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    GEMS Education Celebrates Student Inventions to Mark World Creativity and Innovation Day

    • GEMS Education showcases students’ creative designs, initiatives and inventions • Partnerships and internships with industry leaders equip students for digital future  • GEMS Centres of Excellence at the forefront of innovative technology and learning     Dubai, United Arab Emirates - April 21, 2021: GEMS Education is marking World Creativity and Innovation Day (21 April) by celebrating the unique designs, creations and inventions of its students.     All schools in the GEMS network are driven by the firm belief that students learn best in a creative environment where they can confidently develop their ideas and learn from peers, highly engaged teachers and industry experts.    GEMS Education’s Centres of Excellence lead the way in pioneering ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University Students Win the Third Edition of EGA Industrial Robotics Competition

    • The wining team’s robot is capable of capturing aerial images to map out the furnaces and uses artificial intelligence to analyze the image data  • Winning robot prototype to be manufactured for use at Emirates Global Aluminium   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates—14 April 2021: Abu Dhabi University (ADU) has announced the success of its students in the third edition of the Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) 2020 of the AI Robot competition. Once again, Abu Dhabi University’s Electronics and Communications Engineering (ECE) and Mechanical, Electrical and Computer (MEC) teams won three out of the top four positions (1st, 3rd, and 4th) in the EGA competition.    Emirates Global Aluminum (EGA) awarded the first-place winners from ADU’s College of Engineering AED 70,000 and the ......read more

    GEMS Education Launches Peer-to-Peer Wellbeing Programmes Inspired by National Strategy for Wellbeing 2031

    • GEMS schools work with students to assist others and support their wellbeing • Mental health issues tackled with help of pupil mentorship at GEMS Metropole  • Students at GEMS Modern Academy launch web platform to help relieve stress      Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 14 March 2021: Trained GEMS Education school students are working alongside experts to offer mental health advice to any peers who are struggling. The initiative is inspired by the National Strategy for Wellbeing 2031 adopted by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.    One such programme is being carried out at GEMS Metropole School titled ‘Teen-to-Teen Mental Health First Aiders’ (MHFA) where students provide confidential ......read more

    GEMS Royal Dubai School Announces Appointment of International Educator John Bagust as new Principal

    • John Bagust to begin headship at GEMS Royal Dubai School in August 2021 • Vicky Martin steps down after 15 years at Outstanding-rated British school • Incoming principal will lead RDS into First Royal Alliance partnership with FPS     United Arab Emirates -  April 07, 2021:   GEMS Education has appointed John Bagust as the new Principal of GEMS Royal Dubai School (RDS), starting August 2021, taking over from the current Principal/CEO Vicky Martin, who has led the school since its opening in 2005.   An experienced leader having held the positions of Head of School and Principal since 2002, John brings extensive experience in improving and leading schools through British School Overseas (BSO) inspections as well as CIS and IB accreditation. He joins RDS from The New Cairo ......read more

    GEMS Firstpoint School Becomes First in Region to Offer Esports and Game Design Courses

    • New BTECS will deliver student-specialised teaching in emerging digital industries • School will be offering added support from sector experts from home and overseas • Courses are part of the school’s focus on preparing students for a digital-led future     Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 31 March 2021:  GEMS FirstPoint School – The Villa will become the first school in the UAE and the region to deliver two specialised courses in digital game design and esports for its students.   The BTEC courses, which will be offered from September 2021, will offer industry-level hardware and software and be held in a specially created creative media suite and immersive room. The initiative is supported by industry leaders Pearson and British Esports Association, with further sector ......read more

    Shortlist Announced for 2021 International Prize for Arabic Fiction

    • One former shortlistee and one former longlistee make the 2021 shortlist • The longlist comprises books from 5 countries: Algeria, Iraq, Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia      United Arab Emirates -  March 29, 2021:  The Eye of Hammurabi by Abdulatif Ould Abdullah, Notebooks of the Bookshop Keeper by Jalal Bargas, The Calamity of the Nobility by Amira Ghenim, The Bird Tattoo by Dunya Mikhail, File 42 by Abdelmajid Sebbata and Longing for the Woman Next Door by Habib Selmi have today been announced as the shortlisted works for the 14th International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF). Each of the six shortlisted authors will receive $10,000, with the winner announced on 25th May receiving an additional $50,000.   The shortlist was revealed by this year’s Chair of Judges Chawki ......read more

    GEMS Founders School Dubai Expands to Meet Growing Demand for Quality, Affordable Education

    • Expansion will eventually increase school’s capacity by a further 1,800 spaces • Students will have access to increased academic, sports and recreation facilities • Growth reflects school’s reputation for providing exceptional education and value     United Arab Emirates -  March 29, 2021:   GEMS Founders School – Dubai (GFS) is set to expand in time for the start of the 2021-22 academic year in September, increasing its capacity by an initial 1,000 places and rising to a total of 1,800 in the longer term, in response to high demand for its high-quality and affordable education provision.   The school’s campus will be enlarged to encompass the purpose-built site previously occupied by GEMS Al Barsha National School for Boys, located immediately ......read more

    Knowledge Group in Partnership With Abu Dhabi School of Government Sheds Light on How Sustainability Can Transform Businesses

    • The event theme was “Responding to the call: How sustainability can transform your business” and aimed to explore the triple bottom line and sustainable development goals • More than 150 individuals joined the event and attended its different sessions    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates—28 March 2021: Knowledge Group (KG), the training, development, and consulting arm of Abu Dhabi University (ADU), in collaboration with Abu Dhabi School of Government, an affiliate of the Department of Government Support Abu Dhabi, held its virtual Knowledge Day this week, through which it addressed the importance of sustainability to businesses.   The event took place under the theme “Responding to the call: How sustainability can transform your business” and aimed to explore the ......read more

    Zakat Fund and ADU Launch Annual Fundraising Initiative Our Youth Our Responsibility, Our Zakat Our Immunity' for the Eleventh Year in a Row

      • The strategic partnership offered more than AED 68 million worth of funds to support the needs of 3,130 students   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 27 March 2021:  Zakat Fund, in collaboration with Abu Dhabi University (ADU), have launched the ‘Our Youth Our Responsibility, Our Zakat Our Immunity' initiative for the eleventh year in a row to raise funds for local and expatriate students to reduce their financial burden.    Since its launch, the initiative has raised more than AED 68 million and extended financial aid to 3,130 students. This year, it hopes to reduce the financial burden of 500 deserving students who are eligible zakat recipients.    His Excellency Abdullah Bin Aqeeda Al Muhairi, Secretary General of Zakat Fund, commented, “For the past ten ......read more

    Sheikha Mozah bint Tahnoun Showcases Scientific Research at the Education Interface Exhibition and Middle East Youth Conference

     Sheikha Moza's research will be published in one of the most prestigious international engineering journals of the International Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE), 'Environmental Geotechnics'   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – 24 March 2021: During the 7th Education Interface Exhibition and Middle East Youth Conference, held under the patronage of Lt. General His Highness Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior,  Sheikha Dr. Moza bint Tahnoun bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, a faculty member in the College of Business at Abu Dhabi University, and Chair of the College Advisory Board, presented research results regarding the measures taken by the municipal solid waste (MSW) sector during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as recommendations for future ......read more

    The Kindergarten Starters to become GEMS Legacy School Offering all-through K-12 Provision

    • Grade 6 to be introduced from April 2021 with further grades added year-on-year • Robotics, AI, space and financial literacy among exciting new programmes offered • Collaborative, project-based learning at centre of students’ educational experience     United Arab Emirates -  March 22, 2021:   The Kindergarten Starters has been approved to become an all-through school from the beginning of the 2021-22 academic year, serving students from kindergarten all the way up to Grade 12. As a result, the school will be renamed GEMS Legacy School, reflecting its new extended K-12 provision.   The school is set to add new grades year-on-year, starting with Grade 6 in April 2021. In addition, a number of unique new features and enhancements will be introduced with immediate ......read more

    GEMS Schools Join Forces in New First Royal Alliance to Enhance the Quality of Education for Students

    • FirstPoint School and Royal Dubai School pool resources and share best practice • Schools will still continue to operate as individual institutions on their separate sites • The First Royal Alliance to launch at beginning of next academic year in September     Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 18 March 2021: Two leading GEMS Education schools are creating an exciting new alliance from September to further enhance the quality of all-round education for all their students.   The First Royal Alliance will be formed for the next academic year between GEMS FirstPoint School – The Villa (FPS), and GEMS Royal Dubai School (RDS), offering pupils at both the best possible support across multiple areas by pooling facilities and resources. They will also hold several joint events together while ......read more

    The GCC Education Sector Offers New Investment Avenues, says Alpen Capital

    United Arab Emirates -  March 18, 2021:   Alpen Capital (ME) Limited announced the publication of its report on the GCC Education Industry for the year 2021. The report provides a comprehensive overview of the GCC education sector and outlines the outlook, recent trends, growth drivers and challenges in the sector. It also profiles some of the prominent education companies in the region. “COVID-19 has caused significant disruption to the GCC education industry but governments and operators have been swift in their response in terms of policies, initiatives, teaching methods and business models to ensure continuity of education. The pandemic has placed integration and utilization of technology within the education system at the forefront and the sector will continue to innovate and evolve. We believe that factors ......read more

    The Kindergarten Starters School Tops UAE Entrants in Olympiad' Competition for Teachers

    • KGS is only school in the UAE to be recognised among competition’s leading 10  • Nisha Mohsin, Grade 3 teacher at KGS, achieves the top UAE teachers’ ranking  • Seven teachers from KGS reach the finals - the highest of all the schools in UAE Dubai, United Arab Emirates 14 March 2021:  The Kindergarten Starters School has topped the scoreboard for UAE schools participating in the Centre for Teacher Accreditation (CENTA) Teaching Professional’s Olympiad (TPO) as one of only 10 schools worldwide to register seven finalists.  CENTA’s teaching practice competition attracted around 25,000 individual entrants from all over the world, of which 500 were shortlisted as finalists on March 5, 2021. The organisation aims to elevate the teaching profession by assessing and ......read more

    Emirates Airline Festival of Literature Announces Winners of Competitions for Schools

    Chevron Readers’ Cup, Oxford University Press Story Writing Competition and Montegrappa Letter Writing Competition winners honoured at special ceremony   • The Emirates LitFest celebrates Month of Reading with awards for talented writers, readers and performers   Dubai, 14 March, 2021:  The winners of the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature‘s popular competitions for schools have been honoured at several inspiring awards ceremonies at the Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU). The trio of competitions - the Oxford University Press Story Writing Competition, The Chevron Readers’ Cup and the Montegrappa Letter Writing Competition - allowed young people to show off their skills in story writing and the art of composing a letter, and to display their ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University Students Create Groundbreaking Technology for People of Determination

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates—07 March 2021:  Along with the support of Abu Dhabi University’s Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) and Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC) Electrical and Computer Engineering students at Abu Dhabi University (ADU)  worked together to design and implement an integrated system ‘D1Cart’ to provide people of determination with shopping assistance, making it an easier, quicker, and more pleasant experience for them.   D1Cart is supported by a robotic arm and a lifting mechanism controlled by a remote joystick to help people of determination reach items on high shelves effortlessly. The control system is adjusted to accurate and precise factors including speed, sensitivity, and reliability, as well as incorporating the maximum workspace to ......read more

    Dubai International Academy Outclasses Hundreds of Teams to Reach the Finals of Elite Wharton Business School Investment Competition

    The DIA team will compete with 50 other global finalists in the Wharton Global High School Investment Competition Dubai, UAE; 7  March 2021: The team from Dubai International Academy (DIA), Emirates Hills, is the only GCC region team to qualify for the global finals of the University of Pennsylvania’s prestigious Wharton Global High School Investment Competition, an annual contest for high school teachers and students run by the School’s Wharton Global Youth Program.  The Wharton Investment Competition initially attracted over 2,000 teams. The DIA team, The Wolves of Wall Street – comprising Raghav Chutani, Sharzeh Baqar, Ahad Khot and Dhruv Meisheri – were among the 10 finalists in Region 2 of the competition, a tough field comprising of other GCC Countries, Indian Subcontinent and SEA Countries. ......read more

    January International GSCE & A-Levels Results from GEMS Cambridge International School AD

    United Arab Emirates -  March 06, 2021:   High Performance continued in the January examination series as Year 11, 12 and 13 students at the GEMS Cambridge International School, Abu Dhabi received their International GCSE and A level results today. 269 students received either final grades or modular results today across the subjects of Arabic, English, biology, chemistry, physics, geography, mathematics, and statistics.    There was outstanding performance in all of the subject areas with particular highlights in Year 11 IGCSE mathematics where 145 students sat the examinations resulting in 87% of the cohort gaining a 9-4 grade, 77% achieving grades 9-5, 63% of students achieving grades 9-7, 35% grades 9-8, and a 18% achieving the top grade 9. More impressively 90% of the students made better than expected ......read more

    GEMS Royal Dubai School Celebrates UAE National Reading Month

    As the UAE’s national Reading Month gets underway, students from GEMS Royal Dubai School are taking their reading to adventurous new levels with an ‘Extreme Reading’ competition which sees them read in the most unlikely of places.     ʡ     .

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    Abu Dhabi University Joins Forces With Politecnico Di Milano to Upskill Design, Science, and Technology Skills

    • The partnership will see Abu Dhabi University working jointly with Politecnico di Milano, the leading technical university in Italy  • The collaboration was forged based on a mutual interest in research and teaching opportunities   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates—23 February 2021: Abu Dhabi University (ADU) has signed an MOU with Politecnico di Milano, the leading technical university in Italy. Politecnico di Milano specializes in architecture, industrial design, and engineering and is ranked among the top 20 universities globally by the QS World University Rankings in the Engineering & Technology category. The University also ranks seventh and sixth in the fields of Architecture and Design respectively.    Signed by Professor Waqar Ahmad, Chancellor of ADU, and Professor Stefano ......read more

    Dubai Culture Offers Find Your Book' feature via Dubai Public Library Smart Application

    • Coming in line with the wise leadership's directives to involve the youth in improving government services. • Implementing initiatives that keep pace with the aspirations of future generations regarding public library services. • Approving five initiatives that will be implemented in Dubai Public Library branches.   Dubai, UAE, 22 February 2021:  As part of its efforts to implement the vision of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and implement the directives of HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council of Dubai, to involve the youth in improving government services and in implementing initiatives that would keep pace with their future aspirations, ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University Forges Strategic Partnership With Advanced Cure Diagnostic Center

    - The MoU aims to promote ties between both institutions through student placements, training programs, facility and resource sharing and knowledge exchange. - Abu Dhabi University and Advanced Cure Diagnostic Center will cooperate across consultancy, academic studies, institutional support and development, as well as research and development.   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates—16 February 2021:  Abu Dhabi University (ADU) has entered into a strategic partnership with Advanced Cure Diagnostic Center (ACDC), following both parties’ signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). Founded in 2007 as a comprehensive ambulatory care unit with over a dozen specialties, ACDC is home to leading physicians across a variety of medical fields.  The MoU aims to promote ties between both institutions through ......read more

    One of the World's Youngest Environmental Activists Challenges Schools to Offer Sustainability Curriculum

    • Nine-year-old activist Licypriya Kangujam calls for climate change education  • eduCCate Global CEO aims to add sustainability to GCSEs • The Westminster School – Dubai pledges to plant 5,000 trees by the end of 2021     Dubai, United Arab Emirates - February 15, 2021:  Nine-year-old environmental activist and founder of The Child Movement, Licypriya Kangujam gave a rousing speech to GEMS Education students, educators and environmentalists to put education at the heart of climate change action. Speaking at The Westminster School – Dubai’s (TWS) first-ever virtual sustainability event, "Green Vogue: A Sustainable Fashion Conference", on Thursday 12 February, the diminutive activist, who has been referred to as ‘The Greta Thunberg of India’, ......read more

    Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University marks a new milestone for achieving WELL Health-Safety Rating

    University’s campus buildings become the first educational institution in the UAE and the Middle East to receive the seal through International WELL Building Institute HBMSU meets key features for receiving the rating seal which includes cleaning and sanitization procedures, emergency preparedness programs, health service resources, air and water quality management, and innovation February 13, 2021 - Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) announced that it has successfully earned a WELL Health Safety Rating for its university campus through the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI). As part of its commitment and continuing efforts to achieve the highest international standards in higher learning and assure the learners, faculty members and staff of their health and safety amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, HBMSU ......read more

    University of Sharjah Collaborates With ECI to Train, Educate Students in Business Leadership and Trade Finance

    • The two institutions to participate in various areas of cooperation aimed at providing the pupils education and internship opportunities to help prepare them in their career endeavours • ECI to provide internship programmes for University of Sharjah (UOS) students as a prerequisite for graduation, participate in the university events as guest speakers, and support the university through participating in its graduate programmes, specifically in relevant topics of studies such as geopolitical risks, trade credit insurance, and risk underwriting. • UOS to support ECI in identifying and selecting suitable students in required and relevant graduate programmes and majors to be hired at ECI for a suitable role   United Arab Emirates -  February 11, 2021:   The University of Sharjah (UOS) has ......read more

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    University of Sharjah and EVOTEQ sign strategic partnership

    Digital transformation expert to help University students put theoretical knowledge into practice April 19, 2021 - The University of Sharjah and EVOTEQ - the solutions provider that champions digital transformation for businesses and governments - signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance knowledge application and encourage innovation among the University’s students. The MoU was signed by His Excellency Dr. Salah Taher Al Haj, Vice Chancellor for Community Affairs at the University of Sharjah; and Jihad Tayara, CEO of EVOTEQ; in the presence of Professor Ahmed Ibrahim ......read more

    HBMSU discusses establishment of an integrated learning approach in the Arab world during second regular meeting for academic year 2020/2021

    31 March 2021 - His Excellency Lieutenant General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy Chief of Police and General Security in Dubai and Chairman of the Board of Governors of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), recently chaired the second regular meeting of the Board of Governors for the academic year 2020/2021. The meeting discussed the University’s unique learning approach that focuses on quality to enrich learners' knowledge and equip them with future skills that qualify them to compete globally and take the lead in the twenty-first century. Furthermore, it reviewed the ......read more

    Canon Middle East celebrates the winners of the first season of the AKTASHIF youth program

    Program ignites creativity and entrepreneurship and encourages the youth to explore business opportunities and define their career paths. 19-year-old student Richard Galpate, was announced as the winner of the first season of AKTASHIF Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 10th, 2021:  Canon Middle East (CME), a provider of imaging technologies and services, has announced the winners of its first season of the AKTASHIF program during a virtual awards ceremony held recently and attended by members of Canon executive team, the judging panel, the runner ups and the grand prize ......read more

    Message for the Graduates and Post-graduates Stepping Into the World of Work

    Niranjan Gidwani – Consultant Director and Former CEO of Eros Group Dubai Dear Friends, Change-makers, Influencers and leaders of the future, As many of you, across the world, have passed out, or are in the process of graduating from various institutes of repute, we, your seniors, are fully aware of your predicament and thoughts raging through your minds. Even otherwise, a few decades ago, when the world entered into a Ruptured phase (RAPID, UNCERTAIN, PARADOXICAL AND TANGLED), things were not so simple and easy for all of us. Sadly, the Covid-19 factor has multiplied this by ......read more

    Ajman University Reimagines Graduation Ceremony to Ensure Social Distancing & Covid-19 Precautions

    United Arab Emirates -  February 03, 2021:   Ajman University (AU) will hold the Graduation Ceremony for its students in an interesting drive-through format this year, from February 7-10. At a time when universities around the world are cutting down on student experiences and interactions due to the Covid-19 pandemic, AU has chosen this unique format to ensure that students enjoy the culmination of their year-long academic efforts even while maintaining social distancing norms. To ensure their safety, all graduating students attending the drive-through ceremony will be ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University Nurtures Students' Entrepreneurial Skills Through Its Incubation Program

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates—02 February 2021: In line with its commitment to maintaining academic success and in celebration of the UAE Innovation Month 2021, Abu Dhabi University (ADU) has launched a new incubation program led by the University’s Innovation Center. The program aims to develop the entrepreneurial skills of its students and offer young talent the opportunity to work on and prototype innovation projects that may have a wider impact on society.      The Incubation Program delivers substantial support for ADU sponsored start-ups, combined with a ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University Cultivates Students' Creativity through ADU Innovates' 2021

    Running from 20 January 2021 until 20 February 2021, the University’s ‘ADU Innovates!’ 2021 competition will see students from across various disciplines put their creativity to the test   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates—26 January 2021:  Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) Innovation Center has launched its annual ‘ADU Innovates!’ competition to celebrate UAE Innovation Month 2021. In line with the UAE’s knowledge agenda, the competition calls on students to showcase their creativity and innovation by submitting out-of-the-box ideas that ......read more

    City Centre Mirdif Creates a Fun, Wellbeing and Educational Space for Families and the Community with Mirdif Club

    Dubai, UAE, 26 January 2020: City Centre Mirdif has launched an all-new community hub, offering people from the area and beyond a welcoming space to learn, socialise, work on their wellbeing and be entertained. Catering to visitors of all ages, the family friendly Mirdif Club will host a wide range of classes, workshops and engaging activities for the whole community to enjoy. The workshops will provide classes that will enlighten both their minds and bodies while also teach them some valuable lessons. The workshops will include Toddler and Baby Sensory classes designed to educate ......read more

    DIA Student Organizes Contactless Recycling Drive with 700 Students as Participants

    United Arab Emirates -  January 24, 2021:   Innoventures Education student Isha Reddy engaged more than 700 students across the UAE in a contactless, 10-day eco drive to collect and recycle waste. Reddy, 17, is a student of Dubai International Academy Emirates Hills and founder of Go Akhdar, a platform that encourages sustainable living through community initiatives. The ongoing pandemic resulted in the recycling drive taking place remotely, but through effective collaboration and communication, a large number of individuals were motivated to take both action and responsibility ......read more

    International Fund for Houbara Conservation Marks World Education Day With Launch of Game to Educate Public on Global Sustainability Issues

    Dual language ‘Centennial in Review’ follows success of IFHC’s first species conservation game ‘Journey of a Bird’, which is officially recognised by the UAE Ministry of Education Abu Dhabi, UAE — 24 January 2021:  The International Fund For Houbara Conservation (IFHC), the global leader in pre-emptive species conservation, has enhanced its burgeoning reputation at the forefront of digital learning with the launch of ‘Centennial in Review’, its second educational game. Produced in both Arabic and English, ‘Centennial in ......read more

    City Football Schools Now Operating From an Additional World Class Venue in Abu Dhabi

    United Arab Emirates -  January 20, 2021:   City Football Schools is now providing coaching sessions for aspiring young footballers at a fantastic new venue on Al Maryah Island in Abu Dhabi.   Players aged 3-18 can sign up for the programme at ACTIVE Al Maryah with sessions available three times per week, on Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings.   The announcement ensures City Football Schools is now operating from three locations in Abu Dhabi, with ACTIVE Al Maryah joining Zayed Sports City and Emirates Palace in hosting coaching clinics for ......read more

    President of the University of Paris II visits Dubai Judicial Institute and Praises its Training and Development Plans'

    Dubai, 19 January 2021:  His Excellency Justice Dr Jamal Al Sumaiti, Director General of Dubai Judicial Institute (DJI), welcomed Guillaume Leyte, President of the University of Paris II Panthon-Assas. This visit came in line with the framework of DJI’s endeavours aimed at strengthening academic cooperation with major international educational institutions and exchanging experiences in specialised academic and training fields. The visit included an introductory presentation on DJI, its functions and mission, and role in disseminating legal and judicial knowledge in Dubai ......read more

    Fifth Edition of Xposure brings the World's Best Visual Storytelling to Sharjah on February 10th

    The four-day International Photography Festival will be held at Expo Centre Sharjah Sharjah, 17 January 2021:  February 10 promises to be a red-letter day for the world of photography as Sharjah gears to stage the fifth edition of Xposure, the globally renowned International Photography Festival. The hugely popular event promises an exciting week for experts as well as amateurs and enthusiasts, as it brings together the best photographers from across the region and around the world, presenting their vision of the events and people who have impacted the world. Hosted by the ......read more

    HBMSU Chancellor praises academic and administrative members for exceptional efforts

    Exceptional achievements during COVID-19 crisis cap the university’s leadership University’s successes reflect its unique capabilities to ensure continuity of education using modern methodologies that anticipate change in the future January 17, 2021 - H.E. Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), expressed his appreciation to all academic and administrative members of the university for their exceptional efforts during this COVID-19 pandemic, which has brought radical changes worldwide. He praised their valuable contributions and ......read more

    ADU Professor Receives US Patent for a First-of-its-kind Hybrid Device Set to Advance the Field of Quantum Computing

    • Dr. Montasir Qasymeh’s new device has the potential to advance quantum computing and in turn impact fields as diverse as cybersecurity and blockchain technology. • The main motivation behind this work is to connect superconducting quantum computers that could pave the way for a quantum network that has higher computing potential.   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – 12 January 2021: Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering in the College of Engineering (CoE), Dr. Montasir Qasymeh, has received a U.S. patent ......read more

    The University of Queensland wins Ericsson Innovation Awards 2020

    January 12, 2021:  Team WakeShare from The University of Queensland, Australia, announced as the winners of the 2020 Ericsson Innovation Awards with novel fuel-efficient shipping solution. Entries from University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, and Stanford University, US, take second- and third place respectively. Information and communications technology (ICT) solutions, such as the Internet, wireless networks, cell phones, and other communication mediums, have a potential to reduce the global greenhouse gas emissions by up to 15 percent by 2030. Ahead of a critical decade of ......read more

    Educators without Borders' to cover South Asia in partnership with India's Ma'din Academy

    United Arab Emirates -  January 12, 2021:  Educators without Borders (EWB), a Geneva-headquartered global organization that provides education to children in crisis affected regions, has announced its partnership with South India’s leading educational center Ma'din Academy.  This is aimed to promote partnership and bolster cooperation in educational services by exchanging experience and developing human resources for the new world. Under the agreement signed with the EWB, Ma’din Academy will lead the global organization’s educational initiatives in the ......read more

    What's your Colour Code?

    January 11, 2021:    The New Year brings a chance to turn the page and reinvent ourselves, inside and out. That fresh energy inspired the new designs joining the Pandora Colours collection, including statement rings, earrings, charms, bracelets and pendants in a full spectrum of vivid hues. Ranging from bold, prismatic charms to sleek solitaire rings featuring bright, sparkling stones, the new pieces invite countless styling combinations.  Stack, play and curate unique looks for every mood, day and occasion. “We want to take our consumer on a journey through the ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University Students win EGA Grant to Build AI-powered Drones and Robots

    • The students’ proposals aim to solve challenging industrial problems under extreme conditions • The grant winning proposals entail the development of intelligent systems to provide EGA with autonomous measurements of carbon baking furnaces   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates—10 January 2021:  Abu Dhabi University (ADU) has announced that Emirates Global Aluminum (EGA) has awarded an AED 150,000 grant to three proposals put forth by ADU Electrical, Computer, and Mechanical Engineering students. The grant will support the winning proposals to build ......read more

    ADU's College of Health Sciences Enters Strategic Partnership with Mubadala Healthcare's National Reference Laboratory

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 06 January, 2021:  Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) College of Health Sciences (CHS), and the National Reference Laboratory (NRL) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), wherein the two parties will work together closely on a variety of academic events and research-based projects, in addition to opportunities for knowledge-exchange among the students and employees. The MoU was signed by Professor Waqar Ahmad, ADU’s Chancellor, Professor Wassim Y. Almawi, the Dean of the College of Health Sciences (CHS), and Mr. Abdul Hamid Oubeisi, ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University and Universiti Sains Malaysia Sign Agreement

     The agreement includes student exchange programs, joint studies, research, and training activities    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - 04 January 2021:  Abu Dhabi University (ADU) has signed a Collaboration Agreement with one of Asia's most prestigious universities, the Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang (USM), a public institution of higher learning and a pioneering, transdisciplinary research-intensive university.    The Collaboration Agreement focuses on both universities' mutual goals, including promoting and establishing partnerships to ......read more

    University Hospital of Sharjah becomes the UAE's first to introduce modern sedation technique for ICU patients

    New modality uses volatile anesthetic gases sevoflurane & isoflurane to induce sedation Move part of the hospital’s efforts to integrate advanced technologies in enhancing patient care in the region January 03 2021 - The University Hospital of Sharjah (UHS) announced the introduction of new sedation technique for the patients in intensive care unit (ICU), reflecting the hospital’s commitment to the integration of modern techniques, technologies and equipment in the delivery of healthcare. Furthermore, this makes UHS the first hospital in the UAE and one of the ......read more

    Knowledge Group Partners with Wiley Efficient Learning on Advanced Professional Certification Programs

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – 31 December 2020: Knowledge Group (KG), the training, development and consulting arm of Abu Dhabi University (ADU), today announced its partnership with Wiley Efficient Learning, a leading global provider of online and self-study test prep, exam review and professional development education for individuals, schools and businesses. The partnership aims to integrate the Wiley certifications prep courses and programs into the Knowledge Group programs for accounting and finance professionals.  The partnership is set to provide comprehensive online ......read more

    MBRU Chancellor Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum Meets Chairman of the Executive Board of E. Merck KG to Discuss Research and Knowledge-sharing Collaboration

    • Professor Dr. Frank Stangenberg-Haverkamp, chairman of the Executive Board of E. Merck KG and chairman of the Merck Foundation Board of Trustees, was welcomed at the Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences and virtually met with H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chancellor of MBRU   Dubai, December 16, 2020: Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU) hosted Professor Dr. Frank Stangenberg-Haverkamp, chairman of the executive board of E. Merck KG, one of the world’s oldest and largest companies specializing in life ......read more

    HBMSU highlights pioneering achievements in employing AI for learning during GITEX 2020

    Amid its wide recognition of its groundbreaking achievements in harnessing technology for reshaping education future December 14, 2020- Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) threw the spotlight on its unique smart learning system, which was created based on key initiatives aimed at harnessing and adapting advanced technology and AI applications. The move was aimed towards creating a new educational culture that veers away from the traditional educational model used to graduate empowered and qualified generations that are globally competitive. This came during the HBMSU's ......read more

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