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National Reference Laboratory and the College of American Pathologists bring together regional professionals to discuss international laboratory standards

Over 250 regional experts attended the College of American Pathologists (CAP) Inspector Training Program aimed at increasing awareness of the CAP checklists and standards and their impact on ensuring quality patient care National Reference Laboratory (NRL) reinforces its commitment to raise laboratory quality excellence in the region through its partnership with the CAP  Abu Dhabi, 10 December, 2017:  National Reference Laboratory (NRL), part of Mubadala’s network of world-class healthcare providers, recently organized an Inspector Training Program in Abu Dhabi in collaboration with the College of American Pathologists (CAP). The faculty included members of the CAP leadership from the USA, as well as global and local experts who are highly experienced with the quality accreditation process. Approximately ......read more

SUC signed MOU with Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah

Dubai, UAE, December 6, 2017:  Skyline University College has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah on November 28, 2017 at SUC Innovation Lab. SUC Deputy Director and Head of Marketing and Communications, Mr. Rakesh Gaur and Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah General Manager, Mr. Alan Stocker signed the MoU on behalf of their respective organizations. Also present during the MoU signing were SUC Corporate Affairs Office Head Mr. Pawan Bhatia, Waldorf Astoria Director for Human Resource Department Ms. Begina Campoy, and Waldorf Astoria Manager for Learning and Development Mr. Soham Natu – Manager. Both parties have agreed upon several points of future collaboration in terms of Scholarship programs for Waldorf Astoria RAK employees, Community Engagements, Career Opportunities for SUC ......read more

UAE National Day celebrated in Skyline Carnival 2017

Dubai, UAE, December 5, 2017:  Skyline University College held its 5th Edition of Skyline Carnival on December 1, 2017 at Skyline Campus in University City of Sharjah. SUC Founder President Mr. Kamal Puri welcomed the Chief Guest of the event, Mr. Mohammed Diab Al Musa, Education Advisor of H.H. Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qassimi, Member of the UAE Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah for the event inauguration and UAE 46th National Day celebration. Balloons in colors red, green, white, and black were released as a symbol of support to the country and to the leaders of the UAE.  Mr. Mohammed along with Mr. Puri and other VIPs visited the country stalls in the Skyline Carnival and joined in the fun as they rounded each stall with unique offerings.  As the night took off, the crowd witnessed breathtaking ......read more

IMA tackles the accounting skills gap, sends students to US Student Leadership Conference

Dubai, UAE, December 05, 2017–  On November 9-11, IMA®  (Institute of Management Accountants), sent four students from Egypt, Qatar and UAE to represent the Middle East and Africa region at the organization’s annual Student Leadership Conference in Houston, Texas, USA. IMA chose the students from leading university partners in the region, namely American University in Cairo, Qatar University and the American University in Sharjah. “Every year, we send four to six students from the region where they meet over 600 students from China, Europe, India and the Americas to let them explore their career options in management accounting and help address the skills gap in accounting,” says Rishi Malhotra, academic and  student relations manager at IMA Middle East. The skills gap in accounting ......read more

Majid Al Futtaim Set to Transform Customer Experiences Through Advanced Analytics

Majid Al Futtaim School of Analytics and Technology develops internal expertise to better understand, predict and respond to customer needs and preferences Dubai, UAE, December 5, 2017:  Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, has announced plans to enhance its advanced analytics capabilities, which will allow the company to gather deeper consumer insights, and in turn, revolutionise the personalised experiences it offers to customers. Alain Bejjani, Chief Executive Officer at Majid Al Futtaim – Holding said: “At Majid Al Futtaim, our customers are always at the centre of everything we do. By investing in advanced analytics, we are able to more intimately understand and predict their evolving needs and preferences, and in turn, ......read more

SUC conducted Tour Guide Training Program for SCTDA

Dubai, UAE, December 5, 2017:  Skyline University College conducted the Marhabtain - Renewal Tour Guide Training Program for Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) on November 27, 2017 at SUC Campus. Mr. Mohammad Youssef, Senior Consultant - Tourism Affairs & Acting Manager - IPTD of SCTDA briefly introduced SCTDA and its role to the participants. A well-structured training session was conducted thereafter. Resource Speakers of the training were SUC Dean Dr. Amitabh Upadhya, Student Services Department Head Dr. Osama Ali Thawabeh, and Associate Professor Dr. Mohit Vij who covered the topics of: Tourism Phenomenon Role of a Tourist Guide, Sharjah as a Tourist Destination, Sharjah as a Cultural Destination, Innovation & Sustainability, and Reputation Management in their respective sessions. The ......read more

Skyline Conducted Women of Substance: A Panel Discussion on Women Empowerment

Dubai, UAE, December 5, 2017:  Skyline University College in cooperation with DANUBE Group has organized Woman of Substance: A Panel Discussion on Women Empowerment on November 27, 2017, at SUC Campus. The panel discussion was aimed at raising awareness on the obstacles women are experiencing today as well as to encourage them to make their own decisions, stand up for themselves, and start believing in their power to make a change in the society. SUC Assistant Professor Dr. Kakul Agha briefly introduced the topic to the audience before the panel discussion and acted as the panel moderator of the event.  The distinguished panelists were three of the most inspiring women in the UAE today namely: Dr. Zulekha Daud, Managing Director of Zulekha Hospitals; Dr. Sana Sajan of DANUBE Group’s Danube Welfare Center (DWC); and ......read more

First Eddy Covariance Station in the Arabian Peninsula Established to Understand the Role of Arid Lands in the Global Carbon Cycle

Khalifa University of Science and Technology Researchers Establish First Eddy  Flux Tower in the Region to Provide Scientists with Key Insights into the Potential for Carbon Storage of Salt-Tolerant  Plants Abu Dhabi-UAE: 04 December, 2017–  The Khalifa University of Science and Technology has announced that its state-of-the-art Masdar Institute Environmental Monitoring Platform recently deployed at the Abu Dhabi Mangrove National Park has become the first eddy covariance station in the Arabian Peninsula to join the FLUXNET network. Eddy covariance provides an accurate way to measure fluctuations of energy over a variety of ecosystems, including agricultural landscapes and water surfaces.   FLUXNET was established in 1997 with the support of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). It is ......read more

British Orchard Nursery wins the BIZZ Award for the 2nd year in a row

The Nursery is the only early child learning institute in the Middle East to win the US-based BIZZ 2017 business award by WORLDCOB Receives ‘Peak of Success’ honor, emerging successful amongst 21 nominees from world over in the same category 28th November 2017; Dubai, UAE: Bringing further accolades to UAE, British Orchard Nursery was awarded the United States BIZZ business excellence award for the second time in a row. Last year the nursery chain had become the first early child learning institute in the Middle East to win the business award by WORLDCOB. Winning the coveted award under the ‘Peak of Success” category, the institute competed against 21 other nominees from all over the world in the same category to receive the honor.  The award presented in an impressive ceremony held at Burj Al Arab ......read more

Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies celebrates the graduation of 400 students in 2017

Dubai-UAE: 29 November, 2017 –  The Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies (EIBFS), the region's leading institute of education and training for the financial sector, recently celebrated the graduation of its class of 2017, across various programs. The toast of the event, held at the Institute's flagship campus in Dubai International Academic City (DIAC), were the 400 new graduates who successfully completed intensive vocational courses in finance, banking and insurance. EIBFS management as well as senior executives and human resources representatives attended the ceremony from various banks across the UAE. Notably, Jamal Al Jasmi, General Manager, EIBFS, Noura Ahmed Abbas, Director of Training, EIBFS, and Hussam Al Sayed, General Manager of Human Resources at Emirates NBD were present at the ......read more

Kindergarten school customised showcases unique Arabic language program for its students ahead of National Day

Masterminds Nursery & Kindergarten emerges as a global destination for education and learning Dubai, UAE, November 26, 2017:  While the entire nation gears up for the upcoming National Day, tiny tots from Masterminds Nursery & Kindergarten are all ready to flaunt their Arabic skills. The move is a part of an effort undertaken by the school to promote Arabic language skills ahead of the upcoming National Day. Masterminds Nursery & Kindergarten offers enrichment programs that integrate languages as a key tool in child development to create intellectual, physical and social excellence, in children age eighteen months to six years. The educational institution offers Frenchtri-lingual immersion in English, French and Arabic. The school has crafted a special Arabic program according to the pace of the child to provide ......read more

Indian schools in UAE commemorate International Children's Day by extending support to refugee children

Sabari Indian School (SIS) under the patronage of the Consulate General of India and in association with Red Crescent rolled out a unique ‘Children for Children’ initiative to support refugee kids United Arab Emirates, Dubai, November 20, 2017:  Sabari Indian School, the first Indian school that is pioneering Apple Technologies in its learning approach has come up with yet another innovative and noble initiative –‘Children for Children’.  The Children of Sabari have reached out to the children of the UAE with the view of garnering the support of children, for children and by children in its unique celebration of the Indian and Universal  Children’s day.  This event has received the kind patronage and support of the Consulate General of India.  As part of the ‘Year ......read more

Ministry of Education Partners With British Agency to Uphold Quality Assurance in Higher Education

Agreement to further align national quality assurance systems with global best practices in higher education DUBAI, UAE, 19 November 2017:   The UAE Ministry of Education announced the signing of an agreement with the UK’s Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA), demonstrating its ongoing commitment to quality assurance of higher education institutions in the UAE. This comes as part of the Ministry’s support of initiatives which bolster the development of the nation, and in line with the national visions 2021 and Centennial vision 2071. Dr. Mohammed Al-Mualla, the Ministry of Education’s Undersecretary for Academic Affairs of Higher Education, and, the QAA’s Chief Executive Douglas Blackstock signed an agreement at the Ministry of Education, in the presence of His Excellency Dr.Ahmad ......read more

Fashion Forum by College of Fashion Design (CFD)

CFD- The College of Fashion and Design hosted the first ever Fashion Forum on their campus where H.E Sara Al Madani and Ms. Safiya Abdallah were invited as chief guests.  The event opened with a welcome note from Zeina, a first year student followed by Dr. Albalawi, Assistant Professor who announced the launch of short term programs at CFD. Being a designer herself, Her Excellency Sara Al Madani spoke about developing a true sense of style and elaborated on the importance of being committed and dedicated in the field of Fashion. She emphasized that a designer should be confident about his/her work by understanding the market and research thoroughly to be sustainable. She also highlighted that there were limited options of studying Fashion Design when she started. And students at CFD are fortunate to have an excellent platform ......read more

Six pairs of Emirati siblings marched together at Skyline's 27th Graduation Ceremony

Dubai, UAE, November 16, 2017:  Skyline University College, Sharjah, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah and one of the oldest private universities in the United Arab Emirates, has produced more than 7000 graduates over the years guided by its mission of pursuing academic excellence and instilling knowledge, skills, competencies, and value-based education among its students. On its 27th Graduation Ceremony, more than 300 students representing 25 nationalities have successfully received their BBA and MBA degrees on November 16th, 2017 at the University City Hall, University City of Sharjah, UAE. The Chief Guest of the ceremony was H.E. Sheikh Sultan Bin Ahmed Al Qassimi, Chairman of Sharjah Media Corporation and Member of the Sharjah Executive ......read more

HE Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan inaugurates Tolerance in the UAE workshop at NYU Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, November 13, 2017:  His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Cabinet Member and the Minister of State for Tolerance delivered the opening remarks at the two-day Tolerance in the UAE workshop organized by the NYU Abu Dhabi Institute on Monday, November 13 at the University’s campus on Saadiyat Island. In his opening remarks, HE Sheikh Nahyan said, “This conference provides an excellent opportunity for us to reflect upon the journey of the United Arab Emirates, one of the most ethnically and religiously diverse countries in the world, but, at the same time, one of the most peaceful, harmonious and prosperous places on earth.  Although the UAE is a young country, it nevertheless has an impressive history of tolerance. Tolerance is the joint responsibility of all the country’s population ......read more

Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation brings Project Design Space to the UAE with Real World Design Challenges to Nurture Next Generation of Designers

5 real world design challenges from 5 local and international partners  Expo 2020 Dubai offers design challenges to student participants  adidas, IBM, Alserkal Avenue and Splash are confirmed collaborators Overwhelming response, as over 75 UAE schools sign up for the challenge Dubai, UAE, November 13, 2017:  Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation (DIDI), in partnership with Dubai Design & Fashion Council (DDFC) announce the launch of Project Design Space (PDS) following its successful pilot in the Spring of 2017, where 5 schools from across the UAE competed. PDS is an innovative after-school program, developed by DIDI for high school students, offering a unique opportunity to solve ‘real world’ design challenges with the aim of developing their knowledge of design as an academic discipline ......read more

India's largest education technology provider BYJU'S unveils a whole new personalized learning experience for students in GCC Countries

Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), the philanthropic fund management arm of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan, made its first Asian investment in BYJU’S-The Learning App recently. Other marquee investors in BYJU’S included Sequoia Capital, Tencent, Sofina, Verlinvest, Light Speed, Times Internet and International Finance Corporation, a member of World Bank Group. The company has raised over US Dollar 200 million till date.  Dubai, November 12, 2017:  BYJU’S, India’s largest education technology company and the creator of one of the world’s most popular learning apps for school students, announced unveiling a major update focused on revolutionizing personalized learning experience for students across grades.    Featuring unique learn journeys, guided ......read more

Sharjah Public Library Introduces 3,000 Rare Historical Documents to the Region

Works from the 19th and 20th centuries in the collection  Sharjah, 11 November 2017:  The Sharjah Public Library (SPL) – a subsidiary of Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) – has launched an integrated database of rare historical manuscripts, books, documents, and maps, which were part of the UK’s National Archive; making these historical treasures about the Middle East and Africa available for the first time in the region for public viewing.  Nearly 3,000 documents dating back to the 19th and 20th centuries, comprising a selection of letters, reports, diplomatic surveys, press releases, statistical analyses, pamphlets and military papers, among other types of extremely important documents and manuscripts, were revealed by the SPL as part of its participation at the 36th Sharjah International Book Fair ......read more

Fatima Bint Abdul Malik Primary School Crowned Champion of “Lughati Cup 2017”

Arabic language competition winners announced at Sharjah International Book Fair Sharjah, 11 November 2017:  Sharjah’s Fatima Bint Abdul Malik Primary School has been crowned champion of the second edition of the Lughati Cup competition, organised by Lughati, the Sharjah-based initiative to support Arabic learning the ‘smart’ way. The Arabic language competition targeting grade 2 students across Sharjah, crowned three winners yesterday (Thursday) at the 36th Sharjah International Book Fair, running at Expo Centre Sharjah until 11 November. Securing the first place, Fatima Bint Abdul Malik Primary School received the Lughati Cup 2017 along with a cash prize of AED 10,000 - who won second place in last year’s competition. The second place winner, Al Nakhilat Primary School, won a cash prize of AED ......read more

Meet and Greet with Jasmine Brett Stringer Held at SUC

Dubai, UAE, November 9, 2017:  In line with the university’s effort to engage students with experienced people from the industry, Skyline University College Library Department organized an “Author Meet and Greet” with Jasmine Brett Stringer on November 7, 2017 at SUC campus.  Jasmine is a renowned American author, lifestyle expert, and motivational speaker. She is the author of “Seize Your Life: How to Carpe Diem Every Day”—a book full of lessons, helpful tips on life improvement, and stories that will certainly inspire readers to lead a better life.  Jasmine conducted a motivational talk with the topic, “Seize your Life: Roadmap to Success” to the SUC community of students, faculty, and staff where she imparted her learnings and experiences, which later on led her to ......read more

Emirates Diplomatic Academy hosts His Excellency Yousef Al-Otaiba, UAE Ambassador to the United States

Abu Dhabi, UAE - November 8, 2017:  The Emirates Diplomatic Academy hosted His Excellency Yousef Al-Otaiba, the UAE Ambassador to the United States. His Excellency delivered a lecture titled “Connecting Capitals: from Abu Dhabi to Washington.” His Excellency Muhammad bin Issa, former Moroccan Minister of Foreign Affairs, attended alongside students of the academy. His Excellency Al-Otaiba shared his thoughts and views with the audience on American foreign policy towards the Middle East generally, and the UAE specifically. His Excellency started the interactive lecture by speaking on his personal experience and knowledge as an Emirati diplomat. His Excellency Al-Otaiba discussed what he gained during a successful career spent serving UAE diplomacy and representing the country in the United States and in international ......read more

Sultan Al Qasimi Enriches Sharjah's Public Libraries with AED 4.5 Million worth of Books from Sharjah International Book Fair

Sharjah, 7 November 2017:  His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council Ruler of Sharjah, has issued a directive to allocate AED 4.5 million for the purchase of new titles from publishing houses participating at the 36th edition of Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF). The books will be distributed to libraries across Sharjah in line with His Highness’s ongoing commitment to enriching public facilities with new resources. His Highness’s initiative ensures that Sharjah’s public libraries will be updated with new titles that will serve researchers, intellectuals, experts, school pupils, university students and all those interested in literature and culture. It also supports publishers and book industry stakeholders, enabling them to further develop this vital ......read more

Five UAE Institutions receive Siemens' €100m software grant under the patronage of Ministry of Education during Year of Giving

Grant gives students and faculty licenses to use Siemens’ PLM software Supports building digital skills, fostering innovation among UAE nationals  UAE University, Zayed University, Higher Colleges of Technology, Khalifa University of Science and Technology, and Rochester Institute of Technology, selected to receive software grant Dubai, UAE, November 6, 2017:  The Ministry of Education and Siemens have announced software licenses for five universities in the UAE, valued at 100 million Euros in total. The partnership between the Ministry of Education and Siemens, comes on the back of the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between both parties last year. The in-kind donation seeks to advance digital skills in the country to support its economic diversification goals, underscoring Siemens’ ......read more

Skyline University College and Sharjah Police launched Diploma in Travel and Tourism Program for Sharjah Inmates

Dubai, UAE, November 1, 2017:  As a part of corporate social responsibility (CSR) of Skyline University College (SUC), Diploma in Travel and Tourism was launched for the selected inmates at Sharjah Police Punishment and Correctional Institution Department on October 29, 2017. This program was a joint initiative of SUC and Sharjah Police as stated on the memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed by the parties on October 6, 2017. SUC Dean Dr. Amitabh Upadhya and Deputy Director for Public Relations Mr. Firas Al Tabbaa were present during the launch of the program along with SUC faculty members, Dr. Mohit Vij, Dr. Ajith Kumar, and Dr. Victoria Verna. While speaking on the occasion, Colonel Ahmed Shahil, Director of the Department of Punitive and Correctional Establishment of Sharjah Police, said that the Diploma is an initiative ......read more

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Emirates Talent Association Awards ‘Emirati Programmer' certificates to 99 deserving Emirati youths…

UAE, March 26, 2017- H.E. Lieutenant General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy Chairman of Police and General Security in Dubai, Chairman of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University’s (HBMSU) Board of Governors, and Chairman of the Emirates Talent Association, awarded 99 Emirati talented with certificates of ‘Introduction to Computer Programming’ and ‘Digital Games and Applications ......read more

A true commitment to green energy crucial for success…

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HBMSU's Board of Governors discusses quality & safety of educational process with Learners Council…

UAE, March 25, 2017– The Board of Governors of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) met with the University Learners Council recently to discuss the integrity and quality of the educational process in the university in a first-of-its-kind gathering in the UAE. The meeting reviewed also the importance of engaging the youth in ongoing national efforts towards building a competitive ......read more

Students from 7 Universities in the UAE & 200 Poster Presentations in Emirates Forensic 2017…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 25th of March, 2017:  The organizing committee of Emirates International Forensic Science Conference and Exhibition, announces the agenda of its 1st edition that will be held under the theme “Digital Forensic Science”. Emirates Forensic Conference & Exhibition will be held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid ......read more

INSEAD Enhances its MBA Programme Curriculum…

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Masdar Institute and British Council to Host 2017 GCC-UK Science Collaboration Symposium on Smart ...…

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All-Emirati girls team from Higher Colleges of Technology wins 4th UAE Global Management Challenge…

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British Orchard Nursery celebrates a decade of learning with fun, fiesta and sharing…

The pre-school marks 10 years with its BON Family and others at the British Orchard Nursery Fun Fair March 20, 2017; Dubai, UAE:  Hundreds of people thronged to the British Orchard Nursery Fun Fair this weekend to indulge in some exciting and festive activities catered to all age groups. Visitors, particularly youngsters, had a gala time at the fair which offered a wide variety of ......read more

HE Sheikh Nahyan highlights UAE's Experience in Building Global Citizenship at Fifth GESF…

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Innovative Education Projects receive share of US $200,000 fund…

Varkey Foundation Challenge Fund includes grant to help train every UK teacher to support pupils with mental health problems  Dubai, UAE, March 19, 2017:  A project to provide every UK teacher with a grounding in understanding mental health issues so they can spot problems early and help troubled pupils is one of four programmes to be awarded a share of a US $200,000 fund announced ......read more

Thomas Friedman bats for ‘Old Values' in Education…

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Global Teacher Prize inspires over 20 National Teacher Prizes…

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Rising of UAE School Fees and Weaknened Pound Futher Boosts Value of Oversees UK Education…

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HBMSU and Holistic join forces to implement transformative solutions in line with Dubai 10X ...…

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UAE can be a global force for good, education experts say…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 17 March 2017:  The UAE can be a global force for good, education experts gathered at the ongoing GESS Dubai conference and exhibition say. In his keynote speech, His Excellency Hussein Al Hammadi, Minister of Education for the UAE, said the Emirates is putting a strong emphasis on the overall development of students which includes improving their ......read more

Young Adults Address Widespread Global refugee crisis at DIAMUN 2017…

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350 Emiratis Graduate from National Drilling Company's Training Centre…

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National Charity Schools signs MOU with MENA College of Management…

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10th Annual DIAC Career Fair enables the development and growth of students…

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UAE Public Policy Forum: Experts Concur Innovation Must be Central to All Educational Programs…

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Media veteran, Michael Garin, calls upon young Emiratis to specialise in diplomacy to help drive the UAE's international relations objectives Abu Dhabi-UAE: 11 March, 2017:  At a special event hosted by Emirates Diplomatic Academy (EDA), the UAE’s international relations and diplomacy, education, executive training and research institution, Michael Garin, CEO of Image Nation Abu ......read more

Innovation Arabia 10 develops roadmap for building societies based on knowledge, innovation and ...…

UAE, March 8, 2017 – Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has concluded the 10th edition of the Innovation Arabia congress under the theme ‘Innovation and Entrepreneurship: The Engines of Sustainability’ which was held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and President of the university. The event made ......read more

How to Beat Examination Stress…

By: SUC Dean and Professor, Dr. Amitabh Upadhya Sharjah, UAE, March 7, 2017:  Preparing for an examination can get one under pressure for desire to succeed peer and parent expectation and fear of failure. However, knowing well what to expect during the examination can give you an advantage of what you should do before anxiety kicks in. Some of the major reasons why students fail their ......read more

Skyline University College (SUC) Garnered their 10th Championship Title at the 18th Skyline ...…

Sharjah, UAE, March 7, 2017:   Skyline University College (SUC) Cricket Team has won their 10th championship title at the 18th Skyline Inter-University Cup Cricket Tournament 2017 as they triumphantly defeated Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science & Technology (ZSABIST) by 15 runs during the final match last February 23, 2017.  The final score of the match ended at: ......read more

Masterminds awarded Best Early Years Education Provider 2017…

Masterminds Nursery & Kindergarten offers a pioneering approach to early year’s education in the Middle East. Dubai, UAE, March 7, 2017:  Masterminds, the UAE-based education company, have been awarded Best Early Years Education Provider at the UAE Business Awards for its outstanding innovation and learning outcomes in early years education. The accolade recognised the ......read more

Abu Dhabi University launches 60 initiatives within its “Year of Giving Strategy 2017”…

In response to the directives of H.H Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, launching the “National Strategy for the Year of Giving” and dedicating its various initiatives to commemorate the UAE’s martyrs who laid down their lives in service of the nation, Abu Dhabi University launched yesterday (6th March) the “ADU Year of Giving Strategy 2017” ......read more

Alitalia Engineers Graduate From Etihad Airways…

Dubai, UAE, March 6, 2017:  Etihad Airways Engineering has commended four Alitalia graduate managers returning to Italy after successfully completing two years of intensive on-the-job training in Abu Dhabi.  Fabio di Casola, Stefania Vullo, Davide Benati and Bruno Bridarolli were selected from more than 4,000 candidates for the highly coveted positions at Alitalia which involved ......read more

A Day of Giving at (Skyline University College) SUC for Children with Special Needs…

Sharjah, UAE, March 6, 2017:  United Arab Emirates is a country known for its humanitarian achievements both in the local and global scene and this year, UAE President HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has declared 2017 as the “Year of Giving.”  The act of giving is not just through physical and material possessions but it is through one’s goodwill and pure ......read more

SAS partners with the Institute of Management Technology (IMT) Dubai to prepare students for ...…

New initiative addresses soaring demand for data scientists in the UAE and GCC, as global data science jobs estimated to reach 1.5 million by 2018 Dubai, UAE, March 5, 2017:  SAS, the leader in analytics, and the Institute of Management Technology (IMT) Dubai, a leading business school, have inked a groundbreaking partnership to embed analytics into IMT’s MBA program. The ......read more

Mohamed Bin Zayed International Robotics Challenge 2017 to be Launched at Yas Marina Circuit…

Abu Dhabi, March 5, 2017- Under the prestigious patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, Abu Dhabi will be hosting the first edition of the Mohamed Bin Zayed International Robotics Challenge (MBZIRC) from March 16 to 18, 2017 at the Yas Island Marina Circuit. The event is organized by Khalifa University ......read more

UOWD launches its prestigious Executive MBA program at business networking event…

Program based on Sydney Business School curriculum aims to help top executives to become transformational leaders Dubai, 4 March 2017:  The prestigious new Executive MBA program of the University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD), which will provide senior managers with the tactical expertise to become transformational leaders, was officially launched recently at a business breakfast held in ......read more

Skyline University College (SUC) Career Workshop for Filipino Students…

Sharjah, UAE, March 4, 2017:  Skyline University College Center for Professional Development (CPD) organized a Career Workshop for 125 Grade 10 and 11 Filipino students of United International Private School Dubai on February 27, 2017 at SUC Multi-Purpose Hall.  The workshop speakers SUC Associate Professor Dr. Mohit Vij and Assistant Professor Dr. Sharon Dreisbach talked about ......read more

Masdar Institute's YFEL Members Celebrate Completion of Year-long Training and Development…

His Excellency Dr Sultan Al Jaber Presents Graduation Certificates to Elite Local and International Students and Young Professionals  Abu Dhabi-UAE: 01 March, 2017:  Masdar Institute of Science of Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technology, today honored the Young Future Energy Leaders (YFEL) 2016 ......read more

Panel sessions to shape the future of education, entrepreneurship, energy and health care from the ...…

UAE, March 1, 2017- The Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has announced that it is all set for the Innovation Arabia10 congress which will host its first ever ‘Virtual Congress’ this year. Innovation Arabia will be held from March 6 to 8, 2017 under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and President of the University, ......read more

Dubai Professor on a mission to groom ‘cutting edge kids' via unique blog…

The blog shares ideas on parenting and wellness Dubai, March 1, 2017:  A Dubai professor is on a mission to help develop a new generation of young achievers through her unique parenting and wellness blog, Cutting Edge Kid. Dr. Vanessa Lobo, who combines passionate parenting with teaching in the School of Public Health & Health Sciences at Canadian University Dubai (CUD), has taken ......read more

HBMSU becomes first university in Middle East and Africa region to be recognized for ISO 22301 ...…

UAE, February 28, 2017– The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has recently been awarded the International Standard Organization (ISO) 22301 Business Continuity Management System certification, making it the first university in the Middle East and Africa region (MEA) to earn the prestigious international standard that affirms the university’s preparedness to perform and ......read more

Students Snuggle Up for Story Time at Ladybird Nursery and Early Learning Centre Ahead of UAE ...…

Ladybird Nursery and Early Learning Centre encourages parents and teachers to read aloud to children as it enhances listening and comprehensive skills  Dubai, UAE, February 23, 2017:  Research undertaken around the world, has consistently highlighted the benefits of reading aloud to children. The Ladybird Nursery (Jumeirah) and the Ladybird Early Learning Centre (Jumeirah Village ......read more

Dubai School Takes 5 Action Steps to Promote Health, Wellbeing Among Students…

The Arcadia Preparatory School’s nutritious lunch box policy provides students with necessary skills and support needed for lifelong healthy eating behaviour Dubai, UAE, February 22, 2017:  As childhood obesity continues to be a major concern among parents and health authorities across the UAE, schools are now working proactively to inculcate good eating habits in children. ......read more

AU Students Represent UAE at Youth Assembly in United Nations…

Two very talented students of Ajman University attended the Youth Assembly organized by United Nations at their headquarters in New York, USA. At the invitation of IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineer) Rand Basheer Shehadeh and Malak Damdoum from the College of Engineering participated in the Youth Assembly along with 700 other male and female members from around the ......read more

AMSI schools rise to UAE's call of National Sports Day…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 21, 2017:  International School of Arts and Sciences (ISAS) and Al Mawakeb Schools in Al Garhoud; and Al Barsha joined the nationwide celebration to celebrate UAE National Sports Day. A number of activities were planned on the day to impart the importance of sportsmanship and fitness amongst students within and outside the school premises, including ......read more

Skyline University College (SUC) and TYV Cross Fire Debating Competition Has a New Champion…

Sharjah, February 21, 2017:   The 2nd Inter-School Cross Fire Debating Competition 2017 organized by Skyline University College and The Young Vision magazine on February 8-9, 2017 a SUC campus has attracted 46 teams from 23 participating schools in the UAE.  During the elimination round, the 46 teams have debated on the topic, “Are Smartphones Really Smart?” to qualify in ......read more

Meirc Announces Accreditation As An Approved Training Provider Of The Chartered Institute Of ...…

Dubai, UAE. 19 February 2017: Meirc Training & Consulting is proud to announce that it has partnered with the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) to offer accredited supply chain management, logistics, procurement and contract management courses in the GCC.  As an approved training provider, Meirc will offer multiple tracks towards international certification ranging ......read more

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