The UK honors Saudi alumni of UK universities
On 6 March, the winners of the Study UK Alumni Awards 2022-23 in Saudi Arabia were announced at a ceremony, hosted by the British Ambassador in Riyadh. Saudi alumni of UK universities from (Jeddah, Riyadh, Dhahran) were recognised for their outstanding achievements as business professionals, entrepreneurs, and community leaders, and for their contribution to strengthening ties between the UK and Saudi Arabia. The ceremony was organised by the British Embassy and British Council in Riyadh and attended by senior representatives in government and UK alumni.
The Award judging panel, selected recipients for the four award categories: Science and Sustainability Award, Culture and Creativity Award, Social Action Award, and Business and Innovation Award.
This prestigious international ......read more
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh: Driven by its belief in the importance of transferring knowledge between generations, global energy company ENGIE has announced a new partnership with MISK Foundation to support the foundation’s Job Shadowing Program in Saudi Arabia.
Specifically, ENGIE’s contribution to the program will see the organisation pair 54 mentors with 43 high school students to provide participants with a valuable work placement. In doing so, ENGIE will help equip participants with the necessary skills to explore various career paths across the fields of Engineering Sciences, Computer Science and Information Technology, Finance and Accounting, Business Administration Science and Law and Advocacy.
Moreover, the program will help the students to discover their talents and understand the local ......read more
Riyadh, 18 April 2022: The Qimam Fellowship program returns to an in-person format this year as it launches its 5th edition with an expanded network of corporate sponsors and leading private- and public-sector executives. This unique program aims to identify, develop, and empower the most promising and distinguished university students from Saudi Arabia to achieve their full potential.
In its fifth year, Qimam has had 17K+ students apply, with 159 candidates successfully shortlisted based on a thorough review of their qualifications, including, academic achievements, sense of initiative, and an exhibited degree of social responsibility and service to the community. Fifty individuals were ultimately selected following two virtual interviews with public and private sector leaders.
Abdullah Saidan, Partner at McKinsey in the ......read more
Partnership with Qaderoon announced at 2022 Aramco Saudi Ladies International presented by Public Investment Fund
17 March, 2022, Royal Greens Golf & Country Club, KAEC, Saudi Arabia: Golf Saudi has today officially announced the development and distribution of its first ever Arabic Golf Education and Training Programme. By furthering their commitment to creating a more sustainable golfing ecosystem, the programme is centred around providing job opportunities for Saudi nationals whilst simultaneously growing the golf industry in the Kingdom.
Golf Saudi is working with industry leaders including, the Club Management Association of Europe (CMAE), National Centre for Facilities and Hospitality Management (FHM), and Qaderoon Business Disability Network. In order to create a programme which educates individuals and provides a vast ......read more
Regional academy plans to support Saudi Vision 2030 Local Content including the creation of jobs, and youth skills development.
June 6, 2021, Saudi Arabia. VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW), a leading innovator in enterprise software, and Saudi Arabia’s Prince Sultan University (PSU), today announced they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop plans to establish the first Regional VMware IT Academy in the Gulf, supporting youth digital skills development and the aims of Saudi Vision 2030.
VMware IT Academy is a public–private partnership to help individuals gain the foundational digital knowledge they need to compete in today’s workforce by providing access to undergraduate certifications and ongoing skills education. PSU, the first private university in the Kingdom, already ......read more
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 sustainability action, the 2020 Ericsson Innovation Awards challenged a new generation of innovators to find solutions to the current climate change crisis with a focus on.
In spite of difficult collaboration conditions created by ongoing ......read more
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 colour wheel, allowing them to explore a range of shades as beautifully diverse as they are,” say Francesco Terzo and A. Filippo Ficarelli, Pandora’s VP Creative Directors.
Ready to start a new season and a new story? Kick off 2021 with ......read more
Empowered by the “SwiftAssess” Intelligent Platform from GamaLearn
The university deployed the latest e-learning technologies, representing an exceptional success story for the digital transformation in Saudi Arabia and emphasizing the capabilities of GamaLearn’s "SwiftAssess"
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - 10, November 2020: As part of its endeavour to be a world leader in smart learning technologies, assessment, and developing educational quality KPIs, GamaLearn announced the success of its Intelligent Assessment Management Platform, “SwiftAssess”, by conducting remote assessments for more than 12,000 students of the Saudi Electronic University (SEU) in seven subjects. All students did their midterms from home with the power of Artificial Intelligence and ......read more
The Ministry of Education Saudi Arabia and G20 Saudi Secretariat as part of The International Conferences Program, honoring the G20 Saudi presidency year 2020 announced as the co-hosts of EduTech Digital Summit, to be organised by Terrapinn Middle East
Saudi, October 04, 2020:
Terrapinn Middle East has revealed the first details of the upcoming EduTech Digital Summit.
Organised alongside the Ministry of Education in Saudi Arabia, the event will take place on October 5-6th live from Riyadh.
The show will also welcome speakers and attendees from homes or offices around the world.
“EduTech Digital Summit arrives at a time of unprecedented disruption in the global education industry,” said David Beguely, Managing Director of Terrapinn Middle East.
“The ......read more
More than 10 million minutes of meetings were supported over 3 months, assuring education continuity in the Kingdom
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – 24 September 2020: Cisco’s Webex collaboration platform enabled the rapid adoption of new remote learning models by KSA universities and schools during the COVID-19 pandemic. 31 educational institutions in the country delivered over 10.6 million minutes of meetings and more than 23,000 sessions over the digital meeting platform between March 1st and June 1st, 2020.
As 91 percent of the world’s student population was faced with the reality of not being able to attend universities and schools in person, distance learning became a vital way of ensuring continuity, and encouraged institutions to accelerate their investments in digital transformation.
Recognizing ......read more
NordPass gives advice on keeping children safe online
United Arab Emirates, September 01, 2020: With the back to school season in full swing, the dangers of online hacks, scams, and cyberbullying increase.
Today, children spend more time online than ever before. Most schools now require children to have their own laptops or tablets, especially during the Covid-19 pandemic, when most schools chose remote teaching. However, few schools give clear instructions to children and parents about how to stay secure online.
NordPass has collected some tips and tricks so that parents can teach their children about internet privacy and safety.
1. Educate on the importance of passwords.
Chad Hammond, a security expert from NordPass, emphasizes the importance of teaching children good password ......read more
August 17, 2020: Today, after careful deliberation, the IB will be making an adjustment to awarded results for the Diploma Programme (DP) and Career-related Programme (CP) May 2020 session, where applicable, using predicted grades and coursework (IA). Given the current unprecedented circumstances, using the IAs as the basis for awarding the updated grades provides an accurate and reliable reflection of an IB student’s performance. The IA grades are based on student coursework and assessed by trained independent IB examiners.
The IB confirms that no IB student will incur an overall point score decrease from the originally issued grades as a result of these adjustments. With these adjustments, IB students will have another progression option to tertiary sectors and systems around the world where grade ......read more
Share price range is set between SAR 15 and SAR 17
21st June 2020: Amlak International and NCB Capital (“NCBC”), Financial Advisor, Bookrunner, Underwriter and Lead Manager for Amlak international’s IPO, announced that the price range of Amlak International’s offer shares has been set between SAR 15 and SAR 17.
The book building process will start Monday 01/11/1441H (22 June 2020G) aiming at offering Amlak International’s shares for public subscription and will continue until Monday 8/11/1441H (29 June 2020G).
NCB Capital advised that the final share price will be set after the end of Amlak International’s IPO book building process, which targets two investor groups. The Institutional group includes investment funds, companies and qualified foreign investors, GCC investors that ......read more
More than 72 kids from 4 schools have attended to rejoice their childhood
Makkah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (17 December, 2019) – Millennium and Copthorne Makkah Al Naseem, the luxury hotels situated at the heart of Makkah within Al Naseem district, hosted children from various local schools to rejoice their childhood for a day. This event falls under the program of the corporate social responsibility adopted by the hotels.
On Wednesday 27 Nov 2019, 72 children from 4 local schools gathered in Lotus A & Lotus B restaurant at Millennium Makkah Al Naseem Hotel alongside guests in-house to celebrate this special day. The day started a special buffet for kids from 8:00 am to 10:30 am while the activities began at 10:30 am with an orientation specially designed for kids to different hotel departments and continued with ......read more
Dubai, 6 October 2019: Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU) inked an MOU with King Saud University in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to enhance academic collaboration between medical colleges in both universities.
Professor Badran bin Abdulrahman Al-Omar, Rector of King Saud University, and Dr. Amer Sharif, Vice Chancellor of MBRU, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which will promote mutually beneficial collaborations between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the UAE in the academic, educational and research fields.
Under the MoU, the universities will work closely to prepare programmes to advance medical education and organise exchange for faculty and researchers to enhance academic experiences. MBRU and King Saud University will also seek to establish joint research projects, ......read more
Saudi Arabia Graduate Academy for Cyber Security Program Sees First Graduation of Saudi Nationals with Skills Needed to Lead Secure Digital Transformation
RIYADH, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia -- 7 July 2019: Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, announced today the first Saudi national graduation from its Saudi Arabia Graduate Academy for Cyber Security Program, fueling high-value technology and cybersecurity jobs for the Saudi workforce of the future.
As Saudi Vision 2030 fuels diversified economic growth and digital transformation, the Kingdom’s IT market is set to grow by about SAR 22 billion to 2023, according to a recent report by market research firm Technavio. As Saudi organizations digitally transform, they face an urgent need for ......read more
Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, May. 20, 2019: AbbVie, a research-based global biopharmaceutical company, today announced that it has been formally recognized as the leading pharmaceutical provider of pharmacy training for the year 2019 at King Saud University’s Annual Preceptor Retreat Day.
King Saud University’s ‘Preceptor of The Year Excellence Award’ was awarded to one company from private, government and pharmaceutical sectors, with AbbVie winning the competitive pharmaceutical category. Students from King Saud University voted for the company which had the highest quality of preceptors, as well as the most engaging training content and structure.
Dr. Aws Alshamsan, Dean of the College of Pharmacy at King Saud University, concludes, “It was my pleasure to award AbbVie the excellence ......read more
Mecca, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 11 February 2019: One of Saudi Arabia’s largest educational institutions, the Umm Al Qura University will implement Oracle Autonomous Database to create an integrated digital platform that will help the University deliver seamless and paperless educational services to more than 100000 students across its 36 colleges in 5 campuses.
The new implementation will also enable the University to introduce programs in digital skills across emerging technologies like Artificial Intelligence, for students from various disciplines to help prepare the country’s next gen workforce.
“As part of the Vision 2030 initiative, the Government of Saudi Arabia is focused on developing at least five universities in the country to be featured amongst the world’s top educational institutions; Umm ......read more
Saudi Arabia, October 30, 2018: The Ideal Teacher Center, an affiliate of Dar Al-Hekma University, marked the World Teachers’ Day on Wednesday October 3rd by launching the Ideal Teacher Program Seventh Session under the theme “Innovative Learning Institution”. Monetary prizes for innovative schools and teachers were announced with SR10,000 for first place; SR7,000 for second; and SR5,000 for third. A large number of faculty members attended the event.
Dr. Sanaa Askool, Director of Consultation and Business Development Center, delivered the opening speech on behalf of Dr. Suhair Al-Qurashi, President of Dar Al-Hekma University, in which she talked briefly about the history of the non-profit center, which was established in 2015.
Dr. Askool stressed the important partnership between Dar Al-Hekma ......read more
The CISI has partnered with King Faisal University, making it the first ‘CISI Partner University’ in Saudi Arabia, providing students, graduates and faculty access to CISI qualifications
The collaboration aims to boost knowledge among future financial services practitioners in the Kingdom through globally recognised qualifications
KSA, 15 October 2018 – The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI), the leading professional body for securities, investments, wealth and financial planning professionals, has announced a partnership with Saudi Arabia’s oldest national university, King Faisal University.
The partnership paves the way for the students, alumni and faculty members to have access to CISI’s international qualifications, preparing them for a bright ......read more
Jeddah, October 06, 2018: After Shahad Sari, who possess talented and gifted design skills, gave up hope on completing her undergraduate studies because her admission application was rejected by the only university that offers a fashion design program in her city due to limited seats, Dar Al-Hekma University has offered her full scholarship to study on its campus after seeing her creative designs on Twitter.
Shahad biggest surprise happened when her friend posted her designs on Twitter and posted a link to the designs on Dar Al-Hekma Twitter account. Dar Al-Hekma responded and showcased her works to Dr. Suhair Al-Qurashi, President, who liked the designs and even recommended that the student get full scholarship.
Dr. Al-Qurashi said the university attaches great significance to fostering talented young women, ......read more
Saudi Arabia, October 01, 2018: For the fourth consecutive year, Dar Al Hekma University (DAH), one of the premier higher education institutions for Saudi young women, organized its Creativity Week for freshman students of 2018-2019 who have recently joined the university. The program was designed by Initiativez Group, a team of international and local experts and coaches who boast considerable global experience in enhancing and unleashing a person’s creativity and developing personal skills.
The program comes in line with Vision 2030, which attaches great importance to nurturing Saudi youth creativity, and consists of a series of training activities that enhance students’ critical thinking and encourage them to participate actively in the process of learning.
The three-day event, launched ......read more
The information age has brought with it unparalleled access to information, and the incredible ability to communicate freely with people from all over the world. Few could benefit more from this than our children, exposed as they are to any knowledge about the world that they could ever want to discover for themselves.
However, such free and open access to knowledge and communication has its drawbacks. A child may be naïve, or otherwise ill-equipped with the perceptiveness necessary to protect themselves from online threats, such as scammers – or worse! On top of that, the addictive nature of social media can lead to the development of problematic behaviour that could lead to very real consequences if left unchecked.
To ensure your child's safety online, here at Swiss International School in Dubai, we've prepared a ......read more
Saudi, August 02, 2018: Three students from Dar Al Hekma University have been selected for the Qimam Fellowship Program, which empowers high-potential university students in the Kingdom. Nouf Hassan Al-Malki, Rawan Al-Marwani Al-Juhani and Lamia Al-Otaibi were shortlisted among the 50 fellows out of 13,000 applicants. The program selects applicants from all specializations and local universities based on three criteria: Excellence, Initiative and Social Responsibility.
The three young women were honored in a high-profile ceremony and awarded Qimam Medal for Promising Leaders in recognition of their outstanding performance. The medal is yet another high achievement made by Dar Al Hekma University. The students’ profiles will be shared with leading human resources executives in the Kingdom to facilitate their career ......read more
July 19, 2018: Skyline University College has signed an agreement with Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority as the official Tour Guide Training Program provider for Sharjah tour guides. The agreement was signed by SCTDA Chairman, Mr. Khalid Jasim Al Midfa and SUC Executive Director and Chair of the Executive Council, Mr. Nitin Anand. The pilot run of the proposed program was conducted on June 20, 2018 at the SCTDA Office while the initial 6-day Tour Guide Training Program was conducted from June 24, 2018 to July 1, 2018 at SUC Campus.
Various topics were covered during the 6-day training program such as: UAE Tourism, Sharjah History, Sharjah Tourist Attractions, Heritage and Culture, Presentation Skills, Tourism Marketing, Innovation in Tourism, Reputation, Management, First-Aid Training, Happiness, and ......read more
July 19, 2018: Skyline University College has welcomed 24 participants from Nigeria for the One Day Course in Dealing With and Managing Difficult Stakeholders on June 27, 2018 at SUC Campus.
The resource speakers of the program were SUC Head of Academics-School of Business, Dr. Ajith Kumar; Head of Academics-School of Information Technology, Dr. Deepak Kalra; and Professor, Dr. Amitabh Upadhya. During their respective sessions, the speakers covered the topics of Stakeholders Requirements and Basic Concepts of Attitude, Personality, and Perception; Conflict Management and Strategies in Handling Difficult Stakeholders; and Role of Emerging Technologies and Social Media.
At the end of the program, each participant was awarded with a certificate for successfully completing the course.
Dubai, UAE, July 02, 2018: Breaking the fast during Ramadan is traditionally done together as a community. In observance of the holy month, Skyline University College alumni, parents, and students have come together for the annual Iftar Dinner with the Skyline faculty and staff community on May 30, 2018 at SUC Multi-Purpose Hall. The hall was filled with familiar faces, relishing the sumptuous food prepared by Skyline.
Moroever, in this Year of Zayed, SUC Services Committee, chaired by Dr. Taleb Eli, endeavors to reach out to the community by organizing various initiatives such as the Iftar Dinner and cricket match for the University City of Sharjah laborers on May 31, 2018 at SUC Cricket Ground. The Skyline faculty and staff joined the laborers in breaking the fast and the laborers spent the night away playing cricket. ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 21, 2018: On the night of Skyline Suhoor, Skyline University College brought together its strategic alliances and partners such as consul generals, government officials, corporate leaders, members of the business councils and social clubs, school principals, and media at Al Majlis, Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai on June 6, 2018. The Skyline team headed by Mr. Kamal Puri, Chairman of Skyline International Group and Founder President of Skyline University College welcomed each guest in a lavish Arabian set-up, complete with sumptuous middle-eastern cuisine and music. The night of gathering and networking served as a gesture of Skyline’s appreciation to its government and corporate affiliates for their continuous support.
Some of the honorable guests of the night were Consul General of Sri Lanka, H.E. Charitha ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 08, 2018: Labour Day celebrates the achievements and contribution of workers around the world. It is a time to recognize their critical roles on the social and economic growth of the nation while raising awareness on the challenges that workers face today.
Skyline University College Services Committee, in collaboration with University City of Sharjah management, organized a cricket match with Sharjah labourers to celebrate Labour Day on May 1, 2018, at SUC Cricket Ground. His Excellency Sheikh Saif Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Director of Sharjah University City, attended the occasion to witness the celebration that aimed to recognize the workers’ role in the society. Sheikh Saif presented a certificate of appreciation to SUC for its effort in fulfilling its corporate social responsibility ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 08, 2018: Skyline University College in collaboration with The Young Vision magazine organized the first Inter-School 12th Coder Challenge 2018 on April 30, 2018 at SUC Campus. The competition which served as a platform for young talents to showcase their skills in the field of software development has registered more than 180 participants from various schools in the UAE.
Three top coders bagged the awards namely: Tejas Goel of Delhi Private School, Dubai (Winner); Ananya Pratap Rao of GEMS Modern Academy (1st Runner Up) and; Harsh Doddannavar of JSS International School (2nd Runner Up).
The Chief Guests of the competition were Consulate General of India-Dubai Consul General, H.E. Shri Vipul and SUC Founder President, Mr. Kamal Puri who awarded the winners with trophies and exclusive SUC ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 29, 2018: Skyline University College organized the second edition of One Day Refresher Course in Management with Emphasis on E-Governance, Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, and Enterprising Sustainable Smart Cities (Pocket MBA) on April 18, 2018 at SUC Campus. Delegates such as tourism directors, managers, software engineers, IT directors, and SUC Alumni from various corporate and government offices in the UAE have participated in the program.
The Pocket MBA covered an introduction to E-Governance, a discussion on disruptions which are disrupting the supply line of existing business model, and an insightful overview about difference between Sustainable Innovations and Disruptive Innovations. It also included the topics of emerging technologies like Block Chain, Artificial Intelligence, and Robotics. ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 25, 2018: The MBA and BBA students of Skyline University College (SUC) along with SUC Professor, Dr. Nizar M.F. Sahawneh attended a 3-day training program on “Capital Markets: Products, Risk, and Strategies” at New York Institute of Finance during the Skyline Educational Trip in New York, USA on March 21-31, 2018.
The course surveys the major financial instruments traded in capital markets around the world, which allowed students to understand how stocks are valued, learn how stocks and bonds are brought to market, and understand the basic mechanics and risks characteristic of derivatives. The program was conducted by Mr. Chris Thomas, Managing Director of Massey Quick Simon-Wealth Management Investment Consulting.
Deputy General of the Consulate General of the United Arab ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 23, 2018: Skyline University College (SUC) in collaboration with Sharjah Education Council has organized a 10-day IELTS Workshop termed as “Insights into IELTS” from March 25-26, 2018 and April 1-5, 2018 for teachers and students respectively. More than 100 participants attended the workshop that included an extensive coaching on all skill categories (Speaking, Writing, Reading, and Listening).
SUC Head of English Language Centre, Dr. Victoria Verna gave a thorough orientation about the test format, the techniques of IELTS and conducted classes. The workshop helped the candidates with test format, preparation techniques, and time management skills. On the last day of the workshop, a mock test was administered to give a feel of the real exam and to assess their proficiency in different ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 16, 2018: Skyline University College organized the 3rd Economics Day event on April 9, 2018 at SUC Campus. During the event, SUC Macroeconomic students showcased their depth of economic knowledge on topical issues affecting the global economy through visuals, posters, and videos. This year’s theme focused on the global economy and the recently introduced VAT in UAE as the countdown to Dubai 2020 begins.
The event was graced by two leading business and financial experts in the world of global trade, Ms. Joy Ajlouny, Co-Founder of Fetchr and Ms. Divya Bhagtani, CEO and Co-Founder of Accountants Box.
Ms. Joy advised students to take risks, to constantly do research, and to never be afraid of failing. She also implored the young entrepreneurs and those in attendance to horn their skills and ......read more
Skyline University College has successfully conducted the UN World Water Day celebration in cooperation with SHUROOQ and Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA) on March 22, 2018 at Al Majaz Waterfront Park, Sharjah UAE. Competitions on painting, poster-making, video jingle were organized for children in line with this year’s UN World Water Day theme, “Nature of Water,” and was followed by an awareness walk around Al Majaz Park by SUC faculty, staff, students, and event guests.
Among the important guests who graced the event were, Ms. Fatima Zaabi, Director of Communication and Social Services, Environment and Protected Area Authority (EPAA); Mr. Rashid Ali Marzoughi of Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA) and; Mr. Mohammed Al Mazroui, Destination Manager, Al Majaz Waterfront. The event’s ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 22, 2018: Skyline University College Corporate Affairs Office has organized the 11th edition of CEO Lecture Series with keynote speaker, Mohamed Amine Belarbi, Co-Founder and CEO of VUL9 Security Solutions on March 14, 2018.
As the featured CEO, Mohamed Amine shared how he started as a serial entrepreneur who created his own publication and co-founded the fastest-growing cybersecurity company in the region at a young age. He imparted motivational insights to the students based on his own experiences during his talk entitled, “Unleash the Entrepreneur Within.” He also encouraged students to get out of their comfort zones, to always work smartly, and to build their profiles in order to be visible in the online world where they can connect with and influence people.
Mohamed Amine’s ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 22, 2018: The Marhabtain-Renewal Tour Guide Training Program by Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) was conducted at Skyline University College on March 7, 2018.
The resource speakers of the training were Student Affairs Head, Dr. Osama Ali Thawabeh and Associate Professor, Dr. Mohit Vij who discussed topics such as, Tourism Phenomenon Role of a Tourist Guide, Sharjah as a Tourist Destination, Sharjah as a Cultural Destination, Innovation and Sustainability, and Reputation Management during their respective sessions.
The Marhabtain-Renewal Tour Guide Training Program is specifically targeted to experienced professional tour guides in Sharjah to refresh their knowledge about the emirate and the UAE in order to promote the country to outside visitors more effectively.
Dubai, UAE, March 04, 2018: Every year, Skyline University College organizes career counselling workshops for Non-Arabic and Arabic schools in the United Arab Emirates with objective of helping students choose the right career to pursue in their higher education pursuit.
On February 19-20, 2018, SUC has welcomed 80 girls and 71 boys from Pakistan Islamia Higher Secondary School (Non-Arabic) for a Career Counselling Workshop at SUC Multi-Purpose Hall. SUC Head of Academics for School of Business, Dr. Ajith Kumar and Head of Academics for School of IT, Dr. Deepak Kalra discussed the current programs offered in both schools and presented the importance and relevance of each program in today’s world. After the presentations,
Associate Professor, Dr. Mohit Vij closed the workshop with a motivational talk on choosing ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 04, 2018: Ms. Cheryl Pinto a graduate of BBA in Information Systems in the year 2003 at Skyline University College, stood as a true inspiration and a role model to the students during the Alumni Lecture Series organized by SUC Corporate Affairs Office on February 19, 2018 at SUC campus. Ms. Cheryl shared the Five Ingredients to Success such as: Education, Building Connections, Communication Skills and Public Speaking, Leadership Skills, and Continuous Learning through Seminars and Trainings. She discussed each point carefully with so much enthusiasm resonating encouragement and motivation for the students.
Ms. Cheryl is currently the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of GrowPro Consultants with 17 years of experience as a banker in two of the leading banks in the UAE—EmiratesNBD and Abu ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 04, 2018: It’s the battle of mind, of prowess, and of gut. Skyline University College and the Young Vision magazine are back with the third edition of Crossfire Inter-School Debating Competition from February 6-7, 2018 at SUC campus. Team NG-11 from Al Ansar International School (Girls) was declared the winner of the competition with more than 100 participants from 24 schools from the UAE.
During the elimination round, participants have competed with the topic “Can Hacking be Ethical?” While the teams who moved forward to the final round have competed against each other to win the championship title with the finale topic, “Should school teach coding?”
Congratulations to all the winners of this year’s competition and we thank all the 29 schools for their active ......read more
July 08, 2018: Sweden-based Storytel Arabia, the newly-launched division of Europe’s leading platform for audiobooks, remains confident on the growth of the audiobook industry in the GCC and the greater Middle East region, saying that digital technologies continue to be among the key elements that will help drive the audiobook service in the steadily rising market.
Storytel’s entry ......read more
Saudi Arabia; 01 March 2018: Ashridge Executive Education will condense 10 years of managerial learning into just three days of lessons to prepare Saudis, entering managerial roles, to be better equipped.
According to Rory Hendrikz, Managing Director of Ashridge Middle East, says: “Saudi Arabia has a relatively young population entering the workforce and they are ......read more
Dubai, UAE, February 08, 2018: Skyline University College Centre for Continuing Learning (CCL) has successfully conducted the One-Day Refresher Course in Management with Emphasis on Marketing, Finance Leadership & IT/Pocket MBA on January 24, 2018 at SUC Multi-Purpose Hall. Fifty one delegates from 29 organizations in the government, corporates, consulates, social clubs and SUC Alumni ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 29, 2018: Skyline University College Centre for Continuing Learning (CCL) has successfully awarded the Certificate Program in Entrepreneurship and Emerging Trends in Information Technology to GIFT University, Pakistan students after completing a three-day Boot Camp at SUC from January 16-18, 2018.
The Boot Camp that consisted of lectures, workshops, and presentations ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 21, 2018: Following the success of the inaugural Diplomat Cricket Championship Cup last year, under the permanent patronage of Consulate General of India-Dubai, Skyline University College has organized its second edition hosted by Consulate General of Bangladesh on January 19-20, at SUC cricket ground. The CG of India beat CG of Sri Lanka by 44 runs making them the new ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 20, 2017: Skyline University College has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Jaipuria Institute Management on December 11, 2017 in Noida, India. SUC Dean Dr. Amitabh Upadhya and Jaipuria Institute Management Vice-Chairman Mr. Shreeva Jaipuria signed the MoU on behalf of their respective organizations. Both parties have agreed to collaborate on several areas ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 12, 2017: The Corporate Affairs Office of Skyline University College organized the 10th CEO Lecture Series on November 20, 2017 at SUC Multi-Purpose Hall. The Keynote Speaker and the veteran, Mr. Rajesh Sethi, Chief Executive Officer of Noor Takaful with his vast experience in strategy, insurance, and investment banking has inspired the young ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 6, 2017: Skyline University College has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah on November 28, 2017 at SUC Innovation Lab. SUC Deputy Director and Head of Marketing and Communications, Mr. Rakesh Gaur and Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah General Manager, Mr. Alan Stocker signed the MoU on behalf of their respective organizations. ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 5, 2017: Skyline University College held its 5th Edition of Skyline Carnival on December 1, 2017 at Skyline Campus in University City of Sharjah. SUC Founder President Mr. Kamal Puri welcomed the Chief Guest of the event, Mr. Mohammed Diab Al Musa, Education Advisor of H.H. Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qassimi, Member of the UAE Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 5, 2017: Skyline University College conducted the Marhabtain - Renewal Tour Guide Training Program for Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) on November 27, 2017 at SUC Campus. Mr. Mohammad Youssef, Senior Consultant - Tourism Affairs & Acting Manager - IPTD of SCTDA briefly introduced SCTDA and its role to the participants. A well-structured ......read more