Education

New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) celebrated its fifth graduation ceremony today honoring the many accomplishments, academic passion, and inspirational ambition of the Class of 2018. Degrees were conferred to 253 students from 71 countries at the ceremony that took place on the University’s campus on Saadiyat Island.

Dubai Investments PJSC [DFM: DIC], the leading, diversified investments company listed on the Dubai Financial Market, has announced that the University of Balamand in Dubai [UOBD] has been licensed to offer the Professional Teaching Diploma program at its new campus in Dubai Investments Park [DIP], effective September 2018.

His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, UAE Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, on Monday honored about 70 Government school students at the Al Qasimi Foundation College Preparation Program 2018 Student Annual Award Ceremony. The students received awards from His Highness for their efforts in improving themselves in a variety of subjects as they prepare to enter the world of higher education.   

Middlesex University Dubai’s Director, Dr Cedwyn Fernandes, has been awarded the title of Pro Vice-Chancellor. With over a decade of experience in higher education in the UAE, he has showcased great leadership skills and has led the University to outstanding success, catapulting its reputation as the University of choice in the region.

NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Class of 2018 student Yousteena Bocktor, 21,  from Egypt, has been selected as a 2018 Al Ghurair STEM Scholar, which supports young Arabs pursuing fields in higher education in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). She will pursue a Master of Engineering with a concentration in Transportation Engineering from McGill University in Canada.