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Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre Announce Its Second Edition of the Explore Mars Competition for University Students

Competition will be part of MBRSC Science Event where scientific studies and space missions’ projects to the Red Planet will be presented by candidates September 19, 2017 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre, the entity in charge of designing, implementing and supervising all the phases of the Emirates Mars Mission- Hope mission under the supervision of the UAE Space Agency, has announced the launch of the second edition of Explore Mars Competition.  The competition is part of the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre Science Event (MBRSC Science Event), that will be held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, on October 21, at Etihad Museum under the theme “Through Space we ......read more

EBTIC Launches Development Platform at Khalifa University of Science and Technology to Accelerate Entrepreneurship in UAE

EBTIC Innovation Club Will Develop Business Skills among Youth through Lectures, Workshops and Bootcamps Abu Dhabi-UAE: 18 September, 2017:   The Emirates ICT Innovation Center (EBTIC), which is based at the Khalifa University of Science and Technology, has announced the launch of the EBTIC Innovation Club (EBTIC-IC) – a dynamic networking platform dedicated to thought leadership and knowledge development in innovation and entrepreneurship in Abu Dhabi and the UAE. The EBTIC-IC aims to stimulate homegrown innovation with interactive events open to students, professionals, academics and government officials. It also plans to facilitate the growth of communities of start-ups by leveraging EBTIC partners and customer base.  The club will kick-off on Wednesday, 20 September, at the Khalifa University of Science and ......read more

Dubai Judicial Institute holds board meeting to discuss the upcoming training year and review last year's achievements

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 September 2017:  Dubai Judicial Institute (DJI) has hosted a board meeting at the Maktoum Hall of the Institute under the chairmanship of His Excellency Chancellor Issam Issa Al Humaidan, Attorney General, Chairman of Board of Directors, to mark the start of the new training year. At the beginning of the meeting, H.E Chancellor Essam Issa Al Humaidan welcomed the attendees and congratulated them on the occasion, wishing success to the members of the Board and to DJI’s entire team, from training body members to technical and administrative staff. Following a review of DJI’s efforts and the results achieved during the previous training year, as well as an assessment of the performance indicators, Al Humaidan praised the distinguished services provided by the Institute and especially ......read more

Dubai professor nominated for international “Best Professor Award”

Dubai, September 17, 2017:  Dr. Franziska Apprich, Professor of Communication and Media Studies at Canadian University Dubai, has been nominated for “Best Academic Professor Award” by the Association of Scientists, Developers and Faculties (ASDF). Dr. Apprich was nominated for the ASDF Global Awards, which celebrate exceptional achievement in technology-based economic development and highlight examples of success approaches. She was chosen for her dedication to introducing new and innovative technologies into her classroom environment. To date, Dr. Apprich has introduced two innovative systems designed to enhance her teaching methods.   One of these systems is SEPPO, which allows the instructor to turn their educational plan and student’s feedback, into a game via the student’s ......read more

His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan Attends Graduation of Second Cohort of Emirates Diplomatic Academy Students

Abu Dhabi-UAE: 17 September, 2017:  His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Emirates Diplomatic Academy (EDA), attended the graduation of the second cohort of EDA students, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in Abu Dhabi.  His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan praised and thanked His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates, for his unwavering support and outstanding patronage of the Emirates Diplomatic Academy that is committed to preparing young Emirati talent to shape the future of the UAE’s diplomacy.  A total of 34 students received post-graduate diplomas in UAE Diplomacy and International Relations after ......read more

UOWD's Master of Quality Management gets EFQM endorsement

The move will empower students to develop innovative, sustainable solutions to benefit the community Dubai, UAE, September 16, 2017:  EFQM, the foundation behind one of the world’s most well-known quality management frameworks --  ’EFQM Excellence Model’ --  recently endorsed the University of Wollongong in Dubai’s (UOWD) Master of Quality Management program (MQM) during an official signing ceremony at the University’s campus in Dubai Knowledge Park.  The Memorandum of Understanding, signed by Professor Mohamed-Val M. Salem Zein, President of UOWD and Dr Geert Opdenbosch, CFO, EFQM, includes an agreement with EFQM to embed one of its quality programs as part of the ‘Business Excellence and Quality Assurance’ subject within the University’s MQM program.  Based ......read more

Your child's first date with a nursery

Dubai, UAE, September 16, 2017:  Starting nursery can be enormously beneficial for children and their families, yet it can also be an anxious time too. So what can be done to make the process of settling children into nursery positive both for the child and their parents? “As parents and as early years practitioners, we can take steps right at the beginning to ensure that the transition into the nursery setting goes as smoothly as possible. Research shows that when the settling in period is positive for the child, it can not only impact on their happiness throughout their time at the nursery but also on how the child views future transitions,” says Sandra Stow, Nursery Manager at Horizon Kids Nursery. Horizon Kids British Nursery School in Dubai, offers the British Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Curriculum. ......read more

Curtin University opens in the Middle East

The ARWU top one per cent ranked Australian university will offer a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs from January 2018 Dubai, UAE, September 13, 2017:   Curtin University, a leading global university from Perth, Western Australia, has opened its new campus in the Middle East. The campus at Dubai International Academic City will initially offer a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs in business, science, humanities and communications. The grand opening was celebrated at the Godolphin Ballroom of Jumeirah Emirates Towers in partnership with Transnational Academic Group Middle East (TAG-ME), Curtin’s Education Management Services Provider in Dubai.  His Excellency Arthur Spyrou, Australian Ambassador to the UAE officially opened the campus and was the keynote speaker for the evening. Also ......read more

Robin Singh to launch sports academy in Dubai

The sports academy will be launched under the umbrella of Zenith Sports Academy LLC United Arab Emirates, Dubai, September 13th 2017:  A major breakthrough in sports is set to hit the UAE with the launch of an all-round sports institute - RS Sports Academy. The new establishment will be launched by former Indian Cricketer - Robin Singh under Zenith Sports Academy LLC, a newly established sports management company also managed by Robin Singh.  As a first step, RS Sports Academy will offer cricket coaching for young talented players of the UAE. This will soon follow coaching in other sports, physical fitness and other related activities. Additionally, Zenith Sports Academy LLC will host tournaments, organize events and offer expert solutions in sports celebrity management, engagement, promotions and artist coordination for ......read more

Abu Dhabi University welcomes around 7,650 students across three campuses for the 2017-2018 Academic Year

Offers 44 accredited bachelor’s, master’s and DBA programs at Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and new campus in Dubai  Abu Dhabi- UAE: 13 September 2017:  Abu Dhabi University recently welcomed around 7,650 new and returning students pursuing their bachelor’s, master’s, and diploma programs as well as DBAs across its three campuses in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Dubai with the start of the 2017-2018 academic year.   Focused on enriching student learning, the university is also set to announce the launch of several new initiatives that will be implemented throughout the course of the new academic year, including a diverse calendar of academic, cultural, social and extra-curricular activities that are important to students’ intellectual and professional growth.   Speaking on the ......read more

Repton School Dubai celebrates excellent IGCSE Results

29% of students achieve maximum A* grade with 58% securing A*/A grade Dubai, UAE: (September 12, 2017):  Repton School Dubai, part of Evolvence Knowledge Investments (EKI) and a partner school of the renowned Repton School in the United Kingdom, celebrated its best ever results, with 29% of all students achieving the maximum A* grade and 58% of students securing A*/A grade in the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) examination for 2016-2017. In terms of the overall results, another significant feature was that 81.5% of the results were graded at B or above surpassing KHDA‘s benchmark in determining outstanding attainment which is anything over 75%. While just over a quarter of the 123 pupils achieved 9A*-A grades or more, there were several students who managed to distinguish themselves with ......read more

Design Your Life Through Esmod Dubai

Forge an exciting international career in fashion with the region's leading fashion institute.  Dubai, UAE, September 12, 2017:  It has been more than ten years since the ESMOD Dubai was first established in the Middle East, and since then the region's fashion industry has drastically, matured and flourished. It is now an era of the latest trends and brands making their mark in the Middle East, in an ever-evolving industry that yearns for talented individuals to get creative, push the boundaries and carve out unique fashion identities both locally and internationally. For those armed with the potential and determination to take the next step, ESMOD Dubai, the French Fashion Institute, offers a host of courses commencing in October 2017 to help dreams be realised.  IFASH ABAYA DESIGN Start Date: 1oth October ......read more

Children of Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation Develop Skills in Robotics at Training Workshop

Knowledge session hosted by Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Center for Giftedness & Creativity Dubai-UAE: 11 September 2017:  In line with the UAE Year of Giving, Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation (AMAF) announced that 25 of the children under its care attended a training workshop organized by the Students of Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Center for Giftedness & Creativity in Dubai.  The workshop focused on the theoretical and practical applications of robots, their importance in the world we live in, and their possible future roles. Participants were also introduced to the latest innovations in the manufacturing, designing and programming of robots.  The training workshop helped enhance children’s awareness and understanding of the important role they play in society and explained how they could ......read more

Khalifa University of Science and Technology Achieves UAE's Top Ranking in Times Higher Education World University Rankings

Abu Dhabi-UAE: 10 September, 2017:  The Khalifa University of Science and Technology, a research university dedicated to producing world leaders and critical thinkers in applied science and engineering, has achieved its first major institutional milestone since being established through merger in 2017 -- attaining the highest ranking for a UAE university in the 2018 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, reaching the 301-350 bracket. The Khalifa University of Science and Technology was one of 1,102 universities from 77 countries ranked by THE in their annual list for 2018, and the top ranked of the four UAE universities that made the list. Universities that reach the top 1,000 represent no more than 5% of the 20,000 higher education institutions in the world.  His Highness Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al ......read more

Abu Dhabi University ranked in the World's Top 150 Universities under 50 Years Old

Institution ranked 16th best private university globally  Abu Dhabi-UAE: 9 September 2017:  Abu Dhabi University (ADU), achieved a new academic milestone by entering the ranks of the world's “Top 150 under 50” of the prestigious Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings for 2018. Internationally recognized for quality education and applied research, ADU also placed 16th among best private universities in the world, adding to the young institutions’ repertoire of accolades, which is especially significant considering that ADU was only established 15 years ago. Since its inception, ADU has achieved a solid global academic standing through setting new standards of excellence in quality of teaching, cutting-edge scientific research, and community service. Commenting on the significant ......read more

Education Affairs Office of Crown Prince Court of Abu Dhabi to Host Second Edition of Global Teachers' Forum ‘Qudwa'

Event to run under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces To draw participation of more than 800 educators from over 65 countries  Abu Dhabi-UAE: 06 September, 2017:  Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, the Education Affairs Office of the Crown Prince Court, today announced that the second edition of Qudwa, the global teachers’ forum, will run from 7-8 October 2017, at Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi.    Set to draw the participation of more than 800 inspirational educators from over 65 countries around the world, the 2017 edition of Qudwa (which means ‘role model’ in ......read more

Trans World Educational Experiences embarks on a new school season of memorable sports education journeys

Dubai, UAE, 05 September 2017:  Trans World Educational Experiences (TWEDEX), the region’s only independent provider of tailor-made sports education journeys, has kicked off the 2017/18 academic year with a diverse events programme comprising global and regional tours.   Working closely with schools across the region, TWEDEX creates sports journeys that excite and inspire young minds, provide students with a global-perspective, complement the curriculum, and leave a lasting impact on participants’ future development. To date, TWEDEX has successfully delivered more than 225 trips for 90 schools across the Middle East, giving over 6500 children and young adults the experience of a lifetime.  Each TWEDEX trip combines professional training with educational elements such as team building and sports ......read more

Dubai Electronic Security Center concludes “Online Safety Skills” summer camp

Dubai, UAE, September 4, 2017:  Dubai Electronic Security Center (DESC) hosted a graduation ceremony for the students that attended the “Online Safety Skills” summer camp, which took place on the 8th of August 2017. The program lasted for 3 weeks at the National Institute of Vocational Education located at the Dubai Academic City in collaboration with ICDL Arabia. The content of this camp was chosen as a result of the Center's keenness to build the awareness, skills and abilities necessary to manage the cyber security risks faced by individuals in cyber space. During the course, students learnt how to utilize the Internet and social networking sites effectively and safely. Additionally, students were empowered with important skills that will help reduce the risks associated with cyber space that they may ......read more

DM WIMS Medical College completes admission of 50 meritorious students @ Rs5 lakhs on the Day 1 of Spot Admission to MBBS

Dubai, UAE, September 3, 2017:  50 students with very high NEET ranks breathed a sigh of relief yesterday night when they secured admission to coveted MBBS course at the DM WIMS Medical College, Wayanadu at annual fee of Rs 5 lakhs. The KEAM ranks of the 50 eligible students allotted by the Commissioner of Entrance Examinations are between 1998 and 4889.  Dr Moopen’s Foundation had announced that these 50 students need not provide bank guarantee and can study at the Annual Fees of Rs 5 lakhs for a period of 5 years, irrespective of the fee being fixed later by authorities. This concession is being funded by the Foundation which shall have an impact of up to Rs 3 crores per annum and Rs 15 Crores over 5 years ,  if the fee of 11 lakhs is fixed later by the Fee Regulatory committee and the Honorable ......read more

MBBS Admission @Rs.5Lakhs for 50 Students

29th August 2017 Smt Shylaja Teacher Hon Health Minister Government of Kerala Thiruvananthapuram Sub: Admission @ Rs. 5 lakhs for 50 students for MBBS Dear Hon Health Minister, I understand that many students who underwent counseling with good merit are unable to join due to last minute increase in fees from Rs 5 lakhs to Rs. 11 lakhs. This is very unfortunate as it came as a shock in the last‐minute shattering their dreams. I saw them on the verge of tears while watching media and feel sad. This is to inform you that Dr Moopen’s Foundation has decided to offer admission to 50 such students this year at fees of Rs 5 lakhs at DM WIMS Medical College, Wayanad. This benefit will be available to 50 students of this batch for the entire 5‐year period of their course. The impact of this concession shall be ......read more

UAE emerges as a global destination for education and learning

Aligning with the country’s vision of building a ¬robust knowledge and innovation driven economy, Masterminds Education wins a Global Award Dubai, August 28th 2017:  Education is a fundamental element for the development of a nation and the best investment in its youth. For that reason, the UAE Vision 2021 National Agenda emphasizes the development of a first-rate education system, which will require a complete transformation of the current education system and teaching methods. As such, the Ministry of Education's 10-year development strategy 2010-20 aims at providing students a high-quality curriculum and excellent teaching, improved student life, and high-quality education as well as promoting the national identity and confirming administrative effectiveness.  Aligning with the country’s vision of ......read more

Khalifa University of Science and Technology Hosts First National Outreach Seminar on Technical Cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

National Nuclear Energy Stakeholders Join to Identify Areas for Further Collaboration and Cooperation with the IAEA to Bolster the UAE’s Position as Regional Leader in Nuclear Energy Sector Abu Dhabi-UAE: 28 August, 2017:  Khalifa University of Science and Technology, a research university dedicated to producing world leaders and critical thinkers in applied science and engineering, hosted the first National Outreach Seminar on Technical Cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in late August. The seminar was jointly organized at Khalifa University of Science and Technology Main Campus on 20-22 August 2017, with the UAE Permanent Mission to the IAEA, the IAEA Technical Cooperation Department, and the UAE Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (FANR). The UAE Permanent Mission to the IAEA is the ......read more

Education Affairs Office at Crown Prince Court of Abu Dhabi Launches UAE Media Apprenticeship Programme

Al Nuaimi: In line with the ‘Year of Zayed’, our goal is to empower national cadres with global expertise Training opportunities for more than 20 Emirati graduates over a period of six months to one year Programme contributes to the UAE National Agenda through strengthening public-private partnerships Has collaborated with 15 partners from diverse media organisations to date Abu Dhabi-UAE: 26 August 2017:  In line with the UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan’s declaration of 2018 as the Year of Zayed, the Education Affairs Office at the Crown Prince Court of Abu Dhabi today announced the launch of the UAE Media Apprenticeship Programme (UAEMAP), which aims to support young Emirati graduates with degrees in traditional and new media specialisations.   Complementing ......read more

Brighton College Abu Dhabi Celebrates Outstanding A Level and GCSE results

The school is the current leader at A Level results in Abu Dhabi  Students of British Curriculum School Deliver Outstanding Performance in GCSE examinations with even more A* grades Abu Dhabi-UAE: 24 August 2017:  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 the leading school in the United Kingdom. The name Brighton College is synonymous with outstanding academic achievement, and with 43% A* to A grades at A-Level, 70.49% of grades at A* to B and 25% of the year group achieving 3 A grades or above, Brighton College Abu Dhabi can claim to be the top British School in the emirate.   Of particular note were the achievements of the following pupils:  Edward Garemo       ......read more

Dubai Customs graduates batches 10 and 11 of “Customs Cases Diploma”

Dubai – 23 August 2017:  Customs Cases and Investigation Department at Dubai Customs celebrated the graduation of 6 employees from batches 10 and 11 of its program “Customs Cases Diploma”.  The program covered the unified customs law and different ways of how to tackle and solve customs cases received by Customs Cases and Investigation Department.   This diploma is the first practical course of its kind that deals with customs cases. It is part of Dubai Customs’ strategy to hone employees’ skills and provide them with needed knowledge to enable them do their work efficiently.  Saif Al Swaidi, Manager of Customs Cases and Investigation Department, pointed out that the three-month program has seen the participation of 50 employees since its inauguration in 2012. The program is ......read more

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HBMSU launches Professional Diploma in Events and Convention Management…

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UAE, December 5, 2016– Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), welcomed a delegation from the University of Southern Queensland (USQ) led by its Chancellor, Mr. John Dornbusch, to share the history, achievements and visions of their respective institutions and discuss cooperative ventures in key areas of mutual interest. For almost 50 years, USQ ......read more

HBMSU and UNESCO inaugurate communications for the forthcoming curriculum diploma initiative…

UAE, December 05, 2016 – Marking a first in the Arab World, Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has launched the communications for the forthcoming curriculum diploma initiative - International Bureau of Education (IBE) - UNESCO organized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The one of a kind diploma which is sponsored by the Hamdan Bin ......read more

Emirati Student Wins National Day Weekend Community Robotics Challenge Hosted by Lockheed Martin…

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 4 December 2016:  More than 161 youth participated in Lockheed Martin’s National Day Weekend Community Robotics Challenge, held 1-3 December at Lockheed Martin’s Center for Innovation & Security Solutions based in Masdar City, Abu Dhabi. Three teams were awarded for designing, building, and programming a robot to clear as much debris from the competition ......read more

AMSI school students visit Dubai Police Stations to convey appreciation for their contribution to ...…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates (December 3, 2016):  Students from Academia Management Solutions International (AMSI), a leading academic solutions provider which manages both ISAS and Al Mawakeb Schools visited 11 Dubai Police Stations to thank the staff and convey appreciation for their services on the occasion of UAE National Day. The students spent time interacting with the police staff ......read more

Emirates College for Management & Information to discuss importance of education in UAE at Oxford ...…

UAE, November 30, 2016 - The Emirates College of Management & Information (ECMIT), a leading private higher educational institution based in Dubai, has confirmed its participation in the Oxford Summit of Leaders 2016, the annual event for education, scientific research and business, to be held under the theme ‘Investment in Science and Education: Investing in the Future’ on ......read more

HBMSU reaffirms commitment to UAE leaders as part of 45th National Day celebration…

UAE, November 30, 2016 – Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has reaffirmed its commitment, loyalty and allegiance to the UAE’s wise leadership amidst the country’s 45th National Day celebrations marked by great pride and a strong sense of national identity and belonging. During HBMSU commemoration, the UAE flag was hoisted while the national anthem was being played in ......read more

Skyline University College (SUC) 3rd Counselor Workshop attended by 50 schools from UAE…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Three NYU Students Selected as Rhodes Scholars…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Investment in Education Vital to Establish Globally Competitive Society…

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

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