Over 100 students were recognized for their achievements in STEM disciplines
Award ceremonies were led by Ghannam Al Mazrouei, Chairman of ADNOC Schools, Kazuyoshi Arisaka, Director and General Manager of Abu Dhabi branch of JODCO and Masaki Tsuda, General Manager of Kumon Institute of Education – Abu Dhabi
Through the Kumon program, ADNOC Schools continues to create innovative educational experiences and opportunities for UAE youth
Abu Dhabi, UAE – December 11 2018: This week, ADNOC Schools celebrated the students who have excelled as participants of the world-acclaimed Kumon learning method – a few months after the program was piloted at two of the education provider’s schools.
Launched in partnership with the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), Japan Oil ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 8 2018: The University of Balamand Dubai (UOBD), a wholly owned subsidiary of Dubai Investments PJSC and the first university in Dubai Investments Park, yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Emirates District Cooling (Emicool) which will provide student scholarships in the fields of civil engineering and business studies as of academic year 2019-2020.
The MoU was signed for UOBD and Emicool to develop, collaborate and engage in mutually beneficial educational opportunities for students and under the terms of the agreement, scholarships will be provided for two business students and one civil engineering student, giving a 50% tuition waiver as of the 2019-2020 academic year.
Dr Adib Moubadder CEO Emicool said: “We are proud to partner with the University of ......read more
Dubai, December 4, 2018: Quality management and business excellence expert, Dr Flevy Lasrado, was presented with the ASQ-UAE Quality Professionals Award at a prestigious award ceremony in Dubai recently.
Dr Flevy, Assistant Professor specialising in Quality Management at the University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD), won the award for her outstanding professional achievements and publications on quality and business excellence in the region.
The award was presented by Mr Elmer K. Corbin, Chairman of the Board, ASQ and Director and Global Delivery Excellence Leader, IBM Watson Health, USA and Mr Ali Ibrahim, Deputy Director General for Executive Affairs - Dubai Economic Department.
Launched in 2015 under the patronage of Dubai Economy’s Business Excellence division, the award is the first of its type in the ......read more
An energetic adventure in Hatta witnessed fitness, team work and National Day celebrations
04 December 2018, Abu Dhabi, UAE: The Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy (FBMA) along with 47 Emirati women, gathered together on 24th November for “The UAE National Day Adventure by FBMA”, a fitness inspired event to celebrate both the UAE National Day and the importance of physical health.
Taking place in the breath-taking surroundings of Hatta, Dubai, 47 Emirati women, aged 17 and above spent the day taking part in a number of events, along with raising 47 UAE flags ahead of the 47th UAE National Day. The ladies took part in kayaking, hiking and mountain biking, all with the purpose of not just fun, but to understand the importance of team work, overcoming challenge and setting and reaching ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates (November 28, 2018): A Repton School Dubai student, Athija Obaid Mohamed Jaber AlMheiri, has achieved the highest score in the world for her Arabic GCSE and has received a Commendation from the Chairman of the Board of Governors of Repton Dubai, Khaled AlMheiri. EKI is the holding company of the Repton family of schools which incorporates Repton Dubai, Repton Abu Dhabi and Foremarke School.
Athija achieved an overall score of 300, the highest mark attainable, and was recognised in a special ceremony to commend her hard work and efforts, which was also attended by David Cook, Headmaster and Timothy Hollis, Head of Senior School, as well as her family.
David Cook, Headmaster, Repton comments: “We are very proud of Athija for her hard work and determination and we ......read more
This December, let your children indulge in poetry as they discover the beauty of rhythmic words
November 27th, 2018; Dubai, UAE: This winter, little campers at British Orchard Nursery will learn the language of poetry through drama, games and play. Based on three popular rhyming stories by prize-winning author Julia Donaldson, the fun and easy activities at the camp will help little ones explore and discover the beauty of rhyming words as they gradually learn to use them creatively. The three-week winter camp, starting from 16th December and ending on 3rd January, will focus on developing English language skills while opening young minds to fresh concepts and vivid imagination. Each week, children will be introduced to strange, funny creatures and wild animals in a story while they learn new words and place them in a ......read more
The Award aims to raise awareness around humanitarian causes and set the foundation at an early age for philanthropy and entrepreneurship
Funds raised will support Dubai Cares’ programs in Jordan and India
35 schools across the UAE registered in the award so far
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – November 27 , 2018: Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, has announced its latest edition of the Dubai Cares Distinguished Philanthropic Award in Schools, an initiative that invites students from public and private schools across the seven emirates to participate in this competition by putting forward creative and innovative fundraising concepts, whilst showing a sense of philanthropy and entrepreneurship at an early age. The Award, which is widely popular among ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates (November 27, 2018): Getting in the spirit of the Dubai 30 x 30 Fitness Challenge, Foremarke School in association with British Mums opened their gates to the local community for a lively sports morning. The event was held on the expansive school grounds in Al Barsha and was filled with fun activities that encouraged children and parents to get active.
During the fun-filled day, children along with their parents engaged in a wide variety of games, drills and sports including football, archery, karate, gymnastics and rugby, and more, all under the guidance of the expert coaches from Gulf Star Sports and Foremarke’s PE teachers.
Foremarke is a British curriculum preparatory school educating children from FS 1 to Year 8. It places a keen emphasis on physical education as well ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 26, 2018: Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior inaugurated today morning (Monday) at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), the second Aqdar World Summit. The ceremony was attended by HH Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Cabinet Member and Minister of Tolerance; His Excellency Hussain bin Ibrahim Al Hammadi, Minister of Education.
Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan inaugurated during the ceremony the Summit organized by the Khalifa Empowerment Program “Aqdar” in cooperation with INDEX Conferences and Exhibitions, a member of INDEX Holding, the United Nations, the National Archives, the Ministry of Education, along with a number of local institutions and entities.
Following the recognition ceremony, HH ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 14, 2018: As part of the month-long Dubai Fitness Challenge, Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) and Amity University played a friendly exhibition match at the Al Habtoor Polo Resort on 13th November.
Dr. Abdulla Al Karam, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Director General of Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) led a team of colleagues from KHDA, against Dr. Vajahat Hussain, CEO of Amity Middle East and his team of students and faculty members. Each team of 4 was mounted on horseback using mallets with long, flexible handles to drive a wooden ball between two goal posts on a grass field at the equestrian-inspired resort.
Following the match, Dr. Atul Chauhan, Chancellor of Amity University announced the launch of the region’s first Amity Polo Cup in association ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 14, 2018: The two UAE National teams have continued their winning start in the Girls’ Under 18 category of the Dubai Sports Council Football Academies Championship, cruising to victories in week four of the tournament.
The UAE National Team A, who had trounced Regional Sports 8-1 in their opening match, blanked The Football Academy Belles 3-0 in their second outing last weekend, while the UAE National Team B, who had started their campaign with a 1-0 win over TFA Belles in week three, defeated FC Academy Just Play by the same score.
In the third Girls’ U18 match of the weekend, du LaLiga High Performance Centre Girls made it three wins from three with a 4-0 triumph over Regional Sports.
In the Boys’ U18 category, however, du LaLiga HPC were not so fortunate as TFA Youth, who had one ......read more
Dubai, 13th November, 2018: Alpen Capital announced the publication of its GCC Education Industry report. The report provides an outlook of the GCC Education industry until 2022 covering pre-primary, primary, secondary, tertiary and vocational segments across all GCC nations. The report profiles some of the prominent education providers in the region and analyses the growth drivers, trends and challenges faced by the sector.
“The GCC education sector is continuing to grow on account of a rising population coupled with the growing preference for private education. Despite a slowdown in economic growth, regional governments have continued to allocate sizeable portions of their budgets to the education sector. Development of the education sector has remained a top priority for the governments across the ......read more
11th November 2018; Dubai, UAE: The UAE’s largest Nursery chain, British Orchard Nursery was recognised for its sustainability efforts and conferred the “Golden Peacock Award for Sustainability” at the 18th London Global Convention. The pre-school won this coveted award amongst the corporate giants such as Dubai Customs, Emirates National Oil Company, Reliance Industries, Nokia and others. Golden Peacock Awards, instituted by Institute of Directors (IOD) in 1991, are regarded as Holy Grail of Corporate Excellence Worldwide.
“After winning the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry award for CSR and sustainability efforts just last month, it feels great to be acknowledged at global platforms such as this and represent UAE to the world. British Orchard Nursery has undertaken several CSR ......read more
NAJAH - The UAE’s leading Higher Education event is a three-day comprehensive event catered specifically for prospective university students, their parents and teachers
UKCBC offers BTEC & HND diplomas awarded by Pearson, the world’s largest learning company. Pearson qualifications are designed in consultation with employers addressing the skills gap between academics and industry
UKCBC representatives were at Najah Abu Dhabi, from 31st October to 2nd November at stand H3.A19.
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 7th November 2018 – UK College of Business & Computing - Dubai Campus, one of London’s most reputed higher education college participates at Najah Abu Dhabi, from 31st October to 2nd November at stand H3.A19. With over 17 years of experience delivering vocational ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 6 November 2018: INJAZ Al-Arab is proud to announce the publishing of “Learning to Improve the World: How INJAZ Al-Arab Helps Youth in the Middle East Develop an Entrepreneurial Mindset,” by Professor Fernando M. Reimers and his colleagues, Maria Elena Ortega and Paul Dyer. Professor Reimers is a global education expert and esteemed faculty member at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Inspired by the vision of INJAZ Al Arab’s founder Soraya Salti, Professor Reimers undertook on an extensive study of INJAZ’s flagship Company Program in six different countries throughout the Middle East and North Africa region. As the world’s largest youth entrepreneurial program, the Company Program offers students the opportunity to transform their classrooms into start-ups, with the help of ......read more
Art of living conducts free workshop at Cambridge International School
4th November 2018; Dubai, UAE: With the aim to reduce stress and provide hands-on tips for achieving greater wellbeing, the Art of Living Dubai conducted a free workshop for the support staff of the Cambridge International School in Al Garhoud. The three day workshop, called the “Alertness and Awareness Program” focused on creating holistic health for the workers in physically and mentally demanding jobs. Over 100 staff consisting of cleaners, classroom assistants, and technicians amongst others were trained in yoga, breathing exercises and meditation to help them overcome the day-to-day stress and exhaustion of the jobs. Moreover, the workshops also had interactive knowledge sessions on healthy living providing information on balanced ......read more
In line with the UAE’s Knowledge Economy vision, QnA International welcomes education partner Babson College to the 6th annual GOV HR Summit, 2018
Dubai, UAE, November 03, 2018: Dubai based QnA International is pleased to announce Babson College as the Education partner for the two-day Summit taking place on October 23-24 at Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi, UAE. Babson College, one of the premiere Business Schools from Wellesley, Massachusetts will be onboard to align the upcoming summit with the UAE’s Knowledge economy vision and highlight the importance of entrepreneurial education and increased capabilities of the start-up founders.
Focusing on how entrepreneurial education if done right makes a powerful difference to an early-stage business’s chance of success, Babson College focuses to ......read more
The 37th edition of SIBF, themed ‘Tale of Letters’, will listen to the next level leadership readiness expert telling ‘tales of leadership’ on the 4th day of the event.
SHARJAH – November 1, 2018: The Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF 2018) will witness Manoj Vasudevan, Toastmasters World Champion of Public Speaking 2017 from Singapore, offering a free online training program in leadership and public speaking to participants of his interactive session at the 11-day literary event. The 37th edition of SIBF, themed ‘Tale of Letters’, will also listen to the next level leadership readiness expert telling ‘tales of leadership’ to the book lovers.
Manoj will deliver his presentation titled “Leader by Design: How to become the leader that others ......read more
Repton Abu Dhabi aims to reduce plastic bottle usage by 340,000 bottles this academic year
Other initiatives include creation of an Eco Club focused on conserving energy and reduction of paper and plastic use
The Year of Zayed has helped to boost the endeavor and raise awareness amongst students and teachers regarding the importance of sustainability
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (October 28, 2018) Students at Repton Abu Dhabi are making a commitment to reduce their carbon footprint and save the world’s oceans from the serious effects of plastic pollution.
With the help of their teachers, students have made a series of pledges, and all classes within the school’s Rose and Fry campuses (currently FS1 to Year 9), are
taking part in the sustainability initiative which will operate ......read more
Quality of education, rigorous scientific research are the advantages of studying in Japan
Dubai, UAE, October 25, 2018: Representatives from six of Japan’s leading universities, including Joshibi University of Art and Design, Kyushu University, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Shibaura Institute of Technology, Tokai University, Tokyo University of Technology and Japanese Language Education Center of Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO), are set to entice the UAE’s brightest students to enrol in their institutions when exhibiting at the Japan Pavilion at this year’s NAJAH Abu Dhabi higher education event to be held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) from 31 October till 02 November , 2018.
The Japanese higher-education promotional initiative is spearheaded by JICE ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 23, 2018: Emaar Entertainment’s KidZania® Dubai has partnered with Mum Mum, the pioneering, locally-owned company providing healthy and nutritious meals to schools across the UAE, for the ‘Culinary School’ establishment in the children’s city.
The KidZania® Culinary School instructs students on the art and science of food preparation that include the mastery and appreciation of the culinary arts and techniques.
Chefs in the KidZania® Culinary School work as a team, enhancing their reading comprehension, math skills, hand-eye coordination and ability to follow directions while creating culinary masterpieces that they can take home and share. Lessons on nutrition and good hygiene are woven into each activity.
Through the ......read more
International Association for Human Values’ Prison SMART program aims to reach 1,000 inmates in Dubai within a year
Globally, more than 700,000 prison inmates in 60 countries have benefited from the program.
Dubai, UAE, October 11, 2018: Hundreds of prison inmates in Dubai have found new optimism to start afresh as they turn to yoga and breathe in positivity and breathe out stress. A unique program, the Prison Stress Management and Rehabilitation Training (Prison SMART), an initiative of the International Association for Human Values (IAHV) and supported by Dubai government’s Community Development Authority,applies healing methods such as yoga, pranayama and other breathing techniques to help prisoners improve their mental and physical health. It aims to make a life-changing difference to people caught up in ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 09, 2018: “Our mission at Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation is to provide today’s passionate design students with the unique resources to become changemakers of the future. Our education programme has been crafted to disrupt design education and we firmly believe in the concept of the Mohamed Bin Zayed Majlis for Future Generations. It is an honor to be involved with the event and we hope that the workshops that our faculty are teaching over the course of the programme will inspire and connect the individuals that will be responsible for shaping the next generation of the UAE.”
71 medical students in unique program were placed in local and international research and healthcare facilities – from UAE to USA
Dubai, 4 October 2018: Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences, MBRU, held an awards ceremony to honor 71 of its medical students who completed the unique Summer Studentship Placement Program in local and international research centers, academic institutions and healthcare facilities. Academic and healthcare institutions supporting the program were also recognized for their support towards the medical students preparing them to be tomorrow’s healthcare leaders.
The ceremony was held at the MBRU campus at Dubai Healthcare City.
During the ceremony, second and third year medical students showcased their work from their summer studentships in the UAE, ......read more
Dubai, October 3, 2018: A novel therapeutic technique that can accelerate healing for scar patients has won the Falling Walls Lab Dubai competition, the regional platform of the global innovation challenge, hosted by Canadian University Dubai (CUD).
Developed by UAE national, Reem AlDhaheri, an undergraduate student of chemical engineering, the innovation now qualifies for the global finals of Falling Walls Lab to be held in Berlin on November 8. Reem was among the shortlisted candidates who took to the stage at CUD to deliver three-minute presentations on their innovations before a panel of judges and an invited audience.
Reem was inspired by a friend’s suffering during long-term treatment for a hypertrophic scar (a raised, red scar that occurs due to collagen imbalance at the location of an injury). She ......read more
Abu Dhabi – UAE: 4 February, 2018 – College of Arts and Sciences at Abu Dhabi University (ADU) organized the sixth edition of the annual National Mathematics Competition. The competition aims to highlight the importance of mathematics and its applications in our practical life.
Held at ADU Al Ain campus, the competition attracted 150 high school students representing 40 schools across the UAE. Divided upon 75 teams, students compete to solve mathematics problems applied in real life situations over two rounds. All participating teams took part in the first ......read more
Introduces screenings for early identification of children at risk of developmental delays
Initiative endeavors to create a healthy, nurturing and safe learning setting for all children in line with Dubai Disability Strategy 2020
30 January 2018; Dubai, UAE: Developmental screening is an important first step in identifying children at risk of developmental delays, yet many young children fail to receive it. In an effort to help families track growth and appropriate milestones of their children, the British Orchard Nursery has introduced a special developmental screeningat ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 29, 2018: Skyline University College Centre for Continuing Learning (CCL) has successfully awarded the Certificate Program in Entrepreneurship and Emerging Trends in Information Technology to GIFT University, Pakistan students after completing a three-day Boot Camp at SUC from January 16-18, 2018.
The Boot Camp that consisted of lectures, workshops, and presentations covered the most relevant topics of today such as: Concept of Entrepreneurship, Destinations in UAE, Social Media Platforms in Business and Block Chain, Identifying Opportunities, Concept and ......read more
UAE, 23 January 2018 – Under the patronage and in the presence of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and President of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University, the University celebrated the graduation of the seventh and eighth batch of learners from the undergraduate and postgraduate programs at the School of Business & Quality Management, School of e-Education and School of Health and Environmental Studies. A total of 396 graduates attended the graduation ceremony at the Dubai World Trade Center, in the presence of H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin ......read more
DUBAI, U.A.E, 23 January 2018 – Emirates Aviation University (EAU) returns to Sharjah’s International Education Show, the UAE’s leading Higher Education event, which will officially open tomorrow (24 January) at Expo Centre Sharjah.
The show is considered the best platform for educational institutions from across the region and world to spot the brightest talents who are willing to pursue higher studies in a variety of specializations.
EAU announced this year the launch of five new business programmes, responding to the demand for specialised, high-quality ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 21, 2018: Following the success of the inaugural Diplomat Cricket Championship Cup last year, under the permanent patronage of Consulate General of India-Dubai, Skyline University College has organized its second edition hosted by Consulate General of Bangladesh on January 19-20, at SUC cricket ground. The CG of India beat CG of Sri Lanka by 44 runs making them the new champion of the 2018 tournament.
The Consul Generals who were actively involved in the tournament as players of their respective teams were H.E. Charitha Yattagoda of Sri Lanka and H.E. Mogobo ......read more
Dubai, 4 January 2018: The University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) has partnered with the University of Dubai (UD) to deliver IELTS testing at UD’s campus in Dubai International Academic City.
UOWD, an authorised IELTS testing centre in the UAE (under IDP Australia), will conduct its first testing at the University of Dubai on 6 January 2018 followed by monthly tests. Test takers in and around Academic City can choose to take their IELTS test conveniently at the University of Dubai which offers a comfortable testing environment for students.
With four ......read more
Student contest to be held under patronage of His Excellency Hussain bin Ibrahim Al Hammadi
Participation open to all UAE undergraduates
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 3 January, 2018 – Abu Dhabi University (ADU) has opened registration for its sixth annual United Arab Emirates Undergraduate Research Competition (URC), held under the patronage of His Excellency Hussain bin Ibrahim Al Hammadi, Minister of Education.
URC aims to encourage undergraduate students from various higher education institutions across the seven emirates to expand their critical and ......read more
Part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, the Student Exclusive Ambassador Programme will empower its participants to play an active role in driving a sustainable future
The most outstanding ambassador will win an internship at a major international technology company
Abu Dhabi, December 28, 2017: A group of 35 senior high school students from across Abu Dhabi have secured places in a new year-long ambassador programme which aims to inspire and engage UAE youth to become the next generation of sustainability leaders, it was announced today.
The Student ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 28, 2017: Ajman University signed a memorandum of understanding with a Canadian company Golden Target . This marks the launch of a unique training program that will prepare AU Dentistry students for the Canadian Board exam to obtain a practitioners’ license in Canada.
Signed by Dr. Karim Seghir, AU Chancellor and Dr. Raed Al Ani, CEO of Golden Target this MOU will assist the dental students who wish to practice Dentistry in Canada to prepare for their exams in UAE. The first course commences from 4th-24th February 2018 and has already witnessed an ......read more
23 UAE Nationals engineers complete rigorous Nuclear Fuel Design Energy Pioneers Training Program
New graduates set to become future leaders of the UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 28 December 2017: The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has celebrated the graduation of 23 Emirati engineers including five females, who successfully completed ENEC’s rigorous Nuclear Fuel Design Energy Pioneers training program. Held in partnership with ENEC’s Joint Venture partner and Prime Contractor, the Korea Electric Power Corporation ......read more
787 scholarships awarded to students from 17 Arab countries
17% of beneficiaries are refugees and displaced students
Plans to double the number of scholarships by the end of 2018
Dubai-UAE: 27 December, 2017 – Since its inception, the Abdullah Al Ghurair Foundation for Education (AGFE) has served the education-funding needs of 787 high-achieving students from 17 Arab countries through its scholarship programs.
A status update released by the Foundation also revealed that AGFE will double the number of scholarships it awards by the end of 2018 ......read more
Becomes the only UAE school representing the country at the World Finals in Abu Dhabi
Dubai, United Arab Emirates (December 23, 2017) – Repton School Dubai participated recently in the World Finals for the Land Rover 4x4 Schools Technology Challenge for the first time with a five member team performing creditably to win awards for Sustainability and the Best Newcomer. Repton School Dubai was the only school in the UAE representing the country at the World Finals, which took place in Abu Dhabi, with the school coming 10th in the world at the end of the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 20, 2017: Skyline University College has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Jaipuria Institute Management on December 11, 2017 in Noida, India. SUC Dean Dr. Amitabh Upadhya and Jaipuria Institute Management Vice-Chairman Mr. Shreeva Jaipuria signed the MoU on behalf of their respective organizations. Both parties have agreed to collaborate on several areas of cooperation such as Faculty Exchanges, Student Exchange, Collaborative Projects, Scholarships, Information Exchange, Conferences, and Program Reviews.
Also present during the signing ......read more
Abu Dhabi December 20, 2017- The Sheikh Zayed Book Award (SZBA) today announced the “Translation Category” long list for its twelfth edition, consisting of 10 works from the 74 nominations received in the category since last May. The 74 titles included translations from English, French and German and were received from 19 Arab countries including Egypt, Tunisia, Saudi Arabia, Syria, and Morocco.
Out of the titles in English, the long list includes two works published by Dar Al-Tanweer, Beirut; namely:
1. ‘’al-nizam ‘al-siyasi ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (December 18, 2017) – Repton School Abu Dhabi participated in the global Hour of Code campaign as part of Computer Science Education Week. The annual Hour of Code campaign is organized by code.org, a nonprofit group that is dedicated to computer science and increasing participation by women and underrepresented minorities and is supported by over 400 partners and 200,000 educators worldwide.
A 1 hour session on coding was conducted across both campuses of Repton Abu Dhabi for all pupils with top coding pupils and a Pupil Digital Team being ......read more
Partnership with Chinese University Covers Academic Collaboration, Research Partnerships, and Exchange Program for Faculty and Students
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 18 December, 2017 – Khalifa University of Science and Technology, a research university dedicated to the advancement of learning through teaching and research and to the discovery and application of knowledge, and Tsinghua University, Beijing – ranked among the world’s top 30 universities, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to embark on a collaborative program intended to support transformative scientific ......read more
Dubai - UAE: 13 December 2017 – An initiative by SGI Gulf, The Poetic Heart - a poetry symposium bringing together eminent and young poets from across the region - will be held for the seventh consecutive year in 2018 in line with SGI’s vision of promoting peace, cultural understanding and human values through education.
To be held at the Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies (EIBFS) Auditorium in Dubai International Academic City, Dubai, UAE; The Poetic Heart will take place from 9:00am to 5:30pm on 4 February 2018.
Organized under the theme ......read more
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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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. ......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 ......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 ......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 ......read more
November 09, 2017 - Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, H.H. Sheikh Nahyan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Sports Council has inaugurated the 7th edition of the Abu Dhabi Science Festival (ADSF) at Khalifa Park. Running until November 18, 2017 the festival will feature 71 fun-filled, educating and engaging activities designed to spark the curiosity of children in the disciplines of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).
H.H. Sheikh Nahyan toured Khalifa ......read more
Dubai-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 ......read more
UAE, November 27, 2017- The Dubai Center for Islamic Banking and Finance (DCIBF), an entity formed through a partnership between Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) and the ‘Dubai the Capital of Islamic Economy’ initiative, has released its third annual report on the Islamic economy entitled ‘Takaful: Sustainability and Growth 2015 to 2025.’ The publication reveals that the global takaful industry is growing at an annual rate of 9 per cent and is attracting broader attention worldwide.
The Takaful report was launched by Abdullah Mohammed Al Awar, CEO of the ......read more
Masterminds Nursery & Kindergarten emerges as a global destination for education and learning
Dubai, UAE, November 26, 2017: While the entire nation gears up for the upcoming National Day, tiny tots from Masterminds Nursery & Kindergarten are all ready to flaunt their Arabic skills. The move is a part of an effort undertaken by the school to promote Arabic language skills ahead of the upcoming National Day.
Masterminds Nursery & Kindergarten offers enrichment programs that integrate languages as a key tool in child development to create intellectual, physical and ......read more
UAE, November 25, 2017 - The 7th edition of the Abu Dhabi Science Festival (ADSF), the region’s premier science fair, surpassed expectations to close its highly successful 10-day run with an estimated attendance of more than 100,000 visitors and over 17,000 student participants. Held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and organised by the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK), the leading festival treated its audiences comprising mostly young students aged 5 and ......read more
Sabari Indian School (SIS) under the patronage of the Consulate General of India and in association with Red Crescent rolled out a unique ‘Children for Children’ initiative to support refugee kids
United Arab Emirates, Dubai, November 20, 2017: Sabari Indian School, the first Indian school that is pioneering Apple Technologies in its learning approach has come up with yet another innovative and noble initiative –‘Children for Children’. The Children of Sabari have reached out to the children of the UAE with the view of garnering the support of ......read more
Agreement to further align national quality assurance systems with global best practices in higher education
DUBAI, UAE, 19 November 2017: The UAE Ministry of Education announced the signing of an agreement with the UK’s Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA), demonstrating its ongoing commitment to quality assurance of higher education institutions in the UAE. This comes as part of the Ministry’s support of initiatives which bolster the development of the nation, and in line with the national visions 2021 and Centennial vision 2071.
Dr. Mohammed ......read more
CFD- The College of Fashion and Design hosted the first ever Fashion Forum on their campus where H.E Sara Al Madani and Ms. Safiya Abdallah were invited as chief guests.
The event opened with a welcome note from Zeina, a first year student followed by Dr. Albalawi, Assistant Professor who announced the launch of short term programs at CFD.
Being a designer herself, Her Excellency Sara Al Madani spoke about developing a true sense of style and elaborated on the importance of being committed and dedicated in the field of Fashion. She emphasized that a designer should be confident ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 16, 2017: Skyline University College, Sharjah, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah and one of the oldest private universities in the United Arab Emirates, has produced more than 7000 graduates over the years guided by its mission of pursuing academic excellence and instilling knowledge, skills, competencies, and value-based education among its students. On its 27th Graduation Ceremony, more than 300 students representing 25 nationalities have successfully received their BBA and MBA ......read more
Abu Dhabi, November 13, 2017: His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Cabinet Member and the Minister of State for Tolerance delivered the opening remarks at the two-day Tolerance in the UAE workshop organized by the NYU Abu Dhabi Institute on Monday, November 13 at the University’s campus on Saadiyat Island.
In his opening remarks, HE Sheikh Nahyan said, “This conference provides an excellent opportunity for us to reflect upon the journey of the United Arab Emirates, one of the most ethnically and religiously diverse countries in the world, but, at the same ......read more
5 real world design challenges from 5 local and international partners
Expo 2020 Dubai offers design challenges to student participants
adidas, IBM, Alserkal Avenue and Splash are confirmed collaborators
Overwhelming response, as over 75 UAE schools sign up for the challenge
Dubai, UAE, November 13, 2017: Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation (DIDI), in partnership with Dubai Design & Fashion Council (DDFC) announce the launch of Project Design Space (PDS) following its successful pilot in the Spring of 2017, where 5 schools from across the UAE competed. ......read more
UAE, November 12, 2017- H.H. Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum honored the ‘Innovative Emirati Programmer’ winners of the ‘Hackathon’ competition organized by the Emirates Talent Association and Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU). The recognition marked the culmination of the successful first batch of the ‘Emirati Programmer,’ the first-of-its-kind national initiative in the UAE launched to enhance the skills of Emirati programmers in programming languages, computer thinking systems, the basics of digital application and electronic ......read more
Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), the philanthropic fund management arm of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan, made its first Asian investment in BYJU’S-The Learning App recently.
Other marquee investors in BYJU’S included Sequoia Capital, Tencent, Sofina, Verlinvest, Light Speed, Times Internet and International Finance Corporation, a member of World Bank Group. The company has raised over US Dollar 200 million till date.
Dubai, November 12, 2017: BYJU’S, India’s largest education technology company and the creator of one of ......read more
Works from the 19th and 20th centuries in the collection
Sharjah, 11 November 2017: The Sharjah Public Library (SPL) – a subsidiary of Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) – has launched an integrated database of rare historical manuscripts, books, documents, and maps, which were part of the UK’s National Archive; making these historical treasures about the Middle East and Africa available for the first time in the region for public viewing.
Nearly 3,000 documents dating back to the 19th and 20th centuries, comprising a selection of letters, reports, ......read more
Arabic language competition winners announced at Sharjah International Book Fair
Sharjah, 11 November 2017: Sharjah’s Fatima Bint Abdul Malik Primary School has been crowned champion of the second edition of the Lughati Cup competition, organised by Lughati, the Sharjah-based initiative to support Arabic learning the ‘smart’ way.
The Arabic language competition targeting grade 2 students across Sharjah, crowned three winners yesterday (Thursday) at the 36th Sharjah International Book Fair, running at Expo Centre Sharjah until 11 November.
Securing the first ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 9, 2017: In line with the university’s effort to engage students with experienced people from the industry, Skyline University College Library Department organized an “Author Meet and Greet” with Jasmine Brett Stringer on November 7, 2017 at SUC campus. Jasmine is a renowned American author, lifestyle expert, and motivational speaker. She is the author of “Seize Your Life: How to Carpe Diem Every Day”—a book full of lessons, helpful tips on life improvement, and stories that will certainly inspire readers to lead a better ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE - November 8, 2017: The Emirates Diplomatic Academy hosted His Excellency Yousef Al-Otaiba, the UAE Ambassador to the United States. His Excellency delivered a lecture titled “Connecting Capitals: from Abu Dhabi to Washington.” His Excellency Muhammad bin Issa, former Moroccan Minister of Foreign Affairs, attended alongside students of the academy. His Excellency Al-Otaiba shared his thoughts and views with the audience on American foreign policy towards the Middle East generally, and the UAE specifically.
His Excellency started the interactive lecture by ......read more
UAE, November 7, 2017- Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) and Chairman of the Governing Board of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Information Technologies in Education (IITE), recently participated in several meetings at the UNESCO General Conference in Paris and presented his report on the UNESCO IITE including ‘Policy Advocacy and Technical Assistance,’ ‘Teacher Professional Development’, ‘Open Education Resources and Digital Pedagogy,’ as well as ......read more
Sharjah, 7 November 2017: His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council Ruler of Sharjah, has issued a directive to allocate AED 4.5 million for the purchase of new titles from publishing houses participating at the 36th edition of Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF). The books will be distributed to libraries across Sharjah in line with His Highness’s ongoing commitment to enriching public facilities with new resources.
His Highness’s initiative ensures that Sharjah’s public libraries will be updated with new titles ......read more
Grant gives students and faculty licenses to use Siemens’ PLM software
Supports building digital skills, fostering innovation among UAE nationals
UAE University, Zayed University, Higher Colleges of Technology, Khalifa University of Science and Technology, and Rochester Institute of Technology, selected to receive software grant
Dubai, UAE, November 6, 2017: The Ministry of Education and Siemens have announced software licenses for five universities in the UAE, valued at 100 million Euros in total. The partnership between the Ministry of Education and Siemens, ......read more
November 1, 2017– Gulf Education and Training Exhibition (GETEX) Autumn Edition 2017, the latest edition of the leading student recruitment platform in the Middle East and Asia, has opened today (Wednesday, November 1, 2017) at Hall 5 of the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre to help more than 5,000 learners around the region find the right educational choice from over 600 courses.
The region’s most trusted event for higher education features a wide variety of study streams from over 50 regional and international universities located in eight countries, which ......read more