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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

Masdar Institute Wins 2017 Mohammed bin Rashid Global Water Award

MI Receives Award in ‘Innovative Research and Development’ Category for Inexpensive Device for Water Desalination Abu Dhabi-UAE: 27 April, 2017 – His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, today presented the Mohammed bin Rashid Global Water Award to Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, part of Khalifa University of Science and Technology.  A ceremony was hosted by the award organizers where Dr. Peter Armstrong, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Masdar Institute, was granted the award along with MI students and management.  The award aims to find and support innovative solutions to water shortage and scarcity worldwide. Two other teams from Khalifa University of Science and Technology were also recognized, for a dual disinfection modified ......read more

Al Noor Training Centre Was Awarded The Princess Haya Award For Special Education (PHASE)

Al Noor Training Centre for Persons with Disabilities was appreciated for its efforts and contribution towards enhancing the lives of children with special needs. Dubai, 27th April, UAE:  Al Noor Training Centre for Persons with Disabilities has been working dedicatedly for children with special needs to enhance their lives in many aspects through advanced education methods. Their efforts were recognized as they were honored with Princess Haya Awards for Special Education (PHASE) for their commendable work in the field of assistive technology for special children. The Centre was announced the winner for “Outstanding Awareness Campaign in the Category of Institutional excellence for their initiative Windows 10 presents Al Noor Assistive TechX 2015”.The award was presented by HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, wife of ......read more

Nour Tabboh Crowned Winner of Arab Reading Challenge in Lebanon

Dubai, UAE - 26 April 2017 Arab Reading Challenge (ARC) participants were honoured at a ceremony held under the patronage of the General Director of Education at the Ministry of Education and Higher Learning Minister His Excellency Fadi Yarak and His Excellency Hamad Saeed Sultan Al Shamsi, the UAE Ambassador to Lebanon, at the UNESCO Palace.  The Lebanon ARC champion Nour Tabboh, who is in the 12th grade at Rawdat Al Fayhaa School in Tripoli, was honoured at the ceremony, along with the winner of the distinguished supervisor award Hanadi Hateit. Nour’s school was also named winner of the best school award for the state. ARC Secretary General Najla Al Shamsi said, “Lebanon has always been a cultural and scientific hub for the Arab region, and we are delighted to see that tradition continue as Lebanese students ......read more

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UAE School Safety Survey: Bullying at Schools Remains a Top Concern for Parents…

Dubai, UAE, October 23, 2016:  Axis Communications recently conducted its biennial UAE School Safety Survey amongst parents.  According to the survey 92% are satisfied with the current security measures in schools, however 75% of the respondents would like to see more investments in safety & security measures such as surveillance, access controls, advanced fire detection systems and ......read more

Toyota Communication Systems refers to Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University's experience in ...…

UAE, October 22, 2016 – As part of its commitment to sharing its experiences and best practices in smart education, Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) recently discussed prospects for joint cooperation with a high-level delegation from Toyota Communication Systems (TCS), a subsidiary of Toyota Motor Corp. specializing in systems development and integration. The visiting delegates ......read more

Dubai International Academy Hosts Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Kailash Satyarthi for United Nations ...…

Dubai, UAE, October 22, 2016:  Dubai International Academy (DIA), an outstanding International Baccalaureate school run by Innoventures Education hosted Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Kailash Satyarthi today on campus as part of their United Nations Day Assembly.  Satyarthi is an advocate for education and youth in India. He is also the founder of the Kailash Satyarthi Children’s ......read more

3rd Inter-School Young Business Talent Hunt 2016 commenced successfully…

Sharjah, UAE, October 20, 2016:   The 3rd Inter-School Young Business Talent Hunt (YBTH) 2016 held at Skyline University College (SUC) campus on October 18-20, 2016 has garnered an overwhelming participation of more than 1,200 students competing in three categories of Advertisement Design, New Business Plan, and New Mobile Application.  The competition has attracted an enormous ......read more

HBMSU wins for ‘Education Deployment of the Year' at 7th CNME ICT Achievement Awards…

UAE, October 19, 2016 – The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) bagged ‘Education Deployment of the Year’ honors for its Smart Campus initiative during the 7th Computer News Middle East (CNME) ICT Achievement Awards held recently in Dubai. HBMSU’s mobile app for its pioneering Smart Campus initiative was recognized for maximizing engagement and satisfaction among ......read more

Abu Dhabi Education Council concludes extra-curricular activities for 2016…

United Arab Emirates, October 18, 2016 -The Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC) has celebrated today (October 18, 2016) the closing ceremony for various extra-curricular school activities for the year 2015-2016, which included the awarding of winners during competitions held as part of the ‘Champions of Tomorrow’ and ‘Creative Program’ campaigns.  The new edition of ......read more

Emirates College for Management & Information Technology inaugurates new Happiness and Positivity ...…

October 18, 2016 - The Emirates College for Management & Information Technology (ECMIT), a leading private higher educational institution, has announced the inaugural of its dedicated Happiness and Positivity Department in Dubai. The move forms part of the College’s strategic expansion agenda and reflects its concrete commitment to the happiness initiative of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin ......read more

Woodlem Park marks its entry into UAE with its first school in Ajman…

Dubai, UAE, October 17, 2016:   Dubai-based Mamzar Group has announced the launch of Woodlem Park International School, a new school in Ajman developed at an estimated investment of AED 150 million. Managed by the renowned UK-based organization Woodlem Park Education, the Indian curriculum school offers British standards of quality education catering to the growing need of the Indian ......read more

Abu Dhabi Ports and the Australian Maritime College bring maritime courses to Abu Dhabi…

Abu Dhabi, UAE: October 17, 2016:  Abu Dhabi Ports, the master developer, operator and manager of the Emirate's ports and Khalifa Industrial Zone, and the Australian Maritime College (AMC), a specialist institute of the University of Tasmania for maritime education, training and research, have joined forces to deliver their first certified coastal seafaring courses in Abu ......read more

Carl F. Bucherer Manero Flyback - Back In Flight…

Dubai, UAE, October 17, 2016:  The new Manero Flyback by Carl F. Bucherer offers short-time measurement with added magic.  The classic design houses an intricate chronograph movement controlled by a gearwheel and features an additional Flyback function. The Manero is synonymous with timeless elegance in the collection by Carl F. Bucherer, and the chronographs in this family stand for ......read more

New Initiative by ISAS to improve Students' Academic Performance…

Classes to begin at 8:30 AM & finish at 2:45 PM School curriculum introduces the ‘Innovation & Technology’ course as of Grade1 Dubai, UAE, October 17, 2016:   As part of its continued efforts to improve the academic performance and well-being of students, International School of Arts and Sciences (ISAS), managed by academic solutions provider Academia ......read more

Demand for Online Schooling Soars as Parents Look for More Affordable Options in Dubai…

Demand for online schooling has soared in recent weeks as parents within Dubai have opted for a more affordable school option in iCademy Middle East (formerly K12 Middle East), the online American Curriculum School accredited by the KHDA. The fees for the online school range from 18,332.00 AED within the Kindergarten to 27,172.00 AED in Grade 12.       The school has grown ......read more

HBMSU Management and Learners hold productive dialogue to heighten learning experience and study ...…

UAE, October 15, 2016 - Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU)’s Learning Council recently organized a meeting between top management led by Chancellor Dr. Mansoor Al Awar and a group of university Learners and Ambassadors to discuss ways to further enhance the learning experience and the study life at the university. The council provided an excellent platform for learners to actively ......read more

Skyline University College (SUC) to Host the 3rd Inter-School Young Business Talent Hunt 2016…

Sharjah, UAE, October 13, 2016:   From the success of last year’s competition, Skyline University College (SUC) and The Young Vision Magazine (TYV) are back to set the stage for the third edition of the most anticipated Inter-School Young Business Talent Hunt on October 18-20, 2016. SUC and TYV have registered more than 290 teams joining in this year's competition. The ......read more

MBRSG Discusses Future of Blockchain and Impact on Dubai Smart City…

Dubai, UAE, October 12, 2016:  The Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government (MBRSG), a research and teaching institution focusing on public policy in the Arab world, hosted the eighth session of the Dubai Smart Cities Forum under the theme ‘Blockchain and the Next Wave of Smart Cities Technologies’. Organized on 10 October in cooperation with the Smart Dubai initiative, the ......read more

New report by HBMSU's Dubai Center for Islamic Banking and Finance reveals world's most efficient ...…

UAE, October 12, 2016 – Consistent with its central role of producing groundbreaking and game-changing research works, The Dubai Center for Islamic Banking and Finance (DCIBF), a joint initiative of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) and the ‘Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre’, has formally released its second annual report on Islamic economy today (Wednesday ......read more

‘Climate Change' awareness a must for students at the grass root level: ASPAM school …

Parents should continue to play a major role in complementing the efforts of the schools by encouraging students to adopt the measures at home Sharjah, UAE, October 12th, 2016: Educating students on the importance of environmental conservation should begin at the grass root level, according to ASPAM Indian International School. The need of the hour is to build environment-friendly culture and ......read more

AUST Gears Up to Celebrate “Reading Nation” Commencement Ceremony in October…

Ajman University of Science and Technology is all set to celebrate the second batch of graduates for this year, under the slogan “Reading Nation”. 1500 students will leave behind their academic home and embark upon their professional journey in October 2016. This batch pays tribute to the declaration by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of United Arab Emirates ......read more

Khalifa University students prove their prowess as they bag the AED20,000 prize at du's Ethical ...…

Dubai, UAE, 10TH October 2016:  Osman Sultan, CEO, du congratulated Khalifa University students, Mohamed Abdulla Alzubaidi, Nasser Ali Alwan, Matar Rashid AlSalman, Ali Fareed Aldarwish and Sultan Mobeen Abu Ghazal on successfully winning the du Cyber Security Hackathon on Sunday 9 October. In addition to making themselves and their university proud, the students also received a cheque for ......read more

MODUL University Dubai inaugurated; brings world-class tourism and hospitality education to the ...…

Over 100 students from 30 different nationalities enroll for various programs at the University Dubai, UAE, October 10, 2016:  MODUL University Dubai, a subsidiary of Dubai Investments PJSC, a leading university specialized in tourism and hospitality courses in the Middle East and Austria’s top international private university, was officially inaugurated today.  The opening ......read more

KPMG Announces Leading GRI Certified Sustainability Training Course…

KPMG’s sustainability training reflects UAE Vision 2021 goals  The course will take place from 12-13 October in Dubai KPMG has trained over 1900 professionals in sustainability reporting worldwide Dubai, UAE, 9 October 2016:  Sustainability is becoming increasingly important in the UAE as the nation continues to develop a more diversified economy that has to be more ......read more

UAE signs strategic new MoU with South Korea for further promotion and protection of intellectual ...…

Abu Dhabi, October 8, 2016—The Ministry of Economy has recently signed a strategic new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO) to further promote and protect intellectual property in the UAE. The MoU was signed by H.E. Engineer Mohammed Ahmed Bin Abdul Aziz Al Shehhi, Undersecretary for Economic Affairs and Choi Donggyou, Commissioner, KIPO on ......read more

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