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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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 social excellence, in children age eighteen months to six years. The educational institution offers Frenchtri-lingual immersion in English, French and Arabic. The school has crafted a special Arabic program according to the pace of the child to provide ......read more
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 children, for children and by children in its unique celebration of the Indian and Universal Children’s day.
This event has received the kind patronage and support of the Consulate General of India. As part of the ‘Year ......read more
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 Al-Mualla, the Ministry of Education’s Undersecretary for Academic Affairs of Higher Education, and, the QAA’s Chief Executive Douglas Blackstock signed an agreement at the Ministry of Education, in the presence of His Excellency Dr.Ahmad ......read more
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 about his/her work by understanding the market and research thoroughly to be sustainable. She also highlighted that there were limited options of studying Fashion Design when she started. And students at CFD are fortunate to have an excellent platform ......read more
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 degrees on November 16th, 2017 at the University City Hall, University City of Sharjah, UAE. The Chief Guest of the ceremony was H.E. Sheikh Sultan Bin Ahmed Al Qassimi, Chairman of Sharjah Media Corporation and Member of the Sharjah Executive ......read more
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 time, one of the most peaceful, harmonious and prosperous places on earth. Although the UAE is a young country, it nevertheless has an impressive history of tolerance. Tolerance is the joint responsibility of all the country’s population ......read more
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. PDS is an innovative after-school program, developed by DIDI for high school students, offering a unique opportunity to solve ‘real world’ design challenges with the aim of developing their knowledge of design as an academic discipline ......read more
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 the world’s most popular learning apps for school students, announced unveiling a major update focused on revolutionizing personalized learning experience for students across grades.
Featuring unique learn journeys, guided ......read more
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, diplomatic surveys, press releases, statistical analyses, pamphlets and military papers, among other types of extremely important documents and manuscripts, were revealed by the SPL as part of its participation at the 36th Sharjah International Book Fair ......read more
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 place, Fatima Bint Abdul Malik Primary School received the Lughati Cup 2017 along with a cash prize of AED 10,000 - who won second place in last year’s competition. The second place winner, Al Nakhilat Primary School, won a cash prize of AED ......read more
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 life.
Jasmine conducted a motivational talk with the topic, “Seize your Life: Roadmap to Success” to the SUC community of students, faculty, and staff where she imparted her learnings and experiences, which later on led her to ......read more
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 speaking on his personal experience and knowledge as an Emirati diplomat. His Excellency Al-Otaiba discussed what he gained during a successful career spent serving UAE diplomacy and representing the country in the United States and in international ......read more
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 that will serve researchers, intellectuals, experts, school pupils, university students and all those interested in literature and culture. It also supports publishers and book industry stakeholders, enabling them to further develop this vital ......read more
The winning research was on “Films as a soft power source for the UAE”
Dubai, 20 June 2017: Hollye Enser, Master of Media & Communication student at the University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) recently won the Best Paper award at the International Conference on Education, Humanities and Management (ICEHM).
In a close competition with senior professors, who also presented their research papers at the conference, Hollye presented the winning paper on “Films as a soft power source for the UAE”.
Hollye, along with Nour Al Hossni, Iman Ismail, Mitri ......read more
The MoU aims to build Emirati cadres that will support developing a unique UAE space sector
June 19, 2017
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
To strengthen links of cooperation between educational institutions in the UAE and centre’s specialized in advanced technology, science and space, The Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with University of Dubai (UD). The MoU aims to develop and qualify national human resources capable of working in space science technology sector, and thereby contribute to the development of sector in the United ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 19, 2017: The first series of Health and Wellness was held at Skyline University College on May 24, 2017. The event was designed to sensitize the students on emerging health concerns through lectures, discussion and medical check-up among the students, staff and faculty. Medical Practitioners from NMC, Sharjah and Dr. Sunny Medical moderated and sponsored the inaugural event. The event highlighted and focused on non-communicable diseases (NCDs) mainly cardiovascular diseases, cancers, chronic respiratory diseases and diabetes.
Dr. Sanjit representing Sunny ......read more
Sharjah, UAE, Monday, June 19, 2017- The College of Engineering (CEN) at American University of Sharjah (AUS) announced today three endowed chairs for faculty members to honor their efforts in teaching and mentorship, research and services. As an institution of higher education, AUS recognizes the continued contributions of its faculty members and endows chairs to push the frontiers of their scholarship and to propel research in addition to developing collaboration with international scholars.
“These three endowed chairs at the College of Engineering reinforce our commitment to ......read more
Unique Partnership Between Honeywell and the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Provides Teachers from 33 Countries and 45 U.S. States and Territories with New Techniques to Engage Students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)
Program Has Helped Inspire the Next Generation of Scientists and Engineers Since 2004; More Than 3 Million Students Worldwide Have Benefited
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, June 18, 2017: Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and long-term partner, the U.S. Space & Rocket Center (USSRC), are welcoming four UAE-based teachers amongst 200 middle school ......read more
Bachelor in Creative Industries will be the maiden offering from the university’s new Faculty of Communication and Design
Dubai, UAE, June 18, 2017: Canadian University Dubai, in partnership with Ryerson University’s Faculty of Communication and Design (FCAD) are set to launch an exciting new program focused on leadership in the creative industries.
The Bachelor in Creative Industries will combine creativity with business acumen to create a cadre of highly qualified students capable of leading the quickly expanding arts and culture industry in the ......read more
Yahsat and TeamIndus Lead Initiative at Masdar Institute to Teach Students and Engineers how to Construct a Robotic Lunar Rover
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 18, June, 2017: The Yahsat Space Lab at Masdar Institute of Science and Technology hosted a workshop on how to build a lunar rover capable of exploring the moon’s rocky terrain, led by TeamIndus ‒one of five teams competing for the Google Lunar XPRIZE. The workshop was held at Masdar Institute, which is part of the Khalifa University of Science and Technology.
TeamIndus was able to share invaluable expertise as one of five ......read more
In recognition of his generous giving to support education in the Arab world
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – June 18, 2017: The American University in Cairo (AUC) awarded yesterday the degree of Doctor of Humane Letters to H.E. Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair, Chairman of the Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education and CEO of Mashreq Bank, in recognition of his dedication to transforming the educational landscape and providing learning opportunities for deserving students throughout the Arab world. H.E. received the honorary degree during the commencement ceremony of AUC undergraduate ......read more
British Orchard Children distributed Iftar packages and toiletries to blue collar workers to celebrate the spirit of giving
June 18, 2017; Dubai, UAE: Young children at British Orchard Nursery celebrated the spirit of generosity in Ramadan by making and distributing Iftar packages to the labourers across different areas in the city.
The initiative aimed to inculcate a sense of social responsibility, compassion and care in children. The Iftar boxes were prepared by children under the guidance of teachers to spread happiness and to learn the art of giving.
Children ......read more
- New Provost & Advancement Director Appointed
Sharjah, UAE. Saturday, June 17, 2017— American University of Sharjah (AUS) has strengthened its leadership team by appointing two new senior officials. AUS Chancellor Dr. Björn Kjerfve announced today the appointment of Dr. Susan Karamian as the university’s new Provost and Chief Academic Officer and Charles A. Diab as the Executive Director of Advancement and Alumni Affairs.
The two appointments were approved by the AUS Board of Trustees and endorsed by His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of ......read more
Individuals employed in tourist-facing jobs to benefit from new online training initiative
Dubai, UAE, 15 June 2017: The Dubai College of Tourism (DCT), an institution established by Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), has announced the first graduates of its interactive training programme, ‘Dubai Way’ designed for government and private sector staff engaged in tourist-facing roles in various service sectors.
The ‘Dubai Way’ initiative was launched earlier this year by DCT for tourism professionals who ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 15, 2017: Skyline University College Library Department and Nexuslib have successfully organized the first Regional Workshop on “Open Source in Technologies for Libraries” on May 24, 2017, at SUC Multi-Purpose Hall. The Chief Guest of the event was Ms. Sara Al Marzouqui, Sharjah Public Library Manager-Sharjah Book Authority.
SUC Quality Assurance Head and Professor Dr. Sudhakar Kota and Head of Academics and Associate Professor Dr. Mohammad Hasan Saleh Inairat were present in the event to welcome all participants.
SUC Associate Professor Dr. Riktesh ......read more
DIAC-based Universities’ scholarships will benefit more than 2,800 students
Language and culinary institutes demonstrate commitment to UAE’s Year of Giving and UAE Vision 2021 through vocational educational offerings
Dubai-UAE: 14 June, 2017 – Several high-profile organisations located within Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) and Dubai Knowledge Park (DKP) have demonstrated their commitment to the Year of Giving, the national UAE campaign decreed by UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, through a range of Corporate Social Responsibility ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 12, 2017: In this holy month of Ramadan, Skyline University College Community Services Committee headed by Dr. Mohammad Abdul Salam has organized an Iftar Dinner for its students, alumni, parents, faculty and staff along with more than 200 Sharjah laborers who were also invited to play a cricket match under the floodlights of SUC cricket ground on June 7, 2017.
People gathered just in time to break the fast period of the day inside the SUC premises and enjoyed sumptuous meals. A cricket match between Sharjah laborers was played as a way of recreation and ......read more
Latest accreditation comes from Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in the UK (CILT-UK)
Dubai, 8 June 2017: The University of Wollongong in Dubai’s (UOWD) Master of Science (Logistics) degree has been awarded accreditation by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in the UK (CILT-UK), a global membership organisation for professionals involved in the movement of goods and people and their associated supply chains.
UOWD has already been accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education – Higher Education Affairs and the Chartered Institute of ......read more
Children to learn life lessons, values and vital skills through enjoyable stories
June 8th, 2017; Dubai, UAE: Acclaimed and beloved as the creator of brilliantly illustrated and innovatively designed picture books for young children, Eric Carle will come alive at the British Orchard Nursery Summer Camp as children get to explore and engage in his beautiful storyland. Scheduled to start from June 25th and running for 11 weeks until 7th September, this fun, educative and engaging summer camp, will introduce young children to various life concepts, values and skills through ......read more
Ras Al Khaimah, UAE, 06 June 2017: The Football Academy (TFA), an U18s football team sponsored by Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA), has lifted this year’s Dubai Sports Council League Champions title after a comfortable 4-0 win in the final.
Having successfully competed against six other local academies, including Spanish soccer Schools, Roma Academy, PreCor Academy, GoPro Academy and Mondial Academy, TFA will be competing in the du UAE Football Association Academy League.
“It is great to see bright players grow and develop. This has been our ......read more
June 04, 2017– The American University of Sharjah Enterprises (AUSE) has revealed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Technical Research Centre of Finland (VTT), the leading research and technology company in the Nordic countries, to jointly pursue opportunities in academics, research and development (R&D), entrepreneurship, and innovation. The move falls in line with the directives of His Highness (H.H.) Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Ruler of Sharjah and Member of the Supreme Council of the UAE, and President of the American University of ......read more
AUD and dormakaba collaborate to invite students to contribute to EXPO 2020
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 4, 2017: The spark to create this idea came from one of the AUD students Tania Mary George who collaborated with Simon Beckers of dormakaba to create designs for EXPO 2020 Opportunity and Sustainability Pavilions. They wanted to translate the design philosophy of the pavilions to the lever handles. "The only object you touch in a building is the Lever Handle. The design concept of the building should be conveyed through touch and feel."
Seeing the ......read more
120 students receive undergraduate and post-graduate degrees, including university’s first City Science and Corporate Happiness graduates
Dubai-UAE: 03 June, 2017: His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority, participated in the graduation ceremony of the sixth batch of students from the Dubai Silicon Oasis based Rochester Institute of Technology – Dubai (RIT Dubai). A total of 120 graduates from eight bachelor degree programs and five Master’s programs received their certificates at the ceremony that was held at the ......read more
United Arab Emirates is a country known for its humanitarian interventions both in the local and global scenario. This year, UAE President HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has declared 2017 as the “Year of Giving.”
Upholding the theme of “Year of Giving,” Skyline University College has given a thrust to this humanitarian advocacy by increasing scholarship to AED 20M. In its endeavor to provide quality education to more than 60 nationalities, SUC grants scholarship funds and training to various government and private sectors. It also organizes ......read more
Skyline University College welcomed SUC graduates dating back from the year 1999 to 2016 at the 15th Skyline Alumni Meet on May 17, 2017 in Shangri-La, Dubai. The venue was filled with familiar faces clad in suits and formal attires – a manifestation of how the Skyline alumni have evolved since their university days. Skyline Founder President Mr. Kamal Puri graced the occasion and jumpstarted the event with his inspiring speech.
An engaging panel discussion on “The Effect of Digital World on Work Culture” took place with the invited panelists from the corporate ......read more
Skyline University College (SUC) and University City of Sharjah organized a cricket match for more than 150 laborers to celebrate Labor Day at SUC on May 1, 2017. SUC Services Committee headed by Dr. Mohammad Abdul Salam, SUC Deputy Director for Public Relations Mr. Firas Al Tabbaa, and Deputy Director and Head of Marketing and Creative Communications Mr. Rakesh Gaur along with University City officials Head of Purchasing Section Mr. Khalid Saeed Al Hadhami, Public Relations Ms. Hessa Butti Aburehaima, Mr. Sultan Abdelazez, and Mr. Khalifa Almheiri welcomed the laborers at SUC cricket ......read more
Leading educational event management company BMI Media has lately launched its Middle East headquarters at DIAC
Education Week will be held in Dubai in October 2017, bringing opportunities for connections in all-encompassing environment
Dubai-UAE: 31 May, 2017 – As part of a global set of initiatives to attract leading international universities to the UAE, Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) travelled to Los Angeles this week, to exhibit at the NAFSA Annual Conference and Exhibition. NAFSA, one of the largest global events within the international education ......read more
Doha, Qatar - 15 May 2017: A group of teachers, students and parents at Gulf English School (GES) have initiated a campaign to tackle the menace of plastic waste by collecting plastic bottle caps and recycling them for better use. Over 650 kilograms of bottle caps have been donated, which is close to 300,000 individual caps! These donated bottle caps will be handed over to relevant recycling companies to produce recycled products and thereby help communities move towards zero waste.
Titled 'From Waste to Wonder', the activism and awareness campaign at GES is inspired by the fact ......read more
Two-week course prepared selected candidates to be cultural attachés, diplomats capable of promoting their nation’s culture around the world
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 29 May, 2017 – Emirates Diplomatic Academy (EDA), the UAE’s leading international relations and diplomacy, education, executive training and research institution, has graduated a new cohort of cultural attachés.
The two-week programme enabled students to improve in a range of skills and competencies – including negotiation, intercultural awareness and strategic thinking – and to explore various topics ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – May 29, 2017: Raffles World Academy, an International Baccalaureate school run by Innoventures Education, will be holding its 6th annual graduation ceremony on May 25th at American University in Dubai (AUD).
The 2017 graduates from Raffles World Academy have achieved remarkable academic, athletic and artistic success with over 80 students completing their International Baccalaureate Diplomas and several receiving scholarships to leading international universities, including: University of California Berkeley, University College London, ......read more
UAE, May 28, 2017 – As part of its efforts to re-engineer the future of learning through technology, innovation, and scientific research, Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has revealed that it will organize weekly research seminars to be moderated by academic and industry experts. This move aims to create a high-level research environment with global participation, which can greatly improve the quality of education outcomes and enhance the outputs of faculty, learners and graduates. The new initiative will focus on developing sustainable, flexible, and innovative research ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – May 28, 2017: Dubai International Academy, an International Baccalaureate school run by Innoventures Education, hosted global International Baccalaureate (IB) Director General, Dr. Siva Kumari as the keynote speaker at its 9th annual graduation ceremony on May 24th at American University in Dubai (AUD).
The participation of Dr. Kumari demonstrates the growing importance and reputation of the IB curriculum for international students studying at DIA. She joined the IB in April 2009 as Regional Director for Asia-Pacific before being ......read more
First global top 100 and Russell Group University to establish a campus in Dubai’s leading international education hub, Dubai International Academic City
Dubai-UAE: 28 May, 2017 – The University of Birmingham will open a campus in Dubai in November, becoming the first global top 100 and Russell Group University to establish a campus in Dubai’s leading international education hub, Dubai International Academic City.
Located within Dubai International Academic City’s diverse higher education ecosystem, the first phase of the campus will open in autumn ......read more
• New Campus offers 13 internationally accredited programs
• 1000 students currently pursuing post graduate studies at Abu Dhabi & Al Ain campuses
Abu Dhabi, 27 May, 2017:
With the opening of Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) Dubai campus, which has started accepting enrolment applications for academic year 2017-2018, professionals looking to do post-graduate programs can now have an international option close to home. The new campus based in Dubai Knowledge Park offers nationally and internationally accredited ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 23rd May 2017: Dubai Customs signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Australian Charles Sturt University’s Centre for Customs and Excise Studies to establish an academic research center, and develop measuring tools for the Authorized Economic Operator AEO Program to make it an international benchmark.
The MoU was signed by Eman Badr Al-Suwaidy, Director of Customs Declaration Management, Owner of AEO and Dr Daniel Evans, Representative of Centre for Customs and Excise Studies in the UAE.
The MoU will adopt the best practices in customs field by ......read more
May 23, 2017 - His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, President of the American University of Sharjah (AUS) witnessed in London, the signing of a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between AUS Enterprises and Oxford Sciences Innovation (OSI), a company that commercializes science and technology from the UK’s University of Oxford, to mutually enhance the innovation ecosystems of the Emirate of Sharjah and the city of Oxford. The agreement was signed during the recent meeting of the Board of Trustees of the American ......read more
UAE, May 20, 2017– In a move to build a knowledgeable, innovative and competitive generation, H.E. Lieutenant General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy Chairman of Police and General Security in Dubai, Chairman of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University’s (HBMSU) Board of Governors, and Chairman of the Emirates Talent Association, attended today (Saturday, May 20, 2017) the awarding ceremony for the ‘Emirati Programmer’ initiative. The ‘Emirati Programmer’ project is a fruitful collaboration between the Emirates Talent Association, HBMSU, and Microsoft. The ......read more
Abu Dhabi, May 16th 2017- The Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC) recently concluded its extracurricular activities for the academic year 2016-2017, following the completion of a series of contests and competitions under its ‘Champions of Tomorrow’ and ‘Creative Program’ campaigns.
The initiative falls in line with the Council’s continuous effort and commitment to encourage students to participate in various scientific, cultural, artistic and sport activities with the aim to adopt and develop new talents as well as build their competitiveness and ......read more
• Sharifa Yateem, an Emirati Applied Behavioral Analyst from Image Nation’s documentary AS ONE: The Autism Project, has conducted workshops in three schools across Ras Al Khaimah, Sharjah and Fujairah in May
• Partnership formed during April’s Autism Awareness Month and as part of The UAE Year of Giving
• As One: The Autism Project is part of Sheihka Shamsa Bint Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan’s Initiative to raise awareness around autism in the UAE
• Image Nation and the ......read more
UAE, May 14, 2017– Earning another major achievement and a first-of-its-kind in the Gulf, the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) was awarded full academic accreditation by international and independent quality assurance body, Finance Accreditation Agency (FAA), for its Master's Program in Islamic Banking and Finance. The move is a major boost to HBMSU’s leadership in investing in human resources to transform Dubai into a global capital for the Islamic economy.
Prof. Moustafa Hassan, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, HBMSU, said: “The full academic ......read more
Founder and CEO Vandana Gandhi receives Inspirational Female Leader Award; Nursery bags awards under SME and Education sector
May 14, 2017; Dubai, UAE: In yet another outstanding achievement, UAE’s British Orchard Nursery wins 3 coveted awards at Dubai’s 3rd International Business Excellence (IBX) Awards. Despite facing tough competition from over 100 organizations both local and international, the prestigious nursery which completed a decade this year has proved its worth again. While the founder and owner Vandana Gandhi received the honour of Inspirational Female ......read more
May 14, 2017– The American University of Sharjah Enterprises (AUSE) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Oulu University of Applied Sciences (OAMK), one of the largest universities of applied sciences in Finland, to collaborate on the development of a world-class innovation ecosystem in the Emirate of Sharjah.
The agreement aims to form collaborative public-private sector relationships to grow knowledge-intensive businesses. It will also support the objectives of Sharjah’s Research, Technology and Innovation (RTI) Park which is being developed under the ......read more
Minister of Education honours ARC participants and winners.
Dubai, UAE, May 13, 2017: Arab Reading Challenge (ARC) participants were honoured at a ceremony held under the patronage of the Minister of Education His Excellency Dr. Majed bin Ali Al Nuaimi and ARC Secretary General Najla Al Shamsi at the Ministry of Education in Isa Town.
His Excellency honoured Aisha Badia Mohammed, the Bahrain ARC champion who is in the 3rd grade at Umm Ayman Primary School, Ms. Muna Al Sheikh Yusuf Al-Sadiqi and Ms. Nouriya Ali Al Hayaki, the winners of the distinguished supervisors award, ......read more
Minister of Education honours ARC participants and winners
Dubai: 9 May, 2017
Arab Reading Challenge (ARC) participants were honoured at a ceremony held under the patronage of the Minister of Education His Excellency Dr. Sabri Saidam at the Bethlehem Convention Palace.
His Excellency honoured Afaf Sharif, the Palestine ARC champion who is in the 11th grade at the New Girls School in Ramallah and Beira in the West Bank, Mr. Hamid Amo Makho, the winner of the distinguished supervisor award, and the winner of the best school Araba Girls Elementary School.
His Excellency stated, ......read more
UAE, May 09, 2017– Dr. Mansour Al Awar, Chancellor of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University, said that the HBMSU is the first model of the 10X initiative, a vision of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. The HBMSU model, when formed in 2002 was 10 years ahead of its time, Dr. Al Awar noted and added that the university is now set to offer another model of the 10X initiative to maintain its leadership ahead of another 10 years, which will put the university at the forefront of higher education in the world. The ......read more
More than 1,100 guests attended the education provider’s annual fundraiser in support of the UAE’s SmallWorld charity
UAE, May 9th, 2017: Following last week’s announcement that Aldar Academies had hosted its fourth annual fundraising concert in support of children’s charity initiatives, the organization has revealed the total funds raised during the event. Over 1,100 guests attended the Aldar Academies Collaboration Concert, helping to raise AED60,680 for the UAE’s SmallWorld charity, held under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al ......read more
Under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Former US Energy Secretary Dr. Ernest Moniz to Deliver Keynote Address at Graduation of Over 100 PhD and Master’s Students During 10th Anniversary of Masdar Institute
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 08 May, 2017: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, Masdar Institute will be organizing its seventh commencement ceremony for the Class of 2017 on Wednesday, 17 May 2017. Masdar Institute is a part of the Khalifa ......read more
Winning project explores integrity practices in ANB Invest
Annual contest part of Siemens Integrity Initiative and the Pearl Initiative Integrity Programme
Another student team from PSU and Ahlia University Bahrain win second and third place respectively
Women make up more than three-quarters of total participants
Submissions for 2017 competition now open across GCC region
Dubai, UAE, May 8, 2017: A three-student team from Prince Sultan University in Riyadh won the Pearl Initiative 2016 Case Study Competition on corporate governance. Part of a collaborative ......read more
Hale Education Group helped students secure AED 70 Million in two years
Dubai, UAE – 8 May 2017: An exceptional Year 13 student from Dubai College, Despoina Loukos (Denia), was accepted to all 12 US universities to which she applied and secured over USD 670,000 (over AED 2.4 million) in merit scholarships. Her acceptances include Babson College, Emory University and Northeastern University, from which she received the Presidential Scholarship totaling USD 100,000.
In addition to academic acumen, Denia is a dedicated ballet and jazz dancer committing up to 15 hours per ......read more
Sharjah, Sunday, May 7, 2017— Students of American University of Sharjah (AUS) elected new members to the university’s Student Council for the academic year 2017-2018 during a well-contested election held recently, at the Student Center. Candidates vied for 14 elected offices that represent the university's diverse and multicultural student body.
The AUS Student Council, which serves as a voice for the student body and works directly with the university administration, aims to initiate programs and projects that cater to the demands of the student body as well as ......read more
MODUL University Dubai is the first and only university in the Middle East tangibly bridging the gap between academics & industry with paid internships
Dubai, May 6, 2017: MODUL University Dubai, a subsidiary of Dubai Investments PJSC, has announced its ‘paid internships program’ offered at the recently-held Gulf Education and Training Exhibition [GETEX] 2017 for the very first time in the Middle East received massive appeal from students, parents and school counselors.
MODUL University Dubai is the first and the only university in the Middle East which is tangibly ......read more
Gurtejbir Sandhu and Sumanta Deb winners from SP Jain School of Global Management - Dubai
134 students (67 teams) participated in the first edition of Tata Crucible Campus Quiz Dubai
Top team won cash prize of AED 15,000*
Dubai, 2nd May, 2017: Gurtejbir Sandhu and Sumanta Deb of SP Jain School of Global Management - Dubai were declared champions at the inaugural edition of Tata Crucible Campus Quiz in Dubai, held on Sunday, 30th April 2017, at Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) Pilani, Dubai Campus. Navaneet Nair and Yashkumar Asnani from Manipal University ......read more
J-WEL to spark a renaissance in education in schools, higher education, and workplace learning
New Lab supports Saudi Vision 2030 on Education
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia – May 3, 2017
Community Jameel and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have today announced the creation of a new global education laboratory that supports education and learning, including in Saudi Arabia and the Middle East.
The global collaborative effort will help educators, universities, governments, and companies revolutionize the effectiveness and reach of education and aims to ......read more