading international school in Dubai, is hosting a Universities-Careers Fair tomorrow (September 26), from 8:35 to 11:35 am for Grade 11 and 12 students. Representatives more

    Mohammed Bin Rashid Library and Mohammed bin Rashid School of Government Sign MoU to Enhance Mutual Cooperation

    Dubai, UAE, 25 September 2023:  Driven by its commitment to expand strategic partnerships, cooperation and integration between local educational and cultural institutions, the Mohammed Bin Rashid Library and the Mohammed bin Rashid School of Government (MBRSG) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance mutual cooperation in scientific research and disseminating culture and knowledge locally. The MoU comes within the framework of the two parties’ keenness to enhance the cultural and educational scene in the UAE, and build an environment that stimulates knowledge and more

    Mohammed Bin Rashid Library Launches ‘A World in Your Language' Initiative to Read and Listen to Books in 13 Languages

    Dubai, UAE, 20 September 2023: Driven by its humanitarian and cultural responsibility and within the framework of its vision to create a bridge of communication with the rest of the world, the Mohammed Bin Rashid Library (MBRL) announced the launch of a humanitarian knowledge project under the slogan ‘A World in Your Language’. The project aims to remove barriers between different cultures by enabling readers of different nationalities to read and listen to books and knowledge resources in their native language. Dr. Mohammed Salem AlMazrooei, Board Member of the Mohammed Bin more

    ADU's College of Business Rolls Out Five Programs for Undergraduate Students

    • The programs focus on Artificial Intelligence (AI), business analytics, digital technology, and business mathematics   Abu Dhabi, UAE, 19 September 2023: Focused on continuously evolving its programs and offerings to deliver a well-rounded academic experience for students, Abu Dhabi University's (ADU) College of Business has rolled out five new undergraduate degrees accredited by the Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA), a UAE Federal Government Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education. In line with the in-demand skills for the current market, the programs more

    Mohammed Bin Rashid Library Donates More Than 40,000 Books Since ‘A World Reads' Initiative's Launch

    This comes as part of its social responsibility towards making knowledge accessible to everyone Dubai, UAE, 15 September 2023:  The Mohammed Bin Rashid Library (MBRL) donated more than 40,000 books to various governmental and educational institutions and libraries, and more than 5,000 books of different subjects to 11 new educational complexes in the Zayed Educational Complexes in Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Ras Al Khaimah, and Fujairah. The library aims to distribute 5,100 books in the upcoming period, to support its vision of making knowledge accessible to the public. This comes within more

    GEMS Education Celebrates World-class Higher Education Counselling Services for 29,000 of its Students

    • Top school counsellors recognised in the world’s first Unifrog awards ceremony • Schools offer wide array of services to students including scholarship searches • Counsellors were also offered best practice, motivational guidance by experts    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: In a special awards ceremony held recently, GEMS Education celebrated its provision of world-class student counselling that has helped 29,000 of its senior students during the last academic year prepare for the next step of higher education.   GEMS Education and more

    National Library and Archives' Launches Knowledge Circle In Collaboration with the Emirates Literature Foundation

    Join the first conversation on the theme ‘Shaping the Arab World’   12 September 2023, UAE: The National Library and Archives, in collaboration with the Emirates Literature Foundation, is launching the Knowledge Circle programme. The first event on the theme of ‘Shaping The Arab World’ will be held on 20 September at the premises of the National Library and Archives. The series is a part of the second cultural season of the National Library and Archives and will highlight the role of archival systems in preserving the nation's memory and raise public more

    Outstanding UAE School Named Top 3 Finalist for World's Best School Prize for Environmental Action as Nation Prepares to host COP28

    • Mamoura British Academy makes final 3 for the $250,000 World’s Best School Prizes 2023   September 12, 2023:  Mamoura British Academy in Abu Dhabi, UAE, which is empowering its students and transforming communities through sustainability, has been named a Top 3 finalist for the World’s Best School Prize for Environmental Action as the nation prepares to host COP28. The $250,000 World’s Best School Prizes, founded last year by T4 Education in collaboration with Accenture, American Express, Yayasan Hasanah, and the Lemann Foundation, are the more

    Liwa College's Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences Introduces Specialized Academic Programs in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain

    • Maxim Merheb: We have successfully undergone a comprehensive development of the educational process and the upgrade of 12 laboratories   Abu Dhabi, UAE, September 11 2023: Liwa College, with campuses in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, announced that it has successfully undergone comprehensive development across various educational facilities within the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences (FMHS) in preparation for the new academic year 2023-2024. Liwa College continues to receive online applications at both campuses until September 18th.   Professor Maxim Merheb, Dean of more

    International Fund for Houbara Conservation Launches ‘Conservation Education: the Houbara Model' Portal in Line with the UAE's National School Curriculum

    • The portal is an edutainment platform that instils the values and foundations of species conservation among future conservationists   Abu Dhabi, UAE – 08 September 2023: The International Fund for Houbara Conservation (IFHC), the global leader in pre-emptive species conservation, has launched the conservation education online portal, as part of its ‘Conservation Education: the Houbara Model’ programme. The new portal was unveiled at IFHC’s pavilion today at ADIHEX, held at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC).    Intended for more

    UOWD Partners with IBM to Launch the First Master of Digital Transformation Program in the UAE

    Dubai-UAE: 5 September, 2023: The University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) has launched its Master of Digital Transformation program, developed in partnership with global technology giant, IBM. The first of its kind in the region, this innovative program is in line with the UAE’s 2025 digital strategy aiming at building a knowledge-based economy driven by innovation and advanced sciences. UOWD’s Master of Digital Transformation program will address a rapidly increasing demand for skills digital transformation professionals in the region, offering a comprehensive curriculum more

    Liwa College Unveils Open Week Showcasing Abundant Opportunities for Future Success

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 30 August 2023: Liwa College proudly announces the commencement of its highly anticipated open week, operating under the inspirational banner "Success begins with opportunities." With a strong commitment to its mission and objectives, Liwa College invites students to explore its diverse range of academic programs that seamlessly align with the dynamic demands of the job market and the visionary goals of the next fifty agenda. The immersive induction program planned during the open week commenced on August 24, offering an array of exciting prospects more

    UAE Sports Science and Sports Medicine Center and Amity University Dubai Sign Cooperation Agreement to Promote and Bridge Partnerships with Various Academic Entities

    >> H.E Saeed Abdul Ghaffar: The General Authority of Sports aims to encourage partnership with various institutions in UAE in order to prepare a generation of skilled and outstanding athletes and train individuals as part of the UAE ‘The principles of the 50’. >> Abdulla Mehiwa: In line with the strategic goals of the General Authority of Sports, we have been relentlessly working to prepare, equip and cultivate sports leadership in the UAE, further enhancing their academic as well as practical knowledge by collaborating with various educational more

    Strong End to 2023 Summer Exam Season as GEMS Education Students Celebrate Excellent GCSE Results

    • Over 3,600 GEMS students from 23 schools in the UAE and Qatar sat over 24,000 GCSEs • GEMS schools saw 22 per cent of entries achieve grades 9-8, equivalent to an A* grade • Among standout schools, Jumeirah College saw 21 per cent of entries awarded grade 9   DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – GEMS Education’s British curriculum schools today celebrated another year of excellent IGCSE/GCSE results, capping what has been an impressive summer season of examination successes across the network.   Over 3,600 students from 23 GEMS schools in the more

    Raffles International School Students Shine Bright in GCSE Exams: 25% of the Year 11 Class Achieve Six or More A*/ A Grades

    • Students performed brilliantly, with eight subjects rated Outstanding/ Very Good and as many as 42% of all grades awarded are A*- B • A majority of the cohort (67%) outscored their targets • 66% of students achieved Grade A or above in Individual Science, while 60% achieved Grade A or above in Modern Foreign Languages     Dubai, UAE; August 24, 2023: Raffles International School announced exceptional academic achievements, with the release of this year's GCSE results. Students performed brilliantly, with eight subjects rated Outstanding/ Very more

    A UAEU Student Receives the Top Project Award in Biological Sciences from the UK's Royal Society of Biology

    Al Ain, 23 August 2023: Afraa Mazen Taj Elddin, a student from the Department of Biology in the College of Sciences at UAEU, received the Top Project Award in biological sciences from the UK's Royal Society of Biology (RSB) for 2023. Her research was published in the international journal “Frontiers in Marine Science”, under the supervision of Prof. Khaled Abbas El Tarabily, and Prof. Synan Abu Qamar, both from the Department of Biology. The research titled "Using beneficial bacteria living in the roots along with seaweed extract to enhance mangrove growth and efficiency more

    GEMS Education Welcomes Record-Breaking Intake of 2,445 New Teachers at Largest-Ever Induction Event

    • GEMS Awareness Day attended by new teachers from across the world • Theme of this year’s event focused on sustainability and green practices • Private education group reports growth and increased demand for places   DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: GEMS Education today set a new milestone by hosting its largest-ever teacher induction day with 2,445 passionate educators from around the world being welcomed to its network of 44 schools across the UAE and Qatar.   GEMS Awareness Day serves as an important platform for integrating new teachers into more

    HBMSU organises open day at Community Development Authority in Hatta

    Dubai, August 22, 2023 – Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) recently held an open day for the new academic year at the Hatta Community Centre of the Community Development Authority. This comes as part of its efforts to empower students in the Hatta region as well as better meet their academic diverse needs and requirements. The University additionally emphasised the various benefits and offerings it provides for the students from Hatta, such as exclusive tuition fees of 35 per cent. Dr. Fahad Al Saadi, Vice Chancellor Learners Development, highlighted that organising the more

    Raffles International School Students Achieve Outstanding A-Level Results; Win Scholarships and Placements in First Choice Universities

    Dubai, UAE; August 21, 2023:  A-level results are out, and Raffles International School (RIS) students have performed brilliantly once again. More than a quarter of the Class of 2023 (26%) achieved A*-A grades, and an impressive 13% achieved A* grades. The school achieved outstanding results in Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics results, with over 75% of students achieving either an A*, A or B grade. As many as 69% of the 35-student strong cohort achieved A*-C grade rate.   An overwhelming majority have thus secured their admissions in their first choice of more

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