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

  Dubai, United Arab Emirates – May 28, 2017: Dubai International Academy, an International Baccalaureate school run by Innoventures Education, hosted global International Baccalaureate (IB) Director General, Dr. Siva Kumari as the keynote speaker at its 9th annual graduation ceremony on May 24th at American University in Dubai (AUD).  The participation of Dr. Kumari demonstrates the growing importance and reputation of the IB curriculum for international students studying at DIA.  She joined the IB in April 2009 as Regional Director for Asia-Pacific before being promoted to Chief Operating Officer in May 2010. In January 2014, she became the first ever woman Director General of the International Baccalaureate (IB).  She addressed the DIA graduating class of 2017 that comprised of 138 high-achieving ......read more

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

First global top 100 and Russell Group University to establish a campus in Dubai’s leading international education hub, Dubai International Academic City Dubai-UAE: 28 May, 2017 – The University of Birmingham will open a campus in Dubai in November, becoming the first global top 100 and Russell Group University to establish a campus in Dubai’s leading international education hub, Dubai International Academic City.  Located within Dubai International Academic City’s diverse higher education ecosystem, the first phase of the campus will open in autumn 2017, with the first undergraduate and post-graduate students commencing their studies in September 2018. Already recognised in the top 1% of universities across the globe, this landmark announcement marks the latest phase in the University of ......read more

Enrolments Open for Dubai Campus of Abu Dhabi University

•    New  Campus offers 13 internationally accredited programs  •    1000 students currently pursuing post graduate studies at Abu Dhabi & Al Ain campuses Abu Dhabi, 27 May, 2017:  With the opening of Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) Dubai campus, which has started accepting enrolment applications for academic year 2017-2018, professionals looking to do post-graduate programs can now have an international option close to home. The new campus based in Dubai Knowledge Park offers nationally and internationally accredited master’s degree programs in law, business and engineering, tailored to meet the dynamic demands of both local and regional communities The academic programs offered by the new Dubai campus include Master of Education in Leadership, Master of ......read more

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

Dubai, UAE, 23rd May 2017:  Dubai Customs signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Australian Charles Sturt University’s Centre for Customs and Excise Studies to establish an academic research center, and develop measuring tools for the Authorized Economic Operator AEO Program to make it an international benchmark.  The MoU was signed by Eman Badr Al-Suwaidy, Director of Customs Declaration Management, Owner of AEO and Dr Daniel Evans, Representative of Centre for Customs and Excise Studies in the UAE.  The MoU will adopt the best practices in customs field by presenting scientific researches and organizing training courses.  Commenting on the signing of the MoU Eman Badr Al-Suwaidy said: “Dubai Customs plays a pivotal role in trade and a leader in customs business, this is why we signed this ......read more

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

May 23, 2017 - His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, President of the American University of Sharjah (AUS) witnessed in London, the signing of a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between AUS Enterprises and Oxford Sciences Innovation (OSI), a company that commercializes science and technology from the UK’s University of Oxford, to mutually enhance the innovation ecosystems of the Emirate of Sharjah and the city of Oxford. The agreement was signed during the recent meeting of the Board of Trustees of the American University of Sharjah. This partnership aims to boost OSI’s efforts to strengthen innovation-based collaboration with local and regional leading academic institutions and enterprises. OSI’s expertise will be particularly valuable to the ......read more

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

  •    Sharifa Yateem, an Emirati Applied Behavioral Analyst from Image Nation’s documentary AS ONE: The Autism Project, has conducted workshops in three schools across Ras Al Khaimah, Sharjah and Fujairah in May •    Partnership formed during April’s Autism Awareness Month and as part of The UAE Year of Giving •    As One: The Autism Project is part of Sheihka Shamsa Bint Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan’s Initiative to raise awareness around autism in the UAE •    Image Nation and the Ministry of Community Development also co-hosted a screening of the film at NYU Abu Dhabi on April 18th  •    AS ONE: The Autism Project is available for rent and purchase on iTunes May 15 2017, UAE: The UAE’s ......read more

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

Founder and CEO Vandana Gandhi receives Inspirational Female Leader Award; Nursery bags awards under SME and Education sector May 14, 2017; Dubai, UAE:  In yet another outstanding achievement, UAE’s British Orchard Nursery wins 3 coveted awards at Dubai’s 3rd International Business Excellence (IBX) Awards. Despite facing tough competition from over 100 organizations both local and international, the prestigious nursery which completed a decade this year has proved its worth again. While the founder and owner Vandana Gandhi received the honour of Inspirational Female Leader, the nursery itself has bagged two awards one under SME category and another in the education sector. Vandana Gandhi, CEO and Founder of British Orchard Nursery commented: “Winning three awards at such a prestigious international forum is ......read more

Aisha Badia Crowned Winner of Arab Reading Challenge in Bahrain.

Minister of Education honours ARC participants and winners. Dubai, UAE, May 13, 2017:  Arab Reading Challenge (ARC) participants were honoured at a ceremony held under the patronage of the Minister of Education His Excellency Dr. Majed bin Ali Al Nuaimi and ARC Secretary General Najla Al Shamsi at the Ministry of Education in Isa Town.  His Excellency honoured Aisha Badia Mohammed, the Bahrain ARC champion who is in the 3rd grade at Umm Ayman Primary School, Ms. Muna Al Sheikh Yusuf Al-Sadiqi and Ms. Nouriya Ali Al Hayaki, the winners of the distinguished supervisors award, and the winner of the best school Al-Iman Private School for Girls. His Excellency stated, “We are pleased with the level of interest displayed by Bahraini students in the second round of the Arab Reading Challenge. The challenge is a major ......read more

Afaf Sharif Crowned Winner of Arab Reading Challenge in Palestine

Minister of Education honours ARC participants and winners Dubai: 9 May, 2017 Arab Reading Challenge (ARC) participants were honoured at a ceremony held under the patronage of the Minister of Education His Excellency Dr. Sabri Saidam at the Bethlehem Convention Palace. His Excellency honoured Afaf Sharif, the Palestine ARC champion who is in the 11th grade at the New Girls School in Ramallah and Beira in the West Bank, Mr. Hamid Amo Makho, the winner of the distinguished supervisor award, and the winner of the best school Araba Girls Elementary School. His Excellency stated, “We are very proud of our students, who participated in the Arab Reading Challenge under the unique and difficult circumstances in which they live. These difficulties did not discourage our youth, but rather fueled their desire to read and learn in ......read more

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

More than 1,100 guests attended the education provider’s annual fundraiser in support of the UAE’s SmallWorld charity UAE, May 9th, 2017: Following last week’s announcement that Aldar Academies had hosted its fourth annual fundraising concert in support of children’s charity initiatives, the organization has revealed the total funds raised during the event. Over 1,100 guests attended the Aldar Academies Collaboration Concert, helping to raise AED60,680 for the UAE’s SmallWorld charity, held under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development. The event, hosted at Emirates Palace Theatre on Thursday 4th May 2017, stayed true to the theme of collaboration throughout. Over 600 students from across Aldar Academies’ community ......read more

Masdar Institute to Host Seventh Commencement Ceremony on 17 May

Under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan Former US Energy Secretary Dr. Ernest Moniz to Deliver Keynote Address at Graduation of Over 100 PhD and Master’s Students During 10th Anniversary of Masdar Institute Abu Dhabi-UAE: 08 May, 2017:  Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, Masdar Institute will be organizing its seventh commencement ceremony for the Class of 2017 on Wednesday, 17 May 2017. Masdar Institute is a part of the Khalifa University of Science and Technology. The commencement will be held at the Emirates Palace Hotel in Abu Dhabi, and coincides with the 10th anniversary of Masdar Institute’s establishment in 2007. Former United States Secretary of Energy Dr. ......read more

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

Winning project explores integrity practices in ANB Invest Annual contest part of Siemens Integrity Initiative and the Pearl Initiative Integrity Programme  Another student team from PSU and Ahlia University Bahrain win second and third place respectively Women make up more than three-quarters of total participants Submissions for 2017 competition now open across GCC region Dubai, UAE, May 8, 2017:  A three-student team from Prince Sultan University in Riyadh won the Pearl Initiative 2016 Case Study Competition on corporate governance. Part of a collaborative long-term integrity programme between the Pearl Initiative and Siemens, the contest drew the participation of 51 student teams from 11 universities across the GCC region. The competition annually challenges business students to prepare a short case ......read more

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

Hale Education Group helped students secure AED 70 Million in two years Dubai, UAE – 8 May 2017: An exceptional Year 13 student from Dubai College, Despoina Loukos (Denia), was accepted to all 12 US universities to which she applied and secured over USD 670,000 (over AED 2.4 million) in merit scholarships. Her acceptances include Babson College, Emory University and Northeastern University, from which she received the Presidential Scholarship totaling USD 100,000.  In addition to academic acumen, Denia is a dedicated ballet and jazz dancer committing up to 15 hours per week to her craft. She performs weekly Prefect Duty, completed her Bronze and Silver Duke of Edinburgh Awards and acted as a Duke of Edinburgh Leader. Denia is also passionately engaged in community service, regularly volunteering at a local nursery ......read more

AUS Students Elect Their Representatives

Sharjah, Sunday, May 7, 2017— Students of American University of Sharjah (AUS) elected new members to the university’s Student Council for the academic year 2017-2018 during a well-contested election held recently, at the Student Center. Candidates vied for 14 elected offices that represent the university's diverse and multicultural student body.  The AUS Student Council, which serves as a voice for the student body and works directly with the university administration, aims to initiate programs and projects that cater to the demands of the student body as well as promote leadership and teamwork.  More than 1,700 students, or 34 percent of the student body, voted in the elections for the council. Students elected to the Student Council for 2017–2018 are: Executive Board Qasim Ali   ......read more

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

MODUL University Dubai is the first and only university in the Middle East tangibly bridging the gap between academics & industry with paid internships Dubai, May 6, 2017: MODUL University Dubai, a subsidiary of Dubai Investments PJSC, has announced its ‘paid internships program’ offered at the recently-held Gulf Education and Training Exhibition [GETEX] 2017 for the very first time in the Middle East received massive appeal from students, parents and school counselors.  MODUL University Dubai is the first and the only university in the Middle East which is tangibly bridging the gap between academics and the industry with paid internships. The paid internship program by MODUL is in commitment to the university’s mission to reinforce value-added, 360-degree tailored quality education, enhancing ......read more

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

J-WEL to spark a renaissance in education in schools, higher education, and workplace learning New Lab supports Saudi Vision 2030 on Education  Jeddah, Saudi Arabia – May 3, 2017  Community Jameel and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have today announced the creation of a new global education laboratory that supports education and learning, including in Saudi Arabia and the Middle East. The global collaborative effort will help educators, universities, governments, and companies revolutionize the effectiveness and reach of education and aims to help prepare people everywhere for a labor market radically altered by technological progress, globalization, and the pursuit of higher living standards around the world. A guiding focus of J-WEL will be learners in the Middle East, and populations ......read more

Duha Hussein Crowned Winner of Arab Reading Challenge in Jordan

Minister of Education honours ARC participants and winners Amman, Jordan: 3 May, 2017 Arab Reading Challenge (ARC) participants were honoured at a ceremony held under the patronage of the Minister of Education His Excellency Dr. Omar Al Razzaz and ARC Secretary General Najla Al Shamsi at the Cultural Palace in Amman. His Excellency honoured Duha Hussein, the Jordan ARC champion who is in the 10th grade at Um Qasir Seconday School in Amman, Fadi Wasfi Al-Dihshan, the winner of the distinguished supervisor award, and the winner of the best school Al-Hassad Al-Tarbawi. His Excellency stated, “I would like to thank His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, for launching the Arab Reading Challenge two years ago. We have seen the impact of this not only in ......read more

Student Part-time Work Visa Strengthens Dubai's Reputation as a Leading International Education Hub

•    Industry and University Partnerships (I-UP) Forum hosted by Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) and Dubai Knowledge Park (DKP) discusses new part-time student work regulation and impact on employment in the region Dubai-UAE: 3 May, 2017 – The fifth edition of the Industry and University Partnership Forum (I-UP Forum), hosted by Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) and Dubai Knowledge Park (DKP), gathered leading educators, industry experts and key stakeholders in Dubai to discuss the impact of the new part-time student work regulation issued by  Dubai Creative Clusters Authority (DCCA), including ways to strengthen Dubai’s position as an international education hub to a growing transnational student sector. The forum, an education dialogue titled, “The Part Time Student Work ......read more

Collaborative Solar Cell Research Achieves Masdar Institute First in Leading Scientific Journal ‘Nature'

Paper Published on Project to Develop Novel Fabrication Method to Make Efficient and Cheaper Optoelectronic Devices Abu Dhabi-UAE: 01 May, 2017 – The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, a research-driven, graduate-level university that is part of the Khalifa University of Science and technology, today announced that a collaborative project with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has become its first project featured in one of the world’s leading scientific journals, Nature. Nature is the world’s most highly cited interdisciplinary scientific journal. The featured project made the front cover of the current Nature issue and explores the development of an innovative, low-cost method for fabricating a range of highly efficient semiconducting materials. The research is part of a Masdar Institute ......read more

High-Level UK Government Delegation Visits Sharjah; Seeks Stronger Ties in Education, Media Sectors

SHARJAH-Sharjah Government Media Bureau, May 1, 2017 – A high-level delegation of the UK government visited Sharjah Sunday as part of the efforts to strengthen bilateral relations in various areas. Led by HE Alex Eiken, Executive Director of Government Communications in the United Kingdom Government, the delegation visited the American University of Sharjah in the University City.   The UK delegation was received by HE Sheikh Fahim bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Executive Chairman of Sharjah Department of Government Relations, HE Majid Abdalla Majid Al Qasimi, Director of Department of Government Relations, HE Tariq Saeed Allay, Director of Sharjah Government Media Bureau (SGMB), Dr Björn Kjerfve, Chancellor of American University of Sharjah (AUS) and other senior Sharjah officials and academics.  Welcoming the guests, ......read more

The 12-year-old Genius Aiming for the Stars at SCRF

Youngest ever palaeontology author launches two more books Sharjah, April 30, 2017 Twelve year old Pritvik Sinhadc has never been an ordinary boy. At the age of six he had written his first book on palaeontology and by the time he was seven, it was published. He was officially the world’s youngest author of a publication on fossils and was confirmed as having a higher IQ than Einstein. At the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival, Pritvik took the opportunity to launch two more books, one detailing the impact of nuclear waste on marine and land species and the other with the title ‘Walking with Prehistoric Beasts’. With two post-graduate courses from the University of Alberta under his belt – one passed with 92% and the other with 100% – the astrophysicist, palaeontologist, scientist and ......read more

KHDA School Inspector conducts workshop to instil positive environment in preschool

As part of its employee engagement framework British Orchard Nursery to hold a series of workshops for teachers  The exercise aimed at instilling lasting positivity in children and help them develop an optimistic, confident and progressive outlook towards life April 29, 2017; Dubai, UAE: With the aim to create a more positive environment among its teaching faculty and for the optimum development of pre-schoolers, British Orchard Nursery is conducting a series of workshops on promoting positive emotional climate. The first workshop was held at its DSO (Dubai Silicon Oasis) branch, helmed by Dr Wassim Labban, a school inspector at KHDA. The focus was on different ways to instil lasting positivity in children and help them develop an optimistic, confident and progressive outlook towards life. The teachings of the workshop were ......read more

Skyline University College (SUC) 3rd Business Plan Competition Raised Solutions to Relevant Issues in UAE

Sharjah, UAE, April 29, 2017:  Universities from the UAE and Sultanate of Oman have participated in the 3rd Inter-university Business Plan and New Idea Competition organized by the Skyline Entrepreneurship and Innovation Club (SEIC), Skyline University College (SUC) and supported by Dubai Technology Entrepreneur Centre (Dtec), Sharjah Entrepreneurship Centre (Sheraa) and The Hair Crafters Company LLC on April 17, 2017 at SUC campus. SUC team bagged the title for the Business Plan category while Amity University won the Marketing Pitch category. The New Idea category received more than 200 entries from the public and the title went to Mr. Sanjith P. who proposed recycled tar for tires and other rubber products. SEIC Annual Business Plan and Idea Competition served as a platform for university students to set forth their ......read more

Skyline Book Fair Attracted Hundreds of Students

Sharjah, UAE, April 29, 2017:  The 2-day Skyline Book Fair 2017 organized by SUC Library Department headed by Mr. Sheik Maideen and supported by Sharjah Book Authority has successfully attracted more than 300 book lovers and students from different schools in UAE and 85 students of which have participated in the Young Poetry Writing Competition and Story Writing Competition on April 18-19, 2017. The Chief Guests of the event from Sharjah Book Authority were Community Outreach Officers, Ms. Hanan Abdullateef and Ms. Eman Ahmed. SUC has been continuously carrying out the mission to promote the importance of book and reading in the country when UAE announced the “Year of Reading” last year. This advocate has inspired the university more to spread this awareness among young minds as a way of training them early, get them ......read more

Why Parents should be Teachers in their Children's Literary Lessons

SCRF hears how children need to learn to love reading Sharjah, April 28, 2017 A panel of distinguished children’s authors met at the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival being held at the Expo Centre Sharjah until Saturday, to discuss the most effective ways of instilling a love of reading in children and young people. Tunisian writers Nafila Thahab, who has written 29 books and Mizoni Al Bannai, who has written more than 70, were joined by Dr Luis Gatmaitan from the Philippines, an award winning author who uses bibliotherapy for sick children. He told the audience that many of his books were based around medicine. “If you can explain and illustrate the right story, it can put complex medical procedures into fairly simple terms and help the children to understand them. It stirs a certain curiosity if they see ......read more

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Sharjah, UAE, November 29, 2016:   Skyline University College (SUC) and The Young Vision (TYV) magazine organized the 3rd “Let’s Talk” Counselor Workshop on November 28, 2016 and was participated in by more than 80 counselors from various schools in the UAE. The speakers of the event were SUC Associate Professor Dr. Mohit Vij, Arabian Wellness & Lifestyle Management LLC ......read more

Skyline University College (SUC) organized its first Job Fair for all its Alumni…

Sharjah, UAE, November 29, 2016:   Skyline University College (SUC) held its first SUC Job Fair 2016 at SUC campus on November 27, 2016. SUC Founder President Mr. Kamal Puri graced the occasion and inaugurated the event that was attended by 29 companies from UAE.  After the inauguration of the job fair and while interviews are ongoing, Mr. Kamal Puri took time to meet each company ......read more

Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University honors winners of ‘Reading Knights Competition'…

UAE, November 28, 2016 – The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) recognized the winners of its Smart Book Club’s ‘Reading Knights Competition’ during a special ceremony held at its campus in Dubai Academic City attended by top management, deans and directors.  The ‘Reading Knights Competition’ invited interested participants to submit Arabic or ......read more

National Reference Laboratory (NRL) Becomes the Largest, College of American Pathologists (CAP) - ...…

High quality clinical laboratory testing is vital for accurate diagnosis and improving patient outcomes Leading international accreditation raises the standard of laboratory services, an integral component in the delivery of world-class healthcare in the region Abu Dhabi, UAE, November 27, 2016:  National Reference Laboratory (NRL), part of Mubadala’s network of world-class ......read more

Masdar Institute's Research and Innovations Highlighted During UAE Innovation Week 2016…

New Collaborative Undertakings, Knowledge-Sharing and Campus Events Among Weeklong Activities    Abu Dhabi-UAE: 26 November, 2016:  The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology marked UAE Innovation Week 2016 with a number of dynamic initiatives, including presenting innovative research findings at external events and on campus, academic knowledge sharing with research ......read more

Winners of Sharjah University's UAE Innovation Week Contests Announced…

Sharjah, November 26, 2016:  Winners of the University of Sharjah (UoS) competition for the UAE Innovation Week in Sharjah were announced on Thursday evening.  UoS students Shaima Mohammed Towfiq and Aesha Mohammed Al Teneiji won the First Prize in the category of Best 10 Projects for their idea of Smart City Camera. While Mulham Soudan won the Second Prize for her Smart Home Energy ......read more

Skyline University College (SUC) graduates consisted of 30 nationalities at the 26th Graduation ...…

Sharjah, UAE, November 24, 2016:   The highlight of Skyline University College (SUC) 26th graduation ceremony was the dynamic and diverse crowd that filled the University City Hall, Sharjah on November 24, 2016. SUC, an institution that persistently pursuing its vision of academic excellence with the aim of developing knowledge, skills, competencies, and value-based education in UAE has ......read more

Sharjah University's Innovations, Study Projects and Expert Workshops Bring Science Closer to Public…

UNIVERSITY OF SHARJAH PUTS UP STRONG SHOW DURING UAE INNOVATION WEEK; TEACHERS, SCHOLARS SHOWCASE WORK, SHARE RARE INSIGHTS Sharjah, November 24, 2016:  The University of Sharjah (UoS) has a strong presence at the UAE Innovation Week in Sharjah, being held from November 20 to 26 at Expo Centre Sharjah, with its teachers, researchers and students showcasing their groundbreaking ......read more

Steelcase Education Research Suggests Schools in UAE can use Space Design to Inspire Creativity…

Are traditional classrooms killing creativity? Ninety-five percent of students report an increase in their creative abilities in an active learning setting Dubai, 24 November 2016:  New data released from Steelcase Education and academic researchers in Canada and the United States , reaffirms the positive correlation between an active-learning classroom design and a ......read more

Three NYU Students Selected as Rhodes Scholars…

Two students from NYU Abu Dhabi and one from NYU’s Global Liberal Studies Program have been named as 2017 Rhodes Scholars  Abu Dhabi, November 24, 2016:  Two seniors from NYU Abu Dhabi, Dubai Abulhoul (UAE) and Guillaume Sylvain (Canada), and Melissa Godin (Canada), a senior in NYU’s Global Liberal Studies Program have been selected as 2017 Rhodes Scholars. The ......read more

15 per cent of MENA companies lack skilled staff needed to gain long-term strategic growth…

November 23, 2016 –  In a survey conducted by Orient Planet Research among companies in the MENA region, 15 per cent noted that they do not have sufficient skilled staff to reach the company’s long-term strategic growth. To demonstrate the role of e-learning in shaping the future generations and fill the market gap, Orient Planet Academy will be showcasing its online courses at ......read more

Skyline University College (SUC) Celebrated International Day of Tolerance…

Sharjah, UAE, November 23, 2016:   Skyline University College (SUC) celebrated the International Day of Tolerance on November 16, 2016 as part of the National Tolerance Program of the UAE Charter of Tolerance, Coexistence, and Peace under the office of Her Excellency Sheikha Lubna Bint Khalid Al Qasimi, the first Minister of State for Tolerance in the world.  SUC Assistant Professor, ......read more

Skyline University College (SUC) Football Team Received Trophy from football legend Diego Maradona…

Sharjah, UAE, November 23, 2016:   Skyline University College (SUC) Football Team received trophy from the football legend Diego Maradona for victoriously winning in the 14th BITS Sports Festival 2016 last Thursday, November 17, 2016. SUC beat Ajman University of Science and Technology by four goals and ending the football finals with a score of 4 -1. SUC Football team has garnered 31 goals ......read more

DGHR department in collaboration with the Ministry of Education honor the winners of the Young ...…

to encourage innovation spirit and promote creativity amongst students Dubai, 22nd of November 2016:  DGHR department in collaboration with Ministry of Education in the UAE have honored the winners of the Young Innovators Competition which was launched a year ago to encourage innovation spirit and promote creativity amongst students within the schools of the UAE. The honoring took place ......read more

Investment in Education Vital to Establish Globally Competitive Society…

Education experts call for government support in regional operations at EdEx MENA 2016 Dubai, UAE, 22 November 2016:  Investing in private education organisations as well as cooperating with them on new regulations will facilitate the growth of quality education in the MENA region. That is the message that has been delivered by senior representatives at the Knowledge and Human ......read more

American University of Sharjah Faculty, Students Dazzle With Their Big, Bright, New Ideas at UAE ...…

FROM TRANSPORT SYSTEM AND PUBLIC HEALTH TO DRONES AND ENERGY EFFICIENT DESALINATION, INNOVATIVE IDEAS GALORE  SHARJAH, November 22, 2016:  The UAE Innovation Week in Sharjah, being celebrated from November 20 to 26, 2016 at Expo Centre Sharjah, has in attendance eminent experts, innovators, academics and students from top universities and colleges in Sharjah, including American ......read more

‘Reading' and ‘writing' habits in kids during the pre-digital era should be fast-tracked into the ...…

It’s important for today’s parents, teachers and students to work as a cohesive team to take this initiative forward Sharjah, UAE, November 22nd, 2016: The importance of reading and writing habits in kids has reached a critical juncture across the globe and the region. The reading and writing habits that students had in the 1990s or the pre-digital era that took over the world, has ......read more

University of Sharjah Arms Students With Tools to Innovate for the Future…

EMIRATI PROFESSOR DR AMEL IBRAHIM AL ALI EXPLAINS CONCEPT OF ‘MIND MAPPING’ AND HOW IT HELPS STUDENTS CONTRIBUTE TO UAE’S VISION 2021 SHARJAH, November 22, 2016:  Scientists, faculty and students of the University of Sharjah (UoS) have been making a number of highly interesting presentations, based on their research projects and scientific studies, at the ongoing UAE ......read more

School Devises an Innovative Solution to Heavy School Backpacks…

Experts say that students are carrying 2-3 times the recommended weight for school backpacks Dubai, UAE, November 22, 2016:  Even with the increasing use of technology in education, heavy school bags continue to be a ‘weighty issue’ for students, parents, and school authorities alike. The ongoing concern regarding the weight of children’s school bags and the negative ......read more

AMSI school students excel at the AUD Model United Nations Event…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 20, 2016:  Students from Academia Management Solutions International (AMSI) – which manages Al Mawakeb Schools and International School of Arts & Sciences (ISAS) – participated in the 2016 edition of the AUD Model United Nations event held recently at the American University in Dubai (AUD).  Over 100 student delegates from all AMSI ......read more

Student-designed bionic arm declared ‘Best Innovative Project' at first Gulf 3D Printing Olympiad…

A 14-year-old student from GEMS Millennium School - Sharjah walked away with the honours of the region's first Gulf 3D Printing Olympiad organised by ATLAB. Rishabh Java designed and 3D printed a bionic arm, which was selected as the ‘Best Innovative Project’ of the year. The winner will get a chance to visit the BETT Show in the UK in 2017. More than 75 teams from numerous ......read more

Masdar Institute Team Wins Transport Research Laboratory Student Award 2016 for Innovative ...…

Students Propose Solution for Enhancing Public Transportation in Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi-UAE: 20 November, 2016:  The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy, and sustainable technologies, today announced that a team of its three students has won the 2016 Transport Research Laboratory (TRL) Student Award ......read more

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