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NYU Abu Dhabi Engineering Faculty and StartAD Managing Director Ramesh Jagannathan Named Rhodes Trust Inspirational Educator

Abu Dhabi, July 19, 2017: NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Research Professor of Engineering, Vice Provost for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and startAD Managing Director Ramesh Jagannathan has been awarded the 2017 Rhodes Trust Inspirational Educator Award. The Inspirational Educator Award aims to highlight prodigious teaching from around the world. Rhodes Scholars are invited to nominate exceptional mentors who have had a profound influence on their lives before they received their scholarships.  The Rhodes Scholarship is a postgraduate award supporting exceptional students from around the world to study at the University of Oxford. Jagannathan was nominated for the award by 2016 Rhodes Scholar and NYUAD alumna Farah Shamout. “I believe Professor Ramesh is deserving of this award because he exemplifies what it truly means ......read more

Masdar Institute's High-Performance Solar Absorber Aims to Make Solar Thermal Power Generation More Efficient and Affordable in the UAE

Developed with MIT, Innovative Breakthrough Enables Highly Efficient Sunlight Absorption Abu Dhabi-UAE: 19, July, 2017:  The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology today announced the development of a high-performance solar absorber that could make solar thermal technologies significantly more efficient. Masdar Institute is part of the Khalifa University of Science and Technology. The solar absorber, developed with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), features an ultrathin nanocomposite film made of silver and silica, topped with silver nanoparticles. It absorbs nearly 100% of the sunlight’s energy from the ultraviolet and visible portions of the solar spectrum. This technological breakthrough could be a boon to the efficiency and affordability of solar thermal applications, such as utility-scale solar ......read more

VFS Edu Support Services partners with Oxademy to launch world's first ‘AI-based' online learning programmes for students

Dubai, UAE, July 19, 2017:  VFS Edu Support Services Pvt. Ltd., the education services arm of VFS Global, today announced a partnership with award-winning UK-based Edtech Oxademy Technologies and its subsidiary Oxademy Business School to form the new global digital learning platform ‘VFS-Oxademy’.  VFS-Oxademy will offer a first-of-its-kind knowledge-driven artificial intelligence (AI) cloud infrastructure called OX360 which identifies each learner's strengths and weaknesses and generates learning paths based on individual learner’s behaviour, personalising the learning to each individual student.   The new platform is designed to be a response to the limitations of purely online courses, which have suffered from high drop-out rates, due in many cases to the lack of a personalised learning ......read more

September sizzles at ESMOD Dubai with new courses

Forge an exciting international career in Fashion Marketing, Luxury Brand Management, Fashion Buying, Footwear, and Professional Fashion Makeup at ESMOD Dubai, the French Fashion Institute.   Dubai, UAE, July 18, 2017:  Passionate about fashion? A love for clothing and accessories is one thing, but if you're someone who actually wants to work in the fashion industry, you'll probably know about it. You'll read the magazines, follow the fashion weeks, watch the bloggers and instagrammers, and your love of fashion will play a defining role of who you are. Yet working out a way of actually joining the fashion industry and making a career for yourself can be a little more challenging.   If you have the determination, the talent, and the willingness to do what it takes to learn the ropes and become ......read more

First Cohort of Students Graduates from Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies' Banking Insurance Program

Course Witnesses Participation of 160 Professionals from Union National Bank and RAKBANK  Dubai-UAE: 17 July, 2017:  The Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies (EIBFS), a regional leader in banking and finance education and training, witnessed the graduation of the first batch of participants of its banking insurance training program. The 160 outgoing students included 85 employees of Union National Bank and 75 employees of RAKBANK. The specialized insurance training program focuses on bancassurance, or insurance in financial services, and aligns with the federal government’s goals to enhance the qualifications of UAE nationals and improve productivity in the insurance sector. Bancassurance enables insurance companies to use the bank’s channels to sell their products. EIBFS’ program ......read more

Dubai Customs' nursery and Daycare graduates 22 children

Dubai, UAE, July 16, 2017:  Dubai Customs’ Nursery and Daycare celebrated graduating its ninth batch of children for 2017. 22 children received their certificates in the presence of Engineer Khawlah Al Solis, Director of Administrative Affairs Department, Khalid Mohammed Al Swaidi, Senior Manager, Administrative Affairs Department and a number of employees and parents.  The graduation ceremony started with the national anthem followed by a recitation from the Holy Quran. The event included a show performed by the kids and a graduation English song.   Al Solis reiterated Dubai Customs’ efforts in supporting its staff as part of its wider corporate social responsibility.  “Offering nursery services to working mothers at the department is an indication of our efforts to prioritize our ......read more

UOWD is Named Occupational English Test (OET) Venue for Healthcare Professionals

The University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) has become an official centre for the Occupational English Test (OET), an English language test for healthcare professionals in Dubai. The tests will take place once a month starting from August. OET (Occupational English Test) is an Australian-developed English language test which assesses language communication skills of healthcare professionals. It provides assessment of all four language skills – listening, reading, writing and speaking – through test material designed to reflect real healthcare scenarios.  Felix Lanceley, Director Student Services and Academic Registrar at UOWD said: “We are committed to providing services and offerings that meet the needs of the communities in Dubai. By offering OET at our University, we are enabling healthcare professionals ......read more

Abu Dhabi University Allocates AED136 Million in Scholarships and Financial Aid

1,200 students benefit from AED20 million in scholarships and financial aid from Abu Dhabi University this academic year  University earmarks around AED12 million following announcement of UAE Year of Giving 2017 Bin Harmal: “Scholarships and financial aid reflect ADU’s strategy and belief in corporate social responsibility and national duty” Abu Dhabi-UAE: 11 July, 2017:  Throughout the academic year 2016 – 2017, Abu Dhabi University has offered more than AED20 million in scholarships and financial aid to around 1,200 academically gifted and financially challenged students. ADU had already earmarked AED12 million for scholarships and financial aid at the beginning of the year to coincide with the announcement of the UAE Year of Giving, bringing the total volume of financial aid and ......read more

Masdar Institute Completes Critical Design Review of its CubeSat Program

Review Marks Milestone for Masdar Institute, YahSat and Orbital ATK Collaboration to Launch MYSAT-1 Satellite into Space by 2018 Abu Dhabi-UAE: 10 July 2017:  The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology has announced that its CubeSat development program, MYSAT-1, has completed its critical design review (CDR), marking a key milestone for the University’s space systems and technology program, which was designed with support from Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat) and global aerospace manufacturer and defense industry leader Orbital ATK. Masdar Institute is part of Khalifa University of Science and Technology. MYSAT-1 will be the first research satellite built by students and faculty at Masdar Institute. The small satellite will measure 10 cm on each side and will be built with two payloads, including a ......read more

Aldar Academies' International Baccalaureate Diploma graduates smash world average results for a second year

For the second consecutive year, graduates of the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme at Aldar Academies Al Bateen Academy have smashed the diploma’s world average point score. Students of the leading private international school in Abu Dhabi achieved an average point score of 32.3, comfortably surpassing the world average of 30.    Of the graduating students, five performed exceptionally to secure a point score above 40 out of a possible 45. They included twins Marius and Saulius Pakstys (Lithuania) who achieved 43 and 41 points respectively, alongside Yazan Abu Yousef (Canada), Zena Younes (UK) and Damin Attygalle (Sri Lanka).  Meanwhile, 100 percent of the academy’s Emirati student cohort passed, with each pupil scoring above the world points average. The two highest scoring Emirati ......read more

Skyline University College Organized 5-Day Free IELTS Workshop for School Students

Dubai, UAE, July 5, 2017:  Skyline University College English Language Center (ELC) in collaboration with Sharjah Education Council has organized a 5-day IELTS Workshop termed as “Insights into IELTS” on June 11-15, 2017 at SUC Multi-Purpose Hall. More than 125 students have registered online to attend the free workshop.  SUC ELC Head, Dr. Victoria Verna gave a thorough orientation about the test format and the techniques of IELTS and conducted classes to students along with SUC ELT faculty from General Education Dr. Taleb Bilal Eli and ELT part time faculty Mr. Soheil.  Mrs. Amna Mohammed Alhammadi, Sharjah Education Council Director of Educational Operations also visited on the third day of the workshop to oversee the progress of the event. The workshop helped the candidates with test format, ......read more

Skyline University College Gathered Diplomats and Officials for Suhoor

Dubai, UAE, July 3, 2017:  Skyline University College has successfully gathered diplomats, government officials, corporate and media partners in an exclusive Suhoor Night in this auspicious month of Ramadan on June 5, 2017, at Al Majlis, Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai.  The UAE Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation Director of Labour Offices Department H.E. Sheikh Abdulrahman Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Mualla, Sharjah Investment and Development Authority-Shurooq CEO H.E. Marwan Bin Jassim Al Sarkal along with Consul General of India H.E. Vipul, Consul General of Morocco H.E. Abderrahim Rahhaly, Consul General of Azerbaijan H.E. Parviz Ismailzada, Consul General of Sri Lanka H.E. Charitha Yattogoda and diplomatic representatives from the consulates Angola, USA, Ireland, Russia and Peru graced this intimate event.  SUC ......read more

The Alpha School, a School with a Difference

Dubai, UAE, July 2, 2017:  The Alpha School is set to become a leader in innovative educational excellence in  Dubai. Its Founding Principal, Rachel Cashin is a certified Apple Education Trainer and renowned for being at the forefront of innovation. Her proven success in leading outstanding technology-driven schools includes most recently Ajman Academy.  Delivering a forward-thinking and transformative National Curriculum for England, The Alpha School integrates innovative experiences to make learning relevant and personal for all. Apple technologies including 1:1 iPads enable students to manage and customise their learning in a context where learning is accessible anywhere, anytime. Alpha’s motto “Learning to succeed, succeeding to learn” encapsulates the commitment of all staff to enabling ......read more

Interschool Sustainability Competition Engages over 40,000 Students Across the UAE

GEMS Our Own High School Al Warqa’a wins Clean Energy Business Council’s 2017 Interschool Competition with ‘Protect the Planet’ Film Dubai – UAE, 28 June 2017: More than 40,000 students from 30 schools across the Emirates participated in the 2017 edition of the Clean Energy Business Council’s (CEBC) annual UAE Interschool Competition. GEMS Our Own High School Al Warqa’a were awarded this year’s grand prize of AED 5,000 to support sustainability initiatives at the school, which was given out during an awards ceremony at the school on 19 June. Winners of the Students’ Choice voting prize of AED 3,000 were the students of Universal American School. This year’s competition centered on short films, with all participating schools given the option to submit up to three films ......read more

UNESCO Announces Sharjah as World Book Capital 2019

The title is an international recognition of Sharjah’s dynamic efforts in promoting books and reading both locally and regionally    Sharjah, 27 June 2017   Signaling a groundbreaking achievement for the UAE and the Arab world, Sharjah has been crowned with the prestigious ‘World Book Capital’ title for 2019 by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO). The honour is a recognition of the emirate’s pioneering role in supporting and expanding the local and regional publishing industries, promoting reading to become an intrinsic cultural practice, as well as embracing intercultural, knowledge-based dialogue.   The accolade is an important addition to Sharjah’s existing portfolio of milestones like, Capital of Arab Culture (1998), Capital of ......read more

GETEX Autumn 2017 to offer higher education options for Fall 2017 & Spring 2018 academic sessions

June 27, 2017 – The Gulf Education and Training Exhibition (GETEX), the leading student recruitment platform in the Middle East and Asia, is set to return with its autumn edition to support higher education providers in student recruitment for their Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 sessions. Held under the patronage of the UAE Ministry of Education, GETEX Autumn 2017 will take place from November 1 to 3, 2017 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre to offer direct interaction between education providers and students for courses that begin between November 2017 and April 2018.  GETEX Autumn 2017 will offer a platform for aspiring students and their parents to make spot decisions and submit applications, following detailed discussions on courses, admission policies, fees and scholarship options, and virtual ......read more

Distinguished Global Schools Break New Ground in Dubai

Abu Dhabi-UAE: 21 June, 2017 – Educators, investors and key members of the construction teams gathered in Dubai to mark the start of construction on the latest addition to the city’s burgeoning education sector. Brighton College and Dwight Schools International are working together in creating a brand-new campus in Al Barsha South, Dubai, as well as a Centre of Excellence for Arabic Language, Arts and Culture that will be shared by the students of both schools. In addition, the Centre will also welcome interested visitors from the wider community. The new schools have commenced construction following final approval by the KHDA in Dubai, with the appointment of Airolink International Construction LLC as the main contractor, one of the emirates’ leading contractors for such projects. Sameh Muhtadi, CEO of Bloom ......read more

His Highness Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan Attends First Graduation Ceremony of Brighton College Al Ain

Abu Dhabi-UAE: 20 June, 2017 – Brighton College Al Ain (BCAA), managed by Bloom Education, organized the graduation ceremony of its first cohort of graduating pupils on June 15, 2017.  His Highness Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Crown Prince's Court and a member of the Executive Council, attended the ceremony and awarded the graduates their certificates before an audience that comprised peers, faculty and families.  Henning Fries at Bloom Education, said: “On behalf of Bloom Education we are exceptionally proud of the first graduating class at BCAA. We are confident that BCAA graduates will make their mark in the world and we wish them tremendous success in whatever path they decide to pursue.”   Dr Kenneth Greig, BCAA Headmaster, said: “We are proud of our ......read more

New American School for Dubai in 2018 by Esol Education

Leading international school operator to add 1500 seats to K-12 education landscape in Dubai, with another launch planned for Bahrain in 2019 June 20, 2017, Dubai:  Leveraging its 40-year track record of establishing and operating reputable international schools in the MENA region and beyond, Esol Education will open a new American school in Dubai in September 2018, and another in Bahrain in 2019.  The new Dubai school, located near the Al Barari and Living Legends developments in Dubailand, will follow in Esol Education’s tradition of providing a challenging educational program delivered by a talented and dedicated faculty in a caring student-centered environment.   The move underscores the organization’s commitment to developing a high level of education in Dubai and the region, in keeping with its ......read more

UOWD student wins Best Paper award for research on Soft Power in UAE at international at academic conference

The winning research was on “Films as a soft power source for the UAE” Dubai, 20 June 2017:  Hollye Enser, Master of Media & Communication student at the University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) recently won the Best Paper award at the International Conference on Education, Humanities and Management (ICEHM). In a close competition with senior professors, who also presented their research papers at the conference, Hollye presented the winning paper on “Films as a soft power source for the UAE”. Hollye, along with Nour Al Hossni, Iman Ismail, Mitri Hajjar and Maitha Shuhail, fellow students of the media program, presented their research papers at the conference covering a variety of topics such as ‘An evaluation of Linkedin as a recruitment tool in the UAE”, and ‘The interest in ......read more

Memorandum of Understanding Signed Between Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre has Signed a with University of Dubai

The MoU aims to build Emirati cadres that will support developing a unique UAE space sector June 19, 2017 Dubai, United Arab Emirates To strengthen links of cooperation between educational institutions in the UAE and centre’s specialized in advanced technology, science and space, The Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with University of Dubai (UD). The MoU aims to develop and qualify national human resources capable of working in space science technology sector, and thereby contribute to the development of sector in the United Arab Emirates. The MoU was signed by H.E. Yousuf Hamad Al Shaibani, Director General of MBRSC and H.E. Dr. Eesa Bastaki, President of University of Dubai, in the presence of a number of executive officials from the Centre and the ......read more

Skyline University College Conducted Health and Wellness Program

Dubai, UAE, June 19, 2017:  The first series of Health and Wellness was held at Skyline University College on May 24, 2017. The event was designed to sensitize the students on emerging health concerns through lectures, discussion and medical check-up among the students, staff and faculty. Medical Practitioners from NMC, Sharjah and Dr. Sunny Medical moderated and sponsored the inaugural event. The event highlighted and focused on non-communicable diseases (NCDs) mainly cardiovascular diseases, cancers, chronic respiratory diseases and diabetes.  Dr. Sanjit representing Sunny Medical clinic observed that non-communicable conditions account for nearly two-thirds of deaths globally, worse than HIV/AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis and all other infectious diseases combined. Whereas there are numerous programs created to address ......read more

AUS College of Engineering Announces Three Endowed Chairs

Sharjah, UAE, Monday, June 19, 2017- The College of Engineering (CEN) at American University of Sharjah (AUS) announced today three endowed chairs for faculty members to honor their efforts in teaching and mentorship, research and services. As an institution of higher education, AUS recognizes the continued contributions of its faculty members and endows chairs to push the frontiers of their scholarship and to propel research in addition to developing collaboration with international scholars. “These three endowed chairs at the College of Engineering reinforce our commitment to appreciate and promote quality research at AUS. I am grateful to the sponsors for their support in helping our faculty members pursue valuable team-based research projects in various important areas,” said Dr. Björn Kjerfve, Chancellor of ......read more

UAE Teachers Participate in Honeywell Educators at Space Academy Astronaut Training Program in the United States

Unique Partnership Between Honeywell and the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Provides Teachers from 33 Countries and 45 U.S. States and Territories with New Techniques to Engage Students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Program Has Helped Inspire the Next Generation of Scientists and Engineers Since 2004; More Than 3 Million Students Worldwide Have Benefited  DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, June 18, 2017:  Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and long-term partner, the U.S. Space & Rocket Center (USSRC), are welcoming four UAE-based teachers amongst 200 middle school teachers from 33 countries and 45 U.S. states and territories to the Honeywell Educators at Space Academy (HESA). Over the course of two consecutive weeks, from June 14 to 27, teachers will experience a unique opportunity to re-ignite their passion ......read more

Canadian University Dubai signs MoU with Ryerson University to Launch Unique New Program

Bachelor in Creative Industries will be the maiden offering from the university’s new Faculty of Communication and Design  Dubai, UAE, June 18, 2017:  Canadian University Dubai, in partnership with Ryerson University’s Faculty of Communication and Design (FCAD) are set to launch an exciting new program focused on leadership in the creative industries.    The Bachelor in Creative Industries will combine creativity with business acumen to create a cadre of highly qualified students capable of leading the quickly expanding arts and culture industry in the UAE and abroad. The program will be officially launched once it attains accreditation from the UAE’s Ministry of Education.  The new program will be the first offering from the newly established FCAD at Canadian University Dubai which has ......read more

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Children Turn Their Fears into Fantasy at SIBF 2016…

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Duabi, UAE, October 25, 2016:  The Higher Organizing Committee of the first edition of the Arab Reading Challenge today announced that the Talaih Al Amal High School from Nablus in Palestine was the well-deserved winner of the schools award. The school was awarded a ceremonial plaque and US$1 million in prize money by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and ......read more

Oracle HRMS Training and Oracle HRMS Functional Training, Oracle HRMS Techno Functional Training,…

In our training, there are no intermediary people between the student and the trainer. Hence, the Course Fee is also much reasonable and worthful, making the commitment more stronger. You may compare our course content with the content of any other hrms functional trainer. Our course content covers around 110 topics in Core HR, SSHR and Payroll modules which will make every aspirant convinced in ......read more

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Carl F. Bucherer Manero Flyback - Back In Flight…

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

New Initiative by ISAS to improve Students' Academic Performance…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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