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

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 25th of March, 2017:  The organizing committee of Emirates International Forensic Science Conference and Exhibition, announces the agenda of its 1st edition that will be held under the theme “Digital Forensic Science”. Emirates Forensic Conference & Exhibition will be held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Dubai Future Foundation from 2-4 April 2017, at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre.  The conference serves as the ideal platform in the MENA region for exchange of experiences, for meeting experts, and for enriching knowledge and learning about the latest scientific research and international developments in the forensic medicine field. On ......read more

INSEAD Enhances its MBA Programme Curriculum

MBA students to benefit from an improved personalised learning journey, content innovation, new electives, personal career advisors, a culminating capstone and a leading-edge digital start  Abu Dhabi, Fontainebleau (France), Singapore 23 March 2017:   INSEAD, the business school for the world, has announced that after an extensive two-year review, the faculty has approved a new MBA curriculum to be rolled out in September 2017.  Steered by the MBA Curriculum Review Committee led by INSEAD’s Deans and senior faculty members, the new curriculum is constructed with active participation from major stakeholders including faculty, students, alumni, staff, and recruiters, among others. It is designed to maintain rigor and relevance with improvement of the learning quality as well as personal leadership and career ......read more

HEC Paris in Qatar welcomes Executive MBA Class of 2018

Doha, Qatar – March 23, 2017:  HEC Paris, one of the world’s top three providers of Executive Education programs, has officially welcomed its latest batch of participants for the HEC Paris Executive MBA in Doha. The new participants were greeted by Dr. Nils Plambeck, Dean and CEO, HEC Paris in Qatar, who gave the participants an overview on HEC Paris locally and globally. The Executive MBA Class of 2018, consisting of 13 nationalities of which almost 50% are Qataris and 30% are women, then received an orientation of the program from Matthew Gibb, Director of New International Programming and Academic Partnerships, HEC Paris. The EMBA participants come from a range of industries and sectors including Education, Health and Social Services, Management Consulting and Banking and 23% of participants are flying in from ......read more

Masdar Institute and British Council to Host 2017 GCC-UK Science Collaboration Symposium on Smart Cities in Abu Dhabi

Global Infrastructure Investment of AED112 trillion Required Over Next 20 years to Ensure Sustainable Urban Future Abu Dhabi-UAE: 22 March, 2017:  The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy, and sustainable technologies, and the British Council, the UK Science and Innovation Network (SIN) and the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, today jointly announced scientists and innovators from research institutions and start-up companies in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries and the UK will be gathering for the GCC-UK Science Collaboration Symposium 2017 in Abu Dhabi on 26-27 March . The event, which will be held at the Masdar Institute Multi-Use Hall in Masdar City, aims to encourage scientific researchers to ......read more

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

Winners fend off competition from UAE teams comprising over 900 participants Team of 4 students to vie for international title in Doha next month UAE to host Global Finals of the Global Management Challenge in 2018 Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 22, 2017:  An all-Emirati girls team comprising of students from the Higher Colleges of Technology, has been declared the winner of the 4th edition of the UAE Global Management Challenge, the world’s largest strategy and management competition for students and professionals.  After several rounds of intense challenges, team United Spirits came out on top fending off competition from eight teams in the final round. This is the first time an all-Emirati team has won the competition.  The 4th edition of the competition has seen unprecedented interest, with ......read more

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

The pre-school marks 10 years with its BON Family and others at the British Orchard Nursery Fun Fair March 20, 2017; Dubai, UAE:  Hundreds of people thronged to the British Orchard Nursery Fun Fair this weekend to indulge in some exciting and festive activities catered to all age groups. Visitors, particularly youngsters, had a gala time at the fair which offered a wide variety of amusements to suit every one’s interest. From making memories at Costume Photo Booth to letting off steam in Bouncy Castle, to participating in stage dramas, art competitions, baking contests, gym and Zumba sessions, the atmosphere buzzed with activity and fun. International food remained the favourite highlight as visitors took delight in indulging their taste buds to delectable fare from different corners of the world. The event, held at the ......read more

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

Hanan Al Hroub, 2016 Global Teacher Prize winner launches ‘Teachers for Peace,’ to be financed by Varkey Foundation and Interpeace Thomas Friedman shares insights on addressing the challenges in education in today’s age of acceleration  British adventurer Bear Grylls underpins value of tenacity in achieving one’s dreams  Dubai, UAE; 19 March 2017:  His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, the UAE Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, highlighted the UAE’s experience as a role model for building Global Citizenship, at the Closing Plenary of the fifth Global Education & Skills Forum (GESF), a Varkey Foundation initiative, held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of ......read more

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

Varkey Foundation Challenge Fund includes grant to help train every UK teacher to support pupils with mental health problems  Dubai, UAE, March 19, 2017:  A project to provide every UK teacher with a grounding in understanding mental health issues so they can spot problems early and help troubled pupils is one of four programmes to be awarded a share of a US $200,000 fund announced today at the Global Education and Skills Forum (GESF) 2017. The awards under the Varkey Foundation Challenge Fund – which aims to support education projects that have the potential to achieve significant lasting impact – also include grants for programmes in Uganda, Slovakia and the Middle East. The award to Invincible Me, a UK children’s mental health charity, comes after a survey published in January 2017 by the ......read more

Thomas Friedman bats for ‘Old Values' in Education

Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 18 March 2017; Thomas Friedman, the author of The World is Flat and The New York Times foreign affairs columnist, batted for old values, which he said “matters more than ever” today in education, and underlined the need for teachers and students to “own the education space.” At a ‘Meet the Mentor’ session at the fifth Global Education & Skills Forum (GESF), a Varkey Foundation initiative, held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, he said: “The older I get, the more I come to believe that the two most important words in life are ‘self’ and ‘sustaining.’ When ownership is in the room, good things happen, and they are ......read more

Global Teacher Prize inspires over 20 National Teacher Prizes

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Sunday 19 March 2017:  The success of the Varkey Foundation’s US $1M Global Teacher Prize, now celebrating its third year of success, has inspired National Teacher Prizes in over 20 nations. Colombia was the first country to start its own prize, with the backing and support of the Varkey Foundation. And since the Global Teacher Prize was awarded to Palestinian teacher Hanan Al Hroub in March 2016, many countries have now decided to follow suit, announcing that they will launch their own unique national teacher prizes. The countries announcing new National Teacher Prizes today are: •    Albania •    Algeria •    Chile •    Czech Republic •    Georgia •   ......read more

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

Felsted Boarding School lead the way as UAE families turn to Britain to ensure their children can reach their full potential Dubai, UAE, 19 March, 2017:  Families across the UAE are turning to the UK school system, as the weakened Pound makes British education the best value for money in over a decade.  Providing the best gateway to leading universities, 58.3% of all boarders in the UK are from non-British families who live overseas, with more than 1,200 pupils of these from the Middle East. Felsted School, a renowned boarding school based only one hour from London, caters for a significant number of families who send their children overseas to access its British educational values and expertise.  “Over 20% of our student body come from overseas, whether as British expats living overseas or pupils with ......read more

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

Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 17 March 2017:  The UAE can be a global force for good, education experts gathered at the ongoing GESS Dubai conference and exhibition say. In his keynote speech, His Excellency Hussein Al Hammadi, Minister of Education for the UAE, said the Emirates is putting a strong emphasis on the overall development of students which includes improving their academic competency on the one hand, while also enabling them to develop core values that will empower them to contribute positively to society, both locally and in the wider global society. “The UAE is continuing to strengthen its foundation for future growth with new ways of learning, modernizing the way teachers share knowledge and skills while also enabling students to become competitive with positive values that will make them a force for ......read more

Young Adults Address Widespread Global refugee crisis at DIAMUN 2017

2017 theme for the conference  - International Response to Global Conflict Over 1,000 students from 45 different schools around the world participate in the only THIMUN affiliated conference in the UAE Dubai, 16 March 2017:   DIAMUN 2017 – the Dubai International Academy’s (DIA) Model United Nations, an annual event, begins today. The conference will host over 1,000 student participants from 45 different schools around the world, discussing pressing global issues centred around ‘International Response to Global Conflict”.  The four-day conference event will take place at the American University in Dubai and Dubai International Academy.  Solely a student led effort, the conference will address a variety of modern day, highly relevant issues prevalent in today’s world such as ......read more

350 Emiratis Graduate from National Drilling Company's Training Centre

ADNOC Group CEO meets with graduates; stresses importance of hard work and strong work ethic Graduates to take up positions with ADNOC’s offshore and onshore well-drilling operations  Investment in people reflects ADNOC’s unwavering commitment to develop national talent Abu Dhabi, UAE – March 16, 2017:  The National Drilling Company (NDC), an Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) Group company, celebrated, today, the graduation of 350 Emiratis from the NDC Drilling Training Center. The graduates will take up positions in ADNOC, ranging from rig managers, to drillers, mechanics and other trades essential for efficient and safe onshore and offshore well-drilling operations. H.E. Dr Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, UAE Minister of State and ADNOC Group CEO, attended the graduation ceremony, held at NDC’s ......read more

UAE Research Program for Rain Enhancement Science takes its call for innovation to leading universities in Abu Dhabi and Sharjah

Alya Al Mazroui, Manager of the UAE Research Program for Rain Enhancement: “We are seeking to attract as many outstanding candidates as possible from leading scientific institutions in our region and around the world” Abu Dhabi-UAE: 13 March 2017:  With one week left before the deadline for submissions of pre-proposals, the UAE Research Program for Rain Enhancement Science today visited the Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi (PSUAD) to outline the objectives and current activities of the Program and provide more information to students. Hosted by the Departments of Physics and Geography at PSUAD, the visit marks the latest stage in an outreach campaign that has seen the Program engage with leading research institutions both locally and internationally.  Alya Al Mazroui, Manager of the UAE Research ......read more

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

Dubai International Academic City enables students with job prospects and career resources for a brighter future First Career Fair to allow students to take advantage of new, part –time, working law Dubai, UAE, March 13, 2017:  Celebrating ten years of successfully connecting students and prospective employers, Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) this week concluded its 10th Career Fair, held in collaboration with JOB HUNT HR & Management Consultancy at Dubai Knowledge Park (DKP).  Throughout the years, the Annual DIAC Career Fair has evolved into the biggest and most coveted student career event in the region, with more than 6,000 students and 50 companies participating in this year’s event. In the era of online applications and job portals, career fairs continue to serve a critical function ......read more

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

Dubai-UAE: 13 March, 2017:  As part of the first UAE Public Policy Forum currently underway in Dubai, a session titled “Celebrating Innovation” saw experts discussing the rapidly evolving role of innovation and technology in education.   The session included Dr Krishnadas Nanath, Senior Lecturer in Information Systems and Data Scientist at Middlesex University Dubai, Dr Soly Matthew Biju, Associate Professor at the faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences at the University of Wollongong Dubai, Professor Sufian Forawi, Senior Lecturer of Science Education at the British University in Dubai and Dr Tarik Ozkul, Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the American University of Sharjah.  Highlighting the role of technology in the classroom, Dr Krishnadas Nanath said: “With ......read more

Experts Discuss Underlying Dynamics of Effective Education Reform at UAE Public Policy Forum's Opening Session

Organized by Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Dino Varkey: With 69 million global teacher shortage, governments need to adopt non-traditional solutions Experts: Governments must contextualize global benchmarks to effectively address regional challenges Public-private collaboration imperative to accelerate education reform Prof M Ramesh: Singapore to teach children what machines will not be able to do in 50 years Dubai-UAE: 13 March, 2017:  Globalization has placed new demands on the education system, mandating greater flexibility and new skill sets from learners. This was a key outcome of the opening session of the UAE Public Policy Forum that got off to a great start today at the Dubai World Trade Centre’s Sheikh ......read more

First UAE Public Policy Forum Discusses Paradigm Shift in UAE Education Policies

Event Organized by Mohammed bin Rashid School of Government Under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Dubai-UAE: March 13, 2017:  The First UAE Public Policy Forum, themed ‘Future Directions of Education Policy’, organized by the Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government, under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, discussed a spectrum of challenges and opportunities for education policies in the UAE today.  As part of the two day forum, an education policy dialogue titled, “Paradigm Shift in UAE Education Policies” on Day 1, drew the participation of His Excellency Hussain bin Ibrahim Al Hammadi, Minister of Education, His Excellency Dr Ali Rashid Al Noaimi, Director General, Abu Dhabi Education Council, His ......read more

Cambridge University Workshop at UAE Public Policy Forum Offers Capacity-building Lessons for Improving Education System

Organized by Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Workshop reviews high-performing jurisdictions, presents Cambridge approach to change management  Dubai-UAE: 13 March, 2017:  Education experts from Cambridge University explored global best practices and presented a methodology for effective stakeholder engagement in the field of education in a workshop on the first day of the UAE Public Policy Forum 2017. Titled ‘Capacity-building Approach to Education System Improvement’, the interactive session was a key item on the agenda of the event, organized by the Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government (MBRSG). Under the theme ‘The Future Directions of Education Policy’, this year’s edition of the Forum ......read more

UAE Students Discuss Future of Education at First UAE Public Policy Forum

Organized by Mohammed bin Rashid School of Government Under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum KHDA-facilitated session explores crucial role of teachers, evolution of the classroom and extra-curricular activities Students favor holistic approach, measuring overall development over traditional exam results-based system Dubai-UAE: 13 March, 2017:  A panel of six students discussed the future of education during a thought-provoking workshop facilitated by the KHDA, Dubai Government’s education regulatory authority, at the inaugural UAE Public Policy Forum, held by the Mohammed bin Rashid School of Government in Dubai World Trade Centre. The far-reaching discussion, entitled ‘How Students Want To Learn’, was impressively moderated by 15-year-old Raga Sodum, ......read more

ICT-integrated, Skills-based Curriculum will help Youth Thrive in 21st Century Job Market: UAE Public Policy Forum Session

Dubai-UAE: 13 March, 2017:  In the first UAE Public Policy Forum on Education, currently underway at the Dubai World Trade Centre, prominent panelists highlighted the governments’ responsibility to mandate civic studies across national educational institutions to promote the understanding of how the political system is structured.  Tracie Scott, Joseph Nalloor and Christopher Hopchin, authors of ‘Don’t believe everything you read: the real requirement of 21st century education,’ opened the session by stressing the need to armor students with basic knowledge and disciplines at a time where there are few information gatekeepers and an abundance of unprocessed information. The authors discussed how 21st century skills can be delivered effectively in a ‘post-truth’ world where internet users ......read more

Canadian University Dubai (CUD) partners with Wilfrid Laurier University of Canada

Five-year collaboration to cover fields of health and social sciences Dubai, UAE, March 12, 2017:  Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has entered into a five-year partnership with Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada, to collaborate on curriculum development and student transfer initiatives in the fields of health and social sciences. Building on CUD’s existing suite of programs in the School of Public Health & Health Sciences, the new agreement will see the two institutions work on curriculum development in disciplines such as psychology, water science and environmental science. The partners will also work on the creation of opportunities for existing CUD Environmental Health Management students to transfer their studies to health science programs at Laurier. As CUD prepares to bring forward a new undergraduate degree ......read more

Image Nation CEO Urges EDA Students to Build Careers in Public Diplomacy

Media veteran, Michael Garin, calls upon young Emiratis to specialise in diplomacy to help drive the UAE's international relations objectives Abu Dhabi-UAE: 11 March, 2017:  At a special event hosted by Emirates Diplomatic Academy (EDA), the UAE’s international relations and diplomacy, education, executive training and research institution, Michael Garin, CEO of Image Nation Abu Dhabi, urged Emirati youth to pursue careers in the dynamic field of public diplomacy. Referring to public diplomacy as a "highly influential field that is pivotal to the UAE's international affairs in the 21st century", Garin threw light on the exciting career path that efficiently engages with global audiences in a way that informs and influences. Mr Garin explained, “When we bring Hollywood professionals to the UAE, ......read more

How to Beat Examination Stress

By: SUC Dean and Professor, Dr. Amitabh Upadhya Sharjah, UAE, March 7, 2017:  Preparing for an examination can get one under pressure for desire to succeed peer and parent expectation and fear of failure. However, knowing well what to expect during the examination can give you an advantage of what you should do before anxiety kicks in. Some of the major reasons why students fail their examinations are lack of preparation, extra-curricular activities, peer pressure, poor support system, and a lot more. These factors greatly contribute to failures but can be prevented 99.9% of the time.  First, you need to understand the importance of examination, so any distractions and activities must be set aside in order for you to gain focus. Second, condition yourself well to avoid confusion, poor concentration, excessive anxiety, ......read more

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Skyline University College (SUC) Hosted a Suhoor Night for its Affiliates…

Dubai, UAE, June 30, 2016:   A night of feast, light-hearted conversations, and good laughs has transpired in a Suhoor (pre-dawn meal) Night hosted by Skyline University College (SUC) at Al Majlis Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai on June 28, 2016.  Friends, business associates, and prominent guests from the government, corporate, and media have graced the occasion and celebrated with ......read more

British Orchard Nursery joins hands with the ‘Sharing Fridge' campaign…

Children at the Nursery learn practical lessons on generosity and kindness BON Foundation continues to spread happiness among the needy  Dubai, UAE, June 28, 2016:   Inspired by the wave of charity and generosity that is the hallmark of the month of Ramadan, the young students at British Orchard Nursery took in their little hands to help those not so fortunate. Children aged ......read more

AMSI Chief Academic Officer Inspires Students at Investiture Ceremony…

Dubai, UAE, June 26, 2016:   Mrs. Alissar Nasr Soubra, the Chief Academic Officer at Academia Management Solutions International (AMSI) - a leading academic solutions provider – was recently invited as the Chief Guest for the Annual Investiture Ceremony at The Indian High School, Dubai – the first private school in the UAE founded in 1961; catering to the CBSE syllabus. ......read more

Bloom Education Appoints New Head Master for Brighton College Al Ain…

Noted Educationist Dr Kenneth Greig Assumes Office Abu Dhabi-UAE: 26 June 2016 – Bloom Education, the   education division of Bloom Holding, has announced the appointment of Dr Kenneth Greig as Head Master of Brighton College Al Ain. Dr Greig brings to his new role a distinguished academic profile with a proven track record of successful leadership experience developed over 16 ......read more

Iftar Dinner and Cricket Match Organized for Sharjah Laborers…

Dubai, UAE, June 25, 2016:  In this holy month of Ramadan, Skyline University College (SUC) has organized an Iftar Party followed by a Cricket Match for 250 Sharjah laborers on June 23, 2016.  Known as the month of fasting, benevolence, and social cooperation, the holy month of Ramadan in UAE witnesses a number of activities, festivals, and charity programs organized by different ......read more

Young ADIPEC Announces Partnership with Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC)…

Community Outreach Programme Supports Government Efforts to Prepare Today’s Youth for New Energy Landscape 450 Students from 18 Schools Across Abu Dhabi City, Al Ain, and the Western Region to Participate Abu Dhabi, UAE – 23 June 2016 – Young ADIPEC, the annual youth outreach initiative by the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC), has ......read more

HBMSU launches supportive initiatives for scientific research & leadership excellence at End of ...…

UAE, June 22, 2016– Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), has launched a ‘Scientific Research Award for HBMSU Learners’ to further drive the university’s leadership. The launch was announced at the ‘End of Year Learners Social Gathering 2016,’ held recently at The Address Dubai Mall under the theme ‘HBMSU ......read more

Petroleum Institute Opens Registration Doors…

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 22 June 2016 – The Petroleum Institute (PI) announced today that it will commence accepting applications for all disciplines including Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, and Petroleum Geosciences.  Investing in human capital and scientific research is at the heart of PI academic ......read more

Skyline University College (SUC) Signed an MOU with Parker Randall…

Sharjah, UAE, June 22, 2016:   Skyline University College (SUC) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Parker Randall on June 8, 2016 at SUC campus. On behalf of their respective organizations, the MOU was signed by SUC Dean Dr. Amitabh Upadhaya and Parker Randall Business Partner Mr. Shahzad Iqbal.  The MOU has stated future collaborations of both parties on ......read more

Agility, Camfed Join to Help Educate Girls in Ghana…

Company invests in female education at rural secondary school ACCRA, Ghana, June 22, 2016:  Agility, a leading global logistics provider, will fund the education of 100 girls in rural Ghana, in partnership with the Campaign for Female Education (Camfed), an international organization tackling poverty and inequality through assistance to girls and young ......read more

Arts Studies Nurture Creative and Critical Thinking at ISAS…

Dubai, UAE, June 21, 2016:    As part of its efforts to supplement academic concepts with creative and critical thinking, International School of Arts and Sciences (ISAS), managed by academic solutions provider Academia Management Solutions International (AMSI), implements a suite of programs dedicated to arts for its students. The learned faculty members and academic officers’ ......read more

Skyline University College (SUC) Signed an MOU with Imperial College of Business Studies, Pakistan…

Sharjah, UAE, June 21, 2016:   Skyline University College’s (SUC) recent visit to Pakistan marked another international partnership on a memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed between SUC and Imperial College of Business Studies (ICBS) on May 25, 2016. The MOU was signed by SUC Dean Dr. Amitabh Upadhaya and ICBS Chairman of Board of Governors Mr. Munawar Ahmad. SUC Deputy ......read more

Zayed University and National Bonds sign MoU…

~~The MoU aims to enhance national potentials and provide hands-on experiences in finance, business management and administration Dubai, June 21, 2016: Zayed University, the premier national university in the United Arab Emirates and a regional leader in education innovation and change, established a new partnership with National Bonds  Corporation (NBC), a leading sharia-compliant ......read more

American University of Beirut names Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering in honour of ...…

Dubai, UAE, June 20, 2016:   The American University Beirut (AUB) has dedicated its new Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering to BB Energy founders Baha and Walid Bassatne. At a prestigious ceremony, which was attended by ambassadors and members of the diplomatic and consular corps, university professors, staff and friends of the family, the ‘Baha and Walid Bassatne ......read more

CBP™ Certifications – Now Available at 400+ Training Centers with 60+ serving the MENA Region…

Dubai, UAE June 20, 2016: Certified Business Professional (CBP) Certifications are among the top most recognized professional qualifications globally. The certifications and training programs are geared towards business professionals who can choose from a wide range of skills such as: Sales, Customer Service, Business Communication, Project Management, Marketing, or HR Management. The ......read more

Al Shehhi discusses stronger business ties between UAE & Germany with CEO of AHK…

Abu Dhabi, June 19, 2016: H.E. Eng. Mohammed Ahmed Bin Abdul Aziz Al Shehhi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Economy for Economic Affairs, met in Dubai H.E. Felix Neugart, CEO of the German Emirati Joint Council for Industry & Commerce (AHK). The two sides discussed ways to strengthen the economic relations of their countries and pursue opportunities for the development of partnerships ......read more

HBMSU commissioned to convert Al Ahli Driving Centre's theoretical lessons to interactive eLearning ...…

UAE, June 19, 2016 – Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has announced that it has been commissioned by Al Ahli Driving Centre, a Dubai-based driving school to develop an interactive online version of its theoretical lessons to enhance existing training and registration processes. The contract was signed at the HBMSU campus in the presence of Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of ......read more

Nursery know-how - Guide to choosing a nursery…

Dubai-based educational expert, Monica Valrani, offers five pieces of invaluable advice when it comes to choosing a pre-school for youngsters  Dubai, UAE, June 15, 2016:   Choosing a nursery for your youngster is not an easy task, but it helps if parents have a checklist at hand to guide them on what to look for. Monica Valrani, CEO of Dubai’s Ladybird Early Learning ......read more

Momentous £25 million gift to London Business School from alumnus and INEOS founder Jim Ratcliffe …

£25 million donated to secure the School’s future in historic Regent’s Park home London Business School smashes £100 million target in its first ever fundraising campaign Dubai, UAE, 15 June 2016 – Jim Ratcliffe, British chemical engineer and industrialist has today donated £25 million to secure London Business School’s home at Sussex Place, ......read more

Only weeks after Sheikh Mohammed launched the online application of the Abdulla Al Ghurair STEM ...…

Dubai, UAE, June 14, 2016:    The Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education (AGFE), one of the largest privately funded philanthropic education initiatives in the world, confirms an overwhelmingly positive response from Arab Youth on its online application portal for The Al Ghurair STEM Scholars Program. The Foundation received over 14,500 applications in just 5 weeks of the ......read more

Student Team Triumphs at Inaugural Dubai Chamber ‘Smartpreneur' Competition…

Efhamni, a mobile app to teach Emirati sign language, earns the team AED 50,000 prize Dubai, UAE, June 13, 2016:   A team of students from Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has secured AED 50,000 investment in their social enterprise, as the runners-up position in the inaugural Dubai Chamber Smartpreneur Competition.  One of only two student groups in the entire competition, ......read more

DULSCO in partnership with Dubai Cares builds a school in Nepal…

Targeting education aids in achieving Sustainable Development Goals and breaking the vicious cycle of poverty Dubai, June 12th, 2016: Dulsco, a regional leader in human resource solutions and waste management services, is contributing towards achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Recognizing the critical role education plays in eradicating poverty, the company has ......read more

HBMSU highlights importance of smart learning at 11th eLearning Africa in Egypt…

UAE, June 12, 2016 – Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) recently underscored the crucial role of smart learning in the contemporary world during the prestigious 11th eLearning Africa, the latest edition of the Africa’s largest key networking conference on technology-driven style of learning. HBMSU joined the prestigious event as a partner, held in Cairo, Egypt in accordance ......read more

HBMSU celebrates the accession of three of its learners to the Dubai Youth Council…

UAE, 9 June 2016 - Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) celebrated accession of three of its learners to the Dubai Youth Council (DYC), which was formed to serve as the executive arm of the UAE Youth Council in Dubai and aimed at engaging young people in the making of the future. Mansour Al Balushi, Jawaher Salim Bilal Al Muhairi and Aisha Saeed Hareb have been named as newest members of ......read more

Canadian University Dubai Announces Scholarships At National Day Celebrations…

Dubai, UAE, June 8, 2016:  Canadian University Dubai (CUD) announced its fourth annual Canada Day scholarship awards at a recent event to celebrate Canada National Day celebrations organized by the Canadian Business Council in Dubai. Launched in partnership with the Canadian Embassy, the awards offer the opportunity for Canadian passport holders joining an undergraduate degree program to ......read more

IMA Middle East Student Case Study Competition Teams Show Accounting Prowess…

Five finalist universities present accounting case to judging panel Dubai, UAE, 6 June, 2016 – IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants) Middle East shortlisted five Student Case Study Competition teams from the region, giving them the opportunity to showcase their knowledge in front of a panel of industry experts in Dubai recently. The annual event, organized by IMA Middle East and ......read more

Zayed University students: Ambassadors of tolerance and volunteers in South Korea …

~~Enthusiastic students participate in a journey of international community service and cultural exploration  June 6, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: A group of Zayed University’s male students were selected to participate in a journey of international community service and cultural exploration to South Korea organized by the Zayed University’s Community Enhancement Program ......read more

Dubai Culture carries out Educational Workshop to Implementthe Fourth Generation of the Government ...…

The Authority reaffirms its readiness to implement the new system to enhance daily operations Dubai, UAE, June 6, 2016: Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), recently organised an educational workshop dedicated to work towards both understanding and implementationof the Fourth Generation of the Government Excellence System. This is in line with His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin ......read more

HBMSU is first university to rename Staff Services and Relations Section as Staff Happiness…

UAE, June 5, 2016– In line with the wise leadership’s vision of making the UAE the world's happiest country, Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has announced that it has renamed the Staff Services and Relations Section of its Institutional Resources & Services Division to the Staff Happiness Section. The move is part of plans to adjusting the section activities and ......read more

Emirates Driving Institute shares safe driving tips for Ramadan…

Emirates Driving Institute shares safe driving tips for Ramadan June 5th 2016, DUBAI, UAE: The Holy month of Ramadan is a month with endless blessings and it is the time for everyone to purify self and exchanging good will. Though Ramadan can offer a number of health benefits, we know that fasting has physiological and psychological effects. Fasting can cause temporary low blood sugar which ......read more

Ajman University Graduates 386 as the Class of Year of Reading in Ajman…

Ajman- His Highness Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ajman praised the wise leadership of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan "May Allah protect him" and his brothers, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai and Their Highnesses rulers of the Emirates in promoting the ......read more

Hospitality Backstage - Bridging the Theory and Practice…

Dubai, UAE, June 1, 2016:   Zaid Maleh is the CEO of DACH Advisory, a fully-fledged investment and project-management firm headquartered in Dubai with offices in Vienna and Moscow. Maleh has led the establishment of a state-of-the-art branch campus of Austria's leading private university in Dubai. With over 100 years of academic excellence, MODUL University is the world's oldest ......read more

Hospitality professional wins $26,000 MBA scholarship at MODUL University Dubai…

Dubai, UAE, June 1, 2016:   MODUL University Dubai, a subsidiary of Dubai Investments Industries [DII] which is wholly-owned by Dubai Investments PJSC, and Austria’s leading international private university, has announced that a hospitality professional associated with Jumeirah Group has been conferred a fully-funded MBA scholarship worth $26,000. The scholarship, launched ......read more

CUD Partners with Provectus Middle East to Lead Sustainability Agenda in Higher Education…

Dubai, UAE, May 31, 2016:  Canadian University Dubai (CUD) is set to build upon its pioneering work in environmental development and the green economy through a new partnership with sustainable solutions experts, Provectus Middle East. CUD has established itself as a sector leader in the sustainability agenda, becoming the first higher education institution in the UAE to host a ......read more

Dubai Autodrome Image Wins International Architectural Photography Award…

Dubai, UAE, May 31, 2016:  Anique Ahmed, a graduate of the Bachelor of Architecture program at Canadian University Dubai (CUD), has added a La Grande Photo International Photography Award to his growing portfolio of industry accolades, taking first place in the architecture category of the annual artistic photography competition.  Judged by a panel made up of some of the leading ......read more

Water Conservation Project Wins High School Innovation Challenge…

Dubai, UAE, May 30, 2016:   A team from Abu Dhabi Grammar School has won a national high school innovation competition with a unique invention aimed at conserving natural rainwater for use in irrigation systems. The competition, organized by Canadian University Dubai (CUD), was staged alongside the International Conference on Leadership, Innovation and Entrepreneurship held recently ......read more

Young Emirati students present promising researches in an international conference…

Zayed University Undergraduate Research Scholars Program students attract wide attention at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research in North Carolina May 30, 2016, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: Although a visit to a beauty salon is usually associated with images of beauty, pampering and relaxation, research suggests that they can be a main reason of transmitting infectious ......read more

First China-UAE Conference on Islamic Banking & Finance concludes with positive outlook for future ...…

UAE, May 30, 2016 – The 1st China-UAE Conference on Islamic Banking & Finance held under the theme ‘Islamic Banking and Finance: Perspectives, Challenges and Sustainable Impact’ recently concluded at the Diaoyutai State Guest House Fanghuayuan Estate in Beijing, China. Organized by Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University’s (HBMSU) Dubai Centre for Islamic Banking and ......read more

Skyline University College (SUC) Signed an MOU with City School Pakistan…

Sharjah, UAE, May 28, 2016:   Skyline University College (SUC) has signed a memorandum of understanding with The City School Pakistan on May 26, 2016 in Lahore, Pakistan. SUC Deputy Director for Marketing and Admissions Mr. Rakesh Gaur and The City School Director Studies Dr. Uzma Javed signed the MOU on behalf of their respective organizations. Along with the joining partners who ......read more

Education For Employment launches in the UAE to tackle youth unemployment in the region…

Middle East and North Africa (MENA)-wide youth employment organization opens its regional branch office in the UAE under the royal patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development Dubai, UAE, May 26, 2016: Education For Employment (EFE), MENA’s leading non-profit network driving youth employment, has launched its regional ......read more

University of South Wales to Establish Aviation Academy at Dubai South…

‘USW Aviation Academy’ will introduce a highly-specialized aerospace & aeronautical engineering curriculum for the first time in the region Dubai, UAE, May 24, 2016:   Dubai Aviation City Corporation (DACC), an entity wholly-owned by the Government of Dubai and the parent organization of Dubai South, has signed a memorandum of understanding with the UK-based University of ......read more

Skyline University College (SUC) Teachers' Workshop: The Role of Technology in Education…

Sharjah, UAE, May 21, 2016:  Skyline University College (SUC) has conducted a Teacher’s Workshop in collaboration with The Young Vision magazine which was attended by more than a hundred school teachers from UAE on May 18, 2016. The key speaker of the event was Dr. Riktesh Srivastava, SUC Associate Professor for Information Systems, who addressed the role of technology in today’s ......read more

16th CSR & Sustainability Meetup Dubai to address the role of women in CSR/Sustainability: Gender ...…

Sustainability Knowledge Group is proud to invite you to the 16th CSR & Sustainability Meetup on May 25th in Dubai! According to a recent McKinsey Global Institute report, $12 trillion could be added to global GDP by 2025 by advancing women’s equality. This affects public, private sectors, entrepreneurs and NGOs alike. Evidence suggests that gender diversity contributes to better ......read more

His Highness Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan attends Zayed University 2016 graduation ceremony…

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates- May 19, 2016: His Highness Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan said: “The most fascinating success in life is when a person becomes a source of giving; for giving is not only material, but also spiritual and cognitive. To be able to put a smile on people’s faces, this means to teach them something new, renew their faith and strength in themselves to ......read more

The International Academy of Wedding and Event Planning are delighted to announce the launch of ...…

Until now there has been no formal, globally recognised training available in Dubai or Abu Dhabi for those wishing to pursue a career in the wedding industry and event as a wedding planner, event planner, stylist or designer. The Academy is delighted to announce the launch of their Arabian Wedding Academy offering UK Regulated courses across the UAE. A career in Event Management is the career ......read more

Etihad Rail signs MoU with Abu Dhabi Vocational Education & Training Institute…

-Etihad Rail and Etihad Rail DB to provide UAE Nationals with vocational training for the rail industry- Abu Dhabi, UAE, 18 May 2016: Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the UAE's national rail network has today co-signed with Etihad Rail DB, the operations and maintenance joint-venture for Stage One of the UAE’s national railway network,a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) ......read more

Learning for life at Dubai's The Arcadia Preparatory School…

The Arcadia Preparatory School unveils its unique enrichment programme comprising a wide choice of extra- curricular activities including homework clubs to ease the pressure of home-based study Dubai, UAE: The Arcadia Preparatory School is set to revolutionise Dubai’s educational landscape by offering its students an innovative programme of curriculum-based learning delivered in harmony ......read more

ESMOD DUBAI 8th Annual Fashion Show to mark Graduation Day of students on June 1st 2016…

The most creative fashion show of the year will be welcoming visitors including personalities, international fashion experts and fashion devotees. ESMOD Dubai is the only French Fashion Institute fully dedicated to professional fashion education in the Middle East, since 2006. Save the date & mark your calendar, as the annual 8th Graduation Ceremony will take place on:       ......read more

Women leaders in education get unique opportunity to enhance leadership skills at UOWD summit…

Women in Educational Leadership Summit (WELS) a pioneering platform to boost professional development opportunities Dubai, UAE, May 17, 2016:  Female leaders from across the education industry got a unique opportunity to gain valuable insights into the vital role women play in education, at the first ever “Women in Educational Leadership Summit (WELS)” held at the ......read more

The 1st China-UAE Conference on Islamic Banking & Finance' to tap synergies between Islamic ...…

UAE, May 16, 2016 – In line with Dubai 'Capital of Islamic Economy' Initiative, and as the first of its kind endeavor on the Asian and regional level to promote the mutual growth of Islamic economies in the UAE and China, Dubai Center for Islamic Banking and Finance (DCIBF) at Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) and Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre (DIEDC), in ......read more

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