Fall will pursue a master’s degree at Tsinghua University in Beijing
Abu Dhabi, UAE, December 7, 2019: NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Class of 2017 graduate Alioune Fall has been selected as a 2021 Schwarzman Scholar. Fall will pursue a Master of Global Affairs at Tsinghua University and spend a year immersed in an international community of thinkers, innovators, and senior leaders in business, politics, and society.
The 2021 Schwarzman Scholars were chosen from a pool of over 4,700 applicants from 41 countries and 108 universities. The Scholars were selected through an application process designed to assess academic strength, leadership ability, and strength of character.
Fall hails from Senegal and graduated in 2017 with a major in Economics from NYUAD. He currently ......read more
Insufficient water intake can cause reduced mental performance
December 5th, 2019; Dubai, UAE: Encouraging children to drink water at regular intervals, British Orchard Nursery, UAE’s premier and the largest pre-school chain, has launched the Water Bell Initiative. The scheme aims to drive home the importance of staying hydrated and ensuring that the children and the staff drink water at regular intervals and for this the nursery would be ringing the bell every two hours as a reminder to drink water.
The Water Bell will ring at the beginning of the day, break time and then around noon. For those attending full day school, the bell will further ring three times at regular intervals until the end of day.
Staying hydrated is essential for the body as water has many important functions including ......read more
Three phases focused on children welfare
Dubai, UAE, December 05, 2019: Under the chairmanship of Sheikh Mohammed Bin Maktoum Bin Juma Al Maktoum, the Information City, held the closing ceremony of "Saada" initiative at the Atlantis Hotel in Palm Jumeirah. The ceremony was attended by high profile dignitaries, officials and sponsors from all sectors. The initiative emphasized on its active role to help the community in general, and to accelerate progress in the sectors of education, health and society.
Over two years in a row, the "Saada" initiative has made tremendous achievements in terms of assisting children socially and culturally through its implementation of three important phases. With its strategic partner MTN, the Information City, provided in its first phase 1000 ......read more
An array of collaborative activities were organized for students, parents and faculty members to take part in
United Arab Emirates, Dubai –28 November 2019: Dunecrest American School celebrated the UAE 48th National Day with a week-long celebration of UAE culture, heritage and Arabic language literacy activities. From an Arabic book fair, visiting authors and motivational speakers to calligraphy workshops, tolerance workshops and a special assembly with cultural performances, the school was alive with the spirit of the UAE.
The celebrations at Dunecrest American School kicked off on November 24th with an Arabic Book Fair that connected the students with Arab authors such as Haya Al Kasem and allowed them to discuss and read about the UAE heritage, and participate in interactive team building ......read more
Sharjah, UAE - November 28, 2019: PACE Education Group soars to new heights by achieving a new Guinness World Record of Largest Human Image of a Rocket, as a tribute and expression of solidarity with the UAE's scientific advancement efforts, led by Hassa Al Mansouri, the first Emarati to set foot in space.
Hazza Al Mansouri’s remarkable visit to space undoubtedly kindled the desire in many aspiring astronauts to embark their limitless journey to space. Reflecting this great achievement, the students from five schools under the PACE Group formed the human image of a Rocket on 28th November 2019, as part of the National Day Celebrations signifying the spirit of unity in UAE and the vision of the UAE leaders to work towards the future.
This official attempt to the Guinness World Record is the first of its category to ......read more
The school hosted a special National Day assembly as well as participating in a video which was filmed at DHA with Emirati presenter Haithem Al Hamadi to be shown on Dubai One
More than 250 pupils from Dubai Heights Academy (DHA) together with their families, staff and friends came together to mark the UAE’s 48th National Day and Year of Tolerance with two days of traditional Emirati activities, dancing, singing and Arabic storytelling.
Kicking off the celebrations on Wednesday 27th November, pupils and staff took part in a range of activities and games including camel rides, falconry, henna art and face painting as well as enjoying a fantastic feast of local Emirati dishes, traditional music, dancing and singing.
Other highlights included pupils building the Burj Khalifa using a range of recyclable ......read more
• Created the ‘World’s Largest Mosaic Mural Made of Plastic Bottle Caps’ forming the phrase ‘Zayed’s Ambitions Embrace Space’
• Attended by esteemed guests Sheikh Jumuah Bin Maktoum Al Maktoum, Abdul Rahim Bin Shafi’a and Mohammed Al Harmi from Mohammad Bin Rashid Space Centre
Dubai, UAE - November 26, 2019: To celebrate the 48th UAE National Day, students, faculty members and parents from GEMS Education, gathered to form the ‘World’s Largest Mosaic Mural Made of Plastic Bottle Caps’ forming the phrase ‘Zayed’s Ambitions Embrace Space’ and set another Guinness World Record.
Sheikh Jumuah Bin Maktoum Al Maktoum, Abdul Rahim Bin Shafi’a and CEO, GEMS Education Dino Varkey, along with Mohammed Al ......read more
iCademy’s assessments include quizzes, tests and assignments within each online course that students complete or submit directly within the learning management system
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 26 November 2019: iCademy Middle East has touted its ground-breaking assessment model as an essential tool in improving long-term student performance.
The NEASC-accredited American Online School has built frequent assessments into its online curriculum, including computer-scored quizzes, interactive learning games, and module exams.
Scholars at the academy cite studies asserting that frequent and innovative assessments models should replace the ‘big test’ at the end of a semester. They say a greater frequency of quality developmental assessment enables teachers to recognize when ......read more
Dubai, 26 November 2019: The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) has announced its support to 15 establishments in the UAE, including educational institutions holding various events in celebration of the UAE’s 48th National Day. The HHC will also host the official event on December 2 at the Heritage Village in Dubai’s Global Village.
With 2019 declared as the ‘Year of Tolerance’, several activities have been lined up showcasing the UAE’s rich heritage and traditions as manifested by its traditional songs, arts and culture.
“The activities also portray the history of the UAE and the traditions of the hundreds of nationalities that have been coexisting peacefully since the country’s foundation in 1971,” said Hind bin Demaithan Al Qemzi, HHC Director ......read more
• AED 7,347,000 (USD 2 million) program is set to establish 320 libraries and benefit over 140,000 children
• Program scales up library model in coordination with the Ministry of Education and Training in Vietnam
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 25 November 2019: A delegation led by Dr. Tariq Al Gurg, Chief Executive Officer at Dubai Cares recently visited Vietnam to witness the launch of a three-year program that aims to scale-up a librarian training model that will help underserved students adopt and grow a habit of reading. The AED 7,347,000 (USD 2 million) program is set to support the government in increasing the number of child-friendly libraries across the country. The program seeks to establish 320 libraries in 18 districts and publish 5 new book titles in Vietnamese, benefiting ......read more
The winning teams were announced after an intense round of debates discussing a diverse range of issues from filling quotas for women in government to media focus on the personal lives of politicians
George Sebastian Hirjoaba and Ahmad Ali Gahallah were named the best speakers of the tournament
Abu Dhabi, UAE – November 24, 2019: The NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Debate Union concluded its fourth annual UAE High School Debate Program, with Brighton College in Abu Dhabi recognized as the UAE High School Debate champions in the English division, and Al Ansar International Academy in Sharjah recognized as the Arabic division champions, while George Sebastian Hirjoaba and Ahmad Ali Gahallah won best speakers of the tournament held over the ......read more
Dubai, 24 November 2019: Emirates Literature Foundation has received a record number of entries for the annual School Librarian of the Year Award, which closed for submissions last week. The increase in entries is attributed to the growing awareness and status of the Award, as well as its positive effects on the reading culture in schools.
The Award, which is in its fourth year, is given by the Emirates Literature Foundation and The Executive Council of Dubai. In addition to the prizes for the winners, all entrants are offered career development and networking opportunities.
Isobel Abulhoul, OBE, CEO and trustee of the Emirates Literature Foundation said: “Librarians play a crucial role in connecting children with the right books at the right time, creating a new generation of empathetic, ......read more
Nerve wrecking finale came to a thrilling finish as students were put in real-life business scenarios
Dubai, November 21, 2019: After three grueling weeks of solving real world cases on Artificial Intelligence, 1200 high school students from across 60 schools in the UAE competed last Saturday for the DEWA Business Cup Challenge 2019 hosted by Curtin University Dubai. The winning team – Carv – comprised of four students from GEMS Wellington International School presented an exceptional solution in the Finals. They were also the recipients of DEWA’s Best Solution Award, given for the best case study on developing a narrow AI solution for DEWA.
“We at GEMS Wellington International School are extremely proud of Team Carv for winning the first place in the DEWA Business Cup Challenge. ......read more
Dubai, 20 November 2019: In celebration of Universal Children’s Day, Emirates Airline Festival of Literature has revealed a programme of authors and sessions that help children make sense of the world and their place in it, with wide-reaching topics covering everything from saving the planet to coping with anxiety.
Bringing books and a love of reading to children is one of the key goals of the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature (4-9 February 2020), as the benefits of reading for pleasure are countless and ultimately improve children’s quality of life.
“Reading is not just about acquiring basic language skills, or providing information and knowledge, although it is wonderful that it does all of those things,” said Isobel Abulhoul OBE, CEO and Trustee of the Emirates Literature ......read more
• Elisa is a reknowned childhood development expert and educator and addressed delegates about the neuroscience behind child development during the first six years
• Elisa is a two-time Global Teacher Prize finalist and recipient of the Brazilian Gold Medal of Honour for outstanding service for children in Latin America
• The event was themed around multiplying a child’s intelligence – speakers shared key facts based on 60 years of research by child developmentalists and Nobel Prize winners
United Arab Emirates, 20 November 2019: Masterminds Nursery & Kindergarten – a Dubai-based Early Learning Institute known to offer carefully curated enrichment programs, invited Elisa Guerra – a renowned, award-winning child ......read more
The inauguration held earlier today was attended by Talib AbdulKareem Jilfar, Chief Executive Officer, Infrastructure Services Sector and Dr. Simone Bagel-Trah, Chairwoman of the Supervisory Board and the Shareholders’ Committee of Henkel
UAE, Dubai, 18 November 2019: Earlier today, Henkel, in partnership with Dubai Municipality’s Children’s City officially inaugurated its first permanent Forscherwelt (Researchers’ World) Science Lab for children in Dubai. It was attended by Talib AbdulKareem Jilfar, Chief Executive Officer, Infrastructure Services Sector; Dr. Simone Bagel-Trah, Chairwoman of the Supervisory Board and the Shareholders’ Committee of Henkel; Holger Mahnicke, German Consul General and Mustafa İlker Kılıç Turkish Consul General.
The new, purpose-build ......read more
Horizon International Flight Academy will become the largest operator of Bell 505 trainer helicopters in the world.
Dubai United Arab Emirates - November 18, 2019: Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, has announced the signature of a purchase agreement with Horizon International Flight Academy for 12 Bell 505 helicopters. Based at Al Ain International Airport Zone and purpose-built for flight training, Horizon International Flight Academy uses their Bell only fleet to provide unparalleled flight training to local and international students for the civilian and military sector.
Hareb Thani Al Dhaheri, chief executive officer, Horizon, stated, “By introducing the single-engine glass cockpits, the fleet will enable us to meet the latest technology needs of aspiring pilots and will prepare ......read more
Dubai United Arab Emirates - November 11, 2019: The latest edition of the renowned “Make It Challenge” is taking place this week in the UAE, with more than 180 UAE national students attending from schools in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain.
The events, at the UAE University in Al Ain and the Khalifa University in Abu Dhabi, will promote STEM (science, technology, engineering, and maths) subjects through the practical application of knowledge and problem-solving exercises.
The “Make It Challenge” is an initiative of the UK Manufacturing Institute in partnership with Mubadala, Masdar, and BAE Systems.
This year’s challenge will explore energy efficiency in the home, identifying how living spaces and lifestyles can be managed to reduce their environmental impact through better ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - November 11, 2019: Allied Compliance Consultancy (ACC), the only authorized trainer for Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) in the UAE, conducted the first training module on advanced AML for FERG member exchange houses.
Dubai, November 11, 2019: The UAE’s Foreign Exchange and Remittance Group (FERG) and Allied Compliance Consultancy (ACC) completed the first successful training on advanced Anti Money Laundering for their exchange houses. Forty exchange houses had participated in the training schedule, which has been designed for keeping members up to date with the latest regulations in the industry.
FERG’s collaboration with ACC, a leading training institute in UAE, is in line with the Group’s vision to further enhance compliance ......read more
• GEMS school celebrates Flag Day with a UAE royal guest
• To mark the celebration, the school planted ‘Jumeirah Primary School Tolerance Tree’
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - November 05, 2019: GEMS Jumeirah Primary School hosted a royal guest, H.H. Sheikha Fatima Bin Hasher Bin Dalmook Al Maktoum along with an audience of GEMS Education VIPs as well as students, teachers and parents, to celebrate UAE Flag Day.
As part of the celebration, GEMS students introduced the morning event which saw the chief guest planting the ‘Jumeirah Primary School Tolerance Tree’ in the school’s garden surrounded by UAE flags embedded with school family names.
The event was attended by more than 100 people with the ceremony taking place at ......read more
● NYU Abu Dhabi researchers have developed a novel tool that creates new opportunities for patterning cells on flat substrates, with highly selective and flexible manner, in a 2D printing-like process.
● Cell patterning is an important part of tissue engineering processes - it is similar to a jigsaw puzzle where different cell types first have to be sorted, purified, and then assembled in controlled patterns.
● The field of tissue engineering aims for generating tissues in lab setting for use to replace or repair portions of a patients’ damaged tissues – or for medical testing applications.
● The newly developed tool has the ability to separate and pattern mammalian cells (mammalian cell culture is the process of growing human or animal cells in vitro in a flask or dish) in an open ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - November 04, 2019: GEMS Dubai American Academy Elementary has been recognized as an Apple Distinguished School from 2019 to 2022, for its continuous innovation in teaching and learning and implementation of technology in student learning.
Apple Distinguished Schools are centers of innovation, leadership and educational excellence that use technology to inspire creativity, collaboration and critical thinking. They showcase innovative uses of technology in learning, teaching and the school environment, and have documented results of academic accomplishment.
“We are thrilled that the innovative work of our elementary school educators has been recognized with an Apple Distinguished School designation” said Executive Elementary Principal Craig Cantlie. ......read more
Her Excellency Noura Al Kaabi, UAE Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development attends the fifth edition of the one-day conference which highlighted courageous career choices and critical turning points.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - October 29, 2019: AMSI Voices heralded a great opportunity for girl students across AMSI schools, to meet, discuss and understand the challenges of a working world from experienced professionals who once studied in the very same AMSI schools.
Themed “Girls are Makers of Change” the fifth edition of the AMSI Voices Conference was attended by girls of Grade 11 and 12 at Al Mawakeb Al Khawaneej. Her Excellency Noura Al Kaabi, UAE Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, delivered the keynote address.
Three panel discussions were held to help the ......read more
Dr. Hanan Al Suwaidi - Assistant Professor Family Medicine, MBRU, and flight surgeon on the UAE’s historic first space mission, will be on hand at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre to engage with students
Dubai, October 28, 2019: Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU) will unveil its latest higher education offering at the 2019 edition of NAJAH, a leading higher education event in the UAE, held under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of State for Tolerance and UAE Cabinet Member, at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) from 30 October to 1 November.
Across the three days, MBRU’s faculty and staff will engage with the next generation of healthcare leaders with in-depth information into the programs offered at MBRU, ......read more
• H.E. Reem Al Hashimy, Minister of State for International Cooperation and Director General of Expo 2020 Dubai, attends as guest of honour
• Over 100 business leaders attend the student-tech event, where 17 school teams showcased and presented their ‘Global Innovation Challenge’ solutions and products
• Strategic MoUs in the field of curriculum leadership, development support for AI, robotics, entrepreneurship and sustainability signed between GEMS Education and partners
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - October 28, 2019: GEMS Education today officially marked the launch of its five pioneering Centres of Excellence designed to promote bespoke technological and digital learning and create unique student pathways and experiential learning around emerging industries by ......read more
• Program addresses the need to improve the quality of teaching practices among KG teachers
• 7,420 teachers to directly benefit from the AED 1,722,872 (USD 469,000) program
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 9 June 2019: Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, has announced its support to a three-year teacher ......read more
United Arab Emirates 26 May 2019: Ivy Camps USA has partnered with Esol Education to bring its first-rate summer camp to Dubai, for children ages 5-12. Hosted at the state-of-the-art Dunecrest American School near Al Barari, Ivy Camps USA combines diverse academic and fun activities to offer an innovative educational experience led by an elite team of instructors hailing from the ......read more
With an overall accuracy of 99.43% and a detection rate of 99.92%, the solution is in sync with Dubai’s safety concerns for self-driving cars
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 26, 2019: A research paper on security challenges of smart city transportation developed by Canadian University Dubai (CUD) Assistant Professor, Dr. Moayad Aloqaily, has been published in the leading ......read more
H.E. Mohamed Al Hammadi recognized by Ajou University for Excellence in Engineering, Energy, and the role of the UAE peaceful nuclear energy program in improving bilateral relations between UAE and South Korea
H.E Mohamed Al Hammadi becomes only the 8th public personality to be granted an Honorary Doctorate in the history of Ajou University
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 25, ......read more
High achieving students receive Erasmus Mundus, Fulbright, and Bseisu Cambridge scholarships
Abu Dhabi, May 25, 2019: Four talented students from NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) have been awarded prestigious global scholarships to further their studies at top schools around the globe.
Class of 2019 senior Amal Badri, 21, from the UAE, currently majoring in Mechanical Engineering, has been awarded the ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE (May 23, 2019): The students, parents and teachers of Repton, Abu Dhabi held a special Iftar to mark International Day of Families, and to gather food donations which were then delivered to local workers.
Over 75 nationalities are represented at the school, making the Iftar dining experience very international, with an array of typical home-made dishes representing ......read more
New findings are published in the journal Chemical Science
“There is significant promise for developing new cancer therapies that can complement the existing chemotherapy options that are currently used to treat nearly half of all cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy,” explains Ali Trabolsi
Abu Dhabi, May 23, 2019: Researchers from NYU Abu Dhabi’s (NYUAD) ......read more
Back to School” edition of Volunteer Emirates witnessed the assembly of 50,000 school kits, to be distributed on schoolchildren in Senegal in Tanzania
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 21, 2019: In a true reflection of the highest values of the holy month of Ramadan, Dubai Cares volunteers have successfully packed 50,000 school kits during a 4-day ......read more
Dubai - UAE, 20 May 2019: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology’s (KAUST) applied mathematics and computational science professor David Keyes is chairing the International Supercomputing Conference (ISC) 2020 as the first program chair from a Middle Eastern institution, the ISC High Performance conference announced.
As program chair, Keyes, Director of Extreme ......read more
The project was among the winners at the 7th annual Abu Dhabi University Undergraduate Research Competition
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 20, 2019: An action-based research project conducted by students and a faculty member from Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has found that academic institutions and family dynamics are main contributors to fostering tolerance among UAE ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 20, 2019: German Jordanian University (GJU) is proud to announce that the school’s accounting program has earned endorsement by IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants), one of the largest and most respected associations focused exclusively on advancing the management accounting profession.
IMA’s Higher Education Endorsement ......read more
Mrs. Reem Bouzo, Principal of American School of Creative Science, Layyah.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 20, 2019: Exam season is nearly upon us, which can be a very stressful time for both students and their parents.
We all want to support our children as best as we can during this important time of year and there are many things that you can do as a ......read more
Grade 11 student Hannah Watkins encourages eco-friendly changes in the Abu Dhabi community
19 May 2019, Abu Dhabi: During a ceremony at the American Community School of Abu Dhabi (ACS), Grade 11 student Hannah Watkins became the second recipient of the Haitham Zamzam Al Hammadi Medal of International Friendship, named in honor of 2002 ACS graduate and Board Trustee, the late Haitham ......read more
EEG successfully implements the United Nation Sustainable Development Goal Number 4: ‘Quality Education’ by engaging 162,000 Students in the annual Environmental Drawing Competition
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 19, 2019: The Emirates Environmental Group’s (EEG) 13th edition of the Environmental Drawing Competition was a huge success, as more than ......read more
● Teleconnection refers to climate anomalies being related to each other at large distances.
● Atlantic Zonal Mode (AZM) and Indian summer monsoon rainfall (ISMR) are known to have an inverse relationship, which means that the cold (warm) phases of AZM result in strong (weak) ISMR.
● This paper reports that the inverse relationship between AZM and ISMR has ......read more
319 graduating students, including 2 doctorate awardees, receive their degrees at 35th UOWD graduation ceremony
Dubai, May 15, 2019: Sheikh Nahayan bin Mubarak Al Nahayan, UAE Minister of Tolerance, while lauding the achievements of University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) at its 35th Graduation Ceremony recently, attributed its remarkable success to Australia's culture of ......read more
Mansoor Al Awar: ‘We look forward to fulfilling the vision of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed to promote Islamic economy worldwide’
University aims to nurture talents of creative minds to build innovative, competitive, and sustainable Islamic economy
MoU to lay foundation for robust research and development focusing on Islamic finance
12 May 2019 – In line ......read more
Four renowned scholars to deliver lectures on religious topics
Sharjah, May 14, 2019: Four renowned Arab scholars and preachers will participate in the 12th edition of the religious awareness initiative ‘Eiman Oasis’. The programme is organised by Al Qasba and will run from 16 - 22 May at Al Qasba mosque in Sharjah.
This year’s lectures will tackle religious topics ......read more
Dubai Cares will host its “Back to School” edition of Volunteer Emirates between May 18 and 21 at Dubai World Trade Centre
The four-day initiative is set to benefit 30,000 students in Senegal and 20,000 students in Zanzibar
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – May 13, 2019: In an effort to embrace the spirit of giving during the holy month of Ramadan and mark the ......read more
United Arab Emirates, Dubai - 12 May 2019: Esol Education’s new flagship US school, Dunecrest American School, offering a standards-based American curriculum, has received authorization to offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme® (IBDP) in record time.
The authorization process, which typically takes between two and three years was received by Dunecrest just ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 12, 2019: Literacy nowadays means so much more than it used it in previous times, in terms of only reading and writing. With the Fourth Industrial Revolution under way, the definition has broadened.
That is what Dr Mona Aljanahi, instructor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the United Arab Emirates University’s College of ......read more
Registration for FS2 and Year 1 are open now at the Abu Dhabi-based Aldar Academies school
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 12 May 2019: Aldar Academies, Abu Dhabi’s leading provider of private education, has announced that Aldar Academies Al Bateen Academy will begin offering the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (PYP) from September 2019. The IB PYP compliments the ......read more
The Scholarships Offer Considerable Concession, along with Coaching, Counselling and Guidance
May 11, 2019 - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: Global Indian International School Abu Dhabi campus announces Two rewarding scholarship programmes for new admissions, as well as students moving to Grade 11.
The scholarship programmes consist of the Zayed-Gandhi Scholarship, that offers up to ......read more
‘Zayed and Tolerance’ exhibition, organised by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge, runs from May 5-22
Abu Dhabi, 9 May 2019: The sixth edition of the Student Showcase, which this year is themed ‘Zayed and Tolerence’, has opened on ......read more
ADU received 115 submissions in this year’s edition across the competition’s four categories
The university awarded four winning enterprise ideas
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates—8 May, 2019: Abu Dhabi University (ADU) awarded four winning teams at the sixth edition of the annual Idea Factor Innovation competition, held at the university’s main campus in Abu ......read more
Polynya is a geographical term that is used to describe an area of unfrozen water surrounded by a large area of sea ice.
Researchers at the NYU Abu Dhabi Institute have discovered an atmospheric trigger for the occurrence of the Maud-Rise Polynya that appeared in September 2017 in the Lazarev Sea. A much larger Polynya was spotted in the same location in 1974 and may also ......read more
Outstanding academic results drive interest in Dubai’s newest UK Curriculum School
Dubai, 7 May 2019: It’s human nature to associate higher prices with better quality across the majority of industries and sectors. One of Dubai’s newest UK curriculum schools looks to buck this trend once again when it opens its doors in September 2019.
Al Salam Community School, ......read more
University of Jordan named first runner-up with a total of 23 student teams from 16 universities submitting entries this year
Dubai, UAE, May 05, 2019: IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants) today announced the winners of its Middle East Student Case Competition held on April 20, 2019. The American University of the Middle East (AUM) in Kuwait was announced the grand winner ......read more
Start-ups Augmental from Lebanon, Nabta Health & Amal Glass from the UAE and Statys from the UK win big at Supernova Challenge
Dubai, UAE – 2 May 2019: Taking home cash prizes worth a whopping US$100,000, four start-ups have celebrated their success at the Supernova Challenge, the world’s third largest start-up pitch fund, as Ai Everything draws to a ......read more
More than 75 UAE-based schools were recognized for creative and effective fundraising concepts
UAE students raised funds in support of education programs in Jordan and India
This year’s school award is in line with the Year of Tolerance
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2 May 2019: Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global ......read more
UAE Minister of Community Development Tours MBRU facilities and witnesses oral hygiene awareness event for orphans
Dubai, 1 May 2019: Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU) welcomed Her Excellency Hessa Bint Essa Buhumaid, UAE Minister of Community Development for a special visit on International Labor Day, coinciding 1st May each year during which ......read more
Bee’ah School of Environment grows notably to reach more than 250,000 students and 6,000 teachers
25 winners across 400 UAE schools were awarded prizes worth over AED 240,000
90 Abu Dhabi-based schools participated in the event for the first time, following the expansion of the programme to the Capital
3 schools announced as the winners of the - ‘Great Battery ......read more
April 30, 2019 - Dubai: Unique world Business Center will inaugurate Unique World Education at Hamsah complex Al Karama, Dubai on 26th at 5 pm -said M D Mr.T M Sulaiman, in a press conference which held at Dubai.
At Unique World Education we offer preparatory and specialized courses for students and professionals by well experienced and committed team of faculty members. Unique World ......read more
Abu Dhabi, April 28, 2019: NYU President Andrew Hamilton announced the appointment of Mariet Westermann -- Executive Vice President of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, former provost of NYU Abu Dhabi, former director of NYU's Institute of Fine Arts, and art historian -- as the Vice Chancellor of NYU Abu Dhabi, effective August 1, 2019.
Her selection follows a 10-month long, international ......read more
Dubai, April 28, 2019: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has been awarded the ‘International Collaboration of the Year’ accolade at the inaugural Forbes Middle East Higher Education Awards held in Dubai recently.
Professor David Santandreu Calonge, Chief Advancement Officer and Dean of the Faculty of Communication, Arts and Sciences, who received the award on behalf of the ......read more
Ruler of Sharjah visits VISS to congratulate the school, teachers, and trainers on another successful year
Sharjah, 28 April 2019 – The Victoria International School of Sharjah (VISS), a premium school offering the Australian Curriculum and IB diploma, collaborates with the Sharjah Government Nurseries for the third consecutive year. 20 teachers were professionally trained and mentored ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates- April 25, 2019: Her Excellency Maya Tissafi, Swiss Ambassador in the UAE, visited the Swiss International Scientific School in Dubai (SISD) and toured SISD’s state-of-the-art facilities and environmentally friendly campus.
She was joined by Mr. Omar Danial, Founder & CEO, Mr. Norbert Foerster, Head of School SISD and Mrs Sylvie Manghardt, ......read more
Scholarships awarded to twelve exceptionally talented young students of seven nationalities
Dubai, UAE - April 25, 2019: In line with the UAE government's vision to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all, Emirates International Schools – Jumeirah and Meadows, jointly recognized 12 students for their exceptional ......read more
First-of-its-kind program will be included in school’s curriculum as part of efforts to promote healthy eating habits among students
Dubai, UAE, April 24, 2019: The Healthy Farm brand of Global Food Industries (GFI), a leading world-class value-added frozen food manufacturing company that is part of Albatha Holding, one of the largest conglomerates in the UAE, has made ......read more
Dubai, April 23, 2019: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has become one of the elite 43 international education institutions to be awarded the prestigious certificate of accreditation from the International Advertising Association (IAA) – the only global association that represents all areas of the marketing and communications industry.
CUD joins an elite group of organizations ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 22nd April 2019: To commemorate the UAE’s Year of Tolerance, Brighton College Dubai in collaboration with Thuluth: Centre for Arabic Language, Culture and Arts, will launch its first ever ArtsFest around the theme of Transformation this Thursday, 25th April.
The six-day festival will see the school change into an interactive art ......read more
Inspired by the Ghaf Tree, the logo of the Year of Tolerance
State-of-the-art scientific equipment that meets international quality standards
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates- 22 April 2019 – Abu Dhabi University (ADU), an internationally recognized academic institution for quality education and applied research, has announced the completion of 25% of its AED300 million ......read more
Programme designed to engage students in the World Urban Forum (WUF10) and the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals
ABU DHABI, 21st April 2019: The Department of Urban Planning and Municipalities (DPM) kicked off its WUF “UniverCity’ Programme at Cityscape exhibition last week. During the exhibition, the DPM invited 11 leading universities in the UAE to attend a ......read more
Promoting a knowledge-based community with higher cultural values, the integrated township will showcase excellence in academics, science, technology, innovation, commerce, health and lifestyle.
Dubai, UAE, April 21, 2019: Markaz Knowledge City (MKC), India's first knowledge city developed at an estimated investment of US$ 435 million (INR 30 billion) ......read more
Ajman University Students Triumph in P&T Group “Giving Back To The Community” Challenge at Ceremony in Dubai
Ajman, United Arab Emirates - April 18, 2019: Two architecture students from Ajman University have today beaten out competition from other top universities around the country to be awarded first and second place in a challenge to present affordable and desirable ......read more
The family-run independent school will open a much-anticipated, world-class second campus in September, with registrations open now
Dubai, 17 April 2019: Due to the continued success of Al Salam Private School in Al Nadha and its standout approach to education, the family-run independent school has announced it will open a second campus in Dubai this ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - 16 April, 2019: Abu Dhabi University (ADU) has witnessed a significant rise in first year retention rates from 89% to 92%, placing it among the top private universities in the UAE for high retention rates. This increase, which denotes the percentage of students remaining at the university to study between the fall and spring semesters, was accomplished ......read more
Campus expansion plans comes as a part of the University’s on-going commitment to being a recognised international leader in research and education
Dubai, UAE, 15th April 2019: Curtin University Dubai, one of Australia’s most highly regarded and prestigious universities, will participate again in this year’s Gulf Education and Training Exhibition (GETEX) ......read more
Repton Dubai is rated as ‘Outstanding’ for fifth consecutive year
Foremarke School is rated as ‘Very Good’ for second consecutive year
Dubai, United Arab Emirates (April 14, 2019) - Repton School, Dubai belonging to the Repton Family of Schools has once again been recognized as ‘Outstanding’ by the Dubai government’s education ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates (April 13, 2019) – Pupils from Repton School Dubai return to the World Finals for the Landrover 4 x 4 Schools Technology Challenge with a five-member team. Repton School Dubai will be the only school in the UAE representing the country at the World Finals, which will take place in The University of Warwick in Coventry, UK during this ......read more