Dubai, UAE, September 20, 2018: Unimoni Asia Cup 2018 fever is on in the UAE. This was evident in schools like Bright Riders School, Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Bangladesh Islamia School, Bangladesh Islamia School (RAK), Pakistan School Al Jurf, Indian School (Ajman) and Habitat School (Ajman) where students were seen wishing their favourite team on the large-sized canvas board installed by UAE Exchange, a leading global money transfer, foreign exchange and payment solutions brand.
Ras Al Khaimah, 19 September 2018: KidZone, a preschool managed by Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone (RAKEZ), has recently welcomed kids and parents to its new daycare in RAKEZ Business Zone. With an under the sea theme, the new location provides a safe and fun ‘learn through play’ environment for children from three months to three years old.
“Would you believe we only had two enrolees when we opened KidZone in 2006? Now, here we are, launching a new daycare to cater to the growing demands of parents throughout Ras Al Khaimah,” said Ramy Jallad, Group CEO of RAKEZ. “It’s amazing how KidZone has quickly become one of the most trusted places by parents. We owe this to our wonderful staff at KidZone who are all passionate about guiding the youngsters through their early learning years. We’re ......read more
His Highness, Chancellor of MBRU reaffirms the efforts of the University and its academic partners Queen’s University Belfast
Visit coincides with inauguration of 64 medical students for new academic year, the largest cohort to date at MBRU
Dubai, 17 September 2018: His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chancellor of Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU) and Chairperson of the Board of Trustees, received Professor Ian Greer, President and Vice Chancellor of Queen’s University Belfast (QUB) - academic partner of MBRU .
His Highness Sheikh Ahmed praised the collaboration between both entities and the academic partnership with QUB that has significantly contributed to the development of MBRU, especially its College of Medicine. The meeting was also attended by ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (September 15, 2018) Repton School, Abu Dhabi, announces the appointment of a new Headmaster. As the school marks its sixth academic year this September, its Rose Campus, which accommodates children from FS1 to Year 1 is delighted to welcome Kevin Hannah.
Kevin is from Perth, Western Australia and holds a Master’s Degree in Educational Management from the University of Western Australia. He joins the school with a wealth of international teaching experience behind him, having worked in junior education provision at leading independent schools that follow the British Curriculum in the UK, Malaysia and Singapore.
Senior positions held by Kevin include Head of Junior School at All Hallows in Somerset UK, a role which saw him living within the school as a ......read more
Dubai, September 12, 2018: A new Foundation Studies Program (FSP) accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education has been launched by the University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) to provide high school students with key learning skills and foundational knowledge to advance to undergraduate university studies.
The program is tailored to cater to the needs of students from different high school curricula, including the UAE’s Al-Thanawiya Al-Ammah system.
“The launch of this program is a demonstration of our commitment to supporting the community by providing ambitious students an opportunity to develop skills needed to obtain admission to a suitable undergraduate program”, commented Professor Mohamed-Vall M. Salem Zein, President of UOWD. “The program will develop their study skills and habits to ......read more
Managed by BEAM, the International School of Creative Science saw a record number of its students achieve top grades across both levels, in a spectacular display of academic excellence.
Sharjah, 12 September 2018: The students at International School of Creative Science Muwaileh (ISCS Muwaileh) have once again recorded a set of stellar results at the recent Edexcel International General Certificate of Secondary Education (iGCSE) and Advanced Level (A-Level) examinations. Over 80.85% of our students attained grades ranging from A*-B on the A2 Level examinations, a further increase from the school’s performance last year, where students accomplished exceptional achievements by attaining the highest marks across key subjects in the World, in the Middle East and in UAE.
A total of 124 students appeared for the iGSCE ......read more
British Orchard Nursery initiates a series of interactive talk shows for UAE parents to discuss their child’s mental and physical developmental goals
September 10th, 2018, Dubai, UAE: With the focus on achieving strong mental and emotional growth among young children and toddlers, the British Orchard Nursery has organised a free interactive talk show for the parents in the UAE. Titled, “The Resilient Child”, the event will highlight ways to help children overcome obstacles, challenges and failures and adopt a more determined approach towards problem solving. The forum will be helmed by positive parenting expert and psychologist Chasity O’Connell to answer parents’ questions about their children’s mental well-being and to arm them with tools to improve their child’s ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 28th August 2018: The Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation (DIDI) today, on Emirati Women’s Day, has announced The Dubai Mall scholarship winner as 19 year old Emirati, Ayesha Al Suwaidi.
Launched earlier this year in partnership with DIDI, The Dubai Mall scholarship was created to empower women in design and innovation and to inspire young female talent to change the face of design in the region.
Sass Brown, Dean of DIDI comments: “There has never been a better day to announce The Dubai Mall scholarship winner than on Emirati Women’s Day, where we get to celebrate the women who enrich the nation with their skills and expertise. At DIDI, we pledge to nurture the next generation of design talent and change makers of the future and we hope that they join the women at the ......read more
The new school will focus its attention on unsettled children and implement its highly successful educational model from the UK, catering for Dubai parents
Dubai, UAE - 27th August, 2018: The new Riverston School Dubai, due to open in September, will tackle the issue of bullying head on, following on from recent announcements during the past two months by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) on this important topic.
The Dubai Student Wellbeing Census highlighted the challenges that children face at school, with 11 per cent of Dubai’s children reporting that they felt unsafe at school.
Riverston School Dubai, which welcomes parents and children next month, is geared to tackle this problem, and with its specific focus on individual timetables the school will operate as a branch campus ......read more
9-1 grading scale applied across IGCSEs assessments taken in the UAE
26 August 2018, Dubai, UAE – Pioneering students across the UAE received their first IGCSE results in English and Mathematics with the new 9-1 grading scale adopted by Pearson Edexcel.
The 9-1 grading scale replaces the A*-G grading system for IGCSE marking, with 9 being the highest grade, and 1 being the lowest. The 9-1 grading methodology is widely known and recognized as the new standard for GCSE in the UK and is accepted by universities globally for student admission.
Kathryn Booth, Head of Academic Qualifications for Pearson Middle East congratulates all students in the UAE receiving their IGCSE and GCSE results today commenting, “We are particularly excited to see the first cohort of IGCSE learners take home the highest ......read more
98% of the organisation’s 188 IGCSE students achieved all A* to C grades or equivalent
Dubai, UAE, August 23, 2018: Aldar Academies, one of the UAE’s leading providers of private education, recorded exceptional IGCSE grades today as 98% of the organisation’s 188 IGCSE students achieved all A* to C grades. Students from three of the organisation’s seven private academies received their results, and also smashed the 2017 English national average GCSE grades.
A number of examinations were sat under the new 9-1 grading structure, which has been implemented to reflect a move towards more challenging IGCSE examinations. A* to A grades are equivalent to grades 9 to 7 in the new structure, with grades 9 to 4 equivalent to A* to C.
Aldar Academies Al Yasmina Academy ......read more
Ahead of the upcoming Eid-Al –Adha festival, the Emirati children at British Orchard Nursery, Government branches bring smiles on the workers’ faces
August 19, 2018; Dubai, UAE: Celebrating the spirit of generosity and bringing happiness to the Blue-collar workers, the British Orchard Nursery children at their Dubai Municipality, Deira and Dubai Central Laboratory branches handed out Eid Gifts to community helpers.
The Emirati children distributed food boxes containing various food items along with telephone cards so that the workers could call their families back home and share the joy and festivities surrounding the festival of Eid. The children thanked the cleaners and workers for working so hard and ensuring everything runs smoothly.
The labourers were delighted to receive the presents and appreciated ......read more
A greater percentage of students also reached the highest grades in 2018 compared to 2017
Dubai, UAE, August 19, 2018: Aldar Academies Al Yasmina Academy, one of the UAE’s leading providers of private education, is celebrating another year of exceptional A-Level results.
The academy’s cohort of 38 A-Level students earned a 100% pass rate overall, with 87% achieving one or more A* to C grades. 71% of students also gained one or more A* to B grades – a 3% rise over 2017’s results. Meanwhile, 8% of students achieved all A*/A grades, with 34% gaining one or more A* to A grades.
“We’re thrilled to celebrate another year of rising A-Level results, especially against the backdrop of our “outstanding” rating as an overseas British School (BSO) earlier this year.” ......read more
For an all-round education, both in and out of the classroom, the British International Academy is the perfect choice
Dubai, UAE, August 19, 2018: The British International Academy (BIA) for girls in Amman, Jordan is all set to welcome new students for the academic year 2018-2019 starting from 27 August. British International Academy aspires to foster ethical women of action through engaging mind, motivating the spirit, and solidifying values and self-confidence. BIA’s mission is to produce next-generation leadership through delivering excellence in education and ensuring a caring learning environment that helps in nurturing leaders of tomorrow. The school environment challenges the students to reach their maximum potential through academic success and personal growth, becoming socially responsible, and active global ......read more
Dubai, UAE 16 August 2018: The Dubai College of Tourism (DCT), part of Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), has partnered with the Dubai Gold and Jewellery Group (DGJG) to award up to 20 full scholarships for its Certificate in Retail course, which commences on 9 September this year. These scholarships are being offered only to Emiratis and expatriate residents in the UAE.
As the GCSE and A Level results are being released from this week onwards, it is important to remind students that there are alternative pathways to success and a vocational education can be the key to unlocking their true potential. With this in mind, here are five key reasons why a scholarship at Dubai College of Tourism could be the perfect choice for students, who are looking to launch a career in ......read more
Admissions still open for September 2018 intake at government-backed vocational training college
Dubai, UAE; 14 August 2018: With GCSEs and A-Level examination results due to be released shortly, high school leavers across Dubai will be focused on taking the next steps towards their future careers. The pressures of decision-making can often pose a dilemma for young people who want to continue their studies but do not wish to take the traditional academic routes – and it is important to remind students that there are alternative pathways to success.
This year, Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) is providing various options for students with its innovative programme of vocational education offered at its Dubai College of Tourism (DCT), that was established to lay ......read more
A student from Egypt was chosen among the four winners of the most-coveted CISI Global Educational Trust Award this year, to be the first from the region to receive this award
GET Award underlines CISI’s commitment to tapping the rich potential of young generation to lead the future of the financial services profession
Dubai, UAE, August 13, 2018: The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI), the leading professional body for securities, investments, wealth and financial planning professionals, recently announced the winners of this year’s CISI Global Education Trust (GET) Awards. Amongst these is Egyptian student, Aya Elbuhaisi, the first awardee from the Middle East.
Together with other winners from Philippines, Singapore and South Africa, Aya, an Accounting ......read more
Full scholarships for DCT’s retail course still available
‘City of Gold’ scholarship initiative run in collaboration with Dubai Gold and Jewellery Group
Dubai, UAE; 7 August 2018: Full scholarships offered by the Dubai College of Tourism (DCT), part of Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), for its retail course are still available and both Emirati and expatriate students are encouraged to apply.
Many UAE nationals and resident expatriates from different nationalities have already applied to secure the 20 ‘City of Gold’ scholarships that are being offered by DCT for its Certificate in Retail course, in collaboration with the Dubai Gold and Jewellery Group (DGJG). A few more full scholarship spots are still available and are open to ......read more
Seven students from the Petroleum Institute in Abu Dhabi learn about technology made in Germany
Wintershall supports the trip for the fifth time now and actively contributes to the scientific and cultural exchange between Germany and the UAE
Abu Dhabi, August 01, 2018: Seven Emirati students from the Petroleum Institute in Abu Dhabi with different engineering backgrounds started their study tour in Germany supported by Wintershall on July 29.The trip will be concluded on August 4 and focuses on technology made in Germany. During the tour the students get to know new solutions of the German energy economy, cutting edge technological study approaches as well as new exploration and production methods for oil and gas. The students will also learn more about the use of oil and gas in the chemical process visiting BASF, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 29, 2018: Students from four schools and two universities in the UAE participated in the Innovation Day Camp iCamp and Job Shadow Day program hosted by INJAZ UAE and longtime partner Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML). The Job Shadow Days are day-long workshops which allow students to explore various career options.
Students from Al Khaleej National School, Dubai National School, Al Ittihad Private School, International School of Arts & Science, American College of Dubai and Jumeirah University attended five iCamp workshops run by volunteers from BAML. The workshops introduced students to various aspects of entrepreneurship through practical activities overseen by corporate mentors. Mentors from BAML shared their experience with the students, giving them an opportunity to learn about professional ......read more
MODUL University Dubai reinforces its commitment to its fully-integrated research centre – CSRE
Dubai, July 28, 2018: MODUL University Dubai, a subsidiary of Dubai Investments [DFM: DIC], has proudly announced the latest ranking that its Vienna campus has achieved amongst the best 25 Universities for “Top Cited Publications” globally reinforcing the outstanding quality of MODUL University’s faculty and research capabilities.
The ranking unveiled recently by U-Multirank – one of the world’s leading independent ranking institutions funded by the European Commission’s Erasmus+ programme, applies a multi-dimensional, user-driven approach to international ranking of higher education institutions.
MODUL University is the only Austrian university in the prestigious list ......read more
Global Student Accommodation (GSA) Group’s ‘Student Wellbeing Matters’ study, highlights seven ‘stressors’ affecting student mental health and advocates holistic community and lifestyle solution
Dubai, UAE, 24 July 2018 – Student wellbeing is not just a national, or a regional issue, it is a truly global issue, according to the latest international study, released by Global Student Accommodation Group (GSA), entitled Student Wellbeing Matters.
After analysing over 10,000 pages of evidence from more than 280 studies, reports and articles from the UK to Australia, GSA and its research partner Red Brick Research have established several clear patterns that are prevalent across all the respective student populations ......read more
Canadian University Dubai launches Bachelor of Arts in Psychology to boost UAE’s licensed psychology sector
Dubai, July 24, 2018: The launch of a new bachelor program in Psychology seeks to address the glaring imbalance in availability of psychologists in proportion to population size in the UAE.
According to well-known psychoanalyst Dr. Yana Korobko, author of the book ‘Arabs in Treatment: Development of Mental Health System and Psychoanalysis in the Arab-Islamic World’, there is just 1 psychologist per 200, 000 UAE residents, and more than 33,000 patients are without the specialist care they need.
The new Bachelor of Arts in Psychology program, available in both English and Arabic, has been launched by Canadian University Dubai (CUD). The university will admit its first cohort in the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 24 Juy 2018: Emirates Aviation University (EAU) has announced the launch of a new research centre and doctoral training college in collaboration with Coventry University.
The Dubai-based Research Centre for Digital Innovation and Artificial Intelligence will train its research students to specialise in a range of disciplines related to these fields, including aviation, management, security and smart cities.
Building on an existing partnership between EAU and Coventry, through which the two institutions have run joint postgraduate programmes in the aerospace field for over a decade, the new venture will see PhD students awarded their degree from both universities.
Research students will be based in Dubai, but will also spend time in Coventry and receive support from Coventry University academics.
The ......read more
July 19, 2018: Skyline University College has signed an agreement with Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority as the official Tour Guide Training Program provider for Sharjah tour guides. The agreement was signed by SCTDA Chairman, Mr. Khalid Jasim Al Midfa and SUC Executive Director and Chair of the Executive Council, Mr. Nitin Anand. The pilot run of the proposed program was conducted on June 20, 2018 at the SCTDA Office while the initial 6-day Tour Guide Training Program was conducted from June 24, 2018 to July 1, 2018 at SUC Campus.
Various topics were covered during the 6-day training program such as: UAE Tourism, Sharjah History, Sharjah Tourist Attractions, Heritage and Culture, Presentation Skills, Tourism Marketing, Innovation in Tourism, Reputation, Management, First-Aid Training, Happiness, and ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Aug. 6, 2017: Six UAE-based university teams were selected as finalists for the inaugural UAE Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Payload Design Challenge, a joint program run by Lockheed Martin and Mubadala Investment Company.
Launched in March 2017, the year-long initiative challenges university students to design, develop and integrate civilian and ......read more
Programs accredited by AACSB and EQUIS
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 5 August, 2017: Abu Dhabi University (ADU) has announced the launch of internationally accredited master’s and doctoral programs at its newly opened campus in Dubai in the academic year 2017-18.
All business degree programs offered at ADU’s campuses in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain are locally ......read more
Workshop encourages technology-driven innovation, teaches children to build mobile app prototypes
Sharjah-UAE: 3 August, 2017: Crescent Enterprises, the UAE-based multinational conglomerate, organised its second Young Entrepreneur Business Camp in collaboration with Sharjah Ladies Club (SLC). The three-day series of workshops focused on building entrepreneurial capabilities and soft ......read more
In Support of Promising Talents, Programs and Student Activities
Dubai, UAE, August 3, 2017: Asir educational administration, represented by the Scientific Center, is fulfilling several summer activities under the auspices of Al- Jazeera Paints, including the Summer STEM festival with its scientific programs combining between information and scientific entertainment, which will ......read more
Latest accreditation comes from CPA Australia (Certified Practising Accountants)
Dubai, UAE, August 3, 2017: The Bachelor of Commerce in Accountancy offered by the University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD), recently celebrated quadruple accreditation status after receiving accreditation from CPA Australia (Certified Practising Accountants). It is the first undergraduate accountancy ......read more
Findings Reveal Valuable Insights that Could Help Scientists Fine-Tune Optimized Membranes for Sustainable Desalination
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 02 August, 2017: The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology today announced a research breakthrough that provides valuable insights on the development of optimized graphene-based membranes, which aim to make water filtration and desalination more ......read more
Dubai, UAE, August 2, 2017: InfoFort today entered into a partnership agreement with the Emirates College of Technology to train and provide job opportunities to young Emirati graduates pursuing careers in information management and related fields.
Through this partnership, the students will receive hands-on training to develop technical and business skills, in addition to receiving ......read more
Emirati students represented 49% of the University’s student body in the 2016-2017 academic year
University’s academic community reflects UAE’s diversity and tolerance
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 1 August 2017: Abu Dhabi University (ADU), set to launch a new campus in Dubai with the start of the upcoming fall semester, continues attracting students of diverse ......read more
REGION’S YOUNGEST UNIVERSITY, AL QASIMIA, IS PART OF EMIRATE’S VISION TO PROMOTE TOLERANT TEACHINGS OF ISLAM
Dubai, UAE, July 31, 2017: As the UAE and the region mark the crowning of Sharjah as the World Book Capital 2019 by Unesco, celebrations at the region’s youngest university, Al Qasimia, have been rather special. Al Qasimia Islamic University came into being ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 31, 2017: Skyline University College, Sharjah has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with IDP Education-UAE as an Authorized Testing Venue of IELTS Examination for Academic and General Modules on July 30, 2017 at SUC campus. SUC Head of Academics Dr. Mohammad Hasan Saleh Inairat and IDP Education Ltd. Country Director for Gulf States Ms. Rashi Bhattacharya signed ......read more
Initiative in line with UAE’s vision to establish diversified knowledge-based economy
Major research domains include technology, health, aviation, smart management
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 29 July, 2017: Abu Dhabi University’s Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) awarded research grants to 155 students as part of the “Undergraduate Student Research ......read more
University hosts more than 7,000 students from 70 nationalities
New Dubai campus to enhance capacity in September 2017
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 27 July, 2017: Abu Dhabi University (ADU) is gearing up to enroll more students in its undergraduate and postgraduate programs offered across its Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Al Ain campuses with the start of the academic year ......read more
Forge an exciting international career in fashion with the region's leading fashion institute.
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 ......read more
Dubai-UAE: 25 July, 2017: Select members of the Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) community have announced they will offer 600 scholarships and grants to Chinese students enrolling for the 2017/18 academic year. The move seeks to promote the exchange of intellectual capital between the UAE and China through increasing the numbers of Chinese students pursuing their higher education in ......read more
The project represents an AED17.5 million investment in campus facilities
The new addition enhances dormitory capacity by 93 units that can accommodate 144 female students
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 25 July, 2017: Abu Dhabi University (ADU) has announced its plans to inaugurate the new extension to its female dormitory with the start of the 2017-2018 academic year. Designed to ......read more
Ajman, UAE, July 25, 2017: Ajman University has announced a thirty percent discount for new students enrolling in the Professional Diploma in Teaching offered by the College of Education and Basic Science. The program begins with the new academic year 2017-2018.
Teaching is an art and a skill that the UAE government encourages on a professional level. This program aims to equip ......read more
Scholarship programme at Dubai school commences as part of the school’s UAE Year of Giving initiative
United Arab Emirates, Dubai July 23, 2017: In the spirit of ‘The Year of Giving’, Hartland International School, a British curriculum school, has awarded full scholarships to three high achieving students residing in the UAE.
The Year of Giving, outlined by the UAE ......read more
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 ......read more
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 ......read more
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 ......read more
UAE, July 18, 2017 – Dr. Mansour Al Awar, Chancellor of the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) and the Chairman of the Governing Board of the UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education (IITE), called on the necessity to urgently move forward towards smart education to transform the future of education and secure learning opportunities for all. Such a move ......read more
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, ......read more
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 ......read more
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 ......read more
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. ......read more
Gouvieux, France, 11 July 2017: Tomorrow, on 11 July 2017, His Highness the Aga Khan will mark his Diamond Jubilee, or 60th year as the 49th hereditary Imam (spiritual leader) of the world’s Shia Ismaili Muslims. This worldwide celebration brings together the global Ismaili community, partners of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), and government and faith community leaders in over 25 ......read more
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 ......read more
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 ......read more
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, ......read more
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 ......read more
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 ......read more
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 ......read more
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 ......read more
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 ......read more
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 ......read more
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 ......read more
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 ......read more
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 ......read more
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 ......read more
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 ......read more
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 ......read more
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 ......read more
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 ......read more
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 ......read more
Yahsat and TeamIndus Lead Initiative at Masdar Institute to Teach Students and Engineers how to Construct a Robotic Lunar Rover
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 18, June, 2017: The Yahsat Space Lab at Masdar Institute of Science and Technology hosted a workshop on how to build a lunar rover capable of exploring the moon’s rocky terrain, led by TeamIndus ‒one of five teams competing for the ......read more
In recognition of his generous giving to support education in the Arab world
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – June 18, 2017: The American University in Cairo (AUC) awarded yesterday the degree of Doctor of Humane Letters to H.E. Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair, Chairman of the Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education and CEO of Mashreq Bank, in recognition of his dedication to transforming ......read more
British Orchard Children distributed Iftar packages and toiletries to blue collar workers to celebrate the spirit of giving
June 18, 2017; Dubai, UAE: Young children at British Orchard Nursery celebrated the spirit of generosity in Ramadan by making and distributing Iftar packages to the labourers across different areas in the city.
The initiative aimed to inculcate a sense of ......read more
- New Provost & Advancement Director Appointed
Sharjah, UAE. Saturday, June 17, 2017— American University of Sharjah (AUS) has strengthened its leadership team by appointing two new senior officials. AUS Chancellor Dr. Björn Kjerfve announced today the appointment of Dr. Susan Karamian as the university’s new Provost and Chief Academic Officer and Charles A. Diab as the ......read more
Individuals employed in tourist-facing jobs to benefit from new online training initiative
Dubai, UAE, 15 June 2017: The Dubai College of Tourism (DCT), an institution established by Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), has announced the first graduates of its interactive training programme, ‘Dubai Way’ designed for ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 15, 2017: Skyline University College Library Department and Nexuslib have successfully organized the first Regional Workshop on “Open Source in Technologies for Libraries” on May 24, 2017, at SUC Multi-Purpose Hall. The Chief Guest of the event was Ms. Sara Al Marzouqui, Sharjah Public Library Manager-Sharjah Book Authority.
SUC Quality Assurance Head and ......read more