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    Skyline Suhoor Night 2018

    Dubai, UAE, June 21, 2018:  On the night of Skyline Suhoor, Skyline University College brought together its strategic alliances and partners such as consul generals, government officials, corporate leaders, members of the business councils and social clubs, school principals, and media at Al Majlis, Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai on June 6, 2018. The Skyline team headed by Mr. Kamal Puri, Chairman of Skyline International Group and Founder President of Skyline University College welcomed each guest in a lavish Arabian set-up, complete with sumptuous middle-eastern cuisine and music. The night of gathering and networking served as a gesture of Skyline’s appreciation to its government and corporate affiliates for their continuous support. Some of the honorable guests of the night were Consul General of Sri Lanka, H.E. Charitha ......read more

    KHDA accredited Parent Education Courses equip parents with positive parenting tools

    The courses offer a range of topics relevant to today’s environment including the positive use of digital media, keeping children safe on the internet, managing behavior and others  June 19, 2018; Dubai, UAE:   With the rapid changes in family structure, parenting is now far challenging than it used to be. Recent researches endorse that parents are increasingly struggling to strike the right balance of positivity and discipline in their relationship with their child, while confronted with new technology, demanding work schedules and external influences, such as social media. As per a US-based study conducted in 2016 on parents of 0 to 5 years old, 73 percent of the respondents found parenting their biggest challenge, while 68 percent said that if they knew more positive parenting strategies they would use them. ......read more

    Emirates Aviation University announces new scholarship awards

    Dubai, UAE, 11 June 2018:   Emirates Aviation University (EAU) has announced that it will be awarding ‘top achiever’ scholarships to high school students applying to its undergraduate business and engineering programmes. A total of 50 scholarship awards will be presented to students, based on merit rather than their financial circumstances.   The scholarship programme is open to high school students from across the world who are interested in pursuing their undergraduate education in business and engineering at the Emirates Aviation University. The scholarship will provide a reduction of up to 50% on the yearly tuition fees for the education stream chosen by the candidate.   Candidates will first need to apply for admission through the EAU’s website. On confirmation of acceptance, ......read more

    FBMA Launches The Fatima Bint Mubarak Sports Library

    The first dedicated sports library in the UAE makes information easy and accessible to the Abu Dhabi community Abu Dhabi, UAE, June 11th 2018:   The Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy (FBMA) announced that it has contributed a plethora of books to the Abu Dhabi Ladies Club (ADLC) seeing the construction of the first dedicated sports library in the UAE: The Fatima Bint Mubarak Sports Library. A myriad of scientific, administrational and inspirational books in both Arabic and English are available to fulfill the desires of every reader.  Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women's Union (GWU), President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, and Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation (FDF), “Mother of the Nation”, FBMA ......read more

    Nursery children prepare custom-made educational packs for the underprivileged

    British Orchard Nursery chain contributes 300 boxes for the ‘Lakum’ initiative this Ramadan May 30, 2018; Dubai, UAE:  In the true charitable spirit of Ramadan, young children of British Orchard Nursery across all its branches in the UAE created custom-made packages for their counterparts around the world. Contributing to Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Al Maktoum’s ‘For You’ – Lakum initiative and with the idea of putting smiles on the faces of children in need across the globe, the exercise aimed to inculcate a sense of social responsibility, compassion and care in nursery children.  The ‘Lakum’ boxes, lovingly prepared by the preschoolers, were even personalized by the children as they contributed their favorite toys in addition to the educational supplies including pens, ......read more

    ‘Think Science' Ambassadors Participate in the Prominent Intel International Science and Engineering Fair 2018 Competition in Pittsburgh – USA

    Five ‘Made in the UAE’ projects showcased along with projects from 75 countries 11 Think Science Ambassadors were invited to compete with over 1,800 students from over 75 nations 8 female and 3 male high school students from UAE public and private schools travelled to Pittsburg in the USA to attend world’s largest high school science competition. Abu Dhabi, UAE – May 20, 2018 -11 young Emirati youth (8 females and 3 males) participated in the prominent Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF), the largest international pre-college science competition in the world, which took place in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania- UAE between 13-18 May 2018.    Five exceptional Think Science projects were showcased covering a wide range of innovations including:  a multipurpose ......read more

    University of Balamand in Dubai receives licence to offer Professional Teaching Diploma program

    Dubai, May 19, 2018:  Dubai Investments PJSC [DFM: DIC], the leading, diversified investments company listed on the Dubai Financial Market, has announced that the University of Balamand in Dubai [UOBD] has been licensed to offer the Professional Teaching Diploma program at its new campus in Dubai Investments Park [DIP], effective September 2018. The university has been accredited by the Commission for Academic Accreditation [CAA], a government-run institutional licensure and degree accreditation department of the UAE Ministry of Education.  UOBD will also offer the Bachelor of Science [B.S.] programs in Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics as well as Bachelor of Arts [B.A.] in English Language and Literature. All programs are based on the American model of higher ......read more

    Dubai's Ambassador School Students Emerge as World Toppers in ICSE and ISC Exams

    DUBAI – May 15, 2018:  Ambassador School, one of the largest Indian schools in Dubai, has announced that its students emerged as global toppers in the examinations of Indian curriculum the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) for Grade 10 and the Indian School Certificate (ISC) for Grade 12.  The school’s students achieved top ranking in the world and UAE in mathematics, commercial applications and computer applications with a score of 100 in these subjects. Commenting on the outstanding result, Ms. Sheela Menon, Principal of the School, said, “We are extremely proud to share the exceptional academic results of ICSE and ISC students of the 2018 batch. Keeping up with the tradition of consistently nurturing toppers for the last three years, our students once again emerged the world and UAE ......read more

    H.H Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi Honors 70 High-Achieving Government School Students at Annual Al Qasimi Foundation College Preparation Program Awards

    Students say program has helped them focus on importance of education May 15, 2018, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates: His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, UAE Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, on Monday honored about 70 Government school students at the Al Qasimi Foundation College Preparation Program 2018 Student Annual Award Ceremony. The students received awards from His Highness for their efforts in improving themselves in a variety of subjects as they prepare to enter the world of higher education.    His Highness Sheikh Saud said:  “It was a privilege to be here and see these young achievers receive the awards they so richly deserve. These students are giving themselves the best possible start in life by realizing the value of a good education ......read more

    Educational bodies and Industry leaders in the Middle East encouraged to unite in the face of industrial revolution 4.0

      Ajman University holds debate between Educational bodies and Industry leaders to discuss an integrated approach to secure graduates’ futures    “Design and creative thinking should be pushed to coincide with industrial revolution 4.0,” says CEO of Dubai Design District    “Artificial Intelligence should be incorporated into higher education curriculums in the Middle East,” says Chancellor of Abu Dhabi University United Arab Emirates, Dubai, May 10, 2018:  Educational institutions and industry leaders are encouraged to collaborate in the wake of the industrial revolution 4.0, revealed a summit held by Ajman University in conjunction with QS Intelligence Unit earlier this week at the Conrad Hotel in Dubai. The ‘Re-think Tank Summit’ – the first ......read more

    UAE National Cricketer Chirag Suri Set to Launch Cricket Academy at Repton School Dubai

    Repton School Dubai becomes home to the academy offering customised indoor and outdoor facilities Coaching faculty includes leading personalities and players within cricket Dubai, United Arab Emirates (May 10, 2018) - Indian-born UAE National cricket player, Chirag Suri and Repton School Dubai have teamed up to announce the official launch of Front Foot Sports, delivering the highest level of cricket coaching to budding cricketers.    The new cricket academy, located at Repton School, will offer specialised training and guidance in overall physical and sports training, with the school’s comprehensive facilities including indoor and outdoor cricket nets and impressive floodlit cricket ground, providing young students with a first class environment in which to learn and practise the ......read more

    MBRSC Provides Ground Station Kits to UAE Educational Institutes

    Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) inviting all universities to receive a two-piece ground station kit for students to access space data from Nayif-1 and other satellites  The first batch included three educational entities that were awarded with the kit  The kit using an antenna and a USB will enable the awarded entities to receive data directly from the Nayif-1 Cubesat and other satellites  Dubai, 9 May 2018: Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) has announced the awarding of three UAE academic entities – Abu Dhabi Education Council, University of Dubai and Al Ahad School – with the MBRSC ground station kit, meaning they can access data directly from space.    The kits are made up of a set of a simple antenna and a USB that can be plugged into any computer transforming it ......read more

    Skyline and University City of Sharjah Celebrated Labour Day with Labourers

    Dubai, UAE, May 08, 2018:  Labour Day celebrates the achievements and contribution of workers around the world. It is a time to recognize their critical roles on the social and economic growth of the nation while raising awareness on the challenges that workers face today.  Skyline University College Services Committee, in collaboration with University City of Sharjah management, organized a cricket match with Sharjah labourers to celebrate Labour Day on May 1, 2018, at SUC Cricket Ground. His Excellency Sheikh Saif Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Director of Sharjah University City, attended the occasion to witness the celebration that aimed to recognize the workers’ role in the society. Sheikh Saif presented a certificate of appreciation to SUC for its effort in fulfilling its corporate social responsibility ......read more

    SUC and TYV conducted the First Inter-School 12th Coder Challenge

    Dubai, UAE, May 08, 2018:  Skyline University College in collaboration with The Young Vision magazine organized the first Inter-School 12th Coder Challenge 2018 on April 30, 2018 at SUC Campus. The competition which served as a platform for young talents to showcase their skills in the field of software development has registered more than 180 participants from various schools in the UAE. Three top coders bagged the awards namely: Tejas Goel of Delhi Private School, Dubai (Winner); Ananya Pratap Rao of GEMS Modern Academy (1st Runner Up) and; Harsh Doddannavar of JSS International School (2nd Runner Up).  The Chief Guests of the competition were Consulate General of India-Dubai Consul General, H.E. Shri Vipul and SUC Founder President, Mr. Kamal Puri who awarded the winners with trophies and exclusive SUC ......read more

    International scholars and industry experts attend first AUS MSERI workshop

    Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, Monday May 7, 2018:  Renowned international scholars and industry professionals, gathered at American University of Sharjah (AUS) recently, to participate in the first workshop held by the Material Science and Engineering Research Institute (MSERI) at the university. The two-day event saw academic experts from AUS and prominent institutions around the world exchange ideas with key industry stakeholders in the UAE on the direction MSERI should take to develop into and emerge as the region’s leader in materials and applications research. Welcoming the visiting delegates to the workshop, Dr. Wei Zhao, Chief Research Officer at AUS, said: “We are very pleased to welcome you to AUS. Our university has been a fantastic liberal arts institution for many years. The development ......read more

    30 Teams Honored at Sixth United Arab Emirates Undergraduate Research Competition

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates 5 May 2018:  Abu Dhabi University (ADU), an internationally recognized academic institution for quality education and applied research, awarded and honored 30 teams from 12 different universities and colleges across the UAE at the sixth edition of the United Arab Emirates Undergraduate Research Competition (URC).  Spanning subjects within Engineering, Physics, Architecture, Interior Design, Education, Social Sciences, Health Sciences, Business Administration, and Arts, this year’s winning papers received an award value of AED100,000.  The day-long event was held in the presence Dr Mohamed Yousif Baniyas, Executive Director of Higher Education Sector at Department of Education and Knowledge; Dr Samer Al Samahi, Assistant Undersecretary for Development and ......read more

    Skyline Conducted Pocket MBA on E-Governance, AI and Robotics, and Enterprising Sustainable Smart Cities

    Dubai, UAE, April 29, 2018:  Skyline University College organized the second edition of One Day Refresher Course in Management with Emphasis on E-Governance, Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, and Enterprising Sustainable Smart Cities (Pocket MBA) on April 18, 2018 at SUC Campus. Delegates such as tourism directors, managers, software engineers, IT directors, and SUC Alumni from various corporate and government offices in the UAE have participated in the program. The Pocket MBA covered an introduction to E-Governance, a discussion on disruptions which are disrupting the supply line of existing business model, and an insightful overview about difference between Sustainable Innovations and Disruptive Innovations. It also included the topics of emerging technologies like Block Chain, Artificial Intelligence, and Robotics. ......read more

    Hale Education Group Hosts 2nd Annual Ivy Insider

    Dubai, UAE, April 29, 2018:  Hale Education Group, the leading education consultancy focusing on North American university admissions in the GCC, presented the second edition of its annual marquee event, the Ivy Insider. Featuring a panel of some of its top UAE students that have secured acceptances to the most selective universities in the US, the panelists shared their own personal experiences as to the challenges and uncertainties they overcame in their educational journey. From effectively planning their summers, composing their personal statement and other essays, to properly researching universities and selecting the proper schools to apply to, the students shared what helped them achieve a goal that many aspire to, but few attain. Applications to leading US universities become more competitive each year, with top ......read more

    ‘Read, Dream, Create' Transforms Young Readers into Young Writers at Sharjah Children's Reading Festival

    Creative workshops help budding authors to structure stories Sharjah, April 28, 2018 The ‘Read, Dream, Create' campaign (RDC), an initiative of the UAE Board on Books for Young People (UAEBBY) to nurture a new generation of young readers, has organised a diverse range of interactive activities and workshops at UAEBBY’s Stand at the 10th edition of the Sharjah Children's Reading Festival (SCRF), at Expo Centre Sharjah. The activities include a workshop titled ‘How to Write a Story’, which shows children all the elements needed to author a great book, including forming characters, plots and sequences of events, stimulating their imaginations and enriching their tales with new adventures. During the session, a story, ‘Cotton Cloud’, was read to children, who were then asked to play the ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University Honors Winners of ‘Art for Autism' Contest

    Abu Dhabi-UAE: 25 April, 2018 – The College of Arts and Sciences at the Abu Dhabi University (ADU) honored 10 winners of the fourth Art for Autism competition that was organized in collaboration with the Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation to coincide with World Autism Awareness Month.  The awards ceremony was held in the presence of Dr Khawla Al Saadi, Chairman of the Emirates Autism Society, His Excellency Salem Mubarak Al Dhaheri. Executive Director of Community Relations at ADU, Dr Hamdi Sheibani, ADU’s Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, as well as faculty members and students of Abu Dhabi University.  The competition received more than 110 artwork entries in Category A and Category B. Category A was tailored for children from 6 to 11 years, while Category B drew the participation of ......read more

    ‘Read, Dream, Create' Awards Winners of Creative Writing Competition at SCRF 2018

    Continuing to build on the foundation of good writing Sharjah, April 25, 2018 The ‘Read, Dream, Create’ campaign, an initiative of the UAE Board on Books for Young People (UAEBBY), has announced the highly anticipated results of its creative writing competition, during its participation at the 10th edition of Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival (SCRF). Launched during the campaign’s participation in the 9th Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival (SCRF) in April, the contest aimed to nurture the talents of children aged 6-12 years and young people aged 12-18 years, encouraging them to express their ideas and thoughts through innovative and unique stories. Maryam Al Ali, aged 17 years, ranked first for ‘The Black Copybook’, and received AED 5,000. She will be given the opportunity to meet ......read more

    Ambassador School wins Golden Peacock global award for innovative service

    Dubai, UAE, April 25, 2018:    Ambassador School, one of the largest Indian schools in Dubai, has emerged as the only education provider from Dubai to have won the prestigious ‘Golden Peacock’ award in the 'Innovative Product/ Service' category at the Institute of Directors (IOD) India's 28th World Congress on Leadership for Business Excellence and Innovation. This is supported by the Ministry of Economy, the Government of the UAE.  Mr. Kamal Kalwani, Vice-chairperson of Ambassador Schools, received the award from His Highness Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of State for Tolerance of the UAE, for the social innovation; helping hand programme in the presence of Rtd. Lt. Gen J.S. Ahluwalia, President of the IOD, India. Ambassador Schools’ commitment to build learning ......read more

    Skyline University College Students Attended 3-Day Training Program in New York

    Dubai, UAE, April 25, 2018:  The MBA and BBA students of Skyline University College (SUC) along with SUC Professor, Dr. Nizar M.F. Sahawneh attended a 3-day training program on “Capital Markets: Products, Risk, and Strategies” at New York Institute of Finance during the Skyline Educational Trip in New York, USA on March 21-31, 2018.  The course surveys the major financial instruments traded in capital markets around the world, which allowed students to understand how stocks are valued, learn how stocks and bonds are brought to market, and understand the basic mechanics and risks characteristic of derivatives. The program was conducted by Mr. Chris Thomas, Managing Director of Massey Quick Simon-Wealth Management Investment Consulting.  Deputy General of the Consulate General of the United Arab ......read more

    SUC Organized 10-Day Free IELTS Workshop for School Teachers and Students

    Dubai, UAE, April 23, 2018:  Skyline University College (SUC) in collaboration with Sharjah Education Council has organized a 10-day IELTS Workshop termed as “Insights into IELTS” from March 25-26, 2018 and April 1-5, 2018 for teachers and students respectively. More than 100 participants attended the workshop that included an extensive coaching on all skill categories (Speaking, Writing, Reading, and Listening). SUC Head of English Language Centre, Dr. Victoria Verna gave a thorough orientation about the test format, the techniques of IELTS and conducted classes. The workshop helped the candidates with test format, preparation techniques, and time management skills. On the last day of the workshop, a mock test was administered to give a feel of the real exam and to assess their proficiency in different ......read more

    April Marks Autism Awareness Month at Nursery Chain

    Autism Spectrum Disorder affects 1 in 146 births in the UAE 18th April 2018; Dubai, UAE: British Orchard Nursery in its continuous endeavor to create an all-encompassing environment for the people of determination has collaborated with Autism Rocks to bring awareness on autism and developmental delays. The Nursery’s initiative also comes in line with KHDA’s inclusive policy that seeks to change society’s attitude towards people of determination allowing for a more inclusive education policy framework. To educate the society and mark the autism awareness month celebrations, the preschool is running a series of sessions for teachers, caregivers, children and parents across their 18 nurseries throughout the month of April. The program is aimed at equipping them with the right tools to improve the child’s ......read more

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    Skyline University College Conducted Health and Wellness Program

    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

    AUS College of Engineering Announces Three Endowed Chairs

    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

    UAE Teachers Participate in Honeywell Educators at Space Academy Astronaut Training Program in the United States

    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

    Canadian University Dubai signs MoU with Ryerson University to Launch Unique New Program

    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

    Masdar Institute Hosts Workshop on Building a Lunar Rover at Yahsat Space Lab

    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

    H.E. Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair Receives the Degree of Doctor of Humane Letters from the American University in Cairo

    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

    Nursery children bring smiles on the faces of labourers

    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

    AUS Strengthens Leadership Team

    - 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

    First ‘Dubai Way' Champions Announced

    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

    First SUC Regional Workshop on Open Source in Technologies for Libraries

    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

    Dubai International Academic City, Dubai Knowledge Park Partners Support Year of Giving with Over AED35 Million in Scholarship Donations

      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

    Skyline University College Iftar Dinner and Cricket Match for 200 Sharjah Laborers

    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

    UOWD's Master in Logistics Program celebrates triple accreditation status

    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

    Explore Eric Carle's Storyland at British Orchard Nursery Summer Camp

    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

    Raktda's Young ‘Falcons' Claim U18s Dubai Sports Council League Title

      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

    American University of Sharjah Enterprise & Technical Research Centre of Finland inks MOU

    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

    Where Industry Meets Academics

    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

    His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum Attends Graduation Ceremony of Sixth Batch of Students of RIT-Dubai

    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

    SUC 20-M Scholarship Bonanza for Local and International Students

    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

    SUC Successfully Organized the 15th Skyline Alumni Meet

    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

    More Than 150 Laborers Gathered to Celebrate Labor Day at SUC

    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

    Dubai International Academic City, BMI Media Announce UAE International Education Week

      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

    Gulf English School launch plastic recycling initiative

    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

    Emirates Diplomatic Academy Concludes Cultural Attaché Executive Training Programme in Cooperation with Ministry of Education

    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

    KHDA Officials to Attend 6th Raffles World Academy Graduation Ceremony

      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

    HBMSU launches weekly research seminars to foster strong culture of research & knowledge

    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

    Global Head of International Baccalaureate Dr. Siva Kumari Addressed the 9th Annual Graduation Ceremony of Dubai International Academy

      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

    University of Birmingham to Open New Campus in Dubai International Academic City

    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

    Enrolments Open for Dubai Campus of Abu Dhabi University

    •    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 Customs signs MoU with Charles Sturt University to establish a research center

    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

    Sultan Al Qasimi Witnesses the Signing of a Memorandum of Understanding Between The American University of Sharjah Enterprises (AUSE) and Oxford Sciences Innovation (OSI)

    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

    ‘Emirati Programmer' moves to next step with launch of Hackathon competition under supervision of international jury of IT experts

    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 Education Council awards winners of Event attended by senior officials, winners & participants & their parents

    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

    The Ministry of Community Development and Image Nation Abu Dhabi Collaborate to Educate UAE School Children About Autism

      •    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

    GCC's first: HBMSU Master's Program in Islamic Banking and Finance obtains full academic accreditation from Finance Accreditation Agency

    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

    British Orchard Nursery Wins 3 Coveted Awards at Dubai's Premier International Business Awards

    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

    American University of Sharjah Enterprises & Finland's Oulu University of Applied Sciences sign MOU to develop local innovation ecosystem

    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

    Aisha Badia Crowned Winner of Arab Reading Challenge in Bahrain.

    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

    Afaf Sharif Crowned Winner of Arab Reading Challenge in Palestine

    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

    Dr. Mansour Al Awar discusses importance of smart learning at QS-Maple 2017 Conference in Dubai

    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

    Aldar Academies' Prestigious Student Concert Raises AED60,680 for Somali Children in Need

    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

    Masdar Institute to Host Seventh Commencement Ceremony on 17 May

    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

    Prince Sultan University Students Outshine 129 Contenders to Win Pearl Initiative and Siemens' GCC-wide Student Competition on Corporate Governance

    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

    UAE Student, Despoina Loukos, Secures Over USD 670,000 in Merit Scholarships From US Universities

    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

    AUS Students Elect Their Representatives

    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

    Paid Internships by MODUL University Dubai is a ‘Game Changer' in UAE's Higher Education Market

    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

    SP Jain School of Global Management - Dubai clinch the winner title in the inaugural edition of Tata Crucible Campus Quiz in Dubai

    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

    Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Lab at MIT to assist in transforming education in Saudi Arabia and the world

    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

    HBMSU's ‘7th Innovation Lab' highlights role of technological innovation in education and knowledge

    UAE, May 03, 2017- In an unprecedented move to put its groundbreaking initiative on the global map, the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) recently held its ‘7th  Innovation Lab for the Future of Smart Learning’ in collaboration with the University of Southern Queensland (USQ), one of the leading providers of on-campus and online education in Australia. The forum served as a platform for the participants to share the best practices and ideas and showcase the latest innovative insights on smart learning methods in line with the ongoing efforts promoting knowledge and ......read more

    Duha Hussein Crowned Winner of Arab Reading Challenge in Jordan

    Minister of Education honours ARC participants and winners Amman, Jordan: 3 May, 2017 Arab Reading Challenge (ARC) participants were honoured at a ceremony held under the patronage of the Minister of Education His Excellency Dr. Omar Al Razzaz and ARC Secretary General Najla Al Shamsi at the Cultural Palace in Amman. His Excellency honoured Duha Hussein, the Jordan ARC champion who is in the 10th grade at Um Qasir Seconday School in Amman, Fadi Wasfi Al-Dihshan, the winner of the distinguished supervisor award, and the winner of the best school Al-Hassad Al-Tarbawi. His Excellency ......read more

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