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Mohammed Bin Rashid Library Celebrates Filipino Culture in a Special Evening Featuring Prominent Poets

Dubai, UAE, June 15, 2024 As part of its ongoing efforts to promote global literature and culture, the Mohammed Bin Rashid Library organised a special literary evening to celebrate Filipino culture. The event featured a group of distinguished Filipino poets and included an exhibition displaying Filipino cultural books. The event was attended by poet Danabelle Gutierrez, who commended the Mohammed Bin Rashid Library’s diverse cultural events. Gutierrez was pleased to find one of the rarest books of Filipino culture among the library's treasures. She also read excerpts from her latest book, "Tears Across the Earth," and spoke about her deep connection to her identity and country. On the other hand, poet Rosane Reodica Joan delivered poetry and prose texts highlighting the importance of strengthening Filipino ......read more

Remarkable Achievements and Milestones in the Mohammed Bin Rashid Library's Second Anniversary

More than 420 workshops, events, and specialised sessions.  More than 200 visits from official and diplomatic delegations. Launch of “A World Reads” initiative which donated over 77,000 books to educational institutions across the UAE. Launch of the first phase of “A World in Your Language” initiative to remove barriers between different cultures and make knowledge accessible in several languages. Signing of more than 10 MoUs to enhance cooperation in the culture and knowledge sector. Dubai, UAE, 14 June 2024: The Mohammed Bin Rashid Library made major accomplishments and successes, which contributed to consolidating its position as a prominent cultural and knowledge hub in the UAE. Since its inauguration, the Mohammed Bin Rashid Library has attracted nearly 1.5 million visitors ......read more

GEMS Education spearheads transformation of Arabic language learning with high-tech centre of excellence

Centre of excellence aims to enhance Arabic language education and proficiency  Cutting-edge technology and cultural integration to elevate learning experience Students to benefit from use of robots, VR headsets, and fully immersive lessons Dubai, UAE: GEMS Education has announced the launch of its state-of-the-art Centre of Excellence for Arabic Language at GEMS Al Khaleej International School (AKIS). The Centre, slated to open in September 2024, is aimed at transforming Arabic language education by providing students with unparalleled opportunities for immersive learning, cultural appreciation, and technological integration. With a vision to become the premier Arabic language hub in the UAE, the AKIS Centre of Excellence is committed to offering students a comprehensive Arabic language curriculum that not only ......read more

Mohammed Bin Rashid Library Announces Launching Five Research Theses Publications for PhD Holders

Dubai, UAE, 13 June 2024: In cooperation with Al Wasl University, and in the presence of a group of academics, researchers, and officials, the Mohammed Bin Rashid Library announced the launch of five new editions of scientific theses authored by Emirati researchers holding PhDs. These theses will be made available in the library. The library has printed 200 copies of each thesis, with copies allocated to the researchers themselves. This initiative aligns with the library's ambitious vision to support scientific and knowledge research and enhance its position as a global hub for science and knowledge. Dr. Mohammed Salem AlMazrooei, Board Member of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Library Foundation, emphasized the importance of this initiative in bolstering academic and scientific research in the UAE. AlMazrooei highlighted ......read more

Mohamed Bin Zayed University for Humanities Highlights Academic Progress in Latest Supreme Academic Council Meeting

June 13, Abu Dhabi, UAE — The Supreme Academic Council of Mohamed Bin Zayed University for Humanities (MBZUH), chaired by His Excellency Sheikh Abdallah bin Bayyah, discussed strengthening the university’s academic progress, scientific outputs, and future plans in the fields of the humanities and social sciences. The council also reviewed presentations on new university projects, academic programs, and upcoming conferences. The academic session is expected to last until the end of this year. During the meeting, His Excellency Dr. Khalifa Mubarak Al Dhaheri, university chancellor, briefed the council on the university’s major achievements, including the university’s partnerships with various esteemed local and global academic institutions. In his opening speech, Sheikh Abdallah bin Bayyah extended his ......read more

Two trailblazing UAE schools named in Top 10 shortlists for World's Best School Prizes 2024

Dubai International Academy Emirates Hills named in Top 10 shortlist for World’s Best School Prize for Environmental Action GEMS Legacy School named in Top 10 shortlist for World’s Best School Prize for Supporting Health Lives UAE: June 13, 2024 Two inspirational UAE schools have been named in the Top 10 shortlists for the World’s Best School Prizes 2024. The five World’s Best School Prizes, founded by T4 Education in collaboration with Accenture, American Express, and the Lemann Foundation, are the world’s most prestigious education prizes. This year’s winners will share a $50,000 prize fund and will be invited to the World Schools Summit, to be held in Dubai on November 23-24, 2024. Dubai International Academy Emirates Hills, an independent kindergarten through secondary school in ......read more

UAE's Student Entrepreneurs Presented Innovations at INJAZ UAE's Annual ‘National Company Program Competition'

The event featured over 100 school and university students presenting their revolutionary business ideas to the elite judging panel Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 30 May 2024: INJAZ UAE, a member of INJAZ Al-Arab and Junior Achievement (JA) Worldwide, the world’s largest non-profit business education organisation, hosted the 15th edition of its annual ‘National Company Program Competition’ at the Waldorf Astoria, Palm Jumeirah in Dubai. The competition which celebrates the achievements of student companies demonstrating sound knowledge in business planning, marketing, sales, and financial literacy, saw over 100 students this year, representing schools and universities across the UAE. A total of 14 teams were qualified to compete for several prestigious awards and showcase their innovative projects, entrepreneurial ......read more

Thousands across Dubai schools fundraise in support of underprivileged children's education

Students for Students initiative by Dubai Cares offers students the platform and opportunity to meaningfully and impactfully fundraise and volunteer Dubai, UAE, 7 June 2024: Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives (MBRGI), has mobilized the wider school community in Dubai in support of “Students for Students”, a community engagement initiative that offers students an opportunity to champion education for peers from low-income backgrounds. In the first phase of the initiative, students from 14 participating schools organized a diverse array of events – from spring fairs to bake sales and games - to raise funds which were used to procure essential school supplies, including school bags and stationery, for underprivileged children. The participating schools have successfully raised AED ......read more

GEMS Royal Dubai School launches new secondary provision ahead of 2026 campus expansion

Year 7 to be launched in August 2024 and Year 8 the following academic year New secondary campus, located close to existing site, to open in August 2026 Celebrated Dubai school set to eventually serve students from FS1 to Year 13 Dubai, UAE: GEMS Royal Dubai School (RDS), the well-loved and long-established British curriculum primary school in the Mirdif area of Dubai, has announced the launch of its brand-new secondary provision with the introduction of Year 7 in August 2024, followed by Year 8 in 2025 and the opening of a dedicated secondary campus in 2026 located just a short walk from the existing site. Subject to the usual approvals from the relevant authorities, GEMS Royal Dubai School’s expansion is a strategic move to meet growing demand from its existing families as well as the wider community in the ......read more

AUS registers significant rise in QS World Rankings 2025, ranking among top 22 percent of ranked global universities and among top three in the UAE

Sharjah, UAE, June 6, 2024 – American University of Sharjah (AUS) continues its rise internationally, placing among the top 22 percent of ranked institutions worldwide in the QS World Rankings 2025 and among top three universities in the UAE.  This new position is particularly linked to the university's significant gains in academic reputation, where AUS improved by 17 spots, and citations per faculty, where it surged by 48 spots. The QS World Rankings 2025 evaluated 5,663 global institutions in 106 locations and ranked 1,503 institutions. Within the UAE, AUS ranked among the top three universities, coming second in employer reputation and employment outcomes, and third in citations per faculty, international faculty and sustainability, according to the QS World Rankings 2025, which evaluated 12 institutions in the ......read more

Abu Dhabi University Climbs 79 places in the 2025 QS World University Rankings

UAE, Abu Dhabi, 05 June 2024: In recognition of its many recent achievements, Abu Dhabi University (ADU) has advanced in 79 places in the 2025 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings, ranking 501 globally. This places the university among the top 33 percent of universities worldwide, achieving the highest ranking since 2014. ADU has maintained its place among the top five universities in the world in the International Faculty category, reflecting the diversity and inclusion of its faculty members. Additionally, the university achieved a significant improvement, rising by 100 places in Employer Reputation ranking 390 on a global level, as well as improving 45 places in Academic Reputation reaching 556 globally. The institution’s continued commitment to impactful research was also recognized with a global ranking of ......read more

ADFD and AIIB host knowledge exchange workshop, Paving way for enhanced climate action initiatives

Abu Dhabi, 4 June 2024 – Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) held a knowledge exchange workshop at the Fund's headquarters in Abu Dhabi. This workshop, which focused on climate action, brought together experts from both institutions to discuss critical themes including climate finance, climate assessment for development projects, climate transition, and emerging trends in the field. A series of interactive presentations were delivered with the participants sharing experiences and practices derived from their strategies, policies, and investment operations. The sessions highlighted shared best practices; lessons learned; innovative approaches in climate financing and project development; ways to strengthen the partnership between ADFD and AIIB, explore new areas of ......read more

Dubai Culture invites calligraphy enthusiasts to take part in Arabic Calligraphy, Ornamentation, and Gilding Project

Dubai, UAE, 3  June 2024: Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) presents a diverse range of workshops as part of its Arabic Calligraphy, Ornamentation, and Gilding project that aims to support and inspire emerging talent, enabling them to learn Arabic calligraphy techniques, enhance their skills, and encourage them to create calligraphy-inspired artworks. This effort contributes to preserving this art form and strengthening its presence in the cultural and artistic scene. The project, hosted by the Al Jalila Cultural Centre for Children on weekends from June 4 to 30, includes specialised courses in Ruq'ah, Thuluth, and Naskh scripts, as well as the arts of ornamentation and gilding. These courses are given by a group of experts in Arabic calligraphy, including calligraphers Abdul Razzaq Al Mahmoud, ......read more

Atelier Jameel and Bayt Yakan partner to deliver traditional arts and crafts summer programme in support of Al-Darb Al-Ahmar community

Cairo, Egypt – 2 June 2024: Atelier Jameel, a new initiative by Community Jameel dedicated to supporting alumni of the Jameel House of Traditional Arts in Cairo, is partnering with Bayt Yakan, an arts collective centered on the eponymous traditional house in historic Cairo, to deliver a summer programme spanning 15 workshops to 100 women, youth and children in the neighbourhood of Al-Darb Al-Ahmar. The programme is led by Ola Said, co-founder of Bayt Yakan as well as an alumna and tutor at the Jameel House in Cairo. The workshops will be delivered by Jameel House alumni Reham Wahba, Hoda Haron, Hagar Abdel Hay, Omnia Hosni, Nourhan el-Kady, Amal Mostafa. Nada el Murshidi, Amira al-Qady, Areej Niazi, Iman Ramadan, Aya Soliman, and Zahraa Abdel Alim. The Jameel House in Cairo is a collaboration between The King's ......read more

An Exciting Line-Up of Events and Workshops at Mohammed Bin Rashid Library in June

Dubai, UAE, 31 May 2024: During the month of June, the Mohammed Bin Rashid Library will host a series of events, workshops, and discussion sessions, in addition to meetings with popular authors and poets. This is part of its efforts to promote culture and knowledge among community members and encourage cultural interaction between various segments of society. In cooperation with Al Wasl University, the Mohammed Bin Rashid Library will launch five printed scientific research theses, by Emirati and Arab researchers who hold doctorates. This pioneering step supports the library’s vision and strategy to cultivate knowledge exchange, disseminate scientific research and make it available to all members of society, and stimulate interest in academic and scientific fields locally through a series of special and future ......read more

Dubai Health Authority Opens Registration for Dubai Programme for Health Specialisations

Dubai, United Arab Emirates May 31, 2024: The Dubai Health Authority ( DHA) announced the commencement of registration for the Dubai Programme for Health Specialisations  today. Registrations will be open until the 14th of June 2024, through the Mawaheb platform (https://mawaheb.dha.gov.ae). This initiative aligns with the authority's strategy to provide a conducive environment for attracting and developing healthcare professionals and bolstering localisation efforts in the healthcare sector. It falls under its ambitious programme to transform government and private healthcare facilities into educational health systems. Dr. Wadeia Mohammad Sharif, Director of Medical Education and Research Department (MERD) at the DHA, stated that the Dubai Programme for Health Specialisations encompasses 30 specialised programmes in 27 ......read more

Swiss International School Dubai Celebrates Global Parents Day

Swiss International School Dubai (SISD), a leading educational institution offering a world-class, multilingual IB curriculum, is excited to celebrate Global Parents Day on June 1st by highlighting the extensive range of opportunities and support it provides to its parent community. Global Parents Day, observed annually on June 1st, is a day designated by the United Nations since 2012, to honour parents worldwide for their selfless commitment to their children's well-being and development. It recognises the crucial role parents play in nurturing and guiding their children, ensuring their safety, education and overall growth. The day aims to highlight the importance of family and the responsibility of parents in fostering a positive, healthy, and supportive environment for children,  contributing to the ......read more

Gulf for Good hosts A Night of Light and Hope annual charity gala ball in support of Larchfield Children's Home in Tanzania

Taking place on 1 June, the charitable event invites everyone to participate and contribute to the cause  27 May 2024, Dubai - Gulf for Good, a UAE non-profit organisation which supports sustainable charity projects for children and promotes wellbeing through life changing experiences, is honoured to host the annual charity gala ball A Night of Light and Hope*. In support of Larchfield Children’s Home in Tanzania, the charity dinner is set to take place at The Ritz Carlton in JBR on Saturday, 1 June. *License number: PRHCE-002603563 Sparking a brighter future Guests are invited to come together under an enchanting canopy of shimmering lights, igniting the beacons of hope and illuminating pathways to a brighter future for the children of Larchfield. A Night of Light and Hope promises to be a heartwarming celebration ......read more

Remarkable Success for the International Schools Championship in Dubai

400 Male & Female Players from Three Countries participate in the Event The International Schools Championship in Dubai was successfully concluded with distinctive participation of promising players, who competed in football, basketball & swimming competitions. The Championship was organized by Jam Sports Academy in collaboration with Dubai Sports Council and with participation of 400 male & female players, represented schools from UAE, Lebanon & Iraq. The various competitions of the event took place at Champs Academy in Festival City Dubai, Al Nasr Club, Al Salam Community School and Al-Ettihad School in Jumeirah. The football competition was held with participation of 12 teams, classified into three groups; the first of which was composed of Cougars 7 (W), Cougars 8, Reds and Al-Ettihad Private School ......read more

Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Attends Graduation Ceremony of Rochester Institute of Technology-Dubai

More than 1,900 students have graduated from the university since 2010 Ahmed bin Saeed: Dubai aspires to be among the world’s top 10 cities in quality of education under Dubai Social Agenda 33 Dubai, UAE: 22 May 2024 – Under the patronage and in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Integrated Economic Zones Authority (DIEZ), the Rochester Institute of Technology - Dubai (RIT-Dubai), located in Dubai Silicon Oasis, the special economic zone for knowledge and innovation and member of DIEZ,  graduated more than 250 students across 16 bachelor’s and master’s programs for the academic year 2023-2024. Among top 10 in quality of education His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum said: “Universities play a pivotal role in achieving the goals of the ......read more

Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Centre for Giftedness and Innovation Team Achieves First Ranks in the Open Robotics Championship in Norway

The team achieved first place in the friendly competition by defeating the top four teams in robot performance during the semifinals and finals. The team secured third place in robot performance at the FLL European Open Robotics Championship. Dubai, UAE, 18 May 2024: Students from Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Centre for Giftedness and Innovation, part of the Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation for Medical and Educational Sciences, achieved top positions in the 2024 FLL International Open Robotics Championship. Held from May 13 to 16, 2024, in the city of Bodø, Norway, the event witnessed the participation of over 50 teams from around the world. Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Centre for Giftedness and Innovation team won third place in robot performance at the FLL European Open Robotics Championship. They ......read more

GEMS Modern Academy honoured with NAFIS Award for outstanding support of Emiratisation

 School recognised for its leadership and strong focus on fostering Emirati talent Award reflects GEMS Education support for UAE national Emiratisation agenda Emirati staff excel in diverse roles and significantly enhance school operations Dubai, UAE: GEMS Modern Academy has been presented with the prestigious NAFIS Award for Education in acknowledgment of its focus and dedication in supporting the Emirati Talent Competitiveness Council, a flagship national initiative aimed at fostering the growth and development of the UAE and its citizens through employment opportunities. The flagship GEMS Education school is one of the group’s 42 in the country that have prioritised support for the national Emiratisation campaign by His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice President, Deputy Prime Minister, ......read more

The Treasures of the Library Exhibition at Mohammed Bin Rashid Library… A Museum of Cultures and An Outlook Into World History

Dubai, UAE, 17 May 2024: On International Museum Day, museums in the UAE stand out to paint a unique picture of human history that reflects the diversity and cultural heritage of Arab and human civilization. They represent a bridge between the past and the present, through a wide range of archaeological and artistic collections that tell the stories of peoples and civilizations. At the heart of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Library, the Treasures of the Library Exhibition boasts more than 300 rare books, atlases, and ancient manuscripts, some of which date back to the 13th century. The exhibition reflects the vital role of museums in preserving cultural heritage and transmitting it to future generations. With its unique design and precious contents, it offers an enjoyable educational experience that aligns with the goals of ......read more

AUS named among top 125 in THE Young University Rankings 2024

Sharjah, UAE, May 17, 2024 – American University of Sharjah (AUS) has been ranked among the top 125 universities in the Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings 2024, marking a significant advancement from its previous position last year that placed it among the top 250 under 50 years of age. While following the same methodology as the World University Rankings in assessment of research-intensive universities across all their core missions of teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook, the Young University Rankings focus specifically on universities founded between 1974 and the present. “This achievement, along with many others we have attained this year, is a testament to our world-class faculty, highly skilled staff and talented students who continuously strive for excellence in all ......read more

Dubai Culture and National Library & Archives Discuss Emirati Heritage in new Lecture Series

Dubai, UAE, 15 May 2024: Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) has announced the organisation of a series of virtual educational lectures in collaboration with the National Library and Archives (NLA), aimed at spreading awareness of Emirati culture and enhancing authentic values. This initiative is part of both parties' commitment to preserving and ingraining the Emirati heritage and national identity in future generations, and instilling principles of belonging, loyalty, and good citizenship within the local community. The initiative's agenda includes six lectures to be delivered by a selection of cultural experts, who will address various topics, including Emirati etiquette and the nation's role in promoting values of tolerance. It also sheds light on the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan's life ......read more

Al Hudhud Publishing And Distribution And Emirates Literature Foundation Partner To Promote Reading For Pleasure In Uae Schools

Dubai, UAE, 10 May 2024: The Emirates Literature Foundation today announced a new partnership with Al Hudhud Publishing and Distribution to promote and strengthen the habit of reading for pleasure among students across the United Arab Emirates. Al Hudhud will provide support by supplying books to classroom libraries, and organizing training and awareness sessions for teachers and parents by its in-house education experts and writers who have previously published with Hudhud. As part of this cooperation, Al Hudhud is making its catalogue available for free to classroom libraries in the six schools participating in the Reading for Pleasure initiative. The participating schools cover the age groups from kindergarten to grade six. The book selection process is done through assessing grade levels and appropriate topics. This aims to ensure ......read more

'One Belt, One Road' Exhibition in Mohammed Bin Rashid Library Celebrates Emirati-Chinese Relations

Dubai, UAE, 7 May 2024: In cooperation with the Consulate General of the People's Republic of China in Dubai, the Mohammed Bin Rashid Library and the Great Wall Institute for Teaching Mandarin Language and Culture, inaugurated a unique art exhibition under the slogan ‘One Belt, One Road’. This exhibition aims to celebrate the 40th anniversary of diplomatic relations and cultural cooperation between the two countries. The opening of the exhibition was attended by a number of prominent figures from the UAE Overseas Chinese Cultural and Educational Association, the Global Overseas Chinese Calligraphers Association, the UAE Overseas Chinese Women’s Federation, and the UAE Overseas Chinese Cultural and Educational Association. Organising ‘One Belt, One Road’ comes within the framework of the ......read more

RTE and the Chantiers de l'Atlantique – Hitachi Energy consortium sign a €4.5 billion contract for the construction of three offshore direct current platforms and three onshore con

Thursday May 2, 2024, in the presence of Bruno le Maire, Minister of the Economy, Finance and Industrial and Digital Sovereignty and Roland Lescure, Minister Delegate in charge of Industry and Energy, Xavier Piechaczyk, Chairman of the Management Board of RTE, Laurent Castaing, Managing Director of Chantiers de l'Atlantique and Niklas Persson, Managing Director of Hitachi Energy's Grid Integration business, have reached a historic agreement for the construction of the first offshore direct current platforms and onshore converter stations for the Normandy (Centre Manche 1 & 2) and Oléron Island offshore wind farms.    This contract, of an unprecedented scale for RTE, marks an acceleration in the development of offshore farms and positions France among the few European nations building large offshore high ......read more

Students Road Test AIREV's ON DEMAND platform at NYUAD AI Plugin and Product Development Hackathon

Teams from NYUAD competed to develop applications and plugins using the ON DEMAND tool in a two-day event in Abu Dhabi ON DEMAND has been developed by UAE entity AIREV to reduce the time needed to develop AI-driven applications Muhammed Khalid, CEO and Founder of AIREV: “The Hackathon not only underscores our commitment to advancing AI within the UAE but also highlights our ambition to position the nation as a leader in AI innovation globally.” ABU DHABI – May 7, 2024: Students at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) gained hands-on experience of a groundbreaking new platform used to develop AI applications during the NYUAD AI Plugin and Product Development Hackathon this week – and learned just how quickly they can transform their ideas into real-world tools. ON DEMAND is a large language model ......read more

AUS launches new undergraduate scholarship program to attract and retain outstanding students

Sharjah, UAE, May 6, 2024 – Starting Fall 2024, American University of Sharjah (AUS) will introduce new undergraduate scholarship schemes to attract and retain academically qualified and talented students from outside and within the UAE. The university will offer three new scholarship categories: the President's Scholarship, the Chancellor's Scholarship and the Outstanding Academic Performance Scholarship. "Cultivating a community where access to education is not determined by financial means alone is fundamental to our vision of a fair and prosperous future. These new scholarships represent our dedication to breaking down barriers and fostering inclusivity within our educational system. By providing opportunities for students from diverse backgrounds to pursue their studies without the burden of financial ......read more

Mohammed bin Rashid Library concludes its 3rd participation at Abu Dhabi International Book Fair

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 5 May 2024: For the third consecutive time, the Mohammed Bin Rashid Library participated in the 33rd Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, from 29 April to 5 May 2024 with remarkable success and a wide attendance of visitors and culture enthusiasts from around the world and across different age groups, to explore its prominent initiatives, outstanding services, and a selected range of its valuable first editions, which include titles and books by world-renowned authors translated into Arabic. Dr. Mohammed Salem Obaid AlMazrooei, Board Member at Mohammed Bin Rashid Library Foundation, said, "We are proud of the great success of our participation in this year's Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, which reflects our firm commitment to spreading culture and knowledge, in addition to exchanging experiences and ......read more

Emirates partners with Aviation Impact Accelerator, pledging funding for research and development of emissions reduction pathways

Partnership marks airline’s first disbursement from its USD $200 million Sustainability Fund Emirates to access AIA’s proprietary interactive data visualisation tools Airline will actively collaborate with the AIA team based at The University of Cambridge’s Whittle Laboratory and Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) on projects Dubai, UAE 1 May 2024: Emirates has become an industrial partner of the Aviation Impact Accelerator (AIA), based at the University of Cambridge. The new partnership marks Emirates’ first USD $200 million Sustainability Fund investment for research and development (R&D) projects focussed on reducing the impact of fossil fuels in commercial aviation. The partnership aims to foster collaboration, providing evidence for a number of the AIA’s climate ......read more

GETEX Spring 2024 connects 15,600 aspiring students with top international educational institutions

Sessions focused on key themes such as AI, sustainability, and leadership, reflecting the changing educational landscape Exhibitors from more than 200 universities across 40 nations engaged in detailed discussions with students about their desired career paths By 2028, the UAE's education market is expected to grow at a strong Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 9.46 per cent UAE, May 01, 2024: The Global Education and Training Exhibition Spring 2024 (GETEX Spring 2024), the UAE’s leading education and student recruitment training event, concluded on April 26, 2024, at the Dubai World Trade Center, allowing students to take advantage of numerous educational possibilities. The GETEX Spring edition attracted 15,600 students seeking opportunities in higher and further education, encompassing undergraduate and ......read more

Oman Cables Industry Celebrates SHE STEMS 2.0 Program Graduates

In collaboration with Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation 30 April 2024, Muscat, Oman: Oman Cables Industry (OCI), the leading cable solutions provider in the Sultanate of Oman, has successfully completed the SHE STEMS 2.0 program for the 2023/2024 cycle. This initiative, spearheaded by OCI as part of its commitment to social ambition, aims to empower young Omani women by preparing them for careers in the STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics). This transformative program provides twenty participants with an immersive six-month practical  accredited by MoHERI and guided by top-tier instructors. This year’s graduation highlighted the remarkable achievements of the participants who each received a SHE STEMS certificate recognized by MoHERI. Under the patronage of the Ministry ......read more

ECAE Invited Aspiring Educators to Campus 'Open Day' to Explore Future of Learning

Abu Dhabi, UAE. 27 April 2024 - The Emirates College for Advanced Education (ECAE) held its ‘Open Day’ event on April 25, inviting prospective students and their families to explore the college’s diverse range of academic programs and state-of-the-art campus facilities. The event took place both on the ECAE campus and virtually, ensuring a flexible and convenient way for prospective students to explore what the college has to offer. ECAE’s ‘Open Day’ provided an opportunity for the college to meet and engage with prospective students, showcasing the diverse range of programs offered, and allowing visitors to explore the campus and the facilities, such as the labs, library, innovation hub, and virtual classrooms. Additionally, the event served as a platform for the college to gain insights into ......read more

KHDA Director General Aisha Abdulla Miran inaugurates GETEX Spring 2024

200 universities from 30 different countries take part this year, offering students a vast array of nearly 2,500 course options GETEX 2024 brings in new programs with a focus on AI, sustainability, and leadership for the evolving educational landscape. UAE, April 24, 2024: Her Excellency Aisha Abdulla Miran, Director General of the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) inaugurated the Global Education and Training Exhibition (GETEX) today, kickstarting the long-awaited three-day student recruitment exhibition. The opening ceremony was also attended by Chancellors, Vice Chancellors and Provosts of all the major universities in the region, marking the launch of the 2024 edition of the region’s foremost education and training event. Held under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al ......read more

MBRU to host Photonics Middle East International Conference – Dubai 2024 from Saturday

Event is open to public, especially students and academicians Dubai, 19 April 2024:  With lasers and laser-based systems now playing a pivotal role in UAE’s healthcare sector, the Photonics Middle East International Conference 2024, hosted by Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences at Dubai Healthcare City from April 20 to 22, will be a golden opportunity for doctors, healthcare scientists, professionals and institutions in the country to get connected with the latest developments related to healthcare and Photonics. Taking UAE’s futuristic technological advancement to the next level, the biggest Photonics event in the Middle East will be addressed by the cream of the world’s scientific stalwarts in the field of Photonics. Open to public, especially students, the conference is expected ......read more

The English College Announces Leadership Transition and Reaffirms Commitment to Excellence

Emily Hopkinson, Head of Secondary, will take on the role of Principal from Mark Ford, who will retire at the end of current academic year This is only the sixth principal to be appointed in the school’s 30-year history The English College, Dubai has announced that after a 40-year career as an educator, Mark Ford, the Principal, will be retiring at the end of this academic year, in August. The current Head of Secondary, Emily Hopkinson, has been appointed to take over the role. The English College, part of International Schools Partnership (ISP) - a global group with over 80 schools - has announced that after a 40-year career as an educator, Mark Ford, the Principal, will be retiring at the end of this academic year, in August. The current Head of Secondary, Emily Hopkinson, has been appointed to take over the ......read more

How Not To be Lonely To Be At The Top: The Blueprint for Transformative Leadership

Renowned Coach Philippe Mathijs Unveils Groundbreaking Book: 'How Not To Be Lonely At The Top Mathijs' offers a timely remedy, bridging the gap between professional success and personal fulfillment through his new book Dubai, UAE,  April 2024:  Loneliness at the helm of leadership is a silent struggle that affects executives across industries. Philippe Mathijs, an esteemed award-winning coach, addresses this pervasive issue in his latest book, "How Not To Be Lonely At The Top", set to launch in May 2024. The book explores essential strategies for navigating the complexities of modern leadership and fostering genuine connections in an increasingly isolated world. "In today's fast-paced business environment, leaders often find themselves grappling with loneliness and the pressure to ......read more

AUS secures top spots in academic and employer reputation in UAE, announces QS World University Rankings 2024 by Broad and Narrow Subjects

Sharjah, UAE, April 16, 2024 – American University of Sharjah (AUS) achieved a notable accomplishment in the QS World University Rankings 2024 by Narrow and Broad Subjects, ranking first in the UAE in the narrow subjects of accounting and finance, economics and econometrics, architecture and built environment, civil engineering, and in the broader subject of art and humanities.    AUS has also attained the highest ranking in the UAE in academic reputation in the narrow subjects of economics and econometrics, and architecture and built environment.    In the category of employer reputation, AUS ranked first in the narrow subjects of accounting and finance; economics and econometrics; architecture and built environment; and electrical, mechanical, civil and chemical engineering. It also ranked second in the ......read more

Swiss International School Dubai students get seven-star work experience at Burj Al Arab

BTEC Business Management and Hospitality students offered chance to experience work at one of the world's most iconic hotels Students undertaking the new BTEC course in Business Management and Hospitality at Swiss International School Dubai recently spent a week undertaking work experience at one of the world's most famous hotels – the iconic Burj al Arab. The only course of its kind in the UAE, the Pearson BTEC International Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business and Hospitality is offered by the school as part of its International Baccalaureate careers-related programme, to students aged between 16-18. Bolstering its Swiss heritage, the award-winning school – one of the only boarding schools in the region to offer the IB curriculum – is now delivering a Hospitality IB route for students wanting to ......read more

Mohammed Bin Rashid Library Unveils Diverse Line-Up of Activities and Workshops in April

Dubai, UAE, 5 April 2024: To promote knowledge and culture, the Mohammed Bin Rashid Library announced a diverse program of activities, workshops, and events for the month of April, to meet the aspirations and interests of various segments of the public. The library will commence its activities by organising a panel discussion for the book ‘Human After Update’ by Sherif Arafa, in cooperation with the “Read and Enjoy” Book Club, managed by Dr. Jihan Mahmoud. It will also organise a Stop Motion Animation Workshop for children, with director Zeinab Jabr. The workshop will cover script writing, preparing scenes, character design, animation, photography, and post-production. On World Heritage Day, in cooperation with Filipino poets and writers, the library will organise an evening of Filipino poetry and folk ......read more

Reading Month at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Library… A Journey of Creativity and Excellence to Support National Initiatives

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, April 1, 2024: Professor Timothy Baldwin has been appointed as the Provost of the Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI). Professor Timothy Baldwin is a distinguished figure in the field of natural language processing (NLP), renowned globally for his ground-breaking contributions. Having served as the Department Chair of the NLP Department, Associate Provost for Academic Affairs, and Acting Provost, Professor Baldwin has played an indispensable role in the rapid advancement of MBZUAI during the past two years. During his tenure, Professor Baldwin has spearheaded numerous initiatives that have significantly contributed to MBZUAI's growth and reputation. Some of his notable accomplishments include the establishment of three new academic departments namely robotics, ......read more

Students of Sharjah Performing Arts Academy Perform Their Own Production and Execution For the First Time

Sharjah, UAE, 29 March 2024: For the first time ever, the Sharjah Performing Arts Academy (SPAA) organised an artistic evening featuring live Arabic music and innovative performances, fully produced and executed by its talented production arts students. With different ages and nationalities, the event was attended by a large audience of art lovers and those interested in Arabic music and production arts. The evening highlighted the students' exceptional skills in stage management, sound, lighting, and live event planning and directing, efficiently and according to international standards. "We strive to lead inspiration in performing arts. We also seek to develop artistic talents through innovative education and creative performances locally and regionally, by providing a unique platform for students to display their ......read more

Mohammed Bin Rashid Library Showcases its Latest Technologies at International Library and Technology Festival in Turkey

Dubai, UAE, 24 March 2024: Within the framework of its strategy and vision to exchange experiences globally, the Mohammed Bin Rashid Library participated, for the first time, in the International Library and Technology Festival in Turkey. The festival is organised under the slogan “The Key to the Digital Future: Artificial Intelligence Based Smart Libraries”, from 23 to 27 March, with the participation of a group of experts, innovators, and specialists in public libraries. This participation comes in line with the vision of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Library to nurture academic and practical cooperation with libraries, information centres, and archives globally. It also aims to create a real opportunity to exchange technical information and closely link it to library science, in addition to direct communication with ......read more

Mohammed Bin Rashid Library Organises Unique Activities to Celebrate Emirati Children's Da

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 19 March 2024: The Mohammed Bin Rashid Library organised a series of activities, with the participation of a group of Emirati children authors, to celebrate Emirati Children's Day 2024, under the slogan "The Right to Protection". The celebration aimed to raise awareness about children's rights, and to support their growth in a healthy, safe, and supportive environment that fosters the advancement of the UAE. The first of these activities was a discussion session by the children's librarian, Shatha Nasser, who highlighted print stories and the role of parents in encouraging their children's passion for reading, learning, and writing. The session also featured reading the stories of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and ......read more

Innoventures Education girl students win prestigious global and regional honours in philanthropy, business and tech

DIA EH student Netra Venkatesh is the only person from the UAE to win the renowned Legacy Award from this year’s The Diana Award. Four Innoventures Education students placed third in the prestigious Harvard Crimson Global Case Study Competition, beating over 800 teams from across the world. Eight students successfully graduate from the UAE’s Swift Accelerator program by Sandooq Al Watan. Dubai, UAE; 19 March 2024: Innoventures Education is celebrating a wave of outstanding achievements by its exceptional female students. Netra Venkatesh, a 17-year-old powerhouse at DIA Emirates Hills, is the only person from the UAE recognized with the prestigious Legacy Award at the 25th Anniversary of The Diana Award ceremony in London. Presented by Prince William and Prince Harry, the award honours young people who exemplify ......read more

Third cohort of Arab women scientists graduates from ICBA's regional fellowship program

Dubai, UAE, 15 March 2024 – The International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) organized today a special ceremony to celebrate International Women’s Day and the graduation of the third cohort of fellows of the Arab Women Leaders in Agriculture (AWLA) program at its headquarters. Being the first of its kind in the Middle East and North Africa, AWLA is designed to empower women researchers from across the region to spearhead positive changes in agriculture, food production and environmental sustainability while addressing the challenges they face in their careers. H.E. Razan Khalifa Al Mubarak, UN Climate Change High-Level Champion for COP28, President of the International Union for Conservation of Nature, and Chair of ICBA’s Board of Directors, said: “Although women constitute, on average, about 43 percent ......read more

Ajman University is the First Private and Non-profit University in the UAE and Arab Region to be Awarded Accreditation by WASC Senior College and University Commission (USA)

Ajman, March 7, 2024 – Ajman University has set a groundbreaking precedent by becoming the first private and non-profit university in the UAE and the entire Arab region to be awarded accreditation from WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), a prestigious accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. This historic achievement highlights the University’s commitment to delivering high-caliber education and marks a significant milestone in its journey towards global recognition and academic excellence. WSCUC accreditation signifies an institution's adherence to rigorous academic standards, commitment to continuous improvement, and dedication to fulfilling its mission while preparing students for life after graduation. It is a hallmark of distinction that assures students, parents, and ......read more

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