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
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
• 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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:
Qasim Ali ......read more
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
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
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
• 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
UAE, October 8, 2016 – Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has launched its ‘7-Star Customer Service Diploma’ and ‘4th generation for institutional excellence Diploma’ programs, in line with its commitment to promote the UAE’s leadership in expediting government services and achieving highest customer satisfaction and happiness. The two key programs, ......read more
Study conducted by AON Hewitt and Dubai International Academic City
84 percent of students said their course of study in the UAE meets their expectations, reaffirming Dubai’s status as an attractive destination for career-driven youth
Dubai, UAE, October 8, 2016: The number of university students planning to stay in the UAE after graduating has risen 19 percent since 2013, to 69 ......read more
Each McGill-UAE fellow will receive up to $52,500 (Canadian Dollars) each year to cover tuition and living expenses
Dubai, UAE, October 6, 2016: McGill University, ranked No 1 in Canada and 30th globally, has launched the McGill-UAE Fellowships to be awarded to exceptional Master’s and PhD students from the UAE to pursue advanced studies in any Science, Technology, Engineering and ......read more
Sharjah, UAE, October 6, 2016: Skyline University College (SUC) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Ras Al Khaimah Residency and Foreigner Affairs on September 21, 2016.
SUC Deputy Director for Marketing and Public Relations Mr. Firas Al Tabbaa and H.E. Brigadier General Yousef Sultan Al Nuaimi, General Director of Ras Al Khaimah Residency and Foreigners Affairs signed the ......read more
October 5th 2016, Dubai – Melody Traylor, a teacher in the Collegiate American School of Dubai, has been selected as the inaugural winner of the “Teacher Appreciation” initiative, a program recently introduced by GCC / MENA education and learning publisher Alpha Publishing, UAE-based education company KDSL Global and Teach UAE Magazine, which enables teachers and educationalists ......read more
User Experience Zone at Abu Dhabi Hardware Show Offers Public Sneak-Peek into Horizontally-moving Automatic Bridge
Abu Dhabi, UAE, October 4, 2016: An innovative solution to reduce traffic congestion on urban roads conceptualised and developed by a team of 14 Emirati students from the Abu Dhabi Polytechnic emerged as a major crowd-puller at the Abu Dhabi Hardware Show currently underway ......read more
The Lazar Group launches its third school - Little Leaders School
Dubai, UAE, October 4, 2016: The Lazar Group which launched The Bloomington Academy, Ajman’s first British school in 2014, is now opening its first British preschool Little Leaders this October.
Little Leaders is a 500 capacity, eco-friendly preschool, which will engage with children at both the Nursery and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 4, 2016: Celebrating the International Day of Peace, Al Mawakeb Schools - managed by academic solutions provider Academia Management Solutions International (AMSI) – recently organized a series of activities for its students.
Students spent the day penning their thoughts on the need for collective efforts to contribute towards global peace. They also ......read more
Sharjah, UAE, October 3, 2016: Skyline University College, Sharjah (SUC) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Hewlett Packard (HP) Enterprise on September 7, 2016. SUC Deputy Director for Marketing and Admissions Mr. Rakesh Gaur and HP Enterprise Managing Director Mr. Chris Johnson signed the MOU on behalf of their respective organizations. SUC Corporate Affairs Head Mr. ......read more
UAE, October 2, 2016 – Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University’s (HBMSU) Board of Governors has urged the university administrators to be relentless in their hard work in order to sustain HBMSU’s leadership among the top pioneers of smart learning and academic innovation and scientific research and excellence in the Middle East and the rest of the world. This is under the guidance ......read more
Sharjah, UAE, September 29, 2016: Skyline University College (SUC) marked another partnership with Ras Al Khaimah Police on a memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed on September 7, 2016. SUC Deputy Director for Marketing and Public Relations Mr. Firas Al Tabbaa and H.E. Major General Ali Abdullah Bin Alwan Al Nuaimi, Commander General of Ras Al Khaimah Police confederated their ......read more
Sharjah, UAE, September 28, 2016: Skyline University College (SUC) has recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Ministry of Infrastructure Development on August 30, 2016. SUC COEC Mr. Nitin Anand and Assistant Undersecretary for Support Service HE Engineer Ibrahim Abdulla Al Wahabi signed the MOU on behalf of their respective organizations.
The new academic year ......read more
According to the latest “Open Doors” Report, the number of UAE nationals enrolled at U.S. institutions of higher education in the 2014-15 academic year grew 3.4 percent – the fifth consecutive year of increasing Emirati students
Abu Dhabi, UAE, September 27, 2016: Higher education is critical to both personal and national development and the US-UAE higher education ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, September 27, 2016: Bloom Education, the education division of Bloom Holding, has announced the appointment of Susie Ballantyne, a renowned education consultant, as Director of Educational Development.
Starting in December in this capacity, Susie Ballantyne will oversee Bloom Education’s new initiatives including delivery of new schools and nurseries with a high ......read more
UAE, September 27, 2016 – In a bid to uphold the UAE’s smart education sector, Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has launched ‘Innovation Lab for the Future of Smart Learning’. The new Lab is a qualitative addition that will make strategic contribution in exploring the future of smart education in the UAE by stimulating innovation and creativity in developing ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, September 27, 2016: New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) welcomes 24 talented undergraduate students to the Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Scholars Program’s (SMSP) ninth edition this year (2016-2017). Designed for academically high-achieving undergraduate students in the junior and senior years of their bachelor’s degrees, the program aims to prepare students for ......read more
Dubai, UAE – September 27, 2016: HEC Paris, one of the world’s top three providers of Executive Education programs, will be present at the upcoming QS Executive Connect event in Dubai this month to promote its highly acclaimed HEC Paris Executive MBA program offered in Qatar.
The event offers executives the opportunity to meet face to face with the Admission teams from some ......read more
Ajman University of Science and Technology strives to ensure its students are abreast of the market trends and in its endeavor the Department Architectural Engineering at the College of Engineering invited Ms. Betina Lagerstrom, a Feng Shui Master.The ancient art of Feng Shui has existed in the Far East for centuries but it has made its way to the Middle East and with the recently architectural ......read more
Dubai, 21 September 2016: As part of its ongoing mission as a leading entrepreneurial catalyst in Middle East, the Dubai Chapter of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE Dubai) has been signed on as the Startup Ecosystem Partner for the upcoming Gitex 2016 scheduled to be held from 16 to 20 October 2016 in Dubai.
As part of its partnership with Gitex, TiE Dubai, under the leadership of its Chapter ......read more
School fee hike must meet pre-conditions like development of infrastructure and level of administrative and teaching staff.
Sharjah, UAE, September 22, 2016: Schools in the Emirate of Sharjah are not allowed to arbitrarily increase tuition fee, said the Sharjah Educational Zone authorities.
Responding to media reports referring to parents’ concern over the surprise ......read more
Doha, Qatar –September 22, 2016 -- Northwestern University in Qatar has announced the names of the 59 students who have excelled in their academic studies, and achieved the Dean’s List for the fall 2015 and spring 2016 semesters.
“Making the Dean’s List at NU-Q is recognition for students who go beyond a conventional effort, but instead demonstrate rigor and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, September 21, 2016: The inspiring work of the UAE’s top school librarians will be celebrated with a new award from the Emirates Literature Foundation. The School Librarian of the Year Award will recognise the pivotal role librarians play in creating the next generation of readers, and reward those who excel at sharing their passion for books.
‘Librarians often ......read more
Winners of the marketing challenge given internship opportunity at Careem HQ
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (September 19, 2016): Sheraa - a launch pad for aspiring young entrepreneurs in the United Arab Emirates – recently collaborated with Careem to challenge the students’ ability to develop a detailed marketing plan that would enable the start-up to cater effectively to and ......read more
September 18, 2016 – Demand for e-learning in the Middle East continues to expand to address the challenges of skills gap in the region. According to the Middle East Skills Gap Survey released this year, the market in the region is in dire need for qualified personnel. This is especially the case with vacancies in senior-level positions, as 70 per cent of respondents confirmed the ......read more
Physical exercise recognized as crucial element in student’s development
Sharjah, UAE, September 18th, 2016: ‘Fitness and leading a healthy lifestyle’ is as important as scoring higher grades in academics as per ASPAM Indian International School. “Obesity and juvenile diabetes is on the rise across the globe, and ignoring physical fitness will not only impact the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, September 8, 2016: Students from the Middle East and North Africa will, for the first time, take part in the second edition of the cross-cultural SAWA Summer School initiative, held at the Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization between September 3rdand September 8th.
A joint collaboration ......read more
University students train in key renewable energy vocations
Abu Dhabi, U.A.E., 5 September 2016 — For the first time the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has opened its doors to train university undergraduate students. The IRENA Summer Trainee Programme offers an opportunity for these students to learn about and contribute meaningfully to the Agency’s work and the ......read more
Participants must submit scientific research posters on the geology, atmosphere, or habitability of Mars
Cash prizes will be awarded to the winners of the competition
September 5, 2016
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) - the entity delegated to design, implement and supervise all the phases of the Emirates Mars Mission- Hope, under the ......read more
The early childhood development at Masterminds Education boosts children’s learning experience and outcomes
Dubai, UAE, September 5, 2016: Education ideally starts from a very young age and, in the UAE, many children make their first foray into it by attending a nursery. The favorable demand for Masterminds Education has led the global experts in early childhood development ......read more
Renowned Institute Announces Exciting Collaborations with Global Schools Including ISB and Germany’s Steinbeis University
Dubai, UAE, September 3, 2016:
Underscoring its commitment to revolutionising the way education is shared, MNR Talent and Skill Development Institute (MNR TSDI) has announced its affiliation with Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad, India to offer its ......read more
Over 200 students learnt the art of business and leadership from the country’s first university-based accelerator and training academy
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (August 30, 2016): Sheraa (Sharjah Entrepreneurship Centre) - a launch pad for aspiring young entrepreneurs in the United Arab Emirates - recently conducted a training workshop for young girls. The workshop engaged with ......read more
Students of British Curriculum School Deliver Outstanding Performance in A-Level and GCSE Results
Brighton College’s Results This Year Mark It Out As the Leading 3-18 School in UAE.
Abu Dhabi, UAE, August 29, 2016: The latest A Level results of Brighton College Abu Dhabi, the first international school of Brighton College UK, have reflected the high academic standards set by ......read more
Dubai, UAE, August 29, 2016: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has signed a landmark partnership agreement with leading US university Georgia Tech, seeking to set up the region’s first research lab focused on development of the Physical Internet.
The new collaboration will bring together high-level researchers from the UAE and the international community to help establish ......read more
Ajman University extended its warmest welcome to the freshmen enrolled for the academic year 2016-2017, in its true AUST style. The orientation day is a celebration on campus and the new students are inducted to the unique experience of educational excellence offered by Ajman University.
After the ceremony was officiated with the patriotic national anthem and beautiful verses from the Holy ......read more
Dubai, UAE, August 29, 2016: Celebrating the occasion of ‘Emirati Women’s Day’, students and faculty members of Academia Management Solutions International (AMSI) hailed the contributions of Emirati women towards the progress of United Arab Emirates. AMSI - which manages Al Mawakeb Schools and International School of Arts & Sciences (ISAS) – has been at the ......read more
11-day programme of educational and entertaining activities attract more than 500 children and young adults
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: 28 August, 2016: Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate's dedicated entity for heritage, arts and culture, has successfully concluded the Dubai Public Library summer programme, ‘Our Summer is Culture & ......read more
The educator’s diverse, international student base impressed across all subjects this year
Dubai, UAE, August 27, 2016: Aldar Academies, the UAE’s leading provider of private education, is celebrating excellent I/GCSE pass marks for its secondary school pupils in Abu Dhabi.
At the educator’s Al Yasmina Academy, the pass rate was 98 percent, while at Al Bateen, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, August 24, 2016: The Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies (EIBFS) will invite applications for its training programs and academic courses beginning in September. The pioneer in professional banking training will open its doors on 4th September for returning students and 30th August for new students.
Applicants looking to pursue a career in the financial sector ......read more
Universum’s Middle East Talent Survey 2016 presents key findings from more than 7,600 students in 30 universities throughout the UAE.
This year’s survey reveals many surprising results, especially regarding the employer rankings where there has been a lot of movement among the top 10 employers for talent in the UAE
Google tops the ideal rankings – not ......read more
Doha, Qatar – August 24, 2016 – Following a week of comprehensive orientation to ease new students’ transition into university life, Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) hosted its Convocation as it welcomed its largest freshman class since establishing a campus in Doha in 2008. Addressing the convocation was Ellis Cose, a renowned author, journalist, commentator, and ......read more
Please attribute to Dr Samra Tahir - Clinical Psychologist at the American Center for Psychiatry and Neurology
Dubai, UAE, August 22, 2016: As the summer comes to an end, it’s time to prepare your child to head back to school. During this transition, it’s not uncommon for some students to experience mixed emotions about jumping back into the school-day routine and ......read more
The National, UAE Space Agency and Boeing offer seminar examining the complexity of analysing DNA in outer space in lead up to national competition
Dubai, UAE, August 21, 2016: A one-day workshop for high school teachers and students will be held in advance of the ‘Genes in Space’ competition. The workshop will provide an inside look at the scientific challenges of analysing ......read more
The Emirati student group to visit 2 universities and experience Japanese life in consideration of furthering their undergraduate study in Japan
Dubai, UAE, August 21, 2016: 12 Emirati high school students selected by the Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC) visited Japan as part of a 10-day Japan study tour, courtesy of the Japan International Cooperation Center (JICE). As part of the ......read more
Sharjah Museums Department concludes its annual series of children’s Happy Holiday Summer Camp which were held at seven of its line- up of museums.
Sharjah, UAE, August 21, 2016: Sharjah’s museums were the scene of dramatic science experiments, thrilling treasure hunts, traditional Emirati cooking and much more this summer as hundreds of children took part ......read more
Dubai, UAE, August 21, 2016: As more companies embrace Saudization, they are also concerned that young Saudis are being moved up the organization at such a rapid pace that they may end up taking on senior roles before developing the business acumen and necessary leadership competencies.
According to Alex Davda, Director of Accelerated Leadership Experience Program at ......read more
10 students gain hands-on experience, nuclear industry insight, and a taste of Korean culture
Internship program covered range of subjects in partnership with KEPCO International Nuclear Graduate School (KINGS)
Abu Dhabi, UAE, August 21, 2016: Ten Emirati students have returned to the UAE from the South Korea where they gained invaluable hands-on experience, nuclear industry ......read more
Mr. Roshan Ramesh has won First Place and the Watts Prize in the latest ICAEW Chartered Accountant qualification (ACA) exams. He is the first self-funded UAE-based student to have won an international prize in the ICAEW exams.
Dubai, UAE, August 16, 2016: The Watts Prize is awarded to the candidate who achieves the highest global marks for the audit and assurance paper. The examination ......read more
Fletcher to help develop digital diplomacy skills; introduce new course on 21st Century Diplomacy and establish Innovation Hub to prepare UAE diplomats for global challenges
The Emirates Diplomatic Academy, the UAE’s international relations training, academic best practice and research platform, has appointed Tom Fletcher, a leading diplomat, as Senior Adviser to the EDA’s Director ......read more
Dubai/August15/2016: Interserve Learning and Employment is considered to be one of the UK’s largest providers of training and employment services helping 65,000 people each year with training or educational programs by serving the private and public sector clients by combining tailored learning with employability skills. We are also the joint third largest supplier of the ......read more
The workshop will discuss the science of the Martian atmosphere to educate UAE undergraduates and graduate students
Dubai, UAE, August 15, 2016: The Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) has announced the 2nd Annual EMM Science Workshop, which targets students, graduates and educational entities from various UAE universities. The workshop, which will be held on October 3rd at The ......read more