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Pearl Initiative to Offer Executive Education Programme in Collaboration with Cambridge Judge Business School

Course to focus on corporate governance and effective board leadership for private sector C-suite executives Prominent subject expert, CJBS’s Dr Simon Learmount to lead intensive two-day sessions in Dubai, Riyadh  Dr Learmount: Governance critical to business performance, wealth generation and talent retention  Dubai-UAE: 28 March, 2017:  The Pearl Initiative, a leading Gulf business-led non-profit organisation promoting a corporate culture of accountability and transparency as a key driver of competitiveness across the region, will launch a prestigious executive education programme in collaboration with Cambridge Judge Business School. The programme has been specifically tailored for the GCC region. The course offers two separate sessions, one catering to executives in Dubai and another for the Riyadh ......read more

Students from 7 Universities in the UAE & 200 Poster Presentations in Emirates Forensic 2017

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 25th of March, 2017:  The organizing committee of Emirates International Forensic Science Conference and Exhibition, announces the agenda of its 1st edition that will be held under the theme “Digital Forensic Science”. Emirates Forensic Conference & Exhibition will be held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Dubai Future Foundation from 2-4 April 2017, at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre.  The conference serves as the ideal platform in the MENA region for exchange of experiences, for meeting experts, and for enriching knowledge and learning about the latest scientific research and international developments in the forensic medicine field. On ......read more

INSEAD Enhances its MBA Programme Curriculum

MBA students to benefit from an improved personalised learning journey, content innovation, new electives, personal career advisors, a culminating capstone and a leading-edge digital start  Abu Dhabi, Fontainebleau (France), Singapore 23 March 2017:   INSEAD, the business school for the world, has announced that after an extensive two-year review, the faculty has approved a new MBA curriculum to be rolled out in September 2017.  Steered by the MBA Curriculum Review Committee led by INSEAD’s Deans and senior faculty members, the new curriculum is constructed with active participation from major stakeholders including faculty, students, alumni, staff, and recruiters, among others. It is designed to maintain rigor and relevance with improvement of the learning quality as well as personal leadership and career ......read more

Masdar Institute and British Council to Host 2017 GCC-UK Science Collaboration Symposium on Smart Cities in Abu Dhabi

Global Infrastructure Investment of AED112 trillion Required Over Next 20 years to Ensure Sustainable Urban Future Abu Dhabi-UAE: 22 March, 2017:  The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy, and sustainable technologies, and the British Council, the UK Science and Innovation Network (SIN) and the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, today jointly announced scientists and innovators from research institutions and start-up companies in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries and the UK will be gathering for the GCC-UK Science Collaboration Symposium 2017 in Abu Dhabi on 26-27 March . The event, which will be held at the Masdar Institute Multi-Use Hall in Masdar City, aims to encourage scientific researchers to ......read more

All-Emirati girls team from Higher Colleges of Technology wins 4th UAE Global Management Challenge

Winners fend off competition from UAE teams comprising over 900 participants Team of 4 students to vie for international title in Doha next month UAE to host Global Finals of the Global Management Challenge in 2018 Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 22, 2017:  An all-Emirati girls team comprising of students from the Higher Colleges of Technology, has been declared the winner of the 4th edition of the UAE Global Management Challenge, the world’s largest strategy and management competition for students and professionals.  After several rounds of intense challenges, team United Spirits came out on top fending off competition from eight teams in the final round. This is the first time an all-Emirati team has won the competition.  The 4th edition of the competition has seen unprecedented interest, with ......read more

British Orchard Nursery celebrates a decade of learning with fun, fiesta and sharing

The pre-school marks 10 years with its BON Family and others at the British Orchard Nursery Fun Fair March 20, 2017; Dubai, UAE:  Hundreds of people thronged to the British Orchard Nursery Fun Fair this weekend to indulge in some exciting and festive activities catered to all age groups. Visitors, particularly youngsters, had a gala time at the fair which offered a wide variety of amusements to suit every one’s interest. From making memories at Costume Photo Booth to letting off steam in Bouncy Castle, to participating in stage dramas, art competitions, baking contests, gym and Zumba sessions, the atmosphere buzzed with activity and fun. International food remained the favourite highlight as visitors took delight in indulging their taste buds to delectable fare from different corners of the world. The event, held at the ......read more

HE Sheikh Nahyan highlights UAE's Experience in Building Global Citizenship at Fifth GESF

Hanan Al Hroub, 2016 Global Teacher Prize winner launches ‘Teachers for Peace,’ to be financed by Varkey Foundation and Interpeace Thomas Friedman shares insights on addressing the challenges in education in today’s age of acceleration  British adventurer Bear Grylls underpins value of tenacity in achieving one’s dreams  Dubai, UAE; 19 March 2017:  His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, the UAE Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, highlighted the UAE’s experience as a role model for building Global Citizenship, at the Closing Plenary of the fifth Global Education & Skills Forum (GESF), a Varkey Foundation initiative, held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of ......read more

Innovative Education Projects receive share of US $200,000 fund

Varkey Foundation Challenge Fund includes grant to help train every UK teacher to support pupils with mental health problems  Dubai, UAE, March 19, 2017:  A project to provide every UK teacher with a grounding in understanding mental health issues so they can spot problems early and help troubled pupils is one of four programmes to be awarded a share of a US $200,000 fund announced today at the Global Education and Skills Forum (GESF) 2017. The awards under the Varkey Foundation Challenge Fund – which aims to support education projects that have the potential to achieve significant lasting impact – also include grants for programmes in Uganda, Slovakia and the Middle East. The award to Invincible Me, a UK children’s mental health charity, comes after a survey published in January 2017 by the ......read more

Thomas Friedman bats for ‘Old Values' in Education

Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 18 March 2017; Thomas Friedman, the author of The World is Flat and The New York Times foreign affairs columnist, batted for old values, which he said “matters more than ever” today in education, and underlined the need for teachers and students to “own the education space.” At a ‘Meet the Mentor’ session at the fifth Global Education & Skills Forum (GESF), a Varkey Foundation initiative, held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, he said: “The older I get, the more I come to believe that the two most important words in life are ‘self’ and ‘sustaining.’ When ownership is in the room, good things happen, and they are ......read more

Global Teacher Prize inspires over 20 National Teacher Prizes

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Sunday 19 March 2017:  The success of the Varkey Foundation’s US $1M Global Teacher Prize, now celebrating its third year of success, has inspired National Teacher Prizes in over 20 nations. Colombia was the first country to start its own prize, with the backing and support of the Varkey Foundation. And since the Global Teacher Prize was awarded to Palestinian teacher Hanan Al Hroub in March 2016, many countries have now decided to follow suit, announcing that they will launch their own unique national teacher prizes. The countries announcing new National Teacher Prizes today are: •    Albania •    Algeria •    Chile •    Czech Republic •    Georgia •   ......read more

Rising of UAE School Fees and Weaknened Pound Futher Boosts Value of Oversees UK Education

Felsted Boarding School lead the way as UAE families turn to Britain to ensure their children can reach their full potential Dubai, UAE, 19 March, 2017:  Families across the UAE are turning to the UK school system, as the weakened Pound makes British education the best value for money in over a decade.  Providing the best gateway to leading universities, 58.3% of all boarders in the UK are from non-British families who live overseas, with more than 1,200 pupils of these from the Middle East. Felsted School, a renowned boarding school based only one hour from London, caters for a significant number of families who send their children overseas to access its British educational values and expertise.  “Over 20% of our student body come from overseas, whether as British expats living overseas or pupils with ......read more

UAE can be a global force for good, education experts say

Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 17 March 2017:  The UAE can be a global force for good, education experts gathered at the ongoing GESS Dubai conference and exhibition say. In his keynote speech, His Excellency Hussein Al Hammadi, Minister of Education for the UAE, said the Emirates is putting a strong emphasis on the overall development of students which includes improving their academic competency on the one hand, while also enabling them to develop core values that will empower them to contribute positively to society, both locally and in the wider global society. “The UAE is continuing to strengthen its foundation for future growth with new ways of learning, modernizing the way teachers share knowledge and skills while also enabling students to become competitive with positive values that will make them a force for ......read more

Young Adults Address Widespread Global refugee crisis at DIAMUN 2017

2017 theme for the conference  - International Response to Global Conflict Over 1,000 students from 45 different schools around the world participate in the only THIMUN affiliated conference in the UAE Dubai, 16 March 2017:   DIAMUN 2017 – the Dubai International Academy’s (DIA) Model United Nations, an annual event, begins today. The conference will host over 1,000 student participants from 45 different schools around the world, discussing pressing global issues centred around ‘International Response to Global Conflict”.  The four-day conference event will take place at the American University in Dubai and Dubai International Academy.  Solely a student led effort, the conference will address a variety of modern day, highly relevant issues prevalent in today’s world such as ......read more

350 Emiratis Graduate from National Drilling Company's Training Centre

ADNOC Group CEO meets with graduates; stresses importance of hard work and strong work ethic Graduates to take up positions with ADNOC’s offshore and onshore well-drilling operations  Investment in people reflects ADNOC’s unwavering commitment to develop national talent Abu Dhabi, UAE – March 16, 2017:  The National Drilling Company (NDC), an Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) Group company, celebrated, today, the graduation of 350 Emiratis from the NDC Drilling Training Center. The graduates will take up positions in ADNOC, ranging from rig managers, to drillers, mechanics and other trades essential for efficient and safe onshore and offshore well-drilling operations. H.E. Dr Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, UAE Minister of State and ADNOC Group CEO, attended the graduation ceremony, held at NDC’s ......read more

UAE Research Program for Rain Enhancement Science takes its call for innovation to leading universities in Abu Dhabi and Sharjah

Alya Al Mazroui, Manager of the UAE Research Program for Rain Enhancement: “We are seeking to attract as many outstanding candidates as possible from leading scientific institutions in our region and around the world” Abu Dhabi-UAE: 13 March 2017:  With one week left before the deadline for submissions of pre-proposals, the UAE Research Program for Rain Enhancement Science today visited the Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi (PSUAD) to outline the objectives and current activities of the Program and provide more information to students. Hosted by the Departments of Physics and Geography at PSUAD, the visit marks the latest stage in an outreach campaign that has seen the Program engage with leading research institutions both locally and internationally.  Alya Al Mazroui, Manager of the UAE Research ......read more

10th Annual DIAC Career Fair enables the development and growth of students

Dubai International Academic City enables students with job prospects and career resources for a brighter future First Career Fair to allow students to take advantage of new, part –time, working law Dubai, UAE, March 13, 2017:  Celebrating ten years of successfully connecting students and prospective employers, Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) this week concluded its 10th Career Fair, held in collaboration with JOB HUNT HR & Management Consultancy at Dubai Knowledge Park (DKP).  Throughout the years, the Annual DIAC Career Fair has evolved into the biggest and most coveted student career event in the region, with more than 6,000 students and 50 companies participating in this year’s event. In the era of online applications and job portals, career fairs continue to serve a critical function ......read more

UAE Public Policy Forum: Experts Concur Innovation Must be Central to All Educational Programs

Dubai-UAE: 13 March, 2017:  As part of the first UAE Public Policy Forum currently underway in Dubai, a session titled “Celebrating Innovation” saw experts discussing the rapidly evolving role of innovation and technology in education.   The session included Dr Krishnadas Nanath, Senior Lecturer in Information Systems and Data Scientist at Middlesex University Dubai, Dr Soly Matthew Biju, Associate Professor at the faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences at the University of Wollongong Dubai, Professor Sufian Forawi, Senior Lecturer of Science Education at the British University in Dubai and Dr Tarik Ozkul, Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the American University of Sharjah.  Highlighting the role of technology in the classroom, Dr Krishnadas Nanath said: “With ......read more

Experts Discuss Underlying Dynamics of Effective Education Reform at UAE Public Policy Forum's Opening Session

Organized by Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Dino Varkey: With 69 million global teacher shortage, governments need to adopt non-traditional solutions Experts: Governments must contextualize global benchmarks to effectively address regional challenges Public-private collaboration imperative to accelerate education reform Prof M Ramesh: Singapore to teach children what machines will not be able to do in 50 years Dubai-UAE: 13 March, 2017:  Globalization has placed new demands on the education system, mandating greater flexibility and new skill sets from learners. This was a key outcome of the opening session of the UAE Public Policy Forum that got off to a great start today at the Dubai World Trade Centre’s Sheikh ......read more

First UAE Public Policy Forum Discusses Paradigm Shift in UAE Education Policies

Event Organized by Mohammed bin Rashid School of Government Under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Dubai-UAE: March 13, 2017:  The First UAE Public Policy Forum, themed ‘Future Directions of Education Policy’, organized by the Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government, under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, discussed a spectrum of challenges and opportunities for education policies in the UAE today.  As part of the two day forum, an education policy dialogue titled, “Paradigm Shift in UAE Education Policies” on Day 1, drew the participation of His Excellency Hussain bin Ibrahim Al Hammadi, Minister of Education, His Excellency Dr Ali Rashid Al Noaimi, Director General, Abu Dhabi Education Council, His ......read more

Cambridge University Workshop at UAE Public Policy Forum Offers Capacity-building Lessons for Improving Education System

Organized by Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Workshop reviews high-performing jurisdictions, presents Cambridge approach to change management  Dubai-UAE: 13 March, 2017:  Education experts from Cambridge University explored global best practices and presented a methodology for effective stakeholder engagement in the field of education in a workshop on the first day of the UAE Public Policy Forum 2017. Titled ‘Capacity-building Approach to Education System Improvement’, the interactive session was a key item on the agenda of the event, organized by the Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government (MBRSG). Under the theme ‘The Future Directions of Education Policy’, this year’s edition of the Forum ......read more

UAE Students Discuss Future of Education at First UAE Public Policy Forum

Organized by Mohammed bin Rashid School of Government Under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum KHDA-facilitated session explores crucial role of teachers, evolution of the classroom and extra-curricular activities Students favor holistic approach, measuring overall development over traditional exam results-based system Dubai-UAE: 13 March, 2017:  A panel of six students discussed the future of education during a thought-provoking workshop facilitated by the KHDA, Dubai Government’s education regulatory authority, at the inaugural UAE Public Policy Forum, held by the Mohammed bin Rashid School of Government in Dubai World Trade Centre. The far-reaching discussion, entitled ‘How Students Want To Learn’, was impressively moderated by 15-year-old Raga Sodum, ......read more

ICT-integrated, Skills-based Curriculum will help Youth Thrive in 21st Century Job Market: UAE Public Policy Forum Session

Dubai-UAE: 13 March, 2017:  In the first UAE Public Policy Forum on Education, currently underway at the Dubai World Trade Centre, prominent panelists highlighted the governments’ responsibility to mandate civic studies across national educational institutions to promote the understanding of how the political system is structured.  Tracie Scott, Joseph Nalloor and Christopher Hopchin, authors of ‘Don’t believe everything you read: the real requirement of 21st century education,’ opened the session by stressing the need to armor students with basic knowledge and disciplines at a time where there are few information gatekeepers and an abundance of unprocessed information. The authors discussed how 21st century skills can be delivered effectively in a ‘post-truth’ world where internet users ......read more

Canadian University Dubai (CUD) partners with Wilfrid Laurier University of Canada

Five-year collaboration to cover fields of health and social sciences Dubai, UAE, March 12, 2017:  Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has entered into a five-year partnership with Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada, to collaborate on curriculum development and student transfer initiatives in the fields of health and social sciences. Building on CUD’s existing suite of programs in the School of Public Health & Health Sciences, the new agreement will see the two institutions work on curriculum development in disciplines such as psychology, water science and environmental science. The partners will also work on the creation of opportunities for existing CUD Environmental Health Management students to transfer their studies to health science programs at Laurier. As CUD prepares to bring forward a new undergraduate degree ......read more

Image Nation CEO Urges EDA Students to Build Careers in Public Diplomacy

Media veteran, Michael Garin, calls upon young Emiratis to specialise in diplomacy to help drive the UAE's international relations objectives Abu Dhabi-UAE: 11 March, 2017:  At a special event hosted by Emirates Diplomatic Academy (EDA), the UAE’s international relations and diplomacy, education, executive training and research institution, Michael Garin, CEO of Image Nation Abu Dhabi, urged Emirati youth to pursue careers in the dynamic field of public diplomacy. Referring to public diplomacy as a "highly influential field that is pivotal to the UAE's international affairs in the 21st century", Garin threw light on the exciting career path that efficiently engages with global audiences in a way that informs and influences. Mr Garin explained, “When we bring Hollywood professionals to the UAE, ......read more

How to Beat Examination Stress

By: SUC Dean and Professor, Dr. Amitabh Upadhya Sharjah, UAE, March 7, 2017:  Preparing for an examination can get one under pressure for desire to succeed peer and parent expectation and fear of failure. However, knowing well what to expect during the examination can give you an advantage of what you should do before anxiety kicks in. Some of the major reasons why students fail their examinations are lack of preparation, extra-curricular activities, peer pressure, poor support system, and a lot more. These factors greatly contribute to failures but can be prevented 99.9% of the time.  First, you need to understand the importance of examination, so any distractions and activities must be set aside in order for you to gain focus. Second, condition yourself well to avoid confusion, poor concentration, excessive anxiety, ......read more

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UAE, January 8, 2017– The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has joined the ranks of international academic and research institutions which recently got the ‘Quality Network’ membership from the International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE). The membership is HBMSU’s latest global achievement supporting UNESCO’s efforts to raise the quality ......read more

UAE IAA Celebrates HASAAD Program's 3rd Batch Graduation…

The 3rd batch of HASAAD graduates being honored at their Graduation Ceremony. Dubai, 5th January 2017, UAE:  On 29th December 2016 the third batch of graduates successfully completed their HASAAD training program and were awarded certificates at the graduation ceremony by UAE IAA in association with Higher College of Technology, Protiviti  and Powers Resources Corporation (PRC). The ......read more

New Chancellor Takes Office at Ajman University…

The new year has ushered in a novel era at Ajman University as the new Chancellor takes office today. A distinguished scholar, Dr. Karim Seghir, has a stellar career spread across the globe and brings his experience and expertise to Ajman University (AU). The board of Trustees of AU headed by His Highness Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ajman had approved ......read more

Airbus continues to foster talent development among UAE youth…

Dubai, UAE, December 27, 2016:  A week-long educational tour of the Airbus Manufacturing Facility concluded last week, where four Emirati students were invited to Toulouse as part of an induction visit organised by Airbus in partnership with the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) and the UAE Ministry of Education. Over six days, the students got a first-hand perspective from Airbus ......read more

Applications open for startAD Incubator January 2017…

Early stage startups are invited to apply for the four month support program in Abu Dhabi First intake is set to be selected by May 2017 Abu Dhabi, December 26, 2016:  Starting January 2017, startAD Incubator will accept applications from early stage startups from across the UAE and globally to join its rigorous training program, where up to 15 startups will take part in the first ......read more

Senior UAE Figures, Intellectuals Laud Sharjah Ruler for Unveiling Arabic Language Academy…

First of its kind academy in UAE is seen as a historic step based on scientific vision to preserve and promote Arabic language    SHARJAH, UAE/Sharjah Media Centre, December 25, 2016 – Senior government figures, educationists, intellectuals and influencers in the UAE have widely welcomed the initiative by His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, Member of UAE Supreme ......read more

8th Skyline Inter-School Sports Festival 2016…

Dubai, UAE, December 22, 2016:   The 8th Skyline Inter-School Sports Festival 2016 has received an overwhelming participation of more than 1,400 students from 42 schools in the UAE. Today, November 29, 2016, as the Sports Festival has come to its last day, the students gave their best efforts to win the titles in Basketball, Table Tennis, Cricket, and Football. The whole management of ......read more

HBMSU highlights benefits of learner-centric university in latest ‘Innovation Lab for the Future of ...…

UAE, December 21, 2016 - Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) hosted today December 21, 2016 another productive session of its ‘Innovation Lab for the Future of Smart Learning’ monthly meeting. Led by Dr. Ahmed Al Nakeeb, Quality & Operation Management Department Chair of HBMSU’s School of Business and Quality Management, this month’s session discussed the ......read more

Skyline University College Signed an MOU with Union Coop…

Dubai, UAE, December 21, 2016:  Skyline University College has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Union Coop on December 7, 2016 at SUC campus. SUC Deputy Director for Public Relations Mr. Firas Al Tabbaa and Union Coop HR Deputy Manager Mr. Omar Khalifa Al Gaiz signed the MOU on behalf of their respective organizations. Also present in the signing ceremony was Deputy Director ......read more

ISAS Student Council body braces for the new academic year…

Dubai, UAE, December 17, 2016:  International School of Arts and Sciences (ISAS), managed by leading academic solutions provider Academia Management Solutions International (AMSI), recently elected its Student Council committee for the academic year of 2016-2017. Election of the Student Council is a key activity of the school and provides students with the opportunity to hone and deploy ......read more

Reach Opens Registration for 2017 Mentoring Program for Women Professionals…

15th December  2016, Dubai, UAE:  Reach, the first structured mentoring and leadership program for women professionals in the Middle East, has opened registration for its 2017 mentoring programme. The non-profit organization, which has already seen more than 200 women complete its one-year programme, offers women in the workforce an unrivalled opportunity to be mentored by men and women ......read more

Accenture Inspires Abu Dhabi Students to Learn Coding Through ‘Hour of Code' Campaign…

Dubai, UAE, December 15, 2016:  Accenture, in collaboration with Code.org to support Hour of Code, has teamed up with Australian School of Abu Dhabi in the capital emirate of Abu Dhabi, as part of its global educational movement to computer science and computer programming. Accenture employees in more than 200 cities across 55 countries, have pledged to complete more than 10,000 Hours of ......read more

First UAE University to Join UN Network : Ajman University…

Ajman University has been a leader of progress in the educational arena since its inception, with as much pride as privilege we announce that a formidable partnership has been forged with UN this comes under the umbrella of UN Habitat, the partnership between UN and universities worldwide. Ajman University faculty and students have always strived to be the trailblazer of sustainable ......read more

The Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education Expands Scholarship Opportunities for Emirati and ...…

Foundation to Fund STEM Education at the World’s Top Universities Dubai, UAE – 12th December 2016:  The Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education (AGFE), one of the largest privately funded philanthropic education initiatives in the world, has today announced the ten university partners for the 2017 cycle of its scholarship program. This news reflects the Foundation’s ......read more

NYU Abu Dhabi Graduate Selected as Schwarzman Scholar for Study in China…

Abu Dhabi, December 7, 2016:  NYU Abu Dhabi graduate Mohammed Omar has been selected as a 2017 Schwarzman Scholar, an honor that will support master’s degree study at Tsinghua University in Beijing. Roxanne Roman and Jacko Walz, seniors at NYU Shanghai, as well as Anushka Prasad, a 2013 graduate of NYU’s College of Arts and Science, were also among the 129 chosen.  The ......read more

Skyline University College (SUC) Signed an MOU with Centena Group…

Dubai, UAE, December 7, 2016:  Skyline University College (SUC) has recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Centena Group on November 17, 2016. SUC COEC, Mr. Nitin Anand and Centena Group Chairman and Managing Director, Mr. Sanjay Raghunath signed the MOU in the presence of their respective parties.  The MOU highlights a 1.5 million worth of SUC scholarship grant to ......read more

Skyline University College (SUC) signed an MOU with E-Durar…

Dubai, UAE, December 7, 2016:  Skyline University College (SUC) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with eDurar on November 14, 2016, at SUC campus. SUC Deputy Director for Marketing and Public Relations, Mr. Firas Al Tabbaa and eDurar CEO, Mr. Mohammad Miqdadi signed the MOU on behalf of their respective parties. eDurar Relationship Manager Mr. Burhan Qazi, SUC Corporate Affairs Head ......read more

Six students in UAE top the world in Cambridge exams…

Dubai, UAE, December 7, 2016:  Cambridge International Examinations is delighted to announce the winners of the Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards in United Arab Emirates. The awards celebrate the outstanding academic achievements of secondary school learners in the United Arab Emirates in the June 2016 Cambridge examination series. Many schools will be hosting individual awards ......read more

H.H. Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Attends Knowledge Summit 2016 Opening Ceremony…

Speakers included H.E. Jamal bin Huwaireb, Former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, Ban Ki-moon, the UNDP’s Sophie de Caen, and Al Arabiya’s Turki Aldakhil Dubai, December 6, 2016:  His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, attended the opening ceremony of the Knowledge Summit 2016, being organised by the Mohammed bin ......read more

HBMSU & Australia's University of Southern Queensland pledge mutual support for high-quality ...…

UAE, December 5, 2016– Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), welcomed a delegation from the University of Southern Queensland (USQ) led by its Chancellor, Mr. John Dornbusch, to share the history, achievements and visions of their respective institutions and discuss cooperative ventures in key areas of mutual interest. For almost 50 years, USQ ......read more

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