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NYU Abu Dhabi Class of 2017 graduate Alioune Fall named as 2021 Schwarzman Scholar

Fall will pursue a master’s degree at Tsinghua University in Beijing   Abu Dhabi, UAE, December 7, 2019:   NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Class of 2017 graduate Alioune Fall has been selected as a 2021 Schwarzman Scholar. Fall will pursue a Master of Global Affairs at Tsinghua University and spend a year immersed in an international community of thinkers, innovators, and senior leaders in business, politics, and society.    The 2021 Schwarzman Scholars were chosen from a pool of over 4,700 applicants from 41 countries and 108 universities.  The Scholars were selected through an application process designed to assess academic strength, leadership ability, and strength of character.    Fall hails from Senegal and graduated in 2017 with a major in Economics from NYUAD. He currently ......read more

Pre-school launches initiative encouraging children to stay hydrated

Insufficient water intake can cause reduced mental performance  December 5th, 2019; Dubai, UAE:   Encouraging children to drink water at regular intervals, British Orchard Nursery, UAE’s premier and the largest pre-school chain, has launched the Water Bell Initiative. The scheme aims to drive home the importance of staying hydrated and ensuring that the children and the staff drink water at regular intervals and for this the nursery would be ringing the bell every two hours as a reminder to drink water. The Water Bell will ring at the beginning of the day, break time and then around noon. For those attending full day school, the bell will further ring three times at regular intervals until the end of day.  Staying hydrated is essential for the body as water has many important functions including ......read more

Information City concludes "Al Saada" initiative

Three phases focused on children welfare   Dubai, UAE, December 05, 2019:   Under the chairmanship of Sheikh Mohammed Bin Maktoum Bin Juma Al Maktoum, the Information City, held the closing ceremony of "Saada" initiative at the Atlantis Hotel in Palm Jumeirah. The ceremony was attended by high profile dignitaries, officials and sponsors from all sectors. The initiative emphasized on its active role to help the community in general, and to accelerate progress in the sectors of education, health and society.   Over two years in a row, the "Saada" initiative has made tremendous achievements in terms of assisting children socially and culturally through its implementation of three important phases. With its strategic partner MTN, the Information City, provided in its first phase 1000 ......read more

Dunecrest American School Celebrates the UAE National Day

An array of collaborative activities were organized for students, parents and faculty members to take part in   United Arab Emirates, Dubai –28 November 2019:   Dunecrest American School celebrated the UAE 48th National Day with a week-long celebration of UAE culture, heritage and Arabic language literacy activities. From an Arabic book fair, visiting authors and motivational speakers to calligraphy workshops, tolerance workshops and a special assembly with cultural performances, the school was alive with the spirit of the UAE.  The celebrations at Dunecrest American School kicked off on November 24th with an Arabic Book Fair that connected the students with Arab authors such as Haya Al Kasem and allowed them to discuss and read about the UAE heritage, and participate in interactive team building ......read more

PACE to Space

Sharjah, UAE - November 28, 2019:  PACE Education Group soars to new heights by achieving a new Guinness World Record of Largest Human Image of a Rocket, as a tribute and expression of solidarity with the UAE's scientific advancement efforts, led by Hassa Al Mansouri, the first Emarati to set foot in space. Hazza Al Mansouri’s remarkable visit to space undoubtedly kindled the desire in many aspiring astronauts to embark their limitless journey to space. Reflecting this great achievement, the students from five schools under the PACE Group formed the human image of a Rocket on 28th November 2019, as part of the National Day Celebrations signifying the spirit of unity in UAE and the vision of the UAE leaders to work towards the future. This official attempt to the Guinness World Record is the first of its category to ......read more

Pupils at Dubai Heights Academy mark 48th National Day with two days of traditional celebrations

The school hosted a special National Day assembly as well as participating in a video which was filmed at DHA with Emirati presenter Haithem Al Hamadi to be shown on Dubai One More than 250 pupils from Dubai Heights Academy (DHA) together with their families, staff and friends came together to mark the UAE’s 48th National Day and Year of Tolerance with two days of traditional Emirati activities, dancing, singing and Arabic storytelling.  Kicking off the celebrations on Wednesday 27th November, pupils and staff took part in a range of activities and games including camel rides, falconry, henna art and face painting as well as enjoying a fantastic feast of local Emirati dishes, traditional music, dancing and singing.  Other highlights included pupils building the Burj Khalifa using a range of recyclable ......read more

GEMS Education breaks new Guinness World Record on the occasion of UAE National Day

• Created the ‘World’s Largest Mosaic Mural Made of Plastic Bottle Caps’ forming the phrase ‘Zayed’s Ambitions Embrace Space’ • Attended by esteemed guests Sheikh Jumuah Bin Maktoum Al Maktoum, Abdul Rahim Bin Shafi’a and Mohammed Al Harmi from Mohammad Bin Rashid Space Centre     Dubai, UAE - November 26, 2019:  To celebrate the 48th UAE National Day, students, faculty members and parents from GEMS Education, gathered to form the ‘World’s Largest Mosaic Mural Made of Plastic Bottle Caps’ forming the phrase ‘Zayed’s Ambitions Embrace Space’ and set another Guinness World Record.    Sheikh Jumuah Bin Maktoum Al Maktoum, Abdul Rahim Bin Shafi’a and CEO, GEMS Education Dino Varkey, along with Mohammed Al ......read more

iCademy Middle East's Innovative Assessment Model Gets Top Marks For Student Appraisal

iCademy’s assessments include quizzes, tests and assignments within each online course that students complete or submit directly within the learning management system   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 26 November 2019:   iCademy Middle East has touted its ground-breaking assessment model as an essential tool in improving long-term student performance.   The NEASC-accredited American Online School has built frequent assessments into its online curriculum, including computer-scored quizzes, interactive learning games, and module exams.   Scholars at the academy cite studies asserting that frequent and innovative assessments models should replace the ‘big test’ at the end of a semester. They say a greater frequency of quality developmental assessment enables teachers to recognize when ......read more

Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center boosts support to educational institutions in line with the UAE National Day celebrations

Dubai, 26 November 2019:   The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) has announced its support to 15 establishments in the UAE, including educational institutions holding various events in celebration of the UAE’s 48th National Day. The HHC will also host the official event on December 2 at the Heritage Village in Dubai’s Global Village.   With 2019 declared as the ‘Year of Tolerance’, several activities have been lined up showcasing the UAE’s rich heritage and traditions as manifested by its traditional songs, arts and culture.    “The activities also portray the history of the UAE and the traditions of the hundreds of nationalities that have been coexisting peacefully since the country’s foundation in 1971,” said Hind bin Demaithan Al Qemzi, HHC Director ......read more

Dubai Cares delegation visits Vietnam to launch a three-year program that addresses the lack of child-friendly libraries and books in local language

• AED 7,347,000 (USD 2 million) program is set to establish 320 libraries and benefit over 140,000 children • Program scales up library model in coordination with the Ministry of Education and Training in Vietnam     Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 25 November 2019:   A delegation led by Dr. Tariq Al Gurg, Chief Executive Officer at Dubai Cares recently visited Vietnam to witness the launch of a three-year program that aims to scale-up a librarian training model that will help underserved students adopt and grow a habit of reading. The AED 7,347,000 (USD 2 million) program is set to support the government in increasing the number of child-friendly libraries across the country. The program seeks to establish 320 libraries in 18 districts and publish 5 new book titles in Vietnamese, benefiting ......read more

Winners announced at NYU Abu Dhabi's fourth annual High School Debate Tournament

 The winning teams were announced after an intense round of debates discussing a diverse range of  issues  from filling quotas for women in government to media focus on the personal lives of politicians    George Sebastian Hirjoaba and Ahmad Ali Gahallah were named the best speakers of the tournament   Abu Dhabi, UAE – November 24, 2019:   The NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Debate Union concluded its fourth annual UAE High School Debate Program, with Brighton College in Abu Dhabi recognized as the UAE High School Debate champions in the English division, and Al Ansar International Academy in Sharjah  recognized as the Arabic division champions, while George Sebastian Hirjoaba and Ahmad Ali Gahallah  won best speakers of the tournament held over the ......read more

Record-breaking Number of Entries for School Librarian of the Year Award 2020

Dubai, 24 November 2019:   Emirates Literature Foundation has received a record number of entries for the annual School Librarian of the Year Award, which closed for submissions last week. The increase in entries is attributed to the growing awareness and status of the Award, as well as its positive effects on the reading culture in schools.     The Award, which is in its fourth year, is given by the Emirates Literature Foundation and The Executive Council of Dubai. In addition to the prizes for the winners, all entrants are offered career development and networking opportunities. Isobel Abulhoul, OBE, CEO and trustee of the Emirates Literature Foundation said: “Librarians play a crucial role in connecting children with the right books at the right time, creating a new generation of empathetic, ......read more

Students from GEMS Wellington International School outshine 1200 others at the DEWA Business Cup Challenge 2019

Nerve wrecking finale came to a thrilling finish as students were put in real-life business scenarios   Dubai, November 21, 2019:    After three grueling weeks of solving real world cases on Artificial Intelligence, 1200 high school students from across 60 schools in the UAE competed last Saturday for the DEWA Business Cup Challenge 2019 hosted by Curtin University Dubai. The winning team – Carv – comprised of four students from GEMS Wellington International School presented an exceptional solution in the Finals. They were also the recipients of DEWA’s Best Solution Award, given for the best case study on developing a narrow AI solution for DEWA.  “We at GEMS Wellington International School are extremely proud of Team Carv for winning the first place in the DEWA Business Cup Challenge. ......read more

The Emirates Airline Festival of Literature highlights value of children's books to mark Universal Children's Day

Dubai, 20 November 2019:   In celebration of Universal Children’s Day, Emirates Airline Festival of Literature has revealed a programme of authors and sessions that help children make sense of the world and their place in it, with wide-reaching topics covering everything from saving the planet to coping with anxiety.  Bringing books and a love of reading to children is one of the key goals of the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature (4-9 February 2020), as the benefits of reading for pleasure are countless and ultimately improve children’s quality of life.  “Reading is not just about acquiring basic language skills, or providing information and knowledge, although it is wonderful that it does all of those things,” said Isobel Abulhoul OBE, CEO and Trustee of the Emirates Literature ......read more

Masterminds Nursery & Kindergarten, Dubai invited Elisa Guerra – a UNESCO International Commission Member as a headline speaker for their annual event in the Emirate

• Elisa is a reknowned childhood development expert and educator and addressed delegates about the neuroscience behind child development during the first six years • Elisa is  a two-time Global Teacher Prize finalist and  recipient of the Brazilian Gold Medal of Honour for outstanding service for children in Latin America  • The event was themed around multiplying a child’s intelligence – speakers shared key facts based on 60 years of research by child developmentalists and Nobel Prize winners         United Arab Emirates, 20 November 2019:   Masterminds Nursery & Kindergarten – a Dubai-based Early Learning Institute known to offer carefully curated enrichment programs, invited Elisa Guerra – a renowned, award-winning child ......read more

Henkel's Forscherwelt Science Lab Now Open in Dubai's Children's City

The inauguration held earlier today was attended by Talib AbdulKareem Jilfar, Chief Executive Officer, Infrastructure Services Sector and Dr. Simone Bagel-Trah, Chairwoman of the Supervisory Board and the Shareholders’ Committee of Henkel   UAE, Dubai, 18 November 2019:  Earlier today, Henkel, in partnership with Dubai Municipality’s Children’s City officially inaugurated its first permanent Forscherwelt (Researchers’ World) Science Lab for children in Dubai. It was attended by Talib AbdulKareem Jilfar, Chief Executive Officer, Infrastructure Services Sector; Dr. Simone Bagel-Trah, Chairwoman of the Supervisory Board and the Shareholders’ Committee of Henkel; Holger Mahnicke, German Consul General and Mustafa İlker Kılıç Turkish Consul General.  The new, purpose-build ......read more

Horizon International Flight Academy Signs Purchase Agreement for 12 Bell 505 Jet Ranger X Helicopters

Horizon International Flight Academy will become the largest operator of Bell 505 trainer helicopters in the world.   Dubai United Arab Emirates - November 18, 2019:   Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, has announced the signature of a purchase agreement with Horizon International Flight Academy for 12 Bell 505 helicopters. Based at Al Ain International Airport Zone and purpose-built for flight training, Horizon International Flight Academy uses their Bell only fleet to provide unparalleled flight training to local and international students for the civilian and military sector. Hareb Thani Al Dhaheri, chief executive officer, Horizon, stated, “By introducing the single-engine glass cockpits, the fleet will enable us to meet the latest technology needs of aspiring pilots and will prepare ......read more

Emirati Students Set to Make Homes More Energy Efficient at Fifth Annual “Make It Challenge”

Dubai United Arab Emirates - November 11, 2019:  The latest edition of the renowned “Make It Challenge” is taking place this week in the UAE, with more than 180 UAE national students attending from schools in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain. The events, at the UAE University in Al Ain and the Khalifa University in Abu Dhabi, will promote STEM (science, technology, engineering, and maths) subjects through the practical application of knowledge and problem-solving exercises. The “Make It Challenge” is an initiative of the UK Manufacturing Institute in partnership with Mubadala, Masdar, and BAE Systems.  This year’s challenge will explore energy efficiency in the home, identifying how living spaces and lifestyles can be managed to reduce their environmental impact through better ......read more

FERG and ACC deliver first AML training for 40 exchange houses

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - November 11, 2019:    Allied Compliance Consultancy (ACC), the only authorized trainer for Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) in the UAE, conducted the first training module on advanced AML for FERG member exchange houses.   Dubai, November 11, 2019: The UAE’s Foreign Exchange and Remittance Group (FERG) and Allied Compliance Consultancy (ACC) completed the first successful training on advanced Anti Money Laundering for their exchange houses. Forty exchange houses had participated in the training schedule, which has been designed for keeping members up to date with the latest regulations in the industry.   FERG’s collaboration with ACC, a leading training institute in UAE, is in line with the Group’s vision to further enhance compliance ......read more

GEMS Jumeirah Primary School hosts H.H. Sheikha Fatima Bin Hasher Bin Dalmook Al Maktoum

• GEMS school celebrates Flag Day with a UAE royal guest • To mark the celebration, the school planted ‘Jumeirah Primary School Tolerance Tree’      Dubai, United Arab Emirates - November 05, 2019:   GEMS Jumeirah Primary School hosted a royal guest, H.H. Sheikha Fatima Bin Hasher Bin Dalmook Al Maktoum along with an audience of GEMS Education VIPs as well as students, teachers and parents, to celebrate UAE Flag Day.    As part of the celebration, GEMS students introduced the morning event which saw the chief guest planting the ‘Jumeirah Primary School Tolerance Tree’ in the school’s garden surrounded by UAE flags embedded with school family names.    The event was attended by more than 100 people with the ceremony taking place at ......read more

NYU Abu Dhabi researchers develop Micro-Electro-Fluidic Probe (MeFP) technology to isolate and pattern cells

● NYU Abu Dhabi researchers have developed a novel tool that creates new opportunities for patterning cells on flat substrates, with highly selective and flexible manner, in a 2D printing-like process. ● Cell patterning is an important part of tissue engineering processes - it is similar to a jigsaw puzzle where different cell types first have to be sorted, purified, and then assembled in controlled patterns. ● The field of tissue engineering aims for generating tissues in lab setting for use to replace or repair portions of a patients’ damaged tissues – or for medical testing applications. ● The newly developed tool has the ability to separate and pattern mammalian cells (mammalian cell culture is the process of growing human or animal cells in vitro in a flask or dish) in an open ......read more

GEMS Dubai American Academy Elementary named Apple Distinguished School

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - November 04, 2019:     GEMS Dubai American Academy Elementary has been recognized as an Apple Distinguished School from 2019 to 2022, for its continuous innovation in teaching and learning and implementation of technology in student learning.   Apple Distinguished Schools are centers of innovation, leadership and educational excellence that use technology to inspire creativity, collaboration and critical thinking. They showcase innovative uses of technology in learning, teaching and the school environment, and have documented results of academic accomplishment.   “We are thrilled that the innovative work of our elementary school educators has been recognized with an Apple Distinguished School designation” said Executive Elementary Principal Craig Cantlie. ......read more

AMSI Voices - a networking platform for student empowerment formed by AMSI Alumni recognizes 'Girls as Makers of Change'

Her Excellency Noura Al Kaabi, UAE Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development attends the fifth edition of the one-day conference which highlighted courageous career choices and critical turning points.  Dubai, United Arab Emirates - October 29, 2019:   AMSI Voices heralded a great opportunity for girl students across AMSI schools, to meet, discuss and understand the challenges of a working world from experienced professionals who once studied in the very same AMSI schools.  Themed “Girls are Makers of Change” the fifth edition of the AMSI Voices Conference was attended by girls of Grade 11 and 12 at Al Mawakeb Al Khawaneej. Her Excellency Noura Al Kaabi, UAE Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, delivered the keynote address.  Three panel discussions were held to help the ......read more

MBRU to Unveil New Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences at NAJAH 2019

Dr. Hanan Al Suwaidi - Assistant Professor Family Medicine, MBRU, and flight surgeon on the UAE’s historic first space mission, will be on hand at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre to engage with students Dubai, October 28, 2019:  Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU) will unveil its latest higher education offering at the 2019 edition of NAJAH, a leading higher education event in the UAE, held under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of State for Tolerance and UAE Cabinet Member, at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) from 30 October to 1 November. Across the three days, MBRU’s faculty and staff will engage with the next generation of healthcare leaders with in-depth information into the programs offered at MBRU, ......read more

GEMS Education launches five specialist Centres of Excellence during GEMS Xhibit

• H.E. Reem Al Hashimy, Minister of State for International Cooperation and Director General of Expo 2020 Dubai, attends as guest of honour • Over 100 business leaders attend the student-tech event, where 17 school teams showcased and presented their ‘Global Innovation Challenge’ solutions and products • Strategic MoUs in the field of curriculum leadership, development support for AI, robotics, entrepreneurship and sustainability signed between GEMS Education and partners     Dubai, United Arab Emirates - October 28, 2019:    GEMS Education today officially marked the launch of its five pioneering Centres of Excellence designed to promote bespoke technological and digital learning and create unique student pathways and experiential learning around emerging industries by ......read more

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Hundreds of Dubai prison inmates learn meditation and yoga to heal trauma…

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Mohammad Abdullah, President of Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation (DIDI)…

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‘Falling Walls Lab Dubai' challenge selects female Emirati student's technique for healing scars ...…

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24 High Achieving UAE Students Win Scholarships from the Prestigious Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed ...…

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School children wish their favourite Unimoni Asia Cup 2018 teams good luck…

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KidZone launches a new daycare with ‘under the sea' theme in Ras Al Khaimah…

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Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University holds its annual gathering of the new academic year …

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Dubai South grants scholarships to students at Rashid Centre for the Determined Ones…

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Middle East student receives Global Educational Trust Award from the CISI…

A student from Egypt was chosen among the four winners of the most-coveted CISI Global Educational Trust Award this year, to be the first from the region to receive this award GET Award underlines CISI’s commitment to tapping the rich potential of young generation to lead the future of the financial services profession    Dubai, UAE, August 13, 2018:  The Chartered ......read more

Dubai College of Tourism Encourages Emirati and Expat Students to Apply for Final Scholarship Spots…

Full scholarships for DCT’s retail course still available  ‘City of Gold’ scholarship initiative run in collaboration with Dubai Gold and Jewellery Group Dubai, UAE; 7 August 2018:   Full scholarships offered by the Dubai College of Tourism (DCT), part of Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), for its retail course ......read more

Exploring the future: Emirati students from the Petroleum Institute on a study tour in Germany…

Seven students from the Petroleum Institute in Abu Dhabi learn about technology made in Germany Wintershall supports the trip for the fifth time now and actively contributes to the scientific and cultural exchange between Germany and the UAE Abu Dhabi, August 01, 2018:  Seven Emirati students from the Petroleum Institute in Abu Dhabi with different engineering backgrounds started ......read more

315 UAE Students Attend iCamp & Job Shadow Day Program Organised by INJAZ and Bank of America ...…

Dubai, UAE, July 29, 2018:  Students from four schools and two universities in the UAE participated in the Innovation Day Camp iCamp and Job Shadow Day program hosted by INJAZ UAE and longtime partner Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML). The Job Shadow Days are day-long workshops which allow students to explore various career options.  Students from Al Khaleej National School, Dubai ......read more

MODUL University receives worldwide recognition for its research and publications – 3rd in Europe, ...…

MODUL University Dubai reinforces its commitment to its fully-integrated research centre – CSRE Dubai, July 28, 2018:   MODUL University Dubai, a subsidiary of Dubai Investments [DFM: DIC], has proudly announced the latest ranking that its Vienna campus has achieved amongst the best 25 Universities for “Top Cited Publications” globally reinforcing the outstanding ......read more

UAE students to benefit from GSA wellbeing research…

Global Student Accommodation (GSA) Group’s ‘Student Wellbeing Matters’ study, highlights seven ‘stressors’ affecting student mental health and advocates holistic community and lifestyle solution     Dubai, UAE, 24 July 2018 –   Student wellbeing is not just a national, or a regional issue, it is a truly global issue, according to ......read more

Acute shortage of psychologists has triggered glaring imbalance in UAE's psychology sector, say ...…

Canadian University Dubai launches Bachelor of Arts in Psychology to boost UAE’s licensed psychology sector Dubai, July 24, 2018:  The launch of a new bachelor program in Psychology seeks to address the glaring imbalance in availability of psychologists in proportion to population size in the UAE.  According to well-known psychoanalyst Dr. Yana Korobko, author of the ......read more

Emirates Aviation University launches a research centre in collaboration with Coventry University…

Dubai, UAE, 24 Juy 2018:   Emirates Aviation University (EAU) has announced the launch of a new research centre and doctoral training college in collaboration with Coventry University. The Dubai-based Research Centre for Digital Innovation and Artificial Intelligence will train its research students to specialise in a range of disciplines related to these fields, including aviation, ......read more

6-Day SCTDA Tour Guide Training Program Conducted by SUC…

July 19, 2018:  Skyline University College has signed an agreement with Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority as the official Tour Guide Training Program provider for Sharjah tour guides. The agreement was signed by SCTDA Chairman, Mr. Khalid Jasim Al Midfa and SUC Executive Director and Chair of the Executive Council, Mr. Nitin Anand. The pilot run of the proposed program was ......read more

One Day Course in Dealing with and Managing Difficult Stakeholders…

July 19, 2018:  Skyline University College has welcomed 24 participants from Nigeria for the One Day Course in Dealing With and Managing Difficult Stakeholders on June 27, 2018 at SUC Campus.  The resource speakers of the program were SUC Head of Academics-School of Business, Dr. Ajith Kumar; Head of Academics-School of Information Technology, Dr. Deepak Kalra; and Professor, Dr. ......read more

Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University's Chancellor attends graduation ceremony of 26th Academic ...…

Dundee, July 16, 2018 - Dr. Mansour Al-Awar, Chancellor of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), attended the closing ceremony of the 26th session of the ‘Multiculturalism and Leadership Skills Program - Academic Training Programme (ATP)’ organized by Al Maktoum College of Higher Education at Old Course Hotel in Dundee, Scotland under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin ......read more

Storytel Arabia optimistic about continuing growth of audiobook industry in Arab world…

July 08, 2018: Sweden-based Storytel Arabia, the newly-launched division of Europe’s leading platform for audiobooks, remains confident on the growth of the audiobook industry in the GCC and the greater Middle East region, saying that digital technologies continue to be among the key elements that will help drive the audiobook service in the steadily rising market. Storytel’s entry ......read more

Sandooq Al Watan and DarkMatter Launch Second Phase of "Emirati Coder"…

Initiative follows successful first stage which was launched in January 2018 Abu Dhabi, July 7, 2018:  Sandooq Al Watan, the national initiative launched by prominent Emirati businessmen to support research projects that are in line with the UAE’s vision to diversify beyond oil, today announced the start of the second phase of the Emirati Coder programme.  The programme was ......read more

UK College of Business & Computing inaugurates its first International campus in DIAC…

Inaugurated by Mr. Mohammad Abdullah, Managing Director of Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) & Dubai Knowledge Park (DKP) the launch was well attended by the UKCBC Board of Governors, distinguished guests, senior KHDA executives and other key dignitaries.  UK College of Business and Computing(UKCBC) is the first branch of a UK Technical and vocational Education and Training ......read more

Bachelor of Pharmacy Receives International Certification from ACPE…

Dubai, UAE, July 05, 2018:  Ajman University’s Bachelor of Pharmacy program has been granted International Certification by the US-based Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).  The ACPE’s favorable decision comes after due consideration of the Evaluation Team Report (ETR), the College’s Self-Study Report, and the recommendations of ACPE’s ......read more

L3 Cts Cadets to Train at Etihad Aviation Training in Abu Dhabi…

Dubai, UAE, July 02, 2018:  L3 Commercial Training Solutions (CTS) and Etihad Aviation Training (EAT) have signed an agreement enabling cadets enrolled on the L3 Airline Academy Integrated ATPL course to undertake foundation flight training at EAT’s training facility in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates. The agreement will increase L3’s capacity for flight training, enabling it to ......read more

The Annual Skyline Iftar at Skyline University College…

Dubai, UAE, July 02, 2018:  Breaking the fast during Ramadan is traditionally done together as a community. In observance of the holy month, Skyline University College alumni, parents, and students have come together for the annual Iftar Dinner with the Skyline faculty and staff community on May 30, 2018 at SUC Multi-Purpose Hall. The hall was filled with familiar faces, relishing the ......read more

Horizon International School's Got Talent: Students Showcase Spectacular Performances…

Over 35 students, from 20 different nationalities competed across 10 varied categories United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 1st July 2018:   Horizon International hosted - ‘Horizon’s Got Talent’ show at the school Auditorium.  Children of multiple nationalities from years 4-10 took to stage to display some spectacular performances. Over 35 students competed in varied ......read more

Emirates Intellectual Property Association emphasizes important role of intellectual property in ...…

June 30, 2018: The Emirates Intellectual Property Association (EIPA) emphasized on the need to create more solid mechanisms and guidelines covering strict intellectual property rights (IPR) applications within the government sector--underscoring the importance of unifying efforts to develop an integrated system for intellectual and creative production that fall in line with the country's ......read more

International researchers attend first workshop held at AUS Geospatial Analysis Center (GAC)…

Sharjah, UAE. June 27, 2018:  An international workshop on geospatial research in Gulf coastal environments featuring renowned researchers from around the world has recently been concluded at American University of Sharjah (AUS). The two-day event was held in the Main Building on campus.   This was the first workshop that the Geospatial Analysis Center (GAC) at AUS has organized. ......read more

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