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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

HEC Paris in Qatar welcomes Executive MBA Class of 2018

Doha, Qatar – March 23, 2017:  HEC Paris, one of the world’s top three providers of Executive Education programs, has officially welcomed its latest batch of participants for the HEC Paris Executive MBA in Doha. The new participants were greeted by Dr. Nils Plambeck, Dean and CEO, HEC Paris in Qatar, who gave the participants an overview on HEC Paris locally and globally. The Executive MBA Class of 2018, consisting of 13 nationalities of which almost 50% are Qataris and 30% are women, then received an orientation of the program from Matthew Gibb, Director of New International Programming and Academic Partnerships, HEC Paris. The EMBA participants come from a range of industries and sectors including Education, Health and Social Services, Management Consulting and Banking and 23% of participants are flying in from ......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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Skyline University College (SUC) Signed a MOU with Government of Umm Al Quwain Executive Council…

Sharjah, UAE, November 10, 2016:   Skyline University College, Sharjah marked another partnership with the Government of Umm Al Quwain Executive Council on a memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed on October 31, 2016. H.E. Humaid Rashid Al Shamsi, Secretary General of the Executive Council of Umm Al Quwain, and Mr. Nitin Anand, SUC COEC and Executive Director signed the MOU and ......read more

UAE Schools Face Off for Supremacy at the 2016 F1 in Schoolstm National Finals…

Young engineers gathered at the Circuit to line up their racing car designs on the grid for qualification to prestigious 2017 Bernie Ecclestone F1 in SchoolsTM World Championship Trophy in Singapore Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 8 November, 2016:  The UAE’s best young racers revved up their engines at Yas Marina Circuit yesterday for a shot at glory in the National Finals ......read more

Children Turn Their Fears into Fantasy at SIBF 2016…

Fun workshops on shadow creatures and monsters by artist Timothy Young  Sharjah, UAE, 8 November 2016:  A group of fourth graders from a government school in Sharjah visited the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) 2016 today, to meet Timothy Young, well-known children’s author and illustrator from the United States. In workshops titled, ‘Terrifying Monsters’ and ......read more

The Petroleum Institute Is: Young ADIPEC's Academic Partner…

Partnership focuses on developing human capital, exposing students to oil and gas industry Abu Dhabi, UAE, 7th November 2016:  The Petroleum Institute (PI) is Young ADIPEC’s academic and new outreach program partner. As part of the collaboration, field trips have been conducted throughout the year to provide students an opportunity to experience working in the oil and gas industry ......read more

Emotions important in negotiations, says LBS expert LBS Women in Business host ‘art of negotiation' ...…

Emotions have an important role in negotiations, but you should not be guided by them as and when you feel them, says a London Business School expert. Speaking at the LBS Gulf Association’s Women in Business club, Ena Inesi, Associate Professor of Organisational Behaviour, London Business School, said: “Strategically, emotions can be very effective to communicate a point at the ......read more

D2L selects Amazon Web Services Cloud to Improve Learning Worldwide…

D2L’s use of AWS Cloud will accelerate global expansion and innovation Learning is about to take another leap forward. D2L, a learning technology leader, is delighted to announce that it has selected Amazon Web Services (AWS) as its strategic public cloud infrastructure provider. D2L will be able to serve its global customers from AWS locations in the US, Europe, Asia, and plans to also ......read more

The Petroleum Institute hosts Senior Delegation from Lafayette, Louisiana, USA…

Abu Dhabi, 6th November 2016:  The External Relations & Collaborations Department at the Petroleum Institute (PI) hosted a senior delegation from Lafayette, Lousiana, USA including: Ms. Claire Thomas, Industry Relations Director, LAGCOE, Ms. Angela Cring, Executive Director, LAGCOE, Mrs. Sheba Person Whitley, Senior International Trade Manager, Louisiana Economic Development, Mr. Larry ......read more

Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University reaffirms loyalty to leadership and celebrates national unity ...…

UAE, November 3, 2016- In response to the invitation of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University has raised the UAE flag proudly above its campus today (Thursday, November 3, 2016) in celebration of UAE Flag Day. The University also  commemorates the 12th anniversary of the accession ......read more

Idea Competition Launched Across Ajman…

Innovation Centre Ajman at Ajman University has announced the launch of an entrepreneurship competition entitled “Idea Competition” this comes after its official opening earlier this month. Dr. Mohammed Shami, Chairman, Innovation Centre Ajman explained that out of the many ideas submitted, eleven would be finalized and selected for the incubation program. He pointed out that the ......read more

Hamdan bin Mohammed Heritage Center participates in the Sharjah Book Fair 2016…

Al Oula Radio supports the Month of Reading and will cover the book fair with a series of live programmes Dubai, UAE, 2nd November 2016:  Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) announced its participation at the 35th edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair 2016 (SIBF), as it attends the Book fair for the third year consecutively. The book fair is organised by the Sharjah ......read more

Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University and Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Distinguished ...…

UAE, November 1, 2016- Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) and Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Distinguished Academic Performance have entered into a strategic partnership to cooperatively implement the ‘Diploma in Gifted and Talented Education’ program which aims to prepare Emirati teachers in public schools to identify and care for talented students and nurture their ......read more

Emirates College for Management & Information Technology (EMCIT) welcomes new batch of students ...…

UAE, November 1, 2016 - The Emirates College for Management and Information Technology (ECMIT), a leading private higher educational institution, extended a warm welcome to the new batch of freshmen enrolled for the autumn semester during an orientation held recently at the Globe Theater within the school grounds. The orientation featured a full day of activities developed to help acquaint the ......read more

Skyline University College (SUC) Conducted a Blood Donation Camp…

Sharjah, UAE, October 31, 2016:  Skyline University College (SUC) organized a Blood Donation Camp in cooperation with the Ministry of Health in Sharjah at SUC campus on October 23, 2016. The students, faculty, and staffs have participated in the event and generously poured out their blood donations, which will greatly help those in need.  The objective of organizing this campaign ......read more

Skyline University College (SUC) organized the 8th CEO Lecture Series…

Sharjah, UAE, October 31, 2016:  Skyline University College (SUC) Corporate Affairs Office (CAO) presented the 8th CEO Lecture Series with its keynote speaker, Mr. Chris Johnson, Vice President for Enterprise Group. Mr. Johnson who shared his thoughts and knowledge on the topic "A Pathway to Success: How to Build an Inspiring and Meaningful Career" on October 10, 2016.  Mr. ......read more

Skyline University College (SUC) Signed and MOU with Georgian College, Canada…

Sharjah, UAE, October 31, 2016:  Skyline University College (SUC) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Georgian College, Canada on October 13, 2016. SUC Dean Dr.Amitabh Upadhaya signed the MOU for SUC. Both organizations agreed on collaborative projects, faculty and student exchanges, program reviews, and conferences among others. They also agreed to support each other on ......read more

Skyline University College (SUC) Conducted National Symposium on Women Entrepreneurs…

Sharjah, UAE, October 31, 2016:  Skyline Entrepreneurship and Innovation Club (SEIC) hosted the National Symposium on Issues and Challenges for Women Entrepreneurs in Contemporary Times on October 17, 2016. Invited panelists are Ms. Najla Al Ansari, Polished Spa Founder and CEO; Ms. Janine Bensouda, Bensouda Consulting President; Ms. Ruchika Singhal, The Hair Crafters Company Managing ......read more

Al Mawakeb Schools go head-to-head with neck stress…

Dubai, UAE, October 30, 2016:   As part of its continued efforts to improve the health and overall well-being of its students, Al Mawakeb Schools, managed by academic solutions provider Academia Management Solutions International (AMSI), recently conducted an awareness campaign to tackle neck muscle stress caused by excessive use of gadgets.   The program aimed at increasing ......read more

Emirates Post Group Holds Awareness Workshop for school kids…

Dubai, UAE, October 30, 2016:  Emirates Post Group organized a workshop for students of Suhaila Primary School in Ras Al Khaimah under the theme "Reading for future, Innovating for happiness" conducted by Rowda Saad, leader of "Arabi Mubin" volunteering initiative, as part of EPG’s ongoing "Reading Month" under the slogan "Posts read and write". ......read more

Ellucian Looks to the Future at Annual Education Conference…

More than 400 higher education leaders to attend event taking place in Dubai Dubai, UAE, October 26, 2016:  Ellucian, the leading global provider of higher education software and solutions, is set to host their annual conference, the Ellucian World Tour Dubai 2016. The conference will take place on the 2nd and 3rd of November at the Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach and will be ......read more

Historic Win for UAE Team at the ýF1 in Schools™ World Finals 2016ý ý ý…

Held in Austin, Texas the F1 in Schools™ World Finals 2016 saw Indian High School Dubai’s ‘Knighthawks’ walk ‎off with the Best Engineered Car Award, placing sixth overall in the competition. ‎‎‘Team Impulse’ from Repton School in Dubai also performed well, fielding the youngest ever team to compete at the ‎World Finals ‎ ‎ ......read more

HBMSU Chancellor makes history as first Arab figure to participate in higher education conference ...…

UAE, October 26, 2016 – Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) and Chairman of the Governing Board of the UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education, recently joined as a keynote speaker the ‘Online, Open and Flexible Higher Education Conference’ (OOEFHC) organized by The European Association of Distance Teaching ......read more

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