Education

The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, and the Japan International Collaboration Center (JICE), today announced that three UAE nationals have successfully completed a Japanese summer internship program that featured visits to integrated green developments, clean-energy projects, and cultural sites.

For the first time the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has opened its doors to train university undergraduate students. The IRENA Summer Trainee Programme offers an opportunity for these students to learn about and contribute meaningfully to the Agency’s work and the adoption of renewables on a global scale.

Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation (AMAF), donated AED200,000 to the National Charity Schools, in a bid to alleviate financial burdens faced by parents of students from low income households. Fahad Al-Bannai, Head of Endowment Way-outs Section at AMAF, handed over the cheque to Dr Kamal Farhat, General Manager of the National Charity Schools at the AMAF headquarters in Dubai on Last week.

A survey of more than 7,600 university students by the international employment research company Universum revealed that Google continues to win the hearts of Business students with an employer brand that is closely aligned with talent’s top priorities of a friendly and respectful working culture, a creative, innovative and dynamic environment that allow people to feel at home at work. Google also provides an incredible reference for talent’s future careers.

Set to make its mark in the UAE education sector, The Arcadia Preparatory School will open the gates for it’s first intake of pupils in August this year. Located in Jumeirah Village Triangle, the school follows the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum for the Foundation Stage years and the new National Curriculum for England (NCfE) for Key Stage years and is all set to revolutionise the learning and teaching experience with its state-of-the-art facilities, excellent teaching staff, and a uniquely holistic approach to both pupil development as well as staff wellbeing.