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
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 often on a fast track career growth path. We believe they can be better equipped to handle the challenges of leadership if they can learn from experienced leaders. So, we have condensed the knowledge a leader with ten years of experience would have, into a three-day programme, for those taking up managerial positions for the first time.”
The programme which is called ‘Leading on the Edge’ will help participants to learn key ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 1, 2016: MODUL University Dubai, a subsidiary of Dubai Investments Industries [DII] which is wholly-owned by Dubai Investments PJSC, and Austria’s leading international private university, has announced that a hospitality professional associated with Jumeirah Group has been conferred a fully-funded MBA scholarship worth $26,000.
The scholarship, launched ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 31, 2016: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) is set to build upon its pioneering work in environmental development and the green economy through a new partnership with sustainable solutions experts, Provectus Middle East.
CUD has established itself as a sector leader in the sustainability agenda, becoming the first higher education institution in the UAE to host a ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 31, 2016: Anique Ahmed, a graduate of the Bachelor of Architecture program at Canadian University Dubai (CUD), has added a La Grande Photo International Photography Award to his growing portfolio of industry accolades, taking first place in the architecture category of the annual artistic photography competition.
Judged by a panel made up of some of the leading ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 30, 2016: A team from Abu Dhabi Grammar School has won a national high school innovation competition with a unique invention aimed at conserving natural rainwater for use in irrigation systems.
The competition, organized by Canadian University Dubai (CUD), was staged alongside the International Conference on Leadership, Innovation and Entrepreneurship held recently ......read more
Sharjah, UAE, May 28, 2016: Skyline University College (SUC) has signed a memorandum of understanding with The City School Pakistan on May 26, 2016 in Lahore, Pakistan. SUC Deputy Director for Marketing and Admissions Mr. Rakesh Gaur and The City School Director Studies Dr. Uzma Javed signed the MOU on behalf of their respective organizations. Along with the joining partners who ......read more
Sharjah, UAE, May 21, 2016: Skyline University College (SUC) has conducted a Teacher’s Workshop in collaboration with The Young Vision magazine which was attended by more than a hundred school teachers from UAE on May 18, 2016. The key speaker of the event was Dr. Riktesh Srivastava, SUC Associate Professor for Information Systems, who addressed the role of technology in today’s ......read more
Sharjah, UAE, May 11, 2016: Skyline University College (SUC) signed an agreement of cooperation with Jinan University as furtherance to the memorandum of understanding (MOU) made between the two parties in November 2015. On behalf of SUC, Dr. Manuel Fernandez signed the agreement together with Jinan University College of Economics Dean and Prof. LIU Shaobo on May 8, 2016.
The ......read more
Graduation ceremony takes on a family feel as siblings celebrate their success together
Dubai, UAE, May 1, 2016: His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, has presided over the 6th convocation of Canadian University Dubai (CUD) in a ceremony that commemorated the 10th anniversary of the University’s establishment in the ......read more
Sharjah, UAE, May 1, 2016: Skyline University College (SUC) has won the 4th edition of Sharjah Sustainable Award (university category) in a competition organized by Environmental Protected Area Authority, Sharjah (EPPA) for developing the Arabian Wild Life smart phone application on April 28, 2016.
EPPA’s SSA initiative was established as part of their programs to promote ......read more
Sharjah, UAE, April 28, 2016: On its 25th year of consistently imparting quality education, Skyline University College (SUC) is proud of commemorating its inspiring story of growth and success since its inception till date in a coffee table book that was inaugurated on April 27, 2016 at SUC campus.
SUC Founder-President Mr. Kamal Puri along with SUC COEC Mr. Nitin Anand and three of the ......read more
Sharjah, UAE, April 27, 2016: Skyline University College (SUC) marked another beneficial partnership with Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) on a memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed on April 25, 2016. SUC COEC Mr. Nitin Anand and SCCI Chairman Mr. H.E. Abdullah Sultan Al Owais confederated their respective parties on several areas of cooperation.
The highlights of ......read more
Sharjah, UAE, April 24, 2016: Skyline University College (SUC) recently agreed on future collaborations with Belhasa Group LLC on a memorandum of agreement (MOU) signed on April 21, 2016. SUC COEC Mr. Nitin Anand and Belhasa Group of Companies Vice Chairman Mr. Amer Ahmed Belhasa were present on the day of agreement and signed the MOU on behalf of their respective ......read more
H.E. Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad pays tribute to Dubai leadership at opening of international conference
Dubai, UAE, April 21, 2016: Former Prime Minister of Malaysia, H.E. Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, has been sharing his insights on leadership as a key driver of the global economy, citing Dubai as the “perfect example of what leadership means and what leadership can do.”
Dr. ......read more
Sharjah, UAE, April 16, 2016: Gulf Education and Training Exhibition (GETEX) 2016 commenced on April 13, 2016 at Dubai Convention & Exhibition Centre with the active participation of universities, schools, and training providers around the world including Skyline University College (SUC). The occasion was inaugurated by H.E. Sheik Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture and ......read more
Sharjah, UAE, April 16, 2016: Second year Macroeconomics students of Skyline University College organized Economics Day event with the theme: “The Global Economy: Dubai 2020 on the Horizon” on April 12, 2016.
The Middle East, more importantly in the UAE, Dubai will host the next World Expo in 2020. This year’s Economics Day focuses mainly on this highly ......read more
Sharjah, UAE, April 13, 2016: Prohibited drugs are the main cause of many accidents, loss of lives, and various health problems around the world. To raise awareness to this universal phenomenon, the Services Committee of Skyline University College (SUC) has conducted a Drug Awareness Seminar on April 11th, 2016. Lieutenant Adnan Al Hamadi of Sharjah Police was the speaker of this ......read more
Sharjah, UAE, April 11, 2016: The increasing demand on quality higher education programs has been one of the top priorities of the UAE Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research over the past decades. This month, GETEX (Gulf Education and Training Exhibition), the biggest educational event in the Middle East and Asia, is returning on April 13-15, 2016 at Dubai ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 3, 2016: A new mobile edutainment application that aims to help children understand and engage with environmental sustainability has recently been launched by a pair of engineering students from Canadian University Dubai, in collaboration with the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA).
Pedram Parvaz, a member of the University’s innovation community, Lighten ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 31, 2016: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has convened the first meeting of the Green Universities Council, an associated initiated by CUD in collaboration with the Environmental Center for Arab Towns, to promote sustainability across higher education institutions and other related sectors in the UAE.
Representatives from Masdar Institute, Higher Colleges of Technology, ......read more
Sharjah, UAE, March 31, 2016: Skyline University Sharjah and Sharjah Tatweer Forum collaborated together this year to conduct the 2nd Inter University Business Plan and New Idea Competition 2016. The event was guided by the philosophy of enabling students to hone their business plan writing skills and also develop new ideas for making Sharjah a better place to live ......read more
American Survey: Learning by Entertainment Helps Student to Score 8
Batterjee: " We Invest in Our Children to contribute to creating a leading and Creative Thinking Generation
Jeddah, February 28, 2016
The city of Jeddah has witnessed recently the opening of "Fast Track Kids" first branch in Saudi. This branch is to be among a wide chain of branches that reaches up ......read more
The joint initiative aims to promote and foster the development of the domestic venture capital market in Saudi Arabia
JEDDAH, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, November 24, 2015: The King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) and the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD), the private sector arm of the Islamic Development Bank Group (IDB) ......read more
Education Investment MENA conference in Dubai highlights challenges, opportunities for entrepreneurs, investors and education businesses
Dubai, UAE, 29 October 2015: The forecasted shortage of international teachers has emphasised the need for Middle East and North African countries to start producing high quality educators rather than only receiving them from more developed nations, an expert ......read more
The American University of Sharjah (AUS) is relatively young when compared with other successful universities around the world. Founded in 1997 it is young and still developing but old enough to have built up a reputation of academic excellence. The AUS offers something different when it comes to higher education and anyone interested in studying in the Persian Gulf should ......read more
Training Leverages Best-in-Class International Expertise for Benefit of Kingdom’s Growing Clientele
First Training Session Held from 21 to 22 April for 10 Participants
Part of Assystem’s Integration Strategy for Assystem-Radicon
Dubai - UAE: 27 April, 2015 – Assystem, an international engineering company, recently introduced an expert-level nuclear training program ......read more
Dubai, 20 April 2015 – Applications for the 2015 L’ORÉAL -UNESCO FOR WOMEN IN SCIENCE MIDDLE EAST FELLOWSHIPS, launched in partnership with Zayed University in the United Arab Emirates & Under the Patronage of H.E. Sheikha Lubna Bint Khalid Al Qasimi Honored Minister of International Cooperation and Development of the UAE & President of Zayed University, are ......read more
Australian state brings largest ever delegation for annual education conference
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - April 16, 2015: The Hon Andrew Robb, Australian Minister for Trade and Investment, today visited Victoria’s Study Melbourne stand at the International Exhibition & Conference on Higher Education (IECHE) in Riyadh. He was greeted by John Butler, Commissioner for Victoria in the ......read more
UAE, April 05, 2015 – His Excellency Sheikh Ahmed bin Ateyatalla Al Khalifa, Minister for Follow-Up in the Bahrain Royal Court, was presented with an ‘Alumni Achievement Award’ by his alma mater, the University of Salford, UK, on Tuesday 16 March 2015.
At the same time, His Excellency accepted the prestigious title of ‘University Patron’, which will see Sheikh ......read more
March 23, 2015: Education Practice Leader at FranklinCovey and world-renowned author and speaker, Sean Covey has met with key education authorities, teachers, students, and parents during his first visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. In the Kingdom, he discussed the high-impact of ‘The Leader in Me’ process and shared success stories of schools from around the world. Sean hosted ......read more
March 18, 2015 : FranklinCovey Middle East, a global company that specializes in performance improvement of organizations, has announced the first ever visit of world renowned author and motivational speaker Sean Covey to the Middle East. During his pioneering tour, Sean will discuss how The leader In Me whole-school transformation model – developed in partnership with educators – ......read more
United Arab Emirates continues to lead the Middle East for ability to grow, attract and retain talent
• SecondGlobal Talent Competitiveness Index ranks leading economies on their ability to attract and retain talent
• United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Saudi Arabia ranked in top 35 for ability to grow, attract and retain talent
• Switzerland and Singapore top ......read more
UAE, December 30, 2014 – Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) and Chairman of the Governing Board of the UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education (IITE), delivered a lecture titled ‘Quality and Future of Higher Education’ in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in his capacity as a visiting professor of the UNESCO Chair for ......read more
CPA Exam Candidates are Provided Additional Opportunities and Added Convenience
UAE, Dubai: December 21, 2014 – The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) and Prometric today announced that testing for the Uniform CPA Examination in the Middle East will be open to all qualified citizens and permanent residents of India ......read more
RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA: 11 November 2014 - Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced a strategic partnership with the University of Dammam (UOD) to drive the visibility, prestige and international standing of the university’s academic research output in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The partnership was ......read more
UAE, November 08, 2014 - The Arabian Anti-Piracy Alliance (AAA), the leader in combating piracy within the GCC region, recently honoured the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (DED) for its significant contributions in the battle against book piracy in the UAE. The AAA lauded the agency for implementing the Middle East region’s first ever campaign against book piracy. In ......read more
Vision-X Provides Platform for Thousands of Regional Eye Care Professionals to Learn Skills and Share Best Practises
Region’s Largest Optical Healthcare Event Returns with Host of New Features
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: For the first time in its history, this year’s Vision-X - the Middle East’s only dedicated event for the optical trade– will offer regional ......read more
Roadshow is being held for students in the UAE who are keen on pursuing higher education in Australia, UK, US and Canada
Dubai, UAE, October 13th, 2014: IDP Education, one of the world’s largest student placement organisations, is set to launch the ‘IDP Middle East Study Abroad Roadshow’ in UAE this October. The roadshow will provide students and their parents in UAE ......read more
[UAE, July 21, 2014] – Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor, Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), recently received Dr. Saleh Bin Hamad Al-Suhaibani, Saudi Cultural Attaché in the UAE, and accompanying delegation to explore the prospects of cooperation in the field of science, technology and research with leading Saudi-based universities. In addition, the delegation also discussed the ......read more
Dubai, July 03, 2014: Alpen Capital today announced the publication of its GCC Education Industry Reportwhich presents the growth prospects of the GCC education sector, based on the current developments within the sector, key market dynamics, and the existing investment opportunities in the region. The scope of the report encompasses the pre-primary, primary, secondary, tertiary, and vocational ......read more
115 candidates from five countries being interviewed for place on unique Program
Ajman: 29th June 2014 : The Abdulaziz Bin Humaid Leadership Program, a first-of-its-kind program that aims to empower talented young individuals with essential leadership qualities, has received a total of 496 applications during its registration period, which closed on 7th June.
The 2014/15 edition of the ALP ......read more
Jeddah, 19 March 2014 – According to the preliminary findings of the EY study ‘Perspectives on GCC youth employment’ presented at the Jeddah Economic Forum (JEF) 2014, GCC employers do not believe that the local education system prepares young people with the requisite skills, training and attitudes for the workplace. Only 29% of employers feel that the current local education ......read more
The largest private media arts institute in the world will officially open a new campus in Jeddah, on 17 November this year. Through 55 campuses in 30 countries SAE Institute provides highly specialized one and two year certificate and diploma courses in Digital Animation, Film & TV Production, Audio Engineering and Multimedia. The SAE Institute in Jeddah will be the first of it's kind in ......read more
DUBAI, September 15, 2013:Education in Ireland, the organisation responsible for marketing the Irish higher education sector to international audiences, has reported a dramatic increase in the number of Saudi students opting for third level education in Ireland. The figure has risen from approximately two hundred students in 2009 to 1,738 students studying and preparing to study in Ireland this ......read more
Global law firm Eversheds has advised a consortium of three UK further education colleges on establishing a women's college in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Dubai — June 30, 2013 — North East Surrey College of Technology (NESCOT) has lead a Consortium and to secure a £75M contract to run a women-only vocational training institute in Saudi Arabia. The NESCOT consortium ......read more
• Open session for Saudi students in Riyadh and Jeddah from more than 40 schools
• AUS is among world's top 450 universities by QS World University Ranking and only admits students who are among top 20 percent of high school graduates
• Prospective students can make e-bookings for a personal discussion with admissions representatives
Riyadh and Jeddah, April 10, 2013 ......read more
SAN FRANCISCO - March 19th 2013--(BUSINESS WIRE / ME NewsWire)-- Intrax, a San Francisco-based educational company devoted to connecting people and cultures, today announced its three English schools have all been included on the Saudi Arabian Cultural Mission's list of authorized and approved ESL programs. The three ESL schools are located in Chicago, San Diego and San Francisco.
The ESL ......read more
PARIS, October 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Saint-Gobain, represented by Jean-Pierre Floris, Senior Vice-President and President of the Innovative Materials Sector has signed an M.O.U. with HRH Prince Faisal Bin Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, to set up a high-tech company in the solar energy sector in Saudi Arabia. The signing ceremony was held in Torgau, Germany, where Saint-Gobain's Avancis ......read more