• Trans World Educational Experiences embarks on a new school season of memorable sports education journeys

    Trans World Educational Experiences (TWEDEX), the region’s only independent provider of tailor-made sports education journeys, has kicked off the 2017/18 academic year with a diverse events programme comprising global and regional tours.  

  • Tristar Group shares opportunities in liquid logistics with students from top business school

    Twenty post-graduate students from top Indian business school near Mumbai, Dr V. N. Bedekar Institute of Management Studies (VNBRIMS), visited the Tristar Group as part of their educational tour in Dubai to understand how to swiftly navigate through the globalized, multicultural and ever-evolving business landscape. The students were accompanied by Dr. Nitin Joshi and Prof. Kanchan Akshay from VNBRIMS.

  • Two NYU Abu Dhabi faculty elected to National Academy of Sciences

    New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) is pleased to announce that two faculty members have been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Sciences in the US, which elects new members annually based on their exceptional achievements in original research.

  • Two NYU Abu Dhabi seniors named Schwarzman Scholars

    NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) seniors Atoka Jo and Alexander MacKay have been selected to the 2020 cohort of Schwarzman Scholars, one of the world’s most prestigious graduate fellowships, which welcomes young leaders from around the world to Tsinghua University in Beijing for a Masters in Global Affairs, with concentrations in one of the following disciplines: public policy, economics and business, and international studies.

  • Two U.S. NYU Abu Dhabi students, Thomas Klein and Hannah Taylor, receive Fulbright Awards

    NYU Abu Dhabi graduating seniors Thomas Klein of Hillsborough, N.J., and Hannah Taylor of Plymouth, Mass., have received  Fulbright U.S. Student Program awards from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.

  • Two World Class Schools Opening in Dubai in 2018

    Brighton College UK and Dwight School New York, announced their plans today to open in Dubai, with a combined enrollment capacity of up to 4,000 students, commencing from the academic year 2018/19.

  • UAE children contest to solve 200 arithmetic sums in 8 minutes

    Almost 1000 children from across the UAE took up the mighty challenge to test their mental math skills, racing their minds against time to calculate 200 arithmetic sums in a matter of 8 minutes in a highly charged, competitive environment. At the recently held 16th UCMAS National Abacus Mental & Arithmetic Competition 2019, more than 30 nationalities across the UAE participated to bring to the fore few of the fastest human calculators in the country. The event also saw an impressive participation of Emirati students, who were second-highest in number after Indians and won several prizes.

  • UAE Embassy joins with Peking University and American University of Sharjah for Global Education Forum

    On Friday 22nd of March, the UAE-China Higher Education Forum: Toward a New Model for Global Integration was successfully held at the Science Auditorium, Peking University. The event saw joint cooperation between the UAE Embassy to China; The Middle East Studies Center and the School of Foreign Languages at Peking University, China; and American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.

  • UAE emerging as global education hub amidst influx of regional and global learners

    Tertiary enrollment in the UAE continues to rise as a direct result of its population boom and growing status as a destination of choice among overseas students seeking quality international higher education. According to an industry study, the UAE will need around 42,000 additional seats by 2020 to accommodate the expected influx of learners from all over the world. 

  • UAE flag flies high at HBMSU’s campus for ‘Flag Day’ celebration

    Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) commemorated the ‘UAE Flag Day’ in response to the call of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, to celebrate this national occasion. This day marks President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan’s assumption of office.

  • UAE Launch of New Education Program Designed For Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

    Physicians and hospital systems in United Arab Emirates (UAE) now have access to an innovative program that leverages the latest science and technology to provide education, resources and practical tools needed to prevent cardiovascular diseases in individuals at risk throughout the country. The program supports the UAE Vision 2021 National Agenda that emphasizes the importance of preventive medicine and seeks to reduce lifestyle related diseases such as cardiovascular diseases to ensure a longer, healthy life for all.[1]

  • UAE Media Apprenticeship Programme Receives Over 80 Applications, 20 Media and Academic Partnership Requests One Week After Launch

    The Education Affairs Office of the Crown Prince Court of Abu Dhabi today revealed that the UAE Media Apprenticeship Programme (UAEMAP), which was launched on 27 August 2017, has already attracted over 80 applications from across the UAE, and more than 20 partnership requests from media organisations and governmental and private academic institutions.

  • UAE Ministry of Education announces details of new organizational structure

    H.E. Hussain Al Hammadi, UAE Minister of Education, expressed his sincere gratitude to the UAE’s visionary leadership for making education a top priority within the country’s agenda for strategic and ambitious development. Speaking on the occasion of the endorsement of the new organizational structure of the Ministry of Education, H.E. Al Hammadi noted that the reliance came to represent a strong furtherance added to the unlimited support of the enormous potential. He further commended the unlimited support offered by the country’s leadership for the Ministry to impart education of the highest quality and excellence to Emiratis.

  • UAE Ministry of Education organizes introductory meeting on foreign program for students

    The UAE Ministry of Education has announced that the second batch of 100 elite citizen students has left for Ireland on August 2, 2015 to engage in the qualitative practical training camp and program. The program aims to give students practical, scientific and life skills in some of the finest smart cities and best international scientific and industrial institutions. The move complements the Ministry’s plan to send over 400 male and female students to the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Ireland, and Singapore.

  • UAE Ministry of Health launches The Health education guide for School students

    The UAE Ministry of Health has announced the launch of the Health Education Guide for School Students under the patronage of Dr. Hussein Abdel-Rahman Al Rand, Undersecretary of the Ministry’s Health Assistant Sector - Health Centers and Clinics. This first-of-its-kind initiative in the UAE is a result of cooperation between the Primary Healthcare Department represented by the School health section and the Health Education and promotion Department.

  • UAE Nurseries gain UK Quality Accreditation

    On the 24th of October, UAE Nurseries will be celebrating their achievement of the international UK quality accreditation program; JAWDATM.

  • UAE Nursing and Midwifery Council highlights achievements of ‘Enhancing the Attractiveness of the Nursing Profession’ initiative

    The UAE Nursing and Midwifery Council successfully conducted its third board meeting for 2015 at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Academic Medical Centre in Dubai Healthcare City.

  • UAE pre-school chain promotes inclusive learning environment

    Developmental screening is an important first step in identifying children at risk of developmental delays, yet many young children fail to receive it. In an effort to help families track growth and appropriate milestones of their children, the British Orchard Nursery has introduced a special developmental screening at the nursery to identify children at risk of potential  problems or delays during normal childhood development.

  • UAE space prodigy appointed NYU Abu Dhabi Scientific Research Fellow

    At just 16 years old, Alia Almansoori, winner of the inaugural UAE Genes in Space contest (2017) and founder of Emirati Astronaut, a platform for dialogue between aspiring astronauts and space explorers, has been appointed as a Scientific Research Fellow at NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD). 

  • UAE Students Engage Live with their Kenyan Counterparts through Cisco Telepresence

    As part of its efforts to inspire youth to consider careers in technology, Cisco brought together students from Jebel Ali School in Dubai with their counterparts from Makini School in Nairobi, Kenya through Cisco Telepresence. Aligned with Cisco’s vision of ‘changing the way we work, live, play, and learn,’ the immersive digital experience provided more than 140 students an opportunity to engage live across continents to share insights into their daily lives while gaining first-hand access to the latest technology.