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    Oxford University and Oracle Partner to Speed Identification of COVID-19 Variants

    The partnership will enable global genomic sequencing and examination through a specialist platform developed on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure to help mitigate the impact of potentially dangerous COVID-19 variants Dubai, UAE – May 17, 2021:  The emergence of more infectious variants of the COVID-19 virus is threatening to slow the global recovery and potentially thwart current vaccine immunity. To help governments and medical communities identify and act on these variants faster, Oxford University and Oracle have created a Global Pathogen Analysis System (GPAS) combining Oxford’s Scalable Pathogen Platform (SP3) with the power of Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI). This initiative builds on the work of a Wellcome Trust-funded consortium including Public Health Wales, the University of Cardiff, and Public Health ......read more

    GEMS Metropole School Partners with Neuropedia to Open Unity Class for Students with Special Needs

    • New Unity Class follows an adapted curriculum that supports play-based learning • Class focuses on children’s strengths, helping them face their individual challenges • Students and families benefit from having all supportive services in the same place   Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 19, 2021: GEMS Metropole School – Motor City has introduced a new Unity Class in partnership with Neuropedia Children’s Neuroscience Center to provide additional support to young students with more significant special needs.    The Unity Class follows an adapted strength-based curriculum that embraces specialist therapy in which students are effectively included in all aspects of the school journey through a play-based and child-led learning environment.   The incorporation of ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University Signs MoU with Sungkyunkwan University in South Korea

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – 16 May 2021:  Abu Dhabi University (ADU) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU), a comprehensive research university and an internationally renowned institution located in South Korea. The MoU aims to strengthen and facilitate the academic exchanges in the engineering discipline, align the academic curricula to ensure they are on a par with international standards, and foster collaborative research projects.  SKKU has a long and distinguished history of over 623 years and has been attended by more than 23,000 students. As one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in South Korea which has been ranked in the top 5% of academic institutions in the region according to international ratings, SKKU has dedicated itself to the pursuit of ......read more

    ADU takes Home Second and Third Places in the Research Collaboration Competition X Research'

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates—10 May 2021:  Abu Dhabi University students won second and third places in the Research Collaboration Competition (X-Research), organized by Skyline University College, Sharjah, UAE. The competition aims to promote scientific research and foster an entrepreneurial mindset among students at universities in the UAE.  Students from five universities participated in the competition where they showcased their research under the theme ‘Application of Emerging Technologies and Sustainability’.  ADU’s Ahmed AbuGhali, Abdullah Al Salmani, and Ahmed Al Soufi from the Electrical, Computer, and Biomedical Engineering Department took second place for their project on ‘Smart Photovoltaic Modules’ under the supervision of Dr. Anas Altarabsheh, ......read more

    Ajman University Will Provide Students Opportunities to Develop Skills and Form Friendships Through Virtual Exchange Developed with Support from the Stevens Initiative

    Through Stevens Initiative Connected Classrooms, 50 Faculty Members Will Connect Students in Morocco, the United Arab Emirates, and the United States Through Virtual Exchange AJMAN, May 9, 2021:   Today, the Stevens Initiative announced its second cohort of faculty scholars and university leadership teams participating in Stevens Initiative Connected Classrooms, a program for a select group of institutions dedicated to expanding global education opportunities through virtual exchange. Ajman University will partner with faculty members at Portland State University and Green River College to plan virtual exchanges that they will implement in classrooms for the next two years. Stevens Initiative Connected Classrooms brings virtual exchange experiences to students across Morocco, the United Arab Emirates, and the United ......read more

    537 Activities by Authors and Creatives from 15 Nations will Edutain Young Readers at 12th Sharjah Children's Reading Festival

    Themed ‘For Your Imagination’, the festival will run from May 19 – 29, 4pm – 10pm  at Sharjah Expo Centre     • 385 children’s events including workshops and plays • 172 publishers to headline prestigious event • 27 authors from 15 countries will participate  • 132 activities to take place at the Comics corner  • 9th edition of the Sharjah Children's Book Illustration Exhibition   Sharjah, May 6, 2021:  The Sharjah Children's Reading Festival (SCRF) is back again to unite young readers with creators of children’s literature and allied arts from May 19 – 29, 4pm – 10pm, at the Sharjah Expo Centre.    Themed 'For Your Imagination', the 12th edition of the festival ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University Welcomes Generations of Graduates to its Alumni Academy

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - 3 May 2021:  As part of its Alumni Engagement Strategy, Abu Dhabi University (ADU) has launched the ADU Alumni Academy, the primary focus of which is to address the needs of ADU alumni and build strong relationships with them across the institution. The Academy will provide professional development opportunities for graduates on a range of topics and exceptional networking opportunities for them, career guidance for new graduates seeking work, and other activities that will contribute to their personal and professional growth. Launched by the Employability and Alumni Relations Office, Student Affairs Department, the Alumni Academy's core purpose is defined by four pillars: the development of a vibrant culture to engage alumni holistically and purposefully; the promotion of lifelong learning ......read more

    Dubai Cares Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai to dazzle visitors with an immersive journey into the Future of Education & Skilling and emphasize that the Future is Human

    • Dubai Cares’ immersive and engaging pavilion experience will explore how we are preparing ourselves and future generations for increasing disruption and the need for adaptability • Pavilion experience will also introduce visitors to Dubai Cares, a global movement that brings equitable access to education and learning opportunities for children and youth to help them to take charge of their future • Dubai Cares opens registration for its flagship RewirEd Summit set to take place from 12 -14 December 2021 at Expo 2020 Dubai   Dubai, UAE, 3 May 2021: Dubai is more than host to the tallest building and the largest man-made island; it’s also home to some of the most charitable people in the world. Led by a visionary leader, they’ve created a movement that is bringing equitable access to ......read more

    Ajman University honors Renowned Journalist Mustafa Al-Agha for his Social Contributions

    AU Chancellor Dr. Karim Seghir and other dignitaries attend the ceremony   Ajman, United Arab Emirates, 3rd May 2021 Ajman University honored renowned sports journalist and media personality, Mustafa Al-Agha in a ceremony held at the University’s campus on 2nd May, 2021. He was presented with a trophy and his work in the media and social spheres was acknowledged in a speech by Ajman University Chancellor Dr. Karim Seghir.. Mr. Al-Agha is most recognized for his presentation of the “Sada AL Malaeeb” program and his role as sports programs director at MBC Group (Middle East Broadcasting Centers). In addition to the Chancellor, other AU dignitaries in attendance at the ceremony included Dr. Abdulhaq Al Nuaimi, Vice chancellor for Communication and Community Affairs; Dr. Shaher Momani, Dean of Humanities ......read more

    Star International Mirdif Launches Covid-Friendly Log In and Learn Online Short Lessons for Prospective and Existing Pupils

    ●        Star International School Mirdif’s Early Years Foundation School (EYFS) registered a staggering growth of 45% this year ●        The school’s facility has been praised by the DHA and KHDA authorities for adhering to the highest Covid-19 safety standards ●        School introduces “Log In and Learn” 15-minute online sessions to familiarise the public about the school without the need to visit   29 April, 2021, Dubai, United Arab Emirates:  Star International School Mirdif, a bespoke family-oriented and research-driven British curriculum school in the heart of Mirdif, recently launched its “Log In and Learn” initiative, which is a series of 15-minute long online sessions for potential and newly-enrolled ......read more

    GEMS Our Own Indian School Celebrates 30-Year Anniversary by Honouring Madam Mariamma Varkey

    • Students and staff marked anniversary with time capsule and tree planting-ceremony • Founding Principal, first Head Girl and Boy return to the school after three decades  • Virtual ceremony in honour of school founder, Madam Varkey, is attended by 700      Dubai, United Arab Emirates - April 27, 2021: GEMS Our Own Indian School (OIS) staff and students have penned personal messages for the future in a ‘time capsule’ as part of celebrations for the school’s 30th anniversary, with a special event also held in honour of founder Madam Mariamma Varkey.    Senior leaders of the school were invited to contribute to the commemorative ‘time capsule’ containing notes from 30 staff, as well as handwritten letters from Grade 2 students whose parents are ......read more

    The First Emirati Female Astronaut is a UAEU Alumna

    Al-Ain, UAE - 26th April 2021: The United Arab Emirates University proudly shares that the first female Arab astronaut, Nora Al-Matrooshi, is one of its graduates. She obtained a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the UAE University in 2015. His Excellency Zaki Anwar Nusseibeh, the Cultural Adviser to the President of the UAE and the Chancellor of UAE University, expressed his deep appreciation and gratitude to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, for his precious trust in the potential and abilities of the UAE's youth in opening and exploring new prospects in the fields of science, technology, and innovation, and to fulfill UAE's space ambitions.  "We are delighted that one of our graduates was ......read more

    UNESCO's International Bureau of Education chooses HBMSU to train teachers globally

    In a step that provides continuous academic and professional development opportunities The International Bureau of Education accredits the university to be the Arab regional center of excellence for curriculum and capacity development Mansoor Al Awar: “We are continuing to employ our advanced capabilities in establishing standards of excellence in updating curriculums in support of UNESCO’s efforts to provide quality education for all.” The move comes as a continuation of the success of the joint cooperation aimed at reshaping the future of education and learning in the Arab world and North Africa UAE, April 26, 2021 - Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has been selected by the International Bureau for Education of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University Student Research on Resilient Cities During Covid-19 Profiled at Leading International Conference

    • The students presented a paper on resilient cities and a COVID-19 case study of Abu Dhabi at an international conference focused on ‘Lockdown Urbanism’ • The students were invited to publish their research in the International Review for Spatial Planning and Sustainable Development, a Scopus indexed journal ranked Q2   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates — 25 April 2021:  Architecture students from Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) College of Engineering (COE) presented a research paper titled ‘Resilient cities and COVID-19 – an Abu Dhabi case study,’ at an international conference focused on ‘Lockdown Urbanism,’ organized by the International Community of Spatial Planning and Sustainable Development.    The research paper was presented to a panel ......read more

    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

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    University Hospital of Sharjah conducts Meniscus Allograft Transplantation to alleviate severe knee pain and prevent degenerative arthritis

    MAT is a minimally invasive transplant surgery that takes 90 minutes to complete 85 per cent of MAT patients have expressed high satisfaction after surgery May 17, 2021: As an ideal prevention against degenerative arthritis, the University Hospital of Sharjah, through its Himchan Spine and Joint Center, has been conducting Meniscus Allograft Transplantation (MAT) for persons who are suffering from severe knee conditions due to permanently damaged menisci. The surgery has been found effective by 85 per cent of patients treated by the hospital’s leading orthopedic ......read more

    Ajman Free Zone highlights new opportunities for growth in education sector in Ajman at AETEX 2021

    April 28, 2021:  Ajman Free Zone (AFZ) showcased its advanced capabilities as a viable environment for educational institutions during its participation at the Ajman International Education and Training Exhibition (AETEX) 2021. AFZ has become an attractive destination for educational institutions to establish their operations in the United Arab Emirates and continues to witness a growing interest among higher education, training institutions, vocational education and educational consultancies, to register in the free zone. Being home to more than 170 educational facilities, Ajman Free ......read more

    Akhbar al Aan and AUE sign an MoU to support journalism and media students

    Collaboration aims to professionally train and enable young talents to tackle modern-day issues 26 April 2021: Akhbar Al Aan and the American University in the Emirates (AUE) have recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to provide support to students aspiring to build successful careers in the media. The agreement will help set the stage for establishing a professional environment dedicated to journalism and media students for them to acquire the relevant skills required in their future career. The move falls in line with Akhbar Al Aan’s aspirations to support the youth ......read more

    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

    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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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

    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 ......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 ......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 ......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     . ...read more

    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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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

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