Following a year of development across three countries and period of beta testing in the Middle East, education tech startup company Dars today launched the first on-demand and real-time private tutoring app for the Arab world. Darisni works by connecting students to pre-screened and proficient tutors instantly, similar to how Uber connects passengers to drivers. The session takes place within the app in real-time.

iheed, the Dublin-headquartered next-generation medical education provider, has opened its first Middle East office in Dubai, U.A.E.

MODUL University Dubai, a subsidiary of Dubai Investments PJSC, a leading university specialized in tourism and hospitality courses in the Middle East and Austria’s top international private university, has introduced International Course in Hospitality Management [ICHM] – a state-of-the-art training program tailored for regional industry professionals.

Middlesex University Dubai celebrates the academic success of over 800 students at its annual Graduation Ceremony today. Graduates hailing from over 90 nationalities were awarded their degrees in front of family, VIP guests and the Middlesex University teaching faculty at the event which took place at Jumeirah Beach Hotel’s Safinah Ballroom.

In the wake of the impending imposition of value-added tax (VAT) in the GCC, the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT), a globally recognized player in the accounting and finance sector, has announced an uptake in the number of students taking its Accounting Qualifications in the region. Providing training for a huge range of accounting and finance roles, the Qualifications include comprehensive Indirect Tax, Personal Tax, and Business Tax elements.