Abu Dhabi—23 June 2019: In an effort to encourage practical work experience, Abu Dhabi University (ADU) organized visits to the new Al Ain campus construction site for civil engineering students and members of the ADU community from other Colleges.
The aim of the technical visits was to provide the students with first-hand experience in working on-site and provide insight into the new campus’s state-of-the-art facilities. The exercise also bridged the gap between theoretical engineering concepts taught during lectures and applying these notions in real life. Furthermore, the other site visits were conducted for students from different colleges to note the progress of the Al Ain campus.
Commenting on the visit, Dr. Mohamed Fteiha, Interim Director of the Al Ain campus, said, “These technical visits to our new Al ......read more
Global Chief Education Officer of GEMS Education Sir Christopher Stone chaired the summit and delivered keynote address
Sir Christopher Stone also led and spoke at ‘Understanding the Regulatory Nuances of Operating in KSA and UAE’ panel in the Summit
June 20, 2019 - Dubai, United Arab Emirates: GEMS Education participated in the UK Middle East Education Summit, a platform that brought together high-profile speakers, decision makers, Middle East officials and representatives of trade bodies, held at RSA in London.
The Summit was chaired by Global Chief Education Officer of GEMS Education Sir Christopher Stone, who also led a K-12 panel on ‘Understanding the Regulatory Nuances of Operating in KSA and UAE’, which evaluated the regulatory framework in KSA and ......read more
• GEMS Rewards programme named the ‘Regional Loyalty Champion of the Year’ for Middle East and Africa
• The programme gets recognised for delivering significant value and purpose
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 19 June 2019: GEMS Education, the leading K-12 school operator has won at the prestigious ‘Loyalty Magazine Awards 2019’ under the Middle East and Africa category for its GEMS Rewards loyalty programme, and named the ‘Regional Loyalty Champion of the Year’ for Middle East and Africa.
The award was collected by Elmarie Venter, Chief Enrolment, Marketing, Communications and Corporate Relations at GEMS Education and Sugam Bhasin, Vice President - Marketing at GEMS Education at a gala ceremony held in the Pavilion, Tower of London, ......read more
• Outstanding school in Dubai gives heart-warming send-off to 140 high school students
• Families and friends come together to celebrate Graduation Day as students get placed at leading international universities
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 16 June 2019: Over 140 students from Jumeirah College Dubai took their walk across the stage to accept their certificates at a grand Graduation Ceremony held in the presence of royal guests, school management, teaching staff and families. Special guests included His Highness Sheikh Saeed bin Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum, whose son Sheikh Khalifa Bin Saeed Al Maktoum is in the graduating year. Also present was Dino Varkey, Chief Executive Officer of GEMS Education.
Rated as an Outstanding school for nine consecutive years, Jumeirah ......read more
There’s still time to apply and discover a truly unique learning experience
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 16 June 2019: As another academic year nears to a close, Middlesex University Dubai encourages students exploring their options for higher education to apply for its September 2019 intake and discover a learning experience tailored to meet your needs.
The University provides a Quality UK Degree and a truly unique student experience, with a vibrant campus life - home to over 3,200 students from across more than 100 nationalities, facilitating the exchange of ideas, perspectives, and cultures on a global scale.
With a range of foundation pathways, undergraduate, and postgraduate programmes available, the University introduces students to a world of possibilities and opportunities right ......read more
Universal Postal Union’s (UPU) annual competition champions the art of writing amongst schoolchildren
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 15 June 2019: Emirates Post, the leading postal and express delivery provider in the region, is encouraging schoolchildren to rediscover the art of letter writing by entering the UPU International Letter Writing Competition. Now in its 48th year, the prestigious competition is organised by Emirates Post as part of the global activity of the Universal Postal Union (UPU), a United Nations body that oversees the world’s post.
Since 1971, the UPU has invited young writers aged between 10-15 years old to write letters on a given theme to be in with a chance of winning exciting prizes. “Write a letter to your hero” is the inspirational theme of the 2019 competition, ......read more
The deadline for returning the questionnaire is June by 20, 2019
Sharjah, 12 June 2019: As the deadline for participating in the Sustainable Education Survey 2019 nears, the Sharjah Department of Statistics and Community Development (DSCD) has called on Emirati Sharjah citizens to respond to the survey by submitting the completed questionnaires by June 20, 2019 at the latest. The survey has been launched in cooperation with the University of Sharjah (UoS).
According to DSCD, the survey aims at collecting and analysing data on the educational qualifications of Emirati Sharjah citizens in the Emirate. The study is focused on those who hold a diploma, higher diploma, bachelor's or master's degree or Ph.D. or equivalent degree. It also includes students who have graduated from High school recently and wish to pursue ......read more
The event is organised in collaboration with the Federal National Council and the Higher Colleges of Technology.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 10 June 2019: The inaugural edition of the “Political Empowerment in the UAE” forum was launched today, organised by the Ministry of State for Federal National Council Affairs (MFNCA) and the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) in five emirates.
The Forum is part of the Ministry’s initiatives that seek to promote a culture of political participation among UAE citizens. Using videoconferencing technology, the event was launched in all five emirates simultaneously on the campus of HCT Dubai Men’s College, HCT Abu Dhabi Men’s College, HCT Fujairah Women’s College, HCT Ras Al Khaimah Women’s College, and the ......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 training program in Ghana to upgrade kindergarten (KG) education and enable KG schoolchildren to flourish in primary school. The AED 1,722,872 (USD 469,000) program, in partnership with Sabre Education, is set to benefit 7,420 teachers directly and 7,700 KG schoolchildren aged 4-6 years indirectly, in the country’s Central and Western regions.
Dubai Cares’ support aims to enhance early years’ pre-service ......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 world's top universities.
Ivy Camps USA’s comprehensive programming empowers campers to think creatively, build self-confidence and discover their true passions. The curriculum was created with the support of expert advisors from a variety of industries including a Hollywood producer, a global business owner, a neuroscience engineer, a professional athlete, and an entrepreneur.
There are two week-long sessions that take ......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 international journal ‘Ad Hoc Networks’.
Dr. Aloqaily’s insights come in the context of a recent directive issued by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, to ensure safety standards in the testing of self-driving cars, which are a centrepiece of the Dubai Autonomous Transportation Strategy and a fundamental development towards smart city ......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, 2019: Ajou University, a leading engineering university in South Korea awarded today an Honorary Doctorate to His Excellency Engineer Mohamed Al Hammadi, Chief Executive Officer of Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC). The leadership of Ajou University awarded the Honorary Doctorate as recognition of H.E. Al Hammadi’s commitment to Excellence in Engineering, Energy, and his role in the development of the UAE Peaceful Nuclear ......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 UAE Fulbright Scholarship and will pursue a MS in Mechanical Engineering at Penn State University following her graduation from NYUAD in May. She is NYUAD's second UAE Fulbright Scholar.
Badri said, “As a Fulbright Scholar, I will have the opportunity to pursue the country’s vision for the youth and for education through cultural exchange between the US and the UAE. I’ll focus my research on nanotechnology at one ......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 many countries.
Gillian Hammond, Principal of Repton, Abu Dhabi commented: “it was an evening of community spirit, reflection, generosity and gratitude and a wonderful way to break fasting. Thanks to all of our parents who contributed to the event and made it a very memorable occasion.”
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) chemistry program and colleagues from the University’s biology program have developed and studied the biological activity of five new, metal-organic hybrid knotted molecules, termed metal-organic trefoil knots (M-TKs). These molecules can effectively deliver metals to cancer cells, demonstrating the potential to act as a new category of anti-cancer agents.
In a study published in the journal Chemical Science, NYUAD Research Scientists ......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 volunteering initiative that took place at the Dubai World Trade Center between 18 and 21 May 2019. H.E. Hessa Bint Essa Buhumaid, Minister of Community Development, H.E. Ibrahima Sory Sylla, Ambassador of Senegal, H.E. Ali Jabir Mwadini, Consul General of Tanzania and along with H.E. Tariq Al Gurg, Chief Executive Officer at Dubai Cares joined the UAE community in packing the school kits.
Dubai Cares’ “Back to School” ......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 Computing Research Center (ECRC), is working with a team of about a hundred steering committee and program committee volunteers to define the conference topics and will lead joint efforts to elevate the value of ISC 2020 within the high-performance computing (HPC) community.
The ISC 2020 conference, taking place in June in Frankfurt, Germany will tackle HPC in terms of processing, storage, network, HPC algorithms and applications and the ......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 youth.
Mentored by Assistant Professor, Dr. Ghada Abaido, two Bachelor of Communication students, Nermin Abu Al Zahab and Ardra Meletath, conducted the research among 200 young people representing more than 40 different nationalities, with over 55% of respondents from a non-Arab background. They found that 82.5% of those surveyed felt accepted in the UAE, while 96% said they do not discriminate on the basis of individuals’ differences.
The ......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 Program recognizes programs that meet high educational standards, enabling students to pursue and earn the CMA® (Certified Management Accountant) credential. Information about the program is available at https://www.imanet.org/endorsement.
“Endorsement by IMA is a great achievement that will help our undergraduate accounting students better prepare for a rewarding career in management accounting,” said Dr. Malek Alsharairi, ......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 parent to help your children manage the exam pressure in a constructive way.
From our experience as educators, here are some ideas of what parents can do to help ease the stress of the exam period and ensure the best possible results are achieved at the end of the day:
1. Help children to create a conducive learning space, away from distractions such as the TV or loud noises
2. Work with your children to ......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 Zamzam Al Hammadi.
During his young career, Haitham Zamzam Al Hammadi served his country with great skill, modesty and commitment. His strengths lay in his interest and ability to form productive and long-term friendships – locally, regionally and internationally – with people, entities and other governments.
Based on the school’s core values of Curiosity, Courage, Compassion and Integrity, this Medal is awarded ......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 162,000 students, 566 schools and 106 student members of the EEG took part. EEG organised a special and standalone awarding ceremony for the 2nd year in a row, on May 19 to unveil and celebrate the winners of this year’s competition at the Ismaili Centre, Dubai.
In EEG’s continuous effort to minimise the environmental impact of its activities, 1.17 metric tonnes of C02 emissions produced as a result of the competition were offset, by ......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 significantly strengthened in recent decades.
● The findings have been featured in Geophysical Research Letters.
Abu Dhabi, UAE – May 19, 2019: A new study at NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) has discovered a growing teleconnection in a warming world between the Indian Summer Monsoon Rainfall, which affects millions of people in India, and the Atlantic Zonal Mode.
Led by senior scientist at NYUAD’s Center for ......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 tolerance that is similar to that of the UAE.
Speaking at the graduation ceremony, H.E. Sheikh Nahayan commented: “The University of Wollongong in Dubai is now one of the largest independent universities in the country, with more than 100 nationalities making it one of the most culturally diverse. The accomplishments of the University over the past 25 years have been remarkable, as reflected in the several, high ......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 aimed at instilling good values and highlight the Prophet’s (PBUH) qualities. The lectures will be held after Taraweeh prayers, and will be delivered by Sheikh Dr. Saleh Al Suhaimi Al Harbi, Sheikh Dr. Abdullah Al Hammadi, Sheikh Dr. Aziz Farhan Al Anzi, and Sheikh Daham Karim Shabib Al Fadhli.
Khuloud Salim Al Junaibi, General Manager of Al Qasba, said: “The ‘Eiman Oasis’ initiative is organised every year during the ......read more
Dubai, 13th November, 2018: Alpen Capital announced the publication of its GCC Education Industry report. The report provides an outlook of the GCC Education industry until 2022 covering pre-primary, primary, secondary, tertiary and vocational segments across all GCC nations. The report profiles some of the prominent education providers in the region and analyses the growth drivers, ......read more
11th November 2018; Dubai, UAE: The UAE’s largest Nursery chain, British Orchard Nursery was recognised for its sustainability efforts and conferred the “Golden Peacock Award for Sustainability” at the 18th London Global Convention. The pre-school won this coveted award amongst the corporate giants such as Dubai Customs, Emirates National Oil Company, Reliance ......read more
NAJAH - The UAE’s leading Higher Education event is a three-day comprehensive event catered specifically for prospective university students, their parents and teachers
UKCBC offers BTEC & HND diplomas awarded by Pearson, the world’s largest learning company. Pearson qualifications are designed in consultation with employers addressing the skills gap between academics and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 6 November 2018: INJAZ Al-Arab is proud to announce the publishing of “Learning to Improve the World: How INJAZ Al-Arab Helps Youth in the Middle East Develop an Entrepreneurial Mindset,” by Professor Fernando M. Reimers and his colleagues, Maria Elena Ortega and Paul Dyer. Professor Reimers is a global education expert and esteemed faculty member at Harvard University in ......read more
Art of living conducts free workshop at Cambridge International School
4th November 2018; Dubai, UAE: With the aim to reduce stress and provide hands-on tips for achieving greater wellbeing, the Art of Living Dubai conducted a free workshop for the support staff of the Cambridge International School in Al Garhoud. The three day workshop, called the “Alertness and ......read more
In line with the UAE’s Knowledge Economy vision, QnA International welcomes education partner Babson College to the 6th annual GOV HR Summit, 2018
Dubai, UAE, November 03, 2018: Dubai based QnA International is pleased to announce Babson College as the Education partner for the two-day Summit taking place on October 23-24 at Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi, UAE. ......read more
The 37th edition of SIBF, themed ‘Tale of Letters’, will listen to the next level leadership readiness expert telling ‘tales of leadership’ on the 4th day of the event.
SHARJAH – November 1, 2018: The Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF 2018) will witness Manoj Vasudevan, Toastmasters World Champion of Public Speaking 2017 from Singapore, ......read more
Repton Abu Dhabi aims to reduce plastic bottle usage by 340,000 bottles this academic year
Other initiatives include creation of an Eco Club focused on conserving energy and reduction of paper and plastic use
The Year of Zayed has helped to boost the endeavor and raise awareness amongst students and teachers regarding the importance of sustainability
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates ......read more
Quality of education, rigorous scientific research are the advantages of studying in Japan
Dubai, UAE, October 25, 2018: Representatives from six of Japan’s leading universities, including Joshibi University of Art and Design, Kyushu University, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Shibaura Institute of Technology, Tokai University, Tokyo University of Technology and Japanese ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 23, 2018: Emaar Entertainment’s KidZania® Dubai has partnered with Mum Mum, the pioneering, locally-owned company providing healthy and nutritious meals to schools across the UAE, for the ‘Culinary School’ establishment in the children’s city.
The KidZania® Culinary School instructs students on the art and science of ......read more
International Association for Human Values’ Prison SMART program aims to reach 1,000 inmates in Dubai within a year
Globally, more than 700,000 prison inmates in 60 countries have benefited from the program.
Dubai, UAE, October 11, 2018: Hundreds of prison inmates in Dubai have found new optimism to start afresh as they turn to yoga and breathe in positivity and breathe out ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 09, 2018: “Our mission at Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation is to provide today’s passionate design students with the unique resources to become changemakers of the future. Our education programme has been crafted to disrupt design education and we firmly believe in the concept of the Mohamed Bin Zayed Majlis for Future Generations. It is an honor to ......read more
71 medical students in unique program were placed in local and international research and healthcare facilities – from UAE to USA
Dubai, 4 October 2018: Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences, MBRU, held an awards ceremony to honor 71 of its medical students who completed the unique Summer Studentship Placement Program in local and international ......read more
Dubai, October 3, 2018: A novel therapeutic technique that can accelerate healing for scar patients has won the Falling Walls Lab Dubai competition, the regional platform of the global innovation challenge, hosted by Canadian University Dubai (CUD).
Developed by UAE national, Reem AlDhaheri, an undergraduate student of chemical engineering, the innovation now qualifies for ......read more
BCG’s Middle East development program nurtures the next generation of talented regional leaders by providing top performing university graduates with the tools, knowledge and leadership skills needed to excel.
Dubai, UAE 30 September, 2018: The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) celebrated 23 graduates who successfully completed its Business Analyst (BA) Program. BCG’s BA ......read more
Speaker highlights include UAE Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development Her Excellency Noura Al Kaabi, UAE Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence His Excellency Omar bin Sultan Al Olama, Director General of Sandooq Al Watan His Excellency Mohamed Al Qadhi, and Lebanese novelist Elias Khoury, among several others
The Institute’s tenth anniversary program will run from ......read more
The information age has brought with it unparalleled access to information, and the incredible ability to communicate freely with people from all over the world. Few could benefit more from this than our children, exposed as they are to any knowledge about the world that they could ever want to discover for themselves.
However, such free and open access to knowledge and communication has its ......read more
MBRU welcomed its largest cohort of medical students to date
A 1st for MBRU’s HBMCDM to enroll postgraduate dental students from Kuwait
According to Scopus, MBRU is ranked within the top institutions in UAE in Medicine and Dentistry in just 3 years.
Dubai, 25 September 2018: Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU) held its ......read more
Participants will travel to Washington, D.C. and New York while also touring major cultural attractions in the two cities
Abu Dhabi, September 25, 2018: NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) has announced the 2018-2019 class of the Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Scholars Program (SMSP), which enhances existing skills of outstanding students in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and provides ......read more
In a first of its kind series, British Orchard Nursery endeavours to help parents who are constantly struggling with the daunting task of raising children in the most appropriate manner
Organises a Talk Series to educate parents raise children who can work against all odds to achieve the best for themselves and the society at large
September 24, 2018; Dubai UAE: Addressing ......read more
Dubai, UAE, September 20, 2018: Unimoni Asia Cup 2018 fever is on in the UAE. This was evident in schools like Bright Riders School, Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Bangladesh Islamia School, Bangladesh Islamia School (RAK), Pakistan School Al Jurf, Indian School (Ajman) and Habitat School (Ajman) where students were seen wishing their favourite team on the large-sized canvas board installed by ......read more
Ras Al Khaimah, 19 September 2018: KidZone, a preschool managed by Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone (RAKEZ), has recently welcomed kids and parents to its new daycare in RAKEZ Business Zone. With an under the sea theme, the new location provides a safe and fun ‘learn through play’ environment for children from three months to three years old.
“Would you believe we only had ......read more
UAE, September 18, 2018 – Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) organized the annual gathering at the University campus in the presence of Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of HBMSU, members of the academic and administrative staff, learner’s families, as well as graduates and learners of its different schools. The gathering comprised a series of special events and interactive ......read more
Dubai South recently visited the Rashid Centre for the Determined Ones and announced that it is granting 11 students of the Centre to benefit from full scholarship for the academic year 2018-2019 as part of its corporate social responsibility initiative of promoting inclusive education and financial accessibility to all. The initiative is also in line with Dubai South's commemoration of the ......read more
Would you consider sending your children to boarding school in the UAE?
Boarding schools have recently become a common topic of debate in the region. In a 2017 report, YouGov revealed that over half of respondents would consider sending their children to boarding school in the UAE. According to the survey, the emirate has shown to become a prime location for boarding facilities. Just under 80% ......read more
His Highness, Chancellor of MBRU reaffirms the efforts of the University and its academic partners Queen’s University Belfast
Visit coincides with inauguration of 64 medical students for new academic year, the largest cohort to date at MBRU
Dubai, 17 September 2018: His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chancellor of Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (September 15, 2018) Repton School, Abu Dhabi, announces the appointment of a new Headmaster. As the school marks its sixth academic year this September, its Rose Campus, which accommodates children from FS1 to Year 1 is delighted to welcome Kevin Hannah.
Kevin is from Perth, Western Australia and holds a Master’s Degree in ......read more
Dubai, September 12, 2018: A new Foundation Studies Program (FSP) accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education has been launched by the University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) to provide high school students with key learning skills and foundational knowledge to advance to undergraduate university studies.
The program is tailored to cater to the needs of students from different ......read more
Managed by BEAM, the International School of Creative Science saw a record number of its students achieve top grades across both levels, in a spectacular display of academic excellence.
Sharjah, 12 September 2018: The students at International School of Creative Science Muwaileh (ISCS Muwaileh) have once again recorded a set of stellar results at the recent Edexcel International ......read more
British Orchard Nursery initiates a series of interactive talk shows for UAE parents to discuss their child’s mental and physical developmental goals
September 10th, 2018, Dubai, UAE: With the focus on achieving strong mental and emotional growth among young children and toddlers, the British Orchard Nursery has organised a free interactive talk show for the parents in ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 28th August 2018: The Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation (DIDI) today, on Emirati Women’s Day, has announced The Dubai Mall scholarship winner as 19 year old Emirati, Ayesha Al Suwaidi.
Launched earlier this year in partnership with DIDI, The Dubai Mall scholarship was created to empower women in design and innovation and to inspire young female ......read more
The new school will focus its attention on unsettled children and implement its highly successful educational model from the UK, catering for Dubai parents
Dubai, UAE - 27th August, 2018: The new Riverston School Dubai, due to open in September, will tackle the issue of bullying head on, following on from recent announcements during the past two months by the Knowledge and ......read more
9-1 grading scale applied across IGCSEs assessments taken in the UAE
26 August 2018, Dubai, UAE – Pioneering students across the UAE received their first IGCSE results in English and Mathematics with the new 9-1 grading scale adopted by Pearson Edexcel.
The 9-1 grading scale replaces the A*-G grading system for IGCSE marking, with 9 being the highest grade, and 1 ......read more
98% of the organisation’s 188 IGCSE students achieved all A* to C grades or equivalent
Dubai, UAE, August 23, 2018: Aldar Academies, one of the UAE’s leading providers of private education, recorded exceptional IGCSE grades today as 98% of the organisation’s 188 IGCSE students achieved all A* to C grades. Students from three of the ......read more
Ahead of the upcoming Eid-Al –Adha festival, the Emirati children at British Orchard Nursery, Government branches bring smiles on the workers’ faces
August 19, 2018; Dubai, UAE: Celebrating the spirit of generosity and bringing happiness to the Blue-collar workers, the British Orchard Nursery children at their Dubai Municipality, Deira and Dubai Central Laboratory branches ......read more
A greater percentage of students also reached the highest grades in 2018 compared to 2017
Dubai, UAE, August 19, 2018: Aldar Academies Al Yasmina Academy, one of the UAE’s leading providers of private education, is celebrating another year of exceptional A-Level results.
The academy’s cohort of 38 A-Level students earned a 100% pass rate overall, with 87% achieving ......read more
For an all-round education, both in and out of the classroom, the British International Academy is the perfect choice
Dubai, UAE, August 19, 2018: The British International Academy (BIA) for girls in Amman, Jordan is all set to welcome new students for the academic year 2018-2019 starting from 27 August. British International Academy aspires to foster ethical women of action ......read more
Dubai, UAE 16 August 2018: The Dubai College of Tourism (DCT), part of Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), has partnered with the Dubai Gold and Jewellery Group (DGJG) to award up to 20 full scholarships for its Certificate in Retail course, which commences on 9 September this year. These scholarships are being offered only to Emiratis and ......read more
Admissions still open for September 2018 intake at government-backed vocational training college
Dubai, UAE; 14 August 2018: With GCSEs and A-Level examination results due to be released shortly, high school leavers across Dubai will be focused on taking the next steps towards their future careers. The pressures of decision-making can often pose a dilemma for young people who ......read more
A student from Egypt was chosen among the four winners of the most-coveted CISI Global Educational Trust Award this year, to be the first from the region to receive this award
GET Award underlines CISI’s commitment to tapping the rich potential of young generation to lead the future of the financial services profession
Dubai, UAE, August 13, 2018: The Chartered ......read more
Full scholarships for DCT’s retail course still available
‘City of Gold’ scholarship initiative run in collaboration with Dubai Gold and Jewellery Group
Dubai, UAE; 7 August 2018: Full scholarships offered by the Dubai College of Tourism (DCT), part of Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), for its retail course ......read more
Seven students from the Petroleum Institute in Abu Dhabi learn about technology made in Germany
Wintershall supports the trip for the fifth time now and actively contributes to the scientific and cultural exchange between Germany and the UAE
Abu Dhabi, August 01, 2018: Seven Emirati students from the Petroleum Institute in Abu Dhabi with different engineering backgrounds started ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 29, 2018: Students from four schools and two universities in the UAE participated in the Innovation Day Camp iCamp and Job Shadow Day program hosted by INJAZ UAE and longtime partner Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML). The Job Shadow Days are day-long workshops which allow students to explore various career options.
Students from Al Khaleej National School, Dubai ......read more
MODUL University Dubai reinforces its commitment to its fully-integrated research centre – CSRE
Dubai, July 28, 2018: MODUL University Dubai, a subsidiary of Dubai Investments [DFM: DIC], has proudly announced the latest ranking that its Vienna campus has achieved amongst the best 25 Universities for “Top Cited Publications” globally reinforcing the outstanding ......read more
Global Student Accommodation (GSA) Group’s ‘Student Wellbeing Matters’ study, highlights seven ‘stressors’ affecting student mental health and advocates holistic community and lifestyle solution
Dubai, UAE, 24 July 2018 – Student wellbeing is not just a national, or a regional issue, it is a truly global issue, according to ......read more
Canadian University Dubai launches Bachelor of Arts in Psychology to boost UAE’s licensed psychology sector
Dubai, July 24, 2018: The launch of a new bachelor program in Psychology seeks to address the glaring imbalance in availability of psychologists in proportion to population size in the UAE.
According to well-known psychoanalyst Dr. Yana Korobko, author of the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 24 Juy 2018: Emirates Aviation University (EAU) has announced the launch of a new research centre and doctoral training college in collaboration with Coventry University.
The Dubai-based Research Centre for Digital Innovation and Artificial Intelligence will train its research students to specialise in a range of disciplines related to these fields, including aviation, ......read more
July 19, 2018: Skyline University College has signed an agreement with Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority as the official Tour Guide Training Program provider for Sharjah tour guides. The agreement was signed by SCTDA Chairman, Mr. Khalid Jasim Al Midfa and SUC Executive Director and Chair of the Executive Council, Mr. Nitin Anand. The pilot run of the proposed program was ......read more
July 19, 2018: Skyline University College has welcomed 24 participants from Nigeria for the One Day Course in Dealing With and Managing Difficult Stakeholders on June 27, 2018 at SUC Campus.
The resource speakers of the program were SUC Head of Academics-School of Business, Dr. Ajith Kumar; Head of Academics-School of Information Technology, Dr. Deepak Kalra; and Professor, Dr. ......read more
Dundee, July 16, 2018 - Dr. Mansour Al-Awar, Chancellor of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), attended the closing ceremony of the 26th session of the ‘Multiculturalism and Leadership Skills Program - Academic Training Programme (ATP)’ organized by Al Maktoum College of Higher Education at Old Course Hotel in Dundee, Scotland under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin ......read more