education

  • 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.

  • UAE students get experimental with five-day Sharjah Science Carnival

    Students in Sharjah buttoned up their lab coats and fired up their Bunsen burners for a carnival of science organized by Sharjah Science Museum.

  • UAE students to benefit from enriching Canadian curriculum

    Ontario International Canadian School (OICS), located in Mirdif, Dubai, is the only establishment in the city to offer the unique Canadian curriculum to students.  In a city that hosts the largest number of international schools in the world – with the majority offering the British curriculum – OICS’s Canadian curriculum places emphasis on the tools required to improve learning, and teaches students how to analyze and break down the vast amount of information they are presented with on a daily basis.

  • UAE students win top awards at international math competition in Malaysia

    Students from the UAE did the country proud at the recently held 23rd UCMAS International Competition 2018 winning top awards among approximately 3000 competitors from 40 countries across the world. The event, which was held in Selangor, Malaysia, saw participation of 30 UAE students, aged between 7 and 12, all of whom bagged big prizes in the mental math visual and listening competitions categorised in eight different levels. The awardees included four Emiratis, while Indians, Jordanians, Iraqis, Syrian, Sri Lankans and Bangladeshis, among others, made up the rest of the group.

  • UAE to Spend AED 10 Billion on Education Through 2021

    With the UAE government spending AED 10 billion on education investment through 2021, UAE and Middle East educational institutions are turning to advanced IT infrastructure to foster innovative learning and digital career skills for students.

  • UAE University joins Etisalat Digital IoT partner program

    United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) has joined the Etisalat Digital ‘Internet of Things (IoT) partner program’ that will see them collaborate in the digital solutions arena and help strengthen Etisalat’s position in the IoT space in the region.

  • UAE’s Elite Private School Among Top Winners of Panasonic’s Global Kid Witness News Contest 2017

    The team from Elite Private school Abu Dhabi clinched the winning spot under the ‘Global Citizen’ category in the Kid Witness News (KWN) Contest 2017, organized by Panasonic. The award ceremony this time was held as a part of the first-ever KWN Global Summit 2017 Week, held in Tokyo from August 1 to 5.

  • UAE’s leading educational facilities at the School & Nursery Show

    The School & Nursery Show is preparing to host the 3rd Abu Dhabi “School & Nursery Show 2018”, which will be held from the 16th to 17th November. The exhibition will see the participation of more than 40 branches of local, regional and international education institutions, catering to all ages from zero to 18.

  • UCM awards the world's first honorary doctorate to an Arab personality from the UAE

    UCM, an innovative Higher Educational Institution with branches in  Malta, Switzerland, Italy, France, and Spain represented by Manuela de Martino, the President of UCM and Professor Fausto Gennuso, the Director General of UCM, honored Dr. Abdul Salam Al Madani, Chairman of INDEX Holding and Executive Chairman of DIHAD and DISAB, with an honorary doctorate, becoming the world’s first Arab personality from the UAE to be awarded an honorary doctorate by UCM.

  • UK College of Business & Computing Dubai Campus is thrilled to announce its first intake this September

    Having inaugurated their new Campus in July, the College’s first batch joined on 23rd September for their inaugural week. UKCBC has secured a culturally diverse maiden cohort with students coming from different countries.  

  • UK College of Business & Computing opens new campus in Dubai, UAE

    UK College of Business & Computing (UKCBC), one of London’s leading higher & vocational education inaugurates its campus from June 2018 for the first batch of students.

  • UK College of Business & Computing partners with British Council as an IELTS test venue

    UK College of Business & Computing - Dubai Campus (UKCBC), one of London’s most reputed higher education colleges, signed a partnership agreement with British Council to become one of its test venues in Dubai International Academic City.

  • UK Government inspectors describe Sharjah English School as outstanding

    Sharjah English School, a not-for-profit school, has received a glowing report from a team assigned to inspect accredited British schools overseas (BSO) by the UK Department for Education. The BSO report characterised SES as “an outstanding school”, stating that “it is very effective and standards across all areas are high”.

  • UKCBC – Dubai Campus Awarded Silver Learning Partner Status from Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

    UK College of Business & Computing - Dubai Campus, one of London’s most reputed higher education college, recently added another feather in its cap by becoming ACCA Silver Learning Partner.

  • UMNIAH SIGNS STRATEGIC AGREEMENT WITH WASEELA COMPANY

    Umniah Telecom has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Waseela, the leading Jordanian and regional provider of Integrated ICT Solutions & Services. The agreement, signed by Umniah CEO Engineer Ziad Shatara and by Waseela CEO Dr. Samer Taha, will see Waseela’s microwave technology adopted by Umniah to implement the Connect and Protect electronic project for the Ministry of Education's schools and directorates, which was recently launched by the ministry in cooperation with the Special Communications Commission.

  • Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

    Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has begun the preparations to host the 10th Innovation Arabia congress under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and President of HBMSU. To be held from March 6 to 8, 2017 at The Address Dubai Marina, the congress will attract a number of influential international figures to take part in the prestigious gathering organized to promote innovation in the Arab World by creating an environment conducive to innovative revolution and creativity as the region transitions to an integrated knowledge-based economy.

  • UNESCO chooses Dr. Mansoor Al Awar as Expert Member of Digital Strategies Committee for Higher Education in Arab World

    UNESCO has named Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) and Chairman of the UNESCO Institute of Information Technologies in Education (IITE) Governing Board, as a Member of the Expert Committee of Digital Strategies for Higher Education in the Arab World. UNESCO has formed this committee to formulate digital strategies for higher education in the Arab World by developing a scientific plan to support the region’s quality of teaching and learning.

  • Unilever KSA Announces Winners of Nationwide Environmental Research Award

    Binzagr Unilever Limited, the Saudi Arabian arm of one of the world’s leading FMCG companies, has announced the winners of its Environmental Research Award, an initiative that was launched in collaboration with the Saudi Society for Environmental Sciences - King Abdulaziz University.

  • Universal American School and Deira International School achieve ‘very good’ performance in KHDA rankings

    Deira International School and Universal American School have achieved ‘very good’ performance within the recently published Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) school inspection reports. Both schools are owned and operated by Al Futtaim Education Foundation (AFEF).